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" The Scriptures, contain, independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected within the same compass from all other... "
Memoirs of the Life, Writings and Correspondence of Sir William Jones - Page 365
by John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1806 - 531 pages
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Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Instruction, Volume 47

American Institute of Instruction - Education - 1876
...tain, independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more pure morality, more important history, and finer strains, both of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected from all other books that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom." I marvel that this consideration...
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The holy truth, or, The coming reformation

Hugh Junor Browne - 1876
...I admit that it contains, in parts, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more pure morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence than any other book ; but at the same time, it contains the most childish fables, the most debasing character...
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Historical Tales for Young Protestants

J H. Crosse - Protestantism - 1878 - 188 pages
...purer morality, • Rom. iii. 25, 26 ; 1 John i. 7 ; Heb. vii. 85 ; John vi. 87. t John XT!. 7, etc. more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than could he collected from all other books that were ever composed in any age . or nation." We will say with...
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The Shipwrecked mariner, Volumes 26-27

1879
...sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both oi poetry and eloquence, than could be collected, within...of which, the Scriptures consist, are connected by & chain, of compositions, which bears no resemblance, in form or style, to any that can be produced...
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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volume 6

James Comper Gray - 1879
...exquisite beauty, more pure morality, more important history, ami finer strains both of poetry and of eloquence, than could be collected within the same...that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom." —Sie W. Jones, e Dr. MaOeod. a, " The verse seems appropriate in a time of some great fallí ˇ ˇ...
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Shakespeare's debt to the Bible

Charles Bullock - 1879 - 80 pages
...more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more impartial history, and finer strains of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected within the same compass from all other books ever composed in any age." " The Bible," exclaims Locke, " has God for its Author, salvation for its...
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Cruise of the 'Red rose', 1880 [by S. Lloyd].

Samuel Lloyd (of Sparkbrook, Birmingham.) - 1880
...contain independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite purity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of...which bear no resemblance in form or style, to any other that can be produced from the stores of Grecian, Indian, Persian, or even Arabian learning. The...
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Mistakes of Ingersoll on Thomas Paine: As Shown by E.P. Goodwin, D.D., Wm. M ...

James Baird McClure - Rationalism - 1880 - 158 pages
...opinion that the volume, independently of its divine origin, contains more sublimity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains, both of...that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom." — Sir William Jones. "Tins book is the mirror of the Divinity, the rightful regent of the world....
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1880 - 764 pages
...more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and liner strains l to find out, by cautious experiments, and rational, cool endeavours, with how l oiher books, in whatever age or language they maj have been written. SIR WILLIAM JONES. The general...
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Museum of Antiquity: A Description of Ancient Life : the Employments ...

Levi W. Yaggy - Civilization - 1881 - 944 pages
...contains, independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of...were ever composed in any age or in any idiom. The Bible accords in a wonderful manner with universal history. There is nothing more common in history...
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