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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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Home Words for Heart and Hearth

Christian fiction, English - 1881
...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 ia any age." Shakespeare quoted continually from the Bible. Milton said, " There are...
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Todd's complete works

John Todd - 1882
...contain, independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of...other books that were ever composed in any age, or in acy idiom. The two parts of which the Scriptures consist, arc connected by a chain of compositions,...
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The Divine Origin of Christianity Indicated by Its Historical Effects

Richard Salter Storrs - Apologetics - 1884 - 674 pages
...contain, independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of...that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom." — [Sir William Jones: Works; London ed., 1807: Vol. 3: p. 183. " Let one consider the marvels of...
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The Divine Origin of Christianity Indicated by Its Historical Effects

Richard Salter Storrs - Apologetics - 1884 - 674 pages
...contain, independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of...be collected within the same compass from all other Looks that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom." — [Sir William Jones: Works; London ed.,...
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Magazine of Western History, Volume 14

United States - 1891
...exquisite beauty, purer morality, finer strains of poetry and eloquence, and more important history than could be collected within the same compass from...other books that were ever composed in any age or idiom. The Bible accords in a wonderful manner with universal history, and there is nothing more common...
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The Sabbath school magazine, ed. by W. Keddie, Volumes 36-37

Glasgow sabbath school union - 1884
...on his knees — finds in the Bible "more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more pure morality, more important history, and finer strains, both of poetry and eloquence, than can be collected from all other books that were ever composed in any age, or in any idiom." The profound...
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Wilford's Microcosm, Volume 4

Philosophy - 1884
...divine original, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more important history, pure morality, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than...that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom." Through its hallowed influences, what iron chains of sin have been broken! What bonds of friendship...
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Six thousand illustrations of moral and religious truths

Cyclopaedia - 1885
...morality, more mportant history, and finer strains both of >oetry and of eloquence, than could be colected within the same compass from all other books that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom. Sir W. Junes-. BIBLE — Supremacy of the. Ab, /'•:.•''.•/'.',•/ .' thou hart never yet,...
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Dictionary of Anecdote, Incident, Illustrative Fact: Selected and Arranged ...

Walter Baxendale - Anecdotes - 1888 - 690 pages
...morality, more important history, and finer .-trains both of poetry and eloquence than can be collected from all other books that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom." When Mrs. Hemans lay on her deathbed she repeated whole chapters of Isaiah with rejoicing lips ; and...
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Mistakes of Ingersoll and His Answers Complete

1889 - 529 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. "Tnis book is the mirror of the Divinity, the rightful regent of the world....
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