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" I HAVE regularly and attentively read these Holy Scriptures ; and am of opinion, that this volume, independently of its divine origin, contains more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more pure morality, more important history, and finer strains both... "
The Bible in Many Tongues - Page 13
1853 - 192 pages
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1803
...contains more Jimplicity and beauty, more pure morality, more important frtftory, and finer Jtrains of poetry and eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever age or language they may have been compofcd." . f Bifhop Hall's Meditations. * Seward's...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Age of reason - 1803 - 351 pages
...contains more fublimity and beauty, more pure mo" rality, more important hiftory, and finer (trains of poetry " and eloquence, than can be collected from all other " books, in whatever language or age they may have been " compofed." And is it not ftrange that thefe contemptible...
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Lectures on the Gospel of St. Matthew: Delivered in the Parish ..., Volumes 1-2

Beilby Porteus - Bible - 1803 - 408 pages
...true fublimity, moreexquiGte beauty, more pure morality,. more important hiftory, and finer drains both of poetry and eloquence, than can be collected from all other book:, in whatever age or lauguajt they may have been competed. But that which ftamps upon them the...
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Lectures on the Gospel of st. Matthew, Volume 1

Beilby Porteus (bp. of London.) - 1804
...Holy Scriptures, and am of opinion, that this volume, independently of its divine origin, contains more true Sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more pure...eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever age or language they may have been composed. " The two parts, of which the Sciiptures consist,...
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The Polyanthea: Or, A Collection of Interesting Fragments, in ..., Volume 1

Charles Henry Wilson - Anecdotes - 1804
...Holy Scriptures ; and am of opinion, that this volume, independently of its divine origin, contains more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more pure...eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever age or language they may have befn composed. The two parts of which the Scriptures consist,...
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Plain and useful selections, from the books of the New Testament, by T. Browne

Theophilus Browne - 1805
...origin, they contain more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer | morality, more importar t history, and finer strains, both of poetry and eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever language or age they may have been composed. SIR WILLIAM JONES. Let him that readeth understand....
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Correspondence, of Sir William Jones

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1805 - 521 pages
...Scriptures, contain, independently of a di" vine 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 " books that were ever composed in any...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...vol. r, p. 1F6. limplicity and beauty, more pure morality, more important history, and finer strains of poetry and eloquence than can be collected from all other books, in -whatever age or language they may have been composed." CHAPTER IV. THE HISTORY OF GREECE. THE country...
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings and Correspondence of Sir William Jones, Volume 1

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - India - 1806 - 531 pages
...contain, independently of a " divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer mo" rality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and " eloquence^ than could be collected, within the same compass, from " all other books that were ever composed in any...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Apologetics - 1809 - 393 pages
...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 wi.hin the same compass from all other books that were ever composed in any age,...
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