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" 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 of Poetry... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 57
1819
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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 ftrains 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 writers, as THOMAS...
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The Beauties of the Evangelical Magazine, Volume 1

Theology - 1803
...origin, contains more fublimity and beauty, more pure morality, more important hiftory, and finer flrains of poetry and eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever age or language they may have been eompofed." VOL. I. Uu On the Importance of the Doctrines of the...
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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 Anecdotes,...
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Lectures on the Gospel of St. Matthew: Delivered in the Parish ..., Volumes 1-2

Beilby Porteus - Bible - 1803 - 408 pages
...fublimity, more exquifite beauty, more pure morality, more important hiflorr, and finer ftrairs both ol poetry and eloquence-, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever age or language they may have been compofcd. Birr that which (lamps upon them the higheft value, that...
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Lectures on the Gospel of st. Matthew, Volume 1

Beilby Porteus (bp. of London.) - 1804
...Writings. " J have (says he) regularly and attentively read these Holy Scriptures, and am of opinion, that this volume, independently of its divine origin, contains...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, are...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Literature - 1805
...vol. v, p< ITS. timpKcity 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 betn cgmfioted." ' CHAPTER IV. THE HISTORY OF GREECE. THE country of...
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Plain and useful selections, from the books of the New Testament, by T. Browne

Theophilus Browne - 1805
...divine origin, they contain more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer moratity, more importar; t history, and finer strains, both of poetry and eloquence, than can be coltected from all other books, in whatever language or age they may have been composed. SIR WILLIAM...
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings and Correspondence, of Sir William Jones, Volume 2

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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The Works of Sir William Jones, Volume 2

Sir William Jones - 1807
..." origin, contains more fubiimity, purer mo" rality, more important hiftory, and finer " ftrains of eloquence, than can be collected " from all other books, in whatever language " they may have been writer*." This opinion is repeated with little variation of expreffion, in a difcourfe addrefled to...
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Works, Volume 2

Sir William Jones - 1807
..." origin, contains more fubiimity, purer mo" rality, more important hiftory, and finer " drains of eloquence, than can be collected " from all other books, in whatever language " they may have been written." This opinion is repeated with little variation of expremon, in a difcourfe addrefled to the...
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