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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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The Highest Critics Vs. the Higher Critics

Leander Whitcomb Munhall - Bible - 1896 - 249 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 within the same compass from all other books that were ever composed in any age...
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The Preacher's Complete Homiletical Commentary on the Old Testament: Minor ...

Bible - 1892
...Scriptures contain more sublimity and beauty, more pure morality, more important history, and finer strains of poetry and eloquence, than can be collected from all other books in any age or language [Sir W. Jones]. There are many books which are good and sound, but, like half-pence,...
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The Bible, Its Meaning and Supremacy

Frederic William Farrar - Bible - 1897 - 335 pages
...Divine origin, contains more sublimity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains of eloquence, than can be collected from all other books in whatever language they may have been written.' 12. William Cowper, comparing the poor Buckinghamshire lace- worker with Voltaire, says :...
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Two Thousand Sublime and Beautiful Thoughts: A Storehouse of Memorable ...

Quotations - 1897 - 320 pages
...without the Truth, there is no knowing : without the Life, there is no living. Thomas a Kempis. The Bible contains more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty,...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...
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Christianity the World-religion: Lectures Delivered in India and Japan

John Henry Barrows - Apologetics - 1897 - 412 pages
...the New Testament is all the wisdom of the world," and with Sir William Jones that "in the Bible are more true sublimity, more exquisite 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...
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Success: A Book of Ideals, Helps, and Examples for All Desiring to Make the ...

Orison Swett Marden - Success - 1897 - 347 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, within the same compass, from all other books that were ever composed in any age,...
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The Nation's Book in the Nation's Schools

Elizabeth Blanchard Cook - Religion in the public schools - 1898 - 191 pages
...the New Testament is all the wisdom of the world,' and with Sir William Jones that ' in the Bible are more true sublimity, more exquisite 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...
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The Revelation of the Holy Spirit

James Edward Cowell Welldon - Bible - 1902 - 384 pages
...Divine origin, contains more sublimity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains of eloquence, than can be collected from all other books in whatever language they may have been written." Yet the literary distinction of the Bible is lost to view in the dazzling light of its spiritual...
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The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections ...

Phineas Garrett - Readers - 1904
...what the ages say; Silent Wisdom evermore Holds the lamp to light the way. Annie E. Cole. The Bible contains more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty,...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...
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The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections ...

Phineas Garrett - Readers - 1904
...what the ages nay; Silent Wisdom evermore Holds the lamp to light the way. Annie E. Cole. The Bible contains more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty,...morality, more important history, and finer strains of poetry and eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever age o;- language they...
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