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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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Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Correspondence, of Sir William Jones

John Shore Baron Teignmouth, William Jones - 1807 - 636 pages
...contains more sublimity, purer morality, more " important history, and finer strains of elo" qnence, than can be collected from all other " books, in whatever language they may have " been written." This opinion is repeated, with little variation of expression, in a discourse addressed to...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 3-4

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1807
...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 beea written." At length we arrive at the close of this most extraordinary man's life; and I shall...
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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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Sermons on Devotional, Evangelical and Practical Subjects

Joshua Toulmin - Sermons, English - 1810 - 470 pages
...origin, contains more fublimity and c' beauty, more pure morality, important " hiftory, and finer ftrains of poetry and " eloquence, than can be collected from all " other books, in whatever age or language " they may have been compofed." However, then, the more grave as well as the light...
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Letters to the Stranger in Reading

Henry Gauntlett - Christianity - 1810 - 217 pages
...origin, contains 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 whatever age or language they may have been composed." Were it necessary, Sir, I could give you a multiplicity...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1810 - 345 pages
...Scriptures, contain, independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, n>orp 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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Reason and Revelation Considered as Connected with Christian Faith and ...

Frederick Smith - Faith - 1811 - 250 pages
...Scriptures, contain, independently of a divine origin, more true 86 sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than would be collected in the same compass from all other books that were ever composed in any age or in...
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A View of the Evidence of Christianity: And of the Inspiration of the ...

Samuel Taggart - Apologetics - 1811 - 384 pages
...contains more fublimity and beauty, more pure i* morality, more important biftory, and finer (trains of ' poetry and eloquence, than can be collected from, all • other books, in whattver age or language they may <* beea cwpofed." i k-3ed out of many, may ferve as a fpecimen. Jobis...
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An Essay on the Inspiration of the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament

John Dick - Bible - 1811 - 287 pages
...origin, contains more sublimity and beauty, more pure morality, more Important history, ai.d hner strains of poetry and eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, iu whatever age or language they may have been composed." ideas of composition, totally Different from...
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The Sermon Delivered at the Inauguration of the Rev. Archibald Alexander, as ...

Samuel Miller, Princeton Theological Seminary - 1812 - 122 pages
...independently of its divine origin, contains more sublimity and beauty, purer morality, 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.*" But the excellency of the Scriptures cannot be appreciated...
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