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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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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1880 - 764 pages
...Life of Pope. I have carefully and regularly perused these Holy Scriptures, and am of opinion that the ndulgence and toleration purer morality, more important history, and liner strains of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected...
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The new cyclopędia of illustrative anecdote [by E.S.P.].

E S. P - 1880
...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, inwhatever age or language they may have been written. The unstrained application of them toi events...
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Home Words for Heart and Hearth

Christian fiction, English - 1881
...the Bible," writes the distinguished Oriental scholar, Sir William Jones, "and lam of opinion that this volume, independently of its Divine origin, contains more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more impartial history, and finer strains of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected...
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Museum of Antiquity: A Description of Ancient Life : the Employments ...

Levi W. Yaggy - Civilization - 1881 - 944 pages
...surely contains, 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 Lay Preacher, Volumes 6-7

Lay preaching - 1882
...description : — " I. have regularly and attentively perused these Holy Scriptures, and am of opinion that this volume, independently of its Divine origin, contains...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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Pamphlets: Education. English. 1810-1906], Volume 5

1882
...neverfailing example. She often referred with admiration to the words of Sir William Jones : " The Bible contains more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty,...morality, more important history, and finer strains of poetry and eloquence, than can be collected 40 from all other books, in whatever age or language...
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Hamilton Literary Magazine, Volume 16

College student newspapers and periodicals - 1882
...contains more sublimity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains of eloquence and poetry than can be collected from all other books, in whatever language they may have been written." Of a truth, never book spake like this book. THEODORE C. BURGESS, '83. AMERIOAN PEBIODICAL...
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Tact, Push, and Principle

William M. Thayer - Conduct of life - 1882 - 369 pages
...Sir William Jones said : " I have regularly and attentively read the Bible, and am of opinion that this volume, independently of its divine origin, contains more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more impartial history, and finer strains of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected...
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Christian ethics and wise sayings, by a presbyter of the Church of England

Christian ethics - 1883 - 277 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. — Sir W. Jones. All the genius and learning of the heathen world, all the penetration of...
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The Sabbath school magazine, ed. by W. Keddie, Volumes 36-37

Glasgow sabbath school union - 1884
...was unrivalled — himself the delight of society, and who died on his knees — finds in the Bible "more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more...eloquence, than can be collected from all other books that were ever composed in any age, or in any idiom." The profound thinker and acute metaphysician,...
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