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" It implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had one thing to do, and that he who would do some great thing in this short life must apply himself to the work with such a concentration of his forces, as to idle spectators, who live only... "
The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review - Page 586
edited by - 1806
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An Historical Inquiry Into the Principal Circumstances and Events Relative ...

Barclay Mounteney - 1824 - 539 pages
...Such a sin against taste is very far beyond the reach of common saintship to commit; — it implied an inconceivable severity of conviction that he had...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity*. * Foster's Essays, vol. 1, pp. 158, 159. 524 The good which Howard individually performed was widely...
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Hints to Parents: In Two Parts

1825 - 72 pages
...consciousness of duty, as to refus« himself time for surveying the magnificence of its ruins. This implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had...apply himself to the work with such a concentration of hif forces, as to idle spectators, who live only to amuse thcmselvei, looks like insanity. His attention...
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Hints to Parents ...: No. I[-VI], Issues 1-6

1825
...consciousness of duty, as to refuse himself time for surveying the magnificence of its ruins. This implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had...short life, must apply himself to the work with such a con. 59 in the cultivation of the young heart; and if judiciously managed, forms a subject of the highest...
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The Christian Magazine, Volume 3

1826
...fobidding it to be more and the character of the individual forbidding it to be less. His conduct implied an inconceivable severity of conviction that he had...apply himself to the work with such a concentration of forces as to idle spectators, who live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity. — History of...
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Polemical and Other Miscellanies: Consisting of Articles Originally Inserted ...

Robert Hall - 1827 - 259 pages
...ruins. Such a sin against taste is very far beyond the reach of common saintship to commit. It implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had...forces, as, to idle spectators, who live only to amuse tliemBclvos, looks like insanity. His attention was so strongly and tenaciously fixed on his object,...
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Polemical and Other Miscellanies: Consisting of Articles Originally Inserted ...

Robert Hall - 1827 - 259 pages
...ruins. Such a sin against taste is very far beyond the reach of common saintship to commit. It implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had...and that he, who w.ould do some great thing in this L short life, must apply himself to the work with such a concentration -• of his forces, as, to idle...
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The Methodist Review

1827
...some great thing in this short life, must apply himself to the work with such a concentration of force as to idle spectators, who live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity. [History of Missions. RELIGIOTJS AND MISSIONARY INTELLIGENCE. SKETCH OF THE RISE AND PRESENT STATE...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
...ruins. Such a sin against taste is very far beyond the reach of commonsaintship to commit. It implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had one thing to do, and that he who would do some one great thing in this , short life, must apply himself to the work with such a concentration of his...
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The Baptist Missionary Magazine, Volumes 9-10

1829
...disinterestedness, and perseverance, which, (in the language of Foster in reference to Howard,) " implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity." Mr. Mills is said by his biographer to have had a principal share in the formation of several of the...
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The American Baptist Magazine, Volume 10

1830
...disinterestedness, and perseverance, which, (in the language of Foster in reference to Howard,) " implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity." Mr. Mills is said by his biographer to have had a principal share in the formation of several of the...
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