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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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Annual Report, Volumes 1-18

American and Foreign Bible Society - 1838
...philanthropy among, mortals, and care not about pictures, statues, and sumptuous buildings* It implied an inconceivable severity of conviction that he had one thing to do; and that be who would do some great thing in this short life, must apply himself to the work with such a concentration...
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The National Preacher, Volumes 13-14

1839
...the most sacred duty of that hour. He acted under a full conviction that he had one thing to do, and he who would do some great thing in this short life,...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity." Nor was it his object to become acquainted with her philoso' phers, her poets or her orators. Although...
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The Political Economy of the New Testament

William Innes - 1839 - 234 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...short life, must apply himself to the work with such a concencration of his forces, as, to idle spectators who live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity....
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

1840
...ruins. Such a sin against taste is very far beyond the reach of common saintship to commit. It imphed an inconceivable severity of conviction that he had...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity." To this general outline it may be well to add some more definite particulars. His writings contain...
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The American Biblical Repository

1840
...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...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity." To this general outline it may be well to add some more definite particulars. His writings contain...
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Discourses on special occasions by ... Robert S. M'All [ed.] with ..., Volume 2

Robert Stephens McAll - 1840
...mortals, and care not about pictures, sta" tues, and sumptuous buildings. It implied an in" conceivable severity of conviction that he had one " thing to...forces, as " to idle spectators, who live only to amuse them" selves, looks like insanity. It was thus he made " the trial, so seldom made, what is the utmost...
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The Hebrew martyrs: or, The triumph of principle

John Waddington - 1844 - 71 pages
...mortals, and care not about pictures, statues, and sumptuous buildings. It implied an inconceivable conviction that he had one thing to do; and that he who would do something great in this short life, mnst apply himself to the work with such a concentration of forces...
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The Constitution of Man

George Combe - 1845 - 382 pages
...ruins. Such a sin against taste is very far beyond the reach of common saintship to commit. It implied & љ& љ& himwlf to the work with such a concentration of his forces, is, to idle spectators who live only to...
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 50

1847
...some great thing in this short life," says Foster, speaking of the fire of Howard's benevolence, " must apply himself to the work with such a concentration...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity." This delay in boiling is undoubtedly a great element in decision of character, as it is in tenacity...
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The Miscellaneous Works & Remains of ...Robert Hall with a Memoir of His ...

Robert Hall - 1846 - 572 pages
...Such a sin " against taste is very far beyond the reach of common saint" ship to commit. It implied an inconceivable severity of " conviction that he...looks like insanity. His attention was so strongly and te" naciously fixed on his object, that, even at the greatest dis*' tance, as the Egyptian pyramids...
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