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In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government ought to be instructed... No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people.
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PARAGRAM'MATIST, n. A punster.




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PARAGRAM'MATIST, n. A punster.


PAR-A-GRAM'MA-TIST, n.

A punster. – Addison.


Par`a*gram"ma*tist
  1. A punster.
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Paragrammatist

PARAGRAM'MATIST, noun A punster.

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It was one that Mary Baker Eddy used in her studies of Christian Science.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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divinity

DIVINITY, n. [L.]

1. The state of being divine; Deity; Godhead; the nature or essence of God. Christians ascribe divinity to one Supreme Being only.

2. God; the Deity; the Supreme Being.

Tis the Divinity that stirs within us.

3. A false God; a pretended deity of pagans.

Beastly divinities, and droves of gods.

4. A celestial being, inferior to the Supreme God, but superior to man. Many nations believe in these inferior divinities.

5. Something supernatural.

They say there is divinity in odd numbers.

6. The science of divine things; the science which unfolds the character of God, his laws and moral government, the duties of man, and the way of salvation; theology; as the study of divinity; a system of divinity.

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