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" ... but to make a good one better, or out of many good ones one principal good one, not justly to be excepted against ; that hath been our endeavour, that our mark. "
Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen - Page 78
1864
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An Historical Account of the Several English Translations of the Bible, and ...

Anthony Johnson - Bible - 1730 - 104 pages
...Defign, as the Preface tells us, was not to make a Tranflation altogether new, nor yet to make of a bad one a good one, but to make a good one better ; or of many ones, one principal good one, not juftly to be excepted againft. But this glorious Work did...
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A Collection of Theological Tracts, Volume 3

Richard Watson - Theology - 1791
...Delïgn, as the Preface tells us, was not to make a Tranflation »Itogether new, nor yet to make of a bad one a good one, but to make a good one better; or of many ones, one principal good one, not juftly to be excepted againft. But this glorious Work did...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 3, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1797
...new one} not, as the preface exprefles it, for a tranflation altogether new, nor yet to make of a bad one a good one, but to make a good one better, or of many good ones one beft. Fifty- four learned perfons were appointed for this office by the King,...
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The British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 1

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1809
...one ; not, as the preface expresses it, for a translation altogether new, nor yet to make of a bad one a good one; but to make a good one better, or of many good ones one best Fifty-fonr learned persons were appointed for this office by the king, as...
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The Christian Disciple and Theological Review, Volume 3

1815
...they, "from "the beginning, that we should "need to make a new Translation, "nor yet to make of a bad one a •'good one; but to make a good "one better, or out of many good "ones, one prineipal good one, •not justly to be exeepted against. •• . . . And in what sort did these "[translators]...
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The Christian Disciple, Volume 3

Liberalism (Religion) - 1815
...to makeanewTransIation, "nor yct to make of a bad one a "good one; but to make a good "one bctter, or out of many good "ones, one principal good one, "not justly tobe excepted against. "... And in what sort did these "[translators] assemble? in the i•trust of...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 11

1829
...accordingly issued an order to prepare one. " Not for a translation altogether new, nor yet to make of a bad one a good one ; but to make a good one better, or of many good ones, one best." In 1604, fifty-four learned persons were appointed to this most important...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 2

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1819
...one ; not, as the preface expresses it, for a translation altogether new, nor yet to make of a bad one a good one ; but to make a good one better, or of many good ones one best. Fifty-four learned persons were appointed forthis office by the king, as...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 23

1820
...make anew translation, nor yet to make of a bad one a good one ; but their endeavour arid mark was, to make a good one better, or, out of many good ones,...principal good one, not justly to be excepted against.' The meaning of these words, especially when coupled with those before quoted, is too clear to admit...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1820
...make a new translation, nor yet to make of a bad one a good one ; but their endeavour and mark was, to make a good one better, or, out of many good ones,...one principal good one, not justly to be excepted agamst.' The meaning of these words, especially when coupled with those before quoted, is too clear...
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