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" There is not, in my opinion, a more pleasing and triumphant consideration in religion than this of the perpetual progress which the soul makes towards the perfection of its nature, without ever arriving at a period in it. "
The Spectator: With a Biographical and Critical Preface, and Explanatory ... - Page 356
1853
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The Presbyterian Magazine, Volume 5

Cortlandt Van Rensselaer - 1855 - 608 pages
...trinmphant consideration in religion, than this. Of the perpetual progress which the soul makes toward the perfection of its nature without ever arriving at a period in it. To look upon the soul as going from strength to strength — to consider that she is to shine forever with new accessions of glory,...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, with notes by R. Hurd, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1856 - 524 pages
...be transplanted into a more friendly climate, where they may spread and flourish to all eternity ? There is not, in my opinion, a more pleasing and triumphant...strength to strength, to consider that she is to shine for ever with new accessions of glory, and brighten to all eternity ; that she will be still adding...
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Cicero's Three Books of Offices: Or, Moral Duties. Also His Cato Major, an ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1856 - 368 pages
...goodness, wisdom, and power, must perish at her first setting out, and in the beginning of her inquiries? " There is not in my opinion a more pleasing and triumphant...as going on from strength to strength ; to consider it were the function and painful task of destiny : for the heaven-born soul has been degraded from...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1856 - 628 pages
...climate, where they may spread and flourish to all eternity ? There is not, in my opinion, a more pleaaing and triumphant consideration in religion, than this...strength to strength, to consider that she is to shine for ever with new accessions of glory, and brighten to all eternity; that she will be still adding...
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Exercises on Words: Designed as a Course of Practice on the Rudiments of ...

William Russell - English language - 1856 - 240 pages
...flourish to all eternity ? There is not, in my opinion, a more pleasing and triumphant consideration, than this, of the perpetual progress which the soul...strength to strength, to consider that she is to shine for ever, with new accessions of glory, and brighten to all eternity ; that she will be still adding...
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The Bible defender, ed. by J.H. Rutherford

1856 - 902 pages
...His works so much, in the forms of man, without looking to this world аз a nursery for the next ? There is not, in my opinion, a more pleasing and triumphant...religion than this, of the perpetual progress which the devout soul makes towards the perfection of its nature, without ever arriving at a period in it. To...
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Advanced Course of Composition and Rhetoric: A Series of Practical Lessons ...

George Payn Quackenbos - English language - 1857 - 470 pages
...the Arabians and Persians believe in, is a mixture of Paganism, and Judaism, and Christianity. 23. There is not, in my opinion, a more pleasing and triumphant...its nature, without ever arriving at a period in it. 24. Their idleness, and their luxury and pleasures, their criminal deeds, and their immoderate passions,...
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The Complete Works of Thomas Dick, LL. D. ... Eleven Volumes in Two..., Volume 1

Thomas Dick - 1857 - 892 pages
...where they may spread and flourish to all eternity r ' " There is not, in my opinion, a more pleLs ing and triumphant consideration in religion than this,...nature, without ever arriving at a period in it. To look upw the soul as going on from strength to strength , to consider that she is to shine for ever with...
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A selection of passages from the Spectator for translation into Latin prose ...

John Richardson Major - 1858 - 216 pages
...very nature disappointing, is in constant search of care, solicitude, remorse, and confusion. XVIII. There is not, in my opinion, a more pleasing and triumphant...strength to strength, to consider that she is to shine for ever with new accessions of glory, and brighten to all eternity; that she will be still adding...
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The public speaker and how to make one, by a Cambridge man

Public speaker - 1860 - 146 pages
...glass darkly," and knowing even as it itself is known. " There is not, in my opinion," says Addison, " a more pleasing and triumphant consideration in religion...strength to strength, to consider that she is to shine for ever with new accessions of glory, and brighten to all eternity ; that she will be still adding...
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