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" We would speak first of the Puritans, the most remarkable body of men, perhaps, which the world has ever produced. The odious and ridiculous parts of their character lie on the surface. He that runs may read them; nor have there been wanting attentive... "
The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine - Page 180
1864
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Key to the Revelation: In Thirty-six Lectures, Taking the Whole Book in Course

Ethan Smith - 1833 - 401 pages
...most remarkable body of men the world ever knew. For many years they were the theme of unmeasurable invective and derision. They were exposed to the utmost licentiousness of the press and of the stage, at a time when the press and the stage were licentious. The public would not take them under...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

Maurice Cross - 1835
...parties from those who really deserved to ße called (artisans. We would speak first of Ihe Puritans, the most remarkable body of men, perhaps, which the...there been wanting attentive and malicious observers lo point them out. For many years after the Restoration, they were the Ihemc of unmeasured invective...
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Connecticut Historical Collections: Containing a General Collection of ...

John Warner Barber - 1836 - 560 pages
...Fathers," is worthy of preservation. " The Puritans," says a writer in no wise partial to them, "were the most remarkable body of men, perhaps, which the world has ever produced They were men whose minds had derived a peculiar character from the daily contemplation of superior...
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Historical Collections: Being a General Collection of Interesting Facts ...

John Warner Barber - 1839 - 624 pages
...ever yet possessed. " The Puritans (says a celebrated foreign writer, in no wise partial to them) were the most remarkable body of men, perhaps, which the world has ever produced. — They were men whose minds had derived a peculiar character from the daily contemplation of superior...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1840
...parties from those who really deserved to be called partisans. We would speak first of the Puritans, the most remarkable body of men perhaps, which the...the utmost licentiousness of the press and of the stage, at the time when the press and the stage were most licentious. They were not men of letters...
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The Biblical Repertory and Princeton Review, Volume 12

Charles Hodge, Lyman Hotchkiss Atwater - 1840
...Puritans may, with certain exceptions, be trusted in such hands: "We would speak first of the Puritans, the most remarkable body of men, perhaps, which the...the utmost licentiousness of the press and of the stage, at the time when the press and the stage were most licentious. They were not men of letters;...
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Historical Collections

John Warner Barber - 1841 - 632 pages
...ever yet possessed. " The Puritans (says a celebrated foreign writer, in no wise partial to them) were the most remarkable body of men, perhaps, which the world has ever produced.—They were men whose minds had derived a peculiar character from the daily contemplation...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 1

1844
...parties from those who really deserved to be called partisans. We would speak first of the Puritans, the most remarkable body of men, perhaps, which the...the theme of unmeasured invective and derision. They weie exposed to the utmost licentiousness of the press and of the stage, at the time when the press...
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Sermon delivered at the Great synagogue, on the occasion of his installation ...

Nathan Marcus Adler - 1845
...words in their defence. Who were the Puritans ? " They were," says one of the first of living writers, "the most remarkable body of men, perhaps, which the world has ever produced ; they were men whose minds had derived a peculiar character from the daily contemplation of supernatural...
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Scenes and characters from the writings of Thomas Babington Macaulay. To ...

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1846
...unchilled on the verge of the avalanche. CHARACTER OF THE PURITANS. We would speak first of the Puritans, the most remarkable body of men perhaps, which the...the utmost licentiousness of the press and of the stage, at the time when the press and the stage were most licentious. They were not men of letters...
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