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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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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1805
...of common saintship to commit. It implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had owe thing to do; and that he, who would do some great...his forces, as, to idle spectators who live only to amu$e themselves, looks like insanity. His attention was so strongly and tenaciously fixed on his object,...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1806
...common saintship to commit. It implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had nr thin? to do ; and that he, who would do some great thing in thii Rfsieu: of Foster's Essays. short life, mut apply himself to the woik with such a concentration...
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The Panoplist, Or, the Christian's Armory, Volume 3

Congregational churches - 1808
...ruins. Such a sin against taste is very far beyond the reach of common saintthip to commit. It implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had...who would do some great thing in this short life, mast apply himself to U)e work with such a concentration of his forces, as, to idle spectators, who...
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The Life of David Brainerd: Missionary to the Indians; with an Abridgment of ...

John Styles - Indians of North America - 1812 - 322 pages
...to be more, and by the character of the individual forbidding it to be less." His conduct "Implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity." Brainerd, indeed, "Displayed a memorable example of this dedication of his whole being to his office,...
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Essays in a series of letters to a friend

John Foster - 1813
...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...one thing to do, and that he who would do some great thtng in this short life, must apply himself to the work with such a concentration of his forces, as,...
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A Sketch of Missions, Or, History of the Principal Attempts to Propagate ...

Miron Winslow - Missions - 1819 - 432 pages
...forbidding it to be more, and the character of the individual forbidding it to be less. His conduct implied an inconceivable severity of conviction that he had...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity." Brainerd, indeed, displayed a memorable example, of this dedication of his whole being to his office,...
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A Sketch of Missions, Or, History of the Principal Attempts to Propagate ...

Miron Winslow - Missions - 1819 - 432 pages
...forbidding it to be more, and the character of the individual forbidding it to be less. His conduct implied an inconceivable severity of conviction that he had...who would do some great thing, in this short life, mustapply himself to the work, with such a concentration of his forces, as, to idle spectators who...
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The Life of David Brainerd: Missionary to the Indians; with an Abridgment of ...

John Styles - Indians of North America - 1820 - 283 pages
...forbidding it to be less." His conduct " implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he /tad one thing to do ,• and that he who would do some...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity." Brainerd, indeed, " displayed a memorable example of this dedication of his whole being to his office,...
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The Life of David Brainerd, Missionary to the Indians: With an Abridgement ...

John Styles - Indians of North America - 1821 - 280 pages
...individual forbidding it to be less." His conduct "implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that ht had one thing to do; and that he who would do some...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity." .Brainerd, indeed, "displayed a memorable example of this dedication of his whole being to his office,...
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The Life of David Brainerd, Missionary to the Indians: With an Abridgement ...

John Styles - Indians of North America - 1821 - 280 pages
...forbidding it to be less." His conduct "implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he hud one thing to do; and that he who would do some great...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity." Brainerd, indeed, "displayed a memorable example of this dedication of his whole being to his office,...
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