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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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1713

all-discovering
[.] ALL-DISCOV'ERING, a. Discovering or disclosing every thing.

16453

discover
[.] DISCOVER, v.t. [See Cover.] [.] 1. Literally, to uncover; to remove a covering. Isaiah 22. [.] 2. To lay open to the view; to disclose; to show; to make visible; to expose to view something before unseen or concealed. [.] [.] Go, draw aside the curtains and discover ...

16454

discoverable
[.] DISCOVERABLE, a. [.] 1. That may be discovered; that may be brought to light, or exposed to view. [.] 2. That may be seen; as, many minute animals are discoverable only by the help of the microscope. [.] 3. That may be found out, or made known; as, the scriptures ...

16455

discovered
[.] DISCOVERED, pp. Uncovered; disclosed to view; laid open; revealed; espied or first seen; found out; detected.

16456

discoverer
[.] DISCOVERER, n. [.] 1. One who discovers; one who first sees or espies; one who finds out, or first comes to the knowledge of something. [.] 2. A scout; an explorer.

16457

discovering
[.] DISCOVERING, ppr. Uncovering; disclosing to view; laying open; revealing; making known; espying; finding out; detecting.

16458

discoverture
[.] DISCOVERTURE, n. A state of being released from coverture; freedom of a woman from the coverture of a husband.

16459

discovery
[.] DISCOVERY, n. [.] 1. The action of disclosing to view, or bringing to light; as, by the discovery of a plot, the public peace is preserved. [.] 2. Disclosure; a making known; as, a bankrupt is bound to make a full discovery of his estate and effects. [.] 3. The ...

29321

indiscoverable
[.] INDISCOV'ERABLE, a. [in and discoverable.] [.] That cannot be discovered; undiscoverable.

29322

indiscovery
[.] INDISCOV'ERY, n. [in and discovery.] Want of discover. [Unusual.]

58086

undiscoverable
[.] UNDISCOVERABLE, a. That cannot be discovered or found out; as a undiscoverable principles.

58087

undiscoverably
[.] UNDISCOVERABLY, adv. In a manner not to be discovered.

58088

undiscovered
[.] UNDISCOVERED, a. Not discovered; not seen; not descried.

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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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cavity

CAVITY, n. A hollow place; hollowness; an opening; as the cavity of the mouth or throat. This is a word of very general signification.

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