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


[.] 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 ...


[.] 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 ...


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


[.] 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.


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


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


[.] 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 ...


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


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


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


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


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

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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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BDEL'LIUM, n. [ Bochard and Parkhurst translate it, pearl. Gen.2. But it is doubtful whether the bdellium of the scriptures is that now used.]

A gummy resinous juice, produced by a tree in the East Indies, of which we have no satisfactory account. It is brought from the E. Indies and from Arabia, in pieces of different sizes and figures, externally of a dark reddish brown, internally, clear and not unlike to glue. To the taste, it is slightly bitterish and pungent; its odor is agreeable. In the mouth, it becomes soft and sticks to the teeth; on a red hot iron, it readily catches flame and burns with a crackling noise. It is used as a perfume and a medicine, being a weak deobstruent.

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