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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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[.] CONTRAREGULARITY, n. [contra and regularity.] Contrariety to rule, or to regularity.


[.] EXTRAREG'ULAR, a. [extra and regular.] Not comprehended with a rule or rules.


[.] IRREG'ULAR, a. [L. irregularis; in and regularis, regula. See Regular.] [.] 1. Not regular; not according to common form or rules; as an irregular building or fortification. [.] 2. Not according to established principles or customs; deviating from usage; as the ...


[.] IRREGULAR'ITY, n. [.] 1. Deviation from a straight line or from any common or established rule; deviation from method or order; as the irregularity of proceedings. [.] 2. Deviation from law, human, or divine, or from moral rectitude; inordinate practice; vice. ...


[.] IRREG'ULARLY, adv. Without rule, method or order.


[.] REG'ULAR, a. [L. regularis, from regula, a rule, from rego, to rule.] [.] 1. Conformed to a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law or principle, to a prescribed mode or to established customary forms; as a regular epic poem; a regular verse in poetry; a regular ...


[.] REGULAR'ITY, n. [.] 1. Agreeableness to a rule or to established order; as the regularity of legal proceedings. [.] 2. Method; certain order. Regularity is the life of business. [.] 3. Conformity to certain principles; as the regularity of a figure. [.] 4. ...


[.] REG'ULARLY, adv. [.] 1. In a manner accordant to a rule or established mode; as a physician or lawyer regularly admitted to practice; a verse regularly formed. [.] 2. In uniform order; at certain intervals or periods; as day and night regularly returning. [.] 3. ...

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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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LITHOX'YLE, n. [Gr. stone, and wood.]

Petrified wood. It differs from lignite, being really changed into stone; such as silicified woods, which are changed into varieties of silex, &c.

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