Tuesday - December 5, 2023

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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[.] SOD'OMY, n. A crime against nature.

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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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CONCLUDE, v.t. [L., to shut; Gr., contracted. The sense is to stop, make fast, shut, or rather to thrust together. Hence in Latin, claudo signifies to halt, or limp, that is, to stop, as well as to shut. See Lid.]

1. To shut.

The very person of Christ--was only, touching bodily substance, concluded in the grave. [This use of the word is uncommon.]

2. To include; to comprehend.

For God hath concluded them all in unbelief. Romans 11.

The scripture hath concluded all under sin. Galatians 3.

The meaning of the word in the latter passage may be to declare irrevocably or to doom.

3. To collect by reasoning; to infer, as from premises; to close an argument by inferring.

Therefore we conclude, that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law. Romans 3.

4. To decide; to determine; to make a final judgment or determination.

As touching the Gentiles who believe, we have written and concluded that they observe no such thing. Romans 11.

5. To end; to finish.

I will conclude this part with the sppech of a counselor of state.

6. To stop or restrain, or as in law, to estop from further argument or proceedings; to oblige or bind, as by authority or by ones own argument or concession; generally in the passive.

If they will appeal to revelation for their creation, they must be concluded by it.

The defendant is concluded by his own plea.

I do not consider the decision of that motion, upon affidavits, to amount to a res judicata, which ought to conclude the present inquiry.


1. To infer, as a consequence; to determine.

The world will conclude I had a guilty conscience.

But this verb is really transitive. The world will conclude that I ahd a guilty conscience--that is here the object, referring to the subsequent clause of the sentence. [See Verb Transitive, No.3.]

2. To settle opinion; to form a final judgment.

Can we conclude upon Luthers instability, as our author has done.

3. To end.

A train of lies, that, made in lust, conclude in perjuries.

The old form of expression, to conclude of, is no longer in use.

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