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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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1828 Noah Webster Dictionary
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[.] MISTRANSLA'TE, v.t. To translate erroneously.


[.] MISTRANSLA'TED, pp. Erroneously rendered into another language.


.../b>, v.t. [L. translatus, from transfero; trans, over, and fero, to bear.] [.] 1. To bear, carry or remove from one place to another. It is applied to the removal of a bishop from one see to another. [.] [.] The bishop of Rochester, when the king would have translated ...


[.] TRANSLA'TED, pp. Conveyed from one place to another; removed to heaven without dying; rendered into another language.


[.] UNTRANSLA'TED, a. Not translated or rendered into another language.

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PROM'ISED, pp. Engaged by word or writing; stipulated.

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COMMONLY, adv. Usually; generally; ordinarily; frequently; for the most part; as, confirmed habits commonly continue through life.

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Noah Webster, the Father of American Christian education, wrote the first American dictionary and established a system of rules to govern spelling, grammar, and reading. This master linguist understood the power of words, their definitions, and the need for precise word usage in communication to maintain independence. Webster used the Bible as the foundation for his definitions.

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