Tuesday - January 28, 2020

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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BAB'BLER, n. An idle talker; an irrational prattler; a teller of secrets.

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BAB'BLER, n. An idle talker; an irrational prattler; a teller of secrets.


An idle talker; an irrational prattler; a teller of secrets.

  1. An idle talker; an irrational prater; a teller of secrets.

    Great babblers, or talkers, are not fit for trust.

  2. A hound too noisy on finding a good scent.
  3. A name given to any one of a family (Timalinæ) of thrushlike birds, having a chattering note.
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BAB'BLER, noun An idle talker; an irrational prattler; a teller of secrets.

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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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CONCRETE, a. [L., to grow together, to grow. See Grow.]

1. Literally, united in growth. Hence, formed by coalition of separate particles in one body; consistent in a mass; united in a solid form.

The first concrete state or consistent surface of the chaos.

2. In logic, applied to a subject; not abstract; as the whiteness of snow. Here whiteness is used as a concrete term, as it expresses the quality of snow.

Concrete terms, while they express the quality, do also express, or imply, or refer to a subject to which they belong.

A concrete number expresses or denotes a particular subject, as three men; but when we use a number without reference to a subject, as three, or five, we use the term in the abstract.


1. A compound; a mass formed by concretion, spontaneous union or coalescence of separate particles of matter in one body.

Gold is a porous concrete.

2. In philosophy, a mass or compound body, made up of different ingredients; a mixed body or mass.

Soap is a factutious concrete.

3. In logic, a concrete term; a term that includes both the quality and the subject in which it exists; as nigrum, a black thing.

CONCRETE, v.i. To unite or coalesce, as separate particles, into a mass or solid body, chiefly by spontaneous cohesion, or other natural process; as saline particles concrete into crystals; blood concretes in a bowl. Applied to some substances, it is equivalent to indurate; as, metallic matter concretes into a hard body. Applied to other substances, it is equivalent to congeal, thicken, inspissate,, coagulate; as in the concretion of blood.

CONCRETE, v.t. To form a mass by the cohesion or coalescence of separate particles.

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