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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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flora

FLO'RA, n. [See Floral.]

1. In antiquity, the goddess of flowers.

2. In modern usage, a catalogue or account of flowers or plants.



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FLO'RA, n. [See Floral.]

1. In antiquity, the goddess of flowers.

2. In modern usage, a catalogue or account of flowers or plants.

FLO'RA, n. [See Floral.]

  1. In antiquity, the goddess of flowers.
  2. In modern usage, a catalogue or account of flowers or plants.
  3. The botany of a particular country.

Flo"ra
  1. The goddess of flowers and spring.
  2. The complete system of vegetable species growing without cultivation in a given locality, region, or period; a list or description of, or treatise on, such plants.
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Flora

FLO'RA, noun [See Floral.]

1. In antiquity, the goddess of flowers.

2. In modern usage, a catalogue or account of flowers or plants.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

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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esquire

ESQUI'RE, n. [L. scutum, a shield; Gr. a hide, of which shields were anciently made.], a shield-bearer or armor-bearer, scutifer; an attendant on a knight. Hence in modern times, a title of dignity next in degree below a knight. In England, this title is given to the younger sons of noblemen, to officers of the king's courts and of the household, to counselors at law, justices of the peace, while in commission, sheriffs, and other gentlemen. In the United States, the title is given to public officers of all degrees, from governors down to justices and attorneys. Indeed the title, in addressing letters, is bestowed on any person at pleasure, and contains no definite description. It is merely an expression or respect.

ESQUI'RE, v.t. To attend; to wait on.

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