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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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gibberish

GIB'BERISH, n. [from gibber.] Rapid and inarticulate talk; unintelligible language; unmeaning words.

GIB'BERISH, a. Unmeaning, as words.




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GIB'BERISH, n. [from gibber.] Rapid and inarticulate talk; unintelligible language; unmeaning words.

GIB'BERISH, a. Unmeaning, as words.


GIB'BER-ISH, a.

Unmeaning, as words. Swift.


GIB'BER-ISH, n. [from gibber.]

Rapid and inarticulate talk; unintelligible language; unmeaning words.


Gib"ber*ish
  1. Rapid and inarticulate talk] unintelligible language; unmeaning words; jargon.

    He, like a gypsy, oftentimes would go;
    All kinds of gibberish he had learnt to know.
    Drayton.

    Such gibberish as children may be heard amusing themselves with. Hawthorne.

  2. Unmeaning; as, gibberish language.
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Gibberish

GIB'BERISH, noun [from gibber.] Rapid and inarticulate talk; unintelligible language; unmeaning words.

GIB'BERISH, adjective Unmeaning, as words.

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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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influx

IN'FLUX, n. [L. influxus, influo; in and fluo, to flow.]

1. The act of flowing in; as an influx of light or other fluid.

2. Infusion; intromission.

The influx of the knowledge of God, in relation to everlasting life, is infinitely of moment.

3. Influence, power. [Not used.]

4. A coming in; introduction; importation in abundance; as a great influx of goods into a country, or an influx of gold and silver.

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