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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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GN`AR

N / A

Gnar
  1. A knot or gnarl in wood; hence, a tough, thickset man; -- written also gnarr.

    [Archaic]

    He was . . . a thick gnarre. Chaucer.

  2. To gnarl] to snarl; to growl; -- written also gnarr.

    [Archaic]

    At them he gan to rear his bristles strong,
    And felly gnarre.
    Spenser.

    A thousand wants
    Gnarr at the heels of men.
    Tennison.

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GN'AR

GN'ARL, verb intransitive n'ar and n'arl. To growl; to murmur; to snarl.

And wolves are gnarling which shall gnaw thee first.

[Gnar is nearly obsolete.]

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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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transmute

TRANSMU'TE, v.t. [L. transmuto; trans and muto, to change.]

To change from one nature or substance into another. Water may be transmuted into ice, and ice into water; the juices of plants are transmuted into solid substances; but human skill has not been able to transmute lead or copper into gold.

A holy conscience sublimates every thing; it transmutes the common affairs of life into acts of solemn worship to God.

The caresses of parents and the blandishments of friends, transmute us into idols.

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