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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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MACH'INATOR, n. One that forms a scheme, or who plots with evil designs.




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MACH'INATOR, n. One that forms a scheme, or who plots with evil designs.


MACH'IN-A-TOR, n.

One that forms a scheme, or who plots with evil designs. Glanville.


Mach"i*na`tor
  1. One who machinates, or forms a scheme with evil designs; a plotter or artful schemer.

    Glanvill. Sir W. Scott.
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MACH'INATOR, noun One that forms a scheme, or who plots with evil designs.

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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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mention

MEN'TION, n. [L. mentio, from Gr. to put in mind; L. moneo and mind.] A hint; a suggestion; a brief notice or remark expressed in words or writing; used chiefly after make.

Make no mention of other gods. Josh.23.

I will make mention of thy righteousness. Ps.71.

Without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers. Rom.1.

MEN'TION, v.t. To speak; to name; to utter a brief remark; to state a particular fact, or to express it in writing. It is applied to something thrown in or added incidentally in a discourse or writing, and thus differs from the sense of relate, recite, and narrate. I mentioned to him a fact that fell under my own observation. In the course of conversation, that circumstance was mentioned.

I will mention the loving-kindness of the Lord. Is.63.

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