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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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SE'QUENT, a. [supra.]

1. Following; succeeding.

2. Consequential. [Little used.]

SE'QUENT, n. A follower. [Not in use.]

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SE'QUENT, a. [supra.]

1. Following; succeeding.

2. Consequential. [Little used.]

SE'QUENT, n. A follower. [Not in use.]

SE'QUENT, a. [supra.]

  1. Following; succeeding. – Shak.
  2. Consequential. [Little used.]


A follower. [Not in use.] – Shak.

  1. Following; succeeding; in continuance.

    What to this was sequent
    Thou knowest already.

  2. A follower.

    [R.] Shak.
  3. Following as an effect; consequent.
  4. That which follows as a result; a sequence.
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SE'QUENT, adjective [supra.]

1. Following; succeeding.

2. Consequential. [Little used.]

SE'QUENT, noun A follower. [Not in use.]

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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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SCENE, n. [L. scena; Gr. Heb. The Greek word signifies a tent, hut or cottage. In L. it is an arbor or stage. The primary sense is to set or throw down.]

1. A stage; the theater or place where dramatic pieces and other shows are exhibited. It does not appear that the ancients changed the scenes in different parts of the play. Indeed the original scene for acting was an open plat of ground, shaded or slightly covered.

2. The whole series of actions and events connected and exhibited; or the whole assemblage of objects displayed at one view. Thus we say, the execution of a malefactor is a melancholy scene. The crucifixion of our Saviour was the most solemn scene ever presented to the view of man.

We say also, a scene of sorrow or of rejoicing, a noble scene, a sylvan scene.

A charming scene of nature is display'd.

3. A part of a play; a division of an act. A play is divided into acts, and acts are divided into scenes.

4. So much of an act of a play as represents what passes between the same persons in the same place.

5. The place represented by the sate. The scene was laid in the king's palace.

6. The curtain or hanging of a theater adapted to the play.

7. The place where any thing is exhibited.

The world is a vast scene of strife.

8. Any remarkable exhibition.

The shepherds, while watching their flocks upon the plains of Bethehem, were suddenly interrupted by one of the most sublime and surprising scenes which have ever been exhibited on earth.

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