Thursday - January 23, 2020

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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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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PUSH, v.t.

1. To press against with force; to drive or impel by pressure; or to endeavor to drive by steady pressure, without striking; opposed to draw. We push a thing forward by force applied behind it; we draw by applying force before it. We may push without moving the object.

2. To butt; to strike with the end of the horns; to thrust the points of horns against.

If the ox shall push a man-servant or maid-servant--he shall be stones. Ex.21.

3. To press or urge forward; as,to push an objection too far.

He forewarns his care

With rules to push his fortune or to bear.

4. To urge; to drive.

Ambition pushes the soul to such actions as are apt to procure honor to the actor.

5. To enforce; to press; to drive to a conclusion.

We are pushed for an answer.

6. To importune; to press with solicitation; to tease.

To push down, to overthrow by pushing or impulse.

PUSH, v.i. To make a thrust; as, to push with the horns or with a sword.

1. To make an effort.

At length

Both sides resolv'd to push, we tried our strength.

2. To make an attack.

The king of the south shall push at him. Dan.11.

3. To burst out.

To push on, to drive or urge forward; to hasten. Push on, brave men.

PUSH, n. A thrust with a pointed instrument, or with the end of a thing.

1. Any pressure, impulse or force applied; as, to give the ball the first push.

2. An assault or attack.

3. A forcible onset; a vigorous effort.

4. Exigence; trial; extremity.

When it comes to the push, it is no more than talk.

5. A sudden emergence.

6. A little swelling or pustule; a wheal; a pimple; an eruption.

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