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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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Un*born"
  1. Not born; no yet brought into life; being still to appear; future.

    Some unborn sorrow, ripe in fortune's womb. Shak.

    See future sons, and daughters yet unborn. Pope.

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UNBORN',

UN'BORN, adjective [It is accented either on the first or second syllable.] Not born; not brought into life; future.

Some unborn sorrow, ripe in fortune's womb.

The woes to come, the children yet unborn shall feel this day.

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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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rest

REST, n. [L. resto, if the latter is a compound of re and sto; but is an original word. See Verb.]

1. Cessation of motion or action of any kind, and applicable to any body or being; as rest from labor; rest from mental exertion; rest of body or mind. A body is at rest, when it ceases to move; the mind is at rest, when it ceases to be disturbed or agitated; the sea is never at rest. Hence,

2. Quiet; repose; a state free from motion or disturbance; a state of reconciliation to God.

Learn of me, for I am meek and lowly in heart; and ye shall find rest to your souls. Matt. 11.

3. Sleep; as, retire to rest.

4. Peace; national quiet.

The land had rest eighty years. Judges 3. Deut. 12.

5. The final sleep, death.

6. A place of quiet; permanent habitation.

Ye are not as yet come to the rest, and to the inheritance which the Lord your God giveth you. Deut. 12.

7. Any place of repose.

In dust, our final rest, and native home.

8. That on which any thing leans or lies for support. 1Kings 6.

Their vizors clos'd, their lances in the rest.

9. In poetry, a short pause of the voice in reading; a cesura.

10. In philosophy, the continuance of a body in the same place.

11. Final hope.

Sea fights have been final to the war; but this is, when princes set up their rest upon the battle. Obs.

12. Cessation from tillage. Lev. 25.

13. The gospel church or new covenant state in which the people of God enjoy repose, and Christ shall be glorified.

Is. 11.

14. In music, a pause; an interval during which the voice is intermitted; also, the mark of such intermission.

REST, n. [L. resto.]

1. That which is left, or which remains after the separation of a part, either in fact or in contemplation; remainder.

Religion gives part of its reward in hand, the present comfort of having done our duty, and for the rest, it offers us the best security that heaven can give.

2. Others; those not included in a proposition or description. [In this sense, rest is a noun, but with a singular termination expressing plurality.]

Plato and the rest of the philosophers -

Arm'd like the rest, the Trojan prince appears.

The election hath obtained it and the rest were blinded. Romans 11.

REST, v.i.

1. To cease from action or motion of any kind; to stop; a word applicable to any body or being, and to any kind of motion.

2. To cease from labor, work or performance.

God rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. Gen. 2.

So the people rested on the seventh day. Ex. 16.

3. To be quiet or still; to be undisturbed.

There rest, if any rest can harbor there.

4. To cease from war; to be at peace.

And the land rested from war. Josh. 11.

5. To be quiet or tranquil, as the mind; not to be agitated by fear, anxiety or other passion.

6. To lie; to repose; as, to rest on a bed.

7. To sleep; to slumber.

Fancy then retires into her private cell, when nature rests.

8. to sleep the final sleep; to die or be dead.

Glad I'd lay me down, as in my mother's lap; ther I should rest, and sleep secure.

9. To lean; to recline for support; as, to rest the arm on a table. The truth of religion rests on divine testimony.

10. to stand on; to be supported by; as, a column rests on its pedestal.

11. To be satisfied; to acquiesce; as, to rest on heaven's determination.

12. To lean; to trust; to rely; as, to rest on a man's promise.

13. To continue fixed. Is. 51.

14. To terminate; to come to an end. Ezek. 16.

15. To hang, lie or be fixed.

Over a tent a cloud shall rest by day.

16. To abide; to remain with.

They said, the spirit of Elijah doth rest on Elisha. 2Kings 2. Eccles 7.

17. To be calm or composed in mind; to enjoy peace of conscience.

REST, v.i. To be left; to remain. Obs.

REST, v.t.

1. To lay at rest; to quiet.

Your piety has paid all needful rites, to rest my wandering shade.

2. To place, as on a support. We rest our cause on the truth of the Scripture.

Her weary head upon your bosom rest.

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