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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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videlicet

VIDEL'ICET, adv. [L. for videre licet.] To wit; namely. An abbreviation for this word is viz.




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VIDEL'ICET, adv. [L. for videre licet.] To wit; namely. An abbreviation for this word is viz.


VI-DEL'I-CET, adv. [L. for videre licet.]

To wit; namely. An abbreviation for this word is viz.


||Vi*del"i*cet
  1. To wit; namely; -- often abbreviated to viz.
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Videlicet

VIDEL'ICET, adverb [Latin for videre licet.] To wit; namely. An abbreviation for this word is viz.

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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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shed

SHED, v.t. pret. and pp. shed.

1. To pour out; to effuse; to spill; to suffer to flow out; as, to shed tears; to shed blood. The sun sheds light on the earth; the stars shed a more feeble light.

This is my blood of the New Testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins. Matt. 26.

2. To let fall; to cast; as, the trees shed their leaves on autumn; fowls shed their fethers; and serpents shed their skin.

3. To scatter to emit; to throw off; to diffuse; as, flowers shed their sweets of fragrance.

SHED, v.i. To let fall its parts.

White oats are apt to shed most as they lie, and black as they stand.

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