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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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vituperation

VITUPERA'TION, n. [L. vituperatio.] Blame; censure. [Little used.]




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VITUPERA'TION, n. [L. vituperatio.] Blame; censure. [Little used.]


VI-TU-PER-A'TION, n. [L. vituperatio.]

Blame; censure.


Vi*tu`per*a"tion
  1. The act of vituperating; abuse; severe censure; blame.

    When a man becomes untractable and inaccessible by fierceness and pride, then vituperation comes upon him. Donne.

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Vituperation

VITUPERA'TION, noun [Latin vituperatio.] Blame; censure. [Little used.]

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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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rudiment

RU'DIMENT, n. [L. rudimentum. If connected with erudio, it denotes what is taught. But the real origin is not obvious.]

1. A first principle or element; that which is to be first learnt; as the rudiments of learning or science. Articulate sounds are the rudiments of language; letters or characters are the rudiments of written language; the primary rules of any art or science are its rudiments. Hence instruction in the rudiments of any art or science, constitutes the beginning of education in that art or science.

2. The original of any thing in its first form. Thus in botany, the germen, ovary or seed-bud, is the rudiment of the fruit yet in embryo; and the seed is the rudiment of a new plant.

Rudiment, in natural history, is also an imperfect organ; one which is never fully formed. Thus the flowers in the genus Pentstemon, have four stamens and a rudiment of a fifth, (a simple filament without an anther.)

God beholds the first imperfect rudiments of virtue in the soul.

RU'DIMENT, v.t. to furnish with first principles or rules; to ground; to settle in first principles.

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