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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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vividness

VIV'IDNESS, n.

1. Life; strength; sprightliness.

2. Strength of coloring; brightness.



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VIV'IDNESS, n.

1. Life; strength; sprightliness.

2. Strength of coloring; brightness.
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Vividness

VIV'IDNESS, noun

1. Life; strength; sprightliness.

2. Strength of coloring; brightness.

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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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who

WHO, pron. relative. pron. hoo. [L. Who is undoubtedly a contracted word in English as in Latin. See What and Wight.]

1. Who is a pronoun relative, always referring to persons. It forms whose in the genitive or possessive case, answering to the L. Cujus, and whom in the objective or accusative case. Who, whose and whom, are in both numbers. Thus we say, the man or woman who was with us; the men or women who were with us; the men or women whom we saw.

2. Which of many. Are you satisfied who did the mischief?

3. It is much used in asking questions; as, who am I? Who art thou? Who is this? Who are these? In this case, the purpose is to obtain the name or designation of the person or character.

4. It has sometimes a disjunctive sense.

There thou tellst of kings, and who aspire; who fall, who rise, who triumph, who do moan.

5. Whose is of all genders. Whose book is this?

This question whose solution I require--

As who should say, elliptically for as one who should say.

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