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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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WITE, v.t. To reproach; to blame.

WITE, n. Blame; reproach.

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WITE, v.t. To reproach; to blame.

WITE, n. Blame; reproach.

WITE, n.

Blame; reproach. [Obs.]

WITE, v.t. [Sax. witan; the root of twit.]

To reproach; to blame. [Obs.] – Spenser.

  1. To reproach; to blame; to censure; also, to impute as blame.

    [Obs. or Scot.] Spenser.

    Though that I be jealous, wite me not. Chaucer.

    There if that I misspeak or say,
    Wite it the ale of Southwark, I you pray.

  2. Blame; reproach.

    [Obs. or Scot.] Chaucer.
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WITE, verb transitive To reproach; to blame.

WITE, noun Blame; reproach.

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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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MAIN, a. [L. magnus.]

1. Principal; chief; that which has most power in producing an effect, or which is mostly regarded in prospect; as the main branch or tributary stream of a river; the main timbers of an edifice; a main design; a main object.

Our main interest is to be as happy as we can, and as long as possible.

2. Mighty; vast; as the main abyss.

3. Important; powerful.

This young prince, with a train of young noblemen and gentlemen, not with any main army, came over to take possession of his patrimony.

MAIN, n. Strength; force; violent effort; as in the phrase, "with might and main."

1. The gross; the bulk; the greater part.

The main of them may be reduced to language and an improvement in wisdom--

2. The ocean; the great sea, as distinguished from rivers, bays, sounds and the like.

He fell, and struggling in the main--

3. The continent, as distinguished from an isle. We arrived at Nantucket on Saturday, but did not reach the main till Monday. In this use of the word, land is omitted; main for main land.

4. A hamper.

5. A course; a duct.

For the main, in the main, for the most part; in the greatest part.

MAIN, n. [L. manus, hand.] A hand at dice. We throw a merry main.

And lucky mains make people wise. [Not used.]

1. A match at cock fighting.

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