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" For in all other works, the index, or concordance, or whatever may be the subsidiary matter, is fashioned so as to be subordinate to the original work ; but in the Bible alone, the text and substance of the work is disfigured in order to be adapted to... "
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 299
1802
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The Monthly Epitome, Volume 1

Great Britain - 1802
...subordinate to the original work ; but m the bible alone, the text, and substance of the work is dbtigured in order to be adapted to the concordance that belongs...notion of its being perused is sacrificed to that of sionof the Old Testament into chap- its being referred to. In consequence ter and verse, is an invention...
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Edinburgh Magazine: Or Literary Miscellany, Volume 20

1802
...fo as to be fubordijiatc to the original work ; but in the Bible alone, the text, and fubftance of the work is disfigured in order to be adapted to the...concordance that belongs to it ; and the notion of its being perufed is facrificed to that of its being referred to. In confequence of this, the Bible is to the...
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 19

1802
...fo, as to be fuborrlinate to the original work ; but in the Bible alone, the text and fubftancc of the work is disfigured, in order to be adapted to...concordance that belongs to it; and the notion of its being perufed, is facrificed to that of its being referred to. In confequence of this, the Bible is to the...
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The Anti-Jacobin Review and Protestant Advocate: Or, Monthly ..., Volume 11

Literature, Modern - 1802
...fo, as to be lubordinate to the original work; but in the Bible alone, the text, and fubftanco of (he work is disfigured in order to be adapted to the concordance that belongs to it; and. the notion of its being perufcd, is (acrificed (o that of its being referred to. In conlequence of this, the Bible is to the...
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The Annual review and history of literature, A. Aiken ed, Volume 1

Arthur Aikin - 1803
...original work; but in the bible alone, the text and «ibstaDce of the work is dirf^ďured in order in be adapted to the concordance that belongs to it; and the notion of its being peruied, is sacrificed to that of its being referred to. In Consequence of this, the bible is, to the...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 2

Charles Brockden Brown - 1804
...fashioned so as to be subordinate to the original work ; but in the Bible alone, the text and substance of the work is disfigured in order to be adapted to the...perused is sacrificed to that of its being referred to. Inconsequence of this, the Bible is to the eye, upon the opening of it, rather a book of reference...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 19

English literature - 1812
...and the notion of its beiiig peruf<-d, is Sacrificed tothat of ils being referred to. In confequence of this, the Bible is to the eye, upon the opening of it, rather a book of reference than a book for perufal end ftudy ; and it is much to be feared, that this circumftance makes it more frequently ufed...
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The Philosophy of the Human Mind, in Respect to Religion; Or, A ...

James Fishback - Apologetics - 1813 - 306 pages
...fashioned so, as to be subordinate to the original work; but in the Bible alone, the text and substance of the work is disfigured, in order to be adapted to...a book for perusal and study; and it is much to be fe.ired, that this circumstance m ikes it more frequently used as such; it is referred to for verifying...
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The Boston Spectator: Devoted to Politicks and Belles-lettres, Volume 1

United States - 1814
...fashioned so, as to be subordinate to the original work-; but in the bible alone, the text and substance of the work is disfigured in order to be adapted to the...notion of its being perused, is sacrificed to that of iis being referred to. In consequence of this, the bible is, to the eye, upon the opening of it, rather...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1821
...so, as to be subordinate to the original work ; but in the Bible alone, the text, and substance of the work is disfigured in order to be adapted to the...much to be feared, that this circumstance makes it much more frequently used as such ; it is referred to for verifying a quotation, and then returned...
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