The Comprehensive Commentary on the Holy Bible; Containing the Text According to the Authorized Version Volume 6

The Comprehensive Commentary on the Holy Bible; Containing the Text According to the Authorized Version Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...of liberty and his country. We shall sec hat he contributed his full measure, not only as a man, but is an instructor of young men, and a minister of the gospel, r is that mighty political movement, which made these Mm free and independent. But he mainly duvoted his veil-spent life--so early and greatly useful, and terminated vhen scarcely past the zenith of its brightness--to the iiise of literature, education, morality, and religion. We re therefore to look for his name, not on the storied column hat commemorates warlike achievements, nor on the scroll if civic renown; but we shall find it, in no mean or secondly place, on that more to be envied record which preserves he names of the just, and registers their usefulness, by simuy telling their deeds. The Life of Dr. Dwight has been fully written by his son, ? E Dwight, and prefixed to his ' Theology, ' and less fully iy an anonymous writer in the Analectic Magazine for Ipnl, 1S17. Our plan limits us to a sketch more concise lian either. Dr. Dwight's paternal ancestry was of good repute; his ither, a man of liberal education, fervent piety, enlarged iews, and extensively engaged in mercantile and agricultuil business. His mother was the third daughter of President Edwards, of Nassau Hall. She partook of her father's ineonunon powers of mind, which were early cultivated, and nought to such maturity, that, though the cares of a family 1-voTved upon her at the age of eighteen, augmented by ter husband's necessary and almost exclusive occupation in Ji extensive routine of business, she found time to bestow i seasonable and particular attention on the education of his her eldest son, and a numerous family of children, iarly she strove to implant, and assiduously did she cultivate n hut youthful mind...show more

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  • Paperback | 932 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 47mm | 1,628g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236531531
  • 9781236531537