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" To be of no church is dangerous. Religion, of which the rewards are distant, and which is animated only by faith and hope, will glide by degrees out of the mind, unless it be invigorated and reimpressed by external ordinances, by stated calls to worship,... "
Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ... - Page 118
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 1

1793
...of gratitude to his Creator! We would recommend to our writer thefe weighty words of JOHNSON: — " To be of no church, is dangerous. Religion, " of which...faith and hope, will glide by degrees out of the mind, un" lefs it be invigorated and re-impreffed by external ordinances, " by ftated calls to worfhip, and...
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A View of Nature, in Letters to a Traveller Among the Alps: With ..., Volume 6

Sir Richard Joseph Sullivan (bart.) - 1794
...then, is certainly to be treacherous to one's self : for religion, of which the rewards are distant, and which is animated only by faith and hope, will glide by degrees out of the mind, unless it be invigorated and reimpressed by external ordinances, by stated calls to worship, and by...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...the church of England. To be of no church is dangerous. Religion, of which the rewards are distant, and which is animated only by Faith and Hope, will glide by degrees out of the mind, unless it be invigorated and reimpressed by external ordinances, by stated calls to worship, and the...
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Lives of English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...approve. He has not aflbciated himfelf with any denomination of Proteftants : we know rather what be was not, than what he was. He was not of the Church...Faith and Hope, will glide by degrees out of the mind, unlcfs it be invigorated and reimpreffed by external ordinances, by luted calls to worfhip, and the...
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The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History ..., Volume 65

1803
...Magazine for Oftober, page 791. " To be of no church is dangerous. Religion, of which the reward is diftant, and which is animated only by faith and hope,...re-imprefled by external ordinances, by ftated calls to worihip, and by the falutary influence of eiample." As to what the Diflenter fays of the flourilhing...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...the church of England. To be of nq church is dangerous. Religion, of which the rewards ar.e distant, and which is animated only by Faith and Hope, will glide by degrees, out of the mind, unless it be invigorated and reimpressed by external ordinances, by stated calls to worship, and. the...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...of external causes, and rather suffered reformation than made it. Idler, vol' :. p. 151. BELIGION, To be of no church, is dangerous. Religion, of which the rewards are distant, and which is animated only by faith and hope, will glide by degrees out of the mind, unless...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...quod fequeretur. He had determined rather what to condemn, than what to approve. He has not aflbciated himfelf with any denomination of Proteftants : we...degrees out of the mind, unlefs it be invigorated and reimpreffed by external ordinances, by flated calls calls to worfhip, and the falutary influence of...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1806
...the Church of England. To be of no Church is dangerous. Religion, of which the rewards are distant, and which is animated only by Faith and Hope, will glide by degrees out of the mind, unless it be invigorated and reimpressed by external ordinances, by stated calls to worship, and the...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...To be of no church is dangerous. Religion, of which the rewards arc distant, and which is aniBxiied only by Faith and Hope, will glide by degrees out of the mind, unless it be invigorated and reitnprcis^d by external ordinances, by stated calk to woiship, and the...
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