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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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Lives of the most eminent English poets, with critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...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 Lives of the English Poets: cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester ...

Samuel Johnson - 1858
...what he was not, than what he was. 'lie was not of the chureh of Rome :' he was not of the church ''" "To be of no church is dangerous. Religion, of which the rewards are distant, and which is animateoonly by faith and 'Jlope, will glide by degrees out of the mind, unless...
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Selections from Various Sources

Lydia Howard Sigourney - 1863 - 240 pages
...RELIGION. " To belong to no church is dangerous. Eeligion, of which the rewards are distant, and estimated only by faith and hope, will glide by degrees out of the mind, unless re-impressed, and invigorated by external ordinances, by stated calls to worship, and the salutary...
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The Galaxy, Volume 17

William Conant Church - 1874
...cultivation. For, as the sonorous phrase of Johnson runs, " 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...
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Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Men of Fife: Of Past and Present Times ...

Matthew Forster Conolly - 1866 - 492 pages
...FiiUH««»iH. -To be of no church is dangemos. Religion, of which the rewards are distant, and which iff animated only by faith and hope, will glide by degrees out of the mind, unless it be inTJgonted and re impressed by external ordiby stated call» to worship, and by the salutary...
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Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Men of Fife: Of Past and Present Times ...

Matthew Forster Conolly - 1866 - 492 pages
...foreseen, that of these very few would, by compulsion, be made to unite themselves with the Establishment. "To be of no church is dangerous. Religion, of which the rewards are distant, and which is animated only by faith and hopc, will glide by degrees out of the mind, unless...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source : Passages ...

John Bartlett - 1868 - 778 pages
...Jacula Prudcntum. Sir Thomas bodley, Letter to his Librarian, 1604. 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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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1874 - 778 pages
...Jacula Prudentum- Sir Thomas Bodley, Letter to his Librarian, 1604. 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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Select thoughts on the ministry and the Church, gathered by E. Davies

Select thoughts - 1875
...And dates her letters from thy face, When she doth write. — G. Herbert. CHURCH,— Belonging to no 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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Familiar Quotations ...

John Bartlett - 1875 - 864 pages
...Librarian, 1604. tentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison. Life of Addhon. 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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