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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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Maxims of the Wise and Good

Maxims - 1876 - 304 pages
...his dying, glorifies him. To be of no church is dangerous. Eeligion 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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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations

G.W. Carleton & Co - 1877 - 340 pages
...AncrVsed ti PITT. — To be of no CnrnCil 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 reimupressed by external ordinances, by stated calls to worship, and the...
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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations: A Book of Ready Reference for ...

G.W. Carleton & Co - 1878 - 340 pages
...England hath a Popish liturgy, a Calvin' istic creed, and an Arminian clergy. — Ascribed to PITT. — 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: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Sources Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1881 - 864 pages
...sons of heaven." tentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison. Life of Addison. 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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Great thoughts on great truths, gathered by E. Davies

Great thoughts - 1882
...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 dutant, and which is animated only by faith and Impe, will glide by degrees out of the mind. unless...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...elegant but not ostentatious, must give his days and nights to the volumes of Addison. Life of Addiion. 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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Johnson: His Characteristics and Aphorisms

James Hay - 1884 - 173 pages
...losing it. — Life. Dr. Maxwell's Collectanea, 1770. ^ 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 re-impressed by external ordinances, by stated calls to worship, and the...
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The Sabbath for Man: A Study of the Origin, Obligation, History, Advantages ...

Wilbur Fisk Crafts - 1885 - 638 pages
...buried in the same grave. In the words of Dr. Johnson : " 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 externa ordinances, by stated calls to worship, and the...
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Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1888 - 323 pages
...Works, v. 239, Church: 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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Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1888 - 323 pages
...be like a dream in a fever, busy and turbulent, but confused and indistinct. Works, v. 239. Church: 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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