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" Are such abilities made for no purpose ? A brute arrives at a point of perfection that he can never pass : in a few years he has all the endowments he is capable of... "
The Columbian Miscellany: Containing a Variety of Important, Instructive ... - Page 340
edited by - 1804 - 408 pages
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Extracts from ancient and modern authors, arranged so as to form a history ...

Extracts - 1828 - 80 pages
...justice in any other words than his own. " A brute, says he, arrives at a point of perfection, which he can never pass. In a few years he has all the endowments...capable of, and were he to live ten thousand more, he would be be the same thing he is at present. Were a human fovl thus at a stand in her accomplishments;...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1828 - 252 pages
...immense perfections , and of receiving new improvements to all eternity , shall fall away into nothing1, almost as soon as it is created ? Are such abilities...A brute arrives at a point of perfection , that he canneverpass: ina few years he has all the endowments he is capable of ; and were he to live ten thousand...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...by others who have written on this subject, though it seems to me to carry a great weight with it. A brute arrives at a point of perfection that he can...capable of; and were he to live ten thousand more, would fee the same thing he is at present. Were a human soul thus at a stand in her accomplishments, were...
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Murray's English Reader

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - English language - 1829 - 304 pages
...it enter into the thoughts of man, that the Bnul, which is capable of immense" perfections, and of receiving new improvements to all eternity, shall...A brute arrives at -a point of perfection, that he car) never pass : in a few years he has all the endowments he is capable of; and were he to live ten...
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Guy's new exercises in English syntax

Joseph Guy - English language - 1829 - 154 pages
...progress of a soul towards perfection, without a possibility of ever arriving at it." And again : " A brute arrives at a point of perfection that he can...years, he has all the endowments he is capable of." RULE VII. In some cases, adjectives should not be separated from their substantives, even by words...
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The Philosophy of a Future State

Thomas Dick - Future life - 1829 - 308 pages
...man," says this elegant writer, " that the soul, which is capable of such immense perfections, and of receiving new improvements to all eternity, shall...is created ? Are such abilities made for no purpose 1 A brute arrives at a point of perfection which he can never pass. In a few years he has all the endowments...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1829 - 209 pages
...fall away into nothing, almost as soon as it is created? Are such abilities made for no purpose -f A brute arrives at a point of perfection, that he...pass; in a few years he has all the endowments he 13 capable of ; and \v ere he to live ten thousand more, would be the same thing he is at pi esent....
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1829 - 407 pages
...enter into the thoughts of man, that the soul, which is capable of such immense perfections, and of receiving new improvements to all eternity, shall...as soon as 'it is created ? Are such abilities made far no purpose ? A brute arrives at a point of perfection- that be can never pass; in a few years he...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Verses; Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1830 - 252 pages
...it enter into the thoughts of man', that the soul', which is capable of immense perfections', and of receiving new improvements to all eternity', shall...pass* : in a few years he has all the endowments he is capatte ofv ; and were he to live ten thousand more', would be the same thing he is at present*. ....
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Electronic book - 1830 - 204 pages
...can it enter into the thoughts of man, that the soul, which is capable of immense perfections, and of receiving new improvements to all eternity, shall...that he can never pass: in a few years he has all t.'ie endowments he is capable of; and were he to live ten thousand more, would be the same tiling...
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