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" I hold it for a most infallible rule in expositions of sacred Scripture, that where a literal construction will stand, the farthest from the letter is commonly the worst. "
The Catholic spectator, selector and monitor, or, Catholicon [formerly ... - Page 109
1815
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The baptist Magazine

1828 - 590 pages
...HOOKER, in his Ecclesiastical Polity, says, " I hold it for a most infallihle rule, in expositions of sacred Scripture, that where a literal construction...farthest from the letter is commonly the worst. There is nothing more dangerous and deluding art, which changeth the meaning of words, as alchemy doth, or...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 5

1816 - 658 pages
...Lord himself a condition of salvation. Hooker lays it down as ' an infallible rule in expositions of Scripture, that where a literal construction will...( farthest from the letter is commonly the worst.' He will not admit of the possibility of a doubt as to the literal meaning of the passage on which the...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 15

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1816 - 686 pages
...the kingdom of heaven. I hold it for & most infallible rule in expositions of sacred Scripture, th;it where a literal construction will stand, the farthest from the letter is commonly the worst. There is nothing more dangerous than ihi- licentious and deluding art, which changcth the meaning of words,...
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Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, Volume 86, Part 1

Early English newspapers - 1816 - 886 pages
...it for a most infallible rule in expositions of Sacred Scripture, that, where a literal construetion will stand, the farthest from the letter is commonly the worst. There is nothing more dangerous than this licentious and deluding art, which changeth the meaning of words...
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The History of Infant Baptism ...: To which is Added a Defence of ..., Volume 2

William Wall - Infant baptism - 1819 - 458 pages
...extremity, and says on that account, — "I hold it for a most infallible rule in expositions of holy Scripture, that where a literal construction will...the farthest from the letter is commonly the worst. To hide the general consent of antiquity agreeing in the literal interpretation, they cunningly affirm,...
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The Works of Mr. Richard Hooker: With a General Index : Also, Mr. Isaac ...

Richard Hooker - Church polity - 1825 - 688 pages
...Spirit, he cannot enter into the Kingdom of Heaven.' I hold it for a most infallible rule in expositions of sacred Scripture, that where a literal construction...farthest from the letter is commonly the worst. There is nothing more dangerous than this licentious and deluding art, which changeth the meaning of words,...
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Universal Salvation Considered: And the Eternal Punishment of the Finally ...

George Peck - Candid Examiner - 1827 - 160 pages
...500.) And the learned Honker : — '' I hold it for a most infallible rule in expositions of sac. ,id scripture, that, where a literal construction will...farthest from the letter is commonly the worst. There is nothing more dangerous than this licentious and deluding art, which changes the meaning of words,...
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The Baptist Magazine, Volume 20

Baptists - 1828 - 648 pages
...HOOKER, in his Ecclesiastical Polity, says, " I hold it for a most infallible rule, in expositions of sacred Scripture, that where a literal construction...farthest from the letter is commonly the worst. There is nothing more dangerous and deluding art, which changeth the meaning of words, as alchemy doth, or...
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Religious Magazine: Or, Spirit of the Foreign Theological Journals ..., Volume 4

Religion - 1830 - 580 pages
...venture to transcribe the passage. " I hold it," he says, " for a most infallible rule in expositions of Sacred Scripture, that where a literal construction...farthest from the letter is commonly the worst. There is nothing more dangerous and deluding than the art which changeth the meaning of words, as alchemy...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1830 - 854 pages
...venture to transcribe the passage. " I hold it," he says, " for a most infallible rule in expositions of sacred Scripture, that where a literal construction...farthest from the letter is commonly the worst. There is nothing more dangerous and deluding than the art which changeth the meaning of words, as alchemy...
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