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(without typos) from the publisher. 1833. Excerpt: ... withdrawn
from the collar. 'Put on your frock and jacket and go to your seat.
The rest of you may open your books again.' The school breathed
again. Paper rustled, feet were carefully moved, the seats slightly
cracked, and all things went stilly on as before. Abijah kept his.
promise. He became an altered boy; obedient, peaceable, studious.
This long and slow process of preparing for the punishment was
artfully designed by the master gradually to work up the boy's
terror* and agonizing expectations to the highest pitch, until he
should yield like a babe to the intensity of his emotions. His
stubborn nature, which had been like an oak on the hills which no
storm could prostrate, was whittled away, and demolished, as it
were, sliver by sliver." This we call pictorial writing; and if it
does not tempt, our readers to go straightway and get the book, it
is pretty clear that we cannot prevail on them to do so. Art. VI.
-- 1. A Complete History of the several Translations of the Holy
Bible and New Testament into English, both in MS. and in print; and
of the most remarkable Editions of them since the Invention of
Printing. By John Lewis, A. M. The Third Edition. To which is now
added, a List of various Editions of the Bible, and Parts thereof,
in English, from the Year 1526 to the Present Time, extracted from
Bishop Newcome's "Historical View of the English Biblical
Translations "; with a Continuation by Another Hand. London: 1818.
8vo. pp. 415. 2. The Existing Monopoly, an Inadequate Protection of
the Authorized Version of Scripture. Four Letters to the Right Hon.
and Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of London; with Specimens of the
intentional and other Departures from the Authorized Standard. To
which is added a Postscript, containing the Complaints of a London
Committee of Ministers on the ...
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