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  • Desultory reading except as conscious pastime, hebetates the brain and slackens the bow string of Will.

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  • Seventhly, their health, vigour, and long lives may reasonably receive an addition from their great freedom and privileges; for where a slavish dependance hebetates and blunts the mind, and consequently enervates the body, liberty exhilarates the one, and by that means strengthens the other.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. I.


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