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" May we know what this new doctrine, whereof thou speakest, is? 20 For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears : we would know therefore what these things mean. 21 (For all the Athenians, and strangers which were there, spent their time in nothing... "
The Yale Literary Magazine - Page 173
1854
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The Methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review, Volume 8

1837
...to hear him. Aftev stating that " they took" Paul, " and brought him unto Areopagus," he says, " For all the Athenians and strangers which were there spent...in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing." Here we have a clew to the object of the scene. Not only the Athenians, but the numerous...
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 11

Richard Baxter - 1830
...all our time and care. It was the vice of the Athenians, " for' all the Athenians and strangers that were there, spent their time in nothing else but either to tell or to hear some new thing" (Acts xvii. 2 1) ; yea, novelty of doctrine and religion, and teachers, is a snare and bait...
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 11

Richard Baxter - 1830
...all our time and care. It was the vice of the Athenians, " for all the Athenians and k strangers that were there, spent their time in nothing else but either to tell or to hear some new thing" (Acts xvii. 21); yea, novelty of doctrine and religion, and teachers, is a snare and bait...
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An Address, Delivered at Ipswich, Before the Essex County Lyceum, at Their ...

Daniel Appleton White - 1830 - 60 pages
...intellectual being ; at the best, never rising above that of the idlers whom Paul found at Athens, " who spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing." But the pleasures, which flow from the pursuit and acquisition of real knowledge, and the...
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The Irish pulpit: sermons, by clergymen of the established Church of Ireland

Irish pulpit - 1831
...patience, interest, and attention. Curiosity was the prevailing character of the Athenians " For all the Athenians and strangers which were there,...in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing." There was much in all this to satisfy their curiosity, and not a great deal, at first view,...
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The Missionary Vade Mecum: Containing Information and Suggestions for the ...

James Hough - 1832 - 148 pages
...in a state of excitement. They are little better than the sauntering philosophers of Athens, who " spent their time in nothing else but either to tell or to hear some new thing " (Acts xvii. 21). Such persons are perpetually shifting their patronage from one society...
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Liturgia Britannica tutamen: an essay toward a revision of the Book of ...

1833
...bringest certain strange things to our ears : we would know therefore what these things mean. (For all the Athenians, and strangers which were there,...in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing.) Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' Hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that...
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A plea for the unity of the Church: lectures

William Scoresby - 1833
...of spirit which impels to an unhealthful pursuit after novelties, like the Athenians of old, who " spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing." Let us beware of those excitable affections, wont to be stirred up by inferior considerations,...
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Conversion: in a series of all the cases recorded in the New Testament ...

John Kershaw Craig - 1833
...God, is given of all the people. " All the Athenians, and all the strangers which were in the city, spent their time in nothing else but either to tell or to hear some new thing." Behold, I say, in that description the universal condition of fallen nature ! The heart...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of ...

1834 - 332 pages
...bringest certain strange dungs to our ears ; we would know therefore what these diings mean. 21 (For all the Athenians and strangers which were there,...nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing.) 22 H Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars-hill, and said, Ye judge the world in righteousmen...
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