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FARMER LITTLEWORTH, THOMAS NEWMAN, REV. MR.
LOVEGOOD, AND OTHERS.
No. 133 CHERRI-STREET.
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Consid. I SHOULD be glad to know, if any farther dispute should arise between us; how far we are to settle the controversy by the Bible : for 1 suspect your notions of the Bible are very loose-at least as I suppose.
Wiseh. Just so far Sir, as it is consonant with reason, and no farther; I never can believe that which contradicts
my reason. Consid. Indeed Sir, if this be the case, we are likely to be terribly misguided ; while reason, among our ignorant and benighted race, appears to be so much under the influence of prejudice and passion. If twenty men of different persuasions be called together, however flatly they may contradict each other, they would all tell you they are guided h. reason.