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    as I conceive every revelation must be let it be communicated how it will

    Hi, I'm having a hard time understanding the following sentence from A Series of Letters in Defence of Divine Revelation by Hosea Ballou (1820).

    I meant nothing more by the miracles of Mahomet than his pretended 'correspondence with the angel Gabriel,' which I considered, if true, miraculous; as I conceive every revelation must be let it be communicated how it will.
    The context may be found here (the sentence is on page 84).

    I can't make sense of it. Is a comma missing somewhere?

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    Re: as I conceive every revelation must be let it be communicated how it will

    let it be communicated how it will = no matter how it's communicated

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    Re: as I conceive every revelation must be let it be communicated how it will

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    let it be communicated how it will = no matter how it's communicated
    Oh, right. Thank you, it's clear now. Shouldn't there be a comma before "let"?

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    Re: as I conceive every revelation must be let it be communicated how it will

    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    Oh, right. Thank you, it's clear now. Shouldn't there be a comma before "let"?
    It would certainly assist in understanding!
    But maybe people read with different assumptions in 1820.

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