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" I could scarce reconcile myself at first to this strange way of preaching in the fields, of which he set me an example on Sunday ; having been all my life (till very lately) so tenacious of every point relating to decency and order, that I should have... "
The life of the rev. John Wesley, M.A. to which is prefixed, some account of ... - Page 99
by John Whitehead - 1805
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The Life of the Rev. John Wesley, A. M., with Memoirs of the Wesley Family ...

George Bourne - Funeral sermons - 1807 - 351 pages
...in the fields, of which Mr. Whitefield had set him the example ; " Having been till very lately, so tenacious of every point relating to decency and order,...attended with some extraordinary circumstances, which gave great offence. Under the sermon, some persons trembled from head to foot : others fell down and...
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The Works of the Rev. John Wesley. ...

John Wesley - History - 1809
...the fields, of which he set me an example on Sunday: having been all my life, till very lately, so tenacious of every point relating to decency and order,...almost a sin, if it had not been done in a church. April 1, In the evening (Mr. Whitefield being gone), I begun expounding our Lord's sermon on the Mount,...
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The Life of Wesley: And the Rise and Progress of Methodism, Volume 1

Robert Southey - Clergy - 1820 - 622 pages
...myself," says Wesley, " at first to this strange way, having been all my life, till very lately, so tenacious of every . point relating to decency and...almost a sin, if it had not been done in a church." The next day he observed that our Lord's Sermon on the Mount, was " one pretty remarkable precedent...
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The Life of Wesley: And the Rise and Progress of Methodism, Volumes 1-2

Robert Southey - Methodism - 1820
...myself," says Wesley, " at first to this strange way, having been all my life, till very lately, so tenacious of every point relating to decency and order,...almost a sin, if it had not been done in a church." The next day he observed that our Lord's Sermon on the Mount, was " one pretty remarkable precedent...
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The Life of Wesley: And the Rise and Progress of Methodism, Volume 1

Robert Southey - Clergy - 1820 - 622 pages
...Wesley, " at first to this strange way, having been all my life, till yfry lately, so tenacious pf every point relating to decency and order, that I...almost a sin, if it had not been done in a church." The next day he observed that our Lord's Sermon on the Mount, was " one pretty remarkable precedent...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 86

English literature - 1820
...this strange way, having been all my life, till very lately, so tenacious of every point relating \f> decency and order, that I should have thought the saving of souls almost a sin if it had pp not been done in a church." The disease which Methodism excited had not appeared at Bristol under...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 5

1841
...first to this strange way of preaching in the fields ; having been all my life (till very lately) so tenacious of every point relating to decency and order,...almost a sin, if it had not been done in a church." Monday, April 2d. Mr. Wesley, for the first time in England, preaches in the open air. "At four in...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1839
...reconcile myself to this strange way of preaching in the fields, having been all my life, till lately, so tenacious of every point relating to decency and order,...I should have thought the saving of souls almost a Bin if it had not been done in a church." But being left by Mr. Whitefield at Bristol, and the responaibility...
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The Tract Magazine and Christian Miscellany

Christian life - 1884
...preaching in the fields, on which Whitfield set me on Sunday, having been all my life, till very lately, so tenacious of every point relating to decency and order,...almost a sin if it had not been done in a church." It must not be supposed, however, that Wesley or his co-workers were to pursue their conquering march...
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The Congregational magazine [formerly The London Christian ..., Volume 3

...life, (till very lately,) so tenacious of every point Gillies's Life of WhitefieM, 8vo. pp. 37, 39. relating to decency and order, that I should have...almost a sin, if it had not been done in a church." On the following day, Mr. Whitefield having left Bristol, Mr. Wesley says, " At four in the afternoon...
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