A Letter to the Right Rev. Bishop Hobart: In Reply to the Pamphlet Addressed by Him to the Author, Under the Signature of Corrector

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John P. Haven, 1823 - Bible - 33 pages

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Page 5 - ness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put " away from you." The personal reflections in which you have thought proper to indulge, may, it is true, assist in drawing the attention of your readers from the real merits of the question at issue; but
Page 33 - Let not him " that girdeth on his harness, boast himself as he that putteth " it off.
Page 28 - The great strength of our order " lies in its concealment: let it never appear in any place in its " own name, but always covered by another name, and another "occupation.
Page 29 - I have four step-daughters, fine girls; the eldest, " in particular, is excellent. She is twenty-four, has read much; " is above all prejudices, and in religion, she thinks as 1 do.
Page 30 - an enthusiasm which we can never equal. They will be " our great apostles. Ptolemy's wife must direct them, and she " will be instructed by Ptolemy, and my step-daughters will
Page 9 - in its premises ; so inconclusive in its inferences, and so reprehensible " in its calumnies respecting the church members of the Society," that it may be left " to its own refutation.
Page 29 - Leave them to the scope of their own fancies, and they will " soon invent mysteries which will put us to the blush, and
Page 8 - the visible Church of Christ is " a congregation of faithful men,
Page 9 - had the daily registers of the period within his '-'•" reach, and sufficient command of time for the investigation : that it " has been progressive is well known to those who have been observers ^ of the developement of the Bible Society's plans.
Page 30 - Ptolemy's wife must direct them, and she " will be instructed by Ptolemy, and my step-daughters will " consult with me. We must always be at hand to prevent the " introduction of any improper question. We must prepare

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