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" Sir, it is owing to their expressing themselves in a plain and familiar manner, which is the only way to do good to the common people, and which clergymen of genius and learning ought to do from a principle of duty, when »it is suited to their congregations... "
The Increase, Influence, and Stability of Unestablished Religion: No Cause ... - Page 5
by Jacob Stanley - 1813 - 63 pages
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Remarks on the rev. Latham Wainewright's Observations on the doctrine ...

James Everett - 1819 - 178 pages
...which he had with Boswell, on the preaching and success of the Methodists. " Sir," said the Doctor, " it is owing to their expressing themselves in a plain...for which they will be praised by men of sense."\ We find him censuring the clergy also, to Mr. Grierson, for not attending to plainness — for paying...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...familiar manner, which is the only way to do gocid to the common people, and which clergymen of genins and learning ought to do from a principle of duty,...of sense. To insist against drunkenness as a crime, becanse it debases reason, the noblest faculty of man, would be of no service to the common people...
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 178 pages
...familiar manner, which is the only \vuy to do good to the common people, and which clergymen of genins and learning ought to do from a principle of duty, when it is suited to their emigregallons ; a practice for which they will be praised by men of sense. To insist against. drunkenness...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 16

British prose literature - 1821
...familiar manner, which is the only way to do good to the common people, and which clergymen of genins and learning ought to do from a principle of duty,...praised by men of sense. To insist against drunkenness at a crime, because it debases reason, the noblest faculty of man, would be of nc service to the common...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821
...themselves in a plain and familiar manner, which is the only way to do good to the common people, and which clergymen of genius and learning ought to do from...duty, when it is suited to their congregations ; a 1 All who are acquainted with the history of religion, (the most important, surely, that concerns the...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821
...themselves in a plain and familiar manner, which is the only way to do good to the common people, and which clergymen of genius and learning ought to do from...duty, when it is suited to their congregations; a 1 All who are acquainted with the history of religion, (the most important, surely, that concerns the...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1822
...Milner, AM Master nf the Grammar School of Kingatonupon-HuIl, 1789,;?. 11. ' common- people, and which clergymen of genius and learning ought to do from...insist against drunkenness as a crime, because it debases reason, the noblest faculty of man, would be of no service to the common people : but to tell...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...Joseph Milner, AM Master of the Grammar StJiool of upon-H'jjl, 1789, p. 11. common people, and which clergymen of genius and learning ought to do from...insist against drunkenness as a crime, because it debases reason, tlie noblest faculty of man, would be of no service to the •common people : but to...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 16

1852
...themselves in a plain and familiar manner, which is the only way to do good to the common people, and which Clergymen of genius and learning ought to do from...insist against drunkenness as a crime, because it debases reason, the noblest faculty of man, would be of no service to the common people; but to tell...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine, Volume 42

Arminianism - 1819
...a plain and familiar manner, which is the only way to da good to the common people, and which th« clergymen of genius and learning ought to do from a principle of •:'.,••//. when it is suited to their congregations / a practice for which they will be praised...
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