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The Increase, Influence, and Stability of Unestablished Religion: No Cause ... - Page 5
by Jacob Stanley - 1813 - 63 pages
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Words: Their Use and Abuse

William Mathews - English language - 1876 - 384 pages
...He attributed the Wesleys' success to their plain, familiar way of preaching, " which," he says, " clergymen of genius and learning ought to do from a principle of duty." Arthur Helps tells a story of an illiterate soldier at the chapel of Lord Morpeth's castle in Ireland....
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History, Antiquities, and Present State of the Parishes of Ballysadare and ...

Terence O'Rorke - Ballysadare (Ireland : Parish) - 1878 - 544 pages
...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...their congregations ; a practice for which they will he praised hy men of sense.' " — Croker's Boswett, p. 156. to withdraw the £4 a year he was in the...
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Samuel Johnson, His Words and His Ways, what He Said, what He Did, and what ...

Edward Tuckerman Mason - 1879 - 319 pages
...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...To 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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Hints on Preaching: A Cloud of Witnesses

Preaching - 1879 - 96 pages
...themselves in a plain, familiar manner, which is the 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 congregation. — Johnson. Avoid all exotic phrases, scholastic terms, and forced rhetorical figures,...
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Samuel Johnson, His Words and His Ways, what He Said, what He Did, and what ...

1879 - 319 pages
...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—a practice for which they will be praised by men of sense. To insist against drunkenness...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with the Journal of a Tour to ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1884 - 2221 pages
...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 Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Life of Goldsmith. Vicar of Wakefield. Essays ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1884
...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...of sense. To insist against drunkenness as a crime, becauses it debases reason, the noblest faculty of man, would be of no service to the common people...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: A New Ed. Containing Pieces ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1885
...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...of sense. To insist against drunkenness as a crime, becauses it debases reason, the noblest faculty of man, would be of no service to the common people...
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Johnsoniana: Life, Opinions, and Table-talk of Doctor Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1884 - 319 pages
...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...for which they will be praised by men of sense. To inveigh against drunkenness as a crime because it debases reason, the noblest faculty of man, would...
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Johnson: His Characteristics and Aphorisms

James Hay - Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 - 1884 - 173 pages
...Preaching 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...practice for which they will be praised by men of sense. When Scotch clergy give up their homely manner, religion will soon die out and decay in that country....
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