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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 ģit 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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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1900
...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 Life of Samuel Johnson ...: To which is Added The Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1900 - 726 pages
...themselves in a plain and familiar manner, which is the only way to do good to the common people, and which ds & co. drunkennessasa crime, because it debases reason, the noblest faculty of man, would be of no service...
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The Church Quarterly Review, Volume 50

Arthur Cayley Headlam - Theology - 1900
...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...practice for which they will be praised by men of sense.5 On another occasion, in 1778, when asked what were the best English sermons for style, what...
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The Social Meaning of Modern Religious Movements in England: Being the Ely ...

Thomas Cuming Hall - Christian sociology - 1900 - 283 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 congregation.* Johnson, Tory and High Church man as he was, had always a good word for both Wesley...
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Life of Johnson, Volumes 1-2

James Boswell - 1904
...themselves in a plain and familiar manner, which is the only way to do good to the common people, and which ' I believe so ; from the great attention he bestowed...want of attention, if he died at all by that book.' 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: 1709-March 18, 1776

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1907 - 1172 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 congregation ; 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. [Followed by] The journal of a tour to ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1852
...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,...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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Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Readers - 1916 - 344 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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Boswell's Johnson: The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1923 - 343 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 bebases reason, the noblest faculty of man, would be of no service to the common people; but to tell...
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Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African

Ignatius Sancho - History - 1998 - 336 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 their congregations; a practice, for which they would be praised by men of sense.' " As the satiric print Credulity, Superstition and Fanaticism (London,...
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