A Century Sermon Delivered in Hopkinton, on Lord's Day, Dec. 24, 1815

A Century Sermon Delivered in Hopkinton, on Lord's Day, Dec. 24, 1815

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1817 edition. Excerpt: ...NOTES, BY ELIAS NASON, A. M. BOSTON: PUBLISHED BY JOHN P. JEWETT & CO. 17 AND 19 CORNHILL. 1851. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1851, by Elias Nason And John Fitch, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Massachusetts. "Mark The Perfect Max, And Behold The Upright; For The End Of THaT MaN IS PEaCE." David. The subject of this Memoir was a remarkable man. The cast of his mind was original and severe. The bent of his genius was to be useful to his fellow-men; and the leading features in his compact and massive character stood forth in such distinct relief, as to leave an indelible impress on the moral aspect of the community in which he lived. He was one among a class of divines now rapidly passing away, who have magnified their office; who "Ne'er have changed, nor wished to change their place," but whose names are identified with the names of the towns where they reside; and this brief notice of his life, though destitute of striking incident, will, it is hoped, prove acceptable, not only to those who knew him, and who hold his memory dear; but also to those young clergymen who are rising up to fill the places of "the great and good " of other days. Mr. Howe was born in Linebrook parish, in Ipswich, Mass., on the 6th of October, 1764. He was the third son of Captain Abraham and Lucy (Appleton) Howe, from whom he received a sound physical constitution, and that early moral culture which was to give shape and direction to his whole life. Although diffident and bashful in his boyhood, he was noted for his conscientious regard for truth; and his parents, discovering in him an unusual aptitude to learn, sent him to Dummer Academy1 at Byfield, then under the care of Mr. Samuel Moody, to...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236527135
  • 9781236527134