Excerpt from Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Knowledge, Vol. 3
Oh, he preaches on his customary round of topics, but never enters particularly into the real circumstances of the people, nor makes any close and practical application of his doctrine to them. He is an old man, rather reserved and haughty in his manners. He seems to preach from habit, as the eopie go to church from habit, and come back no better. And t e young are following the example of their elders.
Is your schoolmaster, then, good for nothing? Oswald asked.
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