Correspondence and Diary Volume 3

Correspondence and Diary Volume 3

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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. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ... but, after eyeing Providence and seeking its direction, I have concluded that my Master designed me for privacy, or at least to serve him among men of the lower rank; and I am satisfied with my allotment, and cannot entertain a thought of removing, though your kind proposal has every thing in it that could attract. I am highly pleased to hear from you that we are to be favoured with your Family Expositor. I shall be proud if I can be of any service to you in these parts. I was this day at Bristol, and Mr. Cadel, a bookseller (who was an apprentice to Mr. Hett), showed me your proposals, told me he would have them advertised in the Bristol paper, and that he should have the specimen to-morrow, and would send it me. I am sorry you have met with any accident that has given you disturbance when you are so well employed. Let me then, dear Sir, beg that you would remember how brittle a thing the earthen vessel is in which our treasures are laid. I cannot help fearing your labours of all sorts may prove too much, and hope you will be kind to yourself; I would give some advice, methinks, and yet the thought of advising Dr. Doddridge makes me blush! I earnestly beg you may be strengthened in your labours, and that you may find the work of the Lord prospering in your hand, which is the prayer of Your obliged Friend and Brother, T. Pearce. A relation of the accident alluded to in this letter, and which so nearly deprived the world of the Family Expositor, will be found in the Diary. FROM THE REV. OBADIAH HUGHES, D. D. REV. AND DEAR SIR, Edmonton, Oct. 1737. With great pleasure I received the favour of your letter on the 23rd ult. and hereby return my thanks for it, and a kind present which Mr. Hett sent to me in your name a few days before. The laborious...show more

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  • Paperback | 138 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 259g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236539559
  • 9781236539557