Directorium Anglicanum

Directorium Anglicanum

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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. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ... or rather the prevention, is so simple, and occurs so naturally to every perfon who has studied ever so supersicially the mechanism of speaking, that the ailment ought never to be heard of among educated persons." Dr. Chambers. Lectures to Ladies on Practical Subjects. Cambridge: Macmillan.--p. 145. "Another of your grievances is the seebleness of delivery of the officiating Minister; he has not health or strength to get through his duties on the morning of the Lord's Day in an efficient manner. Of course not. How should he? He shuts up his church from Sunday to Sunday, and instead of saying or singing the service, reads it in a seigned, unnatural voice, and very soon has a 'clergyman's throat, ' from the unwonted exertion, and his own wretched reading. One of these Priests, with the usual mysterious malady in his bronchial apparatus, consulted the late Bishop of Lincoln upon the matter, whereupon his Lordship advised as a remedy the saying of Matins and Evensong daily. I know very well what a daily service is, there is no bleffing like it, whether for pastor or for flock; and, moreover, the voice rarely gets out of order, and the Priest never seels satigued by the length of the Sunday Service."--"The Book of Common Prayer unabridged." A Letter to the Rev. Jas. Hildyard, B. D., by the Rev. J. Purchas, M. A., p. 23. London: Masters. "It is sometimes alleged as an objection to this mode of saying the service (viz. intoning or monotoning it) in the church, that it is one which probably very sew clergymen would be found able to use, from want of voice or musical ear. So sar, however, as the present writer's experience goes, he must consess that he has found it a much rarer occurrence to meet with a person who can say the...
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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236636279
  • 9781236636270