Life of James Hamilton D.D. F.L.S

Life of James Hamilton D.D. F.L.S

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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. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...about to proceed up the Ehine, and pass your way, most likely, on the route to India. Perhaps you may forgather. He has published two thick volumes of Eastern travel. He is really one of Bacon's 'full' men, brimming with information and communicative alacrity. Have you been to hear the Ranz des Vaches? or to eat a glacier? (with us, has been a week of torrid weather, ice-suggesting) or drink milk in a mountain chalet? I enjoyed both your Abbey rapture and (though second-hand, vid Stonehouse) your ascent of the Drachenfels." TO MR. W. HAMILTON. "Eydb, August 27, 1847. "I see in the present state of matters few symptoms of progress and denominational enlargement. Collectively we are wanting in that ardour and disinterestedness and unity of purpose which are essential to a rising and triumphant cause.... "As for the idea of my giving lectures, even if I were to be stronger this winter than I have ever been, I would not attempt it. I want to preach. Hitherto it has been my fault to dabble in too many things, and the pulpit has not got justice. I wish to do my very utmost there before I die." "Ryde, L Of Wight, Aug. 28, 1M7. "On the 25th of October I resumed my work, preaching till the beginning of summer only the half of each Sabbath RETROSPECT REGARDING APOLOGETIC LECTURES. 315 In pursuanco of my plan, and after asking wisdom from above, I gave a short course of eight lectures on the Evidences as the commencement of my new curriculum. I told the reasons for my doing it, and, as some of the lectures might have a more secular sound than was usual in our Sabbath-day discourses, and as they might be superfluous to those who were fully persuaded in their own minds, I entreated beforehand the forbearance of the members...show more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123655051X
  • 9781236550514