Memoir of the Life and Character of REV. Lewis Warner Green, D.D

Memoir of the Life and Character of REV. Lewis Warner Green, D.D : With a Selection from His Sermons (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Memoir of the Life and Character of Rev. Lewis Warner Green, D.D: With a Selection From His Sermons The sermons of this volume are now published for the first time. They had never been prepared for the press by their author; and they are, almost without exception, what his own hand marked them unfinished sketches. They are selected from a large mass of simi lar manuscripts. Gifted in extemporaneous delivery, and able to recall any trains of thought which had been once mentally composed, he was accustomed to write only an outline of the intellectual and argumentative portions of his discourses; and then to trust himself without writing for all the emotional and exhortatory parts. This will account for the fragmentary character of some of the sermons, and for their apparent want of pointed application at the close. Though it was in the unwritten applications and perorations that he often rose to his highest excellence of thrilling and impassioned eloquence, still enough remains, in these uncompleted productions, to reveal many of the striking characteristics which distinguished him as one of the most original, impressive, and powerful preachers of his day. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 26mm | 676g
  • English
  • 106 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243226381
  • 9780243226382