Memoirs of the Life and Writings of James Montgomery; Including Selections from His Correspondence, Remains in Prose and Verse, and Conversations on Various Subjects Volume 7

Memoirs of the Life and Writings of James Montgomery; Including Selections from His Correspondence, Remains in Prose and Verse, and Conversations on Various Subjects Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...and expect us on Wednesday..... It is not impossible that we may not be able to secure coach places on that day; for Buxton is filling and overflowing daily; therefore, should we not then arrive, no uneasiness need be felt on our account, by any who may be glad to welcome us when we do arrive. The birds grouse came safely, by your good management: I shall thank Mr. Young for them in due time. Miss Gales sends kind respects, and will write a line or two on the other side. Farewell. " I am, truly, your obliged friend, " J. Monro, onsnr. " To Mr. Holland, Sheflield." On the 7th of September the Archbishop of York visited Shefiield, in the discharge of his benevolent promise and mission. The venerable poet received his Grace at the Infirmary; and afterwards conducted him, accompanied by the local clergy, to the adjacent church of St. Philip, the minister of which, at the close of the sermon, announced that " a hymn, which was originally composed by Mr. Montgomery to be used at-the " When, like a stranger on our sphere, The lowly Jesus wandered here, Where'er he went afiliction fled, ' And sickness reared her fainting head," &c. Sept. 19. Mr. Everett having been invited with two of his fellow-preachers to attend a meeting at Sheffield, Original Hymns, CCLXXXVI. convnnsuIon. 141 to give an account-of the grounds and the manner of their expulsion from the Wesleyan body, Mr. Holland walked up to the Mount with his friend to see the poet, who received his visitors as usual with the warmest cordiality. Montgomery: "Ah, Mr. Everett! so you are neither ground to powder, nor rolled into tinfoil: I am glad to see you looking so well." Everett: "And you still dare to take in and...show more

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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 177g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236785487
  • 9781236785480