The Modern Fanatick; With a Large and True Account of the Life, Actions, Endowments, &C. of the Famous Dr. Sa- - - - -L Volume 1-2

The Modern Fanatick; With a Large and True Account of the Life, Actions, Endowments, &C. of the Famous Dr. Sa- - - - -L Volume 1-2

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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. 1710 edition. Excerpt: ...knew apply'd to Prayer before) or as he varies the Phrafe, and ridicules all that is ferious, whining Ohp a long Prayer before Sermon Now thefe Notions and Pra&ice make 'em not only uncapable of praying in any fecial Cafe, and many fuch there are for which, the whole Liturgy will not furnifh them with a proper Prayer; which made a Purfon, when a Butcher defied publick Thanks to be return'd for his narrow Efcape from an Ox that had dangeroully wounded him, Church him (as we call it) with that Form: Forafmuch as it has pleafed God to deliver you from the-great Tain and Peril of Ox-goaring, ycu fhall therefore give hearty Thanks to God, and fay: lam well pleafed, &C But further it betrays them fometimes into the groffeftand worfethan Fanatick Blunders. I had this Account from an //. Cb.-man (as I had alfo the foregoing, ) that one he knew being fent for to pray with a Knight on his Death-bed, he begun the Litany, but when he came to that Petition, From Lightning and Tempejt, &c. the Knight who could command himfelf no longer, interrupted him, and laid, Ibefeechyou, Sir, fait year Prayers more to my Cafe, I am under no Jffrehenficn of Lightning andTcmpeft $ but have been a ve fy great Sinner, and am in great Doubt as to my everlafling State. The Parfon being put out of his Rote in the beft Colle5fc he could make, defifed God to extend his Mercy, and grant a Pardon to this Right Wtrjlripful Sinmr. This puts me in mind of a very proper and pertinent Qjieftion, ask'd by the late Duke of Bedford (who tho' Man of Moderation, was no Bijfcnter) when one recommended his Son to him for his Domeftick Chaplain. Sir, fays he, Can The Modem Fanatkh 49 Can he pray? Ido mimean can hereadPrayersf that I take for granted but I exfeB fomewhat more from one of his...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236657292
  • 9781236657299