A Sermon to the Societies for Reformation of Manners

A Sermon to the Societies for Reformation of Manners : Preach'd at Salter's-Hall, July 1, 1728 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A Sermon to the Societies for Reformation of Manners: Preach'd at Salter's-Hall, July 1, 1728 Thole who are truly grieved at the fins of Others, will be very cautious ofthemfelves. Ex ample is more powerful than precept; efpecial ly the examples of perfons in high places, and in advanced circumftanccs. Their fellow-crea tures look up to fee how rich and great men live, and generally form themfelves upon their model. For this reafon it would be a defirable thing to fee the great become truly good, or thole who are good become great. Under the convi tion of this, the honourable Houfl' ofcam mom addrefs'd the molt glorious King william, in the following remarkable words: 9* Since the examples of men in high and publick Rations have a powerful influence upon the lives of others; we do molt humbly befeech your Ma jelly, that all vice, profanenefs, and irreligion may in a particular manner be difcouraged in all thofe, who have the honour to be em ploy'd near your royal perfon; and in all Others, who are in your Majelly's {ervice, by {ea and land: -and that your Majefiy would. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 86g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243025661
  • 9780243025664