The Spiritual Q, 3; A Comic Romance ...
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. 1792 edition. Excerpt: ...came to the Lead-mine; and, hearing the out-cry, -enquired with some eagerness, VW hat was the matter?"--The Gardener told them, V that they had persuaded Mr. Tugs' well to go down and preach to the Miners; P._ but that, now he was got into the shaft, he V" seemed a little srightened at the manner siof 5' going down." Wild goose, 'being no stranger to Jerry's want pf courage in adventures of that unusual kind, was appnehenfive of some bad consequences: _ he ss therefore therefore destred them to wind him up again; which, upon Bob Tench's likewise insisting upon it, they immediately performed: so that Jerry saw but little of the Mineral Kingdom. As soon as Tugwelbwas safely landed again, he began rubbing his fists 'and spitting in his hands, and challenged to fight any two of the Miners who had treated him in that treacherous manner g when, perceiving his Master (who attempted to moderate his resentment), Jerry fell foul upon him with bitter complaints; and said, ' if Mr. Wildgoose had a mind to preach to V the Miners, he should go by himself: for he V would not be buried alive upon other people's V business; and I am sure," adds Jerry, V if V had gone much lower, the cold damps would F have taken away my breath."-s Well," says Wildgoose, VI don't desire you to run V any risque; but I mysels will immediately V go down amongst these poor people, and open V my commiffion; and they shall not remain V one night longer under the dominign _qf iV Satan.."-Wildgoose then destred the Minqrs-Wf to Vhim down the fltaft, as he understood there.-were several more of their fellow-labourerp _V under V under groundflsi-But the Miners then told' him, V that there were no more than them-V selves there; and that the Mine had...show more
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- 13 Sep 2013
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