The Unitarian Chronicle; And Companion to the Monthly Repository Volume 1

The Unitarian Chronicle; And Companion to the Monthly Repository Volume 1

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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. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ...to the notice of the friends of this Association.' Mr. Richard Taylor.--' Fully concurring with the last speaker as to the great utility of the Christian Tract Society, I must yet observe, that, as it only provides works for the humblest classes, it does not exactly meet the view of Mr. Fordham, or supply the defect which he has pointed out.' Mr. Cordell.--' There is one duty which we have to perform, and I am sure those who yet remain will not depart till they have joined in it. I allude to the thanks to the Chairman, who has so honourably and so ably filled that office. When I consider the lateness of the hour, I would content myself with simply moving the resolution, but that I cannot help feeling that the character of that gentleman requires two or three observations before 1 proceed to put the motion. Allusion has been made to that period of time when a Unitarian meeting could not have been held so numerously, so respectably, or so legally as this. I remember reading of a circumstance, at which it is not impossible that you, Sir, were present. On a certain occasion Mr. Fox, the late senator, applied for a repeal of those statutes which you have had the honour of carrying into effect. However, at that time it was remarked by a senator, that of the Unitarians he knew nothing; and he asked whether they brought with them " airs from heaven, or blasts from hell." Such a question as that cannot now be put, for we have so much reason on our side, and so much respectability in. our character, that no one would venture to make such an insinuation. The resolution of thanks that I am about to move is in these words: --10. ' That the cordial thanks of this Meeting be respectfully presented to William Smith, Esq., one of the earliest members of...show more

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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236505093
  • 9781236505095