The Western Messenger Volume 7, Nos. 5-6

The Western Messenger Volume 7, Nos. 5-6

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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. 1839 edition. Excerpt: teaches is the Word of God, as spoken to every man's soul through Revelation and Reason; The Rule of Life it inculcates is "Charity, out of a pure heart and of a good conscience, and of a faith unfeigned;" Earnest to gather Truth from every quarter, and advance each work of Christian Love--reverencing the Past while aiding Progress--it advocates Conservative Reform. FRIEND! USE THE WESTERN MESSENGER! Read it candidly, attentively; reject its errors, receive its truths; " prove all things, hold fast that which is good;" Circulate it in your homes, and neighborhoods, wherever you journey, wherever you rest; Profess and practice its principles of " Liberty, Holiness, Love." This is the name of a new party in England. It has sprung into existence within a short period, and is composed principally of the working class. At first this party was ridiculed; but from its numbers it has commanded attention, and is destined, we think, to exercise no small influence in that realm. Fears, we know, are felt that the chartists will do harm, and the opinion is rife, both here and elsewhere, that they will retard the progress of liberal views, and a wise reform. Are these fears well grounded? Is this opinion correct? The enquiry is worth making, and we propose saying a word or two on the subject. To come, however, to any correct conclusion, we must understand the condition of parties in England; the effect which the chartists have produced upon them; the principles of the chartists; their conduct; and then we may know how far they will advance or retard the reform cause. The condition of parties in England is somewhat peculiar. The Tories, as they are called, are the strongest, and they are so simply because more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236834623
  • 9781236834621