The Works of the Late Reverend John Wesley, A.M; From the Latest London Edition with the Last Corrections of the Author, Comprehending Also Numerous Translations, Notes, and an Original Preface, Etc Volume 4

The Works of the Late Reverend John Wesley, A.M; From the Latest London Edition with the Last Corrections of the Author, Comprehending Also Numerous Translations, Notes, and an Original Preface, Etc Volume 4

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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. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ...vast height and huge thickness, give us a little idea of what it once was. Such is human greatness! Fri. 22.--We took a view of the famous Roman camp, lying on a mountain, two or three miles from the town. It is encompassed with two broad and deep ditches, and is not easy of approach on any side. Hero lay General Lesley with his army, while Cromwell was starving below. He had no way to escape; but the enthusiastic fury of the Scots delivered him. When they marched into the valley to swallow him up, he mowed them down like grass. Sat. 23.--I wont on to Aluwick, and preached in the Town Hall. What a difierence between an English and a Scotch congregation! These judge themselves rather than the preacher; and their aim is, not only to know, but to love and obey..Mon. 25.--I preached in Morpeth at noon, and in the evening at Newcastle. Wednesday, 2'7.--I went on to Sunderland, and was surprised to find the sociely smaller than I left it. It is true, many are removed to other places, and many are removed to Abraham's bosom: but still there must be want of zeal in those that remain, or this loss would have been more than supplied, out of the multitude of serious people who constantly attend the preaching. Sat. 30.--I met a company of the most lively children that I have seen for several years. One of them repeated her hymn with such propriety, that I did not observe one accent misplaced. Fair blossoms 1 And if they be duly attended, there may be good fruit! g Sun. 31.-At eight I preached near the market place, to an immense congregation. That in Gateshead Fell, at_ two, was still more numerous, but more attentive they could not be. About five I preached in the Castle garth at Newcastle, to the largest congregation of all, but not the most...show more

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  • Paperback | 422 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 748g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236783573
  • 9781236783578