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" At his first settling with me, I made him a present of all the good sermons which have been printed in English, and only begged of him that every Sunday he would pronounce one of them in the pulpit. Accordingly he has digested them into such a series,... "
Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight - Page 13
by Half hours - 1856
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 2

Spectator - 1832 - 282 pages
...acquiesce in his judgment, which 1 think never happened above once or twice at most, they appeal to me. At his first settling with me, I made him a present...the pulpit. Accordingly he has digested them into sucn a series, that they follow one another naturallVj and make a continued system of practical divinity....
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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836 - 932 pages
...in his judgni'.-i it. which I think never happened above once or twice at most, they appeal to me. any other; for As Sir Roger was going on in his story, the gentleman we were talking of came up to us; and upon the...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1836 - 436 pages
...think never happeued above once or twice at most, they appeal to me. At his 6r0t settling with me 1 made him a present of all the good sermons which have...and make a continued system of practical divinity. As Sir Roger was going on in his story, the gentleman we were talking of came up to us ; and upon the...
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Prose: Comprising Selections from the ...

Literature - 1836 - 332 pages
...think never happened above once or twice at most, they appeal to me. At his first settling with rne, I made him a present of all the good sermons which...pulpit. Accordingly he has digested them into such a scries, that they follow one another naturally, and make a continued system of practical divinity."...
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The Spectator, no. 1-314

Joseph Addison - Bookbinding - 1837 - 480 pages
...twice at most, they appeal to me. At his first settling with me, I made him a present of all the«good sermons which have been printed in English, and only...and make a continued system of practical divinity.' As Sir Roger was going on in his story, the gentleman we were talking of came up to us; and upon the...
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Ecclesiastes Anglicanus: Being a Treatise on Preaching, as Adapted to a ...

William Gresley - Preaching - 1840 - 414 pages
...de Coverly presented the clergyman of his parish with all the good sermons which had been published in English, and only begged of him that every Sunday he would pronounce one of them. And that this is not, as one might imagine, merely a humour of the worthy knight's, would appear from...
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The Works of Joseph Addison, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison - 1842 - 944 pages
...twice at most, they appeal to me. At his first settling with me, 1 made him a present of all the pood Addison naturallv, and make a continued system of practical divinity.' As Sir Roger was going on in his story,...
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The Christian Observatory, Volume 3

Christianity - 1849 - 606 pages
...man, who had been with him thirty years ; to whom, says he, " on his first settling with me, I made a present of all the good sermons which have been printed in English ; and only begged him that, every Sunday, he would pronounce one of them in the pulpit." " Accordingly," says Sir Roger,...
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Sir Roger de Coverley, by the Spectator, the notes by W.H. Wills

Joseph Addison - 1850 - 252 pages
...fettling with me, I made him a Prefent of all the good Sermons which have been printed in Englijh, and only begged of him that every Sunday he would...pronounce one of them in the Pulpit. Accordingly he has digefted them into fuch a Series, that they follow one another naturally, and make a continued Syftem...
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Sir Roger de Coverley

Joseph Addison - English essays - 1852 - 264 pages
...acquiesce in his Judgment, which I think never happened above once or twice at most, they appeal to me. At his first settling with me, I made him a Present...and make a continued System of practical Divinity. As Sir ROGER was going on in his Story, the Gentleman we were talking of came up to us ; and upon the...
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