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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 Works of Joseph Addison Complete in Three Volumes Embracing ..., Volume 1

Joseph Addison - English essays - 1864 - 472 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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The Rose, the shamrock and the thistle, a magazine. Vol.1, June ..., Volume 4

1864 - 694 pages
...writes of Sir Roger de Coverly's clergyman : — " 'At his first settling with me,' says Sir Roger, ' I made him a present of all the good sermons which...Accordingly, he has digested them into such a series, and they follow one another naturally, and make a continued system of practical divinity." " Ae Sir...
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The Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

Ackworth sch - 1865 - 442 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 with his story, the gentleman we were talking of came up to us ; and upon...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 784 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...and make a continued system of practical divinity." As Sir Roger was going on in his story, the gentleman we wer<s talking of came up to us ; and upon...
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A Book about Dominies

Ascott Robert Hope Moncrieff - 1867 - 228 pages
...than the congregations of our day, who made his parson a present of ' all the good sermons which had been printed in English, and only begged of him that...that they follow one another naturally, and make a continual system of practical divinity.' The honest Spectator approvingly compares this plan with the...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1870 - 610 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 of all the good sermons whicL have been printed in English, -and only begged of him that every Sunday he would pronounce one...
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A Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 664 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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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

English prose literature - 1872 - 556 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...continued system of practical divinity. — The Spectator. A SUNDAY IN THE COUNTRY. I AM always very well pleased with a country Sunday, and think, if keeping...
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

American literature - 1872 - 660 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...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1872 - 786 pages
...once or twice at most, they appeal to me. At his first settling with me, I made him a present of ail the good sermons which have been printed in English,...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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