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The Christian Examiner (Volume 53) (Paperback) Loot Price: R580 Discovery Miles 5 800
The Christian Examiner (Volume 53) (Paperback): Books Group
The Christian Examiner (Volume 53) (Paperback): Books Group

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The Christian Examiner (Volume 53) (Paperback)

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1852. Excerpt: ... Art. VI. --DR. FROTHINGHAM'S SERMONS.* As we opened this welcome book with pleasant anticipations, a feeling of sadness detained us an instant at the title-page when the eye fell on the author's name for the first time without the familiar pastoral designation with which it has been so long associated. Neither preface nor note tells the world what we all know so well, and what his old parishioners delight to remember, that these Sermons were preached to the First Church in Boston by one who ministered to it faithfully and honorably for more than thirty years. But those who listened, with charmed ears, to the choice sentences here perpetuated, when they fell from the pulpit in the quiet hour of worship, and who have since wrought their beauty into their own thoughts, and treasured their wisdom in their own characters, will see on every page of this volume some memento of that sacred connection of which there is no formal record, and will feel continually, as they read, throbs of that cherished personal attachment to which there is no explicit reference. And unless we greatly mistake their feelings, the perusal of these Sermons, while it will bring some compensation for the silence of their preacher's voice in the temple, will at the same time revive and heighten their regrets by reminding them of the value of the instructions which they can no longer hear. The title of the book, in the choice of which the author has displayed a skill peculiar to himself, sufficiently explains its plan, -- which strikes us as one of the happiest that could have been devised for the construction of an interesting and useful volume of sermons, -- admitting, as it does, of a pleasing succession and variety of subjects, together with a certain inartificial unity. In one respect, however, it may have had a...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Books Group
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 166
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-15704-8
Barcode: 9781154157048
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-15704-0

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