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The Life of the REV. John Wesley (Paperback): Henry Moore
The Life of the REV. John Wesley (Paperback): Henry Moore

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER IV. THE REV. SAMUEL WESLEY, JUNIOR. Samuel Wesley, M. A., son of Samuel and Susannah Wesley, was born about 1692, a year or two before his parents removed to Epworth; being nearly eleven years older than his brother Mr. John Wesley, and sixteen older than Mr. Charles. Concerning his childhood, there is something very remarkable. He did not speak at all till he was more than four years old, and was thought to be deficient in understanding. But he one day answered a question, which was proposed to a servant concerning him, in such a way as greatly surprised all that were present: and from that time he spoke without any difficulty. He was sent to Westminster school about the beginning of the year 1704, and admitted a King's scholar in 1707.f Before he left home, his mother, by judicious and constant instruction, had formed his mind to a knowledge and serious sense of religion; but she knew the danger of his situation at Westminster, and how exceedingly apt young persons are to be drawn aside from religion and virtue, by improper companions, and bad examples constantly before their eyes. On this account she was anxious for the preservation of his morals, as he grew up and became more exposed to temptation. After she had recovered from the shock of the fire, which destroyed all they had, and from the fury of which they saved themselves with great difficulty, This date of his birth is taken from a memorandum, which Mr. John Wesley wrote on the back of one of his brother's letters. . . - .. ) Welch's List of Scholars of St. Peter's College, Westminster, as they were elected to Christ Church, Oxford, and to Trinity College, Cambridge, p. 91. she wrote him a long letter, dated October 1709; which, for the importance of the matter, and the energy with which it is w...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Henry Moore
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 326
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-55992-8
Barcode: 9780217559928
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-55992-1

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