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Letters on Various Subjects (Paperback): James Caughey
Letters on Various Subjects (Paperback): James Caughey

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James Caughey

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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: LETTER VI. TO THE SAME. Montreal, March 6th, 1841. Dear Friend, At five o'clock on the morning of the 27th of January, I left Quebec for this city. Three sleighs filled with our friends, accompanied me twelve miles out of the city, where we all took breakfast together. In February, 1835, when the Rev. Matthew Lang and I visited Quebec for the first time, the brethren, hearing of our coming, in imitation of those at Rome, who met St. Paul at" the three taverns," came out twelve miles to meet us, and escorted us into their noble and beautiful city. You will not, therefore, wonder that my heart is warmly attached to the Quebec people. I only spent twenty-one days with them on my first visit, but twelve weeks with them this time; preached nearly one hundred sermons, besides exhorting, times innumerable. I also gave them a sermon on Temperance; and in the Hall of the Parliament House, I delivered an address on the expediency of total abstinence from intoxicating liquors. The Governor General very politely granted us the Hall for the occasion. Many at this time became Members of the " Quebec young men's total abstinence Society," which is in a very flourishing condition: and thus it ever shall be with any society founded on right principles, if the members act consistently, and carry out those principles with vigour, to their legitimate results. " Facts are stubborn things;" and many of the anti-temperance men found them so that night. I told them, First: ?A coroner's jury has lately been held in your city, upon the body of a female, whohas been disinterred for the purpose of an inquest, under a suspicion of murder; but death by intoxication was the final verdict. The matter, however, did not rest here; an inquest has been held in another quarter, viz.?in the conscience of a...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: James Caughey
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 90
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-85706-2
Barcode: 9780217857062
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-85706-X

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