Nancy Le Baron: Founded on Fact

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William S. Damrell, 1837 - 89 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 32 - And let us not be weary in well doing : for 'in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
الصفحة 58 - MORNING HYMN. AWAKE, my soul, and with the sun Thy daily course of duty run ; Shake off dull sloth, and joyful rise To pay thy morning sacrifice.
الصفحة 2 - Indefinite resolutions of abstemiousness are apt to yield to extraordinary occasions ; and extraordinary occasions to occur perpetually. Whereas, the stricter the rule is, the more tenacious we grow of it ; and many a man will abstain rather than break his rule, who would not easily be brought to exercise the same mortification from higher motives. Not to mention, that when our rule is once known, we are provided with an answer to every importunity.
الصفحة vii - I could mention an ordination that took place about twenty years ago, at which I myself was ashamed and grieved to see two aged ministers literally drunk ; and a third indecently excited.
الصفحة vii - I should wish might be concealed. But they were made public by the guilty persons ; and I have thought it just and proper to mention them, in order to show how much we owe to a compassionate God for the great deliverance he has wrought.
الصفحة vii - I remember that at a particular period, before the temperance reformation commenced, I was able to count up nearly forty ministers of the Gospel, and none of them at a very great distance, who were either drunkards, or so far addicted to intemperate drinking, that their reputation and usefulness were greatly injured, if not utterly ruined.
الصفحة vii - ... visited, deemed it an act of kindness, and no more than what common civility required, to offer me wine, or distilled spirit, and thought it a little strange, if I refused to drink. At funerals, the bereaved friends and others were accustomed to use strong drink before and after going to the burial. At ordinations, councils, and all other meetings of ministers, different kinds of stimulating drinks were provided ; and there were but few who did not partake of them.
الصفحة 46 - The contraft between thofe two rivers is •very ftriking, the one being as pure and limpid as the other is foul and muddy.
الصفحة vii - ... Sabbath. They considered this practice an important means of promoting their health, sustaining them under fatigue, and increasing the vigor of their constitution. The generality of physicians approved of this practice ; and often recommended brandy, wine, gin, etc., as the best remedy for diseases of the stomach and lungs. Every family that I visited, deemed it an act of kindness, and no more than what common civility required, to offer me wine, or distilled spirit, and thought it a little strange,...
الصفحة 128 - ... child of God — a steward of the poor — a benefactor of mankind. — Such was Elkanah Grafton.

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