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" I tell you, Sir, every Sunday that I go to my parish church, I can build a ship from stem to stern under the sermon ; but, were it to save my soul, under Mr. Whitefield, I could not lay a single plank." Hume * pronounced him the most ingenious preacher... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 200
1824
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 15

England - 1824 - 758 pages
...sermon ; but, were it to save my soul, under Mr Whitefield, I could not lay a single plank.' Hume) pronounced him the most ingenious preacher he had...and said, it was worth while to go twenty miles to bear him. But, perhaps, the greatest proof of his persuasive powers was, when he drew from Franklin's...
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The Life of Wesley: And the Rise and Progress of Methodism, Volume 2

Robert Southey - Evangelists - 1820 - 642 pages
...sermon ; but, were it to save my soul, under Mr. Whitefield, I could not lay a single plank." Hume * pronounced him the most ingenious preacher he had...American philosopher, " disapprove of the design ; but as • One of his flights of oratory, not in the best taste, is related on Hume's authority. " After a...
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The Life of Wesley: And the Rise and Progress of Methodism, Volume 2

Robert Southey - Evangelists - 1820 - 660 pages
...sermon ; but, were it to save my soul, under Mr. Whitefield, I could not lay a single plank." Hume * pronounced him the most ingenious preacher he had...American philosopher, " disapprove of the design ; but as • One of his flights of oratory, not in the best taste, is related on Hume's authority. " After a...
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The Life of Wesley: And the Rise and Progress of Methodism, Volumes 1-2

Robert Southey - Methodism - 1820 - 856 pages
...sermon ; but, were it to save my soul, under Mr. Whitefield, 1 could not lay a single plank." Hume* pronounced him the most ingenious preacher he had...proof of his persuasive powers was, when he drew from Frankfin's pocket the money which that clear cool reasoner had determined not to give : it was for...
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The Life of Wesley: And the Rise and Progress of Methodism, Volumes 1-2

Robert Southey - Methodism - 1820 - 516 pages
...sermon ; but, were it to save my soul, under Mr. Whitetield, I could not lay a single plank." Humet pronounced him the most ingenious preacher he had...heard ; and said, it was worth while to go twenty railes to hear him. But, perhaps, the greatest proof of his persuasive powers was, when he drew from...
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 3

Theology - 1821 - 694 pages
...introduction of familiar stories, and illijtrat ions adapted to the meanest capacity.' Vol. II. p. 108. " Hume pronounced him the most ingenious preacher he had...heard : and said, it was worth while to go twenty mile? to hear him." — Vol. II. p. 109. We were surprised to find so little in Southey's work descriptive...
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The Monitor, Volume 1

Youth - 1823 - 438 pages
...but were it to save my soul, under Mr. Whitefield I could not lay a single plank.". Hume pronouneed him the most ingenious preacher he had ever heard,...it was worth while to go twenty miles to hear him. One of his flights of oratory is related on Mr. Hume's authority. " After a solemn pause, Mr. Whitefield...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volume 16

Anecdotes - 1826 - 384 pages
...the sermon ; but were it to save my soul, under Mr. Whitefield I could not lay a single plank." Hume pronounced him the most ingenious preacher he had...it was worth while to go twenty miles to hear him. One of his nights of oratory is related on Mr. Hume's authority. " After a solemn pause, Mr. Whitefield...
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The New Jerusalem magazine and theological inspector

1829 - 140 pages
...the sermon ; but, were it to save my soul, under Mr. Whilfield I could not lay a single plank." Hume pronounced him the most ingenious preacher he had...and said, it was worth while to go twenty miles to bear him. Hut, perhaps, the greatest proof of his persuasive powers was, when he drew from Franklin's...
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Memoirs of Rev. George Whitefield

John Gillies - Bookbinding - 1834 - 672 pages
...the sermon ; but were it to save my soul, under Mr. Whitefield, I could not lay a single plank." Hume pronounced him the most ingenious preacher he had...the Orphan-house at Savannah. "I did not," says the philosopher, " disapprove of the design ; but as Georgia was then destitute of materials and workmen,...
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