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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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The Baltimore Literary and Religious Magazine, Volume 3

Theology - 1837 - 588 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...miles to hear him. But, perhaps, the greatest proof of hi* persuasive powers was, when he drew from Franklin's pocket the money which that 'clear, cool reasoner...
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Memoirs of Rev. George Whitefield

John Gillies - Clergy - 1837 - 682 pages
...not lay a single plank." Hume pro^ nounced him the most ingenious preacher he had ever heard ; arid said, it was worth while to go twenty miles to hear...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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Memoirs of Rev. George Whitefield

John Gillies - Presbyterian Church - 1838 - 728 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...cool reasoner had determined not to give : it was for tlie Orphan-house at Savannah. "I did not,:> says the philosopher, "disapprove of the design ; but...
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Memoirs of Rev. George Whitefield

John Gillies - Presbyterian Church - 1838 - 688 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...Franklin's pocket the money which that clear, cool rcasoner had determined not to give : it wŁ& for the Orphan-house at Savannah. "I did not," says the...
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The Percy Anecdotes, Revised Edition: To which is Added, a Valuable ...

Anecdotes - 1852 - 670 pages
...the sermon; but were it to save my soul, under Mr. Whilfield 1 could not lay a single plank." Hume ܲ |: 1 X ɍn mU Ӫ|D uX d ϐO[ Q I ] g } ; O l f em `^ N uR @ # n 5 ' f5 ׽dM;Y \9 One of his flights of oratory is related on Mr. Hume's authority. " After a solemn pause, Mr. Whitfield...
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The Percy Anecdotes ...

Anecdotes - 1839 - 674 pages
...under Mr. Whitfield 1 could not lay a single plank." Hume pronounced him the most ingenious preacher be had ever heard, and said 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. Whitfield...
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The Life of Wesley: And Rise and Progress of Methodism, Volume 2

Robert Southey - Methodism - 1846 - 566 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...perhaps, the greatest proof of his persuasive powers sistent with the Christian's profesied fidelity to his Redeemer, he was drawing it from rernissness...
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The Christian Treasury, Volume 1

Protestantism - 1846 - 644 pages
...and mixed multitudes — his power was everywhere acknowledge and felt." The testimony of Hume, who said it was worth while to go twenty miles to hear him, and the transient delirium of Franklin, attested by the surrender, on one occasion, of all the contents...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Revised Edition, Volumes 1-2

Anecdotes - 1847 - 666 pages
...the sermon; bnt were it to save my soul, under Mr. Whitfield 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 flights of oratory is related on Mr. Hume's anthority. " After a solemu panse, Mr. Whitfield...
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Fourth Reader: For Common Schools and Academies

Henry Mandeville - Readers (Secondary) - 1851 - 288 pages
...SECT. OIXVI. WHITEFIELD 8 ELOQUENCE. 1 PERHAPS the greatest proof of Whitefield's eloquence was shown when he drew from Franklin's pocket, the money which...to give : it was for the orphan-house at Savannah. 2 "I did not," says Franklin, " disapprove of the design ; but, as Georgia was then destitute of materials...
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