John Ploughman's Talk (Classic Reprint)

John Ploughman's Talk (Classic Reprint)

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by Charles Haddon Spurgeon
     
 

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In "John Ploughman's Talk" I have written for ploughmen and common people. Hence refined taste and dainty words have been discarded for strong proverbial expressions and homely phrases. I have aimed my blows at the vices of the many, and tried to inculcate those moral virtues without which men are degraded. Much that needs to be

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Excerpt from John Ploughman's Talk

In "John Ploughman's Talk" I have written for ploughmen and common people. Hence refined taste and dainty words have been discarded for strong proverbial expressions and homely phrases. I have aimed my blows at the vices of the many, and tried to inculcate those moral virtues without which men are degraded. Much that needs to be said to the toiling masses would not well suit the pulpit and the Sabbath; these lowly pages may teach thrift and industry all the days of the week in the cottage and the workshop; and if some learn these lessons I shall not repent the adoption of a rustic style.

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ISBN-13:
9781331817208
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/19/2015
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

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