The Life and Letters of Robert Collyer, 1823-1912 [NOOK Book]

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 Excerpt: ...has candles and things in the simple old church and, if I heard right, has less than a dozen hearers. Says you Methodists are living in fornication, but as I was just lighting a cigar, I didn't say 'Oh, get out,' but saved the thing to report to you and keep you humble. Preached in Leeds twice, and London, ...
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The Life and Letters of Robert Collyer, 1823-1912

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 Excerpt: ...has candles and things in the simple old church and, if I heard right, has less than a dozen hearers. Says you Methodists are living in fornication, but as I was just lighting a cigar, I didn't say 'Oh, get out,' but saved the thing to report to you and keep you humble. Preached in Leeds twice, and London, Birmingham and Sheffield, and three times in Stowbridge, once in Edinburgh, in Harsham also and Guilford, twice in Liverpool and thrice in Nottingham, and lectured in Fewston, Northerham, Ilkley, Pudsey and Holbeck.... Had a nice ten days in France, and went to see my brother Tom on the edge of Brittany. Lounged along through Surrey with great delight and saw some of the finest bits of the Midlands. Went to Nivaleux--don't think that is spelled right--Oh such a lovely ruin; rode over Sutton edge to Nipon by Thirsk Saw Fountains. Went up to Furness, a matchless ruin there and you lodge in the abbott's own house.... Into Westmoreland and through the lovely lake country in a carriage. Over to Carlisle--my, what a sweet cathedral that is always. Went through the markets picking up berries and things, and seeing the rustic life. And that was the way I got to Edinburgh, where the head of the great old house of Constable, the Publishers, came to pick me up, but I had gone south again." To Jasper Douthit, March 29, 1879: "... This is my experience, that to refrain all I can from contention, preach the broad truth out of a kindly heart, not to mind doctrine much, but a kindly human fellowship with those that hear me very much, is the way to win. I think one-half my people now have come in out of all kinds of places through this method, and on Sunday nights almost the whole audience is either from other churches or outdoors...." In June, 1879, just t...
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  • BN ID: 2940027062934
  • Publisher: Dodd, Mead and company
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digitized from 1917 volume
  • File size: 426 KB

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