Biography of Rev. W. H. Griswold

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byHenry Birdsall Soule

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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. 1845. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. In Andover, Mr. Griswold passed the time during the remainder of the autumn very agreeably, preaching in some of the neighboring towns nearly every Sabbath;. a sketch of which he writes under date of December 5th, 1839. "The next day after reaching Andover, I rode ten miles to South Reading and preached my first sermon in New England--not without deep feeling. Returned home same evening. Preached at Methuen, five miles from this place, on the following Sabbath;--the next day preached at Haverhill, where they want preaching half, if not indeed all the time, the ensuing year. Last Sabbath preached at Billerica, a pleasant village about nine miles from Andover. Here they have an Academy, which they wish some one to take at his own risk; they will give the rent, and also employ him to preach to them onehalf the time--provided he is a preacher.--Such an amphibious animal would probably get about $500 for his year's anxious labor. But the school is low--is run down---and it would be folly for a man of my limited attainments and feeble body to attempt to raise it again into public confidence, and make it yield a comfortable support. But it will afford an opportunity to some enterprising young man, who is capable of enduring considerable physical toil. I am to try to preach here again next Sabbath. "I am much pleased, thus far, with New England; have been warmly received, and very liberally encouraged. My services, of whatever value in themselves, have been very well compensated. But it is too laborious for me, to be obliged to travel so much to get to the places, where I attempt to preach on the Sabbath. I uniformly return home exhausted; and it requires the whole week to recruit again. Perhaps I may become inured to this kind of labor, so as not to ...

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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. 1845. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. In Andover, Mr. Griswold passed the time during the remainder of the autumn very agreeably, preaching in some of t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217958168

ISBN - 13:9780217958165

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