Free Thoughts Upon Methodists, Actors, And The Influence Of The Stage; With An Intr. Letter Upon…

Paperback | January 16, 2012

byRobert Mansel

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1814. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... sufferings of the early supporters and promulgators of the christian faith--but he keeps his horse! He talks of primitive times, primitive men, and primitive manners--but he keeps his horse: He expatiates upon charity, aud his saddle-bags are remembered! If his rivals, the comedians, should, be in town--a spider to a fly--a ferret to a rat--cannot be a more determined enemy. He fulminates them with brimstone; roasts them with fire; consigns them to the lowest pit of perdition, and receives the sanction of his Christian followers! Me performs his limited engagement, and then "The Lord Jesus Christ vomited forth arianism, which "ran like a stream into the gulph of Hell." Portraiture of Methodism, page 262, 264, 330. Aud when thou prayest, thou sbalt not be as the hypocrites-ire; for they love to pray standing, in the synagogues, and in the corner of the streets, that they may be seen by men. Verily, I say unto you, they have Their Reward. But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thon hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret, and thy Father which seetb in secret, shall reward thee openly. But when ye pray, use not Vain Repetitions, as the heathen do; for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. Matthew vi. 5, 6, 7. " At the theatre, when all is sunk in haughty forget"fulness of God; after the proud have once more displayed "their brilliancy, and set their heart as the heart of God; "after the eyes of vanity have for the last time, feasted "themselves; after the tears which real guilt and misery "demanded have been wasted on fictitious crime and "calamities, and the whole croud have been shaken with "the madness of laughter; after profaneness hath unfurled "its flag of defiance, with hell-bred gallantry...

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1814. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... sufferings of the early supporters and promulgators of the christian faith--but he keeps his horse! He talks of primitive times...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:January 16, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217817890

ISBN - 13:9780217817899

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