Memoirs Of The Life And Writings Of Thomas Chalmers Volume 4

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byWilliam Hanna

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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.1801 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIV. PUBLICATION OF A VOLUME OF SERMONS, AND OF THE "CHRISTIAN AND CIVIC ECONOMY OF LARGE TOWNS "--ADDRESS TO HIS AGENCY IN OCTOBER 1821--VISIT OF KING GEORGE IV. TO SCOTLAND IN AUGUST 1822--THE LANDING AT LEITH PIER--ENTHUSIASTIC LOYALTY OF DR. CHALMERS--TOUR THROUGH ENGLAND IN SEARCH OF INFORMATION AS TO THE STATE AND PROSPECTS OF ITS rOOR-LAW ADMINISTRATION--INTERCOURSE WITH LORD CALTHORPE, MR. WILBERFORCE, MR. CLARKSON, MR. MALTHUS, ETC.--SUDDEN DEATH OF MR. BROWN--RETURN TO GLASGOW. Amid all the urgency of these parochial labours, the press was actively employed. In November 1820, a volume of sermons was published, "On the Application of Christianity to the Commercial and Ordinary Affairs of Life." Concurrently with the commencement of the St. John's ministry, a series of quarterly publications on the "Christian and Civic Economy of Large Towns" began to be issued, and was sustained in unbroken order till Dr. Chalmers's removal to St. Andrews. These papers were devoted to the exposition of the very measures which he was then carrying into accomplishment; so that at this period he presents himself to us in the unique and compound character of the skilful deviser, the vigorous conductor, and the eloquent defender of his own schemes of Christian usefulness. We scarcely know to which of the three--the wisdom of his counsel, the energy of his action, or the eloquence of his exposition--the palm should be awarded. The rare exhibition of three such qualities, each so high in its degree, all working at once and for the one object, excites unbounded admiration. There was an instance in ancient times of the general who planned the campaign, and who personally presided over its conduct, becoming afterwards its best historian; but it was while he was in th...

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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.1801 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIV. PUBLICATION OF A VOLUME OF SERMONS, AND OF THE "CHRISTIAN AND CIVIC ECONOMY OF LARGE TOWNS "--ADDRESS TO HIS AGENCY...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:182 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.39 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217020674

ISBN - 13:9780217020671

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