Memoirs Of The Public Life Of  James Hogg; And Of The Ecclesiastical Proceedings Of His Time [ed. By A. Bruce]. by James Hogg

Memoirs Of The Public Life Of James Hogg; And Of The Ecclesiastical Proceedings Of His Time [ed…

byJames Hogg

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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.1798 Excerpt: ... SECTION II. Containing some Account of Philomaths' Situation and Studies when abroad. His return to Scotland after tie Revolution. The State of Religion and Parties about that Time. His Trials for Licence, and Entrance on his public IVori. TTA.VING propofed to account for the chies wrestlings that relate to his ministerial work, touching Head I. namely, his preparation for this great work, Philomathes hath too good ground to be humbled, that it is much wanting to this day. Notwithstanding he cannot omit to record fome things more memorable which had a native tendency that way, though he came far short of a just improvement. (i.) After very small prosiciency at home, where he did not sinish his philofophic course, a savourable juncture of providence carried him to a foreign country, where he had the advantage to attend at a samous university, and he accounts himself obliged to insert into this his testament the acknowledgments he oweth to several desirable perfons, and fome of great eminency both belonging to his native land, and to diverse alfo of that foreign country, who interested themselves in him, and shewed him great kindness; and, in a peculiar manner, to the samous prosessors, whom he heard there; fome of whom took special notice os him, and when he had continued a while at the college did recommend younger students to his care, and as the assisting of them was of use for his own improvement, fo it afforded htm competent gain, which came in regularly, their parents or overseers being of the richer fort could easily afford it, and his circumstances in a foreign country rendered so much seafonable and stead able. He reckons not himself among the exile«,though a sharer of that persecution, of which his parents, and by consequence the samily had th...

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Title:Memoirs Of The Public Life Of James Hogg; And Of The Ecclesiastical Proceedings Of His Time [ed…Format:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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