The Battle Fought; Or, A Short Memoir Of R.k. Brewer. Or, A Short Memoir Of R.k. Brewer: or, A…

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byRobert Kitton Brewer

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1876. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... made up to withdraw from the Established Church, and my first thoughts about entering the ministerial office arose. "It will be borne in mind that I was brought up in the musical profession; and as I studied under some of the most eminent masters, having a great passion both for the art and the science, I devoted my whole time night and day to it. My place of study was London, but I had returned home ill; and for health's sake I was permitted to remain longer under my father's roof than I should otherwise have done. In social intercourse with the family I was struck with my entire ignorance of every subject except music. This awakened my desire for knowledge. Just at this time my father was in need of assistance in his school, and I offered him my services in case he could not otherwise succeed. My lack of knowledge was a great barrier to his acceptance of this help, but I came to the resolution that if possible I would prepare myself for the task against the appointed time. At four o'clock in the morning I was at my books, and in ten days more began to impart the information which I was thus daily acquiring. Among the number of books now read, besides those of classical and general literature, were books upon the Unitarian, Baptismal, Episcopalian, and other controversies. Some of my immediate relations being Socinians, and many of them Episcopalians, I was constrained to give a reason for the views I maintained, or to speak more correctly, to examine for myself which views were most in accordance with Scripture. The result was that I became a Dissenter, and a Baptist. "My thoughts were now turned upon the propriety of remaining in the musical profession. At length I made up my mind that music I could not consistently pursue as a profession: that it was better to c...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1876. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... made up to withdraw from the Established Church, and my first thoughts about entering the ministerial office arose. "It will be borne in ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:January 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217621686

ISBN - 13:9780217621687

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