Thirty Short Sermons; On Various Important Subjects Both Doctrinal And Practical

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byJohn Bovee Dods

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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.1840 Excerpt: ... SERMON II. ON THE DEATH OF MRS. MORRIS. Melancholy indeed is the occasion on which we are now assembled. It is no doubt to us all, as well as to the bereaved, one of deep and thrilling interest. Mrs. Morris, her little daughter, and its grandmother have been removed from these mortal shores. The speaker, who now addresses you, has been invited by the bereaved husband and father, who is a resident of Clinton, Mississippi, to meet him here and preach the funeral sermon of his dear fallen friends; and to administer the consolations of the gospel of Christ to his bleeding heart. Though separated by a distance of more than 1900 miles, yet we have at length met in Gloucester, Virginia, agreeably to previous appointment. Here we parted four yejars ago. But though we shake the friendly hand' of greeting and affection in this place, endeared to us by many pleasing recollections, yet the scenes around us, conspire to awaken in the soul many tender emotions. Nature is robed in glory as when we parted, but seems to mourn! The woodlands proudly wave; but methinks they wave in melancholy grandeur!. The plantations smile, and the heavens beam serenity, but these seem mingled with pensiveness! The songsters carol their morning and evening lay, but it sounds to the bereaved heart, like the sad requiem over friendship's early tomb! In you and me, all Nature's beauty awakens no thrill of fond, rapturous delight, but seems to mourn with us over the triple grave of our. fallen friends. Even the beautiful flowers, which adorn these gardens, seem to speak of withered hopes, and of blighted domestic joys. Delivered in the Episcopal church, Gloucester, Virginia, Sunday, July ICth, 1837, on the funeral occasion of the wife, mother, and child of Christopher 8. Morris, Esq. Though su...

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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.1840 Excerpt: ... SERMON II. ON THE DEATH OF MRS. MORRIS. Melancholy indeed is the occasion on which we are now assembled. It is no doubt to us al...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217807178

ISBN - 13:9780217807173

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