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" Devotion alone should have stopped me, to join in the duties of the congregation; but I must confess that curiosity to hear the preacher of such a wilderness was not the least of my motives. "
The Literary Magazine, and American Register - Page 261
1804
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The Connecticut evangelical magazine, Volume 6

1805
...the congregation ; but I confess that curiosity to hear the preacher of such a wilderness, was not the least of my motives. On entering I was struck...white linen cap, his shrivelled hands, and his voice, all shaking under the in—. fluence of a: palsy, in a- few moments ascertained to me that he was perfectly...
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The British Spy, Or, Letters to a Member of the British Parliament: Written ...

William Wirt - United States - 1804 - 105 pages
...congregation ; but I must confess that curiosity to hear the preacher of such a wilderness, was not the least of my motives. On entering, I was struck...white linen cap, his shrivelled hands, and his voice, all shaking under the influence of a palsy, in a few moments ascertained to me that he was perfectly...
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The Letters of the British Spy

William Wirt - Virginia - 1805 - 128 pages
...con. gregation ; but I must confess, that curiosity to hear the preacher of such a wilderness, was not the least of my motives. On entering, I was struck...preternatural appearance. He was a tall and very spare old man....his head, •which was covered with a white linen cap, his shrivelled hands, and his voice,...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...to hear the preacher of such a wilderness, was not the least of my motives. On entering the house, I was struck with his preternatural appearance. He was a tall and very ^pare old man...his head, which was covered with a white linen cap, his shivelled hands, and his voice,...
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The Letters of the British Spy

William Wirt - Virginia - 1813 - 186 pages
...congregation; but I must confess, that curiosity, to hear the preacher of such a wilderness, was not the least of my motives. On entering, I was struck...with a white linen cap, his shrivelled hands, and his Toice, were all shaking under the influence of a palsy; and a few moments ascertained to me that he...
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The Narrative of a Mission to Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Somers ...

Joshua Marsden - Bermuda Islands - 1816 - 289 pages
...hear the preacher of such a wilderness, was not the least of my motives: on entering, I was (truck with his preternatural appearance ;—he was a tall...man; his head, which was covered with a white linen fap, his shrivelled hands and his voice were all shaking under the influence of a palsy, and a few...
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The Republican Compiler: Comprising a Series of Scientific, Descriptive ...

Electronic books - 1818 - 263 pages
...congregation; but I must confess, that curiosity, to hear the preacher of such a wilderness, was not the least of my motives. On entering, I was struck...was a tall and very spare old man ; his head, which wa? covered with a white linen cap, his shrivelled hands, and his voice, were ail shaking under the...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...the least of my motives. On entering the house, I was struck with his preternatural appearance. lie was a tall and very spare old man. ...his head, which...cap, his shrivelled hands, and his voice, were all shaken under the influence of a palsy, and a few moments ascertained to me that he was perfectly '...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...to hear the preacher of such a wilderness, was not the least of my motives, On entering the house, 1 was struck with his preternatural appearance. He was a tall and very spare old man....his head, which was covered with a white linen cap, his shrivelled hands, and his voice, were...
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American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science and ...

1828
...to hear the preacher of such a wilderness, was not the least of my motives. On entering the house, I was struck with his preternatural appearance. He...cap ; his shrivelled hands, and his voice, were all shaken under the influence of a palsy, and a few moments ascertained to me that he was perfectly blind....
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