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" ... took the following method of ascertaining the merit of one of the numerous candidates for the appointment. He told the applicant that he would himself furnish him with a text... "
The European Magazine, and London Review - Page 126
1818
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English literature - 1818
...would himself f'l him with a text the following Sunday, to preach at the Royal Chapel, from whic.h he was to make an extempore sermon. The clergyman...hour the Royal Chapel was crowded to excess. — The Kingarrived at the end ofthe prayers, and on the candidate's ascending the pnlpit, one of his Miijeity's...
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 3

H. Biglow, Orville Luther Holley - American literature - 1818
...furnish him with a text the following Sunday, when he was to preach at the Royal Chapel, from which he was to make an extempore sermon. The clergyman...abroad widely, and at an early hour the Royal Chapel won crouded to excess. Ring arrived at the end of the prayers, and, en the candidate's ascending the...
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Letters of a Prussian Traveller: Descriptive of a Tour Through ..., Volume 2

John Bramsen - Europe - 1818
...he was to preach extempore. The clergyman accepted the offer. The whim of such a probationary sermon was spread abroad widely, and at an early hour the...Chapel was crowded to excess. The King arrived at the close of the prayers, and on the clergyman's ascending the pulpit, one of his Majesty's aides-de-camp...
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A thousand notable things, embracing a collection of scarce receipts, &c. To ...

Thousand notable things - 1822
...furnish him with a text, the following Sunday, when he was to preach at the Royal Chapel, from which he was to make an extempore sermon. The clergyman...The whim of such a probationary discourse was spread about widely, and at 'an early hour the Royal Chapel was crowded to excess. The king arrived at the...
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The Percy anecdotes, by Sholto and Reuben Percy. (Eloquence).

Joseph Clinton Robertson - 1822
...with a text the following Sunday, when he was to preach at the Royal Chapel. The morning came, and the chapel was crowded to excess. The king arrived at the end of the prayers ; and on the candidate ascending the pulpit, he was presented with a. sealed paper by one of his majesty's aides-de-camp....
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The Bagman's Bioscope: Various Views of Men and Manners : Being the Points ...

William Bayley (of Yorkshire.) - Anecdotes - 1824 - 365 pages
...a. text the following Sunday, when he was to preach at the Royal Chapel. The morning came, and the chapel was crowded to excess. The king arrived at the end of the prayers; and on the candidate ascending the pulpit, he was presented with a sealed paper by one of his majesty's aides-de-camp....
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 2

Anecdotes - 1826
...with a text the following Sunday, when he was to preach at the Royal Chapel. The morning came, and the chapel was crowded to excess. The king arrived at the end of the prayers; and on the candidate ascending the pulpit, he was presented with a sealed paper by one of his majesty's aides-de-camp....
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The Encyclopedia of Anecdotes: Illustrative of Character and Events from ...

George Ramsay - Anecdotes - 1828 - 636 pages
...furnish him with a text, the following Sunday, when he was to preach at the Royal Chapel, from which he was to make an extempore sermon. The clergyman...early hour the Royal Chapel was crowded to excess. The Bang arrived at the end of the prayers ; and, on the candidate's ascending the pulpit, one of his Majesty's...
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The Percy Anecdotes, Revised Edition: To which is Added, a Valuable ...

Anecdotes - 1852
...with a text the following Sunday, when he was to preach at the Royal Chapel. The morning came, and the old Qua-ker apothecary, remarkable for the notice he took of countenances, and a tale candidate ascending the pulpit, he was presented with a sealed paper by oneofhis majesty's aids-de-camp....
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The Percy Anecdotes: Revised Edition, Volumes 1-2

Anecdotes - 1847
...with a text the following Sunday, when he was to preach at the Royal Chapel. The morning came, and the L. candidate ascending the pulpit, he was presented with a scaled paper by one of his majesty's aids-de-eamp....
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