The Methodist Review, Volume 71

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General Books LLC, 2009 - 794 pages
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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. 1889 Excerpt: ...all who read it. Its facts are its chief fascination; but the strong English with which they are clothed, and the sparkling enthusiasm of the writer evcry-where manifest in his work, add not a little to the excellence of the volume. We merely commend it now, deferring the full notice to the next number. In Memoriam. John H. Phillips. A small volume containing an account of the funeral services of Mr. Phillips, with the admirable addresses in full of Bishop Andrews and the Rev. Dr. W. V. Kelley. A Semi-Centennial Sermon, Historical, Biographical, and Itinerary. Delivered before the Cincinnati Conference at Piqua, 0., September 4, 1878. By Rev. William Herb, D.D. Third edition. Cincinnati: Cranston & Stowe. The sermon is of rare value, abounding in staple reminiscences and the constituent elements of permanent and progressive history. Methodist Beview. JULY, 1889. Akt. I.--PRESIDENT BENJAMIN HARRISON. President Harbison lias stood for months in a blaze of light. As a candidate for nomination by the Republican National Convention the attention of all the politicians of the country was focused upon him. As the nominee of that Convention he was brought under the scrutiny of the nation. As presidentelect he attracted the critical observation of all civilized governments. He was visited by individuals and delegations from all parts of the country. He was approached by persons who thought they had missions, and by persons who desired missions. He was catechised by theorists, and preached to by reformers. Self-seekers tried to secure his favor, and Christian ministers assured him of their interest in him for the 6ake of the divine Master. He received and responded to addresses without number. The "reporter" was observing and listening when the object o...

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