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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 book of good examples drawn from authentic history and biography ... - Page 119
by John Frost - 1846 - 288 pages
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The Connecticut evangelical magazine

Religion
...such a wilderness, was not the least of my motives. On entering I was struck with his preternatural appearance. — He was a tall and very spare old man...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 Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 1

Charles Brockden Brown - 1804
...such a wilderness, was «4t the least of my motives. On entering, I was struck with his preternatural appearance. He was a tall and very spare old man......his voice were all shaking under the influence of a palsy, and a few moments ascertained to me that he was perfectly blind. The first emotions which...
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The British spy, or, Letters to a member of the British Parliament: written ...

William Wirt - Virginia - 1804 - 105 pages
...such a wilderness, was not the least of my motives. On entering, I was struck with his preternatural appearance. He was a tall and very spare old man —...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
...entering, I 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 voice, were all shaking under the influence of a palsy, and a few moments ascertained to me that he was perfectly blind. The first emotions which...
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The History of South-Carolina: From Its First Settlement in 1670 ..., Volume 2

David Ramsay - Slavery - 1809 - 602 pages
...least of my motives for joining the congregation. " On entering I was struck with his preternatural appearance. " He was a tall and very spare old man...his voice were all shaking under the influence of a palsy, " and a few moments ascertained to me that he was perfectly " blind. The first emotions which...
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The pulpit; or, A biographical and literary account of eminent popular ...

Garnet Terry - 1812
...such a wilderness was not the least of my motives. On entering, I was struck with his preternatural appearance. He was a tall and very spare old man ;...his voice, were all shaking under the influence of a palsy ; and a few moments ascertained to me that he was perfectly blind ! ' The first emotions which...
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The letters of the British spy

William Wirt - Virginia - 1813 - 186 pages
...such a wilderness, was not the least of my motives. On entering, I was struck with his preternatural appearance. He was a tall and very spare old man;...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 New evangelical magazine and theological review

...snch a wilderness wai not the least of my motives. On entering I was strnck with his preternatural appearance. He was a tall and very spare old man ;...his voice, were all shaking under the influence of a palsy ; and a few moments ascertained to me that he was perfectly blind ! The first emotions which...
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The Narrative of a Mission to Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Somers ...

Joshua Marsden - Bermuda Islands - 1816 - 289 pages
...such a wilderness, was not the least of my motives: on entering, I was (truck with his preternatural appearance ;—he was a tall and very spare old 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 letters of the British spy

William Wirt - Virginia - 182? - 224 pages
...such a wilderness, was not the least of my motives. On entering, I was struck with his preternatural appearance. He was a tall and very spare old man ;...his voice, were all shaking under the influence of a palsy; and a few moments ascertained to me that he was perfectly blind. The first emotions which...
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