Christmas Evans: The Preacher of Wild Wales; His Country, His Times, and His Contemporaries (Classic Reprint)
Fb&c Limited, Jan 19, 2018 - 440 pages
Excerpt from Christmas Evans: The Preacher of Wild Wales; His Country, His Times, and His Contemporaries
Wales, the Country and the People - Individuality Of the Welsh Pulpit - St. David - The Religious Sense Of the People Association Meetings - Gryffyth of Caernarvon - Bardic Character of the Sermons - A Repetition of Sermons Peculiarities of the Welsh Language - Its Singular Effects as Spoken - Its Vowels - Its Pictorial Character - The Hn - Welsh Scenery - Isolated Character of the Old Chapels - Plain Living and High Thinking - Ludicrous Incidents Of Uncertain Service - Superstitions of Heathen ism - Fondness of the People for Allegory - Haunted Wales - The Rev. John Jones and the Mysterious Horse man - Old Wild Wales - St. David's - Kilgerran - Welsh Nomenclature - John Dyer - Old Customs.
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