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" ... simplicity of style, he endeavours to recommend to general practice. He left others to contend for' modes of faith, and inflame themselves and the world with endless controversy ; it was the wiser purpose of his more... "
Familiar Essays, on Interesting Subjects ... - Page 70
1787 - 170 pages
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 54

Tobias Smollett - 1782
...Character" prefixed to the book itfelf. It may add weight, perhaps, to the reflections contained in th£ following pages to inform the reader, that the author's...generous a zeal and fuch an elegant and affecting limplicity of ftyle, he endeavours to recommend to general practice. He left others to contend for...
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The Great Importance of a Religious Life Considered: To which are Added ...

William Melmoth - 1787 - 145 pages
...CHARACTER . OFTHE AUTHOR Of the following t R EAT IS E. TT may add Weight, perhaps, to the Reflexions contained in the following Pages, to inform the Reader...which, with fo generous a Zeal and fuch an elegant and affefting Simplicity of Style, he endeavours to recommend to general Praftice. He left oiherg to contend...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 11, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - 1797
...the author is plainly pointed out in the following ihort character prefixed to the book itfelf r " It may add weight, perhaps, to the reflections contained...the author's life was one uniform exemplar of thofe precept! which, with fo generous a 7,eal, and fuch an elegant and affefting fimplicity of rtyle, he...
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The Truth and Excellence of the Christian Religion Exhibited: In Two Parts ...

Hannah Adams - 1804 - 384 pages
...following concife account of Mr. Melmoth's character, drawn by his fon, * is prefixed to this publication. It may add weight perhaps to the reflections contained...He left others to contend for modes of faith, and enflame themfelves and the world with endIcfs controverfy : it was the wifer purpofe of his more ennobled...
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The Great Importance of a Religious Life Considered: To which are Added ...

William Melmoth - 1812 - 144 pages
...present century. 'WM Bath; May \6t 1790. A SHORT CHARACTER OF THE AUTHOR Of THE POL10WINO TREATISE. / IT may add weight, perhaps, to the reflections contained...that the author's life was one uniform exemplar of those precepts, which with so benevolent a zeal and so pathetic a simplicity of style, he endeavours...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1815
...earl of Egmont. Of this work Mr. Melmoth's son says, in the short preface which accompanies it, that " It may add weight, perhaps, to the reflections contained...that the author's life was one uniform exemplar of those precepts, which, with so generous a zeal, and such an elegant and affecting simplicity of style,...
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Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing ..., Volume 3

John Nichols - 1812
...Short Character" prefixed to some modern Editions: " It may add weight, perhaps, to the reflexions contained in the following pages, to inform the Reader, that the Author's lite was one uniform exemplar of those precepts, which, with so generous a zeal and such an elegant...
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Classical English Letter-writer: Or, Epistolary Selections; Designed to ...

Elizabeth Frank - 1814 - 368 pages
...letter inserted in this volume, jt, reflects honour on the character, both of the father and the son. " It may add weight, perhaps, to the reflections contained...that the author's life was one uniform exemplar of those precepts, which, with so benevolent a zeal, and so pathetic a simplicity of style, he endeavours...
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Classical English letter-writer: or, Epistolary selections designed to ...

Frank Elizabeth - 1814
...letter inserted in this volume, it reflects honour on the character both of the father and the son. " It may add weight, perhaps, to the reflections contained...that the author's life was one uniform exemplar of those precepts, which, with so benevolent a zeal, and so pathetic a simplicity of style, be endeavours...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1815
...earl of Egmont. Of this work Mr. Melmoth's son says, in the short preface which accompanies it, that " It may add weight, perhaps, to the reflections contained...that the author's life was one uniform exemplar of those precepts, which, with so generous a zeal, and such an elegant and affecting simplicity of style,...
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