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" Having frequently seen such objects before, in travelling through these states, I had no difficulty in understanding that this was a place of religious worship. Devotion alone should have stopped me, to join in the duties of the congregation ; but I must... "
Anecdotes of the Blind - Page 30
by Abram V. Courtney - 1835 - 52 pages
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The History of South-Carolina: From Its First Settlement in 1670 ..., Volume 2

David Ramsay - 1809 - 602 pages
...the road side. I had no dif" ficulty in understanding that this was a place of religious wor" ship. Curiosity to hear the preacher of such a wilderness " was not the least of my motives for joining the congregation. " On entering I was struck with his preternatural appearance. " He was...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 408 pages
...singular and interesting adventure, which I met with, in the course of the tour. It was one Sabbath, as I travelled through the county of Orange, that...wilderness, was not the least of my motives. On entering the house, I was struck with his preternatural appearance. He was a tall and very ^pare old man...his...
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The Narrative of a Mission to Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Somers ...

Joshua Marsden - 1816 - 289 pages
...alone would have stopped me to .join in the duties of the congregation; but 1 must confess, that a curiosity to hear the preacher of 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...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1819 - 408 pages
...cluster of horses tied near a ruinous, old, wooden house, in the forest, not far from the road-side. Having frequently seen such objects before, in travelling...wilderness, was not the least of my motives. On entering the house, I was struck with his preternatural appearance. lie was a tall and very spare old man. ...his...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - 1828 - 276 pages
...cluster of horses tied near a ruinous, old, wooden house, in the forest, not far from the road-side. Having frequently seen such objects before, in travelling...wilderness, was not the least of my motives. On entering the house, I was struck with his preternatural appearance. He was a tall and very spare old man —...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - 1828 - 276 pages
...from the road-side. Having frequently seen such objects before, in travelling through these states, 1 had no difficulty in understanding that this was a...wilderness, was not the least of my .motives. On entering the house, I was struck with his preternatural appearance. He was a tall and very spare old man —...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - 1828 - 276 pages
...place of religious worship. Devotion alone should have stopped me, to join • in the duties of the t congregation ; but I must confess, that curiosity...wilderness, was not the least of my motives. On entering the house, I was struck with his preternatural appearance. He was a tall and very spare old man —...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - 1832 - 295 pages
...through these states, I had no difficulty in understanding that this was a place of religious worship. 2. Devotion alone should have stopped me, to join in...such a wilderness, was not the least of my motives. Oil entering the house, I was struck with his preternatural" appearance. He was a tall and very spare...
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The Western Reader: A Series of Useful Lessons

1833 - 216 pages
...worship. Si. Devotion alone should have stopped me, to join in the duties of the congregation ; but 1 must confess, that curiosity to hear the preacher...entering, I was struck with his preternatural appearance. lie was a tall and very spare old man; his head, which was covered with a white linen cap, his shrivelled...
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The American Manual: Or New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - 1833 - 295 pages
...should have stopped me; to join in the duties of the congregation ; but I must confess, that etniosity to hear the preacher of such a wilderness, was not the least of my motives. On entering the house, I was strtiek vrith his preternatural* appearance. He was a tall and very spare old man,...
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