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The Life of the Reverend Mr. James Hervey, Rector of Weston-Favell, in ...
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Page 29 - Yea, like as a father pitieth his own children, even so is the Lord merciful unto them that fear Him.
Page lviii - not to let his left hand know what his right hand did," and a hope that others would follow his example.
Page l - When his body was conveyed to church, it was covered, by his express desire, with the poor's pall, and he was buried under the middle of the communion-table in the chancel of Weston-Favel church, on Friday, Dec.
Page 16 - Cast away from you your transgressions, make you a new heart, and a new spirit ; so iniquity shall not be your ruin." " Perhaps you may be disposed to contemn this and its serious purport, or to recommend it to your companions as a subject for raillery.
Page li - ... (rarely into more, and never exceeding three), he would speak briefly, and, at the conclusion of each head, enforce what he had said by a pertinent text of Scripture, desiring his congregation (which was generally very numerous) to turn to their Bibles, and double down that text.
Page xiii - After commending several clergymen, his friends, whom he saw on the road, he concludes thus : " My animal nature is so very feeble, that I find no benefit from the change of air, nor from the enjoyment of the most pleasant society.
Page 5 - Hervey, death is knocking at my doors ; in a few hours more I shall draw my last gasp, and then judgment, the tremendous judgment ! How shall I appear, unprepared as I am, before the allknowing and omnipotent God ! how shall I endure the day of his coming...
Page 4 - I visited him, oh, how was the glory departed from him ! I found him no more that sprightly and vivacious son of joy, which he used to be; but languishing, pining away, and withering under the...