View of the character, position, and prospects, of the Edinburgh Bible society, 7 letters [ed. by H. Grey].

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Sivu 36 - ... not entitle them to forget, as their betters for the most part do, their presbyterian education and early predilections, and whom sordid sentiments, vulgar manners, and money-loving habits, preclude from the amiable circles of cultivated religious society. These do not for a long time change their sentiments or society with the scene of their existence. They continue to...
Sivu 63 - How goodly are thy tents, O Jacob, and thy tabernacles, O Israel! As the valleys are they spread forth, as gardens by the river's side, as the trees of lign aloes which the Lord hath planted, and as cedar trees beside the waters.
Sivu 58 - ... the wicked shall be consumed with " the spirit of his mouth, and destroyed with the
Sivu 35 - Such individuals send their homage and mite to the Edinburgh Society. And of the tribe of needy adventurers who every year migrate to the genial South, there are hundreds whose rank does not entitle them to forget, as their betters for the most part do, their presbyterian education and early predilections, and whom sordid sentiments, vulgar manners, and money* loving habits, preclude from the amiable circles of cultivated religious society.
Sivu 10 - I would thus solicit and conjure him; ' Alas ! that so wise a man should not know ' the worth of peace ! What mean those subtle novelties ? ' If they make thee famous and the Church miserable, who * shall gain by them ? Is singularity so precious, that it should
Sivu 10 - What mean these subtle novelties ? if they make thee famous and the Church miserable, who shall gain by them ? Is singularity so precious, that it should cost no less than the safety...
Sivu 36 - Scottish ministers settled in the North of England, or that all poor laymen removing to London, are of this character; only that in most cases it is a spirit of prejudice and cynical discontent which leads men so situated to send money to Edinburgh, in preference to giving it where their more pious and christianly-affectioned neighbours give theirs. It is...
Sivu 35 - ... stationed on the wrong side of the border, who sigh in obsequious fondness after a church that has not cherished them with reciprocal attachment. Their highest conceptions of worldly glory and felicity do not surmount the dome of St George's — it would not do for them to slight what they conceive to be the road to preferment, or to set up for independence before the time arrive when they, as others have done, may exchange the care of a little flock at Berwick or Newcastle for
Sivu 35 - English abettors of Edinburgh principles? Let us see. There is not, I •will answer for it, a native Englishman among them. Poor ministers the chief of them, of small Scottish congregations, stationed on the wrong side of the border, who sigh in obsequious fondness after a church that has not cherished them with reciprocal attachment.

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