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" ... that, without being interested in the subject, one could not help being pleased with the discourse, a pleasure of much the same kind with that received from an excellent piece of music. "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 209
1824
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1818 - 566 pages
...history of generals haranguing whole armies, of which I had sometimes doubted. By hearing him often I came to distinguish easily between sermons newly composed,...emphasis, every modulation of voice, was so perfectly well-turned and wellplaced, that without being interested in the subject, one could not help being...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1818 - 566 pages
...history of generals haranguing whole armies, of which I had sometimes doubted.1 By hearing him often, I came to distinguish easily between sermons newly composed,...improved by frequent repetition, that every accent, 1 In the early part of his life, Mr. Whitfield was preaching in an open field, when a drummer happened...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin...

Benjamin Franklin - 1818 - 556 pages
...By hearing him often I came to distinguish easily between sermons newly composed, and thosewhichhe had often preached in the course of his travels. His...emphasis, every modulation of voice, was so perfectly wellturned and well-placed, that without being interested in the subject, one could not help bring...
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The Georgian Era: The royal family. The pretenders and their adherents ...

1832 - 616 pages
...By hearing him often," says Franklin, " I came to distinguish easily between sermons newly written, and those which he had often preached in the course...travels. His delivery of the latter was so improved by repetition, that every accent, every emphasis, every modulation of voice, was so perfectly well turned,...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1834 - 682 pages
...history of generals haranguing whole armies, of which I had sometimes doubted. By hearing him often I came to distinguish easily between sermons newly composed,...accent, every emphasis, every modulation of voice, wae so perfectly wellturned and well-placed, that without being interested in the subject, one could...
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The Life and Times of the Reverend George Whitefield, M.A.

Robert Philip - 1838 - 678 pages
...often, I came to distinguish easily between sermons newly composed, and those he had preached often m the course of his travels. His delivery of the latter...emphasis, every modulation of voice, was so perfectly tuned and well placed, that, without beipg interested in the subject, (Franklin-like, alas!) one could...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 3; Volume 67

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1838 - 746 pages
...often, I came to distinguish easily between sermons newly composed, and those he had preached often in the course of his travels. His delivery of the...was so improved by frequent repetition, that every accentj every emphasis, every modulation of voice, was so perfectly tuned and well placed, that, without...
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The British Critic, and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 23

1838 - 1104 pages
...us '' I came to distinguish easily " between sermons newly composed, and those which had been " often preached in the course of his travels. His delivery of " the latter was so much improved by frequent repetition, that " every accent, every emphasis, every modulation of voice,...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 67

1838 - 596 pages
...composed and those he had preached often in the course ' of his travels. His delivery of the latter wds so improved by ' frequent repetition, that every accent, every emphasis, every modulation of the voice was so perfectly timed, that, without being interested in the subject, one could not help...
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The Christian Examiner and General Review

Francis Jenks, James Walker, Francis William Pitt Greenwood, William Ware - 1839 - 420 pages
...often, I came to distinguish easily between sermons newly composed and those he had preached often in the course of his travels. His delivery of the latter was so improved by repetition, that every accent, every emphasis, was so perfectly tuned, that without being interested...
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