Autobiography of Peter Cartwright: The Backwoods Preacher

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Carlton & Porter, 1857 - 525 Seiten
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II
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III
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IV
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V
45
VI
56
VII
74
VIII
84
XVIII
244
XIX
261
XX
292
XXI
320
XXII
341
XXIII
352
XXIV
358
XXV
368

IX
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X
111
XI
126
XII
139
XIII
152
XIV
166
XV
180
XVI
199
XVII
226
XXVI
385
XXVII
411
XXVIII
425
XXIX
441
XXX
480
XXXI
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XXXII
507
XXXIII
515
XXXIV
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Seite 210 - Repent ye therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord...
Seite 492 - Having fought a good fight, and finished his course, and kept the faith, he waits in the patience of hope, until, after sleeping in Jesus, he shall awake with his crown.
Seite 48 - To see those proud young gentlemen and young ladies, dressed in their silks, jewelry, and prunella, from top to toe, take the jerks would often excite my risibilities. The first jerk or so, you would see their fine bonnets, caps, and combs fly; and so sudden would be the jerking of the head that their long loose hair would crack almost as loud as a wagoners whip. At one of my appointments in 1804 there was a very large congregation turned out to hear the Kentucky boy, as they called me.
Seite 533 - The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below. If another user places a recall for this item, the borrower will be notified of the need for an earlier return. Non-receipt of overdue notices does not exempt the borrower from overdue fines.
Seite 315 - I knew there was a small bridle way that wound round through the brush to avoid the mud, and it occurred to me that when we came near this muddy place I would take the bridle way, and put my horse at the top of his speed, and by this means get away from these wretched tormentors, as I knew they could not go fast through this long reach of mud. When we came to the commencement of the mud I took the bridle path, and put spurs and whip to my horse. Seeing I was rapidly leaving them in the rear, the...
Seite 97 - And do hereby recommend him to all whom it may concern, as a proper Person to administer the Ordinance of Baptism, Marriage, and the Burial of the Dead, in the Absence of an Elder, and to feed the flock of Christ, so long as his Spirit and Practice are such as become the Gospel of Christ, and he continueth to hold fast the Form of sound Words, according to the established Doctrines of the gospel.
Seite 90 - We had a great many tents, and a large turn-out for a new country, and, perhaps, there never was a greater collection of rabble and rowdies. They came drunk, and armed with dirks, clubs, knives, and horsewhips, and swore they would break up the meeting.
Seite 50 - ... he could not get the bottle to his mouth, though he tried hard. At length he fetched a sudden jerk, and the bottle struck a sapling and was broken to pieces, and spilled his whiskey on the ground.
Seite 24 - Here many refugees, from almost all parts of the Union, fled to escape justice or punishment; for although there was law, yet it could not be executed, and it was a desperate state of society. Murderers, horse thieves, highway robbers, and counterfeiters fled here until they combined and actually formed a majority.
Seite 112 - Know all men, that I, John Wesley, think myself to be providentially called at this time to set apart some persons for the work of the Ministry in America. And therefore, under the protection of Almighty God, and with a single eye to His glory...

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