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Dinsdale, Matthew / Papers, 1836-1897
Call Number, Wis MSS DL, folder 3 ([unpublished])

New York [??] House March 13th 1854 PDF (992.0 KB)


     1854?
 A specimen of Welsh Preaching
Ah a meeting of ministers at Br____, the
Rev.d ______ invited several of his brothers
to sup with him, among them was the minister
officiating at the Welsh _______ in that city.
He was an entire stranger to all the company
and remainded silent tho attentive to the general
conversation of his bretheren. The subject on
which they were conversing, was the different
strain of ___blic preaching. Where several had
given their opinion, and had mentioned some
individuals as good preachers, ________ turned
to the Welsh stranger, and solicited his opinion.
He felt it a privilege to be silent when such men
were conversing, and he also felt it a duty to comply
with this request. "But," said he, "if I must
give
my opinion, I should say you have no good preachery
in England." "No?" said ______ "__."
replied he
"that is you have no such preachers as ________ the
the Principality." "I know," said ____ "you
are
famous for _______________, but this is not owing
I suppose so much to the strain of preaching which
___ people hear; as to the enthusiasm of their
characters." "Indeed," said the Welsh, ____ "you
would jump too, if you heard and understood
such preaching." "Why," said ___ "do
you not think
I could make them jump, if I were to preach
to them?" "You make them jump?" exclaimed the

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