Clergymen and Doctors Curious Facts and Characteristic Sketches.
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Clergymen and Doctors Curious Facts and Characteristic Sketches.
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  • Clergymen and Doctors: Curious Facts and Characteristic Sketches.
  • CONTENTS.
  • NOTE.
    • SIR ASTLEY COOPER'S NIGHTCAP FEE.
    • ELOQUENCE OF MASSILLON.
    • ADDISON'S INTRODUCTION TO BAXTER.
    • THE PARTNERSHIP OF HUNTER AND CULLEN.
    • THE EXHAUSTIVE BARROW.
    • A POPULAR PREACHER.
    • "ATTERBURY'S PAD."
    • THE FOOT-SCRAPERS REPROVED.
    • A PRESCRIPTION IN DISGUISE.
    • HOW TO DRESS A CUCUMBER.
    • GILPIN AND THE NORTHUMBRIAN BRAWLERS.
    • MASSES TRANSFERRED.
    • PRECEPT AND EXAMPLE OF ABSTINENCE.
    • QUEEN ELIZABETH'S BLOOD JEWELS.
    • THE POWER OF TAR-WATER.
    • THE CURATE AND THE DUKE.
    • A LOYAL AND FATAL PRAYER.
    • FLAVEL'S "DAY OF HEAVEN."
    • A ROYAL MEDICINE.
    • A SIGNIFICANT INTERPOLATION.
    • THE SEAMAN-BISHOP.
    • UNPREACHING PRELATES.
    • CHARLES II. AND HIS CHAPLAIN.
    • RADCLIFFE'S ENMITY TO HANNES.
    • MATHEWS OH HIS DEATHBED.
    • BISHOP BERKELEY'S BERMUDA SCHEME.
    • A HOME-THRUST AT STERNE.
    • THE GOSPEL A NOVELTY.
    • HARVEY AND THE CIRCULATION OF THE BLOOD.
    • SUNDAY SPORTS.
    • THE SAINT'S BELL.
    • SIR RICHARD JEBB.
    • A SANITARY VIEW OF BAPTISM.
    • BISHOP KENNET ON LATE REPENTANCE.
    • A MAL APROPOS QUOTATION.
    • CHARLES II. ON SERMON-READING.
    • SOUTH ON THE COMMONWEALTH PREACHERS.
    • PETER THE GREAT AS DENTIST.
    • A MILD CRITICISM.
    • HOUR-GLASSES IN CHURCH.
    • THE METHODIST DOG.
    • THE TWO GATES OF HEAVEN.
    • GIBBON'S RETORT ON THE PHYSICIAN.
    • TRUMP CARDS.
    • PERSUASIVENESS OF WHITFIELD.
    • "PREACHING FOR A CROWN."
    • SHEDDING HIS BLOOD FOR HIS COUNTRY.
    • DR. KIRWAN, DEAN OF KILLALA.
    • JEREMY TAYLOR.
    • A TWO-EDGED ACCUSATION.
    • RADCLIFFE AND KNELLER.
    • SLAPS FOR SLEEPERS IN CHURCH.
    • A PRESCRIPTION FOR LONG LIFE.
    • ABERNETHY AND THE DUKE OF YORK.
    • AN UNLUCKY COINCIDENCE.
    • LICENSED LAY PREACHING.
    • DR. BARROW'S RHYMES WITH REASON.
    • HOW TO BE KEPT IN HEALTH.
    • JOHN HUNTER ROUTING THE ROUT.
    • ANTICS OF THE FANATICS.
    • POPE'S LAST EPIGRAM.
    • TRANSFUSION OF BLOOD.
    • FATHER ANDRE BOULANGER.
    • AN INTERCESSOR FOR HIMSELF.
    • WHITFIELD'S INFLUENCE ON THE CHURCH.
    • GENEROSITY OF DR. GREGORY.
    • RUDE TRUTH FOR A QUEEN.
    • AN ARCHBISHOP'S INSTALLATION FEAST.
    • DA VINCI A GREAT ANATOMIST.
    • EXTRAVAGANCES OF THE HERRNHUTERS.
    • AN AWKWARD ASSOCIATION.
    • TURNING-POINT IN PALEY'S CAREER.
    • THE DANGERS OF TOO GOOD COMPANY.
    • ANECDOTES OF ABERNETHY.
    • BLOMFIELD'S REBUKE TO NON-RESIDENT RECTORS.
    • DEVOTION OF A CATHOLIC PRIEST.
    • PULPIT JOKES OF DANIEL BURGESS.
    • PHYSICIANS AND THEIR FEES.
    • PALEY'S ECONOMY OF CONSCIENCE.
    • DIFFIDENCE IN THE PULPIT.
    • CHRISTIAN NAMES AMONG THE PURITANS.
    • "WHAT IS AN ARCHDEACON?"
    • "TAPPING" A TOPER.
    • THE CAPACITY OF AN ABBE.
    • BENEFIT OF CLERGY.
    • DEAN SWIFT'S CONTRIBUTORY DINNER.
    • "BREAKING UP" BEFORE THE HOLIDAYS.
    • BOTTLE BLIND.
    • FEARLESSNESS OF JOHN KNOX.
    • WESLEY AND BEAU NASH.
    • THE FRENCH REVOLUTION AND THE BIBLE.
    • EDWARD JENNER, THE DISCOVERER OF VACCINATION.
    • ANGEL-WORSHIP.
    • BUNYAN'S SUCCESSFUL AND PRESISTENT PREACHING.
    • LETTSOM'S LIBERATION OF HIS SLAVES.
    • CIVIL TO THE PRINCE OF EVIL.
    • "PERKINS' TRACTORS" EXPOSED.
    • WHITFIELD "IMPROVING" AN EXECUTION IN EDINBURGH.
    • DR. JOHNSON'S OPINION OF WHITFIELD.
    • DR. WOLCOT ("PETER PINDAR") IN JAMAICA.
    • CHARITY OF ARCHBISHOP TILLOTSON.
    • DRUBBING-IN RELIGIOUS FEELING.
    • BON-MOTS OF SYDNEY SMITH.
    • THE ORIGIN OF OUR INDIAN COMMERCE.
    • CHARLES II. AND BISHOP STILLINGFLEET.
    • A TOO PERSONAL APPLICATION.
    • PREACHING TO PURPOSE.
    • SERVANT AND MASTER.
    • DR. BARROWBY,
    • A DESIRABLE CURE OF SOULS.
    • BEAU NASH'S TREATMENT OF A PRESCRIPTION.
    • PULTENEY'S CURE BY SMALL BEER.
    • A WITTY FRENCH PREACHER.
    • CROMWELL AND RICHARD BAXTER.
    • MESSENGER MONSEY'S DYING JESTS.
    • UNMISTAKEABLE IDENTITY.
    • WHITFIELD AND THE NEW YORK SAILORS.
    • CLEVER PERVERSION OF SCRIPTURE.
    • DR. WASDALE'S LONG RIDE.
    • ICONOCLASTIC ZEAL IN THE NORTH.
    • UNCONCERN IN PRESENCE OF DEATH.
    • AN AGRICULTURAL DEFENCE OF BIGOTRY.
    • PURITAN RECHRISTENING OF PLAYING CARDS.
    • JOHN HUNTER THE ANATOMIST.
    • LORD BACON ON THE REVIVAL OF "PROPHESYING."
    • DR. DONNE'S PRAYERFUL PUN.
    • PREPARING FOR THE WORST AND BEST.
    • GEORGE CRABBE, THE APOTHECARY POET.
    • THE WAY TO PROMOTION.
    • BOLD APPLICATION OF BOURDALOUE.
    • GARRICK'S PRECEPTS FOR PREACHERS.
    • GEORGE II. AS AN AMATEUR SURGEON.
    • BLUNDERS OF BLOOD-LETTERS.
    • BISHOPS AND THE POOR.
    • BISHOP BURNET AGAINST PLURALITIES.
    • ABERNETHY CONQUERED BY CURRAN.
    • WITTICISMS OF ARCHBISHOP WHATELY.
    • WHITFIELD AND THE KINGSWOOD COLLIERS.
    • SIR HANS SLOANE.
    • THE REV. ROWLAND HILL,
    • "MAKE THE MOST OF HIM."
    • A PACIFIC SHE.
    • TIME AND ETERNITY.
    • PHYSICIANS AND CLERGYMEN.
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