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Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel

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Author: John Yeardley
Published: 1860
Language: English
Wordcount: 149,727 / 430 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.1
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 988
Added to site: 2007.06.27
mnybks.net#: 17464
Genres: Religion, Biography
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g him that he should quit the house. The evening before, he applied to him for leave to come to the meeting at Highflatts to-day; but he refused, and treated him with very rough language. However, as the concern remained with him, he rose early in the morning and got himself ready; but his father came and violently pulled the clothes off his back, and his shirt also, and took all his other clothes from him but those we met him in, telling him to get a place immediately, for he should not stop in his house. Being thus stripped, he went to his work in the stable; but, not feeling easy without coming to meeting, he set out as he was, not minding his dress, so that he might but be favored to get to the meeting.

This evening we had an opportunity with him in my parlor, much to our satisfaction. The language of encouragement and consolation flowed freely and plentifully towards him through William Wass, John Bottomley, and myself; and afterwards, in conference with him, we found liberty to advise him to retu

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