The Literary Remains of the Rev. Jonathan Maxcy (Classic Reprint)

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Juli 2015



Excerpt from The Literary Remains of the Rev. Jonathan Maxcy

In presenting to the public this collection of the Sermons, Orations and Addresses of President Maxcy, the Editor believes that he shall render an acceptable service both to the interests of the Christian religion and to the republic of letters. Dr Maxcy's writings are surpassed by few in intrinsic excellence and value, and are entitled to an elevated rank among the productions of American literature. The intelligent and cultivated reader will perceive in all of them genius, refined taste, beauty of imagery, and vigor of thought and diction.

The brief Memoir of his Life is a task which the Editor would gladly have declined, could some one of Dr. Maxcy's intimate friends or gifted pupils have been induced to undertake it. He deeply regrets that he never had an opportunity of seeing this accomplished and eloquent divine, and of witnessing the force of his reasoning, his command of felicitous language, his discursive and brilliant imagination, and his extraordinary power over the passions of men, that he might be able more accurately to delineate the features of his mind, and the minute lineaments of his character.

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EAN: 9781330927410
ISBN: 1330927419
Untertitel: Paperback. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Forgotten Books
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2015
Seitenanzahl: 458 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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