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Author: Charles Simeon; William Carus; Charles Pettit McIlvaine
Publisher: New York, Pittsburgh, R. Carter, 1847.
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Simeon, Charles, 1759-1836.
Memoirs of the life of the Rev. Charles Simeon .
New York, Pittsburgh, R. Carter, 1847
(OCoLC)656936101
Named Person: Charles Simeon; Charles Simeon
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Simeon; William Carus; Charles Pettit McIlvaine
OCLC Number: 3083722
Notes: "Recollections of the Rev. Charles Simeon. By the Right Rev. Daniel Wilson": p. [484].
Description: xxvii, 491 pages frontispiece (portrait) 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: memoir, &c. & c. --
Chapter 1 --
Parentage and birth of Mr. Simeon --
His education at Eton College --
Remarkable activity --
Letter from Dr. Goodall --
His early habits and character --
Michell's account --
His removal to King's College, Cambridge --
Preparation to attend the Lord's Supper --
His obtaining peace with God --
Delight in the liturgy --
Efforts to benefit others --
His fall --
Trouble of mind respecting saving faith --
Review of Hervey --
His economy, and religious distribution of his income --
Extracts from his diary (1759-1782) --
Chapter 2 --
His ordination --
Letter of Bishop Yorke --
First acquaintance with religious persons --
Introduction to Venus --
First sermon --
Diligence in parochial visiting --
Difficulties about the doctrine of election --
Letters of Mr. Venn respecting his zeal --
Letter of Mr. Simeon upon Mr. J. Venn's ordination --
Earnest letter to his brother on the subject of religion --
Another on his eldest brother's death, to Mr. J. Venn --
Chapter 3 --
Preparation to leave Cambridge --
Death of the incumbent of Trinity Church --
Mr. Simeon's appointment to the living --
Remarkable circumstances attending it --
Opposition of the parishioners --
Attempts to establish an evening lecture --
The church-doors locked against him --
Religious meetings in a private room --
Mr. Venn consulted --
Trials in the parish and at home --
Mr. Simeon's father reconciled to him --
Marriage of his brother --
Preservation of a female from suicide --
Thankfulness for reproof --
Preaching at Oxford --
Mr. Robinson of Leicester --
Ordained priest (1782-1783) --
Chapter 4 --
Preaching around Cambridge --
Claude's essay --
Instruction in composition --
Difficulties in making sermons --
Complaints to the bishop --
Comments on his preaching --
Contest for the lectureship --
Trials continued --
His eminent devotion --
Acquaintance with Mr. Housman --
Diligent study of Scripture --
Brown's self-interpreting Bible --
Advance in grace --
First sermon before the university --
Letter to Mr. T. Loyd --
Benefit of affliction --
On besetting sins --
To Mr. Thornton on humility --
Proposed mission to Calcutta --
Rev. David Brown and Mr. Grant --
Mr. Wilbeforce --
Zeal for the poor during the scarcity --
Appointed dean of his college --
Character of his congregation (1783-1790) --
Chapter 5 --
The evening lecture established --
Sir W. Scott's opinion --
Tumults in the town --
The lectures suspended --
Disturbances during divine service --
Admonition of the offenders --
A public apology in the church --
Prefactory address --
Happy change in two students --
Subsequent disturbances --
Elected vice-provost --
Case of college discipline --
Letter to the provost, and his reply --
Acquaintance with Mr. Thomason --
Labors amongst the gownsmen-and parishioners --
Visit to Mr. Fletcher --
Patriotic feelings Joy in the knowledge --
On preaching for Mr. J. Venn --
Proposed missions to the heathen --
Meetings at Rauceby --
Discussion of the subject --
Meeting of the eclectic society (1790-1796) Chapter 6 --
Introduction to Dr. Buchanan --
Journey to Scotland --
Preaching in the Kirk --
Extempore prayer --
Diary of the journey --
Previous tour to Eton --
Cowslip green --
King's birthday at Edinburgh --
Mr. Dickson --
Dr. Erskine --
Sermon before the magistrates --
Sir John Stirling --
Mr. Haldane --
On drinking toasts --
Lord Adam Gordon --
Dinner at Holyrood House --
Mr. Colquhoun --
Mr. Black --
Length of sacramental services --
Mr. Sheriff --
Mr. Campbell --
Effect of his exhortation --
Lord Leven --
Dr. Stewart of Moulin --
Narrative of the visit --
Benefit to Dr. Stewart --
Mr. Falconer of Glasgow --
Lanark and Mr. Dale --
Contentment of a blind man --
Sacrament in the Canongate Church --
Gratitude for mercies --
Devotional exercises --
Return to England --
Studley Park --
Mr. Robinson of Leicester --
Mr. Jones of Creaton --
Yelling --
Letters from Dr. Buchanan, Mr. Black, and Dr. Stewart --
Answer of Mr. Simeon --
Chapter 7 --
Chosen lecturer of Trinity Church --
Engages Mr. Thomason as his curate --
Obtains the curacy of Stapleford --
Subdivision of his religious society --
Vindication of such societies --
Abuses of them --
Publication of Claude's essay --
The first volume of skeletons --
Appendix and preface --
Archbishop Secker's remarks --
Order from Charles 2 to the University --
Continued thrust --
Second journey to Scotland --
Dr. Principal Hill --
Dr. Stewart --
Sir George Abercromby --
Mr. McIntosh --
Mr. Calder --
Provost Inglis --
The governor's zeal at Fort Augustus --
Sir James Colquhoun --
Opposition of the moderate party --
Returns through Carlisle --
Mr. Fawcett and Mrs. Gilpin --
Benevolent society at Leith --
Remarks on the doctrine of perfection --
Letters from Dr. Buchanan --
Effect of preaching at Edinburgh --
Increased labors at Cambridge --
Dr. Milner's opinion of Mr. Simeon --
Letter from Mr. Venn --
on missions --
Formation of the church missionary society --
Chapter 8 --
Happy hours at Shelford --
Straw manufactory at Stapleford --
Letter from Bishop Bowstead --
Mr. Sowerby becomes curate of Trinity Church --
His early death --
Unexpected legacy --
Publication of 'Helps to Composition' --
The preface --
Conversation with Wesley --
Letters to a young clergymen --
Mr. Simeon's infirmity of temper --
His humble acknowledgment of it --
Henry Martyn --
Mr. Simeon engages him as curate --
Henry Kirke White --
Mr. Thomason proposes to be a missionary --
Letters to his mother --
to Mr. Venn --
to Mr. Edwards and to Mr. Thomason (1800-1807) Chapter 9 --
Diary during his indisposition --
Thoughts on cessation from duty --
First Sunday at Lynn --
Remarks on fasting --
Residence in London --
Visit to Mr. Newton --
Mr. Robinson's and Mr. Cecil's sermons --
Mr. Wilberforce's prayer --
Mr. Clayton --
Calumnies of flower --
Letter from the bishop of Ely --
On Christian love --
Lady Mary Fitzgerald --
On an unpleasant rumor --
Efforts on behalf of his brother --
Mr. Fry's preaching --
Passion-week --
Awakening effects of the liturgy --
Opposition to missionaries --
Services of females --
Duties of children to parents --
Journey to Cornwall --
On religious affections --
Dr. Hawker --
Truro and St. Michael's Mount --
Miss Greenfall --
Letter from Henry Martyn --
Mr. Simeon's thoughts on marriage --
Letter to Mr. Venn --
Dr. Fearon --
Letter to Mr. Edwards --
Mr. Thomason's affectionate advice --
Letter to his parishioners --
Chapter 10 --
Remarks of Mr. Preston --
Mr. Simeon's treatment of his curates --
His Sunday evenings --
Letter to Mr. Lloyd --
Comfort in his brother Edward --
Thoughts on prayer --
Letters to Dr. and Mrs. Ring --
On the loss of friends --
The death of a faithful servant -and placing a girl in service --
Mr. Simeon's continued debility --
Letter to his parishioners --
Discontinues the afternoon service --
Sanction for the evening service --
Resolution of the vestry --
Extract from Fuller about the lectureship --
Mr. Thomason's appointment to India --
His departure --
Mr. Simeon accompanies him on his voyage --
Acuteness of his feelings at parting --
Mr. Thomason's shipwreck --
Letter to Mr. Simeon --
His characteristic reply --
Mr. Thomason's review of the event --
Remarks of Mr. Simeon --
Clerical meetings at Shelford --
Mr. Preston's account of them --
Mr. Simeon's description of Dr. Ring (1808-1809) --
Chapter 11 --
Death of Bishop Yorke --
Dr. Dampier succeeds to the See --
His feelings towards Mr. Simeon --
Mr. Simeon's letter to him --
Explanation of his sentiments and conduct --
Irregularities of former times --
Mr. Simeon's regard for order --
Candid admission --
'Evangelical and Pharisaic righteousness compared' --
Dr. Pearson's 'cautions' --
Mr. Simeon's 'fresh cautions' --
Professor Farish's judicious advice --
Private letter to Dr. Pearson --
Dr. Pearson's 'remarks' and note --
Mr. Simeon's reply --
Reproof of an undergraduate (1809-1811) Chapter 12 --
Mr. Simeon's regard for the liturgy --
appointed select preacher at St. Mary's --
His sermon on the 'Excellency of the liturgy' --
'Answer' to Dr. Marsh --
Defence of the baptismal service --
Letter to Mr. Thomason --
Martyn's sermon --
The devotional reading of the Scriptures --
Formation of the Cambridge Bible Society --
Dr. Marsh's opposition --
Mr. Wilberforce's aid --
The first meeting --
Account of it by an early promoter --
Effect of Mr. Simeon's sermons --
Dr. Buchannan --
Installation of the Duke of Gloucester --
Awful death --
Lamented decease of Konig --
Mr. Preston's account of him (1811-1812) --
Chapter 13 --
The autobiography concluded --
Persecution from his parishioners --
His kind thoughts towards them --
Their complaints to the bishop --
Mr. Simeon's reply --
Election of church-wardens --
The bishop's letter to the vice-chancellor --
Meeting of the heads --
Dr. Milner's interposition --
Danger averted --
Providential circumstances connected with this --
Proposed change in the prayer-meeting --
Opposition to the plan --
Mr. Simeon's patient efforts --
The opposition continued --
His long forbearance --
Decided measures --
Final arrangement --
Mr. Simeon's review of the whole subject (1811-1813) --
Part 2 --
correspondence etc. --
Chapter 14 --
Letters --
To Rev. T. Thomason, on the Steward's class --
His brother's illness --
Martyn in Persia --
Grief for his people --
To Mrs. Thomason, on being a select preacher --
Godly jealousy over himself --
Martyn's discussions --
His brother's change of residence --
New rooms in college --
Journey to the Isle of Wight --
Martyn's sermon --
On writing religious letters --
Arrival of Martyn's picture --
His brother's spiritual state --
Martyn's illness (1812) --
Chapter 15 --
Letters --
To the Rev. T. Thomason, on the death of Henry Martyn --
Diffusion of Christianity in India --
Death of Mr. Robinson of Leicester --
Tablet in memory of Martyn --
Season of May in London --
Religious meetings --
First stone of the Jews chapel --
Conversion of two wealthy Jews --
Martyn's papers --
Mr. Sargent his biographer --
Retirement at Sandgate --
Death of Mr. Venn --
Presentation to Clapham --
Faithful discharge of his trust --
Bible Society at Oxford --
Pleasant party afterwards --
Dr. Ryder, Dean of Wells --
Meeting at Shelford --
Catechizing --
The controversy with Dr. Marsh --
Dr. Milner --
Importance of accurate translations --
On religious depression (1813) --
Chapter 16 --
Letters --
To the Rev. T. Thomason on Dr. Jowett's death --
The Bible meeting --
Sermons at St. Mary's --
Strictures on Dr. Marsh --
On sharp criticisms --
Sabat --
Martyn's papers --
Presentation to St. Peters, Colchester --
On sending chaplains to India --
To Mr. King and Mr. Richardson on the duty of patrons --
Advice to a clergyman --
On obedience to his bishop --
The duty of curates to their incumbents --
Abdool Messeh --
Cautions on giving opinions --
Arrival of Mr. Thomason's son --
Journey in quest of him --
Letter to Mrs. Thomason about her son --
On placing him at Mr. Preston's --
Letter to Mr. Wilberforce --
To Rev. T. Thomason about the Jews' Society and schools in India --
Bible meeting at Cambridge --
Female influence (1814) Chapter 17 --
Letters --
To Rev. T. Thomason on the American missionaries --
Rev. D. Corrie --
On closing the Jews' chapel --
Hon. Dr. Ryder, Bishop of Gloucester --
Death of Bishop Middleton --
Appointed again select preacher --
Martyn's conduct of religious professors --
To Dr. Ryder on his appointment to the See of Gloucester --
The conduct of religious professors --
Ryder's reply --
To Mr. Thomason on preaching for the Jews --
Meetings at Bristol --
Recovery of health --
Journey to Carlisle --
Bible meeting there --
Tour in Scotland --
Missionaries to India --
Rev. D. Corrie --
Professor Farish --
The sermons at St. Mary --
Continued trial from his people --
Secessions from the church --
Ordination refused to two young men --
Letters to Rev. W. Carus Wilson on the occasion --
Remarks on the trials from his religious society --
Chapter 18 --
Letters --
To Rev. T. Thomason on the abuse of power --
Annoyance from a fellow of the college --
Favor in the university --
Chaplains to India --
Kindness to Bishop Mansel --
On meekness and forbearance --
On consulting the prejudices of others --
Rev. D. Corrie's missionary sermon --
Letter from Mr. Corrie to Mr. Simeon --
Letter to Mr. Thomason on the departure of Mr. and Mrs. Robinson to India --
Society for educating pious men for the ministry --
On attention to college discipline and studies --
Memorandum respecting his brother's property --
To Rev. T. Thomason on the character of Henry Martyn --
On symptoms of approaching illness --
Chapter 19 --
Letters to Rev. T. Thomason about the Jews' chapel --
Tyrwhitt's legacy for Hebrew literature --
Hindoo college --
Movements in favor of the Jews --
Religious meetings in favor of the Jews --
Religious meetings in London --
Rammohun Roy --
Martyn's Persian psalms --
Brown's memoir --
Rev. D. Corrie's return --
Preparation for a new work --
To a friend in office on attending the official chapel --
Memoranda on various occasions --
On the proper exercise of the ministry --
On listening to evil reports --
On suffering injuries --
To Rev. T. Thomason on the subject of his preaching --
To Rev. Lewis Way on his journey to Russia --
Selection of a companion --
To Rev. D. Thomason on the Hindoo college --
Jewish mission to Russia --
Proposed tour at home --
General zeal for diffusion of Christianity --
Character of Dr. Buchanan --
Sermon for the Jews --
On trials as a counterbalance of popularity --
To a clergyman on preaching the truth in love --
To a daughter on her duty to her father --
To a lady on her duty to her husband --
To a clergyman on parochial difficulties --
To another on the true mode of preaching --
To another on the exercise of conscience --
To Rev. T. Thomason on his efforts for the Jews --
Opening chapels at Amsterdam and Hamburgh --
The happy state of his people --
Professor Farish --
Death of the Princess Charlotte --
Chapter 20 --
Letters --
To Rev. T. Thomason on his efforts for the Jews in Holland --
Female agency --
Kindness to Bishop Burgess --
Visit to Amsterdam --
Interview with Dr. Cappadose --
Sermons for the Jews --
English Episcopal Church there --
Letter to Bishop Burgess on the objects of his journey to Holland --
To the same, on noticing the Jews in the King's Letter --
Morbid state of a student --
To the Rev. Mr. --
on delight in his work --
Duty to a harassed friend --
Advice about various persons --
Kind counsel for himself --
Thomason on sending helpers to India --
State of his people --
Progress of his new work --
To Rev. T. Thomason on the Cambridge Missionary Society --
Gownsmen at Trinity Church --
To Bishop Mansel, on giving letters dismissory to a friend --
The bishop's reply (1818) Chapter 27 --
Letters --
To the secretary of a religious society --
To a clergyman on avoiding the appearance of evil --
To the provost of Eton --
Dr. Goodall's reply --
To Mrs. Cunningham on the memoir of her sister --
To a friend cherishing a spirit of love --
The Rev. W. H. Michell on the death of Mr. Lloyd --
Memorandum on being defrauded by his servant (1827-1828) --
Chapter 28 --
Letters --
From Mr. Wilberforce on the fiftieth year of Mr. Simeon's residence in the university --
Memorandum on the occasion --
To a friend on maintaining charity, and preaching 'Christ crucified' --
Remarks on the passing of a Roman Catholic relief bill --
To a friend on declining controversy --
To the Bishop of Winchester on receiving a copy of his charge --
To Sir R.H. Inglis on guarding against misrepresentation --
To Rev. R.W.S. on the mode of conducting his weekly parties of undergraduates --
Specimen of the arrangement of a sermon --
Description of the weekly tea-party (1829) --
Chapter 29 --
Letters --
On the treatment of Jewish converts --
To Miss E. Elliott on the study of prophecy --
The Archbishop of Tuamto Mr. Simeon respecting antinomian ministers --
Mr. Simeon's remarks --
The archbishop's reply --
To the Rev. Daniel Wilson on the state of his health --
To the same on writing with clearness and force --
To a clergyman on promising him pecuniary aid --
To a lawyer about an exorbitant bill --
Mr. Simeon's care in keeping his accounts --
Memoranda by J. J. Gurney, Esq., of an evening's conversation at Mr. Simeon's rooms --
Hints on the management of the voice in reading --
Chapter 30 --
Letters --
To J.J. Gurney, Esq., on Mr. Irving and his doctrines --
Narrative by Charlotte Elizabeth --
To Miss Mary Elliott on the observance of the Lord's Day --
To the Bishop of Calcutta on his religious views --
To Rev. J. Sargent on the character of Mr. Thomason --
To Rev. J.H. Michell on printing his entire works --
Kind remarks of Dr. Goodall --
To Rev. J. Wright about the progress of his work --
Memorandum about his jubilee --
Ministry --
Extracts from his diary on the occasion --
To Rev. J.H. Michell describing the event and his religious views --
(1832) --
Chapter 31 --
Letters --
To Rev. J. Venn on presenting him to a living --
To the same on the proper discharge of the ministry --
To Lady Olivia B. Sparrow on recovery from illness --
Memorandum on the completion of his works --
Statement of his views about them --
To The Bishop of Calcutta on presenting them to the King --
Rev. W. Marsh's remarks on the occasion --
To Rev. E.B. Elliott on the loss of his wife --
To a clergyman respecting his preaching and conduct --
Extracts from his diary enumerating his mercies --
To the Bishop of Calcutta --
His thoughts on the prospect of death --
To a friend under depression --
To Miss Mary Elliott on his secret experience --
To Rev. J.B. Cartwright on the effects of religion in its rise and progress --
Chapter 32 --
Letters --
To a trustee on his duty as patron --
Mr. Simeon's charge to his trustees --
Letter to a friend on the same subject --
To the Bishop of Salisbury on resignation --
To the same on Christian joy --
To Miss E. Elliott on humiliation --
To the Bishop of Gloucester for a copy of his 'commencement' sermon --
Tp the Bishop of Calcutta on the abolition of caste --
To the same on prudential care of heath --
To J.J. Gurney, Esq., on the loss of his wife --
To Rev. J.T. Nottidge on the divine dispensations --
To Miss Mary Elliott on the indulgence of affection --
To the same on the mixed nature of Christian experience (1835) --
Chapter 33 --
Letters --
To Dr. Ring on enduring affliction --
To Rev. J.H. Gurney on the purchase of Advowsons --
To Rev. Mr. I- on the same subject --
To a lady attending her mother in her last illness --
Extracts from letters to a friend recounting the incidents of his tour --
To Archdeacon Hodson on returning from his tour --
To Dr. Ring on the same subject --
To Rev. J. Venn on conversion --
To a person under deep mental distress --
To the Bishop of Calcutta on the Indian episcopate --
To a friend on building a church at Jerusalem (1836) --
Part 3: Narrative, etc., etc --
Narrative of Mr. Simeon's last illness, death, and funeral --
Recollections of the Rev. C. Simeon, by the right Rev. Daniel Wilson, Lord Bishop of Calcutta
Responsibility: With a selection from his writings and correspondence. Edited by the Rev. William Carus ...

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   schema:description "Chapter 12 -- Mr. Simeon's regard for the liturgy -- appointed select preacher at St. Mary's -- His sermon on the 'Excellency of the liturgy' -- 'Answer' to Dr. Marsh -- Defence of the baptismal service -- Letter to Mr. Thomason -- Martyn's sermon -- The devotional reading of the Scriptures -- Formation of the Cambridge Bible Society -- Dr. Marsh's opposition -- Mr. Wilberforce's aid -- The first meeting -- Account of it by an early promoter -- Effect of Mr. Simeon's sermons -- Dr. Buchannan -- Installation of the Duke of Gloucester -- Awful death -- Lamented decease of Konig -- Mr. Preston's account of him (1811-1812) -- Chapter 13 -- The autobiography concluded -- Persecution from his parishioners -- His kind thoughts towards them -- Their complaints to the bishop -- Mr. Simeon's reply -- Election of church-wardens -- The bishop's letter to the vice-chancellor -- Meeting of the heads -- Dr. Milner's interposition -- Danger averted -- Providential circumstances connected with this -- Proposed change in the prayer-meeting -- Opposition to the plan -- Mr. Simeon's patient efforts -- The opposition continued -- His long forbearance -- Decided measures -- Final arrangement -- Mr. Simeon's review of the whole subject (1811-1813) -- Part 2 -- correspondence etc. -- Chapter 14 -- Letters -- To Rev. T. Thomason, on the Steward's class -- His brother's illness -- Martyn in Persia -- Grief for his people -- To Mrs. Thomason, on being a select preacher -- Godly jealousy over himself -- Martyn's discussions -- His brother's change of residence -- New rooms in college -- Journey to the Isle of Wight -- Martyn's sermon -- On writing religious letters -- Arrival of Martyn's picture -- His brother's spiritual state -- Martyn's illness (1812) -- Chapter 15 -- Letters -- To the Rev. T. Thomason, on the death of Henry Martyn -- Diffusion of Christianity in India -- Death of Mr. Robinson of Leicester -- Tablet in memory of Martyn -- Season of May in London -- Religious meetings -- First stone of the Jews chapel -- Conversion of two wealthy Jews -- Martyn's papers -- Mr. Sargent his biographer -- Retirement at Sandgate -- Death of Mr. Venn -- Presentation to Clapham -- Faithful discharge of his trust -- Bible Society at Oxford -- Pleasant party afterwards -- Dr. Ryder, Dean of Wells -- Meeting at Shelford -- Catechizing -- The controversy with Dr. Marsh -- Dr. Milner -- Importance of accurate translations -- On religious depression (1813) -- Chapter 16 -- Letters -- To the Rev. T. Thomason on Dr. Jowett's death -- The Bible meeting -- Sermons at St. Mary's -- Strictures on Dr. Marsh -- On sharp criticisms -- Sabat -- Martyn's papers -- Presentation to St. Peters, Colchester -- On sending chaplains to India -- To Mr. King and Mr. Richardson on the duty of patrons -- Advice to a clergyman -- On obedience to his bishop -- The duty of curates to their incumbents -- Abdool Messeh -- Cautions on giving opinions -- Arrival of Mr. Thomason's son -- Journey in quest of him -- Letter to Mrs. Thomason about her son -- On placing him at Mr. Preston's -- Letter to Mr. Wilberforce -- To Rev. T. Thomason about the Jews' Society and schools in India -- Bible meeting at Cambridge -- Female influence (1814)"@en ;
   schema:description "Part 1: memoir, &c. & c. -- Chapter 1 -- Parentage and birth of Mr. Simeon -- His education at Eton College -- Remarkable activity -- Letter from Dr. Goodall -- His early habits and character -- Michell's account -- His removal to King's College, Cambridge -- Preparation to attend the Lord's Supper -- His obtaining peace with God -- Delight in the liturgy -- Efforts to benefit others -- His fall -- Trouble of mind respecting saving faith -- Review of Hervey -- His economy, and religious distribution of his income -- Extracts from his diary (1759-1782) -- Chapter 2 -- His ordination -- Letter of Bishop Yorke -- First acquaintance with religious persons -- Introduction to Venus -- First sermon -- Diligence in parochial visiting -- Difficulties about the doctrine of election -- Letters of Mr. Venn respecting his zeal -- Letter of Mr. Simeon upon Mr. J. Venn's ordination -- Earnest letter to his brother on the subject of religion -- Another on his eldest brother's death, to Mr. J. Venn -- Chapter 3 -- Preparation to leave Cambridge -- Death of the incumbent of Trinity Church -- Mr. Simeon's appointment to the living -- Remarkable circumstances attending it -- Opposition of the parishioners -- Attempts to establish an evening lecture -- The church-doors locked against him -- Religious meetings in a private room -- Mr. Venn consulted -- Trials in the parish and at home -- Mr. Simeon's father reconciled to him -- Marriage of his brother -- Preservation of a female from suicide -- Thankfulness for reproof -- Preaching at Oxford -- Mr. Robinson of Leicester -- Ordained priest (1782-1783) -- Chapter 4 -- Preaching around Cambridge -- Claude's essay -- Instruction in composition -- Difficulties in making sermons -- Complaints to the bishop -- Comments on his preaching -- Contest for the lectureship -- Trials continued -- His eminent devotion -- Acquaintance with Mr. Housman -- Diligent study of Scripture -- Brown's self-interpreting Bible -- Advance in grace -- First sermon before the university -- Letter to Mr. T. Loyd -- Benefit of affliction -- On besetting sins -- To Mr. Thornton on humility -- Proposed mission to Calcutta -- Rev. David Brown and Mr. Grant -- Mr. Wilbeforce -- Zeal for the poor during the scarcity -- Appointed dean of his college -- Character of his congregation (1783-1790) -- Chapter 5 -- The evening lecture established -- Sir W. Scott's opinion -- Tumults in the town -- The lectures suspended -- Disturbances during divine service -- Admonition of the offenders -- A public apology in the church -- Prefactory address -- Happy change in two students -- Subsequent disturbances -- Elected vice-provost -- Case of college discipline -- Letter to the provost, and his reply -- Acquaintance with Mr. Thomason -- Labors amongst the gownsmen-and parishioners -- Visit to Mr. Fletcher -- Patriotic feelings Joy in the knowledge -- On preaching for Mr. J. Venn -- Proposed missions to the heathen -- Meetings at Rauceby -- Discussion of the subject -- Meeting of the eclectic society (1790-1796)"@en ;
   schema:description "Chapter 9 -- Diary during his indisposition -- Thoughts on cessation from duty -- First Sunday at Lynn -- Remarks on fasting -- Residence in London -- Visit to Mr. Newton -- Mr. Robinson's and Mr. Cecil's sermons -- Mr. Wilberforce's prayer -- Mr. Clayton -- Calumnies of flower -- Letter from the bishop of Ely -- On Christian love -- Lady Mary Fitzgerald -- On an unpleasant rumor -- Efforts on behalf of his brother -- Mr. Fry's preaching -- Passion-week -- Awakening effects of the liturgy -- Opposition to missionaries -- Services of females -- Duties of children to parents -- Journey to Cornwall -- On religious affections -- Dr. Hawker -- Truro and St. Michael's Mount -- Miss Greenfall -- Letter from Henry Martyn -- Mr. Simeon's thoughts on marriage -- Letter to Mr. Venn -- Dr. Fearon -- Letter to Mr. Edwards -- Mr. Thomason's affectionate advice -- Letter to his parishioners -- Chapter 10 -- Remarks of Mr. Preston -- Mr. Simeon's treatment of his curates -- His Sunday evenings -- Letter to Mr. Lloyd -- Comfort in his brother Edward -- Thoughts on prayer -- Letters to Dr. and Mrs. Ring -- On the loss of friends -- The death of a faithful servant -and placing a girl in service -- Mr. Simeon's continued debility -- Letter to his parishioners -- Discontinues the afternoon service -- Sanction for the evening service -- Resolution of the vestry -- Extract from Fuller about the lectureship -- Mr. Thomason's appointment to India -- His departure -- Mr. Simeon accompanies him on his voyage -- Acuteness of his feelings at parting -- Mr. Thomason's shipwreck -- Letter to Mr. Simeon -- His characteristic reply -- Mr. Thomason's review of the event -- Remarks of Mr. Simeon -- Clerical meetings at Shelford -- Mr. Preston's account of them -- Mr. Simeon's description of Dr. Ring (1808-1809) -- Chapter 11 -- Death of Bishop Yorke -- Dr. Dampier succeeds to the See -- His feelings towards Mr. Simeon -- Mr. Simeon's letter to him -- Explanation of his sentiments and conduct -- Irregularities of former times -- Mr. Simeon's regard for order -- Candid admission -- 'Evangelical and Pharisaic righteousness compared' -- Dr. Pearson's 'cautions' -- Mr. Simeon's 'fresh cautions' -- Professor Farish's judicious advice -- Private letter to Dr. Pearson -- Dr. Pearson's 'remarks' and note -- Mr. Simeon's reply -- Reproof of an undergraduate (1809-1811)"@en ;
   schema:description "Chapter 6 -- Introduction to Dr. Buchanan -- Journey to Scotland -- Preaching in the Kirk -- Extempore prayer -- Diary of the journey -- Previous tour to Eton -- Cowslip green -- King's birthday at Edinburgh -- Mr. Dickson -- Dr. Erskine -- Sermon before the magistrates -- Sir John Stirling -- Mr. Haldane -- On drinking toasts -- Lord Adam Gordon -- Dinner at Holyrood House -- Mr. Colquhoun -- Mr. Black -- Length of sacramental services -- Mr. Sheriff -- Mr. Campbell -- Effect of his exhortation -- Lord Leven -- Dr. Stewart of Moulin -- Narrative of the visit -- Benefit to Dr. Stewart -- Mr. Falconer of Glasgow -- Lanark and Mr. Dale -- Contentment of a blind man -- Sacrament in the Canongate Church -- Gratitude for mercies -- Devotional exercises -- Return to England -- Studley Park -- Mr. Robinson of Leicester -- Mr. Jones of Creaton -- Yelling -- Letters from Dr. Buchanan, Mr. Black, and Dr. Stewart -- Answer of Mr. Simeon -- Chapter 7 -- Chosen lecturer of Trinity Church -- Engages Mr. Thomason as his curate -- Obtains the curacy of Stapleford -- Subdivision of his religious society -- Vindication of such societies -- Abuses of them -- Publication of Claude's essay -- The first volume of skeletons -- Appendix and preface -- Archbishop Secker's remarks -- Order from Charles 2 to the University -- Continued thrust -- Second journey to Scotland -- Dr. Principal Hill -- Dr. Stewart -- Sir George Abercromby -- Mr. McIntosh -- Mr. Calder -- Provost Inglis -- The governor's zeal at Fort Augustus -- Sir James Colquhoun -- Opposition of the moderate party -- Returns through Carlisle -- Mr. Fawcett and Mrs. Gilpin -- Benevolent society at Leith -- Remarks on the doctrine of perfection -- Letters from Dr. Buchanan -- Effect of preaching at Edinburgh -- Increased labors at Cambridge -- Dr. Milner's opinion of Mr. Simeon -- Letter from Mr. Venn -- on missions -- Formation of the church missionary society -- Chapter 8 -- Happy hours at Shelford -- Straw manufactory at Stapleford -- Letter from Bishop Bowstead -- Mr. Sowerby becomes curate of Trinity Church -- His early death -- Unexpected legacy -- Publication of 'Helps to Composition' -- The preface -- Conversation with Wesley -- Letters to a young clergymen -- Mr. Simeon's infirmity of temper -- His humble acknowledgment of it -- Henry Martyn -- Mr. Simeon engages him as curate -- Henry Kirke White -- Mr. Thomason proposes to be a missionary -- Letters to his mother -- to Mr. Venn -- to Mr. Edwards and to Mr. Thomason (1800-1807)"@en ;
   schema:description "Chapter 17 -- Letters -- To Rev. T. Thomason on the American missionaries -- Rev. D. Corrie -- On closing the Jews' chapel -- Hon. Dr. Ryder, Bishop of Gloucester -- Death of Bishop Middleton -- Appointed again select preacher -- Martyn's conduct of religious professors -- To Dr. Ryder on his appointment to the See of Gloucester -- The conduct of religious professors -- Ryder's reply -- To Mr. Thomason on preaching for the Jews -- Meetings at Bristol -- Recovery of health -- Journey to Carlisle -- Bible meeting there -- Tour in Scotland -- Missionaries to India -- Rev. D. Corrie -- Professor Farish -- The sermons at St. Mary -- Continued trial from his people -- Secessions from the church -- Ordination refused to two young men -- Letters to Rev. W. Carus Wilson on the occasion -- Remarks on the trials from his religious society -- Chapter 18 -- Letters -- To Rev. T. Thomason on the abuse of power -- Annoyance from a fellow of the college -- Favor in the university -- Chaplains to India -- Kindness to Bishop Mansel -- On meekness and forbearance -- On consulting the prejudices of others -- Rev. D. Corrie's missionary sermon -- Letter from Mr. Corrie to Mr. Simeon -- Letter to Mr. Thomason on the departure of Mr. and Mrs. Robinson to India -- Society for educating pious men for the ministry -- On attention to college discipline and studies -- Memorandum respecting his brother's property -- To Rev. T. Thomason on the character of Henry Martyn -- On symptoms of approaching illness -- Chapter 19 -- Letters to Rev. T. Thomason about the Jews' chapel -- Tyrwhitt's legacy for Hebrew literature -- Hindoo college -- Movements in favor of the Jews -- Religious meetings in favor of the Jews -- Religious meetings in London -- Rammohun Roy -- Martyn's Persian psalms -- Brown's memoir -- Rev. D. Corrie's return -- Preparation for a new work -- To a friend in office on attending the official chapel -- Memoranda on various occasions -- On the proper exercise of the ministry -- On listening to evil reports -- On suffering injuries -- To Rev. T. Thomason on the subject of his preaching -- To Rev. Lewis Way on his journey to Russia -- Selection of a companion -- To Rev. D. Thomason on the Hindoo college -- Jewish mission to Russia -- Proposed tour at home -- General zeal for diffusion of Christianity -- Character of Dr. Buchanan -- Sermon for the Jews -- On trials as a counterbalance of popularity -- To a clergyman on preaching the truth in love -- To a daughter on her duty to her father -- To a lady on her duty to her husband -- To a clergyman on parochial difficulties -- To another on the true mode of preaching -- To another on the exercise of conscience -- To Rev. T. Thomason on his efforts for the Jews -- Opening chapels at Amsterdam and Hamburgh -- The happy state of his people -- Professor Farish -- Death of the Princess Charlotte -- Chapter 20 -- Letters -- To Rev. T. Thomason on his efforts for the Jews in Holland -- Female agency -- Kindness to Bishop Burgess -- Visit to Amsterdam -- Interview with Dr. Cappadose -- Sermons for the Jews -- English Episcopal Church there -- Letter to Bishop Burgess on the objects of his journey to Holland -- To the same, on noticing the Jews in the King's Letter -- Morbid state of a student -- To the Rev. Mr. -- on delight in his work -- Duty to a harassed friend -- Advice about various persons -- Kind counsel for himself -- Thomason on sending helpers to India -- State of his people -- Progress of his new work -- To Rev. T. Thomason on the Cambridge Missionary Society -- Gownsmen at Trinity Church -- To Bishop Mansel, on giving letters dismissory to a friend -- The bishop's reply (1818)"@en ;
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