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CHAPTER VIII.
FIRST AND SECOND VISITS TO SCOTLAND-LABORS

IN ENGLAND AND WALES.

1741-1744.
Scheme of comprehension-Account of Rev. John Cennick-Voy-

age to Scotland-Letter to Rodgers-Visit to Erskine-Preach-
ing in Edinburgh-Labors at Glasgow–His sermons printed
Return to England-Letter from McCulloch-Renewed glance
at Edinburgh-Public attention deeply riveted-Execution of
a convict-Improvement of the event in a sermon-Conversion
of a mimic-A drunken sergeant-Miss Hunter-Marquis of
Lothian—Conduct of Rev. Mr. Ogilvie-Second visit to Scot-
land-Cambuslang-Kilmarnock-Glance at subsequent visits-
Orphan-house park, Edinburgh-Glasgow-Increasing reputa-
tion-Extracts from letters Anecdotes_Visit to Wales-Let-
ters from America_Visit to Gloucester, Strand, Tewkesbury-
Encouraging news from America-Success in London-Awaken-
ing at the Tabernacle-Visit to Gloucester and its neighborhood

South Wales - Return to London-Bristol-Exeter ---- Mr.
Saunders Conversion of Thomas Olivers—Birmingham-Kid-
derminster-Health-Assizes at Gloucester-Plymouth-Deliv-
erance from assassination Conversion of Mr. Tanner_Visits to
the poor-Anecdote-Embarkation for America--

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CHAPTER IX.

WHITEFIELD'S SECOND VISIT TO NEW ENGLAND.

1744, 1745.
Incidents of the voyage from England-Prayer heard-General

alarm - Whitefield's illness--- Arrival at York - Threatening
sickness-Rev. Mr. Moody-Preaching at York and Portsmouth
-Apparent danger of death-Departure for Boston_Constant
preaching there --ChelseaMalden-Prince's account of his
preaching and conduct-Objections made to his administration
of the Lord's supper-Changes in New England-Opposition to
Whitefield in Connecticut, New Haven, Massachusetts, Harvard
College–Large meeting in his favor at Boston--Number of sig-
natures to the testimony-Progress of revival-Proceedings of
Harvard College-Whitefield's defence—Subsequent act of the
College-Expositions at Boston, Ipswich, Portland, Exeter-Ex-
pedition against Cape Breton-Sherburne's request-Sermon to
the soldiers—Refusal of chaplaincy-Conversion of a colored
trumpeter—of a noted scoffer-Anecdote of Whitefield and Dr.
Hopkins-

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CHAPTER X.

LABORS IN THE MIDDLE AND SOUTHERN STATES-

THE BERMUDAS..

1745-1748.
Whitefield's preaching in New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia-

Liberal offer declined-Usefulness of his printed sermons in Vir-
ginia--Preaches at Hanover-Isaac Oliver--Visit to Bethesda
His account of the Orphan-house—His character as given by the
New York Post-boy-Public testimony as to Whitefield's integ-
rity--Preaching tour in Maryland—Visit to Charleston--Success
of his preaching in Maryland—Visits New York, Newport, Ports-
mouth, Boston-Return to Philadelphia-Bohemia-Journey to
North Carolina-Embarkation for the Bermudas-His progress
and labors-Honored by the governor and others—Usefulness
among the negroes--Summary of his proceedings in the Bermu-
das Kindness of the people there--Voyage to England–His la-
bors on the voyage-Arrival at Deal -

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CHAPTER XI.

LABORS IN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND-CHAPLAIN

TO LADY HUNTINGDON.

1748, 1749.

Triumphs and trials in London-Becomes chaplain to the Countess

of Huntingdon--Complimented by the great-Bolingbroke and
Rev. Mr. Church—Rev. James Hervey-Honors conferred on
Whitefield-Falsehoods of Horace Walpole--Charged with vul-
garism--Defence-Third visit to Scotland-Return to London-
Visit to the west of England_Conversions in Gloucestershire-
Tour in Cornwall-Brilliant assemblies in London Excursion to
Exeter and Plymouth-Rev. Andrew Kinsman-Return to Lon-
don-Decline of health and visit to Portsmouth and Wales
Arrival of Mrs. Whitefield from the Bermudas - Visit to the north
of England-Popularity there-Intensely interesting services--
Rev. W. Grimshawe-Solemn instances of mortality-Return to
London for the winter-Usefulness--

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CHAPTER XII.
LABORS IN GREAT BRITAIN-FOURTH VISIT TO AMÉR-

ICA-NEW TABERNACLE IN LONDON, AND TABER-
NACLE AT BRISTOL.

1750-1754.
Efforts made by Whitefield for BethesdaHis ardent love for Amer-

ica-Love to his mother--His mourning for sin--Dr. Doddridge
-London ministers-Interview with Doddridge and Hervey~
Earthquake in London-Bishop Horne's sermon-Universal con-
sternation-Preaching of Whitefield at midnight in Hyde park-
Whitefield and his friends at Court-Journey to Bristol-Taun-
ton-Rev. R. Darracott-Preaching at Rotherham, Bolton, Ul-
verston-Conversion of Mr. Thorpe — Edinburgh and other
places in Scotland–Testimony of Hume-Second visit to Ire-
land-Opposition on Oxmantown Green-Usefulness in Ireland
-Rev. John Edwards-Fourth voyage to America—-Interview
with Lady Huntingdon-Moravians--Lady Huntingdon's testi-
mony-Letter to Dr. Franklin-Itinerant labors-Revision of
manuscripts-Erection of the new Tabernacle--Again itinerates
-Dedication of the Tabernacle at Bristol-Somersetshire-Con-
dolence on Mr. Wesley's sickness - Visit of Messrs. Davies and
Tennent to England-Whitefield's fifth voyage to America--323

CHAPTER XIII.

FIFTH VISIT TO AMERICA-RENEWED LABORS IN

GREAT BRITAIN-TOTTENHAM COURT-ROAD CHAP.
EL.

1754-1763.

Whitefield's arrival and proceedings in Lisbon-Lands at Beaufort,

S. C.--Voyage to New York-New Jersey-Interview with Will-
iam Tennent-Accompanies President Burr to New England
Popularity at Boston-Correspondence with Habersham-Ports-
mouth-Rhode Island Franklin's narrative of a drummer and
Whitefield-Powerful address in Virginia–Pleasant interview
at Charleston-Embarks for England-Arrival at New Haven-
His feelings on arriving in England-Labors at the Tabernacle
Love for America—Journey to Bristol, Gloucestershire, Nor-
wich-Returns to London-Reproof from Grimshawe-Serious
illness-Earthquake at Lisbon—Tottenham Court-road Chapel
Conversion of Mr. Crane-Publication of " A short Address ”_
Personal character of Whitefield's preaching-His servant--Shu-
ter—Violent persecution--Interference of government--Journey
to Bristol-Lines on a chair-Journey to Kent, north of Eng-
land, Scotland-Meeting at Leeds—Interview with the new gov-
ernor of Georgia—Prosperity of Tottenham Court-Journey to
Scotland--Ireland-Returns to London—Ill health-Anecdotem
Another visit to Scotland-Death of friends-Debts of Bethesda
paid-Renewed visit to Scotland—Visit to Brighton-Foote's
mimicry-Activity-Sails on his sixth voyage to America---350
CHAPTER XIV.

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SIXTH VISIT AND LABORS IN AMERICA--RENEWED

LABORS IN GREAT BRITAIN.

1763-1767.

Improvement of Whitefield's health-Friends in Virginia—Proceed-

ings in Philadelphia--New Jersey-A collegiate bearer-New
York—Letter from Boston Gazette-Opposition of Seabury-
Arrival and preaching at Boston-Public thanks to him-Leaves
Boston-New Haven-New York, New Jersey College-Phila-
delphia-Virginia—South Carolina—Bethesda--Proceedings of
the government-Prosperity of the Orphan-house–Thoughts of
returning to England-Still detained in America-Sails for
England --Arrival there-Dedicates a church at Bath-Returns
to London-Sickness—Interest in American affairs—Rev. Sam-
son Occum-Labors with Mr. Whitaker in England-Success-
Whitefield's journey to Bristol-Success in London-Mr. Joss
becomes his colleague-Rev. Rowland Hill—Whitefield again
visits Bath and Bristol-Mr. Fletcher's sermons in London Pref-
ace to Bunyan's works—Whitefield in Wales and Gloucester-
shire-North of England-Disappointed in obtaining a char-
ter for Bethesda-

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CHAPTER XV.

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HIS LAST LABORS IN GREAT BRITAIN - COLLEGE

AT TREVECCA-EARL OF BUCHAN- TUNBRIDGE
WELLS.

1767-1769.

Letter to Keen-Whitefield preaches before the Book Society-

Change in his style and manner of preaching-Expulsion of six
students from Oxford-Whitefield's letter to the Vice-chancel-
lor---Usefulness of the expelled young men-Letter to a gentle-
man at Wisbeach-To Captain Scott-To Hon. and Rev. Walter
Shirley-Death and funeral services of the Earl of Buchan-
Whitefield's last visit to Edinburgh-Death of Mrs. Whitefield-
Whitefield's own sickness-Dedication of the college at Trevec-
ca- -Improvement of his health-Letter to Mr. Shirley-Letter
of Dr. Franklin to Whitefield—Whitefield's remarks on it-Ded-
ication of church at Tunbridge Wells-Contemplated voyage to
America–His last sermon ----Account of Rev. George Burder-
Messrs. Wilson-Embarkation of Whitefield-Detained in the
Downs-Ordination and preaching at Deal-Anecdote of Dr.
Gibbons--Clears the Channel-Arrival at Charleston-------400
CHAPTER XVI.

SEVENTH VISIT AND LAST LABORS IN AMERICA-

DEATH.

1769, 1770.

Arrival at Bethesda—Its prosperity-Honors paid him by the legis-

lature-Letter at Charleston-Plan of the proposed college-
Visits Philadelphia-Preaches at Burlington, New York, Albany
-Attends an execution-Visit to Sharon-Conversion of Mr.
Randall-Visit to Boston-Letters to Messrs. Wright and Keen
---Letter in Pennsylvania Journal»Arrival at Exeter Anec-
dote-Vast congregation-Delivers his last sermon-Account of
it- His solemnly interesting appearance - Rodgers' Journal-
Journey of Whitefield to Newburyport--- Alarming illness
Death—His remarks to Dr. Finley-Arrangements for the funer-
al-Its solemn services-Cenotaph--

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CHAPTER XVII.

TESTIMONIES AND FACTS ILLUSTRATIVE OF WHITE-

FIELD'S CHARACTER.

Funeral sermon by Dr. Cooper-Respect shown to his memory in

Georgia--Whitefield county-Sermon by Rev. Mr. Ellington--
Arrival of the news in London-Sermon by Rev. J. Wesley-
Rev. John Newton-Anecdote--Reply of Bacon the sculptor-
Visits to his tomb_Old man in Ipswich-Whitefield's indifference
to his reputation and ease-Institution at Georgia—Laborious
life—Extraordinary voice-Use of common facts--Anecdotes-
His solemnity of manner-Testimony of an American preacher-
Of Winter-Anecdotes—Sermons in storms Appearance in the
pulpit--Character of his printed sermons-His devotional spirit-
Visiting the sick—Intercourse with society—Neatness- -445

CHAPTER XVIII.

CHARACTER OF WHITEFIELD AS A PREACHER-CEN-

TENNIAL COMMEMORATIONS.

Prominence given by him to the truths of salvation–His ardent

glow of feeling-His direct address His habitual dependence on
the Spirit of God-Dealt with men as immortal beings-Dr.
Hamilton's estimate of Whitefield-Comparison of Whitefield and
Wesley--Centennial commemorations—Hymns by Mr. Conder-
Usefulness-Bristol Tabernacle-Mr. James' sermon-Character
of Whitefield's ministry, by Mr. Glanville -

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