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Sunday, 30 December 2012

ESAH Sunday Series: Church stories


A sequence of stories about clergymen, in particular.  Written by Revd. EHL Reeve in 1881.

Church
Differences

There is an amusing story told of Sir Henry Smith of Berechurch.  He was at a dinner party once where the conversation turned upon the different sects of religion and their distinctions and differences with the Church.  At last they turned to Sir Henry and asked him what he thought of it all.  “Upon my word,” said the old baronet, “upon my word, there are as many different sects of religion as there are cocks and hens at a barn-door”.

Clergyman Visits: A Saying

“A trading voyage”.  Paying off many calls on the same afternoon.  Making a journey answer.

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