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OF THE EEV.
JOHN WESLEY, M. A.
SOME TIME FELLOW OF LINCOLN-COLLEGE, OXFORD.
COLLECTED FROM HIS PRIVATE PAPERS AND PRINTED WORKS;
SOME ACCOUNT OS HIS ANCESTORS AND RELATIONS:
WITH THE LIE! OF THE
REV. CHARLES WESLEY, M. A.
The whole forming
'A HISTORY OF METHODISM,
In which the Principles and Economy of the Methodists are unfolded.
Copied chiefly from a London Edition, published
BY JOHN WHITEHEAD, M. D.
TO WHICH IS SUBJOINED,
CONTAINING CHARACTERS OF THE
EEV. MESSRS. JOHN AND CHARLES WEj
As given by several learned Contemporaries^-;^>''~777^j^£
A workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing
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HE publication of (his first volume of Mr. Wesley's Life, having been delayed much beyond the general expectation, the Members of the Commute, who so generously united \q encourage and .assist me in carrying on the Work, the Subscribers to it, and the public at large, have a right to expect some explanation of the cause which has occasioned the delay.
This delay has been, in consequence of the Bankruptcy of the Printer I first employed, and has occasiond a considerable loss, a part of the printed sheets being damaged, and a delay of several months. I am persuaded, however, that the Work has received some improvements from the length of time it has been in hand. It may have defects at present, but they would have been
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