Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do' — the voice of the preacher, which had all along faltered, grew fainter and fainter, until his utterance being entirely obstructed by the force of his feelings, he raised his handkerchief to his... The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine - Page 5341817Full view
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Leigh Eric Schmidt - History - 2001 - 278 pages
...do" — the voice of the preacher, which had all along faltered, grew fainter and fainter, until his utterance being entirely obstructed by the force of...groans, and sobs, and shrieks of the congregation. "Never before," Wirt commented, "did I completely understand what Demosthenes meant by laying such...
Lamar Williamson - Religion - 2004 - 342 pages
...remarkable eloquence of the preacher as he depicted the crucifixion, his blind eyes streaming in tears. "The whole house resounded with the mingled groans,...was some time before the tumult had subsided, so far as to permit him to proceed. ... I could not conceive how he would be able to let his audience down...