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John Ploughman's Talk; OR, Plain Advice for Plain People.

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"In John Ploughman's Talk, I have written for plowmen and common people. Hence refined taste and dainty words have been discarded for strong proverbial expressions and homely phrases. I have aimed my blows at the vices of the many, and tried to inculcate those moral virtues without which men are degraded. Much that needs to be said to the toiling masses would not well suit the pulpit and the Sabbath; these lowly pages may teach thrift and industry all the days of the week in the cottage and the workshop; and if some learn these lessons I shall not repent the adoption of a rustic style.
Ploughman is a name I may justly claim. Every minister has put his hand to the plow; and it is his business to break up the fallow ground. That I have written in a semi-humorous vein needs no apology, since thereby sound moral teaching has gained a hearing from at least 300,000 persons. There is no particular virtue in being seriously unreadable."

Author : C.H.Spurgeon
Edition: LONDON : Passmore & Alabaster, Paternoster Buildings.

Item details

Author(s):
C.H.Spurgeon
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
18.5 cm x 13.3 cm x 1.4 cm
Edition:
Passmore & Alabaster, Paternoster Buildings.
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
170
Publisher:
Passmore & Alabaster
Title:
John Ploughman's Talk ; OR, Plain Advice for Plain People.

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"In John Ploughman's Talk, I have written for plowmen and common people. Hence refined taste and dainty words have been discarded for strong proverbial expressions and homely phrases. I have aimed my blows at the vices of the many, and tried to inculcate those moral virtues without which men are degraded. Much that needs to be said to the toiling masses would not well suit the pulpit and the Sabbath; these lowly pages may teach thrift and industry all the days of the week in the cottage and the workshop; and if some learn these lessons I shall not repent the adoption of a rustic style.
Ploughman is a name I may justly claim. Every minister has put his hand to the plow; and it is his business to break up the fallow ground. That I have written in a semi-humorous vein needs no apology, since thereby sound moral teaching has gained a hearing from at least 300,000 persons. There is no particular virtue in being seriously unreadable."

Author : C.H.Spurgeon
Edition: LONDON : Passmore & Alabaster, Paternoster Buildings.

Author(s):
C.H.Spurgeon
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
18.5 cm x 13.3 cm x 1.4 cm
Edition:
Passmore & Alabaster, Paternoster Buildings.
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
170
Publisher:
Passmore & Alabaster
Title:
John Ploughman's Talk ; OR, Plain Advice for Plain People.

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