Excerpt From Origin And Progress Of The Meeting Of The Three Choirs Of Gloucester, Worcester And Hereford, And Of The Charity Connected With ItIt Had Been The Editor S Intention To Omit Republishing Mr Lysons S View Of The Condition Of The Parochial Clergy, Pre Fixed To His History Of The Meetings Of The Three Choirs, But He Was Induced To Alter His Determination By The Advice And Per Suasion Of A Kind Friend, Holding A High Position In The Church, Who Pointed Out Its Value As A Treatise And, Also, By The Con Sideration, That It Is Essential The Reader Should Know The Causes Which Have Led To The Impoverished Condition Of The Clergy Of The Church Of England, And To The Necessity For The Charitable Ex Ertions On Behalf Of Their Widows And Children, To Which The Musi Cal Performances Are Subsidiary It Will There Be Learned, From Incontestible Proofs, How The Church Of England Has Been Successively For Centuries Plundered By Monastic Bodies, By The Reformers, By Roundheads And Cavaliers, So That The Question Is, Not As Her Enemies Allege, Whether She Be Not The Richest Ecclesiastical Establishment In The World But, On The Contrary, How, Deprived Of Subsistence For Her Inferior Clergy, She Has Managed Through So Many Centuries To Retain Her Hold Upon The National Affection, And To Keep Alive The Smouldering Embers Of Piety In The Land.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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- Origin and Progress of the Meeting of the Three Choirs of Gloucester, Worcester and Hereford, and of the Charity Connected with It
- Daniel Lysons
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