Wednesday, 17 August 2011

State of the nation

'They who should be praying, or too many of them, are disputing and fighting among themselves Alas! How many professors are more concerned for the mistakes of government than for their own sins'
Thus writes John Newton from Olney, Frebruary 1778 to his good friend William Bull of Newport Pagnell.

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The Long Walk

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