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" ... the state of his soul, whether he was of the number of the elect ; what was the occasion of his conversion ; upon what day of the month and hour of the day it happened ; how it was carried on, and when completed ? The whole examination was summed... "
The British Essayists;: Spectator - Page 193
by Alexander Chalmers - 1808
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The Spectator: ...

1737
...fhort Queftion, namely, Whether he<vvas prepared for Death ? The Boy vho had been bred up by honeft Parents, was frighted out of his Wits at the Solemnity of the Procetding, and by the laft dreadful Interrogatory ; fo that upon making his Efcnpe out of thb Houfe...
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The Spectator, Volume 7

English essays - 1753
...carried on, and when- completed. The whole Examination was fummed up with one fhort Queftion, namely, Whether he 'was prepared for Death ? The Boy, who had been bred up by honeft Parents, was frighted out of hi Wits at the Solemnity of the Proceeding, and by the 1; dreadful...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

English essays - 1804
...examination was summed up with one short question, namely, ' whether he was prepared for death ?' The bay, who had been bred up by honest parents, was frighted...as not being able to go through the terrors of it. I have, in former papers, shown how great a tendency there is to cheerfulness in religion, and how...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1804
...carried on, and when completed. The whole examination was summed up with one short question, namely, Whether he was prepared for death? The boy, who had...of his wits at the solemnity of the proceeding, and especially by the last dreadful interrogatory; so that upon making his escape out of this house of...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...carried on, and when completed. The whole examination was summed up with one short question, namely, whether he was prepared for death ? The boy, who had...not being able to go through the terrors of it*." After some years spent at the university, Mr. Henley relinquished it for the metropolis, where he soon...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...carried on, and when completed. The whole examination was summed up with one short question, namely, whether he was prepared for death ? The boy, who had...not being able to go through the terrors of it*." After some years spent at the university, Mr. Henley relinquished it for the metropolis, where he soon...
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The History and Antiquities of Dissenting Churches and Meeting ..., Volume 3

Walter Wilson - Dissenters, Religious - 1810
...when completed. The whole examination was summed up with one short question, namely, ' Whether he wai prepared for death {' The boy, who had been bred up...proceeding, and by the last dreadful interrogatory ; se that upon making his escape out of this house of mourning, he could never be brought a second...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...completed ? The whole examina- . tion was summed up with one short question, namely, Whether he luas prepared for death ? The boy, who had been bred up...was frighted out of his wits at the solemnity of the proceedingrand by the last dreadful interrogatory ; so that upon making his escape out of this house...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...sat at Westminster. completed. The whole examination was summed up with one short question, namely, whether he was prepared for death ? The boy, who had...bred up by honest parents, was frighted out of his wiis at the solemnity of the proceeding, and by the last dreadful interrogatory ; so that, upon making...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1814
...carried on, and when completed. The whole examination was summed up with one short question, namely, whether he was prepared for death? The boy, who had...mourning, he could never be brought a second time to the O examination, as not being able to go through the terrors of it."* After some years spent at the university,...
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