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Traditions of Edinburgh - Page 211
by Robert Chambers - 1825
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The Scottish Review, Volume 15

1890
...cathedral * ' The Towbuith [Tolbooth] Whigs were a set of rigid Calvinists who loved nothing but extempore sermons, and would have considered it sufficient to...of reciting the lines of the psalm before singing them.'-—Chambers' Traditions of Edinburgh, VOL. XV. B churches, and a few of the abbeys and monasteries....
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The Story of Edinburgh

William Henry Oliphant Smeaton - Architecture - 1905 - 426 pages
...the Lawnmarket and Bowhead, termed the 'Tolbooth Whigs," who loved nothing but extempore Evangelical sermons and would have considered it sufficient to...reciting the lines of the psalm before singing them." Kay's sketch of" The Sleepy Congregation " represents an audience in the Tolbooth. The principal entrance...
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Edinburgh: A Historical and Topographical Account of the City

Mary Gordon Williamson - Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1906 - 326 pages
...Lawnmarket and head of the Bow, termed " Towbuith Whigs," who loved nothing but extempore evangelical sermons, and would have considered it sufficient to...lines of the psalm before singing them." ' Dr. Webster was long one of the clergymen of this church, and deservedly admired as a pulpit orator. Readers of...
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Edinburgh: A Historical and Topographical Account of the City

Mary Gordon Williamson - Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1906 - 326 pages
...Lawnmarket and head of the Bow, termed " Towbuith Whigs," who loved nothing but extempore evangelical sermons, and would have considered it sufficient to...reciting the lines of the psalm before singing them." 1 Dr. Webster was long one of the clergymen of this church, and deservedly admired as a pulpit orator....
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Old Edinburgh: Being an Account of the Ancient Capital of the ..., Volume 1

Frederick William Watkeys - Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1908
...Lawnmarket and head of the Bow, termed the ' Towbuith Whigs,' who loved nothing but extempore evangelical sermons, and would have considered it sufficient to...reciting the lines of the psalm before singing them." St. Giles has passed through some stirring scenes, apart from its ecclesiastical history. Kirkaldy...
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Famous Places of the Reformed Churches: A Religious Guidebook to Europe

James Isaac Good, Marcus Acheson Brownson - Europe - 1910 - 455 pages
...jail near by was the peculiar resort of "rigid Calvinists who loved nothing but extempore evangelical sermons and would have considered it sufficient to...bring the house down about their ears if the precentor has ceased for one verse the old hillside fashion of reciting the lines of the psalm before singing...
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