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The Year 1851

Eight Lectures on Prophecy

by William Trotter

Joshua said ...
Can anyone share more information about Thomas Smith who delivered at least 2 lectures included this book ?
Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 : 20:31
Marty said ...

Not much to be found; his name is too common.
"Eight Lectures on Prophecy", delivered in the Merchants’ Hall, Fossgate, York, during March and April 1851. (Originally signed: T. S. & W. T.)
He probably also wrote: "The Heart and its Inmates: or, Plain Truths Taught from Pictures" [a lect., signed T.S.]. London 1870.

Monday, Mar 16, 2020 : 08:40
Greg said ...
There's a brief comment by Charles Stanley at the end of Ch.4 in "The Way the Lord hath Led Me". It might be a useful stepping-stone for further research.
Monday, Mar 16, 2020 : 12:12
Tom said ...

There are a few references to him in here;

and some other books he wrote;


and found this in

Mr. Thomas Smith was a man of a very different type, both in appearance and 
still more in mental constitution and temperament. With no imagination to speak 
of, he had an original and vigorous mind that in its workings occasionally threw 
off sparks of grim humour. Had he but had the advantage of thorough mental 
discipline in his youth, there is no telling what he might have become or achieved. 
Even as it was he could not help being a philosopher in his way, 
a solid preacher, and a man of weight in the counsels of the 
Church. Moreover, he and his excellent wife having leisure 
at command, were indefatigable in the more private walks of 
usefulness. Unfortunately, Mr. Smith had an unyielding and 
somewhat passional nature. As a retired blacksmith, he might 



Monday, Mar 16, 2020 : 14:00
Joshua said ...
Thank you brothers.
Monday, Mar 16, 2020 : 23:43

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