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CHAP. XV.

Scenes of itinerancy

Wesley and John Nelson in Cornwall

Chance-converts

Effects of field preaching

Wesley's love of the poor

His opinion of the higher classes

Dislike of the farmers

Instability of his converts

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CHAP. XVI.

Wesley's lay-coadjutors

He justifies himself for admitting them

Advises them to read

But not to affect the praise of learning

Defends them from the charge of being ignorant

His management of them

Their ready obedience instanced in the case of John Jane

Some of the first preachers withdraw

Conversion of John Furz

Of John Thorpe

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CHAP. XVII.

John OLIVER

Severity of his father

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CHAP. XXI.

Discipline of the Methodists

Wesley's supremacy

Circuits

Helpers, in what manner admitted

The twelve rules of a Helper

Forbidden to engage in trade

Advice respecting their diet

Frequent change of preachers

Early preaching

Local preachers

Leaders

Bands

Select bands

Watch-nights

Love-feasts

Settlement of the chapels

Their structure and plan

Psalmody

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