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Post by TriciaG » October 20th, 2015, 6:57 pm

The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying by Jeremy Taylor (1613 - 1667).

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Written by a Church of England clergyman in the time of Cromwell, this work is praised for both its style and content. Taylor's work was much admired by John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, for its devotional quality; and by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas de Quincey, and Edmund Gosse for its literary qualities.

Holy Dying is meant to instruct the reader in the "means and instruments" of preparing for a blessed death, written in a time when death was a constant companion to life and not to be encountered without being ready for it. It assumes illness and a death-bed, with recommended meditations and prayers for the sick, the family, and the clergyman attending to the dying one. ( TriciaG, with help from Wikipedia)
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Post by Elizabby » October 21st, 2015, 2:32 am

I'd like to claim sections 1, 2, 6, 7, 16 and 17, to start with. (I'd offer to DPL the rest, but I don't see the little squiggle, so I presume you are doing it yourself?)
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Post by TriciaG » October 21st, 2015, 5:50 am

I've put you in for those sections. Please hold off starting sections 1 and 6 just yet. I haven't figured out how I want the chapter titles to be recorded. They're not in the MW at all yet.

It'll take me until tonight to get the rest of the MW and instructions set up. :)

And yes, I'm going to PL this myself. Thanks for your interest!
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Post by TriciaG » October 21st, 2015, 4:14 pm

OK, I think I'm ready now!
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Post by MrsHand » October 22nd, 2015, 5:07 am

May I have sections 0, 3, 4, & 5?

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Post by TriciaG » October 22nd, 2015, 5:33 am

You're in for those. Thanks!
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Post by edhumpal » October 23rd, 2015, 4:38 am

Irresistible, may I read 8 & 9?

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Post by TriciaG » October 23rd, 2015, 6:03 am

edhumpal wrote:Irresistible, may I read 8 & 9?
Glad you think so! :) You're in for 8 and 9.


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Post by sandostrich » November 4th, 2015, 12:59 pm

May I read sections 19, 20 & 21?

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Post by TriciaG » November 4th, 2015, 1:28 pm

Thank you - you're in!

Let me know if you have any questions, including anything about that special note on what to read in section 19. :)
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Post by aljop » November 4th, 2015, 4:34 pm

tg,

I would like to read sections 10, 11 & 12.

I have read a few of your project sections already.

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Post by TriciaG » November 4th, 2015, 4:51 pm

Yes, you have. 8-) Hello again!

I'll put you in for those sections. Have fun!
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Post by TriciaG » November 6th, 2015, 6:24 am

Thank you, Kristin!
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Post by TriciaG » November 6th, 2015, 5:02 pm

And so we begin. :)

12:55 - "For all the churches agree...internal ministries" - repeated, after a couple further stumbles, at 13:08

13:54 - Stumble & repeat: "But afterward, being admonished.."

15:45 - longish pause after "his station will be without doors"
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