Selections from the Correspondence of R.E.H. Greyson, Esq. [pseud.]

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Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1861 - 432 pages
 

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Contents

To his Sister Mrs Evans in India A Letter of Home Gossip Early Experiences
27
To C Mason Esq Old Age sometimes Beautiful
34
To the Same An Amateur Physician
36
XIL To the Rev Charles Ellis B D Solutions that are none
38
To C Mason EsqOn the Penny Postage
43
To Alfred West Esq Description of a hustling Man
44
To the Same On the Language of Emotions
47
often none
56
To C Mason Esq
60
To Captain Evans in India English GodManufacturers Effects of Civilisation
63
To The Delights of Reconciliation Anecdote
65
To Edwin Greyson Esq
68
To T Greyson Letter of Counsels to a Youth
69
To Alfred West Esq On the Freaks of Association
72
To the Same Societies and Branches
75
To the Same Speculations on compulsory Virtue
77
To the Same Strikes Estimate of Knowledge
81
To the Same Anecdote of Robert Hall Human Pugnacity
84
To the Same On unjust Suspicions Job and his Friends
87
To the Same Antediluvian Friendships Immortality
91
To a Friend who had narrowly escaped spending a Night in St Albans Abbey On the Power of Imagination
94
To Alfred West Esq What are the best Punishments of Hypocrisy?
100
To the Same Parental Longsuffering the second School ing for Vice
103
To the Rev C Ellis B D Christian Evidences
106
To the Rev S W On Pulpit Style
115
To C MasonEsq Habitual ActionsAutomatic or Not?
118
To the Same Early RisingPreaching and Practice
122
To the Same A Dialogue between Myself and Me
126
To Miss Mary Greyson The first of Four Letters on Novel Reading
131
To the Same Subject continued
139
To the Same Subject continued
142
To the Same On Yes and No
147
To Alfred West Esq On the Treatment of Criminals
153
To C Mason Esq The Madman and the Devil
157
To First of Five Letters to an incipient Neo logist
161
f XLVL To the Same Subject continued
164
XLVII To the Same Subject continued
168
XLVIII To the Same Subject continued
172
To the Same Subject continued
174
To Letter on Prayer
177
To the Stme Subject continued
182
To First of Three Letters on the Atonement
188
LUX To the Same Subject continued
194
To Alfred West Esq Symptoms of imperfect Virtue
198
To the Same Unconscious Profundity
201
To C Mason Esq On Human Inconsistencies
207
To Esq Counsels to a Dyspeptic Friend
240
To R S A Question on Conscience answered
244
ro On a Sophism of Secularism
247
To a Homoeopathic Friend First of Three Letters to a Homoeopathist
249
To the Same Subject continued
254
To the Same Subject continued
258
To Alfred West Esq Feats of the Electric Telegraph
262
To a Mesmeric Enthusiast First of Three Letters to a Mesmeric Enthusiast
266
To the Same Subject continued
269
To the Same Subject continued T
272
LXXVL To the Rev C Ellis Contretemps
276
To the Same Subject continued
280
LXXVHX To C Mason Esq On the Memoirs of a Stomach
282
To R D a Quaker On the Peace Principles
285
To Alfred West Esq On the Peace Principles
289
LXXXL To the Rev Charles Ellis B D On the Arguments for Immortality
294
To the Same On coming to the Use of Spectacles
298
To On Behalf a Young Offender Visit to the Zoological Gardens
303
LXXX1V To the Rev C Ellis Reformatories
305
To Alfred West Esq AngloSaxon Criminal Code
311
To the Same Sedatives of Anger Youthful Hopes
313
To tlie Same On the Plurality of Worlds Controversy
316
To the Same Subject continued
321
To the Rev C Ellis A double Defeat and no Victory Dispute between an Atheist and a Deist
324
To the Same Subject continued
328
To a Friend who had become a DeistFirst of Eight Letters to a Deist
336
To the Same Subject continued
340
To the Same Subject continued
343
To the Same Subject continued
349
To the Same Subject continued
351
To the Same Subject continued
356
To the Same Subject continued
362
XCV1TL To the Same Subject continued
364
To C Mason Esq On the Discoveries of Dr Hassalls Microscope
369
To Alfred West Esq True Catholicism
372
To C Mason Esq On Beards
375
To a Gentleman who would be a Christianyet rejected all the peculiar facts and Doctrines of historical Christianity 378
378
To a Young Friend disposed to make the Discrepancies in Scripture a Reason for Renouncing Christianity
384
To the Same Subject continued
389
To Alfred West Esq Transmutation and Develop ment Theories
394
To the Same Subject continued
397
To the Same Subject continued
401
To his Nephew T G Student in the University of Edinburgh The Prima Philosophia
407
To the Same Hints for an Encomium Atheismi
414
To the Same Notice of certain Atheistical Sophisms
420
To the Same Brief Answers to Three Queries
428

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