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" Cathedral, and build, with the material thereof, some little churches in other parts for the ease of the citizens. Divers reasons were given for it, such as the resort of superstitious people to do their devotion in that place ; the huge vastness of the... "
The West of Scotland in History: Being Brief Notes Concerning Events, Family ... - Page 225
by Joseph Irving - 1885 - 359 pages
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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 13-14

1853
...Melvil and other ministers, had condescended to demolisb the cathedral, and build with the materials thereof, some little churches in other parts, for...could not be heard by the multitudes that convened to the sermon ; the more commodious service of the people ; and the removing of that idolatrous monument,...
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The American Church Monthly, Volumes 2-3

Religion - 1857
...Melville and other ministers, had condescended to demolish the cathedral, and build with the materials thereof some little churches in other parts, for the...as the resort of superstitious people to do their devotions in that place ; the huge vastness of the church, and that the voice of the preacher could...
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Domestic Annals of Scotland from the Reformation to the Revolution, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - Scotland - 1858
...Melville and other ministers, had condescended to demolish the cathedral, and build with the materials thereof some little churches in other parts, for the...ease of the citizens. Divers reasons were given for it—such as, the resort of superstitious people to do 1579. their devotion in that place; the huge...
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The History of Glasgow: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time

George MacGregor - Glasgow (Scotland) - 1881 - 547 pages
...Melvil and other ministc7's, had condescended to demolish the Cathedral, and build with the materials thereof some little churches in other parts, for the...as the resort of superstitious people to do their devotions in that place ; the huge vastness of the church, and that the voice of a preacher could not...
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Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography ..., Volume 3

Francis Hindes Groome - Scotland - 1883
...Melvil and other ministers, had condescended to demolish the cathedral, and build with the materials thereof some little churches in other parts for the...huge vastness of the church, and that the voice of a preacber could not be heard by the multitudes that convened to sermon ; the more commodious service...
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A History of Scotland, Chiefly in Its Ecclesiastical Aspect, Volume 2

Marjory G. J. Kinloch - Scotland - 1888
...far brought round the magistrates to his opinions, that they agreed to its demolition, " because of the resort of superstitious people to do their devotion...of the people, and the removing of that idolatrous monument."2 Quarriers and masons were summoned, the day was fixed, and a drum sounded to call them...
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Charters and Other Documents A.D. 1175-1707, Volume 1, Part 1

1897
...demolish the building "as a monument of idolatry ," and to employ the materials in the erection of " some little churches in other parts for the ease of the citizens, "but were prevented by the craftsmen from carrying their intentions into effect. Dr. McCrie has vindicated...
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Charters and Other Documents Relating to the City of Glasgow: A. D. 1175-1649

Glasgow (Scotland) - Glasgow (Scotland) - 1897
...demolish the building " as a monument of idolatry," and to employ the materials in the erection of " some little churches in other parts for the ease of the citizens, " but were prevented by the craftsmen from carrying their intentions into effect. Dr. McCrie has vindicated...
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Bell the Cat: Or, who Destroyed the Scottish Abbeys?

John Jamieson - Abbeys - 1902 - 369 pages
...Melvill and other ministers, had condescended to demolish the cathedral, and build with the materials thereof some little churches in other parts, for the...huge vastness of the church, and that the voice of the preacher could not be heard by the multitudes that convened to sermon ; the more commodious service...
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