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An antidote against Toryism. Or The curse of Meroz in a discourse on Judges 5th 23 by Nathaniel Whitaker

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Published by Printed by John Mycall. in Newbury-Port: [Mass.] .
Written in English

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  • American loyalists.,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Addresses, sermons, etc.

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Statementby Nathaniel Whitaker D.D. Pastor of the Presbyterian congregation in Salem, state of Massachusetts-Bay. ; Published at the desire of many who heard it. ; Dedicated to his excellency, General Washington. ; [Five lines of Scripture text]
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 15709.
ContributionsWashington, George, 1732-1799, dedicatee.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2], 34 p.
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14618619M

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Reprinted, Salem, , with another sermon by the same author (originally published ) with title: An antidote against and The reward of, Toryism. Being two sermons preached one at the commencement and the other at the close of the Revolutionary War. Description: 34 pages 18 cm: Other Titles: Curse of Meroz: Responsibility. An antidote against Toryism, or: The curse of Meroz, in a discourse on judges 5th Whitaker, Nathaniel, Newbury-port: Printed by John Mycall, No Tags, Be the first to . An antidote against Toryism. Or The curse of Meroz [electronic resource]: in a discourse on Judges 5th 23, / by Nathaniel Whitaker D.D. Pastor of the Presbyterian congregation in Salem, state of Massachusetts-Bay. ; Published at the desire of many who heard it. ; Dedicated to His Excellency, General Washington. ; [Five lines of Scripture text].   In his famous sermon "Antidote to Toryism," Presbyterian preacher Nathaniel Whitaker makes his Biblical case for the Revolution, citing the Song of Deborah from the Book of Judges. Like the Tories, the city of Meroz fails to help the Israelites, and by the time Whitaker's done with them, they're cursed by everybody including Jesus Christ himself!

In pre-Revolutionary America, on the other hand, the "Curse of Meroz" was a blockbuster. Imported from the 17th century religious civil wars in England, the term quickly became a favorite whip with which Puritan preachers lashed the pro-British Tories who preferred to stand on the sidelines as the 13 colonies fought for the independence they achieved years today. “An Antidote against Toryism [or the Curse of Meroz],” delivered at Salem, Massachusetts and printed in Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the Lord, curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof, because they came not to the help of the Lord to the help of the Lord against the mighty.   Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the Lord, curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof; because they came not to the help of the Lord, to the help of the Lord against the mighty. This curse came in the middle of a beautiful song of deliverance and praise sang by Deborah, a . Although his letter of 24 Sept. has not been found, Whitaker’s 34–page pamphlet, An Antidote against Toryism, or the Curse of Meroz, and a Discourse on Judges 5th 23, printed in Newburyport, Mass., in and dedicated to GW, was in GW’s library at Mount Vernon at the time of his death.

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