The Works of Thomas Chalmers Volume 6

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An immense crowd filled the spacious street before the palace, and all the avenues leading to it, on which shotted cannon were turned, that no tumult or rising might interrupt the tragedy about to be enacted. Faber and Eck held a better position, being men of some learning, though only of second-rate ability, if so much. Intellectual community may be even more decisive. Alexander Henderson, who not unworthy filled the place which Andrew Melville had held among the ministers, led the devotions of the assembly.

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