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The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 6. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier), Old portraits and modern Sketches (search)
ting to the opinion of one abundantly capable of appreciating the character of Baxter as a writer. What works of Mr. Baxter shall I read? asked Boswell of Dr. JohnMr. Baxter shall I read? asked Boswell of Dr. Johnson. Read any of them, was the answer, for they are all good. He has left upon all the impress of his genius. Many of them contain sentiments which happily find favt in bed at night was a psalm of praise. It has been fashionable to speak of Baxter as a champion of civil and religious freedom. He has little claim to such a reto Dissenters, as martyrs in the cause of universal religious freedom. Nor can Baxter, although he wrote much against the coercion and silencing of godly ministers, warranted and unjust. One of the warmest admirers and ablest commentators of Baxter designates the leading and peculiar trait of his character as unearthliness. In vindicate, with tongue and pen, the cause of civil and religious freedom. But Baxter overlooked the evils and oppressions which were around him, and forgot the nece