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Enthusiasm display'd: or, the Moor Fields congregation

Enthusiasm display'd: or, the Moor Fields congregation

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The print shows evangelical Methodist minister Geroge Whitefield preaching at Moorsfield, London.. He is supported by two females, one holding a mask and labeled "Hypocrisy", the other a Janus-faced "Deceit". On the left are three woodcocks, one with a worm and one dead(?) which are labeled "Trapped" and on the right, a woman, labeled "Folly," reclines on the ground holding a jester's staff. Next to her is a monkey. The text, a poem critical of Dr. Whitefield, mentions "thirty-nine approaches forty-one" possibly referring to 1739 when Whitefield was preaching in America and 1841 his expected return to England.

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01/01/1739
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