John Henry Jowett, Englishman who served for many years at the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian— Church, Manhattan, was perhaps the most famous pulpit orator of his generation.

Happy in his personal relations, he stepped from one rich pulpit to another. Never was there sign of trouble, intellectual or financial. He preached sweet Christianity, packed the galleries.

His biography has now been published,† It tells all this, with many extracts from his noble utterances. But there is one great gap. According to his biographer, "a spoken wish of Dr....

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