The Press: Depraved

If a preacher should secure metropolitan employment as a taxicab driver and remain so employed for a considerable period, he would undoubtedly witness exhibitions of: drunkenness, misery, wantonness, gaiety, sickness, love. Were he fortunate, he might also witness exhibitions of: murder, robbery, rape. Since preachers sometimes have cause to mention vice, it is well for them to have some knowledge of its nature and consequences. Thus it might be clever for some preacher to perform for a time as the driver of a taxi. This was what the Rev. Thomas H. Whelpley, Manhattan...

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