Author:William Enfield

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William Enfield
British cleric


  • ‘Sermons for the Use of Families,’ 1768–70, 2 vols. 8vo.
  • ‘Prayers for the Use of Families,’ 1770, 2nd edit. 1777.
  • ‘Sermon preached at the Ordination of the Rev. Philip Taylor,’ &c., 1770.
  • ‘Remarks on several late Publications relative to the Dissenters, in a letter to Dr. Priestley,’ 1770. To this Priestley replied.
  • ‘The Preacher's Directory,’ 1771, 4to, 2nd edit. 1781.
  • ‘Hymns for Public Worship, selected,’ 1772, 12mo, 2nd edit. 1781.
  • ‘An Essay towards the History of Leverpool [i.e. Liverpool], drawn up chiefly from the papers left by the late Mr. George Perry,’ 1773, fol., 2nd edit. 1774.
  • ‘The English Preacher, or Sermons on the Principal Subjects of Religion and Morality,’ 1773–79, 9 vols. 12mo.
  • ‘Observations on Literary Property,’ 1774, 4to.
  • ‘The Speaker, or Miscellaneous Pieces selected from the best English Writers,’ 1774. This very popular elocutionary book has often been reprinted.
  • ‘A Sermon on the Death of Mr. J. Galloway,’ 1777.
  • ‘Biographical Sermons on the Principal Characters in Scripture,’ 12mo.
  • ‘A Sermon on the Ordination of the Rev. J. P. Estlin,’ 1778.
  • ‘A Funeral Sermon on the Death of the Rev. John Aikin, D.D.,’ 1780.
  • ‘Discourse on the Progress of Religion and Christian Knowledge,’ 1780.
  • ‘Exercises in Elocution,’ 1780, 3rd edit. 1786. To an edition in 1794 he added ‘Counsels to Young Men.’
  • A translation of Rossignol's ‘Elements of Geometry,’ 1781, 8vo.
  • ‘Institutes of Natural Philosophy,’ 1785, 4to, 2nd edit. 1799.
  • ‘History of Philosophy’, abridgement of Johann Jakob Brucker's “Historia Critica Philosophiæ,”’ 1791, 2 vols. 4to, 2nd edit. 1819, 2 vols. 8vo, new edit. 1840.
  • ‘Sermons on Practical Subjects,’ with portrait, and memoir by Aikin, 1798, 2nd edit. 1799

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