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THE POPULAR PREACHERS

OF

THE ANCIENT CHURCH.

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CHRYSOSTOM PREACHING IN ST. SOPHIA. “He holds them all spell-bound. You can see the changing emotions of their minds express themselves successively on their countenances, as the preacher makes cord after cord vibrate in their bosoms. ::. Not a posture is changed, not a breath drawn, not a whisper heard, among the listeners, until at last their emotion expresses itself in one simultaneons burst of applause, and the church re-echoes with a tumultuous and deafening clapping of hands," (Page 254.)

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TIIEIR LIVES, THEIR MANNER, AND THEIR WORK.

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