The fair was designed for the support of the circuit rider who preached to the few that would hear, and buried us all in turn.
The salary was small, even for a Methodist circuit rider, in the decade before the Civil War.
It was Peter Cartwright, the famous Methodist divine and circuit rider.
And I have sung myself, many a time, like a circuit rider with a crowded mourner's bench.
The circuit rider is not only a priest to his people, but he is a good deal of a mendicant besides.
And I have often wondered why the monument builders have never thought to raise a statue to the Methodist circuit rider.
She ran away and soon returned, with a young man serious enough to have divided the pulpit with any circuit rider in the country.
The hired man delivered himself with the intonation somewhat of a circuit rider.
Where was the great glare of yellow light that the "circuit rider" had told about—and the leaping tongues of fire?
I know I sat up ever so stiff and tried to look just as if I had been a circuit rider for forty years or so.