The relief sculpture of Samuel Bottomley from the Scarborough Collections.

Reverend was much loved by his followers

A pamphlet entitled “An essay on early rising, as it is favourable to health, business, and devotion” published in 1821 by the Rev Samuel Bottomley of Scarborough, begins with the phrase “Time is a talent of incalculable value. It is short. What a pity that any of it should be misspent, or suffered to run to waste!”

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