Death or Life; Or, the Story of My Experiences on 'The Line', Appeal on Behalf of Railway Labourers, by One Who Has Known Them for Twenty Years. Or, t

Death or Life; Or, the Story of My Experiences on 'The Line', Appeal on Behalf of Railway Labourers, by One Who Has Known Them for Twenty Years. Or, t (Paperback)

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Publisher: General Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 0217829228
EAN: 9780217829229
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 138
Publish Date: 2012-1-9
Binding: Paperback
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thiife hand; for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.?Ecoles. xi. C. Sow in the morn thy seed, At eve hold not thine hand; To doubt and fear give thou no heed, Broadcast it round the land. Beside all waters sow, The highway furrows stock; Drop it where thorns and thistles grow, Scatter it on the rock. The good, the fruitful ground Expect not everywhere; O'er hill and dale, by plots, 'tis found: Go forth, then, here and there. The authoress of The Ways of the Line always, when the way opened, among relations and friends, pleaded the cause of those pariahs of society, for whom, as a class, her interest had been so greatly excited during her own labours among them. The perusal of her manuscript letters, and conversations with her, induced some of my cousins (one an old schoolfellow of Miss T.'s, ) to follow her example, by distributing tracts among the men employed on a line of railway near the town where they resided; selling to them Bibles and Testaments, and commencing an evening school for them at the house of one of the ladies. They soon found that personal acquaintances among them being thus formed, it was necessary, if any lasting good was to be effected, to keep up the interest, by visiting the men at their lodges in all cases of illness, accident, or spiritual awakening. To accomplish this was no easy matter to the mothers of families; and as I was then paying a visit of some length to relatives in the vicinity, my cousins wished me to give them what little help was in my power. Alas they little knew that I was only emerging from a period of darkness, consequent on many months of c...
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Title: Death or Life; Or, the Story of My Experiences on 'The Line', Appeal on Behalf of Railway Labourers, by One Who Has Known Them for Twenty Years. Or, t
Publisher: General Books
Author: Death
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 0217829228
EAN: 9780217829229
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 138
Publish Date: 2012-1-9
Binding: Paperback

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