A Broken Journey; Memoir Of Mrs. Beatty, Wife Of Rev.william Beatty, Indian Missionary

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byMrs. George T. Rea

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVIII REMINISCENCES OF MRS. PERCIVAL "The memory of the just is blessed."--Prov. X. 7. "For the joy of human love, Brother, sister, parent, child, Friends on earth, and friends above, For all gentle thoughts and mild, Christ, our God, to Thee we raise This our sacrifice of praise." It gives us deep satisfaction to introduce here the following tribute of affectionate regard for Mrs. Beatty, sent by one who, though in a different sphere of life, had frequent intercourse with her and very highly appreciated her, not only for her many fine qualities, but also for the sake of her work, with which the writer was ever in thorough sympathy. "My first acquaintance with dear Mrs. Beatty was in August 1870, when my husband and I landed at Gogo on our way to Bhavnagar, where he hail been appointed joint administrator during the minoriiy of the young Raja. Gogo is in British territory, about ten miles from Bhavnagar, and being on the Gulf of Cambay, is considered somewhat of a health resort in the hot season, especially just before the rains, although even there at that time it is quite hot enough! Besides the bungalow in which the Beattys themselves resided, there was another small one belonging to the Mission, and this they kindly let or lent to us in June 1871, for three weeks. My eldest boy was just six months old then, and when Mrs. Beatty first took him in her arms, and he looked up into her face and saw it was white, he screamed with terror, as, although well used to natives, he had never seen any white woman but myself before. He was far from well, and it was the greatest possible comfort to have Mrs. Beatty's sympathy and advice; she was a person you took to at once--there was something so restful and such perfect self-forgetfulness in all she said an...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVIII REMINISCENCES OF MRS. PERCIVAL "The memory of the just is blessed."--Prov. X. 7. "For the joy of human love, Bro...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217423868

ISBN - 13:9780217423861

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