Autobiography and Personal Tributes

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byWilliam Phillips Tilden

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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. 1891. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. TRIBUTES. Extracts From Sermons By Rev. H. H. Barber And Rev. George L. Chanev.--Portrait.--Mr. Tilden As Preacher By Dr. A. A. Livermore. We append a few of the many tributes which were paid to the memory of the risen one. The Christian Register of Oct. 9, 1890, contained the following notice:--A CROWN OF GLORY. "The hoary head is a crown of glory if it be found in the way of righteousness." What a crown of glory it was on the head of William P. Tilden! To one who saw him rise in the pulpit it seemed as if he had just come out of the transfiguring cloud, and that some of the white mist hung about his radiant face; for his face shone as did that of Moses when he came down from the mount. There was no William among the twelve apostles; but William P. Tilden was a man whom Jesus would have chosen if he had met him by the seaside. Indeed, the story of his life and entrance in the ministry has a New Testament, Galilean picturesqueness. It was the story of a young man born on the Massachusetts coast, where he could hear the roar of the sea. He was the son of a ship-carpenter, and there was no pulpit for him in his early vision. His book education was wrought in the district school; but there was another education which he was wont to call his academical course. It was such an education as Peter got on the lake of Galilee, or such an education as he would have got in the nineteenth century if he had joined a mackerel fleet, like young Tilden at the age of thirteen. "Many a boy," he said, "goes to Exeter to prepare for Cambridge with less pride and joy, I have no doubt, than I started off on my grand expedition, dressed in my fisherman's suit, every article of which, from my red flannel shirt to my pea-jacket and tarpaulin, was made by my precious moth...

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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. 1891. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. TRIBUTES. Extracts From Sermons By Rev. H. H. Barber And Rev. George L. Chanev.--Portrait.--Mr. Tilden As Preacher B...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217686214

ISBN - 13:9780217686211

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