Catharine And Craufurd Tait, Wife And Son Of Archibald Cambpell, Archbishop Of Canterbury; A Memoir

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byArchibald Campbell Tait

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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.1879 Excerpt: ... nurse him, and did it most efficiently. The following Sunday was the first in Advent, and the Archbishop was so far better that all the family assembled at nine o'clock in his bedroom for the celebration of the Holy Communion. On the 21 st of December--his fifty-eighth birthday--he was able to be dressed for the first time, and on that day Mrs. Tait laid the foundation-stone of the Orphanage. It is one of the most characteristic features of her life that we come just at this moment upon a very touching record, which, however, circumstances preclude us from giving in detail, of her ministering to one who was sick and weary, and sorely in need of sympathy and help. The account is written with the sufferer's own hand. The year 1870 was a year of slow recovery. In November they went to San Remo. We need not, probably, say that during the journeys family prayer was never omitted, nor was the daily religious lesson. Thence they went successively to Mentone and to Cannes. They returned home, as the Archbishop has already said, on the eve of Ascension Day. One letter we have here from a lady who, at that time, was acting as governess to the children. The following passage is characteristic, as exhibiting the unity of the whole life. It might describe the life of the young mistress of Rugby over again. 'I had caught a violent cold at San Remo. When I arrived at Mentone the Archbishop and Mrs. Tait had not returned from their afternoon drive. Craufurd and Mr. helped me up-stairs, and I must have fainted after this, for when I opened my eyes again Mrs. Tait was sitting by the sofa on which I was lying, the tears running down her cheeks. How could I ever forget those long days of sickness which followed,--the tender motherly care, the three or four visits a day, the pr...

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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.1879 Excerpt: ... nurse him, and did it most efficiently. The following Sunday was the first in Advent, and the Archbishop was so far better that ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217455395

ISBN - 13:9780217455398

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