Charles Francis Barnard; A Sketch Of His Life And Work: a Sketch of His Life and Work

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byFrancis Tiffany

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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. 1895. Excerpt: ... THE FLORAL PROCESSIONS. As the work of Warren Street Chapel went on year by year, its leader and his zealous helpers were cheered to the soul at seeing idea after idea they had first originated and then faithfully illustrated, taken up by the public at large. This held good, as already has been stated, of singing in the public schools, of the teaching of sewing, of the children's civic festivals in Music Hall, of the later incorporation of schools of art and design into the system of public instruction, and of the inauguration at the city expense of evening schools for those who had enjoyed no early opportunities. Out of this last humane enterprise of Mr. Barnard was it further that grew, as direct result, the praiseworthy action taken by the Old South Church in building and equipping Chambers Street Chapel, where, with the wealth at the command of so rich a corporation, it became possible to carry on operations upon a scale to which the limited resources of Warren Street could make no pretension. Yet in after years, during the civil war, Rev. J. M. Manning gratefully wrote home from Camp Rogers, near Newbern, N. C.: "May Chambers Street Chapel long stand a testimony that the funds of the Old South Society have been wisely, nobly, and disinterestedly expended; and may its friends never forget their indebtedness to the Rev. Mr. Barnard of Warren Street Chapel, whose excellent institution first suggested the idea of a similar charity in the west part of the city." Heartily as Mr. Barnard rejoiced over the abundant means at the disposal of the Old South in carrying out a work so dear to his own heart, he could not but at times reflect with pain on the pecuniary hindrances that had so sorely beset him throughout his long career. His was the fate of most pione...

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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. 1895. Excerpt: ... THE FLORAL PROCESSIONS. As the work of Warren Street Chapel went on year by year, its leader and his zealous helpers were chee...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217190685

ISBN - 13:9780217190688

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