Diary Of Caroline Cowles Richards; 1852-1872, Cananadaigua, N.y.

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byCaroline Cowles Richards

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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. 1908. Excerpt: ... on his way home, he stopped at our door and left them both. When she looked in her album, she found this was what he had written: "Anna, when you have grown old and wear spectacles and a cap, remember the boyish young man who saw your fine talents in 1 859 and was certain you would add culture to nature and become the pride of Canandaigua. Do not forget also that no one deserves praise for anything done by others and that your progress in wisdom and goodness will be watched by no one more anxiously than by your true friend, E. M. Morse." I think she might as well have told Mr. Morse that the old journals were as much hers as mine; but I think she likes to make out she is not as good as she is. Sarah Foster helped us do our arithmetic examples to-day. She is splendid in mathematics. Old Friend Burling brought grandfather a specimen of his handwriting to-day to keep. It is beautifully written, like copper plate. This is the verse he wrote and grandfather gave it to me to paste into my book of extracts: DIVINE LOVE. Could we with ink the ocean fill, Was the whole earth of parchment made, Was every single stick a quill, And every man a scribe by trade; To write the love of God above Would drain the ocean dry; Nor could that scroll contain the whole Though stretched from sky to sky. Transcribed by William S. Burling, Canandaigua, Christmas, 1859, in the 83rd year of his age. December 8, Sunday.--Mr. E. M. Morse is our Sunday School teacher now and the Sunday School room is so crowded that we go up into the church for our class recitation. Abbie Clark, Fannie Gaylord and myself are the only scholars, and he calls us the three christian graces, faith, hope and charity, and the greatest of these is charity. I am the tallest, so he says I am charity. We recite in ...

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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. 1908. Excerpt: ... on his way home, he stopped at our door and left them both. When she looked in her album, she found this was what he had writt...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021782742X

ISBN - 13:9780217827423

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