Forty Years' Residence In America; Or, The Doctrine Of A Particular Providence Exemplified In The…

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byGrant Thorburn

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1834. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III. Became acquainted with my future Wife--Commence TradingMarriage--Account of the Yellow Fever in 1798. At this period I had not the most distant idea of settling in this country, but intended to return as soon as I had earned money sufficient to carry me back; but in this, as well as in every important period of my life, God was leading me, as one that was blind, in a way that I knew not; and though I had often noticed the young woman who was destined to be my wife, yet neither now, nor at any former period, had I the most distant wish to court her acquaintance.* We were quite at home in our new lodging; our landlady, Mrs. Sickles, being a sensible, obliging, motherly woman, and her daughter, about our own age, appeared to us like a sister. We found her anxious about the salvation of her soul, a constant attendant on the preaching of the Methodists, but perfectly ignorant on the subject of man's ruin by the fall, and of the way of Salvation by Christ. Having been instructed from our infancy in the doctrines of the Bible, we endeavoured to point out to her the path which we thought was right. I soon perceived that she preferred my company and * My wish to board there was merely for convenience, being next house to our workshop; I had not then the most distant thought of courting her acquaintance* MY FUTURE WIPE REBECCA. 49 conversation on these subjects to that of my brother's; this made me more industrious to repay her partiality ; and she being anxious to learn, we spent all our leisure hours in the pleasant task.* She now attended with us on the preaching of the great Dr. Mason. By the blessing of God on these means, she got a sight of her * As one instance of the respect she paid to my opinions, I will state the following:--A young man, a...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1834. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III. Became acquainted with my future Wife--Commence TradingMarriage--Account of the Yellow Fever in 1798. At this p...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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