hell Upon Earth Made Heaven

Paperback | January 17, 2012

byGeorge Washington Savory

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1907. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 4ri HE month of September, 1893, spent in careful study of & the great Columbian Exposition at Chicago, brought me into contact with many people worth describing, but one man, who opened his heart to me, showed me greater treasures than all other men or nations displayed. At the close of a hard day of tramping through the bewildering mazes of costly and ingenious exhibits, I was sitting at my window in a hotel overlooking the vast grounds and watching the dazzling fireworks, when a knock called me to admit for a seat by my side a venerable man who was a privileged character to all the guests because of his sweet innocence of age. After looking out over his gold-bowed glasses and gold-headed cane almost without reply to my admiration for the brilliance and magnificence, he turned toward me and laid his hand softly upon my knee. He was trembling with emotion--not with age--but, as he did not speak for several minutes, I simply laid my hand upon his and waited for him to unburden his mind. At last he spoke, and we will now follow his words so nearly as I can report them--but of course it took many evenings and mornings also to fill out his strange story. This sparkle and blaze, grander by far than anything I ever dreamed of seeing on earth, points me to that glory beyond, which I must look upon soon--if ever. I am eighty years old, and I lay last night pondering over the past, reaching out towards the future, wondering whether I could leave the world some warning from my mistakes, thinking I could die easier if I told my whole story just as I must, in a few short hours, face the record before the judgment seat. I own this hotel. My nephew who manages it persuaded me to invest, partly to give him a summer's harvest, but as you see the house is built to stay, a...

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1907. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 4ri HE month of September, 1893, spent in careful study of & the great Columbian Exposition at Chicago, brought me into contact...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:January 17, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217658598

ISBN - 13:9780217658591

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