Life And Letters Of Frederick W. Robertson, M.a. (volume 1); Incumbent Of Trinity Chapel, Brighton…

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byFrederick William Robertson

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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. 1865. Excerpt: ... 'FEATS ON THE FIORD.'-249 them (a rare qualification now-a-days in one in the class that circumstances have placed you), all working men think it so much the more valuable to have your advice and assistance. May it long be continued! I do not complain that we have not the sympathy of the upper classes. I believe we have; but there is not one in fifty that can come down to our circumstances, to the bond of our common nature--to comprehend that although the mechanic and artisan of this country are deep thinkers, yet they often stand in need of advice and the assistance that education gives. We have their good wishes and pecuniary assistance--thanks for it--but sometimes a little kindly advice would do far more. It is this difference that makes us feel we could grasp you by the hand as a brother in the cause of progress of the nation. Would that there were more such! How much more would true religion, morals, and sound intellect be brought out! No fear then of the Pope or the devil. Believe me, Sir, I am very respectfully yours. Letters from Oct. 1849 to Dec. 1850. XXXIX. October 17, 1849. I have just finished 'Feats on the Fiord.' Miss Martineau's graphic powers are uncommon. I seem to see a Fiord, like a valley spread with water into the land; the vast flocks of wild fowl; the sun only dipping in summer below the horizon; the outline of the reindeer on the mountain, cut against the sky, and the Lapp slyly running off with the cheese laid on the mountain-ridge as an offering to Nipen. A Lapp's hut must, I think, resemble an alp for filth, and be somewhat like it altogether. An alp is a Tyrolese herdsman's hut. On the mountains there are patches of vegetation among the pine-forests; these in winter are covered with 2.50 RELIGIOUS SUPERSTITIONS. snow, but 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. 1865. Excerpt: ... 'FEATS ON THE FIORD.'-249 them (a rare qualification now-a-days in one in the class that circumstances have placed you), all w...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217504655

ISBN - 13:9780217504652

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