Memoir Of Reverend Henry Bacon

Paperback | May 17, 2012

byEliza Ann Bacon

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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. 1857 Excerpt: ... the fellowship of the Boston Association of Universalists the following November, and was ordained as pastor of the second Universalist Society in Cambridge, Mass., the last Sabbath in the same year; he continued there three years and some months, and removed to Haverhill, Mass.; from thence went to Marblehead, Mass., and, in February, 1842, removed to Providence, R. I., where he commenced his labors with the First Universalist Society the first Sabbath in the following March, and there he continueth unto this day. He has never been compelled to remain a single day since childhood on a bed; has never lost but one Sabbath from illness; and is altogether too elastic to be frightened at the idea of work. Fourteen years' connection with the readers of the Repository has given them opportunities to know something of what he is; the rest they must find out as they can; and as he makes no claims to having done any great things, he thinks it best to stop ere he steps into egotism." That he was never " compelled to remain a single day since childhood on a bed," resulted from the " might of a resolute will," and an intense desire to work, while his day lasted, rather than from physical strength. He was not reckless of health, but when the duties of his profession called, he forgot sickness and weakness, and for the time " his youth was renewed like the eagles." He could " run and not be weary; he could walk and not faint." Anxious friends saw for years that his life was too laborious for his delicate frame; but his answer, when cautioned, was, " 0, there is so much to be done in the world that I cannot rest! I had rather wear out than rust out." In a tribute to his memory, Rev. A. D. Mayo says of his untiring ac...

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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. 1857 Excerpt: ... the fellowship of the Boston Association of Universalists the following November, and was ordained as pastor of the second Univ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.25 inPublished:May 17, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217510892

ISBN - 13:9780217510899

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