Memoir Of The Life Of Elizabeth Fry Volume 2; With Extracts From Her Journal And Letters

Paperback | May 14, 2012

byElizabeth Gurney Fry

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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. 1848 Excerpt: ...country, where they were so eagerly read and re-read, that it was difficult for the rightful owners to regain possession of them. On the 14th, en route to Abbeville, the party stopped at Samer for an hour, to give Mrs. Fry the opportunity of visiting a poor sick Englishman in great affliction. At Montreuil-surMer, she gave a tract to a man whilst changing horses; the carriage was soon surrounded by people begging for books; it was curious to see their energy to obtain them. The same thing occurred at the Hotel at Abbeville, where those, to whom she had given them on her previous visit, begged for more, and came creeping up to her apartment to prefer their request. Her Textbooks, "Les petits livres de matin," were the decided favourites. In the morning, the people of the Hotel again gathered round her. The Sunday sho had spent there on her former visit to Paris--the reading they had in the evening--the prayer she offered for them, had made a deep impression. They beguiled her into the kitchen, where she told them in broken French, which however they contrived to understand, a little of her wishes for them as to faith and practice; then all would shake hands with her to the portly "chef de cuisine." Paris, Third Month, 11th.--Here we are once more in this most interesting city, after a favourable journey, and calm passage. Leaving home was very touching to our feelings; I never saw my children feel a separation so much. I am not high in spirits on my arrival here. At Meeting, and in a time of prayer with some of my dear friends, I felt the springs very low, but I trust through the tender mercy of my Heavenly Father, they will rise by degrees. It was sweet on our arrival, to see some beautiful flowers and other things all ready for us, prov...

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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. 1848 Excerpt: ...country, where they were so eagerly read and re-read, that it was difficult for the rightful owners to regain possession of them...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:May 14, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217511317

ISBN - 13:9780217511315

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