Mrs. Brookfield And Her Circle Volume 1

Paperback | July 8, 2012

byCharles Hallam Elton Brookfield

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ... to exact marriage in London between my sister and my brother-in-law, an event which gives us much satisfaction. We shall be up in town for it, and no doubt some suburb will again be illuminated by one of those not unremarkable dialogico-gastro-peripatetical visits of the Priest and the Peer, of which some are already on the page of universal History. We are all well and hope Mrs. Brookneld is no less. Yours ever, Lyttelton. These walks were not the only practices that the " Priest and the Peer " had in common. Mr. Brookneld, in the discharge of his clerical duties was punctilious as well as enthusiastic. He possessed a genius for persuading adults who had not received Baptism to seek that Sacrament; the number of infant Baptisms also increased greatly under his influence. A letter of his to a well-known lady urging her to have her children baptised is a model of kindness and discretion. In getting together candidates for baptism he was aided by Lord Lyttelton, who though still young, was, in spite of the lightness of his letters, of a pious and serious disposition, always assisting Mr. Brookneld in parish work whenever he was near to him and giving help and advice in especial cases when away. Mr. Brookfield has said how glad he was to learn George,-fourth Lord Lyttelton 'rout ii crayon drawing by George. Richmond,-R.A..1-I 1.-. I ' '!...-1 I. I.'A.'. » '-'.'X '.i.v i-LORD JOHN MANNERS from Mrs. Carlyle that his sermons had a real influence on many young men of name and position, who would not listen to other preachers, but it gave him a greater pleasure to find earnest young men of this very class, able and eager to give him practical assistance in his labours when occasion offered. The hard winter of '43 overwhelmed him with work, and the...

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ... to exact marriage in London between my sister and my brother-in-law, an event which gives us much satisfaction. We sha...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217238084

ISBN - 13:9780217238083

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