Ned Locksley, The Etonian; Or, The Only Son [by R.s.c. Chermside].

Paperback | May 15, 2012

byRichard Seymour C. Chermside

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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. 1863 Excerpt: ...description of his sojourn there, in the First Book of Samuel, will give an account of my mode of life, word for word. "Every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that was discontented, gathered themselves unto him; and he became a captain over them; and there were with him about four hundred men." I don't know whether David had opportunity to punish their misdeeds, as well as in some measure to redress their grievances. I try to do what little I can in both ways. I wish I could do what David tried to do for them, if, indeed, I read somewhere, it was to that nondescript gathering that he cried, "Come ye children and hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord." I cannot, however, well play the missionary among them, though I endeavour to act, and make them see that I do, upon the same principles as a true missionary would preach. I have written, by the way, to Mr. Mavor, a Company's chaplain at Bombay, much interested in such matters, to see what can be done in a formal and regular manner if possible, upon this head. My mission, however, is clear enough, to preach by deed rather than word, with an occasionally sharp-edged commentary, the astounding doctrines, as they are reckoned hereabouts, that right may possibly consort with might, a strong ruler be just, and even a just be merciful. Grand preaching that, mother dear, the preaching of a law not other than an introduction to the Gospel--is it not? Pray for your boy, dear, that he may have a wise head, true heart, and--I fear you must add--strong arm, to deliver his sermon. To-day, however, I am in the Book of Judges, as I said, sitting literally, like Deborah, under a palm tree. Under a clump of them, indeed, a "tope," as we say, ...

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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. 1863 Excerpt: ...description of his sojourn there, in the First Book of Samuel, will give an account of my mode of life, word for word. "Every on...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:May 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217261817

ISBN - 13:9780217261814

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