Phillips Brooks, 1835-1893; Memories Of His Life, With Extracts From His Letters And Note-books

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byAlexander Viets Griswold Allen

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1907. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV. 1882-1883. PLANS FOR THE YEAR ABROAD. GERMANY. CORRESPONDENCE. EXTRACTS FROM NOTE-BOOKS. INDIA. EXTRACTS FROM LETTERS AND JOURNAL. RETURN FROM INDIA. VISIT TO SPAIN. RECEPTION IN ENGLAND. VISIT TO TENNYSON. LETTERS. EXTRACTS FROM JOURNAL. When it was known that Phillips Brooks was to be absent for a year and his voice silenced during all that time the people wondered. It seemed as if no answer to the question, why he should go away, was quite satisfactory. It was unreasonable, inexplicable, that he should stop preaching when the world was waiting to listen. Vague rumors were in the air--fears that something was wrong. One answer that he gave to the question why he went was that he had been giving out for a long time and would like to stop for a moment to take in. But no one felt it could be true that he was in such need. If his health had suffered under the long, heavy, and incessant strain, it was not apparent. There was no diminution in his seemingly boundless vitality. His very presence had power to carry happiness to hearts that were heavy. "It was a dull, rainy day, when things looked dark and lowering, but Phillips Brooks came down Newspaper Row and all was bright,"--was one of the items in a Boston paper. The plan for the year abroad included a sojourn in Germany, India, and England, giving some three months to each country; and also a short tour in Spain, to glance at its monuments and churches. It was a plan for study, but from life as well as from books,--to know for himself, by personal inquiry and observation, how the world was thinking and living. He found it hard at first to realize that he had a long year before him. "And so the year of wandering has begun. It is not easy yet to realize that it is more than a mere summer's jou...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1907. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV. 1882-1883. PLANS FOR THE YEAR ABROAD. GERMANY. CORRESPONDENCE. EXTRACTS FROM NOTE-BOOKS. INDIA. EXTRACTS FROM LE...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:250 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.53 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217272347

ISBN - 13:9780217272346

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