The life and letters of Mrs. Emily C. Judson by Asahel Clark KendrickThe life and letters of Mrs. Emily C. Judson by Asahel Clark Kendrick

The life and letters of Mrs. Emily C. Judson

byAsahel Clark Kendrick

Paperback | February 5, 2012

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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. 1860. Excerpt: ... has for a long time prevented me from using my pen. Aunt Cynthia writes that your dear mother and sisters (does your mother remember me?) are all with you, and also that you have Mary Barker, whom I know you love very much. How I should like to step into the dear old house once more and see it in its changes! It would make me melancholy, I know; but still I can rejoice in your bright prospects most sincerely. You have struggled against adversity nobly, and you deserve success. Does Miss B. remember and speak of me?... Who conducts worship in the dining-room? Who takes charge of the compositions? And who are your music teachers? During my night fevers old scenes have come back to me with peculiar vividness, and O how I have longed to be set down in your school-room with my old composition class once again! Some of the pupils whom I loved have been married since I left, and some have gone down to the grave; the great body of them are scattered widely, while a few may be still with yon. I should like to inquire for,and, and. Are they with you still, or have the older ones finished and gone? If you see them, please say for me that I remember them most lovingly; that I recall every feature of their faces, and even the tones of their voices. I shall never see them again in this world; but beg of them to meet me where, I doubt not, friends will recognize each other with more pleasure than we can now conceive--in heaven. Are they beautiful? Tell them to look on those who are but a few years older than themselves, and see how soon beauty will lose its attractive freshness. Are they accomplished? Accomplishments are more enduring; but in the grave, which, since I last saw them, has opened for many as full of health and hope as they, pleasant voices and the tones of...
Title:The life and letters of Mrs. Emily C. JudsonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.25 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217123430

ISBN - 13:9780217123433