The Life And Professional Career Of Emma Abbott

Paperback | January 8, 2012

bySadie E. Martin

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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. 1891. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVI. LL was over, and in that room and hallway, was more than one, who, could her life have been ransomed, would gladly have given their own. But all that loving hearts could do was done. Prayers for the recovery of their leader had been offered by all, even by some who were unused to pray; but Providence had otherwise ordained, and naught remained to comfort the bereaved ones but memories of her womanliness, her goodness of heart, her kindness toward them. As they lingered, loth to leave what to them seemed the sacred atmosphere which she had breathed, one and another recalled pleasant incidents of their associations. Pruette who had been a member of the company for ten years said, "There was but one Emma Abbott. Say to all that she was one of the truest, best women that ever lived." Michelena, the tenor, whose voice has won admiration wherever heard, in speaking of their association both professional and social, remarked, "I loved her with my whole heart. Not with a love born of passion, or sensual admiration, but for her goodness, her purity of soul. She so carried herself at all times, whatever the role she filled, that no man could associate with her one impure thought. To me she seemed a pattern of modesty, fidelity, purity, and goodness." Broderick, who had been with her company for ten years, said of her, ' She was my ideal woman. Tender, sympathetic as a child, she was yet firm in principle, generous at all times, yet always dispensing her charity with a wise hand. None of us will ever find another leader whom we will love and trust as we did Emma Abbott." Miss Annandale spoke of her with exceeding tenderness, and in terms of the highest admiration, as did each member of the company. The citizens of Salt Lake City did all in their power...

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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. 1891. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVI. LL was over, and in that room and hallway, was more than one, who, could her life have been ransomed, would gla...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217392954

ISBN - 13:9780217392952

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