Two In One; The Story Of Two Blended Lives Exemplifying And Illustrating The Meaning And Final…

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byJohn Fount Martin

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ... Two In One. CHAPTER I. "There's a divinity which shapes our ends, rough-hew them how we may," writes the immortal bard of Avon. My life appears to have been an exemplification of the truth of this statement. I seem to have been originally, by both heredity and environment, placed in a current and borne along on its tide, the course of which I have had little to do in directing. My father having died in my infaney I was left to the care of my mother. She was of Scotch parentage and came of a line of preachers of the extremest Scottish puritanism; while my father, as I learned from my mother, though reverent of Deity, was of a scientific and rationalistic type of mind and so was doctrinally out of harmony with the dogmatic teachings of my mother's church. In myself, the elements were a blending of my parents combined with a strain derived from a remoter ancestry. I inherited both the religious nature of my mother and the mental characteristics of my father; but unlike either of them was very excitable, painfully self-conscious, egotistic and emotionally intense, on slight provocation quivering with agony or thrilling with ecstacy. I early developed a love of reading, but had access to little literature other than the religious works of puritanism and the Bible. The former was little to my taste, but the latter I read through and through with great delight, even as a child; and to this early acquaintance with the Scriptures I owe the trend of my entire life. The death of my father threw upon my shoulders burdens fitted to be borne only by mature years, and thus induced a premature development. Thoughts, fancies, dreams and aspirations abnormal to childhood thronged my brain. The mysteries of life fascinated me. Often in the midst of active...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ... Two In One. CHAPTER I. "There's a divinity which shapes our ends, rough-hew them how we may," writes the immor...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217653065

ISBN - 13:9780217653060

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