Uniac; His Life, Struggle, And Fall: his life, struggle, and fall

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byJohn W. Berry

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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. 1871. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVII. FUNERAL EXERCISE--SPEECH, ETC. On the 28th day of October, the friends of this gifted man assembled in the Beach Street Church, the Rev. J. R. Dunn, pastor, to pay their last respects to all that remained of a man dear to many of their hearts. The day was wet and gloomy, and nature herself seemed to be in mourning for the occasion. Many men of distinction from the various walks of life were present, to show that though he had often disappointed their just expectations, still the good he tried to do, and the effort he made to be true to himself, entitled him to respect and honor. The casket that contained the remains was covered with the choicest flowers, that had been tastefully and beautifully arranged by the loving hands of friends who knew and appreciated all the tender and lovable traits of character which this poor unfortunate man so often displayed to those near and dear to him. Seated near the body were some ten or fifteen children from the Orphans' Home, where Uniac had often spoken words of kindness to the motherless and fatherless children whose little hearts so often ached to hear. The services were held at the noon hour, and just as the tones of the tolling bell had died away, the orphan children came forward, and taking each other by the hand, sang in a sweet and feeling manner an appropriate hymn; at its conclusion the Kev. Mr. Edmonds read some selections of Scriptures, and prayer was offered by the Rev. Dr. Chickering. After which, the Rev. J. D. Fulton, D.d., of Boston, was introduced and made an eloquent speech, spoke of the failings of this poor brother, and held up his death as a warning to all who were tampering with the contents of the wine-cup. The Kev. D. C. Eddy, D.d., then addressed the people. He came down from the...

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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. 1871. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVII. FUNERAL EXERCISE--SPEECH, ETC. On the 28th day of October, the friends of this gifted man assembled in the Beach...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217140394

ISBN - 13:9780217140393

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