A Champion of the Cross; Being the Life of John Henry Hopkins, S.T.D.

A Champion of the Cross; Being the Life of John Henry Hopkins, S.T.D.

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...Wilderness. Every grave has a stone at the head, with the number cut on it by which it is recognized in the record book. The whole vast field extends over the top of Marye's Hill (with a magnificent prospect), having a nice wall all around it, and the entire ground is carefully kept in order. There is a neat cottage near the gate, where the care-taker lives. There is no government on earth that has taken such tender care for its fallen soldiers. "The next day I walked up the river to Falmouth, returning by another way. The third day I crossed the river, and also visited the ferry at which, once upon a time, General Washington flung a stone across the river. On the other side his mother lived for many years. On Friday evening I lectured on the True Relations of Religion and Science, apparently to the satisfaction of my hearers, among whom were the Roman Priest, the Baptist, Methodist, and Presbyterian ministers, and many others of the thinking people of the place. On Sunday I preached three times, twice to the congregation of Trinity Church and in the evening at St. George's. Kinder hospitality I never expect to meet. They are quite ripe for an advance all along the line in Virginia. They say that all they want is a leader. I made them some suggestions, but whether they will have grit enough to follow them remains to be seen. "I left on my return Monday morning. At York, Pa., I was left over for a couple of hours and called on the clergyman there, having a nice talk with him about the new diocese. That evening I reached Lancaster, where on Tuesday evening I met several of the leading gentlemen for a long talk about the new diocese." "December 15, 1881.--Last week at midnight on Monday I started for Washington, where I called on...show more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236517849
  • 9781236517845