Edward Clifford

Edward Clifford

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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: ...her face gained a soft Madonna-like beauty, and her tones were of an urgent but restrained sweetness.... The listeners felt that they were entering together into new and undreamed of happiness, and there was really a heavenly love and comradeship manifested by all who were there. Mr. Andrew ukes was, perhaps, the most interesting speaker on religious matters that I ever heard. His white hairs did not prevent his being very modest and retiring, but on. these occasions he was exhilarated by his audience, who, on their side, were startled, enraptured, and blessed by the (surely) inspired wisdom that came from him. He generally took some passage from the-Bible, and showed it us transfigured with unexpected beauties.... The first Broadlands Conference lasted from the 16th to the 21st of uIy, 1874, and all who were there felt that never again on earth could they expect such a heavenly experience. It seemed to one there as if he actually heard the voices' of choirs of angels in the tree-tops singing the praises of God in grand and stately music." This was the year we went. His sister Mary and his other three sisters were there, and his brother Alfred, then a young deacon, just going forth to Missionary work in India. HEAVENWARDS BY THE POWER OF LOVE. 93 "The spiritual atmosphere of Broadlands was extraordinarily serene, and it always exercised a gentle spell in raising its guests heavenwards by the power of love. No one was despised; and truly, if the great God has cared to make people who are trivial and rudimentary, it should be our care to accept them, and to be thankful for them. And as to so-called 'secular ' things, if He has loved to tinge the under petals of the daisy with crimson, and to paint the child's...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236911652
  • 9781236911650
  • 2,276,368