From Poor-House to Pulpit, or the Triumphs of the Late Dr. John Kitto, from Boyhood to Manhood

From Poor-House to Pulpit, or the Triumphs of the Late Dr. John Kitto, from Boyhood to Manhood : A Book for Youth (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from From Poor-House to Pulpit, or the Triumphs of the Late Dr. John Kitto, From Boyhood to Manhood: A Book for Youth Ten years old - Six years absence from parents - His father no better -the ale-house'-what his mother did - His way of getting time to study -vvandering in fields and sitting on rocks - Pine knots, or Pioneer Candles -unlike those who want things in a particular way, or none -the author of Newman's Concordance - The pioneer preacher The tip-t0p study - Its furniture, bed, chest, two-legged table, small box, paintings -skeleton of a dog's head - His three books - Recollection of this study in after life - St. Pierre wrote Studies of Nature in a garre t - Goldsmith in a wretched lodging-room Kitto, like them - Becoming a barber. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19mm | 472g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243321511
  • 9780243321513