Library of World History; Containing a Record of the Human Race from the Earliest Historical Period to the Present Time Embracing a General Survey of

Library of World History; Containing a Record of the Human Race from the Earliest Historical Period to the Present Time Embracing a General Survey of

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...during the first twelve years of his public preaching. Nothing but a strong conviction of the reality of his mission could have sustained him through this long period of failure, loneliness and contempt. During all these long years the wildest imagination could not have pictured the wonderful success which the future was to bring forth. The following is a Sura in which Mohammed found comfort in God Sura of, TT.. Comfort, and His promises: "By the rising sunshine I By the night when it darkenethl Thy Lord had not removed from thee, Neither hath he been displeased. And verily the future shall be better than the past. What! did he not find thee an orphan, And give thee a home? And found thee astray, and directed thee?" In this Sura Mohammed referred to the death of his mother, Emina, Mohamin his seventh year; his father having died but a few months previously. gnHis Many years afterward he visited her tomb, and raised his voice and shed Mother, bitter tears. Replying to the questions of his companions, he said: "This is the grave of my mother; the Lord hath permitted me to visit it, and I asked leave to pray for her, and it was not granted. So I called my mother to remembrance, and the tender memory of her overcame me, and I wept." His Grandfather and Uncle. His First Professed Object. Mohammed's Peculiar Religious Views. His Announcement of His Mohammed's grandfather, Abd al Motalleb, who was eighty years of age when he took his orphan grandson, treated the child with the greatest indulgence. Mohammed's uncle, Abu Taleb, who adopted the boy after Abd al Motalleb's death, brought him up as his own son, making him sleep by his bed and go with him wherever he went. And though Abu Taleb himself, who was then of a venerable age and...show more

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 449g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236489284
  • 9781236489289