The Life of Friedrich Albrecht Augusti

The Life of Friedrich Albrecht Augusti : A Converted Jew (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Life of Friedrich Albrecht Augusti: A Converted Jew These things naturally gave great delight to his parents; but a serious incident had nearly changed their joy into mourning. Joshua, on a fine summer day, seeing some boys bathing in the river Oder, was induced to take part in their amusement. He plunged inconsiderately into the river, in a part that was very deep, and was immediately carried away by the current so rapidly, that every one who witnessed the occurrence, gave him up as irrecover ably lost. Providentially, however, he reached the opposite shore, where he took hold of the branch of a tree, until some persons came to his relief. This danger, and the unexpected deliverance, were perhaps intended to prepare him for the greater dangers which awaited him in the subsequent periods of his life; and to give him courage and firmness to endure them. 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 | 40 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 68g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243261063
  • 9780243261062