The London Quarterly Review Volume 77

The London Quarterly Review Volume 77

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...writer means study, we agree with him that it might be used, but only by way of foundation for something better; but if he means preach old sermons, we must take issue with him, and ask him what limit shall be placed upon such a prudent use of previous preparation for the pulpit? Whether it shall extend, as it might, over three years upon every circuit the minister might have 'I And further, who shall be the judges of such prudent use'! I think if it is to be the voice of the people, as it ought, they would protest against any such sanction of a practice which might result in the wholesale infliction of sermons which ought to have had a decent burial long ago." This seems to us rather severe straining of Mr. Green's meaning. CENTURY MAGAZINE (July, August, September).--M1-. Kennan brings his series of twenty-six articles on Russia to a close in September, with an account of "A Winter Journey through Siberia," which he and Mr. Frost took from Irkutsk, the capital of Eastern Siberia, to St. Petersburg, a distance of about four thousand miles. They had a stoutly built pzwdslca, or scatless travelling sleigh, with a sort of top which could be closed in stormy weather, and three overcoats apiece of soft, shaggy sheepskin, graded to suit any temperature, from freezing point to eighty degrees below. The bread, boiled ham, and roast grouse were put on the straw where they could sit on them, and protect their viands from the cold. They met a long train of exiles marching slowl throughthe fresh snow, sometimes a rich merchant or an cfiicer posted furiously past on the way to Siberia, or along caravan of rude one-horse sledges went by laden with hide-bound chests of tea for the fair at Nizhni Novgorod. The two...show more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236839471
  • 9781236839473