Memoir of Benjamin Bishop

Memoir of Benjamin Bishop : With Extracts from His Letters (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Memoir of Benjamin Bishop: With Extracts From His Letters Disappointment and deep trials were the lot of our dear friend in a pecuniary way, in the prosecution of his business, and in the bringing up and providing for his children. He suffered long and severely from an asthmatic complaint, andhis eyesight, always defective, became gradually worse, until total blindness ensued. He was also much tried, at times, with mental depres sion. Naturally active, and very industrious, desiring to provide for his family without becoming burdensome to his friends, he tried in various ways to do so, frequently using exertions quite beyond his strength; but he was obliged eventually to relinquish the idea, and was a most grateful recipient oflkindnesses of which he largely partook. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at 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 more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 145g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243276907
  • 9780243276905