The Missionary Herald Volume 105

The Missionary Herald Volume 105

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...Mr. Adlof, and others have given their Saturday evenings to these poor fellows. Instead of ribald songs, one may often hear hymns of praise in those rude cabins. Some people of the city have been awakened to a sense of responsibility for these sad men. One hatter gave ten hats for them, and others have taken an interest in the sick. And cheering it is that as a result of this movement a good temperance society has been organized in Beroun. For several years our men have labored in Beroun, and now we have organized a church there with fifty members. This is the only evangelical church for TJIHE following story about the little I emperor of China is much appreciated by the Chinese people, and may prove to be of interest to American readers, especially among the children: --scores of miles. But on every hand mission of our youngest church be there is painful superstition. May the greatly blessed! THE BOY EMPEROR AND HIS PLAYMATE By Rev. CHARLES E. EWING, Of Hsiku "When the day for the coronation came, or, to be more exact, the day when the little boy was to ascend the dragon throne, he was not yet four years old. The Manchu and Chinese officials were gathered in the palace with their fine garments and brilliant decorations. The little boy looked all around as if trying to find somebody. Then he turned to his father, the prince regent, and asked, 'Where is Mow?' His father did not know who Mow was; but the new emperor was determined to have him present. So word was sent to his mother, 'Who is Mow?' She said that Mow was a five-year-old boy who had been a neighbor and constant playmate. So Mow was sent for. But according to the rules of the court he could not be admitted unless he had some official rank. That was easily managed; he was...show more

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  • Paperback | 306 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 549g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236759133
  • 9781236759139