The Missionary Herald Volume 18
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. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ...(the capital of the island, and a committee of ladies; and a commencement has already' been made to extend the same benefit to the villages.--Dr. Naudi thus writes of the probable extension of education, by means of these schools: "Visitors continually frequent the school. We had a visit from several Sicilian nobles, who for the present reside in Malta, inconse quence of the political commotions in their country. One of them, the Prince of StCataldo. took so great liking to this admirable system, that he desired to be permitted to attend the school every day to learn it, that he might be qualified to propagate it, by in. structing a master himself, when he returns to Palermo, in his native island. It is but a few days since, that a respectable Mussulman youth, named SadickGibraltar, (theonly son of Ismael, the greatest man in Egypt, after the Viceroy, ) expressed to my brother the same desire. Ismael, the father, left Malta, for Alexandria, at the end of last month: he had been some time in Italy, from whence he had come only a few days before: one day when he was in our school-room, he told me that he had visited several schools of the kind, established in Italy, particularly those at Milan; but they were not so well established, nor so well fitted up and conducted, as this at Malta: he made a donation of a piece of gold to the institution.' By the mean of these two Turks, father and son, I hope before long to see a well established school at Alexandria, and another at Grand Cairo; but some person, well qualified and interested in the cause, must go and assist them in the undertaking. CUBA. The intelligent Christian will observe with peculiar pleasure any indications that light is breakmg in upon Catholic countries; and that the...
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