Modern Fishers of Men; Among the Various Sexes, Sect, and Sets of Chartville Church and Community

Modern Fishers of Men; Among the Various Sexes, Sect, and Sets of Chartville Church and Community

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ... as fifty people there that saw it--she just turned red as--why, as red as your ribbon there, Mrs. Gobblupp, just to see the captain turn around and look at her. And then, they say, he just blushed as red as she did, and then they both of them just giggled out at each other like a couple of school-girls. Now, I always hold there isn't smoke like that without some fire. And they do say that, with all the airs she puts on, and all her talk about the catechism and the Bible, she's a mighty frivolous girl." "An' the captain's just from the war, too," went on Mrs. Goosnek, "an' everybody knows the morals isn't good there." "I don't like to criticise," said Deacon Fleischbottom. "My conscience is agin it. And yet I don't see how such folks git into Sunday-school or the church at all. Who knows now anything about this Captain Loring? "We only know he ain't a Christian, that's all. He went straight out o' church, just like a goat, last Sunday, at the communion; and, if he ain't a Christian, I don't see for one why Christian people, whether they be men or girls, should go with him." "But the pastor brought him here," said Mrs. Gobblupp. But just at this moment the pastor himself entered the room; and so, of course, this part of the discussion ended. During this conversation, Mr. Gaspack had been standing at the desk, absorbed apparently in making selections from the hymn-book and the Bible that he had been persistently thumbing. But not a word that had been uttered had escaped him. As he listened to the talk--it would not do, of course, to accuse Mr. Gaspack of experiencing any such feelings as those of jealousy and envy--but as he heard the names of the family with which he was on such intimate...
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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236532023
  • 9781236532022