Narrative Poems; And a Beam for Mental Darkness, by E.G. [Followed By] Second Visit to Earlswood [By E. Sidney].

Narrative Poems; And a Beam for Mental Darkness, by E.G. [Followed By] Second Visit to Earlswood [By E. Sidney].

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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. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ... Is not ours to question here; This we know, when all are gathered We shall stand beside him there. Stand and see the last book opened, Hear life's countless records read--Learn if with our better reason We to heaven have better sped. There his darkness will be lightened, He may have his memory too, And with smile of recognition Show that he remembers you. God, we know, is not unmindful, Not unknown that smile will be--He who saith " To these ye did it," Saith--" Ye did it unto Me." In concluding these few pages, we gladly take the opportunity of thanking those who have so kindly encouraged and promoted the success of our simple plans, designed for the help of the helpless, by whose means we have been enabled to render assistance in several cases where a widowed mother has been too poor to bear the expenses of her child's election, besides giving an occasional donation to each of the Asylums now separately devoted to the same affliction. Three different "Penny Pleas" have been at different periods issued, and though many hundreds of each have been circulated, the kind request for more is as frequent as ever. Simple and insignificant as these little papers may appear in themselves, we have gratefully to acknowledge much generous patronage with which they have been favoured, coming back to us often with contributions, bearing goodly names. Many kind letters have come from grateful mothers, enclosing small sums collected by their children, whom they evidently encourage to show their thankfulness for the inestimable gift of reason, by endeavouring to aid those to whom it has been denied. December, 1860. DEAN AND SON, PRINTERS, 11, LDDGATB-HILL, LONDON. "Have you been at Earls wood lately, and how does the Asylum go...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123664347X
  • 9781236643476