One Thousand Gems

One Thousand Gems : Striking Passages, Incidents and Illustrations (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from One Thousand Gems: Striking Passages, Incidents and Illustrations The Tabernacle was burned on the morning of December 22, 1872, just before the hour of service. Dr. Talmage and his family had started for church, and first perceived the fire while on their way. As he got out of his carriage he remarked, Well, the building never was large enough now the people throughout the country will help us build a more roomy struct ure. While the fire was still burning, the officers of the church were gathered together, and arrangements for the future were discussed. On the same day several churches were offered to the people of the Tabernacle for occupancy until their own house could be restored. The Academy of Music was engaged. 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 works.
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  • Paperback | 372 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20mm | 494g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 36 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243241100
  • 9780243241101

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