Stephen Moreland; A Novel Volume 2

Stephen Moreland; A Novel Volume 2

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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. 1834 edition. Excerpt: ...that there are two ladies in this stage, under my protection, who are members of a religious society, 'in which singing is disapproved and considered improper." duty, and our object, to turnsuch people from the error of their ways." " Such ignorance and prejudice," replied the brother, "ought not to be tolerated, nor countenanced, nor even passed by without rebuke." " Call it by what name you will," answered Levingston, " still, on the present occasion, it shall'be tolerated, and countenanced, and respected." At this moment, it was discovered that the horses were running off in real good earnest. The truth was, the two brethren on the box with the driver, ' had upbraided him for the manner in which he had interfered in putting a stop to the singing. They had not discovered that difiiculty with the horses which he had represented, and believed that it was a madeup story, in order to prevent what he did not like himself, as well as to aid the opposition party inside the coach. They admonished him on the subject of telling falsehoods. Represented the practice of tibbing as infinitely more dan gerous and pernicious, than that of propagating the direct lie. They inquired if he was aware of the serious consequences of thus opposing religion, and those who were its especial guardians. _ The driver was not a man for argument; but as a matter of defence, he gave the rein and whip to his horses, at the same time directing them over the roughest of the road, they soon got beyond his control; at least so far as appearances seemed to indicate. At all events, the animals were apparentlyat the top of their speed fornear a mile, when they were brought up at the usual changing place, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236858662
  • 9781236858665