Ti; A Story of San Francisco's Chinatown Volume N . 1899

Ti; A Story of San Francisco's Chinatown Volume N . 1899

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...The uncle's tone was very reproachful, and little Ti felt very sober. Surely he would never leave his father, his dear father, to be one of the poor, wandering, forgotten ghosts of the next world. He loved his father, and he went away from the joss-house thinking grave thoughts for so little a fellow. No wonder that some of the Chinese children shut their mouths tightly and shook their heads, when the teacher woman spoke about Jesus. Yet, though Ti did not mean ever to neglect his father, the little boy could not disbelieve what the kind teacher said about Jesus loving little children. And he was afraid to go with his uncle to the joss-houses, for fear the uncle might on the way go to some gambling place, and he might again see the T'an kun or the Ho kun. It is very difficult to trust one's uncle entirely, after being once terrified by his acts. Ti would rather be with the teacher who had been so good to him when he was sick. His uncle, however, was quite satisfied that he had greatly impressed the child. uncle to himself with a satisfied feeling of certainty. "No, he will not! He loves his father too well. I am glad I have showed him that shrine!" And from that hour the vigilance of Ti's uncle began to relax. He did not know that despite what man may say or do in opposition, God's word, when faithfully taught, will have an effect. Ti was having very faithful, tender teaching in these days at the school. And Ah Cheng, too, was beginning to think very differently. For when the teacher came each day to bring the boy to and from school, she often stopped to talk with Ah Cheng about Jesus. CHAPTER IX. TI'S TENTH BIRTHDAY. HAD been going to school for some time. The teacher came one day to take him there as usual. Her eyes were red....show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236650395
  • 9781236650399