Travels and Experiences in Other Lands

Travels and Experiences in Other Lands

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...even a place for the smoke to escape. One man lived there, a native of that country, who could not understand a word of English. Nevertheless, through our guide we told him to hastily prepare us a fire, and we would pay him for it. In a few minutes we had his house almost crowded full of people and baggage. In the middle of the room was a small stone pillar to hold up the center of the roof, and a few stones at its base answered as a fireplace. As soon as he began to build the fire, we gave our attention to the muleteer who was sick. He was groaning, and seemed to be at the point of death. The other muleteer had been weeping, fearing that his friend would die. From all appearance it seemed his end was near at hand. Sick, and chilled through, as he was, we laid him down upon the ground floor, and rubbed his hands and arms, and started the circulation more freely. Seeing his critical condition, we saw he must have help from God or he would soon be dead; therefore we offered up our petitions to the Lord, remembering that Jesus centuries ago used to pass through that part of the country and heal the sick; and knowing that he is the same to-day, we called upon the Lord, and asked him to stretch forth his hand to heal. The man ceased groaning immediately, and we told him to say, "Hamdo Lilla" (praise the Lord). He began to repeat the words. And soon of his own accord, as he began to feel the healing power of God penetrating his being he continued saying, "Hamdo Lilla, Hamdo Lilla." He was now resting quite easy, and the man who lived at the place gave a change of clothing, and he was laid in one side of the room and wrapped in dry clothing. He was soon sound asleep and resting well. In less than two minutes after the...show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236798805
  • 9781236798800