The United Methodist Free Churches Magazine [Formerly the Wesleyan Methodist Association Magazine. Ed. by M. Miller and Others]

The United Methodist Free Churches Magazine [Formerly the Wesleyan Methodist Association Magazine. Ed. by M. Miller and Others]

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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. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...their service, and told most of those hunting adventures which have since been given to the world, before we had the pleasure of hearing our friend relate them himself by our own fireside. I had thus a tolerably good opportunity of testing their accuracy, and I have no hesitation in saying that for those who love that sort of thing Mr. Cumming's book conveys a truthful idea of South African hunting. Some things in it require explanation, hat the number of animals said to have been met with and killed, are by no means improbable, considering the amount of large game then in the country. Two other gentlemen hunting in the same region, destroyed in one season no fewer than seventy-eight rhinoceroses alone. Sportsmen, however, would not now find an equal number, for as guns are introduced among the tribes all these fine animals melt away like snow in spring. In the more remote districts where fire-arms havenot yet been introduced, with the exception of the rhinoceros, the game is to he found in numbers much greater than Mr. Cumming ever saw.--Dr. Livingstone's African Adventures, %e$m gntrtttgciwe. BIRMINGHAM CIRCUIT. The Missionary Anniversary services of the Free Churches in the Birmingham Circuit, were held in Bath-street Chapel, on Sabbath, May 16th, and following day. On Sunday, two very beautiful discourses, attended by the Divine influence, we delivered by our highly esteemed and valued friend, the Rev. Matthew Baxter, of London. On the following evening the public meeting was held. The evening unfortunately turned out wet, so that the number assembled was not so large as it would otherwise have been. The chair waskindly taken by G. W. Reynolds, Esq., of Birmingham, of the lid Connexion. The Report was read by the Superintendent of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 404 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 717g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236678540
  • 9781236678546