Tale of a Pioneer Church (Classic Reprint)

Tale of a Pioneer Church (Classic Reprint)

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All history is alie, said Sir Robert Walpole; and Landor insists that no history is ever true. But so far as, under the circumstances, lay in my power I have sought, in the following pages, to give the lie to both of these lies. I prefer to believe with Kossuth that history is the revelation of Providence; and with Shenstone, A history will live, though written ever so indifferently. And why should not this be true of the following pages, since every character in them is either a hero or heroine If for no other reason, then at least on Massillon's principle: Every Christian is born great because he is born for heaven.

It has been said that history is philosophy teach ing by example. If so, there is nothing local in the following pages, but rather a universal lesson for the benefit of all.

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Book information

ISBN: 9781334227820
Publisher: Fb&c Ltd
Imprint: Forgotten Books
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Number of pages: 380
Weight: 508g
Height: 229mm
Width: 152mm
Spine width: 20mm