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The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 5. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 44 0 Browse Search
James Russell Lowell, Among my books 36 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 1. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 36 0 Browse Search
John Jay Chapman, William Lloyd Garrison 36 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 34 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 2. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 28 0 Browse Search
Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing) 28 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 4. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 22 0 Browse Search
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899 20 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 18 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: October 10, 1861., [Electronic resource], Interesting letter from a Young soldier to his Father. (search)
o pray. At that moment, one of the Mecklenburg troopers came up, and the poor fellow urged his request again, with great earnestness. The Virginia knelt at his side and asked the wounded man if he was a Christian, and believed in the promise of Christ to save repentant sinners? He answered, yes. The trooper then commenced a prayer, fervid, pathetic and eloquent; the soldier's face lost all the traces of his recent suffering, and became placid and benignant, and in his new born love for his enemy, attempted to encircle his neck with his arms, but only reached the shoulder, where it rested, and with his gaze riveted on the face of the prayful trooper, he appeared to drink in the words of hope and consolation, the promises of Christ's mercy and salvation, which flowed from his lips, "as the parched earth drinketh up the rain;" and as the solemn amen died on the lips of the Christian soldier, the dead man's head relapsed its hold, and fell to the ground, and his spirit took its flight t
The Daily Dispatch: October 10, 1861., [Electronic resource], The Cherokee Nation Passes an Ordinance of Secession. (search)
y for the soldiers of the Confederate army. They have been pronounced by the religious press of the South to be excellent. We would especially call attention to the following:--"A Mother's Parting Words to her Soldier Boy;" "Soldier's Great Want;" "I am a Soldier;" "Volunteers Wanted;" "Bethel." Besides the above, and many others designed for the soldier, we have a large supply of the best Tracts ever issued by the American Tract Society such as "Come to Jesus," "What it is to believe in Christ," &c. These have been reprinted in the South. We would also call attention to our "Hymns for the Camp," a little volume of rich, spiritual, old fashioned songs. Within a few days we have sold hundreds of copies, and are receiving orders from various parts of the South. Besides the above, we shall soon have a supply of larger publications.--such as "Persuasives to Early Piety," "Call to the Unconverted to Turn and Live, " "Young Men from Home," &c. It is no light matter to ca