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Crispin Ken, by the Author of 'Miriam May'. (Volume 2) (Paperback) Loot Price: R456 Discovery Miles 4 560
Crispin Ken, by the Author of 'Miriam May'. (Volume 2) (Paperback): Arthur Robins
Crispin Ken, by the Author of 'Miriam May'. (Volume 2) (Paperback): Arthur Robins

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Crispin Ken, by the Author of 'Miriam May'. (Volume 2) (Paperback)

Arthur Robins

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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.1861 Excerpt: ... CHAP. X The "Evangelicals." A Saturday Review. RISPIN KEN had always hoped to be a clergyman. He had been very well able to see, what sort of a fight his father had made of it those two-and-twenty years on sixty pounds a year; but he did not think he should be wanting in strength to do it himself. Crispin Ken was not at all going to do as his father had done. He meant to see whether his father was quite right--or right at all--in giving away so much to the dissenters. It is the only tolerable thing, to talk of "conscientious objections;" but Crispin Ken had seen a very considerable something of the selfish cant which such could cover.. The The cure in his father's keeping had been nearly lost. Crispin Ken sought nothing--nothing but the opportunity of getting back a part of that to the Church, which Reuben Ken, in his amiable infirmity, had carried away. Some people might call this " extreme;" but Crispin Ken would make over to such the gift of calling it whatever they pleased. It can only be seen in his after life what came of his purpose. He had just then to present himself before his bishop; and after having got through the bishop's Calvinistic chaplain's apology for the Liturgy, say he believed this and subscribed to that. It is a serious thing sometimes to believe anything. That experience must be at least a narrow one, which has not seen this even instanced in the child, as it comes up tired from its toy and shakes its little head, when all its mother's care was to get it to spell over little stories in one syllable that "God is good." Over the story book there was no dispute perhaps about about it; but if God was good, the child would think why had God taken his papa away, when he had heard his mamma ask God very often not to take him. And this belie...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Arthur Robins
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 54
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-26687-0
Barcode: 9781154266870
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-26687-7

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