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The Life of Charles Loring Brace Volume 3; Chiefly Told in His Own Letters (Paperback) Loot Price: R428
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The Life of Charles Loring Brace Volume 3; Chiefly Told in His Own Letters (Paperback): Charles Loring Brace
The Life of Charles Loring Brace Volume 3; Chiefly Told in His Own Letters (Paperback): Charles Loring Brace

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The Life of Charles Loring Brace Volume 3; Chiefly Told in His Own Letters (Paperback)

Charles Loring Brace

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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. 1894 Excerpt: ...wickedness and injury, should finally, when a plain and just way of removing it was offered them, still hesitate, and even perhaps risk destruction, rather than do justice. They will wonder at it as one of the strange instances of human obliquity and folly. Perhaps with even more wonder they will record that during this time of danger, on an appointed day of penitence for national sins, men should rise who especially professed to represent mercy and justice to the world, and, in the very house of God, should not have a Mr. 35 LETTERS OF HORACE GREELEY 245 word to say of the greatest sin which a nation ever committed, --their own national sin, and the cause of all their troubles, --and should be able to characterize a reasonable plan of administering justice for the oppressed only as "fanatical and revolutionary." Perhaps the mournful verdict will be that a nation whose teachers and priests were such, needed chastisement, if not extermination. In October he seems to have written two letters to Greeley, begging him to plead more for the antislavery cause in the "Tribune." We have not Mr. Brace's letters, but give Mr. Greeley's very interesting replies: --Office Of The "tribune," Oct. 3, 1861. "It is stated as a fact that an Indiana clergyman, during his prayer on the late Fast Day, used the following language: 'Oh, Lord, had the East done as well as the Hoosier State in furnishing men to put down this rebellion, we would not be under the necessity of calling on Thee.' "1 My friend, I differ slightly from our Indiana friend, and of course from yourself. I think God is fighting the battle of emancipation, and that the folly, imbecility, and faithlessness of our rulers is among the means by which He is working out His gloriou...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Charles Loring Brace
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 120
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-98011-4
Barcode: 9781235980114
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-235-98011-1

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