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The Evangelical Repository (Paperback) Loot Price: R741
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The Evangelical Repository (Paperback): unknownauthor, Anonymous
The Evangelical Repository (Paperback): unknownauthor, Anonymous

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: REMINISCENCES OF BYEGONE DAYS. The " Ten Years' Conflict," which ended in the disruption of the Church of Scotland, was not the only battle for freedom which was fought during that decade. The popular demands for "Free Trade," "The People's Charter," and "Complete Suffrage," were urged with no less potency, and have practically been conceded; for our trade is all but free, our suffrage is all but "universal," while the vantage ground gained will enable the true friends of liberty in due time to make it complete." The great commotions of those days are but little known to the present generation; but to some of us who were not only intimate with the leaders of each movement, but had u share in their earlier, and hitherto unchrouicled labours, they are yet felt as reminiscences of peculiar interest, and worthy in some of their personal and religious characteristics to be recalled. Richard Cobden, Joseph Sturge, and Feargus O'Connor have passed away, but the fruit of their labours remains, and bears evidence to their wisdom and prudence, as well as their invincible power. As the apostle of free trade, we knew Richard Cobden when he wrote his first article, entitled, "Russia, by a Manchester Manufacturer," and gave it to the commercial world in Tait's Magazine. We can call up the time when John Bright gave indications of future greatness by his first appearance as a speaker on temperance at Rochdale; and we were just getting to know something of Joseph Sturge when, in the Council of the Anti-Corn Law League, there was found to be a disposition to accept an eight shilling bread duty. He stood up, and with his usual quick, but intensely earnest eloquence, said, " a fixed duty is a fixed injustice." The death- knell of the corn laws was heard in those words, and he lived to see them ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: unknownauthor • Anonymous
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 284
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-32201-0
Barcode: 9780217322010
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-32201-8

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