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Mauritius and Madagascar; Journals of an Eight Years' Residence in the Diocese of Mauritius, and of a Visit to Madagascar (Paperback) Loot Price: R404
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Mauritius and Madagascar; Journals of an Eight Years' Residence in the Diocese of Mauritius, and of a Visit to Madagascar...
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Mauritius and Madagascar; Journals of an Eight Years' Residence in the Diocese of Mauritius, and of a Visit to Madagascar (Paperback)

Vincent William Ryan

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1864. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... and responded to by a fervent "Amen." I felt a deep and thankful interest in this my first meeting with the representatives of the Indian Church here. Oh, that we may be enabled to be faithful, affectionate, and singleminded, in the endeavour to build up a Church for Christ among these strangers in the land " God has done great things for us already, whereof we rejoice;" but how much remains to be done It is delightful to know that an Indian work is connected with each of our settled districts. Mahebourg has its clergyman and its catechist. Plaines Wilhems has a devoted and experienced missionary, and a schoolmaster-catechist near him. Vacoas has a schoolmaster-catechist and his wife, the latter a pupil of Mr. Sandys of Calcutta. Bambou has an Indian school, and so has Grand River. What we need is a mighty influence from above, to make our work a work of the Spirit: and how soon might it grow, expand, and prevail all over the island March24th, 1857.--Last Friday week I had the satisfaction of placing Mr. Leatherdale at Moka; then proceeding with Mr. Wiehe to Vacoas, where everything was indeed in a most gratifying position; and in returning home by Petite Riviere visited a school, where there were eighty-three children present that day. In one apartment was a Creole school; in another was a Madras teacher, with his little Tamulians; and across the yard, in another place, were children receiving instruction from Bengalee teachers. The children in an English school would wonder at the sights in these schools, and at the sounds; re?" "N'a pas coning to the mountains, nous comme la bete ntences of the Belief, pais." "Notre Pere nais." Then came a H come up with us, "Personne n'a pas and how heavy the hains could well be ress on the souls of st week have been of s...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Vincent William Ryan
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 84
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-37813-9
Barcode: 9781154378139
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LSN: 1-154-37813-6

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