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Good Samaritans; Or, Biographical Illustrations of the Law of Human Kindness (Paperback) Loot Price: R527 Discovery Miles 5 270
Good Samaritans; Or, Biographical Illustrations of the Law of Human Kindness (Paperback): W.H.Davenport Adams
Good Samaritans; Or, Biographical Illustrations of the Law of Human Kindness (Paperback): W.H.Davenport Adams

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Good Samaritans; Or, Biographical Illustrations of the Law of Human Kindness (Paperback)

W.H.Davenport Adams

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ... with a spirit of fun and mischief, and would have made a capital clown in a pantomime or a circus. Jests and jokes flowed from him spontaneously on all occasions. He gave a great deal of trouble, but everybody liked him. One of the nurses whom he plagued most remarked, 'I wonder Sister Dora has not had more influence for good over him.' After he had left the hospital, he came up one day to the out-patients' ward, and waited long for a sight of' Sister, ' saying afterwards, 'Isn't she beautiful That is what I call a real lady.' How could any one, indeed, live with her without realizing how much there was to love and admire? and will not the recollection of her beautiful life and ministry prevent many a man from falling into ' that worst of scepticisms, a disbelief in human goodness '?' Cockney, ' probably, will often look back with regret on the 'Christian tent, ' as he called the hospital where it was his good fortune to be taken. By eight o'clock wounds had been dressed for the night, and the patients' supper was served. Sister Dora read prayer always, even when, as sometimes happened, her many duties and labours had so delayed her that most of the patients were asleep, for she said, 'The prayers go up for them all the same.' Just before bedtime came her own supper, when she would often be very merry, and would relate her many remarkable experiences with intense fun and drollery. Her keen sense of the ridiculous must have preserved her from much weariness of spirit. This was the time to which the lady-pupils looked forward, and when they expected to enjoy themselves, but they were not unfrequently disappointed. Sister Dora would just look in at the door and say, 'I am going to bed; I don't want any supper to-night.' This often happened on

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: W.H.Davenport Adams
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 148
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-44381-7
Barcode: 9781150443817
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-44381-2

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