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Pioneers of the West; A True Narrative (Paperback) Loot Price: R390
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Pioneers of the West; A True Narrative (Paperback): John Turner
Pioneers of the West; A True Narrative (Paperback): John Turner

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Pioneers of the West; A True Narrative (Paperback)

John Turner

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1903. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXXVIII The Sequel In former chapters the reader has been told about the little child who used to ask so many strange questions; questions that the philosopher and the theologian might not answer. We have seen the little fellow standing there with his back against the mud-plastered walls of the old sod house on the plains, with his hands flying, and preaching to us his most enthusiastic child-sermons. We have seen him, too, out there in the hills all alone watching, and giving good care to his little herd of cattle; and at the same time, in the full glare of the scorching sun, or under the black cloud of the threatening storm, poring over a few of the shattered pages that he has asked leave that he might take from his mother's much dilapidated little Bible--dilapidated, all on account of the daily and hourly service that it had rendered to its owner. The reader has alsp been told of the ardent desire cherished by his mother, that some day one at least of her children might become a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ. And it has also been hinted that we might perhaps by and by see if there were any signs or indications that these ardent longings might some day be gratified. But with the closing of the preceding chapter, when the last faint flicker of light from the two hawkeyes darted across the dark room and all was still, we thought then that we had pulled down the curtain so closely, and had shut out the whole scene so securely that it would never again be opened to the light. And for that reason we will beg the reader's pardon if for another brief moment we may be allowed to raise the curtain for a last look. Twenty long years have winged their flight since those last words that in muffled tones found their way out from under the covering that bitterly cold Christmas ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: John Turner
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 104
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-91030-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-91030-5
Barcode: 9781150910302

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