Christian Education by Congregationalists in the Seven Pacific Coast States (Google eBook)

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1893 - Congregational churches - 55 pages
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Page 40 - You make my feet heavy with gifts and my moccasins will grow old in carrying them, yet the book is not among them. When I tell my poor blind people after one more snow, in the big council, that I did not bring the book, no word will be spoken by our old men or by our young braves. One by one they will rise up and go out in silence. My people will die in darkness, and they will go on a long path to other hunting grounds. No white man will go with them, and no White Man's Book to make the way plain....
Page 40 - You make my feet heavy with burdens of gifts, and my moccasins will grow old in carrying them, but the Book is not among them. When I tell my poor, blind people, after one more snow in the big council, that I did not bring the Book, no word will be spoken by our old men or by our young braves.
Page 39 - I came with one eye partly opened, for more light for my people, who sit in darkness. I go back with both eyes closed. How can I go back blind, to my blind people? I made my way to you with strong arms, through many enemies and strange lands, that I might carry back much to them.
Page 40 - You took me to where you allow your women to dance, as we do not ours; and the Book was not there. You took me to where they worship the Great Spirit with candles; and the Book was not there.
Page 39 - I go back with both eyes closed. How can I go back blind to my blind people? I made my way to you with strong 'arms through many enemies and strange lands, that I might carry back much to them. I go back with both arms broken and empty. The two fathers who came with us, the braves of many winters and wars, we leave asleep by your great water and wigwam. They were tired in many moons, and their moccasins worn out. My people sent me to get the white man's Book of Heaven.
Page 39 - I came to you over a trail of many moons from the setting sun. You were the friend of my fathers, who have all gone the long way. I came with one eye partly opened, for more light for my people, who sit in darkness. I go back with both eyes closed. How can I go back blind, to my blind people?
Page 3 - Columbia on the north, the Rocky Mountains on the east, Mexico on the south and the Pacific Ocean on the west. In the faith born of this feeling the conference proceeded to resolve itself into the nucleus of a permanent organization to be known as the Pacific Coast Congregational Alliance for the Promotion of Education, and adopted the following provisional Articles of Constitution and Suggested Principles: ABTIOLE I.
Page 30 - You are going to Oregon; build an academy that shall grow into a college, as we built Illinois College.
Page 40 - When I tell my poor blind people, after one more snow, in the big council, that I did not bring the Book, no word will be spoken by our old men or by our young braves. One by one they will rise up and go out in silence. My people will die in darkness, and they will go on the long path to the other hunting grounds.
Page 19 - No charge is made for tuition, rent of rooms, or use of furniture and library. The student furnishes his own fuel and light. For incidental expenses every student is expected to pay...

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