The Old Gentleman of the Black Stock

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900 - African Americans - 169 pages

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Page 50 - on a much higher plane than Carlyle; but though he admitted his sincerity, and ranked him as the first American literary man, he did not read him much. "He is a kindly man," he said, "and has 'wrought in a sad sincerity.
Page 132 - He reached over and took up the old Bible from his table. "This book alone," he said, "has held out. This has not deserted me. I have read something of all the philosophies, but none has the spirituality and power that I find in certain parts of this. No wonder Scott said, 'There is but one book.
Page 2 - I remember that as I walked that morning down the shaded, quiet street with the old square houses on either side set back amid trees in their...

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