Among Asia's Needy Millions

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Foreign Christian missionary society, 1915 - East Asia - 255 pages
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Page 80 - Now it is not good for the Christian's health to hustle the Aryan brown, For the Christian riles and the Aryan smiles and he weareth the Christian down ; And the end of the fight is a tombstone white with the name of the late deceased, And the epitaph drear : "A fool lies here who tried to hustle the East.
Page 202 - ... and we came back plastered over, metaphorically speaking, with curses and objurgations from top to bottom. . . . It went badly with our chapels that we rented. They were often assailed ; roofs were broken up, doors were battered in, and furniture was carried off. There was nothing else to do but to keep at it. Driven out of one place, we betook ourselves to another, according to instructions. But we did not leave the country as the literati desired, and we did not intend to. We wore them oat,...
Page 137 - That they all may be one, . . . that the world may believe" More than diis, he died that unity might be effected.
Page 202 - We were mobbed in the fu city, mobbed in the district cities, mobbed in the large towns. We got so used to being pelted with mud and gravel and bits of broken pottery that things seemed strange if we escaped the regular dose. . . . We went out from our homes bedewed with the tears and benedictions of dear ones, and we came back plastered over, metaphorically speaking, with curses and objurgations from top to bottom. . . . It went badly with our chapels...
Page 86 - Beijing was the largest city in China and one of the largest in the world around 1825.
Page 166 - Our church property is well located in the heart of the business section of the city and consists of a fine, adequate piece of land, covered with rambling, ancient Chinese buildings.
Page 218 - ... only subject he did not quarrel about at the training college. Every time the door opened, the strains of a choral came floating out. The men took off their hats long before they pushed open the door. Even outside they talked in hushed voices, and inside the church every one was silent. Instinctively the women seated themselves on one side, and the men on the other, just as they had done in the church at home. The German was wearing a shiny top-hat to-day. He would not understand much of the...
Page 249 - A good school center is absolutely essential to efficient missionary work in a land like Japan.
Page 67 - Jesus's experience with his disciples in the garden, where he asked them if they could not watch with him one hour.

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