YMCA Year Book and Official Rosters

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Association Press, 1896 - Young Men's Christian Associations
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Page x - Believe me, nothing except a battle lost, can be half so melancholy as a battle won...
Page xxvii - When at last I near the shore, And the fearful breakers roar 'Twixt me and the peaceful rest, Then, while leaning on Thy breast, May I hear Thee say to me, "Fear not, I will pilot thee.
Page xxxiii - ... before publication ? I have written a couple of ballads which will probably appear in the Gael. Did you care for my Finn article, or has it appeared? — for I have not heard. London is just as dull and dirty as my memory of it. I do not like it one whit better. You will see by the heading of this letter that I am in lodgings by myself, our house being still in disorder. I like being by myself greatly. Solitude, having no tongue in her head, is never a bore. She never demands of us sympathies...
Page xxviii - Branch of the Young Men's Christian Association in the city of New York and heartily approve it.
Page 34 - Lawrence, with which river, and the great gulf into which it expands, are connected the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island, together containing by far the greater portion of the population of the Dominion.
Page 23 - Time after time," he concluded, "have we stood before the walls of difficulty, opposition, and peril which were, so far as men could judge, insurmountable, and have seen them fall to the ground in such a marvelous manner as would be totally inexplicable apart from the almighty unseen forces of the Prayer Kingdom being wielded on our behalf. The work of this tour, then, has not been in any sense the work of one or two during twenty short months, but rather that of a world-wide circle of 'laborers...
Page 156 - THE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATIONS, 3 WEST TWENTY-NINTH STREET. NEW YORK. Nelson's Facile Princeps is what a prominent Professor says about — New Series of Teachers' Bibles ...*h.ch contai» New HeIPs' 35° Illustrations, New Concordance, New Maps.
Page 23 - ... young men, nearly all students, have been led to accept Jesus Christ as their personal Saviour. This includes those who had been Buddhists, Hindus, Mohammedans, Confucianists, skeptics, and agnostics. At least twenty-two hundred students and Christian workers have entered into covenant to keep the morning watch, not to mention what has been done to promote associated Bible study. About three hundred students have volunteered, that is, dedicated their lives to Christian work. More than five sixths...
Page xxxvi - Ihis period of peace we shall be readily able to dispense with the services of the Red Cross Society, relief associations, and various agencies for the alleviation of physical suffering. But we shall need more than ever to maintain the army and navy work of the Young Men's Christian Association for the sake of its moral, social, and educational influence in the army, and also as the most effective sort of a volunteer agency which should keep the churches and the community in closer touch with the...
Page i - Whatever the place allotted to us by Providence, that for us is the post of honor and duty. God estimates us not by the position we are in, but by the way in which we fill it.

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