Heroes of the desert, the story of the lives and labours of Moffat and Livingstone, by the author of 'Mary Powell'.

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Congregational Pub. Society, 1875 - 440 pages
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Page 51 - Behave to any teacher you may have sent, as one sent of God, as I have great hope that God will bless you in this respect when I am gone to heaven. I feel that I love God, and that He has done much for me, of which I am totally unworthy." ' " My former life is stained with blood, but Jesus Christ has pardoned me, and I am going to heaven. Oh ! beware of falling into the same evils into which I have led you frequently ; but seek God, and He will be found of you to direct you.
Page 233 - Well, I think he is alive, and that he can be found, and I am going to send you to find him." "What!" said I, "do you really think I can find Dr. Livingstone? Do you mean me to go to Central Africa?
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