Heroes of the Desert: The Story of the Lives and Labours of Moffat and Livingstone
T. Nelson, 1875 - Explorers - 286 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?
Page 132 - And, raising his hand to the ring he wore on his brow, he continued, " How can I live among the dogs of the king, and disgrace these badges of honour which I won among the spears and shields of the mighty?