Missionary Heroes in Asia: True Stories of the Intrepid Bravery and Stirring Adventures of Missionaries with Uncivilized Man, Wild Beasts and the Forces of Nature

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J.B. Lippincott, 1908 - Missions - 139 pages
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Page 82 - Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves ; for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not.
Page 5 - True stories of the intrepid bravery and stirring adventures of missionaries with uncivilized man, wild beasts, and the forces of nature in all parts of the world.
Page 135 - He healed all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people.
Page 70 - Correction, and machine-working, etc. And I thought that a governor of our country must be as President of the United States. And I murmured myself that, O Governor of Japan ! why you keep down us as a dog or a pig? We are people of Japan. If you govern us you must love us as your children. From that time I- wished to learn American knowledge, but alas, I could not get any teacher to learn it.
Page 124 - A bright sun lightened up the snow-clad hills when the men dug up a few hard sods in some swampy ground close by, laid down the body in its shroud of white cotton cloth, and covered it as best they could with the frostbound earth. At night the wolves were howling round the grave. This was in the Peigo country.
Page 79 - ... the uncivilized customs of former times should be broken through; and the impartiality and justice displayed in the workings of nature be adopted as a basis of action; and that intellect and learning should be sought for throughout the world, in order to establish the foundations of the empire.
Page 69 - With what reason will you like foreign knowledge ? Perhaps it will mistake yourself." I said: "Why will it mistake myself ? I guess every one must take some knowledge. If a man has not any knowledge I will worth him as a dog or a pig.
Page 97 - Our usual custom in touring through " the country is to take our stand in an open space, often on " the stone steps of a temple, and, after singing a hymn or two, " proceed to extract teeth, and then preach the message of the "gospel...
Page 70 - I said to him sooner, why will it mistake myself ? I guess every one must take some knowledge. If a man has not any knowledge, I will worth him as a dog or a pig.' Then he laughed and said me
Page 154 - I would remind you that scientific gratitude is mainly of that sort which has been defined as " a lively sense of favours to come," and that we trust this award will aid you in conferring a long series of such favours upon us.

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