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Excerpt: ... "Lives of great men all remind ns, We can make our lives sublime, And departing leave behind us, Footprints on the sands of time. Footprints that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother Seeing, shall take heart again. Let us, then, be up and doing, With an heart for any fate, Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn toExcerpt: ... "Lives of great men all remind ns, We can make our lives sublime, And departing leave behind us, Footprints on the sands of time. Footprints that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother Seeing, shall take heart again. Let us, then, be up and doing, With an heart for any fate, Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labour and to wait." The following is the dedication of "Bob Rat," a deeply touching and most interesting story of canal life, 1879, by the Rev. Mark Guy Pearse, and who is a most popular minister and writer among the Wesleyans. His " Daniel Quorm " will live as long as the English language is spoken. "To GEORGE SMITH, Esq., Coalville, Leicester, Whose noble and unflagging efforts on behalf of THE BRICK-YARD CHILDREN, AND OF THE CANAL POPULATION, Have made his name among the most blessed of our age. May the success that has gladdened his heart in the former work, and rescued thousands of little ones from a horrible bondage soon crown his endeavours on behalf of our Bargemen And Their Families." Wesleyan Conference Office, City Road, and Paternoster Row, London. Price Is. The following is a leading article which appeared in the Nonconformist, April 9, 1879. Second to none for its outspokenness with reference to either politics or religion. "MB. GEORGE SMITH, OP COALVILLE. "We are often told that one-half the world does not know how the other half lives. And sometimes, perhaps, it is as well that they should not; the knowledge might benefit neither half. But more frequently the ignorance in which men live of each others' life is both the fruit and the occasion of selfishness. It is not only by intention, but through neglect, that 'man's inhumanity to man makes countless myriads......

Title : The Cry of the Children from the Brick-Yards of England - And How the Cry Has Been Heard; With Observations Upon the Carrying Out of ACT
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ISBN : 9781446097229
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Number of Pages : 216 Pages
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