This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 Excerpt: ...a burden too heavy to be borne. His missionary brethren decided that rest and change were imperatively demanded, and it was accordingly ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 Excerpt: ...a burden too heavy to be borne. His missionary brethren decided that rest and change were imperatively demanded, and it was accordingly arranged that he should leave Ceylon for a time and go first to Madras, and from thence to Bangalore. This change was of essential benefit to Dr. Scudder's health, and also served another important purpose in opening the way for the establishment of an American mission in Madras. In the year 1836, after communicating with the Board at home, Dr. Scudder and the Rev. Myron Winslow were appointed to Madras. This transfer to a wider field was very acceptable to a man of such intense mental activity. He at once began to make plans for the establishment of a printing-press. This department of labour was to be placed, by mutual arrangement, under the superintendence of Mr. Winslow, leaving Dr. Scudder free to go among the teeming population of the surrounding country to proclaim the Gospel, and to leave with all who could read, portions of Scripture and tracts in the vernaculars of the people. On these tours he was sometimes absent for several consecutive months. Occasionally he had no other shelter than the palanquin in which he was carried, but he usually occupied native rest-houses. Very comfortless were these shelters, but the disciple remembered the low estate of his Master and was content. Sometimes he was able to avail himself of more comfortable government bungalows provided for travellers, and there he could find refuge, when the work of the morning was over, from the consuming heat, which sorely tried him. Dr. Scudder tells us in his journal how unremitting were sometimes his labours. At Vellore, on one occasion, he took up a position in a public place, at seven o'clock in the morning, and did not leave it until six o'cl...
Hardcover reprint of the original 1901 edition-beautifully bound in brown cloth covers featuring titles stamped in gold, 8vo-6x9". No adjustments have been made to the original text, giving readers the full antiquarian experience. For quality purposes, all text and images are printed as black and white. This item is printed on demand. Book Information: Men Of Might In India Missions: The Leaders And Their Epochs, 1706-1899. Holcomb, Helen H. (Helen Harriet Howe). Indiana: Repressed Publishing LLC, 2012. Original Publishing: Men Of Might In India Missions: The Leaders And Their Epochs, 1706-1899. Holcomb, Helen H. (Helen Harriet Howe). New York: Young People's Missionary Movement, 1901. Subject: Missions.
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