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. 1882 Excerpt: ...upon the cross, denying, swearing Peter.... Friend L. is experienced in such matters--I will see him and tell him all; he knows me--all my ...Read MoreThis 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. 1882 Excerpt: ...upon the cross, denying, swearing Peter.... Friend L. is experienced in such matters--I will see him and tell him all; he knows me--all my circumstances; he will not believe a word I say--will think it pretence; not a being of my acquaintance but would do the same. None of them will believe that I can repent and be saved; cannot blame them--would not believe it myself, of any one else in my circumstances; for myself, I only hope it may be possible. I will go and see L.: it will not do any good--ho will say I am drunk or crazy; have drunk no liquor in months: he will scold me: I will see him, nevertheless--I want his advice. "On the way to L.'s--wonder if he is at home--hope he will not be there; what will he say? I will turn back--wont make a fool of myself--these feelings will all be gone in a little while--shall then be ashamed I ever had them; turn back, turn round, people in the street will think me crazy--can't help it--God help me--words of prayer, do I mean them? try mentally to pray--enter L.'s room--none there but him: --how do you do?' Why, 0., what is the matter with you?' Don't know. 'Are these tears of penitence? it would rejoice my heart to think so.' No answer. 'Come, let us kneel down and pray.' He prayed, prayed for me. 'You pray for yourself.' 'God have mercy, ' I heard my own voice say. I had mercy--felt it--was relieved--told L. all my feelings and resolutions. 'You have resolved right--you just do it.' Did resolve and was happy; if tears were shed, they were grateful tears. "On the way from L.'s to the church; will tell the brethren what the Lord has done for my soul, will thank them for their prayers and kindness, will acknowledge God my Saviour before them, and pray for divine assistance. "In the church, sermon is ended--...Read Less
New. 446 pages. Reprinted from 1882 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. Each page is checked manually before printing. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in b/w. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. It is not a set, only a single book/volume. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. (Original publisher, New York, Phillips & Hunt)
New. 436 pages. Reprinted from 1882 edition. New 2013 edition in PAPERBACK is SEWN PERFECT BOUND, much more durable than a standard paperback. This is a quality reprint of an old book of historical value. If the original book was printed in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only a single volume. This is an exact/strict reproduction of text, no changes has been made in respect to the original text. A lot of effort has been made to check and improve each page/scan manually for its quality of text and illustrations (if any, are in b/w). Folded illustrations, if any, are not included in the book. This is not a retyped or an ocr'd book. Index, contents, etc, if any in the original book, are included. This item is printed on demand using good quality natural shade paper. The title of the book, on the cover, is in gold lettering.
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