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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. 1859 Excerpt: ...how it is the only true greatness, thus to live a life on earth linked with God and His life: the only suitable commencement of the unending existence which was the inheritance of every boy among them. After the school, Mr. Barber returned to his class before it broke up: and told them how he had long been thinking of becoming a missionary to the heathen: and that he had decided to bid them farewell in a few weeks, previously to going to London, there to study Hindostanee and Sanscrit with a master. He would sail for India in the spring. The boys murmured. 'I feel it right to go,' he said, ' because the condition of the heathen has been so forcibly pressed upon my mind of late: the Lord has spoken to me, by the course of His providences, to go out as one of His labourers.' 'And who will teach us when you are gone, Mr. Barber?' asked Norman, dolefully. 'You all know the Gospel--God's good tidings,', said the curate, not directly answering his words, but his thought. 'Millions of heathen children have never heard the name of Jesus, and are growing up in the practice of all iniquity: and each one of these millions has a soul of, more worth than the universe! Are you not willing that I should try and teach some of them, even though I must leave off teaching you? Let this be a little contribution from your feelings to the work among the heathen boys.' They smiled in return to his smile: but went out of the schoolroom in twos and threes, gloomily talking over his going away, and not liking it in the least: except one tall, idle boy, the spoiled child of a widow lady in the village, who had constantly been getting into trouble about his unprepared lessons, and felt secretlypleased at the departure of his monitor. '...
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