Life of John Coleridge Patteson: Missionary Bishop of the Melanesian Islands

Life of John Coleridge Patteson: Missionary Bishop of the Melanesian Islands

by Charlotte M. Yonge
     
 

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There are of course peculiar advantages as well as disadvantages in endeavouring to write the life of one recently departed. On the one hand, the remembrances connected with him are far fresher; his contemporaries can he consulted, and much can be made matter of certainty, for which a few years would have made it necessary to trust to hearsay or probable conjecture.… See more details below

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There are of course peculiar advantages as well as disadvantages in endeavouring to write the life of one recently departed. On the one hand, the remembrances connected with him are far fresher; his contemporaries can he consulted, and much can be made matter of certainty, for which a few years would have made it necessary to trust to hearsay or probable conjecture. On the other, there is necessarily much more reserve; nor are the results of the actions, nor even their comparative importance, so clearly discernible as when there has been time to ripen the fruit.

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ISBN-13:
9781490386225
Publisher:
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date:
06/07/2013
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.65(d)

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