Autobiography And Miscellaneous Writings of Elder W.W. Crane

Autobiography And Miscellaneous Writings of Elder W.W. Crane

by William Whiting Crane, John Hawkswell


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ISBN-13: 9783337029593
Publisher: Bod Third Party Titles
Publication date: 04/16/2019
Pages: 498
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 1.11(d)

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more than twenty years ago, he aroused the wrath of men by trying to aid some colored people, the public indignation became so great that some anti-slavery friends forsook him and joined in his persecution; though his life was threatened, yet he was nerved to a stronger determination to persevere in opening his mouth for the dumb, everywhere, except in a face to face debate with an impudent disputant. He could have burned at Smithfield, but he could not have disputed with Bonner, nor with Bonner's hostler, if he had a face ofbrass and an overbearing temper. CHAPTER XIII. During the winter of 1826, Mr. C.'s old friend, Rev. Elisha House, was providentially brought into Canandaigua. Their meeting was a very happy one Mr. C. began to exhort his scholars, and he had the happiness to see many of them converted. In the spring he received license to exhort, and began regular appointments. He had been seriously impressed with a sense of this duty from the time of his conversion, and now, as his labors had been blessed, he became settled in a sense of duty. In the interval between the summer and winter terms of school he studied divinity with Rev. Seth Mattison, of Canandaigua, and on the 24th of May, 1827, he was married to Lydia A. Mattison. She was deeply pious and an excellent scholar. In October they removed to Manchester, where Mr. C. taught school five months. It was to him a very laborious and unhappy winter, as he had one hundred scholars, rude in manners and uncultivated in morals, and encouraged to rebellion by a very immoral community; and Mrs. C. was sick most of the winter. In the spring they removed to Mendon, where they liveda few months, and in September removed to Batavia.Here Mr. C.'s opportunities were very much enlarged. He preached in several destitute ne...

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