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" ... the dancing and songs of savages. The toil of cotton-spinning, to which I was promoted in my nineteenth year, was excessively severe on a slim loose-jointed lad, but it was well paid for; and it enabled me to support myself while attending medical... "
The Quarterly Magazine of the Independent Order of Odd-Fellows, Manchester Unity - Page 310
1858
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Explorations in Africa

Lurton Dunham Ingersoll, David Livingstone - Africa, Central - 1872 - 412 pages
...cotton-spinning, to which I was promoted in my nineteenth year, was excessively severe on a slim, loose-jointed lad, but it was well paid for ; and it enabled me...have accomplished my project of going to China as a medical missionary, in the course of time, by my own efforts, had not some friends advised my joining...
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Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa: Including a Sketch of ...

David Livingstone - Africa, Southern - 1872 - 755 pages
...cotton-spinning, to which I' was promoted in my nineteenth year, was excessively severe on a slim, loose-jointed lad, but it was well paid for ; and. it enabled me...have accomplished my project of going to China as a medical missionary, in the course of time, by my own efforts, had not some friends advised my joining...
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Livingstone's Africa: Perilous Adventures and Extensive Discoveries in the ...

David Livingstone - Africa, Central - 1872 - 596 pages
...cotton-spinning, to which I was promoted in my nineteenth year, was excessively severe on a slim, loose-jointed lad, but it was well paid for; and it enabled me to...never received a farthing of aid from any one, and sheuld have accomplished my project of going Ki China as a medical missionary, in the eoursu of time,...
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Great African Travellers: From Mungo Park to Livingstone and Stanley

William Henry Giles Kingston - Adventure and adventurers - 1874 - 536 pages
...a medical missionary in China, was enabled, by working with his hands in summer, to support himself while attending medical and Greek classes in Glasgow in winter, as also the divinity lectures of Dr. Wardlow. He was thus able to pass the required examinations, and was at length admitted a licentiate...
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Seed and fruit; or, Young people who have become famous, by the author of ...

Emma Leslie - Biography - 1875
...situation, but with true Scotch independence he hesitated and demurred about this, for as ho said, " I never received a farthing of aid from any one, and should have accomplished my object of going to China as a medical missionary in the course of time by my own efforts." The advice...
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The treasury of modern biography, compiled by R. Cochrane, Issue 92

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer) - 1878
...himself while attending the medical, Greek, and Divinity classes in Glasgow. "I never," he wrote, " received a farthing of aid from any one, and should...have accomplished my project of going to China as a medical missionary in the course of time by my own efforts, had not some friends advised my joining...
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Famous boys; and how they became great men

Joseph Johnson - 1879 - 301 pages
...cotton-spinning, to which I was promoted in my nineteenth year, was excessively severe on a slim, loose-jointed lad, but it was well paid for; and it enabled me to...myself while attending medical and Greek classes in winter, also the divinity lectures of Dr. Wardlaw, by working with my hands in summer. I never received...
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Lives and Discoveries of Famous Travellers

Robert Cochrane - Africa - 1879 - 224 pages
...himself while attending the medical, Greek, and Divinity classes in Glasgow. ' I never,' he wrote, 'received a farthing of aid from any one, and should...have accomplished my project of going to China as a medical missionary in the course of time by my own efforts, had not some friends advised my joining...
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Vanguard of the Christian Army: Or, Sketches of Missionary Life

Christian army - Missionaries - 1900 - 408 pages
...divinity lectures of Dr. Wardlaw in winter, by working with his hands in summer. He informs us that he " never received a farthing of aid from any one, and should have accomplished his purpose of going to China as a medical missionary in the course of time by his own efforts," if...
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Wonders of the Tropics; Or, Explorations and Adventures of Henry M. Stanley ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - Africa - 1889 - 840 pages
...becoming a medicat missionary abroad, was enabled, by working with his hands in summer, to support himself while attending medical and Greek classes in Glasgow in winter, as also the divinity lectures of Dr. Wardlow. He was thus able to pass the required examinations, and was at length admitted a licentiate...
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