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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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Stanley and the White Heroes in Africa: Being an Edition from Mr. Stanley's ...

D. M. Kelsey - Africa - 1890 - 823 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...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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Portraits and Principles of the World's Great Men and Women: With Practical ...

William C. King - Biography - 1900 - 620 pages
...missionary. When nineteen years of age, he was promoted to "cotton spinning," a kind of toil, he adds, that "was excessively severe on a slim, loose jointed lad...Dr. Wardlaw, by working with my hands in summer." The record of his life and labors as a missionary and explorer in Africa is a household tale. The story...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1873
...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 college classes hi winter, by working with my hands in summer." And he adds, " Looking back now on...
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The Missionary Heroes of Africa

James Horne Morrison - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 1922 - 253 pages
...Blantyre mill for the summer. "I never received a farthing of aid from anyone," he wrote afterwards, "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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PORTRAIT GALLERY OF EMINENT MEN AND WOMEN OF EUROPE AND AMERICA.

EVERT A. DUYCKINCK. - 1873
...peculiar traits of the man illustrated in many passages of his subsequent career. "I never,', said he, " 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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