Esther

Esther

by Henry Brooks Adams

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Esther
Henry Brooks Adams

He is only thirty-five; we were at college together, took our degrees together, went abroad at the same time, and to the same German university. He had then more money than I, and traveled longer, went to the East, studied a little of every thing, lived some time in Paris, where he discovered Wharton, and at last some few years ago came home to take a church at Cincinnati, where he made himself a power. I thought he made a mistake in leaving there to come to St. John's, and wrote him so. I thought if he came here he would find that he had no regular community to deal with but just an Arab horde, and that it was nonsense to talk of saving the souls of New Yorkers who have no souls to be saved. But he thought it his duty to take the offer. Aunt Sarah hit it right when she called him a Christian martyr in the amphitheater.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781722104641
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 06/30/2018
Pages: 334
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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