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The Nation Behind Prison Bars

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Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 40,997 / 123 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.3
Downloads: 526
Added to site: 2011.07.20
mnybks.net#: 30454
Genre: Non-fiction
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--- Give us help from trouble; for vain is the help of man.--Ps. 108:12.

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.--Ps. 46:1. --------

At the age of three months, the death of his precious mother caused him to be given into the keeping of his aunt, a noble Christian woman, and it was due to her teachings that the seeds of reverence for God, belief in his dearly beloved Son and faith in the promise of a life of everlasting happiness were planted deep in the recesses of George Herr's heart, while his father, a Christian gentleman, spared no efforts in his endeavor to bring up his son in the way he should go.

At the age of eighteen years, through the death of his father, he came into the possession of a large estate, but lacking the experience which usually comes with maturity, he developed a spirit of independence which soon brought in its train of attendant evils.

-------- Have mercy upon me, O Lord; for I am weak; O Lord, heal me.--Ps. 6:2.

My grace is

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