Moodys Anecdotes and Illustrations

Related in his Revival Work by the Great Evangilist

Author: Dwight L. Moody
Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 76,274 / 202 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.1
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 2,133
Added to site: 2006.11.17
mnybks.net#: 15274
Genre: Religion
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tory. When the war broke out he felt it to be his duty to enlist and go to the front. He was engaged to be married, and while in the army letters passed frequently between him and his intended wife. After the battle of the Wilderness the young lady looked anxiously for the accustomed letter. For a little while no letter was received. At last one came in a strange hand. She opened it with trembling fingers, and read these words: "We have fought a terrible battle. I have been wounded so awfully that I shall never be able to support you. A friend writes this for me. I love you more tenderly than ever, but I release you from your promise. I will not ask you to join your life with the maimed life of mine:" That letter was never answered. The next train that left, the young lady was on it. She went to the hospital. She found out the number of his cot, and she went down the aisle, between the long rows of the wounded men. At last she saw the number, and, hurrying to his side, she threw her arms around his neck and s

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