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The American Missionary

Volume 50, No. 1, January, 1896

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 17,782 / 64 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.5
LoC Categories: BV, AP
Downloads: 963
Added to site: 2008.07.11 21487
Genres: Religion, Periodical

missions who succeed in persuading their pupils to speak at the Endeavor meetings in English will all recognize in the above testimonies counterparts of such as they have often heard. I am not surprised to have one of them, who has recently entered into this service, write: "The longer I teach the better I like the work and realize the grand possibilities in it. Oh! if only I can bring my scholars to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ!" She is doing this, and so are all the others in our noble band.

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In Memoriam.


Twenty-four years ago a choir of colored singers, young men and women, went forth from Fisk University, Nashville, Tenn., and introduced a peculiar variety of songs and music, which they and their successors have carried with éclat well-nigh round the world. They not only awoke the enthusiasm of vast audiences in the large cities of America and Europe, but they were invited to sing before the mightiest monarchs and the m



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