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John Wilbur Chapman was a Presbyterian evangelist in the late 19th century. He is the author of such works as “Receive Ye the Holy Ghost”, “Revivals and Missions”, “When Home Is Heaven” and many others.
The book from Samuel Wilderspin, an English educationist known for his pioneering work on infant schools. His work provided the model for infant schools in Europe and North America. Wilderspin’s system was aimed to develop the infant mind and moral character - intellectual and moral powers of children from one to seven years old. The author says in the Preface: Upwards of twenty-five thousand children have been now under my own care, in various parts of the United Kingdom, whose age has not exceeded six years; myself, my daughters, and my agents, have organized many score of schools, and thus I have had opportunities of studying the infant mind and heart, such as none of my contemporaries have ever possessed.
Young Americans Abroad is a very interesting and truly fascinating story which describes the adventures of young Americans when they left their country searching for adventures and new impressions. The book is definitely recommended for everyone who wants to dive into amazing events and have a couple of hours of fascinating reading.
Arthur (John Arbuthnot/Arbuthnott) Stringer (1874-1950) was the author of Watchers of Twilight (1894), A Study in King Lear (1897), The Loom of Destiny (1899), The Silver Poppy (1903), Lonely O’Malley (1905), Phantom Wires (1907), Irish Poems (1911), Never-Fail Blake (1913), The Prairie Wife (1915) and The Diamond Thieves (1923). --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
With few omissions, this edition represents the contents of the three volumes issued in Great Britain under the titles, "Laughs and whifts of song," 1915; "Drums of defeat," 1917; "Folly," 1918. cf. Note, p. vii
The interest attaching to the State of Minnesota, as compared with other of the Western States, is two-fold. While all are well known for their great fertility and prosperity, Minnesota alone lays special claim to prominence in the superiority of her climate.