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Memoirs of rear-admiral sir W. Edward Parry

Parry, Edward

ISBN 10: 115478424X / ISBN 13: 9781154784244
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New. Book is new and unread but may have minor shelf wear. N° de ref. de la librería Z1-U-017-00971

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Título: Memoirs of rear-admiral sir W. Edward Parry

Editorial: RareBooksClub.com

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 Excerpt: ...our school, and find some of the time thus passed both precious and delightful." "February 13th.--Captain Parry is most earnest in his desire to awaken the people to the importance of eternity, on which subject his own views have, in the last few months, materially expanded, and, under the divine blessing, I have confident hopes of benefitting many of them by our mutual endeavours." That these efforts, on the part of these Christian brother officers, were highly appreciated by those for whose benefit they were intended, may be seen from the two following letters from a seaman on board the " Hecla," the first written at the time, and the other addressed to Mr. Hooper, some years afterwards. "H. M. S.'Hecla.' Port Bowen, Dec. 1824. "I must be plain and honest in my declarations. The Lord has been pleased to supply us sinful and unworthy creatures with a Christian and faithful captain, and 1825. DEATH OF ME. MARTYE. 183 preacher of the most sacred and Holy Gospel, and, likewise, a good Christian teacher, in this wild and solitary place, and shall we still rebel against such a good God as this, and go on in sin? Shall I not, with my small but most grateful acknowledgments, contribute something towards the support of religion? This, Sir, I should wish to keep secret from the world, for, 'in your alms-giving, let not your right hand know what your left hand doeth.' But I am so circumstanced now, that this I cannot avoid, and if you will have the goodness to write how it should be done, the sum of 10/. shall be given, as you think well of. May the Lord be with you, and with my spirit, and I am, Sir, "Your obedient and very humble servant, "John Darke, Seaman." "I respect you and Captain Parry so far, that I wo...

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Written by his son, the Rev. Edward Parry, this 1857 memoir describes the life and times of Rear-Admiral Sir W. Edward Parry (1790–1855), the British naval officer and Arctic explorer. The book, dedicated to the seamen of the Royal Navy, reveals how Parry became a pioneer of Arctic expeditions.

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