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Building from the Top-A Picture-Extempore Preaching-Rev.
Visit to Rev. R. Aitken at Pendeen-"Are You Satisfied?".
"The Parson's Converted!"-"God stop the Man that's
A Cornish Funeral-The Necessity of Conversion-A Visitor-
Remarkable Dreams and Visions-Their Fulfilment
Open Air Services-Preaching on Perran Beach-Letting Down
Two Professors of Religion-Their Conversion-Drawing-room
Meeting The Mayor Saved-Meeting in Town Hall-The
Offence of the Cross-Opposition-Clerical Meetings-Sermons-
Midnight Conversion-Popular Preacher-Not a Common Sinner
-The Broken Leg-Sins Forgiven-The Uncommon Sinner
The Mill Pond and the Sea-Visit to Veryan-A Memorable Sun-
day—Service in a Fish Cellar—The Devil's Baits and Hooks 152
Mission in the "Shires "-Devonshire-Dorsetshire-A Jesuit-
A Lady from London to see a Revival-Reformation not Conver-
Golant Mission—The Lord's Preparation—Water Party-Burning
an Effigy-Lecture on Pilgrim's Progress-Visit to a Neighbour 182
Invited to Plymouth-Three Mountains Removed-Resignation of
Baldhu-The Bishop's Refusal to Institute-Disappointment. 225
Devonport-Conversion of Two Clergymen-Rejection by their
A Mission to the North of England-The Miner in Church—
Edward's Grave-Visit to C.-The Churchwarden-" Paul
Secessions to Rome—Their Mistake-False Interpretations of
Removal to Hayle-Infidels-Determined to Preach Christ Cruci-
fied-Success of the Work-Remarkable Dream-All Night
FROM DEATH INTO LIFE.
The Broken Nest.
T the time in which this history begins, I had, in the providence of God, a very happy nest; and
as far as temporal prospects were concerned, I was provided for to my liking, and, though not rich, was content. I had taken my degree; was about to be ordained; and, what is more, was engaged to be married; in order, as I thought, to settle down as an efficient country parson.
With this bright future before me, I went on very happily; when, one evening, after a hard and tiring day, just as I was sitting down to rest, a letter was put into my hand which had been following me for several days. "Most urgent" was written on the outside. It told me of the alarming illness of the lady to whom I was engaged, and went on to say that if I wished to see her alive I must set off with all haste. It took me a very short time to pack my bag and get my travelling coats and rugs together, so