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Hassall family - correspondence, Volume IV, 1811-18951811-1895
Transcript:here & suns of glory hereafter & is there not a necessity to go forward & never to draw back- Has not the glimerings of Sun Schools exertions reached the most distant parts of the world even to the Antipodes itself & shall we not fan it into a flame that shall not only enlighten the christian but the heathen world- Then Sir in the name of all present (pardon my presumption if I go too far) I will vouch that we will pledge ourselves to the union that we will stride onward got give ourselves our talants and all that we possibly can to this glorious cause- Imitating our divine master we will stretch out our arms and gather in all the children of the earth to the bosom of that union which teaches them to cry out in holy raptures Hoshan Hosannah to the Prince of peace- Glory to God in the highest on earth peace good will to men- Hosannah to the of peace- To Close I shortly expect to cross your mighty ocean again & most probably