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WON AT LAST.

WON AT LAST;

OR,

MEMOIRS OF

CAPTAIN GEORGE AND MRS. HANNAH SMITH,

Of Bridlington Quay and York.

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ELLIOT STOCK, 62, PATERNOSTER ROW.

1870.

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" IF ANCIENT ILLUSTRATIONS OF FAITH WHICH BOTH TESTIFY TO GOD'S GRACE AND TEND TO MAN'S EDIFICATION ARE COLLECTED IN WRITING, SO THAT BY THE PERUSAL OF THEM, AS IF BY THE REPRODUCTION OF THE FACTS, AS WELL GOD MAY BE HONOURED, AS MAN MAY BE STRENGTHENED, WHY SHOULD NOT NEW INSTANCES BE ALSO COLLECTED THAT SHALL BE EQUALLY SUITABLE FOR BOTH PURPOSES ? "-St. Cyprian.

PREFACE.

MUCH
UCH of the Christian literature of the

present day consists of biographies; and Biographies,” said the late J. C. Hare, “in proportion as they approach to the character of autobiography, when they are written by those who loved, and were familiar with, their subjects, who had an eye for the tokens of individual character, and could pick up the words as they dropt from living lips, are wholesome and profitable reading." In some respects I trust these pages will be found to possess this character. The design of them is to raise a tribute to the memory of beloved parents, and to tell the story of their lives. Long and stormy

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