Lord Shaftesbury in Paris - late 19th Century

from My Life and Sacred Songs, page 37:

Lord Shaftesbury, speaking at a meeting in Exeter Hall, London, in the interest of evangelical work in Ireland, said : " Therefore go on circulating the Scriptures. I should have been glad to have had also the circulation of some well-known hymns, because I have seen the effect produced by those of Moody and Sankey. If they would only return to this country they would be astonished at seeing the influence exerted by those hymns which they sang. A week ago, when in Paris, I went to Belleville, the very nest of the communists, and even in that quarter I heard their hymns being sung. If we …   more >>

cite as

Ira David Sankey, My Life and Sacred Songs (1906), p. 37. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1431521361621 accessed: 23 September, 2017

location of experience: Paris

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Experience Information

Date/Time late 19th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by Gill on Wed, 13 May 2015 13:49:21 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 15:23:44 +0100