unknown male in London - the 1800's

from My Life and Sacred Songs, page 235:

" A young stock-broker, the child of many prayers, was given to a life of gambling and drunken dissipation, bringing disgrace upon his wife and family, and costing his parents some thousands of pounds to save him from utter failure. On the Stock Exchange he was a leader in ridiculing the work of the evangelists from over the sea. " One day the question was put to him, ' Is it fair to mock at what you have not heard ? ' He owned it was not, and promised to attend one of the meetings. As he entered, this hymn was being sung ; and he was all attention as the second verse pealed forth from the …   more >>
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Ira David Sankey, My Life and Sacred Songs (1906), p. 235. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432197583960 accessed: 20 July, 2024

location of experience: London


Listening to

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Tell Me the old, Old Story
written by Miss Kate Hankey, W.H. Doane
performed by Public

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1800's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 21 May 2015 09:39:44 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 17:54:27 +0100