Unknown Female in Dundee - late 19th Century

from My Life and Sacred Songs, pages 299-300:

At Dundee a gay, thoughtless young woman was one day invited by an acquaintance to accompany her to a meeting. She declined to go, saying that she did not care to hear Moody and Sankey. On being further pressed, she consented and went. She was not impressed by anything she heard in the course of the meeting. Indeed, she thought there was " nothing in it," and wondered why people should make so much ado about what seemed so commonplace. The last hymn, " Yet there is Room ! " was being sung by Mr. Sankey alone. He had reached the last stanza — Ere night that gate may close, and seal thy …   more >>
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Ira David Sankey, My Life and Sacred Songs (1906), p. 299-300. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432216497856 accessed: 6 October, 2022

location of experience: Dundee

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Yet There is Room
written by Ira David Sankey, Horatius Bonar
performed by Ira David Sankey

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by Gill on Thu, 21 May 2015 14:54:58 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 18:35:20 +0100