The Cross of Christ in Bolo-land

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F. H. Revell Company, 1902 - Missions - 233 pages
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Page 231 - There shall be a central Executive Committee composed of two members from each recognized Evangelical organization represented in the Union, and working in the Philippine Islands. Each organization shall choose its representative in the committee.
Page 81 - All travelers unite in attributing to the natives extreme family affection. They are very fond of their children, who, as a rule, are respectful and well behaved. The noisy little hoodlums of European and American cities are utterly unknown. The old are tenderly cared for, and are venerated; while in almost every well-to-do household are one or two poor relatives, who, while mere hangers-on, are nevertheless always made welcome to the table of their host. Indeed, the hospitality of the Filipino is...
Page 231 - All regular appointees of recognized evangelical organizations working in the Philippine Islands may be members of the Union. Other Christians, lay or clerical, may be elected to membership by the executive committee.
Page 38 - O SAY, can you see, by the dawn's early light, What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming? Whose broad stripes and bright stars, through the perilous fight, O'er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming! And the rockets...
Page 86 - SOUP. Mule Tail. FISH. Baked White Mule. Boiled Gray Mule. MEATS Mule Steak, Fried Mule, Mule Chops, Broiled Mule, Stewed Mule, Boiled Mule, Scrambled Mule, Shirred Mule, French-fried Mule, Minced Mule, DAMNED MULE Mule on Toast (without the Toast), Short Ribs of Mule with Apple Sauce (without the Apple Sauce), RELISHES Black Mule, Brown Mule, Yellow Mule, Bay Mule, Roan Mule, Tallow Candles. BEVERAGES Snow, Snow-Water, Water...
Page 66 - So large is the party opposed to the continuance of priestly influence in the colony, that a six months' resident would not fail to hear of the many iniquities with which the Friars in general are reproached.
Page 81 - Incomprehensible inconsistencies obtain in nearly every native. Students of character may, therefore, study the Filipinos for years, and yet, at last, have no definite impression of their mental or moral status. Of course those living in the cities are less baffling to the physiognomist and the ethnologist ; for endemic peculiarities have been rubbed off or so modified, that the racial traits are not obvious.
Page 232 - V — General Officers. The general officers of the Union shall be a President, two Vice-Presidents, a Secretary, and a Treasurer, to be elected at the annual meeting on nomination of the Executive Committee. "Article VI — Amendments.
Page 81 - ... where civilizing forces have not penetrated ! You will then be amazed at the extraordinary mingling and clashing of antithetical characteristics in one and the same person ; uncertain as to when the good or the bad may be manifested. Like the wind, the mood comes and goes, — and no one can tell why. I myself, with all the inherited feelings, tastes, and tendencies of my countrymen, — modified and transmuted, happily, — have stood aghast or amused at some hitherto unknown characteristic...
Page 232 - VI. Amendments. — This constitution may be amended upon recommendation of the Executive Committee at any annual meeting of the Union by a majority vote, due notice having been given of proposed amendment.

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