Forty Years in South China The Life of Rev. John Van Nest Talmage, D.D.
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Forty Years in South China The Life of Rev. John Van Nest Talmage, D.D.
By John Gerardus Fagg
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Table of Contents
  • FORTY YEARS IN SOUTH CHINA
  • INTRODUCTION.
  • PREFACE.
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • CONTENTS
  • I. THE ANCESTRAL HOME
  • II. CALL TO CHINA AND VOYAGE HENCE
  • III. THE CITY OF THE "ELEGANT GATE"[*]
    • DESCRIPTION OF AMOY AND AMOY ISLAND
      • ANCESTRAL WORSHIP
      • INFANTICIDE
      • IS CHINA TO BE WON, AND HOW?
      • WORSHIP OF THE EMPEROR.
    • ANCESTRAL WORSHIP
    • INFANTICIDE
    • IS CHINA TO BE WON, AND HOW?
    • WORSHIP OF THE EMPEROR.
  • IV. LIGHT AND SHADE.
    • THE CHIANG-CHIU VALLEY.
      • BREAKING AND BURNING OF IDOLS.
      • THE CHINESE BOAT RACE AND ITS ORIGIN.
      • THE CHINESE BEGGAR SYSTEM.
      • TWO NOBLE MEN SUMMONED HENCE.
    • BREAKING AND BURNING OF IDOLS.
    • THE CHINESE BOAT RACE AND ITS ORIGIN.
    • THE CHINESE BEGGAR SYSTEM.
    • TWO NOBLE MEN SUMMONED HENCE.
  • V. AT THE FOOT OF THE BAMBOOS
    • OPIUM.
      • ROMANIZED COLLOQUIAL.
      • CHINESE SENSE OF SIN.
      • PRIMITIVE LAMPS
      • ZEALOUS CONVERTS.
      • THE TERM QUESTION.
      • WHAT IT COSTS A CHINESE TO BECOME A CHRISTIAN.
      • PERSECUTED FOR CHRIST'S SAKE.
      • "HE IS ONLY A BEGGAR."
      • PRINTING UNDER DIFFICULTIES.
      • CARRIER PIGEONS.
    • ROMANIZED COLLOQUIAL.
    • CHINESE SENSE OF SIN.
    • PRIMITIVE LAMPS
    • ZEALOUS CONVERTS.
    • THE TERM QUESTION.
    • WHAT IT COSTS A CHINESE TO BECOME A CHRISTIAN.
    • PERSECUTED FOR CHRIST'S SAKE.
    • "HE IS ONLY A BEGGAR."
    • PRINTING UNDER DIFFICULTIES.
    • CARRIER PIGEONS.
  • VI. THE "LITTLE KNIFE" INSURRECTION
    • THE "LITTLE KNIFE" INSURRECTION.
      • HOW THE CHINESE FIGHT.
    • HOW THE CHINESE FIGHT.
  • VII. THE BLOSSOMING DESERT.
    • SI-BOO'S ZEAL.
      • AN APPEAL FOR A MISSIONARY.
    • AN APPEAL FOR A MISSIONARY.
  • VIII. CHURCH UNION.
  • IX. CHURCH UNION (CONTINUED).
  • X. THE ANTI-MISSIONARY AGITATION.
  • XI. THE LAST TWO DECADES.
    • FORTY CONTINUOUS YEARS IN HEATHENISM.
      • "AUGUST 8, 1877.
      • CHINESE GRANDILOQUENCE.
    • "AUGUST 8, 1877.
    • CHINESE GRANDILOQUENCE.
  • XII. IN MEMORIAM.
    • DR. TALMAGE-THE MAN.
      • DR. TALMAGE-THE MISSIONARY.
      • VENERABLE TEACHER TALMAGE.
      • REV. JOHN VAN NEST TALMAGE, D.D.
      • THE REV. J. V. N. TALMAGE, D.D..
      • REV. JOHN VAN NEST TALMAGE, D.D.
    • DR. TALMAGE-THE MISSIONARY.
    • VENERABLE TEACHER TALMAGE.
    • REV. JOHN VAN NEST TALMAGE, D.D.
    • THE REV. J. V. N. TALMAGE, D.D..
    • REV. JOHN VAN NEST TALMAGE, D.D.
  • APPENDIX.
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