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Published by G. Goodwin & Sons, printers in Hartford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Martyn, Henry, 1781-1812.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy John Sargent, jun. ...
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, [13]-375 p.
    Number of Pages375
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23551278M
    OCLC/WorldCa1844303

    Category: History. Many of the British survivors went on to win glory in the Peninsular War. Among the first notable events in this journal is Martyn witnessing Charles Simeon, a renowned preacher, speak highly of a missionary in India. He began his journals and letter writing inwhen he was a student of some distinction at St.

    Tragically, Henry Martyn died young at the age of thirty-one after contracting a powerful fever. He wrote his final journal entry on 6 October. He would come away feeling that it was Britain's destiny to convert, not colonize, the world. On 22 Octoberhe was ordained deacon at Elyand afterwards priest, and served as Simeon's curate at the Church of Holy Trinitytaking charge of the neighbouring parish of Lolworth. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. He now translated the whole of the New Testament into Urdu also, and into Persian twice.

    Inhe was chosen as a fellow of his college. He describes the initially successful British invasion, which was stopped when their troops were surrounded in Buenos Aires main square and forced to surrender, and the second British attack which was eventually defeated too. Eternal trophies! However, his destiny was as a man of God, serving in the faraway nations of India and Persia as a missionary. So ended one of the most humiliating and neglected episodes of the entire Napoleonic Wars. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible.


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Memoir of the Rev. Henry Martyn ... book

Inhe was chosen as a fellow of his college. It was necessary for Martyn to earn an income that would support his sister as well as himself. However, his destiny was as a man of God, serving in the faraway nations of India and Persia as a missionary.

The whole of the New Testament is completed in a most excellent manner, a source of pleasure to our enlightened and august mind.

A Memoir of the REV. Henry Martyn (1837) a Memoir of the REV. Henry Martyn (1837)

It draws on contemporary newspaper reports, official documents and the memoirs, letters and journals of the men who were there.

He describes the initially successful British invasion, which was stopped when their troops were surrounded in Buenos Aires main square and forced to surrender, and the second British attack which was eventually defeated too.

He resolved, accordingly, to become a missionary himself. Although Martyn could not present the Bible in person, the Shah later wrote him a letter: In truth said the royal letter of thanks to the ambassador through the learned and unremitted exertions of the Reverend Henry Martyn it has been translated in a style most befitting sacred books, that is in an easy and simple diction Tragically, Henry Martyn died young at the age of thirty-one after contracting a powerful fever.

His account is based on research carried out across two continents. Much of Henry Martyn's abiding legacy is in his translations of ancient texts to English. Although financial troubles in his family delayed his departure, Henry was eventually able to obtain a position of chaplain with the East India Company and set sail in the summer of So ended one of the most humiliating and neglected episodes of the entire Napoleonic Wars.

Religion, sorrowing o'er her favourite son, Points to the glorious trophies that he won. Eternal trophies! Early life[ edit ] Martyn was born in TruroCornwallon 18 February On 22 Octoberhe was ordained deacon at Elyand afterwards priest, and served as Simeon's curate at the Church of Holy Trinitytaking charge of the neighbouring parish of Lolworth.

We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. It read, in part: Oh! Henry looks forward to meeting God, whom he addresses as 'my company, my friend and my comforter'. The journal's final passages are emotional, as the young priest sits peacefully in an orchard and reflects on his life.

He set off for Constantinoplewhere he intended to return on furlough to England to regain his strength and recruit help for the missions in India.Memoir of the Rev. Henry Martyn.

This book, "Memoir of the Rev. Henry Martyn", by John Sargent, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.

On the 10th of August, the signal was made for the MEMOIR OF ships to sail, at which time, having been deceived by the information communicated to him concerning the contin- uance of the fleet in port, Mr. Martyn was absent at the distance of twenty miles in. journal and letters of the rev henry martyn Download journal and letters of the rev henry martyn or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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