Twice Around the World with Alexander, Prince of Gospel Singers. hardcover.American edition

By: DAVIS, George T.B ALEXANDER, Charles M.

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DAVIS, George T.B. Twice Around the World with Alexander, Prince of Gospel Singers. New York : The Christian Herald, (copyright 1907). Pp (6),[vii]-xv,(1),[17]-382, frontispiece portrait. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth, gilt design and lettering to front board and spine, with pictorial onlay [portrait]to front board. Contents : I. Twice Around the World. — Successors of Mood y and Sankey — The campaign in England — Mr. Alexander's second journey — What was accomplished. II. From Farm to Famous Gospel Singer. — A religious home atmosphere — His mother's influence — Hears Sankey sing at Knoxville —Leaves home for college — Resolves to devote his life to sacred song — Att ends Bible Institute — His first Gospel tour. III. Beginning a World-wide Work. — A season in Melbourne — Fame comes in a night — Mr. Alexander's method — All Melbourne sings the "Glory Song" — The Shoemaker and the "Glory Song." IV. The Revival in Australia. — The experience of Mr. Harkness — The key to a musician's heart — An enthusiastic reception — A marvelous rescue —The conversion of a pugilist — The Christian engineer — Dr. Torrey and Mr. Alexander reach India. V. Opening of the English Campaign. — Lord Kinnaird 's welcome — Two transformed lives — Belfast's farewell — Chicago' welcome.VI. "Tell Mother I'll be There."— The song that touched all hearts — The s ting of memory — A business man and his mother's Bible — A Christian crew —A moment too late — Infidels converted. VII. Pentecostal Blessing at Birmi ngham. — Fervent prayers answered — A football team converted — Mr. Alexander's wedding — A true helpmate — Mrs. Alexander as an author. VIII. A Memorable Midnight Meeting. — "The midnight sweep" of the slums — Mr. Jacoby's life story — Process of Conversion — Wanted him for mayor — The story of a kiss — A month in Wales — The revival that would not stop. IX. Revival HymnsCapture Liverpool. — A novel wedding feast — A change of songs — The song clutched his heart — A girl's pathetic letter — The return of a wanderer — A Japanese confesses Christ — Meetings in a factory. X. "Get Right With God." — The card and the judge — The message in the paper — Officer held his card in sight — The story of a bridal couple — What one policeman did. XI. The Romance of a Text.— Second-Timothy-Two-Fifteen — A mighty audience adopts the text — The text had gone before them — The text at the court of Denmark. XII. The "Glory Song" Around the World. — The song in Denmark — The marchers sing the "Glory Song" — The "Glory Song" in Great Britain — The launching of the Dreadnought. XIII. Wonderful Scenes at Royal Albert Hall. — A choir of four thousand — "Alexander the Great" — Col. Beauchamp enlists — A soldier's story — How Ashlyn stirred London — A singer who was tired of life — Flowers conquer a heart — The Darky "Ninety and Nine" — "Tell mother I'll be there" — A workingman's story — The dedication of a piano. XIV. Men and Children at Albert Hall. — Applause for the leader — Cambridge men testified — Anxious fathers heard — Dr. Torrey's fetching sermon — A thrilling scene — Still they lingered — Three Jewish girls sing — A glimpse of their home. XV. Storming South and Central London. — Cricket Club's transformation— Where "Glory Song" was heard — Drawing-room meetings — The novel lost it s attraction — The birth of a hymn — A grand farewell — Sheaves gathered inLondon — Gramophone enlisted — Heard in lonely Africa. XVI. Closing Missio ns in England. — Zeal among toilers — Street meeting for workingmen — Prayed with mother — Soldiers and sailors reached — Mariners turn pleaders — Among dockyard people — Worst characters reclaimed — Missions in university towns — A notable service — Liverpool's good-bye. XVII. Beginning the American Campaign. — Workers from abroad — Power of personal work — The "Glory Song" in India — Came to borrow fire — A criminal's testimony — "Just try me on leather" — Wanted — sermons on wheels — Songs with hooks in them — The "Tell Mother" song — Children's prayer circle. XVIII. The Great Work in Philadelphia. — Remarkable figures — People home heard services — At Princeton University — Religion and business — Old man Wiseman — A most hasty exit — Everything went wrong — Preached through the press. XIX. A New Departure.— "Revival Luncheons"— A novelty in the work — A fishing excursion — Get to work at once — Minister changes his method — Inquiry rooms opened — Converts tell their story. XX. The Story of Mel. Trotter. — Eleven miles for drink —Gold cure useless — Almost drunk at the funeral — Was tobacco fiend, too — Memorized Scripture — Just "let God move in". XXI. The Great Victory in At lanta. — Praise meeting on sidewalk — Resumed preaching — "Out of the mouths of babes" — A visit to Sam Jones. XXII. Conversion of a Pugilist. — A "sunbeam choir" — Special trains were run — An Indian's Christian story — Pugilist Allen succumbs — His wretched past — Campaign statistics. XXIII. Experiences on Shipboard. — Mrs. Alexander's illness — The ocean voyage — Against betting on the ship's speed — Gospel songs in the saloon. XXIV. A New Year Text Selected. — Shouted Scripture farewells — Accident to Mr. Alexander — Missionaries have to flee. XXV. Among the Lepers at Pakhoi. — The lepers'daily life — Printing Bibles for Chinese. XXVI. A Journey to Liem-Chau. — Chinese eager to learn — Mingle healing and exhorting — Missionaries' homeslooted — Refuge taken on shipboard— Very disturbed conditions. XXVII. At H ong-Kong and Manila. — A cosmopolitan audience — Meeting a convert — Brief stay in Philippines. XXVIII. Amid Familiar Scenes in Australia. — Renewing acquaintance — Audience of ten thousand — A mother's touching letter — Homeof Robert Harkness — Knelt in a gold mine — Conversions due to the mission s — Meetings in Sydney — Australia's Warm heart. XXIX. Journey Homeward Across America. — The stop in Chicago — These three great company. XXX. At Xorthfield and on the Bowery. — Weak spot in his ministry — Meeting in the Bowery — Sang because they had to — Influence of a tract — "My old mother's religion — Mr. Alexander at Mont-Lawn — In Mont-Lawn chapel — The Stigma of alie — An Outdoor service. Spine sunned, corners bumped, waterstaining to t op corner of rear board, endpapers foxed, else a good, solid copy. 45.00

Title: Twice Around the World with Alexander, Prince of Gospel Singers. hardcover.American edition

Author Name: DAVIS, George T.B ALEXANDER, Charles M.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Christian Herald, New York, 1907,:

Seller ID: 100691

Keywords: GOSPEL SINGERS MUSIC BIOGRAPHY BIOGRAPHIES CHRISTIAN,