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GLIMPSES OF FIFTY YEARS.
AN AMERICAN WOMAN
FRANCES E. Willard.
WRITTEN BY ORDER OF THE NATIONAL WOMAN'S CHRISTIAN
INTRODUCTION BY HANNAH WHITALL SMITH.
"Nothing makes life dreary but lack of motive."
PUBLISHED BY THE
Doman's Temperance Publication Association.
H. J. SMITH & CO.
General Agents for United States, Canada, Australia, Sandwich Islands.
We wish it distinctly understood that Miss Willard's responsibility for this book ended
She repeatedly requested that but one picture of herself be given. This, however, would
It should also be stated that Miss Willard wrote twelve hundred pages that had to be cui
WOMAN'S TEMPERANCE PUBLICATION ASSOCIATIOX.
THERE IS ONE
“ Face that duly as the sun, Rose up for me since life begun;"
ONE ROYAL HEART THAT NEVER FAILED ME YET.
AS A BIRTH DAY GIFT,
JANUARY 3, 1889,
THE EIGHTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF HER UNDAUNTED LIFE,
HER ELDEST DAUGHTER'S SELF-TOLD STORY.
“Shalt thou with full day-lab'rers stand,
Who hardly canst have pruned one vine ? I know not, but I know a hand
With an infirmity like thine.
“Shall thou, who hadst with scoffers part,
E'er wear the crown the Christian wears? I know not, but I know a heart
As flinty, but for tears and prayers.
“Have mercy, O thou Crucified !
For even while I name Thy name,
Like Peter's, and am filled with shame."