He Leadeth Me (African American Women Writers, 1910-1940)
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Titel: He Leadeth Me (African American Women ...
Verlag: G. K. Hall & Company, US
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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1913. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Tuskegee, thou art as a light upon a high hill whose rays are reflected throughout the universe. May the sunshine of thy glory continue to dawn on benighted Africa. We visited the Louvre, the National Art Gallery of France. It is a very large stone structure, the pride of the city and nation. It has a most beautiful and rare collection of paintings and sculpture. One could spend days looking at these creations of man's brain and marvel at his ingenuity, feeling sure that God has made him next to Himself. Here we see the original statue of the much-praised Venus de Milo. My freind Helen knew my time was short, so we left here for the Pantheon. Here, too, could be seen the paintings of H. O. Tanner, one of the sons of Africa, his "Raising of Lazarus," which was purchased by the French Republic and hung in their museum, and his "Daniel in the Lion's Den." For these he received the Grand Prix in the Exposition. The Pantheon has many underground cellars, we are told 170 crypts or burial places. The building is very old, having gone through several wars, and it is still strong and intact. Here lie Voltaire, Victor Hugo, John J. Rousseau, President Carnot, Brethelot, and many others whose lives help to make the history of France. Senfleu, the architect who furnished the model for this building, killed himself by jumping from the top to the ground because the building did not present the imposing picture he expected it would. He sleeps here among the other noted characters. Saturday, we visited the tomb of the great Napoleon, which is a massive structure, facing the river Seine, and as we leaned over the rail and gazed upon the raised marble base supporting the casket that holds the dust of the world's greatest general, the thought came to me, how much more worthily thi...From Library Journal:
This is the latest title in the publisher's series on "African American Women Writers, 1910-1940." Published posthumously in 1913, Gaudet's work here reveals her life as a champion of the downtrodden and the founder of the Colored Industrial Home.
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