Sir Moses Montefiore; A Centennial Biography. with Selections from Letters and Journals PDF ePub eBook

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Sir Moses Montefiore; A Centennial Biography. with Selections from Letters and Journals free pdf This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIV. LADY MONTEFIORE. Death of Lady Montefiore.--Her Early Years.--Education.--Marriage.--Participation in her Husband's Humanitarian Work.-- Accompanies Sir Moses on his Foreign Missions.--Diaries of the Journeys to Palestine.--Extracts from her Journals.--Home Life. --Anecdote Illustrative of her Benevolence.--Communal Labors. --The Funeral at Ramsgate.--Memorial Foundations.--The Tomb on the East Cliff. On the 24th September, 1862--the eve of the Jewish New Year 5623--Sir Moses Montefiore experienced the great sorrow of his life, in the death of his dear helpmate of fifty years. The Continental tours advised by the doctors had proved only of slight avail, and since the return from Rome in 1859 so visibly had her health declined that even these had had to be abandoned. Lady Montefiore spent the last year of her life alternately in London and Ramsgate, the object of the unceasing solicitude of her affectionate husband. During the summer of 1862, when the Jubilee of her married life was celebrated, a slight improvement in her health inspired her friends with hope. "Providence," as one of her biographers* sympathetically remarked, "restored, before the final extinction of the lamp, a portion of the brightness which it once shed around." She was even able * Jewish Chronicle, Oct. 3d, 1862. to take some carriage exercise with seeming benefit, and on the very day that she was attacked by the sickness which finally consigned her to the grave, arrangements had been made to take her to the International Exhibition. This was on the 19th September. The following Tuesday prayers for her recovery were offered up during morning service in Bevis Marks, and in the afternoon in the Great Synagogue. The next day was the Eve of the New Year, and...

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Author : Lucien Wolf
Publisher : Theclassics.Us
Data Published : 12 September 2013
ISBN : 1230291504
EAN : 9781230291505
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Number of Pages : 72 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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