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Letters from Egypt

A fascinating living geography book from 1879 that will touch your mind, your imagination, and your heart.

When Mary went to Egypt to start a school for girls, she never thought she would stay so long. Her letters paint a fascinating picture of life in Egypt in 1879. And her insight into customs, culture, and climate ring true even today. Plus, many Bible quotations and allusions are woven throughout the letters, along with illustrations of how life in Egypt reminded Mary of those passages.

My Good Friends,

By God’s providence I have been led to settle in this distant land, and can but seldom visit England; however, I do not forget friends there, for whom I always have felt great interest. One day it came to my mind that I might do some little good to old folk at home—and perhaps to the young, too—in spite of being so far off, and having a large school to look after, and several other things; and this was my idea:—that I would write some simple familiar accounts of the land of Egypt where I dwell . . .

AuthorMary L. Whately
Product CodeGR147
Length192 pages
PublisherSimply Charlotte Mason
FormatSoftcover, Black and White
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