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His First and Last Appearance

Gelesen von Maria Therese

(4,318 Sterne; 11 Bewertungen)

The scene of the story is laid partly in Milwaukee, partly in New York. It describes the trials of the orphaned Lachance children. The boy hero is of a loving and lovable disposition and wins the hearts of all. The author has combined pathetic incidents with religious consolations, and gives zest to the whole by diffusing his genial humor throughout.

From the author of Tom Playfair, Percy Wynn, But Thy Love and thy Grace, and many more. (Summary from Dominicana Magazine, 1900) (4 hr 34 min)


01 - Showing How Philip Lachance Sing a Song, How He is Rewarded, and How Polic…


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02 - Showing How Philip and Mr. Dunne, Becoming Friends, Pass an Agreeable Half…


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03 - In Which the Reader, Going Back to the Month of November, and the City of …


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04 - In Which Isobel Lachance Finds and Loses Her Vocation


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05 - In Which Mrs. Lachance Gives Isobel a Strange Order, and Dies


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06 - In Which Isobel Announces Her Resolution, and Professor Himmelstein Create…


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07 - In Which the Lachances Make Their Farewells and Go to Milwaukee


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08 - In Which Philip Tells Isobel About Mr. Dunne, and, Finding a Dollar in His…


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09 - The Concert, the Face at the Window, and the Mystery of the Overcoats


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10 - Isobel's Hour of Desolation


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11 - A Morning Walk with Surprising Results, Which, As the reader Shall Present…


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12 - In Which Some Very Pleasant Characters Make Their Appearance, and the Day,…


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13 - Farewell to Milwaukee! The 'Anarchist' Again Attracts Attention


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14 - Philip Meets an Old Friend, and Gets a Surprise Which Literally Takes Away…


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15 - In Which Professor Himmelstein Gives an Account of Himself and Restores Ph…


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16 - In Which Marion Philippo is Prepared to Astound a Most Cultured Milkwaukee…


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17 - An Old Friend Appears on the Scene Again, and the Audience is Treated to i…


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18 - In Which the Audience is Surprised Beyond the Wildest Dreams of Professor …


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19 - A Chapter of Recognitian and Surprises, Philip Decides to Remain in Milwau…


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20 - In Which There is a Joyful Homecoming, and Mr. Hammond, Obeying His Grandc…


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21 - Isobel Hears the Angels Calling


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(4,5 Sterne)

There is a goodness imparted by a loving God which must be played out in our lives if life is to be anything but rude, obscene , and self-seeking. There is a better way to live than by bullying the gentle, the virtuous, and using foul language to express every thought. The new generations in America would do well to seek what the older generations knew. Hostility and meanness seems the order of the day. This book is wonderful

(5 Sterne)

A sweet story.. and well read. Definitely worth listening to

(2 Sterne)

While many ages ago this might have been a really great story. It simply issues forth as another attempt to brain wash another generation of the gullible ł!!!