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Tip Lewis and His Lamp
Oh, that music how it rolled around the ring Tip was too busy looking and listening to keep out of people's way; he stepped back, still jostled by the crowd who were pouring in, and stepped directly in front of a man who was trying to make his way through the crowd around the entrance. Tip knew him in an instant; he was one of the circus men,--the one with the ugly face th ...more
Paperback, 148 pages
Published June 1st 2004 by Kessinger Publishing
(first published 1867)
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Jan 07, 2012 Maggie rated it 4 of 5 stars
this book has a most definite old-fashion tone which on first blush made me uninterested yet curious. upon finishing the book, i can say that i found it totally delightful. it is a specialty book, though -- best suited for those of sincere christian faith who won't be shocked by the dialogue and private thoughts sketched out; but rather, smile in warmth and awareness at the validity of the progress of young tip lewis ... as though we have all walked that very path and it is a blessing to see it ...more
This is a tender story that I think that has some similarity with “Sunshine country”, by Christine Roy. It is about a boy who surrenders his life to Christ and so he helps change the lives of his neighbors as he grows up, both physically and spiritually. I wish could become the man of God he became and take the Bible as my lamp too, all the days of my life.