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The Maxwells of Montreal, Early Years 1870 - 1922

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Volume 1 (Early Years) covers the years 1870-1922, beginning with the childhood years of May Bolles and Sutherland Maxwell; their youth, their meeting and courtship in Paris; their marriage and their first pilgrimages. It tells the story of the birth of their daughter and the historic visit of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá to their home in Montreal just before World War I. It also describe ...more
Hardcover, 422 pages
Published 2011 by George Ronald, Oxford
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"The life of a human being on this earth is very short - the years fly by - and the opportunity is past - forever. You know that the ONLY REASON for a human being's life on this earth is to attain to the Knowledge of God - all else is nothing, all else passes away as a wind passes away.”
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Could not put it down for the last 200 pages! Loved reading about the growth of the Faith in Canada the close up on the Maxwell's made me feel like I was there! Great stories to share with others :). Looking forward to reading volume II.
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“... there is nothing harder in life than to not conform to the common life of humanity; to be an exception, to be different in all those things which pertain to our every day life ...” 2 likes
“The life of a human being on this earth is very short - the years fly by - and the opportunity is past - forever. You know that the ONLY REASON for a human being's life on this earth is to attain to the Knowledge of God - all else is nothing, all else passes away as a wind passes away.” 1 likes
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