An autobiography : and people I have met / by David Laseron ; illustrated by photographs ... by Frederick Gordon

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Laseron, David, 1857-
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Sydney : Wilson and Co., 1904
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An Autobiography: And People I have met. 1
PREFACE 9
CONTENTS 11
CHAPTER I. MY PARENTS AND CHILDHOOD’S EARLY DAYS. 13
CHAPTER II. SCHOOL DAYS IN GERMANY. 17
CHAPTER III. SCHOOL DAYS IN GERMANY (continued). 22
CHAPTER IV. BACK TO OLD ENGLAND; AN ENGLISH SCHOOL; STUDENT DAYS; EARLY MINISTRY, AND CALL TO AMERICA. 30
CHAPTER V. AN OCEAN VOYAGE, AND ARRIVAL AT NEW YORK. 37
CHAPTER VI. THE JOURNEY TO LEELAND; ARRIVAL AND COMMENCEMENT OF WORK. 48
CHAPTER VII. THE CLOSE OF MY CONGREGATIONAL MINISTRY. 64
CHAPTER VIII. A TWO-DAYS’ STORM, AND ITS CONSEQUENCES. 69
CHAPTER IX. TWO YEARS A PRISON CHAPLAIN, AND REMINISCENCES OF THIS PART OF MY WORK. 77
CHAPTER X. A PROSPNER'S SAD AND PATHETIC STORY. 85
CHAPTER XI. MANITOWOC; TWO YEARS IN THIS LITTLE TOWN; MY BISHOP'S DEATH. 91
CHAPTER XII. AN ENGLISH CURACY: TERRIBLE SUFFERING IN WINTER TIME AMONGST THE POOR. 98
CHAPTER XIII. THE DEATH OF MY MOTHER; HER FUNERAL, AND CONSEQUENT CHANGES. 103
CHAPTER XIV. A LONG OCEAN VOYAGE OF NINETY DAYS. FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF SYDNEY. 108
CHAPTER XV. MY FIRST CHARGE; FIVE YEARS RECTOR OF ST. GEORGE’S, GLENMORE ROAD. 116
CHAPTER XVI. AN EVENTFUL AFTERNOON; A SHOT IN A RAILWAY CARRIAGE, AND ITS PAINFUL RESULTS. 120
CHAPTER XVII. PEACE, THE PERFECT GIFT OF HEAVEN. 125
CHAPTER XVIII. A TRIP TO ENGLAND; TEN WEEKS IN ENGLAND; RETURN TO SYDNEY. 131
CHAPTER XIX. APPOINTMENT AS RECTOR TO ST. PAUL’S PARISH, LITHGOW. 135
CHAPTER XX. A DARK PAGE IN MY LIFE’S HISTORY. 139
CHAPTER XXI. A CURACY IN A LARGE SYDNEY PARISH; ASSISTANT CHAPLAIN TO PRINCE ALFRED HOSPITAL; RETIREMENT FROM PAROCHIAL WORK. 142
CHAPTER XXII. FIFTEEN MONTHS WITH THE STANDARD LIFE ASSOCIATION; FIRST SUCCESSES; PROMOTION; SEPARATION FROM MY SUPERINTENDENT; SICKNESS AND FAILURE. 148
CHAPTER XXIII. AN INTRODUCTORY VIEW OF ROOKWOOD ASYLUM. 156
CHAPTER XXIV. DESCPIPTION OF HOSPITAL IX. 160
CHAPTER XXV. OUR DIRECTOR, INSPECTOR, SUPERINTENDENT, NURSES AND ATTENDANTS. 165
CHAPTER XXVI. CHARACTERS I HAVE MET. 170
CHAPTER XXVII. A VISIT TO EPILEPTIC WARD; ITS OFFICERS AND ITS MANAGEMENT. 179
CHAPTER XXVIII. OUR PETS; THE CATS AND DOGS OF ROOKWOOD. 183
CHAPTER XXIX. THE CHURCH; ITS USES: OUR CHAPLAINS. 186
CONCLUSION. 189
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