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Title: James Gilmour of Mongolia : his diaries, letters and reports
Year: 1892 (1890s)
Authors: Gilmour, James, 1843-1891 Lovett, Richard
Subjects: Missions
Publisher: New York : Fleming H. Revell
Contributing Library: University of Connecticut Libraries
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uit in the conversion of souls, and he beganto devote himself with more eager self-denial than ever tothe winning of Chinamens hearts for the Saviour. Thewinter of 1883-1884 was spent in Peking, and his diary isfull of incidents illustrative of the time and effort he gaveto dealing with individuals. In February, 1884, he made one of the most remark-able of his Mongolian journeys. He visited the Plain,travelling on foot, and thus subjecting himself to risks andhardships of a very serious order. But he had good reasonsfor his method, and he sets them forth with his usual clear-ness. Possibly no other journey of his life more strikinglytestifies to his strict sense of duty, the unsparing way inwhich he spent himself in its discharge, and his eager desireto win souls. On this occasion, partly owing to the shortness of thetime at my disposal, which made it hardly worth while toset up an establishment, and partly owing to the peculiarseason of the year, which would have made it difficult to

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SUNSHINE AND SHADOW 157 find pasture for travelling cattle, I determined to go onfoot, without medicines, in a strictly spiritual capacity, andnot seeking so much to make fresh acquaintances or openup new ground as to revisit familiar localities and see howfar former evangelistic attempts had produced any effect.In addition there were some individual Mongols who havebeen taught a good deal about Christianity, and on whomI wished once more, while there was still opportunity, topress the claims of Christ. Five cold days in a mule litter brought me to Kalgan,and another day in a cart took me up over the pass andlanded me in a Chinese inn on the Mongolian plain. Thisinn has no separate rooms ; the guests all share the ampleplatform of the kitchen, and sleep on straw mats laid overthe brickwork, which is heated by flues leading from fireson which their meals are cooked. The Chinese innkeeperwas an old friend of mine, and he permitted me to sharehis room with him. From this, as a centre, I

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