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Siam and the Siamese as Described by American Missionaries

Author: n/a
Publisher: T. Woolmer
Publish Date: 1886

Most pleasantly written. The subject itself is attractive and our authors know how to handle it so that children will be charmed by it. Here we read of white elephants, enormous crocodiles and devouring ants and we are saddened by stories of huge idols and swarms of lazy priests. American missionaries are laboring hopefully among the singular people who inhabit Siam; may our Lord speed them abundantly! Will the annexation of Burmah by the British be a means of light to Siam? We earnestly hope so.

It may be that some boy or girl reading this book about Siam will be lead in riper years to become a missionary in that dark kingdom; and in that hope we commend the work to Sunday school libraries.