An Incident in the Life of Catherine Vassent; Part 1

Catherine Vassent, the daughter of a French peasant, exhibited at the age of seventeen, a proof of intrepid, persevering sympathy which ranks her with the noblest of her sex.  A common sewer of considerable depth having been opened for the purpose of repair, four men passing by late in the evening unfortunately fell in.  It was almost midnight before their situation was known; and besides the difficulty of getting help so late at night, everyone present was intimidated from exposing himself to danger to rescue the men, who appeared already suffocated by the noxious vapour.

Continued in next post!


About William Moore

I am a Christian, saved and living by God's grace. I am doing this blog on a book called, "The World of Religious Anecdote," or, as I like to call it, "Christian Anecdotes." The reason why I am doing this blog, on a book, instead of about myself, is because there are so many unedifying things in the world, so that we, as Christians, need to take the world and subdue it for our Lord. I believe and hope that is what I am doing here, in this blog. I try to do my posts twice a week, in order to keep the flow going. I hope you enjoy reading, learning, and sharing this book, "Christian Anecdotes."
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