At the School Ship, Boston

Description

Speech at the School Ship, Boston (1 December 1867).

Creator

Dickens, Charles

Source

Payne, Edward F. Dickens Days in Boston. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1927. p. 185.

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Dickens, Charles. 'At the School Ship, Boston' (1 December 1867). Dickens Search. Eds. Emily Bell and Lydia Craig. Accessed [date]. https://dickenssearch.com/speeches/1867-12-01_Speech_At_the_School_Ship.

Transcription

Boys, if you have ever cause to remember me, think of me as a visitor who had sincere interest in your welfare and who told you above all to tell the truth as being the best way and the only way to earn God’s blessing.

Summary

‘He had not thought that he could speak, but the sight of the boys moved him to address them. His remarks were inspiring and he concluded with these words:’

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Dickens, Charles, “At the School Ship, Boston,” Dickens Search, accessed June 26, 2022, https://dickenssearch.com/speeches/1867-12-01_Speech_At_the_School_Ship.

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