I can see her still, through blinding tears, as she stood that night before that critical and only half sympathetic audience – a slender, delicate, cultured woman – and preached the truth as I had seldom, if ever, heard it preached, in language simple, yet delicately refined, and searching as a fire to the consciences of men.
I feel in love with her at first sight, and lost my heart.
Above is a quote from Samuel Logan Brengle, of Elizabeth Swift taken from Chapter 10 of “Elizabeth Swift Brengle“, a Biography by Brigadier Eileen Douglas. Salvationist Publishing and Supplies, Ltd. London, 1922. Reproduced below.
O, For a romance such as this one!