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Missionaries lived; and they were actually obliged to return home, under abuse for having made the inquiry. The journey and attempt were repeated ; and they were again totally at a loss, and insulted for their enquiry, actually in front of the missionary printing-office, when Krishna Prisada, happening to come out, and to hear them debating what to do, gladly took them in. Futika was an earpest reader and hearer, and soon became a zealous disciple; and was appropriately rewarded, when he returned to the place of his former residence, by much of the rancour of some of the Brahmins, and by some personal violence from an instigated rabble, his relations abetting his abusers. But nothing could divert him from the happy course, which led him to a triumphant death.
Krishna Prisada was a young Brahmin ; and in this instance the success of the true religion against the strongest, proudest, hold of the grand polity, as it may be justly denominated, of the Hindoo superstition, was combined with so extraordinary excellence and amiableness in the convert, that every reader will sympathize with the deep regrets of the Missionaries, and their other proselytes, for his premature removal, though by a death so eminently happy. It is unnecessary to enlarge on his character, already so well known to all the readers who have taken an interest in the progressive history of the Mission. Nor deed we say one word in recommendation of this interesting selection of practical testimonies to the power of Christianity in a region where its enemies have anticipated the triumph of seeing it fail.
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