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Title: Steve P. Holcombe, the converted gambler : his life and work
Year: 1891 (1890s)
Authors: Alexander, Gross, 1852-1915
Subjects: Holcombe, Steve P., b. 1835 Methodists — United States
Publisher: Louisville : Press of the Courier-Journal Job Printing Company
Contributing Library: New York Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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fore him. He isonly beginning to reap the results of these ten yearsof study and these ten years of Christian living andworking. He knows the Gospel better than he everdid before, and he preaches it better. He knowshimself and God better than he ever did before, andhe lives nearer the Source of Power. He knows mengood and bad, better than he ever did before, and hedeals with them in all states and stages more wiselyand successfully. He is of that nervous and intense temperamentwhich can not rest without getting something done,and he is always doing something to advance his work.And though so intensely in earnest, he is singularly, itis not at all too strong to say, entirely free fromfanaticism. He is in high esteem, with large influenceat home and abroad, and this he does not prostituteto selfishness, but uses for usefulness. And, best of all, he has tokens, not a few, in theform of discipline on the one hand, and success onthe other, that God is guarding and guiding his Lifeand Work.
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TESTIMONIALS. PbfUC i ,RY NOATIONi CAPTAIN EGBERT J. MARTIN. I was born in Louisville in 1S42; was educated inNew York and Virginia ; served in General Lees armyduring the war on the staff of my uncle, GeneralEdward Johnson. The only commission I receivedwas received on the third day of July, 1S63, at thebattle of Gettysburg. My first drinking commenced in Georgia, where Iwas planting rice with General Gordon. That was in1867. I did not drink during the war at all except thatI might have taken a drink occasionally when I metwith friends. My uncle would not permit liquor abouthis headquarters. On leaving Georgia, I went to NewYork, and went into business. I acquired quite areputation there, and had a good income. Myperiodical drinking continued, however, and each yearbecame greater and greater. Nothing was said aboutit for seven years and a half. I would not drink aroundmy place of business. When I felt the spell coming onme, I would quit and go off, and be gone seven or eightdays, and
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