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Little Henry and his bearer Boosy a tale of Dinapore by Mrs. Sherwood

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Published by Houlston in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Mrs Sherwood.
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Open LibraryOL18554692M

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Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Last Days of Boosy, the Bearer of Little Henry at nd: Theophilus Smith Boosy. The History of Little Henry was in continuous print for 70 years after its initial publication. It was translated into several languages including French, German, Spanish and Hindustani. It tells the story of a young British boy who, on his deathbed, converts Boosy, the Indian man who has taken care of him throughout his childhood.   It wasn't until Henry was on his deathbed, at 8 years old, did his bearer come to Christ. This narrative was very popular in the early 19th century and reportedly sold numerous editions and was translated into many languages. more/5. Little Henry and his bearer Boosey. by. Sherwood, Mary Martha Butt "Mrs. Henry Sherwood", SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) play Play All. Terms of Service (last updated 12/31/).

Little Henry and His Bearer A story by Mrs *Sherwood, written during her years in India and first published in England in Henry, the orphan son of an East India Company officer, is brought up by a philanthropist who leaves him entirely to the care of a Hindu bearer, Boosy; the Hindu treats the boy with great affection. Story of Little Henry and his bearer Boosy. By & Mitchell (Publisher) Hay W. P. Nimmo and Morrison and Gibb (Printer) Abstract (Statement of Responsibility) by Mrs. spiece printed in colors.(Funding) Preservation and Access for American and . She composed over books, tracts, magazine articles, and chapbooks; among the most famous are: The Story of Little Henry and His Bearer Boosy (), The History of Henry Milner () and The History of the Fairchild Family (). --This text refers to the paperback : Mary Martha Sherwood. The Last Days of Boosy, the Bearer of Little Henry: : Smith, Theophilus: Libros en idiomas extranjerosFormat: Tapa blanda.

When Henry was carried to the lady's house, Boosy went with him, and for some years the little child had no other friend than his bearer. Boosy never left his choota sahib, [little master] except for two hours in the twenty-four, when he went to get his khauna [food]. At night he slept on his mat at the foot of the child's cot; and whenever Henry called, he was up in a moment, and had milk or toast-and-water . The History of Little Henry and his Bearer () was written by Mary Martha Sherwood. I t was continuously in print for 70 years after its initial publication and was translated into French, German, Spanish, Hindustani (; ), Chinese, Marathi (), Tamil (), and Sinhalese. Boosy, his bearer, was a similarly appealing character, calculated to appeal to the missionary impulse. The scattered Hindustani terms were likewise surely designed to engage to the reader, even if the religious zeal of the tale did not itself appeal. Sherwood sent the manuscript of Little Henry and his Bearer to her sister, Lucy, in England in She acted as Sherwood's agent, and sold the copyright for £5 . Little Henry and his Bearer Boosy Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page