[Ads-l] Quote: If you're going through hell, keep going. Request help to access Christian Science publication

Marc Sacks msacksg at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jan 30 16:35:05 UTC 2016


Not to be confused with "Drive like hell; you'll get there."

On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 11:03 PM, ADSGarson O'Toole <
adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com> wrote:

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> Subject:      Re: Quote: If you're going through hell, keep going. Request
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>               to access Christian Science publication
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> This message is a follow-up to my request on January 24 for
> information from the "Christian Science Sentinel". The request has now
> been satisfied.
>
> Great thanks to Professor Charles Doyle at the University of Georgia
> who relayed data for the 1943 and 1969 citations. Special thanks to
> the staff of The Christian Science Publishing Society at
> sentinel.christianscience.com who sent data for the 1943 citation.
>
> The Quote Investigator entry has now been updated:
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> If You=E2=80=99re Going Through Hell, Keep Going
> http://quoteinvestigator.com/2014/09/14/keep-going/
>
> Garson
>
> On Sun, Jan 24, 2016 at 3:46 AM, ADSGarson O'Toole
> <adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The QI website has an entry for a very popular saying attributed to
> > Winston Churchill:
> >
> > [Begin excerpt]
> > If you're going through hell, keep going.
> > [End excerpt]
> >
> > There is no substantive evidence that Churchill employed this saying.
> >
> > Recently, I found two interesting matches (unverified) in 1943 and
> > 1969 in the "Christian Science Sentinel". This is the earliest known
> > evidence, I think.
> >
> > A full run of the "Christian Science Sentinel" has been scanned and a
> > database has been constructed that is accessible to subscribers. Here
> > is a link to a display of the issues:
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