Amy Grant, or the One Motive [By A.M. Hopton]

Amy Grant, or the One Motive [By A.M. Hopton]

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ... I have so many who talk with me on worldly things, and none but you who help me, I almost wish I had not so many friends; but when first I came I was glad to make acquaintances, and so made friends with anyone who came to see me." Amy felt how thankful she ought to be that Mrs. Leslie had warned her against making acquaintances; she only said, "If you try to serve God, Jane, He will send you all the help you need." "I wish the rector took more interest in the school," Jane said, "but really he and his wife are out visiting so much they have not time for it. Mrs. Edwards is very kind to me when I do see her, but I hardly ever go to the house, and if I do I only see her for a moment, they have so much company, of course they cannot attend to everything." Amy stopped the thought that was rising in her mind, that the poor and the schools always had the first attention at Elverton, any company, any visiting, was given np, before they were neglected, but she felt she had no right to judge, and again only said, "God will give you help, dear Jane, if you ask Him." Jane looked much more thoughtful than usual, and Amy felt hopeful as she quietly helped her on with her things. "Then you will come to me, Amy, will you not, for the examination? if you will not enjoy it, at any rate it will be a comfort to you to know your being there will be a help tome." "Yes indeed, I will come, Jane, if I can, I don't know that anything will prevent me, for I think we shall break up school a little before you will." "Can you walk part of the way with me?" "Not this evening, I am afraid, Jane, for our long talk interested me so much I did not go on with my work, and I want to finish it...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236979303
  • 9781236979308