Broken Purposes; Or, the Good Time Coming, by Lillie Montfort

Broken Purposes; Or, the Good Time Coming, by Lillie Montfort

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: the future, Cuthie, and the past shall be forgotten, as it is already forgiven.' Cuthbert extended his hand to Matthews. 'You don't receive me in orthodox fashion, Erle, ' said Matthews; 'where is your burst of poetry?' Cuthbert shook his head sadly, and his friend said, --'" Not first the glad, and then the sorrowful, But first the sorrowful, and then the glad; Tears for a day, for earth of tears is full, Then we forget that ever we were sad."' 'Ah, Matthews! I have been like the prodigal; I have been feeding on husks a long time; but I trust I have got back to the Father's house, and there is joy in heaven, I guess. Here is my verse, George, --'" But though my life henceforth be Thine, Present for past can ne'er atone; What though to Thee I all resign, I only give thee back Thine own."' 'Quite true, Cuthbert, ' said Mr. Erle; 'but the sinner is privileged to receive even when he has nothing to give. I trust my son will abide in the love of the Father, and walk as in His sight. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.' 'You have relieved me wonderfully, Cuthie, ' said Gertrude, as she took her seat at the table; 'I do think there is a silver lining to every cloud.' F CHAPTER VII. 'Bits of gladness and of sorrow Strangely crossed and interlaid, Bits of cloud-belt and of rainbow, . In deep, alternate braid, Bits of storm when winds are warring, Bits of calm when blasts are stayed, Bits of silence and of uproar, Bits of sunshine and of shade.' 1HILE Cuthbert Erle was still supposed to be an invalid, he gave his sister some fragmentary accounts of his past follies, and the way in which he was induced to associate with his uncle Harold. It was a sad tale, and Gertrude trembled when she heard how far her brother more

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  • English
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