Children of Scripture, by S.E.L.O

Children of Scripture, by S.E.L.O

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ... they stood dressed in their ragged Indian coverings. The poor mother could see no one, in that strange crowd, that reminded her of the dear little girl who had run by her side in the home long ago; she turned away weeping. One of the kind officers who had rescued the captives came to her help. The poor mother told him she could not find her child, and Regina had been too young when taken, and had been too long away to recognise her mother. "Can you think of nothing," said the officer, "by which your child might know you f Yes: the mother remembered the little verse which she had so often sung with her child, and with a trembling voice she began the first line. Regina heard it; the wellknown words, the well-known tune, and then she remembered the voice, and with a great cry she ran out of the crowd and fell weeping into her mother's arms. Regina was safe enough now, for she had found her mother. No mother came to claim her poor little companion; she clung weeping to Regina, for her little forest teacher was the only mother she could remember, and so she was taken to Regina's home, for it would have been sad indeed to leave her again among strangers, and though she had not been able to teach Regina, she had been very useful to her; for all alone, the elder child might not have had the heart to repeat the verses and lessons as she did when teaching her little friend. We have spoken now of many precious things connected with the christian home, the sure Foundation, the two treasures, the precious promises, the blessings of those in the home, and the marks on those who come from it, and yet this is not all: there is yet another thing which we might call the atmosphere of the home--It is prayer. Do you know what the atmosphere is? We...show more

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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 177g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236485882
  • 9781236485885