Guardian Angels; Tale of Progress

Guardian Angels; Tale of Progress

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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. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ...dreamt that the Lord of glory stood before her crowned with thorns; and whilst she gazed, each thorn seemed changed into a beauteous crown, whereon were written the names of many whom she loved, --of Adah, and of Naomi, of Ethelda, and of the little Harry; and then He seemed to speak unto her, and said, " Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life." She replied, "My father, my father, too, O Lord I" but the bright light vanished. She awoke, and the cry of her dream became the earnest entreaty of her soul, " My father, my beloved father! O Lord, show him the glory of the Crucified!" Again Salome slept, and she woke strong in the faith, and girded in the strength of her God, for the conflict of the day. CHAPTER XVIII. WIDOW M'LEOD. "He looks abroad into the varied field Of Nature, and though poor, perhaps compar'd With those whose mansions glitter in his sight, Calls the delightful scenery all his own. His are the mountains, and the valley, his, And the resplendent rivers: his t'enjoy With a propriety that none can feel, But who, with filial confidence inspired, Can lift to heaven an unpresumptuous eye, And smiling say--'My Father made them all.'" Cowpee. A Gusty day, with heavy showers, was nearly closed, hind the mountains of Mull the sun was setting very stormily, and the waves, --crested as it were with flame, reflected from the fiery sky, --rolled onwards among the rocks and tangled sea-weed that lay on the northern side of the Bay of Oban. Ethelda, with Rowland, had been collecting specimens of shells of the varied algae, and now, rather tired, they had climbed a projecting rock, where Ethie observed, mused upon, and delighted in the beautiful scenery, which her brother's ready...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236535006
  • 9781236535009