Guy Falconer; Or, the Chronicles of the Old Moat House, by L.E.G.

Guy Falconer; Or, the Chronicles of the Old Moat House, by L.E.G.

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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. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...new," softly repeated Mrs. Falconer. The Squire bowed his head, wrung Guy's hand as he had never done before, and walked away with Mrs.-Hazelwood into the lady's sheltered garden. On the following Sunday he appeared once more with his family in the old parish church, and united with them in "public thanks to Almighty God for His late mercies vouchsafed in preservation from sudden death, and restoration to health of mind and body." "JDorothy, my dear," said the Squire, soon afterwards, " we must do something more than speak. We must try to prove in deed what we have said in word. Have you any thought on this matter? You mentioned something about a thank-offering, I think." "We have reaped a rich reward for bearing in mind the fatherless and the widow, Roger," said Mistress Hazelwood, with tears gathering in the loving eyes that were raised to his. "True, my wife. And you mean that we should continue to care for them, if they will allow us; that is settled: Guy's future is my charge, and whatever he and his friends wish shall, God willing, be done, and I know I may leave his good mother in your hands. Maude will of course share in every way with our Evelyn. But this seems too much bound up with our own comfort and satisfaction, like the soup and petticoats and blankets that we could not be contented without giving to our poor sick or old neighbours in the winter, --just a natural, right thing, you know. Is there not something that we could do outside of duty, as it were? Not that I could be anything but an 'unprofitable servant, ' after all; but you know what I mean, Dolly, I'm sure." Yes, Dolly knew very well: he wanted to do something for the glory of God simply and solely; something that would...show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236652045
  • 9781236652041