The Heir of Hazlewood; Or, 'All Things Work Together for Good to Them That Love God'

The Heir of Hazlewood; Or, 'All Things Work Together for Good to Them That Love God'

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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. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...perhaps Miss Etheridge'll give us a verse before she goes," said the woman, passing the book to Maud when she had concluded. "It shall be this then," said Maud; and slowly and reverently she repeated, "Seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you." The words were repeated two or three times by the woman and her little girl, Eva gazing at them in dumb astonishment. If Maud had been trying to teach them Sanscrit, she could not have been in more utter amazement. "Has Miss Etheridge noted the fields?" asked the woman as they were leaving. "I thought everything looked very beautiful--trees, and hedges, and fields, and everything," said Maud, with a beaming smile. The woman shook her head sadly; "The fields don't look beautiful," she said; "the corn's all got the smut." "The smut--what is that?" asked Maud. "Why, instead of having good seeds in the husk, it's only got a little dry dust, so there'll be no corn scarce this year." "Oh dear! what a bad thing that will be!" said Maud. "I will look at the fields as I go home, and see if I can see any difference;" and the next minute she was bowling down the smooth shady lane, but not looking at the "smutted" corn, or thinking of the distress and misery that it would bring to thousands. No, she was thinking that the time had now come for her to tell her cousin of something that had taken place in herself more than a year before, that she had shrunk from communicating to anyone at present. Answered Prayer. 133 "Eva," she said, after they had driven some little distance in silence, "do you remember me asking if you were...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
  • 123656541X
  • 9781236565419