The Ladies' Repository Volume 1

The Ladies' Repository Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ... way to faith, faith is the way to Christ, and Christ is the way to heaven. The circumstances related in the last chapter laid the foundation for repentance. And as judgment begins at the house of God, Mr. Flitwood was the first to see and lament his error. On parting with him what could I do less for a Christian friend than admonish him of his offense, and exhort him to personal humiliation on account of it? He had not considered. "How is it possible," said he, "that I could so overlook the inevitable and obvious tendency of my example!" The confession and self-reproach might have been expected from a well trained disciple in the school of Christ. He wondered at his own blindness; yet mark the difference between him and Mrs. Standish. If blind, he was not incorrigible. A word--the gentlest hint, convinced and subdued him. And then his confessions flowed like rivers. How was it with Mrs. Standish? She defied all admonition. When met in her career of wild apostasy, and urged to pause and live, she answered with self-complacency, and affirmed her own uprightness. Nothing could check, convince, or save her. She held on her way, and waxed stronger and stronger. The reader will remember that I declined giving my advice until I had taken time to consider. It was agreed Continued from page 164. that I should defer it till the following day. I spent moat of the intervening period in efforts to devise a plan for Mr. Flitwood's relief. But invention failed me. As the time drew near I became extremely anxious. When we met, therefore, I was gratified to learn that Mrs. Flitwood was unhappy, and was prosecuting her preparation for Mrs. Gaulette's party with fitful hesitation. I found that of her own accord she had introduced...show more

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  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 671g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236798937
  • 9781236798930