The Life-Book of a Labourer; Or, the Curate with His Trials, Sorrows, Checks and Triumphs

The Life-Book of a Labourer; Or, the Curate with His Trials, Sorrows, Checks and Triumphs

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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. 1850 edition. Excerpt: ...if in answer to some earnest call--"Speak, Lord, for thy servant heareth!" One soft and gentle sigh and all was still. Such was the confession with which she " passed over Jordan!" " Our new church rises rapidly," was the remark of an anxious by-stander in a large manufacturing village where there was a dense population and a lamentable prevalence of infidel sentiments; "but the stranger's earnestness in pressing on the work, and his desire " Now the day drew on that Christiana must be gone. So the road was full of people to see her take her journey. But, behold all the banks beyond the river were full of horses and chariots, which were come down from above to accompany her to the city gate. So she came forth and entered the river with a beckon of farewell to those that followed her to the river side. The last words that she was heard to say were--' I come, Lord, to be with thee and bless thee.' "--Pilgrim's Progress---Death of Christiana. to see it completed, continue without abatement." " How singular!" said another, "that we should owe so great a boon to one who has no connexion with us in point of property--had no previous knowledge of us--and possesses no apparent community of feeling with us. His very name is wrapped up in a sort of mystery. In fact, we know as little about him now as when he first broached the project amongst us." " It was a happy day for us that brought him here," said the first speaker. " And for himself also," said another, who came up and joined the group, and who seemed to have a knowledge of some circumstances of which the others were ignorant. " Our benefactor-was an infidel--lost...
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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236577701
  • 9781236577702