The Little Guide of Adrighoole; Or, How to Be Happy, by the Author of 'Nora and Her Kerry Cow'

The Little Guide of Adrighoole; Or, How to Be Happy, by the Author of 'Nora and Her Kerry Cow'

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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. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...her conversation with her cousins, during their last excursion to Adrighoole--she did indeed find it difficult to "quit with-eye serene." A thought would sometimes arise that it was strange she should, in the arrange Proverbs vi. 22, 23. ments of Providence, have been deprived of the means of doing good, and, as she conceived, of glorifying her Redeemer by making an open profession of discipleship, while her position in society might have rendered her example of some influence. Jane did not remember how that same position would have exposed her to various temptations from which she was now exempt; for though a sincere, she was but an inexperienced Christian. Those who have observed the Lord's dealings with his people will not have one doubtful thought as to the kindness and wisdom with which he orders even the seemingly trifling events of every-day life. They will rest satisfied in a belief that all is for the best, though they may not be able to understand how, remembering the declaration of the Lord Jesus, " What I do thou knowest not now; but thou shalt know hereafter." John xiii. 7. CHAPTER X. AN UNEXPECTED MEETING. Time passed in the same monotonous course for nearly two years, at Arden Lodge, after it had become the home of Jane Headley. Those who judged by outward appearances might have supposed that she found it a pleasant one; but such was not the case. Though Mrs. Singleton took care that Jane was treated by every one with the respect due to her own niece, and though she never was intentionally unkind, yet Jane was often tried by a certain waywardness of temper in her aunt which it was not easy to bear. That lady was much of an invalid, and being recommended to try the sea air, resolved on removing for two or three...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236525892
  • 9781236525895