Lost Gip

Lost Gip

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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. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...I shall go to the other children. Mother says all this world is like one large room to God; and He is among us, like a mother is with her children when she sits at work in the same room with them, seeing all they do, and hearing all they say, but perhaps not seeming to take much notice of them. And to die is only like going into the next room, where we shall see Him and hear His voice, and be no longer like little children at play, but be more like His grown-up sons and daughters; and He will talk to us more, and teach us harder things than whilst we are so little. I shall be glad to be called into the next room for everything, save leaving mother." " I don't know nothink about it," answered Sandy;."only we'd two babies as died, and were nailed up in coffins, and buried. Are they gone into that next room?" " To be sure they are," said John Shafto. " And if mother's killed little Gip--" began Sandy, but he could not finish the sentence. "She's there, too," said John, "safe and happy; God's little girl, you know. Where else could little children go to, save to Him, straight to Him? But, Sandy, you don't think she's been killed?" " Not quite," whispered Sandy; " but ever since I see that dead baby I've been scared." There was no time to say any more, for Mrs. Shafto had opened the shop door, and was looking out anxiously across the dark grave-yard. " Sandy's come back, mother!" shouted John joyously; " make him come in. I want to talk to him about hundreds and hundreds of things he doesn't know. Make him stay all night again, mother. I'll go in and coax father to let him." John disappeared; but he was not away long, and he returned to Sandy to urge him to go in. Mr. Shafto looked at him through the corners of his eyes, and muttered some words. But...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 190.5 x 238.76 x 7.62mm | 226.8g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236665465
  • 9781236665461