Margaret Browning

Margaret Browning

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...for it!" "I do most earnestly," replied Margaret "But I may thank you also; and love and pray for you as long as I live." "Love me! pray for me!" repeated Miss Graham; "that would be a new thing. Go on with your work, child. I would rather you did not promise so much. I dare say you mean what you say at the present moment, but you will soon forget it again." "If I were to live a thousand years," said Margaret, " I should never forget your kindness to me this day. But you do not know--you may not have heard, perhaps, about my poor mother." "Yes, I know everything. Mr. Green called after you were gone last night. But I ought not to have told you, for doubtless you had made up your mind that another special miracle had been worked in your behalf." "God works by human means," said Margaret, gently. "Well, well, I should be sorry to say anything against a belief which seems to make you so happy. Perhaps I might have thought the same when I was at your age," said Miss Graham. "And surely you think so now?" Miss Graham shook her head. "I have grown older and wiser since then." "If I thought," said Margaret, "that it were possible I could ever live to doubt God's providential care, I would ask Him to be pleased to take me to Himself before that time came." "Those who die young escape a great deal of suffering," observed Miss Graham, coldly. "But ought we not to endeavour to bear suffering for His sake who bore so much for us?" asked Margaret. "My poor mother has had many sorrows in her life, and this last seems the heaviest of all; but I never heard her murmur, or doubt her Saviour's...
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  • Paperback | 26 pages
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236801784
  • 9781236801784