Margaret Mervyn's Cross

Margaret Mervyn's Cross

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ... to you?" "As to that, teacher, I don't care for much. A little will do for me. It's a bad cold you see, and when that passes off, I'll be all right again." "But you won't be all right again, without care, Marjory. That dreadful cough isn't so easily driven away." "Oh, bless you, teacher, that's nothing. We're out in all weathers, and get used to it. Father says as how I've to get hardened to it." "Get hardened to it!" What a revelation was here! Poor Marjory! If she had to get hardened to coughs arid colds of this kind, it would be a miracle if she stood the hardening process at all. Anyhow she didn't look much like it, as she lay curled up on a heap of rags, with the fiery hectic glowing on her features, and the parched, dry lips appealing to the tender sympathy of the visitor. CHAPTER XXVII. MARJOKY TIBBS S MOTHER. "There are some among the 'blessed, ' Waiting, watching, every day, Peering through the misty shadows To the clear and lighted way. But they take their daily duties, And perform them as for Him; And they read His loving message, When their eye3 are tired and dim. They are living lives of blessing--Lives of love for His dear sake, While they wait with eager longing, For their morn of joy to break." Marianne Farningham. "Could you eat some fruit if I were to buy it for you, to-morrow?" said Margaret, "or would you like me to buy anything else instead?" "Oh, teacher!" And the delighted eyes danced in glad approbation of the offer. "But you're too kind to me, I'm not ill--only poorly, and in a day or two I'll be all right again. The worst thing is not being able to go to school, for it's so nice; but see here, teacher, I've got my little hymn-book...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236527224
  • 9781236527226