Memoir of Mrs. Sarah Emily York

Memoir of Mrs. Sarah Emily York

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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. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...life has been bound up. About two years or more since, she was led to find a friend in Jesus, faithful and true, and her lacerated heart has found a healing balm in the faith of the gospel, the promises and the grace of God. This blessed change she attributes in part, under God, to the instrumentality of dear Mrs. Buel to whom she is devotedly attached. She came here a year ago to teach, but is now expecting to leave for Malta in October, much to our regret, for we have found in her, more than in any one else, a kindred spirit. Though not American, yet she is so gentle, affectionate, pleasant though sad, that ENGLISH FRIENDS. 209 we cannot but love her, especially when is added that strongest of all bonds, common love to a common Saviour. When the evening shades have gathered around us, and we are weary with the cares of the day, it is very pleasant to slip on our bonnets, and run over to Mrs. 's, where we ever have a warm welcome, and spend a pleasant hour; or to hear their footsteps on the stairs, and share with them our home joys. " We have also very kind friends in Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Lowndes, missionaries of the London Missionary Society. They are older than we are, but are especially kind in sickness and sorrow. They are now absent on a journey, and we miss our pleasant visits at their hospitable dwelling. " You see then, dear mother, that we are not shut out from Christian society, or Christian friendship; but in this far away isle, a few hearts are becoming linked to ours by the chains of love. But never, O never imagine that they loosen in the least degree those golden cords, that, stretching across the broad Atlantic, bind me to my home, my early friends. Far otherwise; they but freshen, and quicken remembrance of that by-gone, that sweet...show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236657527
  • 9781236657527