My First Place, and Other Stories

My First Place, and Other Stories

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...believe it was for her; and at length I bethought me of the thief on the cross, and that brought her comfort. The dawn was breaking when she died in my arms, her last words were 'Lord, remember me, a sinner.' Ah, Sally, I learned a solemn lesson then. I understood the meaning of that text, 'Whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as unto the Lord' God gave me that poor girl in charge, but I would no.t take her, and thought only of my own inconvenience; and I would give much to live over again those years; but I trust she is safe, and I have got the forgiveness I did earnestly seek." Mrs. Tymon sat still looking into the fire as she ceased to speak, and Sally too was much impressed and verythoughtful. "Mrs. Tymon," said she at last, " God made you a blessing to me, and I can't ever forget it. With His blessing I'll try and tell any servant I may meet what it is to find peace in Jesus, for I think they need comfort very often; and life is so changed, so bright to me now, I'd like to help on unhappy ones." We need not follow Sally further; we know she is on the right road. After a time her master grew rich and prosperous, and more servants were kept; Sally's duties were consequently much lightened. She became the one to whom all looked up. All trusted and liked her, and in the winter gloaming she loved to gather her fellow-servants round the fire and tell them of the wondrous love that had sought her and shed such sunshine over the heart of the desolate maid of all work. "Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the froward" (1 Peter ii. 18). "fH dear! oh! dear, I'm that tired!" fyp And Emma Smith, a pale, slight girl, threw her scrubbing-brush...
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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236876156
  • 9781236876157