Myra Sherwood's Cross, and How She Bore It, by the Author of 'The Object of Life'

Myra Sherwood's Cross, and How She Bore It, by the Author of 'The Object of Life'

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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. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ... of all this is sometimes emigration for pride's sake, or wasting sickness and death in want and despair, while the helpless ones are thrown at last upon the world, to do as they may for themselves. I have seen this, I say, sir, and can give you names and dates for it." "You shall not add mine to the list I" exclaimed Mr. Haynes, rising from his seat, and walking up and down the room in much excitement. "Good," said Mr. Fairfield, calmly; "now look at the other picture, which I can equally prove. It is to yield to the circumstances in which you find yourself, from causes which you know too well, but of which I do not now speak. To give up all useless struggle to maintain a position of empty gentility; to go to the bottom of the ladder and begin again as an honest, respectable tradesman who is not ashamed of work." "My dear sir, only show me the way to" "Very well, but hear me out. To go into a retail business in that department of trade which you understand, and which you managed well until you fell 'into a snare, ' and 'pierced yourself with many sorrows;' strive and work with hope and energy; support a home on a frugal scale; be ashamed of nothing but wroDgdoing; win the respect of all whose respect is worth having; and in time pay everybody what you now owe, and become honourably independent. If you will do this, I am prepared to stand by you, and give all the help in my power." "A retail business, you said, sir." "I did. My means and my will are agreed on that matter. I have seen the purchaser of your property, and he is ready to supply you with goods sufficient to stock a respectable shop on the usual terms, for which I will give them security. Willis and Co., in Street, ...
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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236610849
  • 9781236610843