The Old Picture Bible, Or, Stories from Old Testament History

The Old Picture Bible, Or, Stories from Old Testament History

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ... he lived so long ago, and never knew anything about you and me. How much more we should love the Lord Jesus, who cares for each one of us, and gave his own life that He might save us." When Mr. Fawcett glanced round at the gentle loving looks which the children's faces wore as they listened to the story of Joseph, he could not help asking God to write in their memories this lesson of his holy word, that such quarrels as the one he had quieted when he came in, might never disgrace the school again. was not a pleasant way by which Jamie Carter and his sister went to school; the narrow streets which led from L-------Court to St. Mary's School passed some of the busiest and dirtiest thoroughfares in London, and yet, as Jamie said to his sister, "there seemed a Sunday feeling about the air." The noisy crowd of Sabbathbreakers had been drafted away to other places; a heavy thunder-storm the night before had cleared the sultry air, and the fresh breeze which drove along some white clouds over their heads found its way even into the narrowest streets and dirtiest corners. Little Annie looked up quite merrily as sne answered her brother, "Yes, Jamie, and the ugly smoke cannot reach those bright clouds to spoil them." There was something else to make the children glad. This very week they had been promised their yearly treat, and this year it was something that pale London children liked better than a visit to the Polytechnic or Museum; it was to be a whole day at Kew Gardens. A long country drive in holiday vans, dinner on the village green outside the large iron gates, and hours of delight amongst the gay flower-beds, green lawns, and hot-houses with their wonderful eastern plants. The gentleman, who provided...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236544021
  • 9781236544025