One Hundred Choice Selections Volume 22

One Hundred Choice Selections Volume 22

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...give you fits; I'll make your ears ring worse an that bell." Neal took to his heels and ran like a quarter horse, and the last that was seen of him he was a half a mile from the well, with two big dogs grabbing at his coat and Jack close behind him. THE NEGLECTED CALL.--HANNAH LLOYD NEALIL When the fields were white with harvest, and the laborers were few, Heard I thus a voice within me, "Here is work for thee to do; Come thou up and help the reapers, Iwill show thee now the way, Come and help them bear the burden and the toiling of the day." _ " For a more convenient season," thus I answered, " will I wait " And tllie veice reproving murmured, " Hasten, ere it be too ate. Yet I heeded not the utterance, listening to 10! here, 10! there I lost sight of all the reapers in whose work I would not share; Followed after strange devices, bowed my heart to gods of stone, Till like Ephraim joined to idols, God well-nigh left me a' lone; But the angel of his patience followed on my erring track, Betting here and therealandmark, wherewithal to guide me back. Onward yet I went, and onward, till there met me on the wa A poor pgodigal returning, who, like me, had gone astray, And his faith was strong and earnest that a father's house would be Safest shelter from temptation for such sinful ones as he. "Read the lesson," said the angel, "take the warning and repent;" But the wily tempter queried, "Ere thy substance be unspent? "Hast thou need to toil and labor? art thou fitted for the work? Many 213. hidden stone to bruise thee in the harvest-field doth ur; There are others called beside thee, and perchance the voice may be But thy own delusive...show more

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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 177g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236809440
  • 9781236809445