Out in God's World

Out in God's World

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ... the second verse again: "Though I forget Him and wander away, Still He doth love me wherever I stray; Back to His dear, loving arms would I flee, When I remember that Jesus loves me. "I am so glad that Jesus loves me, Jesus loves me, Jesus loves me; I am so glad that Jesus loves me, Jesus loves even me." "Isn't there some more?" Cousin Jane asked. So she sang the long hymn through, all the six verses. "How that would have comforted Patty! It's years and years and years since I have heard singing. It breaks my heart. I can't bear any more to-day." With the habit of years, as if the girl beside her were the old rebellious woman, she said soothingly: "Now kneel down and keep still." The quick color flashed over Electa's face. "Excuse me, child. I shall forget that you are not Patty a hundred times a day; I'm a broken down old woman; don't mind me." The prayer was the same that she had prayed for Patty all these many years, so simple that a child of ten might understand every word. Poor Electa had but one petition: "Don't let me die of homesickness." With the familiar hymn every home association was tugging at her heart. Cousin Jane arose and went into the kitchen for a calico apron which she put on over her gingham one. "Where's your apron, child?" "I only had one, and I forgot to put it in." "Then you must make some," said Cousin Jane, decidedly, "you must make four for you and two new ones for me." "I don't want to spend the money," answered Electa confusedly. "I didn't intend to spend your money, not one cent; you are to take your whole hundred dollars home. If I want to make you a present, I suppose I may...".show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123696375X
  • 9781236963758