The Path She Chose, by F.M.S

The Path She Chose, by F.M.S

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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. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...I am little Johnny in pinafores, do you; and you want me to come and tell mammy all about it, and kiss and be good. Ah, mother, those time will never come to-you and me again, will they?" "I don't know," said the old lady, without removing her eyes from his face; "you try if telling mother won't do any good: it always used to be a remedy for most troubles in the pinafore time." "In the first place," answered her son, "you are presupposing that there is something particular to tell; it is only as I said at first, that my faith is feeble. I have been looking down so much that I have lost the sunshine, and so the path seems rather rough; but no matter, it is the path marked out for me by my Father, and trodden by my Master, so I'm content. Never mind me, sweet mother; there is a sad case down in the marsh, beyond the new railway, and I want your advice." John Wynter proceeded to tell his mother the story of a young girl who had gone quite wrong three or four years before, and was now returned to her mother from the neighbouring city in a terribly suffering state of health. This poor girl had had great beauty, and her vanity had brought her to this sad end. "Now, mother," said the Vicar, "it strikes me this is the case for some good and gentle woman to take up; the girl once knew what was right, she was in our school, and at one time seemed in a hopeful state." Mrs. Wynter did not answer, she seemed thinking, while her son continued--"It isn't a case in which I can do much; it is a woman's tact that is wanted." "Yes, John, yes; a clergywoman, as I call them, the wife or sister of the clergyman, who could report progress, and get the advice and counsel of her husband at...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236637399
  • 9781236637390