In Search of a Religion (Classic Reprint)

In Search of a Religion (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from In Search of a Religion Burnett's affairs had gone wrong, that Mrs. Burnett had been found dead in her bed, that the two boys had gone abroad, no man knew whither, and that Miss Burnett had gone to live with an aunt, or taken up nursing as a profession. In strange confusion this history flashed upon him as the gentle, fair young woman stood before him and seemed like a flower growing amidst ruins. Then he noted her solemn black attire, showing still more sombre from its age. He wondered if she were poor! Good heavens -and he had lots of money lying at the bank, and he had never asked whether the whole family had gone to the work house or not. All this, and much more, sped through his mind in a few seconds. As she held out her hand to greet him in answer to his question, he asked with some contrition and much gentleness, Do you live here, Miss Burnett? No, but I live close by. I was fetched to see a poor woman here who is very bad. She was. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 346g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243091664
  • 9780243091669