The Seekers

The Seekers

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ... I think that she, as well as the "Heddow-site' School, have demonstrated that they are only beginners in the study of the universe, and that in many things they are gravely in error.' "Oh, Kate! who would ever have thought you would become so lukewarm!" exclaimed Narcissa. "Let us not argue, dear," said Kate. "I am convinced that Dr. Zadski's teachings are dangerous to the health of the mind and the soul. That is worse than the dangers to the body that are fostered by Christian Science, though these lead often to grave evils, I fear. Be that as it may, I do not ask you to hear Mrs. Clay again, or any such teachers, but I insist that you give up Zadski's classes." "Kate," said Narcissa, firmly, looking straight into Kate's eyes, "I will not." Kate said no more. She thought she could manage the affair without further talk by refusing to furnish Narcissa the money with which to pay the charges of the wily mystic. Narcissa had a little property in her own right. Kate had relinquished to her all of her share in their modest inheritance. Even the farm in Calamus was in Narcissa's name, but the income to Narcissa from her holdings was meager. Narcissa had not felt it to be so up to this time, however, so liberally had Kate supplied her with everything she even wished to have, without needing. A thin veil began to be drawn between the two sisters. Kate suffered keenly, but Narcissa seemed wrapt in reveries and dreams, and apparently felt nothing of loss by the dying out of sisterly confidence and devotion. Billy Dodge remained in favor with Narcissa; with him she acted like herself, but every one else seemed gradually to fade out of her ken or care. There came a morning when Narcissa could not rise from her bed, and after one or two trials more

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