A Soul's Pilgrimage

A Soul's Pilgrimage

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...over sixty." But Stella did not easily get over that night's depression, although it did not prepare her in the least for the terrible news brought her about six weeks later, that at the time she was so overcome with grief at the bare thought of never seeing her father again, he was dying at home as unexpectedly to the rest of the family as to herself. In the letters she received it was stated that on the Thursday night he retired to rest as well as usual. No one had been alarmed about him at any time, although it had been noticed that he had never regained his spirits from the time his wife died nearly four months before. During the night he was seized with some internal hemorrhage, and the hastily summoned doctors announced that the case was hopeless and that he had only a few hours to live. At the time that Stella was in an agony of grief about him he lay dying, the difference in the clock between England and the Antipodes bringing it to the very hour when, with senses still acute, he was taking leave of his family and friends and sending loving messages to the daughter so far away. " Your leaving home was always a great grief to him," her sister Alice wrote, " although he never said much about it, but he couldn't bear to hear any one sing your songs. ust before mother's death, at a family gathering, I saw tears in his eyes while one of the girls was singing something you used to charm him with in the old days." Stella tried in vain to account for this " coincidence," but she was then so steeped in materialism that it was many years before she realized that this was a wonderful example of the transcendent powers of the soul. Professor Crookes has recently assured the world, in...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236865014
  • 9781236865014