The Story of an Old Watch and the Lessons of Its Life, by M.V.B

The Story of an Old Watch and the Lessons of Its Life, by M.V.B

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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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...what I have often told you--' As long as time lasts, Jesus, the Lord, will be with you, as He has been with me?" "I cannot talk more, darling," she added, after another pause. "I should like to sleep again, Kate. 'He giveih His beloved sleep, ' you know, my child." Presently, Mr.-Grahame entered the chamber, and in a few moments afterwards Aunt Mary followed. Gerald's arrival came soon after. Almost heart-broken was he when he saw there was no hope of restoration. He had not thought his mother quite well the last time he saw her; but no thought of any serious illness had, till recently, entered his mind. Now the conviction that he was looking upon the dear form for the last time made his young heart quiver with emotion. "Won't mother wake again?" asked he of his father, as they stood side by side in that chamber of death. "I hope so; I trust so, my dear boy," replied Mr. Grahame, whose heart was wrung with anguish and remorse. A fresh voice in the room aroused the sleeper; and as the eyes gently unclosed and wandered round the room as if in search of some one, they finally rested upon the young man standing near. "Leave us alone a few moments," she said in a fainter tone than she had before spoken; "Gerald and me." Never were those precious, solemn moments ob literated from the youth's memory. Earnestly, lovingly, and yet with dying fervour, she pleaded with his soul. Gerald had never been brought to the feet of Jesus, there to sit and learn of Him. He was one of those who meant to be a Christian "some day; " but the words of his mother now sank deep into his heart, convincing him that "now was the accepted time, now was the day of salvation." "Gerald, ..".show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236604016
  • 9781236604019