The Story of the Percys. Ever Heavenward; Or, a Mother's Influence, by the Author of 'Stepping Heavenward'.

The Story of the Percys. Ever Heavenward; Or, a Mother's Influence, by the Author of 'Stepping Heavenward'.

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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. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ... in my life." "But you stand up every Sunday in church, don't you, and call yourself a 'miserable sinner'?" "Oh, one has to say what the rest do. I'm sure I never noticed before what I did say. I was brought up to it, and never thought anything about it. There, it's time to go now, and I've only found eight texts; at least that's all I've had time to write; they look nicely, don't they?" The two girls separated, Evelyn going to church with one teacher, and Lucy with another. On the way, Evelyn met Harold and his comrades; the tears sprang involuntarily into her eyes as she caught his smile of greeting. "I say, Percy, that's a real pretty girl, that little sister of yours," whispered Sawyer. "Well, what of it?" asked Harold, with supreme indifference. "A good deal of it, I should say," returned Sawyer. "And she seems very fond of you." "Does she?" said Harold, beginning now to show some interest. "Well, I'm very fond of her, so that's no more than fair." In fact, Harold had never so valued Evelyn as he did now. Coming back among so many rough boys, it rested him to think of her gentleness; he wished he could see her oftener, and talk over home matters with her. Though he had never been checked in any innocent boyish fun, he had been trained to avoid rudeness; and it annoyed him, if he stooped down to tie his shoe, to have some great heavy 136 AN EFFECTUAL WAY. follow jump upon his back and throw him down. Nor did he fancy having the buttons jerked off his jacket, or an Indian war-whoop shouted into his ears. "I say, Percy," Sawyer began again. "How many of 'em are there at your house as nice as that little sister of yours?" "I can't tell...show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236492595
  • 9781236492593