Susy's Sacrifice, by the Author of 'Nettie's Mission'

Susy's Sacrifice, by the Author of 'Nettie's Mission'

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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. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...up into hers, and she bowed her head upon the pillow to meet with a kiss the smile that parted the pale lips as a whispering voice said, --"Willie's pretty Janie!" The doctor rose slowly to his feet. "Thank God," he said with a long-drawn breath of relief, as he laid the small hand down upon the bed. Turning, he saw Mr Lee standing in the doorway, and went toward him. "They told me that Death was here," said the young man in a low voice as the physician met him. "He was here," was the grave answer. "But a greater than he, the King of Glory, has come in, and brought Life into this poor room." Leaving directions with Mrs Blain for the re of the sick boy, and promising to return in the morning, the doctor prepared to accompany his two friends on their walk home. "Dr Mason," said Mr Lee, as they were walking through the street with Mrs GraveB between them, "don't you think this sister of mine rather a venturesome woman?" "Hardly too much so, Frank. You know 'the steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, ' and I think that the steps of a good woman, bent on His service, are equally under His guidance. He will not let her venture too far." "It was scarcely dark when we left home, Frank," said Mrs Graves, who knew that her brother would not find in that answer the comfort which she drew from it. "And I felt sure that Dr Mason would be there with me, for he had told me only an hour before that he should be at home all the evening. A rest whioh I took from him," she added, turning toward her old friend. "It was in a good cause, Alice," he said, looking fondly at her, for he had loved her ever since he had held her as a little child in his arms....show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236643712
  • 9781236643711