The Way; A Little Book of Helps

The Way; A Little Book of Helps

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...with its grand device, and so it was settled; and in the little attic in-Fitzroy Square which Guy had turned into a studio the paintdng was begun, finished, and packed up to be sent to bring its-master fame and joy or disappointment unutterable. After it went, Guy was miserable and restless: anxiety made him so nervous and irritable that Essie feared his health would give way; and though her own anxiety for Guy's success was as great as his, she hid it from him, only giving it vent in her own room, pouring it forth in supplication to Him "who is ever more ready to hear than we to pray." As the time passed by, Guy's anxiety became more and more unendurable, and when one morning a business-like letter arrived for Guy with the magical letters on the envelope flap, he turned white as death, and his trembling fingers refused to open the letter. "You read it, Essie," he said; "I cannot." Essie opened it, and sprang to his side with a glad cry of love. "Oh, Guy, thank God! It is accepted." Yes, not only accepted, but shortly after one of the great artists called on Guy, congratulated him as to his "well-merited" success, adding, "The Committee appointed for hanging the pictures has given yours a good place; and if it be for sale, I advise you to set a good price upon it." "Are you not surprised, Essie," said Guy, as they talked over their picture. "Surprised; no, dear Guy," she answered, with her bright smile. "Why? Oh, my brother, I have prayed so for your success. Did you think it too hard a matter for God?" The same great man who had given Guy the advice about setting a good price on his picture had sent him cards for a private view of the pictures, so that the...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236596455
  • 9781236596451