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Chestnut Wood Volume 1; A Tale (Paperback) Loot Price: R462 Discovery Miles 4 620
Chestnut Wood Volume 1; A Tale (Paperback): Liele Linden
Chestnut Wood Volume 1; A Tale (Paperback): Liele Linden

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Chestnut Wood Volume 1; A Tale (Paperback)

Liele Linden

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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.1854 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVI. When the mind is troubled, the heart oppressed, and the hours go wearily on, as if Time were unwilling to bear away so sad a record. and paused in his flight to allow some brighter finger to trace the page, there is nothing which brings the relief equal to that found in doing good to others. Of all the better parts of our nature, whose indulgence is its own reward, this is the quickest and the surest, and for the simple reason that we forget ourselves. So was it with Aunt Mary. She had become so much attached to Sybil--so wrapt up in the child's progress in mental and moral good--was so satisfied to have found an object to live and think for, that repaid her in kind for the affection bestowed--that she had been gradually withdrawing herself from all the minor interests which she had formerly taken in Mr. Rogers's "parish." In vain Mrs. Rogers sent her regular notices of the sewing society and female prayer-meetings. These were well enough when there was nothing else, but Aunt Mary, from her quiet and retiring habits of thought and feeling, had long considered herself a supernumerary in them, and been glad if an humble duty gave her a sufficient excuse for not attending. To the very sick she still remained the same "angel of comfort" that she had ever been, but with this exception, she held very little intercourse with her former friends. "Heart full and hands full, I am at home, now, sister," she would say, in reply to Mrs. Rogers's animated expostulations. "These children are enough for a person not more competent than I am myself; you are more than sufficient for all the wants of your people. Give the time to them that I save you in the education of Mattie." Mrs Rogers was always silenced, but she was one of those women who, though they have ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Liele Linden
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 104
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-13322-9
Barcode: 9781151133229
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-13322-1

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