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Life, Letters, and Wayside Gleanings; For the Folks at Home (Paperback) Loot Price: R542
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Life, Letters, and Wayside Gleanings; For the Folks at Home (Paperback): Bathsheba H. Morse Crane

Life, Letters, and Wayside Gleanings; For the Folks at Home (Paperback)

Bathsheba H. Morse Crane

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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. 1880. Excerpt: ... EIGHTH BOOK. RETIRING FROM THE FIELD. LETTER L Review.--General Observations.--Spirit Of ForgiveNess.--Progress Of Society.--Home: Its AdvanTages.--How We Fill Up The Measure Of Our Days.--God A Present Help.--The Wish.--Looking Back.--Home. After five years spent among the "breaking shadows and soft unfolding light" of the border land with that dear people, husband's declining health compelled him to retire from the pastorate, and seek a home elsewhere. And though life had been a forced march, and trials had lain in our path, there was a pleasure and freedom in the ability to care for ourselves, and a sense of ripeness, rest, and full inheritance in our natures, strangely unlike the untried freshness and immaturity of youth. In our social intercourse, we had been reaping the hundred-fold beauty and sweetness of what we had planted so long ago. The fountain of love had lost none of its warmth or radiance. Oh, if we could only keep our hearts in the sunlight of affection, this passing away would be a triumph, instead of sadness. This period, doubtless, will stand out to us as the happiest, most interesting portion of our declining years. We had enjoyed the pleasant parsonage, adorned and furnished with many an additional comfort, --the mementos of agreeable surprises and the provident thoughtfulness of kind friends in our life-long journey. It was full of things precious from association, --pieces of furniture, tables, chairs, carpets, pictures on the walls, books, and keepsakes, which money could not purchase, kept for the love of some dear giver, calling forth our gratitude and thanksgiving. From it we had looked east, west, north, and south, upon the green hills, in all their combination of grandeur and form, cleaving the sky in a gorgeous sunset or in th...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Bathsheba H. Morse Crane
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 148
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-99985-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-99985-3
Barcode: 9781150999857

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