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Fathoms Deep, Or, Courtenay's Choice (Paperback) Loot Price: R341
Discovery Miles 3 410
Fathoms Deep, Or, Courtenay's Choice (Paperback): Catharine Shaw

Fathoms Deep, Or, Courtenay's Choice (Paperback)

Catharine Shaw

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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.1885 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXVI. ASLEEP FATHOMS DEEP. OURTENAY, what shall we do?" Margaret's white, hopeless face was raised as she asked the question of her husband. "We can do nothing, dearest," he said, kneeling down by her side, and taking his baby's wasted little hand in his own. "But God can do anything, even now." "My heart will break," said Margaret, pressing a kiss on the shrunken little face which lay on a soft pillow on her knees. "Oh that we had never come this voyage " "We must not lose our confidence in our Father's love and care, darling," he said; "nothing can happen without Him." "But if we had been at home we could have had further advice, and ever so many things that I cannot get for her in this steamer." "And do you think our Father in heaven did not know that?" Courtenay whispered, while still he gazed on the little face which had seemed to him, during the six months it had been lent him, as the very apple of his eye. "Will you pray for her again?" sobbed Margaret. "My heart is too broken to do what I would; but I" Courtenay lifted his head, and put the little hand he had been kissing, with his own, into Margaret's. "Father," he said, "may Thy will be done. Spare our child if it is Thy will; and if not, only keep her from further suffering, if it be possible." He could get no further. Margaret only sobbed and bent over their child; and he knelt on, praying inaudibly for strength and resignation to do and to bear all that was before them. An hour or more passed on. After that prayer the little one's moans of pain got less and less; and still they watched, feeding her at intervals, but seeing no improvement. The doctor came in and out, with now and then a word; while Collins waited upon them, and brought what they wanted, hardly noticed by the poor young f...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Catharine Shaw
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 60
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-28764-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-28764-4
Barcode: 9781151287649

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