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Scenes and Characters Illustrating Christian Truth Volume 1-3 (Paperback) Loot Price: R326
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Scenes and Characters Illustrating Christian Truth Volume 1-3 (Paperback): Henry Ware

Scenes and Characters Illustrating Christian Truth Volume 1-3 (Paperback)

Henry Ware

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Loot Price R326 Discovery Miles 3 260

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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.1835 Excerpt: ... Chapter X. A PEEP INTO THE HIVE. How doth the little busy bee Improve each shining hour, And gather honey all the day From every opening flower. Watts. Manv persons who act from generous impulses, are soon checked and disheartened in a course of benevolence, merely from not having judiciously surveyed the ground before them and estimated the necessary amount of efforts, that is, counted the cost. Those who are true disciples of that devoted friend of man, whose whole life was a succession of painful efforts and self-sacrifice, will not become wearied with a duty because it demands labor and self-denial. The Barclays knew that two additional members of their family must bring them additional anxiety and toil; and when it came, they endured it cheerfully, yes, thankfully, as faithful servants, who are zealous to perform well an extra task for a kind master. Emily Norton, daintily bred and petted from her infancy, had the habits, though not the vicious dispositions, that sometimes grow out of indulgence. Her pride and little vanities had taken but slight root in her heart, and they were swept away by the storm that passed over her father's house. But never was a little fine lady more thoroughly helpless and good for nothing than Emily, when she entered the Barclay family; but, once in that hive, where every little busybee did its appointed task, where labor was rendered cheerful by participation, and light by regularity and order, she gradually worked into the ways of the household, and enjoyed, through the whole of her after-life, the happy results of welldirected effort. But this was not achieved without much watchfulness and patience on the part of her benefactress, much good-natured forbearance on the part of the children, and many a struggle and heart-ach...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Henry Ware
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-03295-6
Languages: English
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-03295-7
Barcode: 9781154032956

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