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The Works of Mrs. Sherwood (Volume 14); Being the Only Uniform Edition Ever Published in the United States (Paperback) Loot Price: R383
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The Works of Mrs. Sherwood (Volume 14); Being the Only Uniform Edition Ever Published in the United States (Paperback): Mary...

The Works of Mrs. Sherwood (Volume 14); Being the Only Uniform Edition Ever Published in the United States (Paperback)

Mary Martha (Butt) Sherwood, Mrs. Sherwood

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: THE CONVENT OF ST. CLAIR. Every individual who has been brought to look back on his past life with a view to discerning the dealings of the Almighty with his soul, must be made aware that every event of that life, even before he was brought to the knowledge of God, was so arranged as more or less to advance his eternal welfare; yet it often happens that these arrangements of Providence, though infinitely interesting to the individual himself whom they may concern, are not such as to afford equally striking lessons to others whom they do not personally affect, being apparently conformed to the more ordinary experience of men. The Almighty works his eternal purposes in various ways, all equally certain in their effects, but riot all equally remarkable in the eyes of a spectator; one individual is brought into that state (whereunto the Lord would bring him) in a manner so imperceptible, and by means so little discernible to the stander-by, that he would find it very difficult to give such an account of his experience as would interest the generality of readers; whereas another, who has been the subject of more extraordinary and pointed arrangements of Providence, might render his history acceptable without having at command any great resources of human talent, I myself, for instance, do not pretend to be a writer, nevertheless there are some passages of my life so extraordinary that I feel myself strongly tempted to communicate them to the public, trusting more to the real interest of the things which I have to tell than to the manner in which I am enabled to relate them. My name is Arnold; I am of a family which for several generations have been engaged in mercantile specillations, with connexions abroad, and especially in the New World. I married early, from motives of aff...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Mary Martha (Butt) Sherwood • Mrs. Sherwood
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 116
ISBN-13: 978-1-4589-4397-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-4589-4397-6
Barcode: 9781458943972

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