Passages from the Life of a Daughter at Home [By S. Stephen].

 
9781235714245: Passages from the Life of a Daughter at Home [By S. Stephen].

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. 1845. Excerpt: ... less clear, and still more low than usual, she presently began to read the first of the two concluding chapters in the book of Revelations. When Margaret ceased to read, Anna felt that it was necessary to make some remark, and she asked what she thought could be intended by the 'new Jerusalem' which was to come down from heaven. Margaret made a slight reply, as though she did not wish to pursue the subject, and a silence followed.-Tell me, dearest Anna,' said Margaret at length, 'whether you were happy in Church to-day?' 'Why do you ask?' 'Because I could not help fearing that you were not happy.' 'And what then?' Anna spoke with a tone of affected lightness, in order to conceal her real emotion--but Margaret looked steadily in her face, as she said, 'But how was it, dear Anna, that you were not happy?' Anna made no answer, and Margaret continued. 'Do you not think you ought to have been happy?' 'I do not know; do not ask me,' said Anna, in a voice which betrayed to her cousin that she was more than half disposed to allow her to penetrate farther into some cause of sorrow. 'You do not at all know,' said Margaret, 'how long it is since I discovered that you were not happy, and still less can you know how earnestly I have ever since desired to help and comfort you; will you let me try?' 'No, Margaret,' replied her cousin, looking up and speaking with recovered firmness, 'I had much rather not speak at all of myself or my own feelings, it can do no good,--it is not an earthly friend that can give me help or comfort.' 'Well,' replied Margaret, 'it shall be as you think best; you shall not talk of yourself, but you will not refuse to talk to me of what concerns us both. Let us speak together of the blessed service in which we were engaged this morning. Surely ...

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Book Description General Books LLC. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 32 pages. Dimensions: 9.5in. x 7.2in. x 0.2in.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. 1845. Excerpt: . . . less clear, and still more low than usual, she presently began to read the first of the two concluding chapters in the book of Revelations. When Margaret ceased to read, Anna felt that it was necessary to make some remark, and she asked what she thought could be intended by the new Jerusalem which was to come down from heaven. Margaret made a slight reply, as though she did not wish to pursue the subject, and a silence followed. -Tell me, dearest Anna, said Margaret at length, whether you were happy in Church to-day Why do you ask Because I could not help fearing that you were not happy. And what then Anna spoke with a tone of affected lightness, in order to conceal her real emotion--but Margaret looked steadily in her face, as she said, But how was it, dear Anna, that you were not happy Anna made no answer, and Margaret continued. Do you not think you ought to have been happy I do not know; do not ask me, said Anna, in a voice which betrayed to her cousin that she was more than half disposed to allow her to penetrate farther into some cause of sorrow. You do not at all know, said Margaret, how long it is since I discovered that you were not happy, and still less can you know how earnestly I have ever since desired to help and comfort you; will you let me try No, Margaret, replied her cousin, looking up and speaking with recovered firmness, I had much rather not speak at all of myself or my own feelings, it can do no good, --it is not an earthly friend that can give me help or comfort. Well, replied Margaret, it shall be as you think best; you shall not talk of yourself, but you will not refuse to talk to me of what concerns us both. Let us speak together of the blessed service in which we were engaged this morning. Surely . . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781235714245

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