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A Story Of Two Years; Or, Gertrude Ellerslie


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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. 1882 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII. 'There are in this loud stunning tide Of human care and crime, With whom the melodies abide Of the everlasting chime, Who carry music in their heart Thro' dusty lane and wrangling mart, Plying their daily task with busier feet Because their secret souls a holier strain repeat." JIT is a great blessing, whether at the time we realize it or not, to have some one in our circle of friends so distinctly and consistently a Christian that he is known and read of all men. A great additional cause of gratitude will be, if this exceptional friend be outstanding intellectually or even socially. A cultivated and refined Christian will have more influence for good than one who is uneducated and uncouth. Hence the strong incentive to all Christians conscientiously to find out what their peculiar gifts and talents are, and to put them out; not to wrap this one or the other up in a napkin, and bury it in the ground, supposing it, perhaps, to be too secular to be available in the life of a Christian, but to use it, improve it, and trade diligently with it. Where no such talents as great intellect, music, painting, philosophy, etc. are bestowed, there are others, which will be discovered by the careful seeker, and they will be utilized and blessed. In a case such as Gertrude Ellerslie's, all, humanly speaking, turned upon the fact that this new friend, who was revolutionizing her ideas, and leading her into divine paths of thought, was a man of robust intellect, of singular strength of character, and of great refinement of mind and manners; unlike the men around her, who were ever flattering her, ever chiming in with her views, however fanciful, and ever ready to fall in with, in short, whatever might cause them to find favour in her sight. This Captain Egerto...
Title:A Story Of Two Years; Or, Gertrude EllerslieFormat:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217435114

ISBN - 13:9780217435116