Cousin Mabel's Experiences; Sketches Of Religious Life In England: sketches of religious life in England by Elizabeth Jane Whately

Cousin Mabel's Experiences; Sketches Of Religious Life In England: sketches of religious life in…

byElizabeth Jane Whately

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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. 1870. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIII. HOME OPPOSITION. "I Have just been sitting with dear Marion Staunton," said my young friend Emily Martin, as she joined me in the garden of her father's house, where I was on a visit; "and indeed it made me think of your words when we were reading together yesterday, that there may often be martyrs and confessors in every-day life, of whom the world knows nothing." "And is your friend Marion one of those hidden confessors?" said I, half smiling at the enthusiasm of my young companion. "Now, don't laugh, cousin Mabel, or it will make me quite angry; and indeed it is no laughing matter. Really few know what that poor girl has to suffer; and just because she will act as she thinks right, and will not give up her conscience to please her parents." "You quite excite my curiosity, Emily. Tell me about your friend." "Well, dear cousin Mabel, she was my schoolfellow and my best friend when I was at school at B with Miss Williams, you know; and I am sure I shall always be thankful for the good I learned from that dear kind teacher of mine. But I had been well taught at home: now Marion had never heard a word of anything good, I may say, before she came. Her parents were in India; she had been most of her earlier years in a French school, nominally Romanist; but I fancy they were really quite irreligious and practically unbelieving. She often told me her mind was like a blank leaf when she first came to B, as far as these subjects went. It was at Miss Williams' she first heard the truth, and became, I am sure, a real, earnest Christian. Miss Williams told me that she never saw one who seemed to drink in the good tidings of the gospel as Marion did. Well, she was the dearest and kindest of friends to me; and, being more than two years older, she was a ...

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Title:Cousin Mabel's Experiences; Sketches Of Religious Life In England: sketches of religious life in…Format:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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