Diary of a poor young lady, tr. by E. Ritzerow, ed. by J.H. Bryant by Maria Karoline E.l. Von Nathusius

Diary of a poor young lady, tr. by E. Ritzerow, ed. by J.H. Bryant

byMaria Karoline E.l. Von Nathusius

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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. 1869. Excerpt: ... charmed me, and they left me alone. Miss Julia wished to raise me in the eyes of the others, but I did not care about it: all was quiet in my heart. It made me sad, however, to hear Lucy's remarks, though they were much to the point; but she judged the company with great bitterness. I could not contradict her, for my wisdom had come to an end to-day. The thought whether I shall be able to fulfil my duties torments me. October 7. The bright, beautiful Sunday morning chased away these thoughts. I folded my hands, and looked into the deep blue sky. O Lord, teach me the way I should go. I believe, Thou wilt help me. I will not leave off asking Thee. I felt very happy. Sophy came in. I should have liked to read a chapter in the Bible with her. But I was afraid of being forward. I shall not, however, be able to restrain myself long, and I don't doubt of winning Lucy or Sophy--with Thy help, Lord. I asked Lucy to accompany me to church. She told me her aunt had forbidden her to go. I therefore went alone to-day, which I rather liked. I was in the churchyard before the bell rang,--how peacefully the sun shone on the graves! A few larkspurs and yellow flowers grew among the grass. I walked from stone to stone, from cross to cross, and made acquaintance with the dead, and, at the same time, with the living in the village. In this house I saw, from what I read, a mother was mourned for; in that house a father; and in another some children. In quite a fresh grave a widow is sleeping who has left five children. Poor orphans!--I wonder whether you are as well taken care of as I was, and whether you have found such faithful love as I found? I put a china-aster on this modest grave, and thought, at the same time, I might perhaps be able to do something for the children. ...

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Title:Diary of a poor young lady, tr. by E. Ritzerow, ed. by J.H. BryantFormat:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217928218

ISBN - 13:9780217928212

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