Lily Hope and her friends by Hetty BowmanLily Hope and her friends by Hetty Bowman

Lily Hope and her friends

byHetty Bowman

Paperback | February 1, 2012

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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. 1885. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XX. A SONG OF DELIVERANCE. RS WARE and Nellie, meanwhile, had seen one of their travellers off, and were waiting for the other. They paced the platform for some time, for the Ladies' Room at Carnford Station offered small repose and less cheer. 'This reminds me of Miss May,' said Lily, as they walked--'a railway station was always a favourite resort of hers. I wish you had known her, Nellie. One's life must be richer, when the memory of such a friend shines out of the past and into the future.' 'And I wish I had known her too. I believe we should have differed about many things, but I should have liked her better than most people I do not differ with. And yet, I wonder if she was loveable to begin with! I hardly think so. But that made me like her. Her goodness was a sort of militant force, very encouraging to behold, when one feels always at war with something, inside or out.' 'Yes--I liked Miss May,' continued Nellie, musingly--'there was something positive about her. Many people seem to think that all excellence consists in not being and not doing. While they do not believe certain wrong doctrines, or do certain wrong things (themselves being judges of the wrong), it does not matter about their easy, dreamy lives, that are of no more use in the world than an old almanac. And then, from their little narrow round, they look out, and judge those who are wearing heart and brain to death in the strife with sorrow and sin, which they never help on to victory!' Lily only looked her answer, a half smile, which Nellie understood. 'There again! I believe I am growing bitter. One may be intolerant of intolerance;--and it is a very subtle form of uncharitableness. Oh me--it is hard to keep criticism for one's self, instead of spending it on other folk.' 'N...
Title:Lily Hope and her friendsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217506143

ISBN - 13:9780217506144