Onward; Or, The Mountain Clamberers A Tale Of Progress

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byJane Anne Winscom

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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. 1859. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXXI. THE SUMMIT GAINED. "The world recedes--it disappears; Heaven opens on my eyes; my ears With sounds seraphic ring. Lend, lend your wings--I mount I I fly I O Grave, where is thy victory? 0 Death, where is thy sting? "--Pope. At breakfast-time the following morning, Salmon, the butler, came into the room, and with rather a serious face, addressing Rowland, said,--"Please, sir, Peter M'Gee is wishing to see you, and he is in a great haste." "I'll be with him immediately; " and, breaking off an interesting conversation with Sir Claude, Rowland hurried into his study. Peter's message was soon delivered. Fever had broken out at the huts,and his father and " sister Eileen" were laid down very ill. "Oh, sir," said Peter, "that sister there is a regular darlinth. I know not what I should do if the Lord should take her 1" "You would look more brightly up, my lad. Year by year heaven is filling with those we love on earth. But I trust she may yet recover, Peter. Has she been long ill?" "These few days, sir. The doctor says her strength is well-nigh gone." "Has the doctor not spoken about port wine?" "Yes, your reverence, but I did not like to tell you of that. I knew, if it were good, you would think of it yersel." "I will come down as quickly as I can, and bring a bottle with me. For one minute, Peter, we will kneel in prayer." Short and earnest was that petition, but it was to Peter more than any earthly cordial. It was sipping a draught of heaven's life-giving stream, and in its strength he went forth refreshed. Rowland mounted Jeanette, and reached the huts before Peter arrived. The "huts" still retained their old name, but they were now a row of neat wooden cottages, each-family possessing two rooms. The strong man was indeed laid low. Patrick M'G...

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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. 1859. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXXI. THE SUMMIT GAINED. "The world recedes--it disappears; Heaven opens on my eyes; my ears With sounds seraphic ring...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217242456

ISBN - 13:9780217242455

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