The fifth of November, and other tales, by the author of 'Marion Howard'.

Paperback | February 4, 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. 1880. Excerpt: ... people were far too deep in Noah and his belongings to pay attention to anything else. But little by little they grew more serious, and talked of the Lady-Day meetings, that, like a long golden chain, never once broken, seemed to link them to the past. And then, in a low mournful tone, they talked of that past, with its sacred memories of those who were dead and gone, and lost from sight; and Sophy wondered what had become of Jenny. Lucy shook her head; for though they had both seen her once or twice after her marriage, her new connections had been such low ill-disposed people, that Sister Agatha advised them to keep away. She had assured them that not even the laudable desire of befriending Jenny could justify the risk they ran in frequenting such company, and from the day they had received that injunction they had never seen her, though they had heard that her husband had taken a low public-house. 'And Agnes, dear Agnes!' They glanced instinctively towards an embossed card in a black frame that hung over the mantelpiece. 'May she rest in peace!' whispered Lucy. 'O Lucy, it hardly seems right to say that of such a little saint, after she has been dead so long. Why, it is almost ten years! I once heard Sister Agatha say she did not believe she had ever lost her baptismal innocence.' 'She went further than that; for when she brought the girls here, to see her after she was dead, she told them she did not believe Agnes had ever committed a wilful sin in her life. But for all that, God only can judge the heart, and our thoughts are only pious guesses after all. The Church, dear Sophy, tells us to pray for her, and we must pray.' 'Dear little Agnes,' said Sophy softly, 'how dearly everybody loved her!' 'Yes, everybody; Sister Agatha, the girls, the little chi...

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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. 1880. Excerpt: ... people were far too deep in Noah and his belongings to pay attention to anything else. But little by little they grew more ser...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021738529X

ISBN - 13:9780217385299

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