Eliza Tabor Eglantine; A novel

ISBN 13: 9781130127058

Eglantine; A novel

9781130127058: Eglantine; A novel

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. 1875 Excerpt: ...of mine could do him any good. He had given bread to these people, and they had asked for a stone. He had offered them of his best and truest, and they were turning against him aa a disturber of their false peace. To tell him that I believed in him was no new thing. What he most sadly and sorely needed just then was power to believe in God and himself; arid which of us can give that power to any man? I could but remind him of the words which Tyne had sung more sweetly than I could say them. "Wait patiently for Him, and fret not thyself becanse of evil doers." He said no more after that. A great calm seemed to come over him. Was it the words only, or the singer too, that had done him good? I think Tyne had something to do with it, for after a while he said, "How could that girl know just what I needed?" And then, "It is the second sermon she has preached to me. The little flowers were the first." CHAPTER XXXVI. "he's a rare one, he is," said Joo Eollekins, after our new curate had been with us three or four months. "He'll set us straight, see if he don't. We've wanted a man this a good bit past to speak up for us poor folks, and he's doing it now right well. I wouldn't mind stinting fire and food a bit now and then to hear such a sermon as he give us last Sunday morning." "Yes, Joe," I said, rather prondly; "ho doesn't wear out so fast as the people thought he would at first. They told us, you know, it was only a flash-in-the-pan. I wonder what they think now?" "Flash-in-the-pan!" and Joe gave his bundle of cord a contemptuous twitch--he was mending crab-pots in his little back yard. "He's none the sort to make a flashin-the-pan. I never heard him speak a word yet aa didn't ...

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