For more reasons than one, Fergus judged it prudent to tell not even auntie Jean of his intention; but, waiting until the house was quiet, stole softly from his room and repaired to the kitchen --at the other end of the long straggling house, where he sat down, and taking his book, an annual of the beginning of the century, began to read the story of Kathed and Eurelia. Having finished it, he read another. He read and read, but no brownie came. His candle burned into the socket. He lighted another, and read again. Still no brownie appeared, and, hard and straight as was the wooden chair on which he sat, be began to doze. Presently he started wide awake, fancying he heard a noise; but nothing was there.
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Review: Sir Gibbie, Classics for Young ReadersUser Review - Christianbook.com
This book is the one of, if not the, best books for understanding Godly character development. Gibbie is a guileless, trusting young man who learns many hard lessons without becoming hard himself. It is a must read for all children through Junior High age. The longer original version or the edited version for adults is a must read for those who are older and who want to develop a Christlike character.
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Macdonald weaves a tale about a simple minded lad who rises from living in rags on the city streets to becoming a "laird" of one of the great houses of Scotland. Along the way he never loses his child-like innocence and devotion to his fellow man. It is a charming story, although I found the colloquial Scots language hard to follow and Macdonald interjects lots of his own observations into the story which, if the reader is not enjoying them, will cause the story to drag. They are wonderful little homilies on the way Christians should strive to live like Jesus, and the way Gibbie is an illustration of someone who does. But despite the parts where I struggled to understand the dialog or skimmed over the "sermons" it was an enjoyable story. If you like classic stories told in an old fashioned way with old fashioned morals you'll savor this one.
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