Far Above Rubies

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Booklocker.com, 2002 - Fiction - 168 pages
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Based on a true story, a Dutch woman is caught in the nightmare of Hitler's regime when she voluntarily accompanies her six stepdaughters to Auschwitz. What transpires during and after the war exemplifies a rare courage in an extraordinary heroine.
 

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AUTHORS NOTE
PROLOGUE
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The heart of her husband tnisleth in her and he shall have no lack of gain
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She looketh well to the ways of her household And eateth not the bread of idleness Amsterdam l940
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She doeth him good and not evil All the days of her life Amsterdam December l940
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Her children rise up and call her blessed Her husband also and he praiseth her
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She seeketh wool and flax and worketh willingly with her hands
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Strength and dignity are her clothing and she laugheth at the time to come
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Her husband is known in the gates When he sitteth among the elders of the land
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She maketh linen garments and selleth them And delivereth girdles unto the merchant
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Grace is deceitful and beauty is vain But a woman thatfeareth the Lord she shall he praised
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Many daughters have done valiantly But thou excellest them all
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Give her of the fruit of her hands And let her works praise her in the gates May 10 1947 London
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She considered afield and buyeth it With the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard
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She is like he merchant ships She bringeth her food from afar
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She is like the merchant ships She bringeth her food from afar
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She girdeth her loins with strength And maketh strong her arms
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She is not afraid of the snow for her household For all her household are clothed with scarlet
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She perceiveth that her merchandise is good Her lamp goeth not out by night
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She layeth her hands to the distaff And her hands hold the spindle
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She makethfor herself coverlets Her clothing is fine linen and purple February l944
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Site openeth her month with wisdom And the law of kindness is on her tongue
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She riseth also while it is yet night And giveth food to her household And a portion to her maidens
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EPILOGUE
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