Gerard: Or, The World, the Flesh, and the Devil : a Novel, Volume 3

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Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, 1891 - Fantasy fiction, English - 237 pages
 

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Page 217 - Now, sometimes in my sorrow shut, Or breaking into song by fits, Alone, alone, to where he sits, The Shadow cloak'd from head to foot, Who keeps the keys of all the creeds, I wander, often falling lame, And looking back to whence I came, Or on to where the pathway leads; And crying, How changed from where it ran Thro...
Page 217 - I fear the axe is laid to the root of the tree, soon to cut it down.
Page 160 - Two humble-hearted, deeply faithful people were wrestling in darkness, and striving with all the tragic power of loyal hearts to find some excuse for the God Who had given with one hand and had taken away with the other. When summer came they never looked at a flower without thinking how much they would have enjoyed showing it to the baby ; and when...
Page 215 - I can fully understand that it is your duty, as a minister of the Gospel, to hold that mirage before the dying eyes of your parishioners.

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