Works of Eugène Sue: Envy

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Francis A. Niccolls, 1900
 

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Page 103 - I had most labored to serve. But when I reflect on her condition, my heart bleeds for her — Yet with Thee nothing is impossible ! " With regard to one who ought to be dearer to me than her, I cannot but say, that the more I think of it the more convinced I am, that no one, without a virtual renouncing of the faith, can abstain from the public as well as the private worship of God. All the prayers usually read morning and evening at Frederica and here, put together, do not last seven minutes. These...
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