The Wise Woman: A Parable

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Strahan, 1875 - Children's literature - 222 pages
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Awesome fiction about the truths of sin and God's grace and salvation in Jesus Christ.

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The Wise Woman
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II
19
III
35
IV
48
V
63
VI
79
VII
94
VIII
107
IX
119
X
141
XI
152
XII
167
XIII
181
XIV
200
XV
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Page 14 - The blazing brightnesse of her beauties beame, And glorious light of her sunshyny face, To tell were as to strive against the streame : My ragged rimes are all too rude and bace Her heavenly lineaments for to enchace. Ne wonder ; for her own deare loved knight, All were she...
Page 84 - Sins of commission are usual punishments for sins of omission. He that leaves a duty may soon be left to commit a crime. — Q-urnall. No sin is ever alone. Dr. Macdonald says, " There is no fault that does not bring its brothers and sisters and cousins to live with it." Oh, how rare it is to find a soul still enough to hear God speak ! — Fenelon. Grace turns the serpent into a rod ; but sin turns the rod into a serpent. The former turns poison into a remedy ; but the latter turns the remedy into...
Page 24 - Out in the cold, With a thin-worn fold Of withered gold Around her rolled, Hangs in the air the weary moon. She is old, old, old ; And her bones all cold, And her tales all told, And her things all sold, And she has no breath to croon. Like a castaway clout, She is quite shut out ! She might call and shout, But no one about Would ever call back— Who's there...

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