Elsie's Young Folks in Peace and War
Following the destruction of the Maine in Havana Harbor and America's declaration of war on Spain, Max sails to meet the Spanish in the Philippines. Doctors Harold and Herbert Travilla volunteer as physicians to U.S. troops supporting the Cubans in their fight for independence. Upon return, Harold confesses his love for Gracie Raymond and Max marries Evelyn in a double ceremony with Chester and Lucilla.
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Page 66 - Israel, Fear not : for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name ; thou art mine. When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee ; . and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee : when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned ; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee. For I am the Lord thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour : I gave Egypt for thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba for thee.
Page 65 - For all the people wept, when they heard the words of the law. Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared : for this day is holy unto our Lord : neither be ye sorry ; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.
Page 61 - I know him," and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.
Page 61 - A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.
Page 62 - For a small moment have I forsaken thee ; But with great mercies will I gather thee. In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment; But with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on thee, Saith the Lord thy Redeemer.
Page 63 - Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.
Page 59 - And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.
Page 67 - For I the Lord thy God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, Fear not; I will help thee.
Page 60 - And, ye masters, do the same things unto them, forbearing threatening: knowing that your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him.