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Page 8 - Godliness with contentment is great gain." God has blessed you with a naturally contented disposition, but something more is needed. May you, like Mary of old, be enabled to choose that good part, which shall never be taken from you.
Page 54 - ... strangers. The bugbear of her life, since ever she had been left a widow with five helpless little ones to support had been the Union Poor's-house; and now want, starvation, and the Union seemed staring her in the face. It was pitiful to see the spasm of positive pain which crossed her face as I put & trifle into her hand on leaving.
Page 54 - The following day was a Sunday, the fire having taken place on a Friday night. The lessons in my class were sooner over than usual that day, and I took advantage of the short interval of time before the concluding prayer was offered, to tell my class about the fire, and of the utter destitution in which the poor widow and her children had been left. All the girls seemed very sorry, and...