The Wide, Wide World, Volume 1

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Putnam, 1852
Ellen has difficulty believing that God will take care of her when her dying mother leaves her with the unloving Mrs. Dunscombe.

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Page 91 - Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the Lord: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.
Page 34 - And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes ? and whence came they ? And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
Page 34 - Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple : and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them. They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat. For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters : and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.
Page 52 - Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope.
Page 22 - How do you trust me ? in what ? " " Why, mamma, in the first place, I trust every word you say entirely I know nothing could be truer ; if you were to tell me black is white, mamma, I should think my eyes had been mistaken. Then everything you tell or advise me to do, I know it is right, perfectly. And I always feel safe when you are near me, because I know you'll take care of me. And I am glad to think I belong to you, and you have the management of me entirely, and I needn't manage...
Page 230 - This, in Gentile philosophy, is the same with the discourse of St. Paul, I have learned in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content...
Page 47 - But then, mamma," said Ellen, raising her head; "how can I be one of his children? I do love you a great deal better; how can I help it, mamma?" "You cannot help it, I know, my dear,
Page 89 - Though he was rich, yet for our sake he became poor, that we through his poverty might be rich.
Page 295 - A CHARGE to keep I have A God to glorify, A never-dying soul to save, And fit it for the sky...
Page 262 - He ransom'd me from hell with blood, And by his pow'r my foes controll'd; He found me wand'ring far from God, And brought me to his chosen fold.

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