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Notable Women of Olden Time

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Author: Anonymous
Published: 1852
Language: English
Wordcount: 45,229 / 136 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.1
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 816
Added to site: 2006.05.06
mnybks.net#: 13537
Origin: gutenberg.org
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itated as she was by the constant presence of the child who had supplanted her own. From the time of the departure of Hagar from the household of Abraham, peace seems to have rested upon it. Prosperity attended him. He no longer wandered from place to place. He remained in Hebron, sojourning with Sarah and her child.

Many years passed,--years of peaceful quiet and happiness seldom allotted to such an age,--while they trained their child in the nurture of the true God, and were honoured by the princes around him, who sought to enter into league with him, for they saw that "God blessed him in all that he did."

Once again God saw fit to test the faith of Abraham by calling upon him to offer his son--his only son Isaac, whom he loved--as a sacrifice; and Abraham obeyed the divine command, and thus doing, uttered that prophecy which has thrilled so many souls, "God will himself provide a sacrifice." In this trial, Sarah seems not to have been called to participate. The mother was spared the agony of

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