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Author: Anonymous
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,259 / 22 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 3,633
Added to site: 2011.04.03 30090

lesson to repeat as she went along; for in this, as in every thing else, they depended entirely upon Katie.

The last Sabbath Katie ever passed on earth found her in her usual place; but her sad look attracted the attention of her teacher, who kindly inquired the cause. With tearful eyes she replied, "The gentleman I live with is very sick; we do not think he can live till next Sunday." Her foreboding proved true, and on the following Tuesday he died. Then it was that Katie seemed almost an angel of mercy. She not only consoled them with words of hope and encouragement, but endeavored in every way to relieve them of all care or thought, apart from the one great sorrow which overshadowed them; while the delicacy and tenderness of feeling she manifested throughout this whole trying season, would not have shamed the most fastidious refinement. But at last it was all over. The precious dust had been laid in its last resting-place, and now the busy cares of life may not longer be forgotten. The day after the



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