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The Empire of Love

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Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 25,448 / 78 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.3
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 609
Added to site: 2006.08.29
mnybks.net#: 14284
Genre: Religion
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o sees Him once, and finds his occupation gone. A beautiful courtesan, beholding Him pass by, breaks from her lovers, and follows Him into an alien house, where she bathes His feet with tears and wipes them with the hairs of her head. Mature women without a word spoken or a plea made, minister to Him of their substance, and count their lives His. When He sleeps wearied out upon a rude fishing-boat, there is a pillow for His head, placed there by some unknown adorer. The men He makes apostles, all but one, count His smile over-payment for the loss of home, of wife, of children. Countless throngs of ordinary men and women forget their hunger, and are content to camp in desert places only to listen to the music of His voice. Wild and outlawed men, criminals and lepers and madmen, become as little children at His word, and all the wrongs and bruises inflicted on them by a cruel world are healed beneath His kindly glance. Does it matter greatly what He taught? This is how He lived. He lived in such a way that men

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2011.01.29
WILFRED
*****

nice book


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