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The Power of Faith

Exemplified In The Life And Writings Of The Late Mrs. Isabella Graham.

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Author: Isabella Graham
Language: English
Wordcount: 125,289 / 350 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.3
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 505
Added to site: 2005.07.13
mnybks.net#: 10708
Genre: Religion
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We sailed, as you know, from Greenock, June 10. For the first five or six days we had fine weather and fair winds, and got quite clear of land; after this, we had nearly six weeks of most tempestuous weather, and the wind, except for about two days, directly against us. The gentlemen after some time began to be very impatient; for my part I should not have cared although it had lasted twelve months. I had left all that was dear to me behind, except one dear friend, that one was constantly with me, and although the rest of the company in the ship was very agreeable, yet I was the great object of his attention, and his invention was ever on the stretch to find amusement for me. It is not possible for me to say with what indulgent tenderness I was treated; but though I love my husband even to extravagance, yet my dear friends whom I left behind have a large share of my heart. They dwell on my mind in the daytime; and at night, when sleep lays the body aside and leaves the soul at liberty, she on the wings of ima

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