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Clara Maynard

The True and the False - A Tale of the Times

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Author: W.H.G. Kingston
Language: English
Wordcount: 40,533 / 119 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.5
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 672
Added to site: 2007.10.18
mnybks.net#: 18579
Origin: gutenberg.org

"An admirable story, in which the mischievous results of Ritualistic teaching are effectively shown."--Rock.

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eligious training is as defective as their manners--we must, however, use our best endeavours to correct the former, though it may be hopeless to attempt an improvement in the latter--indeed, it is of so infinitely less consequence, that provided we are successful in imparting the true faith, we must rest satisfied."

"Oh, yes, I daresay I do," answered Miss Pemberton, who was thinking more about her ankle than of what Mr Lerew was saying to her; catching one of his words, she added, "but I don't accuse my brother-in-law of being irreligious; I assure you, he reads prayers every morning as the clock strikes half-past eight, and every evening at ten, with a chapter from the Old and New Testaments, with Ryle's expositions."

"Pray, what prayers does he use?" asked Mr Lerew, in a tone which showed that he considered the matter of great importance.

"He generally uses Bickersteth's prayers," answered Miss Pemberton.

"Sad! sad!" exclaimed Mr Lerew, in a tone of horror, "thus to neglect the

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