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Religion in Earnest

A Memorial of Mrs. Mary Lyth, of York

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Author: John Lyth
Language: English
Wordcount: 91,104 / 254 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.8
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 291
Added to site: 2004.07.01
mnybks.net#: 8405
Genres: Religion, Biography
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er, that I would not marry her for the sake of her fortune; neither have I, I do not expect any, the Lord blesses us without any, and he will still continue to bless us.' He acknowledged the truth of what I said, and we parted." The fire of wrath was still smouldering in the heart of the old man, and awakened in the mind of Mrs. Burdsall feelings of painful anxiety, especially, as it was apparent, that life was ebbing fast to its close. Mr. B. therefore, a short time after, addressed a kind but faithful letter to him on the great subject of salvation, and concluded with these remarkable and expressive words, "I have no other reason for writing to you, that I know of, than this, that the sun is going down." This produced no immediate effect, only, whenever they met, Mr. Stables would say, "You write parables to me." The allusion however so appositely and wisely put, like an arrow directed to the mark, had fastened upon his conscience, and was secretly undermining the strength of long and obstinately-cherished

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