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Sue, A Little Heroine

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Author: L.T. Meade (Elizabeth Thomasina Meade Smith)
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 74,490 / 214 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 519
Added to site: 2006.12.10
mnybks.net#: 15515
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

ing simple words. Even Sue never forgot those words to the latest day she lived:

"Lord God Almighty, look down upon this dying woman. Thy Son died for her and she knows it not. Lord, she is in great darkness, and she is so near death that she has no time to learn the truth in its fullness; but Thou who art in the light can show some of Thy light to her. Now, in her dying hour, reveal to her Thyself."

The dying woman fixed her glittering eyes on the strange man. When he ceased speaking she smiled; then she said, slowly:

"I allus felt that I could trust in Providence."

She never spoke after that, and half an hour afterwards she died.

This was the beginning of Father John's friendship with Giles and Sue.

The next day Sue, by dint of many and anxious inquiries, found him out, and put her queer little unkempt head into his room.

"Ef yer please, parson, may I speak to yer 'bout Giles and me?"

"Certainly, my little girl. Sit down and tell me what I can do for y

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