The Little Pilgrim

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Author: Mrs Oliphant
Published: 1882
Language: English
Wordcount: 44,051 / 120 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.8
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 472
Added to site: 2006.04.21
mnybks.net#: 13453
Origin: gutenberg.org
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Father's secret and the child's?'

'And yet we could tell them why it must be so?' said the little Pilgrim. 'For they prayed and besought the Lord. O brother, I have no understanding. For the Lord said, "Ask, and it shall be given you;" and they asked, yet they are refused.'

'Little sister, the Father must judge between His children; and he must first be heard who is most concerned. While they were praying, the Father and the child talked together and said what we know not; but this we know, that his heart was satisfied with that which was said to him. Must not the Father do what is best for the child He loves, whatever the other children may say? Nay, did not our own fathers do this on earth, and we submitted to them; how much more He who sees all?'

The little Pilgrim stole softly from his side when he had done speaking, and went back into the darkened house, and saw the mother where she sat weeping and refusing to be comforted, in her sorrow perceiving not heaven nor any consolation, no

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