The Light Shines in Darkness

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 27,884 / 88 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.6
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 2,029
Added to site: 2008.09.21
mnybks.net#: 22110
Genre: Drama
Excerpt

else, why are you a priest, and why do you wear long hair and a cassock?

PRIEST. But we are not asked ...

ALEXÁNDRA IVÁNOVNA. Not asked, indeed! Why, I am asking you! He told me yesterday that the Gospels say, "Give to him that asketh of thee." But then in what sense is that meant?

PRIEST. In its plain sense, I suppose.

ALEXÁNDRA IVÁNOVNA. And I think not in the plain sense; we have always been taught that everybody's position is appointed by God.

PRIEST. Of course, but yet ...

ALEXÁNDRA IVÁNOVNA. Oh, yes. It's just as I was told; you take his side, and that is wrong! I say so straight out. If some young school teacher, or some young lad, lickspittles to him, it's bad enough--but you, in your position, should remember the responsibility that rests on you.

PRIEST. I try to ...

ALEXÁNDRA IVÁNOVNA. What sort of religion is it, when he does not go to church, and does not believe in the s

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Light Shines in Darkness by Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for The Light Shines in Darkness by Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The Light Shines in Darkness by Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The Light Shines in Darkness by Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The Light Shines in Darkness by Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for The Light Shines in Darkness by Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Romeo and Juliet
by William Shakespeare
The Inca of Perusalem
by George Bernard Shaw
Hamlet
by William Shakespeare
All For Love
by John Dryden
Pygmalion
by George Bernard Shaw
An Ideal Husband
by Oscar Wilde
Macbeth
by William Shakespeare
Shakespearean Tragedy
by A. C. Bradley
Dr. Faustus (newer edition)
by Christopher Marlowe

See more popular titles from this genre.