The Young Lord and Other Tales

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Author: Camilla Toulmin
Published: 1849
Language: English
Wordcount: 28,693 / 87 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 428
Added to site: 2008.01.23
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s. Sidney, rising and laying her hand on her son's shoulder, while she spoke almost with a shudder;--"do you feel no shock at the awful sudden deaths of three estimable individuals--no compassion for the bereaved widow and mother? and, beyond all, do you not feel deeply conscious of the additional responsibilities and the heavy duties which become yours with this accession of wealth and rank? Oh, Charles, it is hard for a mother to wish such a thing for a son, yet, unless the Most High would change your heart, I could pray that this wealth might not be yours. Oh, my son, let me beseech you to humble yourself before His throne, and ask His grace and assistance."

But Charles, or as we may now call him, the young Lord Sereton, at no time rendered anything but lip service to his God. It is easy enough to do this, though such prayers never mount to heaven, but fall back to the earth from which they spring. Prayers, to be acceptable to God, must arise from a devout frame of mind, and be accompanied by a dili

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