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The Case of Richard Meynell

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Author: Mrs Humphry Ward (Mary Augusta Ward)
Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 151,270 / 443 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.3
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 408 7243

ose this whole difficult matter. Do not, I entreat you, jeopardize the noble work you are doing for the sake of opinions and views which you hold to-day, but which you may have abandoned tomorrow. Can you possibly put what you call 'the results of criticism'--and, remember, these results differ for you, for me, and for a dozen others I could name--in comparison with that work for souls God has given you to do, and in which He has so clearly blessed you? A Christian pastor is not his own master, and cannot act with the freedom of other men. He belongs by his own act to the Church and to the flock of Christ; he must always have in view the 'little ones' whom he dare not offend. Take time for thought, my dear Meynell--and time, above all, for prayer--and then let me hear from you. You will realize how much and how anxiously I think of you.

"Yours always sincerely in Christ,


"Good man--true bishop!" said the Rector to himself, as he again put down the letter; but even as he spoke the soft



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