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Melbourne House, Volume 1

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Author: Susan Warner (Elizabeth Wetherell)
Published: 1865
Language: English
Wordcount: 86,793 / 249 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.2
LoC Category: BL
Series: Melbourne House
Downloads: 764
Added to site: 2004.07.24 8860

of what had been statues. And with that the words rushed into my head, and they have never got out since,--'Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father.'"

"When, Mr. Dinwiddie?" said Daisy, after a timid silence.

"When the King comes!" said the young man, still looking off to the glowing west,--"the time when he will put away out of his kingdom all things that offend him. You may read about it, if you will, in the thirteenth chapter of Matthew, in the parable of the tares."

He turned round to Daisy as he spoke, and the two looked steadily into one another's faces; the child wondering very much what feeling it could be that had called an additional sparkle into those bright eyes the moment before, and brought to the mouth, which was always in happy play, an expression of happy rest. He, on his part, queried what lay under the thoughtful, almost anxious, search of the little one's quiet grey eyes.

"Do you know," he said, "that you must go home? The sun is



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