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Nearly Lost but Dearly Won

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Language: English
Wordcount: 27,267 / 81 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.6
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 379
Added to site: 2007.04.19 16651

bliging person is one who will cross his own inclination to gratify yours, without having any selfish end in view."

"And you don't think Mark would do this, mamma?"

"I almost think not. I like to see a person obliging from principle, and not merely from impulse: not merely when his being obliging is only another form of self-gratification."

"But why should not Mark Rothwell be obliging on principle?"

"Well, Mary, you know my views. I can trust a person as truly obliging who acts on Christian principle, who follows the rule, `Look not everyone on his own things, but everyone also on the things of others,' because he loves Christ. I am afraid poor Mark has never learned to love Christ."

Mary sighs, and her mother looks anxiously at her.

"My dearest child," she says, earnestly, "I don't want you to get too intimate with the young Rothwells. I am sure they are not such companions as your own heart would approve of."

"Why, no, mamma, I can't say I admire the way in



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