"What sort of stories? about heathen?"
"I like stories about heathen," said Maggie.
"Stories about heathen and Christian, which a certain Pastor Harms used to tell to his people, and which he put in the magazine."
"Did he write the magazine?"
"Who was Pastor Harms?"
"A wonderful, beautiful man, who loved God with all his heart, and served Him with all his strength."
"Why, there are a great many people, Ditto, who do that," said his sister.
"Most people that I have seen keep a little of their strength for something else," remarked Meredith dryly.
"Was he a German?" Maggie asked.
"He was a German; and he was the minister of a poor country parish in Hanover; and the minister and the people together were so full of the love of Christ that they did what rich churches elsewhere don't do."
"And does that book tell what they did?"
"Partly; what they did, and what other people have do