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North and South (1) Elizabeth Gaskell

North and South (1)

Elizabeth Gaskell

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ISBN : 9781150276736
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194 pages
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Volume: 1 General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1855 Original Publisher: Chapman and Hall Subjects: Interpersonal relations Poverty Social problems Blue collar workers Businessmen Social classes Women England, NorthernMoreVolume: 1 General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1855 Original Publisher: Chapman and Hall Subjects: Interpersonal relations Poverty Social problems Blue collar workers Businessmen Social classes Women England, Northern Fiction / Classics Fiction / Historical Fiction / Literary Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh Social Science / Social Classes Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: CHAPTER III. COMFOKT IN SORROW. Through cross to crown -- And though thy spirits life Trials untold assail with giant strength, Good cheer good cheer Soon ends the bitter strife, And thou shalt reign in peace with Christ at length. KOSESARTEN. Ay sooth, we feel too strong in weal, to need Thee on that road- But woe being come, the soul is dumb, that crieth not on God. Mrs. Brownins. That afternoon she walked swiftly to the Higginss house. Mary was looking out for her, with a half- distrustful face. Margaret smiled into her eyes to re-assure her. They passed quickly through the house-place, upstairs, and into the quiet presence of the dead. Then Margaret was glad that she had come. The face, often so weary with pain, so restless with troublous thoughts, had now the faint soft smile of eternal rest upon it. The slow tears gathered into Margarets eyes, but a deep calm entered into her soul. And that was death It looked more peaceful than life. All beautiful scriptures came into her mind. They rest from their labours. The weary are at rest. He giveth His beloved sleep. Slowly, slowly Margaret turned away from the bed. Mary was humbly sobbing in the back-ground. They went down stairs without a word. Resting his hand upon the ho...