The Two Elsies, Volumen1885

Dodd, Mead, 1885 - 302 páginas

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My grandaughter loves the Elsie series and I have never been disappointed in anything I ordered from Leer comentario completo

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This is an excellent set for girls. I believe every girl should read the Elsie Dinsmore books. Martha Finley has done an excellent job and I for one would not like to see them go out of print. I have ... Leer comentario completo

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Página 129 - I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.
Página 83 - For the Lord God is a sun and shield: the Lord will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.
Página 47 - And they truly were many priests, because they were not suffered to continue by reason of death: but this man, because he continueth ever, hath an unchangeable priesthood. Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.
Página 47 - Let Israel hope in the Lord: for with the Lord there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption. And he shall redeem Israel from all his iniquities.
Página 132 - My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments: for length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.
Página 296 - Fight the good Fight of Faith, and lay hold on Eternal life...
Página 41 - A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God...
Página 186 - I've been just too hateful for anything! I ought to be able to stand a little teasing, and you needn't apologize for vexing such a quick-tempered piece as I am." "Yes, I should," returned Rosie. "Mamma has shown me that I have been greatly to blame. But I trust we shall be good friends after this." "So do I," said Lulu. CHAPTER XV. "Tis a goodly scene — Yon river, like a silvery snake, lays out His coil i' th' sunshine, lovingly; it breathes Of freshness in this lap of flowery meadows.
Página 47 - But he was wounded for our trangressions, he was bruised for our iniquities : the chastisement of our peace was upon him ; and with his stripes we are healed.
Página 87 - Soft smiling, and demurely looking down, But hid the dagger underneath the gown : The assassinating wife, the household fiend, And far the blackest there, the traitor-friend. On t' other side there stood Destruction bare ; Unpunish'd Rapine, and a waste of war.

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Martha Finley was born in 1828 in Chillicothe, Ohio. She lived in Circleville, Ohio South Bend, Indiana and finally Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. She began her writing career by writing short stories for Sunday School papers. Her most popular works are the Elsie Dinsmore series which consisted of 28 titles. In addition, she wrote the Mildred Keith series which consisted of 7 titles. She also wrote over 50 short books and pamphlets and numerous short stories and articles. Finley died in 1909.

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