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The Heart and the Hearth Fire

Of my wretched uncles’ religion what am I to say? Was it utter hypocrisy, or had it at any time a vein of sincerity in it? I cannot say. I don’t believe that he had any heart left for religion, … Continue reading

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The Stone Which the Builders Rejected

Jesus saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord’s doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes? Therefore say … Continue reading

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Of Europe, the Seven Thousand, and Elijah

And it came to pass, when they were gone over, that Elijah said unto Elisha, Ask what I shall do for thee, before I be taken away from thee. And Elisha said, I pray thee, let a double portion of … Continue reading

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The Morning of the Third Day

Good Friday, Seventh scene, “Christ Crucified” ‘Well, what is this?’ (you cry). ‘What is this that we see?Why should the heavens cry?Why should they take awayThe brightness of the sun just at the height of day?’ The heavens, you rogues, … Continue reading

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