The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss eBook

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II.

Goes to Dorset.  Christian Example.  At Work among her Flowers.  Dangerous
Illness.  Her Feeling about Dying.  Death an “Invitation” from Christ. 
“The Under-current bears Home.”  “More Love, more Love!” A Trait of
Character.  Special Mercies.  What makes a sweet Home.  Letters.

III.

Change of Home and Life in New York.  A Book about Robbie.  Her Sympathy with young People.  “I have in me two different Natures.”  What Dr. De Witt said at the Grave of his Wife.  The Way to meet little Trials.  Faults in Prayer-meetings.  How special Theories of the Christian Life are formed.  Sudden Illness of Prof.  Smith.  Publication of Golden Hours.  How it was received.

IV.

Incidents of the Year 1874.  Starts a Bible-reading in Dorset.  Begins to take Lessons in Painting.  A Letter from her Teacher.  Publication of Urbane and His Friends.  Design of the Work.  Her Views of the Christian Life.  The Mystics.  The Indwelling Christ.  An Allegory.

CHAPTER XIV.

WORK AND PLAY.

1875-1877.

I.

A Bible-reading in New York.  Her Painting.  “Grace for Grace.”  Death of a young Friend.  The Summer at Dorset.  Bible-readings there.  Encompassed with Kindred.  Typhoid Fever in the House.  Watching and Waiting.  The Return to Town.  A Day of Family Rejoicing.  Life a “Battle-field.”

II.

The Moody and Sankey Meetings.  Her Interest in them.  Mr. Moody.  Publication of Griselda.  Goes to the Centennial.  At Dorset again.  Her Bible-readings.  A Moody-meeting Convert.  Visit to Montreal.  Publication of The Home at Greylock.  Her Theory of a happy Home.  Marrying for Love.  Her Sympathy with young Mothers.  Letters.

III.

The Year 1877.  Death of her Cousin, the Rev. Charles H. Payson.  Last Illness and Death of Prof.  Smith.  “Let us take our Lot in Life just as it comes.”  Adorning one’s Home.  How much Time shall be given to it?  God’s Delight in His beautiful Creations.  Death of Dr. Buck.  Visiting the sick and bereaved.  An Ill-turn.  Goes to Dorset.  The Strangeness of Life.  Kauinfels.  The Bible-reading.  Letters.

IV.

Return to Town.  Recollections of this Period.  “Ordinary” Christians and Spiritual Conflict.  A tired Sunday Evening.  “We may make an Idol of our Joy.”  Publication of Pemaquid.  Kezia Millet.

CHAPTER XV.

FOREVER WITH THE LORD.

1878.

I.

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