At any cost, by Edward Garrett

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Page 78 - Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ...
Page 302 - Thus saith the LORD of hosts: There shall yet old men and old women dwell in the streets of Jerusalem, and every man with his staff in his hand for very age. And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls playing in the streets thereof.
Page 78 - With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men: Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall be receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.
Page 310 - The central figure in the narrative is Miss Janet Nesbit, of Aldersyde, a young gentlewoman who is early called to a life of self-sacrifice. This she humbly accepts, working out the problem with so much sincerity and faithfulness that the grey morning is followed by a bright day.
Page 175 - Little Jack Horner Sat in a corner Eating a Christmas pie; He put in his thumb, And pulled out a plum, And said, "What a good boy am I!
Page 312 - The pages are full of pen portraits, which must have been drawn from nature. Mission-work, as presented to us in this little volume, means very much more than a good story. The Christian heart, yearning over the...
Page 312 - A capitally written sketch of Scottish city life among the humbler classes.' — Christian. ' The story is an incident of city mission-work, and it is capitally told. It is a book which should find a place in every Sunday school or temperance library.
Page 310 - Hurrah ! our good Scotch stories, with their dear rough old vernacular, are not going to die out just yet, or, if at all, they are going to die hard.
Page 310 - A book we must read through at a sitting. It lays hold of our interest in the first page, and sustains it to the end.' — Daily Review. ' Deserves to occupy a prominent and permanent place among Scottish works of imagination. . . . Not a dull page in the book ; while...

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