And now, it seemed, she was to go! Not only to leave sin and sorrow behind; not only to be young and strong again; not only to see such beauty and glory as our Earth can never show; not only to 鈥榤ount up with wings, as eagles,鈥?into splendid new spheres of knowledge and thought, of employment and work. All these things, though real, were secondary. The overwhelming delight of going Home, whether by the Coming of Christ, or through the 鈥榞rave and gate of Death,鈥?was that she would meet her Lord and Master face to face! That was the grand expectation which thrilled her whole being, which drew from her an 鈥榓lmost shout鈥?of joy, even in extreme weakness,鈥攖he prospect of seeing Him, 鈥榃hom, not having seen,鈥?she loved. 鈥楯uly 20, 1877. Until Faith gently whispered, 鈥淲herefore weep TO MRS. J. BOSWELL. Batala is a picturesque old town, with fine banyan-trees, and many old mango-tree gardens towards the north, enclosed either by walls or by aloe hedges, curiously appropriate for A. L. O. E. It is said that in her younger days a review of some of her books spoke of them as being 鈥榖itter, like the name of their Author.鈥?Did Miss Tucker ever recall this little notice when she looked upon the aloe hedges of Batala? There a soft grassy Cloth of State is spread; 92午夜福利合集1000在线线看 鈥楧ec. 13, 1877.鈥擳he overland mail was particularly long in arriving this time. I hoped that it would bring me something particularly nice; and what should come to-day but your dear loving letter, and the first halves of your munificent contribution to our schools! How very kind and liberal my Laura is! I had been speaking to Mr. Beutel but yesterday of those two village schools, which would鈥攆rom the lowness of funds鈥攈ave been dropped, but for your last handsome gift. I was asking Mr. Beutel how far your Rs.55 would carry them on. He replied鈥攖ill past the beginning of March. Beyond that there was no provision for them at all. 鈥楩eb. 20.鈥擬era Bhatija and I took rather a long walk this afternoon, to look at a lovely little mosque. I had said before to Francis, 鈥淗ow is it that the mosques are so beautiful, and our churches here鈥攗nless expensively built鈥攕o ugly?鈥?Francis gave me a simple but good reason: 鈥淲e want people to go into our churches; the Muhammadans worship outside theirs.鈥?You see, love, we have first to think of room and comfort; so beauty gets shoved into a corner. The pain and grief to quell;鈥?