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A.L.O.E. Short Stories — A.L.O.E.

False Friends by A.L.O.E.

Charles Doe A.L.O.E.

“False Friends” on Proverbs 22:5, is written by Charlotte Maria Tucker (A.L.O.E.) is from “Precepts in Practice,” and is about love of money. ------------------------------------- “Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward.”—Proverbs 22:5.“Philip, your conduct has distressed me exceedingly,” said Lady Grange, laying her hand on the arm of her son, as they entered together the elegant apartment which had been fitted up as her boudoir. “You could not but know my feelings towards those two men, I will not call them gentlemen, whose company you have again forced upon me. You must be aware that your father...

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The Green Velvet Dress by A.L.O.E.

Charles Doe A.L.O.E.

“The Green Velvet Dress” on Proverbs 15:17, is written by Charlotte Maria Tucker (A.L.O.E.) is from “Precepts in Practice,” and is about deceitfulness of riches. -------------------------------------- “Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.”—Proverbs 15:17.“Wrap your cloak tight round you, my lass; for the wind’s bitter cold this morning: and here—see—you wouldn’t be the worse of my bit of a shawl under it.”“Oh! but, mother, remember your rheumatics.”“I’m a’most right again, Jenny, and I ben’t out in the cold,” said the poor woman, stirring the few glowing embers which scarcely gave even...

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The Great Plague by A.L.O.E.

Charles Doe A.L.O.E.

“The Great Plague” on Proverbs 19:9, is written by Charlotte Maria Tucker (A.L.O.E.) is from “Precepts in Practice,” and is about mocking sin. ---------------------------------------- “Fools make a mock at sin.”—Proverbs 19:9.“What a violent storm is raging!” said Thorn the teacher to his scholars, as, after having dismissed them at the close of the school hours, he found them clustering together in the porch, afraid of venturing forth into the pelting rain, pouring down in large, heavy drops, mingled with hail, which danced on the wet brown pavement. “Come back into the room, my children: it is better than standing there...

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Clouds and Sunshine by A.L.O.E.

Charles Doe A.L.O.E.

“Clouds and Sunshine” on Proverbs 10:28, is written by Charlotte Maria Tucker (A.L.O.E.) is from “Precepts in Practice,” and is about counting blessings. ------------------------------- “The hope of the righteous shall be gladness.”—Proverbs 10:28.“It will rain, I tell you!—it will rain!” cried Priscilla; “it always does when one wishes it to be fine! So you need not put on your bonnet, Lucy; there will be no boating for us today.”“It is not raining one drop,—the grass is quite dry,” replied Lucy, running for the twentieth time to the door.“But the seaweed that hangs there is quite soft and damp, and that...

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Forbidden Ground by A.L.O.E.

Charles Doe A.L.O.E.

“Forbidden Ground” on Proverbs 1:10, is written by Charlotte Maria Tucker (A.L.O.E.) is from “Precepts in Practice,” and is about temptation. ----------------------------------------- “My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not.”-Proverbs 1:10.Little Joseph Ashton was idling about the streets of London on a Sunday afternoon. He had been to church in the morning, and had behaved there like a quiet, attentive child: he had brought home the text to his grandmother, and had also learned two other verses from the Bible. Joseph was not without some feeling of religion: in church he often appeared very devout, especially when he heard...

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