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A.L.O.E. Short Stories — A.L.O.E.

The Mother's Return by A.L.O.E.

Charles Doe A.L.O.E.

“The Mother’s Return” on Proverbs 3:5, is written by Charlotte Maria Tucker (A.L.O.E.) is from “Precepts in Practice,” and is about a mother’s love. ---------------------------------- “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.”—Proverbs 3:5.“I am so glad that dear mother is coming back today!” cried little Mary Benson; “it seemed as if the week would never be over.”“Yes; if we had not been so busy knitting these cuffs for her we should have found the time weary indeed,” said Maria. “But how much pleased she will be to have them; and what a...

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The Prisoner Released by A.L.O.E.

Charles Doe A.L.O.E.

“The Prisoner Released” on Proverbs 20:9, is written by Charlotte Maria Tucker (A.L.O.E.) is from “Precepts in Practice,” and is about man’s sinful nature. ---------------------------------------- “Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?”—Proverbs 20:9.There were many bright young faces in the daily school which was taught by Willy Thorn, but there was one face which, though young, never wore a smile. In play-time many an orange, apple, or cake, was given by the school boys to each other; but there was one of whom no one ever seemed to think, one who never...

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The Two Sons by A.L.O.E.

Charles Doe A.L.O.E.

“The Two Sons” on Proverbs 15:20, is written by Charlotte Maria Tucker (A.L.O.E.) is from “Precepts in Practice,” and is about honoring parents. ------------------------------------- “A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.”—Proverbs 15:20.It was a clear, cold morning in December. Not a cloud was in the sky, and the sun shone brightly, gilding the long icicles that hung from the eaves, and gleaming on the frozen surface of the lake, as though he would have melted them by his kindly smile. But the cold was too intense for that; there was no softening of...

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Only a Little by A.L.O.E.

Charles Doe A.L.O.E.

“Only a Little” written by Charlotte Maria Tucker (A.L.O.E.) is about neglecting duty. -------------------------------------------- It was a bright, clear day in September, and the sea sparkled in the sunshine as if strewed with glittering stars. What could be more delightful to children lately come from dusty London, than to wander on such a day on the shore, drinking in the fresh, pure air, basking in the sunshine, and watching the little waves as they stole gently up over the brown sand and the rocks green with beautiful sea-weed?At least, so thought Owen and his two little sisters on the day...

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The Olive Branch by A.L.O.E

Charles Doe A.L.O.E.

“The Olive Branch” written by Charlotte Maria Tucker (A.L.O.E.) is about peacemaking. ----------------------------------------- “If you are going for the fodder for our cow, Carlo, what say you to taking our little Rosina with you? It is long since she has been beyond our village, and a ride upon our trusty old Duchessa will do her good.”It was Bice, the wife of an Italian peasant, who spoke these words to her husband, as she stood at her cottage door, with her bright little girl at her side.“What say you, Rosina?” asked the smiling father; “have you a mind for a ride?”The...

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