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A.L.O.E. Short Stories

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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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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