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Seaboard Parish

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This is Second book of Three series. All the same characters from the first book, just with a few new friends and family members. The Pastor moves up by the Sea and starts preaching at the Parish there. He and his wife have two daughters by now, who he loves so much. One of his daughters is ill, so they go to the Sea thinking the fresh air air will improve her health. While they are there, they meet an Artist whose gentlemanly ways, and strong personality wins the family's hearts, especially one of the daughter's heart. They have many adventures in the Parish. Filled with many heartwarming moments, and daring adventure.

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THE SEABOARD PARISH

BY GEORGE MAC DONALD, LL.D.

VOL. I.

CONTENTS OF VOL. I.

I. HOMILETIC II. CONSTANCE'S BIRTHDAY III. THE SICK CHAMBER IV. A SUNDAY EVENING V. MY DREAM VI. THE KEW BABY VII. ANOTHER SUNDAY EVENING VIII. THEODORA'S DOOM IX. A SPRING CHAPTER X. AN IMPORTANT LETTER XI. CONNIE'S DREAM XII. THE JOURNEY XIII. WHAT WE DID WHEN WE ARRIVED XIV. MORE ABOUT KILKHAVEN XV. THE OLD CHURCH XVI. CONNIE'S WATCH TOWER XVII. MY FIRST SERMON IN THE SEABOARD PARISH

CHAPTER I.

HOMILETIC.

Dear Friends, I am beginning a new book like an old sermon; but, as you know, I have been so accustomed to preach all my life, that whatever I say or write will more or less take the shape of a sermon; and if you had not by this time learned at least to bear with my oddities, you would not have wanted any more of my teaching. And, indeed, I did not think you would want any more. I thought I had bidden you farewell. But I am seated once again at my writing table, to write for you with a strange feeling, however, that I am in the heart of some curious, rather awful acoustic contrivance, by means of which the words which I have a habit of whispering over to myself as I write them, are heard aloud by multitudes of people whom I cannot see or hear... Continue reading book >>


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