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The Yoke A Romance of the Days when the Lord Redeemed the Children of Israel from the Bondage of Egypt   By: (1878-1961)

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In "The Yoke: A Romance of the Days when the Lord Redeemed the Children of Israel from the Bondage of Egypt," Elizabeth Miller masterfully weaves a captivating tale set in ancient times. Blending elements of biblical history, romance, and adventure, the novel transports readers back to a time of hardship, faith, and divine deliverance.

Set during the period of Israelite slavery in Egypt, the story follows the life of Hannah, a young Hebrew woman who finds herself tangled in a web of despair, dreams, and destiny. From the very first page, the author immerses us in a richly detailed world, vividly describing the oppressive conditions faced by the Hebrew people under Egyptian rule. Miller's meticulous attention to historical accuracy and her ability to bring characters to life adds depth and authenticity to the narrative, allowing readers to almost feel the weight of the yoke on their own shoulders.

At the heart of the story lies a tender romance between Hannah and Caleb, an enslaved Israelite man who shares her dreams of freedom. Their love blossoms amidst the backdrop of a nation groaning under the burdens of slavery, and their relationship becomes a symbol of hope and resilience. Through their eyes, Miller skillfully explores themes of faith, perseverance, and the power of love, offering readers a glimpse into the unbreakable spirit of a people longing for liberation.

What sets this novel apart is the way in which Miller brings the biblical account to life. By interweaving historical events, scriptural references, and her own imaginative storytelling, she creates a compelling narrative that balances faith and fiction harmoniously. Although the religious undertones are evident, the author's intent is not to preach but rather to use the scriptures as a backdrop for her own fictional tale of love, courage, and redemption.

Another strength of the novel lies in the development of the characters. Hannah evolves from a fearful and uncertain young woman to a courageous and determined protagonist who remains resilient in the face of adversity. The supporting cast is equally well-portrayed, each with their own unique struggles and contributions to the overarching narrative. Miller's ability to capture the human experience and emotions adds another layer of depth to the story.

If there is any flaw to be found, it is in the occasional slow pacing of certain sections. While the author's meticulous attention to detail is commendable, it occasionally bogs down the overall flow of the narrative. However, this minor setback does not detract from the overall enjoyment of the book.

"The Yoke: A Romance of the Days when the Lord Redeemed the Children of Israel from the Bondage of Egypt" is a beautifully written novel that transports readers to a dramatic era in biblical history. Through vivid descriptions, memorable characters, and a stirring romance, Elizabeth Miller brings this ancient story to life, leaving readers both inspired and captivated. An impressive blend of faith, history, and romance, this book is a must-read for fans of biblical fiction and anyone seeking an engaging tale of hope, love, and redemption.

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THE YOKE

A ROMANCE OF THE DAYS WHEN THE LORD REDEEMED THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL FROM THE BONDAGE OF EGYPT

BY

ELIZABETH MILLER

GROSSET & DUNLAP

Publishers : New York

COPYRIGHT, 1904

THE BOBBS MERRILL COMPANY

JANUARY

TO

PERCY MILLER

MY BROTHER

WHO CONSTRUCTED

THE PLOT

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

I CHOOSING THE TENS II UNDER BAN OF THE RITUAL III THE MESSENGER IV THE PROCESSION OF AMEN V THE HEIR TO THE THRONE VI THE LADY MIRIAM VII ATHOR, THE GOLDEN VIII THE PUNISHMENT OF ATSU IX THE COLLAR OF GOLD X THE DEBT OF ISRAEL XI HEBREW CRAFT XII CANAAN XIII THE COMING OF THE PHARAOH XIV THE MARGIN OF THE NILE XV THE GODS OF EGYPT XVI THE ADVICE OF HOTEP XVII THE SON OF THE MURKET XVIII AT MASAARAH XIX IN THE DESERT XX THE TREASURE CAVE XXI ON THE WAY TO THEBES XXII THE FAN BEARER'S GUEST XXIII THE TOMB OF THE PHARAOH XXIV THE PETITION XXV THE LOVE OF RAMESES XXVI FURTHER DIPLOMACY XXVII THE HEIR INTERVENES XXVIII THE IDOLS CRUMBLE XXIX THE PLAGUES XXX HE HARDENED HIS HEART XXXI THE CONSPIRACY XXXII RACHEL'S REFUGE XXXIII BACK TO MEMPHIS ... Continue reading book >>




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