Tilda Jane by Marshall SAUNDERS

Tilda Jane by Marshall SAUNDERS - audiobook
When spunky ‘Tilda Jane isn’t allowed to keep her beloved dog with her at the orphanage, she decides to set out on her own in search of a home where the inseparable pair will be accepted. Throughout her weary travels she encounters many people, both rich and poor, kind and cantankerous — but will she ever find family? Set in the Canadian wilderness and coast of Maine, ‘Tilda Jane is a story of true grit, forgiveness, and unlikely friendship. (Summary by Twinkle)

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The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying by Jeremy TAYLOR

The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying by Jeremy TAYLOR - audiobook
Written by a Church of England clergyman in the time of Cromwell, this work is praised for both its style and content. Taylor’s work was much admired by John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, for its devotional quality; and by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas de Quincey, and Edmund Gosse for its literary qualities.
Holy Dying is meant to instruct the reader in the “means and instruments” of preparing for a blessed death, written in a time when death was a constant companion to life and not to be encountered without being ready for it. It assumes illness and a death-bed, with recommended meditations and prayers for the sick, the family, and the clergyman attending to the dying one. (Summary by TriciaG, with help from Wikipedia)

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London Impressions by Alice MEYNELL

London Impressions by Alice MEYNELL - audiobook
Alice Meynell was an English essayist, critic, and poet who was also a leading suffragist, serving as vice-president of the Women Writers’ Suffrage League, She and her husband Wilfrid Meynell were active in publishing and editing literary works including helping to launch the first works of Francis Thompson, author of “Hound of Heaven.” The Meynell’s later converted to Roman Catholicism. These essays are very evocative for anyone who has, or wants to visit London, capturing the atmosphere of the late nineteenth century. – Summary by Larry Wilson

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