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A Brief Memoir

Auhtor: Eliza Southall

Language: english
Published: 1869

Genres:

biography,  poetry
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Review by Bob Tobias, November 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Brief Memoir':

Lucky is a 1999 memoir by Alice Sebold author of The Lovely Bones. The memoir describes her experiences of being raped and how the experience shaped the rest of her life.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Brief Memoir':


... whether for their sakes or her own. After any little trouble of this sort, her mother often observed her retire alone, and, when she returned to the ...
... energetic. employment of those talents which must otherwise. rise up for my condemnation in the last day. 6th Mo. 2d. It is not for me to say ...
... experience. but to give all diligence in pressing forward to the. mark for the prize, even forgetting things that are. behind. 10th Mo. Mercies ...
... my. adding something to one. I had had a sweet little. season by myself just before: then, sliding from feeling. to composition, I thought of ...
... of our own house. There are already many. revolutions in my mental history, passed beyond the. reach of any thing but regrets. As a child, play. was ...
... wished to. pray in spirit but not a petition arose that I could. offer. I felt so blind, and yet so peaceful, that all. merged into the confiding ...
... devoted. Ah. how blessed that such an unerring. balance should apportion the way of a finite and. blind being. 3d Mo. 2d. Little E.P. died ...
... it, since the most perfect understanding of its. principles is utterly in vain if they continue mere. lookers-on_ while others, with perhaps far ...
... certainty nor the probability exists in future non-existent fact, therefore I take it they do not influence. the fact. This, perhaps, is ...
... not only our faith, but our friendship too, becomes debased. Respecting the seventh and eighth chapter of Romans,. a believe I agree with thee ...
... the glad surprise of the transition. Oh, how one longs for permission to look in at heaven's opened door-way after the entrance of such souls. 1st ...
... of God. It is a long time to suffer, he. said, but the end must come, the time must wear. away. I hope I shall have patience to the end, and. I ...
... grace. Never may this season be forgotten. by me, though not privileged to witness its close. To visit F., I left home in the First ...
... a word, to another. Part Of Me Or, As I. Pennington Would Say, to.part of me or, as I. Pennington would say, to. another eye_ and _ear than ...
... sinful, that rebellious spirit sometimes appears (when we honestly weigh it) that wants to make in its own special favor exceptions to the wise management ...
... or cast away. The near approach. of my birthday has led me to look back over. the brief notes of twelve months. The interesting. details ...
... Mo. 25th. Letter to M.B. * * There is much, very much, connected with any experience in these matters calculated to teach us that this is not our ...
... of which thou hast spoken, that the. Lord's presence may go with us, and give us rest, and. be to us a little sanctuary wheresoever we may come. Then ...
... 30th of 9th Month, on returning from a visit at Woodfield, she complained of not feeling well. The next day she was more poorly, and medical advice was ...
... she was unconscious of her state added to our anxiety. We longed to be permitted an evidence from her own lips that she felt accepted through Christ ...