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Grace Darling

Auhtor: Eva Hope

Language: english
Published: 1875

Genres:

fiction and literature,  biography,  women studies
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Review by Stephen M. Charme, November 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Grace Darling':

Akua Lezli Hope is an African American woman artist poet and writer. Akua is a third generation New Yorker. She was born in Manhattan and grew up in the South Bronx and Queens. Akua has degrees from Williams College and Columbia University in psychology journalism and business. Akua is a talented woman with diverse interests including music. She also sings and plays the saxophone.

Excerpts from the Book 'Grace Darling':


... question, What is woman's work. by doing what she could. She was one example, and ELIZABETH FRY was another. Passing her childhood in the quiet home ...
... worked. First, the ancient Britons, with the Druidical temples, lived their lives in Northumbria, making altars of rocks, and leaving their barrows, ...
... Wearmouth, to be educated. He was placed under the care of the Abbott Benedict and Ceolfrid. He received his religious instruction from the monk Trumberct, ...
... helped to a very important extent, by the choice which they make in their youth. Happily, for the peace of the home-circle, and the well-being of the ...
... than to be the daughter of an Earl, and of no real good to anybody. But the life of consecration to God and His service, and for His sake, to all ...
... then carefully marked and numbered, and made all ready to be used as soon as possible. In the summer of the next year the undaunted men were on the ...
... the island. When evening came they all sat around the lighthouse fire, and hold a pleasant conversation. Nor were they content with this, but added ...
... they warmly shook hands with her, for her motherly care and kindness. Then Mr. Darling took his station in the boat, and William assisted the friends ...
... Grace Darling, and so dear was she to the hearts of the dwellers there, that although her absence was to be only a short one, yet, when she received the ...
... as the evening advanced. Mr. Herbert's granary was taken possession of, and the party adjourned there for a dance. The two best fiddlers of the neighbourhood ...
... enemy, And tries to strangle him before he die. And first one universal shriek there rushed, Louder than the loud ocean, like a crash Of echoing thunder ...
... of the departed, for the coolness which they displayed in the moment of extreme peril, and for the laudable anxiety shown for the safety of the women ...
... with considerable danger, and the men knew it. Compasses, oars, and other useful articles, were lowered with the boat, and many of the passengers eagerly ...
... that all her beseeching was in vain and she could only hope for the best, and keep herself as quiet as possible. She was, however, half-frantic with ...
... splendid sum of 700 pounds. The Royal Humane Society could not allow such an act to pass by without notice, but forwarded a very expressive and flattering ...
... upon the beach, And in fulfilment of God's mercy, lodged Within the sheltering lighthouse. Shout, ye waves. Pipe a glad song of triumph, ye fierce winds. ...
... and was thoroughly unversed and inexperienced in the ways of the great world and the thought of going into such illustrious society as that of ...
... afraid to venture but the fact was, I thought of nothing but the awful agony of those who might be drowning. Their shrieks put every thing else out ...
... that turh away wrath, who will never make man's care the greater, but who will hold weary heads to their bosoms, and prove what comforters and helpmates ...
... indeed when that can be said of any woman-which is always the case when her life is right. On the whole, even now people get pretty much what they ...