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Brorson's childlike spirit may be seen reflected in the first of these, a children's Christmas hymn: Thy little ones, dear Lord, are we, And come Thy lowly bed to see; Enlighten every soul and mind, That we the way to Thee may find.- "The Story of Our Hymns", Ernest Edwin Ryden.
- "The Two Destinies", Wilkie Collins.
She could not know DavidÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ s will in the matter, but since he had all along left Mrs. Lafirme in ignorance of his domestic trials, she concluded it was not for her to enlighten that lady further.- "At Fault", Kate Chopin.