God waits only the separation of spirit from flesh to crown us with a full reward. Why, then, should we ever sink overwhelmed with distress, when life is soon over, and death is so certain an entrance to happiness--to glory?
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Source Notes: Jane Eyre (chapter 8) (1847). Helen Burns tries to console the young Jane here after she has been publicly called a liar.
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