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The Bondage of Riches Annie S. Swan

The Bondage of Riches

Annie S. Swan

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“God, give me neither poverty nor riches.”That was John Wycherley’s constant prayer as he struggled through life, trying to provide for his family. Modest comfort was all he ever aimed at or hoped for. He had no desire to exchange the peace of aMore“God, give me neither poverty nor riches.”That was John Wycherley’s constant prayer as he struggled through life, trying to provide for his family. Modest comfort was all he ever aimed at or hoped for. He had no desire to exchange the peace of a quiet, well-ordered life for the bondage of riches.But his small act of kindness to a stranger finds John the heir to an astonishing fortune. While John Wycherley is thankful for the windfall, he is not prepared to give up the happy, peaceful life he and his family lead—but his wife Emma has other ideas. She wants to move to a country estate and even schemes to marry their daughter off to a peer!But the arrival of a mysterious stranger, claiming to be the rightful heir, soon jeopardizes Emma Wycherley’s plans and tests John’s conscience in a way he never could have imagined.This unabridged edition of the 1900 classic Christian novel includes a biography of the author.