Memoirs of

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1809 edition. Excerpt: ...felt before, and I saw you weep. O how I felt that you should weep I I would have said, --my mother!--but I could not speak. I hung my little arms trembling around yours. You will remember it; for then you wept more abundantly. Now it grew dark around me, and I could not see yon. I knew not how it was, but I heard your yoke. I heard you pray to my Redeemer for me. I prayed with you; for often had I prayed with you before. And now I felt a sudden pressure on my heart, and now I could see again;--but how different I felt from what I was before! I ran to you, and embraced your knees, but you did not perceive it. I said, "My dearest mother!"--but you did not hear me. I was so light, I flew when I would have walked. At length I saw my own little 1ody. I saw you lay it on the bed, kneel by it, and lift your hands and eyes to Heaven, with a look, like my new friends the Angels. Then you wept no more, but became quite composed and resigned. I heard you say, --" The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord!"--I heard too what you said to my father; for I still followed you. ec Sunim is dead," you said to him, fc Sunim is with God;"--and my father begap to weep aloud, and said, the only heir of his name and fortune now was dead, and all was lost to him. How gently did you lead him back: how sweetly speak of God, and of eternity! I had now heard that I was dead, but knew not what it meant; until a heavenly form came to me, and gently led me away; for I thought of nothing but remaining with you. This heavenly form was my Salem, whom I love as I love you, and who led me to the world I now inhabit. It is a star where all the souls of children come when they are dead; and where the heavenly more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236560132
  • 9781236560131