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1884. Excerpt: ... Radcliffe. Something, also, he said about its
being women's work to teach men its meaning. The doctor said,
"Speak slowly." He misunderstood, and said quickly, "You do not
want me to speak?" "Oh, yes: tell us all you can." He went on, more
indistinctly, till suddenly he made a great effort to gain
strength, and then said slowly and distinctly, "The knowledge of
the love of God, the blessing of God Almighty, the Father, the Son,
and the Holy Ghost be amongst you, amongst us, and remain with us
forever." He never spoke again. In one instant, all consciousness
was gone. He did not know them. His breathing became more labored,
and at last ceased, while a look of calmness, beauty, and triumph
settled upon the face, says his son, and remained there for many
hours. It was proposed to bury him in 'Westminster Abbey; but,
knowing that this would be contrary to his wishes, he was laid in a
vault at Highgate, where his father, mother, and sisters were
buried. "There followed then," says his son, "both in the pulpit
and press, such a burst of grateful recognition of his national
services as hardly had been known since the death of the Duke of
Wellington." This was from men of all sects, classes, and
professions. A memorial volume of great beauty might be made of the
sermons, papers, poems, which were called out by his death, as also
of the autobiographical letters written to hira by those whom he
had led from doubt into firm faith. The biographer ends the book by
quoting Dr. Montague Butler's words: "Wherever rich and poor are
brought closer together, wherever men learn to think more worthily
of God in Christ, the great work that he has labored at for more
than fifty years shall be spoken of as a memorial of him." HOME
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