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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1823 edition. Excerpt: ...done. I have felt that my
sickness, and every fresh pain I had gave me pleasure, as I then
hoped I should soon be gone from the world." It was a great mercy
to her and her friends, that she was not exercised with much pain,
nor perplexed with any fears or doubts. Sensible that her
dissolution was approaching, she contemplated it without dismay. No
expression of fear or regret escaped her lips. Nothing appeared to
disturb her spirit, in its departing moments. Calm and serene,
resigned to the will of God, and resting on his arm, she quietly
fell asleep in Jesus, and closed a short life of exemplary piety,
in peace, on the 30th of November, 1822, being a few days short of
20 years of age. Miss Mallabone was buried in the same tomb with
her father and sister. It was designed, had there been room, to
have had the following lines engraved upon the stone, but that not
being the case, for the satisfaction of her friends, they are here
preserved. "If, passenger, you stop and wish to know Whose corpse
lies mould'ring in the vault below," Learn 'tis the maid's, whose
early life adorn'd The path of truth which many others scorn'd. On
wings of faith and hope, while here, she soar'd, And long'd to be
where Jesus is ador'd. Her wish is crown'd --But what is thy desire
1 Dost thou, like her, to heav'nly bliss aspire? Then flee to
Jesus, make the Lord thy trust; 'Tis He alone can make the sinner
just--Can draw the sting of death, and fit the soul To mount on
high, where endless pleasures roll EXTRACTS FROM Miss Mallabone's
JUtarj? ana %ttktt 1819. Jan. 7.--" Awake thou lhat sleepest, and
arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light." Begin this
year with Hosanna, blessing and praise Dedicate thyself to God,
imploring his protection of thee the...
|Country of origin:
R. M Miller
||246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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