A Tribute Of Parental Affecton To The Memory Of Hannah Jerram

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byCharles Jerram

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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. 1828. Excerpt: ... I Ha Ve thus endeavoured to give a faithful delineation of the character of my beloved daughter; and an idea of the esteem and affection in which she was held by her relatives, friends, and neighbours. I must now proceed to a more affecting part of my narrative; and disclose what passed in the concluding stage of life. For a considerable time previous to the attack which terminated in the death of my dear child, she had been far from well. But such was the natural liveliness of her disposition, and her anxiety not to give uneasiness to her friends, that scarcely any would have supposed she was not enjoying excellent health, except those who were almost constantly with her, and from whom it was impossible, at all times, to conceal her weakness and pain. Her friends, however, who saw her only at distant intervals, marked a gradual change in her countenance, and wasting of substance: and more than once mentioned their suspicions, that she was not enjoying that degree of health which we seemed to imagine. I was, indeed, aware that something was wrong; and I frequently inquired respecting her health,but she always made so light of what she felt, and maintained such an almost uninterrupted flow of cheerfulness, that I could not persuade myself any thing was materially out of order. Medical men were, however, at different times consulted; but they never apprehended any thing of a serious nature; and gave only such medicines as the incidental symptoms seemed to require. In July of last year, as I before mentioned, she accompanied us in a visit into Lincolnshire; and at the solicitation of many of her friends, and especially of her aunt Mary, whom she loved with the tenderest affection, we consented to leave her for a few weeks, to enjoy more of their society than...

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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. 1828. Excerpt: ... I Ha Ve thus endeavoured to give a faithful delineation of the character of my beloved daughter; and an idea of the esteem and...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217312764

ISBN - 13:9780217312769

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