Memoirs Of Mrs. Mary Tatham, Late Of Nottingham by Joseph BeaumontMemoirs Of Mrs. Mary Tatham, Late Of Nottingham by Joseph Beaumont

Memoirs Of Mrs. Mary Tatham, Late Of Nottingham

byJoseph Beaumont

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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. 1838. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. MRS. TATHAM'S DEATH--HER CHARACTER REMARKS CONCLUSION. For the last two or three years of the life of Mrs. Tatham, her pen was not much employed; at least the writer has not been able to obtain any of its productions during that period. She maintained the tenour of her way with undiminished interest, retaining the use of all her intellectual faculties amidst the slow and gentle decline of her bodily strength. Considering her great age, and the impaired condition of her sight, it cannot indeed be any matter of surprise that the practice of "Reviewing life's eventful page, And noting, ere they fade away, The little lines of yesterday," should now be discontinued by her. She had written much; but the pen of this ready writer, which had been in constant activity between fifty and sixty years, without ever perhaps having traced a line which "dying she would wish to blot," is laid down, not to be resumed again. Throughout a considerable period of her life, Mrs. Tatham was accustomed to commit her thoughts, upon various subjects, general and sacred, to writing. She has inscribed, with great exactness, some thousands of remarks upon, and illustrations of, portions of holy Scripture. Indeed, the whole productions of her pen, partly in the form of a diary of her life, partly of observations upon a great variety of subjects in general, and especially of a vast body of notes upon various parts of the sacred volume, are so considerable and extensive, that, if placed together, they would comprise several volumes. She held the pen of a close and deep observer, and of a devout, practical, humble Christian; and by this means, her personal improvement was ever advancing, and her mastery of the subjects which belong to general edification was greatly extended. ...
Title:Memoirs Of Mrs. Mary Tatham, Late Of NottinghamFormat:PaperbackDimensions:118 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.25 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217969585

ISBN - 13:9780217969581