Youthful Pilgrims; Or, Memorials Of Young Persons Of The Society Of Friends

Paperback | January 17, 2012

byEsther Wheeler Seebohm

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1858. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... and sorrow of heart, but which, through the mercy of my Saviour, who is ever ready to forgive, will, I humbly trust, be blotted out. Whilst I was at school, I do not know that I ever told a direct untruth; but I was very much given to an impertinent manner of answering my teachers, and to doing things which I knew to be contrary to what they told me to be right; and in this way I gave myself up to the evil one." Soon after she left school, the decease of a dear cousin, near her own age, was a close trial to her; she thus notices this event, "2nd mo. 1840.--After the death of my dear cousin, I felt very low. The thought of one so young, like myself, being called away from earth, and that I might be the next, flashed across my mind; but things did not then take that root that was needful to bring me to a sense of my poor lost state. Oh that it had wrought upon me that which I fully believe was designed; viz., to bring me to see the need of preparation, even in youth, for an eternal state." Her feelings, at the period when her health began to decline, are thus recorded by herself: "In the spring of 1841, it pleased Divine goodness, who alone knoweth best what is good for the children of men, to afflict me with a cough, which, not abating towards the end of the year, it was thought best to consult Dr. of Leeds, whither I accordingly went. He told me that he could not flatter me; he thought there was decidedly disease of the right lung, but that with great care, it might for the present be retarded. My feelings at that time were not very poignant; I was induced to hope the complaint was not so bad but that it might be removed; still the thought of eternity would often flash across my mind. My dear friends were, I dare say, more anxious than I; not that I felt p...

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1858. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... and sorrow of heart, but which, through the mercy of my Saviour, who is ever ready to forgive, will, I humbly trust, be blotted...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:January 17, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217421261

ISBN - 13:9780217421263

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