Extracts from Letters and Other Pieces: During Her Last Illness (Classic Reprint)

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Fb&c Limited, Jan 23, 2018 - 100 pages
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Margaret jackson was daughter of Thomas and Biddy Jackson of Eden derry, in the King's County: she died at Moate, in the County of Westmeath, in the prime of life, on the 16th of se cond month, 1822. Her last illness was of several years' duration, and the lin gering progress of the disease was at tended With severe bodily suffering. In its earlier stages she passed through dis tressing mental conflicts, arising from an apprehension of unfitness for the ap proaching awful change; yet these trials appear to have been permitted in mercy for her refinement - through the Re deemer's love she was brought to a state of peaceful resignation, raised in a remarkable manner above her suffer ings, supported under extreme and pro tracted weakness, and enabled to rejoice in the hope of a glorious inheritance. In this favoured situation she felt a deep.

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