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EARLY

RECOLLECTIONS.

BY

BERTIE'S MOTHER,

AUTHOR OF “MEMORIALS OF BERTIE,” “MEMORIALS OF BERTIES
BROTHER AND INFANT SISTER,” “THE IDOL CHILD," “yichoRY

THROUGH THE BLOOD OF THE LAMB," ETC. ETC.

EDITED BY

J. BYRES LAING, A.M.

“Perhaps a frail memorial, but sincere,
Not scorned in heaven, though little noticed here."

COWPER.

LONDON:
WARD AND CO., 27, PATERNOSTER ROW.

LONDON : .J. UNWIN, GRESHAM STEAM PRESS,

BUCKLERSBURY.

IN THE EARNEST HOPE

THAT EACH AND ALL OF OUR ENDEARED ONES

SHALL MEET THEIR MOTHER

IN THE KINGDOM OF GOD'S DEAR SON,

THIS LITTLE VOLUME

IS AFFECTIONATELY DEDICATED TO MY FATHER AND HIS

CHILDREN:

A parting Token

FROM ONE WHO LOVES TII E M.

AND FROM ONE TIIEY LOVE.

CONTENTS.

viii

LONG AGO.

The sampler-Recollections of babyhood--Apostrophe to my mother
-Introduction to my baby sister-Early joys—The first sorrow— The
infant watch--To my infant sister in heaven......

The successional bereavements--One thing which puzzled-How

my father trained me in the “nurture and admonition of the Lord”-

How my mother neglected only one thing in her care of me, but that

was the “one thing needful"--How Jesus tried to win her wayward

heart-My mother knew not God, nor acknowledged Him in all her

ways—The affliction-My mother's tireless love-The friend above all
others—My mother reading the Bible and not recognising her
Saviour .....

...............................................

... 8-13

Apostrophe to my mother-Her need of a Saviour_The accident-
Meditation Supplication - The assurance

26-29

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