Rowlandson - E87 .R885 1856

Mrs. Rowlandfon. 1oi of fears and troubles; yea, at this time I could not rest night nor day. The next night I was overjoyed, Mr. Hoar being come, and that with such good tidings. The third night I was even swallowed up with the thoughts of going home again; and that I must leave my chil- dren behind me in the wilderness ; so that sleep was now almost departed from mine eyes. On Tuesday morning they called their General Court (as they stiled it) to con- sult and determine whether I should go home or no. And they all seemingly consented that I should go, except Philip, who would not come among them. But before I go any farther, I would take leave to mention a few remarkable passages of Providence, which I took spe- cial notice of in my afflicted time. i. Of the fair opportunity lost in the long march, a little after the fort fight, when our English army was so numerous,