Rowlandson - E87 .R885 1856

Mrs. Rowlandfon. 117 entertained by several of that town. The Indians often said, that I should never have her under twenty pounds, but now the Lord hath brought her in upon free cost, and given her to me the second time. The Lord make us a blessing indeed to each other. Thus hath the Lord brought me and mine out of that horrible pit, and hath set us in the midst of tender heart- ed and compassionate Christians. 'Tis the desire of my soul, that we may walk worthy of the mercies received, and which we are receiving. Our family being now gathered together, the South church in Boston hired an house for us. Then we removed from Mr. Shepard's (those cordial friends) and went to Boston, where we continued about three quarters of a year. Still the Lord went along with us, and provided gra- ciously for us. I thought it somewhat strange to set up house-keeping with bare