Rowlandson - E87 .R885 1856

Mrs. Rowlandfon. 9 the works of the Lord, what desolations he has made in the earth. Of thirty- seven persons who were in this one house, none escaped either present death, or a bitter captivity, save only one, who might say as in ,7ob i, 5. And I only am efcaped alone to tell the news. There were twelve killed, some shot, some stabbed with their spears, some knocked down with their hatchets. When we are in prosperity, Oh the little that we think of such dreadful sights, to see our dear friends and relations lie bleed- ing out their hearts' blood upon the ground. There was one who was chopt in the head with a hatchet, and stript naked, and yet was crawling up and down. It was a solemn sight to see so many christians lying in their blood, some here and some there, like a com- pany of sheep torn by wolves. All of them stript naked by a company of hell-hounds, roaring, singing, ranting