Rowlandson - E87 .R885 1856

Mrs. Rowlandfon. 49 and lamenting, and my spirit was ready to sink, with the thoughts of my poor children. My son was ill, and I could not but think of his mournful looks, having no christian friend near him, to do any office of love to him, either for soul or body. And my poor girl, I knew not where she was, nor whether she was sick or well, alive or dead. I repaired under these thoughts to my Bi- ble, (my great comforter in that time,) and that scripture came to my hand, Caft thy burthen upon the Lord, and he fhall fuftain thee. Pfalmn 55. 22. But I was fain to go look after some- thing to satisfy my hunger ; and going among the wigwams, I went into one, and there found a Squaw who shewed herself very kind to me, and gave me a piece of bear. I put it into my pocket, and came home ; but could not find an opportunity to broil it, for fear they should get it from me; and there it lay 4 r