Rowlandson - E87 .R885 1856

Mrs. Rowlandfon. 53 The twelfth Remove. T was upon a Sabbath day morning, that they prepared for their travel. This morning I asked my master whether he would sell me to my husband ; he answered mix ; which did much rejoice my spirit. My mistress, before we went, was gone to the burial of a Papoos, and returning she found me sitting, and read- ing in my Bible ; she snatcht it hastily out of my hand and threw it out of doors ; I ran out and catcht it up, and put it into my pocket, and never let her see it afterwards. Then they packed up their things to be gone, and gave me my load : I complained it was too heavy, whereupon she gave me a slap on the face, and bid me be gone. I lifted up my heart to God, hoping that redemp- tion was not far off; and the rather be-