Rowlandson - E87 .R885 1856

Mrs. Rowlandfon. 69 did mourn as a dove, mine eyes fail with looking upward. 0 Lord I am oppreffed, undertake for me. Ifai. 38. 14. I could tell the Lord as Hezekiah, Iler. 3. Re- member now 0 Lord, I befeech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth. Now had I time to examine all my ways. My conscience did not accuse me of un- righteousness towards one or another ; yet I saw how in my walk with God, I had been a careless creature. As David said, againft thee only have I finned. And I might say with the poor publican, God be merciful unto me a (inner. Upon the Sabbath days I could look upon the sun, and think how people were going to the house of God to have their souls refresh'd, and then home and their bodies also ; but I was destitute of both, and might say as the poor prodigal, He would fain have filled his belly with the hulks that the (wine did eat, and no man gave unto him. Luke 15. 16. For I must say with him, Father