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By William L. Andrews, Annette Kolodny, Daniel B. Shea, Sargent Bush Jr., Amy Schrager Lang

Provides the non-public narratives of 4 ladies within the early days of yank cost. those are stories of exploration past traditional barriers, women's voyages of self-discovery in a brand new global. The authors comprise Mary Rowlandson, Sarah Knight, Elizabeth Trist and Elizabeth Ashbridge.

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Xxvii. 13. lhadfainted, unless I had believed, 16 &c. The next day was the Sabbath: I then remembered how careless I had been of God's holy time; how many Sabbaths I had lost and mispent, and how evilly I had walked in God's sight; which lay so close upon my Spirit, that it was easie for me to see how righteous it was with God to cut off the thread of my life, and cast me out of his presence for ever. Yet the Lord still shewed mercy to me, and upheld me; and as he wounded me with one hand, so he healed me with the other.

Enemy": These words are spoken to Rachel, who is mourning her lost children. 22. likeJehu: See 2 Kings 9:20. AMY SCHRAGER LANG to count the number of them; but they were so many, and being somewhat in motion, it was beyond my skill. In this travel, because of my wound, I was somewhat favoured in my load; I carried only my knitting-work, and two quarts of parched Meal. Being very faint, I asked my Mistress to give me one spoonful of the meal, but she would not give me a taste. They quickly fell to cutting dry trees, to make rafts to carry them over the River; and soon my tum came to go over.

5. "Were there not . ": Luke 1]:17. AMY SCHRAGER LANG and in this deliverance when it came, yea, more than in many others? And how many are there to whom, so concerned, it will doubtless be a very acceptable thing, to see the way of God with this Gentlewoman in the aforesaid dispensation, thus laid out and pourtrayed before their eyes. To conclude, Whatever any coy phantasies may deem, yet it highly concerns those that have so deeply tasted how good the Lord is, to enquire with lJaJJid, What shall I render to the Lordfor all his berz4its to me?

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