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Roseltha Goble Diary, 1857-1858


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since I have written a word in my journal. I have been careless and did not feel like writing. I have been busy too attending to the thousand and one things attendant upon housekeeping. I feel more deeply since I came here than I could before the loss of my Mother. There is hardly an hour during the day but the thought "I've got no Mother now," comes over me with a feeling so sad and desolate; I feel sometimes as if I was alone, all alone. But I should not say that for my Father and brothers are very kind and I love them very, very, dearly. God has dealt very bountifully with me, in giving me so many dear, kind, friends. "Father of Mercies," make me more grateful for the rich blessings I enjoy. We have been this evening to a noisy, crowded, Methodist meeting. The house was very small

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