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Roseltha Goble Diary, 1857-1858


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Tuesday 16th Today Sarah left I am glad she is gone we could not have peace while she remained. I like the girl came yesterday better Clarinda {Garity?} is her name; she is quite the reverse of Sarah so demure and genial. She rarely speaks. I hope she will do well. I have almost come to the conclusion if you want anything done, do it yourself. Called this afternoon on Mrs Cromwell & returned a book I borrowed some time ago, "The Life of the First Mrs. Judson." What a noble true-hearted woman. She has long since gone to her reward, and her glorified Spirit is doubtless raising anthems of praise to the "Great I Am": with many a ransomed Burman, whom she was instrumental in leading from the darkness of Burman heathenism to the knowledge of the One True God." She died among them for whom she had sacrified her best days, with no dear friend near to soothe her last moments but a convoy of bright angels waited to carry her free'd spirit when she should know no more weariness or pain. They laid

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