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'the symptoms of approaching dissolution. Her pulse could not be distinguished at the wrist; but ' her mind retained its usual powers, and she spoke ' clearly and with much apparent strength. With 'her usual gentleness and politeness, to a medical friend, who staid with her till within three hours 'of her death, she expressed her concern that he 'should have been disturbed at so late an hour; ' and in the course of the night she said, "I could 'not have been long here, and I might as well go 'home this way, as any other." At other times 'she frequently prayed, "Lord Jesus! save a poor 'vile sinner." To some of her noble relatives, who 'stood near her couch, she said, "Oh! if this 'burning is so terrible, what must everlasting burnings be." Afterwards she affectionately took 'leave of her relations and grand-children, like dying Jacob, praying for a blessing on them; ' and she requested they would leave her with her 'attendants. Her last words were, "Come Lord Jesus, my blessed Redeemer: come and receive my spirit." Having thus adopted the dying prayer of Stephen, like him she" fell asleep,” and waked, to keep an eternal sabbath in the realms ' of glory.'-This was about six o'clock in the morning.
Who can hear even this account without breathing out a prayer, Let my soul be gathered where her soul is gone, in whatever way I may be called out of this world?-But I shall now leave you to your own reflections; only adding, Let us all, my dear friends," give diligence," according to the word of God, in preparing for death, that it may eventually be our "gain:" but let us not disquiet
ourselves with vain imaginations and terrors as to the manner of our death; which God will appoint in perfect wisdom, faithfulness, and love. In all 'time of our tribulation, in all time of our wealth, ' in the hour of death, and in the day of judgment, 'Good Lord, deliver us!' Amen!
THE VOICE OF GOD TO BRITAIN:
DEEPLY LAMENTED DEATH
HER ROYAL HIGHNESS
THE PRINCESS CHARLOTTE;
PREACHED AT ASTON SANDFORD, BUCKS,
ON THE DAY OF HER FUNERAL, NOVEMBER 19, 1817.
LET US SEARCH AND TRY OUR WAYS, AND TURN AGAIN TO THE LORD.