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" The death of the saints of God 13 precious in Eis sight; and shall it seem unto u8 superfluous, at such times as these are, to bear in what manner they have ended their lives?"
An Account of the Deaths
SOME EMINENT MEMBERS OF THE CHURCH
FROM THE PERIOD OF THE REFORMATION
TO THE BEGINNING OF THE PRESENT CENTURY.
REV. HENRY CLISSOLD, M.A.
“Nothing can awaken the attention, nothing can affect the heart of man
Printed for the
SOLD AT THE DEPOSITORY,
No. 4, ROYAL EXCHANGE ;
The reader will observe that a large portion of this work consists of passages from authors, contemporary with those whose last hours are here recorded. The fidelity of the narratives has thus been preserved: and the frequent variations occurring in the language and style will hence be accounted for.
This little book is earnestly recommended to the perusal of those who are in health, that it may prove of greater use and benefit to them in the time of sickness. “ Remember,” says Robert Nelson, “to be that in health, which you will wish to have been when you come to die.”