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TRIN. COL., CAMB.,
AUTHOR OF "JACOB'S WELL," "THE SURE ANCHOR," "FOOTPRINTS OF JESUS," ETC.
LATE VICAR OF CHRIST CHURCH, DOVER; FORMERLY INCUMBENT AND OFFICIAL

OF THE ROYAL PECULIAR OF PENKRIDGE ; RURAL DEAN, ETC., ETC.

WITH BRIEF NOTICES OF HIS MINISTERIAL WORK.

BY

MRS. G. ALBERT ROGERS,
Author of The Folded Lamb,” The Coronation Stone,etc.

“Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give

thee a crown of life.”

LONDON:
JAMES NISBET & CO., 21, BERNERS ST.;

AND ALL BOOKSELLERS.

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In answer to the very numerous letters of

kind sympathy which have reached me, and the many requests for particulars of the last illness of him who, is gone-requests to which I am unable to respond individually-this brief record will, I trust, be kindly accepted.

His memory long will live alone

In all our hearts as mournful light That broods above the fallen sun And dwells in heaven half the night.”

- In Memoriam.

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WOODLEIGH,
KEARSNEY,

DOVER,

March 3rd, 1884. MY DEAR MR. KIRWOOD,

In compliance, in part at least, with the injunction which you enforced upon me as a sacred duty, that I should furnish some record of the departed one whose precious remains you had just committed to the tomb, and with whom you laboured so happily in former days, I will endeavour to give a brief outline of his last illness.

Very unexpected, as you know, was his removal. The blow fell indeed with a force at first all the more stunning, because to human ken it might have been

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