had taken tea, and Jacol5 had attended to
his duties in the garden and at the barn,
and had eaten his supper, and every thing
was set in order at the fire-side in his com¬
fortable apartment, where he spent his
evenings at home, Jacob came to the par
lour door and said, "Mr. Doit, will you
come and see Jacob now ?" I gladly ac¬
cepted the invitation, and took my seat by
his side and made the following record of
" Well, Jacob, do you think you love
the Lord Jesus Christ ?"
" I do, sir; I think I have no other ob¬
ject in this world or in the world to come,
but my blessed Lord and Saviour."
" How does he appear to you, Jacob?"
" He appears to me, in my daily walk
and conversation, the chief among ten
thousand and the one altogether lovely."
" Why does he appear so to you ?"
" Because he plucked me as a brand
from the burning, as I hope."
« What do you mean by that?"
" Why, sir, I mean that 1 was a very