After which she was engaged in vocal supplica¬
tion, with a melody of voice, and in language which
we could scarcely have supposed was her own.
Her pulse, about this time, was hardly percepti¬
ble, and every appearance indicated a speedy dis¬
solution. Whilst these apprehensions prevailed,
she said, "I see how the end will be. I have yet
much to suffer ; and desire I may be favoured with
This view of her situation, and of her solemn
close, was remarkably realized : for she lived about
eight days longer—much of which time was pass¬
ed in a state of delirium. If she had any lucid
intervals, they were occupied chiefly in thanksgiv¬
ing and praise.
At one time, when I was not present, she de¬
sired a friend to tell me, if she should not see me
any more, that the work was done; and well done.
I presently called to see her; when she told me
the same—adding, "We are all sisters in Christ."
She further said, " I wish thee to keep the faith,
and maintain the fight—that thou mayest come
where I am going."
In closing this short account, which I have felt
a willingness to preserve, for the encouragement,
more particularly, of her own colour, I am led to
adopt the language of the Apostle Peter: "Of a
truth I perceive that God is no respecter of per¬
sons: but in every nation, he that feareth him and
worketh righteousness, is accepted with him."
Acts x. 24, 25.
Her body was decently interred in Friends' bu¬
rying ground at Smithfield, the. day following her