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Noble Deeds of American Women

With Biographical Sketches of Some of the More Prominent

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Author: Jesse Clement
Published: 1857
Language: English
Wordcount: 99,725 / 312 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 49.3
Downloads: 1,818
Added to site: 2012.04.02
mnybks.net#: 31399
Genre: Biography
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aught them the Bible, and the catechism, and the holy hymn, though the war-whoop of the Indian rang through the wild. Amid the untold hardships of colonial life, she infused new strength into her husband by her firmness, and solaced his weary hours by her love. She was to him,

"An undergoing spirit, to bear up Against whate'er ensued."

During the struggle of our Revolution, the privations sustained, and the efforts made by women, were neither few nor of short duration. Many of them are delineated in the present volume, and in other interesting ones of the same class, which have found favor with the public.

Yet innumerable instances of faithful toil, and patient endurance, must have been covered with oblivion. In how many a lone home, whence the father was long sundered by a soldier's destiny, did the Mother labor to perform to their little ones both his duties and her own, having no witness of the extent of her heavy burdens, and sleepless anxieties, save the Hearer of Prayer.

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