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annul my assertions, that their peaceable significations will be gladly received and heartily wellcome. To that effect I may safely venture to say to you, that I have got to speak in God's behalf, and on that subject there can never be a deficiency of matter to oppose and lead


into the true path of Salvation!!!

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My heart overflows with joy! and where now are the words out of a full bosom, to praise the Almighty for having graciously preserved me uutil the final termination humble work: Yea! to the universal world will I proclaim thy mercy; for who am I, to have so particularly merited thy grace in hitherto protecting me? Thy mercy has extended in my favour beyond what thy worthless servant deserves.

Thou, my Creator and my Shield ! hast begun to show thy servant thy greatness and thy mighty hand: for what God is there that can do according to thy works, and according to thy might?

Thou knowest all the travel that has come upon me, from the day that I commenced this work, until the termination. Thou who proveth the profoundness of every human heart, to thee it is evident that I did not quit my home to publish this for traffic and gain, neither for boast, nor for fame: No! only for my zeal and jealousy of thy great name, I chose the way of truth, and answered them that reproached me. Horror hath taken hold upon me, because the proud



כלובי אמונתיך : אמרתי עת לעשות לה' הפרו תורתך :

על כן אזרתי כגבר קשתי, ונר לרגלי היו דבריך ואור לנתיבתי, הרסתי טענותיהם - נתקתי מוסרותיהם והשלכתי ממנו עבותיהם, דברתי באפי ציהם , ובחרוני אבהלם; ומה נמלצו לחכי אמרתך: הן המה היו כדבש לפי . יען צדקתך היא לעולם ותורתך אמת :

שמתי נפשי בכפר אפס מכמרות ופחים עשו לנגדי . שתו רשת לרגלי . עד שרפו ידי אז אמרתי במר נפשי ו צ נא תעזבני הי אהי ראהעניי ועמלי , הנה לכבודך שמתי נפשי בכפי : הקרה נא עזרתיך לפניו ועשה חסד עם עבדך :

וממכון שבתך שמעת תחנתי, וטרם אכלה לדבר והנה יצא לקראתי אשת חיל הצילה הגבירה עטרת הנשים בערונגעס אנתונינה דעספענסער בת יחידה מהגביר המרומם




היא עושה אותי גר בלי דעת אותי מקודם אף כי לנזקה לכן חאל מצילה יעזור אותה בכל מקרים קשים ויתן לה כח להשלים כל מעשיה :

have forged a lie against us; for their eyes are gloomy like veiled with a lawn, and their hearts are entirely obdurate. The proud have digged pits against thy people and against thine anointed, so that almost they consumed us and the way of thy truth upon earth. Therefore I exclaimed, It is time for the LORD to work, for they have made vain thy law.

With spirit I seized my pen, and found thy word a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path, I annulled their word, and unrooted their proofs; I did break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us. How sweet are thy words unto my taste? Yea! sweeter than honey to my mouth, thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the truth.

I put my soul continually into thy hands, because the wicked have laid a snare for me and placed traps before my feet, that my hands might become feeble.

With tears in my eyes and a sad heart, I implored my Creator, and exclaimed, O Almighty! abandon me not, look upon my affliction and my pain! Thy never-ceasing mercy heard me from Thy throne, and before I had finished my humble supplication, I espyed a deliverer* approaching me, the Baroness Antonina Despenser, only daughter of the much beloved Baron Despenser,

* She assisted me, a stranger, without any previous koowledge of me, to her own detriment, for which may her Almighty deliverer assist her through all her difficulties and Puable her to complete all her works.


פרינסיס דעספענסער, נודע בשערים שמה, ואם שרות רבות עשו חיל זאת עלית על כלנה, פיה פתחה בחכמה, ודברה לי, ותחי נפשי בדבריה, . וכאשר דברה י כן עשתה, ועלירה באתי לגמר טוב : אמרתי אתן לה מפרי ידיה ויהללוה בשערים כתביה אתה אי זכור:נא תמיד חסדיה ולעד תאיר פניה :

whose name as well as that of her father, " as he sitteth among the elect of the land,” is renowned. I became elevated by her condescension, and thus I spoke within myself—" I will give her the fruit of her hands, and let her own works praise her in the gates.” O Almighty God! let this deed be remembered in Thy eternal mind, and let her glory brighten for ever. Amen,

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