Fragment by Frances Miller Seward

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Fragment by Frances Miller Seward
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Institution:University of Rochester

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Fragment by Frances Miller Seward

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sender: Frances Seward
Birth: 1805-09-24  Death: 1865-06-21

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transcription: keh 

revision: tap 2017-05-24

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While my children
x Birth: 1839-06-18  Death: 1920-04-29  Birth: 1844-12-09  Death: 1866-10-29  Birth: 1830-07-08  Death: 1915-04-25  Birth: 1826-10-01  Death: 1876-09-11 

were young I felt
the necessity of giving
them some Sunday
lessons which would
aid them in their
way through life
& at the same time
^give them^ just and true ideas
of Divine government
It was for this
purpose I commenced
these selections from
the New Testament
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Two to three verses
learned every Sunday
will make a more
lasting impression than
longer lessons – or
much reading –
and with God's help
influence the future
conduct –
When mothers become
seriously awakened
to their great respon-
sibility in forming the
character of their
children, and strive
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by example and
teaching, to make
them virtuous, at
an age when the
heart is tender &
the mind impressible,
then we may look
for permanent
improvement in
the human race –