was exceedingly rough, large stones having been laid where the poles used to be, and only two passengers besides ourselves, so that we were obliged to keep little Thomas well wedged in, that he need not be thrown against the side of the stage; the pillow added much to his comfort and our convenience, as it enabled my James to hold.
This school enlarged to a satisfactory success, and business also changed for the better, but sorrow almost overwhelmed them in the death of the darling little Thomas, a crushing blow to his mother, whose health suffered seriously in consequence.
Under the solemn influence of this bereavement she was led into a deeper religiodelphia, a street now wholly given up to shops and offices.
As no nurse was kept, Mrs. Mott was closely occupied by the care of her children, the fourth, another Thomas, having been born in 1823.
She also did much of the housework, and all her own sewing, as they could afford only one servant and felt the necessity of strict eco