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[p. 69] the summons came, in very feeble tones, he said to his pastor:—‘I am glad you have come to see me in my last hour,’ and shortly afterward, calmly and peacefully as he had lived, he took his departure from this world which had been made better and brighter from his passage through it.

‘They rest from their labors and their works follow them.’

When the pulses of life beat faint and slow,
And the spirit is struggling and pants to go,
The richest baubles that tempt below
But deepen the gathering gloom;
But light divine with heavenly ray
Will guide the soul on the radiant way
To the clime of the blest forever and aye
To live in Eternity's bloom.

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