Unknown Female - the 1800's

from My Life and Sacred Songs, page 202:

My hand was on the door, when the moaning voice of the dying girl fell upon my ear. " A dark, dark eternity ! " she sobbed out. Turning round, and seeing that imploring look of anguish, and hearing the hasty, half-choked breathing—the beginning of the horrid death-rattle, which, though familiar to one's ear, always inspires a shudder—I found it impossible to take another step. " O God ! " I said in my heart, " what wilt Thou have me to do ? " Suddenly, and for the first time in my life, it struck me that I might sing a hymn. " Shall I sing a hymn ? " I asked. "Oh, yes, you may !…   more >>

cite as

Ira David Sankey, My Life and Sacred Songs (1906), p. 202. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432126024866 accessed: 29 July, 2021

Listeners

Listening to

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Rock of Ages
written by A. M. Toplady, Dr. Thomas Hastings
performed by Rev. Joh Macpherson

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1800's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by Gill on Wed, 20 May 2015 13:47:04 +0100
Approved on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 17:32:59 +0100