On The Death Of Mrs. Jessie Willis.


After life’s eventful mission,
In her truthfulness and worth,
Like a calm and gentle vision
She has passed away from earth.

Lovely she in frame and feature!
Blended purity and grace!–
The Creator in the creature
Glowed in her expressive face!

Angel of a nature human!
Essence of a celestial love!
Heart and soul of trusting woman,
Gone to her reward above!

Mourners, dry your tears of sorrow–
Read the golden promise o’er;
There will dawn a cheerful morrow
When we meet to part no more.

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