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When I look back on my past life, I am filled with shame and confusion. I am rude and ignorant, and in Thy sight a beast. Thou, O Lord, didst make Adam holy and happy, and gavest him ability to maintain his state. The penalty of his disobedience was death, but he disobeyed Thy holy law and incurred that penalty, and I, as a descendant from him, have inherited this depravity and this penalty. I acknowledge the justness of Thy sentence, O Lord, and would bow in submission before Thee. “How canst Thou, O Lord, condescend to look on me, a vile creature?
We had a little sister, Elizabeth Eleanor, born on Albert’s birthday, December 15, 1852, of whom he was exceedingly fond, but she was taken from us when less than four years old. A baby brother died at birth. ” CHAPTER 2 PERSONAL REMINISCENCES AT the urgent request of friends, Dr. Simpson began an autobiography and wrote a few pages, sketching in his racy style some of the events of his early years. His disinclination to speak of himself, which was a noteworthy characteristic, overcame him, and he left us only what follows in this chapter and a few paragraphs which appear in the story of his college days.
In temperament he was mathematical rather than literary. He was delicate in health and died at the age of forty-seven. “We had a little sister, Elizabeth Eleanor, born on Albert’s birthday, December 15, 1852, of whom he was exceedingly fond, but she was taken from us when less than four years old. A baby brother died at birth. ” CHAPTER 2 PERSONAL REMINISCENCES AT the urgent request of friends, Dr. Simpson began an autobiography and wrote a few pages, sketching in his racy style some of the events of his early years.
A.B. Simpson. His Life and Work by A.E. Thompson