chapter  5
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Sojourner's Early Religion

We will now turn from the outward and temporal to the inward and spiritual life of our subject. It is ever both interesting and instructive to trace the exercises of a human mind, through the trials and mysteries of life; and especially a naturally powerful mind, left as hers was almost entirely to its own workings, and the chance infl uences it met on its way; and especially to note its reception of that divine “light, that lighteth every man that cometh into the world.”