Excerpt from A Memoir of Mrs. Susanna Rowson: With Elegant and Illustrative Extracts From Her Writings in Prose and Poetry In the preface to the Trials of the Human Heart, Mrs. Rowson says: My mother lost her life in giving me existence. She lies buried under one of the churches in Portsmouth, England. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.