"I hope and trust the infinite, the eternal, and merciful and loving God. I worship Him and feel no guilt in my heart before him for what I am going to do."
"The just is close to the people's heart, but the merciful is close to the heart of God."
"Your dear baby has died innocent and blameless, and has been called away by an all wise and merciful Creator, most probably from a life to misery and misfortune, and most certainly to one of happiness and bliss."
"The most merciful thing that a family does to one of its infant members is to kill it."