Sarah stitched her sampler in 1773, and it now belongs to the Newport (Rhode Island) Historical Society. The main focus of the sampler is a large house in the center with trees on either side.
There are five wonderful verses.
Duty fear and love we owe to good above.
Favour is deceitful and beauty is vain but a woman that feareth the lord she shall be praised.
Give her of the fruit of her hands and let her own works praise her in the gate.
Give frist to god the flowr of thy youth take for thy guide the holy word of truth adorn thy soul with grace price wisdom more than all the pearls upon the indian shore.
Labour for peace chuse to contend with none let reason with sweet calmness keep the throne treading fierce wrath and lawless passions down the grace of mekness is a womans crown.