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LONDON:
THE RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY;

Instituted 1799.

SOLD AT THE DEPOSITORY, 50. PATERNOSTER ROW,
AND 65, ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD;

AND BY THE BOOKSELLERS.

LONDON:

Printed by W. Clowes and Sons,

Stamford Street.

INDEX.

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Affliction, advantage of. 32

Apostate, the 142

Are you able to write?.... 19

Atheists, a word or two to. 53

Atonement, the 185

Babylon, remains of 16

Berridge, Rev. J., letter of. 59

Better not 177

Bible, the 55

Boy's Bible class, the .... 198
Calls of usefulness, on—

A feeble-minded Christian 7

A youthful reader 8

One setting a bad example 9
One ignorant of his own

heart 24

A lodging-house keeper . 25
A young Bible reader .. 44
One negligent of his du-
ties 44

A carpenter.... 45

One fond of singing .... 68
One fond of indulging

himself 69

A lover of nature 84

One proud of his dress . 85

A workman 103

Thelame 104

An ungodly parent 130

Some thoughtless boys.. 131
One calculating on a long

life 132

The father of a large fa-
mily 146

The son of a Christian

parent 147

A youth with a birthday

present 168

Two aged villagers 169

A young cripple 170

A timid young man 171

An injudicious mother .. 206
One well versed in the

Scriptures 207

One with a good memory 208

Canadian miller and his wife 76

Careless, J., letters of. 148, 173

Cheerfulness, Christian ... 11
Christ, the Divinity of .... 56

, the love of ]09

crucified ] 55

, the Sun of righteous-
ness 228

, the believer's pilot . 229

Christian acquirements ... 19

, a 32

, the, and infidel . 102

, to an afflicted .. 190

Comfort to the weary and

heavy-laden spirit 23

Contrast, a 33

Conscience, a good 209

, an evil 210

Conversation between two

mothers 222

Dairyman's daughter, the 72
Danger of a false hope.... 94

Daughters, the two 94

Despondency, cure for.... 186

Farmer, the young 123

Following the Lord fully .. 140
France, public worship in . 186
Gin-drinking, the road to

ruin 120

Glorification of the Chris-
tian's body 190

God, man's response to ... 31
Henry, Matthew, extracts

from 55

Hint by the way 211

Hints to religious professors 123

Humility 155

I Am that I Am 235

In chains 159

Judgment, a hasty §6

Justification; or, How is a

sinner justified? 13

Keep your head straight .. 154
Keep up to your work .... 155
Letter to a sick man .... 112
Lord's day recollections: 16.
49, 67, 87, 109

Lovest thou me? 43

Man accountable 93

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OCCASIONAL MEDITATIONS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS. UPON THE SIGHT OF A GREAT LIBRARY.

What a world of wit is here packed up together! I know not whether this sight doth more dismay, or comfort me: it dismays me to think, that here is so much that I cannot know; it comforts me to think that this variety yields so good helps to know what I should. There is no truer word than that of Solomon, there is no end of making many books; this sight verifies it; there is no end indeed, it were pity there should. God hath given to man a busy soul; the agitation whereof cannot but, through time and experience, work out many hidden truths: to suppress these

TRACT MAG. THIRD SERIES, NO 85. JAN. 1841. B

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