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LONDON:
TIIK RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY,

DC, PATERNOSTER ROW, AND 65, ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD.

Sni.n ItV THE UUOKSEI.I.ZRS.

CONTENTS.

Page
Parent and child, sympathy

between 208, 272

Past times and past benefits . 289
Peace, the search for ... 97

Persecution 141

Piedmontese martyr, the . . 337
Poor widow's boy, the . . . 129
Praying sceptic, the .... 2S5
"Quench not the Spirit" . . 59

Railroad men 214

Railway and the sabbath . . 355

Refuge 85

Rev. Henry Blunt, letter from

the 158

Revolution, scene of a . . .174

Secret faults 126

Shall we travel on the sabbath? 100
Shepherd church in the Pyre-
nees, the 107

Souls, the worth of ... . 95

Spare it this year 89

"Susan! Susan! are ycu

ready?" 211

Test, the 344

"There is no society there" . 236
"There is wrath gone out from

the Lord" .309

Three regrets, the:
First regret ...... 102

Second regret 103

Third regret 104

To my neighbour 313

Tongue, the Ill

Tract anecdotes, etc.:

The swearer's prayer ... 27
A word in season .... 27
Are you a doctor? .... 55
Books to children and ser-
vants 82

I do not want your books . 83

Is that all? 83

This is the man 110

Are you ready? . . . .110

Page
Tract anecdotes, etc.:

More fruit 13S

The giver blessed .... 164
Perseverance prevailing . .165
Speak as well as give . . . 193

The sick boy 222

Tracts in France .... 278
Give and scatter tracts . . o04

Tracts at fairs 334

Tracts among colliers . . . 359

Trust in God 20

Truth is strange 45

Warmth for the cold .... 358

Wasted year, a 3

Watching for the dawn ... 2

Wear a smile 277

What is in Christ 185

What Christ has done for souls 32
Which will you be? . . . . 49

Why will ye die? 143

Widow of M., the . . . .202

World to come, the 170

Word of God, power of the . ii

POETRY.

Be thou ready 28

Complaints of the poor . . . 360
Contented prisoner, the . . 196

Fountain, the 56

I will keep thee 139

Lady's dream 335

My mother's voice .... 168
Saint at his funeral, a ... 84
Stream of life, the .... 168

Thou knowest 112

Unfailing graces 196

Wasted flowers, the . . . .223
Wave, the ...*... 140
What must it be to be there! Ill
Who shall roll us away the

stone? 2S0

Winds, the 30S

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JEWISH PRIEST WATCHING FOR THE DAWN.,

WATCHING FOR THE DAWN.

The daily morning and evening sacrifice of a lamb was commanded to the Jews, as related in Exodus xxix. 38, 39. "Two lambs of the first year day by day continually. The one lamb thou shalt offer in the morning; and the other lamb thou shalt offer at even," etc.

The time of offering the early sacrifice was the dawn of morning, soon after the first streaks of light were distinctly seen. It was the office of one of the attendant priests to ascertain the proper time. For this purpose, during the continuance of the temple of Jerusalem, the appointed priest regularly went up to the top of the building to watch for the dawn, and when he saw it he called out, " It is day!" The presiding priest then asked, "Is the heaven bright up to

JANTTARY, 1848. B

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