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LONDON:
THE RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY,
56, PATERNOSTER ROW, AND 65, ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD.

801.D BY THE BOOKSELLERS.

CONTENTS.

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Aged Manasseh, the . . 148, 178 | Eastern potters ... . 169

• 71 Eternity · · · · · · · ·

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Animal affection..... 167 Female dress, on . . . . . 13

Autumn . . .

258 Fiery serpent, the ....

Berend Stein, the labourers' Fog, the .::. . . . .

pastor:

Freedom and strictness . . 52

The churchyard . . . . 36 Gems..... 111, 138, 223

Charles Stobe . . . . . 38 Giacomo, the young hermit · 317

Berend Stein . . . . . 39 “God's blessing on the dance” 73

How the two became one. 41 Good servants . . . 75, 132, 191

How Berend came to office Humble mind, a . . . . . 128

and honour . . . . . 61 Humility . . . . . . . . 207
How Berend discharged his

Hard master, a . . . . . . 154

duties . . .

Heaven and earth . . . . 106

The end of the labourers' I can say yes. What will you

pastor . . . . . . .

say? . . . . . .

Best maternal care, the . . . 333 “ I have not time" :

Bible anecdotes . . . . . Ichneumon, the . . . . .

Bible colporteur, the ... “In anywise rebuke thy neigh-

-- in South America, the .

bour" . . . . . . .,

Burning of lights in places of Instruments, but not chil-

worship ....... 21 dren. ... . . . .

Business and prayer . . . . 327 Is it ever right to be angry? . 329

Caravan in the desert ... 57 It saves from sin . . . . . 135

Cedars of Lebanon, the . . . 197 James the soldier.

. 291

Cheerful and afflictive sounds 128 | John Wesley and his man

Child's tears, a . . . . 359

Joseph . . . · · · · ·

Christ is all :

Just lippen to him . . . . 25

- for us, and Christ in us 79 Lavater, J. G., and the poor

Christian and the Turk, the . 91 widow . . . . . . . . 351

---- love. . . . . . 160 Lent, not given . . . . . 79

- the death of a . . 190 Let us alone . . . . . . 342

Christian Scriver's thoughts:

Lighthouse of Rona, the . . 106

The flower bed . . . . . 134 Look out, and look in . . . 161

The hop plant . . . . . 214 Martyr and apostate, the . . 146

Infirmities . . . . . . 276 Middle aisle, the . . . . . 22
Colportage anecdotes :

Miller Sampson . . . . . 17
The colporteur and priest . 53 Miser, the . . . . . . . 29

Christians, quarrels amongst 219 Mistresses and servants . . 330

Come up hither . . · 48 Most beautiful things in the

Curiosity

262 world, the . .. . . . 187

David Rouge ..... 255

. . 113

Deed, a good, louder than

November, short pieces for :

trumpet · · · ·,.,:.

The windy day · · · · · 332

Doing ill and doing well..

Despondency . : . .

333

Doing nothing . . . . . . 78 Our mercies :-Speech ... 298

Don't put it off . . . . . 117 Sweet sounds . . . . 303

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Parent and child, sympathy Tract anecdotes, etc. :

between ..::208, 272 More fruit :..... 13
Past times and past benefits : 289 The giver blessed . .
Peace, the search for ... 97 Perseverance prevailing. . 165
Persecution . . . . . . . 141 Speak as well as give . . . 193
Piedmontese martyr, the . . 337 The sick boy . . . . . . 222
Poor widow's boy, the ... 129 Tracts in France . . . . 278
Praying sceptic, the ..

Give and scatter tracts
“Quench not the Spirit" .

Tracts at fairs . . .

. 33+
Railroad men .::.. 214 Tracts among colliers .
Railway and the sabbath . . 335 Trust in God . . . .

. . 85

Truth is strange . . . .
Rev. Henry Blunt, letter from Warmth for the cold . . . 358

the . . . . . . . . 158 Wasted year, a . . . . . .
Revolution, scene of a .. . 174 Watching for the dawn . . .
Secret faults . . . . . . 126 Wear a smile . . . . . . 277
Shall we travel on the sabbath? 100 What is in Christ. . . . 185
Shepherd church in the Pyre What Christ has done for souls

nees, the . . . . . . . 107 Which will you be? . . . . 49
Souls, the worth of . . . 95 Why will ye die? . . . . . 143
Spare it this year . . . . . 89 Widow of M., the . . . . 202
“Susan! Susan! are you World to come, the . . ... 170
ready?" · · · · · · · 211

Word of God, power of the , 6
Test, the . . . . . . . . 344
“ There is no society there” . 296
“ There is wrath gone out from

POETRY.
the Lord” . . . . . . 303

Be thou ready . . . . . . 28
Three regrets, the:

Complaints of the poor . . . 360
First regret . . . . . . 102 Contented prisoner, the . . 196
Second regret . . . . . 103, Fountain, the . . . . . .

56
Third regret . . . . . . 104 | I will keep thee . . . . . 139
To my neighbour . . . . . 313 | Lady's dream . . . . . .
Tongue, the . . . . . . . 111; My mother's voice . . .
Tract anecdotes, etc. :

Saint at his funeral, a .
The swearer's prayer . . . 27 Stream of life, the . . . 168
A word in season . . . , 27! Thou knowest . . . . .

112
Are you a doctor?. . . . 55 Unfailing graces . . . . . 196
Books to children and ser Wasted flowers, the

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vants . . . . . .

Wave, the .... . . 140
I do not want your books. 83 What must it be to be there! 111
Is that all? . . . . . . 83' Who shall roll us away the
This is the man . . . . . 110 stone? . . . . . . . 290
Are you ready? .... 110 Winds, the ....... 308

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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

JANUARY, 1848.

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