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Nature.... Christ's

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PAGE. The Star ............

...... il Conformity to the Death The Little Osage Cap

of Christ .......... 29 tive, Chap. Iil.... 18 Dr. Cotton Mather .. 31 Depravity of Human

POETRY. Efficacy of Christ's

Blood ............, An Enquiry about Letters on Sabbath

Heaven............ schools, Letter 1... 26 I have no Mother .... Final Perseverance of The Seven Churches of the Saints ........ 28 Asia ...............

Sonnet ......... With an Engraving of our Saviour's Flight

into Egypt."

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THE SACRED STAR.

1. THE STAR. The sun has now disappeared behind the western hills, and the rich, beautiful colours, that remained for a while to mark the spot where he seemed to sink, already fade into a pale red. What is that which sparkles and twinkles só brilliantly?

That is the evening star : it is the first that we behold upon the sky, and the most richly beautiful of all. For it is not only bright in itself, but seems also to float in brightness, and to have no need of the darkness of night to make it visible. Other stars remain concealed until the shades of evening become much deeper ; and then, as we look up, we may discover one after another peeping forth, as it were, , to remind us that the heavens will still be telling the glory of God;. and that, if one sun have ceased for a few hours to declare the greatness of the Creator to us, a thousand yet remain ready to bear witness; and, as the poet bsautifully expresses it,

Together singing as they shine,

The band that made us is divine." Looking up to those bright orbs, we seem to behold a covering of some dark blue substance spread above our heads, and a great number of

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