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answer: “I can think of nothing else now. I is right, but who feel a law in their members Where should I be now but for his mercy? what warring against the in-dwelling Spirit; and this would iny death have been like, sir, if Jesus Christ he does, that the final struggle may not be harder hadn't died? O nobody can tell what it is to than they can endure; that they may not be know that there is a Saviour, till he is on his tempted above what they are able to bear; but death-bed, like me, Mr. Relton. All my thoughts that they may have a good hope, which, when run on Jesus Christ.

He always seems near me, the floods are going over their souls, may comfort except,” he added-and a shudder passed over and sustain them. Such was the case with Kyle. him, as though the thought of some internal con- At the beginning of his illness, when the imflict occurred to him. The sentence begun with portance of religion first became evident to him, so much hesitation was never finished; but he re- the "cares of this life,” the bitter anguish occapeated softly to himself the words, “ Come unto sioned by the uncertainty hanging over his daughme, all ye that labour and are heavy laden; and I ter's fate, and the longing desire which he had to will give you rest.? Yes,” he continued in broken go and seek her, seemed to “ choke the word” sentences, uttered slowly and at intervals—“ Yes, of eternal life, and to be an insurmountable obbe said so, he said so: I needn't fear : the blood stacle in the way of his regarding God as his Faof Jesus Christ cleanseth from all sin. Now, if ther. “Why should I be so tried? My burden you please, sir,” he added, pointing to the open is heavier than I can bear," was the feeling deepbible; and immediately I began to read the book rooted in his heart, if not expressed by him openly. which should be the greatest comfort to us through it was vain that I read to him such passages as life, but which is too often neglected until the those of an encouraging tone to be found in Heb. hours of that life are numbered.

xii. and elsewhere : despair seemed to have 0, could we but feel (were it only for a paralyzed every spring of hope within his breast: moment), whether in infancy, in childhood, “My son, despise not thou the chastening of the or in middle life, as we shall feel when death's Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him; dark shadow first begins to envelop us, how for whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and different would be our conduct! how diffe- scourgeth every son whom he receiveth. If ye rent the estimate which we should form of endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with the relative value of time and of eternity! how sons; for what son is he whom the Father worthless would the one appear, how inestimably chasteneth not?” “ Now no chastening for the important the other ! But "eye hath not seen, present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous : nevernor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart theless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of man, the things which God hath prepared for of righteousness unto them which are exercised for them that love him ;' nor, on the other hand, thereby. Wherefore lift up the hands that can the natural heart conceive the bitter and hang down, and the feeble knees :" “Cast startling contrast which the doom of those who thy burden upon the Lord; and he shall sustain do not love him will present. The consequence thee:" “ In all thy ways acknowlege him; and is, that “the pleasures of sin, which are but for he shall direct thy paths":” “Our light affliction, a season,” are preferred before the “fulness of which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far joy” to be enjoyed hereafter; and the heart is more exceeding and eternal weight of glory :”. “In 50 clogged by earthly bopes, fears, and desires, everything give thanks, for this is the will of that its aspirations cannot rise to where Christ God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” These sitteth at the right hand of God, but are bounded were some of the texts which I most frequently by the world's uncertain haze," the mists of soul- repeated to the siek man; and (with many more destroying error, and the high-dwelling clouds of ot'a like nature), he by this means learnt them pride. Even all that which should excite intense by heart. At first, he used to say them merely gratitude towards our Creator—the beauty of the as words-words grateful indeed to the ear, but world in which he has placed us; the senses he has leaving no more impression than the sounding given us, by which we may enjoy to the utmost brass or tinkling cymbal ; but by degrees he those beauties; the redeeming ties of kindred and could feel the resignation which they breathe, and of friendship which he has appointed for our was able to repeat them with the heart and the comfort;" the natural affections with which he understanding, as well as with the mouth ; and, has endued us; the strength of our bodies, the before he died, I had the happiness of seeing that beauty of our outward forms, the intellectual he could cast 'all his care upon God, in the full powers we possess—all these, his good gifts, we are assurance that God cared for him. inelined to wrest to our own destruction" by

“Mr. Relton,” he said to me one day, “there gross abuse of them, and by ingratitude towards is no letter come from Kitty, is there? You their Giver. It is not perhaps strange, but it is wouldn't deceive me, I'm sure; and I can hear most lamentable, that the present should obtain all, if there is any bad news.” such a firm hold upon our affections, and so engross our thoughts as to make it difficult (even for letter had been received from Ireland, and no

I assured him there was none to tell, for that no those most desirous of doing so) to fix their hearts tidings could be obtained of Kitty. “where the moth doth not corrupt, nor thieves break through and steal.” It is also a remarkable

“God's will be done-God's will be done; proof of God's tender mercy towards his weak ’tis all for the best,” he said. and erring children, that be often weans them “ I am most thankful to hear you say so, Kyle; from the world before calling upon them to leave you used to think very differently," I could not it: be loosens, ere he snaps asunder, the cords help adding, which bind those whose spirit is willing, but whose The poor man trembled as he answered: “0, flesh is weak; who would fain do the thing which sir, those were dreadful times; I was so bad, só very wicked : don't you think God has forgotten "Indeed I hope and believe they may, as much them?"

as any other dissenter who looks to his Saviour for “I firmly trust that he has forgiven them, help and mercy.” Kyle, for his dear Son's sake; for I believe you "Thank God!” he exclaimed, reverently: do feel towards him as a Saviour."

now will you please pray that I may see them “I do, I do,” he replied quickly. “And yet, both again, Mr. Relton-'my Kitty and her little sir,” he continued, "sometimes I've strange mis- one—in heaven ? Pray much, please sir: I've no givings: all my worldly cares I can trust to him: words.” I did as he desired.

“ Now for my I feel as if I could die almost as happy without wife; she's a good woman, sir; but trouble is knowing what's become of my child, as if she was given to harden the heart sometimes, sir ; so pray nigh me now; for I know she's cared for ; but she may be supported if great trouble comes of my soul, sir-it doesn't always feel safe : sometimes Kitty. Pray, sir, till you are weary : it does me I think I've trusted too much to Jesus Christ's more good than all besides.” mercy, and he won't forgive as much as I've hoped In this way, during the last few visits which I he will. Eh, sir, do tell me?”

paid to Kyle, he kept on begging me to pray with “I will tell you, Kyle,” I replied. “I would him ; now for himself, now for his wife, now for not deceive you even if I could. I had rather the dear and missing ones ; sometimes for all make you suffer agony now, than that you should whom he had at any time offended, and not have hopes which would tail you at the last. unfrequently for the whole parish. As earth But, Kyle, it is impossible for you to have too faded from his sight, a glorious view of heaven much love for your Saviour, or too much confi- seemed to be vonchsafed to him. But the last scene dence in his mercy: believe me, it is boundless; of mortal agony should be sacred: it is not well and his power is equally so: he can, and he will, to draw aside the veil with which religious awe save to the uttermost all who go unto the Father naturally shrouds the solemn spectacle. through him, confessing and deploring their past Kyle drew his last breath, supported in my arms. sins, praying for forgiveness on account of them, He died ; and, by his own desire, the passer by his and relying solely and unhesitatingly upon the grave may there read the lesson which it took love which prompted him to lay aside his glory, him a lite-time to learn, but which on the bed of and die a shameful death."

languishing and of death was ever present to his “ Thank ye, sir ; thank ye,” Kyle said softly. mind. On the simple cross which marks his rest“Go on, please, sir.”

ing place are inscribed the words, “It is good for But I refused to say more then, for I saw his me that I have been afflicted." strength was gone; so I bade him lie still, and Reader, before closing this part of my tale, I not to resist the drowsiness which was creeping must give you one word of caution ; for I fear over him. His sleep was not so calm as it had you niay have drawn wrong inferences from the been of late ; and immediately he awoke, he said, facts upon which it is founded. I have said that

“Mr. Relton, I've been dreaming: I've seen Kyle's repentance was sincere-it was so; and Kitiy ; but I didn't know her till she spoke, she that, though offered so late, I believe it to have looked so strange and white. Sir, I mustn't been accepted by the God of all mercy. Now think of her, must I ?

from this statement you may be led to suppose “Do not think of her as you saw her in your that it is safe (or at least that I think so) to leave dream, Kyle; but think of her as she looked when caring for the one thing needful until you are she said good-bye to you.”

laid upon a bed of sickness or of death!

Far, “I will try, sir : she is in God's keeping : I very far from this, is my meaning, and the true hope he'll forgive me all the harm I've done her. state of the case. There have been, there are, cases Mr. Relton, if she ever comes back, will you of genuine death-bed repentance ;

but they tend her? And, if she frets about me, don't let are rare: they are the exception, not the rule. her, sir. Tell her she has more to forgive me than 0, do not risk your all upon a chance, upon the I have to forgive her; and tell her I blessed ber : nice calculation of probabilities ! Often, sickwil! you, sir ? and say that, all the time I dared ness takes such a forin as to render speech and to give this world, I was thinking of her; and thought alike impossible: how can repentance be beg of her to bring up her little David well, and brgun then ? Not unfrequently death strikes not as I brought her up, poor child ! Poor down his victim in the thronged lighway, at the child ! 't was u cruel shame; and, sir, if she's a receipt of custom, or in the scene of frivolous papist, will you talk to her? You will, won't pleasure ; vnd what then? The sinner has

not time even to say, “ The Lord have mercy These sentences were uttered at intervals, and upon me!” and, believe me, no mercy will with difficulty; and I hastened to assure the poor be shown by the just and holy God, who has man that, did she ever return, she should be my himself declared he will by no means clear the peculiar care, hoping that he would then be quiet. guilty. But, even where a long illness is vouchBut feeling, I suppose, that bis time was short, cated to the thoughtless one, and bis senses endure he determined to make the most of it; ard he to the end, wbo would risk the probability of being resolutely, but with extreme gentleness and defer- in his case? How awful is the struggle between ence, set aside all my reasons for his keeping the body's weakness and the burning desire “ to silence.

find out God," and be reconciled unto bim! “Will her boy be à papist, do you think, How thorny is the pillow of one on whom the Bir?

conviction has just dawned that death is a reality, “I hope not, Kyle: he was baptized a protes- and eternity no dream; that he must live through tant, you know."

the latter ; and that by his own conduct he has Can papists be saved, Mr. Relton ?

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and torture ! O, the writhings of those in case { will mash it. The master and mistress of a houseso piteous are indescribable! nor can they be hold, the father and mother of a family, have not imagined except by those who have either ex- only the low, earth-born, downward-looking duty perienced or beheld them. To have to behold of providing for the temporal well-being of those bodily pain, when acute, is bad enough; but, committed to their charge : they have also the high, when added to that are mental agony and the glorious, heaven-sprung, heaven-seeking duty of gnawings of bitter remorse, the heart sickens and providing for their spiritual well-being. This duty turns away from witnessing such suffering. But of helping the helpless onward along their road another has expressed my thoughts on this sub- to heaven is indeed a glorious one. It is a priviject far better than I can; and I will, therefore, lege we ought to prize and to be thankful for. It transcribe his words:

is a privilege we ought to rejoice in, even as a

candle rejoices in the privilege of being allowed to “Delay not, sinner, till the hour of pain

give light, and lifts up its bright flame on high, To seek repentance : pain is absolute,

and gladly wastes its own life in fulfilling its noble Exacting all the body and the brain, Humanity's stern king from head to foot.

duty of standing in the stead of the sun.

So too How canst thou pray while fevered arrows shoot

should all we, whom Christ has appointed to stand Through this torn targe? while every bone doth ache, in his stead-so should we, poor candles as we

And the seared mind raves up and down her cell are, whom he has chosen to keep up his light
Restless, and begging rest for mercy's sake?
Add not to death the bitter fears of hell:

among such as would otherwise be sitting in darkTake pity on thy future self, poor man,

ness-so should we rejoice that we are permitted While yet in strength thy timely wisdom can : to give light, and gladly spend our lives in doing Wrestle to-day with sin; and spare that strife

so, burning clearly and steadily until we have Of meeting all its terrors in the van,

burnt away. Glorious, however, as this duty is, Just at the ebbing agody of life.

it is a duty for which we shall have to give acMARTIN TUPPER. A. E. L.

count; and we may not neglect it, or cast it aside, except at our grievous peril. We shall have to

give account, not only for our own souls, but also, FAMILY PRAYER*.

more or less, for the souls of those whom God has

committed to our charge. "As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” Let this then be your watchword, my brethren, This should be the plain, the avowed, the stedfast every one of you, who have any souls in any way resolution of every one who bears rule in a house ; dependent upon you, and entrusted to your manageof every master of a household ; of every father, of ment and care; let this be your watchword, and every mother of a family. When God ordains that the rule of your life: “ As for me and my house, any one should be the master or the mistress of a I will serve the Lord.” It is not enough for you to household, he likewise ordains that they should say, “As for me, I will serve the Lord.”. A grape take care of those who are under their authority, never stands alone : it is always part of a cluster. In and should look upon them as committed to their truth, no one can feel any hearty desire to serve special charge. In like manner, when he is pleased the Lord himself, without being at the same time to grant any one the blessing of being a father or a anxious that others also, that his friends and neighmother, he links this blessing with the duty of bours-above all, that the members of his own taking care of the children, of bringing them up, household should bear their part in this godly of providing for them. Now these duties, whether service. And one of the ways in which it behoves of parents toward their children, or of masters and you to provide that your house shall serve the mistresses toward their servants, so far as relates Lord, is by setting up his worship in your house; merely to earthly things, cannot well be grossly by taking care that you and your whole house neglected; and' few do so neglect them. Even join day by day in serving him with prayer and those who have no higher principle for their con- thanksgiving and praise. duct, those who merely wear the harness of cus

Some among you may, perhaps, tell me that you tom, and are driven' along by the lash of self-cannot well manage to gather your families together interest, will take care of their children and off of a morning. Be it so. It would not take up their servants; will see that they have a roof over much time indeed. After a few days' trial, you their heads, that they are duly fed and clothed; would probably find that you met together for nay, will wish, and even try, in a manner, to make prayers just as easily and as naturally as for meals ; them cleanly and orderly and sober and honest and, when you had spent a few minutes in prayer, and industrious. All this is right : all this is a and had called down God's blessing on your lapart of a Christian master's, of a Christian bour, how differently, with how much lighter parent's duty; but it is not the whole of heart, would you go forth to your labour, instead that duty, nor the highest part of it. The of going forth as you do now, with no other Teason, too, why most people fail so lamentably thought than that of the wearisome burden of in the discharge of this part is, because they the day! Or, if the father of the family goes out cut it off from the remainder, and try to discharge too early, the mother may gather her children it by itself. Cut a bunch of grapes off from the together, and offer up a prayer in the midst of vine : will it ripen? You may hold it before the them, before she sends them to school. Ofan evenfire till you scorch it: but it has no living juice in ing too, at any rate, you have plenty of time on your it; and, when it is cut off from the vine, none can

hands. Every evening, before you lie down to take flow into it. Or should it be already ripe, it will your rest beneath the shelter of the same roof, before soon shrivel, or grow mouldy; or some accident you close your eyes and fold up your thoughts in * From Hare's Sermons.

sleep, you may kneel down together, and pray to God to shelter you and yours with the over- God forbid that I should be one of those who shadowing wings of his love, and to watch over look upon salvation as limited to the members of you with his all-seeing eye, while you are unable to any particular branch of the catholic church : watch over yourselves. Every evening you may much rather would I say that God's church is pray that God will forgive whatever he has seen formed of the true believers from every quarter, amiss in you and yours during the past day, and no matter what may be their sect or nation, who that he will give you understanding to know his are “ born, not of blood (i. e., not of any one will, and grace to keep it; and that he will bless particular race), nor of the will of the flesh, nor you with refreshing and comfortable sleep, and be of the will of man;" and that all such persons, if with you in your down-lying and in your up-rising. they only believe rightly the fundamental docSurely this is little to ask of you. 'l'his, however, trines of Christianity, are possessed of a saving is the very least that can be asked; a mere grain of knowledge, and are true and lively " members of dust in comparison with the pearl above all price the household of faith.” But then, while we which you are seeking thereby, namely, that once utterly deny that uncharitable, though prevalent a day at the least you gather your family together doctrine, which confines the salvation of sinners (they who can do so twice a day are without excuse within the pale of what is miscalled “the church ;" if they do not), and that you offer up some simple while, after the example of our heavenly Master, prayer, with one voice and one heart, to God. You we extend the band of charity to every fellowwho are married, and have nothing but infant chil creature; and while, as commanded by the aposdren, should do so along with your wives ; for, tle in the text, we regard those especially who remember, so gracious is our Lord, his promise is are“ members of the household of faith,” it is, I to be with those who are gathered together in his think, incumbent on us to regard even in a more name, even if there are but two of them. You especial manner those who happen fully to agree should pray to God, along with your wives, to with us, and who may stand in need of the exersanctify and bless your marriage, and to enable cise of mutual love. We, who are now assembled you to bring up your children in his faith and to in this house of God, are at least professing memhis glory. You, who have children old enough to bers of a pure apostolic church; we rest our hopes understand what you say, should make them kneel of salvation upon the promises of holy scripture, as down along with you, that they may be trained our only rule of faith: we consider ourselves to be from their childhood to behold their parents daily bound by the commands of God : we see him set kneeling in the presence of the living God, and before our eyes as the very essence of benevolence: seeking the communion of his Son. Then may

we hear liim commanding us to do towards others you truly hope that they will be like olive as he has done towards 13; and therefore surely, branches about your table, emblems of peace

if urgent want appeals, not merely from our fellike olive branches, and flowing with the oil low-creatures, but from our fellow-worshippers in of gladness. You, again, who have servants, the sanctuary of God, it behoves all, who have the should call them to share in your prayers. good things of this world, to lend a helping hand It is such a burden for a man to have to to those who are in need. I know, indeed, that command—to have to be waited on by another. some will say that among such claimants on our Let there at least be one moment in the day when bounty are to be found many worthless indithis burden is cast off, when the difference is lost viduals : I know it; and I wish not to, nor could I, sight of, and you all kneel down together as breth- deny it. But I would have all such objectors to ren in sin and brethren in grace, praying each for bear well in mind that even so has it been from the other, and that each may discharge his duty to the beginning. Let them remember that even in the other. Surely, if we will not do thus much, the little company of the chosen twelve a traitor we can never have said in our hearts, “As for me salem had an Ananias ; that the church in Sama

could be found; that the infant church at Jeruand my house, we will serve the Lord.”

ria had a Simon Magas; and that St. Paul was disturbed by a Demas, a Hymeneus, a Philetus

- men who had the form of godliness, but denied THE CLAIMS OF POOR PROTESTANTS*. My friends, I am here this day to solicit your sup- Protestants is, as I have said, a valuable institu

The Association for the Relief of distressed port for a valuable institution--the Association for the Relief of distressed Protestants ; and I tion; and, were it necessary, or did time permit, may therefore very suitably give a brief explana- I could give you proofs which have come under tion of the concluding words of my text— * espe- my own observation. Placed, as you are aware, cially unto them who are of the household of in a very large and populous district, I have faith."

many opportunities of relieving poor parishioners We have seen the paramount importance of through the agency of this society: 'I have had guarding against delay : we have seen also the ample means of witnessing the very seasonable restrict obligation, under wbich we lie, of doing lief received, by means of a loan, by many an good, temporally and spiritually, untó all men honest and industrious, but distressed fellowand we further see that some are to be in a more protestant; and therefore (to say no more of especial manner the objects of our concern. Who, many higher reasons) I am encouraged to lay its then, are the members of the houshold of clains upon the same grounds on which I have faith”?

laid the claims of one very similar-on the return • From a sermon lately preached (on Gal. vi. 10) by the been done already, and in anticipation of what

which we are in duty bound to make for what has rev. B. H. Blacker, M.A., St. Mary's, Donnybrook, in the royal chapel of St. Matthew, Kingsend, in the parish of may yet be done for us. Am I to be disapDonnybrcok.

pointed in my expectations ?

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orphan has doubtless a very strong claim upon the grudgingly, or of necessity; for God loveth a sympathy and aid of the protestant community; cheerful giver ;', but above all things, for your but so likewise has the protestant parent who is own sakes, against that day when “God shall involved in unavoidable distress, and whom a bring every work into judgment, with every grant or a loan may be the means of bettering, or secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it at least of replacing in his former station, be evil;" above all things, for your own sakes

A few words more respecting the claims of this look well to the motive, that in the end you may society npon the many whom I see here, before I each hear the gladdening salutation sounding in conclude. The new and more extended system of your ears : “Well done, thou good and faithful legal provision for the poor may perhaps have in- servant : enter thou into the joy of thy Lord.” Huenced some to consider that voluntary charity is uncalled for under present circumstances. But to this argument I would simply reply that, whatever

THE FIRST RAGGED-SCHOOL. form of compulsory relief the legislature of our countrg may devise, it ought not to affect the question as Many years ago--perhaps nearly seventy--there regards our poor protestant brethren; because this was a poor boy in Portsmouth

who met with a sad society, having been established for the purpose of accident, which disabled him for life. His name promoting the interests and of bettering the con- was John Pounds; and his father was a sawyer in dition of that class amongst us, who are poor in the royal dock-yard. John was about fifteen this world's goods, seeks to exemplify, in a sincere, when he became a cripple ; and he most probably though perhaps feeble manner, our love towards felt very sorrowful when he thought of the future, the brethren. Bound to them by every religious and feared that he should never be able to work tie, we ought to feel it to be a privilege to assist for his living. But this very accident was the them. And how can any human legislation do means of his doing a great deal of good, because away with God's command to do good, “espe- it gave him the time and the opportunity to benecially unto them who are of the household of fit others. John could not follow his father's faith”? Let me also observe, however unneces- trade; so he learned to mend shoes, and became a sary it may be, that the best guarantees are given cobbler. During the greater part of his life he by the society for the proper disbursement of the resided in a small weather-boarded dwelling, funds entrusted to its care. Nothing is given in- where he might be seen every day carrying on his discriminately, nor without examining, as far as humble occupation. possible, the particular circumstances connected John was very fond of rearing singing-birds with each case ; nothing on individual responsi- and parrots, which he trained with such skill and bility; above all, nothing by routine, or as a mere kindness that they lived harmoniously, together matter of course; and seldom is a grant made, ex- with his 'cats 'and Guinea-pigs; and he would cept with a view to permanent relief. While, often sit with a canary perched upon one shoulder with regard to the operations of the loan fund, and a cat upon the other. which is one of the most useful branches of the Poor as he was, and entirely dependent upon work of the association at all times, but especially the hard labour of his hands, he adopted a little during a period of public calamity, and which, in crippled

nephew, whom he educated

and cared for consequence of the impossibility of making grants as if he had been his own son, and afterwards (nearly two hundred applications being at present established him comfortably in life. It was having unanswered) has shown itself to be a most valu- the charge of this little boy that gave rise to his able auxiliary of practical relief, I need say but school. He thought, while teaching the child his little. Very many have been enabled to take lessons, (that he would learn better if he had a advantage of this mode of relief, the number companion of his own age; so he obtained onehaving a mounted in the past year to 484, and the the son of a wretchedly poor mother; then ansum of money to 1,8201.; and I have no doubt other, and another, was added ; and he found so whatever that this loan fund has been a great much pleasure in his employment, and did, through means, under the divine blessing, of averting a it, so much good, that in the end the number of large amount of calumity from our protestant poor. his scholars amounted to forty, including about a Sone few indeed there are, whom nothing dozen little girls. (humanly speaking) could improve; but these, I The children whom he thus gathered around am happy to say, are exce ons to the general | him were some of the worst, as well as the poorrule*.

est, he could meet with ; for he felt that they Finally, my dear brethren, while I beseech you stood in most need of instruction. He would freas lovers of God, as lovers of men, and as “ mem- quently follow miserable-looking boys in the bers of the household of faith,” to come forward street, and offer them the bribe of a roasted poand aid us to the best of your ability (and no tato if they would come to his school. more could be expected), I would urge you to His humble workshop was a good-sized room; mark well the motive that influences you in what and in the midst of it John used to sit mending you do. The believer gives with the true, the his shoes and attending at the same time to the only true object in view—the glory of God, and studies of his pupils. He was a very pleasant and the good, the everlasting good, of his fellow- cheerful teacher, and tried to amuse as well as increatures. Do you now and always follow his struct his rough scholars, that he might induce example; for on such terms would I wish to re- them to come again. He very soon acquired ceive your charity. Give liberally, and “not great influence over them; and the ragged and

See “The Eleventh Annual Report of the [Dublin] dirty boys became both tidy and tractable. They Association for the Relief of distressed Protestants, for the * From “The Church of England Sunday Scholar's Magamo year 1847,” which has here been quoted.

zine.” London: Whittemore,

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