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A few Introductory Words, 1

Sympathy with Rightness, 50 “ A Little Child shall lead them.” By Sincerity. By the Rev.Samuel Waddy, 170 Mrs. H. B. Stowe, 17

Sketches of Jamaica, by a Returned A Life-cherished Revenge ; or, Better to Missionary, 321, 406

be sinned against than to sin, 95, 131 Thoughts Retrospective and IntrospecThe Rev. Dr. Beaumont; a Sketch, 44

tive, 3 The Citizen, 41, 86, 129, 167, 213, 251, The Slave's New Home, 6 291, 331

To Sea Again, 11 Domestic Tyranny, 377

The Bond of Union among Christians, Earnestness, 94

14, 56, 91, 176, 209, 248, 301 Euthanasy,—a Tale for the Young, 372 The Eternity of Character, 18 Glimpses of Life among the Arab Tribes The Pulpit of Methodism, and the Rev. of Mesopotamia, 363, 412

Robert Newton, D.D., 81 Hints to Promote Harmony in a Family, The Doctrine of Election, 89 257

The Pulpit and the People, 161 Indelible Marks, 304

The Eclipse of Faith, 201 Methodism in America, 418

The Population of the Globe, 215 “ Let not the Sun go down on your

The Disinterred City of the East, 241, Wrath:” a Sketch, 13

284, 325 Little Things: a Few Fragmentary The Gospel a Source of Political Strength, Thoughts, 58

254 Luther and Wesley compared, 135

The Ishmaelites of London, 295 Let the Home be Happy, 361

The Fatal Step; a Sketch for the Young, Lilis and Eve: a Legend of the Talmud, 378 335 Sir Isaac Newton, 461

The Sabbath-school System, 369 The Physical Education of Children, 52

The Vision of a Godless World.-From Personal Recognition in Heaven, 121

the German of Jean Paul Richter, 375 Professor Lee, his Struggles and Success, The Revolutionary Movement in China : 178

its Origin, 401, 441 Popery ; its Aspects and Prospects, 255 Stewart on the Reform Movement, 447 Papacy at the Font, 281

Dr. Dixon on the late Conference, 457


Appii Forum and the Three Taverns, 23
A Short Sermon, 100
A Sure Foundation, 138
The Beloved Family, 100
Christian Joy; a Pulpit Theme, 61

| Death by Crucifixion, 179

Drawing near to God, 181
Death and the Christian : an Allegory,

Death-warrant of Jesus Christ, 383

Extract from Barnes's Notes, 181, 220,

262, 307, 343, 383, 423, 462
Gethsemane, 261
He would not Believe, 217
Lord Hailes and the New Testament, 101
Maxims of Solomon, 179
Notes of the Douay Bible, 24
Noah's Ark: its Build, 264
Our Father, 182
On the Tenderness of Jesus, 262
Premonitions of Judgment, 342
Sins of Omission, 260
Scriptural Authority for the Use of

Musical Iustruments in Church Music,
The Widow's Son, 22
The Lepers in Jerusalem, 64

The Life of Christ, 64
The Dead Sea, 102
The Star in the East, 180
The White Horse, 218
The Twofold Testimony, 219
The Web of Life, 219
The Sixth Commandment, 258
The Third Commandment, 305
The Book of Job, 379
The Year of Christ's Birth, 380
The Field of Blood, 381
The Apostolic Epistles, 420
The First-born of Egypt, 421
The Threshing-floor, 423
Watching, what is it? 99
Way of Preparing Locusts 'for Food in

the Desert of Zahara, 216


Action independent of Animal Will, 221 | Mountain Rambles, 308
Anecdotes of Ostriches, 267

Solid Gas, 144
Animals the Servants of Man, 463

Sagacity of the Elephant, 269 A Curious Instinct, 428

Supply and Demand, 286, 346 Death from the Want of Sleep, 348 Singular Geological Fact, 428 Interesting Discovery, 67

The Snake and the Crocodile, 186 Involuntary Motion, 183

The Supply and the Demand, 265 Minuteness of Animal Organizations, Texas Reptiles, 388 25, 65

The Localities of Animals an ArrangeMuscular Action : a Series of Wonders, ment of Providence, 425 103, 141

Value of a Spring, 365


A Hair-breadth Escape, 107
Appeal to an Unbeliever, 109
An Adventure at Sea, 187
A Chaplain's Story, 192
Advice to Young Men, 274
A Hint to Mothers 314
A Fact for the Presumptuous, 351
A Prayer, 351
A Thrilling Sketch, 431
American Slave-hunting, 432
British Methodist Worthies, 227
Brief Memoir of her Majesty, Victoria I.,

Charles Wesley-his Hymns, 106
Consequences of Cold Feet, 147
Condensed Chronology, 433

Dr. Doddridge's Dream, 146
Dr. Bunting, 226
Deputy Gallio, 352
Dr. Lyman Beecher on Revivals, 353
Eutychus Asleep, 390
Four Scenes in a Human Life-a Sketch,

Insanity, 30
Introduction of Methodism into France,

Jewish Phenomena in Europe, 272
John Knox-his Death, 434
"Left to Prosper," 108
Life in a Dungeon, 192
Moral Poison, 192
Matthew Wilkes, 391

Malaria—What it is, and what it does,

Niebuhr's Religion, 110
One Sin too Many, 274
Philosophy of the Present and Future

Life: a Contrast, 349 Peter the Peasant: a Trial of Integrity,

394 "Run for the Doctor," 71 Safe! Safe! Safe! 26 Satan in Council: a Temperance Alle

gory, 68
Saint Bartholomew's Day, 70
Salatary Thought, 354
The Faithful Nurse, 28
The Two Resolves, 29
The Builder: a Parable, 30

The Lemmon Slaves: a Family Sketch, 145
Twelve Millions of Blacks, 149
The Last Martyr of the Scottish Cove-

nanters, 189 The Bible. A Brief History of our Pre

sent Version, 223 The Maiden and the Rack, 224 The Young Lady's First Gift, 226 The Human Hair, 271 The Sure Title, 272 The Formalist, 313 Two Modes of Teaching, 350 The Sting of Death, 352 Testimony in Favour of Temperance, 392 The Professed Inquirer, 429 Woman without the Gospel, 27 Wickliffe, 270

LITERARY NOTICES: Isis: an Egyptian Pilgrimage-The Mayflower - The Boy Hunters - A Manual of Homeopathy and Hydropathy-Select English Poetry -- A School Geography-A School AtlasThe Sunday Picture-book-The Rosebud-The Book of Almanacs-A Few Thoughts on the latest Legislation, &c.-A Pulpit Estimate of Wellington - The Duke -- Iron and Clay- The Case of the Manchester Educationists -The Sunshine of our Home-Uncle Tom's Cabin — Hymns — Oratorio

Songs, 31-38 The Martyrs, Heroes, and Bards of the

Scottish Covenant-The Life of Daniel Webster-The Infant System, for Developing the Intellectual and Moral Powers of Children—The History of English Literature-—The Congregational Year-book-Agnes, the Possessed - The British and Foreign Pulpit - How to make Money – The Youthful Thinker-A Letter to the Rev. G. C. Taylor-On Procrastination, 72-78 Phæthop-Ten Sermons of ReligionErastus—The Chronological New Testament—The Wide, Wide World—Speculation—The Future The Way to

God—The History of the United Kingdom-The Boyhood of Great MenAn Essay on the Local Ministry—The Local Ministry—The Family Medical Guide-Autographs for FreedomThe Ladies' Work Book-The Illustrated Magazine of Art-Bible Findings- The Bible Reader's Friend Simple Poems for National and Sunday.

schools—Books received, 111-118 Is it possible to make the best of both

Worlds ?-An Essay upon Life Assurance - The Unclaimed DaughterMr. G.J. Holyoake Refuted in his own Words--Lives of the Illustrious—The People's Service of Song—The Young Wife's Guide during Pregnancy and Childbirth, and in the Management of her Infant-Freedom National ; Slavery Sectional-Lays of the FutureThe Bible Story Book — Wellington and Uncle Tom-Sunday Reading for Christian Families—The Lentiad—The Realities of Eternity—The Hive, and its

Wonders-Books received, 150—157 Sights and Sounds-Wilson's Notes on

the Bible--The Working Man's Way in the World-Christian Ethics—The Causes of the Corruption of Chris. tianity, The Christian Atonement


Divine Inspiration—The Lord's Day from Sicily-The Marvels of Science,

-Monachologia-Home Thoughts and their Testimony to Holy Writ-

Sunday Readings-Books received, Books received, 315—317


The Christian Ministry of the New Tes-

Priestly Despotism Rampant in the Wes tament — Infidelity; its Cause and

leyan Conference-A Treatise on the Cure - The History of the Sunday.

Peculiarities of the Bible--The Temple school Union-Female Piety; or, the

of Education–“ Peace or War!” Young Woman's Friend and Guide

Memoir of the Rev. Joseph Roberts through Life to Immortality-Leila

Dr. Cumming's Genesis and Geology Ada, the Jewish Convert-Mesmerism

Examined—The Poetry of Home Solved-The Revivalist, Nos. 1 and 2,

The Sceptic-A Selection from the 355-358

Correspondence of the late Thomas Money! Money! Money! or, Men and

Chalmers, D.D., LL.D.-The Museum Methodism in Difficulties--I've been

of Classical Antiquities--Report of Thinking: or, the Secret of Success

the Proceedings at the Third Annual The Philosophy of Atheism examined

General Meeting of the Kent Mutual and compared with Christianity--The

Life-Assurance Society, on May 12th, Principles of Geology, 397

1853–Endowed Parish Schools and How Wars are got up in India: the
High Church Vicars-Books received, Origin of the Burmese War— The Pil.

grim's Progress from this world to

The Female Jesuit Abroad --The History that which is to come-Australia and

of the Church of Rome, to the end of its Settlements-Australia; its Scenery,

the Episcopate of Damascus, A.D. 384 Natural History, and Resources—The

-Christianity and Secularism--The Life of Alexander the Great – The

Dial of Love-Sacred Symbology; or, Fountain of Living Waters—The Mar-

an Inquiry into the Principles of In tyrs, Heroes, and Bards of the Scottish

terpretation of the Prophetic Symbols Covenant—The Juvenile Year-Book-

-The Sensibility of Separate Souls My Sunday-school Class—The Prin-

Considered— The Scripture Teacher's ciples of Church Government, and their

Assistant-Night Thoughts on Life, Application to Wesleyan Methodism,

Death, and Immortality; and a Para 435–438

phrase on Part of the Book of Job Palissy, the Potter-What I Heard, Saw,
The Universal Library–Uncle Tom's and Did at the Australian Gold Fields
Companions; a Supplement to Uncle -Wesleyan Methodist Penny Maga-
Tom's Cabin-The Life of our Lord zine, January to November - Publica-
and Saviour Jesus Christ-Books re tions of the Religious Tract Society-
ceived, 275—278

Jacob Abbott's Histories—The Wes-

History of the Reformation of the Six leyan Almanac for 1854—The Genius

teenth Century. Volume Fifth. The and Mission of the Protestant Episcopal

Reformation in England-Notes and Church in the United States of Ame-

Narratives of a Six Years' Mission, rica—The Temperance Movement; its

principally among the Dens of London Rise, Progress, and Results—Rambles

-The Million-Peopled City; or, One amoung Mountains--Sunday Reading

Half of the People of London made for Christian Families and Individuals,

known to the Other Half-Pictures 466-471

INTELLIGENCE: 38, 79, 118, 159, 198, 234, 279, 359, 439

CORRESPONDENCE: 158, 358, 399

OBITUARY: 32, 199, 317

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