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mily, in the morning and afternoon. One of the readers in the Irish They were greatly surprised to see tongue says-“ I classed eight faso small a book contain such won- thers, three grandfathers, fourteen derful things; and inquired how I adults, and the remainder boys. obtained it, and what country it The old men could not see a letter came from! I informed them that without spectacles; and I was asit was the book of God; that it was tonished when I again visited the written by the holy prophets of the school to see the great progress Lord, many hundred years ago; which they had made." and that it contained an account of of another school he saysthe nativity, life, and death of the « There are five men who were acSon of God. They were all per- customed to come with their childfectly astonished ; and, after I bad ren, and to return with them after read a few chapters in the begin- school-hours, as they had to cross ning of Matthew, the man of the mountains and bogs. These men, house ran out in haste to two of perceiving the progress made by his next-door neighbours, and old men who attended the school, brought them in to see and hear were encouraged to commerce • the book of God ;' for by this spelling themselves; and now they name my

little Bible is now known. can read the Scriptures tolerably These individuals also expressed well. On the Sabbath they sit their surprize: and, after hearing together, and read the Testament ; me read of the birtb, miracles, and and one of them has become not death of our Saviour, they went only the teacher of the rest, but of ont and brought in their wives to the surrounding villages.” hear the same glorious news.” Of the progress of the aged

Again, on a subsequent day, people, the same reader adds“This day, I was employed, morn- Fathers and grandfathers, whom ing and afternoon, in reading the I arranged a few months before in Scriptures; and experienced great the junior classes, are now reading pleasure at beholding the attention the Scriptures, and rejoicing that paid and the knowledge acquired. they are so privileged." The people are anxious for the A correspondent mentions the winter, in order that they may instance of a poor man who had have the long nights to hear the two children under education in the Scriptures read; and are devising Society's school at Ballentopher. means to raise a fund to provide He was himself a “ ribband man." candle-light for that purpose." For the first time in his life he met

Another correspondent reports, with the New Testament, which that he visited an evening school, was the class book of bis eldest in which many adults bad assem- boy: he read it, and so powerful bled, in very inclement weather, was the effect of Divine Truth on who all evinced a great desire to his mind, that his first conviction learn, and adds

was, that he could not be a Chris“ In the evening, I read the tiau and remain a " ribband man.” Scriptures to a number of indivi. The people bear testimony to the duals who came to my lodgings. good effects produced by the estaThey were very attentive, and,

when blishment of the Society's schools. it becaine late, left very reluctantly. "We have,” say they,

“ cause to In the morning, before it was quite give glory to God for producing light, they again assembled, and such a reformation in our children called the man of the house out of by means of the schools: before his bed to let them in to hear the our children went to them, we could Scriptures read. I accordingly get no good of them; but now, inarose, and read to them a consider- stead of swearing, and other bad able time."

practices, they are obedient, and

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are engaged every evening reading Committee advert to the only setheir Testaments."

rious obstacle wbich fetters their “Previously to the establishment exertions. Every day, the most of evening schools, it was the prac- promising openings for the formatice of many persons to go from tion of schools present themselves, house to house, and from village of which they are unable to take to village, carrying their cards and advantage, on account of the indice with them; while others were sufficiency of the Society's income running to dances and every wicked to meet even the present expendiplace. Now the reading of the ture. In one county, a clergyman Scriptures is substituted in their could point out eligible situations stead ; and, as the boys who do for at least thirty schools, were the not attend the schools are looked funds of the Society such as to auupon as bad characters, many have thorize their establishment. In the been induced to remove the stigma counties of Londonderry and Tipby attending them, and have de- perary more especially, most imrived much benefit."

portant spheres of usefulness invite In concluding their Report, the the efforts of the Society.

ECCLESIASTICAL PREFERMENTS.

Rev.R.Tredcroft (Rector of Combes), Rev. G. Pearson, to a Minor Canonry to the Prebend of Hampstead in Win- in Chester Cathedral. chester Cathedral.

Rev. S. Archer, Lewannick V. ComRev. G. Wells (Rector of Weston), to wall. a Prebend in Chichester Cathedral. Rev. T. B. Atkinson, Holy Trinity

Rev. W. 0. Bartlett, Worth Maltra Chap. Richmond, Yorkshire, vers V. Dorset.

Rev.Mr. Benson, Ledsbam V. YorkRev. B. Cheese, B.D. Tendring R. shire. Essex.

Rev. J. M. Colson, St. Peter's B. Rev. W. B, Coulcher, Bawsey R. Dorcbester. Norfolk.

Rev. R. Dickinson (Rector of Head. Rev. Mr. Curtis (Vicar' of Leomin. ley, Hants), Milton, io the New Forest, ster), Sudbury R. Saffolk.

P. C. Rev. William Flower, M. A. Malton • Rev. Richard Exton, Athelington R. Curacy.

Suffolk. Rev. G. H. L. Gretton, M. A. Allens- Rev. J. B. Graham, Holy Trinity V. moor and Clehanger Vy. Hereford. Micklegate, co. York, shire, rice Pearce, res.

Rev. R. Green, Whorlton P. C. Dur. Rev. Hen. R. Moody, M. A. Chatham bam. R. Kept.

Rev. H. Hubbard, Hinton Ampner Rev. J. P.Prust, Largtree R. Devon. R. Hants.

Rev. E. Southcomb, Rose Ash R. Rev. W. Martin, Gwenapp V. CorrDevon.

wall. Rev. Robert Simpson, Warslow and Rev.John Moore, Otterton V. Deron. Elkston Perp. Curacies, co. Stafford. : Rev. A. C. Payler, Headcorn V. Kent,

Rev. Wm. Wells, Harting R. Sussex. Rev. T. L. Strong, B. D. St. Michael

Rev. E. Wright, Kilverstone R. Nor. Queephithe R. London. folk.

Rev. Wm. Vaux, Patching with Tar. Rev. P. Perring, M. A. Domestic ring R. Sussex. Chaplain to the Duke of Cambridge. Rev. Wm. Whitelock, Sulhamstead

Rev. Wm. Cockburn, M. A. to be Abbots and Sulhampstead Banister RR. Dean of York.

Berks. Hon. and Rev. George Pellew, to a The Rev, J. H. Dakins, to be Do Canonry or Prebend in Canterbury Ca- mestic Chaplain to the Duke of York. thedral.

DISPENSATION. The Ven. J. H. Pott, the Prebend of Rev. W. Pritchard to hold the V. of Mora in the Cathedral Church of St. Great Wakering, with the R. of Great Paul.

Yaldham, Essex.

TO THE

ESSAYS, SUBJECTS, INTELLIGENCE, OCCURRENCES,

&c. &c.

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......382

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AFRICA, 50, 60, 255, 298, 347, 349, 385, Christian Privileges

620
455, 529, 598,793, 812, 831, 838

Remembrancer.

.....758
African Institution ....255, 598, 801

Spectator......

..212, 563
Agricultural Interest. 64,128, 192, 259,326 Christianity, Character of.. ......225
Air Pump...

..175

not hostile to Literature...261
Alexandrine MS. of LXX

Universality of .......... 59
Alms and Oblations
.....140, 275, 276 Church Music

..442
Ambrosian Library..

.....76+

of England..........41, 106, 231
Ainerica 16, 54, 148, 181, 284, 341,412,

Discipline ...444
475, 553, 626,665, 688,755, 835

Rome

84, 89
South..........
..325, 382, 834

Scotland..

..39, 105
Answers to Correspondents 64, 128, 192,

Psalmody

420
260, 328, 392, 460, 536, 604,

Service 138, 275, 276, 339, 362,
672, 736, 800

420, 753
Antediluvian Den......

318
Wardens ...

444
Antinomianism

.648 Clergy (see Ministers)
Antioch.....

.227
Defects of

470, 546
A pochryphal New Testament... .1, 65, 129 should use their Influence for good
Apostles' Creed......
4

463
Arctic Land Expedition..

.49, 720 Clerical Employments and Amusements 660
Ascension, the....

.333, 377
Studies.....

. 135

Cuinage...
Baptism .............. .79, 81, 357, 768 Colombian College

.788
Bethlehem Hospital....
.720 Confirmation..

753
Biblical Criticismu (see the Inder of Texts) Congress at Verona.

..603, 797
Illustrations........340, 615, 747 Conversion

...94
Bishop's College, Calcutta (see Mission Cols Copyright:

176
lege;
Cornelius, Case of.

.499
Boxing ..

418 Creation, Religious Influence of. .13
British Critic
751, 753 Crucifixion, the

206
Cadets ....
..119 Daucing.

157, 563
Calcutta 58, 319, 322, 524, 527, 809, 815

Deacons

.39
Calvary...

.80, 210, 211 Death, Preparation for • 284, 271, 468
Calvinism.

. 403, 563,717
Denmark

830
Calvinists
30 Depravity of Man..

.93
Cambridge. .117, 155, 175, 317, 381, 451 Desarts

340
Canada

Domestic Instructors

145
Catholic Liberality.
..89 Dram Drinking..

.... 176
Ceylon.

179 Drawing Lots..

.12, 153, 156
Chance
156 Dreams..

13
Character, Injurious Delineations of.. 242 Dugong.

· 177
Charity .....

43
Chemistry, Arrangements in.

218 East Lothian Libraries..... .....386
China ...

324, 389 Education 97, 105, 121, 256, 633, 667,796
Christ's Ascension.

333,376 Ecclesiastical Preferments 259, 392, 460,
Crucifixion
205

533, 671, 848
Divinity ...
208

-on purchasing 481,
Human Nature
.751 Egypt

318, 788
Offices.....
,743 Elders

...39, 45
Temptation.....
.372 Emigration

17, 148, 284
Christian Character
.227 Enthusiasm

202
Hope....
.9, 271 Episcopal Charges

656
Humility

.336

Conventions....614, 679, 728,
Missions (see Missions and Society)

739, 766
Moderation ....

Error in Religion culpable... ..33
Observer, Pearson's Character of Excitement, Evils of....

237
518 Exorcism.
CHRIST. Observ. APP.

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Faith...
•498, 743 Malta ..

668
Family Devotion

•229 Man (see Human)
Sermons 6, 70, 141, 205, 271, 333, Manufacturing Habits

.... 101
407, 465, 541, 619, 679, 743 Marriage and Marriage Laws .. 176, 566
Fear of God.....

..685 Memoir of Bp. Debon....... ,673, 737
Fiction (see Novels)

of Mrs. Hoffnan

605
Finance........128, 190, 328, 458, 788

of Rev. J. W. Fletcher...... 193
Foundation of Christian Hope........407

(see Obituary)
France 62, 188, 258, 324, 387, 527, 601, Messiah, Expectation of ......497, 687
669, 732, 798, 803 Methodists

115, 513
Future State (see Resurrection)

Metrical Psalms....

420
Ministers..

... 103, 106
Germany.

385, 829

why unsuccessful 329, 470, 546
Glow-worms

.596 Mission College, Calcutta 58, 317, 524,
Good Works..
...498

815
Gospel Advocate, The... .722, 728 Missions, Duty of promoting 59, 266, 309,
Gothic Scriptures
.764

351
Greece (see Turkey)

(see Morarian, Society, 4-c.)
Monthly Magazine...

80
Herculaneum, MSS.
..118 Moral Law...

339
Heretics
.....90 Life, Influence of

31:
Hieroglyphic Writing
788 · Preaching

15, 773
Hints to Students.
474, 623, 775 Moravian Missions..

307,858
Holy Spirit

..110, 780 Music in Churches.
Hope in Death:

.....273
Human Depravity: :93, 367, 619, 782 Nature (sce Creation)
Frailty.....

..6, 465 Necessity (see Predestination)
Humility, Necessity of

.336 Negroes (see Slave, Slavery, dc.)
Netherlands

.... 667, 803
Imagination (see Novels)

New Lanark
India 118, 121, 176, 178, 319, 524, 527, Newspapers..

381, 398, 400
666, 721,796, 809, 815, 834 New l'estament, Apochryphal.. 1, 65, 129
Infidelity......

.32, 58

Sigle of the 68, 69
Causes of..
.93 New York

.23, 607
Intermarriages.......

..89 New Zealand .... .......180,790, 818
Lutolerance of Heathens... ...491 Nicodemus,our Lord's Discourse with 76,767
Ireland 64, 126, 192, 251, 324, 327, 389, North America, 54,148,181, 284, 341,412,
458, 599, 724, 726, 824

475, 553, 626, 665, 688, 755,
Israelites, Character of the...
496

819, 835
Italy...
..667, 833 Norway

826, 831
Novels and Novel Reading

157, 237
Jewish Customs....

292
Jews....
• 251, 384 Oblation

...... 140, 275, 276
Journey through America 16, 148, 284,341, Obituary of Rev. E. Townshend
412, 475, 553, 626, 688,755

Rer. J.J. Dewe ........ 390
Juggernaut

721

Lady Eleanor King 594

(see Memoir)
Law Clerkships

23 Orphan Asylum, New York....

........ 607
Lay Agency ...

112 Oxford

48, 135, 317, 381, 787
Leadings of Providence.

338
Learning, useful in Ministers .106, 136 Parable of the Sower......

329
Value of ..

.. 26% Paradise Lost, Moral Estimate of 212, 278
Life (see Memoir and Obituary)

Paris

..... 895
false Views of .....

.: 240 Parliament, Proceedings in 126, 190, 259,
List of new Publications 49, 118, 177, 252,

S26, 589, 458, 529
319, 383, 452, 523,597, 666, 720, 789 Parochial Libraries .... 699, 80S
Literary and Philosophical Intelligence 48, Pauperism.....

117, 175, 251, 317, 381, 450, Pawnbrokers

522, 595, 664,721, 787 Pentateuch .....
Literature (see Learning)

Petitioning Parliament

537
Queries on ladulgence in .. 699 Peterborough Questions........ 389,409
Liturgy (see Church Service)

Philosophy, Impotence of...
Long Suffering of God..
72 Poland....

251, 384
Lord's Supper
360, 753 Popish Miracles.

84
Lots ....
12, 153, 156 Popularity

719
Lotteries..
12, 13, 155, 461 Population

175, 251, 665
Love of God

622 Portugal .. 190, 388, 671, 801, 827, 832,
Praise of Men

549
Magnetism ....

382 Prayer Meetings.

.... 734

44, 176

.. 176

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Frankfort ...

.. 186

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78, 767

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... 453

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Preaching
539 Society, Bible, Berne

..... 829
Office of....

365

British and Foreign .. 187,
Predestination ...

29

252, 731, 796, 827
Preparation for Death .. 271, 284, 468

Danish

831
Presentmeurs..

447
Finnish

832
Prevailing loiquities 393, 461, 537

830
Prisons..

.800, 820

Hibernian

836
Protestanis not Heretics...

90
Ionian

834
Providential Arrangements in Chemistry 218

Malta ....... 833
Prudence in recommending Books 765

Merchants' Seamen 813
Prussia

825, 830

Naval and Military
Psalmody..

65

Netterlands ... 828
Public Affairs 62, 125, 188, 258, 324, 387,

Norwegian

831
456, 527, 601, 669,732,797

Paris

827
Public Houses

396
Prussian

830
Russian

254, 892
Quakers' Address on Slave Trade 348, 633

Saxon

830
Quarterly Review.....

Strasburg

828
Swedish

831
Regeneration ..

Calcutta School-book

319
Regimental Libraries....

721

Church Missionary.... 50, 61, 80,
Religion, uecessary for States

120, 178, 790, 811
Religious Instructor, The

787
Tract

322
Intelligence..50, 120, 178, 252, Colonization........60, 341, 342
320, 384, 453, 524, 723,790

for building Churches... 527
Novels

249

Conversion of Jews ........ 384
Privileges

141

poor pious Clergy ... 125
Students

474, 623

promoting Christian Knowledge 320,
Renovation..
770

527, 807
Reports of Societies (see Societies)

Propagation of the Guspel.... 524
- on drawing up

221

Suppression of Vice. .103, 185, 633
Repentance.....

373

Edinburgh Deaf and Dumb....386
Resurrection .........8, 27, 208, 375, 769

Gaelic School ......
Revelation necessary

489
Hamburgh Humane

596
Rome, Church of

Hibernian

324, 724, 846
Russia 251, 256, 259, 318, 457, 596, 667,

Humane

117
825, 831

Irish..

London Missionary.. 293,723,841
Sabbath-day 351, 361, 397, 501, 531

Malta School

668
Laws respecting

483
of Arts ...,

482
Satan, Milton's Character of ........

281

Paris elementary Instruction 667,
Scotch Colleges
97, 773

836
Scotland ..

453, 774

Prayer-book and Homily...... 324
Church of ...

39

Prison Discipline.... : 820
Scriptures, how to be studied

St. David's Church Union 251, 311
Inspiration of....133, 355, 493 Soul after Death

28
the Instrument of saving Know. South America 325, 382,599, 668, 803, 834
ledge
....... 108 South Sea Islands,

382, 451, 723
Self-conceit

........ 102 Spain....63, 125, 190, 258, 387, 456, 529,
- righteousness,

337

602, 667, 670, 733, 799, 802,
Septuagint
10

826, 839
Sermons (see Family Sermons)

Special Assizes..

799
Reasons for publishing 223 Splendid Virtue
Sierra Leone..51, 453, 599, 793, 807, 812 Steam Engines.....
Sinony
182 Students

474, 775
Siuing in Vestiy
339 St. Pancras Church

382
Slavery, Slave Trade, &c. 125, 255, 285, Sunday (see Sabbath-day)

293, 310, 324, 342, 347, 348, - Newspapers........381, 398, 400
458,528, 529, 555, 604,

Schools.....

08, 105, 773
627, 630, 755, 801, 812

84, 89

... 454

74

.... 31
.... 175

48

Tracts..
Smuggling

346
Travelling

399
Society, American Missionary 668 Sweden....

667, 831
Baptist Missionary 669 Swearing Act

700
Episcopal Missionary 669 Switzerland.

826, 829
Methodist Missionary 669 Syria...

615
United Missionary.. 669 Syrian Christians.

178, 816
Basle Missionary.
Bible, American
835 Temptation

36
Basle ..

829 Time to dance

... 668

...... 563

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