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A PREFATORY LETTER
REV. PROFESSOR SEDGWICK, M.A. F.R.S. &c.
VICE-MASTER OF TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE.
EDITED WITH INTRODUCTION, ETC.
REV. WILLIAM MONK, M.A. F.R.A.S. &c.
OF ST JOHN'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE.
WITH A PORTRAIT AND MAPS.
DEIGHTON, BELL AND Co. CAMBRIDGE.
MEMBERS OF OUR UNIVERSITIES IN PARTICULAR,
AND TO THE
YOUNG MEN OF GREAT BRITAIN IN GENERAL,
This Book is dedicated by the Editor,
IN THE PRAYERFUL HOPE THAT THEIR ATTENTION WILL BE TURNED
BY ITS PERUSAL TO THE PRESSING NEED OF
IN THE HEATHEN MISSION FIELD NOW SO MUCH ENLARGED
BY THE LABOURS OF DR LIVINGSTONE.
"Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few; pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest." Matt. ix. 37, 38. God "hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth." Acts xvii. 26. "And they shall come from the east, and from the west, and from the north, and from the south, and shall sit down in the kingdom of God." Luke xiii. 29.