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LONDON:
FRANCIS & JOHN RIVINGTON,
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH YARD, AND WATERLOO PLACE.

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Dialogue on the New Year .... 1 The Christian's Death ......
On Praying in the Name of Christ 4 The Economy of Cleanliness..
Richmond Provident and Clothing | A Child's Prayer ............

Club .................... 5 Manasseh ..................
Patience under Trials ........ 7 Greenwich Hospital ..........
“ Watch unto Prayer" ......

Illustrations of Scripture-Sharon 26
Thoughts for the Labourer.

Ditto-Shepherds in Palestine
Avoiding Bad Company .. 10 Wonderful Escape from Drowning
Evening Prayer...........

ib, | Domestic Economy of the Labour-
The Sabbath-Day ........

ing Classes................
Returning Home ......

| Extracts from various Authors.. 34
The Day of Trouble ......

Extracts from Newspapers,
Allotments of Land ....

&c. . ...................
A Sure Refuge ......,

DIALOGUE ON THE NEW YEAR.
Thomas Thoughtful. Mary, there are many thoughts that
occur to me in the beginning of a new year, that, I am
sorry to say, don't strike ,me so much at any other time.

Mary. Well, what şart of thoughts are they? Per-
haps I may be able to say the same and then we shall
be of the same mind in that as we are in all other things.

Thomas. Why, I něxer can help thinking over and
over again of things that I have been neglecting, or
else only half doing, all through the year that's gone by.
I believe every Christian makes a point of exercising

self-examination at this time more seriously than ever

besides; but I don't seem to be able to help it, whether

I would or not.

Mary. I dare say, Thomas, it's just for the same

reason as when your poor mother died last year, you

remember how we both sat in her room, where the corpse

was laid, and couldn't help thinking again and again of

every little thing that we had ever done to disturb her,

and every thing we hadn't done to comfort her, while she

was alive. How we sat and cried, to think that we

VOL. XXIV.

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