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INDEX TO VOLUME XXXIII.

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A Beautiful Letter............................. 10 Hope. By the Editor....................... 261
A Beautiful Incident.............

307 How the Old Mill was Saved. By Rev.
A Brave Little Daughter............... 113 J. Max Hark..

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A Christmas Dinner....... ................. Hymn of Francis Xavier. By Rev. D.
A Pastoral. By T. P. Bucher.........

Y. Heisler, D. D.............................. 234
A Poet-Preacher. By the Editor ......... 11

Immigration and the Public Lands........ 16
A Legend of Strasburg Cathedral.......... 109

Introductory .............. ............. 5
Aphorisms.

Io Victis.............
A Japanese Hero. By Rev. R. Leigh-

Irish Wakes............. ...........
ton Gerhart.............

168
An Indian Raid in Eastern Pennsyl. John Newton and his Bible..................

vania. By the Editor .............. ...... John Kant. By the Editor .................
Ancient Inheritance Women's Names.

Karl Ritter. By Rev. B. Bausman, 293
Universal Dissatisfaction..

184

Kissing the Ground ............................ 14
An Oid Boat...........

La Salle and Tonti. By Rev. Cyrus Cort. 197
Beginnings of the Reformed Church. By Lessons of the Holy Sepulcher. By Rev.

the Editor, 140, 171, 204, 235, 270, 302, J. A. Peters..... .............................. 101
327, 361.

List of Books approved by the Sunday
Blessed Jordan. By Dr. Chalmers........ 146 School Library Bureau...........56, 151, 284
Book Notices....................... 285, 324, 385
Brown “the” Hatter. By the Editor...

Medical Foot-Pads. By the Editor...... 11
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Modern Hebrew Literature..................... 280
Bread on the Waters. By Rebecca H.

Morning Hymn of St. Hilarius. By
Schively...........

...... 358

Rev. D. Y. Heisler., A. M................ 208
Catching Wild Pigeons. By Rev. Eli

New Publications ...........................260-261
Keller ............ ...................165, 202

Noble Deeds of Seamen. By Rev. I. E.
Christian Heroism. By Rev. J. E. Graeff. 79

Graeff...........

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Christmas. By Mrs. M. E. Sangster...... 370
Conduct in Church. By the Editor ...... 332 Old Scotch Servants, By the Editor..... 208

OUR CABINET:
Der Keste-Baam ................................ 266

54-56, 86-89, 114-116, 148–150, 185, 186,
Early German Literature of Pennsyl-

211-214, 249, 250, 281, 282, 309, 310, 343,
vania. By the Editor....... ...... 82

371.
Es Bächli. By H. L. Fisher.. . 332 Our Mission.......

............ 357

Our Political Degeneracy. By Rev. T.
Force of Character Illustrated. By Rev. G. Apple, D. D.............................. 267
I. E. Graeff...

....... 337 Over Against the Treasury ................... 308
Funeral Customs. By Rev. B. Baus-

142
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Patent Outsides. By the Editor...........
37

Pet Names. By Rev. J. Spangler
George Stephenson’s Trials and Tri Kieffer ........................................... 261
umphs. By the Editor. ....... 69

Pontiac. By Rev. Cyrus Cort.............. 239
German Songs of Spring. By the Editor 133 Popular Sayings from Pope-Don't leave
Grandfather's Catechism. By the Editor. 295 the farm ..................... ............. 210

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Prince Bismarck-Mr. Fawcett.-Wit

The Legend of St. Martin. By the Editor. 358 and Wisdom of John Ploughman....... 147 The living know that they shall die. By Psalm cli .........

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Rev. H. H. W. Hibshman, D. D........ 334

The Little Tree. By the Editor.......... 7 Recognition. By the Editor.........

The Lord's Jewels. By Rev. Wm. C. Rewards of Literature.........

Schaeffer ....................................... 44 Rules for Living ..........................

The Mistress of a Hundred Isles. By Save “The Guardian”..........

16. Rev. Edward A. Gernant........ 74, 104 Schools in Japan. By Masataka Yama

The Mississippi Valley two Centuries naka..................

Ago. By Rev. Cyrus Cort............... 137 Signs of Prosperity. From the Chinese.. 85 | The Mother's Sacrifice. By S. E. Dubbs. 112 Something about Woman. By Rev. I. E.

The Nine Worthies. By the Editor ...... 51 Graeff..............

...244 The Old Man's Treasures. By the Editor 325 St. Bernard's Hymn. Rendered into

The Patriarchate of Easton. By George English by Rev. D. Y. Heisler, D. D. 140 Merle Zacharias............ SUNDAY SCHOOL DEPARTMENT :

The Queen of Prussia's Ride................ 279 20-36, 56-68, 90-100, 117-132, 151-164,

Three Queens. By the Editor............. 109 187-196, 215-228, 251-259, 283-292,

The Rain Congress. By the Editor....... 201 311-323, 344-356, 372-385.

The Sabbath a Divine Institution. By Swiss Valor.........

Rev. Cyrus Cort............... .......... 8

The Sabbath. By Rev. Cyrus Cort....... 49 Temperance Credit..... ........

342 The Seven Champions of Christendom. The Aeronaut. By Jane Taylor. ......... 146 By the Editor ........... ............ The Altars of Childhood. By the Editor. 175 The Silent Searchers.......... ........... The Apple Tree. By the Fditor.......... 337 The Stream. By the Editor................. 293 The Aged Minstrel. By the Editor ...... 275 True Social Dignity........................... 13 The Chapel of Cannstadt. By the Editor. 233 The Unity of the Human Race, By The Day of Wrath. By Rev. Thomas C. | the Editor.................... ...........

Porter, D. D., LL. D......................... 297 The Unwelcome Guest ......................... The Death of Tiberius. (A. D. 37.) The Young Man's Opportunity. By

After the German of Emanuel Geibel. Rev. D. Van Horne, D. D............... 325

By the Editor................................. 76 The Young Man's Ideal. By Thomas A. The Farmer and His Child. By the Fenstermaker......... ............. Editor.

...... 147 Thoughts for Reflection....................... The Flower of Love. By N. C. H.......... 73 Twenty Impolite Things .......... The Hampton Institute. By Lewis H.

Steiner ......................................... 230 Washington Relics. By the Editor...... 47 The Holy Name................................ 366 Wedding Gifts.......... The Indian Brave and the Missionary. What did Washington know........... ....

By Rev. J. Max. Hark.......... 84 Winter's Flight. By the Editor........... 104 Two kinds of Bravery. By Rev. I. E. Wordsworth's “Ode on Immortality.” Graeff........ .............

...... 180 By Rev. J. Spangler Kieffer..... ........ 298 “The King's Business.” ........ .... ........ 275 Zwingli's Last Words. By the Editor... 5

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VOL. XXXIII.

JANUARY, 1882.

NO. 1,

INTRODUCTORY,

ZWINGLI'S LAST WORDS.

The new editor wishes the readers of

BY THE EDITOR. THE GUARDIAN a Happy New Year. He takes this liberty because he does not When Ulric Zwingli, the first martyr regard himself as entirely a stranger. of the Reformed Cburch, laid down his Dr. Bausman has so kindly introduced life on the battle-field of Cappel, he him, that, even if he had not met many uttered the memorable words—“ What of his readers ou previous occasions, he does it matter? They may kill the would feel certain that his coming was body, but they cannot kill the soul!". not entirely unexpected, and that hos. These are words which ring like an an-. pitable friends would grant him a cor- cient prophecy, and every age in the dial welcome.

history of the church witnesses their It is not a trifling matter to assume wonderful fulfillment. the e litorial chair successively occupied We regret that the eleventh of Octoby Dr. Harbaugh and Dr. Bausman. ber, 1881, the 350th anniversary of the THE GUARDIAN has a special mission death of the Swiss Reformer, was not and requires peculiar work. For this more generally observed by the Rekind of work the former editors had formed Churches. Such observance peculiar qualifications, which their suc- would not have justly laid us open to cessor cannot flatter himself that he pos- the charge of hero-worship. The Resesses in the same degree. He can formed church has never allowed heronly hope to succeed by the earnest self to be named after any one of ber sympathy and coöperation of his breth great leaders, and she has never fixed ren.

her faith on the doctrines of any indiThe editorship of THE GUARDIAN vidual teacher. Henry Bullinger, the involves a precious trust. For thirty- successor of Zwingli in the church of two years this little magazine bas pur- Zurich, said, not twenty years after the sued its chosen path in humility and death of his great predecessor—“Many patience, dispensing life, light, and love. people call us Zwinglians, but we refuse It has done much for the literary and to recognize the name. We are not social advancement of our people, and, baptized into the name of Zwingli. Our best of all, it has encouraged thousands affection rests upon that noble man ; of young men and women to walk in but our faith does not depend upon his the ways of righteousness. To these words. His is but human authority. objects, it is hoped, THE GUARDIAN Indeed, we do not depend upon Zwingli will prove as faithful in the future as it more implicitly than we do, for instance, has been in the past; and the new upon Augustine, who himself insisted editor devoutly joins in the prayer-first that men should not depend upon his uttered by Dr. Harbaugh, thirty-one person, but should contradict him as years ago, and repeated by Dr. Baus- soon as his opinions were found to be man, at the beginning of his editorial contrary to the Sacred Scriptures. Call labors—that “the Spirit of purity may us, if you please, Christians, Christpreside over these pages, and keep him lovers, Evangelicals—such dames we from publishing

love to hear; but do not call us Zwin

glians." While, therefore, the Reformed One line, which dying he could wish to blot.” church cannot justly be accused of at

tacbing undue reverence to the name of ashamed, and was never punished at Zwingli, it cannot be wrong to recall school." the last words of a teacher, whose fame Zwingli was a faithful pastor. His will shine with the brightness of the biographies are full of incidents concernfirmament forever.

ing his care for the poor of his flock. The whole life of Ulric Zwingli was When the soldiers of Glarus went to an exemplification of the meaning of fight in Italy, he accompanied them as his dying words. He had heard and their chaplain, though he disapproved heeded the words of the Master: “Be of the war itself. In 1516 he became thou faithful unto death, and I will chief pastor of the monastery at Einsiedgive thee a crown of life.” He did not len, and instead of encouraging the pilunderstand i he Lord as merely requiring grims in their superstitions, as bis prefaithfulness to the end of life, but faith decessors had done, he immediately fulness even unto martyrdom. It was sougbt to lead thein to true repentance his consciousness of this bigh vocation and faith. Here he began to preach that rendered him faithful in all the the doctrines of the Reformation, before relations of life; that sustained him in he had even heard the name of Martin innumerable trials; and that finally Luther. made him ready to die for the truth, in In 1519 Zwingli became pastor of the the full assurance of receiving a crown Cathedral church of Zırich. Here his of glory in the world to come.

| work as a Reformer was continued and Zwingli was a faithful son. He was developed. In the midst of trials and born in the village of Wildhaus, in the temptations he pursued his way, accordvalley of Toggenburg, on the 1st of ing to the light which God had given January, 1481, and was one of a family him. Wealih and position were offered of nine children, who were carefully him in vain; he cared nothing for such brought up by their parents in the pur- things. Dangers could not terrify him; ture and admonition of the Lord. He he cared nothing for those who kill the spent his early years in the shadow of body. In some instances he may hare the Alps. “In the mountains," said contended too earnestly for doctrines his friend, Oswald Myconius, “ the spirit which further study might have induced of Zwingli was exalted and glorified. him to modify; but, like Luther, he When the thunder pealed from cliff to could not do otherwise. Even his cliff he seemed to hear a voice saying bitterest enemies have acknowledged his to him, 'I am the Lord thy God. thorough honesty and his complete deAbide in My fear forever. When, at votion to what he believed to be the (arly dawn, the glaciers glowed with truth. rosy light, it seemed to him as though In his social and civil relations his the Lord was treading upon the high faithfulness was no less apparent. His places of the earth; and while the hem family bad implicit confidence in his of His shining garments glorified the sincerity, and for generations most of mountains, he heard anew the anthem his descendants devoted themselves, in that filled the soul of Isaiah: Holy, the most trying times, to the work of holy, holy is the Lord of hists; the the ministry. His patriotism was unwhole earth is full of His glory.” bounded. From his earliest youth the

When Zwingli was nine years old, his legends of Swiss patrioti:m and devofather determined to devote him to the tion had filled his soul. The circumministry. By the advice of his uncle, stances of the timez rendered him & who was a pious priest, he was succes. civil as well as a religious leader, and fively sent to school at Basel, Bern, and in this two-fold capacity he accompaVienna. He enjoyed the best educa- nied the little band of Zurichers to the tional advantages the age could afford, batile-field of Cappel, where he sacriand became an extraordinary classical ficed his life. It is not true that he inscholar. He took great delight in mu- cited the war between the Protestant sic, and in athletic exercises ; but was and Catholic Cantons; and there is always regarded as a faithful student; abundant proof that he fully appreciated 80 that he could say, in later years : “Ithe almost hopeless pature of the connever did anything of which I am dict; but religion and patriotism alike

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