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His soul all harmony and love
Did opening powers display, Capacious, - strong, -and fond to rove,
Foretold a shining day.
So transient and so frail ? .
· The shades of night prevail.
So lavish of thy power ? What could induce thee to destroy
This fair and beauteous flower ? To damp its vigour, chill its bloom,
And triumph o'er its fall,
And rob us of our all ?
Since the lov'd Child is not,
In some sequelter'd spot i
Nor calin content infuse,
Some other plan I'll chuse.
My loss is his great gain;
Why then should I complain?
And since the
AN ACROȘTICAL EPITAPH.
--EST, lovely Innocent, from ills to come, I.-n gentle slumbers and an early tomb. C--ould parent fondness cease thy fate to mourn, H.-earts then might rend, and blood bedew thy Urn. A--ll the fair graces that enrich the mind R--ose with thy growth and were in thee conjoin'd. D--isease, alas ! has brought thee to the dust, S.-poil'd thy fair structure, and dislodg'd it's gueit. 0--f lineage high -.- transcriptive heir of God, U.-pborne by Angels to their bright abode, T.-0 Jesu's Throne; --- where mystic deeds engage H--is active thoughts, mature beyond his age. W--here the sweet Seraph soon I hope to see, E--mbrace and dwell with-in the Deity. L--0! this last tribute : --- we can give no more, L-ov'd much in life, mach we his lofs deplore.
Life of Christopher Sinclair 338
Obtains a reviving hope 240
Dies in the triumph of faith 246
Life of Mrs, Tarbqton 291
Revival at Thorner
Solemn warning against the use ;
of spirituous liquors 294
The backslider re-awakened 295
16 Awful providence in 296
17 Life of Mr. Spooner :: 337
- Boyle, 53 Obtains pardoning mercy,
54 Persecuted by informers 3:40
Exemplary conduct , 341
Miserable end of a persecutor 399
of the divine Goodness
The Experience of Mr.
John Pawson, senior 347
· Exemplary piety
02 Effects of departing from his .
· first love... i', 348
Restored to peace and purity 349
Dominion over inward sin the
believer's privilege 251
Life of Mr. S. Hodgson 358
His-labours in the ministry
Drówned in crossing a river 361
LIFE of Mr. Cargil 379
! in the army . .. 157 Persecuted and banished 381
' his careless parishioners 520
Involved in great distress 534
Life of Mr. John Brettell
Holy life and happy death 536
Experience of Mr. Elliott 572
Effects of rebellion against
. the divine Light 573
Remarkable awakening dream 573
Obtains peace with God 574
Relieved in difficulties 575
Enters into the ministry 576
Experience of Mrs. Clarkson 589
Mistaken notions of religion 590
- 468 Awakened by reading her fa.
60 ther's Manuscripts : ibid
Falls into deadnels
Ga Brought into glorious liberty 593
Holy trumph in sickness 594
306 John Martin, a' foundling 564
..7 Means for attaining the blelling 11
9 Nature of godly fear
Page of lovin
Effeats of divine fear on the Of loving God with all the
heart, loul, mind, &c. " .325
The Love of our Neighbour, ..
and its happy effects
The nature of self-love 377
SERMON V. Fins
is 112 The model by which Mercy
164 A'rash judgment explained 478
Sermon VI. st.
ed himself . 219 . of Christ's ministers, by
Mr. Taylor ; 527
221 The text (Mat xxvii. 20,)
Christ's qualifications to grant
The persons to whom the pro-
ful and diligent . 530
Extracts from Mr. BRUCE's TRAVELS..
illustrating the Scriptures : 92
of the Governor - 38 Description of the cataract of .
39 Alata, on the Nile 189
goodness of GOD 172 Fuller discoveries of the divi.
Transforming power of Christ 225 His first ordination -
227 The victory thro' faith
of Matters of Fact 24 By the preservation of the
church to this time
Tue COMMUNION OF SAINTS, BY MR. SUICLIFF.
the act of uniformity 127 Preserves young professors 197
Woodward in 1667 128 warmness and formality 178
Use to the public ministry ibid
MR. ALEXANDER'S REASONS FOR METHODISM.
of true faith
Qualifications necessary for the
362 Influence of Methodism on hu.
264. Principles of Methodism mis.
319 Present experience of the peace
im mir 372