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Lanercost Priory, Dviii. 89.

“Lead us not into Temptation," Dxxi. 282.

Leominster, Church of, Div. 33.
Linlithgow, Palace of, Dxxix. 893.
Liturgies, or set forms of Prayer, Dvii. 77.
Madras Education, Origin of, pxvi. 215.
Migration of Birds, the (Chronicles of the Seasons), Dxxvii.



Anglo-Saxon Reverence for the Sabbath, Dxiv. 192.

Assisi (Miss C. Taylor's Italy), Dx. 136.

Beer-shops (R. H. Horne, esq.), dii. 16.

Bell, Dr., Dix. 120.

Buenos Ayres (Lit. Gaz.), pxiv. 192.

Butler, Dr. (Bartlett's Life), Dxxi. 288.

Carnal Principle, the (Dr. Cheyne), Dvi. 72.
Chinese Disposition to receive Christianity (Capt. Pidding's

Olio), pxiii. 176.
Church Restoration (rev. J. Sandford, M.A.), Dx. 136.
Daughter of Tyre, the (Davis's Voice from North Africa),

Dvii. 83.

Egypt (rev. R. M. Macbriar), Dv. 64.

Egyptian Winds (Mrs. Poole), Dxii. 160.

Preedom (Archæologia), dxiv. 192.

Florence (Laing's Notes of a Traveller), oxi. 141.

Goa (Journal of Mr. Hume, American Missionary), Dxvi. 216.

Guerf Hassan (the Crescent and the Cross), Dxxv. 352.

Heliopolis (Mrs. Poole), Dxxv. 352,

Hierarchy in France, the, pxvii. 232.

Homilies, the (Graham's Essays), dviii. 104.

Jesuitism in South America (Moritz Bach), Dxxvii. 876.

Jews, the (Dr. Rae Wilson), DXXI, 288.

Jews in Poland, Div. 48.

Locusts at Severinowka (Life of a travelling Physician), Dii. 16.

Mount Lebanon and the Cedars (Rae Wilson), bvil. 88.

Nineveh (Lit. Gaz.), Dxvi. 216.

Origin of the Censorship of the Press, DXXX. 424.

Pastor's Troubles, a (Boston Recorder), Dxxvill. 902.

Poisons, Dxi. 144.

Pupery at the Reformation (Homily of Good Works, part 3),

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Muramy. pits of Maabdeth (Mrs. Postens), Dxxii. Sos.

Nathan's Mission of Love, DXXV. 349.

Nellore, the Mission Church at, Dv. 49.
Northernmost Christian Flock in Europe, the, Dii. 11,
Newton Priory, County of Meath, Dvii. 73.
Newton, rev. J., DXV. 203.

Oil upon the Waves, the Action of (Chronicles of the Seasons),

Dxxx. 31.

Dviii. 104.

Ramadan (Mrs. Poole), Dxxiv. 330.

Rubric, Dv. 64.
Sabbath for Professional Men, Dxxviii. 302.
Spirit of Liberty and the Spirit of Slavery (Youth's Cabinet),

diii. 82.

Sunday Evening in a manufacturing Town, a (R. H. Horne,

esq.), Div. 48.

Triumph of Christianity over the Jesuit Priests (Boston Chris.

tian Witness), Dxv. 208.

Uncalled for Vows, diil. 32.

Wedding Ring, the (Historical Register), Dais. 264.

Missionary Records

No. I. Dvi. 70.

II. DX. 192.

III. dxv. 205.

IV, dxix. 253.

V. DXXV, 342.


No. I. Dx. 121.

II. Dxly. 177.

Pantheon at Rome, the, Dxxiv, 321.

Parish Registers (Historical Register), Dxviii. 246.

Parthenon at Athens, Dviii. 95.

Parochial Incidents

No. I. Never destroy a good Tract, part 1, Dxxi. 286.

II. Part 2, Dxxviii. 378.

Pastoral Letter to the Clergy and other Members of the Pro-

testant Episcopal Church in the United States of America,
from Bishops of said Church assembled in general Convocation

in the City of Philadelphia, October, 1844, Dv. 50.


* Addressed to one who wished to look into the Future, DXX.,


Blind Girl's Hope, the (Scattered Leaves), Dvii. 87.

• Brotherly Love (Mahalath), Dxxviii. 392.

Burial at Sea, the, Dvii. 87.

"Change (M. C. L.), Dxvii. 232.

Choice of the Christian Heroes, the, dxix. 263.
"City of the Skies, the (rev. G. Bryan, M.A.), DXV. 207.
"Complaint of a Christian on the Contrarieties which he finds

within himself (M.C. L.), dxiv. 191.

*Conversion of St. Paul (M. C. L.), DV. 64.

*Coral and Bells (rev. T. A. Holland), Dxvi. 215.

"Cuckoo, the, jxxvi. 360.

*Deaf and Dumb Man Cured, the (Mrs. Abdy), Dxxviii. 39.

*Father of Lights, the (rev. J.S. Broad), Dxxvii. 375.

*Fifth Sunday after Trinity (T. E. Poole, M.A.), Dxxix. 408.

*Five Empires, the (Mrs. H. W. Richter), dxxiv. 320.

Grieve not that the Young should die (Amelia), Dvi. 72.

*Hymn (H. Downtou), bxi. 144.

*Hymn (H. Downton), pxiii. 175.

*Hymn (H. Downton), Dxiv. 191.

*Hymn (H. Downton), dxv. 207.

*Hymn for a Sunday School Festival (H. Downton), Dx. 135.

*Hymn (rev. J. A. Fenton), DIXX. 424.

"Invitation to Christ, Dxviii. 248.
* Lays of Palestine (T. G. Nicholas, B.A.), No. XVII., Dxxi.

*" Let there be Light" (Mrs. H. W. Richter), dii. 13.
* Lines written on reading the Description of the Holy City in

Milman's Pall of Jerusalem (Susan Heath), dii. 15.

Magdalen, the (J. C. Prosser), Dili. $1.

Memory, Div. 47.

*New Creation, the (J. A. Fenton), dix. 119.

*Orphan's Prayer, the (C. C. Osbourne), dr. 135.

*Poor, the (Mahalath), Dxxiv. 336.

*Psalm XLII. 11 (M. C. L.), Dxxix. 408.

*Reflections for a Child (H. C. Bramley), dziii. 175.

•Remorse at the Grave, Dviii, 103.

Scriptural Lyrics-

No. II. (Miss M. A. Stodart) Dv. 64.

III. DXXX. 424.

Self Conceit (T. W.), Dxxvi. 360.
"Skylark, the, nxii, 159.
Stanzas, Dxii. 159.
*Sunday at Sea, a (rev. T. E. Poole, M.A.), Dix. 120.
Tears (Miss E. B. Barrett), DXXV. 351.

*Wife in days of affliction, to a (S.), Dvili. 113.
Popular Superstitions, No. III. Sanatory Charms, Scotland,

Dxxviii. 383.

Preaching (rev. J. Sandford, M.A.), Dxii. 157.

Protestant Sisters of Mercy, Dvii. 76.


Relaxation of the People, the (Lit. Gaz.), Dvii. 85.
Ruins in Gilead and Bashan (Dr. Keith), Dx. 125.

• Those marked thus are original.

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Sabbath Meditations-
No. XXVIII. Second Sunday after Christmas, Dii. 6.

XXIX. First Sunday after Epiphany, viii. 28.

XXX. Septuagesima Sunday, div. 39.
XXXI. Conversion of St. Paul and Sexagesima Sunday,

DV. 61.
XXXII. Quinquagesima Sunday, Dvii. 68.
XXXIII. Quadragesima Sunday, Dviii. 102.
XXXIV. Second Sanday in Lent, dix. 115.

XXXV. Third Sunday in Lent, DX. 134.
XXXVI. Fourth Sunday in Lent, Dxii. 159.
XXXVII. Fifth Sunday in Lent, pxiii, 171.

XXXVIII. Sixth Sunday in Lent, dxiv. 181.

XXXIX. Easter Day, Dxv. 206.

XL. First Sunday after Easter, Dxvi. 214.

XLI. Second Sunday after Easter, pxvii. 292.

XLII. Third Sunday after Easter, Dxviii. 238.
XLIII. Fourth Sunday after Easter, Dxlx. 255.
XLIV. Fifth Sunday after Easter, Dix. 209.

XLV. Sunday after Ascension-day, Dxxii. 303.
XLVI. Whit Sunday, Dxxiii. 319.
XLVII. Trinity Sunday, Dxxiv. 535.
XLVIII. First Sunday after Trinity, DXXV. 350.
XLIX. Second and Third Sundays after Trinity, Dxxvii.

LI. Fourth Sunday after Trinity, Dxxviii. 390.
LII. Fifth Sunday after Trinity, Dixix. 407.

LIII. Sixth Sunday after Trinity, DXIX. 422.

Scottish Episcopacy, No. III. DXX. 277.

IV. Dxxvii. 381 ; Dxxxi. 430.

Scoitish Non-juring Clergy, the last of the, Dxxvii. 363.

Sepnlchral Monuments, Dvii. 74.

MOREHEAD, rev. G. J., M.A. (Easington), National Exalta-

tion, Dxvi. 210.
PEARSON, very rev. H., D.D. (dean of Salisbury), The In-

fiuence of the Spirit, Dxxiii. 318.
RAIKES, rev. H., M.A. (chancellor of Chester), God's Pre.

sence with his Ministers, dix. 112.
ROBINSON, rev. G. W., M.A. (Sutton Coldfield), Spiritual

Worship, Div. 40.
SANDFORD, rev. J., M.A. (Dunchurch, hon. canon of Worces-

ter), The Anxiety of God for the Welfare of his people,

Dxviii. 241.
SANKEY, rev. R., M.A. (Farnham), the Imperfection of the

Believer's earthly Blessedness, Dviii. 96.

SCHOLRFIELD, rev. J., M.A. (professor of Greek, Cambridge),

The Whole Duty of Man, DXXX. 418.

SHIRLEY, ven. W. A., M.A. (archdeacon of Derby), Simple,

undoubting Faith, DXXV. 355.
STEVENSON, rev. H. J., M.A. (hon. canon of Worcester),

Jesus the Author and Finisher of the Christian's Faith,

Dxii. 152.
TAYLER, rev. C. B. (Chester), Love to God : its Source and

Character, Dv, 200.
TOWNSEND, rev. G., M.A. (canon of Durham), The Cha-

racter, Reasonings, and Folly of the Fool, Dxx. 273.
WOOLLEY, Rev. J., M.A.(warden of Queen's coll., Birming-

ham), Religion the Basis of Science, Dv. 57.
Short Readings for Family Prayer (rev. H. Woodward)

No. XXIV. Dii. 2.

XXVI. Dviii. 101.

XXVII. Dxi. 140.

XXVIII. Dxiii. 167.

Sketches from Natural History-

No. XXI. Part 2, The Camel, diii. 17.

XXII. Part 1, Antelopes, DX. 132.

XXIII. The Stormy Petrel, dxiii. 165.

XXIV. Part 2, Antelopes, Dxv, 199.

XXV. The Tiger, Dxxi. 281.

XXVI. The Goat-Sucker, Dxxvi. 353.

XXVII. Part 3, Antelopes, Dxxviii. 889.
South Australia -
No. I. Dvii. 79.

II. Dxix. 249.

Trees and Shrubs-

No. XII. The Wild Palm, Diji. 29.

XIII. The Cork Tree, div. 38.
XIV. The Fir and the Pine Tree, Dix. 116.
XV. The Willow, Dxiv. 188.
XVI. The Poplar, dxviii. 244.

XVII. Poisonous Trees of Java-Upas, dxix. 260.

Trinity College, Perthshire, Dxix. 252.

Tunis, Dxxii. 861.

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SERMONS, by the following Divines :-

Ball, rev. J., B.D. (Reading), The Peaceful End of the Per.

fect and upright Man, Dxxix. 401.

BEST, rev. T., M.A. (Sheffield), On the Observance of the

Sabbath, dxix. 256.

BISSLAND, rev. T., M.A. (Hartley Maudytt), The Coin-

munion of God's Love to the Sinner, Dxiv. 184.
BROWNE, rev. R. W., M.A. (London), The Promises of God's

Grace a Motive for Christian Exertion, Dxxii. 296.

CHAMBERS, rev. T., M.A. (New Cross), The Setting of the

Lord before us, px. 129.

EAST, rev. J., M.A. (Bath), The Poor, Dvii. 80.
EDEX, rev. R., M.A. (St. Mary's Chapel, Lawbeth), Christ in

the Word and Sacraments the Treasure and Power of the

Ministry, Dii. 8.
GABBETT, rev. J., M.A. (Canon of Cbichester), Salvation to

our God and unto the Lamb, Dixvii. 368.

GBAYES, rev. J. D. (Borris in Ossory), The Call to follow

Christ, Dxvii. 225.

HOABE, ven. C. J., M.A. (archdeacon of Winchester), The

Church's Warning), dxiii. 189.

HODsox, ven. G., M.A. (archdeacon of Stafford), The Chris-

tian's Completeness in Christ, Dxxvili. 385.
JACOB, rev. P., M.A. (canon of Winchester), The Christian's

Obligation to propagate the Gospel, diii. 25.

KATE, right rev. J., D.D. (bp. of Lincoln), The Ruin of a

relapsed State, DXXY. 344.

MELVILL, rev. H., B.D. (East India Coll., Haileybury), The

Instructive Example of Baal's Priests, DxXlV, 320.

Warblington Castle, dix. 103.
Water Guard, the, of Cape Clear Island (rev. Cesar Otway),

Dxviii. 244.

Westwood Park, Worcestershire, DXIV. 397.

Youghal, the Collegiate Church of, DII, 265.


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conventual church, the refectory, the foundations DUNBRODY ABBEY.

of the cloisters, and a portion of the domestic The abbey of Dunbrody, situated at Port St. Mary, buildings. once a small town near the conflux of the rivers The church, which is a noble cruciform strucSuire and Barrow, in the county of Wexford, ture 200 feet in length and 140 in breadth, is was founded by Hervey de Montmorency, marshal principally in the early English style. Its central of Henry II., and dedicated to St. Peter and St. tower, very massy, is supported on four pointed Paul, for Cistercian monks, of whom he himself arches. A large portion of it was built by Herbecame the first abbot. The abbots sat as barons lewen, bishop of Leighlin, who, dying in 1217, in the Irish parliament; and the establishment was interred in the abbey. continued to flourish until the dissolution. By “The ruins are great, and have a grandeur which the especial favour and decree of the pope, they at first inspires reverential awe, to which the soliwere exempt from the episcopal jurisdiction of the tude of the place and its wilderness not a little bishop (of Ferns); a privilege always highly es- contribute. The walls of the church are pretty teemed, as supposed to confer additional rank and entire, as is the chancel. In the church are three influence.

vaulted and groined roofs. The great aisle is The ruins of the abbey are peculiarly inter- divided into three parts by a double row of arches, esting. They are situated on a slope gently in supported by square piers: the inside of the arches chining to the shore of the harbour, on å fine bay have a moulding, which springs from beautiful in the Barrow, and comprise the remains of the consoles. The tower is rather

low in proportion VOL. XVIII.



to the building, and is supported by a grand arch. away, and all things are become new :" this. I The foundation of the cloisters only remains : say, is the germ of that regenerating principle, they were spacious. The western window is of the spring of that new being, the spark of that an uncommon order, and the western door, celestial fire which God imparts to the soul under it, magnificent, with fillagree open work when he gives to us eternal life, that life which cut in stone, of which one single bit now survives, is in his Son." and the almost worn smooth by time, but raised In the very nature of things there is someenough to put the finger under it” (Grose's Anti- thing encouraging to the mind and elevating quities).

to the spirits in the simple idea of setting “I remember,” says a correspondent of the out afresh. Let us avail ourselves then of the “ Dublin Penny Journal,” “when at school, | present opportunity. A new year this day opens visiting this ancient pile, and I shall never forget to our view. Let us hear its voice, for it is the the awe which the grandeur of its stupendous voice of him who calls it into being. Its voice arches produced on me. The entrance is on the is like the striking of the clock to one who has north side, and a winding staircase brings you to but a few hours to live, or who may never hear the top of the northern wing, over whose broad | the solemn stroke again. The new year emwall you may walk in safety to the body of the phatically repeats the lesson of all former ones : building, which is ascended by stairs of cut stone Prepare to meet thy God :” “Boast not thytill you arrive at the turrets: some are bold enough self of to-morrow ; for thou knowest not what a to stand on its giddy heights ; and, some years day,” still less a year, “ may bring forth.” Reago, a Mr. Gordon, of Arthurstown, in attempting member that, if you outlive these coming months, the feat, fell to the ground, and was killed on the they will leave you, only to reappear again, and spot.”

to bear their testimony for or against you at the In 1810 a large bronze seal, supposed to have day of judgment. But, while we do not disregard been the ancient seal of the abbey, was discovered the warnings, let us look to the encouragements among the ruins. Other relics have been found which this renewal of our lease of life suggests. at different times; among which have been va- For the past, let it remind us that there is full rious skeletons. The lowing of the owner's cattle and unreserved forgiveness, if we repent and acand the murmuring wind have taken the place of cept of mercy freely offered. For the future, the the matin and vesper song.

voice of the new year says (and shall not all that is within us echo to the sound?): “Keep those com

mandments which are their own reward : continue SHORT READINGS FOR FAMILY PRAYERS.

in those ways of pleasantness and paths of peace: No. XXIV.

walk as children of the light, as children of the

sunshine of God's presence: 'live no longer unto By the Rer. Henry WooDWARD, M.A.,

yourselves, but unto him who died for you and Rector of Fethard, Tipperary.

rose again."" If we purchase some valuable,

rare, and ornamental article, when it is new and JANUARY 1.

fresh we watch vigilantly and anxiously, that How prone are we, amidst the various calls of nothing should touch it or come near it which life, to forget the one thing needful, the only could injure its polish, or put the least part of its concernment worth our care! It is, then, a mer- machinery in disorder. Let us then consider this ciful provision that the stream of time does not rising year as an instrument, of value beyond all run on in one continuous flow, but that it is conceivable calculation, placed in our hands, that broken up and separated into larger portions, we may thereby fit and prepare our souls for heawhich are for “ signs, and for seasons, and for ven. Let us say, each of us individually, to ourdays, and years.” These changes and vicissi- selves, “Now, with the blessing of God, I will tudes present us successively with renewed occa- start from this point, and begin my life afresh. sions and encouragements to amend our lives, and I will watch and pray against every sin, and to set out, as it were, on a new course. Deeply more especially against whatever may be the sin conscious, as we all must be, of the negligences, that doth most easily beset me.

I will guard sins, and follies of the past, it gives fresh vigour with a holy jealousy against the first encroachto the mind, to fix on some given point, that we

ments of the tempter. I will, with the grace of may start from thence anew, and, “forgetting God, preserve this new page, which now opens in those things which are behind, and reaching forth the book of life, free from every blot or stain of unto those things which are before, may press impurity and defilement. I will, in the lantoward the mark for the prize of the high calling guage of the collect 'of this day, seek' the true of God in Christ Jesus." It is this very thought circumcision of the Spirit, that my heart and all which gives its vitalizing energy to the gospel my members being mortified from all wordly and message, and renders it, when it reaches the carnal lusts, I may in all things obey his blessed heart, “ the power of God unto salvation.” I will, through Jesus Christ my

Lord.'' mean the thought, the transporting thought, that the former things are” as if they had never

JANUARY 2. been; that all the endless items of our accounts with God, confused, entangled beyond our power

Assembled as we are on this second morning of to calculate, arrange, or settle, are clean blotted the year, we cannot perhaps improve the occasion out of the book of life, and have vanished like a better than by asking ourselves how we have dream when one awaketh; that we are henceforth kept the resolutions formed yesterday. How become as other men ; that the future is a free would it be with us, if this were to serve as a field of action, and is now all that we have to sample of the whole, and if the year were to de look to; that, in a word, “old things are passed altogether such as this first day of it has leen ?

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