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A Hundred Years Since, 680
Anniversary Address, delivered at Cheshunt
College, by Mr. Charles J. C. New, June,
1869, 622

Dried Flower from the Lebanon, A, 224
Doré Gallery, The. By Rev. G. W. Conder, 481

Eye upon the Treasure, The, 140

APOSTLE'S LADDER, THE. By Maggie Syming. Florence and its Neighbourhood, 758


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FOSTER SISTERS, THE; or, the Third Beatitude. By Emma Leslie

I. Fond of Music, 234

II. "Blessed are the Meek," 315 III. Nurse's Confession, 395 Frederick William Krummacher, 610 From London to Skye and Back, 538, 388

GENIE GATES. By Maggie Symington-
I. "So Stingy," 690

II. No Sense of a Wedding, 695
III. Nell's Letter, 762

IV. Faith and Unfaith, 766

V. Genie's Savings, 842

VI. The Rift within the Lute, 849

VII. Unstable as the Waves, 925 VIII. "The Music Mute," 932

BELGIAN PHOTOGRAPHS. By J.Ewing Ritchie-Geology, and the Six Days, 752, 860

I. The Feast of the Virgin, Antwerp, 723

II. A Day at Waterloo, 726

III. A Sunday in Brussels, 729

IV. The Beguinage, 828

V. Still Life, 831

VI. The Wiertz Museum, 833

Beyond. A Poem, 59

Brighter Hope, The.

Statham, 561

Girl of the Period, The, and Convent Life, 302
Giving, 382

Glimpses through the Clerestory; or, Side

Lights of the Church. By Timothy B.
Vane, Esq., 881

"God's Finger touched him, and he slept." A

Poem. By Margaret Housman, 800

By the Rev. W. M. God-speed to the Episcopal Church. By the

Buchanan, Mr. Robert, 401

Cant, Religious and Political. By the Rev.

J. G. Rogers, B.A., 351

Charlie, by Lucinda Bowser, 159

Cousins, The; or, Courage and Moral Courage. By Anne Depe, 629, 708, 789 Foster Sisters, The. By Emma Leslie, 234, 315, 395

Hampty-Dumpty, 73, 152

In the Lane. By Maggie Symington, 475
Lilla's Longing. By Emma Leslie, 872
Ditto, Part II., 950

Little Rosalind's Fairy Tale, 549

Christianity No Foe to Searchers after Truth.
By the Rev. W. M. Statham, 321
College Experiences. By Charles J. C. New,

Common Errors about the Lord's Supper, 81
COUSINS, THE; or, Courage and Moral Cou-

rage. By Anne Depe-
I. "The Kelpie," 629
II. A Pack of Cards, 708
III. Saved! 789

Rev. W. M. Statham, 112

GREY AND GOLD. By Emma Jane WorboiseXXVII. "Little Ellie," 20

XXVIII. An Old County Family, 28

XXIX. Poetry no Yield, 34

XXX. A Point Carried, 90

XXXI. The Old Bane, 98 XXXII. Lady Torrisdale, 106 XXXIII. Evening-tide, 171 XXXIV. Nothing like Money, 179

XXXV. Oswald astonishes Esther, 185 XXXVI. Esther is Misunderstood, 257 XXXVII. Prose and Poetry, 265 XXXVIII. At the Slade Again, 271 XXXIX. "It is all my doing," 331

XL. Cecil's Programme, 345
XLI. "Talking it Over," 416
XLII. Release, 423

XLIII. The Terrace-garden, 429
XLIV. A New Poem, 487

XLV. The Talisman, 501
XLVI. Via Boulogne, 569
XLVII. Miss Tucker asserts Herself, 578
XLVIII. "I never did you Justice," 582
XLIX. Cecil's Repentance, 647
L. A Visit Projected, 659
LI. Over the Hills, 733

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LILLA'S LONGING; or, The Fourth Beati- Sacramentarian Methodism.

tude. By Emma Leslie-

I., 872

II., 950

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The Editor to her Readers, 956

The Foster-Sisters, 234, 315, 395

The Secret Out, 719

Things that are Hidden, 314

Threefold Nature of Man, The. By Shirley
Hibberd, Esq., 434

Travelling Ladies, 701

Trenton Moss. By the Author of "Beech
Farm," &c., 47

Only One Little Spray. A Poem, by Lucinda Unquiet Age, The, 200
Bowser, 80

OUR DINNER SERVICE. By the Author of

"Beech Farm," "

Waiting for the Day-

light," &c.-

I. The Peacock Set, 463

II. The "A. S. S." and the "M. S. S.," 519
III. The Potteries, 598

Our Less Conspicuous National Defences. By
W. H. Groser, B.Sc., F.G.S., 136

Our Little Match-makers, 149

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JANUARY, 1869.





MY LORD,-You are recognised throughout Christendom as the head of the Evangelical party in the Church of England. You possess the confidence of perhaps a larger proportion of the Nonconformist community than any other member of the Church, lay or clerical. You declared on a memorable occasion, in the House of Lords, that you had all your life been a Radical, and the correctness of the designation was felt, not because you have acted with this or that Parliamentary section, but because your countrymen believe that you have courage to go to the root of matters. You have had large experience. You know England well. Thoroughly understanding the Evangelical clergy, and sympathising with all that is right and honourable in their professional feeling, you are in a position, as a statesman, to take a broader view of the requirements of the nation and the circumstances of the time than can be reasonably expected of them. It is no disparagement to simple-minded persons, clerical or lay, to declare that, amid the changes of this agitating period, they are in perplexity. The path of duty seems wrapped in clouds. To you many eyes are at this moment turned for counsel and for guidance. You stand in the place of William Wilberforce, at a time when a greater than Wilberforce is needed for the crisis.

Of the gravity of the situation no man has a clearer conviction than your Lordship. Your speeches for the last few years, both at


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