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Wonderful Rocks & Headlands
The Stones for the Heavenly
The special aid of Children en- The Turning point
85 My Clothes are not good enough 266
102 Celebrated Colliers and Miners 296
The Samaritan Woman's Ques- Letter from Australia,
The Palm-House in Kew Gar- The Toad Rock.
141 The Rocking Stone, Fall River . 29
Gleanings from Leighton 216 Sarah Barlow, of Lancashire 17
216 Martha Walley
Near the Kingdom of God, but Theophilus Horrocks
not in it
217 R. Thompson of Patricroft 126
Susannah Heap, of Burnley 180 Elizabeth Beringer, of Helston.. 148 Elizabeth Jane Rogers
262 POETRY. The Bible, the Lamp of Life 28 May Flowers
96 The Fallen Leaves
167 The Orphan's Prayer
168 Verses addressed to a beloved Sister
177 The Boy who could not tell a Lie 181 "I want to be an Angel". 184 On seeing the Moon sink at Midnight
On arriving at the age of Twenty
196 A Glance at the Atheist's Creed 123 The Sufferer cheered............... 279 Don't tell me of To-morrow...... 308
VARIETIES. A Seed Well Planted
22 Time the Spring-Eternity the Harvest
23 Mount of Olives
24 Neglect of the Sabbath
25 Hints froin Baxter
25 The Name of God
26 How do you Pray?
26 The Lord's-day.... The Philosophy of Rain.
27 The Three Boys
48 Another little Boy
50 Always Ready
51 Songs in Suffering
51 Grace and Peace
52 David and his Psalms
52 No man can serve two Masters 52 Humility
53 Fitness for Heaven necessary
53 War against Vice.
54 Present and Future
55 A Pastoral Letter
55 Escape for thy Life.
56 Moral Courage.
82 How to Read the Bible
83 Fine Preaching
84 Recognition in Heaven
81 “ Weep with those that Weep." 107 A Dreadful thing to Die.. 108 Voices of Nature
111 Edward VI., King of England and the Bible..
111 Motives to Holiness
112 True Courage
112 How Men Die
135 The aying Preachsr
135 Out-door Preaching and Sunday Bands
136 The Day of Rest
An Emperor's Pocket Money 137 Ssivation...
137 A Welcome Surprise
137 Jay and the Angel
189 The Beautiful
138 Mental Indolence.
138 End of Scepticism
139 Man of Money
140 The Three Callers
140 Telling Mother
161 A Striking Confirmation
162 Incentives to Reading
162 Admiration and Aspiration 163 The Pavement of London
163 The Great Pyramid
163 Continuous Study Necessary
144 The Fireside
164 The Only Way
164 The Great Multitude
166 Be ye also Ready..
185 The solemn Alternative The Celestial Empire
190 Kneeling at Work
109 The Lock
191 Not Doing
191 A true and striking Fact
19+ Pulpit Inefficiency
222 The Bible
923 Celebration of American Independence.
251 How to be Loved..
252 The Separation.
252 * Wanted more Missionaries." 296 On the Death of a Little Sister 273 A Brave Boy
273 The Bereaved
275 A Forgiving Spirit
275 The Kingdom of God cometh
not with Observation Promising Females.....
278 Supposed Ruins of the Tower of Babel
299 "A Newspaper in Hebrew 300 Interpretation of some Scripture Names.
800 The Blood of Jesus
300 Give me thy Heart
301 ** We should Live as we would Die".
303 Not Justice, but Pardon
S05 Garden of Gethsemane
307 Safe to mind Mother
323 A Child's Example
329 Sudden Death
330 I would rather be scolded than tell a Lie.
331 He will cast none out..........
301 Look to Jesus
KITT'S COTTY HOUSE.
appear In peace below the gentle waters run, The cormorants above lie basking in the
VIRGIL Rocks and headlands are interesting both as natura objects and as historical monuments. From the earliest ages of Biblical antiquity, to the latest events of these railroad times, the rocky ramparts and summits of the hills have been associated with human passions and emotions, and have been the scenes of great conflicts and stirring vicissitudes. On the rocky heights of Sinai, amid the awful tumult of the elements, Moses received the tables of stone from the hands of the Lord ; at Horeb, while the hurricane whirled along, and the lightning shivered the mountain,
blasted forest, the voice of peace and love broke forth upon the ear of the prophet,
and God proclaimed himself at hand; and in the hour of privation, while Israel wandered in pain from the land of bondage, the patriarch smote the rock, and produced a gushing fountain in the wilderness. Egypt, India, Arabia, have their wonderful rocks, their wonderful passes, and their deep hewn caves, where tradition still sits babbling of the past, and the religion of antiquity still finds votaries to solemnise its fearful rights; while, in our own land, this sea-girt isle, this white-cliffed Albion, the rocky heights are full of meaning to the lover of the picturesque, and the student of our country's geology.
Erratic Blocks are sprinkled over nearly every country in Europe, and in many parts of America are the chief features of the scenery for many miles. These boulders belong to the diluvian period, and sometimes have their own origin in the rocks near to the spots where they are found, and sometimes bave been transported to their present sites from localities many miles distant. The mode in which such enormous blocks of stone could be borne along, has caused considerable difference of opinion amongst geologists, but it is pretty well agreed that glaciers have been the chief instruments in such a work; though great and rapidly moving floods may, in many instances, have accomplished it. At Gloucester, Massachusetts, there is an extensive plain covered for miles with huge stones, some of them weighing many tons each, which appear as if scattered by sportive Titans, who had finng them at each other, in an exhibition of muscular energy, and had then left them to astonish wondering mortals.
The beds of gravel so frequent in this country along the eastern coast from the Thames to the Tweed, are instanars! of the same age of great floods by which thes erratic blocks were produced; and in these gravel distries, blocks of stone are very frequent, not merely in low situations, where we could imazine them to roll during a watery convulsion, but frequently poised on high lsnds, and erin on the summits of hills, in such a manner as to prove that a glacier. or immense mass of ice, must have borde them, and left them, as it melted, poised in these delicate