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T. C. JOHNS, Printer, Wine Office Court, Fleet Street.

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Adam's Peak, Ceylon

57
Advice, Good..

139

Advantages of Early Rising 48

A Father's Prayers.

325

Aged, On Showing Kindness

to the....

294

Albert and the Prince of Wales 155

Alexandrian Lighthouse.. 169

American Charcoal SI ches 66

Animal Sympathy

157
Anthony's Day in Rome, St. .. 22
Ararat in 1840, Eruption of
Mount

260

Ashamed to Tell where I Live 167

Basket and Pincushion, The.. 72

Bass Rock & Tantallon Castle 85

Bible, The

129

Bible, Influence of the.. 285

Bible, The Naughty Boys of the 119

Bible, Originality of the

64

Blue Bag, The

97

Books, On.

88

Book, A Wonderful

262

Borromeo, Archbishop of Milan,
Statue of

281
Bradford Juvenile Missionary
Meeting...

71
Brief Remarks on Time

322
Candle, A Thief in the..... 116
Castle, A Day at Windsor 5, 40, 100
Ceylon, Adam's Peak

57
Charcoal Sketches, American 66
Christ all in all ..

247

Christ, the Birth of,

322

Christ to Children, Love of.... 98

Coarse Jackets, Kind Hearts

under

20

Commandment, The Fifth .... 245

Companions, On...

235
Convict, Narrative of an
Escaped

229
Courtesies of Life

138

Creation, The Volume of.... 145

Cure for a passionate temper .. 330

Day of Judgment, The

44

Death-bed Scene, A

62

Delay! Why yet

26

Disobedience to Parents .. 109

Document, Important State .. 151

Don't throw Stones

175

Dwelling Houses made of Ice 91

Dying Child, The Infidel and

the

18

Dying Mother, The

288

Dying Words of Wilberforce.. 279

Early Rising, Advantages of .. 48

Earnest effort to obtain In.

struction

325

Effects of strong Drink, Awful 189

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Sabbath is come, The

55
Sabbath Scholars Prayer, The 280
Sabbath, Verses on the .... 304
Time is passing

332
Think it not hard

139
The Psalm of Life

321
Politeness at Home

331
Poor Ned, A good example 9
Power of Kindness. The.... 23
Prayer, Mohammedan Fountain
and Place of

29
Praying Sailor Boy. The. 166
Prince of Wales & Prince Albert 154
Pump, Speech of the Town 125
Remedies for Fits ...

11
Rich Man's two IIouses, The.. 293
Riches, Jehovah's

278
Richmond Castle

197
Rome, St. Anthony's Day in 22
Sabbath, The.

300
Sabbath-school Missionary
Effort. Leeds

39
Sailor Boy, The praying ..

166
San Carlo Borromeo, Statue of 281
Sarum in the Twelfth Century,

253
School, The..

180
See, What I love to

25
Seed, Seed Time, and Harvest 241
Sister's Influence, A

134
Sisters, The Unhappy.

12
Speech of the Town Pump 125
State Document, Important 151
Strong Drinks, Awful effects of 189
Swearing, Profane...... 190
Sympathy, Animal

157
Tantallon Castle and the Pass
Rock

85
Temple of the Sun at Nineveh 141
The Birth of Christ

322
The Drunkard saved by his
little Boy

328
The Lord's prayer

329
Thief in the Candle, A ...... 116
Time to seek the Lord

257
Townend, Letter from the Rev.
Joseph

187
Transport, The Young.

227
Volcanoes..

176
Volume of Creation, The 145
Walking in the Narrow Way 155
Wanting? What is

27
"What is the use"

290
What will the end be?

329
Why yet delay!

26
Wilberforce's dying Words.... 279
Windsor Castle, A Day at 5, 40, 100
Wonderful Book, A
Worldly Riches

262

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Kindness to the Aged

294
Kindness, The Power of

23
Leeds Sabbath-school Mission-
ary Effort...

39
Letter from the Rev. Joseph
Townend

187
Letters to the Young 32, 75, 88, 129,

145, 180, 217, 235, 262, 300, 315
Literature, Periodical.

315
Little Jew Merchant, The.. 51, 67,
Little Maid in the Land of Israel 210
Lord, Time to seek the

257
Love of Christ to Children

93
Lord's Prayer. The

329
Love to see, What I.

25
Lyons and its Cathedral 225
Martyrs put to Death by their
Father, Female.

104
MEMOIRS.
Bell, John Jackson

81
Buckley, Miss Sarah..

15
Cottam, Robert

314
Foster, Sairuel

78
George, Richard

232
Ingram, George.

213
Lonsdale, Harriet

107
Mattocks, Elizabeth...

37
Mosley, Ellen

213
Sutliff, Charlotte

293
Waller, John

213
Whatmough, John

158
Mind, Training of the

111
Missionary Efforts. 38, 39, 71, 191
Mohammedan Fountain and
Place of Prayer

29
Mother, The Dying

289
Murder and Mercy

200
Naughty Bors of the Bible 119
Nineveh, The Temple of the
Sun at

141
Nothing to give? Have you 161
Old Sarum in the Twelfth
Centnry..

253
Olive Tree. The

1
Overboard in the Gulph.. 192, 204
Paren's, Disobedience to...... 109
Paul at Rome, Imprisonment of 113
Pharos, The Alexandrian
Lighthouse

169
Pincushion and the Basket, The 72

POETRY.
Autumn..

252
Christmas Hymn

28
Far, far away

252
Friend in Heaven, Our 196
Hymn to Jesus, A

196
It is Finished "

112
Kneel, little Girl, kneel
Man's Guilt and God's Grace 83
New Year, A Hymn for the.. 27
Pearl of Great Price, The.. 224
Poor little Brother, My

212
Young, Letters to the 32, 75, 88, 129,

145, 180, 217, 235, 262, 300, 315
Young Persons, A Warning to 162

.... 140

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THE OLIVE TREE. FREQUENT mention is made in the sacred Scriptures of Olive-trees. The Hebrew name of this tree signifies " the splendour tree.” It has this name because from its berries oil is derived, which affords a splendid light.

In the land of Judea, and the adjacent countries, in ancient times Olive-trees existed in great numbers. They were very extensively cultivated. In the southern, or warm parts of Europe, Olive-trees abound. Greece, Tuscany, Italy, Spain, and some parts of Africa, produce abundance of Olive-trees. Near to Jerusalem was the mount of Olives, which derived its name from the numerous Olive-trees which

grew thereon. We are informed by Moses, that after Noah had been floating in the ark between six and seven months, and the

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