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INDEX TO VOLUME XXX.
151 Words of Warning....
A hundred years from now.
The Spirit of Charity.
Counsel to Adopted Children.. ..107 | My Turn to Preach..
The Right Spirit ..
The Seed and Harvest, Rill and River162 Forgive and Forget..
The Blood-stained Letter... 165 Groping for the Light...
.153 Never Despair of the Hopeless..
N. Y City a Field for Church Work178 | The Cup of Sorrow.
Close of the Year.
God gives the Power to get Wealth163 Rep. of Danbury Fem. Guard. Soc 33
What Evelyn got from the Christmas
They love us at home.
The Hedge Feast..
Week of special Prayer..
EDITED BY MRS. SARAH R. I. BENNETT.
Published, Semi-monthly, the Executive Committee of the If thou hadst sought some wandering foet la paths of peace to two thousand feet above the majestic stream
which lends its name to the State. The boldof Industry and Home for the Friendless, 29 E. 29th St.
"I did not mean that thou should'st tread the way of life ly-jutting and terraced hills are everywhere
scattered over with wild cherry trees, flower-
ing locusts and dog-wood, skirted with tall
And thus, in blessing those around, thou hadst thyself been
pine, chestnut, hickory and maple. Gliding,
blest." “THEY that turn many to righteousness shall shine as the The vision faded from ry night, che voice no longer spoke,
like a huge Anaconda, , may be seen the
A spell seemed brocamr o'er m'y soul, which long I feared winding river, gently sweeping through rich,
corn-land valleys, away into the Ohio. WEARIED and woru with earthly cares, I yielded to repose, And when at lan I pazed around, in morning's glimmering Continuous ranges of lofty mountains, visible And soon before my raptured sight a glorious vision rose :
light, I thought, whilst slumbering on my couch in midnight's My spirit fell, o'erwhelmed amid that vision's awful might. on every side, appear like so many Bernese
Alps.. Almost every solitude contains mineral
into fantastic basins of the samo cold material. And heavenly glory, calm and pure, across our pathway
And now, while on the earth 1 stay, my motto this shall be,
Bat to give, by description, anything like a
be utterly impossible; they must be seen in
order to be rightly appreciated. Of such ArcaI knew not how wo journeyed through the pathless fields of
dias, imagination never dreamed, such lofty light
trees and blossomed brakes, such ferns, liehens When suddenly a change was wrought, and I was clothed
For the Advocate and Guardian. in white.
and mosses. In winter, what groves of redWe stood before a city's walls, most glorious to behold; EAST TENNESSEE-FACTS AND FEATURES. berried bolly and sumac, overbang the We passed through streets of glisteping pearl, o'er streets of
tumbling floods of melted snow, or mingle purest gold,
BY MRS, WN. MOWBRAY. It needed not the sun by day, nor silver moon by night;
with the hoary frost-work of December. The glory of the Lord was there, the Lamb Himself, its light.
So long as the student of history pauses and Rocks that seem to be dissevered from the Bright angels paced the shining streets, sweet music filled lingers with delight over localities made sacred
earth by Titans, are here and there harled and by events, determining the moral, social, or heaped on each other in most grotesque and And white-robed saints, with glittering crowns, from every political condition of nations, and of the hu- wonderful groups. Over these, in summer, clime were there,
an species itself—Tennessee will be And some that I had loved on earth stood with them round
shrine trail gorgeous blossoms, with now and then unsurpassed in interest by any of earth's
an unobtrusive rattlesnake. Deep, leafy All worthy is the Lamb!" they sang, The glory His holiest Runnymedes-Knoxville will ever be a
dingles yawn around, the mysteries of which alone."
Rochelle, Greenville a Warsaw, and Laurel a But fairer far than all beside, I saw my Saviour's face.
are seldom penetrated, except by the native And as I gazed, He smiled on me with wondrous love and
Glencoe, the wilderness-loving Chickamauga, “ Leather Stocking," of the Chalet, or some
a new and more bloody Bannockburn, while | wild animal equally reckless of danger. Lowly I bowed before His throne o'erjoyed that I at last Had gained the object of my hopes ; that earth at length closing, as that of Cathy is said to enclose, &
every gap in the wall-like Cumberland, en- Nor are the aspects of terra firma, in this was past.
beamy region, more picturesque than those of celestial land—is destined to be visited as an- its sky, which sometimes presents an arch unAnd then in solemn tones He said, "Where is the diadem That ought to sparkle on thy brow, adorned with many a
other Thermophylæ—a place where right speakably cerulean—anon, the bour or seasons gem?
triumphed over might, where heavenly princi-escutcheon in drapings of every hue, from the I know thou hast believed on me, and life, through me, is ple struggled against usurped power, and meekest violet and white, to the deepest
thine, But where are all those radlant stars that in thy crown struggled successfully.
shades of purple and amber. All through the should shine
The natural scenery of East Tennessee is summer months, midday is the signal for a Yonder thon see'st a glorious throng, and stars on every brow; exceedingly fine, and is truly, as it has often cloud drama, culminating in a grand thunderFor every soul they led to me they wear a jewel now;
been called, the Switzerland of America. storin, and passing off in sweet showers and a And such thy bright reward had been, if sach had been thy Many of its table-lande rise to an elevation of | bright sunset. deed,
Then the nights, there-all