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LONDON: THOMAS NELSON AND SONS, PATERNOSTER ROW;

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PRACTICAL AND DEVOTIONAL BIBLICAL AND THEOLOGICAL NARRATIVES, ANECDOTES, &c.
PAPERS.

PAPERS.

The Victory of the Vanquished By

THE PROPHETS. By the Rev. A. B. Harmless Superstitions : Can we In- the Author of Chronicles of the

Davidson, D.D., LL.D.-

dulge them in Consistency with Faith Schönberg-Cotta Family," 1, 65, 129,

Introductory

16 in God?........

20 193, 257, 321, 385, 449, 513, 612, 675, 705

The Prophet Joel.. .104, 182 The Silence of the New Testament as to Seville, and the Young Evangelization
The Prophet Amos

400 the Personal Appearance of Christ, of Spain. By the Rev. J. A. Wylie,

STUDIES OF CHRISTIAN CHARACTER. and its Meanings..

30

10

By the Author of “Orfie Sibbald and

The Imprecatory Psalms. By the Rev. The Spanish Brothers. By the Author

His Difficulties"

-

William Binnie, D.D., Stirling .. 47 of The Dark Year of Dundee," 28,

Old Honest ........

39 The Catechetical School of Alexandria 94, 173, 222, 282, 350, 416, 498, 552, 590,

The Eli-Father.......

..89, 161

-Pantanus and Clement.

G46, 728

Eunice, the Successful Mother.... 207 Rer. John Gibb, Theological College, A Vaudois Funeral. By H. L. L., One

Mr. Wet-Eyes...

295 London....

57 of the Authors of “Hymns from the

The Religion of Self-Upbraiding .. 333 The Silence of the New Testament as to Land of Luther"

45

PAPERS ON THE PARABLES. By Rev. Dr. Mary

77 Madrid, and the Spanish Protestant

Calderwood, Professor of Moral Phi- On the Antiquity of Man. By the Rev. Church. By the Rev. J. A. Wylie,

losophy, University of Edinburgh-

Hugh Mitchell, Ferryden....... 118

109

The Uses of the Parables..... 54 The Church of Alexandria and its The Church of Ardeche: A Record

The Relations of the Parables..... 115 Teachers. By the Rev. John Gibb, of Danger and Deliverance.

The Parable of the Prodigal Son,

235, 312, 478 H. L. L,......

141

153, 250 The Silence of the Evangelists respecting A Day in Rora. By H. L. L..

159

The Parable of the Lost Sheep.... 357 themselves, John the One Exception 237 The Burning-Ground at Madrid, and the

The Parable of the Lost Piece of The Silence of the New Testament as to Protestant Church in Andalusia. By

Money.....

367 the Day, Month, and Year of Our the Rev. J. A. Wylie, LL.D. ....... 167

The Parable of the Great Feast. ... 411 Lord's Birth.....

273 The Ancient Tarshish ; or, From Cadiz

The Parable of the Royal Marriage The Silence of Scripture as to Sacred to Gibraltar. By the Rev. J. A. Wylie,

Feast ...

536 Places and Objects....

344 LL.D..........

213

The Parable of the Pharisee and The Silence of the New Testament as to The Parable of the Face.....

219

Publican

the Lord's-Day Sabbath...... ...... 427 | The Shoemaker and the Sabbath. By

The Parable of the Importunate The Silence of the New Testament as to H. L. L.....

255

Widow.....

606 the Passing away of Judaism ....... 493 From Gibraltar to Malaga. — A Dis-

The Parable of the Friend at Mid- The Silence of the New Testament as to mantled Convent. By the Rev. J. A.

night....

718 Fasting and other Ascetic Practices.. 546 Wylie, LL.D........

The Ecumenical Council. By the Rev. The Silence of the New Testament as to To Granada: A Day in the Alhambra

William Binnie, D.D., Stirling, 82, Rites and Ceremonies

602 By the Rev. J. A. Wylie, LL.D. .. .. ..338

144, 563, 582 | Weaning-Time ....

635 "Why must the Rain come To-day?"

Change for a Pound. By the Author of The Silence of the New Testament as to From the German By H. L. L. 365

"Orfie Sibbald and His Difficulties,” 439 Great Social Evils................... 660 Burning-Ground of Seville-Valley of

A Word with a Handle to it. By the The Age of Earthquakes Returned 686, 755 the Guadalquivir, and Gipsy En.

Author of Orfie Sibbald and His Summary of the Silences of Scripture, campments. By the Rev. J. A. Wylie,

Difficulties”

462 and their Teachings.......

748 LL.D.

406

301

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The Crew of the Florence Bar-

POETRY.

The First Conversion of the Late Dr.

ton”

437

John Duncan. Narrated by Himself 248

Recollections of One of the Lord's" Hid. Pilgrim Meetings. By H. L. L. .... 15 Making the Iron Swim. By the Rev.

den Ones." From the German By The Man of God from Judah.

35 T. L. Cuyler........

316

H. L. L.

441 The Desire to Depart..

103 Joining the Lord Jesus. By the Rev.

Italy-- The Bay of Naples and the Foot- “No Night There!”.

123 T. L. Cuyler...

steps of Paul By the Rev. J. A. Jacob's Dream. From the German. Romanism in Rome

361

Wylie, LL.D. ......

463 By H. L. L. ......

231 The Night-Bell of Prayer. By the Rev.

Able to Save unto the Uttermost. By A Parable of Hope..

571 T. L. Cuyler...

573
the Rev. L. Pilatte, Nice ..... 47Morning Light. From the German. By

Self-Sacrifice : Roman Catholic and Pro-

H. L. L. ....

639

CHILDREN'S TREASURY.

testant. By H. L. L....475, 621, 071, 743 After the Battle. From the German.

Ralph Stourbridge: or, the Doctrine By H. L. L.

742 BIBLE BOTANT. By H. L L.,-

which Strengthens the Hands of the In the Midst..

75+ Corn

..62, 137

Evil-Doer. By the Author of “Orfie

The Vine

.318, 376

Sibbald and His Difficulties," 434, 521,

The Olive..

TREASURY PULPIT.

.446, 511
621, 688

The Oak
The Influence of Fear in Religion. By

Puteoli and its Mythological Surround-

The Fig-Tree...

700

the Rev. A. L. R. Foote.

121

ings : –

- Virgil's Tomb - Vulcan's

Flowers—The Lily and Rose 756

Conformity to the World-its Cure.

Workshop, &c. By the Rev. J. A.

Coasts of Tyre and Sidon........

190

By Charles J. Brown, D.D., Edin-

Wylic, LL.D........

541

The Remembered Falsehood

256

burgh

268

Italy-Avernus and the Pagan Hell-

Coming to Jesus ..

250

Baixe and the Elysian Fields. By the

The Empty Cage..

ST1

Rev. J. A. Wylie. LL.D............. 577

MISCELLANIES.

The Sparrows See it

..379, 507

Naples :- Beauty of its Bay-Character Loss of Children....

127

"Hold there ! that is just what I want !” 381
of its People-Protestant Schools- The Great Supper. By the Rev. T. L. Working for Jesus

394

Ascent oi Vesuvius. By the Rev. J. Cuyler

204 A Story of Real Life..

A. Wylie, LL.D.......

641 “Sin no More." By the Rev. T. L. Mount Tabor

702

A Day in Pompeii.. By the Rev. J. A. Cuyler ....

205 Walking in White

759

Wylie, LL.D.

721 Christian Work in Upper Egypt.. 243 | Happy Nancy

759

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BY THE AUTHOR OF "THE CHRONICLES OF THE SCHÖNBERG-COTTA FAMILY.”

CHAPTER I.

T was the eve of the Triumph of Ger- | Rome. To the Roman, a ray of light from the

manicus. The Roman camp on the great focus of the Empire ; to the German caphills above the Campagna was hushed tive, a transverse strand of the great mystic web in sleep. A tall fair woman —

-one

in which tribe after tribe of her race had been of the German captives who were to grace the entangled and crushed. triumph-had crept to the door of one of the Far back into her inner life those arrowy lines tents, and was gazing with her eyes dreamily fixed led her : mystic Runes bringing up shadowy on the long reach of Roman Road which stretched forms from the icy hollows or fiery abysses of before her into the darkness.

the past-bringing down royal shapes from its To her, as to us, that road was a great symbol. It sunny heights. Far back to a hut on the edge was no mere pliant lighway of commerce, in gra- of a Northern forest; one of those huge, impenecious windings accommodating itself to the needs trable forests which gave mystery and poetry to of men and the difficulties of nature. Rigid as the the prosaic levels of her North German land ; the Roman rule, it scaled the hills and spanned the great Teutoberger Forest between the rivers Lippe valleys: the crooked must be made straight before and Weser. it, and the rough places plain. No kindly chain, Murmurs of waters and of pines had mingled gently binding nation to nation with friendly links; with her mother's cradle-songs. For she, too, but a weapon of war, straight as the spear of the sitting there so solitary, so helpless, had been soldier, as the rod of the lictor, as the flight of an welcomed into the world as if it were to be a arrow, it shot over mountain and chasm, through joyous home to her—as if it were the abidingforest and marsh—not to link the nations to each place, the city of the shining palaces where dwelt other, but to bind the ends of the earth to the Æsir, the mighty gods. She, too, had once

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