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would be a great sacrifice if her neighbour had to lower of those who “ through faith and patience an leave. She, therefore, first expostulated with her; to inherit the promises."
T. R. Y. and, on finding her determined, said, that rather than allow a neighbour to leave her house on her
THE HOME OF THE HEART.* account, she herself would remove her family and her school to some other place. This, therefore, was re
LET thy song be the eagle's, when soaring highsolved on; and the zealous mother was necessitated “I was born on the earth, but I live in the sky;" to look out for another dwelling. It was only on the A warrior-bird, with tireless wing, following week that Mrs D. -, on finding this same Up, up through the tempest journeying; neighbour in distress, and fearing she might in some
The world's zahara, a sandy wreath, measure be the cause, kindly sympathized with her,
Its clouds and colds behind, beneathand inquired into the circumstances. “I am going to leave you," said the woman, in deep grief. “No,"
The inner eye upturned, away said Mrs D “I am going to leave. I cannot From the mists of time to the God of day, give up my school, but I will give up my house, and Drinking the light of the golden throne, remove the school to where it will not annoy you." Where the waters of life flow on, still on, “O but," said her neighbour, with renewed grief,
Till the soul is bathed in the deep excess “my husband has lost his situation, and my present house, and the premises opposite, are now of no use
Of the warmth and beauty of holiness : to us."
Mrs D. , accordingly, continues in the When earth on the pilgrim's eye grows dark house where her labours commenced; and her fas The bosom of God is the home of the heart. tidious neighbour has, by another agency, been forced
0! I would dwell in a sinless sphere !-In concluding this article, it may be stated that “We have no abiding city here;" Mrs D has not only established her Sabbath "Tis a land of crime-a land of gravesschool on a permanent footing, and blocked out a Where the wasting storm of passion ravesmode of conducting it which in the place is altogether Where Time revels o'er its bloom, and Decay new, and likely to diffuse itself, but she has established a prayer-meeting for her neighbours, con
Writes on its beauty—“ Passing away;" ducted by pious individuals, whose assistance she had
Where the strains that Hope the siren singsprocured. "In her zeal to do good she intended to The smiles that Joy from her sunshine flingshold this meeting weekly; but, on advice, she has The flowers around our path that spring, changed it to a 6 monthly meeting.” But as she
Though fair, are brief and withering; had procured, from kind and pious friends, the means
Where falsehood or death to coldness turns of conducting such a meeting weekly, she set herself to employ them, and not to allow so precious a talent,
The fervent love in the heart that burns, placed at her disposal, to lie hid in a napkin. She And tears and darkness mantle all has accordingly established two other prayer-meet The varying lights that around us fall. ings in different localities, by procuring places of meeting from among the persons residing there. A
There is a holy rest abovefourth, which will complete the monthly set, is in A land of peace, of joy, and love; [:rocess of forming, some doubts and scruples on the No lips there are sealed in the hush of the tomb; wart of the “husband" not yet having been over
No worms revel over the rose's bloom; come, although his wife, if his consent can be gained, has entered warmly into the scheme proposed by
No quivering lips, no pale cheeks tell MrsD- Only a few weeks ago (November, 1845),
The agonies of a dark farewell! inatters were almost closed, as Mrs D-, at the Nor bleeding hearts in silence grieve, wife's request, had called and stated her own case to That trusted ones of the soul deceive; the husband. His opposition was shaken, and he No dark thoughts cloud the brow with care, candidly confessed that it was so. Well," said
Nor sin, nor sorrow, nor death is there; che, think of it; and as there will be a meeting in
No shadows fall on the eveless day, my house soon, come there, and judge for yourself. I have no doubt, from what you will see and hear
Where the blaze of the throne shines eternally! there, you will be greatly delighted, and will at once O
ye who the ils of earth endure, give your consent.” He promised to come, and there “ Press on to the rest, for the home is sure!" at present the matter rests.
The faith, and zeal, and perseverance of this humble labourer in the vineyard of her Lord, are
BUNYAN AND THE SPIDER. full of instruction to the followers of the Saviour of Bunyan's chief enjoyment in prison, next to his every grade and condition.
Who among us can say high communion with God and heaven, was the that their circumstances are less favourable than composition of his “ Pilgrim's Progress.” That work those in which Mrs D- found herself?--A person in the humbler ranks of life-a female, with all the
was the only one of his joys which he allowed neither native modesty and retiredness of the most amiable stranger nor friend to intermeddle with. He kept it of her sex-a wife, with all the disadvantages, and "a fountain sealed " from all his family and fellow unxieties, and fears, arising from an absent husband, prisoners, until it was completed. He says expressly exposed to the perils of the ocean - a mother,
of the “ Pilgrim's Progress" :without assistance, surrounded by a family of three children under eight years of age, the eldest a boy,
Manner and matter too were all my own; and the youngest a delicate infant, scarcely since its
Nor was it unto any mortal known
Till I had done it." birth expected to survive; and latterly, with all these disadvantages, a stranger among strangers. Reader, When Bunyan lifted his eyes from his Bible is contrast your own case with hers! See what the prison, he saw little, of course, to sharpen his wits ** worm Jacob” can do, when directed and upheld by Jacob's God; consider the amount and value of your
From a pleasing and promising volume of poems by M**
Aird, a young woman in humble circuinstances, residing al own opportunities and talents, and go and be a fol Kilmarnock.
THE JEWS AND MONKS AT ROME.
or to give play to his fancy. He could, however, him at last. He abuses it in “good set terms' make much of little. His cell overhung the river, through half a long poem; but it taught so much and thus he could look down upon the gliding stream, sound wisdom, that he withdrew his sarcasms, and and forth on the aspects of the sky. A leaping fish, sang :or a skimming swallow, was both an event and a ser
" Well, my good spider, I my errors see; mon to him, when he could spare a few moments at i I was a fool in railing thus at thee. the grated window, from the labours of his pen and Thy nature, venom, and thy fearful hue, pincers. But it was not often he could do so. He
But show what sinners are, and what they do. had to work hard with his pincers, in order to'tag the
Well, well, I will no more be a derider ;
I did not look for such things from a spider. stay-laces which his wife and his poor blind daughter
O spider! I have heard thee, and do wonder made and sold for the support of the family.
A spider thus should lighten, and thus thunder, He had also to study hard, in order to bring his
O spider! thou delightst me with thy skill; writings up to something like the scheme and scale I pray thee spit this venom at me still." of other theologians. His pen was thus heavier to Thus he ended with high compliments to his webhim than his pincers; for he had nothing to lighten weaving neighbour; for from her instincts and habits its labour but his Concordance. When he did escape,
he found her the best philosopher he had ever met however, from his chair to the window, he was all with.--Philip's Life and Times of Bunyan. eye and ear to whatever was stirring in the heavens above, or in the waters beneath; and if nothing pre THE JEWS AND MONKS AT ROME. sented itself outside the window, he could learn much from the spiders and flies inside. It was whilst BY THE REY, W. K. TWEEDIE, EDINBURGH. watching them one day, that he drew the striking
1.-THE JEWS. picture of an entangled and struggling Christian. “The fly in the spider's web," says he, “is an
WHEN Titus sacked Jerusalem, he transferred to emblem of a soul which Satan is trying to poison and Rome many of its inhabitants, to die as gladiators in kill. The fly is entangled in the web; at this the the Circus or Amphitheatre, to serve as slaves, and, spider show: himself. If the fly stir again, down providentially, though not with design, to perpetuate comes the spider, and claps a foot upon her. If the
the remembrance of the fulfilment of prophecy. dly struggle still, he poisons her more and more.
The descendants of these captives, it is believed, still What shall the fly do now? Why, she dies, if some
occupy the Ghetto, a species of prison rather than a body do not quickly release her. This is the case quarter of the city, assigned to them as a residence. with the tempted. Their feet and wings are en
There they live, and have lived from age to age for tangled. Now, Satan shows himself. If the soul centuries, immured amid filth and all that is disguststruggleth, Satan laboureth to hold it down. If it ing—where the outer man of the Jew seems to vie maketh a noise, then he bites with a blasphemous with the inner man in impurity. This district, from mouth, more poisonous than the gall of a serpent. If which so much can be learned both of the history of it struggle again, he then.poisons it more and more;
man and of religion, is well-nigh neglected by the insomuch that it must needs die, if the Lord Jesus visitants who flock to Rome. Antiquity, as far as it help not. But though the fly is altogether incapable connects with inanimate objects, seems more attracof looking for relief, this tempted Christian is not. tive than the specimens of former ages of living men; What must he do, therefore? If he look to his for the Jews in the Ghetto retain their habits as heart, there is blasphemy. If he look to his duties, unchanged as the statues of the Vatican and Capithere is sin. Shall this man lie down in despair ? tol, except in so far as any new mode of deception No. Shall he trust in his duties? No. Shall he improves and enlarges the old. The “ Regione ” of stay away from Christ until his heart is better? No. the Jews in Rome is completely separated from the What then?
Let him look to Christ crucified! rest of the city by its walls and gates, which indicate Then shall he see his sins answered for, and Death that the Romans are afraid either of contagion from dying. This sight destroys the power of the first the Jews, or of danger from commotions among them. temptation, and both purifies the mind and inclines The gates are locked.at night, as if the region were the heart to all good things."
a prison; they are guarded by centinels night and Bunyan was so pleased with this parallel between day; for the Pope and his subjects seem afraid to Satan and a spider, that away went pincers and laces
trust the men whose fathers refused to trust their until he rhymed the fact. He makes the spider say :
Saviour. Every indignity is offered to them; for
though their prison is too narrow for their numbers, “ Thus in my ways God wisdom doth conceal,
they are forbidden to dwell beyond its walls. By the And by my ways that wisdom I reveal.
laws of Rome they are obliged to be within the gates I hide myself when I for flies do wait; So doth the devil, when he lays his bait.
at an early hour at night, and their keepers must be If I do fear tire losing of my prey,
bribed ere this severity be relaxed; nor can they go I stir me, and more snares upon her lay.
abroad till the centinels allow them in the morning, This way and that, her wings and legs I tie,
according to certain municipal laws enacted for the That, sure as she is catched, so she must die;
guidance of the unhappy Hebrews. To complete and if I see this like to get away, Then with my venom I her journey stay."
their bondage, they are compelled at certain seasons
to be present at sermons preached for their converBunyan studied and talked with this spider so sion; nay, to feign a conversion, and be baptized, that much at the window, that it became a favourite with some of the laws of the infallible Church may be
-implemented. Their rabbis and chief men are annually the sword. The arguments we could not follow, as obliged to take an oath of allegiance to the Pope. In we only saw for an instant into the church when some short, unless we had lived in the reign of King John tardy Israelite crawled to the meeting to share the or Edward I., we could not witness a more complete sad disgrace of its members. fulfilment of the threatened punishments that were The law concerning these assemblies is, that all to be heaped upon the Jews, than we witness in the the Jews, whatever be their rank, shall attend in Ghetto at Rome. Read Denteronomy xxviii. 15-68. rotation. A certain number are obliged to be pre
It is not easy to remain long enough in this place. sent each week; and as the service is on Saturday, Much of what is recorded there, is verified here. their own holy day, it is easy to see how sore must To study the habits of these descendants of Abraham, be the bondage of these men, if their religion be in whose whole existence is like a single combat against any case a matter of conscience. Owing, however, divine truth, and who are living tokens of the watch to the great number of Jews, each individual is fulness with which He who sees the end from the called on to attend only a few times in a year; but beginning first predicts, and then overrules the fulfil the tenure by which they hold possession of the ment of predictions. Yet one soon discovers enough Ghetto is such as might satisfy even an enemy who to enable him to distinguish between the Jew and delighted in their oppression and their punishment. the native Italian; for the former carries with him At every turning one sees the folly of that caricathe national countenance, and habits as strongly ture of Christianity, the religion of the Pope; and marked as the national creed. The two races have one is more and inore astonished that men, once in intermarried in some cases; but the Jewish families the image of God, and still retaining at least the have been kept sufficiently distinct to entitle them to gleanings of reason, should be duped by such impos the unenviable honour of being the oldest families in tures as are practised here. But it is when contrasted Rome.
even with the religion of the Jews that we see it in one At one of the entrances to the Ghetto stands a of its falsest and most revolting aspects. The religion chapel, containing a rude statue of the Virgin and of Mount Sinai makes God indeed a Spirit; there is Child. It is dedicated to the tutelary divinity of an awful sublimity about the representations which Saron and Carmel-a bait, doubtless, for the Jews, it gives of the Godhead, so that the Christian mind, but certainly no attraction for the men whose creed in its better moods, cannot approach even the decontains the command : “ Thou shalt worship the scription without dread. But when, with the spiritual Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve." But representations of Jehovah given by the Jews, Fe the most painful and humbling of all the trials of the contrast the grossly material, the sensual represenJews is, as I have said, their compulsory attendance tations of Jehovah given by the Romans—when we at a church to hear sermons preached for their con remember that the Jews thought of God as dwelling version. We went to the Ghetto to be present on one in inaccessible light, and filling the heaven of heaof these occasions, in the Church of St Angelo, in vens with his glory, while the Romanist bodies forth Pescheria. The Jews assembled to the number of the Invisible and the Eternal in the character of an perhaps two hundred; and, being ignorant of the laws aged man with a flowing beard, making even the of the place, we entered, with the design of forming great I AM a subject for ludicrous caricature, one part of the audience. Scarcely had we entered, does not hesitate, amid his recoil from such monstrohowever, when an official inforined us that if we sities, to assert that, instead of advancing, revelation were a Christian, we could not remain in the church: retrograded, in passing from Judaista to Christianity, “We are Hebrews, and no stranger can be among if Popery be Christianity. Seen at Rome, with every us," was the information conveyed to us. Their advantage from art, from kingly pomp, from the pride could not tolerate the presence of a spectator wealth of Christendom, Popery is but the religion of of their bondage; and we were obliged to withdraw, children of a larger growth; and never is this more but not before a glance round the church showed the present to the mind than when we contrast the nature of the service that was about to commence. i superstitions of Romanism with the simple disclosures The objects most obnoxious to a Jew's prejudices - 1 of the Old Testament concerning Jehovah. One fer the crosses, the graven images, the paintings—were as if it were sinful to enjoy pleasure amid so muc: all removed or covered. Each person, as he entered, corruption of the truth as it is in Jesus. was obliged to record his name, to testify his presence; the door was guarded by gens-d'armerie, to prevent the Jews froin escaping after their names Miserable as is the appearance of the Jews, mary had been enrolled; and some we saw begging hard of the monks of Rome vie with them in squalidna for perinission to repass the gate. The preacher was
and filth. Indeed, from the cardinal to the poorest cí a Dominican monk, one of the descendants of the all the orders, their habits are in some respects de founder of the Inquisition, and consequently one who, gusting; yet, miserable as many of them seem, this in other times, might have used other means than exercises no influence in repressing their numbers snasion to convince the Israelites. He addressed his Headed by the sovereign, himself a monk, the Augur audience in the language of the Ghetto-a curious tinians, Dominicans, Benedictines, Franciscans, Je mixture of Italian and Hebrew, in which a dialect suits, Cruciferi, Flagellants,Capuchins, Camaldoleseof the latter predominates; and the Jews seemed
“ Embryos and idiots, cremites and friars, attentive, notwithstanding of this bondage, perhaps White, black, and grey, with all their trumpery "the most galling that ever was inflicted upon man. It constitute a large proportion of the inhabitants of is worse than Mohammed converting at the point of Rome. Prior to the innovations of Bono parte and
the dissolution of many convents, the clergy, secular wardrobe. Their constant and petulant complaints and regular, amounted to about a sixth of the whole against the superiors show very clearly that, in flying population; so that, taking the present census of from the world, and taking on a profession of sancRome as the standard (about one hundred and fifty- tity, men do not necessarily fly from self. Indeed, two thousand), the number of churchmen would be we have noticed in convents some of the most tortwenty-five thousand three hundred and thirty-three. menting of our passions festering so as to destroy the The swarms which one encounters at every turning, peace of what was called the brotherhood. “Natuin every variety of garb, from the coarse frock and ram expellas furcâ, tamen usque recurret" is as true cord of the Franciscan to the purple of the cardinal, of men in modern as in ancient Rome. Their wants would bafile the calculations of all the economists to or natural dispositions make them all beggars; the compute the loss sustained by the commonwealth in language of Italy is most pliant to their purpose; upholding so much indolence. They have supplanted and it was.customary for a friend in the convent of Jupiter on the Capitol-Augustus and Nero on the Minerva to follow up his addios as he dismissed us Palatine-the Coliseum is transmuted into a church- by the postern of the convent, with—“My dear friend, the Colian Hill is theirs-the Aventine is theirs think of me, because I have nothing." the Janiculum, too, has its convent. On the Quiri When one sees the mind of man so completely nal there are as many convents as churches, and the crippled, and as it were extirpated, as it is in some Viminal is divided between monks and nuns; while cases at Rome, one is anxious to discover the reason. the Esquiline is crowned with churches, and their Is it the climate? History answers, No. Is it the attendant convents. Now, to the Christian it would government? Suspicion replies, Perhaps. Is it be an object of interesting inquiry to ascertain how education ? This is one main cause. Anxious to see many of all these thousands are really believers in the mode in which young Roman priests and others the Lord Jesus Christ, and have retired from the were trained, I attended the Archigynnasio, and heard world upon true and Christian motives. Looking at Canon B who to other titles adds that of a large proportion of the monks, we can discover no Master of the English College, address a detachment trace of the real mortification of self amid all the consisting of about fifty students. He has published counterfeit mortifications of the body. They do not a class-book on logic, metaphysics, and morals, and seem to have fled like sinners from the world to the dedicates it not unaptly to the Virgin-a mystified Redeemer, but from activity to indolence-from the treatise, placed under the protection of a false godlabour of industry to the labour of ennui. Their life dess. The Canon's lecture was in Latin, which he is, at the best, what the Romans call it—a “ facile dif- spoke fluently; and the object of his elaborate atficile.” It were as idle as an attempt to lave the ocean, tempt was to prove that it is impossible for the same to essay either the reforming or extirpating of these thing to be and not to be at the same instant-a orders; and unless some honest Pontiff like Ganganelli truism which might have been refuted by an appeal arise, the very hopelessness of the task would prevent to B's own lecture; for it contained instruca more embecile Pope from making the attempt. tions for the Roman youth, and yet there was no There must be a death and an extinction, followed | instruction in it. In his class-room one was carried by a resurrection in a new form, ere Christianity back to the epoch when Aristotle reigned in the become the religion of Rome. It just needs to be schools; and I ceased to wonder that the young converted now as much as in the days of Nero; and Romans, under such training, sunk into all the dulone feels the thought often rising up in one's mind as ness of mental inactivity. Their philosophy is truly one traverses this strange Antichristian city: “How what Alfieri calls it: “Papaverica e bestiale." long, O Lord ? how long?"
In anticipating the destinies of Rome, one marvels Many exaggerated opinions are current concerning whatoagents the Overruler will employ to cleanse the wealth of the convents. A few are no doubt away such blots from the face of Christendom; and wealthy, but a great proportion are miserably poor; where all is dark and glooming, one gladly resigns and leaving the begging friars out of the question, himself, and all the concerns of earth, into the hands the average condition of the conventual monks is by of Ilim who doeth all things well. He will gather no means enviable. The Dominicans, for instance, in his own elect, at once in Rome and in muchmay be regarded as somewhat more than an average favoured Britain; the rest he will destroy by the specimen of the different sects (for the monks are brightness of his coming. just the sects of the undivided Church); and it appears that their income is in general very limited,
GOSPEL WONDERS. and their discontent equally large. The convent attached to the Church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva
At a union missionary prayer-meeting, held lately in consists of about fifty regular and four secular
Washington, two Western Indians-Colonel Pitchlyn, brethren--the latter appended literally as hewers of wood and drawers of water, Each of the fifty has,
chief and delegate of the Choctaws, and Mr Armof course, his lodging provided, and all that is sup- present, and gave accounts of the progress of the
strong, a member of the Wyandot delegation-were posed necessary to keep life in the body, but scarcely Gospel among them. The following extracts are full Their allowance, indeed, is a mere pittance,
of interest : twenty pauls (or 13s. 1d.) each month, with which they are obliged to provide themselves daily with break
Many people (said Colonel Pitchlyn) are lo: d in
their praises of what they call a state of nature. The fast (their other meals being conventual), to buy Indians, they say, are happy; their manner of life frocks, scapularies, and all that constitutes a monk's 'suits them : why send your missionaries to teach
THE AMERICAN INDIANS AS THEY WERE AND ARE.
them what does not suit them, and to break up and to the people. Thought I, you might just as well go destroy their present happy state? But I know some home again. But, under God, the influence of that thing of this.” I was born, and grew up to manhood, woman alone would have saved my nation. 'She i in what I may truly call “the dark ages" of my established and sustained Sabbath and other schools country. That state of nature was, and always must in all directions; her pupils, growing up, followed her be, one of misery, and not of happiness. War, war, example—as I visited all our schools this fall, as a was the constant occupation of the people; and every trustee, I found their children in them all; and having little tribe was at enmity with its neighbours; each thus set in motion an influence for good that will go seeking to destroy the other. Only a small river se on widening for ever, she has gone home to New Eng. parated our people from the Creeks and, in my child land, to die there, with the blessing of a nation upon her. hood, many a time, upon an alarm of the enemy, has We, too, have our missionary societies, and our my mother caught me in her arms, at dead of night, contributions are sent to the common treasury, as : , and hurried off some twenty miles distance, to save thank-offering, to carry the Gospel to those yet in our lives—it might be at the loss of everything else. darkness; and God grant that we, who have his We were in a state of constant alarm, and could blessed Word, which alone can do men good, may neither sow nor reap in security. Our living was never forget our obligation to send it to those who precarious and full of suffering. The sad condition have it not, until its light shall shine upon a whole of our females, and the evil influence of ignorance world converted to God! and superstition-for all superstitions degrade and
Armstrong followed in a speech of much pertinency brutalize-added to this, "may serve to show the and powerbeauties of a state of nature. About twenty years ago, God put it into the heart the missionaries, he could hardly restrain his feel
When he thought of all that had been done by of his people to send us missionaries. They came to us with the Bible in their hands. They were good inge--bis heart was almost too full for him to speak. men. They sought the true interests of our people. They had come to his tribe about the same time They have laboured zealously and faithfully, and now
that others went to the Choctaws. But they met they see the fruit of their labours. We have now
a very cold reception. In a council of the nation among us many Churches, Presbyterian, Methodist, they were advised to go away. They were told that i and Baptist—with their regular congregations, and
their religion did not suit the Indian—that their God
was not the God of the white man. with many hundreds of upright and consistent mem
But they petit bers, We have our numerous schools of every grade, vered, and God blessed them; and the result
with even to large boarding-schools for girls and for boys; them, the most northern tribe, bad been the same and every school in the nation, I am happy to say, is
as just described by his brother from the most under religious superintendence, and is conducted southern. They, too, had their missionary society: upon religious principles. Fully half of our people and when the first member, an old warrior, laid down
his subscription-" There," said he, “take that, and speak the English language, and all the branches of education are taught in our schools.
Our men are give the Gospel another push.” And so should ** now farmers, with their houses and fixed homes, their all feel when we contribute of our substance, or our gardens, and their orchards, with all the blessings of endeavours. We are giving the Gospel another push. civilization; and our females are as the ladies of Chris- until, by the blessing of God, it will encompass the tian nations. These are the blessings which the
Book whole earth, and fill every land with thanksgiving
and praise. of God, in the hands of his servants, has brought to us.
And this has been done, not by the power of your Government, but in spite of it. The policy of the
THE MISSIONARY'S WIFE. Government towards the Indians has been uniform The following beautiful and touching lines were and evil. It has always been a little land here, and written by MrsJudson, the wife of Dr Judson, anemia little there; pass beyond this river; get you from
nent American missionary at Burmah. Her health this valley to that; go out into the great west, and
having compelled her to leave for a time the mission hunt the buffalo. The Indians have been kept constantly moving-never being allowed to remain sta
field, she sailed for America, accompanied by her tionary long enough to gather around them the arts husband and three children--other three, one of of civilization; and without a stationary home men them only three months old, baving been left at can never be anything but wandering barbarians.
Burmah in care of the mission families there. Whe No, all the good among my people is owing to the they neared the Mauritius, her health was so much in benevolence of those of God's people in these United States, who sent to us the missionaries with the Word proved, that Dr Judson thought it would be his day of everlasting life.
to leave her to prosecute the voyage alone, and to I well remember when the missionaries first came turn to the field of his labours. It was after the to us. No one of our people thought that they would had been determined on that Mrs Judson penned erer accomplish anything: “ They will never get a the following lines. The Lord, however, bad deter Choctaw," said they, “ to believe in their religion.”
mined otherwise. When at the Mauritius she be By-and-by two little girls were admitted into the Church. " Well," said they, “this is strange; it may
came much worse, and Dr Judson relinquishing balia do for the women, but they will never get a man, a purpose, they again passed on their voyage together. warrior, to join them. However, it was not long “She continued," writes he, “to decline until we before even proud warriors were bowing at the feet reached St Helena, when she took her departuri
. of the Saviour.
not for the setting sun,' but for the sun of gler One of these devoted missionaries I will mention
that never sets, and left me to pursue a differen: particularly, and that is Miss Burnham--a name dear to the Choctaws. She came first to my father's course, and under very different circumstances free house. In my untutored wildness, she was a wonder those anticipated in the lines." to me. Why, said I to myself, have those Yankees
66 THE PARTING. at the east sent you here? I could only suppose that “We part on this green islet, love! she had come to cook for the others; but she seemed
Thou for the eastern maintoo delicate for this. And she told my father, that
I for the setting sun, love; she had come to teach the children, and to do good
Oh! when to meet again ?