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No. 1516. — June 28, 1873.

S From Beginning, ? Vol. CXVII.

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CONTENTS.
I. CENTRAL ASIA, . . . . . . Quarterly Review, .
II. INNOCENT : A Tale of Modern Life. By Mrs.

Oliphant, author of “Salem Chapel,"'“ The
Minister's Wife,” “Squire Arden,” etc.

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POETRY. “HIONOUR ALL MEN,” . . . 770 | HYMN FOR A LITTLE CHILD, UNSATISFACTORY, . . . . . 77o|

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“HONOUR ALL MEN."

| Yes, honour all; but keep thy heart's best lor. Whom shall we honour ? Kings on thrones

ing, all golden,

For those true brothers, children of thy God, With crowns of orient pearls, and Tyrian On the same pathway, to the same goal mor. robe,

ing, Heirs of the might of generations olden,

The strait and narrow way our Master trod. Stretching their sceptre over half the globe ? | Love with a love that does not fail nor lanWhom shall we honour? Statesmen sage and

guish;

Enduring, zealous, hoping, helping all; hoary, Wise to retain and wiser to reform,

Quick to console all sorrow, soothe all anguish, Stirred by no thirst but that of life's true glory,

Still burning brightly though the thick night Bold pilots through the darkness and the

fall. storin?

E. H. PLUMPTRE

Sunday Magazine. Whom shall we honour ? Poets chanting

sweetly The lays of might that thrill a nation's heart,

UNSATISFACTORY. High souls that do their Master's bidding “HAVE other lovers, – say, my love, — meetly,

Loved thus before to-day?” –
And on the mountain summits roam apart? “They may have, yes they may, my love;

Not long ago they may."
Nay, not these only : infants in their weakness,
Slaves in their galleys, prisoners in their cell;

“But though they worshipped thee, my love, Young girls that shrink and quail in maiden

Thy inaiden heart was free?"meekness,

“Don't ask too much of me, my love; Sick, poor, unknowing; — honour these as Don't ask too much of me.” well.

“Yet now ’tis you and I, my love, Calm let the voice be, kind as angel's greeting;

Love's wings no more will fly?"Gentle the words, as one who fears to pain;

“If Love could never die, my love, Reproach with pity, wrath with love still meet

Our love should never die." ing,

“For shame! and is this so, my love, Searching how best thy brother's soul to

And Love and I must go?"gain.

“Indeed I do not know, my love; So spake true saints of God, and won men's

My life, I do not know.” favour;

“You will, you must be true, my love, So lived meek Paul, in pure and blameless Nor look and love anew!” — guile;

“I'll see what I can do, my love; Now with clear jov, and now in accents graver, I'll see what I can do." Rousing cach conscience, winning each to

Macmillan. smile. So, subtly truthful, courteous, calm and gentle, Drawing all hearts with cords of trust and

HYMN FOR A LITTLE CHILD. love,

God make my life a little light, His true sons guarding with a love parental,

Within the world to glow; He moved, as bright stars through the dark A little flame that burneth bright, . ness move.

Wherever I may go.
So spake our Master, patient, meek, and lowly, God make my life a little flower,
To way-worn travellers, Israel's wandering

That giveth joy to all, • sheep;

Content to bloom in native bower, He the All-pure, receiving men unholy,

Although its place be small. Sharing their joys, and weeping as they weep. God make my life a little song, Yea, doubt it not; each soul deserves that

That comforteth the sad;

That helpeth others to be strong, honour; We may count none as common or unclean;

And makes the singer glad. She beareth still the King's true stamp upon God make my life a little staff her;

Whereon the weak may rest, Marred, half-effaced, His likeness still is That so what health and strength I have seen.

May serve my neighbours best. Hushed be each word and thought of wrath

God make my life a little hymn and scorning;

Of tenderness and praise; Turn not away in weariness or pride;

Of faith--that never waxeth dim, When the light dawns of life's eternal morning, In all his wondrous ways.

The poorest, frailest, may be at thy side. I Good Words. M. BETHAM-EDWARDS

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