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Or 'ere thy soul had mourn'd its dearest Did not grief then grow romante, friend,
Raring on remember'd bliss! Or Time had silver'd o'er thy revèrent Did you not, with fervour frantic, head.
Kiss the lips that felt no kiss? To Christ, thy life, thy doctrine, all was
Yes! but, when you had resign’d her, givin,
Life and you were reconciled; For him thou wish'd to live, to die for Anna left-she left behind her, bim;
One, one dear, one only child. The Priesthood's noblest Champion when But before the green moss peeping on earth,
His poor mother's grave array'd, And now the Bulwark of Eternal Truth!
In that grave, the infant sleeping Ye studies, which engag'd our earlier
On the mother's lap was laid years; Ye walls which once contain'd the truest Horror then, your heart congealing, pair,
Chilld you with intense despair; That ever rais'd or envy or esteem;
Can you recollect the feeling? Beloved Athens, hear, and weep my woes!
No! there was no feeling there! Basilhath gained his wish-for place of rest; From that gloomy trace of sorrow, Amidst th' exulting choir, august he When you woke to pangs unknowa shines;
How unwelcome was the morrow, Whilst Gregory lingers, like a with’ring For it rose on YOU ALONE! corse,
Sunk in self-consuming anguish, His soul awake, no more to Friendship’s Can the poor heart always ache! call.
No, the tortured nerve will languish, Well might men hail thee, great Cæsa- Or the strings of life must breat. rea's pride!
O'er the yielding brow of sadness, Thy speech was awful as the thunder's
One faint smile of comfort stole; voice!
One soft pang of tender gladness Thy life refulgent as the lightnings blaze! And if that chair, ennobled once by thee, while the wounds of woe are healing,
Exquisitely thrillid your soul. Forsaken now, dleplure its widow'd state;
While the heart is all resign'd, If the chaste virgins, to the hallow'd
'Tis the solemn feast of feeling, shrine
'Tis the sabbath of the mind. No longer now attend their prelate's steps;
Pensive memory then retraces If Death's keen blast hath rent the lofti. Scenes of bliss for ever fied, est tree,
Lives in former times and places, That ever tosterd in its spread'ning shade Holds communion with the dead. A gladden'd realm, this was the glorious And, when night's prophetic slumbers
Rend the veil to mortal eves, The angels sigh’d for fellowship with thee: From their tombs, the sainted numbers Christ willid and rais'd his Basil to the Of our lost companions rise. skies!
You have seen a friend, a brother,
Heard a dear dead father speak; “THE JOY OF GRIEF." Proved the fondness of a mother,
Felt her tears upon your cheek!
Dreams of love your grief beguiling,
You have clasp'd a consort's charms,
And received your infant smiling
From his mother's sacred arms.
Trembling, pale, and agonising,
While you mourn'd the vision gone, Soft as evening o'er the ocean,
Bright the morning star arising When she charms the waves to rest?
Open'd heaven, from whence it shone. Have you lost a friend, a brother? Thither all your wishes bending Heard a father's parting breath?
Rose in extacy sublime, Gazed upon a lifeless mother,
Thither all your hopes ascending Till she seem'd to wake from death? Triumph'd over death and time. Have you felt a spouse expiring
Thus afflicted, bruised and broken, In your arms, before your view?
Have you known such sweet relief Watch'd the lovely soul retiring
Yes, my friend! and, by this token, From her eyes, that broke on you? You have felt “ THE JOY OF GRIET."
The life of Rev. William Ten.
97, 146, 202
ib. Memoirs of the Rev. John Ers-
the Rev. William Grim-
the Rev. George White-
Clemens Romanus, 408
David Brainard, 449
Rev. Andrew Rivet, D.D.497,
287 Series of lives taken from the scrip-
James and John, the
the apostle Paul, 207, 257,
CRUELTY to brutes, essay on, 179
18 Chronology (from the Christian Ob-
227 Charge on the ordination of the Rev.
525 Catholicism, modern, observations
215 Dissertation on Genesis ii. 17, con-
Dialogue on the influence of religion
on the affairs of the world,
39 Mrs. Davidson,
A child of Bleinham,
88 Mrs. Graoch,
133 Rev. Matthew Thompson,
Mr. Abraham Parkinson,
237 Mr. Haughton,
Rev. Samuel Haren, D. D.
78 Mrs Haven,
Miss Mary Ann Davies,
Rev. David Black, of Edinburgh, 341
David Dale, Esq. of Glasgow,
385 Miss Rebecca Albright, Eng-
388 Joseph Magoffin, Esq.
474 Miss Hannah Moulder,
231 Objections to christianity answered, 59
517 On denying one's self to be at home, 122
,563 Observations on the Saviour's ap-
cerning the atonement of Christ, 588 of infancy,
Adam's innocency and fall, 146
Invocation to religion,
On a watch,
By a lady under the influence of
Penned after hearing a sermon
Sonnet to innocence,
An address to the Deity,
Epitaph on the children of the
Rev. Mr. Fernandez,
Petition of the deaf and dumb. 399
Lines on the thoughts of death, 400
An elegy on St. Basil,
The joy of grief,
Perfection of character,
Petition of the Sabbath day,
142 QUERY, relative to 1 Samuel xii. 39. 134
Whether a man may law.
fully marry his brother's widow, Scheme of Divine government, vast or wife's sister,
Sermon, Dr. Nott's, observations on, 321 RELIGIOUS Intelligence, 41, 89, 137, Spiritual impulses, respecting, 123
193, 241, 289, 337, 393, 441, 489, 537, Success not the subject of reward, 436, 593
521 Repentance, necessity of,
112 Review of Dr. Nott's sermon, 283, 312 THOUGHTS on sloth,
on saving faith, 79 observations on, by
424 Rev. J. Blair,
577 True religion spiritual and supernaRemarkable conversion, 479 tural,
511 Rural objects spiritually observed, 485 Truth, on the evil of violating; 481 Sentiments of Lequino,