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9. A TABULAR KEY,
Showing the 100 Numbers, continuously, by which a General Outline of the Gospel History can be committed to memory by the most tender minds. Price, in sheets, 3d. and 6d.; mounted, 2s.
10. THE GOSPEL HISTORY, SECOND EDITION,
In a Series of Lessons, Narrative, Practical, and Geographical, on our Lord's Life and Ministry, illustrated by Charts-having 1300 Notes, original and select, for Schools and Families, fcp. 8vo. pp. 216. Price 3s. 6d. in cloth, with Pocket and Map; without Map, price 2s. 6d.
11. A HARMONY OF THE FOUR GOSPELS, AND A CONTINUOUS HISTORY,-(A CLASS-BOOK FOR SCHOOLS,) According to Greswell s arrangement: being the complete Life of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, in the words of the Authorized Version of Scripture, without alteration or omission; exhibiting full and complete references to every portion of each Gospel, constituting a Harmony, with constant proof of prophetical fulfilment in Jesus as foretold of him, by copious references to the Old and New Testament. SECOND EDITION. Price 2s.
The same, with copious Index and Signification of Words from Cruden and other eminent Commentators, and Seven Maps, price 3s. 6d.
These two vols. Nos. 10, 11, will be found useful to Sabbath School Teachers.
12. PICTORIAL ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE LIFE OF OUR LORD, WITH A GENERAL OUTLINE OF THE GOSPEL HISTORY,
Consisting of Fifty Engravings From Pictures by the Old Masters, for Junior Classes in Sabbath Schools, &c. TO BE USED AS PICTURE DEFINING LESSONS. On Cards, in a neat portable case, price 4s.
The same, chronologically arranged, in one large sheet, price 3s.
13. CONVERSATIONS FOR SABBATH EVENINGS ON OUR SAVIOUR'S LIFE AND MINISTRY,
Intended chiefly to elicit the Harmony of the Four Gospels; suited to the capacities of Young People. By R. MIMPRISS. Accompanied by a Series of Fifty Engravings, from Designs by the Old Masters. On Cards, in a neat portable case, price 10s. 6d.
ONLY A FEW COPIES REMAINING.
• The Attention of the Friends and Promoters of Scriptural Education is respectfully solicited to the following very flattering Literary Notices of THE GOSPEL CHART.
"I believe your arrangements are perfectly in accordance with the principles of my Harmony. "It is unavoidable in a scheme like that of your Chart, that it appears at first sight crowded and complex by the multitude of its details; followed up, however, by the aid of the Key, it becomes simple and distinct; and I have no doubt, when once studied and understood, will be thought to have realized your proposed object, as well as any thing of the kind that could have been attempted." Extracts of a Letter received by R. Mimpriss, from the Rev. Edward Greswell, B.D., &c. &c.
"This Chart forms a new era in Scriptural education. It is by works like this that the teacher is very powerfully aided, and something more than the ear and memory of the pupil will be exercised. Here we can follow the track of the Saviour; we can traverse with the eye the path which he so patiently traversed for us; and when we arrive at the scene of some act of Divine benevolence, we see before us, with as much truth and reality as the mind of man is able to conceive it, the representation of the very act, on the very spot, which was hallowed by a Saviour's footsteps. The divine, the student, the Christian, with its assistance, will gain a clear conception of every act and of every movement of our Lord and Master, so far as human teaching can be of service. With such an aid to the work of instruction, the teacher may deliver lectures to his more advanced pupils, and frame easy lessons for his juveniles. The period, the situation, the pictured event, are all before their eyes. The historical portion is read, explained, improved, and easily understood; and we will boldly
assert, that without it no school-room is so completely furnished as it ought to be. The Key to the Chart is superior to most works of the kind, and is enriched by copious extracts from Greswell's Dissertations on his Harmonia Evangelica.'"-Doncaster Gazette, August 2, 1833.
"This Chart is really not only very beautiful, but very useful. This Chart brings each journey before the eye, and nothing can more effectually fix things in the mind. And when to great beauty of execu tion, one feels that he can safely add the praise of high accuracy, as far as learning, like Mr. Greswell's, can insure it, nothing more need be said on the merit of the work."-British Mag. Feb. 7, 1834.
"It forms a most valuable auxiliary in the lecture-room, and a useful assistant in the study of divinity."-Rev. Thomas Hartwell Horne's Introduction, p. 356, vol. ii.
"It would be unjust not to spare one line for mentioning the splendidly elaborated Chart of Mr. Mimpriss, a work of vast, and we hope of well repaid, toil."-Theological Review for April, 1834.
"We should like to see this Chart ornamenting the walls of some of our large Sunday Schoolsindeed of all places of instruction. They would thus reap all the valuable benefit it is so eminently calculated to impart."-Sunday School Teacher's Magazine, July, 1834.
"This work, splendid, elaborate, and beautiful in a high degree, has been already widely circulated and we cannot but wish that this brief notice may render it more extensively known."-Baptist Maga gine for October, 1834.
"The Pictorial Chart referred to is one of the
most remarkable works of the kind that the age has produced. It is admirably adapted to the use of the study and the school, and we most
sincerely wish the author adequate encouragement."-Wesleyan Methodist Magazine, November, 1834.
CARPENTER, Rev. Dr., Isle of Man, July 27, 1842. "I have used your Charts of the New Testament History,' in teaching my Sunday School class, and, in my opinion, they are calculated to give, both to teachers and pupils, a more connected and lasting view of the History, than they could obtain by any other mode of instruction I am acquainted with."
CLOSE, Rev. F., A.M., Cheltenham, December 2, 1833.-"I beg to add my testimony in favour of the above happily-conceived and well-executed plan of scriptural instruction." DALE, Rev. Thomas, M. A., Rector of St. Bride's, Fleet Street, Nov. 1834.-"I entirely concur in the sentiments of my respected friends, Messrs. Fenn and Sheppard, as to the utility and excellence of Mr. Mimpriss's Chart."
FENN, Rev. Joseph, Blackheath, Nov. 12, 1834.-"I have much pleasure in recommending Mr. Mimpriss's Map, Harmony, and Skeleton Charts, which I think are likely to be very useful indeed to the young, as affording much information, and exciting great interest, and strongly recommend them." GENESTE, Rev. M., West Cowes, Isle of Wight, February 22, 1833.-" It gives me pleasure to express my entire satisfaction with your beautifully executed and most instructive Chart, which I have watched with much interest from its first commencement; and I trust it will meet with that patronage from the public which it so well deserves."
HENSMAN, Rev. John, Clifton, April 30, 1833.-"I am happy to express my convietion that the work of Mr. Mimpriss is highly deserving of patronage." HODGSON, Rev. W., Croscombe Rectory, December 3, 1833.-"I am very glad to testify of the interest which your Chart and Harmonized View of the Gospel History afford to my own mind: I think I can trace to them very much of the interest which is given to my catechetical instructions, in
the appointed Gospels of our Sunday service; for while all alike are pleased with the Pictorial Delineation,' pupil and instructor are alike instructed by comparing the spiritual things of each inspired narrative."
LANE, Rev. Charlton, M. A., St. Mark's, Kennington, Jan. 2, 1835. "I consider your Historical Map of our Blessed Saviour's ministry as promising to be eminently useful to every student, literate or illiterate, who may wish to methodize his knowledge of the Gospel History, as impressions made through the eye have almost always that advantage."
NUNNS, Rev. Thomas, M. A., Birmingham, August 31, 1836. For the last two months, I have been in the habit of connecting the study of Mr. Mimpriss's Chart of the Gospels with my reading of the New Testament, and find it extremely useful in giving a clear view of the succession of the events of our Saviour's history, and deem it a great acquisition to a biblical library." PAGE, Rev. Thomas, A. M., St. Paul's, December 2, 1833. I entirely concur in the foregoing testimonies to the value of Mr. Mimpriss's beautifully executed Chart of the Evangelical Histories, and shall be glad to see another of the Acts of the Apostles got up with equal ability and in the same style.'
STOWELL, Rev. Hugh, M. A., Christ Church, Salford, December 22, 1835.-"I have for some time been possessed of Mr. Mimpriss's Pictorial Chart, and esteem it highly, as instructive to the young, and indeed useful for all."
WILLIS, Rev. W. D., Lecturer of Walcot, Bath.-"I very much approve of Mr. Mimpriss's Pictorial Chart of the Gospel History, and think it well deserving of the patronage of the public."
Also, from numerous Clergymen, &c., in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dublin, Belfast, and in every part of the kingdom.
Mr. Mimpriss has also much pleasure in adding the following:
Rev. John Alexander, Rev. Dr. James Bennett, Rev. Dr. Jabez Bunting, Rev. T. Binney, Rev. John Blackburn, Rev. John Burnet, Rev. Dr. W. B. Collyer, Josiah Conder, Esq., Rev. Thomas S. Crisp, Rev. Dr. Fletcher, Rev. John Harris, D.D., Rev. E. Henderson, Rev. J. A. James, Rev. Wm. Jay, Rev. Dr. Thomas Morison, Rev. W. H. Murch, Rev. James Parsons, Rev. J. Sherman, Rev. Jacob Stanley, Rev. Arthur Tidman, Rev. P. C. Turner.
Wesleyan Mission House, London. DEAR SIR,-We are perfectly satisfied that they are calculated to be highly useful; and have placed the School Charts and Keys on our Catalogue for supplying the Schools on our Foreign Missions: and if the announcement of this fact will be of any service to you, you are at liberty to make use of it.
In a short time we shall order a number for the immediate supply of some of our Schools. Wishing you much success in your undertaking for the elucidation of Scripture History and the Instruction of the Young,-I am, yours, very truly,
Leeds, March 6, 1843.
"I write to request you to send me 25 copies more of your Gospel History with the map enclosed. I am happy to tell you that my class of teachers is in a very satisfactory state. All my teachers almost without exception avail themselves of the opportunity on the Sabbath afternoon, when I go through the Scripture lesson in the method laid down in your lecture, viz.-History-Meaning of Words-Geography-Prophetic Testimony-Historical and Gospel Parallels-Doctrine and Practical Use. The lesson thus acquired by the teachers is taught on the following Sabbath afternoon in all the classes, and I elicit by questions, at the close of the school,
(in a catechetical form) the result; with which I have been highly gratified hitherto; and indeed as to my own improvement I find it operates beneficially." (Signed) J. M. BRIGG,
One of the Superintendents of Oxford Place
Southampton, March 4, 1842. DEAR SIR,-It is now about three months since the Sunday School Society connected with the Chapel above Bar, in this town, introduced into all their schools your new and admirable system.
Unwilling to express any opinion on this new mode of communicating instruction until it had been fairly tried, we feel that, having made that trial, it is our duty to state, that we most cordially recommend its general adoption to Sabbath School instruction.
Our teachers feel an increasing interest; the children are as much pleased as on the first Sabbath on which the maps were introduced to them; and we may be permitted to mention, the great inducement we have now to study the Scriptures, and elucidate them, by a reference to your ingeniously constructed maps, is by no means a feature of minor importance.
Most sincerely, therefore, do we, on behalf of ourselves and fellow-teachers, wish you every success in promoting an extensive use of your various publications, all of which, that we have had the privilege of seeing, are most useful to Sunday School teachers, and if adopted in Sabbath School instruction, will be the means, under the Divine influence, of conferring a great and lasting benefit on the rising generation
JAMES DURKIN, Charles DurKIN, Secretaries.
HEAD MASTER OF THE YORKSHIRE INSTITUTION FOR THE DEAF AND DUMB.
A TABULAR VIEW OF THE OLD TESTAMENT,
(Dedicated by Permission to His Grace the Archbishop of York,)
Comprising the Order, Date, Event, and Place of Occurrence, and forming a Guide to the Chronology, History, and Geography of the Old Testament. Coloured, mounted on rollers, and varnished. Size, 5 ft. 6 in. by 4 ft. 6 in. The Type bold, for Schools. Price 15s.
THE SAME WORK, IN SMALLER TYPE,
For Students and Families. On a sheet of super-royal, 2 ft. 4 in. by 3 ft. 4 in. Coloured, mounted, and varnished, price 6s. 6d.
EXERCISES ON THE TABULAR VIEW OF THE OLD
In the Press,
NEW EDITIONS OF THE FOLLOWING WORKS:
A CHART OF BIBLE CHRONOLOGY.
THE BOOK OF BIBLE EVENTS, FORMING A MANUAL TO THE CHART.
THE BOOK OF BIBLE CHARACTERS,
Containing Lessons and Questions on about Five Hundred Characters mentioned in the Old and New Testaments, chronologically arranged.
THE BOOK OF BIBLE GEOGRAPHY,
Alphabetically arranged, comprising the Countries, Cities, Towns, Villages, &c. mentioned in the Old and New Testaments, and the Events of Interest connected with them.
Preparing for Publication,
A TABULAR VIEW OF THE NEW TESTAMENT.
LONDON: T. VARTY, Educational Depôt, 31, Strand.
APPROVED WORKS FOR FAMILIES AND SCHOOLS,
31, STRAND, LONDON.
FOR SABBATH-SCHOOLS, FAMILIES, AND ALL SEMINARIES FOR YOUTH.
MIMPRISS' SYSTEM OF GRADUATED SIMULTANEOUS INSTRUCTION.
First Grade.-100 Tablet Lessons. Royal 4to. 6s., or in frame, 98.
These Easy Lessons are printed in large bold type, and Chronologically arranged in Harmonised Narrative from the Four Gospels; with the Places stated at which the events occurred; with Two Courses of Examination Questions.
Second Grade.-100 Tablet Lessons. Royal folio, 12s., or in frame, 18s.
The same subjects as in the First Grade amplified, in the same type.
Third Grade.-100 Tablet Lessons. Whole sheet royal, £1. 1s., or in frame, 30s.
The same subjects, further amplified, as in the First and Second Grades, in the same type.
These Lessons are confidently recommended as the nearest to the authorised version of the Scriptures, which their necessary condensation admits.
* By the use of Varty's Registered "Serial Tablet frames," the expense of mounting is saved.
Fourth Grade.-A Harmony of the Four Gospels,
And Continuous History, according to Greswell's Arrangement; being the complete Life of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, in the words of the Authorised Version of the Scriptures, without alteration or omission; exhibiting full and complete references to every portion of each Gospel, constituting a Harmony, with constant proof of prophetic fulfilment in Jesus, as foretold of Him. Divided into 100 sections to agree with the Gospel Chart. Second Edition. Price 2s. 6d., with a Map.
LIST OF NEW AND IMPROVED WORKS,
Fifth Grade. A Harmony of the Gospels.
The same as for the Fourth Grade,having 15,000 References to the Old and New Testaments.
The Lessons for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grades may be had in smaller type, as Class Reading Books, in Two Parts. 24mo. price, FIRST Grade, 2d. SECOND do. 4d. THIRD do. 4d. each.
These books are recommended for reference to the "preceding history," in addition to the Tablet Lessons; but on no account as a substitute for them.
** Classes of 12 or 14 can conveniently use the "Tablet Lessons," while by the old system of reading in books a teacher finds six or eight the greatest number he can profitably attend to; hence the saving of labour must be obvious; and experience will abundantly prove their vast superiority, in service, over Lesson Books.
BOOKS NECESSARY FOR THE TEACHERS. First Grade.
The Tablet Reading Lessons include all that is needful in Catechetical exercises. The meanings of words' are given for Adults, and not for Children in Sabbath Schools; while both may be taught reading by these lessons, by words, instead of by letters. (See Preface.)
Second Grade Manual,
Having the History in the same words as in the Book and Sheet lessons, with the meaning of words-Catechetical Exercises on ditto, and on the History-Concise Geographical Notices-Geographical Exercises-A Summary of Preceding History-Practical Lessons and Illustrations of the same and a Gospel Chart for Class teaching. Royal 16mo., bound in cloth, with pocket, price 3s.
Third Grade Manual.
The same as the Second Grade, amplified; and a Gospel Chart for Class teaching. Royal 16mo., bound in cloth, with pocket, price 3s.
Fourth Grade Manual,
With the History and copious Notes arranged in parallel columns-Appropriate Geographical Notices-Historical and Gospel parallels, selected and printed in full, so as to save the labour of reference to the New Testament, with Practical Lessons and Illustrations: the Illustrations being those parts of the History from which the practical lessons are deduced. Having seven Maps exhibiting distinct periods of our Lord's history, and a Gospel Chart for Class teaching. 8vo. Published in Parts.
Fifth Grade Manual,
Having the Gospels arranged in juxta-position, with a column for the Continuous History, in the words of the Authorised Version; and interleaved with notes from the most approved Commentators.
This volume presents the completest edition of a Gospel Harmony ever offered to the Scripture Student and Bible-Class Teacher. 8vo., with Maps, published in Parts,