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for souls in purgatory (I give it word for word ;) I remember bishop Berkeley gives a frightful the second for repairing the church: the third for account of his passage on new-year's day, 1714. offerings, without specifying the object--no box He says he was carried in an open chair by men for the poor. I asked a person who called himself a used to scale these craggy and dangerous rocks, bookseller (who, by the bye, was the only one in and that his life often depended on a single step. the town, and actually had only one book to sell, Bonaparte put an end to this by making a tunnel, a Code of French laws) about the different insti- nine hundred and fifty feet, directly through the optutions for religion. The man's wife, who was posing rock. At another part of the route, the trastanding by, replied, they had an archbishop, who vellers were let down in a kind of sledge, at a most had been simply bishop in Bonaparte's time, but fearful rate. Much even now remains to be done who was now archbishop of Chamberry, and between Lyon and Turin; as the road for many prince bishop of Geneva! I stared. She said he stages is exceedingly bad. The towns and vilwas bishop of the Christians at Geneva. I asked lages in Dauphiny are very miserable. The priests her what she called the twenty-five thousand Pro- have mocked, as it were, this misery, by building, testants who inhabited that town? She answered, in one or two of the market-places, splendid gilt they were not Christians. I told her, then I was crucifixes, which are in deep contrast with the not one myself; she begged pardon, and said she poverty and wretchedness of every house within meant apostolical Roman Christians. I told her view. I believed in the Holy Scriptures, and in Jesus Sunday, one o'clock at noon.— I have had to-day Christ our Lord, and in the doctrine of the apostles, the singular pleasure of attending a Protestant and therefore I was a good apostolical Christian, French church. It was really quite delightful to though not a Papist.
hear the reader begin the worship of God by readI give this as a trait of character in a bettermost ing distinctly two chapters of the New Testasort of person. It is the natural effect of the doc- ment in French, so as to be understood by all the trine which excludes from everlasting salvation all people. The singing; the Ten Commandments, who belong not to the church of Rome. Bigotry word for word as they are in the Bible; the sumand persecution follow as matters of course. I mary of the Law, exactly as it is in Matt. xxii. must say, however, that I have met with many 37-39; a public Baptism; the confession of sins ; Roman Catholics during my toưr, who expressly the prayer; the sermon, all charmed me as the spiassured me that they disbelieved this uncharitable ritual, reasonable, and instructive worship of God. tenet. One lady told me she had informed her Especially the reading of the Scriptures was so priest in confession, that she never could receive simple, so authoritative, so majestic, so edifying; it. "Let only the holy doctrines and holy lives of I do not wonder the Reformers
laid so much stress Protestants be more and more known by the Ca. on it. Indeed, I cannot express the striking distholics, and charity must and will overthrow 80 ference between this simple Protestant worship fatal a dogma. "Indeed, if the Holy Scriptures are and the farce, show, and mummery of Popery at once generally read, this and other doctrines of Martigny and Milan. All minor differences bePopery must by degrees fall
, in spite of Popes and tween Protestant churches, agreeing in the faith councils. We left Chamberry a quarter before and love our Lord Jesus Christ, sink into nothing eight.
before the frightful idolatry and superstition of We have now come seventy-two miles, to this Popery. Disputes about circumstantials are imancient and noble city of Lyon.* We entered pertinent- dívisions odious-love should unite France at twelve, at Pont-beau-voisin. We had every heart, where main and necessary Scripture amazing difficulty in getting through the custom- truth is felt and acknowledged. Indeed, one house. I had left some necessary papers at Lau- great reason of my hurrying on to Lyon against sanne. The officers were however civil, and after to-day, was to enjoy once more the unspeakable hearing my story, at length allowed us to proceed. blessing of the pure public worship of Almighty I believe we were detained four hours. Travel-God. lers cannot be too particular in carrying their pa The' sermon was, so far as I could hear (for I pers with them wherever they go. The road was, sat at a distance, and the church was crowded,) in two parts of it, perhaps as fine as any thing we pretty good, on an important topic, death; with have seen. The passages of les Echelles and of many striking parts. "I regret extremely to add, la Chaille are most terrific, from the immense rocks that there is but one service here on the Sunday, through which they have been made, and the fine instead of three, or at the least, two, which there scenery which surrounds them. These roads were surely ought to be, in an immense city like this. begun by a former duke of Savoy in 1670, and at In walking to church also, we were distressed 10 three different times resumed by Bonaparte without see the shops all half or a third part open, and being completed. The present king of Sardinia customers going in and out, with crowds of perhas this last year or two just accomplished the song at the coffee-houses. At Milan, the shops whole; in fact, this Mount Cenis road, in general, were universally shut. seems to have been a work gradually carried on But allow me, my dear sister, to turn to another, from the days of Augustus, that is, during eighteen and, to me, more solemn topic; this day twentycenturies—a space of time sufficiently long. It is two years, I was admitted into the sacred ministry but a few years ago, that three or four oxen were of Christ's church. What reflections crowd upon regularly yoked to every carriage to aid the horses my mind! May I have grace to remember more in the ascent of les Echelles.
and more the vows I then made; the duties to my
Saviour and to his flock, which I then undertook ; 1 observe it is generally spelt Lyons: but in the the unnumbered errors and defects of which, alas! town itself they carefully omit the final s.
I am too conscious, (especially, as archbishop
Usher said on his dying bed, my sins of omission ;) four months has scarcely met with a single edifythe ceaseless mercies which I have received, and ing, solid, scriptural sermon. Ergland, alas ! too the short time which remains for me to labor for often undervalues and abuses her abundant primy own salvation, and the salvation of others ! vileges. The immense church was crowded to Here I am, travelling for my health, in a foreign excess, and hung on the lips of the preacher. He land ; thanks be to God, that health is wonderfully preached from memory. His manner was serious, restored ; so wonderfully, that I am not like the vehement, impassioned. He so affected the peosame person. But then I have been silent now ple that, at the pauses, positively nearly the whole fourteen Sundays, and the future is all uncertain. congregation were in tears. I really think we have May God enable me, if I am permitted to return much to learn at home as to our manner of preachhome, to feel more lively compassion for my fel. ing; the two Catholic sermons I have heard, were low-creatures, to be more dead to worldly things, incomparably superior to most of our English ones, and to labor more abundantly in the sacred vine in careful preparation, intelligible arrangement, yard; and may he pour out his Holy Spirit upon forcible application to the conscience, fervent and iay kind friends who are supplying my lack of ser- earnest delivery ; in short, in the whole MANNER vice; yea, upon the universal church! Time of the address. carries us away as a flood. Souls are passing in Lyon, Tuesday, September 23.
We are still to eternity. Judgment is near. All is mere tri- here ; my dear son, though much better, cannot fling compared with eternal salvation.
travel. I have called in the first physician in the Ten o'clock, Sunday night.—My younger son town; for there are no apothecaries here as in has been suffering all day with cold in his teeth. England. The ordinary fee is three francs a visit ; There is no fever, no head-ache, nothing but a but five or six are expected, my banker tells me, rheumatic affection of the front teeth; still this is of an Englishman. The physician writes prevery painful to him, and very embarrassing to me, scriptions, which are made up at the druggist's or being without my dearest wife ; and thus, it comes pastry-cook's—for half his medicines are syrups to me as a chastisement and admonition from my and sweetmeats. I have sent his brother by the Heavenly Father. How many, many mercies Diligence to Geneva, that he may go on to Lauhave we received during our long journey, and sanne and fetch the rest of the family to me. By how little grateful have we been for them! May returning this way home, they will go very little this indisposition work in him and in me the out of their route, and they will also see Lyon, the “ peaceable fruits of righteousness." And on every second city of France. I am obliged, however, occasion of suffering, slight, as well as severe, may by this plan, to break my engageinents with my I ever be disposed to say, “ It is the Lord, let him kind friends at Geneva, which I had fixed for do what seemeth him good."
Thursday, the 25th; and I much regret that I At four this afternoon, I left my elder son to shall not revisit Lausanne. nurse his brother; and went to a Catholic church I omitted to see several things there; especially to hear a celebrated preacher of this town. I the house and library of Gibbon. My friends told placed myself close under the pulpit, so that I un me that the library was locked up no bad thing derstood almost the whole of the sermon ; it was for the world; and that the terrace and summer. an able, energetic, striking discourse ; not one house, where he completed his history in 1787, word of Popery, properly speaking, (which was were falling into decay.* He left, like all other the case also, as I have said, at Martigny,) but defective, general, unevangelical, and therefore The manner in which he records the terminaunscriptural and dangerous. His subject was the tion of his work would be more interesting, if the happiness of heaven; he drew a striking picture associations raised in the Christian's unind could be of the glory, power, happiness, honor, &c., of the separated from the recollection of it. heavenly state. His immediate point was to prove, June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve,
"It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of from Scripture and experience, how much glory, that I wrote the last line of the last page, in a sumpower, happiness, &c., God bestows on his ser- mer-house in my garden. After laying down my vants, and even enemies, here on earth ; and then pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered to infer the infinitely superior glory of heaven. He walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the cited admirably the cases of Moses, Abraham, country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was Joshua, David, Peter, &c. What then, you say, temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the were the defects? The heaven he described was
moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature with the Saviour, without pardon, without holiness; of joy on the recovery of my freedom, and, perhaps,
was silent. I will not dissemble the first emotions his heaven was an intellectual, poetical, sublime the establishment of my fame." sort of paradise; he took for granted, too, that all This last point was, in his view, the great object were in the right way to it. Thus, almost all the of life. Hope, beyond death, he had none. great ends of preaching were lost, and worse luctantly confesses in another place, that "the abthan lost.
breviation of time and the failure of hope, linged Still the sermon did me good, because much of with a browner shade the evening of life."" The it was true, as far as it went; and I was glad to present,” he elsewhere acknowledges, " is a fleeting hear a priest stand on Protestant ground, and ap- moment, the past is no more; and our prospect of peal to the Bible, and the Bible only. Besides, futurity is dark and doubtful." His attempts to permy long absence from home has disposed me to suade himself that death was distant, are apparent receive with candor and delight any thing that sibly be my last; but the laws of probability, so irue
from the following passage:—"This day may posapproaches the truth of the Gospel in any part of in general, so fallacious in particular, still allow a discourse. What the apostle calls “itching about fifteen years." earg," are soon cured, when a man for three or He wrote this sentence some time in the year 1788;
daring intidels, a refutation of his principles behind side, and the range of hills called La Fourvière, him in the pride, impurity, van.iy, and extreme sel rising beyind. fishness of his moral character. As to fidelity and This ull of Fourvière was the object of my walk trust-worthiness in his leistory, it has been demon- yesterday. Its proper name is Fort Viel, Forum strated that his stateinents of facts cannot at all be | Vetus, on which the ancient city of Lyon, or Lugrelied on, where Christianity is concerned. Aftce dunum, in the time of the Romans, was founded these fatal deductions, to admit that he har! great about the time of the death of Cæsar. The view talents and powers, is only to augment ine melan- which I there obtained of the whole neighborhood choly impression with which 2 Christian adverts was superb; absolutely it was enchanting. The to the naine or a man who has contributed so vast expanse of unimpeded prospect, the noble largely to corrupt the first sources of historical rivers, the bridges, the buildings, the quays, the truth.
churches, the hills surrounding the town on one Wednesday.- My eldest son set off in the mail side, and clothed with country-houses and vine. yesterday, at a quarter before three, for Geneva yards, were all sketched in the magnificent landanol Lausanne. I sit with my remaining sick boy, scape; whilst the distant Alps, including, when read to him, ta'k with him, amuse him, give him the weather is clear, the vast Alp of Mont Blanc, lis medicines, and yet contrive to take one or (which may at times be discerned from Dijon, and two walks about the town and neighborhood in even Langres, above one hundred and eighty miles the course of the day. I can, however, at present distant from it in a direct line,) in the farther give you only a very inadequate account of Lyon. ground, formed, as it were, the frame of the pic. It contains one hundred and seventy-five thousand ture.
Indeed the neighborhood of Lyon is consouls. This is immense for a city not the capital sidered as more beautiful, as well as more rich of the country. It was founded by the Romans and populous, than the vicinity of Paris. about forty-two years before the Christian æra, How painful to turn from all these beauties to and was called Lugdunum. It is finely situated the chapel of Notre Dame, on this eminence, at the confluence of the Saone and the Rhone, which was re-opened by Pope Pius VII., at his which flow nearly parallel for some time before last journey through Lyon. The Virgin here has their junction, and afford room for this nouae city wrought wor.derful miracles, and people come on to rise on the tongue of land enclosed between the pilgrimage to it! Half the chapel was covered two rivers as they approach. Their channels are with votive tablets. I think I speak within comnearly equal in breadth, but the Rhone contains pass, when I say there were thousands of them. the greater volume of water, and rolls on to the Is this the way to cure the infidelity of the French? Mediterranean. It is just as if London had two When will a little common sense enter the heads rivers like the Thames, between which its chief of the priests? But I check myself-I must rebuildings and streets were raised.
member that Popery is " a strong delusion;" or, Over these rivers the Lyonese have crected as the Apostle's expression may perhaps be more nine bridges, from which there are fine views of literally rendered, “ the energy of error!” the interior of the town. On the banks they have
I was much pleased with three soldiers whom formed delightful quays and walks. This is an I met at Fourvière, and who, seeing I was a advantage peculiar to Lyon. You never saw such stranger, really loaded me with civüities, with a beautiful promenades for a-mile or two together, on gaiety of manner quite surprising—and then posithe sides both of the Saone and the Rhone, as there tively refused to take any recompense. are here. Some of them are bordered with rows
The revolutionists in 1793 did infinite mischief of trees, and are little inferior to those of Paris. at Lyon. The Jacobins hated it for its loyalty, The spot is pointed out by the guides where Han- its virtues, its commerce; but the Royalists had nibal is supposed to have crossed the Rhone in the ascendancy in the town, till the convention at his celebrated invasion of Italy. The body of the Paris ordered it to be besieged. The place was old town is dirty, narrow, dark, miserable; but taken by storin, and unknown murders were comthe new parts are open, spacious, elegant. 'We mitted. The statues of Louis the XIV., two founare at the Hotel du Providence in the Rue de la tains, and all the public buildings in Belle Cour, Charité. On our right hand, we can see the were levelled to the carth. The machinery of the Rhone ; on our left, there is the noble square, or chief manufacturers was broken to pieces, their place of Belle Cour, which is amongst the finest in houses razed to the ground, and themselves led Europe; it has walks of Linden trees on one
to execution. The guilotine being too tardy
an instrument of death, whole parties were crowd. but instead of fifteen years of life, he expired almost ed into boats and sunk. The convention cven suddenly on the 16th of January, 1791, after scarcely decreed the demolition of the entire city, and the a third part of the expected time had elapsed-and extinction of its name. A monument is raised to this of a disease which he had studiously concealed two hundred and ten Lyonese who were coolly from others, and, as far as he could, from himsell, shot after the siege. Such is liberty pushed to for thirty-three years. So little was he aware of his licentiousness and outrage, and casting off the godanger, that he jested with Lord Sheffield on the vernment of law. subject a!most to the last; and even when life was expiring, he told a friend that he considered himself to be a good life for ten, twelve, or perhaps, I wenty charms me.
Thursday morning, September 25 - Lyon quite years-this was said just lwenty hours before his
It is increasing daily. Buildings are death.
rising on every side. Commerce has been reguSuch is in fidelity--so cold, so dark, so hopeless, larly improving since the peace of 1815. During so vaia, so self-deceiving-I was going to say, so the revolution all was decaying. The looms for childish and absurd.
velvet, silk, and gauze, were diminished from
10,000 to 1,600 ; and the hands employed in the visited St. Irenée, the site of the ancient city, hat manufactories from 8,000 to about the same though now only a suburb. I here visited the number. The silke manufacture, which came ori- Roman baths at the Ursuline Monastery (formerly ginally from Italy, is now transferred to England. so, for all the monasteries and convents were Still trade here generally is reviving. The print- abolished at the Revolution.). These baths coning and bookselling of this place are next to Paris sist of a series of numerous dark vaults, commuin importance. There is a large military, as well nicating with each other, about twenty feet under as civil power, in the town. The streets are al ground; but no longer interesting, except from ways crowded with people.
their antiquity. I then went to what was the
garden of the Minimes, and saw the remains of Friday morning, September 26th, nine o'clock.— the Roman Amphitheatre, where the early ChrisMy dear son, thank God, is amending. Yesterday tians were exposed to the wild beasts. This scene I went to see the Hotel de Ville, and the Palais affected me extremely. The form of the Amphides Arts. The Hotel de Ville is one of the finest theatre remains, after a lapse of sixteen or sevenin Europe. It is an immense pile in the form of teen centuries. Some traces may be discovered a quadrangle, with a noble court in the midst of the rising seats of turf, and several dilapidated The mayor resides there, and has state apart- brick vaults seem to indicate the places where the ments, as in our Mansion House. The great stair- wild beasts, and perhaps the holy martyrs, were case is adorned with a painting of the burning of guarded. It is capable of holding an immense the city, in the first century, as described by Se- assemblage—perhaps 30 or 40,000 persons. A
The large hall was occupied with a bal- still more elevated range of seats, to which you loon and parachute, in which Mselle. Garnerin ascend by decayed stone steps, seem to have been is about to ascend next Sunday, and which is now the place allotted for the magistrates and regulaexhibiting gratis. The Palais des Arts was, before tors of the barbarous shows. A peaceful vineyard the revolution, an abbey of Benedictine nuns, (the now flourishes where these scenes of horror once Garde des Corps and Gens-d'armes have here oc- reigned. The tender garden shrub springs in the cupied another convent.) It contains a curious seats and vaults. The undisturbed wild flowers collection of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman anti- perfume the air. A stranger now and then visits quities. A model of a temple found at Pompeü the spot, and calmly inquires if that was the Ampleased me extremely.
phitheatre which once filled all Christendom with But the most interesting thing is part of the lamentation, What a monster is persecution, speech of the emperor Claudius, when censor of whether Pagan, Popish, or Protestant! And yet, Rome, on the question of first admitting into the till the beginning of the last century, it was hardly Roman senate the great personages of the neigh- banished from the general habits of Europe.borhood of Lyon. It is engraven on bronze, and Would to God that even now it could be said to is now fixed in the wall of the museum, so as to be utterly rooted out! be easily legible. It was found in 1528, in dig I visited, after this, the church of St. Irenée, ging a canal through a hill near Lyon. It consists built in the time of the Romans, when the liberty of two columns, and every word is perfectly legi- of public worship was refused the Christians. It ble. It is the more valuable because Tacitus, in is subterraneous, and contains the bones of the the eleventh book of his annals, gives this self- many thousand Christians who were martyred in same speech, but so altered and embellished as the year 202, under the emperor Severus. It is scarcely to retain a trace of the original—the line of this noble army of martyrs that Milner gives of argument is quite different. It thus may serve, such an effecting account. An inscription on the perhaps, as some test of the fidelity of the other church states, that St. Pothinus was sent by Polyspeeches of Tacitus and Livy.
carp, and founded it; and was martyred under It is a triumphant reflection, that the evidences the emperor Antoninus ; that St. Irenæus sucof the truth of Christianity have been uniformly, ceeded him, and converted an infinite multitude of and without a single exception, confirmed by all Pagans, and suffered martyrdom, together with the discoveries of historical monuments during nineteen tnousand Christians, besides women and eighteen centuries. I alluded to this source of children, in the year 202; and that in the year proof when I was giving you an account of Aven- 470, the church was beautified. I have not an ches in Switzerland. Medals, speeches, altars, exact recollection of what Milner says, and therepillars, chronicles, arches, found in all countries, fore may be wrong in giving credit to some of and of all ages, have united to confirm the facts on these particulars; but I have a strong impression which Christianity rests. May this Christianity that the main facts agree with the tradition on be purified from superstition and idolatry, and be the spot; and I confess, I beheld the scene with displayed more and more in its native efficacy on veneration. I could almost forgive the processions the hearts and lives of mankind! It is not so which are twice in the year made to this sacred much evidence that we want, as grace, repentance, place, if it were not for the excessive ignorance faith, charity, holiness, the influences of the blessed and superstition attending them. Spirit, primitive Christianity embodied in the lives Near to this church are some fine remains of a and tempers of Christians.
Roman aqueduct, for conveying water to the city,
built at the time of Julius Cæsar. A convent of Saturday, Sept. 27.—My dearest John is now three hundred nuns has arisen since the peace, in nearly well. I expect my dear family from Lau. the same place, of the order of St. Michel, where sanne to-night, and then our domestic circle will many younger daughters are sent from the best again be complete. I had no spirits yesterday, families, to be got out of the way, just the same to go and see any thing ; but this morning I have as under the ancient regime. In saying this, I
do not forget that the education in many of the compassion to the poor, friendliness and devoted convents is, in some respects, excellent, and that zeal, connected with the faithful preaching of the the larger nuinber of young persons are placed holy truths of the Gospel, gave him such an inthere mercly for a few years for that purpose. fluence, that he was beloved and honored by all Still the whole system is decidedly bad, and his parishioners. It had been his practice from anfriendly to the highest purposes of a generous his youth to read the entire Bible through every education.
year-an admirable trait, and quite characteristic The cimetière, or public burial ground, is a fine of the man. The clergyman who attended his spacious plot of five hundred feet by eight hun- dying bed, has sent me a most interesting account dred, planted with trees, and guarded from all of the last scenes. Undisturbed, calm, resigned, outrage. It affords many an affecting, solemn, with a meek reliance on the merits of his Saviour, astructive lesson. One walks amongst the monu- and anticipating with sacred pleasure the joy and ments of those who were once gay, and learned, holiness of heaven, he fell asleep in Christ. and skilful, and eager, and successful as ourselves; and who thought as little of death as most of those
Sunday morning, Sept. 28th. Thank God, we do who stop to number their graves. A brief have all had a peaceful night. This is my fifspace of thirty years sweeps off an entire genera- teenth Sunday of entire silence and rest from the tion, and levels all the momentary distinctions of composition and delivery of sermons. I attribute life. Happy they who so number their days, as my present change of health, under God, to this to apply their hearts unto wisdom!. As I return- cessation from labor. But it is painful to me. ed to our hotel, I visited the remains of the ar- My Sundays are my grief and burden. The sudsenal, which was burnt down in the siege of 1793, den call of my dear Arnott fills me with solemn Our physician tells me, the scenes of that period anticipations of my own account, so soon to be were terrific; he really trembled when he began rendered at the bar of Christ my Saviour. I beg to talk of it. No wonder Bonaparte was hailed the earnest prayers of all my friends, that I may as the deliverer from its horrors. I am struck in be enabled to “walk humbly with my God;" and passing through the streets near the churches, to at length “ finish my course with joy, and the mi. see women with stalls selling pictures as offerings nistry which I have received of the Lord Jesus." to the Virgin ; this marks the popular taste for My gratitude in having all my dear family well superstition, which is reviving ; and is a most un- and comfortable around me, is great. favorable symptom.
D. W. Saturday evening, 10 o'clock.—My dearest wife, with my son and daughter, arrived at eight o'clock this evening; all in perfect health, through God's great goodness: I never saw them look so well. Daniel reached Geneva at three o'clock on Wed
As the impression I received of the religious nesday; went the next day to Lausanne, settled state of Chamberry was unfavorable, I feel a peevery thing there, set off in our other voiture with culiar pleasure in relating the following anecdote. post-horses on Friday. (yesterday) morning, and Two English ladies were passing through a valarrived here safely this evening, after a journey ley in the neighborhood of Chamberry a year or of one hundred and thirty miles. It is quite de- two back. They met a female peasant of an inlightful to me to see them all again in such health teresting appearance, apparently between twenty and comfort. Ann has brought me three letters and thirty years of age. They engaged in confrom you; one dated July 9th, from Cologne; the versation with her, and found she was in service, second, August 21st; and the third, Sept. 8th: and had by her industry saved money enough to this makes the series complete. The varied buy a cow, which she had presented to her painformation they contain interests me beyond ex- rents. Upon turning the conversation towards pression.
religion, she took out a book in which was the folThe death of niy dearest brother and friend lowing paper sealed in it, which her priest had Arnott* wounds me to the heart. What a loss given her. I add, though it is scarcely worth to his family and his parishes ! But what a happy while, a translation, as the lines happen to be short. Christian death! I am bereaved of a friend not to be replaced ; a friend, whose advice, piety, and Chrétien souviens tu que Christian, remember judgment, were only equalled by his sincerity and tu as aujourd'hui that thou hast to-day tenderness. His sudden departure overwhelms Un Dieu à glorifier,
A God to glorify, He was ten years younger than myself, and Un Christ à imiter, A Christ to imitate, died, it seems, after an illness of only a few days. Tous les anges á ho- All the angels to hoHe had been, from his earliest childhood, remark norer, able for piety. His studies at the University were Une ame à sauver,
A soul to save, diligent and successful, and directed to the highest Un corps à mortifier, A body to mortify, ends. During the time that he was curate at St. Des vertus à demander, Virtues to implore, John's, his conscientious activity in every branch | Des péchés à pleurer, Sins to weep over, of his duties was most exemplary. He left me Un paradis à gagner, A paradise to gain, about ten years back, on obtaining a small living Un enfer à éviter, A hell to avoid, in Sussex. Here his wisdom, spirituality of mind, Une eternité à méditer, An eternity to meditate
on, * The Rev. Samuel Arnott, perpetual curate of Un temps á ménager, Time to husband, Eastbourne, near Midhurst.
Un prochain à édifier, A neighbor to edify,
NOTICE OF A CHAMBERRY PEASANT.