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SELECTIONS FROM THE BEST WRITERS,
UNDER THE HEADS OF
THE CHRISTIAN MONITOR; THE BRITISH PATRIOT;
THE FIRESIDE COMPANION.
“ Fear God. Honour the King."-Ist PETER, C. ii.v. 17.
KNIGHT AND DREDGE, CASTLE-STREET, WINDSOR.
Character of u Plain Englishman.--His advantages, from his Government and his
Religion, p. i.-feelings of the Plain Englishman of the Working Classes, ii.-evils
Reflections on New Year's Day.-Introduction, p. l-New Year's Day a season of
congratulation and festivity, amought also to be a season of thanksgiving, ih.-men
hostile to the very existence of civil societs, ib.- Bacon's opinion of Christianity,
to the mind in the decline of life, ib.--conclusion, ib.
Lectures on the Bible.-Preface, 49.-Lecture I.-analysis of Old Testament, 50
arrangement thereof by the Jews, ib. difficulties attendant on first examination
thereof, 51-points to be considered when entering thereon, 52-great attention
requisite jo preserve the connexion of events therein recorded, "ib.--Bible the
oldest book in the world, ib.synopsis of the Pentateuch, 53-laws and historical
events therein contained adapted to the then state of mankind, 54-direct commu.
nication of God with the Israelites the only possible means of giving them a know.
ledge of religion, 55-heavenly interference in behalf of the Jews necessary as a
waroing to other pations, 56--from the past fulfilment of prophecies that of others
to be expected, ib. --summary of lecture, 57.
Conversation with an Unbeliever.-Irreligious men necessarily unhappy, 57-religion
a barrier against wickedness and disloyalty, 58--prudence leads us to embrace
Christianity. 59–Christianity a sure consolation in poverty and sickness, ib.
arguments of deistical writers against a beneficed clergy refuted, 60.
Lectures on the Bible...New Testament.-Coming of St. John Baptist prophesied by
Malachi, 205~ John's appearance, and announcement of Christ, ib.-baptizes
Dialogue between Eusebius and Alciphron. Religion alone points' out a recompense
for worldly suffering, 214_-labour ordained by God, 215--this life only prepara-
lippians, Colossians, and Thessalonians, 263-10 Timothy, Tilus, and Philemon, ib.-
Lectures on the Bible.--Lecture VI.-Retrospect of previous lectures, 311-Bible the
word of God revealed by degrees, ib.-promises of the Saviour contained in the
Dialogues between Eusebius and Alciphron.-Dialogue III.-The Christian dispensa-
tion only the completion of a systematic plan of God, 318—helief of the divine in-
Lectures on the Liturgy.-Lecture 1.-Prayer commanded by God, 363-prayers
On the Fall of Jerusalem.-Interest felt in the destruction of Jerusalem, and subsequent