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Eighth Thousand, price 3d. Going Home: a Death-bed Sketch. By the Rev. R. BALGARNIE, Minister of the Bar Church, Scarborough.

* Very touching, and highly calculated to be useful to the young."--Evangelical Magazine. London : Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., Paternoster-row; J. Nisbet & Co., Berners-street. Scarborough: S. W. Theakston.

8 Just published, price Sixpence. Happy the Christian when He Dies. Sacred Song (on the Death of the Rev. John Angell James.) Words by L. M. THORNTON. Music by W. T. BELCHER,

Published by W. T. Belcher, Birmingham. J. H. Jewell, London.


Just published, price Sixpence, Christ Magnified. A Tribute to the Memory of the Rev. John Angell James. A Sermon delivered on Sabbath Evening, October 16th, 1859, in Castle Square Chapel, Wisbech, by Rev. JAMES SMITH. London : John Snow, 35, Paternoster Row,


This day, crown 8vo., price 3s. 6d. cloth. The Life of the Rev. John Hunt, Missionary to the Cannibals. By the Rev. GEORGE STRINGER ROWE.

London: Hamilton, Adams, and Co.; and John Mason.


Just Published,
Large Type Daily Texts, on Cards, for a Year. For the use of Families. In
Japanned Tin Case, for Hanging on the Wall, price 3s.
The Series consists of Twelve Cards, each containing Texts for One Month.

Edinburgh : Paton and Ritchie.
London : Hamilton, Adams, and Co., 33, Paternoster Row.


Now ready, Vol. IV., price 3s. 6d. cloth; 4s. gilt. Vols. III. and IV., bound together,

5s. 6d. cloth ; 6s. 6d. gilt. The Book and its Missions, for 1859. Edited by L. N. R., Author of “ The Book and its Story.

Contains articles on the progress of the Bible in the lands still, or till lately destitute of the Sacred Book: The lands where the people believe in a false book : The countries where the teachers hide the Bible: Remnants of the ancient churches which first possessed the Book : The field of Protestant effort to disseminate the Scriptures.

A very considerable portion of the volume is devoted to the details of the London Bible Missions now being carried on in this Metropolis.

Future numbers will contain fresh details of the progress of the Home Mission Work, which will interest the readers of “The Missing Link.” All the numbers of this interesting magazine are in print. Cases for binding, 1s. each. London: W. Kent and Co., Paternoster Row,


Sixty-sixth thousand. Eleventh and revised edition, on fine paper, 4s. The Book and its Story. By L. N. R. A new Steel Frontispiece—" The First Reading of the Bible in the Crypt of old St. Paul's," copied by permission from the original beautiful picture, painted by George Harvey, R.S.A., has been engraved expressly for this edition.

This volume needs no explanatory introduction, its object is fully expressed in its title ; and the reader will find in the perusal that it is what it professes to be. The testimonies to its usefulness in directing attention to the Bible itself, and in awakening an interest in behalf of the Bible Society, are both numerous and striking. The twelfth and cheaper edition, published at 2s. limp; and 2s.6d, cloth boards. London: W. Kent and Co., Paternoster Row.


Just published, cloth, price 7s. 6d. The Book of Ecclesiastes : Its Meaning and its Lessons. By the Rev. ROBERT BUCHANAN, D.D.

“For learned as well as unlearned readers, the most serviceable contribution yet made in our language, for enabling them intelligently to read the meaning, and rightly to profit by the lessons of Ecclesiastes."-Scottish Guardian.

Blackie & Son, Warwick-square, City, London; and all Booksellers. 39 Published every Wednesday, Price One Penny,



Thirty-two Columns. EDITED BY JOHN CAMPBELL, D.D.

Order of all Booksellers and Newsvendors.


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The following Editorial Address has appeared in the "BRITISH ENSIGN:”—

BELOVED AND HONOURED FRIENDS! --- Every testantism. All the high places of the land are man, how feeble soever his powers, or humble still wrapped in darkness. True Popery is therehis position, has on earth a measure of duty to fore less an object of aversion than true piety. perform, which he ought to view as his special Pride may rebel against the former, but the mission. This duty--this mission--depends in heart recoils from the latter ! The fact that the a great degree on his light combined with his money of the State is given with so lavish a power. Action, to be steady and vigorous, must hand to sustain Popish schools is a very speaking proceed from conviction-deep, devout convic- circumstance. The additional fact that £30,000 per tion.

annum is set apart for the support of the Popish Of the many notable things which of late have College of Maynooth, in which there are conattracted us, all indicating the onward move- stantly undergoing preparation for the service of ment of the Vatican, and the rooted strength of the Popish Church in England and her colonies its determination to make a conquest of England, a regiment of from five to six hundred students, the most significant is the following from the more than doublo the number in all the ten redoubtable pen of Cardinal Wiseman, on the Independent Colleges of Great Britain, ought to Subjugation of the English :-

wake the dead ! "If ever there was a land in which work is to Under these circumstances, we are about to re“ be done, and perhaps much to suffer, it is double our efforts. As a primary step in a fresh move. "here. I shall not say too much if I say that we ment, we propose to issue a total of 100,000 copies " have to subjugate and subdue, to conquer and of the British ENSIGN gratuitously, in batches of "rule an imperial race; we have to do with a three each, which one stamp will carry, to select "will which reigns throughout the world as the persons, at proper centres, all over the country,

will of old Rome reigned once; we have to who would properly use them, and endeavour to “bend or break that will which nations and procure subscribers. This we propose to do fort

kingdoms have found invincible and inflexible. nightly, in portions of 3,000that is, 1,000 batches "We bave to gather for this work the rough of each number, containing a specially-prepared

stones of this great people, and to perfect them article on Popery. This would not require a very as gems for the sanctuary of God. It is good large sum; and if a hundred substantial friends "for us to be here, because a nobler field could would set about it none can tell the advantage which

not be chosen than England on which to fight might accrue. “the battle of the Church. What Constantinople, "and Ephesus, and Africa were to the heresies of old, England is to the last, complex, and

The following is a List of Subscriptions al. manifold heresy of modern times. Were it

ready received. Donations for this object may conquered in England, it would be conquered be sent to Dr. Campbell, or to Mr. Daniel Pratt,

throughout the world. All its lines meet here, 10, Bolt-court, London, " and therefore in England the Church of God

Copies. “must be gathered in its strength."

T. M.

2,400 The project is simple and definite. It is just T. T.

1,000 to “ conquer and rule” England! That is all-- R. T. H.

1,000 nothing less, nothing more. But that done, all

E. R.

720 is done! Rome is triumphant in every clime.

E. P. S.

600 The world is once more at the feet of Anti

A London Merchant

500 christ! The Cardinal has thoroughly mastered A London Minister

252 the idea in all its parts, attributes, and relations. J. R. B....

250 He is wise in counsel and potent in fight.

C. S.

240 Cardinal Wiseman deals not in idle words. A. G. D.

240 He means all that he says, and he will labour for M. A. J.

240 its accomplishment. All the Papists of Europe,

P. D.

240 for many years past, have been praying for the A Friend

240 conversion of England; and with both hands W. P.

240 they are toiling to fulfil their own petitions.

W. T.

240 They are everywhere collecting money for that R. E.

120 purpose. The whole tem of British society


M. M. is being vigorously worked for its furtherance. W. L.

120 No means are left unemployed to get Popish B. W.

100 tutors into families, schools, and colleges. The D. M.

100 Press is largely in their hands, in the character R.E.

70 of well-disguised Reporters, Contributors, and B. C.

60 Editors. The system is also powerfully repreJ. N. B.

60 sented in the Senate House.

S. H.........

60 The Government of the country is but slightly R. L. N.

60 tinged with the true spirit of Evangelical Pro. J. E........................................... 60



Illustrated with Maps, cloth, 7s. 6d. Notes of a Clerical Furlough, spent Chiefly in the Holy Land. By the Rev. ROBERT BUCHANAN, D.D.

“ Every reader of the Bible, and especially every expounder of it, will find here a most interesting commentary, and an invaluable help.”- Patriot. Blackie & Son, Warwick-square, City, London ; and all Booksellers.

39 Just published, in Crown 8vo., Price One Shilling. Christianizing India : What-How-and By Whom.

By A CHRISTIAN MINISTER, Author of " Forty Moral Lectures for the Young.' London : Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., Stationers' Hall Court.


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“It requires only to be thoroughly known, in order to become the Family Bible of the thousands who may possess themselves of such a treasure at so low a price." —Rev. John Cumming, D.D., London.

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Just published, price ls. 6d., The Funeral Services for the late Rev. John Angell James, including the Funeral Sermon delivered in Carr's-lane Chapel; and the Oration at the Interment, by the Rev. R. W. DALE, M.A., his colleague and successor. London : Hamilton, Adams, and Co.; Birmingham: Hudson and Son. 17

This day. Price One Penny. “Worse than an Infidel.” A Lecture. By Hugh STOWELL BROWN.

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Just published, in crown 8vo., 4s.; gilt edges, 4s. 6d. ; with Portrait and Vignette,

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London: Hamilton, Adams, and Co.; John Mason.


On December 1. New Volume for 1859—60. Price 2s. 6d., complete in itself. Illustra

ted with numerous engravings, cloth, gilt, crown 8vo. The Family Economist. The charm of this book is that it treats of everything connected with Home in a lively and interesting style, interspersed with Original Poetry, Anecdotes, and instructive Tales, by well-known and popular Authors.

London: Houlston & Wright, 65, Paternoster-row.


Illustrated with 100 Engravings, price 5s. The Boy's Birthday Book: an entirely Original Collection of Tales, Essays, and Narratives of Adventures. By Mrs. S. C. Hall, William Howitt, Augustus Mayhew, Thomas Miller, George Augustus Sala, William Brough, and Sutherland Edwards.

London: Houlston & Wright, 65, Paternoster-row. Dedicated to Dr. LETHEBY, M.B., Medical Officer for the City of London. This Day, complete in Two Volumes, price 3s. 6d. each, or bound up as 1 Volume, 78.,

cloth gilt, crown 8vo., 800 Engravings, The Family Doctor : a complete Dictionary of Domestic Medicine and Household Surgery.

Never has a more thoroughly useful book been offered to the public, nor one more profusely illustrated. In every house it will relieve anxiety and save money.

London : Houlston & Wright, 65, Paternoster-row.

On December 1, crown 8vo., price 3s. 6d., cloth gilt, lettered, The Master-Key to Public Offices, and Candidate's Complete Instructor. Fully showing :-1. What Places to Seek.—2. What Steps to Take.—3. Who are the Patrons.—4. What are the Examinations.-5. The Ages, and Qualifications.-6. The Salaries, Rules of Promotion, Classification, Hours of Attendance, Prospects, and Prizes in each Office.-7. Retiring Pensions, &c.

The whole forming a Comprehensive Hand-book for all Persons desirous to enter any Department of Her Majesty's Civil Service. By John BOULGER, Esq., Barrister-at-Law; Editor of the “ Civil Service Gazette," &c.

London: Houlston & Wright, 65, Paternoster-row. On December 1. Entirely New Volume. Second Series, price 3s. 6d. Illustrated with

350 Original Engravings. Also, First and Second Series, bound together as One Volume, price 78. Illustrated with 670 Original Engravings. Crown 8vo., pp. 756.

Title and Frontispiece by Harvey. Ten Thousand Wonderful Things. Comprising everything Marvellous and Rare, Odd, Curious and Quaint, Eccentric and Extraordinary, in all Ages and Nations. Edited by E. F. KING, M.A.

London : Ward & Lock, 158, Fleet-street.

On December 1, with charming Steel Engraving, and above 200 Wood-cut Illustrations,

price 2s. 6d., cloth gilt. The Christmas Volume of The Family Friend. This New Volume will be found a delightful Christmas Companion, unusually full of charming illustrated Tales and Pastime, which cannot fail to enhance the comforts of the fireside, and please every Christmas party.

London : Ward & Lock, 158, Fleet-street. And all Booksellers.

Fifth Thousand, with 400 Original Illustrations, price 3s. 60. The Family Cyclopædia: a complete Treasury of Useful Information, comprising,


By the Editors of the “Family Friend.”

London: Ward & Lock, 158, Fleet-street.

Fifth Edition, with 250 Descriptive Engravings, price 3s. 6d. The Wife's Own Book of Cookery, containing 15,000 Original Recipes, adapted to all incomes.

“ This volume furnishes every lady in the land with every sort of information she can require for purchasing, cooking, serving, and carving any meal for any amount of guests, from three to thirty." --Lady's Newspaper. LONDON : WARD & LOCK, 158, FLEET-STREET.


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Containing Verbatim Reports of Sermons by the Right Hon. and Right Rev. the LORD


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By the Rev. R. WALLACE, Tottenham. “A most interesting account of the Revivals, worthy the perusal of all Christians."

London : Thickbroom Brothers, 31, Paternoster-row.

Just published, a much Improved and Enlarged Edition of


Containing a Course of Daily Meditations, Metropolitan Chapel Directory, and the usual

Almanack Information.

London: Thickbroom Brothers, 31, Paternoster-row.


Christmas Presents for Workmen. Lectures to Men. BY HUGH STOWELL BROWN. Single Vols., paper cover, ls; cloth, 1s. 6d. each. Two vols. in one, cloth, 2s. 6d;

cloth, gilt, 3s. Liverpool: Gabriel Thomson, 108, London Road. London: Partridge and Co., Paternoster and all Booksellers.



Fifth Thousand, pricę 2s. The Backwoods Preacher. An autobiography of Peter Cartwright. Edited by W. P. STRICKLAND. Reprinted from the last American Edition.

For the rugged earnestness of the man it is impossible not to have a high admiration. His life is full of strange incident, and, setting aside its oddities, must command, and more than command interest."-Athenaeum.

“ Full of the richest Americanisms and quaintest anecdotes; it gives the details of a religious phase of society almost unknown in England.”Dickens's Household Words. Arthur Hall, Virtue, and Co., 25, Paternoster Row.


Just published, 8vo., 436 pp., price 3s. 6d., cloth lettered, Vol. II. of the Third and

Enlarged Series of The British Controversialist for 1859; containing full and able Debates on the following questions :-Are the Tenets of George and Andrew Combe Philosophically Correct? Is Unrestricted Competition Injurious to the Community ? Ought the Game Laws to be Repealed ? Leading Articles on Epoch Men-Ignatius Loyola-Jesuitism; Lord Clive—the British Empire in India. Essays, Reviews, Poetry, Educational Information, &c. ; including a paper by the late Sir James Stephen, on the Best Method of Studying History, &c., &c.

“ This admirable serial is always seen to best advantage when gathered up into a volume. We greatly prize it; and deem it specially calculated to promote intellectual culture among young men, thus preparing them for public usefulness." - British Standard.

London : Houlston and Wright, 65, Paternoster Row.

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