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RELIGIOUS AND LITERARY.

INTENDED FOR THE USE OF YOUNG PERSONS.

BY CAROLINE FRY.

VOL. VII.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR BAKER AND FLETCHER,

18, FINSBURY PLACE,
AND D. BROWN, EDINBURGH.

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INDEX TO VOL. VII.

90, 149

..

ATTRIBUTES OF GOD, ON THE

PAGE On the Righteousness of God

109 On the Holiness of God

343 BIOGRAPHY, SKETCHES OF

William Thorpe CONVERSATIONS ON THE ANIMAL KINGDOM, 35, 102, 162, 217, 280, 337 CONVERSATIONS ON GEOLOGY

30, 96, 156, 210, 274, 331 DESCRIPTION OF BRITISH TREES. The Mountain Ash

46 The Lime-tree

108 The Yew

168 The Ash

215 The Hazel

286 The Poplar

341 EXTRACTS. A Lesson to Prosperity

120 From Mrs. Hutchinson

180 Coral Islands, &c.

239 Origin of Mezzotint, &c.

300, 360 GEOGRAPHICAL READINGS. England and Wales

43 Scotland

170 Ireland

221 HINT FOR THE DISPOSAL OF CAST-OFF APPAREL, A

231 HISTORY, SKETCH OF GENERAL History of Sparta, from B.c. 236, to the close of her history, B.C. 191.

1 History of Athens, from the death of Solon, B.c. 562, to the death of Socrates, B.C. 400

61, 121, 181, 241, 301 HYMNS AND POETICAL RECREATIONS.

On Luke xiv. 17
The Harp

48 Hymn

49 My ain Fire-side

50 On Romans v. 2

ib. The Hope

115 “ A Mariner stood once at even-tide"

116 Moonlight

118 The Flower of to-day

174 Why weepest thou ?

175 “We will come unto him, and make our abode with him." 176 Faith

177 “When I remember thee upon my bed.”

225 Retirement

226 On Psalm cxlvii. 11

227 Where is my heart? Dear Lord, with thee.”

228 On observing the evening Star grow larger and brighter, as it approached the liorizon

287 The Sky-lark

289 The Negro Boy

290

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PAGE
The Rosebush

352
Æolian Harp

354
Lines sent with a Paper Shade of the Saviour's Head

ib.
The Hour of Prayer

355
INTELLIGENCE FROM A Young LADY IN LONDON TO HER FRIENDS
IN THE COUNTRY

57
LECTURES ON OUR Saviour's SERMON ON THE MOUNT, 16, 75, 133,

193, 254, 315
LETTERS TO A YOUNG LADY ON LEAVING SCHOOL.
Letter the Fourteenth

51
Fifteenth

271
LISTENER, THE

21, 82, 141, 201, 263, 323
POWER OF GRACE, ON THE

350
REFLECTIONS ON SELECT PASSAGES OF SCRIPTURE.
Psalm cxvi, 12

12
Matt. x. 36

13
Matt. xiii. 27, 28

14
Apocalypse iii. 3

15
Eccles. ix. 2

70
Ron). viii, 29

71
Psalm li. 3

72
Psalm x. 4

74
Psalm cxii. 7

129
Hosea xiy, 2

130
Eccles. xii, 1

131
II Corinthiens xiii. 11

132
Luke xi. 8

190
II Timothée, ii. 24

191
Psalm 1. 16

192
Luke x. Il

250
Matt. ix. 11, 12

251
Mark ii..9

252
Job i. 21

253
I Pierre, v. 8

254
Psalm lvii. 7

311
Hosea xiii. 6

312
Ephesians v. 21

313
II Corinthiens, vii. 10

315
REVIEW OF BOOKS.
Johnstone's Elements of Arithmetic

55
Draper's Conversations on Natural Philosophy

57
Jerusalem destroyed, by the author of Lily Douglas

118
Surenne's New French Manual

178
Consistency, by Charlotte Elizabeth

179
Henderson's Biblical Researches, &c.

233
Holmes's Selection of Prayers

298
Fulton's Pronouncing Vocabulary

299
La Mort du Fils Ainé, par César Malan

300
An Enquiry into the Accordancy of War with the Principles of
Christianity, &c.

356
A Selection of Sacred Hymns, &c.

358
Le Véritable Amides Enfans et des Jeunes Gens, par César Malan ib.
SAYING GRACE, ON

292
SUNDAY DINNERS, ON

294
WARNING ON THE UNCERTAINTY OF LIFE, A

229

THE

ASSISTANT OF

OF EDUCATION.

JULY, 1826.

A SKETCH OF GENERAL HISTORY.

(Continued from Vol. VI, page 311.) SPARTA, FROM B.C. 236, TO THE CLOSE OF HER HISTORY, B.C. 191.

ARCHIDAMUS and Areus succeeded; but a disputed succession still further shook the sinking power of Sparta. Cleonymus, the other claimant, had recourse to Pyrrhus, and induced him to lead an army against the city, which now for the first time suffered the dangers of a close and vigourous siege, in which it very narrowly escaped destruction. On this occasion an account is given us of the courage and energy displayed by the Spartan ladies. In the great danger to which the city was exposed, it was proposed to send all the women to the island of Crete for safety. The ladies, hearing of this intention, assembled together in council. Having deputed Archidamia to convey their sentiments to the senate, she entered the room with a sword in her hand, and thus addressed them : “ Do not, my lords, entertain so mean an opinion of the Spartan women, as to fancy that they will ever outlive Sparta ; instead of considering whither we are to fly, consider what we are to do, and be assured we will undertake any thing for the service of our country.” Yielding to this remon

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