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or disapprobation, 269 ;-Ciceros
description of, 270;-most fully
exemplified in the missionary cha-
racter, 271 ;-MCombie's defini-
tion, ib. ;-Divine Influence De-
cessary to, 273 ;-Christianity im-
parts to its receivers the elements
of, 274;--Tyrian Hercules an ex.
ample of, ib. ;- Minos, Lycurgus,
and Solon, examples of, 276;-
Pericles distinguished for, ib.;-
Socrates the most remarkable hez-
then example, 277 ;-illustrations
of, among Old Testament wor-
thies, 299–318;-illustration of,
in John Baptist and the Apostles,
318-320;-in Paul, 321.
Greatness, military, w bat, 393.
Greek poets, characters of the, 282,
Greek prose writers, characters of
Ground of battle in Polynesia, 63.
Genius defined, 268.
Gillespie, the Rev. Dr., 256 ;-pre-
face to Atticus applied to, 257 ;-
claims of missions on chartered
colleges, submitted to, 286.
Glory, what constitutes, 272 ;-true,
attains its utmost height only in
the inissionary character, ib.
God, the idea of, comprehends all
others, 28 ;- the knowledge of,
the only true renovator of human
nature, 152 ;-wherein the know-
ledge of, consists, 174;-how the
knowledge of, is diffused, 175;
- the knowledge of, can be dif-
fused only by missions, ib. ;--the
knowledge of, differs much from
that of the mere philosopher, 176,
177 ;-things comprehended in
the knowledge of, ib.
Government, British, baffled in at-
tempts to civilize the Indians, 109
Government, blessings of, secured
by the labours of missionaries,
76;— influence of missionaries
Governments, all will be changed or
improved, 139, 140 ; - effects of
righteous and pacific, 171.
Gospel, Sir T. F. Buxton on the
power of, 70;-case for the, now
closed and waiting for judgment,
73 ;-the restorer of lost happi-
ness, ib. ;-mission, the, 127 ;-
the faith of, what, 181; -- simpli-
city of the, 183;--what the, con-
sists of, ib. ;-the, believed upon
evidence, 186 ;-the, remedy for
all evil, 191.
Grand experiment in relation to
Greatness, moral, the highest ele-
vation of, attained in the mis-
sionary character, 13;-entitled
to first distinction, ib. ;-moral
and intellectual, compared, 223,
224 ;-popular errors respecting,
224; -- magnanimity, 225; – in-
stances of, in Alexander, Cæsar,
Columbus, and Napoleon, 227 ;-
intellectual and moral, not neces-
sarily connected, 268 ;-intellec-
tual, defined, ib.;-intellectual, not
an object of moral approbation
Laws change with the character of
subjects, 77 ;-a code of, prepared
by Williams, 79 ;-moulded by
Laymen, importance of their advo-
cacy to Missions, 103.
Leonidas, character of, 276.
Liberty, civil and religious, but im-
perfectly enjoyed in Europe, 368 ;
-piety the sure and only source
Literary men, errors of, in relation
to faith, 186.
Literary and philosophic character,
men ambitious of the, 349 ;-un-
duly exalted, 350 :-illustrations
of the, 351–362.
James I., speech of, to his parlia-
ment, 86 ;-his definition of se-
Johnson, Dr. Samuel, character and
writings of, 356, 357,
Jones, Peter, on Indian civilization,
Jurists and Economists, works and
merits of, compared with those of
Christian Missionaries, 359, 360.
Jury, trial by, 79.
Justification, distinction between,
and pardon, 187;—distinction be-
tween, and sanctification, ib. ;-
by faith, 188.
Justification by faith, aversion to the
doctrine of, 189;-errors of phi-
losophers concerning the doctrine
Juvenal's description of human na-
Kings, “nursing fathers,” what is
meant by, 81;-almost all bad, 147.
King of Babylon, sublime invective
against, 142, 143.
Kingdom of Christ, happiness of
the, 148 ;-how to be established,
Knowledge, the sphere of human,
enlarged by missions, 192 ;-the
proper objects of, God and his
works, 151;-saving, the Divine
character, not nature, the object
of, 152; merely secular, cannot
renovate the world, 464.
Kremlin, conflagration of the, 26.
Macaulay, Right Hon. T. B., merits
of, as a writer, 374 ;-his literary
bias, ib. ;-his high responsibility,
375 ;-eminent capacity to serve
the cause of Missions, 401, 402;-
urged to consecrate his talents and
genius to it, 409.
Mackintosh, Sir James, deathbed
of, 206, 207 ; his remarkable
sayings and confession of faith in
Jesus Christ, 208;-his vast powers
and attainments, ib. ;-his dying
scene presents a great lesson to
men of letters, 209 ;-inaugural
oration at Glasgow, 210;- his
writings, 211;his great capaci-
ties wasted, ib. ; - might have ren-
dered immense service to the
cause of letters, humanity, and
Magistrate, power of the, in matters
of religion, so.
Makea's remarks on war, 64 ;-on
the effects of Christianity, ib., 65.
Malietoa, noble assurance of, to Wil-
liams, 83, 84.
Man, the sole means of renovating
the character of, 173 ;-Paul's de-
scription of, ib.
Manua, the Africa of Polynesia,
Matetau, the gigantic stature of, 78;
-his offer to coerce his subjects
to become Christians, ib.
Labour, manual, of the Rev. John
Williams, in the arts, 109.
Law, international, established in
Mauke, lamentations of the chief of, lence of the, 399 — Missionary
on war, 65.
and philosophical character com-
Me, affecting history of, 48–51. pared, 365-368 ; -- this world's
Mental philosophers, merits and great men hardly admit of com-
claims of, 358.
parison with, 466 ;-perpetuity of
Messiah, pacific representations of its fame, 89.
the, by the prophets, 135, 136 ; Missionary enterprise, Williams's
manner of his coming to the king. estimate of the, 10; -worthy the
dom, ib. ;-his extinction of war, son of a British peer, 12;-all
138 ;--- happiness of his reign, 139. things ready for, 481.
Military genius, object and merit of, Missionary meeting in Polynesia,
386;-greatness, what, 393.
speeches at a, 42—45.
Military and moral greatness com Missionary publications, 191, 192.
Missionary societies, encouragement
Military and missionary conquests of, 514, 515.
Missionary spirit, power of the, 8;
Mission colleges, necessity of, and -awakened in Britain and Ame-
stations for, 461.
Missions, Christian, importance of Moffat, Rev. Robert, wonderful ea-
cultivating right feelings concern reer of the, 468, 469.
ing, 6;-how the spirit of, is to be Monster, a human, 99.
cultivated, 8;-wonderful effects Moral influence, the creation and
of, 20;-effects of, in the West power of, 342–344.
Indies and in Africa, 88;-opinion Moral power, the price of, 150.
of Douglas on the method of con Morality, a leading object of gospel
ducting, 91, 92 ; entitled to uni doctrine, 189;- its superiority to
versal encouragement and sup that of philosophy, 190.
port, 191 ;-their claims on the Moscow, Napoleon's march to, 24.
ground of education, 200;-hap Mourning, an example of, in Poly-
piness of promoting, 372;-all nesia, 102.
things ready for the prosecution
of the enterprise, 399 ;- becoming
a national object, 407 ;-literature
more friendly to, 408 ;-require
more centres, 478;—will receive | Napoleon stills the civil commotions
more centres from efficient colo of France, 249 ;-his march to
nization, 479 ;-state of the field Moscow, 24;—compared with Wil-
of, fifty years ago, 484–486 ; liams, 396, 397 ; his letter to
cause of, advanced in the public king George, 396 ;-wanted true
mind, 487-491;- advance of in moral greatness, 397:-his opinion
foreign lands, 491–495;—present of war, 398 ;--his code, ib. ;-
embarrassments of, 495–497 ;-. merits as a legislator, 399 ;-cha-
afflictive state of the, in America, racter, genius, power, and mili-
tary crimes, 421, 422 ;-bapeful
Missionary, the Christian, described effect of his wars, 422;-grounds
by Lord Brougham, 121;- his for denouncing him, 423 ;-his
great sacrifices, 231, 232 ;-his generals in the Peninsula, 431.
merits on literary grounds, 286; New Hampshire, memorial from the
his claims to academic honours, ministers of, 505.
287 ;--the prime agent in civiliza Nobles of England. pursuits becom-
tion, 399 ;-the only real civilizer; ing the, 200;-folly and prodi.
400 ;-his noble character and gality of some of the, ib.
exalted views, 460–463.
Numa's remarkable character, 167;
Missionary character, comparative -happy reign, 168 ;-death, 169;
claims of the, 13;—not duly ap -reign an experiment on human
preciated, 103 ;-surpassing excel nature, 170, 171.
Polynesia, idolatry of, 16 ;--picture
of, under the gospel, 470, 471.
Opinioni, public, created by the mis- Poor, the, aspect which the Bible
sionary, 345 ;-resistless power of, bears towards, 141.
Popery, mighty effects of, to spread
its principles, 507, 508.
Praise, Malebranche, Leibnitz, Con-
dillac, &c., objects of general, 358.
Pardon, what, 187 ;-how obtained, Press, conductors of the, address to,
35 ;-their high position, 36;
Pascal's requirements of a revela their duties, 37.
tion, 156 ;-bis view of the know Price of moral power, 150.
ledge of God, 157.
Property, rights of, established by
Paul, character of, 129 ;- a wonder Christianity, 83.
ful example of moral greatness, Public opinion, why changeful, 146.
321 ;--compared with Cæsar, 416,
Peace flowing from the gospel, 138.
Peace societies, 53.
Peace, illustration of the doctrine of, Qualities of Hesiod as a poet, 93.
from Williams, 55 ;-prize essay Quarterly Review, excellent service
on, 53 ;-speech on, by Tamatoa, done by the, to the cause of mis-
59-62 ;- nations begin to study, sions, 408.
376 ;- best time for propagating Queen of Otaheite, counsel of the,
the doctrine, 377 ;--- national debt relative to legislation, 82.
a help to the study of, 378, 379 ;
-fine passage from the Edin-
burgh Review on, 379.
Peel, Sir Robert, noble passage
from, on peace, 276.
Rarotonga, discovery of, 33;-extra-
Pericles, character of, 276 ;-com ordinary wickedness of the natives,
pared with Chatham, ib.
ib. ;- idols abandoned, 34 ;-af-
Philanthropist, encouragements to fecting departure of Williams
the, 369, 370.
from, 100, 101.
Philanthropy, Cicero on, 229 ;-hea Reader, address to the, 35.
then and philosophic, compared Religion, state of, in the days of
with that of the missionary, 230; Numa, 171.
-greatness of missionary, 231. Revelation, Pascal's requirements of,
Philip, Dr., lasting honour of, 89.
Philosophy offers no relief but from Righteous, the character but little
p. the tomb, 465.
Philosophic and missionary charac- | Roman prose writers, character of
ter compared, 365-368.
Philosophers, address to, 87;-works, Roman poets, character of the 282
merits, and defects of, 360–364. -284.
Pilgrim Fathers, the, arriving in Roma-tane, remarkable conversion
of, 27 ;-his exhortations to de-
Pitt, Mr., Lord Brougham's invec stroy the temples of idolatry, 29,
tive against, 149.
Planters, West Indian, views held
by the, on missions and education,
Plutarch's views of Numa, 170. Samoan chief's description of his
Police and crime, cost of, 477.
Polygamy, abolition of, at Raro- Schoolmaster's, Lord Brougham's
- tonga, 106.
eulogium on, 130.
Schools, Sunday, superintendents of,
Science, not the object of the sta- Tamatoa, peace speeches, 59.
dents of, to make men happy, 87; | Tamerlane, the war monster, 389.
-dreary condition of a man seek Teachers of Christianity, an order
ing God by the lights of science, of, founded by Christ, 128.
Teachers, British, encouragements
Scripture, antiquity and peculiarity to, 1 ;-moral power of, 2; claims
on, ib. ;-may do much to quench
Ships of England sent for destruction, the spirit of war, and to aid Mis-
Simpleton, picture of a, 260.
Teachers, Sunday-school, power of
Sinner, the convinced, perplexity of, to promote Missions, 15;- vast
influence of, on the rising race, ib
Slavery, African, its present state, Temples burned, 25.
74 ;-its cost to England, ib. ;-has Thomson, Dr. Adam, 293 ; — his
baffled England, 75 ;-Christianity view of classic studies, 294, 295,
alone can crush it, 76 ;-its alli: Tinomana, fine character of, 34.
ance to murder, 82 ;- guilt of Triumphs, Missionary, compared
American, 83 ;-bearing of Mis- with those of war, 22.
sionary enterprise upon, 192 ;– Tuahine, affecting letter of, 97.
Guizot, opinion of, ib. ;-destroyed Tyrtæus, 457.
in Europe by Christianity, 194 ;
—abolition of, in the West Indies
mainly promoted by Missionaries,
Society for civilizing Africa, testi- | Ulysses' advice to Achilles, 95.
mony of the, to the power of Universities, Scottish, education in
Christianity, 71;-important aux- ' the, 258 ;-defective in Christian
iliary to Christianity, ib.
feeling, ib. ;- importance of the
Society, progress of, in Polynesia, subject, 259.
Universities and chartered colleges,
Societies, peace, 53.
duty of to uphold the Missionary
Societies, royal, geographical, &c., character, 286, 287 ;-the produe-
&c., not for a moment to be com tion of great Missionaries their
pared with Missionary, 192.
highest honour, 288.
Socrates, character of, 277 ;-his ex-
traordinary eminence, 278.
Solomon, address to, by David, 161;
-wisdom of, ib. ; — surpassing
greatness of, ib. ;-directions of, Vanderkemp, fame of the Rev. Dr.,
how to find the knowledge of God, perpetual, 89.
164 ;-results of his enlightened | Vara, good confession of, 47 ;-his
reign, 165, 166.
Sons fighting with their fathers, 97. Voyagers, address to, 68.
South Sea, isles of the, human nature
may be advantageously contem-
plated in the, 16;-arts, vegeta-
bles, and animals, introduced by
the Missionaries, 109.
War, impolicy and madness of, 380;
Speech, a remarkable, 31.
- laudable spirit of M. Guizot, ib.;
Speeches of natives, 42—45.
-influence of poetry in upbold-
Speeches of Tuahine, 21, 31.
ing war, 383, 384 ;-improvers of
Spirit of the age opposed to infidelity, war, 386 ;---science and practice
of war not distinguishable, 387;-
spirit of, entirely unchristian, ib.,