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“ To Bethlehem let us illis instant go, The eastern magi, gazing at the stars,
"And see this thing which there is come to pasa, Saw this and wondered; straight they rose
“ That which the Lord bath now to us made and came,
known."

To see the new-born King: arrived, they saw,
With joint consent they rise, and towards the Meanly attired, the King of heaven and earth.
place

Prostrate they fell, the incarnate God ador'd;
They bend their steps. The light which just Then opened all their treasures, and to bio
had slope

Offer'd their gifts: sweet-smellingfrankincense,
From heaven around them, nocturnal darkness Arabian myrih, with valuable gold.
Made t'appear in ten-fold gloom. The voices Emmanuel, hail! thou King of glory, loil!
Which had lauded forth inelodious praises Hail to our world ! hail to our hearts! matchies
To the God of heaven, made as the shepherds Ju majesty, matchless in might, go forth
Traversed o'er the fields, the nightly silence From conquering to conquer. * O may all
Lonely. Onward they hanted to the place, Who live, and move, and are in thee, submit
Anxious to see their Prince. An unseen hand Their hearts to thy blest sway. Thy wod-
Guided their steps. Joxepli and Mary there drous love
They saw; and in a manger found the Babe. Shallthen resound from shore to shore, and all
When they had seen this just accomplishment, Conspire to glorify their God. Angels
Instant they told the vision, which appeared With rapturois amaze, eternally
To them that niglit, while watching o'er their Shall sound its depths unsearchable: but their
flocks.

Most strenuous efforts, tinding all in vain,
Astonished stood all those who heard : wonder Ever shall cry astonished, O the deplk.
Possessed their hearts. Anew the shepherds

( King Messiah, to possess
praiser

Tlre sovereign rule of all. O glorious San
And glorified their gracious God : their hearts Of Righteousness arise, shed forth the beatis,
Enkindled into rapture esthey spohe. Thy healing beams Divine-so shall all hearea,

Again was known in beaven the will of hiin So shall all earth acknowledge, God silk ws.
Who sits between the cherubim. Forth New Messiah's reign's begun on earth, but hear,
A faming seraplı, and with matchless speed My soul, does he reign over thee! Art thon
Descended to a massy orb, placed on

The subject of the King of kings? Is Christ,
The east of heaven, and there refulgent stood. The only hope of glory, formed in thee!
Like us a mirror, placed before the sun, Remember; 'ıwas for ibis he came to earth.
Concentrates and relleciy its glowing rays ; He laid his glory by: all heaven was moved,
So riood the reraph, and reflected bright To gain this end, that he might be thy kiug.
Ileaven's beams to Bethlehem, wbere Jesus lay. London, 21st Sept. 1819.

T. W.

Ride on,

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INDEX TO VOL. XLII. 1819.

I. BIOGRAPHIY.
Page.

Page
Memoir of Mr. Jolin Crowly
3 Memoir of Mr. James Roberts

9:7
Memoir of Me. Joi. Leifebild 81, 161 Memoir of Nir. Edward Wilson
Memoir of the late Mr. John Brown, an Memoir of Mr. Alexander Menhinnick 561
Tuinerant Preacher

241 Covversion of a Budhise Priest 6.1, 721, 201
Memoir of Mr. George Sykes

321 Account of Mr. Joseph Webb

II. DIVINITY.
Sermon for New Year's Day
12, 88 On Christian Diligence

490
Spiritual Employment of Christian Minise Sermon on Acts vi. 4
ters, a Sermon on 2 Cor. iv. 5 170, 247 Sermon on Matt. xvi. 26

795
Gospel Preachers described and directed 252 Serinor. on 1 Cor. ii. 14, by the Rev. Mr.
237, 416, 496, 579, 654, 736, 818, 897 Fletcher

108
An Essay on Marriage

330, 408 Ditto on Eph. v. 14, by dirto

JI. THE TRUTH OF GOD DEFENDED.
Remarks on the Res. Latham Waine.! Remarks on Dr. Taylor': Writings
wriglie's “ Observations,” &c. 20, 96, 175 Review of Mr. Sheplerd's Remarks

261, 341, 499 Review of Letters from the Rev... Newton 63%
Review of Memoirs of Mrs. Sarah Savage 36 On the Principles of the Christian Faith 666
Review of " Scripture in Testimony of On the Immortality of the soni, &c.
the Second Advent,” &c.

195 Observations on Mark xvi, 15, 16
On the Foreknowledge of God

257 Review of Mr. Woolmer's Treatise on
Remarks on the supposed Pre-existence

the Universal Judgment
of the Soul of Jesus Christ 422 On the Increase of thipiety and Inådelity s28
Remarks on a Letter in the March

Review of Deism Refuted
Magazine
Kemarks on John Arndi's « True

427 Review of Longridge's Catechism

Review of a Mirror for Intolerance, &c. 914
Christianity"
Review of Memoirs of the Rev. P. Henry 434

429 Review of Memoirs of Miss Tiliringlou 916

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IV. THE WORD OF GOD ILLUSTRATED.
Page.

Page.
Observations on several ScripturalTexts38,919 Remarks on Rom. vii. 14, &c.

438
On the Miracles of Jesus Christ 115 Explication of Matt. xvi, 16-19 520
Observacious on 2 Cor. iv. 3, 4
117 Reinarks on 2 Cor. iv. 3, 4

589
Illustration of 2 Thess. ii. 3, 4
197 Observations on Heb. ix. 28

673
Ulustration of Acts xvji. 26

285 Testimonies in Favour of the Bible 673
Observations on Mark ix. 23,

and

Col. Practical Remarks on Judges viii. 2 753
ii. 12
369 Strictures on Matt. xxvi. 59

837
Observations on Matt. xxvii. 20 371 Remarks on Rom. iii. 10-19

837
V. THE WORKS OF GOD DISPLAYED.
Proofs of the Being of a God, &c. 41 Reflections on a Garden

522
Account of the Icebergs in Greenland 45 The Goodness of God in the Works of
Remarks on the Giani's Causeway 119 Creation

591
Account of the Indicator, an African Bird 120 Account of a Sea Serpent

675
Account of the Tailor Bird
121 Account of the Kraken

156
Utility, &c. of the Works of God 204 Remarks on the Instinct of Storks

899
Remarks on the Elements

290, 372 On the Distance of the Fixed Stars 840
Remarks on the Beneficence of God 44! Natural Curiosities in Jamaica

921
V. THE PROVIDENCE OF GOD ASSERTED.
Sufferings of Colonel Ponsonby
45 A Providential Escape

445
Remarkable Deliverance from a Bear 122 Extract from Charnock on Providence 525
Anecdote of the Emperor Alexander 207 An awful Visitation of Providence 594
Appearance of a departed Spirit 208 Remarkable Deliverance from a Tiger 595
Anecdote of Dr. Coke

210 Preservation of some Moravians from the
Awful Visitation on a profane Swearer
211 Irish Rebels

596
Miraculous Cure of a Leprosy
293 Account of an awful Tempest

679
Deliverance from imminent Danger 375 Providential Care of William Jenkin 758
Remarks on Foreign Plants

444 Preservation of ditto in a Shipwreck 841, 924

VI. THE GRACE OF GOD MANIFESTED.
Account of Mr. Samuel Whitaker 51 Memoir of Mrs. Mary Flood

528
Account of Elizabeth Fligg

123
Mr. Thomas Harper

535
Memoir of John Organ

129

Mrs. Elizabeth Richardson 596
John Akerman

211
Mr. George Clough

600
Mr. Joho Angrave

213

Mrs. Dickenson, of Leeds 683
James Paxton
216 Death of Mrs. Rutherford

762
Mrs. Mary Wrentmore 294 Memoir of Mrs. Ann Borrows

764
Thomas Barker, Esq.

378
Mrs. De Jersey

768
Mrs. Elizabeth Rowe

447
Charles Newman

849
Jarvise Markham

451
Miss Ann Rockliffe

931
VII. MISCELLANEOUS.
Observations on Time

56 Original Design of the Methodist Magazine 542
On Public Singing, by J. H
57 On Infant Baptism

605
Ditw by Mr. Bradburn
61 Reading Novels

606
Letter from a Minister in Switzerland
61 On Religious Libraries

609
Manners of the Greenlanders
139 On Union with Jesus

611
On attending the Sacrament
136 Ou Popish Superstition

612
Usefuluess of Mr.Fletcher's“ Appeal" 137, 615 From Cecil's Remains

613
Anecdote of Josiah Gregory
139 Leller on the Death of a Wife

616
On being in Debt

140, 538, 540 Remarks on Mr. Ward's Strictures 617
Mixerable Condition of Slaves
140 On Saturday Afternoon

773
111 On a Country Life

776
219, 804 Rev. Mr. Newton's Letters

776
Awful Effects of War
222 Duty of Hearers of the Word of God

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Observations on Sabbath-breaking

778
Anecdote of Mr. Hervey
222 Letiers from Mr Wesley

781
Evil of Theatrical Amusements
223 Execution of a Negro

859
Thoughts on Missionary Meetings 302 Reply to a Candid Inquirer

864
IX. OBITUARY.
Mrs Rowe, Newport
62 H. W. Mortimer, Esq.

384
Mr. L. Andrews, Teinerant Preacher 64 Mrs. Peacock, Stonegrave

543
Mr. Bolton, Blautford Park
112 Mrs. Corry, Tiverton

544
Mr, Broca“, Shrewstery
143 Mr. T. H. Prestage, London

624
Mr. John Barden, Deal'
223 The Itinerant Preachers

696
Mr. Joseph Kyle, Scarborough 304 Mr. Wm. Robinson, Bridlington Key 783
Mr. Jolin Cross
Mrs. Mury Moore, ani 116, R. Rubibon 383 Mr. Richard liobaris, Itinerant Preacher 862

381 Mrs. R. Simpson and Mrs. E. Ransom 784

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X. RELIGIOCS INTELLIGENCE.
Page.

Page.
Trial for Riot and Persecution

223 Account of the Methodist Conference 635
Meeting of the British and Foreign Bible Meeting of the Sunday School Union 713
Society
457 Account of the Guardian Suciety

798
Laying the Foundation Stone of a Me. British and Foreign School Society

713
thodist New Chapel, at Manchester 694 Report of the Colombo Bible Society 949

XI. MISSIONARY INTELLIGENCE.
Asia.-Letters from Mr. Lawry, New Lefter from Mr. Ellis, Newfoundland 153
South Wales
66, 949 Letter from Newfoundland

716
Extracts from Mr. Carier's journal 65, 145, Leiter from Mr. Turtle, Nassau, Bahamas 191

231, 306 Formation of Missionary Societies ja
Letter froin Messrs Harvard and Clough, Amerioa

553
Ceylon

147, 632 Intelligence from St. Kitts and Hayti 74
Letter from Messrs. Carey, Marshman, Letter from Mr. Brown, late Missionary
and Ward
149, 157 at Port au Prince

556
Letters froin Mr. Callaway 150, 627, 955 Letter from the President of Hayti, to the
From Mr. Newslead 233, 307, 628, 634, 953 Missionary Committee

557
Extracts from Mr Newslead's Journal 867, 947 Letters from Mr. Shipman, Jamaica 71, 393
Letter from Mr. M.Kenny
626 Letter from Mr. Binning, ditto

718
Letters from Messss. Squance and

Letter from Mr. Ratcliffe, ditto 790, 873
Osborne

629, 631, 714 Letters froin Messrs. Hudson, Adams,
Letter from Mr. Erskine

631 Underhill, Horne, and Johnson,
Letter from G. N. de Sylva, a converted Janaica

871, 875
Priest at Ceylon

785 Letters from Mr. Bellamy, St. Vincent's 72,152
Letter from Mr. Coopman

787 Letters from Messrs. Whilworth and
Letters from Mr. Fox
626, 865, 956 Jeckson, Tortola

72, 720
Mr. Horner, Bombay 310, 636, 948, 956 Letter from Mr. Rayner, Tabago

73
Motives for leaving Ceylon, by Mundi Letters from Messrs. Shrewsbury and
Rathana
305 Goy, Grenada

73, 913
Correspondence of the Missionaries in Letter from the Hon. Judge Otley, Grenada 314
Ceylon

309, 385 Letters from Mr. White, St. Bartholo-
Arrival of Mr. Harvard from Ceylon 714 mew's

153,315
Extract froni a Pamphlet published at Intelligence from Barbadoes

154
Bombay

237 Letters from Mr. Mortier, Demerara 236, 793
Letters from Mr. Lynch, Madras 635, 919, 589 Letier from Mr. Thackrah, ditto 791
AFRICA.-Extracts from Mr. Shaw's Letter from Mr. Bailey, Ireland

875
Journals and Letters 67, 151,311, 552 Letter from Mr. Reynolds, Hull

876
Sailing of Messrs. Baker and Gillison, Notice relative to Missionary Collections 72
for Sierra Leone

70 Letters from Dr. Clarke, to tlre Missionary
Letters from Mr. Baker
554, 959 Committee

225,633
Letter from Mr. Brown, Sierra Leone 555 Departure, Arrival, and Deaths of Mis-
AMENICA.-Letter from Mr. Pope, Canada 76 rionaries

317, 399
Letters from Mr. Lusher, Montreal 237,795 Anniversaries, and Formation of Mission-
Address from the Missionaries to the Duke ary Societies 159,317,465, 545,558,879,960
of Richmond

796 Contributions, &c. to the Missionary
Letter from Mr. Knowlan, Nova Scotia 154 Fund 78, 159, 318, 419, 633, 879, 960
Letter from Mr Busby

ditto 717 General View of the Wesleyaa Missions 393
Address to the Governor of Newfoundland 75

XII. POETRY.
Lines written after a visit to Studley Park 79 A Caution

479
On the Death of several Preachers 159 Soliloquy of an Heathen Priest, on visiting
The Sabbath

239
Britain

4.0
Two Acrostics
239 Lines written at an Inn

559
On seeing Mr. Wesley's Picture 239 View from Roseberry Topping

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On the Working Society, City Road 239 On Jacob's Pillow
On 2 Kings xix. 35

2,0 To the British and Foreign Bible Society 610
Epitaph on a Polite Gentleman
20 In loitation of Horace

795
Epitaplı for a Country Church Yard 210 Os the Death of two Sisters

149
A Sabbath-Moramg's Meditations 319 On the Death of an lofaut
Day-break
399 On Waterloo Bridge

500
On the Ordination of the Missionaries 399 On the Death of the Rev zrenry Mortya 850
On the Departure of W. A. Missionary. 400 The Incarnation

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