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A HAPPY NEW YEAR. A HAPPY NEW YEAR! young readers. In the passing hours of the new year may you find a happy, happy

No. 193. JANUARY, 1861.


time. May you be as happy as those who love you wish you to be. By day and night, in school or at home, may you be happy, and find this year one which you will ever remember for its delight and its profit.

The whole world seeks to be happy, and no doubt you will too. One takes one road, and one another. The boy chases the butterfly among the flowers, and thinks that he is happy.

Did you ever catch a butterfly ? Did you not see how your fingers had a small shining dust on them, rubbed from the wings of the little insect? It is just 80 with us all. We catch the butterfly, but it is of no use, and all we get is the glossy, shining dust, which is rubbed off in a moment. We have more pleasure in chasing them than in having the dust. So of the happiness of the world, and all its flying pleasures. They look beautiful and bright, but they are nothing when we catch them.

But if you wish to be happy, you must give your heart to Jesus ; you must look to him as your Saviour; you must be like him. Then the happy heart inside will make a happy world outside. You must try, by smiles and kind acts, and by loving words, to make happiness instead of unhappiness and your homes will be cheerful, happy homes.

A little boy saw two young birds pecking at each other, and he asked his brother what they were doing.

They are quarrelling," was the answer. that cannot be," said the loving child," they are brothers !” What a happy year you might have, if the little boy's thought of the birds could only be a picture of your home. Let brothers and sisters make up their

" Oh no,

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