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Pago African girl, the, and her Follow me (from the French) 126 enemy 351 Flying fish, the.
80 Africans, the, and the look George and his rabbit 49 ing-glass 273 Golden city, the
140 Arab school in the desert 95 God glorified
C sheik, visit to an 289 everywhere
352 Barometer, the .
116 Good words Bees, the swarm of
152 Grandfather's lesson books 225 Butterflies, the .
Grave, a tiny, and a few
345 Blind Robert 151 Great dreamer, tho
209 Bible lessons :
Has your sin found you out? 25.5 The value of the word Happy Christmas, a . 35,2 of God. 193 Happy new year, a
1 The spread of the gospel 233 Home among the flowers 252 What is meant by the I cannot be good
266 I forgot
292 How my magazine is made 171 What can children do How to avoid quarrels 373 for God?
330 Japan, a drawing from 130 The parting command Jim Dick
86 of the Saviour 353 Just in time.
31-4 Chameleon, the.
158 Charlotte Richmond's letter 249 Last sixpence, the
365 Children may now go to Laughing jackass, the 181 Jesus
26 Library, the . can believe in Jesus 58 Little Clara
43 at prayer
girl, the, who took Coffee-carriers, the 264 care of her mother
90 Conceited Cornelius
175 Corporal Try and Captain
296 Crushed casket, the
169 Curly-wigged bird, the 248 Lynx, the. Dead baby, the.
Mines, a visit to the
113 Do you love the Bible ? 180 Missionary anecdotes : Empty well, the
185 Love of the word of English boys in America 230
God in India Faithful dog, the
329 Missionary's reward First garden, the, and what My Sunday scholars, a les
took place there . 82, 123, 138 son for
18 Sarah Goodwin and her
boys (a true story). 2-13
Slow-paced Loris, the
17 | Snowy owl, the
81 Susie's mistako 8, 33, 65, 97,
115 Tahles of stone, the
214 Thunder storm, tho
what others have
Will you give your hearts
Be Thou my guide 327 | January verses.
128 Little pilgrim, the
303 Lord's day morning
23 Oh, make me thine
159 Saviour, praise to the
183 Seek the Lord
The friend you need
111 Violet, tho
239 White robes .
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
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