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INDEX TO VOL. XXXIII.

The Religious Side of our Daily

Studies, 331.
The Sons of Rechab, 321.
The Wolves and the Sheep, 18.
Xavier's Indian Missions, 99.

SERMONS.

A Sermon on Cold, 90.
Balaam's Ass speaking, 161.
Life from the Dead, 288.
“Not ashamed of our Faith,” 351.
The Illusions of Life, 19.
The Stamp of Sin, 220.

Address on the Occasion of the

Burial of President Lincoln, 294.
Charity under Difficulties, 152.
Christianity a Glad Faith, 11.
Church Music, 116.
Conversion, 347.
Did John the Apostle write the

Gospel which bears his Name?

193.
“Hymns of the Ages," 1.
Joseph Priestley, and Unitarianism

in England (concluded), 33.
Letter to one perplexed by Doubts,

264.
Life in Seclusion, 204.
Morning Side, 28, 106, 153, 237,

283, 360.
Notices of Books, 56, 189, 254, 316,

381.
Perfection, 365.
Proof of Immortality in Christ, 84.
Rev. Jaazaniah Crosby, D.D., 112.
Spiritual Presence, 43.
Supernaturalism, 78.
The Church of the New Age, 129.
The Fox and the Marmot, 228.
The Great Civil Wars, 65.
The Hiding Places of Power, 271.
The Ideal Life, 229.
The Kingdom of Heaven, 342.
The Lesson of a Dream, 98.
The Lesson of the Hour, 298.
The Love of the Pardoned Sinner

for God, 176.
The National Unitarian Conference,

257.

POETRY

A May Idyl, 281.
Ascension, 350.
De Republica bene speravi, 111.
Hymns from the German, 10, 27,

76, 150, 202, 262, 358.
How sleep the Brave! 315.
Matins, 346.
Mother's Last Flower, 330.
Reeves Hill, 175.
Sunbeam, 105.
The Dying Soldier and the Dove,

250.

The Lesson of the Hour, 54.
The Winter is past, 314.
True Love, 89.

RANDOM READINGS.

A Modern Greek Preacher, 53.
An Orthodox Creed, 313.
Cheerfulness, 126.
“ Drawing out Intelligence,” 128.
Edward Everett, 124.
English Sympathy, 373.
External and Internal Evidence for

Christianity, 251.
Fear of Eternal Punishment, 127.
Gleanings from Foreign Periodi-

cals, 245, 308, 374.
God will guard his Truth, 188.
Greetings, 46.

Letter to the Proprietor, 253.
Measure and Rhyme in Hebrew

Poetry, 51.
My Creed, 50.
Notes in the Hospitals, 378.
Our Great Sorrow, 306.
President Johnson's Successor, 315.
Renan's “ Life of Jesus," 180.
Retaliation, 186.
“Semi-evangelical,” 55.
Statement of Christian Faith, 312.
Statistics of the American Ortho-

dox Congregational Churches, as

collected in 1864, 185.
The Acceptable Year of the Lord :

the Providences of our War, 47.
The Celebration at Weston, 183.
“The Horrors of Bull Ring,” 128.
Theological Partiality, 311.
The Unitarian Creed, 249.
The Victory that overcomes the

World, 380.

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Sermons of Consolation. — Jeremy Taylor's Works. E.
The Holy and Profane States. The Seer. E. .
Shakspeare's Sonnets. A Tribute to Thomas Starr King. — Enoch

Arden. — Following the Flag. - Our Young Folks. E.

Essays, by Hugh Miller. — The Gypsies of the Daues' Dike. S.

The Autumn Holidays. — Tragedies and Poems.

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Dramatis Persona. S.

Juvenile Books

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Hymns which commit themselves to our inmost memory, and cleave to it through all changes in joy and in sorrow, bearing

the soul truths deeper and more universal than those spoken in the creeds of the hour, furnishing it with the imagery which unrolls the scenery of heaven, and with the melodies which make audible to us beforehand its angelic harmonies, these are the hymns of the ages. Not many such have ever been sung. Such as have been sung become more important to us than any other literature of human origin and composition in our own spiritual nurture, and the religious education of our children. The articles of a man's faith are comparatively external, made by the intellect for convenient handling, lying on the surface of his mind, or perhaps laid away in church-records to be used mainly by ministers and ecclesiastical councils. The very word, “articles,” suggests something articulated, or cut up into convenient parcels by a process of the intellect. These are all very well; for believers and churches ought to put their con-. victions into as clear and definite forms as possible, always mindful that they do not become so fixed and frigid as to bar all growth, progress, and enlargement. But hymns touch the deeper fountains of our spiritual being. They reveal wellsprings of emotion to the consciousness, and give open

• Hymns of the Ages. Third series. Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1865.

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