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THE

VISITOR,

OR

MONTHLY INSTRUCTOR,

FOR 18 4 2.

THE WORKS OF THE LORD ARE GREAT, SOUGHT OUT OF ALL THEM THAT HAVE PLEASURE THEREIN.

HIS WORK IS HONOURABLE AND GLORIOUS: AND HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS ENDURETH FOR EVER.
HE HATH MADE HIS WONDERFUL WORKS TO BE REMEMBERED: TÌE LORD IS GRACIOUS AND
FULL OF COMPASSION.-PSALM CXI. 2-4.

WHATSOEVER THINGS ARE TRUE, WHATSOEVER THINGS ARE HONEST, WHATSOEVER THINGS ARE
JUST, WHATSOEVER THINGS ARE PURE, WHATSOEVER THINGS ARE LOVELY, WHATSOEVER THINGS
ARE OP GOOD REPORT; IF THERE BE ANY VIRTUE, AND IF THERE BE ANY PRAISE, THINK
ON THESE THINGS.-PHILIPPIANS IV. 8.

LONDON:

THE RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY;

Instituted 1799.

SOLD BY WILLIAM JONES, AT THE DEPOSITORY, 56, PATERNOSTER ROW, AND 65, st.

PAUL'S CHURCHYARD; AND BY THE BOOKSELLERS.

1842.

INDEX.

Bronze and bronzing, 273 Buffalo bull, the, 392

dance, 432 Bush, the path to the, 120

ADMIRATION, 376

, crude, 416
Advice on recovery from sickness, 153
Affection, 232
Africa, sketch in, 313

lions of, 325
African opinion of eclipses of the moon, 40
Africaner's visit to the Cape, 368
Analogies, 468
Ancient and modern travelling, 152
Animalcules, increase of, 392
Anecdotes of the blind, 409
Artesian wells, 62
Ashantee, the king of, 75

traces of the sabbath in, 386 Autumn, labours of, 281

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Beauty of the Lord, the, 190
Bees, management of, in Kashmir, 342
Beggars, Irish, characteristics of, 152
Bern, 232
Birch, the, 130, 196
Blind, anecdotes of the, 409
Boast, a strange, 367
Books, 230
Bower-building birds of Australia,

The satin bower bird, 136
The spotted bower bird and the great

bower bird, 161 Brain, the use of tbe, 245 Brick inaking, 54, 138

CALCULATING machine, 34
Caravan, an eastern,

257
Cast-iron lighthouse, 158
Cashmere sbawls, 461
Character, energy of, 16
Chinese collection, 331
Chinese customs and literature, Scripture

illustrations from, 13, 71, 113, 233, 317,

329, 396, 433 Christ the Giver of peace, 40

the yoke of, is easy, 466 Cbristian, the, no madman, 228

the joy of a, 296
Christian courage, 176
Christian's safety, 112
Cloth, woollen, 79
Coal, 457
“ Come unto me," 379
Conscience, 349
Contrast, a, 310

between the law and the gospel, 359 Conversion, singular, 432 Crib, the boly, and St. Mary at the show,

24 Cross, the preaching of the, 47

the doctrine of the, 434

son, 352

Crusades, the, 62

Faith, objects of sense and, 464
The first crusade, 63.

Feather, the use of a, 159
The second crusade, 99

Female dress in the east, 97
The third crusade, 164

Fireside ramble, 25
The fourth crusade, 213

First-fruits of reason, 383
The fifth crusade, 214

Flowers, 456
The sixth crusade, 215

and fruits of the Prairies, 181
The seventh crusade, 278

Folly of self-righteousness, 416
The eighth crusade, 279

Fresco painting, 296
The ninth crusade, 282
Cucurbitaceous plants, 384

Gaston, Pierrine, 290

Giving up the world, 270
DANIEL, the prophet, 469

Going for too much, 291
Dead sea, the, 29

God the Father of his people, 320
Death a physician, 440

is on the mountains, 357
Death of Voltaire, 458

Goodwill towards men, 86
Dependence of one class of society on the

Grace, growth of, 16
other, 422

salvation by, 141
Desire, a good, 464

“Grave concerns to-morrow," 294
Discontent, 40

Greenlander's lament at the funeral of his
and thankfulness, 451
Distribution of the mammalia, 247

Greenlanders, the, 400
Do you mean what you say ?” 339
Doctrine of the cross, 434

Hair, long, 307
Dream, a, 463

Happiness and misery, eternal, 12
Drying flowers as specimens, 236

Hearers, a word to, 336

Hint to pedestrians, 397
EASTERN caravan, 257

Honesty, Turkish, 312
Eclipses of the moon, African opinion of, 40 House building, 469
Egyptian bieroglyphics, key to, 110

“How can a man be just with God ?" 37
deciphered, 247

Human race, varieties of the, 365
Energy of character, 16

Humility genuine, 376
English history-

Humphrey, Old, dish of odds and ends, 9
James 1., 17, 41, 81, 121, 177

on the people who pass,

73
Charles 1., 217, 241, 297, 321, 361, 417

on a Christian spirit in the lesser
manufactures abroad, 80

things of life, 101
Eternal happiness and misery, 12

in a difficulty, 155
Europe happily situated, 7

one of his homely chapters, 172
Evils of the theatre, 115

on associations, 230

on the clock in the Kendal museum,
Facts, 432

275
Faith, 262

on strong emotions, 319
the eye of, 456

a few lines to,

353

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Old Humphrey, his general notice to cor-
respondents, 354

on old times, 398
on climbing, 414
one of his singularities, 465

Mammalia, distribution of the, 247
Mary, St., at the snow, and the holy crib,

24
Memory, 312
Mont St. Michel, 202
Mormonism and socialism, 392
Mormons, the, 405
Mountain plantain, 396
Mountains, God is on the, 357
My aunt Priscilla, 30, 58, 91, 144, 222,

266, 285, 344, 371, 423, 442

I shall never get beyond that prayer,"

360
Icebergs, 441
India, the new route to, 66
Indians and white men,

227
Indigo, 380
Irish beggars, characteristics of, 152

JERICHO, 316
Joy of a Christian, 296
Justification and sanctification, 359

NARRATIVE from real life, 430
Nest of the Pincpinc, 377
Netley Abbey, 210
New route to India, 66
Norwood and its neighbourhood, 393
Novella, 351

KASHMIR, management of bees in, 342
Kasr, the, 57
Kenilworth castle, 401
Key to Egyptian bieroglyphics, 110
King of Ashantee, 75
Knowledge, 472

the acquisition of, open to all, 155

the temper in which it should be
sought, 284

OBSTINATE man, an, 416
Old Humphrey, 9, 73, 101, 155, 172, 230,

275, 319, 353, 354, 398, 414, 465
Old Irish sailing packet, 160
One individual may do much, 312
Ornaments, cast-iron, 176

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LABOURS of autumn, 281
Lakes of Cumberland and Westmoreland,

182
Lambs at play, 280
Last day, the, 449
Law written, the, 472
Learning, a little, 400
Leipsic fair, 120
Libraries, public, 112
Lighthouse, a cast-iron, 158
Lily, the white, 272
Lions of Africa, 325
Long hair, 307

PARENTAL culture, 413
Path, the middle, 440

to the bush, the, 120
Patmos, 228
Peace, Christ the Giver of, 40
Pedestrians, a hint to, 397
Perambulator, the

The fireside ramble, 25
Rome, and other places, 47
Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain, 106
Sir John Soane's museum,

127
The lakes of Cumberland and Westmore.

land, 182
Netley Abbey, 210
Windsor Castle, 253
The Chinese collection, 331
Norwood and its neighbourhood, 393

Machine, a calculating, 34

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