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LONDON:
HATCHARDS, 187 PICCADILLY,

AND ALL Booksellers.

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Trix and Gertie ...66, 82, 98, 114, 131

The Noble Army of Martyrs... 81

The Influence of Odours upon

Health ... ... ... 134

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Christmas ... ... ... ... Voice to Mothers, A. By R. C. 174

Cousin Ned's Courtship. By

Dorothea ... 13, 28, 43, 59, 72 Window Gardens for the People 85,

101, 117

Easter Day. By Zeta ...

Whitsuntide, Thoughts on. By
Endless Years ... ... ... 3

Zeta ... ... ... ... 104
Few Thoughts for Lent...
Fire, A. By G. W. Bulman 6, 26
Fragments ... ... ...

ORIGINAL POETRY.
Good Friday. By Marian Thornlie 49 Among the Corn ... ... ... 113

Hot Milk as a Stimulant ... 87

Child's Petition ... ... ... 105

Comforter, The. By T. A. Shaw 137

Inability of Birds to Distinguish

Creeping up the Stairs ... ... 185

Eggs ... ... ... ... 136

Example ... ... ... ... 128

Lerrie ; or Links in a Girl's Life.

By Birdie E. S. 15, 30, 46, 62,

Fields near the Sea

77, 92, 108, 121, 137, 146, 164, 180

Lighthouse, The ... ... ... 33 Memory of the Just, The. By T.

Little Cyril ... ...

A Shaw

... 54.

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32

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Little Florence's Easter Gift

Many Voices. By Mrs. Hinton
Luther and the 95 Thesis

Dothie ... ... ... 35

Nursing for God ... ... ...

On the Birth of a Little Boy ... 183

Our Winter Friends ... ... 43

Only the Prayers. By L. E. D. 1, 18,

36, 52 Pleasant Fruits. By Mrs. Hinton

Dothie

*** ... ... 69

Paris for Christ ... .. 129, 155

Summer ... ... ... ... 97

Peep at St. Giles' Fair at Oxford.

By Author of “Moravian Life

The Soldier's Last Message; or

in the Black Forest” 8, 21, 38

Faithful unto Death. By E.

Penmaenmawr, North Wales ... 152 A. Knight ... ... ... 20

Preparation for Advent. By T. The Soul. By T. A. Shaw ...

J. Price ... ...

Trouble ; its Necessity and Use.

Profane Speaking ... ...

By T. A. Shaw ... ... 91

Sick-room Cookery ....... 159 True Riches. By T. A. Shaw ... 174
Silent Workers. By Rev. J. W.
Smith... 10, 23, 40, 57, 89, 106. Winter ... ... ... ... 10

119, 157, 170, 186 | Woods in Autumn ... ... 145

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SPARE MINUTES.

“ONLY THE PRAYERS;"
OR, CHURCH GOING AND THE BLESSINGS ATTENDING IT.

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CHAPTER I. It was an autumn evening. and across the fresh sweet air came the sound of a bell ringing from the square tower of Elton Church. Elton was a small village in the South of England, and in its midst stood the old church, with its grey stone walls, curious tower, and ancient stained glass windows. The villagers. were fond of their church, and felt a real pride in it when strangers came and spent hours looking at all the quaint gurgoyles and the carvings round the pillars and above the arches. They all thought that there certainly might be fine cathedrals in England, and they had heard that there were larger parish churches than that of Elton, but still there was none, they firmly believed, that could be compared with their own church.

But fond as they were of their church, justly proud as they might be of its age and architectural interest, still they rarely went into it excepting on Sundays and the greater festivals. Evening after evening that clear-toned bell sounded, calling the people to come and spend a short time in God's House, and few,

[No. 13.]

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