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FRENCH MARKET GIRL.

We take this picture from “ The American / vain to find any better description than the title in Europe,” but have looked over the work in which the plate bears.

WHAT I LIVE FOR.

BY G. LINNAUS BANKS.

I.

I LIVE for those who love me,

Whose hearts are kind and true; For the heaven that smiles above me,

And awaits my spirit too: For all human ties that bind me; For the task by God assigned me: For the bright hopes left behind me,

And the good that I can do.

PROGRESS. All victory is struggle, using chance And genius well; all bloom is fruit of death; All being, effort for a future germ; All good, just sacrifice; and life's success Is rounded-up of integers of thrift From toil and self-denial. Man must strive If he would freely breathe or conquer; slaves Are amorous of ease and dalliance soft ; Who rules himself calls no man master, and Commands success even in the throat of fate. Creation's soul is thrivance from decay ; And nature feeds on ruin; the big earth Summers in rot, and harvests through the frost, To fructify the world; the mortal Now Is pregnant with the spring-flowers of To-come; And death is seed-time of eternity.

Household Words.

II.

I live to learn their story

Who've suffered for my sake; To emulate their glory,

And follow in their wake: Bards, patriots, martyrs, sages, The noble of all ages, Whose deeds crowd History's pages,

And Time's great volume make

III.
I live to hold communion

With all that is divine;
To feel there is a union

'Twixt Nature's heart and mine : To profit by affliction, Reap truths from fields of fiction, Grow wiser from conviction,

And fulfil each grand design.

Irvingism and Mormonism tested by Scripture. By the Reverend Emilius Guers. With Prefatory Notice by James Bridges, Esq.

À close, compact, and sutficient account of the history and doctrines of the sects which respectively take for their founders the enthusiast (if not in his last days the madman) Irving and the swindler Joe Smith. Whether the extent and

importance of these sects are really worth the pains Mr. Guers has bestowed upon them may be a question, but nothing can be better done in its way than his narrative; so full in essential points, and yet so succinct. The Irvingite “utterances,” if not the Mormon delusion, he considers the immediate work of Satan. His general conclusion is of a broader kind-that the man or the sect which leaves Scripture to take shelter in the idea of a “churchwill fall into error, heresy, or worse.

Mr. Bridges of Edinburgh has prefixed a preface to the book, that contains some curious personal reminiscences of Irving, and some exposure of the utterances,” which seem to leave little choice between madness or imposture.

Spectator.

IV.
I live to hail that season

By gifted minds foretold, When men shall live by reason,

And not alone by gold : When man to man united, And every wrong thing righted, The whole world shall be lighted

As Eden was of old.

I live for those who love me,

For those who know me true;
For the Heaven that smiles above me,

And awaits my spirit too:
For the cause that lacks assistance,
For the wrong that needs resistance;
For the future in the distance,
And the good that I can do.

Dublin University Magazine. DXXXIII. LIVING AGE. VOL. VI. 16

Synonyms of the New Testament ; Being the Substance of a Course of Lectures addressed to the Theological Students, King's College, London. By Richard Chenevix Trench, B. D., Professor of Divinity, King's College, London, and Examining Chaplain to the Lord Bishop of London.

The original object of Mr. Trench in his lectures was to supply the theological students of

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