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prevent this speaking paper from telling any tales, do smother, stifle, and suppress it, when they go about committing any wickedness. Yet conscience, though buried for a time in silence, hath afterwards a resurrection, and discovers all, to their great shame and heavier punishment. Fuller.

We may wonder how men can find in their hearts to sin against God. For we can find no one place in the whole world which is not marked with a signal character of his mercy to us. Which way can men look, and not have their eyes met with some remembrance of God's favours unto them? It is impossible for one to look any way, and to avoid the beholding of God's bounty. Úngrateful man! And, as there is no place, so there is no time for us to sin, without being at that instant beholden to him for continuing our existence. We owe to him that we are alive, even when we are re. belling against him.

The Same. All the enjoyment of the deceitful pleasures of sin can weigh nothing against the horror that a dying man's review of them will create, who not only sees himself upon the point of leaving them for ever, but of suffering for them as long. And, on the contrary, the thought of sinful pleasure given up for virtue, and religion's sake, will afford a dying man far greater pleasure than the enjoyment of them would ever have afforded him.

Hon. Robert Boyle, I have now, at length, by the goodness of God, regained that measure of health which makes the doctor allow me to return to my usual course of life, so that, the physician having dismissed himself, nothing seems more suitable to my present condition than the advice of our Saviour to the paralytic man, to whom he gave recovery, and at the

Extracts from the Public Newspapers. 569 same time an admonition, which, if he obeyed, he found the more advantageous of the two-" Behold thou art made whole; sin no more, lest a worse thing come unto thee.”

The same. After recovering from sickness, I think we should be more watchful against falling back into sin, than into sickness, unless we would think that the greatest danger required the least care.

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The same.; White lies, (as they are called) always introduce others of a darker complexion. I have seldom known any one, who deserted truth in trifles, that could be trusted in matters of importance. The habit of lying, when once formed, is easily extended-like all habits, it spreads of itself.- Paley.

EXTRACTS FROM THE PUBLIC NEWSPAPERS, &c,

A Man killed by an Elephant.-On the 1st of November, a Coroner's Inquest was held on the body of John Tiessen, the keeper of the Elephant at Exeter Change, who was killed by that immense animal. The principal witness was John Cottel, who deposed as follows:--" I am one of the keepers of the beasts at Exeter Change. We went yesterday morning to the Elephant's den to clean it out. As usual, I took the spear with me, to keep him in subjection; but the deceased told me to put the spear down, as the animal knew him well. I put it down, and the beast, after playing with it under his feet, took it up in his trunk, and waved it 'about several times. The deceased then struck him with the broom, and said, “ Come round.” The beast turned quickly, and brushed the deceased with his right tusk on the breast, and pressed him against the bar of the den. The deceased fell immediately, and the Elephant stood trembling, as if conscious that he had done wrong. I am quite certain that the occurrence was purely accidental. The Elephant was remarkably tame, and particularly fond of the deceased. I have been in the den, and cleaned it since the accident, and the animal was perfectly kind.” He was asked the weight of the beast, and he replied that he weighed four

tons and a half, and consumed from seven to nine hundred weight of food in a day, and about thirty-five pails of water, The jury returned a verdict, “That the decased came by his death accidentally."

Lately, a young man, named Logbotton, was detected in the act of stealing walnuts, at Parlington. In bis hurry to escape he fell from the tree, and was killed on the spot. This was on a Sunday Morning Post. · Until the year 1214, the Chief Magistrate of London was elected for life. The title of Lord, in addition to that of Mayor, was first granted by Richard tlie Second, to Walworth, who slew Wat Tyler, -The same. . Another of those melancholy accidents arising out of the careless habits of sporting gentlemen, bas just taken place at Higham, the seat of Francis Bentworth, Esq. near Ashby-dela-Zouch. As Mr. Hointrough was passing through the small gate that leads from the pleasure grounds into the wood walks, the trigger of his gun was struck by a projecting piece of the latch, and, shocking to relate, the contents lodged in his head. He expired before he could be taken back to the house. To add to the distress of this event, be had just been appointed to a lucrative situation in South America, and had not been married a week.

James Rowe, a driver of a stage-coach, was ordered to pay a fine of tuo pounds, and costs, for cruelty to his horses; and was committed to prison till the fine should be paid. Bowstreet Intelligence.

NOTICES TO CORRESPONDENTS.

We have received D. D.; I. P. A.; An Old Fellow; Clericus ; P.U.; Iota ;-The Schoolfellows; and “ Cottage Comforts." We have not bad time to go through these books; but we have read a considerable portion of “Cottage Comforts," and think it excellent.

INDEX TO VOLUME V.

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Camels................. 92
Streets................ 460 Catholic
" After,” Meaning of the Chapter of Kings.......... 173
* Word in the Liturgy .... 122 Charity .........150, 152, 154
Aged, Meditations for..296, 412 Charily School Regulations 349
Airing Rooms............... 326 Charles I, Search for his
Alnis-House ............. 175 Body,,,..............., 266
Alphabet, for Deaf & Dumb 14 - , Execution of...... 543
Avecdotes..................

--, IJ. Lord Claren-
Apprentice, Letters to....

don's Account of his Es-

20, 129, 169 cope after the Battle of
Arabian's Kindness to Ani-

Worcester..372, 419, 450, 508
mals.................90,92 Clarendon, Earl of........ 418
- Ashford, Isaac... ............ 137

Chilbláins........189, 552, 560
Authors, Selections from.... Children, Management of.. 109
43, 141, 189, 236, 288,

- Instruction of, 187, 315
· 333, 381, 428, 472, 523, 566 Chimney Sweepers, 40, 139,

140, 252, 384, 522
Baptism, from Village Con Choking, how to prevent,.. 188
versations.. ............ 434

Christians, Primitive...... 272
Bark of Trees, how to defend 71

Churches, new............. 334
Beer, cheap Substitute for.. 288 Church-yard Reflections....
Bees, Fowls, &c....... 165, 369

Church Service........... 316
Beggars and Singers...... 281|

Clement, St. ............ 51
Bellaringing ............

521

Clifton National School.... 492
Bell-man's Verses..........

127 Climate of Eugland. ...... 74
Betty Evans............. Clothing Children, Plan for 82
- Birds, Migration of........ Confirmation, Bp.of Chester
, Reflections onl...... 65

on ........
Birth-day Verses.......... 36

Cough, how to prevent or cure 1444
Bishop of Calcutta, Hynu Courage, true............ 225

by .................. 368 Cruelty to Animals. .. 239,
Bishopsgate - Disirict Society. 352

403, 461,516
Blomfield, Bishop......... 202 Deaf and Dumb, 11, 56,123
Bowing at the Name of Christ 106

161, 180, 217, 275, 327,
Bread with Potatoes....... 84

395, 456, 496, 519, 538
Broth, Dr.Kitchner's Receipt 67 Death-Watch............. 557
Brothers ................ 102

Dehon, Bp. his good Mother
Bull-Fights.,.

34, 443

166

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De Rancé, Extract from.: 321 Gardening, Query to E.W.B. 415
Dialogue between the Soul,

, on Ringing Fruit
Riches, &c............ 63 Trees.................. 470

on going to Church 425 Genesis 1, 117, 148, 193,285,
Discontent............... 292 289, 481.
Doctrine and Practice .... 49 Geography....29, 119, 208, 306
Dress for a Footinan ...... 500 Geology..............228, 314
Drowning, Escape from, by a Ginger Beer. .......... . . 515
Female................

42 Gleaner................ 270
Durham ................ 208 Good Argument........ 204

Management... 243
Early Marriages.........

Mothers.....
Eating too much........

Gospel. ........... 525
Elephant, Man killed by.. 569

Grafting.............211, 303
Eli, Character of, ........
English Girl............. 134 | Hall, Captain, Torments of
Epitaphs.....174, 225, 263, 448 · South America........... 160
Errors and Mistakes....299, 410 Bishop............. 548
Eternity................. 259 | Happy. Man............... 213
Evening, Lines on......... 213 Hare and Tortoise....... 356
Fair, Leeds.............. 392 Hedges, Sweet Brier ...... 27
, Peckham......... 478

, Holly.............. 469
- , Greenwich........ 480

Herefordshire Servant...... 377
Faith.........

74

History of England, Ques-
and Works .......... 531 tions from........5, 265, 555
"False Friends...... 200

Hollow Tooth........... 513
Family Prayer:...

366

Homily, on Charity...... 152
Physic......... 86

Hops..........
Religion........

Horses, Kindness lo..... .90
Fight, Lion ..........400, 403

Hospitals................ 378
Fighting...........34, 94, 179

Hunane Society......287, 379
Fire, how to light......41, 216

Hydrophobia .....
, from 'setting a Candle

Hymn so................ 322
near the Bed.........191, 287

, for Religion.......... 164
from setting Linen too

-; Charity...... 154
near airciri......... 192

Child's.........
, from Sparks from a

Mrs. Steel's ..... 311
Smith's Shop....... 239

Dr. Watts's...
Child burned to death

Poor Mau's....
. by lighting Paper....... 288

Morning :..........
- , from leaving the Poker

Midnight.....
in the Grate .......... 526

Imperial, receipt for making 576
Fires ..............

Increase of Mankind...... 295
Firing Houses........... . 235

Industry..........

311
Footman's Directory167,352,500

Infant Schools............ 525
Franklin, Dr............. 344

-, Lines addressed to 345
Galen.................... 505. | Juos in London, and Origin
Gambling. ............... 143 of the Names of .. 430, 555
Gardening. .,71, 132, 185, 211 Invitation. ......

303, 304, 325, 470, 511, 512. ' Irish Industry............

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