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A Monthly Magazine,

DEVOTED TO THE SOCIAL, LITERARY AND RELIGIOUS INTERESTS

OF YOUNG MEN AND LADIES.

EDITED BY REV. H. HARBAUGH, D. D.

VOLUME XIV.

CHAMBERSBURG,. PA.:
M. KIEFFER & CO., PRINTERS AND PUBLISHERS

1863.

ANDOVER-HARVARD .
THEOLOGICAL LIPRARY
CAMBRIDGE. MASS,

v.14-15
. 1863-1864

CONTENTS OF VOLUME XIV.

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An Old Poet describeth a Miser...... 11 For Me.........

..227
A Hundred Years to come. ............ 24 Fading Nature...........

................ 347

An Iron Egg................................ 31

A Lesson worth enshrining...........

Good Breeding........... ..........171

A National Litany Hymn............... 78 Home Sickness and the Homeward

A Prayer of Affection...................100

Way............ ...............12, 61

A Score of Impolite Things......... 129 Holy Christmas........................... 48

A Scene in the Spirit World.... 133 How a Roman Emperor lived........276

A Chapter on Names ....................

156 | Humility and Holiness................... 292

A Mother's Sicrifice.................... 162 | Hereditary Grace........................ 325

An Evening llymo.....................

171

Hope in the Death of Little Ones.....373

A Story for tae Little Folks...........192
A Legend of the Schneeberg...........2:21 Instruction.

...............240

A Visit to the Tomb of Christ......... 24 Jesus Christ in His Human Charac-

A Gem of Thought.......................239

ter..........

..............179

A Constant Miracle......

Jacob's Vision of the Mystic Ladder 357

A Long Pull up for a Short Ride

down........

Kininess of Parents ..................... 98

A Portrait of General Washington...349

Katie Lee and Willie Grey............. 201

Adversity, God's Favor.................351 Life-Pictures from Church His-
A Sterling Poem ..........................3613

tory .............166, 213, 248, 305, 382

A Thoughtless Boy punished......... 387 Little Things..... ... ... .......

............239

Beautiful Sentiment..................... Lessons from Bible History ............ 269

Book Notices............67, 100, 164, 196

Lines to Eddie...
260, 3:4, 356

Meditation..............................21, 76

By the Wild Sea Shore................. 274

Murmuring at Providence.............. 73

Cherished Memory....................... Money..........

Cherished Memory........................

My Darling................................315

Carl Gock...................................256 New Year.............

Choice of Profession .....................275 Not Slothiul in Business.... ....111

Can a Stage Driver refrain from

Novel Reading.

Swearing ............

.320

Nun lasset Uus den Leib begraben....361

Cock Fighting............... ......... 335

Close of the Volume.................. 388 Our Henry................................. 260

Der Reiche llerr in Teich.

Paul's Old Cloak ..........................101

Doing Good..

Polycarp....................................197

Deaths of Apostles............... 99 Preparation for the Lord's Supper... 248

Differences of Opinion ..................163

Pyraquids in Tahiti.

.....319

Der Kerchegang in Alter Zeit........ .268

Redemption ............

42

Do the Right..............................287 Radical Errors of the Age......

Design of the Gospel.....................304

Redeeming the Time.

124

Editorial Introduction..................

Recreation

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Easter Eve......

117

St. Nicholas...........................29, 64

Easter Hymn....

130

Seven Hours at the Depot.............. 43

Ein feste Burg ist Unser Gott......

Sunshine........

..............107

Pamiliar Child-like Piety.............. Self-Exhausting Christian Activity..108

Funeral Hyun..... ............ 187 Sorrow

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Statistics of the Globe.......... .291 The Sleeping Giant............ ..205

Suffer and be Strong...................... 298 | The Song of the Spade................... 212

Sing the Praises of God.................341

..341 | The Year of Nines........................215

Schillei'; Remains.................... ..352 The Sin of Neglecting the Lord's

Selling Old Things .......................386 Supper ..............

The Lifetime of Man....................226

The Phebe Family ...........7, 115, 164

The. Incarnation ........... ......... 229

The Infant Martyrs.........

26

The Child's Little Evening Prayer...245

The Wife.........

218, 30:', 332, 370

The New Volume.............

Tercentenary Stanzas..........

The Gospel and the Poor.......

The Communion of Saints............... 261

The Endless Rest.............

The Contending Powers.................

The Surety of Salvation .................

That Good Purt.............

293

The Alemanian Poet-John Peter

The Boy and his piece of Money .....299

Hebel.............

The Roman Empire......

.316

The song of our Flag...................

The Sick man healed ............. .339

Tobias Witt.......

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The Jewish Nation .........

343

The Funeral Bell...........

The Home of Jesus.........

355

The Christmas Bells........

The Chimney Corner........... 356

The Religious Character of Wash-

The House of Rothschild ......... 367

ington..........

The Alpioc Hymn......

,372

The Baby Walks..........................114

The Christmas lloly Day......

Tbe Cross...................................118

Thoughts on Eister...................... 125 Under the Rose...

The City of God................

Very Lucid........

The Order of Nature in its Normal

Form.......

..149 What an Earnest Boy did....

The Langh of a Child..........

178

The Bible....

....170 Itait, my Little One

191

The Fatherland ........

172 | Wonders of the Atmosphere ...........282

The Sins of Youth..................188, 202 |

The Guardian.

VOL. XIV.---JANUARY, 1863.-.-No. 1.

EDITORIAL INTRODUCTION.

On the first of January 1850, the Guardian made its first appear. ance, in Lewisburg, Pa. After the completion of its first volume, it was removed to Lancaster, Pa., from which place twelve more volumes have been issued. It now begins its fourteenth volume in Chambersburg, Pa. Every removal bas been peaceful and un. constrained. It removed from choice. There can be no barm in taking a young lad out to see the world. His present location having been rendered somewhat well-known and historical among the scenes of the present great Rebellion, we have no doubt bis remoral thither will be appreciated as showing proper bravery, and love for the stirring and eventful in history. This may be justly expected of him, as he is just ripening into full youth. We have no doubt, that, at this important period of his life, he will be kindly and considerately treated by the good people in bis new home.

We sball continue our care over him; and use all diligence, according to our ability, to store his mind with useful knowledge. Nor shall his taste and his manners be neglected ; since all this is necessary to fit him for good society, and prepare him for usefulness in his day and generation.

He has always bad a laudable ambition to appear well even in his outward dress. When yet quite young he dressed very plainly, having an eye to economy, and a fear of running into debt; in which respect he bas furnished a good example to all young people. He has, moreover, always been more anxious to appear well informed than well dressed. Another good example. Yet, it must be confessed, that even his external appearance bas of late years been altogether respectable. But improvements are always possible, and also always proper, provided one can afford to make them. We commend his present appearance to his friends as not at ail to

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