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   Charlottesville Union Christian Intelligencer (Newspaper) - December 20, 1858, Charlottesville, Virginia                                 TllUj BIHI.K. TIII-: WllOI.K li I BI^î£^ ^ xi:> NOTHINQ BUT THE BIBLË^  VOIiüME XVÍ.—N. 8. NO. :2f).  CILVRLOTTKSVILLE. VA., DECEMBKTi 20. 1S5S.  m IN ADTANCE.  ÏIIE INTI’.LLIGHNCER  . I    13 C(-Nl)i;CîKI> KT  UIl. 33.  . ', ' AM» : '  :0.. Xj- Ool033CX.«tXX.  V). .S: AhLK.V & CO., I'risïeks.  Tm<*n<>-fjJx !l.'»i!ml»<*r.H Comprime  fbiC    No'p<i}<er-t!i>er,ntinnrà iirifi! f'ii  ttrrccrdjjcj ifi>- ¡hfitl uy, AíU'fi’íifC'tfuí,'’ f>/'n «ffirticter, i'iifiruJ ut pfr »quart (12 h/>>.•) j'vr  ff'in P'T iqùnrf, hu tht ytiY-  BT lUSIlOP HKBEa.  O God î lîiy s|ni aro inunil’uid, ugaiust uij life they: çry î ' ' ]  AnJ nil iiiy «iuilttdecilH forojgonc, up to Tby  toil)  Wilt Thf  doN[  ^'Fortjivf  )loilyi  u rolcahu niy troinb'ihg nout, that to n ir in (Í1 ri ven ?    ' t  ,” a hi ossei! vuicc ri^plifilj, ami thon  3ly focii|on, Lord, tire fiorco snd fell; thejf spurn nif in tlitnr pride:  Thf*y render evil for iity good; uij paticnee . tht-y deride :    ^  Arise, iuy^vitj}r, a;ul be tho proud to rights e^us ruin drivcii~  the uflrful answer eamo, ^‘as thou . ■KOidtUi hr fiirgivtn.''  Seven times, 0 Lord ! I'vo par lontd them ;  Bcjvcn timcH they’ve sinned again;  They practice still to work me woo, and triumph in niy pain ;  But let them droud ffiy vengeance now, to jiist reyentriient"3riveo !  ^*Ihri/ive," the voine in thunder .'•poke, “or n'f'ver hv: foryh'fin."  . 1  i  FREDfnilCK CUOWli, TflK MARTYR I MISSION AllY.  ' Rev, Frederick (.'rowo died on Sunday raornih". November 7ih,'1808^in NewV'ork a martyr for the word of Ood. Nu hian has done tii'ire thiinMr. Crowe in the work of  »,  procaring a failhful version of the Serip-türes for thcSpauibh racé. In 18&G, he had thesati.sfaetion of seein«^ for the ürüt tiinca tt beautifully revi.sed copy, of the Spanish New Testament, complete—an object for which he iiad twice crossed the seas, to vinit Christians in Gveat lîrit^Tin and in America, and for whiyh he had toiled with heroic faitli and unwearied putienoo for ten Ion*i yearn.— The work'waa begfun if) Great Rritain, but , Was consuuimîitod througk the itmerican lîible^nion. Many thousands of copies of' thé New Tcstjiment, or portions of it, hn<l been put into his hands for distribution ; atid the people or’ Central Spanish Ameriha were ju'it beninninfí^ to receive tha Word of Life throu'/h biiii, with preat joy. Ilis success inaddoiiod the priests of the Roman Catholic Church, who have pcr.«ecnted him with the inost cruel severity. They have driven him ' from one city toannth(»r. They have put him in prison, and subjected him and bis wife' to personal injuries ; exposing; them alike to hunger, and nakedness, and peril ; and finally they drove him from the fi -Id of his lab5;r^, br >kt'n down in health, weak with fiufrerjn'^, and pcniiile.*!s.  It yns in this condition that ho,,with his ■wife, á native Spanish woman, who had tp-noiVncjed Popery and embraced Christianity, and had joined her fortunes with those of Growe, renehed New York on the 28th of 0.;tpl»iï«.^^^ntt came at once to thij' roo>n.^ of thq AniericaîîSüWc Union, in thb meet-inj; bouse of the KirstTí>ptist (Miurch. ile and hi.s wife were weak and hunfjryuand suf-I'orine: from diseuse. They were poorly>k4, and had not enonih to p»y even the driver'n . f ire from the f<teamer to the liible I'ninrt Rooms. They were¡at once kindly cared They were pluccd in th<? moms of a hiitel near, by,till permnncnt acconnnodations enuld , be provided. The propriettr, Mr. ('. S. Matthews, with his lainily. exfendcjî every care thut kindivo8S could sn^^est.ijRoV Dr.Shepard : and Dr J<>.->lin used thuir micdieal .sk 11. But, all was vaiii. Me <i|n'3ually sank until death released bifi), lie (died j^'iif^'iully, cnnvcr.'S-, in^ to tlie last aboi^t the «ioricius work of pividir the Bible to the beniirl.ted Sinini-h: race, triad fliyi, he bad been accounti»d worthy, toj.'ïuffer for the word of the Lord, atid Iim.-j gfiiie home !o receive h,i,-( er.>wn—the crown ofui martyr.  The Ri/iirJ of I be Am<!rie.-irj lîible I 'ni-rn ijiC-r or, Ml nday. Ri'V. Dr. 'Maker, presided, -aid III V. John Kray h d in pniyer. 'i h'-y re-►oUcJ to attend the fuucral iti a body; to  aSMunn' fh)T iieeesH'iry    ¡,f }a^ >i< kne*'.*-  pill] t.iiiiini ; pai<'ed ai'jitnfirijite rt-'o-lutioo''; flfid appoiritf 1 the ft>!in'.vinu lo(¡tiiren ms a Ccinniittee to pirpiui' a suit d.i'c >-!:!N.-ii.<■!)'' oi the Ì!ut.«.!iiid an iippta! in inhaif <if thè widdw, TÌ7, :j Rev. ,i(din Rir-y, fiali, liev.C. A, Ro-kbee. lìev, ,J A<1-aui'^, and .iutm'H.  The memliors of the First fÌaptit<t Church, especfaliy the .'ist<>rs of that ehurch, :i!',<-ay.‘; r(‘ady to do SD'iietiiin'.r for tJi-vtis, liiirroiitided the KiVlow, .and made tli>i eauKe oi' tlii.>^, their exil .'d iO'tf'r f jr ChriHt.i iiike. the ir Tfiey. havo ehodrfolly ei'ithi'd her, afid will d a?! in thoit pi»wer for her iiiture eoinlort. Riothrr Crowe, a?* his dyintr request, »•-ked that the Rible L'nitm «vouid sec l^int hii wit'e were protected and t'oiderly eai(d' I’or, :uid that shfi should leceivean Euiilish edueaticti, and be prepared, if (Jod's providence .should open tile wtiy, to return to do f^ood in lier native bind.  T!ic funenil services of Mr. (’rowe took placai in the meetin;' house of the first Rap-ti-st Chureh, Ne\v York, on Moi^day, Novem-hu!f-pa,stA>iic o’clock. Tlie el) oUifree was early iilled. by Ì5ibie V nion,' citizens and strangers, miiii.'itéj-.s aiid Christians of various, denoniinations, who took a deep interest in the services, and fte,(|uently éviiiced their aymp.itlij by copiiius tears, wlten alhisinu waó imade to the treatment wiiieh the deceased ;bad roccived in Spanislf^'America. The remains were placed in a Cofijn iii front of the pulpit, and a brotiierof tlib deceased, with the widoifj sa,t n, ar by. The eoiun bore on its’piale this liuseription ;  FreàericK Crowo,  A MARTYll MISSiONAllY,  HAMSiir,D ' FROM CKKTH.AL Sl’.VNLSil .VMKRIG.V FOR cincin.ATlNO Tllli  HOliV SCRIPTUHES.  DJKD ,  In 1¥EW TORK. Xov. 711», is:*»,  I    Agod 39 Years, 9 Motiths.  ACTION OF TllC AMKIUCAN BIliLR UNION.  •Ì  pers'TUl inrj' i viantiv •ea>il  of  tn^' ('pJ'i'i'.'Si '.'u the    )i" the ^I'ruih—ea>;i I'v th’- kind  I'l. i\ i'Ii'îice di' t'-ini r.tneii;; a t'hr'.«.M:in pei jiU; uii.i !■'nr,'i!i11e(l jo ill'll eoniji'ieiiri.' 1>\ .t ilviii¡.í ninrfvr :'n uur f.-; viipatliie--, j,fo(i-etii ii atid c if — loM' e-ee* nr>‘seiit,-j :in irre,* i.stihle iippeal to rtv«ry ¡over t.f (')iristatfd hnmaoity. To tliÍM appc d \re IfM'l asiused thousund.-i i of Christian he;irts will resjHitid.  .Mrs. Crew« In« bi-eii placed under ihe c'ia'Te of t*if ijpiitlier of the deci'ased at nackeii‘^.'\ek. ]‘'riends of the Ribh*, shall we not sseredly elierish this widow (jf uur mirlyretl brut lie;  nonatinn.-' t’or this object may be forw.iriied to I'. A. Hnekiiee, .\ssi'it«ntTrear^'urer of the Aniorienn Rihle Union, No. ;î50 HK>omc Sts-eet, Now York  ...... •---«■••••* ..........-  [I'reui the Ne\\ Vcrk I'.xpress'.]  R X T I ’.M I ' t ) W ]-: ] > 11R A (' 111N C. - C11U RC H Mi:sic.  bar 8th,    at  commodious c!>ui uiombers of the  The Committee ajïpointed tiy the Hoard of tbo Bible Utiion, bitvc ndoptud the following re.-olutions and apj)cai  RESOLUTIONS.  Whereas, Rev. Frederick Crowe (deeeaa-cd) has, fur the past twenty years of his life, been a| ilio«t exen){>biry Christian and devoted, fellow-laborer witJi us, in circulating^ the word of God amonj^ the Spanish Cuiholics of Oentnil America ;    ¡  And wheriiaS; lie *as subjected to the lUO'st arduous !t<ii!s, self-denials, diatressinix prirations of friends, home, food, raiment and protection ; beaide.s whieh he wa.s subjected to outrageous treatuiejit, alike by priests and people, C^rch and State, and at lonjjth fell a victim fofheir fury, per.ioeution add liatc, fur ^hrist’s sake and the po.Hpel'ï: Therefore  Jlesolyed, That wo cheri.ih for our lafe bclovod fellow-laborer, the tende ic.st rcmem-branco of his consistency’, piety,'tirmness and faithful devoteditess iñ the midst I of opposition and pt'ril-<, to our common Mjister’s service in life.    .    I Resolved, Th“t having loft a, beloved Ciiristian wife and lirother, and other rela-. rives, to mourn hifi Jos^i, we do hereby express our deep sympatiiy and condoieiice with them; and offer to God ouriinitcd prayers on their bchnlf.  By the character of our brother’s life, and the cau.so of his deatii, both they and our-selve.'i have caiuc into possession of relationship with the glorious number of “ martyrs ior the lestiaiony of Jesus atid the word of >  i Ood." ^  In this itbeebmes U8 to rejyis||c :  “ Ble-.sed are the dead that die in t’ti,c Lord':” .    •  We (leiibt-Trut'-thai be is benccfortir ••^nd that his worki wàti'4jìi!ow hi,n.”  .    Al'fKAI,  The late Ilcv. Fred/irick Cruwe,, 'Tbt^.j^r-tyr tnissiunar^^, whu laid down his lii'e in !lir> boriMt: to (liUeruiiiate tlie pure word of lind in’Ccntrai Sji.ini .'li .X^i- ri-.-a', ha~ cu;:i'iiiiied a s.icr<;d ti’U-it to the h.»nds of the Ijv. r-i ui'  I '  Chnst, and. the n iui,,!;-oi' e’tViland reii.;i>iu^ liherty in this éiUinLry. Ui> wit'e. ;i vevi!l.it'ul Spanish christiau.x'ouvcrte.J tii Christ i!ir.)U,.:b his ;ïn-trMmi.*tituîity, and tin; sli.n. r oi' his bit - TrijUand pers. ciUioMS, is IîM’l a’liuiiL' ¡U', a bereaved .str.in^er in a    land. .!)c'iv-  en iVoin ber.hi/iti!;’, and ii'ietid.--', and native cou'itry, as: Well |',,r the lu. e »f lit ' lii'oic aîïd’tbe .'^.iviour lie rein rcve.il, d,, a'? <iii ;ej-Ci.'Unt of lîrr dev,,t-'d a'taelin'ieiit to hn- v ble-htari; d Lurb;a¡ú—ji.uliixd dvtiiiuli.■ bj  The Re.v. [)r. Wayiand, fShplden, Rlake-man A' ( 'o.. l’nbü.'íiirrsri in u recent wurlc on Rapti^tK :md their reliuiims peculiarities, di.s-eii'<ses'two subjects ofink-rest outside of that Church.  The one—• I’ulpit Extempore T'reaehinir,' tiiat is, without written preparatiou.  Tlie otltcr—‘ Chuich Music.’  The Uev. Doctor is at) ‘old fouy’ in church m atters aird the Baptist -¡.'o too i»st’ for him, but In,-; io^ic is strong,,an»i ‘the fa>t’ Baptist in the Churelv will tind it li ird to an.’T'ver it. lie favors,extempore discourseñ because he jtuatiines theui at timos to l>e inspired of God —and lie tliiiiks that he, who readt* and studies the Bible unlil it is a.** familiar to him as a househuld woid, will liave no tliffieniiy in findin'^ Biibjecis for sermons, or in »neak.inii <>f the';, in a propi-rand interesting; manner. Tlio comnuiii    he thinks, understand  .•lueh discourses better than othei.s more elaborately prepared in trords. Ills ideas arc partly illustrated in this cxtr.'ict:  : “ Supp INC J din Bunyan had been senior wi-mgler at (’ambridgn, could ho ever have written the I’llgrim’s I'rogrc.-B? Hemi-ht then have written a Para»ü.no Lost for schol-ar.-i, hut could he have written a bouk for all age.<<, all e indiiionn, and for men of all nation.'^, »ud tongues, »ml languages?  ‘•It was thi.s plain and honest Anglo-SuXon that liur f.ither.'s used in preaehinji;., ilentiO tliu puopK? flucked to liOar tliiün, li-ard in their own language, tli« ifróiidurful ^Verks (d lj(.d. They reft the pul¡)it where the truth was adorned with every grace of classic eloijucnce, which they . oould neither understand nor feel, and came to attend upon ministrations which uttered what seemed to them tvew truth, while it was really the very truth which they had heard often times bei'oro. Tiio diU'erenoc was, it  I'Mi thai tiicy ,J),j |)>>t k.'i'r,w Oi'their e.viyienc<;! ii;ey ne\craiio.'iiiiieti u., ¡,.rove a doetnn.- i.t r ;\ elation by an apii,’al tu nufnr.'iî reli;.;ívin. or to ì.l,e i)eee»!,.,iy rel.,ti(,i,.^ of thitigs. Thev-iiad , tii.it n-ad J^.hn Ko.'ttci’s’s E*<tay, and tíierCíóre had no fe if of creating an ‘aversion in tùct» of f.asie t • evangcdicá! religion.'~— i hey believed the Bible tu be the word- oi God, and ihfy loit themselves called U[ion to preach it, and to tpiot;e it as ultimate, truth, thiiugh it seeiuiid to the Jew a - Btumbling block, and to thodrÇï'ks iooitshncsK. 'J'hey did not gain the migluy and the noble, but ñky i'l'UHcd thii masses. They wure reviled by'tiie tens, i.'Ut the iiundn dí and ihousands wore converted unt()_^t.iud,'’ I  'Ihe Rev. l)ocior strongly uijgos—but in consefjurneo of the dcticieucyi of Baj>tist I’reachers, unlearned man—-mechanics, uay nil, who “have a c.all,” or, feel thciusolves in-.spirod, to become iuini>tt;rH of the- gospel.—' He c;tc3 the (ia.'Jt ut’ the Kev. . Mr. fc’ciiol-bournt, a millwrii-.bt, to hIkuv huW much guod such men may do. Nevfrtbeless, edueatiuu iü j>rcsi“od upon such ministers a« attciu])t to teach others. The col porters,, the Sabbath School tcachei's-, and the licentiate of iiis Çhure.h, be “ thinks, however, arc makiiig ui'To converts than all the ministers in it. -On tha matter of Church Mus:« "tlie Rev< Doctor irt RK radical as on the ministry. ' A» tho Bpptiflt, bo reasons, area jiecuiiar peojde, not only in Baptism, but in tho .«pii iiuüiity of thoir Church, thedis 'Wning of all general church organizutijims, atid of.respect tor do-cretis and council.s, ite , they ouglit not to he led off, as.they In ve boon by other churchcs, into an unscriptural Church Music. Siuging the prai.'i;« of Cod witlumt really lifting uj> the beu;t to him, is, in no sense, Chtis-tian wor.'bip, he argues, and “sniping, there-fire, is a part of the wor.shij). which belongs in a p'.’ciiliar .manoor to tlie disciples of tlie Saviour. In old tini,es—•  “ A nic!uber of tha Church selected tho tunes, led the singing and the whole Church and the devout portion of the congregatiou united with him in thi-< part of religious worship. , î]i»(5 ác'ign V.XS to make melody iti ir ,to .tlitó Irfird.”  ; niu.'.,Iea 1 instrn.j S« eb'iircbc.''. ‘‘ How can sensof Ϋ?« Beings speak »bc^ praise.^ of G od f ]>uros is cpiotcd thus against “ haliani trills”;  THK WRKCK2 0F ALL.  Many years .since, tli^re was a than whom ali who knew him respected, loVed, reveVQd-11 is Wi;akly frame, hi.5 tottering form, his t<nowy hair, nuw iunk aijd iong. and eetlain subdued o.i:preshion, sujtihi aà steady tiourly pain seldom faií^í to imp^ei» on the victim of of it, aroused the behuidòr’» ftjmpatliy those who ktiew hiip tt»:bo    for^yeitw  ost-'uding long buck iqto,th(|i,p»Ht, in^nt'cr*' prices of colli prchciiHÌvò'|tttt4^'doir»!r,’)|io1ié3Ì upon himiig rapidly ripeniutt for !ies^Ìen.-ì—.■' But no one ever cd, or if mark upon it, that there was not that majen-tic mildness in the expi,efsion of the face—  A PABJS StTWOAy.  The cfTorta ofj anti-Sabbyth mop («"»r» tha Journal of Commcrec) aredireetod to the intrisr^, duction of » hofythx}/ observan oc of bears. Tλ« ‘•National Sunday League"' of Knpb n I, and <'orresj)onding orgnnizatitns in this country, act bh the principle that tho ino«t pbiu.siblo and effective mode ofdt'Btroyinj» tlic divine institution is to appeal to the love of ptcasaro. Tt i* Wfll, ilion. to study the eharnctcr and. inftuence of thù<‘reorc»t5ve Sunday'’ to be t.ub<Mi|tutcd for our day of re«*} and >WQrfliip.    dwtt  «if*rtt of thfs YvrW SubbatU^Conjiaìtt««— Th. '-Ì^ohhnìh hi    .-‘1’-^-—  ■ The  tickled cars no heartfelt raptures raise; .  No unison have they with our ^.val<.)r’s praise.”  Now, the Biptist, we are toM, h 1 ve imtat  was in the one clothed in .tho English of pc] Congregationalists—end the Congre-bookSj in the other the Eugli.sh of conversa-  'o tion.  Again, it is obvious that men accustomcd for years to.the orduiary avocations of life, lose the capacity for foliowing u close connected series of rcasonii’g. The mind prows weary, some link in tho chain is lost, then foUow.^ indistinctness of conncctl'on, so tiiat the end is irrevocably severed froiii the beginning. 1 remeiubOr once to have heard a very able man deliver a discourse admirable throughout, perfectly eonciufiive, andulegant-ly written, to an audience of common and plain people,, witb here and tbenian educated man. lie saw by their c(mntcuuu:jti tliuihe utterly faileii to li.v the r.ttentiou of, the. uuss, ¡ind wa.s niortitiud. ‘I,might,’ «aid he, ‘ just ■as well biive delivered a lecture on nosrs.’ And ho was, right. The discourse firatlGcd higbiy a very s-inall portion 01 his audience, while to tlie remainder it was ahufjst uuin-teliigible. Had he delivered the same ideas i:i the langiJUge of simp le, earnest convei'i'a-tion, breaking up the continuity berc and there by illiustrations which relb-ctcd light on it.s more ab.itr.iet princijtles he Wuuld liave carried with him bi.-> wnole audience. The t<-'!i or lifteen who admired the style a.^ :t was .lelii-ered, might have ex¡)re•>sed l<^^.f? aipnira-.atiiHi, bul tiie truth would b.we b.ieo a» ■troMuh    in their mliuU. and th.' c"..ilit,  • r nintf hiiH'Ire.d wonM ha’.e bi-,.n ¡ilv ii;-  gatinnalists ibe Episcofalians.  “ We have organs in all our city churebef. at the North, and they are now deemed e.-sen-tial in our small towns and villa^e-<, and even in the country. The organ rc(iuires an organist. The organist requires a leader, and several other professional singers to con-iituto an appropriate choir. 'J bis invoKesa luavy ( xpcnse. These singers have » profcvsii.nal character at stake. Tlicy must perlonn in g<icb a manner as to promote their own reputation. They select their own musrc—-luu.sic in which tho eongrt;gation cannot unite. '1 ho eongregation lihtens in silence to a mere musical performnnec prcci.-<.ely 09 the audience at a concert or an opera. Tbe periormers are m-t unfrcrjuently the very persons who fliiiUieo tlie ihcalre I'm tbe cvttiitigs if tho wet.k, and the (,'hureb of Cod on the Sab-  which conscious integrity and out-su.'bing lovingness for all the race seldom fail to im-print, nor was there that eladsoyio twinkle in tho <70 so fearlei's ofiall that, i.i »11-. But \ tho abs'.’iico of these ilHng.'i was rc!*dily ac- ' cunted for in the. evident.want of bodily health. The most Nlj.i!lfui phy.MciarH in all ‘ tbo land laih'd fen it out ihe ei.u.'-e of a mi.lady, wbith st'eined 10 be Hlotvly wearing: out its \ictim. Nineteen,years passed awitv, and the hidden Ktcrct was revealed. There was ho itcioal phyaicrtV disease, no organic destiuciion going on,.but there wuu a wortu remorselcs.sly gti'awing at the root of life, eating out its es.'jcnce ia night dreara atid in day realities. If.ever a amile cainr! on tbe long wan face, it wai nii,ciiani«al and ghn«t^ ly ; and j' yous words and glad expressuniR fell stili-born at tbe porial of the lips, fi>r the heart nt ver wi nt with thi'Ui. , Tho.';? wMib had known him intimately and long, would n.jt have licen greatly surprised on any day, to have heard tbat be had pas.sed away in bi.N holinesrt. But what made this wreck of body, wdmt bowed the tall and once manly' form, what preuiaturcly bleached tho hair to driven Isnow, and sunk tbo check, and bul^ ted the gait, and sapped the fouodations of manly iitrcngth ? It whs crimt-! A crime began a score of years agoue., ajid perpetually rendWed for all that weary timt?renewed with premeditated intent, with deliberation , the moat nmtured, agaiufit hcixd, and heart, and conscienco. Reason was'¿ebnsed, Rcii-  gbin outraged, and Mercy’s cries were stifled, vui!t|iii»h(3U uU, Uv one piwieBtf'tnOTifltcrj- tn«-  greed of g<)ld. Against it', for two decades of years, Conseienco, all prostrate and power-h'BS, ceased 'iiot to wail both day and night together, and in itsi struggles, failed not to bring its victim to tho verge of tlio grjive, and kept him tlx re tiuit dreary while, as if 'oy view of the untried future kept sti'adily * beloie bim, he might be waked up to tiinoly ‘ .Khame and wholc.some penitence.  Header, it is the deathless sting of a wounded cou.^-cience, that saps out thrf lift), and by j degrees so slow, tbat it is notbii>g more nor j less than a living marlypioiti, lasting so longf sometimes, that the cuskct itself breaks by: tbe strain, just at the time when tbe jewel, tho mind, goes out in tnadness, aud all are wrecked together. 'I'o avoid then, one of the most horrible of all'deaths, be persuaded to cxerciKe “alwHys u conseicuje void ot offence toward G’od and towardman.  furnwhes,i wcleonio li-bt on this point. Jhe ve:<l<!lcnce of the Seo-letary for two year« in the Old World afforded opportunity i.ir accurate Wform.ition. Tho following e.xtract will show whither we sHftll drift ' if we give up our Sabbaths for a Gunti-aoQtal  THK GliE-Vr STREET PREACIIER.  : Archdeacon Leio-hton, returning home one morning, was a.>iked by hi.s sister, “have you b(!en liearing a sermon?” “I havo met a sermon,’’ was the answer. THa serua in he had n:ot wa.s a corpse on its w;iy to the grave; tlie preaeîicr was Death. Orea.test>of street prcachcr..? ! .No l.iws nor penalties'-can si-lenetì him. No tramp of horses nor rattlinjr of carriage,“?, nur rusii and din of cjrowdcd strut^ts can drown bis voice. In hobtlica,.-  ! |':p!il and I’rotestarit countries, in mouar--Tliis horrifies tbo R.ovrrrnd Doctor. Rut ^    ^ ,taires.' in town and country,'  “A l’ar‘i.1 Sunday has become prov¿ñ)ial for ita go'lles.^uO'S. P.i3,sing along its dean and beautiful streets, yju Ifind the e.tfos.and rcütaU-anis crow iii I with men, taking thwir moruiug meal and r-ading the bcwspupera of the day.—• Cries of fruit-dealors aud HÎreet-veùdcrs are everywhere beard, though the needless abomination of crying ncwspapera ia not tokraied^ even in Paris. Piivicïs, masous, rixíferí!, painters, all ’hinds of mechanics, are engaged in tbcir u.-^uai avocktions. I’laccs of busine^n ara uuivariMtby open till mid-day, ati on other days. The whirl of cabs and umli^bu^'Ca is , even more «ouhtant thuîi during the six days of the week. 1 bad the cui-iu!-ity til count the vehielofl parsing th» Indurtlrial i'alfiec, Chump-s Elysees, mostly going to or ri'turnihg from the Boia de Boulogno, in the ufternoon of the «eeoud Sabbath in August—the grand fettv day at CJaerbourg, i when Paris was euiptjed'of tbe elite of it« faebtonabl« Society—-and found the average to be one hun. dred and forty a miuutui or ono thousand, aix hundred arid eighty an hour ! Tb« jjra|d Wa-ter-works at St. Cloud and YtraaiUe« play only on Sunday. As the day advances the garden« of tho Ttiileries and the Chiimps EÍysuea pre-•lent a scone of unrivalled gayety and fylly.^— Uand.s of music execute lively iWilitary apd ératlcair». Gaudy booths are larrouudcil wiiU Mowdi« of UJcn, women and cbildreii, »bpurb^d  the amn.'jement ofinfants, serve.to .del¡Kbjt other groups of Buldiers and »tragglerg. Quat carriages and wbirligig« of wooden horsea or uiiiui« .«ibips divert tho cbildien and nurses. As evening sets in the out-door concert and drinkiRj .saloons flaunt their attractions; brilliant mirror» reflect tho fanciful gas jets; singing men and •singing women, acoompi^nied by tbé orchestra« below, amuBC the multitude with comic and .sometimes immoral songs. Every conceivable device for drawing the people away from hoo»« and from God is employed. The Cirque de l'imperatriüô fuuishcs its etjuosfriaa attractions and its mirth-inspiring exhibitions. Adjacent piubtio gardens iire thrunged witb dancer«.— (iperatic and ihe.-»triial auiusement« and their seductive perform mees. The whole Une of tbe* Boulevards is üUed with people seated in front oi'thc cafes, sipping their brandied coffee, playing dominoes, or gazing at the promenaders abin;' rht> bro id p:»ve!ni.'iiis. Housenaud home« (il there be s-.vl. a iliinj;, without the tmme, in France) soem to be emptied into the «troèt» and places of amusemeut, and the city is converted into a pandemouiuni of tolly and of geateel or grots dissipation.    ,  “Since tho accession of tho reigning dynasty Sunday labor has been HU.<pend¿d on tb» publia wyrks iu Franco; biit I observed that the sta-pend 'U^ preparation forth« Kmpcror'»let« day fireworks in the I Mace de la Concorde were iu full progress on the 8**cond Sabbalb in August, (bo fete occuringoii the succeeding Sunday; but lin -Monday the Sunday wotkiMon weto not there, «Itlier because dissipation or over esçrtiou com-  I,f'l'..'-ie 1. Vv liii'h I'i ib .Sl' i.s tile !ie>t  ■th-  chioir tilt'liusjiel Whieh ol llie.-e vvoul.l 1 “aiìì I) ;Yf eliD.so'i  This w.i-i tl:c a.lva it of tbei ari, llaj'-¡ic :‘r>bi;r-;. 'J'le’y delrv'ei e.! t!¡,eir    -  in s’l :h aTTKty'i.rr ill It-•r-''y ) ) 1 y n '.I id (1.-. 1,^ -^.ù(^    thi , ìli -y W"!< le.i!.  üí't,cn i.iiti^'-'l into itu:    i':iinr'.'  si’ii'lie!-. '1 iiev iieciqlieW t iieiiiMe!    dii V  tl;e ]b’pti'>!.'(, if not already con.c U]i to it,, .-ire rapidly ei ming up. '1 he tdior of t nc of ,our b fiiiicoj.'til (Jbnrcbf'S here ( and ilie n.'.ptii-f.s me rapidly approxinoiiing) is ¡111-rouncfd bv t!i<‘ tiiUi timii ''il> h< i' i'. ', mul a pr.jcct i.s on fi ot—as tbo Gothic MriK.oiirc of (lie Cbuicb (ìan,a;;e.<» all brr.ring—to 1,:ì\o printfd cofiie.', (d ti e prrmon in i 1ip ¡ s ,,f ali the auditoi>, b<-l(.ire ibc i-l'T. s niaii 1,'  Uj 1' rd, ! 'h A ' iiiit  !' ifi due !o tin* R(.Rr.ji!'..îl. D'.i I. r !o SÎ1Y, that he dc hi-uec< .‘i all thi.'.v.. ('i,un lie.' —  with na'vos    tr;ui,'-(-iili---;<i-d ¡iilv-.c;'!, >  I’leaclicrs wiih i.oi lililo iitl.cr i 1 1 U''i !■ :i  ilian tli.if of • i;.-!' i.il;on.” i-r .si If .mí; ¡".s, d ' !■ I'i! ; l.'.in ^ Ol id illu -I..'— in  it i.s e.'i.'^Y t ' 1^'.  the solemn pofop of his discourse is over go-.;.  iu<; on    . ■ .  n.dicd ;vdiiy of rest.    .  '^lî^Sucb, without more of detail, is a Paris Hun-daV. ' In the tight of reai^on, and of the Bible, ¡/lîtrof .pttM üity, tiow does it look,’and what hio I.ii .'s.i no count ries ,1 man is, impri.soned fniirs if .\rc they not found in tiie thrift IV,..    » li-acl. Hill wliat pri«on li'»* ............. «f « (»■'«'«'■'if l>,;’H«ii 'i'.  ,111 I,,..,! ,l.i    p,..„|.l,c.r? ■ Wtot cl.ato.    Ir»«. 1««U ..    IVTôtu-'^iirTv'';  ,, ,,    I......fcromous ui temper, Kept Irmu robcdimf Ijn •*  wiiT bin.l bun .■' Ho lifts up hiH voice in tho ¡ ,mm„,-o;us soldiery, or cjuietcd by ■rovern nc-i!, vnry p-c.senc-- of tyrants, and laughs at tbei? ' l;il) ,r and food ? May iffey n*>t bui^ceu-in ti- : thi ca's. He walks , unobstructed through dwarfod .><tat«rc, and pallid aspect, uud  thc mid^o^-their guards, and delivers thoso    ! «1 ineiScacy of ‘‘‘‘‘  .    -, 4    I‘bUio .Monday records of tb»? omploycrs or tti*  nuvca-es which trouhlu their sccupty and    I,'the-'Sund ly’s dissipatian .diNen,-;-embitter their pleasure^- If we do not meet thou'ai^ls from .Mond ly'.i occupations,  lii-i t-erinons, f-tili we cannot escape them.—*    miiidinir them to prison ? Can they not ,b>} He co.mw toonr abode>^ and taking tho dear- tr.iced ni t».e M^n^ral decleii^iiu» of pr^ est oiji'cts of our lovo for teTiilde scrtunn does he deliver  iiis|,iraf 10. —  in the -"tu'V of the .'^eii[)!ure.','. I r.-in i i’lioie the' (ir.'W al! tiu ir iilo-i, ;it! m';--. I lau^ni':<’ in ^'i:-yer was a!ieo‘-it wl.. i la'l'.T‘iM;^.’ ol" llie l'aeri pt nre-^. i lii' ^  I poi;:' íoaü.tlieir saviiìi:*. an i it fia'-í i'i a r,-.;¡.'i! i'f !!;i'1j; ií svitli « !; en a n ¡ r ‘ • \v 1 • 1 o i!I 1 r. '! :i" i’ rar.dy  liani ! !.'• '  il.- Well I, 11 ¡ ■ I '. ill i ‘ 1  - - V, .'■l're ;l, iii.ìr.’aiiiy" .‘iid. ! ¡    —and licin-e we  -.1 ;i-, of I h-; ib V. 1 ì.M ìoi-, •i..-;,t th.i: «e e', piore lier-  . 'I, .    luorcial and politciul moral*, whatover çovwr  tor hi.s text, A bat a    snd high civilization uf Punsia i  e dcliver to us; U,    ¡¡fy ,„;iy throw ovcr tho incontwivuble iniijuity  what wccping audiences bas tho sîlent prea-    j,,, u,»civil condition; in the loo^uning ot eoit-  cl cr ! Vet thcre is a secret doctrine, an uc-    ' juiîal bonds, the ntter h>« uf a A.'»mr day. m- l  ,uit m.ani.m, rnnnin- throu^i bis di.scour-    uf ail the restraint.. «nd jossufbomc. Ufe;,.  , . , , _    th>' m-cva eneo ol godlcssut-.s», irrvbgmu ami  lot apprehende<l. l*cw    the ascendency uf civllHod «p«-  lis ufi-repeatcd .sermona    r . j.-snotism? lîettcr would it bjj for Paris,  . j a 1 j'.i.M  fjr ti-c  !y 11.'  , _ I > .0 d Ì iu III  1 . 1:0 ’l ij 'l i!r- i ■Iv ii.il-  I  1-!. il Lull Ka.'t  ih-oi  r..irivl  1)0 .'lire;y f.ir tlulfr' eU( Ml tliy hand witu a 'iraii-  - r,  Thoii »it fciiaü.J wl'.h the iiurde ui thy uiuuih.  which is ofion noi  • l.iy it to heart.” liis oi.t-repeaiea .sermons    I despotism I  still etiforce the same doctrine, press upon us    f,,j. PtTincc, for tbe Continent, that no d'utiiu-*  tlie exhortatior.. -Surely every man walk*    'I'*)'*  ... 1- •    .if life were to rollon without cesstition, lliiu  oth in a vaiii siiow. fcureiy they are dtsiiui-    Lord’s day should ba thus pnrverteU  eiod in vain. Hero there w no continuing    , ^ of sinful folly and univer.Hul demor.  city. Why arj you laboring for that which    uii/,ation.” Ceast-b-ss oocupation, with «11 iti  I will presently take fr.im you and give to an*    physiwl evil» and its «mbruiting ^iufin«*nciv  other? Take no thought for tho morrow.^    would bo lo.-« disaetrous thaa the derotlou vC  Pr^r. to m«. It, <S«11"    '.«red .Im. g«^l«.r»«w>~.   

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