■My**1 or devit-w< the d< did often frequentedj once most spied™ srtain night, which ight of life*” they hold they called tha* , , 1 |. their danceMfcoundlhem in honor "of the devil. Mr. Wolff says, “ The Original word, translated satyr, means, according to the testimony of the most eminent Jew ish Rabbins, devil worshipers; and lie doubts not but that passage has reference to this very practice. "'Wr Isaiah farther said, “ Neither shall the Arabian pitch his tent there.” Mr. Wolff inquired of them, whether the Arabs pitch ed their tents for the night among the ru ins of Babylon. “ No,” said they, « the Arabs believe the.ghost of Nimrod walks amidst them in the darkness, and no Arab would venture upon so hazardous an'ex periment.” Ann yet how many infidels, with this prophecy in their houses, and these facts before them, #111 still deny the truth of the Scriptures. Alas! how true it /is, that if is “ in his heart,” not his judg ment, or his understanding, that the fool hath said, * there is no God.” —— - Gospel Herald. When an intellectual being finds him self on this earth, as soon as the faculties of reason operate, one of the first inquiries of his mind is, “ Shall I be here always?” 44 Shall I be here forever?” And those wri ters who have been celeb rate tiff‘or their essays on the dignity of human reason, say that, of all sentient beings, man only is competent of knowing that he is to die. His Maker has made man only able to come to the Imowlqpge of the fact. Before he knows his origin and destiny, he knows fiat he is to die! Then comes that most urgent and solemn demand for. light that ever entered the mhid of man* which is set forth in thayncSI incomparable com position^ the Book of Job/ “For there is hope of a tree, if it bej cut abwn, that it will sprout againfaud tjiat the tender branch thereof will bud ana bring forth boughs like a plant. But if man die, shall, he live again?” And that question nqjjpjg but God, and the religion of God, can solve. Religion does solve it, and teaches to every man that the duties of this life have refijfcence to the life which is to come great religious object of his the introducti spice has le effort of ify human * ml ■- : been the duty, as the great and the good, to knowledge; to bru^it,* S baptismal font—to baptise letterslrith the sacred influence of the Christian religion; til bring all, the early and the late, to thfe same sacred source, and sanctify them for the use and blessing of the humam race. Daniel Webster. :-te Christian Education.—The object of a christian education is.tojpakie a Christian man. I christi mbm ucation christiaj* man is. If you would see in what way to train up a child, consider in what way he should go when he becomes a man. What a man ought to be, he ought to begin to be while a child. In external features, in intellectual powers— such as memory, reason, taste, imagina tion—f-and in all our moral powers, m con science, in the whole circle of the affec tions and passions, which make up our moral nature, the man is on\y iifuU-gr&ti>n child. Therefore it is with the strictest propriety that Solomon says, “ Train up a child in the-rway he should go”~#nccus tom a child from the beginning to think, to feel, and to act in his sphere^ just as you would have Rim to think and feel and act in his larger sphere of manhood—as you would ham him to dd, indeed, for ever. Sappy old faeim. Said a venerable farmer eighty yfftf’S of age, to a relative who lately visited him, I have lived on this farm more than half a century. I have no desire to change my residence as long as I Jive on earth. I have no wish to be any richer than I now am. I have worshiped the <|bd of my fathers with the same people for ii than forty years. During that peric have scarcely ever been absent from Sanctuary on the^abbath, and never 1 lost more than "one communion sea; IJfave never been confined to my with sickness for a single day. ' blessings of God have been richly spi long a|b, that if I wished to ^e any J pier* I must have more religion.

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