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BY J. G. ADAMS, AND E. H. CHAPIN,
MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND HYMNS,
on all subjects necessarily and properly introduced into the service of the Christian Sanctuary. Quite a number of the hymns are original, and many of the old favorites are retained. The literary character of the hymns will commend them to every lover of sacred poetry, while their devotional tendency will assuredly find favor in the heart of the Christian worshipper.
Since its first publication it has been introduced into hundreds of Universalists Societies throughout the United States, and has reached the
CIRCULATION OF FIFTY-FIVE THOUSAND COPIES, which alone is a sufficient guarantee of its merit.
In order to keep up with the times, we shall publish a SUPPLEMENT containing many choice Hymns necessarily omitted in the original work. This Supplement will contain ALL THE BEST HYMNS of recent date, besides many of old and favorite authors. The best poetical talent in our order has been engaged on this work, and able critics have been consulted in its preparation. It will be published in a separate volume, at a very low price, thus giving Societies now using the original work an opportunity to procure the Supplement also. In all future editions it will be bound with the original work in one volume, WITHOUT ANY ADDITION TO THE FORMER PRICE, thus making it the
CHEAPEST HYMN BOOK
in the country. In preparing this Supplement advantage will be taken of the many new Hymn Books that have been published since our first edition was printed, and everything worthy of use will be appropriated to this book.
We are determined to keep it, what it always has been, the BEST HYMN BOOK IN OUR ORDER.
Price, to Societies, 60 cts., (retail 75 cts.); Red and Dark Morrocco, 80 cts. (retail $1].
A. TOMPKINS, Publisher, 25 Cornhill, Boston.
Mrs. Soule's Last and Best Work!
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WINE OR WATER."
It is pronounced, by all who have read it, to be one of the best TEMPERANCE STORIES ever written; and wherever circulated, its influence will be felt. The evils of intemperance are portrayed with a masterly hand, and the effective power of Moral Suasion is shown in all its beauty. Every family should have a copy of this Book.
It will make an appropriate Holiday Gift.
It is unusually interesting.
It has a moral influence.
It is true to Life.
It will be of service to the Moderate Drinker.
It will do good wherever it is circulated.
It is thoroughly revised and published in one volume 12 mo,-Price $1,00. Full Gilt, $1,50.
Agents wanted in all parts of the country, to whom a liberal discount will be given.
Sent by mail, post paid, on the receipt of the price as above.
ABEL TOMPKINS, Publisher, No. 25, Cornhill, Boston.
The publisher of the Quarterly ventures to commence another year's issue, in the hope and trust that those who have stood by it in the past, will not, even under the pressure of the times, desert it now. His dependence is mainly upon clergymen, and the small proportion of laymen who are alive to the vital importance of such a publication to the welfare of the denomination. He is aware that the times demand economy-that they make it every one's duty to retrench every needless expense. But will the patrons of the Quarterly allow themselves to consider its support needless, or of such comparative unimportance that they can conscientiously sacrifice it? A very small falling off from its present list of subscribers, will be its ruin. Will any one, on whom it has thus far depended, by withdrawing his support now, be instrumental in bringing on such a result? As the publisher has never made a dollar by its publication, and as he does not seek any pecuniary benefit from it,, - merely asking to be secured against loss, he feels that he may say, without just ground of offence towards any one, that the Quarterly has claims upon the denomination-that its subscribers cannot desert it without doing a positive wrong-that its support is a DENOMINATIONAL DUTY. He is sorry to say that many Universalist clergymen do not give the Quarterly their support. Is this right? They all acknowledge the need of a more elaborate literature than ought to come from the weekly papers. They all must acknowledge, that the lack of such a a publication would be a denominational calamity -worse than this, a denominational disgrace. Are they then, true ministers of the Faith, if they desert or neglect the only vehicle in which the more studied articles can find expression? Brethren of the Universalist ministry, what ought you to do in this matter?
It is the constant aim of both editor and publisher to make the publication as denominational as possible. Not neglecting other departments of thought-particularly such as now have claims upon us as patriots-as lovers of our glorious country-the desire is to bring out a Universalist Literature. And the appeal is made to Universalist people-both ministers and laymen-to assist in this most important undertaking, so far, at least, as simply to subscribe. The burden for each will be light, the aggregate result will be great. To those of the Faith, the publisher again says, Do the thing you OUGHT!