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"The love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus Judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead : and that he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again."—2 COR. v. 14, 15.
“He lives who lives to God alone,
V. Captain Allen Gardiner, the Naval Officer
VI. Thomas Kelly, the Bookseller
“For me to live is Christ."-PHIL. i. 21.
“Lord, I am thine, and thou art mine.
So mine thou art, and something more
O be mine still! Still make me thine,
BIOGRAPHY is a very interesting and useful branch of literature. It has always been popular, and in our day commands a large circle of readers. The libraries are full of the lives of the dead. Biography presents to us a rich variety of character, developed by means of different circumstances, and productive of greatly diversified results. By it we make an acquaintance with the typal forms of men, and the features of character and of the society in which they respectively moved. There is much biography in the Bible. True to its grand characteristic, as a book for man, it here evinces a leaning to human taste and necessity which gives it an