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New Year's Gifts.
HICK and fast the presents were coming

in that New Year's Eve; for New
Year's Day would also be the wedding
day of a daughter of our house, and
many a choice and costly gift arrived
for the bride-elect, among the usual
tokens of new year remembrance from
relatives and friends for us all, in-
cluding toys and bon-bons and pretty
cards for the little ones. Every ring

at the door-bell sent the children of our party to the hall to see whether some fresh gift had arrived. Now it was a packing-case by the Parcels Delivery Company, now a piece of furniture brought by a shop van. Then a servant would leave a parcel and note; next with the postman's knock, would come a registered letter; or, with a sharp ring, a shop messenger with a package and the giver's card attached. There were pretty articles of jewelry, handsome books, household appointments, useful or ornamental, or both combined; and great was our excitement as

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LONDON :

PRINTED BY WILLIAM CLOWES AND SONS, LIMITED,

STAMFORD STREET AND CHARING CROSS

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POETRY.

Above

251 My Cross

196

Batta Bate

167
Contentment.
224 My Shepherd

307

Dream of Heaven, A 214

New Year's Petition, A 25

Faith

150 Night and Morning .

223

For Me!

55 None like Jesus .

308

" Forward !”

265 “Now we know in part” 293

Gethsemane

62 Past, Present, and Future . 56

Gloaming, The

306 Prayer for Nightfall.

“Go, and Sin no more 260 Sailor's Litany, The

276
“God knows what is Best Saved by Grace

140
for thee"
II2 Sorrow

205
“Good-bye"

336

“ They forgat God their

Great Things

307 Saviour"

Green-banked River, The . I 20 “Thine Eyes shall see the King” 27
Helper of the Helpless”. 168 Treasure in Heaven

195
“I leave it all with Thee". 166 Watch

Light at Eventide

174 “We Know in Part”

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Master's Voice, The

280
Winds and Waves

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