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South America.

VOL. VIII.--1861.

"And seeing the multitudes, He had compassion on them,

because they were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd."

LONDON :
WERTHEIM, MACINTOSH, AND HUNT;
24, Paternoster Row, and 23, Holles Street, Cavendish Square.
EDINBURGH, W. P. KENNEDY; GLASGOW, D. BRYCE; DUBLIN,

G. HERBERT; BRISTOL, I. E. CHILLCOTT; CLIFTON,
B. P. SHEPHERD; NOTTINGHAM, DUNN AND SON.

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INDEX TO VOL. VIII.

140L.
Araucanians, the

156
Aranoania, and its People

209
Baxter, on Christian Missions

236

Be of good Cheer

241

Be of good Courage

97

Chili, description of, by S. S. Hill

34

Coombe, Mr. W. T., departure of, for Valparaiso 193

Letter from

278

Day Labourer, the

238
Despard, Rev. G. P., Journal

9

(continued)

92

(continued)

149

(continued)

173

Mrs., Letter from

22

Rev. G. P., Return to England of

268

Estancieros, the

80

Estancias, the

181

First Bible for Tierra del Fuego

257

Flora, the Antarctic

260

Gardiner, Captain Allen, First Missionary advances of,
to the Araucanian Indians

109
Gardiner, Rev. A. W., Letter from

25

145

192

216

278

Go forward

73
Goodfellow, Rev. W., Letter from

41
Grammar, Patagonian (continuell)

16
44

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138

Home Proceedings

PAGE.

205

Hunziker Mr., Letter from

280

15
105
217

Arrival of, in Patagonia

203
265

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Indians of the Gran Chaco, the Appeal for
Instant in Season

Land of the South, The

Meetings, Annual, of Parent Society

New Year's Prospect, A

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A New Year's Prospect.

Hail to the New Year! the last to many of us ! Are we ready for our rest ? Hail to the New Year! the year of blessing to some of us! may we be thankful!

Hail to the New Year! may it prove a year of increased diligence in our work, and of increased blessing upon our work and Christ's work, in spreading the glorious tidings of salvation to the lost and hitherto neglected tribes of South America ! In this unpretending periodical our friends expect us to help them to direct their energies afresh to the prosecution of this labour of faith and labour of love. May the Holy Spirit enable us to do so. Naturally our thoughts at such a season travel backwards in retrospect, and travel forward in anticipation of what may be. Let us then not restrain that which is natural, but only seek to make it useful. If we look back to 1833, we find Admiral Fitz Roy making a noble and spirited effort for Tierra del Fuego, and, alas, failing in his effort-the islanders were too savage. What then? Of course English people, English Christians, renewed the effort in another way, and were, after a year or so, successful? They don't generally like to be beaten! No, nothing of the kind; the whole pro

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