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THE

CHURCH MISSIONARY

GLEANER.

1855.

* LET ME GLEAN AND GATHER AFTER THE REAPERS AMONG THE

SHEAVES."-RUTH II, 7.

VOL. V. NEW SERIES.

LONDON:

SEELEY, JACKSON, AND HALLIDAY, FLEET STREET,

AND HANOVER STREET, HANOVER SQUARE.

Two Shillings.

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CONTENT S.

WEST- AFRICA MISSION.

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Missionary and Foreign Intelligence.

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Intelligence from New Zealand 86 West-African Fetishism (with a Cut) 37 Christian Experiences.

95 YORUBA MISSION.

NORTH-WEST-AMERICA MISSION. The Ijebu Country (with a Cut) . . 109

Eliza Bear-a North-American-InA Fragment

126
dian Convert

11 CALCUTTA AND NORTH-INDIA MISSION. The Indians of Hudson's Bay and the Kunawur (with a Cut).

2 Printing Press (with a Cut) .. 13 The Fakirs of India (with a Cut) 17 Winter visit to the Indians on the Kashmir and its inhabitants (with a

Plains south of the Kisiskachewun, 21 Cut)

28 The Chief Mansuk . 44, 58, 71, 83, 92 Tartars of Kunavur (with a Cut). 43 A word of acknowledgment from a Visit of the Bishop of Calcutta to Jay far-off Missionary to the Christian Narain's College, Benares 51 Ladies of England

68 Mírut (with two Cuts) 61, 73 Hope in Death

100 Inquirers in Kashmir

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MISCELLANEOUS. Missionary Efforts at Peshawar

102 Jwala-Mukbi

Dahomey

4 112

Japan (with a Cut) 25, 40, 56, 67, 75, 88 Trials of young Converts in India, 113, 126

Sacred Books of the Hindus (with a Mountain Regions (with a Cut) . . 133

Cut)

49 MADRAS AND SOUTH-INDIA MISSION. The Russian Peasant (with a Cut) 53 Trials of young Converts in India 113 Ladak (with a Cut)

65 Conversions in India.

70 Ripe fruit in the Jaffna Mission . 81, 93

The Game of Polo (with a Cut) 85

Condition of Women in Heathen and CHINA MISSION.

90 The Rural Districts of China (with

Mahommedan Countries.
Life endangered, yet secure

104 a Cut). ..

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The Feejee Islands 115, 129, 141 Encouragement at Ningpo .

19, 33
Siamese merit-making ·

118 “In perils in the city” (with a Cut) 97

Death of a Young Choctaw

131 The Great stumbling-block to Chris

132 tianity in China

The Bâle Missionary Society 136

Translation of the four Gospels into NEW-ZEALAND MISSION.

Kurdish

138 The three Christian Chiefs of Tau

Infanticide in India

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47, 62 Turkey-Demand for the Bible . 143

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CEYLON MISSION.

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Thome Intelligence and Miscellaneous. The First Christians .

31 Ready for Either . Miracles of Beauty

36 Jewellery versus Missionaries. What Christian energy can accomplish, 60 The Stonham Aspal Meeting (with " The foolishness of preaching" 72 a Cut). A Missionary Thought

100 A Hint

108 119

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Hlustrations.
A Chief Lama and his Hindu temple servant
Mode of carrying fine teas in China.

7 Surprise of Indians at Moose Fort on seeing the printing press, 13 An Indian Fakír.

18 Japanese sailor, soldier, and courtiers

25 A Kashmirian Lady .

30 A scene at Port Lokkoh, in the l'imneh Country

37 Tartars of Kunawur

43 A Brahmin reading the Puranas

49 Russian cake-seller,

55 Social Heathen service at Mírut

61 Women of Ladak

66 New-year's treat to Native Christians at Mírut

73 The Game of Polo ...

85 The Missionaries before the Mandarin

97 Gateway of Ipara, in the Ijebu Country

. 109 The Stonham Aspal Meeting ...

121 Swinging Bridge in the Western Himalayas

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A CHIEF LAMA AND HIS HINDU TEMPLE SERVANT: -- Vide p. 3.

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