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They who believe that they have Truth ask no favour, save that of being heard : they
dare the judgment of Mankind : refused Co-operation, they invoke Opposition, for
Opposition is their Opportunity.

VOL. VI.

London:

J. WATSON, 3, QUEEN'S HEAD PASSAGE, PATERNOSTER ROW.

MDCCCXLIX.

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The next volume, new series, will be printed in new type which has been used but once, and that to print a special volume upon a subject which was a species of consecration of the letter,

The Reasoner will then somewhat resemble, typographically, the Cause of the People ; and, in other respects, approximate to what Mr. Linton and myself sought to realise in that journal.

Continuous efforts, like prolonged campaigns, have vicissitudes. When readers enough could not be found to sustain one journal in efficiency, the establishment of other papers somewhat kindred must embarrass, for a time, such as already existed. This injury, which we have sustained, might be repaired by extra individual exertion to cover temporary losses; but, having earnestly engaged in some desirable studies in which the progress is contingent opon uninterrupted application, it is necessary that the remainder of my time (now devoted to the Reasoner) be not merely contingently, but certainly remunerative. That typographical variation in the next series, which is consistent with opinions before avowed, will also conduce to this end.

With the improvement in type we have endeavoured to attain to a larger page, and to increase our sixteen to twenty-four, but found it impossible. We trust a future of efficiency, beyond anything that has yet been manifested in these pages, lies before us. We have laid a permanent foundation in principles. We have cast, or recast, our own rules of advocacy. This framework of bone and nerve we desire to see wear somewhat more the semblance of flesh and blood, and animated with life and motion. In these times, from being a paper of theory, the Reasoner should become a paper of action. In the dearth of popular purpose which reigns throughout the press, a band of writers who should concert together what part of the citadel of oppression they would attack, might organise assaults and make inroads on the enemy to which the present desultory skirmishing of our newspaper press would but seem diversions. In the next series we will make such approximations to this efficiency as are possible with

Some applications of our theories have, for some time, been naturally asked at our hands by the most practical of our friends. Hitherto we have worked among ourselves : we work next more in the world.

G. J. H.

our means.

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Abulgasi, Modesty of
Action and Reaction
Adams, Mrs. S. Flower..
Adulterers Ineligible
Advantages of Criticism
Age, the Problem of the
Ambler, Mr. W., death of
Analogy's Double Teachings
Ancients of the Mississippi Valley
Another Series of the Reasoner
Arnold Von Winkelried..
Association, next step to
Attempted destruction of Rome
Barker,

Mr..
Bigotry and Intolerance
Bishop Butler, &c.
British Gentlemen
Burnt Book, the
Cambridge Examination Papers
Canton du Vaud
Caution to Farmers
Carlile, life of
Charter Union
Cheap Journalism
Chartist Advocacy
Chartist Tracts for the Times
Chambers--the Reply to 'Ion'
Children of Murderers .
Christian Evidence Association

PAGE,
233 Christianity, historical evidence of .. 50
360
still unexplained

172
95 Clerical Plagiarism

76 165 Clergy and the Whigs .

127 353 Cobden, Mr., letter to

57 393

his Wakefield Speech .. 287 79 Cooper's Orations

22, 72, 88 96 Cowper, monument to ..

399 234 Criticisms of Opponents

193 369 Cripplegate Poor

314 76 Curious Theories of Hegel

407
284 Cyclopædia, the Imperial

327
385 Dawson, Mr., lectures of, &c. 7. 149, 161
161 Death of the author of "Theology
117 Displayed'

335
114 Debates on Theism

294 406 Defence of Rush

244
216 Democracy.

224
124 Democratic Government defined
368 Discipline of Sceptical Families 406
347 Education, memoranda of

312
399 Eclectic Gatherings 2, 178, 277, 372
44 Elwood, Charles

83, 98
1 Electro-Biology

388
107 Elliott's Epigram and the Weekly
152 Chronicle?

257
249 Emigration, tropical

238 283 Enthusiasts, treatment of

212 121 | Expectations of Readers

209

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