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III. Chequered Scenes
THE TREASURY PULPIT.
Rev. Alexander Yu!ll, Cargill
D. B. Coe, of the American Board
R. Foote, Brechin
hood. By the Rev. Hugh Martin,
Perfect Lore Casting out Fear. By
the Rev. A. L. R. Foote, Brechin
The Still Waters of Valley. By the
Author of the “Chronicles of the
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"At Evening-Time it shall be Light"
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No. III. The Psalms of David
for the Service of Song
and the Later Kings
tivity and the Return
Gate (with Engraving)
Faithful in that which is Least
No. II.-David, the Anointed of
the God of Jacob, and the Sweet
NE of the greatest spiritual champions his reputation has been confined to the land of
of the last century, whom I wish to his nativity.
is one who is very little known. The no biographical account of Rowlands was ever man I mean is the Rev. Daniel Rowlands of Lkan drawn up by his contemporaries. Materials for geitho in Cardiganshire. Thousands of my coun- such an account were got together by one of his trymen, I suspect, have some little acquaintance sons, and forwarded to Lady Huntingdon. Her with Whitefield, Wesley, and Romaine, who never death, unfortunately, immediately afterwards, preeven heard the name of the great apostle of vented these materials being used, and what beWales.
came of them after her death has never been That such should be the case need not surprise ascertained. The only memoirs of Rowlands are us. Rowlands was a Welsh clergyman, and seldom two lives, written by clergymen who are still living. preached in the English language. He resided They are both excellent and useful in their way, in a very remote part of the principality, and but of course they labour under the disadvantage bardly ever came to London. His ministry was of having been drawn up long after the mighty almost entirely among the middle and lower subject of them had passed away. * These two classes in about five counties in Wales. These volumes, and some very valuable information circumstances alone are enough to account for the which I have succeeded in obtaining from a kind fact that so few people know anything about him. Whatever the causes may be, there are not many
* The memoirs of Rowlands to which I refer are two small volumes
by the Rev. John Owen, Rector of Thrussington, and the Rev. E. Englishmen who understand Welsh, or can even Morgan, Vicar of Syston, both in the county of Leicester. The private
information which I have received has been supplied by a relative pronounce the names of the parishes where Row
of the great Welsh apostle, though not in lineal descent, the Rev. lands used to preach. In the face of these cir- William Rowlands of Fishguard, South Wales. Some few facts, it
may be interesting to my readers to know, come from an old man of cumstances, we have no right to be surprised if eighty-five, who, when a boy, heard Rowlands preach.