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AND JOURNAL.

PHILADELPHIA, 921 ARCH STREET, FOURTH MONTH 30, 1898.

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No. 19,

Advertisements of “Wanted,” “For Rent,"

Friends' Book Association. Friends' Intelligencer Association, • For Sale," etc., 5 cents a line, each insertion. The Annual Meeting of the Stockholders of FRIENDS'

BOOK ASSOCIATION will be held in Room No. Friends'

4, Seven average words make a line. No advertise. (LIMITED.) ment inserted for less than 20 cents.

Meeting-house, Fifteenth and Race Streets, Philadelphia,

on Second-day, Fifth month 9, 1898, at 7.30 o'clock p.m., SINGLE SUBSCRIPTION, $2.00 PER ANNUM.

when an election will be held for Directors to serve for To subscribers residing west of the Mississippi River

the ensuing year. a discount of one-fourth from this rate, making the price A YOUNG WOMAN FRIEND WISHES POSI$1.50 per annum. tion as companion, mother's help, care of children.

SAMUEL B. CHAPMAN, Secretary. To those who get up and forward “ Clubs

Address No. 29, this Office.
give one extra copy, free, for each ten subscribers.
Single copies, 5 cents.

A
VERY NEAT DESIGNER AND MAKER OF

Notice: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
children's clothes wishes work to take home. Well
known in city and best of references. Style and econ-

No arrangemements have been made with the railroad SUBSCRIPTIONS MAY BEGIN AT ANY TIME.

omy a specialty. WHEN IT IS DESIRED TO DISCONTINUE, NOTICB MUST BB

Address MRS. M. E. PARSONS,

companies for orders for Excursion Tickets at reduced GIVEN. WE DO NOT "STOP

817 South Tenth St., Philad'a. rates for Friends attending our approaching Yearly

Meeting.
FOR

R SALE, LOW. SWARTHMORE.
New and attractive residence, 12 rooms, tiled bath,

The railroads having so generally arranged trip and OFFICES: 921 ARCH ST., PHILADELPHIA.

porcelain tub, nickeled plumbing, all conveniences, elec- other tickets to make fares as low, if not lower than by
tric light, pure water, sewer to tide water; first floor
finished in quartered oak; upper floors in cypress; lot,

the orders, has caused the use of these by Friends to be

much less than formerly.
CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE.

50 x 160 feet; only $5,500; very easy terms; rare chance
for a home in one of our handsomest suburbs.

NATHANIEL E. JANNEY,

Room 508, Land Title Building, Broad and Chestnut Sts. WISSAHICKON AND OTHER POEMS A GOOD WORD EACH WEEK.-XVIII., • 305

By HENRY JONES. POETRY: HOMEWARD,

305 POSITION WANTED.-GOVERNESS OR COM

panion, by young woman Friend. Address No. 28, Just issued. Price, $1.00; by mail, $1.10. John PEMBERTON, BY GRIFFITH JOHN,

this Office. 305

For sale by FRIENDS' BOOK ASSOCIATION, THE • POLYCHROME” BIBLE,

1500 Race Street, Philad'a. 306 ROOMS AND BOARD.

OOMS AND BOARD. – CONVENIENT TO FRIENDS' NEW TESTAMENT LESSONS.

railroad and Friends' Meeting-house. Reference, Samuel Lambert, 1533 N. Eleventh street, Philad'a, Pa. 308 MRS. S. A. GOVER, 1143 Twenty-first Street, N. W., Gleanings from Poetic Fields.

Washington, D. C. Scripture Study at Race Street, · 308

TRANSLATIONS and ORIGINAL VERSES THE POSITIVE CHRISTIAN,

309 OF
Friends,--man, wife, three boys, and maid. Man

By ROBERT TILNEY.
NEWS OF FRIENDS,

309

to and from city daily. Give particulars, terms, distance
from station, etc. Reading or Penna, roads preferred.

Price, $1.00, postage paid.
EDITORIAL:
Address X. Y. Z., this Office.

For sale by

Friends' Book Association, , OFFICE.-MALE AND FE

S. W. corner Fifteenth and Race Streets, Philadelphia. Births, MARRIAGES, DEATHS, . 3Io, 3II

male help; white and colored. All kinds of work.

Address John Stringham, 1291 Lex. Ave., New York ARCH STREET FRIENDS' YEARLY MEETING, 311 City.

The Foulke Family Genealogy. ATTITUDE OF ENGLISH FRIENDS,

· 311

KENNETT. SQUARE, PENNA. BOARDERS SEIZURE OF MERCHANT SHIPS,

312

wanted at farm house; healthy locality; pretty The Family lines descended from EDWARD and drives; home comforts. E. S. HADLEY..

ELEANOR FOULKE, OF GWYNEDD, are given WAR QUESTIONS :

in the volume Address in New York, by J. H. Holmes, 313 MOTHER'S HELP:-WANTED, A YOUNG

woman to assist with housework and cooking.

HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS RELATING MISSION AND CHARITABLE WORK,

314 Good, permanent home. Amiability, neatness, and some CONFERENCES, ASSOCIATIONS, ETC., · 314, 315 experience necessary. Address this Office.

TO GWYNEDD, EDUCATIONAL DEPARTMENT, 315 PARTIES DESIRING TO VISIT WASHINGTON by Howard M. JENKINS. First Edition, 1884, out of

$4.00. By LITERARY NOTES,

315 '
Friends, family. One block from street cars passing print

. Second Edition, 1897. 450 pages.
railroad stations, Capitol, and public buildings. Terms, mail, $4.23.
COMMUNICATIONS :
$.

The Foulke Genealogy occupies 50 pages, and is as From an English Observer, Address FRIEND, 1626 Nineteenth Street, N. W.,

complete as can well be made in the generations near

Washington, D. C. The “ United Friend,”

. to Edward Foulke,

ANTED.-POSITION AS MANAGINGDrunkenness on the Streets,

Address HOWARD M. JENKINS, Publisher,

housekeeper at institution, hotel, boarding-school, A Boy's BINDING OUT IN 1790, or private family. Experienced. Address No. 24, this

921 Arch Street, Philadelphia. Office, POETRY: The Consistent Weathercock,

317 CROSSING THE ALASKAN MOUNTAIN PASSES, 317 WHITE PLYMOUTH ROCKS-EGGS FOR

$JOS CURRENT EVENTS,

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316 316

316 / WA

316

FRIENDS TRACTS AND PAMPHLETS

318 Mills, Pa. NEWS AND OTHER GLEANINGS, 320 MONEY-SAVING methods of advertising.

OF RECENT PUBLICATION.
NOTICES,

320, iii Booklets written.
S. EDWARD PASCHALL,

THE MEETING FOR WORSHIP. By Howard M. Jenkins.
West Chester, Pa. In Philadelphia daily.

Small pamphlet. 12pp. Single copies, 3 cents; 50 copies, 75 cents; 100 copies, $1.00. By mail at these

prices. Young Friends' Association.

LIFE INSURANCE as a protection for families or

old age. For rates, estimates, and results, address WM. A regular meeting of the Association will be held in C. ALLEN, 401 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

QUAKERISM: Its BELIEFS AND MESSAGES. By William the Lecture Room, 15th and Race streets, on Second

Edward Turner Editor of the British Friend.) 40 day, Fifth month 2, 1898, at 8 o'clock.

pp. 10 cents. (By mail, 12 cents; 5 copies, 50 cents.)

Swarthmore.
PROGRAM.
I, Paper. Has the Moral Development of the Com- For rent or sale, Queen Anne Cottage, 12
munity kept pace with its Intellectual Deveiopment?

RELIGIOUS VIEWS OF FRIENDS. By Howard M. Jen-
CHARLES PAXSON.

rooms, steam heat, and open fire grates. The kins. (Chicago Congress Paper, 1893.) 24 pp. 3 II. Clear Creek Conference.

location is very delightful, directly overlooking cents; 50 copies, 75 cents; 100 copies, $1.00. By mail MARY TRAVILLA. the athletic grounds of the College, and very

at these prices. III. Paper. Prayer. HANNAH H, CLOTHIER.

close to the meeting-house; one acre of ground, FRIENDS' INTELLIGENCER ASSOCIATION, All persons interested are invited to be present. and plenty of fruit Apply to

Limited,
ISABEL CHAMBERS, Secretary.
DAVID SCANNELL, 814 Arch Street.

921 Arch Street, Philadelphia.

.

.

WEST CHESTER (PA) STATE NORMAL SCHOOL. Fits for teaching, college, professional schools, or business. Ideal location. High grade teachers and teaching. Buildings and equipment unsurpassed. Finest school gymnasium in America. $5 per week.

Address G. M. PHILIPS, Principal.

Swarthmore College,

SWARTHMORE, PENNA.

Style and Quality

ANY Soap is Soap

; We have made a window display of nothing but fifteen

But grades differ. You want the best dollar suits. We have spring suits at other prices $7.50, You will always be satisfied with good, $10, $12.50, etc.,-but if you will look at this window

never with poor soap, such as need display closely you'll see what we want to bring out, presents to make it go.

Therefore use make public--that is, a super quality in materials; supe

1. Dreydoppel Soap" for all purposes. rior effect caused by careful, clean making and style; a quiet, positive fashionableness in every one.

Dreydoppel Soap renders clothes beauThe same woolens, ordinarily made up, cost as much tiful, white, sweet, healthful for wear. ' or more at other stores.

The best for bath, toilet, hair shampoo, Some bargains in garments carried from last summer:

etc. You find the present in the quality.
Last season's Suits
$12.50 Cheviots and Homespuns, $7.50.

USE DREYDOPPEL SOAP.
$15 Tweeds and Worsteds, $10.
$20 Cassimers and Worsteds, $12.50.

THE BEST BECAUSE IT Is !
Last season's Trousers-
$5 Stripe Worsteds, $3.

“ First Prize World's Fair, 1893.” $6 Stripe Worsteds, imported, $3.50. Last season's Bicycle Suits

“What fools these mortals be." High-priced ones did not go last year. Everybody wanted four and five dollar suits. We carried over about a hundred and fifty $10 and $12.50 Suits. On --that is, to pay a fancy price for any article and sale to-day at $6, every one.

then not to get value in it. $2 invested in

INGRAM'S BLENDED ROASTED COPPER E. 0. Thompson's Sons,

will pay on the investment.
1338 CHESTNUT ST.,

WM. S. INGRAM,
PHILADELPHIA.

31 North Second St.,

Philadelphia, Pa.

CHARLES DeGARMO, President.

Under care of Friends.

Send for Catalogue.

Friends' Central School,
FIFTEENTH AND RACE STS.,

PHILADELPHIA.

Under care of the Monthly Meetings of Philadelphia furnishes a practical, guarded education, and fits for college.

W. BIRDSALL,

ANNA W. SPEAKMẢN Circulars on Application.

Hanscoms'.

Our prices are the lowest, our

variety the most complete, and quality as near perfect as can be had. Shall we mail you a price catalogue for comparison ?

No liquors or other offensive goods or methods resorted to

1311 Market Street.

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Barlow's Indigo Blue Cheapest and Best

PIROMM & KINDIG, Successors to D. S. WILTBERGER.

TRADE MARK REGISTEREO.

Abington Friends' School,

WALNUT For BOARDING AND DAY PUPILS OF BOTH SEXES.

AND Near Jenkintown, Penna., 10 miles from Philadelphia.

Under the care of Abington Monthly Meeting. Liberal course of study. Students prepared for college or business. The home-like surroundings make it especially attractive to boarding pupils. Students admitted when

H.C.BODEN & CO. ever there are vacancies. Send for circulars to LOUIS B. AMBLER, Principal,

WALNUT & 13 "STS. Or

Jenkiniown, Pa. MANUFACTURING OPTICIANS
CYNTHIA G. BOSLER, Sec'y, Ogontz, Pa.

PHILADELPHIA
Swarthmore
Grammar
Swarthmore, Pa.

CLEMENT A. WOODNUTT,
School

Primary, Intermediate, High School, Undertaker and Embalmer,
and College Preparatory Classes. Send
for catalogue containing particulars,
references, and letters from parents.

1728 GIRARD AVENUE. ARTHUR H. TOMLINSON, Principal.

Telephone 66-99-A.
Friends' Academy,
LOCUST VALLEY, LONG ISLAND.
A Boarding and Day School for Boys and Girls, under
the care of Friends.

Thorough instruction to fit for business or to enter college. Board and tuition $150 per school year. New

UNDERTAKER
Building with modern conveniences.
For particulars, address

and EMBALMER
PRINCIPAL FRIENDS' ACADEMY,
Locust Valley, Long Island, N. Y.

ESTABLISHED 1860. Chappaqua Mountain Institute,

TELEPHONE 5807.
A FRIENDS' BOARDING SCHOOL FOR

No. 1313 Vine Street,
Boys AND GIRLS.

PHILADELPHIA.
The building is modern, and the location is the hill
.country thirty-two miles north of New York City.
For Circulars, address

Ellwood Heacock.
CHAPPAQUA MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE,

Chappaqua, New York.

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CAROLINE RAU,

736 Spring Garden St.,

Philadelphia.
Plain Millinery
MEDIUM FELTS AND STRAWBONNETS.

CHARLES BURTON,

Practical House and Sign Painter,
Office, 907 N. Thirteenth Street,
Residence, 1714 Woodstock Street,

Philadelphia, Pa.

HENRY C. ELLIS, Durable Work

Reliable Workmen House and Sign Painting. Residence, 404 N. 32d St.

112 N. TENTH ST.

Richards & Shourds, Jobbing attended to.

CARPENTERS, BUILDERS, AND CONTRACTORS.
1125 Spring St. (first street above Race), Philad'a, Pa.

Thompson Shourds, 2212 Wallace Street.
Charles W. Richards, 1220 Angle St., Tioga.

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JOHN FABER MILLER,
325 SWEDE STREET, NORRISTOWN, PENNA.

ATTORNEY-AT-LAW.
Practicing in Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.

YEO & LUKENS, STATIONERY - BLANK BOOKS • PRINTING

JOSEPH T: FOULKE,

ATTORNEY-AT-LAW,

5 623 Walnut Street, Philadelphia. OFFICES :

Ambler, Montgomery Co., Pa.

23 North 13th Street (above Market)

613 Walnut Street.

Law and Conveyancing

BLANK'S.

PHILADELPHIA.

YOUNG FRIENDS' ASSOCIATION ROOMS,

140 N. FIFTEENTH STREET.

re-opened

NINTH MONTH 27TH, 1897. The rooms are open daily, except First-days, from 8.30 a. m. to 9.30 p. m., and Friends are cordially invited to avail themselves of the facilities afforded, those from without the city and young Friends boarding in the city being particularly desired to do so.

The rooms are designed to be

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A GOOD WORD EACH WEEK.

Bands of hardy Germans crowding into this region XVIII.

were spreading over the lands of Lancaster, Berks, That man is favored with such a Guide, the Light and Northampton, while to the south of these, the

Scotch-Irish, beginning their initial settlements near Within, accords with the experience of the wise and good the Maryland line, were pushing west and northwestof all ages, as well as with the Scriptures.

ward toward the interior. The advance beyond the BENJAMIN HALLOWELL. Susquehanna was indicated by the erection of the

county of York in 1749. The Welsh and English From an Essay reprinted in his Autobiography,

Friends, together with the little colony of Germans at

Germantown, who adhered to Quakerism, found much HOMEWARD,

to engage their hands in improving their holdings

and increasing the value of their estates, besides deWHEN I come to my Father's house he will hear me :

veloping the resources of Philadelphia. Their religious I shall not need With words implore

interests, however, were regarded as of greater conCompassion at my Father's door ;

cern than mere temporal advantage. The attendance With yearning mute my heart will plead,

and establishment of meetings were to them most And my Father's heart will hear me.

important, for through their agency they derived from One thought all the day hath still caressed me :

worship an influence that tended to produce a beautiThough cloud o'ercast

ful order in Church and State. Being settled in Is the way I go,

neighboring communities, their union was a strength Though steep is the hill I must climb, yet, oh, When evening falls and the light is past,

and gave them, for some time, a power to control the At my Father's house I will rest me !

affairs of the Province. By their numbers, by the

care they took to maintain good government and For thither,--whatsoe'er betide me, Howe'er I stray,

promote the welfare of those whose lot it was to Beset by fears,

live under it, Friends exercised a salutary effect on Wearied by effort, or blinded by tears,

politics, in which they freely mingled and took part. Ah, surely I shall find my way,

A Friend for many years held the office of Chief Though none there be to guide me !

Justice. James Pemberton (brother of John), as From Poems by Florence Earle Coates.

well as other Friends, had a seat in the Legislature.

Here, then, in these different nationalities, faiths, For Friends' Intelligencer.

customs, and traditions, were the materials out of JOHN PEMBERTON.

which to build a great civilization, which were imBY GRIFFITH JOHN, BEAR GAP, PA.

pressed and influenced by the versatile talent of Dr. IF we have a true picture of the world in which the Franklin, at that time in his prime. His ability was individual moves, know the circumstances which affect marked by a conversational power that derived its him, and the motives which impel him to action, we charm from his good nature, apt knowledge, ready gain a clear conception of the man, and we are able wit, and persuasive drollery.

wit, and persuasive drollery. Besides, among his justly to delineate his character. This being so, to writings, he contributed an addition to the literature become rightly acquainted with the subject of our of the day, in the publication of his "Poor Richard's sketch, John Pemberton, we should in imagination go Almanac,” along whose columns were scattered those back 150 years, or more, and take into account the nuggets of wisdom in sayings and briefly-worded Pennsylvania of the past. Here we note the absence sentences, inculcating the principles of economy, of many modern things,—the hum of machinery, the which are the foundation of thrift and prosperity whir of wheels, electric and steam power, rapid transit, amongst men.

The lessons thus conveyed were of telegraphs, telephones, and the long list of appliances great value in shaping the course of thought and and inventions that contribute now so much to our action on these subjects, in the outward busy world. wealth, comfort, and convenience. Many of the They succeeded in popularizing among all classes questions that so agitate us of the present, did not the virtues of industry and frugality. Many among confront them, though they were busy in carrying on the affluent accepted them. The plainness and simthat work of humanity which the age and their situa- plicity of Friends, too, fell in line with these teachtion gave them to do.

ings, as they affected every-day life. The well-to-do Physical aspects and conditions in 1750 limited built upon them. The indigent felt their usefulness. the activity of Pennsylvanians to a comparatively | Nor did they always fail of reaching the sturdy pionarrow territory, bounded landward by the borderland neer, whose situation, often without such knowledge, of nature, tenanted by beasts and the Indians, who forced on him their practical application. The careknew its streams, mountains, forests, and secret paths. | ful housewife, skilled in the arts that then supplied

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the comforts of the home, confirmed them in her ex- pany with Daniel Stanton and Benjamin Hooton, he perience, though variously situated in the gradation went on a message from the Indians there in attendfrom poverty to the possession of riches.

ance, to other tribes westward, who showed a backAs Pennsylvania was reaching such development, wardness in coming to the Treaty. John Pemberton, born in 1727, grew to manhood. Between 1757 and 1760, he and Daniel Stanton His youth was happily circumstanced in the fact of performed an extensive family visit to Friends and being guided and influenced by exemplary parents, those professing with them, in Philadelphia and its whose Christian virtues shone in their conduct, whether vicinity. We find them attending meetings together in the less observed home life or in the conspicuous in Bucks county, in 1764 and 1766. About this field of human fellowship, as related to society, or to time, the Friends of Philadelphia were exercised with the mingling with others in the capacity of worship. concern on account of the increase of stage plays and The assembling of a plain, quiet people, at stated other vain amusements ; on which subjects, they pretimes, as a meeting, where often the concerned min- pared a testimony and remonstrance, directed to the ister enforced the lessons of stillness and refl on, Governor, John Penn, and John Pemberton was depute had the effect to turn his mind to the impressions of to present it to him. In 1766 he married Hannah good which frequently amid the cares of the world Zane, which occasion he signalized by sending the are obliterated and lost. But confirmed in these, the prisoners in the gaol a supply of provisions, showing example, precept, and inward direction, which shielded that he was not so much taken up with his own haphis childhood from harm, influenced his riper years, piness as to forget the wretched and unfortunate. and developed the elements of a strong character that

His deeds in this line were not alone reserved for his grave demeanor did not conceal. Dignity and times like these, but all along the poor and suffering mature judgment gave weight to his counsel. An were the objects of his compassion, thus ennobling unflinching firmness in the right maintained his integ- his life with acts of benevolence and charity. rity, and an inherent kindness of heart, which ripened

(To be Continued.) into a broader philanthropy, distinguished him in his social and business relations. A dutiful son, and faithful in fraternal love, he

THE “POLYCHROME" BIBLE. had a great regard for his brothers, Israel and James, ONE of the most remarkable features of the great both older than himself. The worthy qualities of revival of interest in Biblical literature is the underthese men raised them to an eminence of considera

taking of this entirely new translation of the Old and tion and gave them high position in the Society of the New Testaments, and the printing of the text in Friends, and standing in the community. Success in various tints, making the name “Polychrome apmercantile pursuits, and the growth of Philadelphia, propriately descriptive. had given them a large patrimonial inheritance. This Three books of the Old Testament have now been fact relieved John from the necessity of engaging in issued in this edition : Judges, Isaiah, and Psalms. It trade for self support. It left the choice of a life of

It left the choice of a life of is intended to proceed as rapidly as possible, completactivity, or a life of leisure, optional with him. But ing the whole of the Old Testament in twenty parts; to pass his life in the enjoyment of inglorious ease some additional to the three now in hand may be exwas suited neither to his taste nor his convictions. On pected this year.

The editors of all of them have the other hand, avarice did not urge him on to a long been selected, and have been at work. The list further accumulation of those temporal blessings includes many distinguished scholars: C. J. Ball. which the opulent regard as peculiarly their own. In M. A., Chaplain of Lincoln's Inn, London, has Genethe words of Milton, he might have said that he en- sis, Exodus is in charge of Dr. Herbert E. Ryle, tered on his manly career “free from all reproach and Hulsean Professor of Divinity in King's College, approved by all honest men, with a purpose of self Cambridge University; Leviticus, of Canon S. R. dedication to that same lot, however mean or high, Driver, of Oxford, one of the most famous of modern toward which time leads and the will of heaven.”' Biblical scholars; Numbers, of Dr. J. A. Patterson,

Having reached the age of discretion, character- Professor at the Theological Seminary, Edinburgh ; istic of mature years, he went to England with a Deuteronomy, of Professor George Adam Smith, of double object in view, that of benefitting his health the Free Church College, Glasgow, (a lecturer at the and looking after some commercial interests. Settling Scarborough Summer School, last year). This list these affairs, the spiritual element in his nature of those in charge of the Pentateuch is an index to showed its ascendency, inclining him to mingle with the whole, but among those who edit other books Friends in a meeting capacity. In this way, he met may be mentioned Professor C. H. Foy, of Harvard with John Churchman, a valued Friend from America, University, who has Ezekiel; Professor Francis then on a religious visit. Impressed by a sense of duty, Brown, of Union Theological Seminary, New York, he traveled with him in England, Ireland, Scotland, Joel ; Dr. William Hayes Ward, editor of the Indeand Holland, occupying three years, in the course of pendent, New York, Habakkuk; President W. R. which his mouth was opened in the ministry. “In

THE SACRED BOOKS OF THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS..A much love and nearness of Christian fellowship, they new English Translation. Printed in colors exhibiting the composite parted, John Pemberton going to London, where it is structure of the Books. With explanatory notes and pictorial illustraprobable he took shipping soon after and returned to tions, (etc.). Prepared by eminent Biblical scholars of Europe and

America, and edited with the assistance of Horace Howard Furness, Philadelphia.'' In 1757, he with other Friends

by Paul Haupt, Johns Hopkins University. New York: Dodd, Mead attended the Indian Treaty at Easton, Pa.

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VERSION OF 1611.

ISAIAH XXV.: 1-2.

Harper, of the University of Chicago, Zachariah mer versions will not like to have them changed in Dr. Charles A. Briggs, of Union Theological Semi- | language, no matter if the new form be a more exact nary, New York, Ruth ; Dr. Morris Jastrow, Uni- representation of the original text. This has been versity of Pennsylvania, Lamentations.

the experience in the comparison of the version of Dr. Paul Haupt, of Baltimore, who has editorial 1611 with the “Revised" version of 1884, and was charge of the whole work, is Professor of Hebrew in so with the translation of 1611 itself, which but Johns Hopkins University, and was formerly Professor slowly replaced those made earlier. of Assrinology, in the University of Göttengen, Ger- The effort in this version has been to secure the many. He has held his present place since 1883. greatest accuracy of translation, and to employ modDr. Horace Howard Furness, of this city, who assists ern language. There are many words, it is true, in him in the editorship, is one of the most distinguished the version of 1611, which since the beginning of the of American literary scholars, particularly known by seventeenth century have become “archaic,” and his “Variorum” edition of Shakespeare.

need to be specially explained to modern readers. The three volumes that we now have are all very The name for the Divine Being used in the Hebrew is notable and striking. Judges is translated by one of transferred as it stands there the word which has the faculty of Andover Theological Seminary, Dr. been commonly rendered Jehovah, but which in HeGeorge F. Moore. Isaiah is by Canon T. K. Cheyne, brew is given, without vowel sounds, by four conof Oxford University, who has lately been visiting sonant letters, J V H. We venture to doubt this country and lecturing on the Scriptures. Psalms whether this form will be pleasing or acceptable, yet is by Professor J. Wellhausen, of the University of it is the actual form of the original ; any other is an Göttengen, who may fairly be designated “the adaptation or variation. founder of the modern critical school of the Old The differences between the old text (1611) and Testament research in Germany," and an Arabic that given in this version may be exemplified by a scholar of the highest rank. The translation-into few parallel column passages : German-being performed by him, it has passed

POLYCHROME VERSION. under the hand of Dr. Haupt, the editor-in-chief, and has been turned into English by Dr. Furness.

I O Lord, thou art my God; İ I My God, O JHVH, Thou art, Theo Polychrome”-i. e., printing of different will exalt thee, I will praise thy Thee I exalt, Thy Name will I

name ; for thou hast done wonparts of the text on backgrounds of varying colors,

praise ;

derful things; th, counsels of old Wonderful deeds hast Thou white, green, yellow, light purple, etc.,-has been

are faithfulness and truth.

wrought, adopted by Dr. Haupt to suggest the original sources

Old prophetic counsels fulfilled.

2 For thou hast made of a city from which the books, as we now have them, are con- an heap; of a defended city a 2 A citadel Thou hast turned to sidered by critics to be derived. Thus, in Isaiah, light

ruin : a palace of strangers to be a mound,

no city; it shall never be built. To ruin a fenced city falls; blue is employed to indicate passages which are

Where stood towers of insoassumed to have been written by the (unknown) editor

lence no city is found,

Nor shall men ever build up its who finally revised the book, when it became part of the accepted Jewish Scriptures; light red is

ISAIAH XXVIII. : 7. used for passages supposed to be written neither by

7 But they also have erred 7 These also in Jerusalem reel Isaiah nor by the person who, it is believed, added

through wine, and through strong with wine, and stagger with the later chapters of the book, nor by the editor;

drink are out of the way; the

mead;

Priest and prophet reel with dark purple is used for certain poems, light purple priest and the prophet have erred

through strong drink, they are mead, for passages written in imitation of these, dark red swallowed up of wine, they are They are confused by wine, for the original prophecies of the author of the later out of the way through strong they stagger because of mead;

drink; they err in vision, they They reel during their visions ; parts of the book, (called "the Second Isaiah "), etc., stumble in judgment.

they totter while giving judg. etc. As to the utility or permanent value of these colorings we have no present opinion to express. They present most strikingly what is denied by few, Blessed is the man that walketh

Happy the man who follows not in the counsel of the ungodly,

not the counsel of the wicked if any, competent scholars, the composite character

nor standeth in the way of sinners, Nor treads the path of sinners, of the Hebrew Scriptures. Whether those scholars nor sitteth in the seat of the Nor sits in the company of who have had the present work in their charge have

scoffers,

But his delight is in the law of penetrated accurately to the very core and substance

But delights in the law. of

the Lord ; and in his law doth he JHVH, of each case, and have been able to distinguish with meditate day and night.

And on that law meditates day

And he shall be like a tree precision the origin of each passage and paragraph,

and night!

planted by the rivers of water, He is like a tree planted by the we do not know, and cannot at all judge. They are,

that bringeth forth his fruit in his water side, as already said, among the foremost authorities in the season; his leaf also shall not Which brings forth fruit in due

wither; and whatsoever he doeth world on such subjects, and their ability to render

And whose leaf never withers; out of the original into our modern languages no one The ungodly are not so

All that he does prospers. will seriously question. No translation could have are like the chaft which the wind Not so the wicked; not so ;

driveth away. the sanction of better equipped scholarship.

They are like chaff which the Therefore the ungodly shall not

wind scatters away. Whether the text will be more acceptable, or less, stand in the judgment, nor sinners Therefore, the wicked cannot than the older versions, will of course be matter of

in the congregation of the right- stand in the judgment,

Nor sinners in the congregation opinion. Those who have made themselves familiar

For the Lord knoweth the way of the righteous, with the precise English wording of passages in for- of the righeeous : but the way of But the course of the wicked is

walls.

ment.

PSALM 1.

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