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hate his brother. For he that said,' Thou shalt love the Lord thy God,' also said, 'and thy neighbor as thyself.' Those that profess themselves to be Christ's are known not only by what they say, but by what they practice; 'for the tree is known by its fruits.'"

The Angel Oe Peace.

By Mrs. Sigourney.

Check at their fountain head,
0 Lord! the streams of strife,

Nor let misguided man rejoice
To take his brother's life.

Strike off the pomp and pride
That deck the deeds of war,

And in their gorgeous mantle hide
The blood-stained conqueror.

To History's blazoned page
Touch the pure wand of Truth,.

And bid its heroes stand unveiled
Before the eye of Youth.

By every fireside press
The Gospel's peaceful claims,

Nor let a Christian nation bless
What its meek Master blames.

So shall the seeds of Hate
Be strangled in their birth,

And Peace, the angel of thy love,
Rule o'er the enfranchised earth..

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was organized In the year 1867, the Yearly Meetings ol New York, Baltimore, North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana, Western, and Iowa, endorsing the organization. Subsequently Kansas Yearly Meeting was set up, and united in the Association. The Society of Friends has, from its origin more than two hundred years ago, had a clear record, and borne an unflinching testimony against all military operations, although it has cost many of its members abuse and suffering to maintain this high ground, which we hold to be strictly in harmony with the precept and example of Christ and his apostles. From time to time the Society has issued its testimony publicly against war. After the close of the late terrible rebellion in this country, the horrors of war were so freshly and vividly brought to light that many Friends were led to believe that the time had fully come for more energetic and persistent efforts to be put forth to try to prevent wars in the future. This must be done in time of peace, when the public mind is not inflamed, and is more open to receive the truth and act upon it than in the time of war.

The Association seeks to promote " Peace on earth and good will toward all men," as well as "Glory to God in the highest," by the publication and circulation of books and tracts calculated to awaken and instruct the public mind on the subject, as well as by public lectures, and through the secular and religious press. Several millions of pages of Peace matter are annually put in circulation. We invite the earnest co-operation of all Christians and friends of humanity in this great work.

The officers of the Association are Emmor Haines, President, Buffalo, New York: Daniel Hill, Secretary, New Vienna, Clinton Co., Ohio; M. M. White, Treasurer, Cincinnati, Ohio.

The Messenger Op Peace is published on the 1st of every month by the Secretary at 50 cents per annum in advance, and sent free to ministers of the Gospel, public libraries, colleges, and other institutions oi learning, and to educators, and other influential persons, who will send their name and address to the Secretary as above.

Publications of the Association.

They will be sent by mail on receipt of the price annexed. Ministers of the Gospel who will send us their address, will be supplied gratuitously with any of our publications. All the tracts, where price is not given, sent by mail at the rate of 60 cents per lb.

The Daily Remembrancer on Peace and War. By John Hemmenway. 32 mo. 220 pages, cloth, 75 cents. This book consists of choice selections from several hundred authors, arranged for each day in the year. The selections are well made, short, spicy, and incisive. There is not a more readable book in all the catalogue in Peace literature.

The Primitive Christians' Estimate on War and Self-Defense. By Josiah W. Leeds. 64 pp., cloth, 25 cents.

A Review of the Life of William Ladd, " The Apostle of Peace." By Jacob S. Willets. Abridged mainly from a Memoir by John Hemmenway. With an Introduction to Sabbath Schools, by Elihu Burritt. 150 pp., cloth, 35 cents; paper, 25 cents.

Whelpley's Letters to Governor Strong. 186 pages, cloth, 50 cents.

Dymond on War. 124 pages, cloth, 30 cents.

Sumner's Oration on True Grandeur of Nations. 100 pages, paper, 20c.

No. 1. The Scripture Testimony on Peace. By Daniel Hill. 12 pages.

No. 2. An Essay on War and its Lawfulness under the Christian Dispensation. By Joseph John Gurney. 24 pages, paper.

No. 3. On Universal Peace; being Extracts from a Discourse delivered in October, 1813. By the Rev. David Bogue, D. D. 24 pages.

No. 4, Chalmers on Peace. 12 pages.

No. 5. Defensive Warfare. 16 pages.

No. 6. Twelve Reasons in Favor of Arbitration as a Substitute for War in the Settlement of Disputes. 4 pages. No. 7. Four Aspects of War. 4 pages. No. 8. War as a Judicial Redress. 4 pages. No. 9. A Bloody Record—John Ashworth in Palestine. 2 pages. No. 10. What is War? 8 pages.

No. 11. Can Christians Fight with Carnal Weapons? 20 pages.

No. 12. The Books our Children Read. By Daniel Hill. 8 pages.

No. 13. The Churches of Christendom Responsible for the Continuance of War. By Thomas Chase, M. A. 16 pages.

No. 14. Standing Armies. By H. Richard, M. P. 8 pages.

No. 15. The Treaty of Washington; or, the Gospel Way of Settling Disputes—A Discourse on the Occasion of the 95th Anniversary of American Independence. By Rev. Walcott Calkins. 10 pages.

No. 16. Letter of Thomas Thrush, addressed to the King, on his Resigning his Commission as Captain in the Royal Navy, on the Ground of the Unlawfulness of War. 8 pages.

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