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INDEX TO VOL. VII.
ATTRIBUTES OF GOD, on the
On the Righteousness of God....
BIOGRAPHY, Sketches of
Lines sent with a Paper Shade of the Saviour's Head
The Hour of Prayer
INTELLIGENCE FROM A YOUNG LADY IN LONDON TO HER FRIENDS
LECTURES ON OUR SAVIOUR'S SERMON ON THE MOUNT, 16, 75, 133,
LETTERS TO A YOUNG LADY ON LEAVING SCHOOL.
Draper's Conversations on Natural Philosophy
Jerusalem destroyed, by the author of Lily Douglas
Surenne's New French Manual
La Mort du Fils Ainé, par César Malan
An Enquiry into the Accordancy of War with the Principles of
A Selection of Sacred Hymns, &c.
Le Véritable Ami des Enfans et des Jeunes Gens, par César Malan ib.
ASSISTANT OF EDUCATION.
A SKETCH OF GENERAL HISTORY.
SPARTA, FROM B.C. 236, TO THE CLOSE OF HER HISTORY, B.C. 191.
ARCHIDAMUS and Areus succeeded; but a disputed succession still further shook the sinking power of Sparta. Cleonymus, the other claimant, had recourse to Pyrrhus, and induced him to lead an army against the city, which now for the first time suffered the dangers of a close and vigourous siege, in which it very narrowly escaped destruction. On this occasion an account is given us of the courage and energy displayed by the Spartan ladies. In the great danger to which the city was exposed, it was proposed to send all the women to the island of Crete for safety. The ladies, hearing of this intention, assembled together in council. Having deputed Archidamia to convey their sentiments to the senate, she entered the room with a sword in her hand, and thus addressed them: "Do not, my lords, entertain so mean an opinion of the Spartan women, as to fancy that they will ever outlive Sparta; instead of considering whither we are to fly, consider what we are to do, and be assured we will undertake any thing for the service of our country." Yielding to this remon