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A missionary's Trials in China. The subjoined extract is from a letter written by the Rev. Mr. Roberts, a Missionary among the Taspings in China. It would seem that the Yankees, in their mode of conducting the war, are trying to imitate the barbarians of the East: From having been the religious teacher of Rang-Sow-Chuch, in 1847, and hoping that good — religious, commercial, and political — would result to the nation from his elevation, I have hitherto been a friend to his revolutionary movement, sustaining it by word and deed, as far as a missionary consistently could without vitiating bit higher character as an ambassador of Christ. But after living among them fifteen months, and closely observing their proceedings — political, commercial, and religions — I have turned over entirely a new leaf, and am now as much opposed to them, for good reasons. I think, as I ever was in favor of them. Not that I have sought personally against Hang-Sow-Chuen; he has been exceedingly