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THE design of this work will best menil, Bunhill Fields, April 5. By John be fiated in the words of the author's Humphrys. address to Mr. W “ Before I began MR. W. as the successor, and, if there letters, I thought it necessary to we mistake not, son-in law of the celeenquire whether you had any similar brated Mr. Bradbury, and a follower of design. Though your allurance to the his fieps and doctrines. Whether his contrary determined me to proceed, a death was occafioned by the accidental variety of more presling engagements breaking of his thigh, or was only the retarded the publication. Should it, in natural termination of a life of 70 any degree, fubftantiate the cause of years, does not appear from the short Evangelical religion, thote fragments account of him annexed to this inof time which have been redeenied, or provement of Philip. I. 23: to which perhau fiolen, for the purpose, will are foisjoined, profals for printing not prove nilemploved.' Averfe as I 22 or 23 of his fermons, in one voain 10 party-language, I have not been iunx, by subscription. The fulslance able wholly to avoid it. The term of ine Address at the interment is plain Calvinistic, in particular, has,, by va. and practical. rious arts, been rendered odious; vet, under this terin, Unitarian urinrs ge- 59. A Sermo, preacbed in tbe Pariso Cburc. nerally comprehend the doctrines of of North Le ch, Gioierihire, ar tbe Vi. Hamin k nrarity, the Alovement of foration of be Worshipful and Rev James Chrift, und the In Huence of the Holy

Wehler, LL B. Archdeacon of Glofter, Spirit; a circumstance which has obli- and published at his Request, und e bal of reger me 10 adopt it, though I am fen

veral of ibe Clergy piesent. By tbe Rev. Gbie ihai thelė iruths aie nou leis dear

J. Hare, M. A. Rector of Coln St. Denys, to thoujunds who do not pass under

6:01", and Vicar of Stratton St. Márthe denominavor of Calvin ais."...

firet. Wilts. Jee I. is introductory !!. trears of llai. lii. 7, is to prove, tha: an efta

THE design of this discourse, from the iuft of truth. III. Scriptural doc

blished priesthood is lo agreeable to the trine of the depravity of human na

nature and realon of man, that there is ture. IV. Mr. Bellain's view of the

no inítance of any civilized nation in preient state of human nature. V. Ori

which there has not been fich an eftagin of human depravity. Vi. Quaninm of moril evil. Vli. Satan, and a

blishment; that it is expreilly declared future punilhiment. VII. Unitarian

in Scripture there shall be an eftablished notions of atonement. IX Origin and

and pernianent priesthood ; that in this design of facrifices. X. Scriptural doc- hood is not burtheulome to the com

nation the establishment of the prielitrine of atonement. XI. Intercellion of Chritt. XII. Terms of acceptance an establishinent has a natural tendency

munity but the rererse ; and that fuch with God. XIV. Divine infuence to increase the temporal as well as fpiand experimental religion. XIV.

XV. ritual welfare of the people. A compaElects and confequences of the Calvi- rison of the conduct of the clergy of niliic lystem. The Appendix contains foreign countries, excepting thote of additional remarks on the authority of

Switzerland, roine of the Protestant Scripture in this controversy, man's German ftates, and some of the very original state and fall; fcriptural proofs inferior Freuch clergv, with that of the of natural depravily vindicated, and its British, must be made extremely in faconliliency with other doctrines; the pristibility of hindering depravity; re

vour of the latter. Speaking of them capitulation of evidence conclufion. bably on earth a lei of men more to be

as a collective body, ihere is not proThis is the true method of us accompa, respected for manners, learning, intenying feriptural things with fcriptural things.” according to the example of u lovaly, and piety, than the the Apotile Paul, 1 Cor. ii. 13.

English Clergy. Their income has

beeii ellimared to be in the whole 58 Tbe Saint's Debore to depart, and to be

1,7-12,0001. per annum ; that of the bi. with Chri", and obe Ground ibreof confi- Mops, 72,000 1.; of the deans and dered and improved, in a Sermon, cccafioned chapters, 140,0001.; of the universities, by be mucb lumenied Dealb of be Rru.

130.0001.; of the inferior clergy, Richard Winter, B. Di quba deparied obis

1,350,0001. This revenue is fubdis Lis: March 20, 1799 i preached al New vided among 11,755 churches, of which Court, Carey Streti, April 7, by forepih at the commencement of Queen Anne's Barber. Also, obe Address at ibe' inter- bounty, there were 5,597 whole in

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355 comes did not exceed 50l. per annum. tion*, having been apprentice to Mr.

The number of the Ellablished Clergy of Goadby, printer, ai Sherborne, he this kingdom is about 18,000 persons ; corresponded with the great Lord Lyttherefore, according to the above ftate- telton; at 24 was cholen a member of ment (after a fair deduction is made for the Constitutional Society, and exasecular officers in the universities), ra- mined with them before the privysing the higher and lower orders of the council ; and that “his rigid adherence Clergy proiniscuously, one clergyman to rectitude was to well known among with another, does not receive more his acquaintance, that a man of firstthan 881. 10 s. per annım to maintain rate wit and penetration once observed hinself and family; a poor income in- in a humourous way, but with a pero deed, in such a rich and luxurious na- sect conviction of the truth on which tion, where real education is so very the humoar was founded, that, if Dr. expenfive, and where inoney, from its T. were as tall and as thick as he was plenty, is of such small value ; a poor honest, he would stand behind him in income this, for an order of men who, a batile.” The address at the grave from their profellion, are so limited as contains also encomiams on the deto the means of increafive their for- ceased. tune, and yet who are required to make A list of Dr. T.'s works is annexed, a decent external appearance, and are in which, besides those enumerated in despised if they do not. And this ar- vol.LXIX. 529, we find “ Observations gument, respecting the smallness of the

on Public Spirit, Patriotism, Ministerial average income of the Clergy, receives Despotism, and National Grievances; great additional weight when it is con- with foine Remarks on rich Petitions, fidered that, if the sum of money often loyal Addresles, and military Execufpent in the education of a clergyman tion. In a Letter to the Freeholders of before he can creditably leave the Uni- Middlesex and the Livery of London. versity was invested in an annuity for By an independent Citizen of London. his life, it would produce him nearly, 1769," 8vo. A letter to the Rey. is not fully, what his average income John Wesley, in answer to his late is thus Rated to be." (pp. 13, 14.) So pamphlet, intituled, •Free Thoughts far is the Priesthood from being a bur- on the present State of public Affairs,' then to the State, that, even in a pecu- 1771," 8vo. A Dialogue between niary light, the community, at least the iwo Gentlemen concerning the late lower clafles are gainers by it. If their Application to Parliament for Relief in total income was not paid to the Mailer of Subscription to the Thirty, Clergy, it would neither add to that of nine Articles and Liturgy of the Church the farmer or the labourer, or of the of England, 1772," 8vo. “ An Exanobility and gentry, nor be so benefici- mination into the Nature and Evidence ally appropriated to the relief of the of the Charges brought against Lord pior as it is by the Clergy, who, by William Rutlel and Algernon Sidney their education, their example, their by Sir John Dalrymple, Bart. in his advice, their acting as justices of the Memoirs of Great Britain, 1773," 8vo. peace, or as preceptors of youth, are of " A Letter to the Right Honourable ihe greatest ure. This is an excellent the Earl of Shelburne, firfi Lord of the defence of the Ettablished Clergy of the Treasury, 1782," 8vo. “ Observations Church of England.

relative to the Cause lately tried in the

Courts of Cominon Pleas and King's 60. A Sermon, occafioned by the Death of the Bench, and afierwards removed, by

Rev. Joseph Towers, L.L. D. delivered at Writ of Error, to the House of Peers,
Newington Green, June 2, 1799, by sbe between the Lord Bishop of London
Rev. fofeph Lindsey. To wbicb is adted, and Lewis Disney Flytche, Efq. con-
sbe Oration delivered at bis Interment, by ebe cerning the Legality of general Inds
Rev. Thomas Jervis.

of Resignation, 1783," 810. ENOUGH has been faid of the fub- logues concerning the Ladies; to which ject of his sermon in vol.LXIX.529. The is added, An Ejay on the antiont Annapreacher, who bas been connected with sons, 1786,". 8vo. An enlarged edition him 12 years as afternoon-preacher to

of Memoirs of Frederick III. King of the fociety of which he was minitier, is Prullia was publifed in 1795. “Adnot willing to part with him withont * Here Mr. I, takes occalin toinful letting the world know, that, uncler all

orer the literary pride of regular cducation of the disadvantages of a confined educat some public Seminary or allege.

“ Da

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dress to the Electors of Great Britain, in the earlier reigns, we are of opinion 1796," 8vo. “Thoughts on National muli be borrowed from their clligies on Tutinit', 1797," Svo. “ Two Die monunients. Whether he has availed caurles, by Baron Hertzberg, on the himself of those in the “Sepulchral Population of States in general, and Monuments of Great Britain," he best that of the Pruisian Domisions in par- knows. At the beginning of the adticular, and onibe rue Riches of veriitement to the prefeni work it is States and Nations, the Balance of stated, that the fabrication of provinCommerce and Power, and an bicori- cial copper has apparently ceated.” We cal Memoir on the first year of ile may add, that ther have been decried, Reign of Frederick-Williata II. King or called-in, by their illuers. of Pruda," by the lame Nobleman, were tranilated and published by Dr. 63. An ElJay on the Yellow Fever of Jamaica. T. in 1780 and 1788; but we find 110

By David Grani, M. D. notice of an edition and trandation of OUR author seis out by acquainting Cæfar's Commentaries by ivon, which, his readers that he is a colonist, and therefore, was probably intered in our lived 36 years in Kingston in Jamaica. lift by mistake,' in LXIX. 528, being From the local or medical information dated five years before the commence

contained in the eflay the author might ment of his literary career, unle's he as well have lived all his life in Cheaptuperintended fuch a work at the press. fide, as there is little in the pani

phlet it felf (errors excepted) that is not, 61. A Sermon, pısacbed at the Parish Church like all the late publications on the

of St. Mary, in Tror», before ebe Gover- fame subjecl, chiefly taken from Dr. 21 mrs of tbe Cornwall General Infirmary, on Moseley's “ Treatise on Tropical Disa its being, spened for the Reception of Patients, eases *," first published in 1787, and Munday, August 12, 1799. Fy Corre

his subsequent - Medical Tracts on lius C-siew, D.D. Majler of the Grammar Sugar, the Plagne, and Yellow Fever School in Trorn, and one of the Chapluins of America, &c. 1799. The author in ordinary to bis Royal Highnefs obe Prince of Wales. Publifved at ibe Request of obe tions, but, unluckily, they have little

makes a great display of Greek quoia. Governors then present. THE aclive benevolence of Francis ring to our Reviews of the learned au

or no relation to his subject. In referLord De Dunlianville and Ballet ha- thor abovementioned, we muti proving carried into execution an inliitu

nounce this eflay a performance that tion which he first projected, and to will add but little credit to its author which he gare, in the frli instance, as the result of 36 years practice. 300 guineas, besides an amal fubfcription of 501. and farther contribu

INDEX INDICATORIUS. tions from persons who conceal thein- A CONSTANT READER, P. 59, is refelves behind his name, Dr. C. inkes

quefied to favour us with his address; as utic opportunity of recommending the te information which his article conveys general views apd deligns of such a may poflinly he of tre moft material imcharity, by the firongefi arguments, portance to two individuals. drawii from the bright and universal A CORRESPONDENT asks, whether a example of the Savions of the World, Living to wbich an Impropriation has l'een and from the melancholy retlection on rettored does it, from that time, become thic erillus in which we are, and the a Rectory? In 1634 the Impropriation of risk of total ruin we have providentially

Marden, in Surter, was restored to the

Vicar; and the following entry is made in escaped. The text is Acs s. 38.

ihe Register-be;k: "A Register of Births

from the Rellorusion of the Impropriation, 62. Provincial Coins and Tokens illu! from obe

began in July, 1634, by William Birolli, Rear 1987 10 the Year 1801; engineered by

for Recior." Charles Pue, Buming!am, in 55 Plaies.

Jocosu's (of Wigan) and PHILO No. WE reviewed, LXXI. 1123, a ami

GARUM (of Sulby) muft both be qiery young, lar work bv Conder; but, as Mr. P.

if they do not know that the Polt-office tells us, “ none wbich are here unno- has too much honour not to return the mo. ticed should be admitted into any well- ney paid for impertinent anonymous letters. informed collection," we preluine he A LOVER OF TRUTH in our next. claims that preference he fo well merits INVESTIGATOR 's four years too late. over all publications of this kind. He has We Thall expect Dr. PEART's 2011 also engravedl a set of heads of our Sovereigns from authentic portraits, which, * See our vol. LXI. p. 1041; anal vol.

munication).

LXX. P: 57

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may rise :

And if in foreign lands ordain'd to roar, For the Anniversary of tbe Literary Fund, Their hearts still pointed to their native April 21, 1873. Written and recited by

bome, WILLIAM-THOMAS FITZGERALD, Esq. Where dwelt the dearest charities of life, AIL to this day! Your bounty set The-blooming offspring, and the virtuours apart,

wife : To troche che sorrows of the sick at heart;

Thus while the vessel plougtis the distant To fuccour those who walte the midnight

m.in, oil

The needlé vai ies--but relurns again; In studious lahours and in mental coil;

Still on the Pale che ftrong attraction draws, Who bitter wants in folitude endure,

Faithful to Nature's never-erring laws! Euriching nations, while themselves are

Yet Pow'r Despotis, fillid with jealous fear, poor!

Could not endure a land of freedom near: The infant efforts which you early male,

Trampled on rights the Swiss had bravely To rescue Genius from Oblivion's shade,

won, And meliorate the starving Sage's lot,

And left Helvetia plaander'd, and undone ! In lapse of time thall dever be forgot 1

Can Britons hear the tale without a figli? Tho' now your pow'rs with rolling years

No-Nature's tribute starts from ev'ry eye: increase,

Your martial spirit, circling to your heart, Augment in War, and nileiply in Peace;

Burns to embrace the fullt'ring Stranger's Build a foundation, on which Time fhall

part; raise

And while “ the Oppressor's wrongs" ofA lafting pillar to your well-earn'd praise !

fend the ear,

{pear? Shewing a bright example to men's eyes,

Each hand instinctive seems to grasp the From what weak means the noblest works

The rock they (plit ou let this Nation Thun;

'Twas Faction firtt Helvetia's wues begun; E'en Rival Nations to your fame aspire,

That snatch'd the dreaded pen from FreeAnd, while they copy, prove that they

dom's hand,

(the land admire * :

Which might, with patriot zeal, have fay'd Thus the Banyan t, which folitary stood,

Ere Despots triumph over free born men, Becomes the parent of the mighty wood;

They awe the Press, and interdict the Pen; To the rich foil the bouglis depending For never yet was Liberty destroy’d, short,

While man this glorious privilege enjoy’d! And, Heav'n directed ! Cake eternal root. Would all Usurpers their worst fears conThough great the ills that poverty create,

fers,

[the Preis: Some men are born fuperior to their fate; They'd own they spring from Freedom of For, wanting all the giddy world adores,

For, while they trample on a Nation's laws Fashion's gay plume, and fickle Fortune's Censure they dread, and court their flaves ftores;

aplaníu : Yet Heav'n, in all irs dispensations kind,

Not rothe Princ: whoBritain's sceptresway, Oft gives the Bard au energy of mind ;

The object of the free-born Mute's praile! Which ever in his manly horom glows,

His subjects' righes are fittorid in his miado And cheers him in the milftofali his woes :

The lov', ile honour's Titis of mankind! Though poor - of more than hoarded O'er whom may Hero'n its awful 2;15 wealth poffett,

[breatt;

throw, Of freedom's fire, that warms a Briton's To blast the 'raitor, and coofound the foe! That fire, first kindled by the Hand Divine, If this dow'd spark of Freedom's purest fire Which is, my cherish'd Country! only thine! Be quencli'd hy Vice, or lutter'd to expire; 'T:s thine alone--for cast thine eyes around,

If timid Policy the right deilroy,

(joy! Where else does Freedom's Sun illume the Source of our greamels ! day-spring of our ground?

Farewell the buailed liberties you owa, Th’unhapny Swiss once raw its genial light, That bless the cottage, and engein the Ere curs’dOpprefhon triumpli’u overRight:

Throne! Simple in manners, and in morals pure,

Which check Ambition in his wild career, With frames, hy Nature, harde:’d to endure

And Factions awe to Lalutary fear : The mountain-tempest, and the wintry Farewell thac inborn dignity of mind,

(kind'? Which rais'd you from the level of manWith hearts, though iteel'd in war, as Piry Amidit their Alpine Inows, with Freecorn That pow'r to plead with bold undaunted bleft,

zeal

weal? Ambition ne'er difturb'd their tranquil reft;

The cause of Freedom, and of England's

Farewell the Press !by foreign fes ato *lie Frenci ile tormiog a Llicsary

sword! Fund for the example of England.

And dreidel mnre tlian ymir avenging † The Banyan, or Indian ag tree. This The noble fabric, by our Fathers raud, curious :ree propagales is self by bending its Whicli, but once known, is ever to be branches to the earci, wiireibey cake rou..

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Has made you jealous of a right fo dear ohl no! thou Child of Genius and Woe !
Dread of its lors, a Briton's only fear! No moro thy forrows Mall anheeded flow;
Be that preserv'd I and, 'midft the storms Nor is the privilege to us confin'd,
of Fate,

To feel the pangs of thy'exalted mind : This empire shall remain as free as great! In diftant climes thy secret figlis are heard, And Liherty, to half the earth unknown, Thy wants are succour'd, and thy fame Be Hill protected by The BRITISH

rever'd. THRONE.

INDUS for you unlocks her golden stores *,

And the same bark, that quits her pror. ADDRESS

perous Thores,

[great, For the Anniversary of the Literary Fund, The great makes wealthy, and the wealthy April 21, 1803. Written and recited by For Pity there to you consigns her freight. SAMUEL BIRCH, Ejg.

Oh I might the lines that advocate their

caule, wake your sympathy from year to

And for relief folicit, not applause ; year,

In some high-favour'd moment find access The exulting More resumes her office here :

To Beauty's eye, the foother of distress! Here, where the generous mind expands Oh! might the matchless Graces of our alone

Ine For others' cares, forgetful of its own.

[(mile!

On this, the Mules' claim, but deign to Dear social joys I which human woes con. troal,

Might those soft shrines, where melting

Mercy Thews Supply and share this banquet of the soul ! This wide-extending Feast, beyond your of hapless OTWAY; far he made his care

Her parest gems, but kindle at the woes view,

(you.

To paint the wrongs and virtues of the Fair: Full many a drooping heart partakes with Your warm profusion, like the bounteous The mind to Honour and co virtuous Love :

Whose filver numbers never fail to move Nile, Revisits, cheers, and fructifies the foil ;

Shield of their fex, and champion of their O'er the parch’ú desart pours its healthful His heart all softness, but his soul all truth,

youth, wave, To raise expiring Genius from the grave.

Who lov'd their innocence, upheld their

fame, As infant shoots the fultry folftice mourn,

(their shame ;

Who shar'd their sorrows, and who mourn'd And spring in verdure at its bleft return; In pining want, so, many an Orphan here with woes unfeign'd their gentle boroms

Oh! might his fate, refi Áless as his verse, Subdues the struggling of the swelling tear, Till, the kind jofluence of your bounty

pierce,

To prove at once our ornament and aid, known,

'Twould be a tribute grateful to his mhade. They start in Areams of gratitude alone.

For deeds of mercy, where they take their Can they who bound at ease o'er classic

part, ground,

Affect more tenderly the human heart; Content to view the fairy profpect round, And biomau sorrows ever held most dear Forget the man, whofe toils in secret tend The mighty magic of the Female's tear. To smooth the steep, by which they may Might hearts that (well the Hero to reward ascend?

But spare one siglı for the recording Bard; Explore the mines beneath to charm their Then would the Poet's bays have like relight,

[light?

nown, With ORE, his fahours only br

And emulate the Victor's laurel crown: Or wind the labyrinth, ohícure, alone, The Lyre, tho'cypreis-clad, we then might To cull the sweets from flowers, till then unknown;

Enshrin'd in blooming roses, dropping dew: Laden with treafure, like the bees' employ, Again would Phoebus fee his Veftal Train To heap the hive for o:ners to enjoy? With graceful offerings crowd his sacred Can they, thus favour'd, on their way fane. proceed,

To them,mto you,--the hallow'd trust is Regardless of the Claffic Peasant's need ?

giv'n,

[Heav'n; For, oh! not all the leiter'd wealth that To watch the lambent Aame that points to ftores his brain,

To (read with awe the confecrated grosini, Can yield one niite tve.se his hofom's pain: And feed the ray that cheers the vast pro. Can they?-Oh ! ou !—your glorious deeds found ; proclaim,

Of Britain's Isle to guard the living light, A Nation's Glory must not nrove its Shame. And fave his Votaries from o'erwhelming These crowded walls, all eliquent, declare

night. Tle Sons of Science never Diall Jepair ; Nor shall the deathless wsC40), that binds * In allusion to a donation from India, their brows,

(see p. 299) which has purchased 700 l. Be allile meeu a thoughtlefs world bestows. Pennanent Stock for this Society.

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