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Communications have been received from G. B. W.; G. M. D.; and Mrs. Henry
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Anna's lines have been conveyed to the persons who are most interesced in the kind feelings which they express.

F. B.'s letter has been handed to us, We are sorry that he has taken offence at our determivation to close the controversy respecting Chapel-Deeds. On a review of the matter, however, we canuot help thinking that in the decision we consulted the wishes of our readers. Several communications besides F. B.'s were put aside; and it will generally happen that whenever a controversy in a periodical work is brought to an end there will be some papers unused. This is no doubt undesirable, but it is a less evil than that of having a subject hunted down.

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A correspondent suggests that we should take the earliest opportunity of correcting an error which crept into the obituary of the last number, p. 56 col. 2, wherein Dr. Alexander is said to have been “a pupil of the late Sir Wm. Blizard;" Sir William being now living and President of the College of Surgeons.

ERRATA.
In the review of “Helon's Pilgrimage to Jerusalem," pp. 12-22, of the last
number,

For “ Salla,” read Sallu.
For “ Salumiel," read Selumiel.
For “Salamith," read Sulamith.
P. 18, col. 1, line 17, for “roads and hedges,", read roads and bridges.
P. 19, col. 2, line 37, for “preyed," read prayed.
P. 20, col. 1, line 6, for “ Perca," read Peraea.

Ibid. line 17, for “chæsidean," read chasidean.
Also, P. 48, col. 2, towards the bottom, for* " Lanar," read Lunar.

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MARCH, 1823.

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ITALIAN ReformATION.
Select Memairs of Italian Protestant Confessors.

No. IV.

Cælius Secundus Curio. WE name of Cælius Secundus versing upon them in the presence of arized to those who have perused the were reported as suspicious persons preceding papers on the Italian Re- to the Bishop of Ivrea, who, before formation. Among the many illus. they had passed the confines of Piedtrious men who quitted Italy owing to mont, caused them to be arrested and the change of their religious senti- thrown into prison. After a confinements he held a high rank, and was ment of two months, Curio, through justly considered one of the brightest the intercession of some powerful ornaments of the cause on account of friends, obtained his liberation. The which he became a voluntary exile Bishop, when he was brought before from his native land. He was born him to be discharged, was struck by in 1503, at Cherico, in Piedmont, of his brilliant talents and uncommon atan ancient and noble family : he was tainments. He gently reproved him the youngest of twenty-three children, for his indiscretion in inclining a faand lost both his parents before he vourable ear to the representations of had attained his ninth year. His edu- the Reformers, and dismissed him cation up to this period was conducted with letters of recommendation to the at home, under domestic tutors. He Abbot of St. Benigno, in the neighwas afterwards placed in a public bourhood, where he advised him to school, where he made a rapid pro- prosecute his literary studies. ficiency in the classical languages. At this place he was much shocked When he had completed his elemen- by the superstition of the people, and tary instruction, he removed to the the frauds practiced upon then by the University of Turin, where he applied monks. What particularly roused his himself with great diligence and success indignation were some pretended reto the study of the civil law, and of the lics of two celebrated martyrs, which various branches of elegant literature, were here objects of peculiar veneraWhilst le was thus engaged, and be- tion, and a source of great emolufore he was twenty years of age, his ment to the establishment. He took attention was drawn to the subject of frequent opportunities to inveigh religion by the proceedings of Luther against them in private among his and Zwinglius, whose fame was at confidential acquaintance; but after this time spreading throughout Italy. some time he determined to take some Some of the writings of those cele- more decisive step to get rid of the brated Reforiners had already fallen evil. He watched his opportunity into his hands; and the perusal of when the monks were absent and enthese inflamed his desire to seek the gaged, to get possession of the key of personal friendship of the authors, the sacred shrine in which the relics and to enlarge his acquaintance with were deposited, and took them all their opinions. To gratify his wishes away. He then deposited in their on these points be determined upon place a Bible, which he had procured going into Germany, and prevailed from the library of the abbey, accomupon two of his fellow-students to panying it with the following inscripbecome the companions of his journey. tion: Hæc est arca fæderis, ex quâ As they travelled, the doctrines of the vera sciscitari oracula liceat, et in quâ Reformation became naturally the veræ sunt sanctorum reliqua. This chief topics of discourse : but con- is the arç of the covenant from which

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