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coming the inheritance of the Son of God, congregations in the celebrating of and the uttermost parts of the earth have that truly Christian, but too much long been his possession. Some Belor neglected"rite, have long been a deNebo of idolatry is daily compelled to sideratum among Unitarians; and the bow down at the rising of the Sun of body is, we think, obliged to Mr. PulRighteousness, and to stoop his proud lagar, for having endeavoured to supforehead to the very dust at the proela: ply this deficiency. For the observance ruptions that have so long impeded the of this institution, Mr. F. appears to march of Christian truth, are giving way be a strenuous advocate. In his Prebefore the influence of extended inquiry; face he says, and as the vain traditions of inen pass ou, ** It is possible, that, without being one after another, to that grave of obli- aware of it, I may attach more than proviou from which they shall experience no per importance to it, from my feeling, resurrection, the pure Christian religion what some may regard, an undue precontinues gradually to assume in the eyes ference for revelation over satural reliof men that form of heavenly beauty and gion. The more I reflect on the subject, splendour by which it shall finally capti. the more am I convinced that the advate all minds, and establish its righteous mirers of the latter owe their knowledge dominion in every heart,"-Pp. 27, 28,
of the Deity, and of humau daty and The preacher concludes this
expectations, almost entirely to the forunpre
The natural man receiveth not the tending, but interesting and excellent things of the spirit of God; for they are sermon, with modestly, stating the foolishness unto him; neither can he know ground of the Christian duty which he them, because they are spiritually disrecommends :
cerned." “ Persuaded that, in the course of
The Addresses contain a great raDivine Providence, it has fallen to our riety of sentiment and remark. Suitlot, owing to the wise dispensations of able prayers are subjoined to them, God, and not to any merit of our own, breathing a highly devotional spirit, to be favoured with more correct views and also hymns, which are judiciously of Christian truth thian generally prevail, selected. 'We certainly would recomwe shall feel that we are discharging at once a duty of piety and a duty of bene. ties amoug us, where recourse is fre
mend this publication to those socievolence, when we unite to employ our utmost means for diffusing this truth and quently had to lay-preachers; for we its attendant blessings."-Pp. 32.
see no reason why such persons should We cannot dismiss our brief notice do not know that we can urge upon
not administer the ordinance, and we of Mr. Acton's sermon without expressing the conviction which we have forcibly than by the description of it,
congregations to attend to it more felt in perusing it, that in the new contained in the third service : and important charge which, in the course of Providence, he has been
« This ordinance recalls to our minds called to undertake, that of one of all that Jesus did, all that he suffered for the ministers of the respectable Uni- us, and thereby tends to awaken our gratarian congregation at Exeter, he will titude, to fan our love, and consequently, be eminently useful in maintaining sitting around this board we appear pot
to fix our obedience to his precepts. In and promoting the cause of Christian like the Corinthians, to drink or to riol truth.
to excess: we come pot like the Catho.
lic to partake of a wafer disgraced by Art. IV: --- Six. Addresses, adapted to priestly mummery : we are not come to the Ordinance of the Lord's Supper. not come to weaken our minds by mysBy John Fullagar, Minister of the tery, or to make our appearance here Unitarian Chapel, Chichester. Hun- our passport to worldly emolument : neiter and Eaton.
ther do we come, as some of our DissentWE feel some apology to be al in die harte horen with the idea that the author of this unassuming but useful ordinance was ordained to receive the publication, and indeed also to the God, hurled against our devoted heads.
weight of the vengeance of an infuriated public, for having delayed the notice we come, as Unitarians, to dwell for a of it so long. Addresses adapted to while in grateful meditation on the love the Lord's Supper, to assist small of our heavenly Father, who remembered
Review._Fullagar's Sermon before the Sussex Unitarian Association. 601
to know—what ? Me in all my attributes,
verse to take their chance ?-N0,--but wards the eternal city of habitation, let 10 know THEE, the only TRUE God, and our hearts, be expanded wide with affec. Jesus Christ whom THOU DAST SENT.", tionate emotions towards our leader,"
Mr. F. then notices the objects of We fully agree with the author of Christ's mission, the salvation of man, this tract, that love to Christ ought the revelation of a future judgment, to be the principle of union with the perfecting of himself through suf. Christians around their Master's ta- fering, for the office of judge, and ble ; an union which should not be the upholding of his Father's honour ; interrupted by difference on doctrinal which last particular the preacher conor speculative subjects; which differ- siders is done by our book societies, ence of sentiinent, or a supposed the inembers of one of which he was mystery, belonging to the ordinance, addressing : and after urging the memkeeps nine-tenths of our congregations bers to go on in their good work, he from communicating.
hopes he may without offence, earC.
nestly request his fair countrywomen
to second the endeavours of the other Art. V.-Christ's Account of Hin
sex, by seizing every opportunity, of
cents, the sternest hearts in alliance
ornaments, can be betrayed by their from all further praetice, and pass countenancing religious meetings with the remainder of his days in entire their presence, not merely in the seclusion from society. temple, but wherever they may be “Thus were the worldly prospects holden.”
of his family suddenly clouded, and
C. 22 all their flattering anticipations of the moila at 550 basso
future for ever destroyed.” (Pp. xvii. Art. VI.-Extracts from the Diary xviii
. of Prefatory Remarks.) of the late Michael Underwood, His object in presenting these “ExM.D., consisting of Meditations, tracts, &c. to the public, we give Critical and Practical Remarks on in the words of the benevolent Editor: various Passages of Scripture, Miss A Ver Te is confidently hoped that the cellaneous Essays, and Occasional Hymns. Published for the benefit friends of the late Dr. Underwood, and of his Widowed Daughter. 12mo. more especially those in the profession, pp. 170. Hatchard and Son. 1823. works which he published on the Dis
who are acquainted with the estimable T THE introduetory pages to
this cases and Disorders of Children,' &c., little volume lead us most pain
92 will feel an interest in the case of his fully to reflect on the vicissitudes of widowed daughter, who now stands in human life. Dr. Underwood, who need of the believolent exertions of her had been many years a surgeon, is borne down by an accumulation of “having," as his biographer informs us, “ changed his line of practice, troubles, arising
partly from the loss of and evinced great skill as Physician relatives and friends, and partly from Accoucheur, gradually rose to emi
serious mental debility, which frequently nence in that department, and was so precarious employment of needle-work,
u incapacitates her for the humble and fortunate as to enjoy the friendship of in which she is at other times engaged. the late Dr. Warren, who, shortly Thus reduced, she has at length conafter the marriage of H. R. H. the sented to make an appeal to the liberality Prinee of Wales (now George W.)
y of her friends, and humbly to solicit kindly introduced him at Carlton their kind support of the publication now House, on which he received the high projected, which she hopes will enable appointment of Physician to the Prins her to raise a small sam to provide her cess of Wales, and in January, 1796, with a few.comforts in the decline of had the honour of presiding as Ace life. The situation of the applicant is coucheur, at the birth of the much- recollection of those enjoyments, and Having been brought thus con even indulgences, which, in the plenitude
of her father's fame, she had the happi. spicuously into notice, his practice ness to experience. rapidly increased in the higher circles 1990s Squar sboa 10 of the metropolis, and the road to
a b The work before us shews that Dr. wealth was opened before him with d Underwood, whether depressed by all its allurements.
De 10 feelings of despondeney or animated “While thus basking in the sun-" by joyous sentiments, whether subshine of prosperity, an accumulation jected to the trials of adversity or the of domestic affictions, excited a high still more dangerous trials of prosdegree of nervous irritation, which, perity, was a man of sincere and deep acting on a frame naturally weak, piety. His ereed was highly
Calvin produced a dreadful depression of istie, but the ineonsistencies which spirits, he imagined himself incapa-appear in various passages prove the ble of discharging the arduous duties difficulty of keeping an ingenuous of his profession, and in the year wmind completely under the trammels 1801, resolved to withdraw himself * of system. A botoj bn
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LINES, By the lale Dr. John Aikin, to Mr. Wakefield on his Liberation from
Prison, with Mr. Wakefield & Reply. [From Memoir of John Aikin, M. D. By Lucy Aikiu, 2 Vols. 8vo. 1823. Vol. I.
TO GILBERT WAKEFIELD, A. B. as borw Pure light of learning,
ng, soul of generous mould, eid? porezplata Ardent in Truth's great cause, erect and free, lavabik.
Welcome, O welcome! from thy prison gloom, Bdoish 2011910
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Which Nature sheds profuse, while tyrant Man, nuo i beste waar Drest in his brief authority,” and stern sdi on od to ao In all the little jealousy of pow'r, boqyrtubu! TCI 15€ , I63 Restricts the bounty of a Father's hand,
Duitslaea And scants a Brother's bliss. But now 'tis o’er, i 24s u zeal odi And social friendship and domestic love sul eid berais TOTI YA BI Shall pour their healing balm; while conscious worth, b.189. magport With noble scorn repels the sland'rous charge,
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To scan this world's great lesson: bigh-raised hopes , jir! tistodil sdy Of Justice seated on the throne of Pow'r,
VYBITIÊN, nailor of Of bright Astrea's reign reviv'd, and Peace, or few 5, von goissi With heavenly Truth and Virtue by her side, i houbora i ydis Hans liv Uniting nations in a band of love, da bovigogo hili vd sbivorq Have faded all to air; and nought remains í stay 19 to en
soitosh But that dire law of force, whose iron sway bas,este 'tu
jusollaqs The sons of men through every blood-stain'd age zemin 1. mort e Has ruled reluctant. When that sage benign, id ero 18 .... a venet The Man of Nazareth, preach'd his gentle law, 289381910, vigad od And listening crowds drank honey from his tongue: 31
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baran Who could refrain to hail the blessed time ad bongo e smus Of swords to sickles turn'd, of general good rfuse 791119 Pour'd in full streams through all the human tribes, 113 10 47 And shared alike by all ? But ah! how soon 1079 10. The glorious prospect darken'd! When the cross 1956 Gleam'd direful’mid the host of Constantine, et
L' And took the eagle's place-when mitred priests
And join'd in monstrous league with all the crimes
Cease then, my Friend, thy generous, hopeless aim,
TO JOHN AIKIN, M. D.
Lawless, self-will’d, fierce, merciless, corrupt
Lose the fond greetings of a Muse like chine!
Before the touch of the Autumn's breath
The fairest leaves are the first to fall;
Bright spirits wither the first of all.
No evergreen bore the graceful leaf;
From which the sleeper awakes to grief.
heart droop to an early grave, -
In “ the pearly waters" of bliss to lave.
Thou hast flown to the beautiful bowers above,
And dwell with the God whose name is Love.