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excellent platform for reformation is commend this discourse to the pe. always before us.

Tusal of parents, interested in the May that blessing, which is from above, welfare of their children, who may be upon every reader, that whatever has

not have had the small-pox,-and been represented that is evil, may be de- all others exposed to so terrible a tested and rejected : so, on the contrary, may all that has been exhibited, which is

disorder, who may have any scruples lovely, honest, and of good report, be the respecting this new mode of inocu. abundant portion of every heart !

lation. The text is contained in

the appropriate words of the disa A Discourse, (addressed chiefly 19

tressed nobleman, on behalf of his Parents) on the Duty and Advantages

afflicted son, John iv. 49. of Inoculating Children with the Cow- come down, ere my child die." Pock. Preached in the Chapel of St. Edmund, in Dudley, on Sunday, A Collection of above 600 Hymns, Feb. 14, 1802. By Luke Brooker, designed as a New Supplement to Dr. LL.D. Minister of the said Chapel. Watts's Psalms and Hymns. By the 20 p. 4to. Is. 6d. [Dedicated to Rev. E. Williams, D.D. and the Dr. Jenner.]

Rev. J. Boden. 2d Edition. 18me. INOCULATion for the small-pox has been compared to a boat, which HAVING given our opinion of this might be used as a means of passing judicious and valuable selection in over a dangerous river in safety. our Review of the first edition, we It must, however, be confessed, shall only add, that we are glad to there was sometimes danger of the find the respectable authors have, in boat being overset by some sudden this edition, by the omission of the and unexpected accident. What Musical Index, &c. been enabled gratitude and honours, then, are very considerably to reduce the due to the man who has erected a price; and thereby make it more bridge over this dangerous river, generally acceptable to Dissenting which is at all times strong, and congregations. safe, and easy?

What adoring thankfulness and praise are due to God, “who teacheth man know- Village Sermons; or Short and Plain ledge,” for the wonderful and mer. Discourses, for the Use of Families, ciful discovery of the Vaccine In- Schools, and Religious Societies. By oculation ?

George Burder, Vol. V.containing Dr. Booker has performed an es- 13 Sermons, 12mo. Is. 6d. 8vo. sential service to his own fock, and fine, 25. 6d. to the public, in preaching and printing this sensible and pious dis

The intimate connection lately course on this interesting subject. formed between the author and our We agree with the preacher, that Magazine, precludes offering an while”- matters of elernal concern- opinion upon the present volume, ment to man--matters which relate which is indeed unnecessary, as we to the health, the salvation of the have repeatediy given our sentisoul, ought to occupy every minis.

ments in their favour in reviewing ter's principal attention, no pastor

the former volumes. who feels a real affection for his The subjects of the disourses are, flock, who regards them as his bre. 1. Universal Good News. Mark xvi. thren and his children, will think - 2. Purable of the Sower, even such duties as appertain to

Matt. xii. 8.;

- 3. Conversion of their corporeal welfare of so little Lydia, Acts xvi 14.; moment as entirely to pass them by; mity of the Carnal Mind, Rein. viii. - especially when they relate to 7.;~ 5. Martha and Mary, Luke health and sickness, to life and X. 41, 42.; – 6. Religion or Ruin, death." The Son of man came · Ezek. xviii. 30; -7. Lot's Deli. “ to save mens' lives," as well as verance, Gen. xix. 24 to 26.; -- 8. to redeem their souls.

Irresolution Repaired, 1 Kings xviii, We cordially and earnestly re- 21.; -9. Sin Deshironed; - 19.


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Universal Holiness, Zech. div. 20.; his uncommon skill in that branch 11. Good Hope through Grace, of the arts, although it had to 2 Thes. ii. 16.; 12. Looking unto struggle with all the difficulties of Jesus, Heb. xii. 2.; - 13. Happi. a contracted education, forced its ness of being with Christ, John way into merited observation; and

has been admired by some of the Gentlemen who have been used

most able philosophical writers." to read these Sermons in their fa.

His inventions also appear to have nilies, will be gratified to find the been eminently useful; and have Svo edition worthy a place in their contributed much to the advantage parlours or libraries; and that, as

of the navy. His fortune, honour. the former volumes 'fall out of ably acquired, was devoted to the print, they will be reprinted uni- glory of God and the good of manforn with this, in both the sizes.

kind. He possessed a benevolent

heart; he was a father to the poor, The Humble Confidence of the and a generous master to his work. Dying Believer: a Funeral Sermon

He not only maintained the for Walter Taylor, Esq. delivered at

worship of God in his own family,

but erected a chapel adjoining his Southampton, Mav 8, 1803. By the Rev. William Kingsbury, M.A. country-dwelling, which was supa 76 pages. 15.

plied both by Clergyman and Dise

He was the first person in This discourse is founded on his neighbourhood who encouraged 2 Tim. i. 12. “I know in whom I village prcaching. He was a ge. have believed," &c. These words nerous contributor to those charia are considered by the author, as table institutions which are formed containing (1) “A realizing prose for the sick, for the instruction of pect, and a solemn contemplation, children, for the education of of a most important season nearly preachers, and for the help of poor approaching; which produce (2.) ministers of various denominations. Anxious apprehension in the mind; After a long, active, and useful and this is relieved by (3.) A well life, nature gave way, and death supported confidence, and a per- approached; but his end was peace. sonal consciousness of that confi. Throughout a long confinement, he dence; resulting in (1.) Solid satis. inaintained a delightful calmness. faction, unshaken fortitude, and the In patience, he possessed his sonl. sweetest placidity of mind, even in The medical gentlemen were struck the immediate prospect of death, with his uncommon placidity; and judgment, and eternity.” These he died without fear, knowing in interesting particulars are largely whom he had believed. treated and practically improved. The venerable Mr. Newton, who The whole is concluded with an used to visit him, in a letter to his account of the deceased, who ap- mournful relict, thus expresses his pears to have been an early disciple opinion of Mr. Taylor's religious of the Lord, when he derived very character :considerable advantage from the " When I consider the nature, ministry of the excellent Mr. Jones, magnitude, and intricacy of his butorinerly Curate of St. Saviour's. siness; the weight that must have He was professedly a Dissenter, been on his mind, in contriving and and a Deacon of the Church at improving his machinery; his exSouthampton; but cultivaied a tensive engagements in all the friendly acquaintance with some of dock-yards; and that, in the midst the members and ministers of the of all his concerns, when he occa. establishment, and enjoyed a high sionally met with a Christian friend, place in the esteem of Mr. Romaine, he could throw them all aside, and who was his frequent guest. Se. converse on the great things of veral of Mr. Romaine's letters to God, as if he had nothing else upon him are printed in the 8th volume his mind,-I am ready to pronounce of his works.


him, not only a true Christian; bus His gerius for mechanics, and one of the most eminent in our land."

But we must refer to this able thren and sisters have been dismissed and pious discourse, in which the to other churches; by which we are subject of the text is copiously taught, that here we have no contreated, and which is enlivened with tinuing city; that it is altogetlier some interesting and entertaining uncertain where our lot will be notes.

cast, and how we shall be situated in the present world.

But, the Memoir of the late Rev. Joseph

most painful of all to relate is, that Horsey, of Portsea. By John she thirty-eight of our meinbers, who veller, With Mr. Horsey's last

once made a great profession of Farewell Address to his Church, a

attachment to Christ and his cause, short ; ime previous 10 his Decease.

have been separated from us on acAlso the Eneral Sermion, delivered

count of sin.

This calls upon us at the Interment, by Daniel Miall;

to be exceedingly circumspect in

our walk and conversation before to which is added, an Elegy, by Mrs.

the world, and to be always on our Saffrey. Purtsea. 80 pp. 28. sewed.

watch against the very appearance These memoirs, we are inform- of evil; as well as to be very earnest ed, were not intended to exhibit to in prayer to him who is able to the rld a character of any con, keep us from failing; that by his siderable celebrity in the circles of power we may be kept, through literature and science; but chiefly faith, tinto eternal salvations." to gratify the wishes of many

" Mr. Miall, in his sermon, friends; and to hand down to pos. bears an honourable testimony of terity an example worthy of unita

Mr. H., who was "a man, that tion. Mr. Horsey is here repre- well supported the Christian cha.. sented as a man of singular piety, racter; who constantly fiiled up his superiority of intellect, and eminent public station as a minister' and benevolence. As a preacher, his a Christian; and who, in his temtalents were highly esteemed, and per, was particularly amiable and his labours rendered useful to many. affectionate.”. “ Twenty-eight year's We are not favoured with any ab- says Mr. Miall) I have stood in stracts of Mr. Horsey's manuscripts 'connection with him as a minister, in these memoirs, as it was his par- and in all that time, scarcely heard ticular request, a short time pre- an angry word; and rarely did the vious to his decease, that they sun go down upon his wrath." As should all be destroyed. The sub. Mr. Horsey's life was marked with stance of his last address to his prudence, generosity, and piety, so people, however, was taken down in his death, he manifested a mind at the time it was delivered, and resigned, placid, and most devoutly is annexed to these memoirs. occupied He died Sept. 4, 1802, The retrospect he takes of his mi- aged 65 years. nistration among his people, may Þe considered as both ingenious and instructive. “It is now," says he, A Catechism in Verse; after the “ twenty years ago since I was set

plan of that composed by the Assembly apart to the pastoral office over this

Price 3d. church; during which time, many We have already noticed (in our important events have taken place Magazine for March, p. 120.) two respecting you. One hundred of similar attempts to smooth the road our members have died and left the to learning, by Poetic Catechisins; church militant, we hope, to join easy to be learned and retained, the church triumphant. This Poetic fire must not be expected; teaches us the uncertainty of life but it must be owned, there is no with all its enjoyments, and urges small merit in being perspicuous, the necessity of great seriousness, concise, and simple : qualities io and an actual readiness for our which the present writer has ungreat change, from a conviction doubtedly a claim. This is distinthat we shall very soon be called to guished from the other Catechisms follow them. Thirty of our bre. above mentioned, as more extensive,

of Divines.

comprizing 1 26 questions; but each The two former, contain addresses of the answers is contained in four to the conscience, with evangelical Jines.

views of the gospel; and the latter By the last two leaves, the author consists of remarkable instances of appears to be of the Baptist deno. “ malefactors, who appeared to die mination, but the questions relating true penitents, and humble he. to that ordinance are so printed, that lievers." This tract is concluded they may easily be cancelled, with. by Mr Hervey's admirable letter to out defacing the book.

two prisoners.


The Debtor's Friend, 12mo. 3d.

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Monuments of Mercy, 3d.

These three distinct tracts, writ. ten“ by the Author of the Village Sermons,” we hope will be acceptable to those benevolent and pious persons, who, after the great exam, ple of Mr. Howard, visit prisons; or at least, wish to furnish those who do, with the most suitable tracts for distribution in such places,

An Address to Lying-in Women,

By the Rev. J. Townsend, 12m0. 2d. and 3d. neatly covered.

We understand, this tract was written at the particular request of some ladies, who support a chariry for assisting poor married women at the time of their confinement; and it appears to us well adapted to distribute among the objects of such charities, though not unsuit. able for other females in similar cir. cumstances,

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We have the pleasure to learn, that Mr. and Mrs. Chain berlain, the

Baptist Missionaries, have arrived safe at Serampore, the latter end of January last. The Saturday before which, Mr. Carey baptized the first Brahman; and another person, who had been a devotee. The ac. count which they gave to the Church, of the work of God on their souls, filled every heart with pleasure. The Brahman is a young man, and appears very intelligent. His name is Chrishnoo Prussad ; - the

other named Boodwee Sa. The Christian world will derive great satisfaction from the perusal of a

Letter from Mr. Gerriké to a Relation; in which he gives an account of the joyful reception of the gospel, by WHOLE VILLAGES of Heathen. Mr. Gerriké is a Missionary employed in the East Indies, by the Society for promoting Christian Knowledge. He succeeds the late excellent

Mr. Schwartz ; and appears to possess the same Missionary Spirit. We have the happiness also to communicate an animating Letter froin

the Missionaries in Holland, intended for the Island of Ceylon: - like. wise a judicious Letter from America, relative to the late extraordinary revival of religion in that country.

MISSIONARY COLLECTION. Rev. Mr. Boden, Sheffield, Collection in Queen-street Chapel 6.26 2 0 Extract of a Letter from Mr. them choose, in each place, four Gerrike to a Relation. elders. These examples awakened

the whole country ; and when I Sir, Vaparry, Jan. 18, 1803.

was about to leave it, the inha. I WROTE to you last from Serin- bitants of many more villages sent gapatam ; since that tie I have

messages to me, begging of me to experienced great halownips, and reinain a couple of months longer also singular mercies. When, in in the country; and to do in their my journey, I came near to the ex- villages the good work I had done tremity of the peninsulas, I found in those of their neighbours. My whole villages waiting anxiously situation not allowing this, I recomfor my coming, to be further in mended them to the native'priests structed and baptized. They had and catechists that are there; and got acquainted with our native since that, there have been in. priest in that country, and the Ca- structed and baptized 2700 people iechists and Christians; and had more, and eighteen more congregalearned froin them the catechism; tions have been formed.

Amung which those who could write co- these new

several pied, to learn it themselves at their chiefs, all very zealous; and one leisure. When they heard of my of then travels about, preaching the coming, they broke their idols to gospel : but since my return, some pieces, and converted their temples of the Heathens of that country, old into Christian churches; in which enemies, have stirred up a persecula I instructed and baptized them (in tion against them, and they have some about 203, in others near 300); written to me to return, as soon as formed them into Christian congre. possible ; for while I was among gations ; procured for them cate. ihem, all went on very smoothly; chists and schoolmasters and made



and the Heathens themselves seem

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