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• In the characters given in this Pocms on Subjecis connected with chapter, I have had a particular the Scriptures.

By Sarah Newview to the tastes and circum- man. Published by Subscriplion stances of my readers, and to meet for Benefit. their various objections; but it is

Our feelings, on the perusal of fully to deay, and useless to dis- these poeins, were not unlike those semble, that there is one objection

of a botanist, who has been someto which I have not been able to times surprized and gratified to furnish an answer: one objection

discover which neither the learning of Gro- flower blooming in obscurity, and

a pretty and fragrant tius, nor the ingenuity of Paley can

on uncultivated soil. Sarab Newremove, and it is this Christianity man (as we are informed by the cannot be reconciled to the cor- editor of this production) was left rupt propensities of human nature. in early life au unprotected orphan, It toleraies none of the vices of possessed of no other mental acmankind, nor even their proud virtues, if I inay so call them. It how to read and write; the latter

quirements than those of knowing is inflexible ; and will not bend be.

of which she gained by procuring fore the chair of science, or the

a few occasional lessons from a throne of power. It is the unalterable decree of heaven, that,' except

school - master. Without farther

education, she went out to serman be born again,' except he be

vice, and successively discharged some a little child,' he cannot be

her duties in that relation to sevelhe subject of this kingdom. Here

ral families. In the course of her then the reader must make his election : if he be willing to be

employment she had opportunities come • a new man,' and renounce

of reading several of the works of

our best pocts; and, at intervals of his sins; if he can stoop to become

leisure, she ainused herself by comI a little child,' and imbibe the

posing verses. Some of these have Spirit of the meek and lowly Jesus, then may all his objections be fully

been arranged and published, with

the benevolent design of increas. answered; but if not, he must seck farther for a system to incet his ing her means of comfortable exist

ence during the winter of old age, wishes. Christianity is not a reli

The selection is highly creditable gion for statesmen, for philoso

to her talents and principles. phers, or for gentlemen as such. A great man once told his illustrious pupil there was no royal road to

Night; u Poem. 8vo, 48. Geometry ;' so may I say, There Tus poetic production reis no royal, no philosophic road to commends itself to our notice, by heaven.

its evident design and tendency tu We have discovered a few mis- excite benevolent and religious takes as to dates. &c. which may be feeling. Among the topics introeasily corrected * ; but we cannot duced' are the following:- The consider the laudable design of this Shepherd's Fainily Worship, --Sa-' work, the labour which it has

periority of Britain to other Coun. taken, and the manner in which it tries in Government, Arts, Sciences, is, so far, executed, without saying Religion, &c. Recommendation that, if the author performs his to aid the Reforma of those who whole task of twenty-two chap- have been the Objects of Seduction, ters as he has the five contained in - Sufferings and Death of Christ, this part, his work will entitle bim Effects of the preaching of the to the sincere thanks of those Gospel.---State of the World during Christian readers who wish for the the Millennium,- Day of Judgetwo-fold felicity of a safe guide ment, &c. and a pleasant companion. C. G. • The.poelry, is not destitute of

In Note page bo, Wetstein's fol. Nov. Test. (1911 and 1735, instead of 1951, 1752). Septuagint best 'edit, Dr. Crabc, 2 cols. fol. 1707, iostead of Breitunger's edit. 4 vol. 4to, 1730.



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claims to commendation ; but it is liberty, which they fully enjoy, but difficult, from a Poein in blank for polilical power ; and therefore verse, to select a fair specimen that it would be a dangerous exwithin the limits of our work, perinent for the Dissenters, whose

aiin is religious liberty alone, to Scripture Directory; or, An Al join with the Catholics in their pe

lempt to assist the unlearned Rea, tition. This well-written pamphlet der to understand the General has excited much attention;

and we History and Leading Subjecls of apprehend has made no inconsider: the 01 and New Testamenti By able impression on the public mind. the Rev. Thomas Jones, Curale of Creuton. Price 2s. 6d.

The modest title of this book, On the object of Religious Wors according with the unassuming

ship, and on the Pre-existence of

the Son of God; to which is added, character of its pious author, suffciently expresses the useful design

An Historical Account of Two

nolable Corruptions of Scripture, of this publication, which is to as, sist seribus, and especially young;

by Sir [8. Newton. By G. Clarke.

2d edit. with addilions. 12mno, 48. persons, in their study of the sacred volume. Mr. Jones has been care- We took up this book under ful to shew that • Christ crucified' the idea of its being a defence of is the grand subject of the Old as

the Deity of the Saviour ; and were well as of the New Testament; and much disappointed to find the that the · testimony of Jesus is the writer on the opposite side of the spirit of prophecy'. We think that question. We must do him the jus. diligent readers of the Bible, by pe- tice, however, to state his opinions rusing a section of the Scripture in his own words. Speaking Directory,' before they begin a of the Creation, he says, ' The New particular book,-as Genesis, Exo. Testament informs us who the first dus, &c. will find their study of it person

that was brought into exfacilitated, and their acquaintance istence, and that it was his (God's with its principal design increased. Son, whose nature is not described In this view it may be useful tò in the Old or New Testament,' p. 10. all, but especially to those who . When Jesus Christ is called by have not a Commentary on the the name of God, it is on account of Scriptures at hand.

the Deity residing in him as a tem

ple, and having all power given to A Letter to a Protestant Dissenter, him,' &c p. 24,--as if the residence

in Answer to the Question, Shall of a Deity converted a temple into The Dissenters join the Roman Ca- a Gods Again, It does not ap. Tholics, in their Petition to Parlia; pear that the Holy Spirit is, as gene. ment, for what is called Catholic. rally bas been described, a proper Emancipation?' Containing Re- or distinct person; but the influmarks on Religious Liberty and ence, energy, and power of God.' Political Power, both as they affect Page 25. -The Appendix, which I!rc Established Church and Pro- makes above two-thirds of the teslant Dissenlers ; applicable to book, is only to shew that the readThe present momenlous Crisis. ing of two passages of Scripture Fourth edit. ls.

(1 John v. 7, -1 Tim. iii. 16) is at The sensible writer of this least doubtful; which would be of pamphlet enquires, 1st, Into the importance if our doctrine rested present situation of the Catholic, only on two or three passages of and the object of his petition. Scripture; but not while the whole 2dly, Into that of the Protestant tenor of Scripture leans one way. Dissenter, and what he would have We need not be alarined, huwa in view in an application to Parlia- ever, at this little work ; few persons ment. The result is, that the Ca- will be gratified at giving 4s. for tholics already enjoy greaier pri +28 12me pages, badly written and vileges, in some respects, than the badly printed, and most of which Dissenters; that the application of have been repeatedly before ibe the Catbolics is not for religious public many years ago.

Consolation in Death. A Funeral best method of conducting it.

Sermon for Mrs. Berry, of War 3d, Some Reasons for the Method
minster. By W. Jay, 8vo, 1s. 6d. here recoinmended.
Tue respectable author of this

The second sermon is entitled, discourse, though averse to funeral

• Labourers in the Harvest,' Matt. eulogies, in describing the character ix. 38 ; in which the preacher obof Mrs. B. is compelled in justice to

serves, Ist, The Office of a Christian

Minister is an Office of Labour. say, that he considered her, not only one of the excellent of the 2d, The true and faithful minister carth, but one of the most excel is of the Lord. lent, one of the most amiable ex

We can give but a short quotaemplary, edifying Christians, in tion : The present is one of those every relation she was called to periods, of which it may eminently fill." It would be surprizing if we

be said, • The harvest truly is plenwere not to perceive, in perusing teous, but the labourers are few. such a discourse, some of those Not a day passes but from some masterly strokes to which we are ac

corner of our land the cry is heard customed from the pen of Mr. Jay:

• Come and help us. We would If our limits permitted, we would hear the trnth. The cry is echoed

We want gladly reprint the whole of the back from ourselves, concluding pages, which exhibit help likewise. Still louder is the the dying saint walking with holy cry of foreign lands.--By his blessfearlessness through the valley of ing upon us, He is giving the Bible the shadow of death ; but we are

to every nation under heaven: but restrained by want of room.


there is yet another gift wanting. wish, however, warmly to recom

“ Understandest thou what thou mend the sermon, particularly to readest? How can I, except some our female readers.

man should guide me? We do but

partially discharge our debt of Two Sermons preuched at the Visi- obligation, unless with the Bible tations of the Rev. Dr. Burnaby,

we raise up an interpreter. :

The third scrmon is on SalvaArchdeacon of Leicester, &c. To

tion in Christ only.' which is added, a Sermon on the Salvation which is in Christ only. discourses such purity of doctrine,

To us, there appears in these By the Rev. Edw. Thos. Vaughan, such firmness of decision, such M.A. Vicar of St. Mary's and All Saints, in Leicester, &c. 38. 6d.

simplicity of intention, to proIt gives us unfeigned pleasure Christian ministry, that we cannot

mote the great objects of the to find such sermons as these ad- 'but ardently wish that every visitdressed to the clergy at a Visitation, ation of the clergy may enjoy such instead of the wretched and paltry a minister ; nay, that every clergy. attempts too frequent on such oc.

man of the Church of England casions to vilify evangelical prin may thus plainly and ardently, and ciples. This pious preacher endea with such a holy unction, manitost vours to state them in the most in the truth to his congregation. pressive manner, How could I

0! si sic omnes, better hope to fulfil the great end then shall glory dwell in our land, for which we live, than by address

righteousness shall flow down our ang a few plain words of soleian and streets like a river, and our prospeatfectionate exhortation to myrity be as the waves of the sea. partners and companions in the labours, hopes, and conflicts of our arduous office, of whom each in- The Christian's Life and Death: a dividual is as an host of men ?'

Funcral Sermon for Elizabeth the The first sermon is entitled,

wife of C. Noel Nocl, Esq. M.P. ? Christ our Subject,' and is found.

By Thoinas Golding. 8vo, is. ed on 2 Cor. iv. 5;in which Mr. V. By an advertisement prefixed treats, Ist, The excellency of the to this Sermon, accounting for the Institution of preaching :-2d, The delay of its appearance, we are in

formed that when it was delivered , force the dissuasion, -- Do thyself at Fulwood, near Pounsford Park, no harın. These topics are treated Somersetshire, the affluent resi- very fully and impressively, and. dence of the highly respectable, but concluded with a suitable improvebereaved family of the Welmans, ment. The numerous ministers Mr. Noel was in Rutlandshire, who heard this discourse, unani. which county he represents in Par- mously requested its publication liament, attending the remains of' a' circumstance which powerfully, his beloved partner to the place ap- rccominended it to public notice. pointed for her rest until the resurrection of the just ; but on ob- Au Inquiry into the Original and taining a sight of the manuscript, Modern Applicution of the Toleraafter the lapse of some weeks, he tion Act. By the author of Hints requested it to be printed ; and in on Toleralion.' 8vo, 2s. the propriety of such a request we Tue writer, whose former pubcordially concur, considering the lication excited much interest, conSermon creditable, not only to the

tends, in this pamphlet, that the ex. : feelings but to the talents of the pression in the Toleration Act, author. From Phil. i. 21. "For

pretending to Holy Orders,' is deme to live is Christ ; and to die is scriptive of students iu dissenting gain,' Mr. Golding sketches the

academies and itinerants,'—

-as mak, portrait of Mrs. Noel in her life of ing pretensions to the Christian dependence, communiqn, and de- ininistry; and that the late limitation votedness to the Saviour. The of the privileges of the act, to paspiety of Miss Welman, afterwards

tors of congregations, is contrary to Mrs. Noel, we are told was early, as

the design and spirit of the statute. it since happily proved habitual and

He also argues, that if the act expersevering. She had been for

tends to Quakers, who never choose, some time declining in health ; and ministers of particular congregaa voyage to Madeira was recom

tions, it ought not to be limited, as inended. Mr. and Mrs. Noel had has lately been done. The author left London for Falmouth; hut Mrs. pleads that the magistrate is requirNoel's weakness encreased so fast, ed by the act to administer the oaths, that they could proceed no farther &c. and has no discretionary power than to an Inn at Andover, where of refusal ; and that the exercise of this Christian traveller reached her such a power must be destructive home; this heiress entered upon to religious liberty. He dwells her eternal inheritance ; this Chris particularly on the

hardship of subtian combatant was received in tri- jecting candidates for the ministry umph into the heavenly city.

to penalties, who cannot, according,

to the constant usage of dissenters, The dreadful Sin of Suicide. A Sere' become pastors, till they have

mon prenched before the Monthly preached on probation. On the Association of Congregalionul Mi whole, he concludes that the late nisters, &c. London, Jun. 9, 1812.

restrictions are most impolitic, at a By George Clayton. Svo, 21.

time when the unity of all parties This discourse, on an awful but the state. The pamphlet well de

is so necessary to the safety of unusual subject, is founded on Acts

serves the perusal of all who feel xvi. 28, • Do thyself no harm;' and

concerned for the cause of religion was delivered to a very large and

and religious liberty. attentive congregation at Dr. Winter's Meeting - house, and obtained

A Legal Argument on the Statute additional interest from the horrid

1st of Widiam and Mary, chap. murders which had recently been

18, commonly called the Act of committed in the metropolis. The

Toleration. By a Barrister at Law, author's plan is to notice - The :

of Lincoln's Inn. 8vo, 2s. crime forbidden, — The causes and occasions of its commission, and This writer takes nearly the Considerations calculated to en- same ground as the preceding, but

he enters more fully into the state verg tit!e of his Lordship's book conof the laws previous to passing, the

taids. I am confident, that I have de. Toleration Act, and into the various MONSTRATED lhe doctrines commonly provisions of that act; in which this called Calvinistic (thougin not every writer, as well as the preceding, dif. tenet of Calvin) to be that of our Lifers from Mr. Smith'the barrister,' turgy, our Articles and Homilies, and

of those reformers both before and after who wrote on the same subject a Queen Mary's 'reigo, who compiler few years since.

them; and I call on the opponents of This barrister enters also into the Calvinism, to disprove this if they can, Jaté cases which have occurred, and by fair quotations and substantial argu. into the various provisions of the ments, for assertivns must go for no. Militia Laws, which seem to vary thing. I trust! have also shewn them with almost every new act that is

to be the doctrines of the holy Scrippassed: but the principal object of tures, both in the Old and New Tesla

ment.' the present tract, iu the author's own words is, to shew That the ina.

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In a few days will be published, A that description; and that if that

View of the State of Religion throughdescription is comprised in the

out the World ; la cly printed in this eighth section of the Toleration Magazine ; considerably enlarged by Act, the court of Quarter Sessions' the Author. A second volume of is by law compellable to adıninister Bogaisky's Goldea Treasury, revised the oaths and the declaration, and by the Rev. Mr. Steinkopff, with a to perinit the subscription to the Lise of the Author. And a oew edition thirty-six articles, – of which the of Grabam op Ecclesiastical Establish. clerk of the peace is also compell- ments. able to enter a record, and to grant of Romsey, for printing Memoirs of

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