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controverted on the occasion, up to their genuine sources, to compare them with the peculiar opinions of their own times, and thus to determine their meaning with more certainty, by ascertaining the precise objects, which their compilers had in view. This attempt he has made in the Bampton Lectures of the year. As, however, in compositions of their nature a minute detail of particulars was not practicable, and yet as he felt himself both in reason and in duty bound to fulfil the intentions of the Founder, by printing (professedly as Lectures) only that, which in point of quantity and form, as well as substance, was actually delivered from the pulpit, he has been under the necessity of adding notes; and of adding them to a considerable extent, because his argument principally rested upon authorities, derived from productions not generally read, nor every where attainable.

EXTRACT

FROM THE

LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

OF THE LATE

REV. JOHN BAMPTON,

CANON OF SALISBURY.

I give and bequeath my Lands and "Estates to the Chancellor, Masters, and Scho"lars of the University of Oxford for ever, to "have and to hold all and singular the said "Lands or Estates upon trust, and to the in"tents and purposes hereinafter mentioned; "that is to say, I will and appoint that the "Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford "for the time being shall take and receive all "the rents, issues, and profits thereof, and

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(after all taxes, reparations, and necessary "deductions made) that he pay all the re"mainder to the endowment of eight Divinity "Lecture Sermons, to be established for ever "in the said University, and to be performed "in the manner following:

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"I direct and appoint, that, upon the first Tuesday in Easter Term, a Lecturer be yearly

An Attempt to illustrate those Articles of the Church of England, which the Calvinists improperly consider as Calvinistical,

IN

EIGHT SERMONS

PREACHED BEFORE

THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD,

IN THE YEAR MDCCCIV,

AT,

THE LECTURE

FOUNDED BY J. BAMPTON, M. A.

CANON OF SALISBURY.

BY

RICHARD LAURENCE, LL. D. abbasta

REGIUS PROFESSOR OF HEBREW, CANON OF CHRIST CHURCH,
RECTOR OF MERSHAM, AND RECTOR OF STONE, IN kent.

A NEW EDITION.

OXFORD,

PRINTED BY W. BAXTER,

FOR J. PARKER; AND F. C. AND J. RIVINGTON, ST. PAUL'S

CHURCH YARD, AND WATERLOO PLACE, LONDON.

1820.

OCT

NEW

18442.

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