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truly stated, that these learned bodies assumed and exercised this power, and, that when used, it was practically great; but we mention these circumstances to shew what weight such writers as Raynaud, Alphonsus de Castro, and Cardinal Caietan, allowed to the opinion of an University in such cases.
( Th be continued.)
NOTICES OF BOOKS.
1. Letters to W. Wilberforce, Esq. to which is added an Answer to Melancthon; first series, 1822, second series, 1823. 8vo. London. Eedes.
Very excellent letters; full of inter. esting and important information; and which may not be unseasonable at the present juncture of political affairs.
2. The Poor Man's Preservative against Popery; addressed to the lower Classes of Great Britain and Ireland. By the Rev.Joseph Blanco White, formerly Chaplain to the King of Spain, in the Royal Chapel of Seville: nowa Clergyman of the Church of England. 4th edit. London. Rivington. Is. or 10s. 6d. a dozen.
An excellent little work, which it may not be too late to recommend to some of our readers. It is much to be wished that tracts of this description,.--cheap and popular,--- were more generally circu. lated, especially in Roman Catholic dis. tricts. This pamphlet well deserves its title ; and being published, as the author informs us, without profit to himself, “ in order that it may be sold at the lowest possible price''-.We hope it may obtain an extensive circulation among the poor.
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS.
Continued from page 56.)
Blomfield C. J. Right Rev. D. D. A Letter to C. Butler, Esq., in
vindication of English Protestants, from his attack upon their sincerity in the “Book of the Roman Catholic Church ;" with a Postscript in reply to Mr. Butler's letter to the Author. 8vo. Is. Mawman. BUTLER C. Esg. Answer to the Bishop of Chester. Third Edition, 8vo.
3. The Jesuits' Memorial for the intended Reformation (i. e. destruction of the Church of England) under their first Popish Prince; extracted from the copy that was presented to the late King James the lI. 8vo. London. 1825.
These extracts from the Jesuits' Memo. rial, (which is very scarce, and of which there is a copy in the British Museum) have been transferred by the editor to the Protestant Union, by whom they are now published, and sold by J. Eedes, Hatch. ards, Rivingtons, Cadell, and Relfe.
4. A DIGEST of the Evidence taken before Select Committees of the two Houses of Parliament, appointed to enquire into the state of Ireland; 1824-5, with notes historical and explanatory, and index, by Rev. W. Phelan, B. D. and Rev. M. O'Sullivan, A. M. 8vo. London. 1826.
“A work which every man desirous of forming an impartial and conscientious opinion upon the subject
of Catholicism, as connected with England and Ireland, should make familiar to his mind." p. 20 of the Rev. Blanco White's letter to C. Butler, Esq.
statuit Alphonsus de Castro lib. 1. contra hærcs. c. 3. numerus enim auctior similium per. sonarum, nihil plus intensive confert quam si unica esset persona. Unde Caietan Opusc. de concept. B. Virginis Academiarum decisiones et determinationes nauci facit.... asinus sæpe Æsopicus quamvis asinus, leonis pelle indutus prodit, atque adeo si dare. tur cætus talium non esset cætus leonum, nisi externa specie." Partit. III. Erot. ii. 468, 471.
Is. 6d. Murray. CANNING G. Right Hon. Corrected Report of his Speech in the House
of Commons on Tuesday Feb, 15, 1825, on the motion for leave to bring in a Bill for the Suppression of Unlawful Associations in Ire
land. 8vo. Murray. CLEMENTSON W. K., M. A. The Epistles of Ignatius and Polycarp,
&c.; a new Translation, with an Appendix, in which Cobbett's
History of the Reformation is refuted." 5s. Coombes Rev. W. H., D. D. The Essence of Religious Controversy ;
containing a Series of Observations on a Protestant Catechism, in
a letter to a Noble Lord. 8vo. 12s. Longman. Cross John, Serjeant-at-Law. The Papal Supreipacy, with remarks on
the Bill for restoring the intercourse between the See of Rome and the United Kingdom, passed by the Commons, and rejected by the
Lords, in the year 1825. A new Edition, revised. 8vo. 3s. Murray. Dixon Rev. T. W., formerly a Romish Priest, educated in the College
of Maynooth, now a Clergyman of the Church of England. Popish
Misrepresentations, in a Series of Letters. 2nd Edition. 53. GODKIN JAMES. Motives for leaving the Romish Church, in Ten
Letters to Mr. Furlong, &c. Is. 6d. HAWTREY Rev. C. S., M. A. The Mystery of Iniquity; or, a Warning
to Protestants ; founded on the Analogy between the Corruptions of Popery and the Corruptions of the Human Heart : a Sermon
preached on Sunday, Nov. 5, 1826. 8vo. 1s. HAMILTONS Rev. Geo. Two Letters to the titular Archbishop of Dub
lin. 23. Tims. Horton R. Wilmot, Esq. M. P. A letter to the Duke of Norfolk on the Catholic Question. 8vo. 3s. Murray.
A Letter to the Electors of Newcastle-under-Line. 8vo. 23. Murray. JACOB EDWIN, M. A. Truth maintained and Charity promoted: a
Clergyman's Address to English Protestants, on their Duties towards their Fellow-Countrymen of the Church of Rome. 2s.
Rivingtons. Kaye Right Rev. J., D. D. An Ecclesiastical History of the second
and third centuries, illustrated from the writings of Tertullian. LATIMER Bishop. Sermons; a new Edition, carefully corrected, with
illustrative notes, an original Memoir of the author, and an account of the manner of preaching common in his time. 9 vols. 8vo.
24s. Duncan. LLOYD Rev. RICHARD, A. M., Rector of St. Dunstan's in the West.
An Appeal to the Common Sense of England, relative to the Catho
lic Claims. 8vo. 2s. Seeley. Mc. Hale Right Rev. J., D. D., Bishop of Moronia. Letter to Lord Farnham.
Second Letter to Lord Farnham. Mackie Rev. CHARLES, M. A. The spirit and constitution of the
Church in their relation to the general welfare of the State. 8vo.
88. 6d. Murray. MATURIN Rev. C. R. Five Sermons on the Errors of the Roman Catho
lic Church, preached in St. Peter's Church, Dublin. 2nd Edition.
12mo. 3s. boards. MILLER GEORGE, D. D., M.R.J. A. & M. R. S. L. The policy of the
Roman Catholic Question discussed, in a letter to the Rt. Hon.
An Historical View of the Plea of Tradition, as maintained by the Church of Rome. 8vo.
OTway Rev. C. Letter to J.K. L. on his Letter to Lord Farnham. 3d.
Tims. Phelan Rev. WM., B. D., and Rev. MORTIMER O’SULLIVAN, A. M.
A Digest of the evidence taken before select committees of the two Houses of Parliament, appointed to inquire into the state of Ireland, in 1824, 1825, with notes historical and explanatory, and a copious
Index. 2 vols. 8vo. 18s. Cadell. Philpotts Rev. H., D. D. Letter to the Right Hon. Geo. Canning on
Bill of 1825, for removing the disqualifications of his Majesty's Roman Catholic subjects, and on his Speech in support of it. 8vo. 3s. 6d.
Second Letter to Right Hon. Geo. Canning. 8vo. Is. 6d. Pozzo Count Ferdinand dal. Catholicism in Austria, or an Epitome of
the Austrian Ecclesiastical Law, with a Dissertation upon the rights and duties of the English Government, with respect to the
Catholics in Ireland. 8vo. Murray.
Church of Rome the Corruption of the Catholic Faith.”
each. Hatchard. SOAMES HENRY, M. A., Rector of Shelley, Essex. The History of the
Reformation of the Church of England, during the Reign of Edward
the Sixth. In one large vol. 8vo. Price 18s. The two former volumes comprise the Reign of Henry VIII. Price £1. 10s. in boards.
Another volume, which may be expected before the conclusion of the present year, and which will carry the work down to the re-establishment of the Protestant Church under Queen Elizabeth, will complete the Author's design. TEMPLE HENRY WILLIAM, Esq. Catholic principles and feelings
unchanged from the 14th century to the present time. 8vo. 28.
Hatchard. THORNTON-James. Letters on the Moral and Religious state of South
America ; written during a Residence of nearly seven years in Buenos
Ayres, Chili, Peru, and Colombia. 12mo.5s. Nisbet. Van Ess LEANDER, D. D. Two Letters to the Rev. C. Gorham, B. D.,
on some points of his “Statement on the Apochryphal Books," and on some of the alleged doctrines of the Church of Rome, with a reply by Mr. Gorham. 8vo. 23. 6d. Seeley.
The Rev. Jas. Sharples of Black. burn has just issued a Pamphlet, entitled . The Lancashire Curate refuted.” We give his advertisement to the reader :
“The following pages," he observes, “owe their existence to an article contained in the PROTEST. ANT GUARDIAN, No. 3, directed against a series of Lectures delivered by the author, in the Catho
lic Chapel, Blackburn, during the early part of the present year. In the course of those Lectures he had occasion to prove the necessity of the Catholic Rule of Faith from the inadequacy of the Scripture rule, and, in doing so, to notice the corruptions existing in the English Bibles. Yet, this has been termed by some, a
• wanton and unprovoked' attack upon the Church of England. With what tholic Priest of Birmingham, redegree of justice, the author leaves fused to authenticate the report of it to the reader to determine." his discussion with Mr. Burnet,
We are glad that Mr. Sharples though a special Reporter of high has given this challenge, and for character had been engaged by the the present, shall only say, that committee, and every other arwe also are quite willing to refer it rangement made for procuring a to the reader to determine be- correct publication. The report, tween Mr. S. and “The Lancashire therefore, appears authenticated by Curate.” Mr. S., however, will Mr. Burnet alone, with an expla. perceive that there remains a natory statement which we think by second letter to be refuted. no means favourable to his oppo
nent. We hope, hereafter, to give Our readers are aware that the a more ample notice of these im. discussion in Dublin, between the portant Discussions, and of others Rev. Messrs. Pope and Maguire, conducted through the medium of has been succeeded by a similar the press. Those at Worcester and discussion in London, between the Gloucester appear to have excited Rev. J. Burnet and Mr. O'Leary, considerable attention. A corresboth of the City of Cork; by a pondent instructs us to state, with third at Balleymena, between the reference to the Worcester controRev. R. Stewart and the Rev. B. versy, “that W. L. is said to be a Auley; by a fourth at Birmingham, retired wheelwright, who has lately between the Rev. T. Burnet and acquired some property, but having the Rev. T. M. M'Donnall: and been opposed at à parish meeting we observe that the Rev. Mr. Ma- in Bromesgrove, he joined the guire, P. P. of Innismagrath, who Romanists. H.B. is still "vinored,” rendered himself so notorious by but is said to be a literary layman, the first discussion, has been in- living in a retired way, near Worvited to another, by a Clergyman cester." of the Established Church, in the neighbourhood of Sligo. It is pro- We understand that the Bishop posed to take place in Sligo. An of Strasburg, late Bishop of Aire, authentic report of the discussion and author of the “Discussion in Dublin has made its appearance : Amicale,” has published a reply to and similar reports of those in Lon- Mr.Faber's “Difficulties of Romandon and Birmingham. We regret, ism;” and that a translation of both however, to notice that the Rev., the French works is announced. Mr. M'Donnell, the Roman Ca.
HOPEFUL BYMPTONS IN TURKEY, for us among Roman Catholics also, AND REMARKABLE EXCITE- and that our books are received
MENT AT CONSTANTINOPLE. by many of them with eagerness. The Rev. John Hartley, one of It is also worthy of remark, that the representatives of the Church those very books which are in most Missionary Society in the Mediter- direct opposition to their Church, ranean, has made the following are received with the greatest pleastatement with reference to the sure; such, for example, as "Pomembers of the Romish Commu- pery, a Novelty;” Tillotson against nion in Turkey generally, but more Transubstantiation; Tillotson on particularly in Constantinople. the necessity of Reading the Scrip“I am happy,” he says, "to in
“Andrew Dunn," &c. "I form you, that the door is opening ardently long for full and separate works against each of the principal culars will, we doubt not, be intertenets of Popery: these books no: esting to our readers. They are only open men's understandings on communicated by the Rev. Mr. their own peculiar subject, but they Goodell, the colleague of Mr. induce them to study books more King. He thus writes :-“ Mr. readily on the experimental doc- King's Farewell Letter, which trines of Christianity.
(with considerable additions by Headds, in a letter to Mr. Jowett, myself, having special reference at Malta, “The Italian books to the Armenians) we had transagainst Popery are getting on lated into Turkish, found its way nobly: notwithstanding the threats to Constantinople in Signior Worand sermons which are pronounced tabet's hand-writing, and produced against them, a great number has an amazing excitement among the been circulated with much advan- one hundred thousand Armenians tage; and I believe that they are of that capital. A council was now extensively read. I much re- immediately held, consisting of all gret that we have not a greater the Armenian Monks, and Priests, number of powerful works of the and Bishops, and Patriarchs, of same description. Do all in your whom several happened at that power to expedite the Italian Trans- time to be at Constantinople; and lation of the History of the Refor- of all the principal Armenians of mation.”
the Laity, together with two of Though not immediately con- the Greek Patriarchs, viz. the nected with the subject of Popery,
Greek Patriarch of Constantinople, we cannot refrain from adding to and the Patriarch of Jerusalem." the above notice, another from a “Mr. King's Letter, with the brother missionary in the East,- Scripture proofs, which I had furthe Rev. Mr. King, -who has re- nished abūndantly in the margin, cently arrived in London, from was then read; with a suitable Syria. It is ultimately connected pause after each section; and the with the decline of superstition question was solemnly askedand the progress of truth, and may "Are these things so? And is therefore properly appear in this the Letter itself agreeable to the department of our work. Mr. Word of God ?” King reports that a General Coun- The Bible-yes, the holy, blesscil of all the Bishops, Priests, and ed, long-neglected Bible was proMonks of the Greek and Armenian duced, and examined; and, when Churches, was lately held at Con- they could not make it speak a difstantinople; when a copy of a let- ferent language from the Letter, ter was read, addressed by Mr. they called for the Original, in King to different individuals in order to be sure that their translavarious parts of Syria on his leav- tion was a faithful one. In the ing that country. The Council end, they were forced to acknowexamined minutely the citations ledge, that the Letter was agreefrom Scripture to which he ap- able to the Holy Scriptures. pealed, and were thereby influ- The Monks, and Priests, and enced to confess, how much the Bishops, then said to the Patriword of God was neglected, and archs—« Three of your principal how contrary many of their prac- men have, agreeably to this Letter tices were to that sacred volume; and the Bible, married wives, and and it ended by a public reproba- are now overturning the whole systion of the celibacy of their clergy, tem of our Church; if they are their pilgrimages, and other super- doing right, we will all go and do stitions, and it is more than pro- likewise : but, if they are not dobable that the monkish orders will ing right, wè insist upon your be altogether abolished among putting an immediate stop to their them.
proceedings, and bringing them to The following additional parti- justice."