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GREECE, M. Double has obtained the prize offered The Greeks of the isle of Chios have for the best dissertation on the croop. In lately established in the capital of their catarrhal croup he recommends repeated island an extensive public library. In respect emetics, particularly ipecacuanha. Stimulant to the means of public iostruction, the liniments and blisters to the neck and other island of Chios bas lately exerted itself to parts, dry copping, irritating enemas, he render their effective, also found useful. Calomel he thinks too

RUSSIA. slow, and bleeding injurious. In inflamma

Professors of the Russian language have tory croup, emetics do no good : bleeding been appointed throughout Finland, with a must be used, with refrigerants

, as nilre and view to promulgate the knowledge of that and simple oxymel, gentle laxatives, and

language generally. All persons intended emollient poultices and fomentations to the for public employments must acquire the throat. In nervous croup, the whole class Russian language. of antispasmodics may be usefully applied,

An " Imperial Library” has been formed as assafætida, musk, camphor, opium, miher, at St Petersburg, containing more than &c. Vapour medicated with æther may bę 300,000 volumes, in every branch of science, inhaled, and the feet bathed in water with and in all languages, ancient and modern, mustard added to it.

with many valuable manuscripis. The liA Committee of the Philomathic Society brary formerly belunging to the Republic of of Paris have made a Report on the new Poland has been transferred thither, operations on the eye, and the new instru.

CAPPADOCIA. Inents invented by Sir W. Adams, highly honourable to him.

During about fifteen years Cesarea has Didot is to print the Charlemagne of been the seat of a considerable Greek ColLucien Bonaparte. It is dedicated to the lege,in which are taught Philosophy, History, Pope,

Geography, ancient Greek, modern Greek,

French, &c. It is known that the Christians ITALY.

of Cappadocia, after having lost their native The excavations at Pompeii are coulin language (which was Greek), şunk into Rued. Three magnificent tombs have heen barbarism, and that during many ages they discovered, adorned with sculpture, and a spoke Turkish ouly. But since the acces. hall, supposed to have been the court of sion of the present Archbishop, he has enjustice,' with a triple row of columns. gaged the Christians of his diocese to estas Bronze stoves of a beautiful form have also blish Greek schools in almost every district, been found, and a small bronze gladiator and every town, particularly in Cesarea, in the attitude of supplicating life from the Modern Greek is become the prevailing spectators.




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CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY. of his violence—but mark the end, We are THE Aunual Report of the Committee of this delivered. His mighty host mnouldered Society, made to the General Meeting on away; and melted, like dew before the the 3d May 1814, has been but very recently rising sun: another started up, and another published. This accounts for our not having too, and shared the same fate. Enemies sooner noticed it.

often conquered before, seasons often before The Report is preceded by a Sermon, favourable, friends for a long time faithful, which was preached before the Society on all contended against him, and all succeeded. that day, by the Hon. and Very Rev.the Dean Even the stars in their courses fought of Wells, from Psalm xviii. 48, 49. In this agninst Sisera.' His sceptre of power crundevout and eloquent discourse, the preacher bled into dust; and, as the pressure of fear applies his subject to the illustration of the was taken away, the natural hatred of his peculiar and extraordinary circumstances people arose. He is dethroned and banished. of our late national deliverance, and of the lle flies, not as a general, but a captire, obligations of duty and gratitude thence with no troops, but a guard to prevent arising to exert ourselves with redoubled bis escape, and with no remnant of a zeal in propagating the Gospel in Heathen kingdom, but a rocky island, an extended lands. It contains many fervent prayers, prison.---May the God of mercy reach him and many powerful appeals on behalf of the there, ere it be too late, and make hiin, even great objects of the Society, and we recom- him, who has been so long a ready and well: mend its perusal to all who desire the edifi- fitted instrument of his vengeance, even yet cation of their own minds, or the strength- a willing monument of his grace ! euing of their own zeal in the cause of “ And with his fall all our other calamiMissions. The following passage, in which ties are apparently about to cease. Plenty, the late Ruler of France is introdaced, pro- the product of the last extraordinary har. duced a striking effect on the audience : it rest,--prosperity, the fruit of reviving coinwas delivered with much appropriate feel- merce,--and peace, the necessary effect of ing:

a just war brought to a decisive close, “ We all recollect bim, only eighteen have already dawned; and premonths since, marching at the head of the pared, in happy union, again to possess and largest, the best appointed, best disciplined cheer our land. But if, thell, after this ex. army that ever desolated the world, and hold. traordinary deliverance, we have not to ing three parts of Europe in his clain. cry~ Where is the fury of the oppressor?"

“ We all recollect our own burdens, griess, surely we have reason to exclaim, Where is and apprehensions. We have as it were the power and person of the Deliverer? If present before us those winters of scarcily, the hand of God was ever manifest to morwhich he was permitted to aggravate by im. tal eye in the events of this world; if the pairing our commerce, the sinew of our veil, which conceals luis ditect interposition strength--the flail and the loom failing 10. from our sight, was ever in a degree with gether; poverty and idleness threatening to drawn; it has been during the course of this overcome the faith and patience of our people astonishing change.” at home, and a yearly increase of difiiculty The following sentiments are highly wore in maintaining our struggle abroad. thy of the rank and office of the preacher,

" Sucb was the man, and such the effect9 May they prevail more and more!


** Among the different communions of had also been made and Associations formed Christians, onion of spirit should surely pre in various parts of the kingdom, particulariy Hail, as to this grand and common object; two for the county of Norfolk, under the bót union of operation, in general, cannot. Presidency of the Bishop of Norwich; and Perhaps, indeed, the very contention and a third for that of Leicestet, under the prefivalry of love, under Christian principles, sidency of the Earl of Ferrers. The cona may produce, on the whole, results the most tributions of the Bristol Society for the first tapid and complete.

year amounted to 2,3004.; and at the first * But should not the lead be taken by our anniversary in March, about 8004 bad been Church? Should not she outstrip all her collected. By means of a Branch Associa: competitors in this race of Christian loving- tion in that city, the yoanger members of kindness? A Church, Apostolical in her the Institution had collected upwards of Constitution, Scriptural in her Services, 5001: Evangelical in her Doctrines-- will she not ? The success," says the Bristol Report, be foremost in this work of an 'Evangelist, “which has hitherto attended the exertions ibis Scriptural Duty, this closest imitation of of this Association, evinces, that an interest the Apostolical Pattern? And, wbile uther in the forlora state of the heathen world, and communions assist around, as Priests in i beir á desire to send the knowledge of Cbrist respective functions, will she noi, in her crucified among them, are felt by the bulk office of High Priest, present ilsis oblation of the people. The reception which your of gratitude to her God and Saviour, her Lord Committee have met with among the poor ja and King? Having thus proved herself, general, many of whom, while they freely like the ark of God, a token for good and a gave their valuable mite, regretted their inseal of deliverance to our country, might she ability to subscribe more largely, has frenot hope ever to be preserved amidst the quently alleviated their labours and renewed waves of this troublesome world, and to re- their vigour in the glorious cause in which main a secure asylum, and an inexhaustible they have engaged.". treasury of genuine religion; an abundant The borough of Southwark had in a few depository, from whence should proceed to months raised and paid to the Society the distant climes the doves of peace, the spi- sum of 4001; and one hundred and thirty ritual husbandmen, to break up the fallow other places are enumerated, where collec ground, and rear ibe hitherto worthless or tions had been made or Associations formed, barren plaots, and to fit them through grace besides about seventeen churches in Lonto bear fruit a bundred fold in the paradise don. The ladies had been particularly acof God?

tive in forming Associations for tlre perpose Should we be answered, • Already we of aiding the Society's funds, and children have two societies connecied with the Church, and servants pressed forward to take their which have long sent forth religious instruc- share in this work of charity. What follows Lors into foteigu and heather countries'-we on this sabject deserves to be extracted reply : God be thanked for their past eser entire. tions! Gon be with them in future! We “ Indeed the zeal with which young pet. would not interfere with their interests. We sons of both sexes, and the labouring orders would hail them as elder brethren; as fore of society, have enlisted themselves in the ruiners; is examples. We would accept cause of Missions, has greatly encouraged Schwartz as our father, in spirit ; and be aird arimated your Conmittee. The Worko Followers of bim as he followed Christ.' Buting Class attending Divine Worship at St. we are not contending in a race where all Mary's Chapel in Birminghians, have trans may run, but only one receive the prize. mitted to your Committee 35l. as their first There are many crowns, and only too few year's contributions. A poor woman, with candidates."

modesty and diffidence, put a twenty-shillThe Report commences with a view of the ing note into the bands of your Secretary : augmentation of the resonrces and influence but declined, though urged, to give her resi of the Society, which had happily taken dence or her name. • I have very little; place in the preceding year. The interest sir; but that I can give.' excited in the public mind hy the discus. " Your Committee cannot but dwell a little sions which had arisen respecting Christi. on this encouraging topic. For, indispentanity in India, and the part taken in those sable as the augmentation of the Society's discussions by the Society, bad led nam. funds is to the extension of its foreign ex bers of Churchmen to enroll themselves in ertions, yet the interest which is excited is the list of its supporters, Large collections benefit of apother and a higher order. The

awful condition of the heathen world is made " The poor indeed, properly so called, who known : the perisling state of our sixty or se are themselves the objects of charitable as venty millions of fellow-subjects begins to be sistance, ought never to be solicited to con understood: the obligation under which we tribute; but t.ere is a numerous and im He of imperting to them and to all men the ponant body of persons,' as bas been well inestimable treasures of the Gospel is felt on observed, who canot indeed subscribe their all sides : the honour of our Divine Saviour guinea a year, but who are as able as they is seen to be involved in the winning of cone are willing to take some share, proportioned quests for Him froin the empire of sine to their means, in the holy efforts of Chris. These topics animate more than they ever tian lore. There is no reason why the hume did the public ministrations of our church: bler orders of snciety should not partake in they are carried home with us to our fami. our labours, and share our triumph. We lies: they enter into the daily prayers which have no right to monopolize ihe commerce we offer with them to the Father of Mer- of benevolence. There may be as much cies; and we bear theni on our hearts in our real charity in the breast of the labourer, as secret approaches to his throne. The more of the scbular or merchant, to which justice competent feel constrained to give of their has hii herto never been done. By inviting abundance : the superfluous ornament is them, therefore, 10 subscribe their smaller sacrificed: the convenience, not indispensa

sums, you present to them a noble stimulus ble, is surrendered : the guinea is given where for their endeavours; you promote a higher none was given before ; and it is doubled

tone of general morals; you raise them to a where but one was belure heslowed.

participation in all the good that is now on “ And are not the most salutary effects on fuot in the natiun; you find a suitable object our children to be looked for from these for the activity of their minds; whilst, at their exertions? • Their susceptible minds,'as the same time, you are so far from injuring an eloquent advocate of the Society has them by allowing them to make those vourged, ' will be soon awakened; their ten

luntary contributions, that you induce a dencies to selfishness will be corrected; the habit of economy, which, so far as they are value of religions will become palpable : an colicerned, is of itself a bandmaid to almost adequate mutive is presented for their laying every other virtue.' by a portion of their liule income ; tlie best “ These are the indications of a deep in feelings of their simple niads receive a right terest in the success of Missions which revive impulse; and an opening is made, under the the spirits of your Committee and strengthen blessing of God, for those principles of their confidence in God. As the time appiety, which may be their guard and their pointed in Ilis infinite wisdom for gladdening ornament through their future lives.'

the nations with his Divine Word approuohes, " And while our servants are eager to as we may expect to see the corresponding sist in this great cause, who will decline their openings of his providence; and these will proffered aid? Ai Bristol a servant was ob- be met by the 'willing hearts and liberes served to put into the plate what must have bands of his faithful servants. been the tithe of her yearly wages; and a " The progress of the Society has been ob labouring boy at Ipswich begged the person usually rapid': it has heen like the sudden who provided his food not to purchase any start of youth into marthood. Ils average ineat for a week, as be was determined to

incoine for the preceding thirteen years give the value of his meat to help the poor since its formation, did not reach 2,0001. African children! « Prudeuce and caution should, indeed, little more than 50001.; but the income of

per annum ; that of its thirteenth year was always be observed in soliciting or accepting its fourteenth year is between 11,000!. and such alms: get he must be dead to the best 22,000l.” feelings and interests of these classes of soa

(To be continued.) ciety, who will not gladly embrace every proper occasion of associating them with CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. himsell, according to their means, in the exo A half-yearly Report of the transactions ercise of the noblest charities of the heart of for the half year preceding the first of Ja

• It is more blessed to give than to nuary last, of the Bible and Schuel Comreceive. Let him, theretore, who las no mission, at the Cape of Good Hope of expport but from his own honest industıy, which bis Excellency the Governor and • labuur, working with his hands the thing Commander-in-Chief is patron; and his which is goud, ibat he may bave to give Honour the Lieutenant-Governor, president to him that needeth."

-bas recently reacbed us. CHRIST, OBSERV, No. 133.

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