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after his death, unless from their superior excellence, the suppression of them might have been deemed a crime.
Perhaps Mr. Cecil published them from conscientious motives.-They feen to us to be appended merely to eke out a volume,
the press. This work is meant in Ufum Scholarum. The Latin Idiom of Castellio is unexceptionable ; and the arrangement of the profeffor is admirable. The ingenious editor of this useful work combinen these excellencies in one.
Svo. 92 pp.
LIST OF BOOKS IN DIVINITY. А.
COMMENTARY on the Revela- The evidence for the authenticity and
tion of St. John; accompanied with divine inspiration of the apocalypse stated historical testimony of it's accomplish- and vindicated from the objection of the ment to the present day. By the Rev. late professor, F. D. Michaelis, in a letE.W.Whittaker, Rector of St. Mildred, ter addressed to the Rev. Herbert Marsh, Canterbury. 8vo. 497. pp.
A Sermon preached in the Parish A Letter to a round Member of the Church of Witham, Essex, on Tuesday Church, with a Supplement, containing the ist of June 1802, being the day ap- two letters, sent to the Editors of the pointed for a General Thanksgiving to Christian Observer, with an Address to Almighty God, for putting an end to the the readers of that miscellany, on a gross late bloody and extended and expensive misiepresentation of a passage in the
By the Rev. William Aislabie, Appendix to the Guide to the Church, M. A. late of Pembroke Hall, Cam- by the Rev. Charles Daubeney, author of bridge. 8vo. 16 pp.
the Guide and Appendix, &c. Fellow of Remarks on the Controversy subsift- Winchester college, and Minister of ing, or supposed to subfift, between the Christ Church, Bath. 8vo. pp. 66. Arminian and Calvinistic Ministers of A Charge delivered to the Clergy of the Church of England, in a second let. the diocese of Oxford, by John Lord Biter to the Rev. John Overton, A. B. Mop of that diocese at his primary visiauthor of the “ True Churchinan Al- tation in June 1802, published at the certained.” By Edward Pearson, B. D. request of the clergy.. 8vo. pp. 25. Rector of Rempstead, Nottinghamshire, No. I. of the Churchman's Memorial : 8vo. 102 PP:
being a Biographical Register and HistoA Sermon preached before the honour. rical Account of those eminent Divines able House of Commons, at the church and other Persons who were deprived of of St. Margaret, Weltminster, on Tues- their Preferments and Situations, and day, June 1, 1802, being the day, ap- otherwise persecuted, for their Loyalty to pointed for a General Thanksgiving their King, and for their conformity to By William Vincent, D. D. Sub-Almo. the Church of England, during the ner to his Majesty, and Prebendary of Great Rebellion ; with a copious Intro. Westminster. 4to. pp. 33..
duction, containing a View of the ProReflections and Exhortations adapted gress of Puritanism from the Reformą. to the state of the times, a Sermon tion to 1641. By the present Editors preached to the Unitarian Society at of the Orthodox Churchman's MagaHackney on the thanksgiving day. By zine. London, Spragg, Thomas Belsham. 8vo.
The Christian Guide or an attempt to An affectionate Address to the Clergy explain in a series of connected discourses on the theological Writings of the Hon. the leading articles of Christianity, de. Emanuel Swedenborg. By a Clergyman signed principally for the use of families of the Church of England. 8vo. and young persons. By Charles Plump.
Reflections on War, a Sermon at Cam. tre, M. A. Rector of Long Newton in bridge on the thanksgiving day, by Ron the county of Durham, 8vo. pp. 347. bert Hall, A. M. 8vo.
PO E T R Y.
The HYMN of St. AMBROSE,
Preserve, O Lord, thy people, and encommonly called Te Deum,
Thy blessing on thy own inheritance ;
For ever raise their hearts and rule their THEE, sovereign God! our grateful ways; accents praile ;
Each day we bless thee, and proclaim thy We own thee, Lord, and bless thy won
shall fail to celebrate thy name; To thee, eternal Father, earth's whole
No hour neglect thy everlasting fame. frame
Preserve our fouls, O Lord, this day from With loudest trumpets sound's immortal
Have mercy on us, Lord, have mercy still; Lord God of hosts, to thee the heav'nly As we have hop'd, do thou reward our
pain ; pow'rs With pealing anthems fill thy vaulted In thee we trust, let not our trust be vain !
tow'rs. Thy cherubim thrice holy, holy,
A SOLILOQUY. Thrice holy, all the seraphim reply, And thrice-returning echoes endless Written in a Country Church Yard. songs supply
By the Rev. Mr. MOORE, of Both heav'n and earth thy majesty dis
Cornwall. play; They owe their beauty to thy glorious STRUCK with religious awe and fo-, ray,
lemn dread, Thy praises fill the loud Apostles' choir ; I view these gloomy mansions of the dead; The train of prophets in the song con- Around me, tombs in mix'd disorder rife,
And in mute language teach me to be Legions of martyrs in the chorus thine, wise. And vocal blood with vocal music join. Time was, these ashes liv'd
a time Thy holy church, inspir’d with heav'nly must be
When others thus may stand--and look Around theworld maintains a sacred part, at ine; And tunes her sweetest notes, O God, Alarming thought! no wonder 'tis we to thee,
dread The Father of unbounded majesty : O'er these uncomfortable vaults to tread, The Son, ador'd co-partner of thy seat, Where blended lie the aged and the And equal, everlasting Paraclete !
young, Thou, king of glory, Christ; of the The rich and poor, an undistinguish'd Most High
throng: Thou co-eternal, filial Deity ;
Death conquers all, and Time's subdu., Thou who, to save the world's impend- ing hand ing doom,
Nor tombs nor marble statues can withDid’lt deign to dwell within a virgin's stand. womb,
Mark yonderashes,in confusion spread! (Old Tyrant death disarm’d, before thee Compare earth's living tenants with her flew
dead! The bolts of heav'n, and back the fold. How striking the resemblance, yet how
juft! To give access, and make the faithful Oncé life and soul inform'd this mass of
way;) From God's right hand thy filial beams Around these bones, now broken and display!
decay'd, Thou art to judge the living and the dead; The streams of life in various channels Then spare those souls for whom thy veins play'd. have bled!
Perhaps that skull, fo horrible to view, O take us up among the bless'd above, Was fome fair maid's, ye belles, as fair. To hare with them thy everlasting love! as you:
These hollow sockets two bright orbs Beneath that fculptur'd pompous mar contain’d,
ble stone Where the Loves sported, and in tri- Lies youthful Florio, aged twenty-one; umph reign’d:
Cropi like a flow'r, he wither'd' in his Flere glow'd the lips; there, white as Pa- bloom, riar stone,
Tho' flatt'ring life had promis’d years to The teeth, dispos’d in beauteous order, come: Thone.
Ye flken fons! ye Florios of the age, This is Life's goal--no farther can we Who tread in giddy maze life's flow'ry. view,
stage! Beyond it, all is wonderful and new. Mark here the end of man, in orio see Oh deign, fome courteous ghost! to let What you, and all the fons of earth, us know
Thall be ! What we must shortly be- and you are There, low in dust, the vain Hortensio now!
lies, Sometimes you warn us of approaching Whose splendour once we viewed with
envious eyes; Why hide the knowledge of your pre- Titles and arms his pompous marble
sent state ? With joy behold us tremblingly explore With a long histry of his noble race: The unknown gulph, that you can fear Still after death his vanity survives, no more!
And on his tomb all of Hortensio lives. The Grave has eloquence--its lectures Around me as I turn my wand'ring teach,
eyes, In filence, louder than divines can preach: Unnumber'd graves in awful prospeet Hear what it says--ye fons of folly, hear! rise, It spcaks to you --O give it then your ear! Whose stones say only when their owners It bids you lay all vanity aside :
dy'd, whata lecture this, for human pride! If young, or aged, and to whom ally’d. The clock strikes twelve-how foleinn On others, pompous epitaphs are spread, is the found!
In mem'ry of the virtues of the dead; Hark how the strokes from hollow vaults Vain waste of praise, since flatt'ring or rebound!
fincere, They bid us hasten to be wise, and show The judgment-day alone will make apHow rapid in their course the minutes
How filent is this little spot of ground ! See yonder yew-how high it lifts its How melancholvlooks each obječtround! head!
Here man diffolv'd in shatter'd ruin lies Around their gloomy shade the branches So fast allcep-as if no more to rife; spread.
'Tis strange to think how these dead Old and decay'd, it stills retains a grace, bones can live, And adds more folemn horror to the Leap into form and with new heat replace.
vive! Whose tomb is this ? it says, 'tis My- Or how this trodden carth to life shall ra's tomb;
wake, Pluck'd from the world in beauty's fairest Knowits old place, its former figure take!
But whence these fears? when the last Attend, ye fair! ye thoughtless, and ye
trumpet founds gay!
Thro' heav'n's expanse, to carth's reFor Myra dy'd upon her nuptial day! moteft bounds, The grave, cold bridegroom! clasp'd The dead shall quit thefe tenements of her in its arms,
clay, And the worm rioted upon her charms. And vicw again the long-extinguished In yonder tomb the old Avaro lies;
day : Once he was rich-the world esteein'd It muit be fo--the same Almighty Pow's him wife :
From dust wlo forin'd us, can froin duft Schemes unaccomplish'd labour'd in his restore. mind,
Chear'd with this pleasing hope, I And all his thoughts were to the world safely trust confin'd;
JEHOVAH's pow'r, to raise me from Death came unlook'd for from his the dust; grasping hand
On his unfailing promises rely, Down dropt his bags, and mortgages of And all the horrois of the grave defy. land.
OF FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC AFFAIRS.
navigation to the Black Sea is secured to TOT only remains tranquil at home, the French for a limited time; and in
but seems to be making flow but consideration of this, it is added, that fure strides towards the increase and France has guaranteed the integrity of establishment of her power abroad. The the Turkish Empire, or rather consented business of the indemnities, new and un- to the extirpation of Paswan Oglou, the precedented as it is, our readers will per- supposed ally of the Fiut Consul; thus ceive has been acceded to by the princi- the latest accounts froin Wallachia and pal of the German powers; and tome Vienna, make it appear that the Aufother measures of partition have incft trian forces have bcen compelled to retist probably been agreed to at Mumel, the inroads made by the troops of Paswhere the conference which we hinted in wan Olov; and also that the Russians our latt, has taken place between the are marching for their atlistance. If King of Prullia and the Emperor of thete reports are well-founded, it is easy Ruília ; and the latter has ordered the to forcfce that both these powers will incircumstance to be recorded in Pe- demnify themselves for their interfertersburgh Gazette, there faid to have ence with the rebellious subjects of the taken place on the occifion of a review. Porte. The French expedition from the Italian ports in the Mediterranean, first thought .The news from Egypt are of a still to have been intended to take políeffion more serious and alarning kind Norof the Morea, it now appears was def- withstanding the treacherous mutacre of tined to the West Indies, where the cii- the Bess, their party has been by no mate, as well as the war, has destroyed means fubdued. A partial engagement great numbers of officers and men. with a division of the Grand Vizier's Leclerc, the Commandant, is faid to be army bas terminated to the advantage of unwell, , young, Dampiere, dead, and the Beys, and large reinforcements will Benczech, the Maritime Prefect, at the be necessary to re-establish the authority laft gasp.
of the Porte. At present a partial inAgainst Toussaint, it appears a charge subordination or actual rebellion prevails of perfidy to the French Government has through Egypt; and, distracted as the been brought, and the person of that European provinces of the Turkish Emunfortunate man seized arid fent home to pire are, few troops can be spared to France. But at Guadaloupe, the oppo- quell the disturbances of the more dissition which General Richepaníe fras met tant provinces. What means the Porte with from the Blacks, has been much may resort to under fuch difficult cirmore fanguinary and obftinate than at cumstances, we shall not pretend to deSt. Domingo ; the latter were prodigal termine; though, ju all probability, the of their lives, even to desperation, and Beys, unless overcome by foreign force, the French accounts acknowledge the will succeed in gaining a temporary inloss of great numbers of men, and the dependence. A new field is opened to utmost difficulty in carrying their point. the cupidity of the great Continental Respecting the issue of this war against Powers. An easy prey is presented to the llaves, and if they are now gene their ambition. How long they may rally disposed to submillion and obedi- think it consistent with policy to look on ence, a long period must elapse before as inactive fpectators, it is impoffible to the ravages of nine years are repaired. decide. After the experience of the last A number of years inust elapfe before twenty years, much cannot be expected the Colony can be rendered permanently from their forbearance or their mosubstantially beneficial to the Mother deration. Country.
Hoftilities, it appears, have broken With respect to the designs of the First out between the Russians and Persians, Consul upon Turkey, reports are va- and the Russian forces have already rious, as letters both from France and made their way into the province of Holland continue to affert, that a treaty Ghelan. The origin of these hoftilities has been négociated by the Turkish was fome violence offered to the RufEnvoy now at Paris, by which a free lians at Afterabat. Perfia opens a rich Vol. III, Churchm, Mag. July, 1822,
prospect to the ambitious views of Ruffia, fices all his temporal advantages in order and, in all probability, some other Euro- to keep the religion he professes from bepean powers will not be disposed to look ing utterly destroyed. Though the Pope on with complete indifference.
submits like a Christian, he feels like Minorca, in obedience to the stipula- the Israelites when they hanged their tions of the Definitive Treaty of Peace, harps upon the willow trees by the was given up to the Spaniards, on the streams of Babylon. 27th of May, and Porto Ferrajo to the French, on the uth of June.
The The Emperor of Germany has conEnglish evacuated it on the preceding gratulated Bonaparte, on the prospect of evening. A Confular decree of the 25th his being elected First Coniul for life; ult. has directed an entrepot for foreign and fuch greetings are expected to be merchandize, to be cítablished in the very general. Circumstances have proved, port of Marseilles. Yet in proportion as that France enjoys less of what is gene: the state of France and Euiope assumes rally denominated freedom, than the did a more settled and pacific form, the fourteen years ago; and Holland is in a French funds droop.
similar situation. The English, agieeably to the terms Relative to a prohibition of the trade of the Treaty of Amiens, evacuated with England, it appears by a recent arPorto Ferrajó (INe of Elba) in the ticle from Flushing, that nothing but night of the roth of June, on which the interference of the French troops occasion fome compliments pailed bc- prevented the populace from exercising tween the British and French Com. Tummary vengeance on the French Cure manders.
tom House Officers, who had made the Bonaparte's Legion of Honour, or of scizure, for which there appears no Nobles, notwithstanding ail the opponi. plausible pretext. It is absurd for a motion it has met with, lecms to be already ment to Tuppose, that with the views organized, and an arrete has been pub- which the Dutch have for ages possessed, lished, dividing the Republic into fixteen as a commercial people, they hould faparts, each of which is to have a com- vour the narrow policy of the French pany of the Legion. This establish- Government, in opposition to their obment is of such a nature, that the mem- vious interest. Bonaparte may attempt bers will have all the weight and conte- to overawe them for a while, but inquence of a Military Order of Nobility. terest will at length prevail over terror,
Lucien Bonaparte has fold, for three and if Britith goods are excluded by pomillions and a half of livres, the dia- sitive regulations, new facilities will nemonds presented to him by the Court of cellarily be opened to their introduction, Lisbon, in consequence of the peace in defiance of a law which never can be which he negociated with Portugal. permanently carried into effect. They were so numerous, and of such The expected arrival of the French value, that had he disposed of them fe- Ambatiador, General Andreotli, is still parately, it is calculated they would have delaved, neither is it known when Lord jold at a much higher price.
Whitworth will leave this country for
France. The preparations which were Still affords an example of a revolu- making for his departure for Paris, are tionising country, and shews with what entirely discontinued, and it is said to difficulty order is restored when the have been fettled, that the two Plenipobonds that keep fociety together are once tentiaries shall leave their respective cabroken. It would be difficult to ascertain pitals as nearly as pollible at the same whether the situation of the Princes or time. It is very probable that they will the people be the worst in those fine not commence their diplomatic career
The King of Naples, con- until all the difficulties now existing, in fined to a corner, without an ally, is a a commercial view, between both counfort of prisoner to the French, who pof- tries, thall be removed by the Treaty, fess the whole of the North of Italy; his which is actually under discussion. Still fubjects despise his authority, and disobey it is not lets remarkable than true, that his orders; the navy and army are inef- ail the foreign embailies, both to and fectual, and the finances in confulon. from this country, are still kept open; The King of Sardinia, disgusted with a and it is faid they will remain so until mock and mutilated Sovereignty, has after the commercial treaty now pending retired to a convent; and the King of between France and this country is conEtruria is in a state of splendid bondage; cluded; also it is said, that neither Gewhile the Sovereign Pontiff, actuated by neral Andreoffi nor Lord Whitworth the motives of a good Chriftian, facri- will let out on their respective emballies