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out the necessity of plotting it. To and ascension. Philadelphia. W. W. the whole are added several mathe. Woodward. matical Tables, necessary for solving The miscellaneous works of the questions in trigonometry and survey. late Rev. Richard Baxter, containing ing ; with a particular explanation of his Call to the Unconverted, Converse those tables, and the manner of using with God, and Dying Thoughts. them. Compiled from various authors, Philadelphia. W. W. Woodward. by Abel Flint, A. M. Hartford. Lin Village Dialogues, by the Rer, coln & Gleason.
Rowland Hill. Philadelphia W. W. The Medical and Agricultural Reg. Woodward. ister, Vol. I. No. 1. for Jan. 1806. Travels round the Baltic through This is a monthly publication, of 16 Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Prussia, pages 8vo. price one dollar a year and part of Germany, in the year 1804. Judging from the first number, we By John Carr, Esq. author of the think favourably of this work, and Stranger in France. Philadelphia. wish it extensive patronage.
W. W. Woodward. The Christian Monitor, a new peri. The sixth and last volume of Or, odical work to be published quarterly. ton's Exposition of the Old Testa. The first No. appeared Feb. 1806. ment. Charlestown. S. Etheridge.
An abridgment of universal geogra- The Fulfilling of the Scripture de. phy, together with sketches of history. lineated. By Rev. Robert Fleming. Designed for the use of schools in the Charlestown. S. Etheridge. United States. By Susannah Rowson, William P. Farrand and Co. in Boston. John West. 12mo. 87 cents; connexion with the Rev. E. Williams, 9 dols. doz.
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Ar Cambridge, February 19, Mrs. with the cold and vapid forms of Ruth Freeman, relict of Capt. J. fashionable etiquette. Hence her Freeman, aged 72.
friends were selected from the worthy It is useful to preserve the por. and the good. By such friends was trait of departed worth. Let it not she encompassed during her last be a flattering picture ; the original and lingering illness; and their as, will not behold it. If truth guide the siduous attentions were acknowledg. pencil, the living may be instructed. ed with grateful sensibility. The
Mrs. RUTH FREEMAN was distin. hope, derived from that divine relig. · guished for the soundness and vigour ion, which she professed, was her
of her understanding; for the ease great support in all her trials, espeand pleasantness of her conversation ; cially in her last. It was not indeed for the warmth and permanency of without a cloud ; but this world adher friendship; for the order and mits not a cloudless sky. In the hope precision of her economy ; for the that this is at length exchanged for promptitude and liberality of her one, that admits neither darkness kindness; and for the uniformity and nor sorrow, weeping friendship is constancy of her regard to the insti. consoled and resigned. tutions of our holy religion. Her life was crowded with calamitous events; MEMOIR OP MISS CAROLINE but she acknowledged the hand of
SYMMONS. God, and was silent. Of numerous From the Eclectic Review. children, but one, tender and only be. This surprising young lady was loved in the sight of his mother, lived the daughter of the Reverend to mature age. That son, who, with Charles Symmons, D. D. In the graceful manners and rich accom. bloom of corporeal and mental ac, plishments, united the highest charm complishments, she was prematurely of filial tenderness, was, several years snatched away at the age of fourteen. since, lost at sea. An estimable hus. Mr. Wrangham, an English poet, as. band died soon after ; and left the sociates the history of this "uncom, desolate widow alone, in the vale of monly gifted young feinale with that tears. A Miction weaned her from of Jairus' daughter. There was, the “pomps and vanities” of the among other coincidences, which we world, without leaving sensations of may suppose, an equality of age, and regret at the deprivation, or despoil. a similarity, no doubt, in the working her of her habitual cheerfulness. ings of parental grief and filial affec. The friends of her former years for- tion. Á supernatural resurrection, sook her not. They gave attestations like that of jairus' daughter, was not of her worth by descending with her to be expected. But he, who said, into the valley of affiction, and Damsel, arise! though he sees fit sooihing her many sorrows. Various not to raise up departed worth at our were the places of her residence; solicitations and tears, will one day but in each she created friends, and raise it up to himself. retained them. With the knowledge We transcribe some of the inge. of the rules and usages of the politenious productions of this prodigs of world, she waved the exaction of poesy; and transplant from their "tia. them, whererer she found sincerity ;' tive, lovely bed, some blossoms of for in her heart, as well as in her infant, female genius, which would jongue, was the law of kindness. The not dishonour the brow of a veteran offices of neighbourly and social in- of Parnassus. The following, it sptercourse, were, in her estimation, of pears, was written when she was but transcendent value, in comparison eleven years of age.
'THE FLOWER GIRL'S CRY.
O take my carnations, and jessamnines sweet :
All snatch'd like myself from their native retreat.
O ve, who in pleasure and luxury live,
Whose bosoms would sink beneath half my sad woes ?
And shed a soft tear for the fate of poor Rose.
And once have I tasted the balm of repose :
And anguish prevails in the bosom of Rose.
O take my carnations, and jessamines sweet:
All snatch'd like myself from their native retreat.' p. 24.
We shall give another specimen, and take our leave of this “gentle spirit" with her beautiful lines on a Blighted Rose-Bud'; which were to
be, and perhaps have been, inscribed on her own tomb; an application probably little expected by her at the time of writing them!
ON A BLIGHTED ROSE-BUD.
And nature hail'd the infant queen of May;
And to the air thy tender fragrance threw :
And by his cold rude kiss thy charms decay.
No more the queen of Aowers, no longer gay.
Her mind array'd in innocency's vest;
Death clasps the virgin to his iron breast.
The charins and budding virtues now no more.' p. 22.
The following little anecdotes de of her taste, the strength of her serve mention as evincing the force of understanding, and the goodness of her attachment to poetical pursuits. her heart, was her steadfast and hum. She declared there was no personal ble piety. Through the whole of her sacrifice of face or form, however illness, she was constant in her devoprized by her sex, which she would tions; and, when the extreme weaknot make, to have been the author of ness and emaciation occasioned by L'Allegro and Il Penseroso. And her malady made the posture of kneel. one morning, when returning home ing (long painful) at length impracfrom undergoing a very painful opera. ticable, she deeply regretted the tion, by Ware, the occulist; and when, circumstance, as disqualifying her for in consequence, some apprehension offering her adorations in a suitable was entertained of her loss of an eye, manner. With such a disposition, it she declared, with a smile, that, to be will not be matter of surprise that her a Milton, she would consent to be behaviour, at all times exemplary, in deprived like him of both eyes. Fer. the hours immediately preceding her vent as was her thirst for poetical dissolution should have been admiraexcellence, we are happy to find that ble. Not a single complaint fell it did not impair her inclination for from her lips. Even on the last mornreligious exercises. On this view ing of her earthly existence, when she of her character, Mr. W. throws a hail expressed to her maid a wish to cheering light in the following para- die, she instantly corrected herself, graph :
and said _“No, it is sinful to wish for Not less remarkable than the death ; I will not wish for it," beauties of her person, the elegance
Installed at Bath, (Maine) Jan. 1, preached the sermon from Matt. 2. 1806, Rev. ASA Lyman, over the 42; the Rev. Mr. Eaton of Harps. Congregational Church and Soci. well gave the charge ; the Rev. Mr. ety in that place. The Rev. Mp. PACKARD of Wiscasset expressed EMERSON of Georgetown made the the fellowship of the churches ; and introductory and consecrating prayers, the Rev. Mr. PARKER of Dreader, The Rev. Mr. Gillet of Hallowell, made the concluding prayer.
TO CORRESPONDENTS. Letter 6th from CONSTANS, and Philo, on the Trinity, No. 2, shall appear in our next number
The Difficulties attending the doctrine of the Saints' Perseverance proposed by J. C. shall be considered as seriously and candidly as they are proposed. The Editors think it most fair and edifying that the solution should accompany them, when published.
H. on the Duties of the Rising Generation, is a seasonable and useful communication.
THEOPHILUS, on the Blasphemy against the Holy Ghost, shall be inserted in our next number. We wish our readers to give this sensible and lucid communication a serious and attentive perusal.
Zi's Letters to a Lady in high life, a fragment of real correspondence, are serious and pious, and we doubt not have produced good effects already. We will endeavour to extend these good effects to that class of our readers to whom these letters are applicable.
K's Consolatory Letter on the death of a child, we think is sensible, tender, and well adapted to its design. We shall cheerfully give it a place in the PANOPLIST.
From a respectable source, we have received a lengthy communication on the doctrine of the Trinity. We tender the Author our thanks for it ; and will, as far as is practicable, comply with his wishes.
The Review of Dr. LATHROP's Sermon on Suicide, and several other com. nunications, are ou our files for future numbers.
[From the Religious Monitor.)
(Continued from p. 383.) While Luther was employed self no despicable proficient in in the duties of his professorship the polite literature of the times: at Wittemberg, the train of ini- but his mind was devoid of piety quity which had been laying for and virtuous principle, and alages, was gradually advancing most entirely destitute of the towards that dreadful explosion, very rudiments of theological which the avarice and violence knowledge. His court, instead of the satellites of Rome at of being the temple of religion, length produced. The sixteenth and the residence of virtue, was century opened under the ponti- the habitation of carnal pleasure, ficate of Alexander VI., a mon- the haunt of debauchery and vice. ster of impurity, and almost eve- The expense, which the splenry crime. From his pernicious dour of his establishment and the influence, the church was delive sumptuousness of his entertainered in 1503 ; but after a res- ments necessarily occasioned, pite of only 30 days, the period made him have recourse to variof his successor's reign, she was ous schemes for recruiting the again doomed to groan under treasures of the church, which the tyranny of Julius II., a man he had found exhausted by the of violence and blood. He was extravagance and ambition of his succeeded in 1513 by Leo X. of predecessors. Among other the noble family of Medicis. pláns which were suggested, the
This prelate was remarkable renewal and extension of the sale tor liberality of disposition, ele- of indulgences promised to be gance of manners, love of splen- successful, and was attended with dour, and taste for pleasure. He this advantage, that it could be Was a munificent patron of learn accomplished without the exer. ing and the fine arts ; and him- Cise of 'temporal authority, 'OP
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