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CONTENTS TO VOL. III.

397

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Abernethy's Introductory Lecture for the year 1815, exhibiting some
of Mr. Hunter's Opinions respecting Diseases

586
' A Faithful Narrative of the Re-passing of the Beresina by the French
Army, in 1812

628

Alison's Sermons, chiefly on particular Occasions

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55

Alpine Sketches, comprised in a short Tour through parts of Holland,

Switzerland, and Germany, during the summer of 1814

550

A New Covering to the Velvet Cushion

595

Barker's Mathematical Tables

291

Barlow's New Mathematical Tables

291

Berneaud's Voyage to the Isle of Elba. Translated by William Jerdan 301

Bridge's Treatise on Mechanics

308

Brief Memoir respecting the Waldenses, or Vaudois

398
Brook's Lives of the Puritans

113, 266
Butler's Essay on the Life of Michel de L'Hôpital, Chancellor of France 148
Chaplin's Sermon, occasioned by the Detection and Punishment of Cri-

minals guilty of Robberies and Murder, in the Counties of Essex
and Hertford

498
Cheakill's Cross-Bath Guide
Colquhoun's Treatise on Spiritual Comfort

294

Delambre's Abrégé d'Astronomie

384

Astronomie Théorique et Pratique

384

Eighth Report of the Directors of the African Institution

309
Eustace's Letter from Paris, to George Petre, Esq.

74
Fry's Sick Man's Friend, containing Reflections, Prayers, and Hymns 209
Gilfillan's Essay on the Sanctification of the Lord's Day

515

Gregoire, M. de la Traite et de l'Esclavage des Noirs et des Blancs 490, 537

Hill's Essay on the Prevention and Care of Insanity

39
Hogg's Pilgrims of the Sun, a Poem

280
Hopkinson's Religious and Moral Reflections

399

Hull's Doctrine of the Atonement, an essential Pari of the Christian

System

621

Hunt's Descent of Liberty, a Mask

517

Keith's Elements of Plage Geometry

174
Kohlmeister and Kmoch's Journal of a yoyage from Okkak on the
Coast of Labrador, to Ungava Bay

1, 156

Labaume's circumstantial Narrative of the Campaign in Russia

628

Leftley's Sonnets, Odes, and other Poems, with Ballads and Sketches,
&c By William Linley, Esq.

623
Letters from a Lady to her sister, during a Tour to Paris in the months
of April and May, 1814

79

Letters from Albion to a friend on the Continent, written in the years

1810, 11, 12, and 13

589

List of Works recently published

110, 318, 429, 533, 638

London's, the Bishop of, Charge to the Clergy of the Diocese of London 529

Marsh's, Dr. Course of Lectures, Part III. On the Iuterpretation of

the Bible

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Memorial on Behalf of the Native Irish

607

More's, Mrs. Hannah, Essay on the Character and Practical Writings

of St. Paul

434, 600

More's, Mrs. Hannah, Sacred Dramas

494

Original Lines and Translations

619

Penn's Prophecy of Ezekiel concerning Gogue, the last Servant of the

Church; his lavasion of Ros, bis Discomfiture and final Fall

94

Philosophical Transactious of the Royal Society of London, for the year

1813. Part I.

253

Playfair's Outlines of Natural Philosophy, being Heads of Leciures de:

livered in the University of Edinburgh

490

Potter's Essays, Moral and Religious

516

Principles of Christian Philosophy

505

Ramond's Travels in the Pyrenees, translated from the French

211

Recherches Expérimentales sur l'Eau et le Vent. Par M. J. Smeaton.

Traduit de l’Anglais, par M. P.S. Girard

298

Reynard's Geometria Legitima

174

Salter's Angler's Guide

617

Salt's Voyage to Abyssinia, and Travels into the Interior of that Coun-
try

217, 404

Scott's Lord of the Isles ; a Poem

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469

Select Literary Taformation

109, 214, 315, 428, 531, 638

Shepherd's Paris in Eighteen Hundred and Two and Eighteen Hundred

and Fourteen

772

Sismondi, de l'Interêt de la France à l'Egard de la Traite des Negres

Slate's Select Nonconformists' Remains

87

Smeaton's Miscellaneous Papers

298

Smedley's Jephthah ; a Poem

205

Somerville's Remarks on an Article in the Edinburgh Review, in which

the Doctrine of Hume on Miracles is maintained

611

Southey's Observations on Pulmonary Consumption

18)
Southey's Roderick, the Last of the Goths; a Tragic Poem

359

Spurzheim's Physiognomical System of Drs. Gall and Spurzheim 321, 459

Stewart's Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind

130

Storer's History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Churches of Great

Britain

378

Sutton's Letters, addressed to bis Royal Highness the Duke of Kent, on

Consumption

181

Time's Telescope for 1815

210

Transactions of the Geological Society, Vol. 1i.

Tyerman's Evangelical Hope ; an Essay

401

Venn's Sermons

577

Wardlaw's Discourses on the principal Points of the Socinian Contro-

versy

236, 369

Wathen's Journal of a Voyage in 1811 and 1812 io Madras and China,

returning by the Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena

447

Whitaker's Sermón, preached in the Parish Church at Lancaster, at

the primary Visitation of the Lord Bishop of Chester

336

Wilberforce's Letter to his Excellency Prince Talleyrand Perigord, on

the Subject of the Slave Trade

65

Wilson's (Susannah) Familiar Poems, Moral and Religious

501

Wordsworth's Excursion, being a Portion of the Recluse ; a Poem

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558

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Art. I. Journal of a Voyage from Okkak on the Coast of Labra.

dor to Ungava Bay, westward of Cape Chudleigh ; undertaken to explore the Coast, and visit the Esquimaux in that unknown Región, By Benjamin Kohlmeister and George Kmoch, Missionaries of the Church of the Unitas Fratrum, or United Brethren. Le

Fevre, 2, Chapel.place. Seeley. 1814. THE natural enmity of the human heart to the things of

God, is a principle, which, though it find no place in the systems of our intellectual philosophers, has as wide an operation as any which they have put down in their list of categories. How is it then that Moravians, who, of all classes of Christians, have evinced the most earnest and persevering devotedness to these things, have of late become, with men of taste, the objects of tender admiration? That they should be loved and admired by the decided Christian, is not to be wondered at: but thrat they should be idols of a fashionable admiration, that they should be sought after and visited by secular men; that travellers of all kinds should give way to the ecstacy of sentiment, as they pass through their villages, and take a survey of their establishments and their doings ; that the very sound of Moravian music, and the very sight of a Moravian burial-place, should so fill the hearts of these men with images of delight and peacefulnoss, as to inspire them with something like the kindlings of piety ;all this is surely something new and strange, and might dis-i pose the unthinking to suspect the truth of these unquestionable positions, that “ the carnal mind is enmity against God," and that “ the natural man receiveth not the things of the spirit of Vot, III. N. S.

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God, for they are foolishness unto him, neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned."

But we do not imagine it difficult to give the explanation. It iš surely conceivable that the actuating principle of a Moravian enterprise, may carry no sympathy whatever along with it, while many things may be done in the prosecution of this enterprise, most congenial to the taste, and the wishes, and the natural feelings of worldly men. They may not be able to enter into the ardent anxiety of the Moravians for the salvation of human souls ; and when the principle is stripped of every accompaniment, and laid in naked and solitary exhibition before them, they may laugh at its folly, or be disgusted by its fanaticism. This, however, is the very principle on which are founded all their missionary undertakings; and it is not till after a lengthened course of operations, that it gathers those accompaniments around it, which have drawn upon the United Brethren the homage of men who shrink in repugnance and disgust from the principle itself. With the heart's desire that men should be saved, they cannot sympathize; but when these men, the objects of his earnest solicitude, live at a distance, the missionary, to carry his desire into effect, must get near them, and traversing a lengthened line on the surface of the globe, he will supply his additions or his corrections to the science of geography. When they speak in an unknown tongue, the missionary must be understood by them; and giving his patient labour to the acquirement of a new language, be furnishes another document to the student of philology. When they are signalized by habits or observances of their own, the missionary records them for the information and benefit of his successors; and our knowledge of human nature, with all its various and wonderful peculiarities, is extended. When they live in a country, the scenery and productions of which have been yet unrecorded by the pen of travellers, the missionary, not unmindful of the sanction given by our Saviour himself to an admiration of the appearances of nature, will describe them, and give a wider range to the science of natural history. If they are in the infancy of civilization, the mighty power of Christian truth will soften and reclaim them. And surely, it is not difficult to conceive, how these and similar achievements may draw forth an acknowledgement from many, who attach no value to the principles of the Gospel, and take no interest in its progress; how the philosopher will give his testimony to the merits of these men who have made greater progress in the work of humanizing savages, than could have been done by the ordinary methods in the course of centuries, and how the interesting spectacle of Esquimaux villages and Indian schools, may, without the aid of any Gospel principle whatever, bring

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