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fcrcd from him in matters of religiou, had a respect for his exemplary character, and revered his Christian virtue*; insomuch that many called him the primitive Christian. His public spirit was alvrays active, and lie took a great pact in any institution for the common benefit. Though the propagation of the Christinn Religion mi his chief object, and occupied his mind in preference to ail other objects, be approved and encouraged, as much as he could, the culture of sciences, in those with whom he was connected; and he even paid a monthly salary to an honest and skilful Bramin, f r the benefit of Indian literature. In offering and rendering good services, be took very great pleasure, and he never declined any, which he found himself able to perform, even though attended with great difficulties. Many addressed themselves to him, in their urgencies, and requested his oral, or written, recommendation, mediation,or assistance; which had often cost him much time, great exertions, and not seldom considerable expeti"es, and loss of money, besides his vast and expensive correspondence. His charity was boundless. Though the various concerns, which were entrusted to him, as a man on whose conscientiousness and exactness all could rely, and ^J some generous rewards for his good offices, might have made him rich, be observed the utmost frugality, that he might have to rive to the needy. To go into a detail, or to mention only the various branches of his abounding charity, were impossible; many of which had come to be disclosed only by accident. Many widows and orphans, helpless, afflicted, and oppressed, bewail, with flowing tears, the loss of their benefactor, father, guardian, advocate, defender, and comforter. To his brethren, he was the most tender friend and bruthcr, never assuming as a senior, but always the first and most readyto take upon himself the heaviest burdens, to alleviate, mid comfort, and assist bis Brethren. He was indeed a shining light, Whose gentle rays enlightened, warmed, and enlivened. His counsels, and advices, were maturely premeditated, and he never insisted upon his own opinions, nor was in the least offensive, in his paternal admonitions on errors, but rather indulgent, silent, and patient, when the common cause was not materially injured. He never complained of personal offences, and when his conscience and duty urged him to complain, in order to avert imminent dangers, he did it with the utmost reluctance, and the lantt ntTecting auviety, for liis tender heart was full of love towards his neighbour.

DEATHS.

Nov". 36. At Bath, aged eighty-two, the Rev. Dr. Archixau) Maclaikz,

forty-eight years Minister of tlhe English Church at the Hague. Hisfiuteral sermon was prcaclied by Dr. Gardner, of'Hath, who stated many particulars .which strongly indicated the truly christian frame of niind in which this venerable minister of the Gospel departed this life. J>r.Gardiner observed,. as wo have been (aid, that in retiring to his bed Dr. Macfaine thanked God, that while the Heuthens, naming Socrates in particular, were so much m the dark about their fciture state, he whd had been a grievous sinner, had, through the mirey of God, Aicti a Messed Hop?, and added, "I know in whom 1 have believed." Dr. Gardiner represented tiie Doctor to come as a penitent sinner to the throne of grace, leaning only on the cress of Christ, filled with grat'rttwJe to (tod: that chnst Jesus and eternal salvation were his constant theme, and that he was filled with the hope of glory. His last words to hut friends were,' *' Weep not for me, O ye of little faith.''

Nov. I.t. In Great Portland-street, in the eighty-fifth year of his age, James Herbert, Esq.

Lately, at Slwtteshrook Home, Berks, Arthur Vansittart, Esq. in the seventy-ninth year of bis age.

Nov. 15. At his seat in Derbyshire, Sir Henry Hi'NLoKt, Bart, in the eighty-first year of his age.

Nov. '20. In iter seventy-first yenr, Mrs. Idle, mother of Messrs. Idle, in the Strand.

Nov. 23. At Bath, in bis ninetieth year, the Eer. RrcHARn Gra\ts, Rector of Clavertnn, author of the Spiritual Quixote, and various o;hcr woiksv

Nov. '27. At Alderbury, Wilts, the Rev. Dr. Synitercombe, late of Symondsbury, Dorset.

Lately, at Shipdham, in Norfolk, the Rev. Colby Bullock, fifty-one years Rector of that parish.

Nov. 28. In the eighty-sixth yenr of his age, the Rev. Samuel Mauzy, oneof the Chaplains of bis Majesty's French Chapel at St. James's, and upwards of half a century Minister of the French Church of St. Martin Orgar, Marlin's-lune, Cannonstreet.

Dec. 1. At his seat at Berrington, in Herefordshire, after a long and painful illness, in the seventy-fifth year of his age, the Right Honourable Thomas Harley, fourth son of the Earl of Oxford, senior Alderman (or Father) of the City of London.

Dec. 4. In the Crescent, Bath, the T.apy of Sir Francis Baring, Bart.

Lately, at Emberton, Bucks, the Rev. Robert Postret, upwards of fifty yeais Rector of that place.

lately, the Rev. Ralph Forstir, Rector of Great Warley, in Essex. •

Dee. '-. At Mount Clero, Roehampton, in his eighty-filth year, Sir John. Drcx, liart.

Dec. 5. In Chandns-street, Cavendish- Dec. 16. In London, after a tedious illsquare, the Rev. Thomas Vyner, LL. D. ness of twelve months, tlie Bishop of Aiof Eathorpe, Warwickshire, and one of the Ras, iu the seventy-second year of hit Prebandsirles of Canterbury. age.

Dec. 6. At Kedh-ston, in Derbyshire, Same day, in Chesterfield-street, in her

in bis seventy-eighth year, the Right Hon. eighty-fourth year, Lady Hunt, widow

Nathaniel Lord Scarsdale. of the late Sir Edward Uulse, Bart, of

Di!C. 12. Aged eighty-six, Mr. Alder- 'Breadmore-honse, in Hampshire,

man Boyuill. Dec. 18. In Edward-street, Cavendish

Lately, at Baldock, of an apoplexy, the square, Charles Neilson Cole, Esq. in

Rev. Caleb Hill, M. A. Chaplain to the his eighty-second year.

Earl of Salisbury, and thirty-one years Dec. 19- At Hillingdon-house, near Ux

Reetor of Baldock. bridge, the Marchioness or Rocxino

Lately, the Kev. Georoe James Ed- Ham, widow of the Minister of that name.

Mo Mis, Vicar of Ciunn, in Shropshire. She has lived in retirement since the death

Lately, at Wolverhampton, in her sixty- of her husband. Her death was so sudden

seventh year, Mrs. Catherine Nickins, tbat there was no time to call in medical

a maiden lady, and great great grand- assistance,
daughter of that truly distinguished cha-
racter, Lord Chief Justice Hale.

ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS.

We must begin with apologizing to many of our correspondents, for the delay which hat occurred in the insertion of their pieces: a delay which wc hope they will have the

- goodness to attribute to its true cause, namely, their own liberality in contributing to the work. It is our wish to fulfil all the promises which have been given, aitd we have sometimes enlarged our ordinary limits in order to oblige correspondents. But as this cannot be often done, without a considerable pecuniary sacrifice, we mu-t intreat their indulgence for the delay w hich, with respect to a majority of the communications transmitted to us, is absolutely unavoidable.

The interesting narrative of Colonus, and the Poem of A. B., will appear in our next.

We feel the importance of the discussions suggested "by an Under Graduate and Titus, but as they are likely to run to a great length, we wish for a season of more leisure before they are introduced.

The Monlhly Epitumt, which we recommended, was dropped soon after it was set up. If another work has appeared with the same name, we know nothing of it

Wc have hcen as anxious as N. T. D. can be to review the book to which he aJludts, although we have hitherto been crossed in our design. W.e still persevere in it.

A Particular; Tjrbanus; Querist; and A Protestant will be inserted.

Gallina; A Constant Reader; and A Friendly Enquirer, are received.

The following are under consideration, viz. Osiander; W. Tyndal; Theophilcs; A Paper on Church Music; Humania ; Theodosius; and J. P.

The Article for the Obituary, sent by R., will appear in our next.

We cannot discover whether H. S. be in jest or earnest

Besides Ruuell'i Collection of the Apostolic Fathers, there is another and a better Collection by Lr Clerc.

Mendham's Exposition of the Lord's Prayer seems to us to supersede tbat which has been.sent to us.

Wc approve of the sentiments contained in the Paper of Apelles; but we are not aware that the error which he, combats has an existence in this country. We are afraid of awakening any farther discussion on the controverted passage which forms the subject of his other paper. We believe that tbe tract which be mentions is private property: it may be had, however, iu any number which may be wanted.

We beg to inform I- P., that it is certainly our intention to reprint the Two First Volumes of the Christian Observer, if we find sufficient encouragement from Messieurs the Booksellers to do so.

tT On the 31st of January, will be published, Price One Shilling, the First Number of the Fourth Volume of the Christian Observer; and prefixed to it, Price Sixpence, an Appendix to the Volume of the present Year: the whole making One.ShJlling and Sixpence.

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ABOLITION of White Pemale Slave Baxter's Life, Observations.OD......... 130

Trade proposed ........................ 159 Believers and Unbelievers......... 223, 305
Address of the Clergy of Stowe to their Bible Society, British and Foreiga 181,
Bishop ...................................

595
to the People of Great Bri. Biddulph, Rev. T.'s Sermon .... ....... 444
tain by Robert Hall ................... Bishop's Bible Calvinistic ................ 631
Administration, new ...................... Bite of venomous Animals cured by
Agitations, bodily, no Proof of super-

Aqua kali pari............
natural Agency, 370, 519, 568, 633 Blight in Wheat, Prevention of.........

Blinding the Eyes, on tbe Almighty 3
Algiers ............
Alum, Solution of, prevents Dresses Boarding Schools, on Margery's Charge
catching Fire ............................ 3

..................... 3111 against..................................... 146
America, Religious Intelligence, 57, 371, Bodily Agitations.--See Agitations.

640 Boyle, Robert, remarkable Occur-
America ...... 62, 184, 445, 509, 711, 776 rence in his Life ......................... 394
- Population of .............. 113 Bribery .................................... 283
American Slave Trade, State of ...... 678 British Museum .....................

436
American Slavery ........................

547 Buchanan, hev. C.'s Prizes ... .. 374,436
Amusements ................................. 489
Anecdote of Lord Chesterfield......... 478 Calcutta, State of Religion in .......... 508

- of Lord Peterborough ...... ib. Calvin's Opinion of Liturgy ........... 204

Athenian ..................... 546 Calvinistic Controversy 28, 146, 301, 303,
West Indian ................. ib. 357, 421, &c. 468, 480, &c. 627, 679,
of the Slave Trade ........ 547

&c. 716
- from Gilpin's Western Tour 29 Camelford, Lord, Death of ......... 386,452
Anecdotes, Religious, on the injudi Cape of Good Hope, Mission to 846, 575,
cious Selection of ..................... 16

613
Annual Review ...........

452 Capel, Lord, Execution of... ........ 65
Answers to Correspondents 64, 128, 192, Carbery, Lady, Account of ............ 193
260, 324, 368, 452, 519, 583, 648, 715, Carlyle, Rev. J. D. Deatb of ......... 256

780 Celsus's Reasoning against Christians 352
Antinomianism ......................... 355 Chambers, Mr. William, Account of 687
Apostolic Fatbers, Enquiry respecting 210 | Changes in the Life and Opinions of
Aqua kali puri, good for Bites of ve-

Sobrius ...............
nomous Animals......................... 437 Charge of Bishop Fell to his Clergy in
Arminian Controversy, see Calvinis 1685.................................... 721
tic,

Charity, Mutual...........................
Articles, Sabscription to ... 171, 421, 491 Charity Scbools, on the best Means
Asiaticus, bis Account of Theophilus 82, of conducting 408, 541, 598, 663, 737

Chedworth, Lord, Death of ............
Assurance, on the Doctrine of ... 337, 484 Chaucer, Strictures on Godwin's Life -
Astracban, Account of its Commerce 242 of ........................................... 213

215
Asylum for Infant Poor, Account of... 769 Chepewyan Indians, Notions of ......
Atheism, on ............................ 286 Christian Courtesy

Nature and
Athanasian Creed ..........
64 | Effect exemplified .....................

88
Atmospherial Refraction, Effects of 570

- Covenant, Terms of ......... 293
Augustinian, on substituting the Term

- Observer, Reinarks on the
for Calvinist .....

79 Conduct of.................. ..24, 703, 740
Atonement .........

751

, Abuse of......699, 763
Auricular Confession ......................

Churches in London, on the Number

of .................... ..................... 411
Balaam's Story, Explanation of......... 43 Church, Nature of..............28, 351, 481
Bank of England Notes.................. 109 Clarendon, Lord, Character of......... 561
Baptism ............................ 479, 565 Clerkenwell Election.................... 644
Baptist Mission in Bengal.--See Mis Cockburn, Mrs. Death of

712
sion.

Coffee, a Substitute for.

242
Barclay's Apology, a Test of Quaker Coming to Christ ......

225
Principles ..............

Cornfort, Religious........ .................

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Concerts, on the Propriety of Chris Errata 128, 192, 260, 388, 452, 530, 584,

tians attending ........
Conflict between the Flesh and the Errors of the learned in Religion...... 619
Spirit, Query on.......................

Established Church, Discipline of 154, 77
Connection between Grace and Holi Erander and Theodosia............
neşs .....

.............. 528 Evening Prayer for a Family............
Continental Intelligence ............ 61, 710 | Evil of attaching ludicrous Ideas to
Controversial Spirit, injurious Effects | Passages of Scripture..............
of..

................. 143 Exclusion of Dissenters from the
Controversy, Rules for ................. 478 | Christian Covenant ..............
Cora Crop of 1804 ........................ 769 | Execution of Lord Capel ...............
Correspondence, intercepted ......... 646 -

Colonel Penruddock.........
Cottages .........

437

- George Sprott ............
Council held by the Jews in Hungary 545 | Expediency, Systein of, Mischievous ,
Courtesy, Christian, exemplified... 82,211
Cow-pock luoculation 52, 175, 179, 305, Extracts from a Tour on the Conti-

374, 439, 501, 505, 573, 574, 6391 nent.-Şee Tour.
Cry of Injured Texts 198, 267, 333, 588 Extemporary Preaching 539, 403, 53",
Curates, Poor............................... 110

536, 602,661, 727
- Relief of........................ . 175

- Prayers .....*****

........... 466
Cutts, Lady, Character of...... ........ 325

Faith, Nature of .................. 625, 126
Dalstone, Sir George, Account of .. 453 Faith, Fruits of ... ... ....... 291, 305, 623
Daubeny's Omission of Part of Fast Past Day Service, Omission of Part
Day Service ........................ 40

............ 46
- Mistakes of 203, 426, &c, 566, Faithfulness, Ministerial.... ...270,97

624, &c. 680, &c. Fanaticism .......
David's Fall and Punishment illus Fata Morgana.......
trated

............ 459 Fell, Bishop, his Charge in 1665 ...... 721
Decorum in Public Worship, Want Female Observer's Letter respecting
of.

.............. 142 the Religion of her Family ...**473
Denmark. ............. 179, 242, 312 Fleece of Sheep, Experiinentin Growth
Departure from Truths and Spirit of

of,

................ 941
Christianity ......... ............. 95 Fragments ... 27, 986, 351, 477, 546, 745
Despair of God's Mercy 61, 324, 452, 498 France 118, 183, 248, 317, 379, 442, 443,
Despondency, Religious .............. 302

509, 579, 644, 775
Discipline in the Church, State of 154, 277 - State of Religion in ....314, +42
Diseases in Sheep prevented........... 175

Literature in ...... 375, 574
Dissenters, Exclusion of, from the

- Education in .........
Christian Covenant...

158 Free Enquiry ...........
, Causes of the Increase of 273 French Invasion ..........
Viudication of, considered 155

Mission to China ........ $14, 442
• Divine Manifestations, Errors respect Fruit Trees, Management of... 377
ing .........

Fulminating Powder, Invention of ... 11?
Service, on a Fault in cele Future State, Soame Jenyns's Views
brating

...... 17 of......................................
Dort, Synod of ....................... 631
Dress, Love of ........

4.98 | Gambling, Effects of..................
Drewett, Rev. Thomas, Account of... 121 | Garlic efficacious against Moles,
Duelling ......

............ 187, 5101 Grubs, &c. ............
Dying Behaviour of Col, Penruddock 261 Gericke, Rev. c. W. Death of......... 76

Germany...........580, 446, 509, 351, 664
East Indies 118, 184, 250, 318, 380, 439, Glory, on the Pursuit of..................

448, 509, 581,776 Glaciers of Savoy .............

Protestant Mission to ... 772 Gnostics, Query respecting .........
Eclectic Review.... ..... .............. 715 | Goats beneficial among the Poor......
Ecclesiastical Preferments 257, 450, 517, Godwin's Life of Chaucer, Strietures

777 | on ................................
Education 160, 175, 231, 408, 438, 504,-

Morality............
541, 597,598, 663,737 - - Theory of Death .........
-, Fashionable ................. 551

.............. 551 | Goodness, True ....................
of Men of Rank......... 556,560 | Goree ............
Egypt ...................................... 380 | Gossipping in Church after Service...
Election, Doctrine of... ............ 750 Gout cured by hot Vapour ......***
Enthusiasm... ....

338 | Grace and a Holy Life inseparable ... 528
Episcopacy a distinct Order in the | Grape Seeds a Substitute for Coffee 044

First Century ........................ 1, 129 | Great Britain 62, 120, 184, 251,318, 382,
Erasmus, some Account of ........... 32

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Great Britain, Population of ............ 110 | King of the North, on the.......... 11
-, Military Strength of... 185 Kipling, Dr. his Mistakes......... 202
Law, mitigated ....

355
Hallowing God's Name ....... 229 Lawfulness of War ---See War.
Hall's Address to the People of Great Letter from Margery on the Conduct
Britain...........

of the Christian Observer ............
Hamilton, General, Death of .........

- of Rev. T. Clarke on the
Hardening the Heart, on the Al-

Death of his Son.......

206
mighty's ......... ............... 351, 719 - of Archbishop Tenison......... 277
Hawkins, Isaac, Esq. Account of...... 234 - of a Female Observer .......... 472
Hay-Tea, a Cheap Food for Calves ... 109 -- of Margaret Jobpson............ 544
Hearing Sernions...... ............... 221,397 Life of St. Polycarp

521
Heavenly World, Nature and Happi.

- Justin Martyr ....

649
ness of........

........... 334 -- - and Death of Mr. John Smith 389
Hebrew Vowels, Pronunciation of ... 525 Life Preserver, Invention of............ 572
Heretics, Account of a dangerous and Literary and Philosophical Intelli- .
prevailing Sect of ...............

gence 51, 109, 173, 240, 310, 373, 435,
Heylin, Dr. Peter, Character of ...... 429

503, 573, 636, 704, 768
Holiness and Grace inseparable ...... 528 Liturgy, Misconceptions and Misquo-
Holland .............. 118, 184, 644,

tations of ...........

.... 201
Homilies, Misconceptions and Mis Lord's Prayer, Mutilation of . 117
quotations of

201

Supper, on abstaining from,
llorge's Reflections on the State of ... because Bad Men participate ...... 724
· Great Britain...........

............ 59

| Love of God ...........
Husband's Appeal from the Overscru Love, First, on leaving....

pulosity of his Wife .................. 341 Luther, some Account of ..... ...... 30
Hymn for the Fast Day.................. 260 Lutheran Church, Queries respecting 596
Illustration of Daniel xi. and xii....... 9
- Romans vii. 14–25. 67, Mackenzie's Travels in North Ame-
133, 199, 264, 265 rica, Extracts from

605
- Isaiah Ixiv. 6. ...... 69, 201 | Maclaine, Rev. Dr.

779
1 Corinth, xi. 4. 7... 70, 396
- Colossians i. 15......... 135 Marvellous, on the Love of the......... 673

John v, 37 .............. 136 Margery's Advice to the Christian
Proverbs iii. 17........ 267 | Observer.......
Genesis Ixiv. 5......... 269 - Charge against Boarding
- Micah vi. 8 ............ 332 Schools, on......

......... 146
Zech. iv............... 396 Margaret Johnson's Letter to the E-
Rev. xi.................. ib. I ditor .................

.............. 544
- Romans iii. 25......456, 589 Matrimonial Bargain................... 413
- Rev. xvii. 10, 11........ 458 Mathematics, the Subject of Sceptic -

Deut. xxii. 11......... 526 cal Doubts ............

Ecclvii. 16............ 588 Mechanical, &c. Inventions.-Fire

- Rev. ii. 4.............. 590) Guard Stove .......... .............. 504
Infant Poor Asylum ..................... 769 -

Hydraulic Ma..
Indulgences, Popish ........... ....... 28 chine..... ......... ................ 574
Intidels, the Millennium of, ........... 287

Life Preserver 572
Inflammability of Muslin Dresses pre-.

Machine for
vented ....................

... 311 weighing Corn and ascertaining its
Injured Texts, Cry of.--See Cry. abai Quality ...............

.............. 179
Intercepted Correspondence............646

- Machine for
Jonah's Story explained ............... 92 cleaning Roads ....................... 573
Irreverence in conducting Divine Serye

for Pre-
i vice ................. ...... ...... 17 | vention of Accidents to Horses and
Jerusalem Wheat, Use of .... .. 375

375 Carriages ......

............. 573
Jews, on the Council said to be helde

- Musical Instru-
by them in Hungary .................. 545 ment, called Melodica ............... 179
- on the Restoration of ......... 11

-

Paint for Gates,
Justification ...... 288, 293, 564, 623, 752 | Rails, &c. ............................... 4577
Justin Martyr, Life of .......

- Screw Press ... 5735
Character and Writ-

- Snoky Chi •
ings of

ney, Machine for curing ......... 705
Juvenile Literature, Importance of ... 469

=- Stereotype...... 373

-- Thrashing Mill 2,11
Kidder, Bishop, Extract from ........

Walking - stick
Caution Thermometer..................... 178
relative to ..... .............. 525

- Water Filtrator,
Strictures on 719

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