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willing labourers already engaged such an occasion, with a more exin the work ; and it is plain, that plicit avowal of the way of salva-" * HIS INTOLERANCE KNOWS NO LI- tion.' 'As critics, we do not agree MITS, BUT THE WANT OF POWER.” with him in his preserence of the

Mr. Faller's able Apology closes old translation of the Psalms (or with Extracts of a Letter from Prayer-Book translation) to the preLieut. Col. Sandys, who resided 22 sent authorized version ;

nor do years in India, and who gives the we wish the just confidence of the fullest testimony to the veracity of people in that version to be shaken, the Missionaries. A Letter to the even by the Prayer-Book, or a resame effect is added from W. Cun- gular clergyman. pinghame, Esq. late Assistant Judge There is an Appendix to this Serat Binagepore.

inon ; the object of which appears We gladly refer our readers to the to be, to prove to the satisfaction whole of Mr. Fuller's' Apology, of some of the regular clergy, that which cannot fail to interest every Ram’s Chapel was never under the pious mind in the welfare of the Toleration Act, nor withdrawn from East India Missions; and which, we the Establishment; and that the hope, will eftectually counteract irregularity of Mr. Eyre could never those virulent aitempts which have make this a Dissenting chapel, tho' lately been 'made against them. he hiin self inight have been punished

for it.'

of this we waive any oprA Sermon, occasioned by the Death wion; but we are grieved to find

that the successor of John EYRE, of Mr. John Bailey, nf Hackney, preached at Main's Chapel, Homer

the pious, the liberal, the indefatiton. By the Rer. W. B. Wil: gable and useful John BYRE, could liams, M. A. Minister of the said

find nothing to print concerning Chapel, sc. Price 1s. 6d. him, but that heřmight have been

punished for his irregularity. A Discourse composed, as the The minister of Ram's Chapel author informs us, on the Satur- might at least have said as much as day, - preached on the Sunday,

a rigid and regular, censor proannotated, as we may suppose, on nounced of Waits: --- Happy will the Monday, and sent to the press be ibat minister whose mind is on the Tuesday, might be permitted disposed, hy his preaching and his to pass on its way, if not injurious, labours, to imitate bim in all but without any let or nuolestation from this irregularity, a Reviewer. It is not the quo modo, nevolence to man and his reverence

to copy his bebut the quod', it is the utile and

to God.' If the regular clergy the bonum which we regard; and

must have satisfaction, and the mi. we wish we had 110re to point out in nister of Rains Chapel desire the the present instance. The text is expiation of its irregolarities, let ob v. 26; from vhich we learn it be done in sume decorous way ; (what we are sold is a subject not "but, to us at least, this sacrifice is often discussed; 1, That the full age too costly, tno precious!!! attained by soine of the vervants of God is to be esteemed a privilege ; 2, That at such a period, death Sermons, occasioned by the Sudden

Deuth of the Rev. Peter Thomson, is a privilege also. To his sermon, The preacher has

Inte Minister of the Scottish

Church, Leeds : to which is preadded critical Noles, copied froun Parkhurst and others; and Extracis

fixed, A Memoir of his Life. By

Adain Thomson, Minisier of the of Poetry, &c. from Wailer, Anac

Associate Congregation in Cold. reon, Juvenal, Mrs. Piozzi, and Shakespeare. Highly as we regard

stream. Price 3s. 6d. useful criticism and Biblical llus- T'N ESE Sermons, independent of tration, we think the time's hort the scriptural piety and good sense enough for our faculties). might which ihey contain, will form an have been spent more advantage interesting monument of affectionwusly in enriching the sermon, on ato esteem for departed worth.

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They present to us the tender and This so much engaged his thoughts, devout workings of the heart of a as to make him propose a plan, brother, standing by a brother's which he had the happiness to see grave, ministering to the bereaved adopted, for affording them some church divine instruction and conso. partial relief. He wrote a letter to lation. The text of the first ser. ihe Printer of the Leeds Mercury mon, entituled, The Distress occa. on the subject. sioned by the Death of dear Friends,' lu being among the first, and is singularly suitable, and furnishes perhaps the very first, to propose occasion of many impressive and this scheme of benevolence, Mr. useful thonghts. It is a part of T. dcserved the gratitude of his David's lamentation over the death country, What was of more conof his beloved Jonathan : I am sequence to him, however, he had distressed før 'thee, my brother Jo- the approbation of his own mind, in nathan; very pleasant hast thou having been thus instrumental in been unto ine : thy love to me was causing the heart of the widow and wonderful, passing the love of wo- the fatherless to sing for joy. men."

The second and third Ser. Besides the very liberal contri mons treat of the Consolations bution for Mr. T.'s widow and which support Believers when their orphan children, made in a few Pious Friends are removed by days by the kind and generous Death.' By these, the reader's people of Leeds, and which amount. mind is prepared for the consider- ed to nearly £500, his congregaalion of the subject of the last ser. tion have lately, at a considerable mon in the volume : ' The Future expence, crected a beautiful marble Happiness of the Saints, in having monument to his memory; all Causes of Grief removed.' which is engraved an elegant in

To the Sermons is prefixed a well scription, by the Rev. W. Wilsoil, written, affectionate, but modest of Greenock: Memoir of his deceased brother, who seems to have been a young divine of respectable talents, dis- Obstacles to Success in the Religious

Education of Children. A Sere tinguished goodness of heart, and engaging manners. The Memoir

mon by the Rev. Robert Winter, will be read, especially by young

at the Monthly Meeting, Jan. 1,

1808. Price Is. ministers, with advanlage, as it exhibits an interesting picture of pas,

• Tae unspeakable importance toral fidelity, compassion, unwearied of the subject of this discourse, and diligence, and confidence in God. the hope that the plain and practical To stir up their minds to deeds of observations of which it consists, beneficence, and animate them to mnay, through the divine blessing, stand ready to every good work,' be the means of counteracting the we shall subjoin the foilowing inci- principal Obstacles to Success in dent, which strongly marks the hu- Religious Education,' induced the mane workings of Mr. Thomson's author to sacrifice his own indiua.

-“When the news of Lord tions to the request of his respected Nelson's victory over the combined brethren and friends, before whom fleets arrived, it excited in Leeds, it was delivered. Such is the auas in all other places, the most thor's apology for a publication, heartfelt expressions of joy: By which, instead of weeding apology, those who were acquainted with calls for the thanks of those parents Mr. T.'s loyal and patriotic spirit, who are aware of what an awful it will be readily believed, that he chure is committed to their hands. shared in the septiment which such The text, “ Although my house an event was calculated to inspire : be noi so with God, is merely a but be, at the same time, greatly motto to the discourse'; in which, deplored the loss which had been after stating the question, What sustained ; aid he was particularly are the obstacles : &c., and making concerned for the situation of those some preliminary observations, the who were made widows and fatherlest, author proceeds to trace the want of

heart:

success to, l. The superficial regard iniquity, and the devout observawhich is often paid to this object tion of them will lead to sincere huin families, where it is not wholly miliation before God. These reomitted (including schools, on which marks are illustrated in a sensible there are some just strictures). and argumentative manner : but 2. The relaxation of domestic disci. the subject is treated in too general pline. — 3. The opposite extreme of a strain of elucidation. It does not undue severity. - 4. The limitation display that bold appeal to facts, of religious instruction to principles, those affecting delineations of chawhilst their influence on the heart racter, and those impressive ad. and character are (is) greatly disre- dresses to the conscience, which we garded. -- 5. The unsuitable temper could always wish to see in our and conduct of parents and heads of Fast - Day productions : yet the families, who impart the best instruc- manly sense and sterling piety here tions.-6. The neglect of young observable, Icad us to augur some. persons in religious assemblies; and, thing very favourable to the church 7. The unrestrained habiis and cus- and the world, both from his ini. toms of the present age; which aistry and his pen. weaken the sanction of parental authority, and the influence of do- Strict Fidelity and Holy Fear: a mestic oiiligation. The discourse

Sermon on the Death of the Reu. is closed with suitable reflections.

Cornelius Winter, preached at This sketch of its interesting con

the Interment. By W. Bishop, tents, will, we trust, induce many of our readers to peruse the serinon;

Gloạcester. Price is. which, we dare promise, will amply

The death of ministers, the most repay their attention. We sincerely eminent in the church of Christ, hope that numerous families will sheuld arouse our sensibility, and derive solid and permanent advan. awaken our diligence. The loss of tage from this juslicious discourse, the venerable Winter is an event of on a subject which is confessedly of no ordinary inagnitude. Its in

becomes prime importance, “the Religious provement, therefore, Education of Children;' in which, more generally interesting than that we greatly fear, there is, even among

of any common character. This many pious and worthy people, a mownful office is performed by Mr. lamentable deficiency.

Bishop in a judicious, faithful, and affectionate manner.

The text is strikingly suitable to National Calamities enforced :

the character of the deceased : · He Sermon, preached at Blackburn,

was a faithful man, and feared God on Feb. 17, 1808, the Day ap- above many. Neh. vii. 2. — These pointed for a National Fast. By words Mr.B. considers, as presenting Joseph Fletcher, A. M..

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to us, first, A character, -a faithful The request of friends induced

man ; 2dly, Its source, – the fear of the modest and amiable author of God; and, 3dly, Its excellence, this discourse to consent to its pubo above many. The subject is well lication. “If an apology may be handled ; and most impressively apfounded on the circumstance of its plied in describing Mr. Winter's subeing ibe first sermon which he has per-empirent worth. The improvepublished, he has that apology to

ment contains many faithful hints, plead.' The text is Psalm xlvi. 8. especially to the church now beFour observations fill up Mr. F.'s reaved of their lamented pasior. design, and to the following pur- A short extract must close our port: Desolations which result report, though not without reconfrom oatural causes are to be con- mending the sermon to general pesidered as the works of the Lord, as also are those which result from • Go to him when you would, the immediate agency of man, -- meet him where you inight, and national desolations are the effect trace him where you could, he was of God's displeasure against national the same inan, the saine charac,

rusal:

own.

ter. What he was in the pulpit, God, are protected by him, but that he was in the parlour ; what cannot avail for sinners who are he was in the church, he was in the ripe for judgment. These topics world; what he appeared to be in are discussed in a serious god pracyour houses, he actually was in his tical manner, and abundantly sup

In him all was consistent, ported by Scripturc language ; but all was fair. His profession went afford nothing inemorable for quo. not beyond his character, Many tation, have thought, with me, that we

An Essay on the laspiration of the never met with so much modesty of

Holy Scriptures, and a Disserta.. profession united to such excellence

tion on Family Worship. To the of character. P, 10, ļl.

former are subjoined Notes, by

the Rer. A, Bower, lute of AberA Token of grateful Esteem for the

deen, 12mo, 18. 6d, Memory of the late Rev. Corne, lius Winter : a Sermon, preached

The doctrine of the plenary inat Fulwood, near Taunton, Jan. spiration of the holy Scriptures is 24, 1808. By T, Golding 1s.

of much more importance than We admire the good design of Christianity seem to imagine.

even many of the genuine friends and amiable spirit of Mr. Golding, Because the same truth may be exHis text is well chosen, from Acts pressed in different languages, and xi. 24, . He was a good man, and

in different words of the same lanfull of the Holy Ghost, and of faith.' The several expressions in this pas. the inspired writers possessed a dis

it has been supposed that

guage, sage are explained in their order, cretionary power of employing 20 y and applied to this eminent charac- foriu of words they deeined proper. ter in a manner credilable to the ta- The writer of this Essay espouses ile lents, the affection, and graiitude different opinion; and attempts to of the author.

prove his proposition, not from abA few inaccuracies have met us

stract reasoning, but the express dein this sermon ; yet it contajos so

clarations of Scripture.

He has many lfaits of Mr, Winter's charac

commented on cvery passage which ter, 'that we cannot refrain froin he considered as appropriate to his urging every minister, and particu- purpose; discovers great ingenuity, , Jarly every young minister of the

an extensive 'acquaintance with the gospel, to peruse and study a modeltevor of divine revelation, and a here presented to him, as highly

great savour of evangelical truth. worthy to be adınired and imin

The short Essay on Fainily Worship, tated.

cícarly shews the necessily under We should have transcribed seve.

which all Christians are to attend ral passages from both the sermons, to this duty: descriptive of the excellent charac

A Leiter is introduced, which way ter of Mr. Winter; but reserve our addressed to his brother, a clergyobservations on the narratives till

man, who was remarkable for bis the appearance of Mr. Jay's Me- contempt of evangelical truth; and moir,

which is distinguished by its pune The Importance of Personal Reli- gency and faithfulness.

gion in Times of National Calainity: a Serinon, preached in Posthumous Essays, by the Rer. Ab. Orange Street and I'nion Chapels, Booth; to which is annexed, his on the Fast Day, Feb. 17, 1808. Confession of fuith, delirered at By J. Cobbin. Price Is.

his Ordination in Goodman's Fields, Mr. Cobbin's text is Ezek. xiv.

Feb. 16, 1769Prive 2s. hid. 20, 'Though Noah, Daniel, and The subjects of these Essays are, Job,' &c.

The introduction is per- The Love of God to his Chosen tinent and pointed. The leading de. People, On a Conduct and Cha. sign of the six observations that racter formed under the lufluence follow, is to prove that eminerit of Evangelical Truth, -- anal, Evin saints have great influence with dences of Faith in tesirs Christ.

mer

was

The first and second of these the va

have been just to the memory of Mr. luable author had nearly finished Booth, nor respectful to society. for publication. The Essay on

The abilities of Mr. Booth are so Faith was written many years before

well known, and so justly apprehis decease. It had been revised ciated by the public, that nothing with a view to transcription and en

here need he said on the subject. largement; and, had he lived, would The present Work forms a neat little have been published with the other volume; and the serious reader Essay. It was, therefore, given

will, no doubt, be amply rewarded without restriction into the hands in its perusal *. of a friend, to whom the two for

LITERARY NOTICE. were committed ; and

We understand that Five Volumes found so replete with information of the late Rev. Mr. Newton's ex. and so pregnant with nice discrimi

cellent Works are nearly ready for nation, on a subject inseparably connected with human happiness, that containing the Original Pieces, is in

the public; and the Sixth Volume, to have concealed it would neither the press.

* We observed a Note, by the Editor, p. 97, which casts a reflection on Mr. Fuller ; a regard to whose character induces us to insert the following Letter in this place, as we have his permission to use it in any way we thiok proper :

To the Editor. • It was not till within a few days that I saw a small piece, entitled, Mr. Booth's Posthumous Works.' Some parts of it I read with much pleasure, especially a piece called · A Fragment:' but in p. 99, I found a Note, by the Exitor, charging me with something bordering on disingenuity, in having published a conversation like that contained in my Three Dialogues, when Death had imposed silence on the pen and tongue of Mr. B.'

The Editor of Mr. B.'s Pieces seems to think that the Dialogues contain a private conversation ; when, in fact, they are an answer to certain parts of his Sermon on Divine Justice, especially to the Appendix, thrown into the form of Dialogues.

"As to their coming out after Mr. B,'s decease, that was a circumstance merely accidental. I am not conscious of his decease having any influence whatever DA my conduct in the affair. Mr. B. in his lifetime, saw and read the statements contained in the Dialogues; and that in a much more ample form than they there appear. He also proposed writing his thoughts on the subjects, in a private letter; which, if he had done, instead of opposing them in his sernion on Divine Justice, I had never printed the Dialogues: but as he thought proper 10 appeal to the public, my controversing his sentiments in that appeal, was, as the Editor himself is obliged to acknowledge, no otber than exercising an undoubted right.

• If any imagine that I wish to diminish the respect so justly paid to the memory of Mr. B. they do me injustice. Talways revered his character, though, in some particulars, I thought differently from him,

Tam, Sir, yours, &c. ANDREW FULLEB.'

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