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"Twas pure Religion, when, his idols round,
Man, like the brute, lay groveling on the ground,
First led the noble thought on high to soar,
And open'd on his mind celestial lore;
Train’d him for heaven; and bade him, as he rose,
The image of his glorious God disclose.
Great was its power, soothing in elder time
The rugged warriors of the Northern clime.
From seas which winter's frown forbids to flow,
From mountains shagg’d with ice, and wastes of snow,
Barbaric hordes, pour'd down-Carpathian steep,
Or piercing dark Hercynia's forests deep,
Burst like a storm : the song of death they sung,
And horror from their threatening aspects fiung,
Wild flew their sable hair: the sword they bar'd,
And rais'd the sínewy arm, that never spar'd,
On while they rush, the scourge of guilty times,
Fierce as their storms, inclement as their climes,.
And wave their blood-red banners o'er the fields,
And cast disastrous radiance from their shields,
Sudden they pause: near some calm gliding food,
Embosom’d by romantic rocks and wood,
The fane with turrets crown's and gray with

years,
And by the holy croslet mark'd, appears;
No Eleusinian Ġoddess foul to rites,
The shame of prostituted man, invites :
No Thor with sullen frown in darksome wood
Sees flowing o'er his alțars human blood :
But penitential suppliants bend in prayer,
And quires with loud Hosannas fill the air:
Pure truths from hallow'd lips persuasive flow,
And sacred presence seems an awe around to throw,
Amaz'd the Savage stands: new passions start,
New thoughts along the mind fresh dawning dart,
New hopes are waken’d: low the axe is,laid,
And bloodless in the scabbard sleeps the blade:
Tears burst; the alter'd eyes with mildness glow,
And the terrific frown deserts the brow :
The ethereal spark revives; the thoughts refine
Within the yielding soul; and Man begins to shine,
A more exalted work, and more divine,
Hence rose o'er Europe's realmıs a nobler race,
Of human kind the glory and the grace,
Through fam'd Hesperian fields, through Gallia's shore,
And Albion, seated firm midst ocean's roar.

God of the world, to whom is rear'd the fane
On Roman Tiber, or Parisian Seine,

Or midst Atlantic waves on Britain's plain;
Vol. VII, Churchm. Mag. Sept. 1804, Hh Arise,

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Arise, appear, protect; enough of crimes,
Enough of monstrous horrors stain the times,
Danube, and Rhine, and Alpine summits họar
Resound with arms; the seas are stain’d with gore;
And war's loud engines shake the Indian shore.
The social fabric bursts; kings fall from high;
Great empires in stupendous ruins lie;
And Uproar sovereign rules. Recall, great God,
Thy ministers of vengeance, stay thy rod;
Plant of celestial seed, let faith increase
in Europe's wayward sons, and all be peace,

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LIST OF NEW PUBLICATIONS IN DIVINITY.

N Abstract of the whole Docs Religion the only Foundation of gion, with Observations of John 'fore the Governors of AddenAnastasius · Frelinghausen, Mini- brook's Hospital, on Thursday, June ster of St. Ulricli's Church, and 28th, 1804, in Great St. Mary's Inspector of the Public School at Church, Cambridge, by Benjamin Hall, in Germany: from a Mapu- Underwood, M. A. Prebendary of script in her Majesty's Possession, Ely, 4to. The first Book Stereotyped by the A Sermon preached in the Church new Process, 4to,

of Louth, at the Anniversary Grand Thoughts on the Trinity, by Provincial Meeting of Free and George Isaac Huntingford, D.D. Accepted Masons, August 13th, F. R. S. Warden of Winchester 1804, by the Rev. Thomas Orme, College, and Bishop of Glouees- D. D. É. S. A. R. W. M. 510, and ter, 8vo.

P, G, C. for the Courity of LinA Serinon preached in the pat coln, 8vo. rish Church of Chadwell, in the A Sermon preached in the parish County of Essex, on Sunday, the Church of Leeds, on June 13, 1804, 10th Day of June, 1804, before at the Visitation of the Right Wor, the Barstable and Chafford Vo- shipful Robert Markham, M. A. lunteer Cavalry, by the Rev, W. Archdeacon of York, by John Herringham, B. D. Rector of the Sheepshanks, M. A. 8vo. Parish, 8vo.

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ECCLESIASTICAL PREFERMENTS,
HE Master and Fellows of Tri- The Rev, Charles Foster Muss

nity College, Cambridge, have tard, M. A. formerly of Bene't Colpresented the Rev, Thomas Bow-. lege, Cambridge, is appointed by man, M. A. Fellow of that Society LieutenantGeneral Sir James Craig, and Master of Hawkshead School, K. B. Chaplain to the camp at Lexto the Vicarage of Flintham, in den Heath. Nottinghamshire, vacated by the The Rev. Bernard Scale, M. A. cession of the Rev. John Davies, Vicar of Braintree, is instituted to the Vice-Master.

the Rectory of Willinghale Spain, The Rev. William Cookson, D.D. Essex. Canon of Windsor, has been pre

The Rev. James Carlos, M. A, sented by the King to the Rectory is instituted to the Rectory of of Binfield, Berks, vacated by the Thorpe. by Hadiscoe, in Norfolk, death of the Rev. Mr. Wilson. on the presentatiou of the King:

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The Rev. Thomas Methold, Reo- ford, and Rector of Christ Church, tor of Stonlam, in Suffolk, suc- Middlesex, has been instituted to reeds to the Prebendal Stall, in the Vicavage of Frampton, LinNorwich Cathedral, void by the colnshire, on the presentation of death of the Rev. Mr. Potter.. J. Tunard, Esq.

The Rev. Samuel Furly, B. A. A Dispensation has passed the is instituted to the Rectory of Lost Great Seal enabling the Rev. Ed. withiel, in Cornwall, on the pre- ward Dolman Cooper, M. A. Chapsentation of the Earl of Mount lain to Lord Northwick, to hold the Edgecumbe.

angmented Chapelry of Wick, neat The Rev. John Russel, M. A. is Pershore, Worcestershire, with the instituted to the Rectory of Dito Rectory of Roselench, in the same tishamn, in Devonshire, ou the pre- neighbourhood. Sentation of the Earl and Countess His Grace the Dake of Devona of Mount Edgecumbe.

shire has appointed the Rev. W. G. The Rev. Charles Walkey is in- Humfrey, L L. B. Vicar of Romstituted to the Rectory of Clyst ney, in Monmouthshire, and Lec St. Lawrence, in Devonshire, on turer of All Saints, Bristol, to be the presentation of the Feoffees of one of his Grace's domestic Chape the Manor of Clyst.

lains. The Rev. Williain Anthony The King has been pleased to Glynn, L. L. B. is instituted to the grant to the Rev. William Long, Rectory of Westnewth, in Corn- Clerk, LL. B. the place and dignity wall, on the presentation of Ed of a Prebendary of the Free Chamund John Clynn, Esq.

pel of St. George, in the Castle of The Archbishop of Canterbury Windsor, void by the death of the las presented his second son, the Rev. Edward Wilson. Rev. Robert Moore, to the l'irst His Royal Highness the Prince of Prebendal Stall in the Church of Wales has appointed the Rev. J. Canterbury, void by the death of Jackman, of Catherine IIall, Cam Dr. Benson.

bridge, to be one of his Chaplains The Rev. John Rawbone, B. D. in Ordinary. of Magdalen College, Oxford, is The Rev. Thomas Gery Callum, presented to the Rectory of Hat- late of Pembroke Hall, Cambridge, ford, in Berkshire, void by the death and son of Sir Thomas Cullum, of the Rev. William Couke. Bart. is appointed Domestic Chap

The Rev. John Williams, M. A. lain to his Royal Highness the Duke Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford, of Sussex.

is collated to a Canonry in the The Lord Bishop of London has ''Cathedral of St. David's, vacaut kay collated the Rev. H. S. Trimmer,

the death of the Rev. Richard Da A, B. of Merton, College, Oxford, viés.

to the Vicarage of Heston, in the The Rev. W. Wheldale, M. A. county of Middlesex. Fellow of Brazenose College, Ox

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MONTHLY OBITUARY. T Warton, near Lan- decay, Stephen Sewall, F. A. A. and July 9. A caster, William Hest, formerly Hancock's professor of Esq. aged 66. He was a pious Hebrew and other oriental lanChristianr, an ornament and an ex- guages. He was born at York, in emplary member of the Church of the district of Maine, in 1734. His England,

circumstances being narrow, he 23. At Cambridge, in Ame- was first taught the trade of a rica, after a very long and gradual joiner, by which he acquired means

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to pursue his classical studies. "At He was a captain in the Middle and the

age of twenty-four he was ad- South Holderness volunteers, and mitted a student of the university a gentleman of the most unbleof Cambridge, and pursued his li- mished character. A numerous terary course with unrenitting ar- circle of acquaintance will long sindour. After graduating in 1761, cerely regret the loss of so pleasant he remained a resident graduate, and agreeable a companion. His and supported himself by teaching fall was occasioned by a greyhound the grammar school in Cambridge. which ran barking after, and bit The place of Hebrew instructor the heel of his horse, so that it hecame vacant about that time, by reared backwards, and he fell from the resignation of Mr. Morris. An his seat and pitched upon the back American, who had acquired a sufs part of his head. This ought to be ficient knowledge of Hebrew to be a warning for people not to keep qualified for an instructor; was at ill-natured dogs who are in the

a phænomenon. Mr. habit of molesting every person Morris was a Jew of Algiers. To who passes quietly upon the road. the disadvantage common to all fo: What renders his death still more reigners, there was added a pecu- distressing, is; his having left an liar unhappiness in teaching, which amiable widow. to lament his loss, had sunk the reputátion of Hebrew not having been married much above into a state of contempt. Mr. five months. His remains were inSewall undertook the task of rex terred on the 9th, in the church of viving it. His grammar is exceed- Patrington, with military honours. ingly simple and intelligible. His 8. At his ļouse in Hammer. reputation rose with that of his de- smith, aged 70, Robert Macfarlane, partment: and when the late Mr. Esq. His death was occasioned by Hancock founded a professorship the bruises he received from a carfor Hebrew and other oriental lan- riage which ran over him, and which guages, Mr. Sewall was the unri- he survived only half an hour. He valled candidate; and he continued was educated at the university of

in this office above twenty years. Edinburgh, and came to London at His lectures were models of Eng- an early period of life; and was lish composition, and the suavity of well known in the literary world as his disposition insured him the es-, the author of several celebrated tcem of his pupils. He married the productions. The first volume of daughter of Dr. Wrigglesworth, his IIistory of George III. was pubwho died some time before him. lished in 1770, and the fourth i After losing his professorship, but 1796. This publication, though from what cause our authority does certainly not without the merit of • not say, he went into retirement utility, cannot on many accounts In 1777, he was elected by the be said to entitle its author to first town of Cambridge a member of rate distinction as historian, the House of Representatives. To He published the first book of Te. an elegant taste in composition, of mora, by way of specimen, in which specimens in several lan- 1796. Those who are acquainted guages have been published, he with the characteristic genius and added a morlesty not only unas- style of Ossian, as well as with suming, but, perhaps, in some cases, those of the Roman classics, will

wonder at such an undertaking. August 7. At Patrington, York- . The specimen produced on this ocshire, in consequence of a fall froin casion was a very indifferent one. his horse, which he received July But what is there to which the 23, when he was returning from a schoolmasters of North Britain do visit at Skeffing, John Featherston, not conceive themselves equal? Mş. Esq. in the 29th year of his age. M. possessed a féry retentive' me

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rhory, and an elegant style of com- fested great quickness and indusposition, which enabled him to give tr; and proved a valuable servant to the world, with tidelity, some of to his master. It was one of the the tinest speeches in parliament chief toasts of his lite, that he had during Lord North's administration, gained the confidence of bis emand the American war; in which ployer, and never betrayed it. laborious duty he was succeeded by Being of an enterprising spirit, he his friend the late Mr. William commenced business as soon as he Woodfall. Until within a few years was out of his apprenticeship, in back he kept a seminary at Wal- the neighbourhood of Rosemary thamstow, in which some of the Lane. Mis old inaster recommend ablest men nuw in the various pro- ed him so strongly to the dealers in fessions of the law, the church, the his line, that credit to a large the army, in the navy and the mer- amount was given him. In propor+ cantile world, received their edu- tion as he became successful, he Gation. For the last two years he was embarked in various speculations, engaged in translating into Latin but in none was so fortunate as the the poems of Ossian, now printing funds. He at length amassed a by Mr. Buliner. To his friend Mr. sum sufficient to enab e hiin to de Al Pherson, the original translator cline all business, on which he refrom the Gaelic, and editor of those solved to lead a sedentary life. celebrated poems, he had rendered This best suited his disposition; for. great assistance in that undertake although he possessed many amiing His last work, of which he able qualities, yet he was the most * received the first proof sheet only overbearing man living, and never a few hours before he died, is en- seemed so happy as when placed titled. “ An Essay proving the Au- by the side of a churlista compathenticity of Ossian and his Poems," nion. For several days he walked which it is to be hoped will not be about the vicinity of London,searchlost to the public, as it is under- ing for lodgings. Being one day stood the manuscript is finished. mach fatigued, he called at the

30. Iu his 64th year, Thon Horns, at Kennington, took a chop, mas Percival, M.D. F.R.S. F. A. S. and spent the day, and asked for a and physician to the Manchester bed in his usual blunt manner, when Infirınary. He was well known in he was answered in the saine style the literary world by his publica- by the landlord, that he could not tions, particularly, Å Father's In- have one. Mr. Capper was restructions to his Children, 2 vols. solved to stop to plague the growl12mo; Moral and Literary Disser. ing fellou, and refused to retire. tations, in 1 vol. 8vo; Essavs Phi- After some altercation, he was aclosophical, Medical, and Experi- 'connodated with a bed, and never mental, 1 vol. 8vo; Medical Ethics, slept out out of it for twenty-five 1 vol. 8vo; some medical pampho years. During that time he inade lets, and several ingenious papers no agreement for lodying or eatin the taansactions of the Manches- ing, but wished to be considered ter society, of which he was one of a customer only for the day. His the most active institutors and use- manner of living was so methodiful members.

cal, that he would not drink his tea Josepha Capper, Esq. many years out of any other than a favourite cup. an inmate at the Horns, Kenning. He was equally particular with reton. He was born in Cheshire, of spect to his knives and forks, plates, humble parents; his family being : &c. In winter and summer he rose numerous, he came to London at at the same hour; and when the an early age to shift for himselt, mornings were dark, he was so acand was bound apprentice to a customed to the house, that he grocer. Mr. Çapper soon mani- walked about the apartments with

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