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five guineas each, are adjudged as 3 Bachelors in Divinity. follows: One to Mr. William Ed. The Rev. William Augustus Pemward Prettyman Tomline, of Tri- berton, Fellow of Einmanuel Colnity College, for the Greek Ode; lege. and two to Mr. Benjamin Heath The Rev. William Noddins, FelDrury, of King's College, for the low of Magdalen. Latin Ode and the Epigrams.

The Rev. George Butler, Fellow - July 1. The Rev. Mr. Waller, of of Sidney Pembroke Hall, was admitted to 3 Bachelors of Physic. the Degree of Bachelor in Divi- Mr. Thomas Charles Morgan, of nity. The Rev. Mr. Davies, of Peterhouse; Mr. Thomas WoodMagdalen College, and Mr. Henry house, of Caius College; Mr. AnFinch, of Christ's College, were thony White, of Emmanuel Coladmitted to the degree of Bachelor lege. of Arts. Mr. Joseph Shaw and 10 Bachelors in Civil Law. Mr. John Buck are elected Tancred Mr. James Henry Cotton, of Students in Divinity.

Trinity College;. Mr. John Marten Mr. Benjamin Heath Drury, of Longmire, of Peterhouse; Mr. John King's College, is admitted a Fel- Buee of Jesus College; Mr. James low of that society.

Cradockc, of Trinity Hall; Mr.

Henry James-Davidson, of Trinity CAMBRIDGE COMMENCE Hall; Mr. Edward Rogers, of EmMENT, JULY 3, 1804. manuel College; Mr. Raby, of Tri

nity College; Mr. Tomkinson, and 3 Doctors in Divinity. Mr. Humphreys, of Trinity Hall; Dr. Henry Lloyd, of Trinity Col- and Mr. Harwood, of Queen's lege, Regius Professor of He- College.

7 Honorary Masters of Arts. . Dr. Thomas Sampson, of Trinity The Right Hon. Lord "Primrose, College, Minister of Camberwell and the Hon. Francis Edward Chapel, Lambeth,

Primrose, of Pembroke Hall, sons Dr. George Law, of Queen's of the Earl of Roseberry. College, Prebendary of Carlisle, The Hon, William Reede Ginkel, and Rector of Willingham in this of Trinity College, son of the Earl county.

of Athlone. .. 5 Doctors of Physic.

The Hon. William Augustus Dr. Richard Patrick Satterley, Irby, of St. John's, third son of of Caius College,

Lord Boston. . Dr. Charles Dalston Nevinson, The Right Hon. Lord Clanmell, of Emmanuel College.

of Trinity College. Dr. Thomas Turner, of Trinity The Right Hon. the Earl of Aber

deen, of St. John's College Dr. Edward Nat. Bancraft, of The Right Hon, Lord Henry St. John's College.

Moore, of St. John's College, sex Dr. Johnson, of Birmingham, cond son of the Marquis of Droge M. D. of Oxford, admitted ad heda. cundem,

Sir Henry Fitzherbert, Bart. of 2 Doctors in Civil Law, Tissington, Derbyshire, Fellowa · Dr. John Aspinshaw, of Emma- commoner of St. John's College, nuel College, Rector of St. Peter's,

86 Masters of Arts, Nottingham, and Vicar of Hinkley, King's College, Messrs. FreeLeicestershire,

man, Morphew, Whitfield, Coulton, Dr. Edward Daniel Clarke, Fel-' Wilkinson, Woodbine, - Aylmer, low of Jesus College, (by royal Drury. - .... : :8 mandate.)

1. Trinity College, Messrs. Gale, Vol. VII. Churchm, Mag. July, 1804. I



Burgh, Littlehales, Hunt, Hoste, University College, Oxford, was on Cumming, Ewbank, Neilde, Rush Saturday admitted ad eundem in brooke, Howes, Wanton, Eden, this university. Allen, Stevens, Foster, Curteis, The Sermon at Great St. Mary's Hodges, Longlands, Wilkinson, Church, on Sunday morning, was Lovat - - . - - - - - 26 preached by the Rev. Dr. Law, · St. John's College. Messrs. Bur- Rector of Willinghamn in this counte ton, Martyn, Jones, Cooke, Court- ty, from John iii. 12. The afterney, Hawksiey, Kingdon, Serjeant, noon Sermou was prcached by the son, Foster, Harrison, Bligh, Peers, Rev. Dr. Parr, of Hatton in WarDavis, Ducane, Remmett, Stratton, wickshire from Heb. ii. 6. and took Hales - - - - - - - - 17 up an hour and three quarters in

Peterhouse. Messrs. Glubb, delivery. Fowke, Wetherherd, Channey, His Royal Highness Prince Wil Disney - - - ... - 5 liam of Gloucester honoured the

Clare Hull. Mr. Hinman - 1 Rev. Dr. Mansel with a visit, and

Pembroke Hull. Messrs. Wood- arrived with his suite at Trinity all, Alderson - . . . - ? College lodge on Saturday evening. · Caius College. Messrs. Gwilt, On Sunday he dined with the ViceSheppard, Dashwood, Walker, Sy- chancellor at . Caius College, and monds - - - - , - . 5 attended divine service at Great

Bene't College. Messrs. Okes, St. Mary's Church both morning Hensman, Francis - - 3 and afternoon. On Monday morn

Queen's College. Messrs, New- ing his Royal Highness held a come, Shepherd, Gutch, Layng, levee at Trinity lodge, and in the Troplis - , - - - - - 5 evening set off, with his suite, for

Jesus College. Messrs. Gell, Liverpool. Ashley, Foord, Morton - - 4 John Martin Cripps, Esq. of Je

Christ's College. Messrs. Baines, sus College, presided as Steward of Squire, Dawson, Proctor - - 4 the Commencement Ball.

Magdalen College. Messrs. C. On Wednesday the Gentlemen Grant, R. Grant, Bulmer, Buller, of Jesus College gave a public Fawcett - - - - - - 5 breakfast in the Fellows', Garden,

Emmanuel College, Messrs. which was attended by a very nuRennell, Welby, Lacon, Sinyth 4 merous and genteel company, who

Sidney College. Messrs. Can- expressed the highest satisfaction at ning, Smith, Govett - - 3 , their entertainment,

The Rev. Dr. Croft, D, D. of


· Farther particulars of the Rev. JONATHAN BOUCHER, A. M. (see Vol.

VI. page 372) taken from the Gentleman's Magazine, for June 1804, 5 I venerate the man whose heart is April 27. A T Epsom in Sure warm,

F rey, in the 67th Whose hands are pure, whose doc- year of his age, the Kev. Jonathan

trine and whose life, Boucher, M. A. Vicar of Epsom, Coincident, exbibit lucid proof F. A. S. Honorary Member of the That he is honest in the sacred Edinburgh Suciety of Antiquaries,

and of the Stirling Literary Soci. COWPER ety. He was born at Blencoyo, in



the County of Cumberland; and his station, by doing what lay in edueated at the Grammar School him (at a time of exigence) to conat Wigton, under the Rev. Joseph firm the wavering, to animate the Blaine. At the age of 16 he went diffident, to confirm, excite, and tu North America, and on entering advance all in their loyalty and firm into Orders continued faithfully adhesion to his gracious Majesty, and zealously to discharge the du- our present, alone, rightful liege ties of a Minister of the Church, Lord and Sovereign.” Indeed, in that Country till the year 1775, these Sermons unequivocally dewhen the distracted state of the monstrate that their pious author British Colonies obliged him (after was not to be deterred, by the his property there, which was his personal difficulties in which the all, was confiscated, and himself schism and faction that then preproscribed as a Traitor) to return vailed had placed him, from main, to Great Britain. Of his exem- taining with undaunted resolution, plary conduct in the discharge of those doctrines, political and relihis ininisterial functions in the gious, in which he had been eduWestern Hemisphere, abundant cated. We cannot refrain from proof will be furnished by a work presenting to our readers a passage · published by him in the year 1797, from Mr. Boucher's T'arewell Ser

intituled, “ A View of the Causes mon, preached in Maryland in the and Consequences of the Ameri- year 1775, being assured that, to can Revolution, in Thirteen Dis- our loyal readers, it will afford courses, preached in North Ame- much gratification. At the close rica, between the years 1763 and of this Discourse he says, “ Sin1775." In the preface to that cerely do I wish it were not now work which contains anecdotes necessary to crave your indulgence and observations respecting the a few minutes longer-it shall be · writers and most eminent persons but a few—to speak of myself. If concerned in the American Revo- I am to credit some surmises, lution, he observes, that, “ cast as which have been kindly whispered in bis lot was, by Providence, in a my ear (and I am proud thus pubsituation of difficult duty, in such licly to acknowledge that it is to a an hour of danger, it would have man whose political tenets are the been highly reproachful to have opposite of mine that I owe this slept on his post. Investigation on information, communicated, no the important subjects of religion doubt, froni motives of good-will and government, when conducted and humanity, unless I will forbear with sobriety and decorum, can to pray for the King, you are to never be unseasonable; but they hear me pray no longer. No intiseem to be particularly called formation could possibly have been in times like those in which these less welcome to me. Distressing, Discourses were written-times however, as the dilemma confesa when the kings of the earth stood up, sedly is, it is not one that either and the rulers took, counsel against requires or will adınit of a mothe Lord and aguinst his anointed, ment's hesitation. Entertaining saying, Let us break their bonds all due respect for my ordination usunder, and cast away their cords vows, I am firm in my resolution, from us.” He adds, in the words whilst I pray in public at all, to of Bishop Wettenball's preface to conform to the unmutilated Liturhis Royal Sermons, printed in Ire- gy of my Church; and reverencing land in 1695, that his Discourses the injunctions of an Apostle I in America were preached by him will continue to pray for the King " with a sincere intention of con- and all that are in authority under scientiously performing his Duty, him; and I will do so, not only and approving hiinself to God, in because I am so commanded, but

L 2 that,

that, as the Apostle adds, we may British Monarchy is founded, but continue to lead quiet and peaceable in critical enquiries, and in theoloLives in all godliness and honesty, gical duties. Of his discourses inclination, as well as duty con- from the pulpit in Great Britain, firms me in this purpose. As long two Assize Sermons, preached in as I live therefore yea, whilst I 1798, have been printed, and fully hare my being, will I, with Zadok justify the request of the Grand the Priest; and Nathan the Pro- Juries to whom we are indebted phet, proclaim, God save the for their publication. During the King*!'

last fourteen years Mr. Boucher's Of Mr. Boucher's preferments literary labours were chiefly dedithe following short account is given cated to the completion of a Glosby himself, at the close of the eary of Provincial and Archäolopreface to his sermons: “The Vessary of Provincial and Archäolo.

gical Words, intended as “ A Suptry of the parish of Hanover, in

plement to Dr. Johnson's Dictiothie County of King George, in

nary." The public has long anxiousthat part of Virginia which is call ly looked forward to the appeared “ The Northern Neck," did me

ance of this work, fully confident, the honour to nominate me to the from the known abilities of its rectory of the paris'ı in 1761, be

e author, that the Supplement would fore I was in orders. Tempted by

"Preu by in every the convenience of a better house

respect be worthy of

shining on the self same shelf" and a glebe, I afterwards held the

with its great prototype. We ar

it parish of St. Mary's in Caroline dently hope that the philological County, Virginia, lying on the na labours of Mr. Boucher (which, vigable river of Rappahanock.

from the specimens we have seenWhen the late Sir Robert Eden,

we are persuaded will be a valuabart, became Governor of Mary- ble addition to the most interesting land, he was pleased to appoint branches of Lexicography) will yet me rector of St. Anne's in Anapo

napo meet the public eye. Mr. Boulis and afterwards of Queen Anne's

cher was an ample contributor to in Prince George's County, from

Mr. Hutchinson's compilation of which I was ejected at the Revolu

the History of Cumberland. The tion. This list of my preferments

account of the parish of Bromis not large; but they were honour

field, and the very interesting bioably obtained, and I reflect on

graphical sketches of eminent Cumthem with gratitude. All I have

berland men, published in the same to add to this list is, the small

work, and marked “ Biographia living which I now hold, bestowed

Cumbriensis," were written by him. on me thirteen years ago, without

Mr. Boucher was a Patriot in the solicitation, by an eminent scho- best sense of the word: he was lart, who then kvew me only by ever anxious to promote the hapcharacter.” Through life Mr. Bou

piness of his fellow countrymen; cher enjoyed the society and friend- and, in many instances, personally ship of men of erudition and sci

contributed, either by pecuniary ence; and on various occasions em

or literary exertions, to meliorate ployed his pen, not only in defence

the condition of seciety. In 1792 of those principles on which the

'he published an anonymous pamphlet, subscribed « À Cumberland

Man," which was re-printed in the * Sermons, p. 587.

Appendix to Sir Frederick Morton f The Rev. John Parkhurst, edi. Eden's “ State of the Poor," pubtor of the Greek and Hebrew Lexi- lished in 1797. This pamphlet is cons, whose father had the presenta- addres

- - addressed to the inhabitants of tion before him, and who left it to.

Cumberlaud, and has for its ob


ject ject the improvement of that coun- and, in various other respects, Is. ty in every point which can render ing neglected and forlorn, restored a country opulent and happy. It to that rank and consequence may, perhaps, be doubted whether among her sister counties, for its plans are practicable in the ex- which the bounteous AUTHOR of tent proposed. It is, however, ob- NATURE has so eminently qualsserved, by a modern Cumberland fied her! I should then, with St author, that, " that they are in their SIMEON, “ de part in peace;" and principles, the same by which, in close the scene in the valedictory all ages, empires have advanced, words of a Roman Emperor, Sat from their first · barbarous rudi- viri mihi, sat gloriæ." (Note XIV.) ments, to refinement and distinc. The above extract is taken tror tion; and, to execute them, it re- the notes to an Epistle andressed quires only the form and vigorous to Mr. Boucher, By Thomas SantCo-operation of the landholders; derson, a bard, whii, though placed that, under their patronage, all in a sequestered village in the the spirit, integrity, ingenuity and North of Cumberland, appears to industry of the country may be bave cultivated the Muses with called forth and directed to one success. His address to Mr. Bevpoint. Every one who is able to cher, on his return froin America, make comparisons must observe pays so just a compliment to this this inferiority and wretchedness of respectable clergyman, that we Cumberland. It is the fag end, shall make no apology for trans. the ultima Thule of the kingdom; scribing the introductory lines: where, with opportunities of im- « The rural Muse, in warm, though proving their situation, men are homely strains, contented to live, like their rude Greets thee, my BOUCHER, on thy forefathers, in wretched hovels, native plains; on the edge of moors and nosses, And, in that honest welcome, bids amidst dust, smoke, and indigence! thee live We pay (says the author of the Te ev'ry praise a grateful heart can pamphlet) to the county-rate; but, give. if one were asked what we have to In that great field, where brighter shew for the sums thus collected, I garlands grow should be at a loss to mention any Than those with which AMBITION thing but a few mean bridges, and decks its brow, a still meaner county-jail. I can- Long hast thou toil'd, nor hast thou not at present, recollect a single toil'd in vain, public work of any kind among us, If what the bosom fecis be present set on foot by voluntary contribu gaintion. We have no poor-houses, What it feels when grateful minds nor work-houses; no county infir declare, mary nor hospital, no agricultural That to thy toils they owe the bliss

societies; no canals, no public li they share-"braries; no institution to promote Owe those undying hopes that bring arts and sciences; nor even any · relief great trading company, on any To the toru heart wlien sinking with large and liberal scale, to promote us grief either fisheries or manufactories.« Religion's friend the noblest The author concludes his pamphlet lot is thine, with the following warm and pa- To draw pare doctrines from a triotic wish: ' that I might but source divine; . live to see this my native country, To mend the heart by sacred Wrsnow deformed by bare and barren DOM's lore, Boors, and disgraced by an un. And the long Wand'rer to his soul aightly and unprofitable husbandry, .. sestore;

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