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the university who liave not exceeded four The rev. C. Benson, M.A. fellow of years from the time of their matriculation; Magdalene college, is continued Hulsean and the other two for such as have exceed lecturer for the present year. ed foar, but not completed seven years. It is expecteil that the first report of the
Sir Roger Newdigate's Prize :—For the Cambridge philosophical society will make best composition in English verse, not con its appearance eariy in the eusning month. taining either more or fewer than fifty The rev. Fearon Fallows, M.A, fellow lwes, by any under graduate who has not of St. John's college, is appointed astronoexceeded four years from the time of his mer royal, and Mr. Fayrer principal assistmatriculation—" Pæstun."
ant, in the new observatory at the Cape of On Sunday last an ordination was held
Good Hope. in the chapel of All Sonis' college, by the January 12.—There will be congregahon, and right rev, the lord bishop of this tions on the following days of the Lent diocese.
Term. January 13. — Congregations will be Saturday, Jan. 20 (bachelors commenceholden for the purpose of granting graces meut.) Wednesday, Jan. 24, at eleven. and conferring degrees on the following Wednesday, Feb. 14, at eleven. Wednesdays in We ensuing term-Monday, Jan. day, Feb. 28, at eleven. Wednesday, 15, and Saturday 27; Thursday, Feb. 8, March 14, at eleven. Friday, April 6, at and Tuesday 20; Saturday, March 3, ten (M.A. inceptors.) Friday, April 13, Tuesday, 6, and Tuesday 20 ; Tuesday, at ten (end of term.) April 3, and Saturday 14.
Sir William Browne's medal.-Subjects January 20.-On Monday, the 15th
for the present year :inst. the first day of Lent term, the follow Ωκεανός και Υπερβόρεος. ing degrees were conferred :
For the Latin ode, MASTERS OF ARTS.-Rev. Josiah For
Maria Scotorum Regina. shali, fellow of Exeter college ; rev. Henry
For the epigrams, Grills, Exeter college; rev, Sam. Fenton,
"Έπαιζε, άμα σπουδάζων. . Christ church ; rev. John Jones, Christ Porson prize.—The passage fixed upon chureli; rev. Thomas Farley, Demy of for the present year is — Shakespeare, Magdalen college.
Othello, act i. scene 3, Othello's apo. BACHELORS OF Arts.--Wm. Jacobs, logy: beginning with “ And till she New college ; George Crabb, Magdalen comes, as trnly as to heaven.” Aud endhall; Richard Clement, Trinity college. ing with, “ Here comes the lady, let her
Yesterday the rev. John Johnson, B.D. wituess it.” The metre to be tragicum fellow of Magdalen college, was admitted iambicum trimetrum acatalecticum. doctor in divinity grand compounder.
The following gentlemen were ordained Toe rev. John Griffiths, M.A. was ad. at Buckden, on Sunday, the 31st ult. by nitied bacbelor and doctor in divinity. the lord bishop of Lincoln.
The res. John Morris, M.A. of Queen's DEACONS. - Wm. Peel, B.A. Brasecollege, was admitted bachelor and doctor nose college ; J. B. Cartwright, B.A. in divinity.
Queen's college; Chas. T. Gladwin, S.C.L. CAMBRIDGE, December 29.-'The num Jesns college ; and T. Pearse, B.A. St. ber of gentlemen admitted to the degree of John's college. bachelor of arts, during the last year, was PRIESTS.-R. Burnaby, B.A. Queen's 180.
college ; Wm. Ward, B.A. Queen's colJanuary 5.—The Norrisian prize is ad lege ; E. G. Smith, B.A. Caius college ; jodged to Mr. Kenelm Digby, B.A. of Tri and J. B. Smith, curate of Greetham, Linnity college, for an essay, shewing from a colnshire. review of the civil, moral, and religious January 15.-On Saturday the following state of mankind at the time when Christ gentlemen, B.A. of Pembroke-hall, were came into the world, how far the recep elected fellows of that society :-Messrs. tion which his religion met with is a proof Geo. Attwood, Geo. Turner, and Chas. of its divine origin.
Evans. The Halsean prize is adjudged to the This morning, at eight o'clock, upwards rev. Robert Brongh, B.A. of Bene't col of 170 undergraduates of this university, lege, for a dissertation on “ The import conducted by the fathers of their respecance of natural religion.”— The following tive colleges, entered the sepate-bouse, to is the subject of the Hulsean prize disser- undergo examination for the degree of tation for the present year :-“ The expe.
B.A. for which they will be presented on dients to which the gentile philosophers Saturday next. resorted in opposing the progress of the January 22.- The following is a correct Gospel described, and applied in illustra list of the honours conferred on Saturday tion of the truth of the Christian religion," last, in this university.
MODERATORS.—Geo. Peacock, M.A. to give 10001. as a donation towards build-
Birth, at Mark hall, the lady of the rev.
WARWICKSHIRE.-Died, at his father's SENIOR OPTIMES.— Ds. Pratt, Trinity house, at Harborne, near Birminghain, college; Blake, Bene't college ; James, William John Smith, esq. B.A. scholar of John's college; Fawcett, Clare hall; St. John's college, Cambridge. Barlow, Trinity hall; Kindersley, Trinity WILTSHIRE.—Died, at Overton, the college ; Beevor, Bene't college ; Praed, rev, Arthur Evans. John's college ; Andrews, Emanuel col Died, at Bishopstrow, in the 24th year lege; Fauquier, Pembroke hall; Wil. of his age, the rev. Edward Montagne, son, John's college; Cherry, Clare hall; youngest son of admiral sir George MonVeasey, Peter house ; Jolley, Jesus col tague, G.C.B. lege; Fisher, Catherine hall; Graves, Tri YORKSHIRE.-Died, the rev. George nity college ; Chapman, John's college. Holden, LL.D. in the 64th year of his
JUNIOR OPTIMES.-Ds. Secker, Joho's age. He had been forty years master of college ; Wilson, Emanuel college; Bar the free grammar school at Horton, near ker, Clare hall; Creed, Bene't college; Settle. Simpson, John's college ; Trollope, Pem Died, at Lastingham, near Kirkbybroke hall; Bagshawe, Trinity college; Moor-Side, in the 70th year of his age, the Atkinson, Sidney college ; Arnold, Trinity rev. Richard Mayman, forty-five years recollege ; Dobson, Pembroke hall; Ken- sident curate of Lastingham. naway, Trinity college; Newby, John's Died, the rev. Richard Smith, A.M. college ; Husband, Magdalen college.. rector of Marston, in this county, and
chaplain to the right hon. lord Cathcart.
Died, at Dan y coed, Cardiganshire, the The rev. Frederick Sullivan, third son rev. P. Maurice, inuch and justly esteemed. of the late Sir R. J. Sullivan, bart. of
IRELAND. Thames Ditton, to Arabella Jane Wilmot, His grace the archbishop of Cashel, has only daughter of the late F. H. Wilmot, appointed the rev. John Jebb, rector of esq. of Farnborough, Hants, and of the Abington, to the archideaconry, void by right hon, lady Dacre.
the lamented death of the rev. Garrett Died, at his house, Pimlico, aged 85, Wall. His grace has also appointed the the rev. David Love.
rev. Mr. Jellet reader at the cathedral of Died, at Axminster, the rev. C. Buck- Cashel, to the rectory of Pallis Green, land, rector of Templeton and Trusham void by the same. Devon, and of West Chelborough, Dorset. The rev. William Mannsell is appointed
Died, the Rev. Thos. Wm. Barlow, pre- curate of the united parishes of Kilquaine bendary of Bristol, and rector of Halber and St. Patrick, in the diocese of Limeton, in Devon.
rick, in the room of the rev. John Morgan, Essex.-His majesty has been pleased appointed rector of Mill street.
MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS. Thirty-six Evening Prayers, by a Lady, Permission, to the Rev. Archdeacon as used in her own Family, inscribed, with Nares. 58.
A Sermon, preached in the Chapel at Conformity to the Practice of the PrimiLambeth, on Sunday, November 12, 1820, tive Church ; and the Deviations from at the Consecration of the Right Rev. both, in the Varieties of Modern Worship: William Carey, D.D. Lord Bishop of with an Appendix, historical, critical, and Exeter. By the Rev. Edmund Good practical. By the Rev. 'T, Pruen, Curate enough, D.D. Student of Christ Church, of Dursley, Gloucestershire. 2 vols. Oxford, and Head Master of Westminster Royal 8vo. 11. 14s. School.
An Affectionate Address to those DisAn Illustration of the Liturgy of the senters from the Communion of the Chureh of England, as to its daily Ser Church of England, who agree with her vice, including a particular Exposition of in the leading Doctrines of Christianity. the Lord's Prayer, the Apostle's, and By Samuel Wix, A.M. F.R. and A.Š. Athanasian Creeds, shewing the scriptural Vicar of St. Bartholomew the Less, LonFoundation of the Established Service ; its don. 6d. or 5s. per Dozen.
LITERARY INTELLIGENCE. The Theological Works of the famous fessor Immanuel Bekker, of Berlin, is in a Dr. Janes Arminins, now first translated state of preparation. The text will be into English, from the original Latin, with materially improved by means of Manuan Account of his Life, by Brandt, will scripts not hitherto collated. A proper shortly appear, in three thick octavo Selection of Notes will be added. To be volumes,
printed at Oxford. In the course of next month will be Matthiæ's Edition of Euripides is republished a new edition, in 8vo. of Fleury's pripting at Oxford. The two first Volumes Manners and Customs of the ancient Is- containing the Text, will be published in a raelites, with considerable Additions, and few weeks. an interesting Life of the Author, by Adam Memoirs of the Life of the Right Hop. Clarke, LL.D. F.A.S.
William Pitt, by Bishop Tomline, has A new Edition of Thucydides, by Pro been announced for publication.
POLITICAL RETROSPECT. The attention of the public, during the of Uniformity, which has certainly been last month, has been directed, almost ex interpreted hitherto with considerable laclusively, to the opening of the session of titude; and upon which, if a stricter conParliament; and the interest which the struction ought properly to be employed, a snbjects to be submitted to it, were natu court of jndicatore might be required to rally calculated to excite, has been sharp- decide. For every clergyman is liable to ened by the state of uncertainty in which a common information for not adhering to all parties were kept. By the decision of the provisions of the Act of Uniformity, the House of Commons respecting the and if the omission of the Queen's name be omission of the Queen's name in the Litur a breach of those provisions, to plead the gy, the period of uncertainty is closed, and order in council will be no valid deit seems no longer impracticable to take a fence. The legality of the order, might calm review of the whole subject.
be brought before the Judges; and thereThe immediate question submitted to fore no direct decision of the House of the House of Commons by Lord Archi Commons was demanded : an indirect debald Hamilton, was the inexpediency of cision was rejected by a large majority; that omission; the most important part of and it may be presumed, that if a motion the debate was confined to its legality, and should be made for restoring her Majesty's the avowed object of the mover was to name to the Liturgy, the majority against obtain its repeal. The three questions are that proposition will be greater rather in reality quite distinct. The order in than less. As ministers have declared that council inight be legal and yet be inex- they meditate no further proceedings pedient; or it might be incxpedient, and against the Queen, and that they are ready nevertheless irrevocable. The legality of to propose a liberal parliamentary allowthe proceeding has been plausibly attacked ance, it is probable that the termination of and defended; and both parties ought to the whole subject is at hand. admit that their opponents have a debate It may seem paradoxical to predict that able case. The result must depend upon this country will derive credit from events the interpretation of a clause in the Act that have been so generally and so justly
deplored, and it is feared that no solid sa. have produced in the late year only tisfaction will result from a decision which 21,000,000 ; and that even this is cousiis not palatable to either of our great derably above the average that may be political parties. If the attention be con calculated npou in future; 17,000,000 being fined merely to the passing moment, both assumed as the minimun, and 20,000,000 these assertions are correct ; for the coun as the maximum, which will annually be try is not hounred by the scenes which received during the next four years. It we liave witnessed, and the ferment that
appears also that the annual expenditure has been excited will take some time to of the United States upon the computed subside. But what julgnient will the average of the last, the present, and the future historian pronounce upon Parlia- four succeeding years, will exceed the anment for its conduct at this trying season ? nual income by about 3,000,000 dollars, Will he not say, that in reality the Bill of or one seventh part of the whole income;Pains and Penalties was rejected because and it is proposed to provide for the deti. the king had long lived in a state of sepa- ciency by loans. These facts suffice to ration from the queen; and that the queen prove that the cause of our present diffiwas refused the public honours of her culties is not to be found in the pressare rank because she had not cleared herself of taxes, but in the contraction of trade. of the charges which were brought against With respect to our continental relahier? Is not this the real issne at which tions, the speec!ies both of the King and we are about to arrive ; and is it not wor his ministers contain the most satisfactory thy of the senate of a free and enlightened assurances that this country is no party to nation? Immorality, even in the highest any hostile proceedings against Naples, rank, is openly or tacitly censured; it is and that there is every prospect of the proved that there are limits to the power continuance of peace. It still remains iinand influence of the crown; and the mad- certain whether that peace will be geneness of the people has been withstood. ral, but appearances are less warlike than Parliament may be regarded as the arbi- they have lately been. The ground upon trator between two contending parties in which Austria justities her interference in the State; and there is no reason for ques- the affairs of Naples, is that the Neapolitan tioning the substantial wisdom of the revolution has been brought abont by a decision, It is probable that there set of men, who regard the union and in. never was a subject on which this country dependence of Italy as the ultimate object was more equally divided; and a couclusion of their labours; and who for this purpose which would have given a complete tri are conspiring against the Austrian authoumpli to either party, might have perpe- rity in Tuscany. The validity of this detuated and widened the separation. At fence depends entirely upon the truth of present neither side lias been wholly suc the statements that it contains ; and there cessful ; they “ both are right, and both are few, if any persons, in this country, are wrong.” There is room for mutual who can be prepared to decide the quesrecrimination, if they are determined to tion. If the Neapolitan Carbonari are quarrel : there is no room for vain glori. really in alliance with any of the emperor's ous demonstrations of triumph, or for the disaffected subjects in Italy, his right of shame and soreness of defeat.
interference rests upon a very different The amount of the public revenue for ground, from what are commonly called the year that ended the fifth of January, the principles of the Holy Alliance ! and 1821, is greater than had been previously he certainly may require the Neapolitan expected, exceeding that of the foregoing government to prevent their subjects from year by nearly two millious and a half
. intriguing in his dominions ; and in case The depressed state of the agricultural of their refusal, may consider them as acand mercantile interests is admitted on cessary to such intrigues. This right is every hand; and it also seems evident plain and undeniable ; but the principle that no immediate relief can be afforded. will not apply to the Spanish revolution, Other nations are labouring under similar unless it can be shewn that the Spaniards difficulties. In America more especially, are also bent on uniting Italy into one the recent report from the secretary of the kingdom, and have emissaries at work for the treasury informs us that the customs which promotion of the scheme. We suspect that had yielded 36,000,000 of dollars in 1815, the Spaniards have enough to do at home.
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS.
ON THE DEPRECIATION OF
into one point : namely, the appli“ MAN.”
cation of a principle in Christianity,
contended for frequently in error It has been sometimes asked, “what and excess; meaning, Faith alone, benefit is obtained by attributing to or at least as greatly superseding human nature those degrading pro- the efficacy of moral compliance ; perties which are frequently ascribed so as that man, being supposed to it ;” that character of our being essentially corrupt, totally deprived by which we are represented as of all righteousness by his very totally corrupt; not only as having nature, the nature which God has a proneness and a propensity to given bim, may be considered as evil, and being." very far gone" or owing every thing to Christ; to the removed from righteousness, but as annihilation of every pretence of actually sinful by the very nature merit, even in the mere sense of comwhich God gives us? It is asked, parison, or of what God is pleased what advantage is derived, or ought to consider and accept as such to be expected from such a repre. from his creatures. sentation ? The answer is, None. For this purpose, and to produce And if that depravity which really this inference, these vilifying dedoes exist among men greatly, and scriptions of man, by nature, are even universally, be ascribed to a continually inculcated. The adwrong cause, and referred to God mission, however, of this doctrine, their Maker, which ought to be as is the very thing which all bad men cribed wholly to themselves; if rejoice at. They avail themselves of falsehood be thus promoted, God's it, and plead in extenuation of their workmanship be thus vilified, and crimes, the authority of their teachhimself calumniated, what apology ers; that we are “ made to sin" by can be offered for so gross and of- our very frame and natural confensive a mis-statement? The no struction ; that sie is constitutional toriety of which, and the indefen- to us; the very thing to be expected sibleness of it, require a constant from us. And if to this, any Calwatch upon such proceedings, and vinistic notions of Election and the frequent exposure of such in- Predestination happen to be added, sinuations. The effect, however, which have been sometimes witthat arises often from such a doc. nessed, to what an extent of evil trine, to weaken or destroy good minds so deluded may be carried, it morals, is a very serious subject of is painful to contemplate. apprehension.
Is humility of mind, then, the The whole seems to be resolvable thing proposed? And the abasing among those who in the present of all human pretension the object times are the most laborious to in. sought? True humility and a due culcate this extreme of statement sense of human intirmity will be REMEMBRANCER, No. 27.