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John Moore, LL.B. for many years the siastical nature, which procured him the much-respected rector of that parish. In respect of all the friends of the National the metropolis, he had long been known Church, many of whose ministers, espeas one of the minor canons of St. Paul's, cially the clergy of London, were essenand a priest of his Majesty's chapel royal, tially indebted to the application of his rector of St. Michael Bassishaw, lecturer powerful talents, and onwearied of St. Sepulchre's, and till within the last searches, for the vindication of their few months one of the examiners of Mer- rights and privileges. And it cannot fail chant Taylors' school. In all of these, to be gratifying to his numerous friends and many other scenes of active duty, to learn, that tbe closing scene of his he set an example of energy and anshrink- long and useful life, bordering upon 80 ing exertion, seldom paralleled, and never years, was marked by testimonies of exceeded. To high attainments in bib- peace and hope, as his career had been lical literature, he added that intimate characterized by independence of mind, acquaintance with subjects of an eccle- and integrity of conduct.

MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS.

DIVINITY.

one

The Scriptural Character, and Excel

lence of the Natiobal Church ; in two The Old Testament, arranged on the Sermons, preached in London and its Vi. Basis of Lightfoot's Chronicle, in Histori- cinity, in the Spring of the Year 1821. By cal and Chronological Order, in such Man- Richard Mant, D.D. Bishop of Killaloe ner, that the Books, Chapters, Psalms, and Kilfenora. Published by Request. Prophecies, &c. may be read as 28. 6d. connected History, in the very Words of Tbe Christian Religion made plain to the authorized Translation. To the above the meapest Capacity, in a Dissuasive from are added, Six Indexes-- the First contain- Methodism, with an Appendix subjoined, ing an Account of the Periods, Chapters in two Parts ; the first, on the Probabi. and Sections into which the Work is di. lity of Punishment being corrective, rather vided, with the Passages of Scripture than vindictive and everlasting; the latter comprised in each:-the Second, in Co on the Resurrection at the last Day : to lamns, enabling the Reader to discover in which are added, Observations on the what Part of the Arrangement, any Chap- tenth, eleventh, twelfth, thirteenth, and ter or Verse of the Bible may be found : twenty-seventh Articles, Notes and Index. the Third and fourth, of the Psalms and By a Clergyman of the Established Chorch. Prophecies, in Tables ; slowing in what 58. Part of the Arrangement, and after what The Moral Beauty of Messiah's KingPassage of Scripture every Psalm or Pro- doin illustrated in a Sermon, preached in phecy is inserted; and likewise on what the Chapel of the Philanthropic Society, Occasion, and at what Period, they were St. George's Fields, on Sunday, May 6th, probably written; with the Authority for 1821, being the Thirty-second Anniversary their Place in the Arrangement:—the of the Establishment of the Institution. Fifth containing the Dates of the Events By Richard Mant, D.D. Bishop of Killaloe according to Dr. Hales :- and the Sixth a and Kilfenora.

· 18. 6d. general Index to the Notes. By the Rev. The Moral Tendency of Divine RevelaGeorge Townsend, M.A. of Trinity Col- tion asserted and illustrated in Eight Dislege, Cambridge. 2 vols. 8vo. 11. 16s. courses, preached before the University of

An Exposition of the Lord's Prayer, for Oxford in the Year 1821, at the Lecture the Edification of Youth: intended as a founded by the late Rev. Johu Bampton, Sequel to a Series of Theological Tracts, M.A. Canon of Salisbury. By the Rev. brought forward under Royal Patronage John Jones, M.A. of Jesus College, Archand Ecclesiastical Approbation. By Mrs. deacon of Merioneth, and Rector of Llan. Hake. 18mo. 18. 60.

bedr. 8vo. 10s. 60. Sermons on Various Subjects. By the Sermons. By the late Very Rev. Wil. late Rey. Frederick Thruston. 8vo. 125. liam Pearce, D.D.F.R.S. Dean of Ely,

Master of Jesus College, Cambridge, and Seventeen Sermons of the eminently formerly Master of the Temple. Published pious and deeply learned Bishop Andrews; by his son, Edward Serocold Pearce, Esq. modernized for the Use of general Readers, A.M. Student of the Inner Temple. 8vo. by the Rev. Charles Daubény, Archdeacon 12s.

of Sarum. 8vo. 108. 6d.

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A Reprint of the two Parts of Religio Clerici is in the Press, to which is now added, by the same Author, “ The Par. son's Choice,”a Professional Epistle.

An Account of a New Process in Paint. ing, by Means of Glazed Crayons ; with Remarks on its general Correspondence with the Peculiarities of the Venetian School; to which are added, supplementary Details explanatory of the Process.

A Volume of Sermons, by the Rev. J. E. Depham, of St. John's College, Cambridge, and Curate of St. Mary's Islington.

A Fourth Edition of Village Sermons,
by the Rev. Edward Berens, A.M.
Deism compared with Christianity ;

be.
ing an Epistolary Correspondence, in
which is shown the Insufficiency of the
Arguments used in Support of Infidelity.
By Edward Chichester, M.A. Rector of
the Parisbes of Caldaff and Cloncha, in
the Diocese of Derry,

Mr. Charles Marsh has in the Press, the Life of the late Right Hon, W. Wyndham, comprising interesting Correspondence, and the Memoirs of his Time.

POLITICAL RETROSPECT.

The most important domestic events part of its own patronage, and to of the last month may be comprised abridge the emoluments, and conunder the head of parliamentary sequently the comforts of its own proceedings; and as they constitute friends and dependents. And it the general result of a long and busy also proves, what the incredulous session, they ought not to be passed are unwilling to believe, that the over without a few remarks,

House of Commons still exercises The estimates submitted by mi an efficient controul over the exnisters to the House of Commons ecutive departments of the state. have been canvassed with extraor But if any persons imagine that dinary minuteness and perseverance; the burdens of the country can be and the consequence undoubtedly effectually lightened by the aboliis a very general conviction that tion of sinecures, or the reduction material retrenchment may be ef- of salaries, we have no hesitation in fected. In fact, the point bas been pronouncing them grievously mis. conceded by ministers themselves, taken It is hardly possible that and they have pledged themselves any re-modelling or retrenchment to make reductions before Parlia can produce a greater annual saving mentre-assembles. This circum- than two hundred thousand pounds: stance is so far satisfactory and and what taxes can be repealed in important, as it shews, that at a consequence of such a reduction ? period of general distress the ad It has been satisfactorily proved ministration is ready to surrender a that the expenditure of the current

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year will fall short of that of It appears at first very easy to de. last year by more than a million. fend the negative side of this inAnd that if the revenue suffers no quiry. But on the whole, we bediminution, there will be a bona fide lieve that the affirmative may be and effective sinking fund of three fairly made out. The repeal has millions. These facts

to been consented to as a relief to the strengthen the opinion which we agriculturists. Manufacturers have have already expressed respecting frequently been relieved in a simi. the stability of our financial system. lar manner. Money has been lent A particular class of the community to them on easy terms at the treamay suffer from the low price of sury, when they could procure it their produce; or a particular

no where else; and the money so branch of our manufactures may be lent had been previously borrowed destroyed by foreign competition; by government at considerable inbut while consumption goes on in. convenience and expence.

We see creasing, and public credit flourishes, no reason therefore why some saand the great mass of the population crifice should not pow be made in are employed and paid, nothing can aid of the farmers and landlords, well be more absurd than to speak and it is evidently better to assist of the country as ruined.

them by taking off a small tax, than lo deference to the petitions of by advancing a sum of money, of the agriculturists, the tax upon

which the interest would be charged husbandry horses has been repeal- to the public at large, and defrayed ed; and under all the circumstan- out of some future impost. ces of the case, the repeal seems The bill for amending the poor prudent and proper. Both land- laws is postponed to next session; lords and farmers are suffering, and and the criminal laws amendment must continue to suffer, from the bill has been rejected in the House return to a regular standard and a of Lords ; both of these events metallic currency. And their suf were confidently anticipated by the ferings cannot be effectually re. country—but we do not despair of lieved but by an increased demand seeing some effectual improvements for agricultural produce, and a adopted in the course of next year. gradual fall in the price of labour. The attention of Parliament has But of this fact it is not to be sup also been called to the conduct of 1 posed that the majority will ever be our continental Allies--to the Bishop convinced, all they know is, that of Peterborough's mode of exami. they are in distress; and all they ning Candidates for Orders—and to ask is, that somehow or other they the plan of education adopted by may be relieved. Into the princi- Mr. Owen of Lanark. On the last ples and details of the Report from we shall find an opportunity of the Committee of the House of commenting hereafter. With the Commons, we cannot now enter. second, as it is a theological and We believe, however, that their ecclesiastical question, our readers general soundness is unanimously are already acquainted; but we admitted, and that their circulation trust that the reception which the through the country will be at subject has met with in the House tended with considerable advantage. of Lords will save them from ever And the only real question is whe hearing of it again as a matter of ther the forementioned repeal be parliamentary complaint. The peconsistent with former determina- tition was rejected without a divi. tions of the legislature, and with sion, as referring to a subject with good faith to the public creditor. which the House had no concern.

The conduct of the Emperors of campaign against Naples has comAustria and Russia appeared to be pletely proved that the revolution a more promising subject, though in that country was not the work of it may be doubted whether the Eng- the people, but was effected by a lish Parliainent is any more able to few intriguing and factious indivi. controul their majesties, than to "duals, who contrived to upset a realize the Utopian nonsense of weak and inefficient government. Mr. Owen, or to assume the office The same individuals loudly threat. of Bishop's chaplain, and superin. ened their Austrian neighbours ; tend examinations for Orders. Lord and were employed in preparing to Londonderry admits that the prin. drive them out of Italy. We canciples avowed by our Allies, are not see, therefore, that the Allies principles to which an English were to blame for interfering; and minister cannot give his assent; if they seriously endeavour to imbut at the same time he assures the prove the condition of Naples and country that he has seen no desire Sicily, and to make their present of aggrandizement or usurpation occupation of those countries a per

the part of the continental manent blessing to the inhabitants, powers, and he properly reminds they are, to say the least, more them that it would be the height of likely to effect such an object than chivalrous folly to quarrel with all the Carbonari in the world. In every potentate who publishes an this case it will only remain to hope ill-written state paper. We believe that when they next undertake to that this is a fair representation of compose a manifesto, they may be the case, and that the public in ge so fortunate as to have the assist. neral are disposed to acquiesce in ance of a better secretary of state. its correctness. The event of the

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NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS.

W. will oblige us by furnishing a direction under which a letter may be addressed to him.

Cler. Gloc. Oxon. and Philo-Sabbatos shall appear.

G. I, M. and Cler. Cest. liave been received, and are under con. sideration.

Adjutor's hint shall be remembered.
The letter of Exoros was accidentally mislaid.

The report of the case Parham against Templer is deferred from wapt of room. Similar communications will be thankfully received.

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to apprehend; and we ought thereIt has been frequently lamented fore to be on our guard against a by good men, that the perpetual disadvantage, to which both the merecurrence of the same religious chanism of our minds, and the na. services has a tendency to produce ture of our occupations, expose us. an insensibility to impression. It is But there is another disadvantage, equally true, that the force even of against which we who minister in probable proofs is diminished by fa- sacred things, have constantly to miliarity, and that moral reasoning, contend - a disadvantage arising, when addressed to the will, as well like those we have already menas to the understanding, becomes tioned, from the very nature of our less cogent and persuasive the more employment. When we compose frequently it is repeated. He who for the pulpit, and when we deliver has been long conversant with theo- those compositions, we have, or logical subjects, and whose constant ought to have, two objects, similar employment in life has been public indeed, but yet distinct, continually instruction, will readily acknow- in view ; the edification of others, ledge, that the same truths, by which and the improvement of ourselves. he was once powerfully convinced, The first of these two objects is the or deeply affected, have, by frequent most prominent and attractive-the repetition, lost much of their effi- other we regard as subordinate, and cacy on his mind. He may still re. sometimes, it is to be feared, entain an unshaken conviction of the tirely overlook. “ The

consequence certainty of those truths; and of the of repetition,” says Paley, '“ will be necessity of preaching them to man felt more sensibly by us, who are in kind with sincerity, faithfulness, and the habit of

directing our arguments zeal. But still bis perceptions may to others: for it always requires a be less vivid and distinct, and his second, a separate, and an unusual affections less strongly and fre- effort of the mind to bring back the quently excited. He may see things, conclusion upon ourselves. In con. as Lord Bacon says, in a dry light. structing, in expressing, in deliverHis understanding may be satisfied, ing our arguments, in all the thoughts but his heart may remain unmoved. and study which we employ upon Now there is always a danger lest them, what we are apt to hold conthis diminution of ini pression on the tinually in view, is the effect they mind should produce a correspond. may produce upon those who hear ing diminution of vigilance and ac or read them. The further and best tivity in the performance of moral use of our meditations, their influand religious duties. That this ef. ence upon our own hearts and confect has followed, in many instances, sciences, is lost in the presence of REMEMBRANCER, No. 82.

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