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the religious life at the present time in dency, and without requiring any man Germany; and he could not but think, to surrender his distinctive convictions, that much as we were behind that permit them all, of every shade of specountry in the extent and depth of cri- culative opinion, to hold out to each tical learning, and in a systematic ar- other the right hand of Christian brorangement of the means of public in. therhood, and to meet together with struction, there were opportunities in perfect cordiality and mutual respect, the free self-development and manly on the broad ground of Gospel love self-reliance of our English people for and human sympathy and philanthrothe growth of an earnest and vital pic endeavour. He could not disguise piety, that would be ill exchanged for the delight that it gave him that mornmore science and more system in the ing, in the services which dedicated the mere frame-work and instrumentality beautiful edifice where they had assemof a religious life. It was a matter of bled, to the worship of God, to see asthe utmost importance to the future sociated with his friend Mr. Martineau, peace and progress of our country, that whose remarkable endowments so well the rough energy and wild, strong intel- fitted him to stand in the front line of lect that were shooting up irregularly public opinion, and lead it on to new on every side in our dense and rapidly- and higher views of Christian truth increasing population, should be brought and duty, one of the most honoured under the control of strict moral prin- and eminent of their older ministers, ciple, and of a faith at once fervent and who might be considered, perhaps, as rational, and be subjected to the re- representing a somewhat different phasis fining and tranquillizing and spiritual. of theological opinion, and to hear him izing influence which minds of higher enforcing with his silver voice and perculture could shed down upon it-and suasive eloquence, the clear and calm he deeply felt for himself and for his lessons of a pure and rational piety. In brother ministers, who occupied the conclusion, he could only express his great fields of industry embraced by hearty sympathyon the occasion of their South Lancashire and Western York- assembling that evening, and on behalf shire, how grave and solemn were their of himself

and of his brethren in Man. responsibilities in this respect. In en- chester, to offer a cordial welcome to tering on a new scene of things, and their distinguished friend, Mr. Martibringing old principles to bear upon neau, on the resumption of his ministhem, earnest men had always some- terial duties under such brilliant prosthing to learn from experience ; did not pects of increased influence and usefulalways, in the first instance, very clearly ness. discern the end and limits of their en- J. B. Yates, Esq., proposed “The deavours. Men equally honest in the Building Committee, with a special acpursuit of truth and right, might di- knowledgment of the valuable services verge some in one direction, and some rendered by their Secretary, Thomas in another. It seemed, indeed, a law Harvey, Esq., and our best wishes for of Providence, that, from the intermix- his happiness and health.” ture of conservative and progressive The® CHAIRMAN acknowledged the elements, so variously dispersed in the compliment, and gave " The Architects constitution of the human mind, the and Contractors of the Hope-Street course of opinion should never pursue Church, Messrs. Barry and Brown, and a straight and uniform rise, but oscil. Messrs. Furness and Kilpin.” late between opposite extremes, one The interesting proceedings termiexcess compensating another, and leav- nated about 11 o'clock in the evening. ing in the last result a solid residuum of truth-a marked advance in man's onward march towards the great ends of

Tea-party at Devonport. his being. He hoped that neither party On Thursday, November 8, a large (if he might speak of parties on an occa- number of the friends of Unitarianism sion like this) would be too proud to in Devonport and Plymouth, took tea profit by the lessons and examples of together at the Royal Hotel, Devonport. the other. For himself, he thought it After tea, the chair was taken by the honourable to the religious body with Rev. J. Crawford Woods, and a hymn which he had the happiness to be con- was sung by the united choirs of the nected, that it could harmoniously em- two congregations here. The Chairman brace within it elements of such various then rose, and having read an address quality and apparently conflicting ten- to Mr. T. C. Gould, the Treasurer and Secretary of the Devonport Unitarian Devonport, who built their chapel partly congregation, from that Christian so. with their own hands, Mr. Nicholas ciety, presented to him in their name Rundell rose, and addressed the meeta very beautiful silver Inkstand, as a ing, declaring, his strong feelings of slight token of their respect, gratitude gratitude to Mr. Gibbs, and his warm and friendship: Mr. Gould made a attachment to Unitarianism. Interestlengthened, a feeling, and an eloquent ing speeches were also delivered by the reply. The Chairman then introduced Rev. W. J. Odgers, of Plymouth ; Mr. to the meeting the Rev. G. H. Stanley, R. C. Rogers (editor of the

Devonport of Tavistock, and called upon them to Independent); R. M. Parker, Esq.; and welcome him to the West of England. Messrs. R. Edgcumbe, S. Harris

, H. Mr. Stanley, who was received with loud Slogget and J. Ğapthorn. Regret was applause, made a humorous speech, in expressed on account of the absence of which he called himself the Abbot of the Rev. W. James, of Bristol, who was Tavistock, in allusion to his chapel there prevented from attending the meeting being part of an old abbey. The Chair- by severe domestic affliction. The utman, having expressed his respect and most harmony and good feeling preveneration for Mr. Gibbs, who laboured vailed among all present, and the even. so long in the good cause here, and ing was spent most pleasantly, and it is having

referred to the zeal of the found. hoped usefully also. ers of the Unitarian congregation in

OBITUARY.

Oct. 2, at Ventnor, Isle of Wight, liberal member of the Unitarian congreMARY, eldest daughter of the late Mr. gation for many years; he was the unSamuel Whitfield, of Birmingham, and Ainching advocate of reform, both in wife of Mr. John HARLAND, of the Church and State ; and his loss will be Manchester Guardian.

felt not only in his family, but in the

town at large. His remains were conOct. 26, at Hull, of congestion of the veyed to the cemetery on Saturday, the brain, T. A. WILKINSON, Esq., aged 48 29th, when the burial service was conyears. He had been a zealous and most ducted by the Rev. J. Shannon.

MARRIAGES.

Oct. 9, at Lewisham, by the Rev. Oct. 19, at Lewin's Mead chapel, J. N. Vlieland, James, son of the late Bristol, by the Rev. Wm. James, Mr. Edward D’Alton de MONTMORENCY, FREELAND FILLITER, of Wareham, Dore Esq., of Greenwich Hospital, to Susan, set, solicitor, to Rosina, eldest daugh. only daughter of John ŘIDDELL, Esq., ter of the late Mr. Edwin Suute, of of Blackheath Road.

Bristol.

Nov. 21, at the Presbyterian chapel, Oct. 28, by the Rev. Henry Hawkes, Bury, Lancashire, by the minister of the in the Unitarian chapel, Portsmouth, chapel, Mr. SAMUEL Holt to Miss EliSAMUEL SAUNDERS WAFFARD to Han- ZABETH Hall, eldest daughter of Mr. NAH MERRETT, both of Portsea. Samuel Hall, Bury.

Acquittal of the seven Bishops, 209. Cantab, on the position of the Unitarian
Acts xviii. 18, xxi. 23,592; xx. 35,593. church, 233. On the aim of the Uni-
Adversity, 9.

tarian church, 743.
Ainsworth's, Thomas, letter on the ser. Cappe, Mrs., letters of, 154, 427.
vices at Cleator, 442.

Carmarthen College, 500.
Allen, William, obituary of, 128. Carmarthen Unitarian chapel opened, 635.
Almsgiving, 237.

Carpenter's, Mr. R. L., Sermons, 627.
American Unitarian churches, 315. Cathedral abuses, 189, 248.
Amy Gordon, 176.

Catholic Emancipation, 606.
Argument for a future state, 232.

Catterick, commemoration of Theophilus
Ashton, Samuel, obituary of, 317.

Lindsey, 639.
Aspland's, Rev. R., Catechism for Chil. Channing, Dr., 469.
dren, 54.

Memoir of, 87, 150, 287, Chapel singing, how to improve, 61.
351, 415, 475, 541, 606, 662, 727. Chapman, Mr. John, obituary of, 320.
Aspland, Mr. Isaac, of Wicken, 611. Cheever's Journal of the Pilgrims, 278.
Auerbach's Events in Vienna, 567. Chillingworth, 89.

Christian Witness, its coarseness, 116.
B. B. on the conduct of St. Paul, 649. Christian Tract Society publications, 175.
Bache, testimonial to Rev. Samuel, 678. Meeting, 505.
Barker, Thomas, 383.

Christian's petition to Parliament, 424.
Barling's lectures on the atonement, Christmas Eve, 56.
385, 513.

Church architecture and archæology, 20.
Beam in the eye, 237.

Church-rate question in Parliament, 250.
Beard's, Dr., Biblical Reading Book, 433. Clarendon, Lord, 136.

Letter to Rev. R. Fletcher, 435. Scrip- Cleator, school examination at, 502.
ture Illustrated and Scripture Vindi. Colman, Henry, 576, 636.
cated, 625.

Colston, Peter, 255.
Belcher, James, 384.

Coltman, Mr. Justice, 511.
Belsham's, Rev. T., letters to Mr. As. Commemoration dinner, 554.

pland, 93, 154, 157, 163, 164, 351, 355, Congregational Year-Book, 179.
359, 360, 428—to Dr. Parr, 231. His Cooke, Mrs., obituary of, 637.
death, 612.

Cooper's novel, “The Sea Lions," 492.
Beth, lines on the state of Europe, 531. Coquerel's Answer to Strauss, 56.
Biddle, John, 710, 713.

Cottrell's Religious Movements in Ger-
Bishop of Manchester and his clergy, 694.

many, 520.
Bolingbroke's mother, 48.

Couper's, Mrs., Lucy's Half-Crown, 622.
Bolton District Unitarian Association, Cranmer, character of, 131.
380, 693.

Crewkerne, Mr. Teggin's removal from,
Bowman's Introduction to Chemistry, 51. 447.
Bowring's Walks in a City, 56.

Crompton's, Rev. J., Christianity without
Boyle, Robert, 185.

Sect, 52.
Brent, Julia, obituary of, 448.

Cromwell, Oliver, 135.
British Quarterly Review, 184, 373, 571. Cruelty to insects, 232.
British and Foreign Unitarian Associa-

tion, 445.
Brougham's Education Bill, 415. Dare's Garland of Gratitude, 245.
Buckingham, Duke of, 370.

Davison, Rev. D., on Regium Donum, 38.
Bunhill Memorials, 705.

Demoniacal possession in India, 321.
Burgess's Truth or Orthodoxy, 496. Devonport, Unitarianism at, 58. Tea-
Butler's, Charles, letters to Mr. Aspland,

party at, 763.
480, 557.

Dissenters of 1687, 212.
Buxton, religious services at, 507. Dissenters, caricature of, 178.

Dissenting chapels mobbed, 104.
C.’s review of Expedition to the River Dobell, Mr.

, on the marriage law, 439.
Jordan, 641. Lines on Hyde chapel, Doolittle, Mr., 718.
80.

Drummond's, Dr., letter, 614.
Cade, Mr. Charles, 574.

Dublin Review, 114.
Calvin and Servetus, 375.

Dudley lecture, 447.
Cambridge University (U. S.), 190. Dunkerley, Mrs., 64.

Dyer's Slave Girl, 305.

anity, 111.

At the Lindsey comme-
Dyson, Thomas, 162.

moration, 631.

Hawkins, Abraham, 703.
Eaton, Mr. David, 611.

Henley, Orator, 106.
Edgeworth, Miss, obituary of, 508. Henn's, Silas, Religious Education, 111.
Edinburgh Review, 112, 308.

Herford's, Mr. W., sermon at Chowbent,
Education and independence, 48. The 441.

preventive of crime, 696. In America, Hewley suit, its termination, 188.
462.

Hewlings, the, 717.
Evil for the sake of good, 149.

Hibbert, Randal, obituary of, 639.
Expedition to the Jordan and Dead Sea, Higginson's, Rev. E., Sacrifice of Christ,
641.

110. Common-sense Views of Scrip-

ture, 435. Voice of God in the Pesti.
Faircloughs, Nonconformists, 712.

lence, 747.
Fairfax Corrrespondence, reviewed, 9

High-Church mobs, 50.
367.

Hill's Educational Monitor, 184.
Fairfax, Sir Thomas, 9. Henry and Mary, Hincks, Mrs., 511.

16. Ferdinando, 19. Thomas, thira History of the Puritans in England, 568.
Lord, 368.

Hodges' First Book of Chemistry, 53.
Fanaticism, how to cure, 103.

Holland's, Lord, letters to Mr. Aspland,
Field, Rev. W., on harmonies of the Gos- 360, 559, 740, 742.
pels, 45.

Holt, Rev. James, 610.
Field, Louisa, 256.

Hone's trials, 165.
Finsbury manor, 707.

Hooker, 89.
Fletcher, Robert, 574.

Horwood, Richard, 128.
Freme, Mrs., obituary of, 447.

Howard, Jesse, 192.
Freeman, William, obituary of, 318.

Howorth's sermon on Sunday-scholars,
Friendship, its delicacy, 460.

566.
Folly, 594.

Huddersfield, 573.
Foxton's Popular Christianity, 595.

Hughes, Rev. William, 63.
Froude's Nemesis of Faith, 270.

Hughes, Mrs., letters to Mr. Aspland,
Fur Prædestinatus, attributed to San-

429, 478.
croft, 304. .

Hume's apology for a Church Establish.

ment, 336.

Hunter, Rev. Joseph, bis Collections
r. on Baptist Noel's Church and State,
193. Morell's Philosophy of Religion,

concerning the Early History of the

Founders of New Plymouth, 745.
257. Wesleyan Methodism and reli. Hutton's, Dr., sermon at Mill Hill cha-
gious liberty, 577.

pel, 120.
Gale, Theophilus, 713.

Hyde chapel, lines on, 80.
George IV., character of, 662.
Gifford, Admiral, on State Churches, 238.
God and the Divine Mind, by a Trinita. Idolatry, 594.
rian, 489.

Illustrations of Scripture, 529, 721.
Goodhue, Jonathan, 128.

Imitation, 86.
Gordon's, Rev. J., sermon at Hudders- Infants, damnation of, 413,
field, 623.

Isaiah lviii. 6.
Greaves, John, 638.

Israel in Egypt, 568.
Grundy, William, 384.

Italy, state of religion in, 449, 532.

Ivimey, Mr., attack on Rammohun Roy,
H. E. H., review of Foxton's Christi.

477. Opposed to Catholic Emancipa-
anity, 595.

tion, 609.
Hackney, vicars and Dissenting min-
isters of, 564.

James II., policy of, 209.
Halifax, character of Lord, 137.

Jenkyn, William, and his son, 713, 716.
Hall's, Robert, character of Dr. Price, Jessey, Henry, 709.
139.

Jessop, denry, 510.
Hand-book for London, 560.

Jews, admission of, into Parliament, 506.
Hardy, Thomas, of Birksgate, 384. Job xxxiii. 25, 591; xi. 7,721.
Hardy's, Thomas, history of Correspond. John xii.

26, xiii. 36, xxi. 22, 592.
ing Society, 155.

Jolliffe, Samuel, 128.
Harland, Mrs., obituary of, 764.

Jones's, J. A., Bunhill Memorials, 705.
Harris, case of the convict, 422.

Jortin, gems from, 726.
Harris's, Rev. G., discourse on Christi. Joyce, Rev. Jeremiah, 150.

K.'s review of Smith's Shipwreck of St. Melbourne, Lord, character of, 113.

Paul, 1. Macaulay's History, 129, 208. Mill-Hill chapel, opening of, 118. Ser-

Demoniacal possession in India, 321. vices at, 249.
Keble's Psalms of David, 98.

Monument of the Fire of London, 561.
Kell's Earnest Appeal to Unitarians, 56. Moral harmony, 9.

Funeral sermon for Rev. W. Hughes, More's, B., Letter to Lord Fairfax, 14.
248.

Morell's Philosophy of Religion, 257.
Kenrick, G. S., obituary of, 125.

Morris's, A. J., Christ the Spirit of
Kentish's, Rev.J., Sermons, reviewed,81. Christianity, 300

Notes and Comments on Scripture, Mountford's Beauties of Channing, 438.

241.
Kiffin, William, 213, 717.

N. on reverence for the Scriptures, 140.
Killinchy, chapel at, 251.

Illustrations of passages of Scripture,
Knowles's, F., True Guide, 111.

591, 721.

Nag's Head Tavern, 562.
L. on the office and character of Christ, Naish, Abraham, 319.
618.

Newman's Essay on the Soul, 526.
Lakin, Mr. J. E., 574.

New, Mr. Anthony, 575.
Lancashire public schools, 314.

Noel, Baptist, on the Union of Church
Lang, Samuel, 265.

and State, 193.
Lang, Sarah, 383.

Non-Con Club, 297, 543.
Layard's Nineveh, 337, 407.

North British Review, 372, 568.
Lebahn's German Language, 496. Norwich, Bishop of, obituary of, 703.
Leicester Domestic Mission, 253. Nottingham school-gardens, 60.
Letters of Eminent Persons to David Nottingham, Unitarian meeting, 501.
Hume, 238.

Nye, Philip, 437.
Life of our Saviour, Jesus Christ, re-
viewed, 748.

Oldbury lecture, 635.
Light reading, 232.

Ordination errors, 55.
Lindsay, Dr. James, death of, 419. Owen, Dr. John, 713.
Lindsey, Theophilus, 630.

Owen's College at Manchester, 57.
Liverpool Literary Society proceedings,

107. Domestic Mission, 222. Unita. Padiham, 380.
rian church, 635, 685, 749.

Patterson's First Steps to Zoology, 244.
Llandaff, Bishop of, 703.

Paul, on the conduct of St., 649.
Lloyd, Mrs., obituary of, 319.

People's Dictionary of the Bible, 222,
London, plague and fire of, 708.

328.
Long, Anne, 383.

Periodicals, critical notices of, 112, 184,
Luke i. ii., 363, 364. ; iii. 21, 22, 364, 308, 372, 568.

480; iv. 31, vi, 1, 365 ; x.-xvii. 11, Pitt, Dr., death of, 478.

xxiv. 18, 366; vi. 38, xvi. 8, 722. Pollard, James, obituary of, 62.
Lyell’s Second Travels in America, 461. Popple, papers of the late Miss, 398.

Porter's, J. S., Principles of Textual Cri.
M's. notes on the Gospel of Luke, 363. ticism, reviewed, 22. Sermon to the
M.'s, A., review of Wild's History of Unitarian Association, 494.
Royal Society, 652.

Pounds, John, the founder of ragged
Macaulay's History of England, 129, 208. schools, 372.
Macdonald, Mr., on the alienation of the Poynting's Chart of Ancient History, 247.
people from religion, 442.

Presbyterian Fund, 425.
Madge's Sermon on the Bond of Union, Preston, William, 703.

624. Sermon at Liverpool, 689. Price and Priestley, caricature of, 177.
Manchester, proposed as the site for Uni- Price's, Mr., memoir of Rev. Henry

versity, 18. New College, 123, 377, Taylor, 65, 233.

497. Sunday-School Association, 313. Prichard, Dr., obituary of, 127.
Mansion House, 563.

Priestley, memory of, 573.
Mardon, Mr., in correction of Mr. Price, Provincial meeting at Chowbent, 440.
235.

His Christianity and Unitarian- Puritans, the, 132.
ism, 495.

Puseyism in the West of England, 187.
Marriage Law, debates on the, 727.
Marriages, 64, 124, 190, 256, 316, 382,

Quarterly Review, 311, 569.
512, 576, 635, 704, 764.

R., H. C., on Church reaction, 20. Big
Marshall, James, 192.

words of little sense, 219. On the
Martineau, Rev. James, sermon at Li- Nemesis of Faith, 270.
verpool, 691.

R.'s, J., review of Layard's Nineveh, 337,
Matthew vi. 17, xii. 2, 721.

407. Newman on the Soul, 526,

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