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UNIVERSITY INTELLIGENCE AND CHURCH PREFER. MENTS. - -
- Oxford, Feb. 25. HE Rev. John Collinson of Queen's College, and John Thompson of Brasenose College, B.A. were admitted Masters of Arts. Messrs. William Michell of Exeter College; Charles Spencer of Queen's College: Brooke Boothby, Robert Phillimore, Walter Levett, Hon. John Lygon, Henry Smedley, Hon. John Eden, Messrs. George Murray, Frederic Master, Jonathan Blinnan, and William Gibbes Straghan of Christ Church, and Mr. Mascie Domville Taylor of Brasenose College, were admitted B. A. 27. Messrs. Charles Dymoke Willaume and Philip Lake Goodsall of Oriel College; Thomas Richard Spence of Trinity College; and John. Metcalfe of Braseuose College, were admitted Bachelors of Arts. 28. Mr. Charles Sharpe of Christ Church, and the Rev. Edward Thelwall of Jesus College, B. A. were admitted Mastors of Arts: and Mr. Archdale Wilson Taylor of Christ Church, was admitted Bachelor of Arts. March 4. The Hon. William Howard, B.A. of Christ Church, was admitted Master of Arts;
Messrs. Joseph Darby of St. Ed
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Upon the other are engraved these two Greek words:—Ayvaza ©sw.
These coins are in the possession of Mr. Robinson of Morpeth. The former must be an ancient coin in the time of the Romans, but of what date is uncertain. The latter is probably an Athenian coin, it bearing an inscription similar to what St. Paul observed on an altar
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mund Hall; James St. Aubyn of
. Oriel College; and Charles Henry
Morgan of Trinity College, were admitted Bachelors of Arts. 7. Messrs. William Perry of Magdalen Hall, and John Moore of Exeter College, were admitted Bachelors of Arts. o 10. Messrs. James Young of Pembroke College, and Peter Wils liams of Christ Church, were admitted Bachelors of Arts. , 11. The Rev. und Cartwright, M. A. of Magdalen College, Prebendary of Lincoln, and Rector of Goadby Marwood, in the same diocese, was admitted Bachelor and Doctor in Divinity. Richard Wright, Esq. of . Christ Church was admitted Bachelor ot Arts, Grand Conpounder. In Convocation, Robert Hall, E. B. c. i. of Wadham Colio, was unanimously elected Superior Bedel in Divinity. 12. Messrs. John Russell of Magdalen Hall, and Charles Sinelt of Christ Church, were admitted Bachelors of Arts. 13. The Rev. Jervoise Purefoy Jervoise, B. C. L. of Wadhatia College, and Rector of Stretton in Warwickshire, was admitted Doctor of Laws Grand Compounder.-Richard Paul Joddrell, B. A. of Magdalen publicly by them on a day hereafter to be fixed near the commencement;-the following subjects areappointed for the present "ext 1 : - For the Senior Bachelors. E tot deperditis humaniorum Literarum apud Graecos et Romanos Monumentis, quanam prae ceteris sint desideranda? - . . Middle Bachelors. . . Utrum certamina publicé in Gra:cià spectata plus utilitatisan damni secum adtillerint? - -The subject for the Seatonian poem 'the present year, is, Paul and Barnabas at Lystra. 21. This day the following Grace was offered to the senate for the appointment of a syndicate to consider the best method of shewing some public mark of respect to the
Magdalen College, was admitted Master of Arts. - In Convocation, the Rev. George Hall, Doctor in Divinity and Provost of Trinity College, Dublin, was admitted ad eundem, presented by the Rev. Septimus Collinson, Provost of Queen's College and Lady TMargaret's, Professor of Divinity. Mr. George Valentine Cox, B. A. of New College, was unanimously elected Superior Bedel of Law. 14. The Rev. George. Augustus Lambe, B. A. of Magdalen College, was admitted Master of Arts. —Mr. William Woodcock, Organist of New College and Student in Music, was admitted Bachclor of Music. Mr. William Holland of Hertford College was admitted Bahelor of Arts.
... Henry Augustus Harvey, Esq. of Pembroke Hall, the Rev. William Radford of Peterhouse, and John Grisdale, Esq. Fellow of Christ's College, were admitted Masters of Arts; and Mr. Gray Rigge of Trinity College, was admitted Bachelor of Arts. . - - Messrs. William Walter Gretton, George John, and John Day, B chelors of Arts, and Philip Dodd, Master of Arts of Magdalen College, are elected Fellows of that society. . - - Two gold medals, value fifteen guineas each, given by the Chancellor of this University for the encouragement of classical learning, are this year adjudged to Mr. Thomas Mitchell of Pembroke Hall, and Mr. James Devereaux Hustler, of Trinity College, Bachelors of Arts. The Right lion. Lord Ruston, and the Right Hon. Lord Henry Petty, having proposed to give two prizes of fifteen guineas each to two senior Bachelors of Arts, and the like to two middle Bachelors, who shall compose the best exercises in Latin prose, which are to be read
memory of that excellent states
man who so long represented this university in parliament. o
- T H E GRACE. .
Cum supremo Regni concilio placuerit, Honoratissimi viri Gulielmi Pitt Exeguias, publice et quam amplissme celebrari; ne tanti viri Memoria apud vos debitis careat Honoribus' placroar vobis, ut Dominus Cancellarius, Dr. Pearce,
Dr. Seale, Dr. Mansel. Mr. Marsh,
Mr. Wood, Mr. King, et Mr. Cho? vallier, sint Syndici, vestri, qui, collatis, inter se Consiliis, deliberent, quid in håc Parte vobis proponendum sit, tanquam gratissimum ejusdem Fama”, et Observatiae vestrae Monumentum. . - Every proposition, before it is to |. submitted to the Senate," must
ave the sanction of the Caput; but however much those who happen to constitute that body may disapprove of any particular measure which is proposed, it is not usual to refuse its being submitted to the majority of votes, unless it infringes some privilege, or violates some statute. I}r. —, however exerted that power which he this year happens unfortunately to pos. sess, aud by his single negative has -- " . . . prevented
prevented the University from conferring that public honour upon the illustrious Statesman to which he is so eminently entitled. In consequence of this proceeding, which has been generally and deservedly reprobated throughout the University, a majority of the resident members of the Senate, anxious to shew a permanent res}. to the memory of Mr. Pitt, ave held a mceting, at which it was unanimously resolved to open a . Subscription for a Statue of him, to be presented to the Scuate, and placed in the Senate-liouse. This Subscription has commenced, and we are happy to see with what liberality it fills. The Lord Chancellor has prescnted the Rev. Mr. King, Rector of Lympsham, to the Vicarage of Fbrington in Gloucestershire, with a perpetual Curacy in Worcestershire. - - o The Rev. John Barlow Scale,
D. D. Senior Fellow of Christ's Col- .
lege, and Deputy Regius Professor of Divinity at Cambridge, is pre
T. her lodgings in Clarges Strect, Piccadilly, in the 39th year of her age, Mrs. Elizabeth Carter, daughter of the Rev. Dr. Carter, formerly Rector of Deal, in the county of Kent. Her understanding and scholastic attainments, if she had been of the other sex, would have qualifica her for a distinguished station in the world; and her purity of morals and religious principles would have disposed unimpeachable integrity. She had a strong turn towards poetry; but in all her compositions she endcavoured to make poetry subservient to the interests of virtue, tier first poetical effusion that appeared in rint, was, we believe, an Ode to Wisdom, which was originally introduced to the world in the cele- * - . .
er to 6xecute its duties with
sented by the Master and Fellows
brated novel of Clarissa. She af. terwards presented a volume of poems to the world, all of which are characterized by sentiment, tenderness, delicacy, Inoral cnergy, philosophic elevation, and servid
Icty. o, * This lady wrote two papers in The Rambler, one on “Religion and Superstition,” and the other, entituled “ The Voyage of Life,” which appear so uniform with the style and sentiment of the work in general, that they might be taken 'for the productious of the revered othor of that admirable work. 'í fic iterary performance, however, for which she is nost distinguished, is a translation of Epictetus. Her introduction and notes to this work `display pure taste, considerable erudition, and a philosophic power of ... . . . reflection,
‘reflection, congenial with that of the original author, whom she has so advantageously introduced into British literature. 'But Mrs. Carter possessed all the softer virtues, as well as the talents and attainments that adorn the human character; she was as ardent to promote the interests of humanity, as to cultivate those of learning, and a desire to spread the influence of a philosophy, which, in addition to the dictates of religion, might tend to reconcile man to the evils inseparable from his condition, was her principal inducement for giving a translation of Epicfetas. Mrs. Carter was esteemed by a very large circle of friends, and those friends were of the most amiable and valuable description, among the chief of whom was the venerable Bishop of London, at whose house she was always one of the most honoured guests, and whose virtues she held in the highest respect. We cannot conclude this well merited tribute to a most amiable and enlightened character better than by a citation from a little poem of her own, which we have no doubt is exactly expressive of her feelings, when she bade farewell to this transitory scene: * When through creation's vast expanse , “ The last dread thunders roll:
“ Untune the concord of the spheres, “Jand shake the rising Soul:
“ Unmov’d may'st thou the final storm “Of jarring worlds survey, * That ushers in the glad serene “Of everlasting day !” At Wallingford, in Berkshire, the Itev. Richard Bethel, Rector of St. Peter's. He was found dead in his bed. It may with truth be said, that he not only practised the most exalted piety himself, but was anxious to inculcate it in others; and by his public preaching, exhortation, and example, he conveyed the most sublime ideas of religion. He was always ready to relieve the wants of others, and was a conput on a sledge it was with difficulty he could draw it there. The amount in gold is 100,000l. besides 50,000l. in the stocks. His other legacies are but few, and of no great amount. He was generous to the poor, always a friend to the necessitous, and an upright inau. At the residence house in Southwell, the Rev. Francis Herbert Hume, M.A. a prebendary of the collegiate church of Southwell, in the county of Nottingham, and rector of Carlton and of Warsop in the same county. After an illness almost as unext ampled in its duration as in the meekness and patience with which it was sustained, the Rev. Stephen Eaton, M. A. F. R. and F. Å. S.
stant attendant on the bed of sickness, from whence he endeavoured to dispel the gloom of conscience, and to prepare the soul for a happy immortality. He possessed great humility, joined to the most engaging simplicity of manners. Those who were in habits of intimacy with him can alone estimate his private character; for to say that he was an attentive husband, au affectionate father, and a sincere friend, is not giving any adequate idea of his virtues. At Lichfield, in an advanced age, Andrew Newton, Esq. bro
ther of the late learned and pious
Dr. Thomas Newton, Bishop of Bristol. The property of this gen
tleman, which was considerable,
was employed, to a liberal extent, in private acts of charity and beneficence, known only to the immediate objects of his kindness. In a more public and more lasting point of view, the noble institution which he founded some years ago at Lichfield, for the widows of clergymen, and for their unmarried daughters above the age of fifty, will sufficiently distinguish his name and perpetuate his memory. He o: a gratification which charity has seldom ventured to taste, and affluence has seldom lived long enough to afford. He gave, for the purpose above-mentioned, the sums of 20,000l. in his
life time ! Aged 77, Lewis Gwynne, Esq. of Monachty, in the county of Cardigan. He lived very private, though possessed of an extensive estate, and he accumulated an immense fortune, the bulk of which he has left to the Rev. Tho. Alban Jones, of Tuglyn, together with his real estate,except a small part, which he bequeathed to Mr. Edwards, youngest son of D.J. Edwards, Esq. of Job's Well, near Carmarthen. He had in his house when he died such a quantity of gold that a horse could not carry the weight of it to Tuglyn, about a mile off; and when put
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of St. Anne, Westminster, and vicar of Northolt. At Romely, in Derbyshire, Dr. Tho. Gisborne, senior fellow of St. John's college, Cambridge, and physician to the king; a fellow and for some years president of the College of Physicians.—B.A. 1747; M.A. 1751; M. D. 1758. At Lower Easton, near Bristol, the Rev. Christopher Haynes, rector of Siston and Mangotsfield, in the county of Gloucester, and one of the domestic chaplains to the 1}uke of Beaufort. In the 92d year of his age, the Rev. John Courtail, M.A. archdeacon of Lewes, canon residentiary of Chichester, rector of Woodshurch in Kent, and upwards of fifty-one years rector and vicar of rwash in Sussex. The Rev. Henry Robinson, seventeen years vicar of Kendal in Westmoreland, and formerly fellaw of Trinity College, Cambridge: B. A. 1769; M. A. 1772. The vicarage is in the gift of the master and fellows of Triaity College. in Łowing Street, the Rev. George Golding, rector of Kelsale in Suffolk, and nephew of the late $o Golding, of Thurington, Sq.
In her 89th year, Mrs. Wetherell, relict of the Rev. Samuel Wetherell. It is very renarkable, that this lady lived seventy years a widow, and was the first who received the bounty from the clerical charity established in Norfolk. At Bury, having very nearly attained the 90th year of his age, the Rev. Roger Cocksedge. He was formerly chaplain to Archbishop Cornwallis, and rector of the psrishes of Rattlesden, Drinkstone, and Little Whelnetham. At Naples, in the 85th year of his age, Henry Ellis, Esq. He early in life distinguished himself by an attempt to discover a northwest passage; afterwards, at different periods, he was governor of Georgia and Nova Scotia; and he was one of the oldest members of the Royal Society. At Dean's Court, Dorsetshire, the Reverend Sir James Henham, Bart. *Near Prees, in Shropshire, Mr. J. Benbow, clock and watchmaker, at the advanced age of 107. He was of the same family as the faIuous Admiral Benbow. At Cowley, in the 66th year of his age, James Matthews, Esq. M. A. of Jesus College Oxford, and superior bedel in theology in that university: a gentleman highly respected by all who knew him. At his house in St. Giles's, Oxford, in the 83d year of his age, Mr. William Taylor, secretary to the Radcliffe Infirmary, an office which he had discharged frotu its first establishment in the year 1770 to the present time, with such exemplary fidelity, diligence, and integrity, as to secure not only the approbation of the governors of that benevolent and useful institution, but also the respect and esteem of all who were acquainted with his character. The Rev. Thomas Simpson, who for many years kept the boardingschool at Keynsham in Somerset
shire. , The