Obrazy na stronie

And from his iron sleep of ages starts

Young Science, and his new-expanding wings
Plumes all afresh. The busy street close-throng'd
Humm'd with unceasing toil; a grove of masts
Rode on the level bay, and lov'd to stretch
Their oary wings, and give to every clime
Unusual sweets, and pleasure not it's own.
Oh for the pen of freedom, to pourtray
Oppression's downfall! from the cloud-capt hill,
Where late in dark and dismal pride it frown'd
Upon the vale below, the castle falls

Dismantled; all it's battlements, it's towers,
It's moated bastions, and it's chains of brass
Loud thundering come; the starting dungeon op'd,
And, all it's hideous womb disclosing wide,
Shew'd where his solitary sojourn kept
He, the renounced of the world, or else
Forgotten from his birth. But now the time,
The time of freedom's come, and at the sight
The city rears it's pinnacles and spires,
Bends the long arch, and bids the terrace rise
Magnificent. The' embosom'd village starts,
And musical along the echoing vale
The even-song-bell swells, where late alone
From the high turret it's far pealing sound
The sullen curfew swung. The trailing smoke
Ascends, which when the traveller from the hill
Slow journeying sees, he thinks him of his home,
His pleasant home that he has left behind,
His trees, his tufted orchards, and the gleam
Of sunset slanting on the yellow woods.
(It was a mournful thought, and yet it came
Sweet as the smile of Evening, for it spake
Of peace to those he left.)
And now arise

Scenes of domestic comfort, mutual bliss
Without suspicion, friendship, and the ties
Of sweet society.Is ought so fair

In all the breathing prospects of the morn,
The long-withdrawing vale of azure hue,

The various blossom'd spring, and glittering gems
That stud heaven's canopy; is ought so fair,
Laden with music when the summer-gale
Breathes on the rosy mead, to the glad ear
Of weary pilgrim welcome, (when he turns
His last sad look upon his native plain,
And scenes of childhood dear, each farewell sound,
Once more-and still once more--slow lingering on
Catching, till faint they die;)is ought so fair

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As sweet society?—And now had fled
Grim Superstition, all her opiate drugs,
Her idols gorg'd with blood, and rites obscene,
To Thor and fabled Woden, gods abhorr'd,
Borne to her murky cell: the human gore
Then wrung she from her clotted locks, and yell'd
All her accursed song. Oppression dropp'd
His clanking fetters, and the scorpion whip
Crumbled to dust. His poniard stretch'd aloft,
Forth from his den and shaggy solitudes

The Spirit of freedom rose; then bar'd his arm,
And call'd upon the nations, and they heard
The echo of his trump. At that dread sound,
Bursting his sleep, in every breast awoke
The proud Divinity: athwart his brow
Stern Resolution sate; his eagle-wings
He imp'd afresh:—and now erect again
Man stands, his free-born dignity he claims
His birth-right of equality, the seal

By which he looked superior, and was crown'd
Master and Judge and Lord of all below.


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II. That a Prize of SIXTY POUNDS will be given for the best ENGLISH POEM

"On the Restoration of Learn"ing in the East." For both these Prizes Masters of Arts, and Persons of superior Degrees, may be Candidates.

Each Composition is to be delivered at CAMBRIDGE, to one of the undersigned Judges, on or before the first day of December, with some Vol. VI. Churchm. Mag. June,

Latin Verse upon it. At the same time a Paper, sealed up, is to be

on the outside; which Paper shall inclose another, folded up, with the Candidate's Name written within. The Papers containing the Names of the unsuccessful Candidates will be destroyed, unopened.

The Prize Compositions are to be printed in Quarto, under the direction of the Judges; and a Copy of each is to be presented to the University of Oxford, to the Colleges of Eton, Westminster, and Winchester, and to the CharterHouse School.

J. B. SEALE, Dep. Reg. Prof.
Prof. Civ. Law.
lic Orator.
Cambridge, June 12, 1804.


The undersigned JUDGES pointed by the SENATE give also notice, That Two Prizes, of TwEN1804. LII


TY-FIVE POUNDS each, will be given, one for the best LATIN ODE or POEM on the following subject,

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Γενέσθω φως.

For both these Prizes Bachelors of Arts and Undergraduates may be Candidates.

Each Composition is to be delivered at CAMBRIDGE, to one of the undersigned Judges, or or before the Tenth Day of October; and the Candidates are to conform to the same Regulations as have been agreed on by the Judges of the English Compositions.

R. RAMSDEN, Fellow of
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C. CHEVALLIER, Fellow of
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ney College.
Cambridge, June 13, 1804.

The Life and Pontificate of Pope Leo X. is soon to be expected from Mr. Roscoe, the elegant historian of Lorenzo de Medici.

The Rev. Mr. Bowles, so well known by his elegant sonnets and other poems, is very forward with

a new edition of the works of POPE. Notwithstanding all the various editions of this author, his works yet stand in need of much contemporary illustration.

The works of Dr. JORTIN are in the press; he was a learned and valuable ornament to the Church of

England, and whose writings are a valuable addition to British literature.

Mr. Mitford is about to present to the public an interesting work on the harmony of language.

There is also in great forwardness for the press, a new and enlarged edition of the General Biographical Dictionary, to be comprised in 18 volumes, 8vo.

A Manuscript of the Statutes in the reign of Edward II. in the English of that period, has recently been discovered by Mr.Luders, in the Bodleian Library at Oxford; it was known to have existed in the time of Selden, but has never since been heard of till the late discovery.

We are happy to find that a second edition of Mr. Daubeney's Guide to the Church will speedily be published.

The Royal Institution has added to its library that of the late Thomas Astle, Esq. the purchase of which was 1000 guineas. It contains almost every book in ancient British history, topography, and antiquities.

The Rev. Mr. Granger's MS. Collections for a Continuation of his Biographical History of England, are about to be published under the care of the Rev. M. Noble, F. A. S.

Dr. Lempriere is engaged in printing a new and improved edition in 4to. of his Bibliotheca Classica.

An Analysis of Dr. Paley's Natural Theology, after the manner of the Analysis of his Moral Philosophy, will shortly appear.


RITICAL and Explanatory

CRITICAL Urchesis, Exotus,

Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, and the Minor Prophets, together with some Dissertations on several passages of Scripture, and Observations on the Worship of the Serpent, and Remarks on 39 Articles, chiefly extracted from different au

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Reflections upon the Chapters of the New Testament, selected from the Writings of approved Divines of the Church of England; intended for the use of the poor, and such


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A Discourse on the Duties which

Britons, especially on the present eventful crisis, owe to themselves, their King, and their country, particularly addressed to the Castor, Alsworth, Upton, and Sutton Loyal Volunteer Infantry, on their first appearance at Church. By the Rev. C. Hodgson, L.L.B. 8vo,

A Sermon delivered previous to the Presentation of Colours to the Waltham Abbey Volunteers. By John Mullens, A.M. 4to.

A Sermon on the Death of Dr. Priestley, preached at Leeds. By W. Wood, F.R.S. 8vo. Sermons by the Rev. Dr. Martin Morumail. 8vo.

The unhappy effects of Enthusiasm and Superstition, a Sermon preached May 23, 1801, at the Annual Meeting, Deptford. By John Evans, A.M.

Britons' Echo, or the King's Prayer and the Subjects Amen, a Sermon preached May 25, 1804. By George Phillips, Pastor of the Baptist Church,

The Sacred Tree, by John Bentley, 12mo.

Lectures on that Part of the Liturgy of the Church of England contained in the Morning Prayer. By Thomas Rogers, M.A. 2 vols. 8vo.

The Duty of Volunteers, a Sermon preached before the Birstall and Batley Volunteers on their appearance at Church, in uniform, on the 22d day of April, 1804. By Hammond Roberson, M. A. Chaplain to the Corps, late Fellow of Magdalen College, Cambridge, 8vo. A Guide to the Church, in seve

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A Sermon preached at the Anniversary of the Royal Humane Society, at St. George's Church, Hanover Square, on Sunday, April 15, 1804. By the Right Rev. Thomas Burgess, D.D. Bishop of St. Davids, to which is added, an Appendix of Miscellaneous Observations on Resusciation, by the Society. 8vo.

The Authenticity, Uncorrupted Preservation, and Credibility of the New Testament. By Godfrey Less, late Professor in the University of Gottingen, &c. translated from the last Edition of the German. By Roger Kingdom, A.M. of St. John's College, Cambridge. 8vo.

An Attempt to illustrate the Jewish Law. By Henry Atkins, M.A. Late Fellow of New College, Oxford.

Moral Education, the one thing needful. By Thomas Simons.

A Defence of the Illustration of the Hypothesis proposed in the Dissertation on the Origin of the Gospels: being an Answer to the Supplement of the Anonymous Author of the Remarks on Michaelis and his Commentator. By Herbert Marsh, B.D.F.R.S. &c.

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On Sunday, May 27, the Right

Rev. the Lord Bishop of Oxford held his Ordination at Christ Church, when the following gentlemen of the university of Oxford were ordained :---


J. Carpenter, A. B. late of Wadham College.

J. King, A. M. Brazenose College. R. Chomley, A. M. Corpus Christi College.

H. Kempson, A.B. Christ Church. E. Merriman, A. B. Magdalen College.

T. Fox, A. B. Wadham College. R. Stevens, A. B. Wadham College.


J. Hilliard, S. C. L. Worcester College.

W. Baghott, A. B. Jesus College, W. W. Smith, A. B. Worcester College.

J. W. Hanmer, A.B. Brasenose College.

H. J. Symons, A. B. St. John's College.

G.Hornsby, A. B. Christ Church. W. J. Baker, S. C. L. New College.

J. Clayton, A. B. Brasenose College.

J. Moore, A. B. Hertford College. R. J. Spencer, A. B. Wadham College.

The Rev. William Pemberton, M. A. fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, is unanimously elected into the lectureship of the parish of St. Andrew the Great, in that town, vacated by the resignation of the Rev. Mr. Doncaster.

The Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Salisbury has collated the Rev. Edward Rogers to a prebendal stall in that cathedral, which, by permission of the Master, he is empowered to hold, together with his foundation fellowship of Magdalen College, in the university of Cambridge.

The Rev. Philip Meadows, B. A. late of Bene't College, Cambridge, is instituted to the rectory of Great Bealings, in Suffolk, vacant by the death of the Rev. W.D.Humphreys, on the presentation of Philip Meadows, Esq.

The Rev. John Smith, M. A. one of the ushers of Westminster School, is presented, by the Lord Bishop of Carlisle, to the vicarage of St. Nicholas, in Newcastle upon Tyne, vacated by the death of the Rev. J. D. Carlisle.

The Rev. James Foulkes, B. A. is collated to the rectory of Crostwick, in Norfolk, on the presentation of the Lord Bishop of Norwich.

The Rev. Thomas Drummer Ley, is instituted to the rectory of Crowntherp, in Norfolk, vacated by the death of the Rev. W.D.Humphreys, on the presentation of the Right Hon. Lord Wodehouse.

The Lord Chancellor has presented the Rev. Charles Augustus Steuart, M. A. to the rectory of Edmonthorp, Leicestershire.

Letters Patent have passed the Great Seal of Ireland for translating the Right Rev. Dr. Alexander, Lord Bishop of Clonfert and Kilmacduagh, to the bishopric of Killaloe and Kilsenora, vacant by the translation of the Right Rev. Dr. C. Lindsay to the bishopric of Kildare.

The Lord Archbishop of Canterbury has been pleased to appoint the Rev. Charles Barton, B. D. and fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, to be one of his Grace's domestic chaplains.

The Rev. Gilbert Heathcote, A. M. fellow of New College, Oxford, is elected fellow of Winchester College, in the room of the Rev. C. Blackstone, deceased.

The Rev. Mr. Sproule, vicar of Bardfield, Essex, is elected reader of St. James's parish, in Bury, on the resignation of the Rev. Richard Biker.

The Rev. Richard Yates, of Je


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