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Dr. Marsh.-- Our Sariour's Address to the Penitent Sinner. (No. 9.

ADDRESS

appointment; he flattered Mr. Grat- and spirited exertions in defence of tan and Mr. Ponsonby when they all that is dear to us as Churchmen were popular, and sneers at them and as Christians commend him to when he

sees a more promising pa- our affection. He has maintained the tron. Ho lent his labours and his good cause in defiance of every

world. lungs to the cause of Catholic eman- ly prospect or hope. His advancecipation, and preached up the doctrine ment has been hardly and severely of eternal petitions, while they afford- earned; it came equally unsought and ed any prospect of celebrity or profit; unexpected; and we hail it the more finding that scent grow cold, he is now auspicious, as we consider it the adagainst petitioning; and reform in vancement not of himself alone, but Parliainent being the cry of the dis- of the interests of that Church in affected in England, he imports his whose defence he has shown himself

parcel of” talent and celebrity into so able and so intrepid a combatant. Liverpool, consigned to Mr. Casey, He is now called into a higher scene exhibits his wares at the dinner be. of action, in which we doubt not but fore-mentioned-sings a palinode to that the same exertion, the same couNapoleon Buonaparte--and hardily rage, and the same skill will mark his enlists himself under the banners of career with honour, and under the radical reform. We have no doubt blessing of Providence, adorn it with that, by the same arts which have success. forced him into what he and his col. leagues modestly call celebrity, he will make a very acceptable addition to the society of Major Cartwright

Of our Saviour to the Penitent Sinner, and Mr. Gale Jones, until some new “ Chilil of man, whose seed below turn in the wheel of state, or in the

Must fulfil their race of woe; popular feeling, shall again convert

Heir ot want, and doubt, and pain,

Does thy fainting heart complain? him; when we may have him once Oh! in thought one night rec:), more bespattering Messrs. Grattan The night of grief in Herod's hiall : and Ponsonby with his praises, and

Then I bore the vengeance due,

Freely bore it all for youl. dedicating to H. R. H. the Prince Re

“ Child of dust, corruption's son, gent, but, as we anticipate, without

By pride deceived, by pride undone,
the permission of which he was for. Willing captive, yet be free,
merly so vain.

Take niy yoke, and learn of me.
1, of heaven and earth the Lord,
God with God, the Eternal Word,

I forsook my f'uther's side,
The following remarks on the appoint. Toiled, and wept, and bled, and died.
ment of Dr. Marsh to the See of Landaff,

“ Clåld of doubt, does fear surprise; vacant by the decease of Bishop Watson, Vexing thoughts within thee rise ; appear in a British publication.

Wondering, murmuring, dost thou gaze

On evil men and evil days?
There are few events which could Oh! if darkness round thee lower,

Darker far my dying hour, have more contributed to cheer and

Which bade that fearful cry awake, animate the Church under its present

My God, my God, dost thou forsake? circumstances, than the elevation of

“ Child of sin, by guilt oppressed, Dr. Marsh to the Episcopal bench.

Heaves at last thy throbbing breast ? The promotion of those, who by their Hast thou felt the mourner's part? worth have strengthened, and by their

Fear'st thou now thy failing heart?

Bear thee on, beloved of God, talent advanced the interests of our

Tread the path thy Saviour trod: holy cause, is at all times a subject of He the tenipter's power hath krown,

He hath poured the garden groan. legitimate triumph; but in no case, perhaps, has this promotion been hail- “ Child of Heaven, by me restored, ed with more exultation than in the

Love thy Saviour, serve thy Lord;

Sealed with that mysterious Name, present. While the depth and varie- Bear the cross, and scorn the shame: iy of his knowledge, and the acute- Thien, like me, thy conflict o'er,

Thou shalt rise, to sleep no more; ness of his reasoning powers entitle

Partner of my purchased throne, him to our admiration; his manly zeal

One iv joy--in glory one?".

THANKFULNESS.

celebrated Men who have died within the Sing to the Lord with cheerful voice:

year 1816. 2. Neglected Biography. 3. From realm to realm the potes shall sound, Analyses of recent Biographical Works. And heaven's exulting sons rejoice

4. An Alphabetical List of all the persons To bear the full Hosannah round.

who have died within the British Domi. When starting from the shades of night

nions ;- A Volume of Sermons, by the late At dread Jehovah's high behest,

Rev. Dr. Vincent, Dean of Westminster; The sun arrayed his limbs in light,

with an Account of his Life, by the Rev. And earth her virgin beauty dressed;

Archdeacon Nares;ne Female Scripture Thy praise transported Nature sung

Biography, by the Rev. F. A. Cox, A. M.

A Memoir of the Life of Dr. Claudius In pealing chorus wide and fır; The echoing vault with rapture rung,

Buchanan, late Vice-Provost of the Cole And shouted every morning star.

lege of Fort William, and the well-known

author of several valuable works on the When bending from his native sky, The Lord of life in mercy came,

Moral and Religious State of our Asiatic And laid his bright effulgence by,

Dominions, has been prepared from aui. To bear on earth a human name;

thentic documents by the Rev. Hugh Pear

son, M. A. of Oxford, and is now printing The song thy cherub voices raised,

in two volumes 8vo. Rolled through the dark blue depths above, And Israel's shepherds heard amazed

The first Number of a Work, called The seraph noles of peace and love.

The Correspondent, which will be con

tinued every two months, appeared on the And shall not man the concert join

1st January; its price is 5s. It conists of For whom the bright creation rose;

Letters, Moral, Political, and Literary, beFor whom the fires of morning shine And eve's still lamps that woo repose ?

tween eminent persons in France and Eng.

land; and is designed, by presenting to And shall not he the chorus swell

each nation a faithful picture of the other, Whose form the incarnate Godhead wore;

to enlighten both to their true interests, Whose guilt, whose fears, whose triumphs tell

promote a mutual good understanding be. Ilow deep the wounds his Suviour Lore?

tween them, and render peace the source of Long as yon glittering arch shall bend

common prosperity. They have been long Long as yon orbs in glory roll;

kept in ignorance of each other's true chaLong as the streams of life descend

racters and attainments. The revolutionTo cheer with hope the fainting soul ;

ary governments of France pursued a set. Thy praise shall fill each grateful voice,

tled policy of animosity and rancour; and, Shall bill the song of rapture sound;

by means of tlie interruption of com. And heaven's exulting sons rejoice

munication, the absolute slavery of the To bear the full Hosannah round.

continental press, and the regular employ. men of hired libellers, succeeded in mis.

representing the views and conduct of Literary and Philosophicl Intelligence. England. On our side, we have also been

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accustomed to view France with much GREAT-BILITAIN.

prejudice; and what there has been to ad. In the press : -Lay Sermons, by Mr. mire in her, has been thrown into the Coleridge, addressed to the Middle and shade by the prominence of objects creLabouring Classes on the present Distress- ating only horror or disgust. In short, es of the Country ;-Letters from the late ignorant travellers, factious journalists, Mrs. Carter, to the late Mrs. Montagu, in the mistakes of the prejudiced, and the two volumes 8vo ;--Sermons by the Rev. artifices of the malevolent, have left the John Martin, more than forty years Pas. two nations in a great degree blind to tor of the Baptist Church in Keppel-street, each other's real merits, mutually suspi. in 2 volumes ;-Biblical Criticisms on the cious and mutually deceived. To correct Books of the Old Testament, and Trans. these misconceptions, is the object of the lations of Sacred Songs, with Notes Cri. Correspondent, which will contain about tical and Explanatory, by the late Bishop an equal proportion of the letters of'Prench Horsley ;-New Volume of Poems by and English writers; the whole of which Mr. Leigh Hunt;--Sermons on the Offices will appear in Eriglish at London, and in and Character of Jesus Christ, by the Rev. French at Paris. It is scarcely possible 1. Bowdler, M. A. ;---An Account of the to enumerate all the subjects which such Island of Jersey, by W. Plees, many years a work will embrace. Whatever is interresident in the Island: with engravings; esting in morals, in politics, or literature,

- Tour through Belgium along the will fall within the scope of its plan, proRhine, and through the North of France, vided it be drawn from authentic docu. by James Mitchell, M. A. ;----The Second ments, or indisputable testimony. The Volume of Mr. Southey's History of Bra. English Editor is Dr. Stoddart, a name zil ;--No. II. of Stephens' Greek Thesau. well known in both countries, as having rus ;-The First Volume of “The An. already rendered essential service by his nual Obituary,” centaining, 1. Memori's of pen to the cause of truth, order, and raJ Watts. Greek, which reckons four metropolitan churches ; eleven archbisboprics; nine Printed and published by T. & J. SWORDS, teen bishoprics ; 26,747 churches, and a No. 160 Pearl-street, New-York; where great number of convents. In 1811 there Subscriptions for this Work will be rewere estimated of the following persua- ceived, at one dollar per annum, or 24 sions, 3,500,000 Catholics;' 1,400,000 Lu.. numbers. Letters relative to this therans ; 3,800 Reformed Protestants; Joursul must come free of Postage.

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tional liberty. The Number which has 9,000 of the Unitas Fratrum, or Moraalready appeared, gives a fair promise of vians; 5,000 Memnonites ; 60,000 Armefuture usefulness anil'success. The Eng- nians ; 3,000,000 Mohammedans ; 300,000 dish articles, besides a very able introduc- worshippers of the Dalai Lama; 600,000 fory paper, consist of letters on the coin- adorers of Fetiches, or idols, &c. &c. plaints of agricultural and commercial Listress in England; on the municipal The embassy to China, headed by Lord corporations of England, and on the cor- Amherst, arrived at Macao early in July portion of Londos in particular ; on the last, whence, in a few days, he proceeded life of John Wesley, the founder of the to Pekin.

His lordship had received a English Methodists; on the political so. Fery favourable letter from the Emperor. cieties formed in Germany during the period of Buonaparte's despotisnı ; on the af

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We trust our readers will not require tion of its primitive discipline has an apology for the length of the succeed- maintained its existence amidst events ing article. Dr. MUMLETON is known in of the most threatening nature, but this country by his celebrated work, re- the corruption of its doctrine will nepublished here, on the Greek Article. But ver permit its extension into distant his reputation as the first Protestant Bic countries, or its influence over unconshop of India, renders every thing relating

verted minds. to him peculiarly interesting. The follow

Pure doctrine and primitive disciing article also contains much gratifying pline are essential alike to the rapid information concerning the proceedings of propagation, and to the permanent Bishop MIVILETON in India, and many Where the faith of the Gospel is either

ascendancy of the Christian faith. judicious remarks on the mode of propa. deformed by superstition, or caricagating Christianity.

tured by fanaticism, there has always been found an insuperable bar to its

ready reception, especially among A Charge delivered to the Clergy of those who are enabled to judge of it

the Diocess of Calcutta, at Calcutta by inquiry, not to take it on trust. the 7th December, 1815, at Madras The stream must run clear and unthe 11th January, and at Bombay polluted, or its channels will soon be the 13th June, 1816; at the Pri- choaked up with its own sediment. mary Visitation.

By T. F. Mid- For a similar reason any variety or dleton, D. D. F. R. S. Lord Bishop contradiction of doctrine among its of Calcutta.

preachers, cannot but operate as a fa

tal obstacle to its propagation. Its The establishment of the Church enemies in heathen countries, who aro of Christ in the remote regions of the sufficiently acute both in detecting and East, is an event which shall distin- exposing the error, have ever taken guish the times in which we live to full advantage of the discordances in

Of those vast coun- its doctrine, and the contention of its tries in which the glad tidings of the teachers; and à priori they are to a Gospel were first promulgated, but à certain point excusable in their oppofew, a very few, retain even the ruins sition. of the fabric once raised

among them Where again there has been a negto tell the tale of their ancient glory. lect of primitive discipline in a newly To the Patriarchs of Armenia some established portion of the Church Unijurisdiction, in name at least, over versal, there will necessarily be wantthe remnants of the ancient establish- ing that unity of action, and that conments in the lesser Asia, Syria, and sistency of substance, which is essenCyprus, is still reserved. But the re- tial alike both to its present support, ligion of the Armenian Church has and to its further extension. Nor for departed so far from its original puri- the preservation of order alone, but ty, and both in its ceremonies and its for the prevention of error, is the refaith, is so clouded with superstition, straint or primitive discipline required. as to present rather a melancholy than A steady and a lasting barrier must a consoling prospect. The preserva- be opened against the incursion of neit

ages yet unborn.

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and fantastical notions, against the less than moral grounds. It is scarcefluctuations of public opinion, and the ly to be credited how much the cause perversity of contending factions. To of the Gospel has been injured by the effectually answer these important indiscretion of its agents, and by the ends, we can resort oply to that mild, ignorance of those by whom they are patriarchal and primitive discipline, of supported. We are almost justified which the Apostles were the first foun- in asserting, that of all the Missionaders, and their Churches the brightest ries which this country has sent out, examples. If those, who are not there are very few, excepting those zealous in the missionary cause, would under the guidance and protection of but condescend both to examine, and the Society for Promoting Christian to follow the high example, which Knowledge, who have not done more appear to have been ordained for our

harm than good. imitation, much difficulty would va- It is not that therefore without the nish, and much nonsense would be most heartfelt exultation, that we saw a spared. In the same manner as the scion of our pure, primitive, and aposGospel was propagated in the first tolic Church planted in these distant days of its glory, in such must it be regions, from whence we are not withpropagated now, the means indeed out the most sanguine hope, that, unare not the same; the Apostles had der the blessing of Providence, it shall the extraordinary assistance of the spread its branches from one sea to Holy Spirit, we are partakers only in another, from the flood unto the its ordinary blessings; but using them world's end. Nor do we deem it the in the same manner, and to the same least satisfactory source of pious exend, we may reasonably expect pro- pectation, that the care of this newly portionate success; but when we for- planted establishment, has been comsake the example, and disdain the mitted to one, in whose mind is to be noanner which the Apostles have com- found the rare combination of those mended to our imitation, it is no won- talents and qualifications, which are der that our exertions are fruitless, so peculiary necessary for the successand our attempts abortive. Church go ful discharge of the difficult and imvernment, Church order, and Church portant duties of his high calling. In discipline, are the constant objects of Bishop Middleton is to be found that the Apostle's exhortation, and we know deep and accurate scholarship which that they were the objects also of their enforces respect; that earnest and continual practice. What success, perspicuous eloquence which comtherefore can be hoped from those ef- mands attention; that cool and disforts, the very actuating and impel- tinguishing judgment which is most ling causes of which are heresy and active when it most deliberate; and, schism: the consequences, especially above all, that ardent yet chastened in our Indian dominions, are but too spirit of enterprise in his holy cause, conspicuous. The discordances of which but rises in proportion to the doctrine, and the varieties of faith barriers which would impede its way. preached by their several propagan

Nil actum reputans si quid supercsset agenduma dists, the utter absurdity of some, the palpable mischief of others, have al. If to all these is added, in manners ready armed the minds of the natives the most dignified urbanity, in heart the superior classes of whom are suf- the most generous affection, the porficiently sharp iu the detection of non- trait is complete, We have traced sense) with such arguments against the leading lineaments in the compoChristianity in general, as will require sition of this extraordinary man, not the strength of no mean arm to com- as an offering of personal adulation; bat and overthrow. In addition to he is above our flattery, even if the all this, the conduct of many Mis- winds, and waves could waft it to his sionaries have been so wild and ex- ears; but that the people of England travagant, as to raise a strong aver- may see and know to whai a man the słon to Christianity upon political no spiritual care of their oriental domi

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