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Jewish Children, of both sexes. Prince, by stabbing him in the eye,
tacle ; and about seven o'clock the "il, therefore, feel myself under whole street was closely filled with the necessity of warning you, both spectators. The pressure was exmale and female parents, or guarde ceedingly increased in consequence ians, who own the naine of Israelites, of a line of carts and coaches reach. and wish to be esteemed Members of ing from Newgate Street to Skinner our Communion, not too rashly to Street, and thereby excluding from embrace this plan, nor to send your the view of the gallows all the perChildren to the School establishing sons occupying the large space at by those Gentiemen, antil we shall the bottom of Giltspur Street: this have furiher and satisfactory in- induced multitudes to press down the formation, and clear proofs of its OW' Bailey from the corner of utility, free from all idea of probable Skinner Street. Before the moment and distant evil.
of the execution, just after 8 o'clock, “ Then will you obtain the repu- the sufferings of many persons tation of wisioin in the eyes of the became extreme, and the danger of lovers of truth and grace, among suffocation very great. When the the nations ; and may it never quit criminals appeared, there was a
general cry of“ Hats off'! Hats off!” an attempt to comply with which increased the pressure.
It was at EXECUTION OF MURDERERS,
this awful moment that several perand the CALAUITOUS EVENT sons fell; others were unavoidably which attended it.
thrown down upon them, and others On Monday, Feb. 23, John Hol- again upon them. The shrieks of loway and Owen Haggerty, who had the sufferers, and the screams of been convicted on the 21st, of the Murder! Murder! were inexpresa murder of Mr. Steele on Hounslow sibly dreadful; but no assistance Heath, in Nov. 1802, were brought
could be afforded. Those who were out to execution on the platform suffocated, or crushed to death, rebefore Newgate. As soon as Hollo- mained for half an hour, or more, way ascended the scaffold, he ex- before they could be removed. As claimed aloud, “I am innocent, soon as the crowd began to withinnocent, by (-ad!” and then turn- draw, a most dreadful scene present. ing round to another part of the ed itself. Twenty-seven dead bodies crowd, he cried, “Immocent, inno- were taken to St. Bartholomew's cent, innocent, Gentlemen!. No Hospital; iwo to St. Sepulchre's verdict, no perdict, no verdici, Church, and a few others to differGentlemen! mocent, innocent !" ent places. More than thirty perThe cap was then drawn over his sons certainly perished. face. Owen Haggerty looked down- The Coroner's Inquest examined ward, and was silent: he made no minutely into the whole affair ; the public acknowledginent either of result of which is under the conguilt or innocence.
sideration of the city, who will At the same time was executed, doubtless adopt some method to Elizabeth Godfrey, a woman of the prevent a similar disaster in future, toun, for the inurder of Edward We siucerely hope that all carriages
will be strictly prohibited, for we A SOCIETY, formed. for the purare persuaded the mischief arose pose of assisting the Missionary chiefly from them.
Socioty in London, on a pian similar This catastrophe is extremely af- to that which was proposed in our fecting! The death of so many Magazine for January last, has been persons in perfect health, and at an established by some young men beunexpected hour, when curiosity longing to the Rev. Mr. tharris's prompted to behold the death of congregation, in Cambridge.
We others, and who were thus precipi- rejoice in this instance of pious zeal, tated into the eternal world, is pecu- and hope we shall have the satisfacliarly, distressing to humanity, and tion of announcing the erection of affords a fresh comment on that many such societies, both in town striking sentence, “ In the midst of and country. life we are in death 1"
List of Lectures, &c. in and near London, for April.
1. Wed. Ev. Prayer for the Nation,
at Mr. Knight's.
The Excellence of Fellowship with
16. Th. M. Mr. Jay, of Barh, The An
nual Sermon forthe Widow'Fund, Old Jewry, Twelve o'clock. Ev. Feiter Lane, Mr. J. Clayton.
The Rapture of the Apostle Paul.
5. Lord's Day Ev. Devonshire Sq. 19. Lord's Day Ev. Devoashire Sq.
Mr. Atkinson ; Hare Crt. Dr, . Mr. Shenston; Hare Crt, Mr. WinYoung; Chapel Str. Mr. Stollery; ter; Orange Str. Mr. Burder; Crown Ct. Mr. Greig; Palace Sir. Chapel St. Mr. Buck; Crown Ct. Mr. Dunn; Peter Street, Mr. Mr. Hyatt; Peter Str. Mr. HuoWilliamson.
phrys. 6. Mon. Ev. Missionary Prayer-Meet- Palace St. Mr. Cloutt. - Mr. Ste: ing, at Surry Chapel.
vens preaches for the Jamaira 7. Tu. M. Broad St. Mr. Clayton ;
Row School, at Mr. D. Taylor's, Crown Ct. Mr. Stephens. Sin
Whitechapel. cerity in Religion.
21. Tu M. Broad St. Mr. Clayton; Gate Street Chapel, Quarterly Meet- Crown Crt. Mr. Dunn. The Being of the Associate Congrega.
liever's Freedom from Sin. tions, Mr. E. J. Jones. Walking 22. Wed. Ev. Prayer for the Nation, with God.
at Dr. Jenkins's. 8. Wed. Ev. Prayer for the Nation, 23. Th. M. Monthly Meeting (Bapt.) at Mr. Burder's.
at the late Mr. Booth's, Mr. New3. Th. M. Monthly Meeting (Indep.)
man to preach. at Mr. Humphrys's, Mr. Gaffee to
Ev. Fetter Lane, Mr. Tuglies.--Amipreach. The Evil, &c. of late ableness of the Divine Character. Attendance on Public Worship, Ev. Fetter Lane, Mr. Ford. -- The 26. Lord's DAY Ev. Devonshire Eq. Security of the Righteous in Times Mr. C Hyatt; Hare Court, Mr. of Public Danger.
Lyndall; Chapel Sır. Mr. Atkinson; Crown Crt. Mr. J. Clayton,
jun. ; Palace Str. Mr. Gore; Bar. 12. LORD's Day Ev. Devonshire Sq.
bican, Mr. Sheoston ; Peter Str. Mr. Powell; Hare Crt. Mr. Bur
Mr. Crawf. rd. der; Orange Str. Mr. Townsend ;
28. Tu. M. Broad str. Mr. Conde ; Chapel Str. Mr. Gold; Crown
Crown Crt. Ivir. Lustin. -Poverty Crt. Mr. Gore; Palace St. Mr. J.
of Spirit. Thomas; Barbican, Mr. Stollery ;
29. Wid. Ev. Praver for the Nation, Peter Str. Mr. Button.
at Mr. Gaffe's. 13. Mon. Ev. Prayer Meeting for the
30. Th. M. Feiter Lane, Mr. TownNation, Surry Chapel.
send. True Merlot of living well. 14. Tu. M. Broad Str. Mr. Barber; Crown Crt. Mr. J. Thonias.
MINISTERS SUPPLYING AT Transfiguration of Christ.
Spa Fields, Mr. Stodhart. 15. Wed. Ev. Prayer for the Nation, Sion Chapel, Mr. Kemp. at Mr. T. Thomas's.
Hoxton Chapel, Mr. Taylor, of Ossett.
Dost thou for riches vainly sigh?
Or Honour's empty show? verilten during a s orihern Gale.
Or dost thou look with envious eye
Above the crowd below?
Sans rings bail, and frost, and snow! Can these, e'en all of them combin'd,
In all their varied forms,
Afford contentment to the mind,
For immortality design’d,
Midst life's tempestuous storms?
And sympathizing eye
That constitute our bliss below!
No greater boon can Heav'n bestow
On mortals doom'd to die !
And I will ask no more!
Oh let me, with thy Friendship blest,
Enjoy in thee that heav'nly rest
To which my wishes soar!
Found'ring sink, to rise no more ;
ON THE MOTTO
EARL OF KINGSTON'S ARMS.
Spes tutissima Cælis.
“The safest Hope is in Heaven.”
Whene'er my mind's opprest:
Oft have I found thy genial rays
Dispel the clouds of darkest days,
And set my soul at rest!
Bit ah! on Earth I dare not cast
llope's precious anchor, lest the blast Now, the Christian maxims prove; Of Time's rude winds should shake, Clothe the bare, the hungry feed,
And loose its hold, and in this gade Thus fulfil the law of Love !
Of snares and tempests me should fail, ALIQUIS.
And my fond schemes should break. TO MY SOUL.
The safest hope's in Heaven above !
Stable and firm 'twill ever prove,
For God will ne'er deceive;
'Tis in his Son that I confide,
I safe and joyful live!
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