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Sermons, adapted for Parochial and Domestic Use. By the late Kev. J. P. Hewlett, M.A., Curate of St. Aldate's, Oxford. 8vo. 10s. 6d.
Adult Baptism, and the Salvation of all those who Die in Infancy maintained. By Isaiah Birt.
Three Letters to Messrs. Littlejohn and Moảss, committed to the Devou County Bridewell, for Preaching, &c. 6d. Report of the Trial of Mr. S. Waller for Street Preaching. 6d.
The Great Period; or, the Time of Actual Justification considered. By Rev. Thomas Young, of Margate.“
Clavis Apostolica; an Attempt to Explain the Scheme of the Gospel, and the principal Words and Phrases used by the Apostles in describing it. By Rev. Joseph Mendham, A.M., of Sutton Coldfield. 12mo. 3s. 6d.
Deism compared with Christianity, in an Epistolary Correspondence; 'containing all the Objections against revealed Religion, with the Answers annexed. By Edward Chichester, A.M, Rector of Caldaft and Cloncha, Derry. 3 vols. 8vo. 11.78.
The Rights of Sovereignty in Christian States defended in some chief Particulars; a Charge delivered to the Clergy of the Archdeaconry of London, May 21, 1812, with Dissertations and Collections illustrating the Subject. By Joseph Holden Pott, M.A., Vicar of St. Martin in the fields, and Archdeacon of London. 8vo. 9s.
Plain Discourses, Doctrinal and Practical, adapted to a Country Congregation. By Rev. Charles Hardinge, A.M., Vicar of Tunbridge, and Rector of Crowhurst. 12mo. 6s.
The Consolations of Gospel Truth, displayed in various Anecdotes of the Dying Hours of Christians. By J. G. Pike.' Vol. II. 3s. 6d.
Communications to the Christian World, a Consideration of the Numbers of Daniel, relative to the Origin of the Infidel Po:ver, and of the last Persecutions of the Church of Christ, under the Harvest and Vintage of God's Wrath. By Rev. Edward Hoblyn, A.B., Curate of Liskeard. 12mo. 6s. 60.
A Letter to the Rev. Joseph Wilson, A.M., in Reply to his Remarks on the Bishop of Peterborough's Eighty-Seven Questions. By one of the Curates of the Diocese of Peterborough. 2s.
A Short Examination and Defence of certain Expressions in the Office for Baptism in the Church of England, with iminediate Reference to the Difficulties, Objections, and Conscientious Scruples prevalent on the Subjeet. By a Clergyman of the Church of England. 8vo. 3s.
Scripture Antiquities, a compendious Summary of the Religious Institutions, Customs, and Manners, of the Hebrew Nation. By the Rev. John Jones, Curate of Waterbrach, Cambridge. 12mo. 5s.
A Letter of Mr. C. L. Hallar, Member of the Supreme Court of Berne, to his Family, announcing his Conversion to the Catholic Faith. Translated from the French. By J. Norris, of the English Academy. 9d.
Some of Dr. Collyer's Errors stated and corrected. With a Prefatory Address to the Old Members of the Salters' Hall Congregation of Protestant Dissenters. 8vo. 83.
A Plea for the Nazarenes, in a Letter to the British Reviewer. By Servetus. 6s.
On the Deity, and Mediatorial Character of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, and the Doctrine of the Trinity. By Thomas Brett, Chelsea.
Popular Lectures on the Bible and Liturgy. By Edward Ilawke Locker, Esq., F.R.S. 8vo. 75. 6d.
Sermons on the Christian Character, with Occasional Discourses. By Rev. C. J. Hoare, A M., Rector of Mitcham, and late Vicar of Blandford. 8vo. 95. 12mo. 6s.
Some of the principal objections to Communion with the Established Church cousidered, in a Sermon, preached Sept. 23, 1821, the Lord's Day immediately subsequent to the opening of a new and enlarged Independent Chapel at Ashford, Kent. By Rev. John Mance, D.D. Published by Request. 8vo. 1s. 6d.
Illustrations of Biblical Literature, exhibiting the History and Fate of the Sacred Writings, including Bibliographical Notices of Translators, and other Biblical Scholars. By Rev. James Townley. 3 vols. 8vo. 21. 2s.
Lectures on the Book of Ecclesiastes. By Ralph Wardlaw, D.D., of Glasgow. 8vo. 18s.
Practical Sermons, selected from the MSS. of Rev. Joseph Pickering, A.M., late Minister of Paddington. 2 vols. 8vo.
11. 1s. A Vindication of the Doctrine of Baptismal Regeneration, as understood by the United Church, against our Modern Sectaries and Seceders; with Observations on the pernicious Tendency of their Tenets, and of their proselyting Zeal, and the Conduct to be expected from the Established Clergy, at the present important Crisis. By an aged Minister of the Gospel. 2s. 6d.
Illustrative Replies, in the Form of Essays, to the Questions proposed by the Right Rev. Herbert Marsh, Lord Bishop of Peterborough, to Candidates for Holy Orders; in which his Lordship's Interrogations are shown to be constructed from the Holy Scriptures, and the Articles of the Church of England. 8vo. 6s. 6d.
Suicide Providentially Arrested, and Practically Improved; a Sermon, preached by the Desire of Mr. G. J. Furneaux, who Shot himself at White Conduit House, Sept. 19, 1821. By Rev. S. Pigott. 1s.
Mental Discipline; or, Hints on the Cultivation of Intellectual Habits ; addressed particularly to Students in Theology, and Young Preachers, By Henry Forster Burder, A.M. 8vo. 4s. 60.
Biblical Fragments. By M. A. Schimmelpenninck, Author of a Tour to Alet, &c. &c. 8vo. 7s. od.
The Hand of Providence Manifested, in a faithful Narrative of real Facts, illustrative of its Punishment of Vice, and Reward of Virtue. 12mo. 6s.
Letters on the Nature and Tendency of the Gospel. By Rev. David Russell, Dundee. 12mo. 5s.
Missionary Treatment, and Hindoo Demoralization ; including some Observations on the Political Tendency of the Means taken to Evangelize Hindoostan. By John Bowen. 2s. 6d.
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS.
Journal of an Expedition, 1400 Miles up the Orinoco, and 300
the Auraca. 8vo.
A Voyage of Discovery into the South Seas, and Behring's Straits, for the Purpose of Finding out a N. E. Passage. Undertaken in the Years 1816, 1817, and 1818, in the Ship Roie, then under the Command of Otto Von Kotzebue, Lieut. in the Russian Navy.. 3 vols. 8v0. 21. 5s.
Travels in Palestine, through the Countries of Bashan and Gilead, East of the River Jordan. By J. S. Buckingham, Esq. 4to. 31. 13s. 6d.
Sketches of Upper Canada, Domestic, Local, and Characteristic; with Practical Details, for the Information of Emigrants. By John Houson, Esq. 8vo. 10s. 6d.
Á Voyage to Africa, including a Particular Narrative of an Embassy to one of the Interior Kingdoms, in the Year 1820. By William Hutton, late acting Consul for Ashantee. 8vo. 18s.
The Tour of Africa, selected from the best Authors. By Catherine Hutton. Vol. III. 8vo. 12s.
An Abridgment of a Voyage to Madagascar. By Abbé Rochow. Small 8vo. 35. 6d.
Fruits of Enterprize, exhibited in the Travels' of Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia. 6s., coloured 75. 6d.
A Tour through North Wales, describing its Scenery and General Cha"racter. Illustrated with 40 Select Views, Engraved and elegantly Coloured, from the Originals of Messrs. Turner, R.A. 51. 5s.
RELIGIOUS AND PHILANTHROPIC
British and Foreign Seamen's Friend Society and Bethel Union. The anniversary of this institution commenced on Monday, Oct. 8th, when a sermon was preached in Great Queen Street Chapel, by the Rev. G. C. Smith. On Tuesday, the the Rev. R. Marks, Vicar of Great Missenden, Bucks, preached for the society, at St. Bride's Church in the morning, as on the evening of the same day, did the Rev. T. Roberts, of Bristol, at Zion Chapel. Nearly £100, were collected at the different services. The public meeting was held at the City of London Tavern, on Wednesday, the 10th, in the evening. Soon after five, the great roon was crowded to excess, and a general cry was raised, that no more could be admitted; still a multitude of the most respectable ladies and gentlenen continued to arrive, and the orchestra and committee room were quite : filled. It was now absolutely - necessary that another room should be engaged, which was also soon filled, and several persons went away. Capt. Sir George Keith, Bart. of the royal navy, took the chair in the lower room. The report was handed down as soon as possible, and the different speakers hastened froin one room to another. Amongst these were the Rev. Mr. Norris, froin Norfolk, who had been some years in the navy; the Rev. Mr. Evans, from Collington, who had also served his late majesty in different ships of war; Capt. Allen, R. N.; Lieut. Arnold; the Rev. Messrs. Marks, Roberts, M'All, Sharp, Smith and others.
Singular Character.-Joseph Decker, a man attired in a rather primitive style, with a cloak wrapped round his body, a leather girdle round his loins, á long beard, barefooted and bareheaded, with a staff in his hand, a native of Boston, in America, who has for some time resided in Virginia Court, Elizabeth Row, Dockhead, and gone about the villages in the neighbourhood of London, preaching and baptizing in the open air, was on Monday charged before the magistrates at Union Hall, by the Rector's Warden of Camberwell, with being an impostor and a vagabond, and with creating a riot there. The following are the facts connected with the charge against the prisoner as they appeared on the investigation. On the precediag afternoon, a female, one of Decker's followers, appointed to meet him at Camberwell for the purpose of being there baptized by him in the Surrey canal. On the prisoner's arrival on the bank of the canal, he commenced preaching, and he soon had a large congregation, who at first paid great attention to his address, which was delivered in a peculiar style of simplicity. On the arrival of the fernale who was to be immersed, he offered up a prayer on her behalf. The people paid great attention, excepting some rude boys, bad women, and low fellows, till he took the woman by the hand, (she having fastened her clothes down to the lower part of her legs,) and led her into the cana), when they began to shout and huzza, and throw dead dogs and cats into the water. He requested the good people to
be quiet for a few moments. Silence being a little restored, he took his station in the water by the woman's side, and having put one hand to her shoulder, and held her hands with his other hand, he addressed her." Art thou a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ, and that he died to save sinners ?” The female answered, “ I believe in Jesus, my God and my Redeemer." He' then, lifting up his eyes to heaven, exclaimed—“My dear sister, as a follower of the divine example of the crucified Jesus, and as a believer in him, I baptize thee in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost." He then dipped her by gently forcing her into the water backwards. She was plunged under tije water, and came out dripping wet. A cloak was thrown over her; she shook hands with Decker; and walked home four miles in her wet apparel. As soon as she was gone, the crowd assembled began to play tricks with Decker; pushed him into the water, trod upon him, and buffeted him about; and the church warden interfered and brought him to Union Hall; but it being eight o'clock before he arrived, the inagistrate was gone, and he was ordered to be taken to a watch-house until next day. Glannon, the officer, who keeps a public house, took him under his protection, dried his clothes, and gave him a bed. He drinks water only, and eats the coarsest food, and that very sparingly. On his being brought before Mr. Chambers, the magistrate, it appeared that the prisoner had committed no legal offence : he had not begged alms; when money was offered hiin, and some persons did offer him sovereigns, he refused to touch the money. If any one asked him to eat, be would take a little, just enough to support nature; but if money was put in his lap he would put it aside, and leave them, wishing them“ God speed." Mr. Chambers said the man was a foolish fanatic, but his conduct was harmless, and ordered him to be discharged. The prisoner said that for four years he had been called to preach Christ, and he had gone on his master's business without purse or scrip; he had not touched coin for that period, and yet he never wanted food. Elijah was fed by ravens, and God also provided for him. His object is to restore primitive Christianity; and the mission which he says that he has received from God, is to go among the Heathen, the Greeks, and Turks, to convert them to true Christianity. He is soon to set sail for Greece, and will visit Jerusalem. His passage has been paid by a gentleman, a friend of his. He was asked to prosecute the person who assaulted hiin at Camberwell; but he replied, “No! God forbid I should put any man in bondage. God forgive them, they knew not what they did."
New Sect in Sweden.- A letter from Stockholm in the French papers says, “A new religious sect has arisen with principles which menace Sweden with a moral pestilence. It is called the Society of Readers, and the founder is a disbanded soldier, and the peasants of Bothnia are his apostles. Their fundamental maxim is, that man is to be saved by faith alone. They read only the Bible and the works of Luther. They affect great contempt and aversion for priests of all religions."
Commemoration of Luther.-The erection of the monument at Wittem. durgh, in honour of Martin Luther, was conmemorated with great solemnity on the 31st of October. The day being extremely fine, the concourse of people was very great, and the whole was conducted with a degree of order and solennity suitable to the occasion, and which made a profound impression on the spectators. The statue of the great reformer, by M.Schadow, is a masterpiece. Before the statue was uncovered, the ancient and celebrated hymn“ Ein feste Berg ist unser Gott" was sung in chorus, and had a surprisingly sublime effect. Dr. Nitsch then delivered a suitable discourse; at the conclusion of which, a signal being given, the covering of the monument fell, and disclosed this noble work. Many of the spectators, overpowered
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by their feelings, fell on their knees in adoration of the Almighty who gave us. this great man. The preacher then put up a solemn prayer, concluding with the Lord's Prayer, after which the whole assembly sung the hyma, " The Lord appeared, and restored to us his work through his servant." In the evening a bright fire was kindled in iron baskets placed around the momrument, and was kept up the wbole night. All the houses, not excepting the smallest cottage, were illuminated; the town house, the lyceum, the castle, and the barracks, were distinguished by suitable inscriptions, and a lofty illumination between the towers of the town announced the sense in which the inhabitants of Luther's native place honoured his memory. The students from Halle, Berlin, and Leipsic, conducted themselves in the most exemplary manner, and went at eleven at night to the market-place, where they sung several academic songs.
Birman Notion of Religious Liberty.—The missionaries at Rangoon had repaired to the capital, since the accession of the present monarch, in order to congratulate his majesty, and solicit his protection; when he returned for answer, " that they might freely profess their own religion within his territories, and preach as they pleased; but if any Birmans quitted the religion of the country to join them, he would decapitate the apostates.'
Jubilee in Belgium.-A gentleman who was travelling very lately in Belgium, witnessed the ceremonies of a jubilee, which is held in Brussels every 50 years, in memory of the burning of twelve Jews, whose criine, it seems, was piercing the consecrated wafer, from which they pretend that blood gushed out. This blood is preseryed,
and exposed to the adoration of the deluded populace every half century. The clergy, in grand procession, accompany it through the streets. Multitudes of strangers crowded the city, from all parts; and, while superstition inflamed the people, it seemed to loosen all the bonds of morality.
French Clergy. It is calculated that there are at present in France 2849 curates, 22,244 temporary curates, 5301 vicars, 1462 regular priests, 873 almoners of colleges and hospitals. The number of priests regularly officiating, including those who do not receive pay from the treasury, amounts to 36,185. -1361 French priests died in the year 1819; and in the same year there were 1401 ordinations. There are 106 female congregations, possessing altogether 1721 establishments, which contain 11,752 sisters. It is estimated that these charitable women constantly administer relief to nearly 69,000 sick persons, and gratuitously instruct 63,000 poor children.
Philanthropic Society, Mile End.-Thursday, May 3, a yery numerous and respectable company dined at the London Tavern, to celebrate the annie versary of this society; H. R. H. the Duke of Sussex, the patron of the institution, in the chair. The directors have distributed relief, during the last year, to 1662 poor families, and released from prison 125 persons, (who are fathers of numerous families, making a total of 1787, who, with their families, form an aggregate of 7148 persons; in doing which, they have expended the sum of £835. 2s. 3d.
Artists' Benevolent Fund.-The eleventh anniversary festival of this institution took place, on Monday, May 7th, at the Freemasons' Tavern, Şir T. Baring in the chair. With the exception of the Royal Academy, no establishment for the relief of artists existed previously to the formation of this benevolent fond, in 1810. Peculiar pains were taken, therefore, to establish it on principles both liberal and just. As the means of bringing a large body of artists in union, it was determined that the institution should consist of two branches--the first to be supported by small annual contribus tions from artists only, for their own relief, should their necessities require it, and to be called “The Joint Stock Fund; the other for the relief of the