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riod of the year that the electors who in as a political writer; and his publications tend to exercise their right ought to see have, during this period, exerted a powerthat their names are duly registered ; and ful influence upon a considerable part considering the state of parties in the of the community. Without any fixed House of Commons, it is not at all impro. principles either in politics, morality, or bable that, at no very distant period, there religion, he has alternately praised and may be another dissolution of Parliament. abused all parties in the state, and nearly “ A foe to God,” however loud and cla- all the public measures that have been morous may be his professions of patriot- adopted. With all “murmurers and ism, was never a true friend to men, either complainers ” he has long been an oracle ; in their individual or social capacity. and it is impossible to estimate the num
A disposition in reference to the Sab- ber of persons, especially among the bath, similar to that which prevails in the working classes, whose minds and habits House of Commons, has recently been he has perverted, to their own misery, expressed by the House of Peers. When and the misery of their hapless families. Bills relating to the formation of rail. He has diverted their attention from God roads have been under discussion, it has and Providence, and taught them to at. been proposed that clauses should be in- tribute nearly all their calamities to the troduced to prevent Sunday travelling; misgovernment of their rulers; and thus but every such proposal has been resisted, fostered in them a spirit of fierce demoand negatived. In these cases the conduct cracy, of practical Atheism, and impatience of some of the Prelates was highly praise- of all restraint, both human and divine. worthy ; and was marked by a prompti. For the last few years he has been in Partude and zeal in favour of the Sabbath, liament; but there he possessed little or no every way becoming their sacred office influence. It is not as a Senator, but as a and character. The manner in which writer, that he will be remembered; and they pleaded for one of God's institu in this character his career was peculiar tions shows something of the benefit and unexampled. There was in his which may result from their presence in manner of writing a simplicity, a vigour, the Senate.
a raciness, and a perspicuity, which While the Legislature is thus unwill. never failed to interest and impress his ing to lend its assistance in checking one readers, and which continued undimi. of the greatest evils of the present day, nished to the last. Notwithstanding his -an evil which strikes at the very root palpable contradictions, he wrote as if he of religion and morality, and more than was utterly unconscious of any deviation any other is likely to inflict the deepest from his former principles and stateinjury upon the national character,-it ments; and many of his readers, there. becomes increasingly necessary that good fore, gave him credit for an honesty of men of all denominations should unite purpose, to which his claims were cer. together, especially in large towns, to tainly very slender. He was clever, but promote the observance of the Lord's not profound; shrewd, witty, and sarday; and that private individuals, and castic, but not wise ; and his selfishness especially the heads of families, should and vanity are strikingly manifest in the exercise that influence and authority with whole of his literary lucubrations. The which they are invested, to secure this views which he took of public measures important object. The general desecra- were generally very limited, and therefore tion of the Sabbath, to which there are often obviously unsound. Had his mind at present strong tendencies, would be been imbued with religion, and had he the certain prelude of national ruin. confined his attention to practical sub
jects, such as domestic and rural econoOx the 18th of this month, that re- my, he might have been a benefactor to markable man, William Cobbett, died, his country, aud acquired permanent hoat the age of seventy-three. For the nour ; but such was the nature of the last forty years he has been distinguished course which he pursued, that his influ
ence through a long life has been main- to sanction, either in the shape of docly seen in the riots which have taken trine or discipline, there shall be no place in manufacturing districts, in the appeal from their decision, and the sound cursing and brawling of pothouse politi. members of society shall have no means cians, and in the wretchedness of poor fami- of redress. In either of these cases, lies, whose miseries were aggravated by that there would be an end to Wesleyan hatred of their rulers and employers, and Methodism. And indeed Dr. W'arren that spirit of impiety and discontent is reported to have recently said, in a which his pamphlets created and fostered. public meeting, that he did not see how The great secret of his success as a poli. he and his party could hope to obtain tical writer was, that, in a telling and their objects “ without reducing Methodpopular style, and in times unusually ism to a state of complete ruin.” That eventful and stirring, he addressed him- they will endeavour to intimidate the self to the bad passions of human nature. Preachers, and at the same time to sow From the notices of his death published further dissensions in the societies, may by his son, it does not appear that in his be expected. We would therefore take last hours he made any reference to God, the liberty of commending the approachto Christ, or to that solemn and final ing Conference to the special sympathy account to which he was passing. The and prayers of the Connexion. It has talents with which he was endued, the long been the practice to regard the first purposes to which they were actively day of each Conference as a day of fast. and long applied, the age to which he ing and prayer. On that day a public arrived, and the manner in which he prayer-meeting, in connexion with the entered upon his eternal state, all render Conference, is regularly held at eight him an affecting spectacle to the Chris. o'clock in the morning; another at tian observer. The most prominent cha- twelve ; and there is also preaching at racteristic of his writings is ungodliness, seven in the evening. We would for which no excellence of style can ever respectfully suggest to the different atone.
societies throughout the Connexion, the
propriety of assembling at these tiines on DURING the last few weeks the agi. Wednesday, July 29th, (the first day of tators, who are seeking to revolutionize the ensuing Conference,) to unite in Wesleyan Methodism, appear to have prayer with those “ who are over them been less noisy and active than they were in the Lord," that “the spirit of power, some time ago. The schisms among them and of love, and of a sound mind," may selves have occupied their thoughts; and regulate all their proceedings; and that their inability so far to interest the public the blessing of God may sanction the in their favour, as to obtain by subscrip. measures which they may adopt to pretions and collections the funds which are serve that blessed work which has been requisite to enable them to meet the committed to their guardianship, and the expenses of their late Chancery suit, is benefits of which, it is hoped, will very apparent. They are divided in opi- descend to generations yet unborn. The pion respecting the nature of the changes work of God under the name of Methodwhich they wish to introduce into the ism was not begun amidst public cla. Methodist economy. Some of them con- mour, and the angry passions of man. tend that the constitution of the Confer- kind; but in deep and solemn thought, ence should be altered, by the introduc- and with much prayer; and in the same tion of lay delegates into that body, in manner it has hitherto been successfully opposition to Mr. Wesley's “ Deed of carried on. “The wrath of man worketh Declaration.” Others contend for the not the righteousness of God.” When independency of the societies and Cir. the infant church at Jerusalem was beset cuits ; so that whatever any body of with difficulties and opposition, the men Class-Leaders or Local Preachers, un- of faith united to implore divine aid ; der any circumstances, may see good " and when they had prayed, the place
was shaken where they assembled toge cause is “the same yesterday, and ther; and they were all filled with the to-day, and for ever.” He is still able to Holy Ghost, and they spake the word of control the unruly wills, and tempers, God with boldness. And the multitude and tongues of men; and true prayer is of them that believed were of one heart as prevalent now as it ever was. and of one soul.” The Lord who thus interfered in behalf of his people and his London, June 25th, 1835.
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FEB. 2d, 1835.–At Lastingham, in the Picker- April 16th.–At South-Cave, in the Beverley ing Circuit, Mrs. Ann Jackson, mother of the late Circuit, Hannah Dyson, aged sixty-seven, having lamented John Jackson, Esq., R. A., and sister to
been a member of the Methodist society upwards the late Rev. William Warrener, in the ninetieth of forty years. She was convinced of sin under year of her age, having been a member of the the ministry of the Rev. James Wood. In the Wesleyan society upwards of sixty years. Mrs. former part of her Christian course she met with Jackson was a pious, peaceable, and industrious great opposition, and endured much persecution ; woman, highly respected, and greatly beloved, but the Lord graciously supported her, and enfroin the time of her conversion to the day of her abled her to persevere through evil and good death. She died in great peace, full of years, and
report. During the last three or four years of her ripe for glory.
W.S. life she was a great suffercr, and was not able to March 30th.-At Chadderton, in the Oldham attend the public worship of Almighty God. Her Circuit, Mrs. Broome, aged fifty-seven, having
confidence, however, remained unshaken. Her been a member of the Methodist society about
last words were, "Sweet Jesus, thou art come; ” twenty years. For many years the preaching of
and in a few minutes her happy spirit took its God's word, and the meeting of a class, have been
flight to the paradise of God.
R. D. established in her husband's house. During April 20th.-- At Kingsdown, in the Bristol North those years Mrs. Broome, in common with every Circuit, Martha Bishop, aged fifty-four years. other member of her kind and hospitable family, From a child she was a subject of serious impresdelighted in the coinpany of the Ministers of Jesus
sions; and when brought to a saving knowledge Christ. She was confined to her house several of Christ, she became a professed and decided months before her death, by a painful and con Christian. She had been a member of the Methosuming affliction. While in the furnace she was dist society nearly thirty-six years; and during tried and tempted; but she found the merits of
the whole of that time adorned the Christian her Saviour sufficient to remove all doubts, and name by unwearied attention to the duties of assure her of final conquest. Her end was peace, religion, and an humble walk with God. She was
W. W. eminently a woinan of a meek and quict spirit; March 30th.–At Shouldham, in the Downham and her strict integrity and uprightness of conduct, Circuit, Mr. Isaac Brown, in the seventieth year joined to a peaceable and obliging temper, gained of his age. He was awakened to a sense of his the respect of all who knew her. Her last suffersin and danger about twenty-six years ago, underings were heavy and protracted; but they were a sermon preached by Mr. Francis Lewis, at borne with exemplary patience, and resignation to Shouldham Thorpe. It was not long before he the divine will. She was near nine months almost was made a partaker of divine mercy, through wholly confined to her bed; and when the fire of faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. He invited the affliction seemed to kindle to fiercer flames, she Preachers to his house, and soon provided a place often exclaimed, “I cannot murmur. I do not for them to preach in at Shouldham. Being now wish my sufferings less. My precious Saviour zealous for God, he was anxious to have a chapel,
suffered much for me ; and he will save me to the that the cause of God might not only be establish end." A short time previous to her death she was ed, but perpetuated in the place. Accordingly, warned of her approaching end, by being much in 1816, although not a man of much property, worse than usual; but she was calm, joyous, and he gave the ground, contributed liberally, and was unmoved." Death," said she, “ is very near ; but the principal means of building the neat little Christ is precious, Christ is precious. All is light. I chapel we now possess. From his conversion, to have no fear, nor a cloud upon my mind. I shall scon the end of his days, he was an unvarying friend sing, Salvation to our God whích sitteth upon the of Wesleyan Methodism. For several years he throne, and unto the Lamb.'" of a near relative, received the Preachers into his house, both Itine who attended her in her last moments, she inrant and Local, esteeming them highly for their quired, “ Am I dying?" And on being answered work's sake. I have had his acquaintance apwards in the affirmative, she added, "Praise the Lord !" of twenty years, and for more than twelve years and peacefully expired.
W.B.S. have been his Class-Leader; and a man of more
April 25th.-At Melksham, Elizabeth Shepherd, genuine piety, strict integrity, and unimpeachable
aged thirty-eight years. She obtained a sense of character, I never knew. He was a bold reprover
pardon about the year 1817, and retained it till of sin; and constant in his attendance on all the
the time of her decease. For some weeks prior to means of grace. He was a man of much prayer.
her death she had experienced an unusual degree It was the very element in which he loved to live
of the Spirit's influence, which led her to devote and breathe. 'About eighteen months before his
herself more fully to God. A short time before death, he had a very severe affliction, from which
she expired, she said, “The Lord is about to take he never fully recovered. From that time, espe
me. It is all well. Come, Lord Jesus. Into thy cially, he appeared to be ripening for a better
hands I commit my spirit."
W. B. world. He walked in clear day. Not a cloud rested upon his mind. His prospects were bright, April 29th. At Tadcaster, Mr. William Smith, and his hope full of immortality. In this happy aged sixty-three, having been a member of the state he continued until his triumphant spirit Methodist society for thirty-six years. In the year took its flight to the paradise of God. On the 1799 he obtained a manifestation of the pardonfollowing Sabbath, according to his own desire, ing mercy of God, and received his first ticket from his remains were interred in the chapel, attended Mr. Entwisle, then the Superintendent of the by a very large number of persons, many of whom York Circuit, in which Tadcaster was included. came from the surrounding villages. In him the He was shortly after married to a person who had church has lost a warm supporter, and the world a been a consistent member of the society from an bright example.
J. B. early age, and was of a meek and humble spirit.
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They walked together, with great cordiality, in the fear and service of God, as ornaments to their profession, until her death, which took place in the year 1824; leaving him with a young family of five children. An account of her death is recorded in the Methodist Magazine for October, in that year. In 1806 Mr. Smith was appointed to the office of Class-Leader. The bereaved and affectionate members of the two classes which were under his care deeply regret his removal ; for never were people more attached to a Leader. For many years he held the office of Steward for the York Circuit, and was a Trustee for many chapels. As a lover of hospitality he was conspicuous. His benevolence was not confined to his own sect; for his heart overflowed with kindness and good-will; and he was always ready to assist the needy. He was a liberal contributor to the building of chapels, to the Missions, and to every good work; and was, along with his amiable wife, the founder of the Wesleyan Sunday-school at Tadcaster, over which he and his family watched with parental care. He was a subject of great affliction for many years; and his mental exercises were severe. Towards the close of his life his disorder occasionally caused great depression of spirits; but the God in whom he had so long trusted did not leave him in the hour of sorrow. On the morning of Good Friday last, while looking at his vileness, he was led to contemplate the sufferings of Jesus: the Lord shone upon his mind; his heart melted into tenderness, and he was enabled to confide in the atonement. The words, “My Jesus! My Sa. viour !" continually flowed from his tongue. In this happy state he continued to the end of his life. On the day previous to his death a friend said to him, “ Jesus is precious." He replied, “ He will be more so presently; it will soon be over. I love every body; all the world: I forgive every one, and die in peace with God, and all mankind."
J. U. May 4th.--At Douglas, Isle of Man, Mr. Williarn Kerruish, an old disciple, who had learned of his Divine Master to be eminently meek and lowly in heart. For fifty years he sustained an irreproachable character, having been enabled to adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things. During the whole of that time he was a member of the Methodist society; and about forty-seven years a useful Local Preacher and Class-Leader. Many were the gracious words which were uttered by him in his lingering illness; to the termination of which he looked forward with sincere but resigned desire, knowing that he had in heaven a better inheritance. He continued sensible to the last, and died in perfect peace.
S. B. May 6th.-At Knutsford, in the Macclesfield Circuit, Miss Podmore, in her twenty-eighth year. She endured great affliction for some years, in which she exemplified much of the faith and patience of the genuine follower of Christ. She was admitted into the Methodist society in September, 1831, having resolved to give God her heart. She was justified by faith, and went on to entire sanctification; so that she was ready when the Lord came. This excellent woman possessed a superior and well-cultivated mind, and her piety shed a lustre over her long and tedious affliction. She met her end with cheerful resignation, confiding in the words of her Lord, “ Because I live ye shall live also."
J. H. May 14th.--At Oldham, Mr. Richard Yardley, aged fifty-one, having been a member of the Methodist society about twenty years. When Methodism was tried, as by fire, in Oldham, he stood the test, and was stcadfast in his profession. His character was opposed to ostentation, and his life exhibited the power of the grace of God. An individual, with whom Mr. Yardley transacted business, was much prejudiced against the Methodists, knowing them only from report. This gentleman, speaking in high terms of eulogy of our deceased brother's character, on being told that Mr. Yardley was a Methodist, ex. pressed his surprise, and declared that henceforth ne must think more favourably of that people.
Thus do " good works shine before men," and dispel the mists of ignorance and error. His dying illness was but of a few days' continuance: his sufferings were keen, but he suffered with patience. He was favoured with worldly prosperity : but he knew that to die was gain. The writer of these lines, and others who visited him in his last sickness, remember with pleasure the cheerful piety which imbued his mind, and how fervently he joined them in prayer. His sorrowing widow and children derive consolation from the assurance that their beloved relative is an inhabitant of the kingdom of God. His death is deplored by a numerous circle of friends, and it is a special loss to his family and the church.
W. W. May 16th.--At North-Shields, in the fiftyeighth year of her age, Jane, the beloved wife of Edward Bell, having been an upright and consistent member of the Methodist society fortyone years. She was blessed with a pious mother; and the Spirit of God wrought powerfully upon her heart when but a child. She was converted to God and joined the Methodist society when she attained the age of seventeen years. Her father was a strict Churchman, and a severe persecutor of Methodists; so that the mother and daughter often were ill-treated by him, because they attended the Methodist ministry. But the Lord heard their prayers, and sent conviction to her father's heart when he was laid on the bed of sickness. He then requested his daughter to pray for him: his heart was softened; he was enabled to believe, and to rejoice in the God of his salvation, and die happy in the Lord. Having lost her earthly parents, (her mother died two years before her father,) she had to encounter fresh trials and difficulties. Being the oldest, she had to take the charge of two brothers, and two sisters; but she was enabled to trust in God, and derived consolation from his word. In 1814 she was married to her now bereaved husband, to whom she was affectionate and kind; and she always had an anxious solicitude respecting the spiritual welfare of her children, whom she was careful to train up in the way they should go ; and she had the happiness of seeing them all brought into the fold of Christ. She delighted in the means of grace, and was strongly attached to the doctrines and discipline or Wesleyan Methodism. She received the Preachers into her house eleven years, at Hebburn, in the county of Durham, and esteemed it an honour to minister to their wants. Her health began to decline about two years ago. Her sufferings were great, yet not a murmur escaped her lips; and she was enabled to suffer with cheerful submission to the will of God. A few hours before her disso lation, while her husband was reminding her of the promises of God's word, she raised her voice, and said, "Not a cloud doth arise, to darken the skies,
Or hide for a moment my Lord from my eyes." O what a display of the power of saving grace was thus manifested to her family and friends!
R. B. May 18th.-At Gillingham, in the Rochester Circuit, in the seventy-ninth year of his age, Mr. John Chewter Dyer. He joined the Methodist society in the year 1789; and found peace with God in the year 1791. When that blessing was bestowed, he was reading these words, ** Unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given : and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his pame shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, the Mighty God, the Everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace." He then saw the all-sufficiency of Jesus as a Saviour, reposed entire confidence in him, and joyfully exclaimed," My Lord, and my God!" Afterwards he was a aluable ClassLeader many years, and an active member of the Benevolent Sociсty, visiting the poor and the afflicted from house to house. By his exertions, principally, a small chapel was erected in Gillingham ; and he rendered great assistance in the building of the present enlarged chapel. On all occasions the work of God had both his heart and his hands. His life was eminently holy: and his
repetitions, at Mise, and durably
bella, '123d. -At Astory everlastir
and sung moet spirit to
usefulness was very considerable. He was a man regular life of piety was crowned with a calm and of good sense, extensive information, and child- happy death.
J. C. like simplicity. In conversation he frequently June 1st.At Stroud, aged eighty-seven years, introduced the weighty subjects of experimental
Mrs. Maralla Jones. When but nine years of age and practical religion; and few persons ever left
she was convinced that “ without holiness no man him without some useful lesson of piety and holy shall see the Lord." She attended the Wesleyan living. His temper was mild, loving, and affection.
ministry in Gloucester, and received her first ate ; and he was the friend of all, the enemy society ticket from Mr. Hanby, having been partiof none. The Preachers, both Travelling and cularly blessed under a sermon preached by him. Local, stoou high in his esteem ; and he encou In early life she suffered much persecution for the raged them, at all times, in the work of their truth's sake; and introduced the preaching of the Master. He had no desire to be noticed after his Gospel by the Methodists into the parish of death; but at the request of his pious widow, Dr. Newent in Gloucestershire. She possessed a Hulett preached his funeral sermon from that vigorous mind, cheerful piety, was well instructed appropriate text, “ Mark the perfect man, and in the things of God, enjoying the witness of the behold the upright : for the end of that man is Holy Spirit through a long uniform bfe. She died peace." His last illness continued several months; in the triumph of faith, having been a member but he bore it with patience, and entire submission of the Methodist society sixty-two years. to the will of God.' When he was near his end,
P. o. and could no longer speak, Mr. Hall, my esteem June 2d.-At Driffield, Ann Kirk, distinguished ed colleague, said to him, “ If you are happy, by Christian kindness and affability, and sympahold up your hand." Instantly his hand was thy with the distressed. She was a lover of all lifted up,-a proof that he still enjoyed the use of
good people; and her heart and hand were ever reason, and that his soul was happy in God. May open to help every institution which had the we follow him, as he followed Christ, that we salvation of souls and the glory of God for its may live with him in glory everlasting ! J. E. object. Her family trials were of a very painful
May 23d.-At Ashted, Birmingham, Rosa nature; but she bore them with cheerfulness, bella, the beloved wife of Mr. Henry Dickinson, saying, “ Shall I receive good at the hands of aged sixty; having been a member of the Me the Lord, and not evil?” This good woman was thodist society about twenty-five years. During greatly attached to the doctrine and discipline of a protracted affliction she displayed much of the the Methodists; and was an ornament of their grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, in a subdued society upwards of forty years. After thus sery. temper, a patient and cheerful resignation to ing God, and her generation, she fell asleep in the will of God, a joyful assurance of hope, and Jesus, aged seventy-seven years.
W. H. the fruit of perfect love. When sympathizing June 9th.At Heaton-Mersey, in the Stockport friends adverted to her sufferings, she was wont Circuit, aged sixty-eight, Mr. John ,Crorapton. to say,
He was converted to God when about seventeen * My Father's hand prepares the cup,
years of age, through the instrumentality of the And what he wills is best."
Wesleyan Methodists, and held on his way for Towards the close of her affliction she appeared upwards of half a century, a pattern of piety to to see the heavenly convoy ready in attendance, all who knew him. He “prayed without ceasing :" to conduct her spirit to the kingdom of glory; was "strong in faith, giving glory to God;" ünand sung most delightfully,
wearied in his efforts to do good; and eminently "For me my elder brethren stay,
owned of God as an official member of the church And angels beckon me away,
of Christ. On the Wednesday preceding his And Jesus bids me come;"
death, he met his class for the last time, when an
extraordinary unction of the Holy Spirit rested adding, with considerable emphasis, “He does!
upon the meeting, and he returned to his habitaHe does! He does!” At length the messenger
tion rejoicing, and testifying of the grace of God. came ; and while the family and some friends
Thus ended his pious and long-continued labours. were kneeling by the bed-side, her immortal spirit
He had suffered from bodily infirmity for some entered the kingdom of heaven.
time: and, although no immediate danger was May 25th.At Honley, near Huddersfield, of apprehended, he was now seized with the affliction consumption, in the twenty-ninth year of her age, which was to terminate his life. Some of his last Mrs. Selina Shaw, the beloved wife of Mr. expressions were, “All is right; Christ is my porBenjamin Shaw, merchant, of Huddersfield. In tion; Christ is all, and in all; my life is hid early life she sat under the Wesleyan ministry, with Christ in God. Come, Lord Jesus, and come and found it to be the power of God unto salva quickly." On the day of his death he exhorted his
haus; and.conie tion. In the twentieth year of her age she joined friends to be decided for God; to give him the the Methodist society and in that same year whole heart; and to meet him in heaven; adding, found peace with God: since that period she has “God is faithful; Christ is preciouz.” When the adorned the Gospel of God her Saviour. Many power of speech failed, he embraced the members private and public virtues were exhibited in her of his family ; pointed upwards; and peacefully conduct, during the short period of her probation. breathed his happy spirit into the hands of his She was intelligent, affectionate, compassionate, Redeemer, through whose merits alone he trusted and liberal to the poor, an ornament to her sex, for eternal life.
W. B. and to the religious society to which she was
June 10th.- At her father's house, Bolton, strongly attached. Her deportment was highly aged twenty-seven years, Maria, the beloved becoming as a Class-Leader, Secretary to a wife of Mr. Orton, and eldest daughter of Mr. Missionary Society, and a visiter of the sick ; as Thomas Haslam. Blessed with a religious edua wife, she was most affectionate; as a friend and
cation, she was in early life a subject of divine companion, her society was pleasing and profit
impressions; but being of a reserved disposition, able; as a relative and Christian, most exemplary. and on this account declining the advantages of Her affliction was protracted; but her faith in the
Christian fellowship, she remained destitute of Lord Jesus Christ, as her God and Saviour, was the experimental knowledge of God till the year firm and unshaken. She said, "I do love him;
1827. At this time she became a member of I will trust in him; he will save me: I cannot the Methodist New Connexion. Her attention fear but that he will take me to himself." Her
to the means of grace was truly exemplary; her prospect was delightful; and she finished her
convictions of sin were deep ; and the evidence earthly course in great peace, amidst the regret of she gave of an inward change was clear and her affectionate husband, and of a large circle of satisfactory. Having tasted of the good word friends and relatives.
of God, and the power of the world to come, May 31st.--At Thurcaston, Leicestershire, (the she became anxious for others to enjoy the same birth place of Bishop Latimer,) Thomas Lovett, spiritual blessings. The eternal welfare of her aged sixty-nine. He had been a member of the sisters was an object she constantly kept in Methodist society forty years; and thirty-five the view; and her earnest supplications in their Leader of a class. He retained his piety from the behalf were heard and answered. Whatever beginning, and was much beloved by the little might be her attachment to those who had been flock of whom he had the care. His peaceful and her first spiritual instructers, she highly este.m.