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Gardener, Author of the Profitable PlanTHEOLOGY.
ter; and Planter and Forest Pruner to the An Essay on the Excellence of Christian Knowledge; with an Appeal to Christians
late and present Duke of Bedford.
Lectures on Belles Lettres and Logic. on the Propriety of using every Means for its Promotion. By F. A. Cox, A. M.
By the late W. Barron, F. A. Ş. E. 2 Vols.
8vo. £1. 1s. The Overflowing of Ungodliness, a Ser
The Asiatic Annual Register, Vol. vi. mon on the Times, preached at St. James's
A Treatise on the Origin, Progress, and Church, Bath, Sunday, January 19, 1806.
Treatment of Consumption. By John Reid, By the Rev. R. Warner. Price is. 6d.
M. D. &c, &c. 7s. Sermoos on various Subjects and Occa
A Vindication of the Cow Pock. By R. sions. By Alexander Grant, D. D. Vol.
J. Thornton, M. D. Is. 6d. iii. 8vo. Ss, boards. A Dissertation of the Prophecies that
The Metaphysics of Man, or the pure have been fulfilled. By George Stanley
part of the Physiology of Mían. Translated
from the German by S. F. Waddington, Faber, B. D. 2 vols. Svo. Price 16s, boards,
A systematic View of the revealed Wis. M. P. 5s. dom of the Word of God. the Rev.
Elements of Intellectual Philosophy, or Raby Williams. Royal 8vo. 12s. boards.
an Analysis of the lowers of the Human Illustrated with 14 Copper-plates.
Understanding. By R. E. Scott, A. M.
8vo. 9s. A Sermon preached on the 5th of De
Modern Art of War. 18mo, 2s. 6d. cember. By the Rev. David Brichan. 4to.
sewed. 1s. 6d.
Effects of Civilization on the People An Harmony of the Epistles of the Holy Apostles. By the Rev. Peter Roberts,
in European States. By Charles Hall,
M. D. 8vo. Price Ss.
An Inquiry into the Principles, Disposiment, agreeable to the approved Modern tion, and Habits, of the People of England, Version. By the Rev. Theophilus Browne,
since the Reign of Queen Elizabeth. By A. M. Royal 8vo. 15s. Large Paper 25s.
John Andrews, LL, D. 3s. , The Apocalypse, or Revelations of St.
A Meteorological Journal of the Year John, with Notes. By John C. Wood
1805, kept in Paternoster-row, London.
By W. Bent. 8vo. 1 s. 6d. house, M. A. Royal 8vo. 18s. boards.
Humber's Juvenile Miscellany, contais: A Catechism for Youth. By D. Taylor. 4d.
ing Geography, Astronomy, Chronology, The Seventh Day a Day of Rest. A Anatomy, &c. for the Use of Schools. %s.
and 2s. 6d. Discourse by the Rev. Charles Wood.
Considerations arising from the Debates MISCELLANES.
in Parliament on the Petition of the Irish The Forest Pruner; or Timber Owner's Catholics. By Sir Jolin Throckmorton, Assistant : being a Treatise on the Train - Bart. 3s. 6d. ing or Management of British Timber The Mysteries of Neutralization, or the Trees; whether intended for Use, Orna- British Navy vindicated from the Charge ment, or Shelter, &c. &c. &c. By Wil- of Injustice and Oppression towards Neuliam Pontey, Nurseryman and Ornamental tral Flags. By John Brown. Price 4s.
POOR PIOL'S CLERGYMEN.
ter,” it is justly observed by this society, IN 1788, a society was instituted in Lon- “is and must be a warfare, in any situadon for the Rilipping poor pious Clergymen in tion; but when besides his various exerthe Establisherd Chirch residing in the Coun- cises as a minister, his feelings as a man try. Its object is so very important that are incessantly agitated by the superadded we feel it our ruty io make our readers pressure of poverty : when the hours be acquainted with it. " The life of a minis- would devote to the edification of his peus.
ple are embittered by the intrusion of aux- last year, I was enabled to pay my debt, jous care how to avoid contracting debts, and to procure many things necessary for or bow to discharge them: when the an- the use of my family.”—“My salary, from guish with which the distresses of a wife or the three laborious curacies I continually children must affect a tender mind, follows serve, is only 45l. per annum, which I find hip into the study and into the pulpit too scanty to procure the necessaries of " the hardships of such a man, engaged in life, for my large and increasing tamily.” such a cause, call loudly for compassion, " As our children advance in years, 29d if possible, for relief.” Considerations grow in stature, and increase in number, of this kind have given rise to the present their wants also very much increase. We design, which proposes to advance the pro- are now eleven in family; the necessaries gress of religion in the Established Church, of life are dear; my stuall stipend is inaby assisting such exemplary clergymen as dequate to support so many; I am therelabour in the word and doctrine, and from fore compelled to repeat my application to the smalluess of their income are subjected your Society, this year also, to solicit their to distress and discouragement.
benevolent aid: though it is very painful to It will be unnecessary in this place, to my feelings to be so troublesome to you." detail the rules of the society which appear
April 24, 1805. to us to be judiciously framed, as any per
“ I am under the necessity of again soson who wishes to become acquainted with
assistance.” tbem may easily ascertain, by apply
My time is wholly taken up in the duing to Ambrose Martin, Esg. 22, Finch
ties of this place. I read prayers and Lane, Cornbill; Mr. Gilbert, Goldsmith to the King, Cockspur Street, Charing Cross; preach four times a week, do all the paro
chial duty, and superinteud the schools. Rey. W. Goode, Rectory House, Black
The congregation upon an average is about friars; and Mr. J. W. Coffin, 21, Sherborne
1000 persons, chietiy the labouring poor.” Lane : also to G Thorne, Esq. Wine Street,
" And it is, I trust, with unseigned thankBristol; Mr. Bielby, Birmingham; Rev. E.
fulness to God, for your excellent Society, Edwards, Lynn, Norfolk; all of whom also
that I mention, that, but for the assistance receive subscriptions. A few extracts,
which it has afforded me, for several years from letters received by the Committee in the course of the last year, will afford past, I must have been driven from my ample proof of the excellence and utility post, or sunk at it covered with disgrace,
as unable to pay my way. My legal income of this institution.
has somewhat increased this year, being " REV, SIR, Jan. 19, 1803. about 801.
This has been aided by suit,
scriptions and donations amounting to about “ It is incumbent upon me always to ac.
401. more, but a considerable part of this i nosledge, with gratitude, the manifold
has been applied to the discharge of debts supplies I have received time after time formerly contracted for necessaries. Since from your well disposed and benevolent I solicited the aid of the Society about this Committee ; and I feel myself highly in- time last year, I have had another daughter debted to every member of this good fund. born, making my number of daughters se. I trust that I need not inake any long apo. ven; and I have two sons; so that with a logy in my own defence; but this I may
servant we are twelve in family, all maintruly affirin, that necessity has hitherto tained at my own expence.”—“My sicompelled me to be thus annually trouble
tuation is such, that I am called upon to some to you. Yet I have not the least make a decent appearance, and to do this. reason to complain, since Providence has with my large family I feel a heavy burden. ever been merciful and gracious unto me, And, having rent and taxes to pay, I find in supplying my wants.”—“Having at pre- my income greatly inadequate to my nesent nine cbildren to support at the yearly cessary expenditure.”_" Had I not some stipend of 401., which is reckoned a tolera- hope in the interposition of a kind and grable good salary in this part; (but I must cious Providence, my spirits must give way, say, that it is too scanty to maintain such a and I should be inadequate to the duties of family as mine with the necessaries of life ;) my station. If therefore you should be anay I therefore be permitted to crave here, pleased again to grant my petition, and in some little more assistance: and may afford assistance, great will be the consoHeaven abundantly reward you.”
lation which will be administered to me and
to my dear partner: and I hope the help “ BEV. AND DEAR SIR, Feb. 22, 1905. will be applied to the furtherance of the
“ By the seasonable and valuable as- cause of Him, who 'though he was ricb, şistance I received through your medium, yet for our sakes became poor'."
REV, AND DEAR SIR,
July 2, 1805. for the providential meeting with you, which " It is not unknown to your worthy body, has been attended with the most heneficial that my whole preferment in
consequences. Most worthy brother, whom amounts to 481. a year, with which I have I shall always love in our common Lord, be a wife and large family to maintain, con- my friend ouce more; and since my tongue sisting altogether of ten children. This pit- is too feeble, let your's be the organ i my tance would never have been sufficient for
gratitude to your worthy Svjety of their support, bad I not receired when in
vote of . Tell them, they arve restored frequent assistance from Lord
and a husband to his wife, a father to his chilin London, partly through his recommen- dren, a pastor to his fiock. Tell them, dation, from the Marquis of , who, they shall have the prayers and blessings in his own hand-writing, bears honourable
of thousands, that a blessing from above testimony to my character in a letter to
may be always on them; that they may Lord
a copy of which I have an- be blessed in their families and persons nexed for your perusal. -, the here; blessed in time; and blessed in eterpatron of my chuch preforment, with
nity; that they may be found among those holding its sinall stipend, has been, humanly whose names are written in the Lamb's wpeaking, the cause of these present trials.” book of life.” « My wife is now at ,
in a hot, close, contined lodging, at Is. 8:1. a week. It has
REV, AND DEAR SIR, Sept. 11, 1805, pleased the Lord to visit one child with the small-pox, three with the fever. Concern
“ I received your favour this morning ing the life of the former, I have but little inclosing a bank post bill, value for hopes, and humbly bend in submission to
which I return you and the whole Committhe will of God, knowing that present trials
tee my most sincere thanks. May the
God of all grace reward you, and all my Hork together for good when sanctified.”
benefactors, for the liberal relief you have REV. AND DEAR SIR, July 27, 1805.
afforded me, under my present trying cir“ Permit me to become a petitioner once cumstances. I have laboured, I trust with more, through your kind hand, to the wor
some success, in this neighbourhood for thy Gentlemen of the Committee, for a
mapy years; but since I lost the curacy of renewal of that comfortable relief, which
-, my salary was so much reduced, that they tenderly bestowed upon me and my fa
all my hope was nearly gone of standing to mily in the course of last year.”_"I have
my post here much longer, as my family sour young boys and a girl, and one of the
is become large ; but your benefaction will boys is very sickly. My stipend, as I inen
be the means of my continuance, for some tioned last year, clears me about 301. per time, amongst a people whose spiritual welaon."
fare lies near my heart.” DEAR SIR,
Dec. 14, 1804. The Society we perceive bas distributed “I have this morning received your kind during the last year the sum of £.1360; a letter, covering a note of
sum which though considerable, is doubtless words to express the grateful sense I feel, very inadequate to the numerous claims Brst, to my heavenly Father, who, whilst which may be justly preferred to the be. he takes away with one hand, returns it nevolence of such an institution. with the other: and secondly, to the Gentlemen, who have thus generously and hand
EAST INDIES. somely contributed to the relief of my necessities. Believe me, Sir, the difficulties
Two of the Missionaries belonging to the I have had to rub through, hare often pa, London Society, and whom we lately men. rålized my ministerial labours, and I fear, tioned to have arrived at Trauquebar, have greatly abridged my usefulness. Yet I bave consoled in yself with this idea, that, if of establishing a mission among the Gen
proceeded to Vizagpatnam, with the view I was not doing, I was suffering the will of toos in that quarter. At this place they God. Accept, Sir, my best thanks for your
met with a cordial reception from the prinChristian conduct upon the present occa
cipal Europeans, one of whom, a Magission."
trate, had been in the habit of perforining « REV. AND DEAR SIR,
July 9, 1805.
divine service himself, in the court-house, “ It is impossible to express on paper
before the Gentlemen of the settlement, what I feel for your beneficence.”“I re- the soldiers in garrison, and some half cast tutn bumble and bacarty thanks to the Lord peoplc. Od the arrival of the Missionaries,
they were requested to undertake this office, to which they readily assented; and The General Assembly of the Presbytetheir services have since been remunerated rian Church, at their meeting at Philadelby a small salary.
phia in May last, adopted a res:lution, with The town of Vizagpatnam contains about a view to discountenance aud abolish the 20,000 inhabitants, chiefly idolaters, and practice of duelling, in which, after dethe neighbourhood is also very populous; claring their utter abhorrence of the prace but the Missionaries must defer the com- tice, and of all measures tenuing to it, as mencement of their labours among the na- originating in the malevolent dispositions tives, until they shall have made themselves of the human heart and a false sense of masters of the language spoken in that dis- honour; as utterly inconsistent with every trict which is the Telinga or Gentoo. Their just principle of moral conduct; as a direct stody of this language has been providen- violation of the sixth commandment; and as tially facilitated by means of a manuscript destructive of the peace and happiness of dictionary given them by a gentleman who families; they recomiend it to all their was about to return to England. In the ministers scrupulously to refuse to attend mean time they have an opportunity of the funeral of any person who shall bave preaching to the Europeans in Garrison, fallen in a duel; and to admit no person and of engaging in the instruction of youth; who shall have fought a dull, or given or employments which may be relinquished accepted a challenge, or been accessary in favour of fresh Missionaries, as soon as thereto, to the distinguishing privileges of they themselves shall have attained a com- the church, until he shall manifest a just petent knowledge of the Gentoo. This sense of his guilt, and give satisfactory language is spoken throughout Golconda, evidence of his repentance. and with little variation in the Cattack and This is an example well worthy the imi. Mahratta countries; so that these Missio- tation of every Christian community. naries have ample space for the exertion
PRISONERS OF WAR. of their talents and zeal. They are urgent Considerable exertions are making to with the society to send more missionaries improve the opportunity of communicating to their aid.
religious knowledge to the French, Spanish, The names of the two Missionaries who and Dutch soldiers and sailors, who are have settled at Vizagpatnam are Messrs. prisoners of war in this country, which is afCan and Desurauges. Mr. Ringeltaube has forded by their unfortunate situation. A remained at Tranquebar and proposes to minister well acquainted with the French labour in the Tamul country.
language preaches on Sunday to the Two other Missionaries from the same French on board the prison ships at Portssociety, Dr. Taylor and Mr. Loveless, who mouth. I'racts have been printed in French, were appointed to form a mission on the Spanish, and Dutch, and distributed anjong opposite side of the Peninsula, at Surat, the prisoners of those nations. And the had arrived at Madras on their way New Testament in Spanish is now printing thither.
with a view to the same object. The prisovers are said to receive the tracts gladly.
VIEW OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS.
CONTINENTAL INTELLIGENCE. ed; that the house of Naples has irrecover. The speech of Bonaparte tu his Senate, at ably lost its crowu; and that the whole of the opening of the sessions on the 2d of Italy forms a part of the Great Empire. March, and the exposé of bis minister rela. Russia, he affirnis, owes ibe wreck of her tive to the situation of the Empire deli- army to his forbearance.
After having vered on the 6th, are calculated to excite a overturned the iniperial throne of Austria, peculiar interest at the present moment. he has in his clemency re-established it. After alluding to the Continental coalition In the course of his speech he pays many Bonaparte observes, that bis armies have compliments to his army and to the people never ceased to conquer; that he has areng- at large, whose love, he adds, constitutes ed the rights of feeble states; that he has his great glory. He represents the finances enlarged the power of his allies; that his
as prosperous, and as requiring no new burenemies have been humbled and confounde dens. The only allusion made to his navy CHRIST. OBSERY. No. 51.
is this. “ Through the elements we have power of Bonaparte, bis first object will lost some ships, after an engagement im- probably be the rigid exclusinn, at least as prudently commenced.” “I am desirous," far as it can be accomplished, of English be adds, " of peace with Englanil. On my coinmerce from all the ports of that counpart I shall never retard that moment. I try. When the conquist of Naples was shall always be ready to covende it by announced in the Moniteur, Bonaparte took adopting for its bases the stipulations of the occasion to issue throush that official chantreaty of Amiens."
nel the following siz nificant threat. The erpose of the Minister of the Interior
may say without being prophets, that the enlarges with a fatiguing particularity on House wbieb shall again sacrifice the reall the points glanced at in Bonaparte's pose, the interest, and the happiness of the speech. lle follows him step by step in continent to the caprices and the guineas his tour through different parts of France of these greedy and insatiable speculators and Italy, exalting every tisolons incident, (the English) will lose its throne, to the into an occasion of the most unbounded great joy of all the people on the Contipanegyric. At last, he observes, “ Asto- nent.” What might not the House of Ha. nished England heard the coast of Boulogne nover expect, if the power of Bonaparte resound with the cannon which announced were equal to his will? his presence."-" England trenabling for Affairs appear to have becu amicably her actual existence gave a shrick of terror; settled for the present between Prussia and and the continent, roused by the shrick, put France. Hanover, there is reason to think, itself in motion." The transactions of the is ceded in perpetuity to Prussia, in relast campaign in Germany are then detail- turn for Anspach which is bestowed on the ed, with great pomp of language. Tu one King of Bavaria, and Neufchatel and Vapassage the adulation of this minister as- lengen which are retained by France. Prussumes the character of cross impiety. After sia, it is also sail, is to give up C'leves and reinarking that Bonaparte, while in Mo- Wesel to the Archduke Ferdinand. These ravia, still directed the minutest details of changes furnish a fresh proof that it is Bothe Government of France; he adds “ He naparte's policy, with a view to facilitate saw everything-knero every thing, like that his projects of empire, to dissolve all the Invisibie Being who governs the world, and ancient ties which conueet subjects with reho is only known by his pocer und his be- their rulers. Transferred from the govern'n rolence.” The events of the last year ment of their lawful sovereign, and placed are soon to be celebrated by a triumphal under the dominion of strangers, it is imfete to be given at Paris to the army. possible the people should feel any such
The exposé enlarges with a tedious pro- attachments as would lead them to take Jixity on the internal improvements which a lively concern in withstanding farther have been effected. The clergy are praised encroachments on their national rights. for their loyalty and liberality. “A bum
But notwithstanding the appearances of ber of ruinous churches have been repaired, an amicable compromise between France and the influence of religion and morality and Prussia, the present aspect of the Conbegin to be felt.”—“Crimes have dimi- tinent does not seem to forebode a lasting pished.” Six great canals are said to be peace. The French army stationed in in a state of forwardness, one to join the Sırabia and the countries adjacent has been Rhine and the Rhone. Basins are digging, auginented; the Bavarian army is ordered quays and moles are constructing, ports to be placed on the war footing; and maare forming and enlarging, telegraphs erect- gazines are forming. Against whom these ing, and cities building in various quarters.
warlike demonstrations are pointed, wheA message from Bonaparte to the Senate ther against Prussia, Austria, or Russia, is has announced the intended marriage of yet uncertain. In the mesu time Prussia the Priocess S ephanie,“ niece of our dear- disbands none of her troops. Austria in. ly beloved spouse," and “our daughter” stead of alisarming is filling up her thinned by adoption, with the hereditary Prince of Tanks, while Prince Charles, now appointed Baden.
Generatissimo of all her armies with extraThe kingdom of Naples has been taken ordinary powers, is directed to employ possession of by the French troops with his activity and skill, in giving them an very little resistance, and the Royal Fa- organization more suited to present cirmily have Aed for safety to Sicily. A cumstances. Russia is assambling an arFrench dynasty will now in all probability my of 200,000 men in Poland, and looks succeed to the Neapolitan throne. The as if she were reluctant to leave Europe Whele of Italy having thus fallen under the prostrate at Bonaparte's feet. "Whether