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the REV. ROBERT HALL'S WORKS, which has been unavoidably delayed, in consequence of the The Work will contain all that has been published by the Anthor during the course of more than lamented death of SIR JAMES MACKINTOSH, will be published in December. Thirty-five Years, under the different Titles of HELPS TO COMPOSITION, HORÆ HOMILETICÆ, and the APPENDIX to the HORÆ; comprehending about Two Thousand Five Hundred and Sixty Discourses.
THIS VOLUME WILL CONTAIN Amongst them will be found, the Course of Sermons on the Ercellency of the Liturgy ; an- MEMOIRS of the LIFE of Mr. HALL, including several of his LETTERS not yet pablished. By other Course, entitled, An Appeal to Men of Wisdom and Candour, and Courses of Sermons on Dr. GREGORY. To which are appended, Notes, containing Portions of SIR JANES NAC the Law, on the Gospel, and on the Ofices of the Holy Spirit.
INTOSH'S REVIEWS, DR. PARR'S EULOGIOM, &c. A considerable number of Sermons, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED, some of them preached OBSERVATIONS on MR. HALL'S CHARACTER as a PREACHER. By JOHN FOSTER. before the University of Cambridge, will appear in their proper places. The whole of the Discourses will be now digested into one continued Series, forming a Com.
TWENTY-ONE SERMONS preached by MR. HALL on various occasions, and communicated by mentary upon every book of the Holy Scriptures, from Genesis to Revelations, and peculiarly adapted
Friends who were in the habit of taking down his Pulpit Discourses. to be read in Families.
A COPIOUS GENERAL INDEX of the various Subjects treated of in the Eptire Works, An improved Edition of Claude's Essay on the Composition of a Sermon, will be annexed.
A LIST of SUBSCRIBERS. Every Reference, throughout the whole Work, bas been collated with the Bible, in order to attain perfect accuracy and copious INDEXES will be given, applicable to every part of the Work, A beautifully-engraved PORTRAIT of MR. HALL, by W. FINDEN from a Drawing by BRAN. prepared by the Rev. THOMAS HARTWELL HORNE, B.D.
The Five Volumes already published (Vols. 1. and V.of which are reprinted,) having been written very much with the same view as THE HOMILIES of the Church of England were, and designed precisely to accord will the Doctrines there promulgated.
may be had as follows, price 12s. each. The Work will consist of Twenty-one Volumes, Octavo.
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LETTERS, including & Sermon on Isaiah, The FIRST PORTION, -Vols. I. to VI., GENESIS to PSALMS, was published in August.
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'twas a blessed an' holy night, an' remains so trade criticism ; and, to the great mortifica- pathos enough to deluge a whole boarding, Amin! Well': the sarra one of him but ap
from that day
this-Oxis dosis glorioxis,
they were asleep at the time, you see, and didn't
persave him. So wid that he pulled out a horn
like mine-an', by the same token, it's lucky " With respect to the contents of this Second
“ The preface," says our author, “like
to wear horns about one, from that day to this
-an' he put it to his lips, an' tuck a good
-so must our quotations from it; and we soon roused them. •Are yees asleep?' says
shall proceed to examine the first volume of he, when they awoke; why then, bud-an’-age!'
this New Series, the only one which has yet says he, isn't it a burnin' shame for able stout
fellows like yees to be asleep at the hour o'
It contains four Tales, and an Essay on
midnight of all hours o' the night. Tare-an-
There's St. Pathrick in Jerooslem
land, to bless it in regard that neither corn, nor
quensequence of a set of varmint that ates it
ing. The story is a fearful tragedy in humble had in Ireland for love or money,' says Lucifer.
from this pariod an opportunity of bein' awake
at midniglit,' says he. An' now, good Christians, ridicule on the doctrines and ceremonies of “This Mass having been especially associated
you have an account o' the blessed carol I was
singin' for yees. They're but hapuns a-piece ;
an'anybody that has the grace to keep one o'
these about them, will never meet wid sudden
deaths or accidents, such as hangin', or drown-
was wild and impressive. Being Christmas, There is great pictorial skill displayed in their defects. A critic might object to some every heart was up, and every pocket replenished the sketch of the congregation assembled at minor matters of arrangement and typogra- 1 with money, if it could at all be procured. This I night, and joining in a solemn act of worship,
"He who stood at midnight upon a little rather encounter the Bay of Biscay in a storm, time come before the British public. We are mount which rose behind the chapel, might than have anything to do with such an unman- sorry, however, to miss Brooke's lively see between five and six thousand torches, all ageable mob.”
sketches, which formed an additional attracblazing together, and forming a level mass of red dusky light, burning against the dark ho
Phil now comes on the stage.
tion to the former series. rizon. These torches were so close to each
Captain,' said a little, shrewd-looking Con. other that their light seemed to blend, as if they naught man, 'what’ud you be willin' to give any Poems, (now first published.) By Alfred had constituted one wide surface of flame; and body, over an' abow his free passage,
Tennyson. London : Moxon. nothing could be more preternatural-looking tell you how to get one half o' them out ?' than the striking and devotional countenances
“*I'll give him a crown,' replied the captain, Mr. Tennyson is unquestionably a poet of of those who were assembled at their midnight
together with grog and rations.'
fancy, feeling, and imagination ; gifted with worship, when observed beneath this canopy of *** Thin I'll do it fwhor you, Sir, if you keep a deep sense of the beautiful
, and endowed fire. The Mass was performed under the open your word wit me..
with a spirit “finely touched," and often to sky, upon a table covered with the sacrificial
«• Done,' said the Captain, it's a bargain, “ fine issues.” Where he suffers his thoughts linen and other apparatus for the ceremony. my good fellow, if you accomplish it; and, what's to follow the natural current of his feelings, The priest stood, robed in white, with two large more, I'll consider you a knowing one.' torches on each side of his book, reciting the ""I'm a poor Cannaught man, your haner, search of metaphysical subtilties
, and inge
instead of sending them painfully out in prayers in a low, rapid voice, his hands raised, replied our friend Phil
, but what's to prevint nious refinements, they lead him invariably whilst the congregation were hushed and bent
me thryin' ? Tell thim,' he continued, 'that you forward in the reverential silence of devotion, must go; purtind to be fwhor takin' thim wit you,
into regions breathing the legitimate and untheir faces touched by the strong blaze of the
Sir. Put Munshther agin Cannaught, one half deniable air of poetry, and along paths torches into an expression of deep solemnity:
an this side, an' the odher an that, to keep the bright with some of its very sweetest flowers. The scenery about the place was wild and crathur of a ship steady, your haner; an' fwhin Mr. Tennyson is never so happy as when he striking; and the stars, scattered thinly over
you have thim half an' half, wit a little room be- is simple ; and yet he takes an unaccountable the heavens, twinkled with a faint religious tuxt thim,“ now,” says your haner,“ boys, you're delight in being fanciful to the verge (nay
, light, that blended well with the solemnity of divided into two halves; if one side kicks the till he is often utterly lost to us, within the this extraordinary worship, and rendered the
other out o' the ship, I'll bring the cunquirors." precincts) of unintelligibility. Imbued with rugged nature of the abrupt cliffs and pre- “The captain said not a word in reply to Phil, an evident love of our own early writers
, he cipices, together with the still outline of the but immediately ranged the Munster and Con- has not been content to catch-as he has stern mountains, sufficiently visible to add to
naught men on each side of the deck. the wildness and singularity of the ceremony.
undoubtedly done-their passion and their
“Now,' said he, there you stand : let one pathos, their fine imagination, their boldness In fact, there was an unearthly character about half of you drub the other out of the vessel, and
of thought, their frequent felicity of expresit; and the spectre-like appearance of the the conquerors shall get their passage.' white-robed priest, as he
“Instant was the struggle that ensued for the
sion, and, above all
, their beautiful appreciMuttered his prayer to the midnight air, sake of securing a passage, and from the anxiety
ation of the female character ;-—but he has would almost impress a man with the belief to save a shilling, by getting out of Liverpool on
felt it necessary to transplant into his own that it was a meeting of the dead, and that the that day.
style, the quaint conceits, the elaborate subpriest was repeating, like the Grey Friar, his
“ When the attack first commenced, each tilties, the clumsy allegories, and but too many Mass of the days that were gone."
party hoped to be able to expel the other with- of the affectations of a school utterly and
out blows. This plan was soon abandoned. In long since disavowed,-affectations which we • The Donagh' is a tale still more tragic a few minutes the sticks and fists were busy. have much ado to forgive, even to the old than the preceding: there is an appalling Throttling, tugging, cuffing, and knocking down writers, on the plea of the spirit of their reality about its most minute details that –shouting, hallooing, huzzaing, and yelling, times, and in favour of the unrivalled beauties actually chills the blood. It is equally im- gave evident proofs that the captain, in embrac
with which they are associated. So strong, possible to make any extract from it, because ing Phil's proposal, had unwittingly applied the all the parts cohere so firmly, that a detached match to a mine, whose explosion was likely to
indeed, seems to be Mr. Tennyson's love of be attended with disastrous consequences.
singularity, that either that which is antiportion would be unintelligible.
quated, or that which is palpable innovation, *Phil Purcel, the Pig-driver,' is a most bled to witness the fight among the Irishmen,
(be it in thought, or expression, or orthogralaughable sketch. Phil is the very beau ideal could not stand tamely by, and see so many lives phy,) possesses an irresistible charm for him; of an astute peasant hiding knavish crafti- likely to be lost, without calling in the civil au- and accordingly his poetry is marred, and ness beneath a mask of affected simplicity. thorities. A number of constables in a few its beauty disfigured, and sometimes absa Scapin was a fool to him in real roguery; minutes attended; but these worthy officers of lutely concealed, not only by discarded phrase Davie Gellatly a Solomon in apparent in
the civil authorities experienced very uncivil and obsolete pronunciation, but by words His adventures in defrauding treatment from the fists, cudgels, and sickles of newly compounded after the German model
; sensible Englishmen, by inspiring them with both parties. In fact, they were obliged to get
and which the eye is some time before it has a sense of superiority that banished suspicion, and to suggest to the magistrates the necessity from among the rioters with all possible celerity,
learned to read. We must just advert
, would have excited the envy of Lazarillo de of calling in the military.
to his broken and irregular measures
, for the Tormes. But his trick on his own country- “ In the meantime the battle rose into a furious
sake of observing, that he gives himself a men is perhaps still more creditable to his and bitter struggle for victory:
• Several were
licence in that respect, which, with hisobvious fame; for
pitched into the hold, and had their legs and sensibility to melody and finely-toned ear, When Greek meets Greek, then comes the tug of war. arms broken by the fall: some were tossed over
has the effect of carelessness,
We have mentioned all these peculiarities A body of Irish labourers having taken the sides of the vessel
, and only saved froin
of Mr. Tennyson's style, because they are all forcible possession of the deck of a merchant drowning by the activity of the sailors; and not
a few of those who had been knocked down in the vessel, in numbers that precluded all chance beginning of the fray were trampled into insen
in his own wrong, and hinder the due appre
ciation of the fine poetic spirit that is in him. of a safe voyage, Phil offered his services to sibility.
The unstudied language of enthusiasm, the the captain, and cleared the deck by an ex- “ The Munster men at length gave way; and spontaneous voice of passion, or the inartifipedient equally novel and characteristic. The their opponents, fallowing up their advantage, captain first tries the effect of eloquence :- succeeded in driving them to a man out of the
cial language of feeling, (and Mr. Tenny; “I say, boys,' he added, proceeding to advessel, just as the military arrived."
son can speak them all,) are all poetry, and
are only robbed of their effect by the sort dress them once more~ I say, savages, I have The Geography of an Irish Oath’is a tale of coolness and deliberation implied in the just three observations to make. The first is,'
full of that practical morality and sound com- attempt to make them speak in any other Arrah, Captain, avourneen, hadn't you bet
mon sense, for which Miss Edgeworth's Tales forms than those which it would be natural ther get upon a stool,' said a voice,' an' put a
were so remarkable.
It details the progress text before it, thin divide it dacently into three
for them to use. Why, when Mr. Tennyson of an honest couple from poverty to wealth, halves, an' make a sarmon of it.'
can deal so delightfully as he does with the “ Captain, you wor intinded for the church,' by the means of patient and prudent industry. moral and natural influences, should be added another. You're the moral (model] of a
We shall anxiously expect the two remain- puzzle himself with running after an idea, Methodist preacher, if you wor dressed in black ing volumes of this interesting work ; for that which, from his apparent earnestness
, we have " The captain's face was literally black with before us contains more information respect- no doubt he thinks he perceives, but which passion : he turned away with a curse, which ing the characters, habits, and feelings of the We confe
ten too attenuated and minute produced another huzza, and swore that he would / Irish peasantry than any that has for a long for our perception? Or why, being the man