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students in the College will be 100 The College year is divided into guineas.
Two Terms, each consisting of 20 The Principal is entrusted with the weeks, the first beginning Feb. 2, moral and religious instruction of the and ending June 19, and the second students, and the more immediate su. beginning August 1, and ending De• perintendence of their conduet ; and cember 21. In the last week of the will preach, in conjunction with such - Second Term public examinations Professors as are in həly orders, in will be held; when the students will the College Chapel, and perform the "be arranged in four lists according other offices of the Established to their merits ; a copy of which will Church.
be inserted in the records of the Com. The Lectures of the Professors are pany; and suitable Prizes and Med. arranged under four heads : 1. Orien- als will be distributed. tal Literature ; comprising, 1. In. This plan may be expected e struction in the Rudiments of the ventually to produce happy effects Oriental Languages, especially the on the concerns of the Company in the Hindostanee and Persian ; 2. Lec- East. The education of persons des. tures to illustrate the History, Cus- tined to fill the important offices of toms, and Manners of the People of Magistrates, Ambassadors, Provin. India -- 11. Mathematics and Natu- cial Governors, &c. should certainly ral Philosophy : comprising, 1. In- be conducted on some such compre. struction in the Elements of Euclid, hensive plan as the foregoing. The Algebra, and Trigonometry; on the cultivation and improvement of their most useful properties of the Conic intellectual powers should be accomSections, the nature of Logarithms, panied with such a course of moral and the principles of Fluxions ; 2. discipline, as may tend to excite and Lectures on Mechanics, Hydrostatics, confirm in them habits of application,
Optics, and Astronomy, illustrated prudence, forethought, integrity, and . by Experiments, and rendered sub- justice. And to render such a sys.
servient to the arts and objects of tem of education fully efficient, it is common life; with some elementary essential that it be founded on the ba. instructions in Chymistry, Mineralo- sis, and conducted under the sanc. gy, and Natural History :-III. Clas- tion, and in strict conformity with the sical and General Literature ; com: spirit, of our holy religion. Proprising, 1. Lectures to explain the ceeding on these principles, it may Ancient Writers of Greece and Rome, reasonably be expected that this in. particularly the Historians and Ora- stitution, under the favour of Prov. tors ; 2. Lectures on the Arts of idence, will be productive, among Reasoning and Composition; and on other happy effects, of a benign and the “ Belles Lettres :"-IV. Law, enlightened policy towards the native History, and Political Economy; com- subjects of British India, tending at prising, Lectures, 1. On General His. Once to improve their social and civil tory, and on the History and Statisi condition, and to diffuse throughout tics of Modern Europe ; 2. On Po. the Eastern hemisphere the blessed titical Economy :- 3. On General Pol- influence of Christian truth. ity, on the Laws of England, and on the Principles of the British Consti
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ELEVEN select sermons of the late church; the equality of mankind Rev. James Saurin, on the following the worth of the soul; the birth of subjects: the omnipresence of God; Jesus Christ : the resurrection; the the manner of praising God; the absurdity of libertinism and infidelisovereignty of Jesus Christ in the ty; the harmony of religion and civil
polity; Christian heroism í general Nott, D. D. President of Union Col. mistakes. Price 1 dol. Philadel- lege. Schenectady. John L. Stephia. T. & W. Bradford.
Devout Exercises of the Heart in : Noah's Prophecy on the enlarge meditation and soliloquy, prayer and ment of Japheth, considered and ilpraise. By the late pious and inge- lustrated in a sermon, preached in nious Mrs. Elizabeth Rowe's review. Putney, Vt. Dec. 5, 1805. By Clark ed and published at - her request, by Brown, A. M. late minister of BrimI. Watts, D.D. Small 18mo. 1 vol. field, Mass. Brattleboro'. W. Fes. pp. 189. Charlestown. S. Etheridge. senden.
An American Primer; including A Wreath for the Rev. Daniel the Westeninster Assembly's Shorter Dow, pastor of a church in ThompCatechism, divided into forty-six les- son, Con. on the publication of his Fasons, with contents, notes, and hymns. miliar Letters, in answer to the Rev. Salem. Joshua Cushing.
John Sherman's treatise of one God Discourses on the sovereign and in one person only, &c. By A. O. F. anirersal agency of God, in nature Utica. Merrell and Seward. and grace. By the Rev. Robert A sermon, preached at the ordinaM'Dowall, minister of the Reformed tion of the Rev. Nathan Waldo, A.B. Dutch church in Ernest-town, Up- in Williamstown, Vt. Feb. 26, 1806. * per Canada. Albany. Webster and By Elijah Parish, A. M. pastor of the Skinner. 1806.
church in Byefield, Mass. Hanover, Vol. 1. Part 2. of the New Cyclo- N.H. Moses Davis. pp. 16. pedia, or Dictionary of Arts and Sci- A sermon preached before the ences. By Abraham Rees, D.D.F.R.S. London Missionary Society, at their editor of the last edition of Mr. eighth annual meeting, in Tottenham Chambers' Dictionary, with the as- Court Chapel. By John M. Mason, sistance of eminent professional gen- A.M. pastor of the Associate Re. demen. First American edition, re. formed Church in the city of Newvised, corrected, enlarged, and adapt. York. London. - Briggs & Cottle. ed to this country, by several litera- A sermon, containing reflections Ty and scientific characters. 4to. on the solar eclipse, which appeared Price 3 dolls. Pbiladelphia. S. F. on June 16, 1806, delivered on the Bradford. Lemuel Blake, No. 1, Lord's day following. By Joseph L2. Cornhill, agent in Boston.
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An Introduction to the Study of people of Connecticut. Hudson and the Bible : containing proofs of the Goodwin. Sept. 1806. authenticity and inspiration of the Sermons to young people ; preach. Holy Scriptures ; a summary of the ed A. D. 1803, 1804, on the follow. history of the Jews ; an account of ing subjects : faith and practice ; the Jewish sects; and a brief state inquiry concerning eternal life ; rement of the contents of the several ligion our own choice ; indecision in books of the Old and New Testa religion; the principle of virtue : ments. By George Pretyman, D.D. God's glory man's end and happiness; 1. R. s. Lord Bishop of Lincoln. encouragement to early seeking: self12mo. Price 1 dull. Philadelphia. dedication ; prayer; observation of James P. Parke.
the Lord's day ; the excellence of re. A discourse delivered before the ligion; the happiness of life; the meinbers of the Portsmouth Female standard of honour; good company Asylum, at a third service, on the recommended; caution against bad Sabbath, Aug. 10, 1806. By J. Ap. company; caution against bad books; pleton. Portsmouth. s. Whidden. frugality; dissipation; the instability
An address delivered to the candi. of life ; procrastination ; redempdates for the Baccalaureate, in Union tion of time ; reflections on death, College, at the anniversary commence judgment; the person and character ment, July 30, 1806. By Eliphalet of the judges the state of those who
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die in sin; the future blessedness of wich. By Rev. George Henry Glasne, the righteous. To which are added, A, M. chaplain to the Earl of Radnor.
prayers for young families. Also, From the 3d edition. 4 vols. in 3. serinons, 1. on religious education; W. W. Woodward, Philadelphia. 2. answer to the objection, that edu. The works of Dr. Benjamin Frank. cation in religion shackles the mind; lin, philosophical, political, and lite. 3. reflections of the aged on the early rary. The work will be elegantly -choice of religion. By James Dana, printed on a new Small Pica type and D. D. New Haven. Increase Cooke. vellum paper, in large Svo. The 1806. pp. 502.
work will be ornamented with numeHome. A poem. Small 8vo. pp. 144. rous engravings, and a full length Boston. Samuel H. Parker. Price portrait from the best likeness allow. 75 cents.
ed to be in existence, Price $2 50 An historical View of Heresies, and each vol. Philadelphia. William Vindication of the primitive Faith. By. Duane. Asa M'FARLAND, A. m. minister of A complete History of the Holy the gospel in Concord, N. H.
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New Testaments, including also the Tho 3d vol. of Scott's Commenta, occurrences of 400 years, from the ry, embrucing the remainder of the last of the prophets to the birth of Old Testament, may be expected Christ, and the life of our blessed from the press of W. W. Wood. Saviour and his apostles, &c. with ward, Philadelphia, about the first copious notes, explanatory, practical, of November. Also, about the and devotional. From the text of same time, vols. 1 and 2 of Adam's' the Rev. Laurence Howel, A. M. Lectures, with the plates; the other with considerable additions and im. two volumes will shortly be published. provements. By the Rev. George 5-PROPOSED BY SUBSCRIPTION. Burder, author of Village Sermons,
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Dbituary. * We presume the following account of Chancellor of the Exchequer, The the death and character of Mr. Pitt, life of this distinguished statesman one of the most eminent statesmen xunty had been despaired of for some days, age or country has produced, will be in. and his health had materially decliateresting to most of our readers. It is ed' for Anany weeks antecedent to his - copied from the Christian Observer. dissolution ; a journey, wbida he took
EDITORS. to Bath for the sake of the waters,
having failed to produce the expected THE RIGHT. HON. WILLIAM benefit. It was said that he was in. PITT.
- formed by his physicians of bis ap: On Thursday, the 24th Jan. [1806) proaching end, on Tuesday, the 22d et half past 4 in the morning, at his January, and that he appeared to house at Putney, died, in his 48th receive the intimation, although it year, the Right Hon. William Pitt, was unexpected, with that firmness, First Lord of the Treasury, and which was natural to him, 'We are happy to be able to copy from the guished personages, by some refer.. rewspapers of the 24th January, the ence to the general course of their following particulars respecting his lives, which, undoubtedly, must be: last days, which are said to be from allowed to be the least fallible index authority."
of human character. "Upon being informed by the Mr. Pitt has died at a period of Bishop of Lincoln of his precarious his life, in many respects, peculiarly state, Mr. Pitt instantly expressed affecting. Having resumed the reins himself perfectly resigned to the di- of government, on the ground of the vine will, and with the utmost com. alleged incompetency of the precedposure asked Sir Walter Farquebar, ing administration, he had proceeded who was present, how long he might to form a strong coalition on the con. have to live. Mr. Pitt then entered tinent, which was supposed to prom. into a conversation of some length ise a happy adjustment of the affairs with the Bishop of Lincoln upon re- of Europe. He lived however to see ligious subjects. He repeatedly de. this new alliance broken, and Bonaclared in the strongest terms of hu- parte still more triumphant than ever mility a sense of his own unworthi. over all the armies of the confede. ness, and a firm reliance upon the rates. These calamities deeply af. mercy of God through the merits of fected his mind, and as the public Christ. After this the Bishop of has been assured by Mr. Rose, in Lincoln prayed by his bed-side for a parliament, had a great influence on considerable time, and Mr. Pitt ap- his constitution already broken by the peared greatly composed by these fatigues attendant on his official du. last duties of religion. Mr. Pitt af- ties, and by the anxieties inscparable terwards proceeded to make some from the weighty cares and responsi. arrangements and requests concern- bilities of government. His political ing his own private a#airs, and de. antagonists were preparing to charge clared that he died in peace with all upon him the disasters of Europe, mankind.”
and both he and his friends were When we advert to the account contemplating the expected conflict which was given of the last hours of in the House of Commons, where he the late Duke of Bedford, we feel a felt prepared to make a firm, and full sensible satisfaction in reflecting that defence, when he was called by the the same philosophical death has not God, who made him, to "give accharacterized the late prime minister count of all things done in the body”. of this country. Mr. Pitt, as well as before a far more awful tribunal. Mr. Burke, in yielding up their de.
(To be continued). parting spirits, appear to have pro. fessed the good old faith of their country. Under what precise cir. cumstances of bodily, or mental de. JUDGE PATTERSON. bility, any of the expressions ascribed to Mr. Pitt may have been delivered ; On the 16th of September, 1806, and whether some of them may have died, at Albany, at the mansion house been spoken merely in the way of as. • of his son in law, Stephen Van Ren. senting to questions, put, according to salaer, Esq. the Hon. William the forms of our church, in her order PATTERSON, one of the associate for the visitation of the sick, by the re- Judges of the Supreme Court of the spectable prelate, önce his tutor, who United States. The remote occasion attended him, we are not particularly of his death is supposed to have been informed. It is impossible for us at a fall from his carriage, some months the present moment not to feel a since, which brought on the lingering very deep regret that a regular at. and distressing disease that terminatendance on the duties of public wor. ted his valuable life. He endured ship did not constitute a part of the his sufferings with exemplary pa. ebaracter of this illustrious politician. tience, fortitude and resignation. In We mention this circumstance, be- Mr. Patterson, it may be said with cause we feel it to be our duty to great truth, that his country has lost an qualify the accounts, which we re. able, independent and upright Judge, ceive of the Christian end of distin. a real and enlightened patriot, and
the State of New Jersey, one of its prime of his life, is a source of the
“ In his cold relics let the great discern,
TO CORRESPONDENTS, We thank TAKOPhilus for his excellent “Critical Observations on certain passages in the New Testament,” which will be found in this number.
The author of “Letters to a friend,” entitled “Universalism confounds and destroys itself,” is not forgotten, and shall be attended to in due course.
C. Y. A. On "the Execution of Laws,” is received, and shall enrich the departinent in the Panoplist for which it is designed.
A. R. on religious zeal ; J. on Infidelity'; F. on Faith, and on the doctrine of Imputation, and the lines of Rezin, are received, and under examination.
Zeta, On David's Imprecations against his enemies, is approved, and shall appear in the next number.
We regret that we are compelled to defer, till our next No. the communi. cation relative to the exercises at the late commencement at Bowdoin College, with the excellent Address of the President. Similar communications from the other colleges would be acceptable.
Salvian, for whom we have high respect, has been neglected longer than was intended. He shall be heard the next month. At the same time shall appear, a review of Dr. Nott's Missionary Sermon.
The Vilth Letter of Constans, is on file, as are sereral communications prepared for this number.
The Biographer of President Davies is requested to forward the remainder of his sketch early in October.
The readers of the life of Rev. WILLIAM TExxent are requested to no. tice the following extract of a letter to one of the Editors of the Panoplist
, from the venerable Dr. John RODGERS of New York, which, while he cor, rects on error, adds his sanction to the general truth of the biographical sketch of that extraordinary man. “ My Dear Sir,
“ New York, Fuly 24, 1806. “The design of this hasty letter, is to inform you, that the name of the Rer. Mr. Rowland in the sketch of Mr. William Tennent's life, which I perceive you are publishing in your valuable Panoplist, was John, no David. (See Panoplist p. 58 and 59, vol. II.) I knew hiin well and often heard him preach. There are some other smaller mistakes, but they do not greatly aflect the narrative, which is interesting and useful."
ERRATCM. In our last Number, p. 125, 24 column, line 20. instead of. Farewel God, &c. read, Farewel, then, forever, to all l.ope and possibility of pardun, of peace with Hearen, of the smile of a reconciled God, &c.