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Electorate. The Elector is the chief promulgate principles subversive of of this persuasion ; in his absence, the truth itself. Wieland even thinks second minister, who presides in the that departed spirits know nothing of Consistory, inspects the other sects. their former relations and affections. The whole of the ecclesiastical estab. In medio tutissimus. That the de. lishment announces the prevalence of parted spirit should associate itself toleration. It is true, that the Lu- with the affairs of this life would imtheran ministers receive part of the ply a very imperfect separation from incomes formerly appropriated to the its earthly residence. On the other Catholics, but the destination of the band, to suppose that it should have benefactions is not changed, though recollection whatever of the communicated by different hands. “deeds done in the body,” amounts The salaries of these ministers are to a denial fof the retribution justly respectable but

moderate ; and due to virtue and vice ; a sense of the clergy, in general, is most favour, which seems to be almost instinctive ably and honourably spoken of by this in the human mind, which the wiser traveller, who commends their atten- heathen admitted and expected, and tion to study, their' manners, their which is one of the

very 'foundations simplicity, and their attachment to of Christianity. their country. The University of Got- A Military Almanack for 1805, with tingen, and other public literary estab. plates. 12mo. has been published at lishments, are supported partly by the Berlin. former revenues of certain great bene- This work offers, among other artifices, dow secularized, and partly by cles, a report on the new organization other Romish endowments, now sup- of the Austrian army, and its present pressed.

state. The following enumeration is Among the literary productions founded on correct authorities. of Germany, which have lately excited

Men. general attention, is a work recently Infantry of the line


207,278 published in Leipzig by Dr. John Infantry in garrison

6,332 Charles Woetzel; in which he af- Light Infantry

56,988 firms very positively, that his departed Cavalry

34,705 wife has twice appeared to him. The Artillery

14,569 first time, he says, was during the night; the second in open day-light,

Total 319,872 when he was perfectly awake. He The author also communicates in. says, she spoke to him in an audible formation on the condition and organvoice. The author brings philosophi. ization of the Russian army, in its cal arguments in proof of the possibil. present state. He calculates its ity of such a fact. He published this amount at 425,000 men: whereas work at first without his name, but Storch, who appears to have obtained being publicly called on to avow him

estimates, gives self, he obeyed, and added “Further 493,000, for its true total. This work Explanations,” in a second pamphlet. contains other articles interesting to On a subject like this, opponents were military men : with plates and a map. to be expected of course. Among Tyroler Almanack: The Ty. these are enumerated, 1st. Canalich's rol Almanack for 1805. Among Thoughts respecting the human soul, other information, as well historical as its existence and appearance after local, this number states the popular death. Leipzig. 1805. 2d. Chel. tion of the Tyrol, including the bishopmuth's Epistle to Dr. W. relative to rics of Trent and Brixen, at 686,466 his wife's appearing, &c. 3d. Wie. inhabitants in the year 1804. land's Euthanasia, three dialogues, on The city of Lindau was ceded to existence after death, &c.

Austria in that year. All these authors insist that Dr. W. was partly deceived by others, Essay on the Sclavonian inhabitants of partly deluded by his own imagination. the Austrian monarchy. By Jo.. They adduce arguments from moral seph Rohrer. and natural philosophy, in opposition Under the general name of Sclaves, to his hypothesis, and, indeed, are led or Sclavonians, the author includes by the impulse of their opposition, to Morlachians, Croates, Sclavoniana



Wendescans, Mazaracians, Gora- 14,115,071. The Sclavonians of the lians, Hanacians, Copaniezars, and county of Arve, furnish the most Czechs. Most of these reside in the portly grenadiers of the Austrian ar. mountainous parts; are of robust my." They have some industry: but constitutions, and capable of support- much remains to be done to render ing the fatigues of military duty. their civilization complete. Their whole number is estimated at

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List of Dew Publications. Precious Truth; or, some points dissolution of his pastoral relation to in gospel doctrine vindicated; in a the First Church of Christ in Hing, series of letters addressed to Chris. ham, and removal to the othce of Pro. tians of every denomination. By fessor of Divinity in the university at Rev. John Anderson. To which is Cambridge, Boston. E. Lincoln, added, “The stone rolled away,” a The three first volumes of the life sermon. Pittsburghi. Zadok Cramer. and pontificate of Leo the tenth.

An Inaugural Oration, delivered at By William Roscoe. 8vo. pp. 1st the Author's Installation, as Boylston vol. 464 ; 2d vol. 422; 3d rol. 460, professor of rhetoric and oratory, Philadelphia. Lorenzo Press of E, at Harvard university, in Cambridge, Bronson. Massachusetts. By John Quincy Letters from Europe, during a Adams. Boston, 1806. Munroe and tour through Switzerland and Italy, Francis.

in the years 1801 and 1802. Written A discourse, occasioned by the by a native of Pennsylvania. In two death of Thomas Allen, jun. Esq. volumes. Philadelphia. A. Bartram one of the representatives of the and T. Dobson. 1805. town of Pittsfield in the General

A sermon, preached before the Court of the Commonwealth of Mas. Massachusetts Missionary Society, at sachusetts, who died in Boston, their annual meeting in Boston, May March 22, 1806. By Thomas Allen, 28, 1805. By Paul Litchfield, A. M. A. M. pastor of the church in Pitts- Salem. Joshua Cushing, field. 8vo. Pittsfield. P. Allen. Sacred and profane history epito

Letters addressed to the editor of mized; with a continuation of mod. “a collection of the essays on the ern history to the present time. To subject of Episcopacy, which origi- which is added, an account of the nally appeared in the Albany Centi. feudal system, the crusades, chiral. nel, with additional notes and re ry, the reformation anrl the revival of marks.” Albany. Backus and Whit- learning: By Benjamin Tucker.

Philadelphia. Jacob Johnson. A sermon delivered on the last A new year's sermon, delivered at Thanksgiving, at Washington, Mass. Duxborough, by the pastor of the By W. G. Ballantine, A. M. Stock- church in that place. 1806. bridge.

A syllabus of the history of Eng., A discourse on sacred music, de- land ; to which is appended, a tour livered before the Esses Musical through the southern parts of Great Association at their annual meeting, Britain, designed to aid the pupil in Boxford, September 10, 1834. By acquiring = knowledge of some of Leonard Woods, A. M. Salem. the principal cities, towns, places, Joshua Cushing

manufactories, and natural curiosi-, A geographical chart of the princi- ties of England. By Stephen Adpal states and kingdoms of the known dington, principal of Union academy. world. Amherst, N. H. Joseph Philadelphia. 'D. Hogan. Cushing

A sermon preached before the The secret history of the Court of Massachusetts Missionary Society at St. Cloud, a new and highly interest- their annual meeting in Boston, May ing work 1. Watts, Philadelphia, 27, 1806. By Joseph Barker, A. M. and I. Riley and Co. New York. Salem. H. Pool. A sermon delivered at Hingham, The poems of Ossian, translated l's day, May 5, 1805. By Hen. by James Macpherson, Esq. 2 vols.

re, A. M. Occasioned by the 12mo. Price $2,25. First American


edition. New York. I. and T. Ron. course at the funeral of Mrs. Thank. als and Evert Duyckinck.

ful Church, late consort of the Rev. The charges of Jean Baptiste Mas- John H. Church, pastor of the church sillon, Bishop of Clermont, addressed in Pelham, N. H. April 15, 1806. to his clergy: to which are added, By Leonard Woods. A. M. New. two essays, the one part on the art of buryport. E. W. Allen, and Thomas preaching, and the other on the com and Whipple. 1806. position of a sermon. By Rev. The. ophilus St. John. 8vo. 1 vol. New

FOREIGN. York. Brisban and Brannan.

Short discourses to be read in fam. God the Guardian of the poor, and ilies. By William Jay, 2 vols. 8vo. the bank of faith ; or, a display of London. the providences of God, which have A fourth volume of the sermons of at sundry times attended the author. President Davies, from authentic MS. In two parts. By William Hunting has lately been published in England. ton. From the 7th London edition.

Expository discourses on the book 8vo. pp. 221. Boston. B. Pike. of Genesis, interspersed with practi

Williamson's explanation of the cal reflections. By Andrew Fuller. Assembly's shorter catechism. Phila. 2 vols. 8vo. delphia. D. Hogan.

The works of Dr. Isaac Watts, Alleine's alarm to unconverted sin. (being the last of the practical works) hers. Printed in the German lan 8vo. with a newly written life of the guage. Lancaster, Pennsylvania. author prefixed.

The Mourning Husband. A dis

Jnstallation. On the 19th of June, the Rev. the occasion ; the Rev. Doctor Wil. James P. Wilson was installed pastor. liam M. Tennent of Abington preachof the first Presbyterian Congrega ed the sermon, and the Kev. Jona, tion in Philadelphia. The Rev. than Freeman of Bridgtown delivered James Boyd of Newtown presided on the charge to the minister and people.

Dbituary. We are sorry to hear of the death about the middle of April. Accounts of that celebrated and useful travel since received state, that Mr. Park ler, Mungo PARK; to whom the and his party penetrated about 1500 civilized world is indebted for much miles into the interior of Africa, to important knowledge of the interior of Sago, a walled city, considered the Africa, and from whom we hoped to largest in Africa ; where the king, have received a valuable addition to his after he had shown them the curiosi. former discoveries. We announced ties of the place, ordered them to be to our readers some time since, that cruelly and brutally murdered. The this traveller had entered, the begin. account of this melancholy affair was ning of this year, on a second tour of brought by some traders, who have discoveries into Africa. It appears arrived at Rio Pongus. It is feared from the public journals and papers, this event, should it prove true, will that in March, 1805, he landed at damp the ardor for making discovGorce, whence he proceeded, accom. eries in this part of the world. panied by 35 soldiers, under the We announce, with regret, the command of a lieutenant, to Fataten- death of the Rev. MATTHIAS BUR, da, on the river Gambia ; whence, af NET, D. D. of Norwalk, Connecticut, ter making the necessary arrange. a worthy minister of Jesus Christ. ments, he proceeded to the nearest In this town, on the 20th inst. point on the river Niger, on the banks RICHARD SMITH, a respectable reof which it was his intention to en. ligious character, and a deacon of the camp during the rainy season, and Second Baptist Church. He attend. then to explore the course of the rive ed public worship on the Sabbatli, er. One man of his party had died and died in the evening. Lefore be left Fatatenda, which was

Poetry. THE BUTTERFLY. BY, MRS. STEELE: PRETTY vagrant of the air, Summer's day, from youth to age, Emblem of the thoughtiess fair : Trifles all their care engage ; Near akin their life and thine,

But when wintry storms arise, Both a fleeting summer shine. Beauty fades, and pleasure dies; Short delight your charms impart, Me let nobler cares employ, Charms to catch the human heart : Cares which terminate in joy. Hearts that can be caught with show, Ere the summer gunbeams tree, The virtuoso or the beau.

Let me, like the frugal bee, Thoughtless nymphs are butterflies, Well improve the smiling hour, Different species, larger size ; Gathering sweets from every flower. Strangers both to needful care,

O may virtue's charms be mine, Fluttering, roving here and there ; Charms that still increasing shine! Basking in the vernal ray,

These will cheer the wintry gloom, Trifling out the summer's day : These will last beyond the tomb.

TO CORRESPONDENTS. To give room for the interesting life of Mr. Tennent, we have been obliged to discontinue, for this number, the life of Luther, and to omit several communications prepared for insertion.

We invite the particular attention of our readers to a piece on Religious Sincerity, inserted in this number, which is from the pen of a highly respected foreign correspondent.

2. will accept our thanks for his seasonable, pious, and useful thoughts, excited by the late eclipse. We wish an early communication of the remainder for the next number.

Pastor's Survey of the Churches, No.3, shall, if possible, appear in our next number.

We are happy, after so long silence, to hear again from our esteemed and able correspondent, CONSTANS. We hope soon to gratify our readers with his seventh Letter to a Brother.

IMPARTIALITY is received. It is our pleasure to gratify our friends and correspondents in all cases consistent with the nature of our work, especially where the honour of American literature is concerned. We readily admit, with our correspondent, that the Review in the Anthology, referred to, and several others in that work, deserve severe censure, as being without correct taste, and indicating not only strong prejudices against the genius and literature of our country, but in other respects a very bad spirit. But as it is our fixed determination to avoid filling our consecrated pages with angry and fruitless controversy on any subjects, our correspondent, we presume, will readily excuse us in declining his request, and in advising him to seck another and more appropriate channel for his communication. The wishes of his friend can be better fulfilled by us in a different way.

We have on our files, reviews of a number of sermons lately preached, and of other recent publications, which shall appear, as fast as the pages in that department of our work will admit them.

AGENTS FOR THE PANOPLIST. Messrs. CUSHING & APPLETON, Salem; THOMAS & WHIPPLE, Newbury. port; W. BUTLER, Northampton ; WHITING & Backus, Albany : GEORGE RICHARDS, Utica; Collins & Perkins, New York ; w. P. FARRAND' Philadelphia ; Isaac BEERS & Co. New Haven, 0. D. COOK, Hartfordi ; BENJAMIN CUMMINS, Windsor, Vt. ; JOSEPH CUSHING, Amherst, N. H.; Mr. Davis, Hanover, N. H.; Rev. ALVAN HYDE, Lee, Me.; J. KENNE DY, Alexandria.

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WHEN the late Rev. George ance had supported his spirits, or Whitefield was last in this coun that he should, before now, have try, Mr. Tennent paid him a visit sunk under his labour. He then as he was passing through New appealed to the ministers around Jersey. Mr. Whitefield and a him, if it' were not their great number of other clergymen, comfort that they should soon go among whom was Mr. Tennent, to rest. They generally assentwere invited to dinner by a gen ed, excepting Mr. Tennent, who tleman in the neighbourhood sat next to Mr. Whitefield in siwhere the late Mr. William Liv- lence; and by his countenance ingston, since governor of New discovered but little pleasure in Jersey, resided, and who, with the conversation. On which, several other lay gentlemen, Mr. Whitefield turning to him, were among the guests. After and tapping him on the knee, dinner, in the course of an easy said, “ Well ! brother Tennent, and pleasant conversation, Mr. you are the oldest man amongst Whitefield adverted to the diffi us, do you not rejoice to think, culties attending the gospel min that your

time is so near at hand, istry, arising from the small suc when you will be called home and cess with which their labours freed from all the difficulties atwere crowned. He greatly la tending this chequered scene ?" mented, that all their zeal, activ Mr. T. bluntly answered, “I ity and fervour availed but little ; have no wish about it.” Mr. W. said that he was weary with the pressed him again ; and Mr. T. burdens and fatigues of the day ; again answered, “ No Sir, it is declared his great consolation no pleasure to me at all, and if was, that in a short time his work you knew your duty, it would be would be done, when he should none to you. I have nothing to depart and be with Christ; that do with death ; my business is the prospect of a speedy deliver to live as long as I can--as well Vol. II. No. 3.


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