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Ject can be but rarely established and habits. Certain we are, that against individuals of the order, there is nothing in the education of and seems plainly to intimate that the clergy which can attord any the purity of their doctrines is un- positive ground of security against impeachable. Now, as on a former incompetency or even error, or occasion, we cannot help expressing which can warrant the presumption our surprize, that any sensible man, that with the very few exceptions moderately acquainted with the admitted by Dr. Holland, they will all world, should ventore upon the be found workmen that need not 10 hazardous experiment of becoming be ashamed, rightly dividing," and thus responsible either for the faith strenuously inculcating, “the word or practice of so large a body, of truth.” We cannot justly be even of his brethren. The clergy, suspected of being deficient in rein general, we really believe to be spect to the great body of the Enat least equal in professional know. glish clergy; but we know too much ledge and respectability to any of the weakness and corruption of other order of nien. But discard. man, not to be convinced, that every ing, as Protestants, every notion of order in society stands in need raa infallibility, or necessary sanctily, ther of incitenients 10 self-diffidence why is it that those of them who and exertion than to self-compladisdainfully reject any distinctive cency and ease. We greatly reappellation which may seem to im- grel, therefore, the publication of ply some spiritual superiority, should such general vindications, and such be represented as almost immacu. indiscriminate praise, as lhe sermon late in conduct, and irreprehensible before us contains. Addresses of in doctrine? To be complimented this nature to the clergy, in order to with this character may be very be really profitable, should be of a gratifying to their feelings, and is, different description. While they doubtless, often done with great ought to encourage ministerial lasincerity ; but is it either wise or bours, and to breaihe the spirit of probably well founded ? Would Dr. that charity which " bopeth all Holland be willing 10 vouch in a things;' they should tend also to similar manner for the professional lead those who are the objects of them information and skill of all the to serious selt:examination, and to members of the learned facully to excite them to higher measures of which we believe he himself former. dury and watchfulness. ly belonged? Would not such an perfectly ready to admit, that occaundertaking be deemed, by every sions will arise, on wbich the vindia competent judge, rash, delusive, cation of the clergy from false or and unsatisfactory? We put the exaggerated charges becomes abso. case very favourably when we sug- lutely necessary. We are no less gest such a comparison; because willing to allow, that there was room it is á priori far more probable, for something of this kind in the case that the inembers of any secular which we have been discussing. The profession, in which success too, clergy in general have certainly be it remembered, depends al- been too harshly censured, and their most exclusively, upon merit, (not, labours too niuch depreciated, by we fear, the case in the church), many of the seceders from the should be well-informed and able, church; and we are not ignorant than that this should be equally true

that in the parishes of many exemwith respect to those whose acquire- plary ministers, ibe efforts of Sectaments and excellence relate to sub- ries to alienale the atlections of their jects remote from our natural appre- parishioners have been frequently hensions, and in a great measure

most unchristian and unwarrantalle. contrary to our natural dispositions In all th se cases, however, deeply

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cle of the revolutionary noyades and fusil ment, or affection for the mild sway of Bo. les of Lyons and the Loire? What will naparte; persons, whatever be their motives,

say of Bonaparte's conduct towards who can thus pro:titute their pens, in corwain and Portugal? Were Charles IV., rapting the best feelings and preferences of

nd Ferdinand, and the Prince Regent of our nature, are chargeable with treason, not Portugal, actuated by a spirit of implacable against their own country Werely, but Ivsstility to Bonaparie, which forced him to against the whole human race. We scarcely adrid in pure self-defence? What will this believe that even a Frenchman of intelliwriter say also of the invasion of Russia in gence could now be found, who would de. 1812? Was that, likewise, a defensive mea scribe Bonaparte's wars, of the last “ few

sre? Persons who, whether from motives yeaps," as defensive wars, and would desigof interest, or from the love of what is base pate those who were arrayed against bim, and detestable; whether from hatred to the as despois, actuated by implacable hostility. grinding oppression of the British govern

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as they are to be lamented, and cal. ministers. The majority of the peoculated as they are to excite the dis. ple are still churchmen, and retain satisfaction of the clergy; as well as prepossessions in favour of the Estarespecting the complaint which is blishment which nothing can dereiterated on all sides, and we fear stroy, while the clergy are true to not without some just grounds, of the principles of the Reformation, the rapid increase of Dissenters; the and exhibit patterns of pastoral diliremedy is clearly not to be sought gence and care. We trust that the either in the undistinguishing de- number of such ministers is daily fence and flattery of the clerical enlarging ; and we hail this appearbody, or in uncandid and distigured ance, as the surest prognostic not representations of sectarian doc- only of the security of our church, trines. The true and the only effec- but of its preservation, as the source tual cure of the evil will be found in of the most important blessings to the increasing wisdom, spirituality, ourselves and to the world at large. vigilance, and exertion of parochial

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the costly defensive wars in which France has In the Press : A Work on the Arabian been engaged in repelling the implacable hose Antiquities of Spain; by Mr. Murphy;-A tility of various despots." p. 161. This ex. third Volume of Dr. Clarke's Travels, being traordinary passage is only a specimen of the second Section of the Travels in Greece, the style of sentiment and expression which Egypt, and the Holy Land ;-and, A Work belong to this periodical work; the only by Dr. Adams, on the erroneous Opinions work, we believe, which, equally in defiance entertained concerning Hereditary Dis- of patriovism and truth, now advocates the

cause of Bonaparte. The wars which he The Rev. J. S. C. F. Frey has just pub. has waged within " a few years" (poor inlished the 816 Part of his llebrew Bible ; two jured, persecuted man!) have, it seems, been more Parts will be published on the 1st May, “ defensive wars:" they have been wars, too, and the two remaining Parts on the 1st Oet. uudertaken for the purpose of “ repelling He bas Intely published his Hebrew Gram- the implacable hostility of various des pots !" mar. He now proposes to publish, by sub- We admit that, with persons of the known scription, a Hebrew, Latin, and English Dic- character and feelings of those who conduct tionary, in 12 Parts of eight sheets each, ac this work, it were vain to attempt to shew 8s. per Parl, common, and 12s. royal paper. that Bonaparte was the aggressor in the war

he now wages with Great Britain ; or that The petrified skeleton of a female, brought George III. is not an implucable despot. from Gundaloupe, may be seen in the Bri- But what will this pretended advocate of litish Museum. It is perfect from the neck berty and moderation, but real friend of desi to the ancles, and appears to have been potism and violence, say of Bonaparte's proabout 62 inches high.

ceedings in St. Domingo? What will he say

of his war of externsination in that island ; In the last Number of the Monthly Ma- his cruelty and treachery towards the illusgazine, is contained the following literary trious Toussaint; his letting loose an army notice :-“ A Dictionary, with a Grammar of blood-lounds on the inhabitants, without of the Armeuian Tongue, in Armeaian aud regard to sex or age; and lis renewal

there of the revolutionary noyades and fusil- ment, or affection for the mild sway of Bolades of Lyons and the Loire? What will naparte; persons, whatever be their motives, he say of Bonaparte's conduct towards who can thus prostitute their pens, in corSpain and Portugal? Were Charles IV., rapring the best feelings and preferences of and Ferdinand, and the Prince Regent of our nature, are chargeable with treason, not Portugal, actuated by a spirit of implacable against their own country merely, but hostility to Bonaparte, which forced bin to against the whole human race. We scarcely arm in pure self-defence? What will this believe that even a Frenchman of intelliwriter say also of the invasion of Russia in gence could now be found, who would de. 1813? Was that, likewise, a defensive mea scribe Bonaparte's wars, of the last " few sure? Persons who, whether from motives yeays," as defensive wars, and would desig, of interest, or from the love of what is base pate those who were arrayed against bim, and detestable; whether from hatred to the as despois, actuated by implacable hostility. grinding oppression of the British govern

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Germany

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MISSIONS OF THE UNITED Indians, both at Fairfield, in Canada, and
BRETHREN.

at Goshen, within the boundaries of the (Continued from p. 129.)

United States, have been greatly disturbed III. NORTH AMERICA.

by the war, which tended to draw away Tur Missions of the Brethren among the their young people to the armies, and to

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