« PreviousContinue »
Apostle, to esteem it the highest distinction ratively useless torrent, but, like the exube that God could confer on you, that this rant inundations of the Nile, must be made grace should be given unto you to preach to visit and enriclı every part of the nijaamong the Gentiles the unsearchable riches cert lands, must be employed to replenish of Christ." p. 35. l'achat 1919 the canals and reservoirs prepared for their
* There is no principle that can animate reception; must be permitted to rest till you in the habitual discharge of the duties they penetrate deep below the surface, and of your important work, but the love, the thus diffuse a new beauty and life and ferconstraining love' of a dying Saviour. May tility, wherever they flow." pp. 39, 40. the Spirit of God fill your hearts with this "Watch you, then, in all things; do the holy affection! That nonth, that week, work of evangelists; make full proof of your that day which passes over you without af ministry. Study deeply the Holy Scripfecting views of the Cross of Christ, is not tures. Let your doctrine shew uncorruponly a period of time lost to your "high ef ness, gravity, sincerity. When you have forts, but positively injurious to all your the opportunity of instructing the Heathen capacities for real service. The incarnation stand on the plain broad footing of unand death of Immanuel, God with us, is doubted truth. Forget the upliappy conthe most stupendous theme that men of troversies which have divided the church at angels can contemplate. His infinite con, home. Let your minds be daily nourished descension, his inconceivable sufferings, his with the pure and wholesome doctrine of unutterable agony, bis ignominious death; Scripture, as it Hows native and transparent the love le has borne to man, the work he from the comb, and not as it is sullied and has undertaken, the atonement he has adulterated by human systems, on whatever made, the everlasting righteousness which side they may incline. Let the Cross of he has brought in,' the reconciliation found. Christ, in all the amplitude of that astoed on his mediation and death; the myste- nishing sobject, be your ibeme. Descend ries of his redemption, the depths of his not to uncertain topies. Do not administer mercy, the glories of his power; these, to your inexperienced flock doubtful dispusupport the soul. These bring the captive fecting the heart, which disturb and bewilin delightful bonds to his Saviour's feet. der, but seldom convince, which may raise These lead man beyond himself. These up a partizan, but cannot form the truly make him 'count all things but loss for the contrite and holy: disciple of Christ. May excellency of such a kuowledge;" these the Spirit of God direct and sanctify your
converts spring up to you • Christ may be magmified in his body, as the grass, as whether by life or by death." All that courses!"" pp. 43, 44.
3100 gr ever has been done, or ever will be done It is stated in this sermon, that in with effect in the cause of Missions, has the face of many and formidable flowed from this pure and exalted source.” obstacles which the Slave Trade had Pp. 37, 38,
140 and 15 km accumulated on the western coast Again :
of Africa ;-+-nowithstanding the dist “ The Love of Christ, which we have just asters of shipwreck which had more noticed, must be brought into the detail of than once suspended their efforts; our duties, and be employed as the inspit- though having to contend on the one ing motive of our most ordinary actions. hand with the insalubrity of the cliThe principle of Faith should be exercised mate, to which several Missionaries in the constantly recurring occasions where have fallen victims, and on the other, a distrast of God's word, or providence, or with the ignorance and vice of the grace, may enfeeble or retard our efforts. natives, corrupted by our crimes, and The doctrine of Obedience to God's com- with the enmity of the slave dealers, mands is not to be viewed in the mass only, alarmed and enraged at our attempts or applied to the more ostensible branches of sanctification, but to be accurately ander to remedy the evils they were creat stood in all its parts, and perpètually ad. ing ;-this Sociery have persevered mitted as the rule of our conduct ppi for thirteen years, in their course of 38, 39.
honourable exertion, sparing neither Powerful principles of religion must not expense por labour, and sending out be allowed to roll by in a grand but compa missionary after missionary to this
CAREST, OBSERV. No. 156. 305 M Sesailazzquis BEZ
scene of danger and suffering. Nor into freedom by the Vice-admiralty has their labour been in vain in the Court of Sierra Leone, and are now
Lord. Notwithstanding every ob- living under the protection of a stacle, the confidence of some of the British Government. Surely, these native chiefs bas been entirely gain- are objects to call forth, not only ed; four settlements have been * the prayers and exhortations,” but formed in different parts of the coast; the strenuous efforts and liberal connearly 200 children are training in tributions of this Christian commo. their schools ; churches are erect- nity. All who feel, as the disciples ing; elementary books have already of our crucified Lord ought ever to been published, in two, widely-pre- feel, " that there is no religion but valent languages, the Susoo and the that of the Cross of Christ, and that Bullom: portions of Scripture have the base and degrading superstitions been translated into these lan- of pagan idolatry call on us, by guages; and some of the African every motive of compassion as well youths manifest pleasing evidences as daty, to visit them with the pore of piety. Besides this, the Society is and elevated truths of Christianity," now entering, with the concurrence will cordially adopt our preacher's de of Government, and by the sugges termination, and will say, “Whatever tion and advice of that distinguished projects others may porsue or relinfriend of African civilization, Go- quish--whatever they may undertake vernor Maxwell, on an enlarged or contrive--whatever they may set and most extensive plan, for the up or pull down, it must be our busireligious education and instruction ness to hold up the torch of truth, to of the thousands of Africans, who, reach forth the word of life, to raise having been rescued from slavery the ruins of the Church, and count by the activity of his Majesty's nothing done while so much remains ships of war, have been condemned to be achieved."
LITERARY AND PHILOSOPHICAL INTELLIGENCE,
**1iri GREAT BRITAIN.
Preparing for the press -A Narrative IN TNS PRESS ;-An Essay on the Character of Travels in the South of Turkey, by Dr. and Practical Writings of St. Paul, in 2 vols. Holland ;-A Fourth Volume of Lectures, 12mo, by Mrs. H. More ;--Gen. Cockburu's by Rev. Dr. Collyer. Narrative of luis Voyage up the Mediterranean in 1810 and 1811;-Diary of a Journey " A practical View of Christian Education," through North Wales, from a MS, of the recently published by Hatchard, is a collec» Jate Dr. S. Johnson ;-Annals of the Coin- tion of the papers on that subject which stage of Great Britain and its Dependencies, have appeared in this work, signed B.T. by the Rev. R. Ruding ;-Messiah, a Poen,
The Seatonian Prize at Cambridge is this by Mr. Cottle ;-The second Volume of the year adjudged to the Rev. Edward Smedo Travels of Professor Lichtenstein in Southern ley, M.A. Fellow of Sydney College, for his Africa - The History of the Empire of the .: Mussultansia. Spain and Portugal, by after his rash Vow."
poetu on " Jephthah meeting his Daughter George Power Esq.; - Practical Ilints to Young Wires, Mothers, and Mistresses of duce of the Income and Property Tares,
The following is a statement of the pro2.Yamilies, by Mrs Taylor, of Ongat ;(the years ending 5th Jan.) • Theory of the Classification of Beauty and Deformity, in 40. with Engravings, by Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck, Authoress 3800". £2,691,259 | 1802 ** £5,651,679 of a Tour to La Grande Chartreuse and Alet. 1801 4,513,088 1803
director-general an account of the suspens, 1805.. £3,502,354 1811 · 13,246,864 sions he may liáve ordered since the preced1806.. 4,400,521 1812 12,941,155 ing session, and if this committee judge that 1807, 5,983,214 1813 .. 12/789,778 the motives of suspension are insufficient, k 1808. 9,264,189 | 1814 18,963,803 1809.. 11,120,131 | In the 1 ) 12,184,214
slmll be removed.
1. No person shall be a printer or bookseller 1810.. 12,154,118 to Oc.10 )
The net produce of the Revenue, in the without a liçenee, which may be taken from years ending October 10, 1813, and Octobet any who shall vjolate the regulations, Cian 10; 1814, distinguishing the tutal produce and the owners punishod by fine and im
destine printing presses shall be destroyed of the Customs and Excise, is as follows:
prisonment. No printer shall print a' work 1813. 1814.
before he has declared his intention, or CustomsConsolidated 3,905,936' 4,193,319 Do. Anyual Duties 2,731,091 2,637,962 hins delivered the prescribed 'number of co
publish it in any manner whatever, till Ke Do. War Taxes 3,520,194 3,382,953
a 'fine of 1000 francs each, Total of Customs .. 10,157,2 10,513,174
for the first time, and 2000 francs for the Excise Consolidated 16,691,167 17,787,192 seconda The omission of his name, and Do, Annual Duties 464,789 - 4616042 place of abode, shall be punished by a fine Do. War Taxes 5,406,203 5,903 315 of 3000 francs : tbe insertion of a false name,
and false place of abode, with a fine of 6000 Total of Excise 22,550,159 24,154,549 francs, besides imprisonment. Every bookStamps
5,265,064 5,546,666 seller who shall possess or distribute a work Post-Office .... 1,394,000 1,455,000 without the naine of the printer, shall pay a Assessed Taxes.... 6,096,633 6,423,312 fine of 2000 francs; or, of iono francs, if he Property
15,814,153 14,189,137 gives up the name of the printer. The disLand Taxes ori...1,165,399 1,105,016 positions of this law shall be in force till Miscellaneous * 422,600 383,010 the end of the session of 1816, unless rePensions, &c. Ann. Dut. '1,500
The general direction of the bookselling Total Net Revenue 60,866,652 63,7(13,864 trade is placed under the superintendance of
the chancellor of France. Nineteen 'ordiFRANCE.
nary censors and twenty-!wo honorary cenThe following is the substance of the sors are appointed. The former are allowed law relative to the liberty of the press in a salary of 1200 francs each, and to have a France, sanctioned and published Oct. 21, farther remuneration annually, in proportion 1814.
Every writing of more than twenty sheets, Printers are to keep a regular register of may be published without previous censare. all the works printed by them for the inThe same is permitted, whatever may be sue spection of the proper officers, and are to number of the sheets, with respect to: deposit one copy in the royal library, a se1:- Writings -in dead tongues and foreign cond with the chancellor, a bird with the tanguages. 2. Mandments, pastoral letters, minister of the interior, a fourth with the catechisms, and books of prayer. 3. Me- director-general of the book trade, and so moirs in law processes. 4. Memoirs of re• deliver a fifth to the censor nppointed to cognised literary and scientific societies. examine the worki, Wood-cuts and copper5. The opinions of members of the two pinte engravings are subject to nearly the
chambers. Other writings must be commü. satnie regulations as books. The Editors of nicated before printing to the director general periodical publications are prohibited fedin
of the bookselling trade, wlio will cause tliem advertising any book or print until it luas to be examined by one or more censors, beeti first anliounced in the Booksellers' chosen from among those whom the king Joumala ilu v krizo, 12 917--; 2:o) slav allall have appointed ; and, if two censors at s'obietti 107470 ghuset the least are of opinion that the writing is a w; 10 amet GERMANY., -ESTA defamatory libel, or that it may disiarb the vei Charles Witte, of Lochau, son of Dr. public tranquillity, or that it is contrary to Winte, of Giessen, a lad of 14 years of age, the constitutional charter, or that it offends received Oct. Z the degree of; Docturvíz against morality, the director-general may Philosophy and Plaster of Aried A work of stop the printing. A commiltee of thiree shis, cutitled "An lauuducuun 710 x 1, more peers, three deputies, and three commis y perteer Vaderstanding of Trigonometritis esigners of the king sball receive from the bude to be published ido? 90. A well
. a eu livre 408% JA 6.M.:18d bud GI OM 10 Is to
to the labour they may have performed.
MISCELLANEOUS. Sermons, by the Rev. John Venn, M. A., The Londoni Catalogue of Books, with Reetor of Clapham, in 2 vols. 8vo..
their Sizes and Prices, 1814. 850. 8s. Discourses on Practical Subjects; by Job A Catalogue of Books, now on Sale, by Orton. 1 vol. 8vo. 9s.
Mr. E Reddell, bookseller, Tewkesburg. A Collection of Scripture Maps; exhibit: Part III. 6d. ing the principal places mentioned in the A Supplement to Wm. Baynes's Catalogue Old and New l'estament; accurately colour for 1814; containing Odd Volumes, Maga. ed. 8vo. 145. 60. or 410. 185.
zines, Reviews, &c. 1s. A Sermon preached at the Parish Church Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown's of St. Crux, York, July 7, 1814; by John General Catalogue of Valuable and Rare Overton, A. M.
Old Books. Part Ill, which contains the Plain Discourses, delivered to a Country Classes of Facetiæ, or Books of Wit and Congregation; by the Rev. Wra. Butcher, Drollery, Humour and Fancy; Magic, M. A. 2 vols. 12mo. 10s.
, Alcbymy, Physiognoms, &c. Creed Philosophic, or Iinmortality of the 13. 6d. Soul; by Nathaniel Couke, Esq. 410. 12s. A circumstantial Narrative of the Cam
Short Discourses on the Lord's Prayer, paign in Russia, embellished with Plans of chiefly designed for the use of country vil- the Battles of the Moskwa and Malo-Jaras. leges; by Isaac Man. 25. 6d.
lavitz; by Eugene Labaume, Captain of the A Brief and Comtected View of Prophecy; Royal Geographical Engineers, Ex-Officer of being an Esposition of the second, seventh, the Ordnance of Priuce Eugene, Chevalier and eighth claplers of the Propliecy of of the Legion of Honour, and of the Iron Daniel; together with the sixteenth chapter Crown; Author of an Abridged History of of Revelation, to which are added, some the Republic of Venice, Observations respecting the Period and Geuretria Legitima, or an Elementary Manner of the Restoration of the Jews : by System of Theoretical Geometry, in eight Capt. Maitland, Royal Artillery. 39. 6d. Buoks; including the Doctrine of Ratios,
Christian Morals, or Practical Precepts &c.; by Francis Reynard. 7s.6d. and Rules of Duty ; selected from the Epi A Key 40 Bonusycastle's Trigonometry; atles of St. Paul, St. James, St. Peter, and by Griffith Davies, Teacher of the MatheSt.Jobn 8d. or 9s, a dozen.
matics. 8vo. 59. 7, Eight Sermons, preached before tlie Uni. Cases of Tetanus and Rabies Contagiosa, Mersity of Oxford; by Edw. Garrard Dlarslı, or Canine Hydrophobia; with Kemarks, M.A., 8vo. 73. 6d.
chiefly injended to ascertain the characteSermons on several Subjects and Occasions; ristic Syniptoms of the latter Disease in by the late Rev. John Hoare, Chancellor and Man and certain Brules, and to point out Vicar-general of the diocese of Limerick, the most effectual Means of Prevention; by Ireland. 8vo. 10s. 6d.
Caleb Hillier Parry, M. D. F.R.S. Sva ... A Body of Divinity, wherein the Doctrines Observations on Adhesion, with Two of the Christian Religion are explained and Cases, demoustrative of the Powers of Nadefended, being the Substance of several tore to re-unite Parts which have been by Lectures on the Assembly's LargerCatechism; Accident totally separated from the Animal by T. Ridgley, D.D, vols. 8vo. 21. 2s. System; by William Balfour, M. D. Bro.
An Inquiry into the Antiquity of the Is. 6d, Sabbath, chiefly with reference to ihe Opi The Biographical Dictionary, Vol. XVIII. nion of Dr. Paley, by Wm. Cooper, B. D. Ediled 'by Alexander Chalmers, F. S. A. 19. 60.
8vo. 105.- Volume XIX will be published on An Essay on the Holy Bucharist, or a the 1st of Jatiuary. Refutation of the Hoadlyan Schene of it; A Surumary'or the History of the English ti by Henrg Card, M. A. 13s.
Church, and of the Sects which have de sal Ste Athanasias's Creed explained ;- by parted from its Communion , with Answers
Olivia Wilmot Servis, niece to the late Rev. to each Dissenting Body relative to its pres m De Wilmot, of Oxford. 1s. 6d.
tended Groupds of Separation; by Johnson A Collection of Scripture Prints, from the Grant, DI, A. of St. John's College, Oxford. Paintings of eminent Masters, engraved by 2 vols. 8vo. 14s.
Mr. Freeman, adapted to illustrate Bibles, Elements of Hebrew Grammar; by J. F. "Common Prayers, atrd all Works on Scripture Gyles, Esq. A. M. 8vo. 12s. TiHistory, on-8vo. paper, 1 l 1st, ditto, colour A Hebrew, Latin, and English Dictionary. cuted, Hi 21. pun dto papeto lh ., ditto, co. By the Rev. Joseph Samuët C. F. Frey. cloured; 21. 105* new od A dare Paris HII and IV. common 8. royal 125
Purts XI. and XII, which conclude the France, Savoy, Switzerland, and Germang' Rev. Mr. Frey's Hebrew Bible. The whole during the Summer of 1814 ; by a Member quay be had in 2 vols, comumos 31, 3. rosal of the University of Oxford, 8vň. 9s. 41. 105.
The Narrative of Capt. Dennis Henchy The Cloud Messenger of Calidasa ; translat. O'Brien, R. N. containing an Account of his ed by FI. H. Wilson, Esq.of Calcatta. 8vo 7s. Shipwreck, Captivity, and Escape from
Alpine Sketches, Comprised in a short France, after undergoing a Series of SufferTour through parts of Holland, Flanders, ings, which lasted for nearly five Years.,
*CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY. Abdool was told in the evening, that he had
ABDOOL MÉS SEE'S JOURNAL. been seen in company with a Bramin going (Continued from p. 740.)
toward the city. The Brain, who appeared " JUNE 26, 1815.--To-ay, a man, who had fat and well clothed, had hold of the boy's formerly been Kazee of the city, and who hand. The boy was beard to say, Let me had killed his brother, came to Abdool. 50; they will think I stay too long, and be After the usual salutations, he entered on a
angry with me.' The man answered, dispute with seeming warmth; and said, “Never mind; I will myself go back with that what Abdool taaght was not the Bible, you, and make your peace; and seenied but what he had extracted from Mahometan to be soothing him, with a view to get him books. It is in vain,' said he' to pre: away with him. As the boy bad lost caste, tend that what you teach is Christianity: we this could only be to get him away iu order see nothing of it in the Christians. The to be revenged for the disgrace, they think it Sabibs take all manner of women into their for a Bramin to change his religion. houses : their care is only about wine, and July 6.-To-day the Rajab Ram Narian banqueting, and hunting, and gaming: passed most of the day bere.
He is son never say that your doctrine is theirs; you of the brother of the well-known Chegt have made up a religion for yourself.' Ab. Sing, Rajah of Benares, who was finally dool
, of course, contended, that the Law and set aside from the rajahship by sbe Home the Gospel were prior to the Koran ; and poorable Company on the murder of Ms. that wherein they agreed, they had taken Cherry, and the present family placed on from the Christians, not the Christians from the Musnud, who are of the female line. them;-- that in respect of the Sahibs,. What On June 9th, this Rajah Rani Narian you say of them is that judging forbidden called upon me (Rev. Mr. Corrie) He had in Matthew vii., and if I chose I could passed ihe greatest part of a day at Cawaprove to your face that you are just as bad pore with the late Mr. Martyn, with whom as they; but leave off judging others, and I was then an inmate. Since then, he has judge from the Book, whether or not the been visiting about among the Mabratta Sahibs live according tuit: the Bouk is our princes; and on arriving here, and hearing guide, and those who live according to it of my being here, he came to call upon nie. are the servants of Christ, and those who do After some time, he entered into a detail of not are the servants of Satan. The Kazee the nisfurtunes of his faroily. I heard him took Abdool aside at going away; and out; and then endeavoured to shew him, asked him privately, if there was any way of that all worldly expectations were thus de. forgiveness pointed out for murder in the luding;, and that, though we should guin Gospel. Abdool spoke briefly of repent our end in the world, we must leave it, and ance, and the efficacy of Christ's blood to go to give account to God: whilst thuse, cleanse from all sin. The Kazee took away who know and love the true God, have a the Pentateuch; ani, after the appointed never failing portion. Abdool, who was time, sent it back, begging he might have it present, took ap the subject. The young every day to read,
man was roused 10 attention, came to see us " June 27.-This afternoon the whole pre- day after day, and expressed very freely in mises in the city were filled with people, to public his approbation of the Gospel , be. hear Abdool read and explain the Scrip- coming daily more serious and earuest in his tures.
religious inquiries. At length, he became " July 1.This morning the Bcamin boy, suspected of an inclination to Christianity. referred to on June 25th, had occasion to go Crowds, both of Hindogs and Musselmaus, out of our premises, and is not setupped. visited him daily, to dissuade lia figa asse