« PreviousContinue »
There appears, as the reader will remark, something like abruptness, in the transition from the 21st verse to the 22nd.
Some Greek Manuscripts have a few words, as an introduction to the 22d verse,—" And turning to his disciples, he said”—which were approved by Laurentius Valla, and adopted by Robert Stephens. They did not appear in the Vulgate, and were rejected by Erasmus, Colinæus and Beza, the last of whom I think had great weight with the Translators. The Translators left out the words, and gave this marginal note: “Many ancient copies add these words, And turning to his disciples, he said."
In the seventeenth chapter of St Luke's Gospel we read in the ordinary type :
36. Two men shall be in the field; the one shall be taken and the other left.
There is a long list of Manuscripts that omit this
It was rejected by Erasmus and Stephens, but received by Beza. The Translators affixed to it the following marginal comment. - This 36 verse is wanting in most of the Greek copies.
In 1 John ii. 23. the latter clause of the verse is very powerfully supported by Greek Manuscripts; but it did not appear in some of the earlier editions of the Greek Testament, on account of their having been printed from Manuscripts which omitted the clause. However it was received by Beza. It is singular that in this case the Translators, adopting a different plan from what has already been pointed out, have left no marginal note; but the verse is printed as follows:
23. Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: but he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the Father also,
From this mode of printing, it is undoubtedly to be inferred that the Translators considered the latter clause of the verse as of, at least, dubious authority. When the modes of proceeding, in other cases of Various Readings, are taken into account, we cannot but deem what we here find, to be an anomaly ; but as many other anomalies exist in the Text of 1611, which I do not feel myself called upon either to point out or defend, I shall content myself with stating what has occurred to me, and consign the subject to the reader's judgement.
MATT. iii. 15
xii. 31 xiii, 19 xxiv. 41
27 27, 123 27, 107, 123
13 15 16 17 49 86 50 17 45 58 58
17 51 51
vii. 59 xiii. 25 xxii. 28
28 63 28 29
Exod. xii. 36
LEVIT. iv. 13
NUMB. xxiii. 15
DEUT. iv. 12
JUDGES v. 30
2 SAM. v. 8
2 Kings ix, 21
PSALM v. 3
ISSUED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE COMMITTEE OF GENERAL LITERATURE AND EDUCATION, APPOINTED BY THE SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING
JOHN W. PARKER, WEST STRAND, LONDON.
CONVERSATIONS of a FATHER with HIS CHILDREN. Two
Pocket Volumes, with many ENGRAVINGS. Price 58. 6d. bound in cloth; or in
fancy binding, with gilt edges, price 7s. 6d. THESE Conversations were first written with a ness towards our friends, and of active benevoview to the gratification and improvement of the lence towards all. The habit, too, of deriving Author's children. They are now published instruction and delight from contemplating the with the sincere desire that the perusal of them varied scenes of nature, and the ordinary occurmay afford to others also somewhat of pleasure rences of life, it is hoped may, at the same time, and advantage. The principles here inculcated be instilled and cherished; whilst the maxim, are those of the Religion of the Gospel. The the spirit of which the Author trusts will be little work is intended to promote cheerful and found to breathe through the whole, is, BE GOOD fervent piety, a contented, obedient, and grateful frame of mind, feelings of affection and kind
AND BE HAPPY.
LIVES of EMINENT CHRISTIANS. Volume the First; BISHOP
WILSON; ARCHBP. USHER; Dr. HAMMOND; JOHN EVELYN. By the Rev. R. B. HONE, M.A. The Portraits on Steel, by ENGLEHEART.
Price 4s. 6d. bound in cloth. The paths of good men are commonly so full of of contemporary biography and history. The peace, and the sorrows which befall them, so writer desires to commend to the serious considermercifully softened and blessed by a sacred in- ation of his readers, the dying prayer of the pious fluence, that few more pleasing or successful Archbishop-O Lord forgive, especially my sins ways of recommending the fear and love of God of omission !—the memorable advice of the virtuhave been found, than the publication of reli- ous Hamniond to the young-Withstand the first gious biography. With the design of promoting overtures of sin ; be intent and serious in what is so good à cause, by the blessing of God, this good, and make choice of a wise and virtuous little volume has been written; and it is hoped friend ;-the monitory question of the good that, in carrying it into execution, a fresh interest Bishop of Man;-Have you set up an altar in may have been given to the lives of these emi- your house ?—and the last recorded declaration nent persons, by the collation of former memoirs, of the accomplished Evelyn;- All is vanity and the addition of new matter gleaned from which is not honest, and there is no solid wisdom their own writings, as well as from many volumes | but in real piety!—Preface.
READINGS in BIOGRAPHY. A Selection of the Lives of the most
Eminent Men of all Nations. Price 4s. 6d. bound in cloth. The design of this work is to give an account piled from original sources; those of the Orienof the lives of the leaders in the most import- tal Sovereigns, especially, are taken from oriental ant revolutions which history records, from the writers; and in the life of Saint Louis, some age of Sesostris to that of Napoleon. Care has curious particulars of the Egyptian crusade will been taken to select those personages, concern- be found, derived from contemporary Arabic ing whom information is most required by the Historians. historical student. All the lives have been com
READINGS in SCIENCE; being EXPLANATIONS of some of the
most interesting APPEARANCES and PRINCIPLES in NATURAL PHILOSOPHY, expressed in simple Language, and illustrated by familiar
Examples. With very many ENGRAVINGS. Price 5s. bound in cloth, This volume differs materially from previous | ner in which they are treated, in the examples by publications having the same object, namely, which principles are illustrated, and in certain that of rendering the path of science easy and reflections and remarks, not generally introduced inviting to beginners. The chief differences will into scientific writings. be found, in the order of the subjects, in the man
GENERAL LITERATURE AND EDUCATION.
READINGS in POETRY. A Selection from the Works of the best
English Poets, from Spenser to the present times; and Specimens of several American Poets of deserved reputation. With Literary Notices of the various Writers, and brief Notes, explaining remote allusions and obsolete words.
Price 4s. 6d., cloth lettered. Care has been taken to select such pieces and students. It is scarcely necessary to add, that passages as best illustrate the style of the re- the most scrupulous attention has been paid to spective Authors, and are, at the same time, the moral character of the extracts. not beyond the average capacity of youthful
LIVES of SACRED POETS. Volume the First.
INTRODUCTORY SKETCH of SACRED POETRY. GEORGE WITHER; FRANCIS QUARLES; GILES FLETCHER; GEORGE HERBERT; RICHARD CRASHAW. By R. A. WILLMOTT, Esq. The Portraits on Steel, by ENGLEHEART. In
the Press. The writer of these Lives has endeavoured to pre- Pastoral School; Sir John Denham ; Heywood, sent as ample a view as the limits of a volume the author of the Hierarchie of the Blessed would permit, of the state of Sacred Poetry in Angels ; G. Sandys; Lord Bacon, the friend of the reigns of Elizabeth, James the First, and Herbert;, Hobbes, the philosopher, and Ben Charles the First. Among the poets and dis- Jonson, his associate in the translation of the tinguished individuals, of hom Biographical Advancement of Learning: the celebrated Lord and Critical Sketches are given, may be enu- Herbert, of Cherbury; the accomplished and merated, R. Southwell; H. Constable; B. learned Selden; Archbishops Williams and Barnes; Francis Davison, the author of some Laud; Lord Pembroke, the lover and loved of exquisite versions from the Psalms; Donne ; poets; Cowley, the affectionate friend of CraW. Browne, the sweetest disciple of Spenser's shaw; &c. &c. &c.
A MANUAL of INSTRUCTION in VOCAL MUSIC, with a view to
PSALMODY. With an Historical Introduction. By JOHN TURNER,
Esq. Price 4s., cloth lettered. With an especial view, first and principally, suggested are carefully attended to and patiently to render the kind of assistance required for the reduced to practice, the end proposed will be improvement of the musical portion of the entirely accomplished. Though it is chiefly deChurch Service; and in the second place, with signed for the use of children collected in large regard to more extended benefits, this little work numbers, it may, with equal advantage, bo was begun. The author offers it not as an ex- adopted in smaller assemblages, and in the doperiment now for the first time to be tried, but mestic circle: and may also be rendered serviceas the result of long experience; and in the able to adults.- Introduction. fullest confidence that, if the rules and details
MUSIC INSTRUCTION CARDS, prescribed in Turner's Manual
of Vocal Music. Card No. I. NoTATION; CARD No. II. The DiaTONIC MAJOR SCALE, or Key, (with Examples and Explanations.) Price One Sbilling per Dozen Çards.
CHRISTMAS CAROLS; a Series of ORIGINAL SONGS suitable for the
Festival of OUR LORD'S NATIVITY ; adapted to select Music, from HANDEL, HAYDN, Jackson (of Exeter,) ABEL, ŘELFE, &c., and to various : National and Ancient Airs, arranged for one, two, and three Voices, with Ac
companiments for the Piano-Forte or Organ. Price 4s. bound in cloth. It is hoped that these little poems, written country, under the same title. Having been in a plain and easy style, and breathing proper written with a view to being sung, they have sentiments of piety, can hardly fail to be gene- been set and adapted to some beautiful music, rally useful, and to supersede in a great de- and are thus fitted for families and musical gree the rude strains current throughout the parties.
CHRISTMAS CAROLS (single sheet.) The Poetry of the above
Volume, printed uniformly with the SATURDAY MAGAZINE, for popular circulation. Price ONE PENNY.