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to end the sentence with “ me a one of the mourning spectators of sinner !”

his composure and dignity in sufferI saw him a second time on the ing. His mind remained in its for morning of Thursday; but, from mer state ; and he viewed, with his appearance, and what I had calmness, his approaching dissolu. heard, supposing that he could not tion. I left him between twelve speak without severe effort, I had and one, and at two, as the public no conversation with him. I prayed know, ne breathed his last. for a moment at his bed-side, in com.

“ I am, Sir, &c. pany with his overwhelmed family

“ J. M. Masov." and friends; and, for the rest, was New Work, July 18, 1804.

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HOME INTELLIGENCE.

July 12, a chapel for the use of Kay, Rochdale; --- Caerns, Li

society of Christians of the In. verpool. The next General Meetdependent denomination, was open. ing is to be held at the Baptist ed at Wolverhampton. Sermons meeting-house, Leeds, on the first adapted to the occasion were preach- Wednesday in August next. The ed by Mr.Grove, of Walsall ; Mr. Donations already made to this InAloody, of Warwick; and Mr. stitution amount to u1851. 175.; Dawson, of Dudley. Mr. Steele, and the Annual Subscriptions to of Kidderminster, and Mr. Rich- 1611. 145. Inquiries are making ads, of Stourbridge, engaged in for a proper Tutor, and a suitable prayer.

place for the Academy. A CircuA General Meeting of tlie North

lar Letter has been sent to the ern Education Society was held at

friends of religion (especially in Rochdale, on Wednesday, Aug. 1,

the Baptist connexion) inviting pe1804 ; when an appropriate sermon

euniary sopport, and requesting in. was delivered by the Rev. R. Hall,

formation of suitable candidates for of Cambridge, from 1 Tim. i. 11,

the ministry. - Mr. J. Bury, of 12, which he was requested to Sabden, is appointed Treasurer to print'; and a number of suitable the Society; and the Rev. T. Lite Resolutions were agreed to.

The tlewood, of Rochdale, Secretary. following Gentlemen form the Aug. 22. The Rev. William Cornmittee for the present year:- Maclay was ordained pastor of the The Rev. Mess. J. Fawcett, A.M. Associare Congregation at Stichel, Ewood Hall; T. Langdon, Leeds; Roxburgh. Mr. Blackhall, of Ber: J. Lyons, Hull; R. Davis, Liver- wick, introdućed the service by pool; J. Hargreaves, Ogden; T. singing and prayer ; Mr. Robertson, Littlewood, Rochdale. Mess. }i of Wooler, preached from 2 Ilm. Bury, Sabden; S. Broadley, Brad- ii. 4; Mr. Hall, of Kelso, put the ford; J. Preston, Bradford; J. usual questions; Mr. Robertson Brogden, Bradford ; Thacke. thenengaged in solemn prayer, with rey, Leeds; J. Carlill, Hull; H. the laying on of the hands of the Pope, Rochdale; O. Holt, Roch. Presbytery; and Mr. Davidson, of dale ; ). Weight, Magcloester; R. Dunse, gave the charge to the

church. In the afternoon, Mr. address to the people, Mr. Hewitt, Marshall, of Alnwick, preached of Bedworth. Mr. Jerard, of Cofrom Rev. ii. 7. The crowd of ventry, preached in the evening. people who devoutly attended on The simple manners and melted the service exceeded 2000,

affections of the auditory rendered Sept. 3. As a young man, named the solemnity truly pleasing, w. Thurley, of Coscley, in Star- The Essex Associated Ministers fordshire, was riding down Park: held their half-yearly meeting at hall Lane with great speed, one of Mr. Isaac Taylor's, Colchester, on his neighbours called aloud, Wil. Monday and Tuesday, the i7th liam, where are you riding to in and 18th of September last. On such haste?” He turned his head, the Monday evening Mr. Chaplin, and answered,' I am riding to Hell; of Bishop's Stortford, preached where do you think?' When, from Phil. iv, 8.

Messrs. Bailey, awful to relate! he had but just of Clavering, and Forster, of Malspoken these shocking words, in don, engaged in the devotional ser. endeavouring to pass a loaded wag. vices. On the Tuesday, Mr. Mark, gon (the lane being narrow) he at. of Weathersfield, preached from tempted to force the horse up the Like xxiii. 4:, 43. "The devotions bank on one side ; the horse threw of the assembly were conducted by him off, and the wheels of the wag. Messrs. Drake, of Bumpstead; gon went directly over his head. Fielding, of Coggeshall; and Mo. This is not the fir:t instance of sud- rell, of Little Baddow, den and awful death immediately October 24. Mr. J. Jerard, late after uttering some horribly pro. Student at Hoxton, was ordained to fane expression.– May it prove a the Pastoral Office at the Indepen. caution to carnal and ungodly men,

dent Chapel, West Orchard, Cowho make a mock at sin, and dare to sport with the solemn realities ham, introduced the service by

ventry. Mr. Williams, of Birmingof the eternal world!

reading and prayer; Mr. Moody, Sept. 11, was held the Lincoln- of Warwick, delivered the intro: shire Association at Pinchbeck; ductory discourse ; Mr. Jerard gave when sermons were preached, by

an account of his faith and experiMr. Smelle, in the morning, from exce; Mr. Burder (the late pastor) Mat. xxviii, 20;

Mr. Richards, gave the charge; Mr. Burkitt, of of Hull, in the afternoon, from

Kenilworth, vitered the ordination John i. 17.; and, in the evening, a

prayer; Mr. Stollery, of London, double lecture, by Mr. Lancy, of preached to the people; Mr. Evans, Boston, and Mr. Woodward, Mess. of Foleshill, concluded. The whole White, Hubbard, Crapps, Lane, worship was conducted with great and Woodward, engaged in other solemnity, and the service has been parts of the service, which was

since printed, including the Colle well attended, altho’ the middle fession and Experience of Vr. Jer. of harvest. - The next Meeting is rard. In the evening a double tecto be held the last Wednesday in

ture was preached by Mr. Biewer, April, when Messrs. White and of Birmingham, and Mr. Hewitt, Woodward are expected to preach. of Bedworth. The next day being

the meeting of the Ministers of the Sept: !1. The Rev. J. Dagley Warwickshire Association, after the was ordained to the pastoral uitice public business was concluded, the over a society of Independents, at Lurd's Supper was administered to Badgeley Colliery, near Atlier. the members of the two indepenstone, in Warwickshire. The first dent churches in Coventry, and prayer, with reading the Scriptures, many others of the neighbouring Mr. Hartnell, of Nuneaton; intro. towiis. The different parts of the ductory discourse, &c. Mr. Smith, service were conducted by the Mi. of Melborne; ordination prayer, nisters present, and concluded by Mr. Williams, of Birmingham; an address to the spectators from Charge, Mr. Moody, of Warwick; Mr. Burder.

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ON CHRISTMAS DAY, 1804.

vought us a

par-don! We'll praise him

a - gain when we pass over Jor - dan!

Agur, replete with blessings from above,

With essence of oubstantial good,

The Christian soul's celestial food,
Appears the sacred morn, 09 wings of love.

Tho'nun'rou, are th' evenilnlages pasi,
Since heral:is briglit proclain' immanuel's day,

And sages, fill'd with extecy, made haste,
To whom a star lent his mcridian ray,
To guide them where th’incarnate King of Glory lay,
Yet is the memorable day's retura

No less enrich'd with mental light;

Immortal treasures, ever bright,
Its path dirine shall annually adorn!

Like its great origin for ever new,
In its inherent beauty shall appear

Blooming with joys immitable and true,
Til Time itself sball finish its career

Hail, cor'reign Lord of Heaven's stupende us frame!

King of immeasurable space!

Circat God of love and bounddess grace!
No words can yield the praise thy glories cla'm!

Not only sinful man is incomplete
Suficiently diy goodness to explore ;

Even seraphims, who worship at thy feet,
And in expressive raptures thee adore,
Yet never found thy love's illimitable shore !
Hail, great Redeemer, infinitely wise !

For man, immers d in depths of woe,

And gloomy labyrinths below,
Thy welcome voice invites him to the skies!

Aided by thy omnipotence, he gains
The plume and wreath, alone to conqu’rors givo,

With endless joys; while Death's tyrannic chains
Are by thy pow'rful arm asuinder riren,
He mounts the starry void a candidate for Heav'o!
Hail, Iboly Spirit, third in order bright!

Fountain of essence tuncreate

in the eternal triune state, Primeval source of everlasting light!

Thou didst inspire the patriarchs of old,
Immanuel's future glory to extol ;

By whom his high atchievements are foretold,
And held to general view as ages roll:
In Life's bewilderd path irradiate thou my soul !
Teach me to join the universal shout;

My little incense let me bring

To my Rcdeemer, Lord, and King, That glorious branch that sprang from Jesse's root!

for whom glad angels in the blest employ, Their most exalted Hallelujahs raise !

Jesus incarnate is their theme of joy; Worthy the Lamb they sing in endless praise ; For Holy is his naruc, mosi just and true his ways! Teach me th’important mysterics to scan,

Wherein I view the Son of God,

Leaving his throne and bright abode,
From thence to bring salvation down to man!

Unlock the treasures of the sacred word
Ere life's progressive pilgrimage is flown:

Disclose to me the trutik its rolls record,
For which the ancient Sire of days laid down
His regal pow'r supreme, and everlasting crown!
O Man! let the transcendent theme be thine

That's grac d by thone seraphic botes,

Which in each blissful region floats,
From songs of saints and hierarchies divine !

This day from all voluptuous thoughts be free;
Say to each jarring passion, “ Peace! be still!

Your discord end: let heavenly harmony Rule absolute within thy breast, and fill Thy soul with due submission to her Soy'reign's will ! Again, ye nether regions of the sky,

With jubilee celestial ring;

Ye morning stars together sing,
And greet the glorious day-spring from on high!

Ye distant orbs that fill th' einereal blue,
With gladdess hail the Saviour's natal morn;

You from his word your bright cxistence drew: As circling years proclaim each glad return,

Prepare your sacred theme for ages yet unborn! Gosport.

J. STOYLE, R. N,

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