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the contrary, we may presume, that in some work more commensurate to his talents than any in which he had been previously engaged, he would have developed to posterity the riches of a mind highly gifted by nature, and stored with all that was valuable in the learning of Greece and Rome.

Epitaph on a mural Monument in the Church of

Richmond, Surry.
In the adjoining Church-Yard, at the east;end of the Chancel,

lie the remains of
GILBERT WAKEFIELD, B. A.
formerly Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge;

third son of George Wakefield, M.A.
late Vicar of Kingston and Minister of this Parish :

He died September 9, 1801, aged 45.
Simplicity of manners and benevolence of temper,
united with eminent intellectual accomplishments,

greatly endeared him in private life.

To the public he was known,
by high attainments in biblical and classical literature,
and the honesty and intrepidity of his endeavours

to promote the cause of Truth and Liberty. Sustained by the affection of numerous and estimable friends, as well as by the testimony of Conscience,

he endured with fortitude a State-Prosecution, and two years Imprisonment, for his “ Reply to the Address of the Bishop of Landaff

to the People of Great Britain.” Returning from the County-Prison of Dorchester, with an unbroken spirit, but impaired strength,

and resuming his accustomed exertions, he sunk under a fever, 14 weeks after his enlargement, The expectation of immortality by the Christian Covenant

and the remembrance of his conscientious life.
enabled him to meet death with complacency.

His loss, irreparable to his wife and children,
was deeply regretted by all his friends and relatives.

Thomas Wakefield, B. A. the Minister of this Parish, erects this Memorial of his Brother's Desert and his own Affection.

List of Mr. Wakefield's Works in the Order of

their Publication.

Poemata Latine partim scripta, partim reddita: quibus accedunt quædam in Q. Horatium Flaccum observationes criticæ.

Cantab. 1776. 4to.

A plain and short Account of the Nature of Baptism according to the New Testament: with a cursory Remark on Confirmation and the Lord's Supper.

Warrington, 1781. 12mo.

An Essay on Inspiration: considered chiefly with respect to the Evangelists.

Warrington, 1781. 8vo.

A new Translation of the First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessalonians, offered to the Public as a Specimen of an intended Version of the whole New Testament: with a Preface containing a brief Account of the Author's Plan.

Warrington, 1781. 8vo.

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A new Translation of the Gospel of St. Matthew; with Notes critical, philological and explanatory.

Warrington, 1782. 4to.

Directions for the Student in Theology.

London, 1784. 12mo.

A Sermon preached at Richmond, in Surry, on July 29, 1784; the Day appointed for a general Thanksgiving on Account of the Peace.

London, 1784. 8vo.

An Enquiry into the Opinions of the Christian Writers of the three first Centuries concerning the Person of Jesus Christ.

London, 1784. 8vo.

The Poems of Mr. Gray; with Notes.

London, 1786. 8vo.

Virgilii Maronis Georgicôn libri IV.

Cantab. 1788. 8vo.

Remarks on Dr. Horsley's Ordination-Sermon: in a Letter to the Lord Bishop of Gloucester.

London, 1788. 12mo.

Four Marks of Antichrist: or a Supplement to the Warburtonian Lecture.

London, 1788. 8vo.

A new Translation of those Parts only of the New Testament, which are wrongly translated in our common Version.

London, 1789. 8vo.

An Address to the Inhabitants of Nottingham, occasioned by a Letter lately sent to the Mayor, and some other Members of the Corporation of that Town. With an Appendix on the Subject of the Test-Laws.

London, 1789. 8vo.

Remarks on the internal Evidence of the Christian Religion.

London, 1789.. 8vo.

Silva Critica: sive in Auctores sacros profanosque Commentarius Philologus. Pars Prima.

Cantab. 1789. 8vo.

An Address to the Right Reverend Dr. Samuel Horsley, Bishop of St. David's, on the Subject of an Apology for the Liturgy and Clergy of the Church of England.

Birmingham, 1790. Svo.

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