to Maria Anne, widow of the late BenMarried. The rev. Henry Cole, to jamin Neale, Esq. Frances Spencer, daughter of Lient. Died.-At Oxford, aged 26, the rev. Colonel Stransham, of the royal marines. Francis Joseph Pearce, B.A. curate of DEVONSHIRE.

Hatford, Berks, and a member of Ereter Died.-The rev. Charles Hill, rector college. of Trentishoe and Inston.

SHROPSHIRE. Died.--The rev. William Shore, vicar Died. The rev. David Cadwallader, of Otterton, and brother to Lord Teign- rector of Abdon, and perpetual curate of mouth.

Church Preen.

Married.--At Yarmouth, the rev. R.

Married. — The rev. Mr. Blake, of D. Spooner, rector of Anwick cum

Bishop's Lydeard, to Mary Ann, daughBrauncewell, and of Worlaby, in the

ter of J. Badcock, Esq. banker, of county of Lincoln, to Martha, second

Taunton. daughter of Thomas Bateman,Esq.M.D.

SUFFOLK. of the former place.

Died. — At Witnes bam, in his 84th MIDDLESEX.

year, the rev. John King, M.A. rector Married. At St Andrew's, London,

of that parish, and many years Master the rev. W. Lewis Buckle, M.A. of Lin- of the Grammar School at ipswich. The coln college, Oxford, and rector of Ad

rectory is in the patronage of the Mas. well, in that county, eldest son of the ters and Fellows of St. Peter's college, rev. William Buckle, of Pyrton, and of Cambridge. Burgh House, Surrey, to Mary Freeman,

Died. --Suddenly, the rev. Mr. Tiffen, second daughter of William Manley, Esq. curate of Fakenham, near Eusten. of Bedford-row, London, serjeant at law,

YORKSHIRE. and commissioner of the board of excise.

Died. The rev. F. W. Dealtry, rector Married. The rev. Charles B. Tay of Over Elmsley. lor, to Adine, daughter of A. D. Lewis

Died.—The Very rev. Thos. Kipling, Agassiz, Esq. of Finsbury.square, London. D.D. Dean of Peterborough, and vicar NORFOLK.

of Holme in Spalding More, Yorkshire. Married. The rev. Philip Ward, M.A. The rectory and vicarage are in the pato Horatia Nelson Nelson, the adopted tronage of the Master and Fellows of daughter of the late Admiral Lord Vis St. John's college, Cambridge. count Nelson.


Married. --At Newton Nottage, Gla.
Married.--At Northampton, the rev.
J. Riddell, M.A. to Dorothy, youngest felow of Exeter college, Oxford, to Ann

morgansbire, the rev. John Blackmore, daughter of the late John Foster, Esq. Bassett, second daughter of the late of Leicester Grange, Leicestershire. NORTHUMBERLAND.

rev. Robert Koight, formerly of Tewkes.

bury, and niece tó Colonel Knight, of Died. On the 31st ult, the rev. James

Tythegston. Boutter, M.4. vicar of Emeldon, and

Married.--The rov. James Williams, formerly follow of Merton college, 0.x

B.D. fellow of Jesus college, Oxford, and ford. The living is in the gift of that

rector of Llandeusant, in the county of society.

Anglesey, to Frances, second daughter of NOTTINGHAMSHIRE. Married. — The rev. Henry Jenour, House, Shrewsbury.

Thomas Lloyd, Esq. M.A. of the Stone rector of Epperston, to Caroline, young Married. The rev. Edward Murray, est daughter of the rev. W. Smelt, rector

second son of the late Right Rev. Lord of Godling, and niece to the late Earl of George Murray, Bishop of St. David's, Chesterfield.

and nephew of the Duke of Atboll, to OXFORDSHIRE.

Ruperta Catharine, only child of the lato Married.—The rev. J. Angell James, Sir George Wright, Bart.

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POLITICAL RETROSPECT. The nation already begins to feel parliament - the desponding have the beneficial effects of the meeting been encouraged, and the ill.inten. of Parliament. The violent oppo tioned have been rebuked--and insition with which ministers were creasing confidence must be the ob. threatened, has dwindled away to vious and speedy consequence. nothing; and the landlords and te The principal difference which bants, who were complaining of their has arisen among the opposite par. insuperable difficulties and dis

ties in the senate, refers to our futresses, have in a great measure re ture plans and prospects--the miturned to their senses. The parlia. Disters upholding an efficient sink. mentary debates have convinced and ing fund—the opposition proposing satisfied all reasonable men, that to do away with it entirely, and to agriculturists bear no more than take off taxes o equivalent to its their fair proportion of the public amount. It has been decided, by burdens; that their circumstances, a large majority, that the former in the long run, have been more system shall be adopted-and we prosperous than those of


other sincerely rejoice in the determina. class; that the country is abun tion. The greatest statesmen that dantly able to fulfil all its engage. England ever saw, agreed in estab. ments, and that national ruin and na. lishing and supporting this fund, tional bankruptcy are nothing more although they agreed in nothing than the ridiculous bugbears of the else-long experience has proved weak, or the mischievous predic. its value; and at the very moment tions of the wicked. Messrs. Cob in which its abolition is desired, it bett and Co. affirm that the country is enabling government to save a is ruined, and cannot pay its debts. million and a half annually, by reMr. Tierney and Mr. Ricardo, and ducing the five per cents, to fours. other eminent members of opposi- If under such circumstances the tion, maintain directly the reverse, sinking fund is to be destroyed, at and have no doubt that there is still all events we ought to hear very a mide of wealth in Great Britain, plain reasons for the measure. It which will enable it to triumph over ought to come recommended not all its embarrassments. This is the merely by the eloquence and infirst result of the present session of genuity of its advocates, but by

their great financial skill and cha- senate, when he is voting for the racter, by the concurrence of the abolition of places. principal monied and mercantile in We believe there is no doubt that terests, by the support of those who the plan for reducing the five per are not systematically in opposition cents. will be carried into immediate to the government, or openly en- effect. The only question is, whedeavouring to bring themselves into 'ther the bonus already offered will power. None of these recommenda- suffice, or whether government will tions are possessed by the greater be compelled to propose more fameasure of us. The opposition, and vourable terms. This depends upon the opposition only have supported the price of stocks: if they continue it; they regarded it as a proper as they now are, the original bonus question to embarrass the ministry; is expected to prove sufficient; if they hoped that it would have found they fall it will be insufficient. favour with the country gentlemen, Ireland, which must hereafter atand they are very deservedly disap- tract so much of the attention of pointed.

parliament, has been disposed of The only subject upon which it for the present in the only manner is probable that the House of Com- of which the case admits. The mons will be more equally divided, hands of the government have been is the subject of retrenchment. It strengthened by the re-enaction of is impossible to deny that the re- the Insurrection Act, and it merely forms and reductions which have remains to lament that the Act was been effected during the last sun ever repealed. When it has once mer, might have been commenced, more effected its object, and tran. if not completed three years ago. quillized our unfortunate neigh. The inference is, that ministers will bours, the time will have arrived! be economical, as soon as they are for inquiring into the real grievances compelled to be so, but not before: of the Irish, and endeavouring to and this inference must weigh with remove them. every independent member of the

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We have received a long and angry Letter from Mr. G. F. Stratton, on the subject of the Warwickshire Bible Society. Our conduct respecting such Letters has always been regulated by a short and simple principle. We have never objected to insert any explanatory circumstance with which we have been furnished ; but have always refused to print answers to our Reviews. Mr. Stratton's Epistle is not such an answer ; but he goes out of his way to attack other persons: and from the tone in which he writes, can hardly have expected that his Letter should be noticed. We are willing, however, to insert all that can be justly considered as self-defence. He informs us, that he does not reside in Warwickshire, that he asserted, that he had conferred with 15,000 persons on the occasion of establishing the Oxford Bible Society, and that Mr. Percy is not a Methodist Preacher. The first fact is immaterial, unless Mr. Stratton had added, that he does reside in Warwickshire. The second we ex, tracted from a very laudatory report of Mr. Stratton's speech, which appeared in Jackson's Oxford Journal, June 26, 1813. The third is only a misnomer, as Mr. Percy is an Independent minister and preaches to all

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as God had delivered to the Jews

from Mount Sinai, or had imparted ST. JOHN xii. 17.

originally to man, These our Lord If ye know these things, happy are ye if, sanctioned and adopted into his own ye do them.

most holy religion, that consummaThe great end of all religious know- tion of all others, and rare union of ledge is the sanctification of our every possible moral and religious hearts, and the improvement of our perfection. lives. He is not the best Christian The first great truth then, and the who knows most of his Bible, or cao foundation of all others, and the apply a text with the greatest rea very life and soul of religion is the diness (though the more we know, being of God. This our Lord evi. and the more readily we can apply dently takes for granted, as an article on occasion, the better,) but he is of nature's creed, universally acthe best Christian who has transe knowledged by all mankind in all planted all its fruitful doctrines and ages and places of the world. “Ye holy laws and amiable graces into believe in God," says he: and then his heart and life. We are to be on this, as a received truth, he goes come wiser that we may be better, on to ground the peculiar article of and better that we may be happy the Christian's creed, “ Believe also now and for ever. If ye know in me." All the attributes of God these things," the holy and blessed are faithfully and minutely laid down truths of my religion,“ happy are in the Gospel. He is declared to ye, adds our Lord, if ye do them,” if be " the Father of lights, the giver ye let them have their full effect on of all good gifts, with whom is no your conduct.

variableness, neither shadow of turnWe cannot then be more usefullying, the King eternal, immortal, the employed than in looking at the sum only wise God, the blessed and only of a Christian's knowledge, and Potentate, who only hath inmorbringing together into one compre- tality, dwelling in the light which no hensive view all the great truths man can approach unto, whom no that our Lord hath sanctioned or man hath seen, nor can see.” In the revealed in his Gospe!; I say sanc

works of creation indeed, in the daily tioned or revealed, because some mercies of his providence, in the are truths that the world knew not wonders of grace, in the blessednes till our Lord had revealed them; and perfection of the Gospel, inothers were already contained in the the effects of his wisdom, pov law of Moses and the religion of and love, we may see God, I



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self no man hath seen, nor can see, fices, let the Baptist tell us. When for “God is a Spirit."

looking on the ever-blessed Jesus, Farther, we are permitted, nay, as he was walking as man amongst commanded to worship, this great the sons of men, he exclaimed (thus and mighty and spiritual God, un- , connecting the type with its antider the most endearing of all human type) “ Behold the Lamb of God, appellations: and, as our Lord, be- that taketh away the sins of the ing his Son, in his own natural world." right, constantly addressed Him by Christ has come in the flesh, God the title of Father, so we, that are hath tabernacled himself in a human his sons by adoption and grace, body; he has lived and died, and have received also of his spirit, borne our sins in that body on the whereby we cry,

Abba, Father." tree; the debt of sin is cancelled; And, as we are wonderfully drawn the ransom is paid, and man is free. towards Him by this tye of filial love By the first Adam we fell, by the seand affection, so does our affection cond we are restored to the divine and gratitude rise into wonder and favour, aud the gates of the heaadoration, when we contemplate venly Paradise are opened to all bethat fundamental article, and very lievers. corner-stone of Christianity, the But on what conditions, and how mysterious existence of the Godhead shall those conditions be performin three distinct persons, one in na- ed? And what encouragements ture, one in power, one in design, have we to their performance? and all intently bent on the one God might have withheld his par. great work of man's redemption. don. The establishment of certain

This redemption is the next great conditions doth not at all destroy truth made known unto us in the the freedom of the gift. The gift Gospel

of salvation is still free; still of The power and mercy of God had grace. God was in no ways bound created man in his own image, in the to give it; though having given it, he possession of a free will, a reason. may, for the good of man, and the able mind, a pure heart, and a strong enhancement of the gift, and out of predilection for what was good; yet regard to his justice, apportion it not without a law. " For in the only to such as strive to deserve it day that thou eatest thereof thou in the way that he hath appointed. shalt surely die.” Adam ate of the Hence follow, on man's part, the forbidden tree and fell; and in bis required conditions of faith and refall drew after him all bis posterity pentance; repentance whereby we into the same state of weakness and forsake sin, and enter on a godly depravity, and sickness and death, life: and faith, whereby we stedand the fearful expectation and de- fastly believe the promises of God sert of eternal misery, which had made out of respect to the effectual been the just but wretched conse atonement of Christ. quence of bis own perverse disobe Connected with this head is condience. At length he pays the debt sequently the whole body of moral of his corrupted nature, and dies"; law, that Christ has delivered ; a but not before a Redeemer is pro- law that comprehends in one clear mised, and men had been taught to view all that God hath impressed on offer animal sacrifices as types of the heart of man; all that reason that great propitiation hereafter to hath duly inferred; all that Moses be effected for the sins of the world. hath divinely and permanently What that propitiation was, and in taught; with all those positive inwhom alone God had been through stitutions, and all those other graces, all ages well pleased under the typi- which, whether from their greater cal offering of these animal sacri- spirituality, or more extended in.

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