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So the bright star, which led the wise men's feet
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Nor dar'd to inix its beams with LIGHT DIVINE.

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A CONNECTED Chronological . An Attempt to adapt Sacred Ilis0 View of the Prophecies rela- tory to the Capacities of Children, Ling to the Christian Church, in by A. Burgh, M. A. late of UniverTwelve Sermons, preached in Lin- sity College, Oxford, 12mo. coln's-inn Chapel, from the year The Influence of Christianity on 1800 to 1804, at the Lecture found the Military and Moral Character ed by the Right Rev. Wm. War- of a Soldier. A Sermon, preached burton, Lord Bishop of Gloucester before a Detachment of the Second By Robert Nares, A.M.F.R.S.F.A.S. West York Militia, at Whitburn. Archdeacon of Stafford, &c. ... in the County of Durhani, on Sunvir An Address to Lord Teigomouth, day, Nov. 25, 1804, by the Rev. President of the British and Fo- J. Symons, B. D. Rector. 8vo. reign Bible Society, occasioned by The Faith and Hope of the Righ- : his Address to the Clergy of the teous; a Sermon preached at Bath, Church of England, by a Country Dec. 2, 1804, on occasion of the Clergyman, 8vo.

Death of the Rev. Archibald MacA Second Serious Exhortation to laine, D. D. late Minister of the attend Public Worship on the Lord's English Church at the Hague, by Day, by the Rev. Rector the Rev. Dr. Gardiner, 1s. 8vo. of

, in the County of The Society of Friends, or the Middlesex and Diocese of Love People commonly called Quakers, don, 12mo,

examined by John Bursted.




THE Right Reverend Charles Deanry of Windsor, vacant) by

| Manners Sutton, D.D. Lord the translation of the Bishop of Bishop of Norwich, is translated to Norwich to the see of Canterbury, the Archbishopric of Canterbury, --The Hon, and Rev. Jacob Marand the Primacy of all England, sham, D. D. has been promoted to void by the death of Archbishop a canonry in the collegiate Church Moore.

of Windsor, vacated by the ProThe Hon. and Rev. Edward motion of the Hon. and Rev. Mr. Lægge, LL. B. is preferred to the Legge to the Deanry thereof.

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The Rev. J. Chapman, of Bath,

OXFORD. . is presented to the donative of Im- Feb. 1. The Rev. Wm. Howley, ber, Wilts, void by the promotion B. D. and Canon of Christ Church, of the Rev. F. Skurray to the living was admitted Doctor in Divinity, of Lullington, Somersetshire. Grand Compounder.

The Rev.David Williams, Master Mr, Benedict Perring, of Wadof the Free School at Heytesbury, ham College, was admitted Bacheis presented by the Lord Chancellor lor of Arts. to the Living of Tilshead, Wiltshire. Wm. Soame Elwyn, Esq. B.C.S.

The Rev. Canon Hume, one of of Queen's College, was admitted the Residentiaries of the Cathedral Doctor in Civil Law, Grand Comof Sarum, is presented by the Bi, pounder, shop of Salisbury to the valuable * 7. Mr. Maurice James, of Corliving of Brixton Deverel, Wilts, pus Christi College; and the Rev. void by the death of the late Pre George Shute, of St. John's Colcentor Hume.

lege, B. A. were admitted Masters The Rev. Wm. Greenwood, B.D. of Arts.-Messrs. Finney Belfield, late of St. John's College, Cam- and Charles Arnold, of Oriel Colbridge, has been collated to the lege, and David Williams of WadRectory of Hellesdon, cum Dray- ham College, were admitted Bacheton, in Norfolk.

lors of Arts. The Rev. Thomas Bland is insti. 14, The Rev, Charles Barton, tuted to the Vicarage of Toftrees, B. D. of Corpus Christi College, in Norfolk, on the presentation of was admitted to the degree of D.D. the Marquis Townshend,

--Messrs. Michael Wyatt, of Oriel The Lord Chancellor has pre- College ; John Parsons, of Bra sented the Rev. Edward Hesleden gen-nose College ; and William to the Vicarage of Barrow, in the Thomas Beer, of Worcester ColCounty of Lincoln, void by the lege; were admitted Bachelors of promotion of Mr. Illingsworth to Arts. the Rectory of Epworth.

22. Messrs. Win. Upjohn, and The Rev, S, T. Wylde, Vicar of John Buckworth, of St. Edmund Burrington, is presented by the Hall; John Parsons and Edward King to the Rectory of Ubleigh, Hoblyil, of University College ; in the County of Somerset. Win. H. Thornbury, of Oriel.Col

The Rev. W. J. Baker, Fellow lege; Orfeur Wm. Kilvington, of of New College, Oxford, has been Christ Church; Frederick Gardiner instituted to the Rectory of Lash- and Barnard Elliott Percy, of Linborough, in Gloucestershire, on the coln College; Robert Holdsworth, presentation of Edmund Estcourt, of Merton College ; Justly Hill, of Esq. of Lincoln's-inn.

New College; Charles Richards, The Rev. John Spring Casborne, and Richard Wm. Hutchins, of M. A. Chaplain to his Grace the Magdalen College; and Charles Duke of Grafton, is instituted to Strong, of Wadham College, were the Vicarage of Old Newton, in admitted Bachelors of Arts. Suffolk, on the presentation of - The Master and Fellows of John Benjafield, Esq. and Mary Baliol College unanimously elected Ann his wife, and the Rev. H. the Hon. and Right Rev, the Lord Heigham and Elizabeth his wife. Bishop of Durham to be their l'iAnd the Rev. Temple Fiske Che- sitor, in the room of his Grace the vallier, M. A. late of Cajus Col late Lord Arch, of Canterbury.! lege, is licensed to the perpetual The Rev. Joseph Walls, A.M. of Curacy of Aspall, in Suffolk, on Magdalen College, Oxford, is inthe nomination of Mrs. M. Che- stituted by the Bishop of Lincoln vallier, widow,

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Lincolnshire, on the presentation of Thomas Thornhill, Esq.

. CAMBRIDGE. The Right Rev. the Lord Bishop Feb. 9. The subjects for the of Killaloe has appointed the Rev. Members' prizes for this, year are, Robert Savage, Rector of Hartord,

Senior Bachelors, in Devonshire, to be one of his Quænain commoda litcris humaLordship's domestic Chaplains. nioribus oriri possint ex Veteruin • The Lord Chancellor has pre- Monumentis, nuper Ægypto patesented the Rev. Richard Birch to factis ? the Rectory of North Farinbridge, Middle Bachelors, . Essex, void by the resignation of Quid de Origine et Antiquitate H. B. Dudley, Clerk, preferred in Puematum Homero vulgo ascriptoIreland.

rum pronunciari debeat? · The Rev. J.J. Ellis, M. A. third The subjects appointed for Sir Master of Merchant Taylor's Wm. Browne's Medals for the preSchool, is unanimously elected se- sent year, are, cond; vice the Rev. T. Kidd; and . For the Odes, the the Rev. H. B. Wilson fourth In Obitum mestissimum Ducis Master, unanimously elected third; D'Enghein. rice Ellis, by the Merchant Taylor's

Epigram, Company.

Quid noster Roscius egit?


IN April last, in North America, widow and numerous offspring to

I James Thomas, in the 130th larnent his loss. year of his age. He lived tem- The Rev. Robert Rain, a faithperately, and to the last ten years ful and laborious Minister of the of his life could read without spece Church of England. Ile was uptacles.

wards of 31 years at the episcopal At Brocket-ball, in the 35th year chapel of Hayfield, in Derbyshire, of his age, the Hon. Penniston the income of which is less than Lamb, eldest son of Viscount Mel- 501. per annum, But he rests from: bourne, and one of the Knights of his labours, and his works do follow the shire for the county of Hert- him. ford. He was a young man of con. At Ball Haye, Staffordshire, aged siderable talents, and of a most 78, the Rev. John Dobson ; Preamiable character,

bendary of Salisbury, and vicar of At Sutton in Ashfield, Derby- Deverell Langbridge and Market shire, the Rev, Thomas Cursham, Lavington, Wilts. A. M. many years conductor of a In Portland-place, in his 55th seminary which he had instituted in year, Sir Gregory Page Turner, that place. He was a man who Bart. He sat during four parliablended the affections of a parent ments for the borough of Thirsk, with the duties of a teacher, with and has spoken frequently in the peculiar piety and benevolence, al- house. He is succeeded by Sir ways bearing in mind the important Gregory Osborne, his eldest son, station of life which he filled ; and who is a minor. his school encreased in proportion Sir Gregory died immensely rich. $o his great merits. He has left a In addition to the 16,700 guineas


found in his secretaire, there has ship died in most excruciating pince been discovered about the agony, after lingering five hours. same sum in his iron coffers, The She was in her 70th year, and dismanner by which he obtained such tinguinbed and adored for every a quantity of gold was this: it was virtue that can dignity human a constant rule with Sir Gregory, nature. to get from his trades people in At Northwold, in Norfolk, in the settling their bills, as many guineas 68th year of his age, the Rev. Wm. as he could; for instance, if a Hinton, D.D. Rector of that place butcher's or baker's bill amounted He had formerly been rector of St. to only ten pounds, he would tell Martin's, Birmingham; and resided them, that they must either give many years in that neighbourhood. him change for a twenty pound At an advanced age, at her house note, the difference to be all in in Baker-street, Baroness de Siarke, gold, or wait until it was conveni- sister to Sir Chaloner Ogle, Bart. ent for him to pay it.By this and and the late Dean of Winchester, other means he collected the suins and aunt to Mrs. Grey, Mrs. Whitalready-mentioned. The will runs bread, and Mrs. Sheridan. as follows: “ I bequeath 500l. per At Boroughbridge, in the 75th annum in addition to the 7001. per year of his age, the Rev. James annum, settled on Lady Page Tur Wilkinson, of that place, and of ner at the time of our marriage. I Broomhall, near Sheffield, and dubequeath 10,000l. to my second ring a period of 50 years vicar of son; and 10,000l. to each of my Sheffield. A gentleman not less two daughters." The bulk of his distinguished by urbanity of manlanded and funded property he has ners than by his superior attains settled on his eldest son, Sir Gre- ments and singular acuteness of gory Page Turner. It runs thus: discernment; and in whose conduct 46. 10,0001, India Stock, 10,0001. and character were exemplified all South Sea Stock, 10,0001. Bank the qualities requisite for discharg, Stock, 70,000l. Old Navy 5 per ing the arduous and important ducents, making in the whole three ties of a magistrate and a minister hundred and ten thousand pounds, of religion, funded property." The net pro- Suddenly, Sir Richard Pearson. duce of his landed property is Lieutenant-Governor of Greenabout 24,0001. per annum. The wich Hospital, who distinguished present Sir Gregory will be of age himself during the American war, in September, 1806. Lady Page by his gallant action of seven hours, Turner is left sole guardian to the in his Majesty's ship the Serapis, tour children,

against Paul Jones, in the Bon Lady Blount, widow of Sir Wal- Homme Richard, superior in men ter Blount, Bart. of Mawley-hall, and guns Salop. Her Ladyship was unfortu- . At Kensington, aged 36, the nately burnt to death, at Busford, Rev, Archer Thoinson, A. M. alin Staffordshire, As she was sitting ternate morning preacher at Quein the dining parlour, a spark from bec Chapel, Portman-square; afthe fire caught her muslin dress, ternoon preacher at St. George, and she was almost immediately Hanover - square; and evening enveloped in the flames. Before preacher at the Magdalen, the servants could assist her, one of At Bedminster near Bristol, the curtains of the window, with George Lukins, late of Yatton, in which she endeavoured to extin. the county of Somerset. This man guish the flames, was on fire, and was rendered remarkable by his endangered the house, Her Lady- pretending to be possessed with


seven devils, from which he could overcome the sulphureous exhala-
only be delivered by the prayers of lations which pervaded the cham-
seven clergvinen, but as only one ber, and have preserved the deli-
minister of the established church cate nerves of the ladies who as-
could be found to assist in this sembled on the terrible occasion."
pious fraud, six methodist preachers This no doubt, was meant as ri-
engaged with Mr. Joseph Easter- dicule; but in a subsequent paper,
brook, virar of Temple parish, in appeared the following extraordi-
the city of Bristol, in exorcising the nary letter and introductory obser-
demons. This was accordingly vations, which shall here be pre-
done in the vestry room of Temple served as a curiosity.
Church, in July 1788, amnidst a “A love for orthography, and a
croud of pious sectaries, and the wisla that no lady's reputation should
inan after exhibiting a number of suffer from misrepresentation, in-
strange contortions, and uttering duces us, to lay the following cle-
many howlings declared himself gant morceau, which we have re-
free from his spiritual enemies. ceived by the post, before our
An account of this supernatural readers :-
event was quickly. circulated all To the printer of the Mirer
over the kingdom in the newspapers Sir---I have a reeded yure ackount
and pamphlets. But Mr. Norman, of pure dear George Lukins deth
a surgeon of Yatton, published á and begs you wil counterdic in
plain narrative in which he proved, yure next paper that we drinkt
that George was a notorious im- lickers or suuf because thot we be
postor. Since that time he sunk pure we have a karickter to lose,
into obscurity, yet found many also that their was blew kandels
friends who still placed a confidence witch is not true as they burnd
in his marvellous story. The editor like other peples, you might hare a
of the Mirror or Bristol Journal, said that he leis sixte one years
in the account of the death of hold and that heave a sufrird much
Lukins, says that “ lle lived lat pursecushon from wickid peple who
terly withithe fanious fortune-telling skott at the delivarance heave a
woman at Bedminster,: now den had, but the hole wurld his now
ceased, into whose money getting turned Hinfidii. that their was abo-
trade he appears to have been ini minashin sinill of brimstun in the
tiated. It would no doubt, be mat- rume all the raybors noes thof you
ter of surprize, if such a man could thinks propur to laff at it. also that
die in such a house, surrounded by their was grate noyses and he did
spells and incautations without barkt like a dog, and that we ex-
something preternatural, attending picted every minit to see the hene-
his departure. The good people my of mankind cum to fitch him
who saw him growl (not breathe away but he wasnt a suffird to
his last, assert that he barked like hav power over hiin for the devils
& dog most veliemnently, and that was a laid but he his happy amongst
the howlings and lamentations (we angles.
presume exultations of the seven Bedminster. Sarah B.
demons who were exorcised in the At Navestock, of an inflamma-
vestry room of Temple parish some tion, a few days after the birth of
years since and laid in the Red a surviving son, when she had just
Sea, were so terrible, that the people completed her 21st year, the Right
could scarcely bear the noise. All Hon. Lady Maria, wife of Natha-
the candles hurned blue, and no- niel Micklethwaite, Esq. and only
thing but a plentiful supply of gin daughter of the Countess of Wal.
and Scotch snuif could possibly have degrave.


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