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THE AVERAGE PRICES of NAVIGABLE CANAL SHARES and other PROPERTI, in Jan. 1818 (to the 26th), at the Office of Mr. Scott, 28, New Bridge street, London.Stafford and Worcester Canal, 6201. ex Half Year Div. 181.--Oxford, 615l. Div. and Bonus 311. per annum.-Leicester, 2501. Div, 121. per annum.---Monmouthshire, 1251. 1261,-Grand Junction, 2151. to 2201. ex Div. 31. Half Year.-Ellesmere, 631.-Union, 951.-Worcester and Birmingham, 201.--Kennel and Avon, 241.—Thames and Medway, 291. 8s. to 311. 10s.-Commercial Dock, 791.-Royal Exchange Assurance, 2641. per cent.-County Fire Office, 241.810s.-Hope, 31. 135.-Rock, 41. 10s., 41. 125.-West Middlesex, 461.-Grand Junction Ditto, 591.-Portsmouth and Farlington, 81.-Russell Institution, 121. 12s.-Surrey Ditto, 101. 10s.-Drury-Lane Renters' Shares, 1651.Gas Light 671. to 731.
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Review of New Publications. MINOR CORRESPONDence.-Corrections, &c.98 | Poems of Earl of Pembroke, and of Wjiher 137 The late Bp. Watson & Geo. Hardinge, esq. 99 British Monachism; by T. D. Fosbrooke.. 139 Strictures on Bp. Watson's Life of himself 100 Nicholas's Voyage to New Zealand, 1814-5,141 The Statue of Mr. Perceval by Chantrey 102 Warner on Doctrines of Evangelical Clergy 145 Churches in Memory of Princess Charlotie 103 Clapham's Points of Sessions' Law collected 146 Chester Cathedral School.-Visc. Dudley 104 Bartlett on Coins of Durbam and of Reading 150 The Old Bridge ai Dorchester, Oxfordshire 105 Sir John Sinclair's Code of Agriculture.....151 COMPENDIUM OF COUNTY HISTORY : Bucks...ib. Dr. Madden, 154.-- Answer of Protestants 155 Monck's Dispatch on Defeat of Van Trump 109 Rudge's Sermon; Anselm; London Clergy 156 Beauties of England.-Historyof Wiltshire110 LITERARY INTELLIGENCE.
..157 Walk from Rome to Ostia, &c.111.-Bruce 112 Intelligence relative to Arts and Sciences. 159 The Stove Tenter-house, Dublin, described 113 Select POETRY......
.161 Philanthropy of Mr. Thomas Pleasants... 115
Historical Chronicle. Sir Henry Lee, and Chapel at Quarrendon 117 Proceedings in present Session of Parliament 163 Roman Road in Bucks.-Chronjatic Scale 120 Abstract of principal Foreign Occurrences.. 166 Some Plagiarisms of Lord Byron noticed 121 Intelligence from various Parts of the King. Lord Byron's Stanzas to Lake of Geneva..122 dom, 171.-London and its Vicivity..... 173 The Pope's Supremacy ably controverted 123 Sheriffs.—Circuits of Judges. -Theatre ...174 Comparative View of Gibbon and Lardner 124 Promotions and Ecclesiastical Preferments 175 The Book of Revelation, when written...127 Births, and Marriages of eminent Persons.. 176 Aldrich's Logic.--Author of Ars Cogitandi ib. OBITUARY
177-190 THE DETECTED, a Periodical Paper, No. 1.128 Dr. Cogan, 177.-Rev. Dr. Coulthurst..... 178 On Lent Assizes in the Northern Counties.129 T. Wyon, jud. esq. 179.--Luke Flood, esq.189 Mr. Owen's Plan of providing for the Poor.132 Meteorological Diary, 190; Bill of Mortality 191 On the Deterioration of Climate of Britain 136 Prices of the Markets, 191.-The Stocks,&c. 192
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Mr. THOMAS Mac Ty, in answer to and in which the Admiral was killed," R. C. on Transubstantiation (see vol. desires to be informed by some of our HeLXXXVII. Part ii. p. 487), 'says, the raldic Correspondents what Arms the Addoctrine of the Catholic Church is, miral bore. Persons of the same name and always has been, “ that the Body of were at Stanstead in the same county. Christ is really corporeally (not carnally) COLUMELLA will feel himself much present, though after a spiritual manner, obliged to any of our Correspondents in the Eucharist;" and accuses our Cor. who will inform him who is the Author respondent of ingeniously blending to- of a beautiful little Poem, “ Content. gether the terms corporeally and carnally ment in a Cottage,” inserted in our vol. as words of the same import, whicb, he LXXXVII. Part ji, p. 349. He also resays, is wrong, " for Christ's Body is quests some account of Professor Smyth, now risen glorious and immortal, and the Author of a Poem called “ The Bee," consequently divested of all the acci- which appeared in the following page. dents of carnality.”—He objects to R. C.'s "Is it a Fragment,” he asks,“ or an adducing the testimony of De Dominis, entire Poem ?" who bad turned Protestant; and de- L. L. (in behalf of several Ladies claims against Transubstantiation being fond of Conchology) requests Dr. Turton, called a novel doctrine.
of Swansea, to give in the next edition of A FRIEND TO THE ESTABLISHMENT,- his excellent British Fauna, the English who observes that “ Lord Milton, in a names to the different species of Shells; Jate Speech, after coinciding in opinion or that some of our Readers will send a with that part of the Prince Regent's List of the British Shells, with the EngSpeech which adverted to the propriety lish name to each species, for insertion of increasing the number of Churches, in our Magazine. and to have in view the accommodation A FRIEND TO ACCURACY, adverting to of the Poor, recommended an inquiry the First Part of our late Volume, p. into the Revenues of the Established 527 'b. (line 10 from bottom) questions Church,"-remarks, that “ great ulti- the correctness of Islanders applied to mate utility might arise from Deans and the Inhabitants of the Mysore. Chapters being compelled to print their Several Remarks have been received Statutes, and give-in an account of their on the Compendium of County Histoincomes and disbursements.-Jf new ries, inserted in our late Numbers, all Churches,” he adds, "are built, those Mi- highly approving of the plan, and some nisters should be appointed to serve thein of them containing corrections. All who are best qualified to make a powerful these will be thankfully accepted; and impression on the minds of the Poor." will be duly attended to hereafter, when
VINER says, he would before have the whole will be re-published in a refulfilled his promise of pointing out the gular and connected form. cause of the Delay in proceedings of the A communication has also been reCoart of Chancery; but is waiting the ceived respecting the LYTTELTON family, result of an application, made at the Jately inquired after by one of our Corclose of the last Session of Parliament, respondents, to whom it shall be deli. for leave to bring in a Bill for the Ap- vered when applied for. pointment of a Receiver General of the We have no recollection of the comCourt of Exchequer (similar to the Ac. ' munication respecting the Heir of the countant General of the Court of Chan- House of Standish, alluded to by our cery), and two additional Masters of Correspondent A. B.: but, were it bethat Court, which will be greatly bene- fore us, should certainly decline interficial to the Suitors' IN Equity.
fering with a subject about to be brought J. W. N. desires to obtain a list of before a higher Tribunal. all the Greek Verse Translations of the AN EPISCOPALIAN is too personal, and · different books of Holy Scriptures.- the subject is fitter for the Diocesan “ That your Readers,” he says,
than a Magazine.-The same may be fully understand me, I give you what I said to “A Member of the Christian have, to begin with: 1. Job, by Duport; Knowledge Society.” 2. PSALMS, by Apollinarius ; 3. JOHN, The Verses of JUVENIS are inadmissible, by Nonnus.
The Memoir of Dr. BURNEY is unINVESTIGATOR, who states that “in avoidably postponed. Chatham Church is a tomb-stone to The favours of our Friends Mr. Yates; the memory of Admiral Sir Jobn Cox, AN OLD SAILOR; R-T; H. M.; CEDIwho commanded the ship which the PUS junior; BIOGRAPHICUS; J. M. M.; Duke of York (K, James, II.) was on- CLERICUS SURRIENSIS ; &c. shall appear board in the action with the Dutch, in our next.
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE,
For FEBRUARY, 1818.
Feb. 10. præclara minantem. Of all your van I FELT the sincerest pleasure in rious projects, I most approve of a Life
reading a late notice announcing of your Uncle. This Life will afford you that the third votuine of the “Illus- an opportunity of enlarging upon the Eighteenth Century" would shortly the causes and consequences of the trations of the Literary History of the injustice and impolicy of the American
War; of delivering your sentiments on appear, comprising Memoirs of the
French Revolution; and of divining the late very celebrated GEORGE HAR
consequences of these two great events, Let me hope also that the
to ourselves, to Europe, and to man. Volume will oot only contain Memoirs kind.”'Bp. Watson's Life, p.361. of Ibis eminent person, but also some In another Letter the Bishop says, biographical details from his own pen, relative to his great relation,
“Methodize the whole before you bem Earl Camden. Some of the last years lives of Plutarch, and fear not produ
gin any part: imitate some of the best of Mr. Hardinge's life were occupied, cing an excellent work, not an epbemeral ao you, Mr. Urban, well know, in the farrago of Newspaper trash, but a xrnum collecting and arrangement of ma
EIS at worthy of you and of him;" Ibid. terials for this purpose; and those page 373. who recollect the spirit and prompt facilily which quickened all his ex: which the Bishop hears testimony,
There is an entertaining passage in ertions of a literary nature, will be at no loss to guess at the 'zeal and strongly though incidentally, to the intrepid devotion with which he would wonderful faeility, the wit, and un sit down to this most interesting of equalled energy, of language, displayall occupations. We may venture, with his friends :
ed by Mr. Hardinge io correspondence methinks, to utter a word of proplecy, and - Materiam æqua
“ Your letters are so classical, and bit opus!”
your verba ardentia so electrical, that Among the numerous friends and correspondents of Mr.Har. they almost fire my frozen age, and dinge was the late Bp. Watson, whose tempt me to discharge upon you' a re
ciprocal lightning, &c.” Ibid. p. 376. powerful intellect, discernible in every thing that he wrote, [whatever may
The Editor of the “Illustrations, be thought of the temper of his poli &c." is a caterer for the public aptical opinions) will triumph overtime, petite at once so industrious and so and command the admiration of a judicious, that I doubt not his good distant posterity. In the Anecdotes taste, co-operating with his respect for of his Lordship's life lately published the memory of Mr. Hardinge, will inare scattered several letters to Mr.
duce him to set before us a rich and Hardinge; and as the Bishop com- full repast of these “ Clussical Letmences one of them with a judgment ters” in the promised and forth.comon the work about which his classical ing volume of his most entertaining friend was at that time employing
Work. himself, I have thought that a short
GUSTAVUS. extract from it would not be unac
*** Our kind Correspondent will exceptable to your various Readers :
cuse our omitting his Postscript.--The “ My dear Sir,-I have read your proffered Vindication of the literary chaLetter with great pleasure. I like racter of á venerable Prelate will be to listen to a man of parts, multa et gratefully accepted.
The novelty in Ecclesiastical His
Feb. 4. They had no private views to gratifs. "HE Life of a Political Bishop is. They were not guided by Party mo
tives ; but, foreseeing evident danger tory, especially when that Life is to the community from the unwarwritten by the Bishop himself; and raotable exercise of Regal prerogacan only be applauded by those who' tive, they resolutely maintained those resolve all merit into Party prin. rights, which, as Lords of Parliament, ciples and attachments. When the they felt themselves bound to proserious Christian refers to the quali- tect. This judicious and seasonable ties required by an inspired Apostle interposition has secured to them the for the office of a Bishop, and con- veneration of posterity; and will not trasts them with the boastings of an be less respected, though not paneindividual, whose praise is expended gyrised by themselves. In censuring on himself, who exults that he has the self-adulation apparent in almost not been as others are, aod who every page of Bishop Walson's Life, founds bis asserted pre-eminence of I mean not to detract from the supecharacter, not on meekness, humility, riority of his intellectual powers ; I and other distinguishing virtues of write only from the apprehension, Christianity, but upon maintaining that the Episcopal character may be the genuine principles of Whiggism; lost sight of, if it be restricted to the all ideas of the Divine institution of things this world ; and that other Episcopacy must be relinquished, if may thereby forget their pastoral political independence be its primary cures, and exclusively direct their
, feature. Whether an entire rerun- thoughts to civil concerns. We know ciation of private views was exhibited that human praise is often more easiin the conduct of Bp. Watson, how. ly obtained by a conformity with priever confidently assumed by the Bishop vate and public views, than by a strict bimself, is a, fact by no means uni- performance of duty. But by' the versally admitted by those who were • Talter only can we form a right estihis Lordship’s contemporaries in the mate of conduct. And commendable Uviversity. With a ready assent to as it is to be zealously affected in a the possession of a vigorous mind, good cause, yet the warmest love of and to the acknowledgment of ser- civil liberty can dever compensate for vices highly meritorious in the Uni- the neglect of those various important versity of Cambridge ; yet must the duties which are annexed to the stasincere Christian lament, that, with tions in which weare placed. Whether such talents, so much time should the avowed laxity in religious opinions, have been spent by any one in sound. which the Bishop vauuts of, be coniog bis own praises, and in holding out sistent with the care to guard against bis manner of thinking and actiug, as false doctrines, which the Clergy at an example to posterity. Allowing the time of their ordination are ento the Bisbop all the merit that be joined to exercise, I will not peremplays claim to, yet is the possession of torily determine.
But with every this to be put in competition with tolerating principle, and with the that bumbleness of mind, and self- utmost disposition to encourage capabasement, which are the required dour, it surely must be obligatory to virtues in the Gospel of Christ ? And “hold fast thai form of sound words," sbould a Bishop think of couciliating which we know to be contained in Sapublic regard by being zealously ac- cred Writ. And though I will not tive io maintaining the levels of any absolutely deny that an Voitarian may Party,wbether those of Whig or Tory, be a real Christian, for Lardner was be certainly will not obtain that de certainly an able and zealous defender gree of respect, wbich he would by of the authenticity of Scripture, yet a exercising the duties appendant to professor of Diviuity, when he admitbis station. When the virtuous Pre- ted the pretensions of an Voitarian, lates ia foriner times manfully resist might be expected to have cautioned ed the upjust pretensions of an arbi- his Readers against the reception of trary Sovereign, they were solely ac- tenets, which take from Christiaoity tuated by the conviction, that an ac- many of its leading and essential quiescence in these would lead to the properties. The Apology for the subversion of the Protestant Faith. Bible entitles tbe Writer to the bigh