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their best expressions at command; dauger of life should not have re. and he was master of the best words strained? He died ; but he was preand phrases in his language on that pared to die. Assuredly no uneasiness and most other topics. He was natu- assailed him but such as might arise rally irascible, but principle and habit from a necessary consciousness of the had enabled him to subdue the quick- irreparable buss that must be sustained ness of his temper, which served only, by his domestic circle, by his neighin process of time, to give animation bourhood, and by his Christian conto his zeal and exertion in the cause nexion, when he could no longer of benevolence and truth. He was, benefit them by bis substance, by his on this account, calm and collected, example, by his instructions and instanding like a huge column secure fluence. against the tempests that raged around After thus describing the life and him. With such a man in the midst sphere of action of this “friend to our of them, it may be, at least faintly, nation," who has done more than conceived what gladness and triumph“ build us a synagogue," and the reigned amongst his brethren, when manner in which he discharged the they had succeeded in forming them. part he had to act on a theatre of most selves into a religious body, when they extensive usefulness, which it requires saw the first temples expressly devoted sone knowledge of the maumers of to the service of ihe true God erected, his country fully to appreciate, there the first that had any prospect of per- is no need of enlarging on his chamanence; when, for the first time, racter. It was marked by simplicity, they went up to the house of God and modesty, great comprehensiveness of called upon his name. They forgot intellect, the most correct moral purity the hubbub which, for mauy months, and unwearied benevolence. This had resounded through the country. benevolence was exerted towards all, They grasped the hands of one ano- but towards none more than towards ther: they sung praise to the Most ministers, and towards young men Iligh with loud shouts : they looked preparing for the ministry, many of the devotion and gladness that dwelled whom, on reading this account, will in their hearts: they partook of the recollect their own most essential oblitokens of remembrance of Christ, as gations to him for tender interest in if they had known him in the “ days their welfare and for substantial serof his flesh.” The sons of Jacob went vices. They will join with the writer, not up with more unbounded exulta- who takes this opportunity of acknow. tation to the temple of the Lord at ledging services from him more than Jerusalem, where dwelled the glory fraternal

, in bedewing his grave with of the Lord. As long as the blood tears of sincere esteem and affection. shall continue to flow in the veins of “A prince and a great man is this day the present writer, and till the heart fallen in Israel." shall cease to throb, the remembrance No apology is deemed vecessary for of that day will not be effaced. thus dwelling on the excellencies of

No considerable event in the reli- D.J. Rees. He was not an obscure gious life of D. J. Rees seems to have man. Though unambitious of disoccurred in the latter part of his life, tinction, he employed a very high except at the very close of his career. order of talents to the best purposes, Ever prompt to succour distress, for till by doing good " he found it fame." which he had a truly compassionate To the Unitariaus in London he was feeling, vo sooner did a inalignant kpowe by reputation, though I have fever appear among his poor neigh. observed that he has, at times, beci bours, than he flew to their assistance. brought into notice with evident reNot content with supplying them luctance. Let the Unitarians shew from his moderate means, he visited such another man, and he will have them, he spoke to them the words of equal justice done to his memory: consolation, and, alas for them and for. Who would not live as he did, and the world, the haunts of misery con- who would not die bis death? The tained contagion which communicated character of his Unitarianism especially to the good Samaritan himself a mortal deserves imitation. He adopted his disease! Why did distance preclude principles because he considered them the offices of friendship which the as a part of the træk. His zeal was

for the truth, which he promoted understood to be large. Having no from the most benevolent and enlarged children, he employed his substance views, as necessary to the virtue and in doing good, in which his discrimi. happiness of mankind. “ Go ye, and nation was truly admirable, and in do likewise." His age was from fifty which the extent of his largesses was to sixty. His fortune, with great measured by the extent of his ability. opportunities for its increase, is not London, Dee. 9, 1817. C. LL.

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Ministers. I Am desired by the friends of a Fellow- Mr. JOHN PLATTS has removed from ship Fund lately established in our society, Boston, Lincolnsbire, where he was for to request the favour of an insertion of the many years minister over the Unitarian following rules, with a hope that it will congregation which he raised in that town, stimulate others to follow the example. to DONCASTER in Yorkshire. Your obedient servant,

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Wisbeach, have invited Mr. Neil WALKER, At a meeting of persons friendly to the formerly of Glasgow and Dundee, and establishment of a Fellowship Fund, on

who was a short time in the Unitarian the plan adopted at Birmingham, London, Academy, under the patronage of the Uni. Manchester, Exefer, and other places, belá tarian Fund, to succeed the late Mr. Winin the Vestry Room of the High-Street der, as their pastor.. Chapel, Detober 27th, 1817, The Rev. W. FIELD in the Chair.

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GENERAL INDEX

OF

SUBJECTS AND SIGNATURES

The Names and Signatures of Correspondents are distinguished by Small
Capitals or Italics : as different Correspondents have often adopted the same signalure,
some ambiguity in the references will unavoidably arise; but this is an inconvenience
necessarily attached to anonymous communications.

22

13,

of all,

A.

Alexander's Sermon on the progress
A. poetry by, 54, 110, 176, 369. On' of the gospel, extract from,

the political character of the Eng- Alexandrine text, on the, 359, 363, 392
lish Dissenters,

163 Algebra, moral, Franklin's system'of,
Abanzitt, Dr. on the state of the church

14
at Geneva,

711. Algerine Captive, circular on behalf
4. B.C. on miracles, 95. C, A. E.'s

204
reply to,

395 Algiers, Dey of, on bis assassination, 639
Abdoulwehhab, the reformer, account Ali Bey's Travels, extract from, 77, 225
of,

77 All-souls' day, ancient ceremony on,'
4. C.'s account of the Southern Uni.

209,

471
tarian Society anniversary,

442 America, public affairs of, 63, 255,
Academies, remarks on, 92. On the 319, 509, 639. Observations on
Unitarian,

719 South, from Armata, 144. Opening
Academy, Unitarian, anniversary, 371 for Unitariaministers in, 186. Mr.
Adonim, on the use of the word, 296 Eddowes on the religious parties
Adversity, national, the goodness of in, 205, 277. On Sonth, 376.
God illustrated by,

174 Unitarianism in, 443. On the peo-
Affirmation of the Quakers, on the le- pling of, 708.

First peopled by
gality of it, 585,
654 the Devil,

709
Agate, Mr. anecdotes of, 523, 580 AMICUS VERITATIS on Dr. Priestley's
Agriculture, remarks on, from Ar-

Sermons,

670
mata, 143. On,

722 Amory, Rev. T. his letters to the Rev.
A. L, B.'s menoir of Dr. Estlin, 573 Mr. Brabant,

76
Albemarle, Countess of, obituary of, Anabaptists, Mr. Robinsou on his

692. Princess Charlotte's letter to,ib. history of, 9. Turner's Triacle
Albemarle, Duchess, of, account of, against,

594
: 519. Original letter from Bishop Angels, Dr. Chalmers on their occu-
Compton to,
520 pations, 423. Bekker on,

451
Aleim, on the interpretation of the Anger, on subduing,

66
word, 295,

296 Animals, on the growth of, 212, 342, 602
'ALBXANDER, - Dr. "his criticism on Animation, see Vitality.
Philip. ii. 5-11, 614. Remarks Anne, Queen, history of the Dissen-

727 ters during her reign, 201, 384
Alexander, Emperor, his rescript in Annihilation, on the doctrine of, 736
e favour of the Russian Dissenters, 658 Annual Biography, &c. extract from, 321

on, 678,

Annual Monitor, extract from, 218. BAKER, Mr. his account of Mr. Vid-
ANTI-IMPOSITION on an ancient cere-

ler's stipend at Parliament Court, 357
mony on All-souls' day,

471 Ball, Mr. of Honiton, anecdotes of, 581
Antinomianism, Hook on,

289 Baltimore, Unitarianism in,
Antiquities in Rome,

651 Basedow, John Bernard, biography
Antiquity, discovery of a curious mo- of,

513
nument of,

188 Baptism, on the perpetuity of, 93.
Anti-Trinitarians, on the early Bri- Abuse of, in the case of infants,
tish,

593 448. Mr. Belsham's vindication
Appeal for murder, on,

695 of infant, 606, 682, 730. Ignotus's
Appendix to Memoir of the Rev. Jere- reply to Mr. Belsham on, 655. T.
miah Joyce,

697 G. on, 657. T. C. H. on, 715. Ig-
Aquelarre, proceedings of the witches notus Senior on,

723
at,

20 Baptist Assembly anniversary, 372
A. R.'s review of Southey's Letter to Baptists, Mr. Robinson on his history

W. Smith, Esq. 274. Reply to an of, 9. On the Unitarian, at York,
Old Unitarian, 393,

531 36. Mr. Vidler's account of those
Arianism, sketch of, in England, 386, at Battle, 66, 129. Kent annual
455, 523, 580,

841 association of, 372. Account of
Arian Minister's Confessions, review-

the Mennonite,

453
ed,

620 Barclay, Robert, extracts from his
Arius, Sir. E. Coke's accusation of, works, 348,
525. On,
669 Barnes, Dr. pulpit oratory of,

91
Armata, extract from, 140. Roriew Baron, Mr. John, anecdutes of,

383
of the Second Part of,

618 Barret, Dr. and the Dublin mang-
Arnobius, a prayer from,
411 script,

345
'Agrayjos, criticism on the word, Barron, Mr. Thomas, obituary of, 315, 493
615, 678,

727 Barrow, on Dugald Stewart's estimate
Articles, the, on Burnet's Exposition

of,

34
of,

468 Barry, Mr. the painter, anecdote re-
Assembly, proposed general, of Dis- specting, (note).

353
senting Ministers,

642 BARTON, Mr. on doctrinal preaching, 97
Assembly of Divines, anecdole of it, Barton, Mr. Samuel, obituary of, 179
32,

392 Bathurst, Lord, his letter on the mar.
Association of Unitarians in Scotland, 442 riage ceremony,

611
Astley, Rev.

Thomas, obituary of, 688 Battle, Mr. Vidler's account of the
Astronomy, Dr. Chalmers's Discourses proceedings of the Baptist church

on Revelation as connected with,
420, 601,

665 Baxter, Richard, remarks on,
Athanasian creed, on the, 31, 303.

B. C.'s obituary of Mrs. Crawford,
Parliamentary proceedings on, 443. Beadon, Mr. anecdotes of,

584
Simplex on its disuse,

710 Beattie's Essay on Truth. Cogan on, 229
Atheism, Bentham on,

708 Beaufoy, Mr. his motion for repealing
Atonement, Mr. Bennett on, 220,676.

the Test and Corporation Acts, 458
Luther on, 414. Calvin on, ib.

Becket's shrine, on,

531
Trinitarian view of, ib. Unitarian Bedford's Computation of Prophetic
doctrine of, 415. Mr. Kenrick 733
on,

587

Scripture,
Atwood's case, report of,
539 Beggars, on,

669
Austin on infant baptism,
683 Bekker, Dr. biography of,

449
Authority, origin of, 399,

402 BBLIBVÉR IN MIRACLES, A, his exami.
Auto de Fé at Logrono, narrative of

nation of Hume's objection to mira.
it,
20 cles,

17
Autumn, lines on,

687 BBLSHAM, Rev. Mr.his animadversions
AWBRBY'S, Mr. account of the esta- on Dr. Magee, 81, 145. On his
blishment of a Fellowship Fund at

“ Plea for Infant Baptism," 606,
Swansea,

250 730. Reply to, by Ignotus, 655.
A. X. on Josephus's account of Epa. T. G.'s reply to, 657. Ignotus Se-
phroditus, 674. Mr. Jones on, 727

723
Belsham's Evidences, &c. Scepticus
on,

591

Belsham's Plea for Infant Baptista,
B.'s narrative of an Auto de Fé at reviewed, 782. Mr, Belsham on,

Logrono, 20. Extracts from 606. On, 655, 657, 682. T.C, H.'s
Friends Writings, 346. T. P. on remarks on, 716. Ignotus Sevior on, 723
479. On Dr. Nares's remarks on Benevolence, disinterested, Cogan on,
the Improved Version,

725
227.' On the nature of,

559

at, 66,

nior on,

B.

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