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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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SUBJECTS AND SIGNATURES
The Names and Signatures of Correspondents are distinguished by Small
Alexander's Sermon on the progress
the political character of the Eng- Alexandrine text, on the, 359, 363, 392
163 Algebra, moral, Franklin's system'of,
711. Algerine Captive, circular on behalf
395 Algiers, Dey of, on bis assassination, 639
77 All-souls' day, ancient ceremony on,'
442 America, public affairs of, 63, 255,
719 South, from Armata, 144. Opening
174 Unitarianism in, 443. On the peo-
First peopled by
722 Amory, Rev. T. his letters to the Rev.
692. Princess Charlotte's letter to,ib. history of, 9. Turner's Triacle
296 Animals, on the growth of, 212, 342, 602
727 ters during her reign, 201, 384
Annual Monitor, extract from, 218. BAKER, Mr. his account of Mr. Vid-
ler's stipend at Parliament Court, 357
471 Ball, Mr. of Honiton, anecdotes of, 581
289 Baltimore, Unitarianism in,
651 Basedow, John Bernard, biography
188 Baptism, on the perpetuity of, 93.
593 448. Mr. Belsham's vindication
695 of infant, 606, 682, 730. Ignotus's
697 G. on, 657. T. C. H. on, 715. Ig-
20 Baptist Assembly anniversary, 372
W. Smith, Esq. 274. Reply to an of, 9. On the Unitarian, at York,
531 36. Mr. Vidler's account of those
841 association of, 372. Account of
620 Barclay, Robert, extracts from his
618 Barret, Dr. and the Dublin mang-
727 Barrow, on Dugald Stewart's estimate
468 Barry, Mr. the painter, anecdote re-
642 BARTON, Mr. on doctrinal preaching, 97
392 Bathurst, Lord, his letter on the mar.
Thomas, obituary of, 688 Battle, Mr. Vidler's account of the
on Revelation as connected with,
665 Baxter, Richard, remarks on,
B. C.'s obituary of Mrs. Crawford,
710 Beattie's Essay on Truth. Cogan on, 229
708 Beaufoy, Mr. his motion for repealing
the Test and Corporation Acts, 458
Becket's shrine, on,
402 BBLIBVÉR IN MIRACLES, A, his exami.
nation of Hume's objection to mira.
687 BBLSHAM, Rev. Mr.his animadversions
“ Plea for Infant Baptism," 606,
250 730. Reply to, by Ignotus, 655.
Belsham's Plea for Infant Baptista,
Logrono, 20. Extracts from 606. On, 655, 657, 682. T.C, H.'s