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THE AVERAGE PRICES of NAVIGABLE CANAL SHARES and other PROPERTY, 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, 6151. 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.-Kennet 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 12s.-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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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, “ Contentgether the terms corporeally and carnally ment in a Cottage,” inserted in our vol. as words of the same import, whicb, he LXXXVII. Part ii. 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. Cos "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. If 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 them 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 reCourt 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 delifor 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 com. Court 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 bené 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, may than a Magazine.-The same may be fully understand me, I give you wbat I said to "A Member of the Christian have, to begin with: 1. Joe, by Duport; Knowledge Society. 2. PSALMS, by Apollinarius ; 3. JOHN, The Verses of JUVENJS 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 John Cox, An OLD SAILOR; RT; H, M.; Ediwho commanded the ship which the PUS junior; BIOGRAPHICUS; J. M. M.; Duke of York (K. James 11.) was on CĻERICUS SURRIENSIS ; &c. shall appear board in the action with the Dutch, in our next.

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE,

For

FEBRUARY,

1818.

MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE.

DINGE.

page 373,

Mr. URBAN,

Feb. 10. præclara minantem. Of all your van I FELTe the sincereiste 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 trations of the Literary Histors of the injustice and impolicy of the American Eighteenth Century” would shortly the causes and consequences of the

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 manVolume will oot only contain Memoirs kind.”. Bp. Watson's Life, p.361. of this eminent person, but also some lo another Letter the Bishop says, biographical details from his own pea, relative to his great relation, gin any part : imitate some of the best

“ Methodize the whole before you beEarl Camden. Some of the last years lives of Plutarch, and fear not produof Mr. Hardinge's life were occupied, cing an excellent work, not an epbemeral as you, Mr. Urban, well know, in the farrago of Newspaper crash, but a xtur collecting and arraogement of ma

815 aui worthy of you and of him;" Ibid. terials for this purpose; and thore who recollect the spirit and prompt There is an entertaining passage in facilily which quickened all his ex. ertions of a literary nature, will be strongly though incidentally, to the

which the Bishop bears testimony, at no loss to guess at the zeal and wonderful faeility, the wit, and unIntrepid devotion wilh which he would sit down to this most interesting of ed by Mr. Hardinge in correspondence

equalled energy, of language, displayall occupations. We may venture, with his friends : methinks, to utter a' word of pro

" Your letters are so classical, and plecs, and say" Materiam æquabil opus !" Among the numerous

your verba ardentia so electrical, that 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 mas

The Editor of the “ Illustrations, be thought of the temper of bis 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 bis 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 Let. mences one of them with a judgment ters" in the promised and forth.comon the work about which his classical ing volume of bis most entertaining friend was at that time employing

Work. himself, I have thought that a sbort

Yours, &c. 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 bave read your proffered Vindication of the literary chaLetter with great pleasure. I like racter of a venerable Prelate will be to listen to a man of parts, multa et gratefully accepted.

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Feb. 4. They had do private views to gratifs. THE Life of a Political Bishop is. They were not guided by Party motory, especially when that Life is to the community from the unwarwritten by the Bishop himself; and rantable 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 seasopable 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 respecied, though net panejudividual, 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, and 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 maintaiving 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 of this world ; and that others Episcopacy must be relinquished, if may thereby forget their pastoral political independence be its primary cures, and exclusively direct their feature. Whether an entire renun- 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 · Tatter 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 never 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, '80 much time should the avowed laxity in religious opinions, have been spent by any one in sound. wbich the Bishop vaunts of, be coniog bis own praises, and in holding outsistent 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 ordioation 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, aod self- utmost disposition to encourage canabasement, 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," should a Bishop think of couciliating which we know to be contained in Sa. public regard by being zealously ac cred Writ. And though I will not tive io maintaining the levels of any absolutely deny that an Unitarian may Party,wbether those of Whig or Tory, be a real Christian; for Lardner was be certainly will not obtain that de certainly ao 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 Divinity, wherf he admit-bis station. When the virtuous Pre- ied the pretensions of an Unitarian, lates in foriner times manfully resistmight 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 Christianity 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 the Writer to the bigh

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