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tead for is, that, to say nothing of his of Heaven, is the usual, the destined preunparalleled apostacy, his devotion to his cursor of the fall of states:"_Pp. 13, 14. country, and, what was worse, its devo
Our notice of this publication is, we tion to him, have been the source of more calamity to this nation, than any other are aware, disproportionate to its size, event that has befallen it, and that the but we agree with the religious public memory of Pitt will be identified in the in general, that Mr. Hall is no comrecollection of posterity with accumulated mon writer, and we cannot repress our taxes, augmented debt, extended pau- satisfaction at seeing him once more perist, a debasement and prostration of take the foremast rank amongst the the public mind, and a system of policy friends and advocates of ecclesiastical not only hostile to the cause of liberty at and political reform. We hope that home, but prompt and eager to detect this is not his last contribution to the and tread out every spark of liberty in Barope ; in a ward, with all those images tively co-operate with those that are
same good cause, but that he will acimports. The enthusiasm with which stemming the tide of corruption, which his character is regarded by a numerous has set in so strongly under the influ. class of his countrymen will be ascribed ence of a puling sentimalism, and of a by a distant age, to that mysterious infa- selfish and worldly profession of sanctuation which,
in the inscrutable counsels tity.
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1822. Jan. 18, at Ilminster, in So. loved child. * Still, the separation is wersetshire, CAROLINE, only surviving temporary; the reunion will be eternal'. daughter of the Rev. Thomas Boren. When the principles and the spirit of The fatal erent is recorded here, not with Christianity have been successfully comthe view of introducing an enumeration municated to the young, this consolitary of her various excellencies, but for the belief may with reason be indulged sake of animating individuals in the “ The fiower fadeth :" but the plant will bloom of life and health to prepare, by blossom again in a more congenial soil, the same assiduous cultivation of their and bring forth fruit to immortality. understandiogs and their hearts, for an early removal from the world, if such
February 1, at Bristol, aged 26, MARbe the will of God, and of affording Garet, wife of Mr. J. B. Estlin, surgeon comfort to Christian parents, on the loss
of that city. By an affecting coincidence, of promising children. This amiable this breach in the tenderest and most young person was cut off in her 17th important charities of life, occurred a few year, in the midst of pursuits, which hours after 'the erent with which the greatly tended to the improvement of readers of the Repository have been alher mind, and at the period when she ready made acquainted, and which dewas repaying the food care of her father servedly excited so deep an interest in a and her mother and realizing their highest
more widely extended sphere of influence. expectations. Her mild, affectionate tem
(See the Obituary of the Rev. H. Turner, per, hier exemplary and blameless conduct, well qualified her for the enjoymeut of parer happiness ihan our present state of * In the present instance the blow was being can supply. In peace and hope she a repetition of that which had fallen, descended to the grave. On Wednesday, seven years before, on the bereaved paJanuary 23, her remains were interred
Elizabeth Awbrey Bowen, died, in the burial-ground belonging to the at Walsall, in Staffordshire, on June 25, society of Unitarian Christians at Ilmin- 1814, after a severe illness, which lasted ster; on which occasion an appropriate for twelve months, and was sustained address was delivered by the Rev. Samuel with perfect resignation. She, like her Fawcett, who, on the succeeding Lord's- younger sister, was removed hence at the day, preached a funeral sermon, full of age of seventeen. Clouds and darkness tenderness and consolation, from Job are round about him: Righteousness and xiv. 2.
truth are the pillars of his throne. To Although the promiscuous ravages of mourning parents the perusal of two death furnish an unequivocal proof of admirable letters, the one, from the late wise and kind design in the government Rev. Job Orton to Dr. Stonhouse (Letof the world, yet the religious parent is ters, &c. No. vii.), the other, from Lady called to one of the hardest trials of his Jean Fergusson to Dr. Doddridge, may faith by that appointment of Providence with propriety be recommended. (Orton's which takes from him a deservedly be- Letters to Stedman, No. xxv.)
Christian Tract Society. published three new Tracts" The Fat The Anniversary of this Society was
iher's Treatment of the Lost Sop on his holden at the Old London Tavern, on Return,” by Mr. Wright, and “Family March 6th ; JAMBS ESDAiLE, Esq., in the Dialogues, or Sunday well spent," and Chair. The Treasurer read his
« The Good Grandmother, or a Visit to
report, from which it appeared that there was a my Uncle's," by Mrs. Hughes. Of each balance in his hands of £52.168.20.; but and eight of the former Tracts have been
of these 2000 copies have been printed, the Society was stated to be indebted to its stationers and binder, £76. 108. Od.
reprinted; making in the whole 22,000. The Committee's report was then read. The total of the Tracts published by the The arrangements for a medal to be pre. Society from its formation was stated to seated to the Author of the best Tract, be 317,000, of which 278,000 have been in each year, which had been referred to sent from its store. the Committee, were briefly noticed ; Mr.
The Society's property was reported to Parkes, who had generously offered the be as follows: dies and the medal, being prepared to lay Due from Booksellers, the medal before the Meeting. When Country Societies, &c. £105 18 6 the report was finished, Mr. Parkes laid on sale or return
Esiopete de management of the 245 16 and the other of Bronze, leaving the society to make its election. That of Silver in the hands of the Treasurer 52 16 2 was accepted. The appointment of a Collector, which
404 11 2 had also been referred to the Committee, Due from the Society to
76 10 6 was next adverted to; Mr. Titford, whom Stationers, &c. the Committee had re-appointed, having a few months since it is nied bis oflice to Baberoper in the Society's }£328 1 2 Jamaica. A gentleman was known to the Committee who was willing to accept the office; but as the collectorship to the ing announcement, that the Rev. JAMES
The Report concluded with the gratifyUnitarian Society, Unitarian Fund, and YATES, of Birmingham, had kindly conUnitarian Association was also vacant, sented to become the Society's Agent for the Committee did not recommend the the Midland Counties, and that, with his Society to proceed to that gentleman's permission, the Committee had sent down election; it being thought desirable that 50 sets of the Tracts, as Mr, Yates anthe four societies should avail them- ticipated a considerable increase of Subselves of the services of one Collector. scribers. Sunday-school and Fellowshing The appointment was therefore again re- Fund Societies becoming Subscribers in ferred to the Committee, who will doubt- the Midland or Northern counties will less give the subseribers the earliest pos- thus be enabled to procure the sosible notice of their having found a gen- ciety's Tracts at a comparatively trifling teman to fill the office. Some of the Tracts sent to Piedmont gaged to receive the names of Subscribers
expense for carriage. Mr. Yates has erin 1820, were reported to have been and to forward their allotments. translated by the pastor Geymet, who speaks of them in terms of high com The following gentlemen were elected mendation. From the Moravian Tract into office for the ensuing year: Society at Zeist, near Utrecht, some of their publications had been received in
JAMES ESDAỊLE, Esq. Treasurer,
Mr. GEORGE SMALLFIELD, Secretary. return for a set of those of the Christian Tract Society; but as yet the Committee were not prepared to make a report of their contents. To France another set • This office was accepted conditionally, has been sent; but it was feared that the Mr. S. stating that he was unable to de recent restrictions laid on the press in vote to it the time which the interests of that country might operate against their the Society required. The Committee circulation,
are pledged to endeavour to find a sucDuring the year the Committee have cessor.