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that writ is actually returned; and the case of Marsh v. Fawcett, relied on by the other side, did not go beyond the former decision. Then, as to the mode of publication, it is laid down by Burn in his Ecclesiastical Law, tit. Sequestration, and in Tidd's Pr. 1060, that a copy must be fixed on the church-door; and the usage of any particular diocese cannot controul the rule of law upon this point.

Lord TENTERDEN, C. J.-I am of opinion that this rule must be discharged. None of the authorities which have been cited satisfy me that publication must be made before the return of the levari facias. It may be admitted, that until publication, no person's rights can be interfered with ; and that is the whole extent of the decision in Doe v. Bluck. It was there held, that the sequestration would not pre

vent the bringing an ejectment by the incumbent upon a demise laid before the publication ; but the learned Judge before whom the cause was tried, said, that the lessor of the plaintiff could not, after publication, have a writ of possession. I also think, that the mode of publication adopted in this case was sufficient. It may be convenient to fix a copy on the church-door, but I find no authority for saying that it is absolutely necessary:

Bayley, J.-I think that the property is bound from the time when the sequestrator is appointed, and that the publication of notice is only necessary in order to give priority against conflicting rights.

HOLROYD and LittleDALE, Js., concurred.

Rule discharged.

POLITICAL RETROSPECT.

Domestic. There has been a de- exception of Lord BROUGHAM, Mr. falcation in the year's revenue, to the LITTLETON, and Lord Spencer. The amount of £751,527 !!!

present is, in every sense, a weaker But this is nothing to the triumph and more incompetent ministry than of the Popish and revolutionary fac- that which was turned adrift in Notion, who have driven Sir Robert Peel vember. and the Protestants from the helm, How, then, can such men hope to and left the Church of England with carry on the government ? They have out pilot or compass to weather the not the influence, nor the moral force, most awful gale that ever threatened nor the majorities which they had in our ark. In a word, a Movement the last parliament. They are comcabinet has been formed, and Lord pletely at the mercy of O'Connell; MELBOURNE, for the sake of appear- and they can only hope to forward ances, is placed at its head. The prime their measures through the flouse of minister, however, is Lord John Rus- Commons, under the convoy and by SELL, and the master of Lord John the strength of the “ Tail.” Disguise is Daniel O'CONNELL. The agitator it as we may, the Protestant people has counted his beads to some advan- of these realms have no overruling tage, and it would be well for the Pro- voice in the British Parliament! Latestants of Ireland to prepare for the ment it as we may, still this is the consequences. They are now at the deplorable and humiliating fact! Our mercy of a “ Death's Head and Cross Church, our lands, our houses, our Bones” administration.

goods and chattels, our LIVES AND LIHow far the King has yielded, we Berties, are at the disposal of a rapaare unable to say-what are his Ma- cious, dishonest, aud sacriligious knot jesty's prospects we cannot conjecture, of Irish Papists. The same class of The most remarkable feature in the bigots and levellers whose schemes of case is, that the same men have been fraud JAMES II. encouraged, have now recalled to office whom the King dis- supreme power in the popular assemmissed in November last, with the bly of the nation.

Do not suppose, reader, that we are which must follow his giving power drawing upon the imagination in order alas, absolute power !-and patronage to arouse your apprehensions. The to the Papists of Ireland ?”' We becase is plain enough. Why is it that lieve His Majesty is fully convinced the same men now deem themselves of the awfully responsible position in strong enough to conduct public affairs? which he is placed; and we can state, Simply because they have changed their upon the most unquestionable authoprinciples, and have resolved to pur- rity,that he anxiously seeks the advice, chase the support of the Popish faction, and throws himself upon the protection by consigning Ireland, and the Protes- of the people. Why, then, say some, tant church in Ireland, to their uncon- if this be His Majesty's dispositiontrolled and exclusive management. why does not the King dissolve parTake it, says Lord JOAN Russell, and liament? do with Ireland what you please. Give Stop a bit. There is an Eastern us power and place, and we in return proverb which says—It is better to will give you Ireland. These are ob- destroy the locust before you plant viously the terms of the unhallowed the shrub. It is a good proverb. Lord compact. The church, the corpora- JOHN RUSSELL and his faction, the tions, the offices, and the patron- Tail included as his principal prop, age of the sister island, are given over must be tried according to the forms to O'CONNELL, in recompense for and usages of law, before they can be O'CONNELL’s support in the House of condemned. It is a case between our Commons. All the villany of the com- sovereign Lord the King and Lord JOHN, pact, which the Times so ably exposed his subject. The people are the jury. within the last ten days, has come to If they condemn Lord John, the sherift pass. O'Connell's nominee to the will do his duty. If they return him high office of viceroy is accepted by the innocent, their verdict will virtually King. William the Fourth has sig- accuse the accuser, not of the specified nified his assent to the nomination, by crime, but of oppression and persecuthe beggar demagogue, of two gentle- tion. men-BOTH PAPISTS- to fill the offices Let us, therefore, not do any thing of attorney and solicitor-general. The hastily. The descendant of HENRY mine is complete-the train is laid- the Eighth's favourite is on his trial. the match is ready—it is now a con- His father's lands are at stake. He test between the bible and the mass- professes to pillage the church; the book ;-in short, it is a contest between people object to pillage; but they conreason and divine revelation on the tend that, if plunder is to be the order one hand, and disgusting fraud, super- of the day, the fair lands of Woburn, stition, and absurdity on the other. Tavistock, and Covent Garden, should

This is beginning to be understood. be subjected to the first ordeal of diviWe take higher grounds than those sion and spoliation. We quite agree afforded by a mere question of pro- with the people. Give us the abbey, perty. Property is at stake, we admit; monastic, and convent lands, and the and property and power, by tyranny poor rates would be reduced fifty per and robbery, are what O'Connell cent.—a consummation most devoutly and the Popish priests aim at. But to be wished. Give back to the poor there is more than property to be con- the corn-fields of the monks, the tithtended for. The Protestants of Ireland ings of the abeyant priests—the broad are now called upon to vindicate their acres of the souls in purgatory—the principles at all hazards, assert the legacies of the pious — the charities rights they have inherited, and prove founded by the orthodox, and now aptheir attachment to the pure unadul- propriated to infidel purposes-give us terated gospels, which their fathers back from the grasp of rapacity, dismade doubly sacred by their blood, honesty, and profanation all that we and left them to their protection as a have a right to claim, and all that justice blessed legacy.

would award, and there would be little But it will be asked :-“ Is the son to seek at the hands of the overseer of George III. aware of the conse- and churchwarden. quences, especially in a spiritual sense, We ask in vain. Nothing will be

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yielded by the patriots who hold the him !) is to be saved the scandal of a largest share of the mal-appropriated second defeat by being hay-forked up property to the poor of England. No; into the Lords. Mr. CHARLES GRANT if that were surrendered, we should is to be spared, and elevated in the then have a wholesome revolution.

But in Manchester, But, as we cannot compel them to Devonshire, Penryn, Cambridge, make restitution, we must do our best Edinburgh, Leith, Stirling, Northumto prevent them from doing further berland, and many other places, connischief, by stopping their career of tests must take place, and there the meditated and avowed spoliation. The first battle must be fought. formation of the new cabinet has un- We wait the result with some inavoidably given the people a right of terest. interference with O'Connell's minis- In the mean time, we submit to our terial subalterns. There are near a readers the names of “ ALL THE TAscore of them who must, before they LENTS” who are to regenerate us, and can re-enter Parliament, run the gaunt- request them to draw a comparison let of a popular election. Lord Pal- with the cabinet of Sir Robert Peel, MERSTON, it is true, (lucky chance for published in a late Number.

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LIST OF THE NEW MINISTRY.

DICTATORS,
DANIEL O'CONNELL AND HENRY LORD BROUGHAM,
THE DESTRUCTIVE DUUMVIRI.

THE CABINET. 1. First Lord of the Treasury

Lord Melbourne. 2. President of the Council

Lord Lansdowne. 3. First Lord of the Admiralty. .

Lord Auckland. 4. Chancellor of Duchy of Lancster

Lord Holland. 5. Woods, Works, and Privy Seal

Lord Duncanuon. 6. Home Secretary

Lord J. Russell. 7. Foreign Secretary

Lord Palmerston. 8. Colonial Secretary

Mr. Charles Grant. 9. India Board

Sir J. C. Hobhouse. 10. Secretary at War.

Lord Howick. 11. Board of Trade

Mr. Powlett Thomson, 12. Chancellor of the Exchequer

Mr. Spring Rice.
NOT IN THE CABINET.

Mr. Francis Baring. 14.

Mr. E. J. Stanley. 15. Attorney-General

Sir J. Campbell. 16. Solicitor-General

Mr. Rolfe. 17. Judge-Advocate-General

Mr. Cutlar Ferguson. 18. Postmaster-General .

Earl of Minto. 19. Paymaster-General, and Treasurer of the Navy. Sir H. Parnell. 20. Clerk of the Ordnance.

Col. Leith Hay. 21. Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Lord Mulgrave. 22. Lord Chancellor of Ireland

Lord Plunkett. 23. Attorney-General for Ireland

Mr. Perrin. 24. Solicitor-General for Ireland

Mr. O'Loughlen. 25. Lord Advocate of Scotland

Mr. J. A. Murray. 26. Solicitor-General for Scotland

Mr. Cunningham. 27.

Lord Seymour. 28. Lords of the Treasury .

Mr. Ord. 29.

Mr. R. Steuart. 30.

Lord Dalmeny. 31.

Admiral Adam. 32. Lords of the Admiralty

Sir T. Troubridge. 33

Admiral Sir W. Parker. 34.

Hon. Capt. Elliott, R. N. 35. Irish Secretary

Lord Morpeth.

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Sir George Grey.
Mr. C. Wood.
Mr. Robert Gordon.
Mr. Vernon Smith.
Sir Rufane Donkin.
Colonel Sir G. Anson.

Vice President of the Board of Trade and Master 36.

of the Mint. 37. Under Secretary of the Home Department 38. Under Secretary of the Colonies 39. Secretary of the Admiralty 40. Secretaries of the Board of Control 41. Surveyor-General of the Ordnance . 42. Storekeeper-General of ditto .

HOUSEHOLD. 43. Lord Chamberlain 44. Lord Steward . 45. Master of the Horse 46. Master of the Buck Hounds 47. Vice-Chamberlain 48. Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard 49. Captain of the Band of Gentlemen-at-Arms . 50. Comptroller of the Household

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Marquis Wellesley.
Duke of Argyll.
Earl of Albemarle.
Earl of Errol.
Lord Albert Conyngham.
Earl of Gosford.
Lord Foley.
Colonel Fox.

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Foreign.—The pressure of domestic affairs renders it impossible for us to devote any space to Foreign Intelligence this month. We cannot however pass over an event which has occurred in

PORTUGAL. Prince Augustus, the husband of the young Queen, ci-devant Duke of Leuchtenburg, has died suddenly at Lisbon, and the greatest consternation prevails in that unhappy

and ill-fated country, which is by no means allayed by the continued successes of the King of Spain, which are calculated to raise the drooping spirits of the loyalists in the sister kingdom. We hope the good cause will thrive in every quarter of the globe, and that every God-fearing, king-loving nation, will enjoy happiness and prosperity, eternal as well as temporal.

UNIVERSITY, ECCLESIASTICAL, AND PAROCHIAL.

INTELLIGENCE.

TRIBUTES OF RESPECT. Rev. RICHARD LUNEY.—A most handsome token of respect to the Rev. Richard Luney, M.A. of Magdalen Hall, bas (by the subscription of the congregation) been presented to that rev. gentleman. It consists of a massive silver salver, of a bold and elegant pattern, and in its centre bears the following highly gratifying, though modest and most richly deserved inscription : "Presented by the congregation of St. Andrew's Chapel, Plymouth, to the Rev. Richard Luney, M.A. (the assistant minister), as a testimony of their regard, and a proof of their high estimation of his talent, learning, and piety."

MUNIFICENCE OF THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBUY.-It will be gratifying to those who are interested in the character and success of Winchester School, and to the public in general, to know that, by the munificence of the Warden and Fellows of the College, additional rooms have lately been completed for the convenience of tuition, and for the reception of a school library. His Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury, who was educated as a Scholar on the foundation, successively Fellow of both the St. Mary Winton Colleges, has transmitted to the Society a noble donation of 5001., which will be applied principally to the purchase of books. In communicating his liberal purpose, the Archbishop was pleased to express his desire to mark his regard for the place of his education before the retirement of the present Head Master. That event, it is now announced, will take place at Christmas, the Rev. Dr. Williams having signified his intention to resign his important office at that time.

BRIDGWATER.-The legatees under the late Mr. F. Anderson's will mean to fulfil his munificent intentions, by the grant of a piece of ground for the site of a new church, and the sum of 2001, towards the building fund.

CONSECRATION OF A Church AT MALACCA.— The accounts from Malacca, state that at a meeting held in the Dutch church, three resolutions had been passed, ceding the building to the Bishop of Calcutta, for the purpose of its being consecrated to the service of the Church of England. The church had been taken possession of by the Rev. Dr. Durrah.

BUDDHISM.–Of all the creeds upon the earth, Buddhism reckons the greatest numbers of votaries. They probably exceed the prodigious amount of 260,000,000. The following statement proves this :- In China, 200,000,000 ; Mandchoos and Mongols in Asia and Europe, 5,400,000 ; Empire of Japan and Liew-khiew Archipelago, 25,000,000; Tibet and Boutan, 6,000,000 ; Corea, 5,000,000; Eastern Peninsula of South Asia, 25,000,000 ; Ceylon, 600,000 ; Nepal, 2,000,000. Total, 269,000,000. The following are the ten commandments of Buddhism, according to the order in which they stand in the catechism of the creed :

Kill no living thing.
Do not steal.
Commit no immodest act.
Tell no lie or untruth.

Drink no spirituous liquor. The laity are bound to observe these laws as well as the ecclesiastics. The following concern the Buddhic clergy alone. They must not

Anoint either the head or body;
Nor be present at any song or theatrical exhibition ;
Nor sleep on a wide and lofty bed ;
Nor eat but once a day, and before noon;

Nor possess any property. Mr. B. A. Hodgson, in a paper on Buddhism in Nepaul, thus sums up the system :-"Monastic asceticism in morals, and philosophical scepticism in religion."

HARMONY OF DISSENT.

Hackney Grove, Saturday Afternoon, March 7. My dear friend, -In reply to your note just now received, I deeply lament to state that the report you heard in town this morning from our mutual acquaintance is perfectly true. You have misstated one or two particulars, but you may fully rely on the following representation :

Before Dr. Smith sent his letter to the Patriot last Monday, he called on me, and with his wonted kindness showed me his communication. It was fairly, and I may say, beautifully written. He sealed it in my study, put it into the post, and I know that it went to the editor of the Patriot unaltered. I therefore do charge Mr. Josiah Conder with a knowing, a wilful, and a dishonourable suppression of a part of Dr. Smith's explanatory letter, and I leave you to judge what confidence I can place in his boastings about fairness, correctness, and fidelity. I will not, however, take any advantage of such an opponent. “ It is the glory of a man to pass by a transgression," and many such I have laboured, by the help of God, to overlook, and do as cordially and fully forgive; but I think you will agree with me, that I have an additional reason for distinguishing myself, and many of my dishonoured brethren and friends, from a tyrannical domination which is alike offensive in a Dissenting editor or a bigoted Episcopalian.

I have written to the committee on the subject, and have received a reply last night, that the whole of Dr. Smith's letter shall appear next week. If the subject were not too grave, I should say Risum,” but I will substitute the word Lachrymas teneatis, amici ?" The mournful fact exists, and no explanation whatever can alter it. This is my prayer-From envy, malice, hatred, and all uncharitableness, and from all knavish tricks, good Lord deliver us! and if we be occasionally called to either a private or public contest, may we discover at least common honesty, and observe the golden rule.

I can assure you that I shall not touch the business any more with one of my fingers. Quod feci, feci.

With fresh assurances of cordial esteem and Christian affection, I remain, my dear Friend, yours most faithfully,

John CLAYTON, JUN.

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