« PreviousContinue »
DISCOURSES AND DISSERTATIONS
ATONEMENT & SACRIFICE:
ON THE PRINCIPAL ARGUMENTS ADVANCED, AND THE MODE OF
DOCTRINES AS HELD BY THE ESTABLISHED CHURCH:
SOME STRICTURES ON MR. BELSHAM'S ACCOUNT
OF THE UNITARIAN SCHEME,
IN HIS REVIEW OF MR. WILBERFORCF'S TREATISE.
WILLIAM MAGEE, D.D.
SENIOR FELLOW OF TRINITY COLLEGE, AND PROFESSOR OF
MATHEMATICS IN THE UNIVERSITY OF DUBLIN.
FIRST AMERICAN, FROM THE THIRD AND LAST LONDON
EDITION, WITH ADDITIONS.
PUBLISHED BY JAMES EASTBURN, 86 BROADWAY.
PAUL AND THOMAS, PRINTERS
IN placing at the head of these sheets a name, to which the respect and the admiration of the Public have attached so much celebrity; and in avowing, at the same time, that I have selected the name of a Friend, with whom I have been united almost from childhood, in the closest habits of intimacy; I am aware that I subject myself to the imputation of acting as much from a motive of pride, as from a sentiment of affection. I admit the imputation to be well-founded. To enjoy the happiness of such a Friend, and not to exult in the possession, would be not to deserve it. It is a pride which, I trust, may be indulged in without blame: and the distinction of having been associated with a character, so transcendently eminent for private worth, for public virtue, and for intellectual endowments, I shall always regard as one of the most honourable circumstances of my life.