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not perceiving their worship to be of this kind, their error will by no means deprive them of the favour of God, and of that title to future happiness which arises from a virtuous character. The charge of idolatry, in the sense in which Mr. Lindsey explains it, is sufficiently harmless; for it asserts nothing more than what every man must think concerning those who differ from him in opinion, that they are in an error:- hur since it is certain that the term idolatry is commonly used in a more obnoxious sense, and since Mr. Lindfey bimself acknowleges that it is used in fcripture in a fenfe which implies a high degree of criminality, it would surely be much more consistent with that Christian candour, which we are persuaded Mr. Lindsey is, in all poffible cases, disposed to exercise, if the use of so doubiful and obnoxious a term were discontinued in the censures which one set of Christians think it necessary to cast on another. The pamphlet contains a repetition of the argument for Unitarianism, drawn from the scriptures; and recommends the prosecution of the author's favourite scheme for the alteration of the national liturgy after the plan preposed by Dr. Clarke. How much is it to be lamented that, for want of such a reform as would provide an universal licorgy on common principles acknowleged by all feets, public prayers, which ought to unite men in the bonds of charity, still continue to be the ground of diffenfion and animosity! Art. 46. Annibilation no Punishment to the Wicked after the Day of

Judgment; or the Curse of God on Adam's eating the Forbidden Fruit; as proved from Scripture. By Philip Burton, Eļq. 8vo. 6d. Robinsons, &c.

This writer has contemplated himself into a persuasion, that the future punishment of the wicked will last-not for eves - but during exa&tly fifteen hundred and forty years ; after which they will be annihilated and think it no punishment. Those readers who with to be informed of the grounds of this opinion, must peruse the pamphlet, for we cannot attempt to explain them.

SINGLE SERMONS. Art. 47. Preached at Basingstoke, in the County of Southampton,

on the 26th of May 1791, at the Visitation of the Rev. Thomas Balguy, Archdeacon of Winchester. By Edward Salıer, M. A. Domestic Chaplain to his Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucefter, Prebendary of York, &c. 4to. 15. Rivingtons. 1791. A sensible, cautious, well-written discourse from 1 Pet. ii. 16.

We heartily concus in the writer's coocluding sentence: No fort of liberty can absolve man from his obedience to God; or, in other words, obedience to God is the just measure of all human liberty.' Art. 48. On doing to all Men as we would they pould do to

us." By J. Charlesworth, M. A. late Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. 8vo. 60. Johnson. 1791. This is a valuable addition to the stock of preaching sermons which Mr. Charlesworth has so kindly prepared for those clergymen, to whom it may not be convenient to write sermons for them.

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selves. The subject, which is confesledly of the first importance,
is treated with great plainness and fimplicity.
Art. 49. Personal Remembrance among the Foys of the other World;

set forth in a Discourse occasioned by the Death of the Hon.
Richard Spencer, youngelt Son of the Earl and Countess Spencer,
By Joseph Jekyll Rye, A. B. Vicar of Dallington, and Chaplain
to the Right Hon. Lord Cathcart. 4to. PP. 24. Hodion.
1791.

An ingenious discourse, on a peculiar subject. Christianity, to which we are folely indebted for the certainty of a future world, has with held many particulars as to its nature and employments. What can be advanced on the topic of personal semembrance, is in a great measure offered in this performance; and the whole is applied to those praćical purposes, destitute of which no subjects can be considered as having any great or real importance. The text of this sermon is, 1 Sam. xii. 23. An appendix contains a few notes by way of illustration.

The death which gave occasion to this discourse, was that of an infant of about two years old. Art. 50. Chrißian Benevolence recommended; preached at a Meet

ing of Ministers, April 3, 1792, at Little Baddow, Essex, and published at their Requelt. By S. Wilmhurst. 8vo. od. Johafon. 1792.

This preacher discovers no small portion of that Christian bene-
volence wbich he recommends. One principal object of his publi-
cation appears to be, io inculcate moderation and candour on his
diffenting brethren.
Art. 51. Proving. from the Word of God, the all-important

Doctrine of the Godhead of Jesus Christ. Preached in the
Baptist Meeting-house in Edinburgh, on the 18:6 March 1792.
By Henry David Inglis, one of the Pallors of that Congregatioa.
Svo. Pp. 18. 6d.

A mere string of texts, without any attempt at explanation or
comment.
Art. 52. The Perpetuity of Brotherly Love, recommended in a Ser.

mon for the Royal Cumberland School, inllituted in 1788, to
fupport and educate the Female Orphans and Daughters of iodi-
geni Free and Accepted Mafons: preached on March 20. 1791,
at St. Bride's in Fleet-treet, and published at the Request of the
Brethren, and other Gentlemen, and acting Stewards at the An-
niversary. By the Rev. Weeden Butler, Morning Preacher of
Charlotte Street Chapel, and Chaplain to the Right Hon. Lady
Dowager Onslow.
410. PP. 29.

White. 1791.
This reverend member of the masonic fraternity observes, that-
Free-masonry, which may juitly boait of every excellence that an-
tiquity can challenge, or the practice of moral virtue can confer,
had not however till very lately, extended its beneficence to female
objects, whule urgent necessities, when made known, held forth a
very powerful and tender claim to pity, from hearts disposed to
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The justice of the above eulogium, pronounced by this zealous brother, we certainly will not undertake to dispute : to the myseries of the hod and the trowel we are entirely strangers : but the immediate institution, which this discourse regards, appears, like many others, to be of the beneficent and useful kind. The preacher recommends it to attention, with energy, argument, and affection. His text is, Heb. xiii. 1. Let brotherly love continue. -Perhaps he might have some respect, in this choice, to his connections with the Craft; however, he employs it to plead for an extension of their bounty to the object directly proposed. Though the science of these societies is far too profound for our abilities, we may venture to express our disike of the allusions which have sometimes been made to masonry in the prayers attending these discourses :--but little of this appears in the prelen: performance, especially when compared with other publications of the kind. Surely, however, it is always unsuitable to that reverence which ought to accompany our humble addresses to the SUPREME BEING! Art. 53. The Duty of Obedience to those in Authority, and the Mo.

tives to persuade us to the Observance of it. 8vo. I s. Scatcherd.

The good old doctrine of the divine right of kings is here maintained, as the only principle which can effectually support autho. rity, silence the murmurs of discontent, and weaken the hands of rebellion. The preacher might have spared himself the trouble which he has bestowed on this obsolete argument. If men are now to be kept in fubjection to the powers that be, they muit be actuated by other considerations than the fear of dainnation. Art. 54. Christian Benevolence.

On John, xiii. 35.

To which is added a Letter relating to the Etablishment of Sunday.Schrols in the Corporation of Richmond, (York.) By Anthi Temple, M. A. Master of the Grammar School at Richmond, and Vicar of Easbi. 40. pp. 28. Is. Baldwin. 1791.

A plain and useful discourse on a topic, which, however familiar, is too important to be ever unseaionable. Trough the publication is apparently intended to recommend the inftirusion of Sune day-schools, the author has reserved the particular difcuffion of this subject to the letter fubjoined ; in which he represents, in strong terms, the neceflity of such an establishment in the parish where the fermon was preached.

ERRATA in Vol. VIII.
P. 150. 1. 9. from bort. for 'carantem,' read carentem.

152.1. 21. read' attend to your appetites.'
157. 1.7. from bott. for • Cures,' sead Cases.
197. 1. 12 and 13. from bott. for · looks,' read locks; and for

would,' read could. 276. 1. 27. for interference, read inference; and, 1. 28, for accountable, read unavoidable.

INDEX

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Ι Ν D E X

To the REMARKABLE PASSAGEs in this Volume.

N. B. To find any particular Book, or Pamphlet, see the

Table of Contents, prefixed to the Volume.

А

Annales de Chimie, generally
ADET, M. his Supplement wrong translated, 169.

to Fourcroy's Chemistry, 170. Antiquities, monumental, in
His paper on the fuming mu- France, curious publication re-
riat of tin, ib.

lative to, 556.
Advocate for the Devil, 455. Aoris, meaning of that term in-
Agaric. See Bolton.

veftigated, 290.
Agelet, M. d', his observations Arabs, of Zara, manners and

in a voyage to the South Seas, customs of, 561.
in 1773, 521. Discoveries, ib. Archery, its historians, 323. Ar-
Amalgamation of goid and filver rows described, 324.

ores, M, Born's new method Arum Maculatum, virtues of, 165.
of, 175. Professor Siruve's ob- Afs, the flowering. See Fraxi.
fervacions on, 488.

See also Manna.
America, North, the state of fer.
vitude in that country, more

B
tolerable than in the West In- Baccharah, on the Rhine, ac-
dies, 126. Indian traders there, count of the vineyards there,
130. Ferocity of the favage 428.
Indians, 131.

Some tribes Baynham, Mr. his account of an
less barbarous, 133. Inftances extra uterine conception, 148.
of their extraordinary resolu- Beauford, Mr. his letter and
tion, 134., General view of memoir relative to the anti-
the western frontier of the quities of Ireland, 297.
American fettlements, 391. Bee bive, a new kind of, 189.
Rate of future population in Berthollet, M. on the Pruflic
America, 396.

acid, &c. 170. On the combina-
Anderson, Dr. James, his fenti- tion of metallic oxyds with al-
ments relative to the exporta-

calies and lime, 517.
tion of wool, controverted, Bertbolon, Abbé, his memoir on
329.

fires, and the means of extin-

guishing

wich, 522.

lin,

guifhing them, 281. On the Cancer, remedy for, 450.
proper season for pruning Cassini, M. his Mem. on the tri.
vines, 489

gonometrical operations per-
Birmingham, controversy relative formed in order to ascertain
to the late riots there, 195.

the difference between the me.
Blagden, Mr. his conclusions ridians of Paris and Green-

from facts relative to Pem-
phigus, 159

Cavallo, Mr. his description of
Books, list of, recommended to a simple micrometer for mea-

the younger clergy, by the suring small angles with the
Bishop of Chester, 113. Sup- telescope, 62.
plement to the Bishop's lift, Chaptal, M. his obfervations on
114

the process of making allum,
Bolton, Mr. bis directions to bo. 516.

tanical students, in describing Charlemont, Lord, his account

the genus Agaricus, 181. of a fingular custom at Mete-
Bone manufactory, at White-

293:
chapel, described, 330. Charles, M. his inquiry into the
Berde, M. de la, supposed to principles of the differeptial

have been assaslinated at Paris, calculus and particular inte.
552

grals, 523 New inquiries
Briffon, M. his improved areo- into the construction and lia
meter, &c. 510. His essay on mits of finite differential

equa-
the uniformity of measures, tions of the first order, ib.
&c. 512. Enquiry concern- Charles 11. observations on his
ing the best feel for receiving character, and political con-

the magnetic virtue, 513. duet, 416.
Browne, Dr. his strictures on Chatham, Earl of, valuable cal.

Lord Mooboddo's observations lection of anecdotes relative

on the Greek teníes, 290. to the latter part of his life, 22.
Brydone, Mr. his account of His mode of transacting busi-
Ælna controverted, 321.

ness with the Admiralty board,
Buffon, M. de, his eulogy, 509. 31.
Burke, Mr. his political incon. Children of the poor, the removal

fiftencies pointed out, 87. of, from their friends, &c. to
Peter Pindar's satiric · Ode be employed in manufactories,
to Burke,' 210. Mr. B.'s po- condemned, 348.
litical principles impeached, China, extent and boundaries of
368.

that empire, 495. Inquiry
Bushe, Mr. bis essay on the

po-

whence originally peopled,
pulation of Ireland, 69.

497. Religion of, 498. Their
Buxton waters, prescribed in pul- chronology, 501. Their aftro.
monary complaints, 140. Ob

nomy, 506.
servations on that remedy, ib. Christian writers, the primitive,

vindicated from the charge of
с

being enemies to philosophy
Camel, rate of the travelling of and human learning, 12.

that animal. See Rennell. Clarke, Dr, his account of a dan-
Canada, situation of the Ameri. gerous disease among the in-

can Loyalists, settled in that fants in the lying in hospi.
province, 135.

tal, Dublin, 68.

Clatbrus,

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