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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.
selves. The subject, which is confesledly of the first importance,
set forth in a Discourse occasioned by the Death of the Hon.
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-
Doctrine of the Godhead of Jesus Christ. Preached in the
A mere string of texts, without any attempt at explanation or
mon for the Royal Cumberland School, inllituted in 1788, to
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.
152.1. 21. read' attend to your appetites.'
would,' read could. 276. 1. 27. for “ interference, read inference; and, 1. 28, for accountable, read unavoidable.
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.
Annales de Chimie, generally
to Fourcroy's Chemistry, 170. Antiquities, monumental, in
lative to, 556.
in a voyage to the South Seas, customs of, 561.
ores, M, Born's new method Arum Maculatum, virtues of, 165.
See also Manna.
Some tribes Baynham, Mr. his account of an
acid, &c. 170. On the combina-
calies and lime, 517.
fires, and the means of extin-
guifhing them, 281. On the Cancer, remedy for, 450.
gonometrical operations per-
the difference between the me.
from facts relative to Pem-
Cavallo, Mr. his description of
the younger clergy, by the suring small angles with the
the process of making allum,
tanical students, in describing Charlemont, Lord, his account
the genus Agaricus, 181. of a fingular custom at Mete-
have been assaslinated at Paris, calculus and particular inte.
grals, 523 New inquiries
the magnetic virtue, 513. duet, 416.
Lord Mooboddo's observations lection of anecdotes relative
on the Greek teníes, 290. to the latter part of his life, 22.
ness with the Admiralty board,
fiftencies pointed out, 87. of, from their friends, &c. to
that empire, 495. Inquiry
whence originally peopled,
497. Religion of, 498. Their
vindicated from the charge of
being enemies to philosophy
that animal. See Rennell. Clarke, Dr, his account of a dan-
can Loyalists, settled in that fants in the lying in hospi.
tal, Dublin, 68.