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the delight and the solace of those who have been unable to visit other countries; and they have excited the dormant spirit of curiosity in many a resident of this university, who has followed eagerly the steps of Dr. Clarke, and has invariably borne testimony to the accuracy and the fidelity of his narrative. Dr. Clarke has somewhere mentioned all the excellencies which must unite to form a perfect traveller-he must have the pencil of Norden, the pen of Volney, the learning of Pococke, the perseverance of Bruce, the enthusiasm of Savary. Of all these Dr. Clarke united in his own person by far the greater share. No difficulties in his progress were ever allowed to be insuperable; and upon all occasions he imparted to others a portion of his own enthusiasm. It was upon the return from this extensive tour, during which he had visited nearly the whole of Europe, and parts of Asia and Africa, that Dr. Clarke presented to the University those memorials of his travels, which now decorate the vestibule of the Library; and as some return for the splendor which his name had reflected upon the University, he was complimented in full Senate with the degree of LL.D. From that moment the residence of the traveller was confined to Cambridge, and he shortly after commenced those public lectures in mineralogy, which, if possible, have made his name more known and honoured, both in this and in foreign countries, than even his long and interesting travels.—Natural History was his earliest and most favourite study; and that peculiar branch of it, which refers to the mineral kingdom, soon engrossed the whole of his attention. In the delivery of his celebrated lectures, Clarke was without a rival-his eloquence was inferior to none; (in native eloquence, perhaps, few have ever equalled him in this country;) his knowledge of his subject was extensive; his elucidation clear and simple; and in the illustrations, which were practically afforded by the various and beautiful specimens of his minerals, he was peculiarly happy.-Most of those spe cimens he had himself collected, and they
seldom failed to give rise to the most pleasing associations by their individual lo— cality. We may justly apply to him in the delivery of his lectures, what is engraver on the monument of Goldsmith, “Nihil, quod tetigit, non ornavit-." Of the higher qualities of his mind, of his force. and energy as a Christian preacher, of the sublimity and excellence of his discourses, we might tell in any other place than Cambridge; but here all mention of them is unnecessary, his crowded congregations are testimony sufficient, Of the estimation in which Dr. Clarke was held by foreigners, we may in the same mauner refer our readers to the various Honorary Societies, in which his name stands enrolled; we may safely say, that to no one person has the University of Cambridge been more indebted for celebrity abroad during the last twenty years, than to her late Librarian, Dr. Clarke. He has fallen a victim indeed to his generous ardour in the pursuit of science-he looked only to the fame of the University; and in his honest endeavours to exalt her reputation, he unhappily neglected his own invaluable health
He has thus left to his afflicted family, and to his surviving friends, the most painful and bitter regrets; whilst to the Univer sity itself, he has bequeathed a debt of gratitude, which we doubt not will here→ after be amply and liberally discharged.
The remains of the much-lamented Dr. Clarke were interred this morning at 12 o'clock, in the chapel of Jesus College.— The funeral was attended by his relatives, some of the Heads of Houses, the greater part of the Professors,and most of his friends resident in the University; all the Members of Jesus college (the college to which he belonged) likewise followed. The service was read in the most impressive manner by the Rev. Dr. French, Master of Jesus college, and Vice-Chancellor of the University; and the effect it produced was such as might have been expected on so melancholy an occasion. Dr. Clarke was in the 54th year of his age; he proceeded to the degree of B.A, 1790, M.A. 1794.-Cambridge Chronicle.
Adams, T. C. M.A. domestic chaplain to the Earl of Aylesford, to the living of Foleshill, near Coventry; patron, the LORD CHANCELLOR. Bagot, Hon. Richard, M.A. to a prebendal stall in Windsor chapel.
Barrret, J. T. D.D. of St. Peter's college, Cambridge, to the rectory of Roothing Beauchamp, Essex. Barton, R. S. to the vicarage of Alconborough cum Weston, Hunts.
Benson, Henry Bristowe, M.A. of Christ
college, Cambridge, to the vicarage of
"Bethell, G. M.A. to the vicarage of Burn-
Deacon, James, to the curacy of St. Etheldred, Norwich; patrons, the CORPORATION OF THAT CITY.
Greeves, Richard, to the vicarage of Deddington, Oxfordshire; patrons, the DEAN AND CANONS OF WINDSOR. Hales, Robert, M.A. to the rectory of Hillington, Norfolk; patron, W. J. H. B. FOLKES, of Hillington hall. Hibgame, E. MA. fellow of Jesus college, Cambridge, to the vicarage of Whittlesford, Cambridgeshire ; patrons, the MASTER AND FELLOWS OF THAT SOCIETY.
Irving, M. B.D. to the vicarage of Sturminster Marshall, Dorset ; patrons, the PROVOST AND FELLOWS OF ETON COLLEGE.
Jeans, J. L. M.A. of Pembroke college, to
be one of the domestic chaplains to the Earl of Stradbroke. Jones, John, curate of Waterbeach, to
the living of Cardley, Worcestershire; patron, the BISHOP OF WORCESTER. Plimley, Henry, vicar of Shoreditch and of Cuchfield, to be chancellor of the diocese of Chichester.
Plumptre, J. F. to a fellowship at Eton college.
Polehampton, E. M.A. fellow of King's college, Cambridge, to the rectory of Greenford Magna, Middlesex ; patrons, the PROVOST AND FELLOWS OF THAT SOCIETY.
Randolph, J. H. to the rectory of Fobbing, in Essex.
Sharpe, J. vicar of Doncaster, to be chaplain to the Earl of Clanwilliam. Sumner, Charles Richard, M.A. to a prebendal stall in Worcester cathedral. Thomas, rev. Mr. to the vicarage of Great Bursted, Essex; patron, LORD PETRE.
Willings, T. to hold with the rectory of Church Lench, Worcestershire, the vicarage of Bromfield, Salop. Wilson, W. M.A. fellow of Jesus college, Cambridge, to the vicarage of Elmstead, Essex; patrons, the MASTER AND FELLOWS OF THAT SOCIETY. Worgan, Joseph, to the vicarage of Pebworth.
Yeadon, W. B.D. to the rectory of Wad
dington, Lincolnshire; patrons, the
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD.
Degrees conferred February 28. MASTERS OF ARTS.-Henry Harvey, Christ Church, grand compounder, Theophilus Williamson, Exeter college; James Norris, scholar of Corpus Christi college; Robert Meadows White, demy of Magdalen college; Charles Hewett, Brase-nose college; Charles Cowper Cholmondeley, Brase-nose college; Richard Ramsay Warde, Brase-nose college; Henry Hall, University college; Thomas Henry Elwin, Worcester college.
BACHELORS OF ARTS.-William Swete, esq. Oriel college, grand compounder ; George Dewdney, Queen's college; Richard Child Willis, University college. March 12.
BACHELORS OF DIVINITY. - Godfrey. Faussett, some time fellow of Magdalen college; William Firth, fellow of Corpus Christi college.
MASTERS OF ARTS.-Reginald Chandos Pole, esq. St. Mary hall, grand compounder; Samuel Grover, fellow of Exeter college; Edward Barton Lye, Exeter college; John Garnett Atkinson, Brasenose college.
BACHELOR OF ARTS.-William Henry James, Pembroke college.
March 21.-At a Convocation held this day, John Bond, esq. gentleman commoner of Worcester college, was admitted to the honorary degree of Master of Arts, presented by the rev. William Law Pope, M.A. fellow of the said college.
The same day in Congregation, the following degrees were conferred:
BACHELOR IN CIVIL LAW.-Charles Bellamy, fellow of St. John's college, and Vinerian scholar of Common Law.
MASTERS OF ARTS.-Henry Gordon, Exeter college; Richard John Meade, Baliol college; Thomas Higgins, Brasenose college; George Walker, St. John's college; William Tovey Hopkins, Pembroke college.
BACHELORS OF ARTS.-Robert Oakman, St. Alban hall; Henry Withy, postmaster of Merton college; Frederick Edward Pegus, law exhibitioner of St. John's college; Charles Watkin Wynne Eyton, Jesus college.
March 7.-Charles Awdry, esq. was admitted fellow of New college.
March 20. At a Convocation this day, John Frederick Winterbottom, B A. fellow of Magdalen college, was unanimously elected Vinerian Scholar__ of Common Law, in the room of Mr. Berton, elected to the vacant Fellowship.
March 21.-At a Convocation this day, the rev. Wm. Russell, B.D. fellow of Magdalen college, and the rev. John
Anthony Cramer, M.A. student of Christ Church, were approved as Public Examiners.
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE.
Degrees conferred Feb. 27. DOCTOR IN DIVINITY. - Rev. Thos. Harwood, Emmanuel college. HONORARY MASTER OF ARTS-Lord Grey, of Trinity college, son of the Earl of Stamford and Warrington; the Hon. Thos. Cavendish, of Magdalene college, son of Lord Waterpark.
BACHELORS OF ARTS.-Rev. G. Wightman and C. Melhuish, of St. John's college; John Thomas Hinds, of Trinity college; W. Birch, Catharine hall, John Reeve, Emmanuel college; Matthew Robinson, Caius college.
MASTER OF ARTS.-Rev. Bartholomew Goe, Catharine hall.
BACHELORS IN CIVIL LAW.-John C.
Physic. The following are the principal regulations:
That there shall be, every year, a publie examination in the Senate-house, in the last week of the Lent Term, to continue for three days.-That the subjects of examination shall be one of the four Gospels of the Acts of the Apostles in the original Greek, and one of the Latin Classics. That every person, when examined, shall be required to construe some portion of each of the subjects to cal construction of particular passages be appointed-to explain the grammatito the Evidences of Christianity, and to and to answer printed questions relating the Geography, Chronology, and History of the other subjects of examination. That the first of these annual examinations shall take place in the Lont term of 1824.-That all those undergraduates who shall commence their residence in the University during the year 1822,
Prattent, Pembroke hall; rev. Henry shall be required to attend such examiMorgan, St. John's college.
MASTER OF ARTS. Gibbs Crawford Antrobus, esq. St. John's college.
Feb. 22-Hamnett Holditch, esq. B.A. and Wm. Langton Arnold, esq. B.A. of Caius college, were elected Fellows of that Society.
The subject of the Porson Prize for this year is the passage in Julius Cæsar, Act IV. Scene 3, beginning with "Come, Antony, and young Octavius," and ending with-" and leave you so." The metre-Tragicum trimetrum acatelecticum.
The subjects for the Members' Prizes are:-Senior Bachelors-Populis diversis eadem instituta parum conveniant. Middle Bachelors-Astronomia laus et utilitas.
March 6.-At a congregation this day, the very rev. James Henry Monk, fellow of Trinity college, Regius Professor of Greek, and Dean of Peterborough, was created Doctor in Divinity by royal mandate.
TYRWITT'S HEBREW SCHOLARSHIP.— The examination for a scholarship on this foundation will commence on Wednesday, the 8th of May.-Candidates to deliver their certificates of qualification before Midlent Sunday.
The Chancellor's two Gold Medals for the best classical scholars among the commencing Bachelors of Arts, are adjudged this year to Mr. Geo. Long and Mr. Henry Malden, both of Trinity college, and both University Scholars upon Lord Craven's foundation.
March 13.-At a Congregation this day, a Grace passed the Senate to confirm certain proposals for the institution of a previous examination of candidates for the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor in Civil Law, or Bachelor in
nation. That those who shall come to reside in 1823, shall attend the examination of 1825, and so on-That in case any one shall be prevented by illness of his year, he shall be required to attend from attending the regular examination on the next following examination, and arranged alphabetically) shall be formed so on. That two classes (each of them out of those examined-the first consisting of those who have passed their exa
mination with credit-and the second of those to whom the Examiners have only not refused their certificate of approval.That those who shall not be approved by the Examiners, shall be required to attend the examination of the following year, and so on; and that no degree of B.A. M.B. or LL.B. shall be granted, unCaput, shewing that the candidate for less a certificate be presented to the tion of the Examiners, some one of these such degree has passed, to the satisfacexaminations.-That public notice of the subjects of examination in 1824 shall be issued in the first week of the Lent term of 1823-of the subjects in 1825, in the first week in the Lent term of 1824, and so on.
At the same Congregation a Grace passed the Senate to adopt the plans proposed by Mr. Mead for the erection of an astronomical observatory in this, University.
The candidates for the office of Librarian of the University are:
Henry Gunning, of Christ college; rev. John Lodge, fellow of Magdalene college; rev. J. C. Franks, chaplain of Trinity college; Geo. Burges, esq. of Trinity college.
J. S. Henslow, csq. of St. John's college, is candidate for the Professorship of Mineralogy.
DEACONS.-Robert Andrews, B.A. Emmanuel college, Cambridge; William Hamilton Burroughs, B.A. Magdalen hall, Oxford; Edward Cobbold, B.A. St. Alban's hall, Oxford; Thomas Henry Copeman, B.A. St. John's college, Cambridge; Henry Creed, B.A. Corpus Christi college, Cambridge; Ralph Errington, late of Christ college, Cambridge; John David Glennie, B.A. Trinity college, Cambridge; Ambrose Goode; Thomas Gregory, St. John's college, Cambridge; Edmund Holnes, B.A. Bene't college, Cambridge; Hunting Jollye, B.A. Jesus college, Cambridge; William Kay, B.A. Magdalen college, Oxford; C. Neale, M.A. late fellow of St. John's college, Cambridge; Robert Partridge, B.A. St. John's college, Cambridge; Michael Nowell Peters, B.A. St. Peter's college, Cambridge; George Pitt, B.A. Trinity college, Cambridge; William Stratton, B.A. St. Edmund's hall, Oxford; Henry Studd, B.A. Caius college, Cambridge; T. S. Turnbull, fellow of Caius college, Cambridge; John Jervis William Turner, B.A. St. Peter's college, Cambridge; James Devaynes Wintle, B.A. St. John's college, Cambridge. Lett. dim. from Bishop of Bristol.
PRIESTS.-Ralph Barker, B.A. St. Peter's college, Cambridge; Arthur Browne, B.A. fellow of St. John's college, Cambridge; Edward Drury Butts, B.A. Queen's college, Cambridge; Charles Carver, B.A. Caius college, Cambridge; Thomas Dixon, B.A. St. John's college, Cambridge; John Robert Matthew Edgar, B.A. Trinity college, Oxford; Thomas Farr, B.A. Trinity college, Cambridge; Henry Lowe; Thomas Welby Northmore, M.Ă. Emmanuel college, Cambridge; Jermyn Pratt, B.A. Trinity college, Cambridge; Thomas Raven, B.A. Bene't college, Cambridge; John Shilibeer, Jesus college, Cambridge; Ambrose Steward, B.A. St. John's college, Cambridge; Christopher Thurgar; George Wightman, B.A. St. John's college, Cambridge; John Page Wood, LL.B. Trinity college, Cambridge.
The following gentlemen of the University of Cambridge were ordained by the Bishop of Gloucester, on the 24th ult.:
DEACONS.-W. Pashley, St. John's college; D. Jones, B.A. Catherine hall. PRIEST.-W. Payne, B.A. St. John's college.
Died.-At his house in the Cloisters, Windsor Castle, aged 78, the rev. George Heath, D.D. a canon of Windsor, fellow
Married. At Bramshot, the rev. Frederick Ford, M.A. eldest son of the late Henry Ford, LL.D. principal of Magdalen hall, to Mary Ann, only child of John Neale, esq. of Henshot. HUNTS.
Died. At the rectory house, Hamerton, the rev. R. Pyne, many years rector of that parish.
Married. On the 26th ult, at Knowle, by the rev. Rd. Moore Boultbee, the rev. Wm. Thomas Bree, only son of the rev. W. Bree, of Allesley, to Hannah Maria, youngest daughter of Joseph Boultbee, esq. of Springfield House.
Died. At the rectory house, Sutton Coldfield, in the 86th year of his age, the rev. John Riland, M.A. 32 years rector of that place, and father of the Society for promoting Christian Knowledge. YORKSHIRE.
Died.-Aged 72, the rev. John Metcalfe, vicar of Fish Lake, and 45 years resident curate of Kirby-Overblow.
Died.-At Burton Hall, the rev. Christopher Wyvill.
MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS.
The Works of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke; containing Speeches in Westminster Hall, on the Impeachment of Warren Hastings, Esq. together with the Report from the Committee to inspect the Lords' Journals, and an Appendix, To which is prefixed, an Introduction, addressed to Lord Viscount Milton. By the Bishop of Rochester. Vols. 13 and 14. 8vo. 11. 1s.
A Sermon preached at the Consecration of the King's Chapel, annexed to his Majesty's Pavilion at Brighton, January 1, 1822. By the Rev. Hugh Pearson, D.D. of St. Jolin's College, Oxford, Chaplain to his Majesty and the Household at Brighton, Published by his Majesty's Command. 1s. 6d.
Notes on the most illustrious Persons from whom our Lord descended; and the Objections to the 11th and 42th verses of St. Matthew, chap. i. answered from all the best Commentators. By Robert Berkley Greene, of St. John's College, Cambridge. 8vo. 2s. 6d.
Reasons for withdrawing from the Hibernian Bible Society, founded on the public Documents of that Institution. By James Edward Jackson, M.A. Perpetual Curate of Grange, near Armagh. 4s.
A Selection from the Epistles of the Apostle Paul, in Testimony of the Divinity of Christ, with Illustrations from the four Evangelists; and Remarks by the Au-` thor. 2s.
Contemplations on the last Discourses
The Oxford University Calendar, for the of our blessed Saviour with his Disciples, Year 1822.
Vindiciae Analogicæ; a Letter to the Rev. Edward Copleston, D.D. Provost of Oriel College, Oxford, &c. on his " Inquiry into the Doctrines of Necessity and Predestination." By the Rev. E. W. Grinfield, A. M. Minister of Laura Chapel, Bath. 2s. 6d.
A Defence of some Passages in Dr. Copleston's Inquiry into the Doctrines of Necessity and Predestination. By the Rev. W. Dalby, Fellow and Tutor of Exeter College, Oxford. 2s. 6d.
A newly invented Table for exhibiting to the View, and impressing clearly on the Memory, the Genealogy of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, as given by St. Matthew and by St. Luke; also the Difference of their Accounts explained; with
as recorded in the Gospel of St. John. By the Rev. John Brewster, M.A. Rector of Egglescliffe, Durham. 8vo. 10s. 6d.
Rivingtons' Annual Register; or, a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1820. 8vo. 11.
Hints towards the right Improvement of the present Crisis. By Joseph Jones, M.A. 8vo. 5s.
A Letter from an Irish Beneficed Clergyman concerning Tithes. 8vo. Is. 6d.
A Letter to Daniel K. Sandford, Esq. Professor of Greek in the University of Glasgow, in Answer to Strictures of the Edinburgh Review on the Open College of Qxford. By a Member of a Close College. 2s. 6d.
The Cambridge University Calendar for 1822. 6s.