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THERE have not been wanting men ready to assert, that pure and vital godliness has not ranked ainong its advocates many who have been distinguished for the strength of their minds and their intellectual superiority. It seems therefore desirable, when a bright instance occurs to the contrary, that his religious sentiments should be handed down to posterity.
This is not, perhaps, a fit occasion for eulogising the talents and capacity of the late Dean of Carlisle. It
proper, however, to say, that they were such as to entitle him to great deference and authority on all subjects to the consideration of which he brought the stupendous powers of his mind.