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They saw the prison shake, the massy door
Fly ope, the keeper prostrate spread the floor,
And angels o'er the gloom their radiance pour.

No error can be here: who found their creed
On such conviction, fix it firm indeed.
And he, who weakly can suppose the sense
Deluded, and resist such evidence,
May deem that midnight gloom involves the sky,
When the great Sun looks from his throne on high;
Or think that mortals but of winter drcam,
When snows o’erspread the hill, and frost hath bound the

stream,

(To be concluded in our ncxt.)

LITERARY INTELLIGENCE. N R. Hales, the learned Rector 2. Methodism Inspected, Part

of Killesandra, Ireland, has II. including Remarks on Mr. Benin the press two works:-1. Letters son's abusive Pamphlet, “ The Into Dr. Troy, titular Archbishop of spector of Methodism Inspected;" Dublin: in which, if we may judge in this work, if we mistake not, from the specimen which appeared Mr. Benson will sorely repent his in the Dublin Journal of some of having interfered in the matter. these letters, the controversy on the A Selection from the Spectators, Pope's primacy, transubstantiation, Tatlers, and Guardians, with cria and the uncharitableness of the tical Prefaces by Mrs. Barbauld, church of Rome, will be exhausted. may shortly be expected.

LIST OF NEW PUBLICATIONS IN DIVINITY. THE Sword of the Lord, a Ser- ing of the hill, intituled, An Act

1 mon preached on Friday May for the Relief of certain Incum25, 1804, being the day appointed bents of Livings in the City of Lonby his Majesty's proclamation for a don, 8vo. General Fast, by the Rev. G. H. War not inconsistent with ChrisGlasse, A. M. Rector of Hanwell, tianity, a Discourse from John Middlesex, &c. &c. 8vo.

xviii. 36, intended to have been deThe Restoration of Family Wor. livered at the parish church of St. ship recommended, in two Dis- Augustine, Bristol, by the Rev. J. courses, selected, with alterations Evans, 8vo. and additions from Dr. Dodd- The Faith and Duty of a Chrisridge's plain and serious Address to tian, digested under proper heads, the Master of a Family; to which and expressed in words of Scripa is prefixed, an Address to his Pa- ture, chiefly selected from the rishioners, by John Brewster, M. Christian Institutes of Bp. GasA. 8vo.

trell, designed for the use of young Substance of the Bishop of St. people, 12mo. Asaph's Speech, in the House of Sermons, by Charles Peter LayPeers, on Monday July 23, 1804, ard, D.D.late Dean of Bristol, 8vo. upon the motion for the third read- A Sermon preached at the visiVol. VII, Churchm. Mug, Aug. 1804.

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tation of the venerable the Arch- Discourses on the whole Book deacon of Norwich, holden May 3, of Esther; to which are added, 1804, and prmted at the desire of Sermons on Parental Duties, on the clergy present; by Matthew Military Courage, and on the ImSkinner, M. A. F. A. S. Rector of Provement to be made on the Alarm Wood Norton, with Swanton No of War, by the Rev. Professor Lawvers, &c. &c. 8vo.

son, Selkirk, 12mo. A Sermon preached before the The Harmony of the Four GosLords, in the Abbey Church, West- pels, in which the natural order of uninster, 25th May, 1804, being the each is preserved. With a Paraphrase day appointed for a General Fast, and Notes, by James M‘Knight, by G, H. Huntingford, D.D. Lord D.D. To which is prefixed, an Bishop of Gloucester, 410.

Account of the Life and Character A Visitation Sermon on Isaiah of the Author, 4to. xi. 9, preached at Nottingham, Memoirs of the Life and Writings April 23, 1804, and published at of the late reverend and . learned the request of the clergy present. Hugh Farmer. To which is added By E. Pearson, B. D. Rector of a piece of his never before publishRempstone, Nottinghamshire, 8vo. ed, printed from the only remaining

The Obligation and Mude of manuscripts of the Author. Also keeping a Public Fast, a Serinon several original Letters and Extracts preached at the parish church of from his Essay on the Case of BaRempstone, Nottinghanshire, on laam, taken from his MS. since deFriday, May 25, 1804, by E. Pear. stroyed. By the late Michael Dodson, B. D. Rector, 12mo.

son, Esq. 8vo.

ECCLESIASTICAL PREFERMENTS. ITIS Majesty has been pleased College, Cambridge, is instituted IT by His Roval Letters Patent, to the rectory of Kelshall near Roypassed under the Great Seal of Ire- ston, on the presentation of the land, to promote the Kev. Dr. Lord Bishop of Ely, by which the Christopher Betson, Dean of Water- rectory of Marwood in Devonshire, ford, to the united Bishoprics of in the gift of the Masters and FelClonfert and Kilmacduagh, void by lows of St. John's, becomes vacant. the translation of the Right Rev. The Rev. Samuel Downes, B.A. Dr. N. Alexander to the bishopric of Hadhain College, Oxford, is of Killaloe and Kilianora. I appointed by the Dean and Chạp

The Rev. Edward M. Peck, B.A. tor of Durlain to succeed the Rev. of St. John's College, Cambridge, James Manisty, B. D. as Second and Chaplain to the Right Hon. Master of the Gramınar School in Lord Rokeby, is preseuted by his that city. Lordship to the rectory of Coveney Ilis Majesty has been pleased to with Manea, in the Isle of Ely. present the Rev. Mr. Hook to the

The Rev. John Cross Morphew, living of Hartingfordbury, and to M. A. late of King's College, Cam- the rectory of St. Andrew, İlertford, bridge, Chaplain to the Dowager void by the death of the Hon, and Duchess of Leeds, is instituted to' lev. Mr. Cholmondeley. ; the rectory of Cley next the Sea, The Rer. II. Philpotts is prea in Norfolk, on the presentation of sented by the Lord Chancellor to J. W. Thomlinson, Esq.

the vicarage’of Kilmersdon, SomerThe Rev. Samuel Weston, D.D. setshire. Canon Residentiary of St. Paul's, The Rev. Robert Rolfe, B. A. and formerly Fellow of St. John's formerly of Caius College, Cam

bridge,

bridge, is collated to the rectory of ter, in the room of the late Rev. Thurgaston, in Norfolk, on the pre- Dorning Rasbothan. sentation of the Lord Bishop of The Earl of Cadogan has api Norwich; and is also instituted to pointed the Rev. C. D. Aplin, A. B. the rectory of Cockley Cley, in that of Lincoln College, Oxford, to be. county, on the presentation of John one of his Lordship's Chaplains... Richard Dashwood, Esq.

The Rev. John Michell, LL. B. The Rev. Richard Riley, B.D. Prebendary of Gloucestet, is preFellow of St. John's College, Cam- ferred, on his own presentation, to bridge, is presented by the Masters the vicarage of Coinpton-Dundon, and Fellows of that society to the in Somersetshire. rectory of Marwood in Devonshire, The Lord Bishop of Bristol has vacated by the resignation of the instituted the Rev. Thomas Johues, Rev. Sannuel Ryder Weston.

to the vicarage of Ashelworth, The Rev. Philip Bayles, formerly Gloucestershire. of Bene't College, Cambridge, has The Rev. Thomas Wickham, been presented by the Lord Bishop vicar of Karburton, Yorkshire, is of London to the rectory of St. instituted by the Lord Bishop of Mary at the Walls, Colchester, va- Salisbury to the prebend of Beacated by the death of the Rev. Tho- minster Secunda, void by the death

of the Rev. William Gilpin, M. A. The Rev. Charles Wicksted Ethel The Rev. W. Cockin is instituted ston, M. A. Rector of Worthen- to the rectory of Cherington, Gloubury, and late of Trinity College, cestershire, void by the death of Cambridge, is elected Fellow of the Rev. Samuel Sysons, the Collegiate Church in Manches

mas Twining.

MONTHLY OBITUAR.

O UDDENLY at a but small expence after the voung August 4. place called Corn- adventurer is thus disposed. Mucha hill, on his way to Edinburgh, ADAM is not known of his early services; Lord Viscount Duncan, otthe se- but that they must have been mecond attack of the apoplectic fit, ritorious, by his attaining the rank with which he was a few weeks of post captain, February 25, 1761, since seized in London. . at which tiine he was appointed to

This distinguished vetcran, born the command of the Valiant, by at Dundee, in Scotland, July 1, "ineans of that excellent officer 1731, was the younger son of an Lord Keppel, and was ever after ancient family, which, for a series honoured with the friendship of of years, held the lordship of Lun- this gallant commander of the old die, in the shire of Perth. The school. family estate, the rental of which is :. During the American war, he about 500l. came to Lord Duncan was with liis friend at the taking about-1796, in consequence of the of the Havannah; and when Kepdeath of his elder brother the Co. pel was appointed to a flag, he lonel.

chose Duncan to be his captain. The younger branches, even of a He was also a meinber of the respectable family, must generally court-martial which sat upon the force their way in life by their own trial of that distinguished veteran; merits and exertions. Lord Dun- and continued attached to him by can accordingly owed but little to the strongest ties of intimacy and his relations. He was early sent friendship till his death. to sea, il profession attended with In 1787, he was made a rear

admirali

admiral; in 1793, he was promoted to the nation as his subsequent to the rank of vice-adıniral; and 'victory. in 1795, he became admiral of the His behaviour, at the time of the blue.

mutiny, will be best seen from the Hitherto he had moved on in his speech which he made to the crew profession regularly, but with little of his own ship, on the 3d of June, notice, for it had not been his lot 1797, and which, as a piece of artto get employed on any service less and affecting oratory, cannot likely to bring him forward to pub- but be admired, His men being lic view.

assembled, the Admiral thus adHis appointment, at last, to that dressed them; " station, in which he all at once ob- « My lads- I once more call tained laurels equal to those which you together, with a sorrowful heart, adorn the brows of men who have from what I have lately seen of the been more extensively employed, disaffection of the feets; I call it seems to have been owing to his disaffection, for the crews have no relationship to Mr. Secretary Dun- grievances. To be deserted by my das, whose niece he married, and fleet, in the face of an enemy, is a by whom he had several children. disgrace which, I believe, never be

This alliance procured him an fore happened to a British Admiappointment for which he was ad- ral: nor could I have supposed it. mirably fitted, that of the North possible. My greatest comfort, Sea station. The scene of action under God, is, that I have been supwhich he chose was an arduous ported by the officers, seamen, and one. The severity of the winter marines of this ship; for which, season, in that latitude, must also with a heart overflowing with grahave been very trying to a man of titude, I request you to accept my his time of life. He had, more sincere thanks. over, to encounter with difficulties “I flatter myself much good may still more troublesome and painful result from your example, by bringto a British officer: we allude to ing those deluded people to a sense the mutinous spirit which prevailed of the duty which they owe, not in his fleet, in common with the only to their King and country, other naval squadrons in the Chan- but to themselves. The British nel.

Navy has ever been the support of In the midst of these unpleasant that Liberty which has been handcircumstances he manifested a cooled down to us by our ancestors, and steady mind. He kept his and which, I trust, we shall mainstation with such persevering ar- tain to the latest posterity; and dour, in the most boisterous season that can only be done by unanimity. of the year, that the enemy could and obedience. not by any means effect their de- . “ The ship's company, and others sign of escaping from their ports. who have distinguished themselves The indefatigable admiral conti- by their loyalty and good order, nued blockading them till the sum- deserve to be, and doubtless will be, mer of 1797, wlien the mutiny the favourites of a grateful counraged in his squadron in a most try; they will also have, from their alarming manner. When he was inward feelings, a comfort which even left with only three ships, he 'must be lasting, and not like the still remained firm in his station off fleeting and false confidence of those

the Texel, and succeeded in keep who have swerved from their duty! - ing the Dutch navy from proceed- “ It has often been my pride ing to sea; a circumstance, in all with you to look into the Texel, probability, of as high consequence and see a foe which dreaded com

ing out to meet us — My pride is flying for an enemy to the lee-. uuw humbled indeed!-My feelings ward. are not easy to be expressed !-Our By a masterly manoeuvre, the cap has overflowed, and made us Admiral placed himself between wanton. The all-wise PROVIDENCE them and the Texel, so as to prehas given us this check as a warn- vent them from re-entering withing, and I hope we shall improve out risking an engagement. An by it. On him, then, let us trust, action accordingly took place bewhere our only security can be tween Cainperdown and Egmont, found.

. in nine fathoms water, and within “ I find there are many good five miles of the coast. The Admen among us: for my own part, miral's own ship broke the enemy's I have had full confidence of all in line, and engaged the Dutch Adthis ship; and once more beg to miral de Winter, who, after a most express my approbation of your gallant defence, was obliged to conduct,

strike. 'Eight ships weretaken, two “ May God, who has thus far of which carried Hags! conducted you, continue to do so! The nation was fully sensible of -and may the British navy, the the merit and consequence of this glory and support of our country, glorious victory: politicians beheld be restored to its wonted splendour, in it the annihilation of the designs and be not only the bulwark of of our combined enemies; naval Britain, but the terror of the world! men admired the address and skill -But this can only be effected by which were displayed by the Enga strict adherence to our duty and lish commander in his approaches obedience; and let us pray that to the attack; and the people at the Almighty God may keep us in large were transported with joy the right way of thinking. God and gratitude. bless you all !"

The honours which were instantly The crew of the Venerable were conferred upon the VENERABLE so affected by this impressive ad- Admiral, received the approbation dress, that, on retiriny, there was of men of all parties. October 21, not a dry eye among them.

1797, he was created Viscount DunOn the suppression of the mu- can of Camperdown, and Baron tiny, the Adiniral resuned his sta- Duncan of Lundie in the shire of tion off the coast of Holland, either Perth. On his being introduced to keep the Dutch squadron in the into the House of Peers, on NovemTexel, or to attack them if they ber the 8th, the Lord Chancellor should attempt to come out. communicated to him the thanks

After a long and vigilant atten of the House, and in his speech tion to the iniportant trust reposed said: “ He congratulated his Lordin him, he was necessitated to re- ship upon his accession to the hopair to Yarmouth-roads to retit. nour of a distinguished seat in that The Batavian commander seized place, to which his very meritorious this favourable interval, and pro- and unparalleled professional conceeded to sea. That active officer duct had deservedly raised him; Captain, now Sir H. Trollope, how's that conduct (the Chancellor addever, discovered the enemy, and ed) was so much as not only inmediately dispatched a vessel merited the thanks of their Lordwith the intelligence to Adiniral ships' House, but the gratitude and Duncan, who pushed out at once, applause of the country at large: and in the morning of the 11th of it had been instrumental, under the October fell in with Captain Trol- auspices of Providence, in establishlope's squasiron, with the signal ing the security of his Majesty's

dominions

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