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“ O Sun! - Moon !-ye Stars, that move on high,

To sounds of heavenly minstrelsy,
In mystic dance; and ye that silent beam,

Join all ! O Earth repeat the song;

And thou, O heav'n! the grateful strain prolong, While all creation lists the joy-inspiring theme..

“ Hail then again, all hail, ambrosial Light!

That, darting thro' the mists of night,
Fill'st all with joy, around, beneath, above; ,

Hail to thy heart-enlivening beam,

Fair emanation of the Light Supreme ;
Emblem of bliss diyine-of more than mortal love.

“ For as thy radiance, breaking on the night, · Puts all her shadowy hosts to flight, Thus at the dawning of Religion's ray, ' • The darkling mists of Ignorance shall fly,

The Light himself shall shine, and bending from the sky, Bid spread th' ethereal-blaze in one unclouded day!”

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Placed over the grave of Miss SOPHIA MANT, daughter of the Rev. Dr. Mant, of Southampton, who died on the 17th of June, aged 24 years, and was buried at that place.

Here within this hallow'd earth,
Near the spot which gave thee birth,
(So thy parting voice desir’d)
Sleep from public haunts retir'd.

Sleep beloved !..footstep rude,
Never on thy rest intrude!
But we thy friends will softly tread,
And bless the ground where thou art laid.

O! then the stealing tear shall tell
The worth of thee we lov'd so well;
And holier thoughts shall soothe our care,
While thus we breathe the humble pray'r.

Harmless

Harmless as was thy life's brief day,
So pass my peaceful hours away!
And when my evening shall decline,
May my last end be calm as thine !

. CHARITABLE INSTITUTION. W E beg leave earnestly to re- essential comfort on that useful

commend at this season, a class of society, the labouring poor, very excellent Institution, establish at a little expence, ed in London in 1802, under the Plans and rules of the Society name of the COAL SOCIETY, for may be obtained gratis of Messrs. supplying the poor with fuel during Rivingtons, St. Paul's Church-yard; the inclemency of the winter Mr. Hatchard's, 90, Piccadilly, and months. The general subscription of Mr. Pears, Rockingham-row, to this benevolent charity being Newington-butts, (where the Comonly half a guinea a year, will en- mittee meet). able every humane person to bestow

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A Sermon preached in the parish opinions of approved CommentaA church of St. Mary's Stafford, at tors. By Mrs. Trimmer, Author the Visitation held by the Arch- of Sacred Ilistory, &c. &c. deacon, August 8, 1804. By the Sermons altered and adapted to Rev. Edward Whitby, vicar of an English pulpit, from French wriSeichford, pulished at the request ters, by Samuel Partridge, M. A. of the Archdeacon, 8vo. " . F.S. A. vicar of Boston, &c. 8vo.

Dissertations, Essays, and Sere A Sermon preached before the mons, by the late George Bingham, University of Oxford, at St. Mary's B.D. to which are prefixed memoirs on Monday, November 5, 1804, by of his life, &c. &c. by his son, Pe- the Rev. Henry Phillpotts, M. A. of regrine Bingham, L.L.B.

St. Mary, Magdalen College, and Baptismal Faith explained, a Ser- vicar of Kilmersdon in the county mon preached before the University of Somerset, 4to. of Cambridge, April 1804, by Ro- . Sermuons on the mission and chabert Tyrwhitt, M.A.

racter of Christ, and on the BeatiThe Religion of the Closet, à tudes, comprehending what were Sermon preached at a meeting of preached before the University of the assembled churches of Hamp- Oxford in the year 1803, at the shire, held at Gosport, October Lecture founded by the late John 1804.

Bampton, M.A. canon of Salisbury. A Help to the Unlearned in the By John Farrer, M.A of Queen's Study of the Holy Scriptures, being College, rector of the united paan attempt to explain the Bible, in a rishes of St. Clement and St. Marfamiliar way, adapted to common tin Orgars, London, 8vo. apprehensions, and according to the

UNIVERSITY

UNIVERSITY INTELLIGENCE, AND ECCLESIASTICAL

PREFERMENTS.

XFORD, Dec. 6. The Rev. Collesc, son of the Earl of Bever

William Hodge, of Baliol Col- ley; The llon George Laube, of lege; George Wood, of Oriel; Pow. Trinity College, son of Lord Melo ell Chichester; Guise, of Christ bourne; and the Hon. Philip SydChurch; and Mr. J. Llewellin, of ney Pierrepoint, of St. John's Col Jesus College, B. A. were admitted lege, son of Lord Newark, were Masters of Arts. Messrs. Reginald adınitted honorary Masters of Arts. Ileber of All Souls; John Har- Mr. William Wavell of Caius ivard of Trinity; and John Oliver, College was adınitted Bachelor of of Exeter College, were admitted Physic; and the Rev. Joseph SteBachelors of Arts. Sir George phen Pratt, of Trinity Hall, and Bowyer, bart. of Christ Church, the Rev. Charles Flawkins of Triwas admitted B. A. Grand Coin- nity College, to the degree of Bapounder.

chelor in Civil law. - 13. The Rev. Robert Wright, The Rev. Thoinas Barrow, M, A. M. A. of Brazennose College was Fellow of King's College, Camadmitied to the accumulated de bridge, is presented by the Provost grees of Bachelor and Doctor in and Fellows of that Society to the Divinity, Grand Compounder. valuable rectory of Greenford The Rev. Thomas Brooke, student Magna in Middlesex, vacant hy in law, of Exeter College, was the death of the llev, John Vianle. admitted Bachelor in Law. The The Rev. William Thistlethwaiie Hon. Lawrence Pleydell Bouverie, of Thurston, Leicestershire, is apB.A. of Merton College, was ad- pointed one of the domestic chapmitted M. A. Messrs. Charles lains to the Duke of Roxburgh, Warneford, of Exeter College, and The Rer. Thomas Butt, M. A. Thomas Carpenter of Worcester of Christ Church, Oxford, is instia College, were admitted Bachelors tuted to the living of Talgarth, in of Arts.

Brecknockshire,on the presentation Cambridge, Dec. 21. Sir Henry of the Dean and Chopies of Windo Smyth, bart. of Trinity Hall; the sor. Hon. Hugh Percy, of St. John's

MONTHLY OBITUARY,

A T Cypenham, in his 89th year, truth. The two. Royal FoundaI of a mortification in his leg, tions of Etou and King's College occasioned by a razure against a Cambridge, buast, and with great chair in reaching a book off the reason, of this great scholar and shelf, Jacob Bryant, Esq. famous ornament of his age. He was for his extensive learning, erudi- elected from Eton to King's 4. D tion, and profound researches after 1736; and proceeded to the des yo! Nii, Churchm. Mug. Dce. 1804.

PPP' grees

grees of B. A. in 1740, and M. A. troversy, in which he was assisted in 1744. He attended his Grace by communications from his learn, the present Duke of Marlborough ed and excellent friend, the late and his brother Lord Charles Spen- Dr. Glynn, of King's College, cer, to Eton as private tutor, and Cambridge, who may truly be instilled (as might be expected) styled the Deliciæ of that famous the best principles into the minds of University. Mr. B's treatises his noble pupils, who have both against Dr. Priestley and Thomas steadily pursued the paths of virtue Paine must not be omitted; and, and honour and piety. The pre- amidst all his other works, we sent head of that illustrious house must distinguish with peculiar reis an example of excellence and gard, bis treatise on the Christian dignified worth. Mr. Bryant prov- Religion, in the possession of which ed a most valuable acquisition to every family would find its advanthat noble family, who well knew tage. His “ Dissertations on Ba. how to appreciate his worth, and laam, Sampson, and Jonah," are rewarded him accordingly. The extremely curious and admirable; late Duke of Marlburough loved also his “ Observations on fanous and esteemed him; and Mr. Bryant controverted passages in Josephus as private secretary, accompanied and Justin Martyr." What has the Duke till his death in his cam- more particularly of late engaged paign on the Continent, where his the attention of the Literati is hiş Grace had the command of the “ Dissertation on the Trojan War British forces. His Grace also and the Expedition of the Grepromoted him to a lucrative ap- ciąns, as described by Homer;" pointment in the Ordnance-office, together with that on a description when he was Master-general, Mr. of the plain of Troy by Mons. Le B's first work published was his Chevalier, and upon the vindicaObservations and Enquiries re- tion of Homer hy J. B. S. Morrit, lating to various Parts of ancient Esq. The first volume of the ex History; containing Dissertations position of the Duke of Marlboon the Wind Euroclydon, and fough's splendid edition of his in, on the island Melitæ; togetlier valuable collection of Gems was with an Account of Egypt in executed in Latin by this learned its most early State, and of the gentleman, and translated intą Shepherd Kings, 1767.” But his French by the late Dr. Maty. The grand work was “ A new System, Latin exposition of the second voor an Analysis of antient Mytho- lume his Grace devolved on Dr. logy; wherein an attempt is made Cole, prebendary of Westminster; to divest Tradition of Fable, and and Mr. Dutens translated it into to reduce Truth to its original pu- French, Mr. Bryant was never rity. Vol. I. II. 1774, III. 1776, married. He was of sedentary 4to." His Keply to the Dutch re- habits in his riper years, though view of it. In this analysis is active and expert in youthful exer given an history of the Babyloni- cises as an Etonian; when, by his ans, Chaldeans, Egyptians, Ca- expertness in swimming, he had naanites, Helladians, Jonians, Le the happiness of saving the valualeges, Dorians, Pelasgi, &c. 'Va- ble life of Dr. Barnard, afterrious were his other useful labours, wards provost of Eton. Mr. Bryant the fruits of which have appeared preserved his eminent superiority from time to time in the literary of talents to the last days of his world. He was engaged deeply long life, which was devoted to and earnestly in the Rowleian con literature; and his studies were

for for the most part directed to the “Gemmarum antiquaruin delecdetection of error and the investi- tus ex præstantioribus desumptus gation of truth. His conversation in Daciylotheca Ducis Maribuwas full of spirit, pleasing, and riensis 1783," fol, . The gems ex. instructive. His acquaintance and quisitely engraved by Bartolozzi. friends were choice, yet numerous, “A Treatise on the authenticity as his society was courted and en- of the Scriptures, and the Truth joyed by al distinguished literary per- of the Christian Religion, 1792," sonages in his neighbourhood. Such 8vo. was the high character he sustain- “ Observations upon the Plagues ed, that even Majesty itself has inflicted upon the Egyptians; in frequently condescended to visit which is shewn the Peculiarity of the humble retrcat of this venera- those Judgments, and their Corble șage at Cypenham. He was respondence with the Rites and uniformly a faithful and true ser idolatry of that people; with a vang of God, by whose mercy he prefatory Discourse concerning the was blessed with fulness of days, Grecian colonies from Egypt, comforts, and honours. His at 1794," 8vo. tainments were peculiar to himself; “ Observations upon a Treatise, and, in point of classical erudi intituled, Description of the Plain tion, he was perhaps without an of Troy, by Mons. Le Chevalier, equal in Europe. He had in his 1795," 4to. life-time presented many of his va- “À Dissertation concerning the luable books to his Majesty, and war of Troy, and the Expedition his Caxtons to the Marquis of of the Grecians, as described by Blandford.

Homer; shewing that no such ExThe titles of such of his publi- pedition was ever undertaken, and "cations as are not already enume that no such city in Phrygia existed, rated above are,

1796, 4to. “ A Vindication of the Apa « The Sentiments of Philo Ju- * * mean Medal, and of the Inscrip- dæus concerning the aoroe, or tion NSE; together with an illus- Word of God; togetirer with large tration of another coin struck at extracts from his Writings, comthe same place in honour of the pared with the Scriptures, on many Einperor Severus." In the Archæo- other particular and essential Doclogia, vol. IV. art. 21, 22. and 23; trines of the Christian Religion, and a separate 4to, 1775.

1797," 8vo . “ An Address to Dr. Priestley, “Mr. B. had a youthful fancy on the Doctrine of Philosophical and a playful wit, with the mind Necessity illustrated 1780." A and occasionally with the pen of a pamphlet, 8vo.

poet. His first publication was Vindiciæ Flaviane; or, a Vin- calculated to throw light on the dication of the Testimony given history of the ancient kingdom of by Josephus concerning our Sa Egypt, as well as the history of viour Jesus Christ, 1780," 8vo. the Assyrians, Chaldæang, Baby

.“ Observations on the Poerus of lonians, Edomites, and other naThomas Rowley; in whiclrthe au tions. It contains dissertations on thenticity of these Poems is ascer the word Euroclydon, and on the tained, 1781," % vols, 12mo island Melite; together with an

“ Collections on the Zingara, or account of Egypt in its most early Gipsey Language.” Archæalogia, state, and of the shepherd kings,

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