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such mammon doctrine as it has heard and seen, and dimly longing for a more heavenly faith. All this while, what have we been doing? Our means, it is true, have been scanty, and our discouragements great. But yet it is true, that we have not done one-fifth part of what we might have done, that we have for the most laid down in slumber, that we have allowed the hours of opportunity to pass over our heads unemployed; that we have permitted the apathy of our rivals to cease before our turn for exertion has begun, and that we are not yet thoroughly awake, while the Anglican Church is growing every day with the growth of a giant. Look at this heretical communion now, and look at it ten years ago. Then it was broken, discomfited, trampled on, despised, and its approaching end foretold-now, we verily believe, it is stronger than it has ever been since King William's Revolution. In all quarters it is becoming more efficient, more respected, more feared, more powerful. Take this one symptom-Sir James Graham's Education Bill. The minister who had brought in such a bill after the passing of the Reform Act, would have been scouted out of Parliament into Bedlam. Then was the time for cutting down Irish bishops by Act of Parliament, not for thrusting the education of the country into their hands."-Church Intelligencer.

CARMARTHEN.-The Lord Bishop of St. David's preached an admirable sermon in the Welsh language on Sunday week, in St. David's church, to probably the most numerous congregation ever assembled within the walls of a church in the Principality. It was estimated that not less than two thousand persons were present; even the aisles were thronged with attentive auditors. The beautiful and sublime service of our Church was read by the Rev. D. A. Williams, and the very effective choir of St. David's chanted the Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in Welsh. His Lordship selected for his text the 9th chap. of Mark, and the 49th verse. The accuracy of his Lordship's pronunciation was extraordinary, and excited the surprise of many who had not before heard him preach in the Welsh language.Hereford Journal.

BISHOPRIC OF NEW BRUNSWICK.— The Bishop of Nova Scotia has recently issued a pastoral letter in behalf of the endowment fund for the proposed See of New Brunswick. The following are the most important paragraphs :

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"Some of you must be aware of the great injury which, for more than a century, was sustained in this Western Hemisphere from the anomalous position in which our Church was placed. Although episcopal in her form and character, she had no Bishop.-She was incompetent to the performance of several essential functions; she had no means for preserving necessary order; several of her important ordinances were unavoidably withheld from her members; and she had to traverse the ocean for the ordination of her ministers. These great evils were deeply felt and deplored, not only by the immediate sufferers, but by many of the best and most distinguished men in the parent kingdom, who made great and continued efforts to obtain for their brethren in the colonies the essential benefit of episcopal superintendence. These efforts were unhappily without their due effect, through a long and dreary period, and the date of their earliest success is so recent, that many of ourselves can clearly recollect the time when a Protestant Bishop first set his foot upon the widely-extended shores of America. Those who shall follow us will find it most difficult to account for so strange and long-continued departure from the practice of the apostolic and primitive ages, when the Church was carried at once, in all her fulness, to every place where an opening was made for her, by the provi

dence of her Divine Head.


Happily, the first episcopal appointments in the colonies, after this long delay, have given such evidence of their importance, that an earnest desire has been awakened for their large increase, of which the most gratifying proofs are pouring in upon us, from a very large portion of the world."

After alluding to the bishoprics already founded, his lordship proceeds :

"The next object of the Fathers of the Church is the erection of the extensive and important province of New Brunswick into a separate see-earnestly hoping, by this measure, to obtain benefit and blessing for all the members of the Church, not only in that rapidly increasing colony, but in every part of this diocese. They well know the hopelessness of expecting the full benefit of episcopal care and superintendence, while so extensive a charge as that of the present

diocese of Nova Scotia is committed to a single bishop.

"It would ill become me, filling the station which I occupy, to dwell upon the real importance of such care and superintendence; but there is reality in their importance. Few persons have more reason to know and feel their own insufficiency, than those who, for some time, have filled the office of the chief pastor of a flock of Christ. But, however great they feel their own unworthiness to be, they cannot but know that they are called upon to dispense a treasure, and although it be contained in frail vessels of earth it is a treasure still.

"The truly christian regard which has been manifested by our brethren at home, should stimulate every member of the Church in these colonies, to his utmost effort in aid of the benevolence which has been exercised for your eternal good. You are now called upon to make such effort, but remember, in the same spirit which has been manifested in the parent country. There indeed the object has been to promote the glory of God, and the prosperity of His Church, among distant members of the flock of Christ, almost unknown to them. Here the object is to meet such christian love with grateful hearts, and aid its full success, not for the benefit of distant brethren, but for the welfare, the temporal and eternal welfare, of yourselves, and of those who are most dear to you. Well, therefore, may it be hoped, that every member of our flock will consider it not merely an indispensable duty, but a delightful privilege, to give his most earnest and active regard to the call now made upon him; and then he will be ready to make even inconvenient sacrifice, if such shall be required.

"The Clergy will feel it to be their duty, without loss of time, to make known the peculiar demand which is now made upon the best feelings of all the members of the Church; and I earnestly recommend their endeavours to do this, by affectionate appeals from the pulpit, followed up by personal communication with all the individuals of their respective flocks. Not one should fail to bear a part, however limited his means may be nor should he omit by faithful prayer, to seek that his humble offering may be made acceptable to God, through the Divine Mediator.

"Perhaps some may be inclined to wish what they almost consider a burthen, could have been provided for from other sources, without calling for any sacrifice from them. Instead of pronouncing harsh

and hasty condemnation of such wish, I will acknowledge, that there was a time, when in the fervour of youthful zeal, and from affectionate regard for the members of the Church in these colonies, I was led, not only to desire, but very earnestly to endeavour to procure the whole of a comfortable support for our missionaries from England, with little, or perhaps no assistance from their own flocks. Eight

years were occupied in this endeavour, and I greatly rejoiced, at the moment, in the attainment of that object in the year 1813. A suggestion was made to me soon afterwards, by a bright and shining light of the Church, the eminently great and holy Bishop Hobart, which I was then ill-prepared to receive. But long experience has convinced me of its wisdom. That amiable father, with a mingled serenity and animation, peculiarly his own, endeavoured to satisfy me, that so long as our Church should look for its whole support to the bounty of England, and should be unassisted by our own congregations, she would remain in a state of languor, and her prosperity would be delayed. Within the few last years more progress has been made-more zeal has been manifested by our people-more churches and parsonages have been built, or commenced-and more provision has been made for the support of the clergy, (small and insufficient as it still is,) than were ever hoped for by the most sanguine, in the preceding quarter of a century.

"In all this we trust that we behold a return to first principles and primitive love. The people of God in the earliest ages were accustomed to bring their freewill offerings for those who ministered at the altar. Such holy dedication of a good portion of his substance was the joy of the pious Israelite. Under the more glorious dispensation of the gospel, the same principle and the same affection were maintained, and produced similar results, of an higher and more spiritual character. If, then, we had nearly forgotten the duty and the privilege, which were performed and enjoyed by the ancient people of God, and by the first followers of the Saviour, we may rejoice that the clouds of that night, in which the forgetfulness of sleep was upon us, are now breaking away, and we are permitted to see the dawn of a happier day. Nor can we reasonably doubt, that, if it were in our power to obtain a full support for our Church and clergy from some extrinsic source, without any effort, or any contribution from ourselves, it would be unwise to accept the seeming advantage. Our love would wax cold-a bond of holy

unity would be lost; our Church would languish; and lukewarmness, and indifference, and irreligon, in various measures, would be the certain effects.

"I must claim your indulgence while adverting to myself in the midst of considerations of such high importance as those which are now before you. Urgently as I am pressing for the means of dividing this large diocese, the attainment of the object will not be unattended by circumstances of real sorrow to myself. The union with all the portions of my extensive flock, has been of a holy and endearing character; and the tie which thus unites us, cannot be severed without pain. The affectionate intercourse which it has been my happiness to enjoy with my brethren in New Brunswick, who are very dear to me; and the solemn employments in which we have often been engaged when together, will remain subjects for my grateful and happy recollection; but, in proportion to the happiness of those remembrances, must be the pain of the reflection, that such intercourse and such engagements will no longer form a portion of my joy. The welfare of the Church and your highest interests demand the sacrifice; and, therefore, I am bound not only to submit to it, but, as far as I have power, to forward it.

"If God shall permit the present appeal to reach the hearts of all the members of the Church, throughout the diocese, we cannot, we dare not, doubt that in a few months sufficient additions will be made to the endowment, to obtain the creation of the new see, and the appointment of some able and devoted servant of God to the important charge. In the full exercise of such comfortable hope, beloved brethren, I heartily bid you God speed in this holy undertaking, and am, with fervent prayers for your continual guidance and blessing from above, "Your faithful and affectionate friend, "JOHN NOVA SCOTIA,"

"Halifax, April 25, 1842."

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Rev. M. A. Gathercole) of the sayings and doings of the secret and tyrannical Church (?) Missionary Inquisition, which holds its monthly meetings in Salisburysquare. The moral courage displayed by the Rev. Mr. Gathercole is deserving of all praise, and of all imitation. My object, however, on the present occasion, is not to notice these proceedings in general, but one individual in particular, who distinguished himself on the last occasion by conduct which I cannot trust myself to particularize; I mean the Rev. D. Wilson, Vicar of Islington. Mr. Gathercole charged him, as a member of this secret committee, with disrespectful conduct towards the Lord Bishop of Madras. I should like to know what better conduct could be expected from a clergyman, who, in defiance of his own solemn vows at ordination, and indeed of all decency, treats his own diocesan, the Lord Bishop of London, with such marked insult and contempt, by refusing to obey his Lordship's directions, in the late Charge, with reference to rubrical conformity, in his church of St. Mary, Islington. Not only does he himself refuse to obey his Bishop, but all the Clergy of this extensive and (clerically) notorious parish, are treating his Lordship with the same disrespect. When I was last in the parish, which was recently, not a single Clergyman, out of some dozen, was conforming, in any one particular, to the Bishop's directions, in their mode of conducting Divine service. And these are the men who esteem themselves righteous, and despise others, and who set themselves up as the only persons capable of instructing the heathen in Christian faith and morals! How long will our Right Rev. Prelates allow their names to be associated with such a Society? Several of them have withdrawn their names as patrons from the Camden Society, from a supposed tendency to popish dissent. How long will they allow their names to give currency and consequence to real Protestant dissent? I say advisedly, "real Protestant dissent;" for if (as in Mr. Humphrey's case,) to condemn doctrines, which the Church does not condemn, and to set aside the authority of Bishops, do not constitute dissent, I really know not what does.

Your faithful servant,

A HATER OF HYPOCRISY. -Church Intelligencer.

TO CORRESPONDENTS. "J. S." shall appear in our next.





AFFGHANISTAN. [Parliamentary Papers, &c.]
606-639. Ignorance in England respecting
Affghanistan at the commencement of the
war, 606, 607. Its vicissitudes, 607-610.
Grounds in known facts for inquiry, 611. No
pretence that we were injured by the Affghans.
We had no concern with any quarrel between
Ranjeet Singh and Dost Mahommed, 613.
Omission of parts, and mutilation of particu-
lar sentences, in publication of Capt. Burnes'
despatch, 616–618. Russian encroachments,
621. Transactions with Dost Mahommed,
630-634. Responsibility of all England for
the crime that has been committed, 636, 637.
Sir R. Peel's refusal of inquiry, 638.
America, the Ruined Cities of. [Norman's
Rambles in Yucatan.] 490-501. Situation
of Yucatan, 491, 492. Specimen of ancient
Mexican secular architecture, 492-494. Ux-
mal, 494-496. Religious Buildings of the
Americans, 496-500.

Anselm of Canterbury. [Möhler's Life of An-
selm, translated by Jones. Franck's Anselm
von Canterbury.] 362-377. Birth and youth
of Anselm; his entrance into the monastery
of Bec; Lanfranc, 362, 363. Care bestowed
by Anselm when prior on the education of
youth. Intercourse between William the
conqueror and Anselm, 365. Question as to
the martyrdom of St. Alphage, 366. William
Rufus, 366. Anselm, Archbishop of Canter-
bury; his differences with Rufus, 366-371.
Henry I. engages Anselm on his side, 371.
Theology of Anselm, 375-377.
Anthony-à-Wood, and Oxford. 430-437. 799-
-814. Boyhood of Anthony-à-Wood, 431-
432; goes to Oxford, 432. His conduct to the
visitors, 435. His rambles-Wolvercot, Dor-
chester, Bartlemas, Fairford, 800-805. Pre-
sent tenure of Dorchester church, 802, 803.
Anthony-à-Wood's dislike to women, 805.
Assemblies in churches not for religious
worship, 807, 808. Bishop's blessings, 809.
Litany a separate service. Unfortunate re-
sults of the Uniformity Act, 810-813.
Arnold, Dr. [Arnold's Lectures on Modern
History. Arnold's Sermons on the Christian
Life, &c.] 542-559. Originality of Dr. Ar-
nold's mind, 543. His tendency political, not
philosophical; his preference of Aristotle to
Plato, 544, 545. His views of the law of war,
550-552. His character of Lord Falkland,
553. His preaching directs us to a living
person, more than to dogmas, 558.

NO. XXX.-N. S.


Becket, Archbishop, Unpublished Letters re-
lating to, 559-576.

Bernard, St. and his contemporaries. [Neander's
Life and Times of St. Bernard, translated by
Matilda Wrench.] 501-524. Mother of St.
Bernard, 503. Monastery of Citeaux, 504.
Clairvaux, 504-507. Rival popes, 510. Coun-
cil of Rheims, of Pisa, 512. Contest between
Abelard and St. Bernard, 517. Second Cru-
sade, 519-521. Death of Bernard, 523, 524.
Byzantium, Historians of. [Corpus Scriptorum
Historia Byzantianæ. Editio, &c. consilio
Niebuhrii, &c.] 721-732. Fall of the Vandal
kingdom in Africa, a subject passed over by
Gibbon. Victory of Belisarius over the Van-
dals, probably a calamity, 721. Imprisonment
of Hilderic, and elevation of Gelimer to the
throne, 722. Justinian espouses the side of
Hilderic, 723. Landing of Belisarius in Africa,
murder of Hilderic, 724. Victories of the
Roman armies, 725-731. Captivity and re-
tirement into private life of Gelimer, 732.


Chemistry of Agriculture. [Liebig's Organic
Chemistry, in its Application to Agriculture,
&c. Edited by Dr. L. Playfair.] 745-758.
Organic chemistry very recently known-pro-
secuted by none so successfully as Professor
Liebig, 746. But four elementary bodies in
organic substances, 747. Carbon of plants
derived from the atmosphere and not from the
humus, as formerly supposed-origin and
action of humus, 750-752. Origin and assi-
milation of nitrogen, 752. Animal manure,
753. Inorganic constituents of plants, 754,


China and its Inhabitants. [The Chinese, &c.
by John Francis Davis, Esq.] 311-324.
Early visitors of China, 313-316. English
intercourse, 316-318. Roman-Catholic mis-
sions, 318-320. Favourable circumstances
in China for the introduction of the Gospel,
320-322. Present religion of China, 322-


Church Architecture, styles of. [The Ecclesio-
logist, Nos. XIV. XV. 81-92. Real question
between Ecclesiologist and Christian Remem-
brancer-architecture of St. Peter's and St.
Paul's not pagan, 81, 82. Difference with the
Ecclesiologist as to principles of criticism, 83.

5 Q

Necessity of Esthetic in preference to mere
Antiquarian judgments, 84. Question of
vaulted roofs, 83-85. Of long chancels,
86-89. Origin and meaning of the Rubric,
"the chancels shall remain," 86. Diversity
of practice in the use of chancels, an argu-
ment for freedom as to their length and pro-
portions, 88. Galleries cannot be harmonized
with pointed Gothic, but may with southern
Romanesque, 89, 90. The dome of Michael
Angelo a christian feature-nationality in
architecture, 90. Romanesque not exotic in
any country of Christendom, 91.
Church in Russia. [Mouravieff's History of
the Church in Russia, translated by Black-
more.] 71-81. Eminence and power of the
Russian among the Oriental churches, 72.
Conversion of Russia in the tenth century,
73, 74. Favourable characteristics of the
Russian church, 75-79. Liturgy of the
Eastern church, 80, 81.
Church Missionary Society. [Dallas's Mission-

ary Crisis. Humphrey's Letter to the Rev.
the Presbyters and Deacons, &c.] 52-70.
Mr. Dallas's principles overthrow the mis-
sionary cause altogether, 53, 54. He admits

that the Church Missionary Society has acted
on party and sectarian principles, 55, 56. His
conduct at Leeds, 57, 58. Interference of the
Church Missionary Society with the Colonial
Bishops-case of Mr. Humphreys-evasion
in this case by its organs of the Society's pro-
fessed subjection to the Archbishop of Can-
terbury and the English Bishops, 59-67.
Suitable conduct in the present crisis; first,
of such Churchmen as have not yet, and
secondly, of such as have, become members
of the Church Missionary Society, 67, 68.
Messrs. Close, Campbell, and the Propagation
Society, 68-70.

Church Unity. [Manning's Unity of the
Church. Möhler's Die Einheit in der Kirche.]
1-15. Importance of this subject even to
the worldly thinker-peculiar attention given
to it at present-change in European thought,
1-3. Similarity and dissimilarity of Man-
ning and Möhler as writers on the same sub-
ject-causes of the latter, 4-6. Inseparable
connexion between the doctrines of Grace
and the high view of the Church-consequent
greater consistency of the Low Church party
in Germany, which rejects both, than of the
same in England, which seeks to retain the
one, and disparage the other, 5, 6. Account
of Archdeacon Manning's work-his division
of his subject, &c. 9-13. Present state and
wants of the English Church, 14, 15.

Down and Connor, Bp. of, Letter to Christian
Remembrancer on Departure of Non-com-
municants, 779.
Drummond Schism. [Correspondence between
Bishop of Edinburgh and Mr. Drummond.
Resolutions of Edinburgh Clergy. Mr. Drum-
mond's Reply to ditto. Drummond's Reasons
for withdrawing, &c.] 295-311. Original
ground of controversy-why are Mr. Drum-
mond's prayer-meetings private? 296-299.
Mr. Drummond's English ordination will not
justify him in committing schism in Scotland,
300-302. Conduct of the Bishop of London
in Edinburgh, 303. St. Cyprian on schism,
304, 305. Conduct of the vestry of St. John's
chapel towards Mr. Bagot, 306-308. Mr.
Drummond's position with regard to the Eng-
lish Church, 309, 310. Consequences of his
conduct in Scotland, 311.


England Unchristian and Antichristian. [Chil-
dren's Employment Commission. Sanitary
Inquiries. Lord John Manners' Plea for Na-
tional Holy Days.] 675-704. State of Eng-
land, ecclesiastical and civil, 675 - 679.
Employment of children in the English coal-
field; early age of the children, 680. Inde-
cency practised in the pits, 680. Cruelty, 681.
Oppression, 682. "Hurrying," 683. The
"trapper," 684. Work performed by pregnant
women, 686. Brutality of the butties: Hali-
fax, 687. Oldham, 688. Disease and Death,
690. Forest of Dean, 691. Irreligion, 692.
Ignorance, 693. Profligacy and promiscuous
intercourse of the sexes, 694, 695. Earthen-
ware manufactory, machine lace-making, ca-
lico-printing, 695-698. Frightful sins of the
manufacturing system, 698, 699. Anticipated
judgment, 699-702. Our present duties, 702.
Failure of the Sunday-school system, 702-

Episcopal Question, the. [Brown's exclusive
claims of Puseyite Episcopalians, &c. The
Presbyterian Review, No. LVIII.] 341–361.
Ignorance of even the ablest ministers of the
Kirk; system of the Scottish Universities.
absence of inducement to the study of the-
ology, 341-343. Dr. Brown more learned
than the generality of his brethren, yet not
sufficiently so for the task he has undertaken,
343, 344. Irrelevance of his objections illus-
trated by two examples, 346, 347. Real ques-
tion not resemblance to, but succession from
the primitive Church, 348, 349. The New
Testament for the most part descriptive of the
gradual formation, not the finished result of
the apostolical system; authority of St. Epi-
pharius, 350. Our opponents must produce
an authenticated case of Scripture, or the
early Church. of other than episcopal ordina-
tion; seeming cases of ordination by presby-
ters, how met, 351-353. Statements of St.
Jerome and Eutychius regarding the Alex-
andrian Church inay be partially true, and yet
not help the cause of the Presbyterians, 554
-358. Apostolical succession in Scotland,
Distinction between theological and
canonical nullity, 360, 361.
Exeter, Bp. of, Letter on Weekly Offertory, 785.



Fourier and the Phalansteriaus. [De Gamond's
Fourier and his System. Fourier's Theorie
des Quatre Mouvemens, &c. Fourier's Nouveau
Monde, &c. The London Phalanx Magazine.
Doherty's Biography of Fourier. Larkin's
Christian Sympathy.] 15-39. Account of
Fourier's life, 16-20. Doctrines of Fou-
rierism, 20-38. Plan of a Phalanx, 26-34.
Specimen of one near Dijou, 34-37. Real
grounds of alarm on hearing of such things,
38, 39.


Hymns for Public Worship. [Chandler's Hymns
of the Primitive Church. Church Hymns, &c.
Selection of Psalms, &c. Scobell's Psalms and
Hymns. Islington Psalms and Hymns for
Public Worship.] 39-52 Extensive taste
for Hymns, 39. Loss of ancient hymns in the
English Church at the Reformation; its
causes, 40. Present use of metrical Psalms,
40-42. Loss of the Church in the old hymns,
42-44. English churchmen who have written
hymns, Ken, Hickes,-Heber's collection,-
Drummond, 42-47. Translators from the

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