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“ His time was now divided between as engaged in the great work of Man's Oxford and Canterbury; and as at the Redemption, begun, continued, and to former place he was beloved as the be ended by them, in their leveral reamiable Governor, at the latter he be- lations of Father, Son, and Holy came vo less esteemed as the friendly Ghost, Creator, Redeemer, and Sanc: and hospitable Dean. During his resio tisier, three Persons, one God? If there dence at Canterbury, he was always be no Son of God, where is our redemp. ready (as he had ever been both in the rion? If there be no Holy Spirit, Metropolis and in the University) to where is our fanctification = Without cxert his services from the pulpit on both, where is our salvation ? And if public occasions. The opening of a these gwo persons be any thing less than new Organ in the Cathedral, the Initi. divine, why are we baptized equally in tution of Sunday Schools, the Annual the name of the Father, and of the Meeting of Gentlemen educated in the Son, and of the Holy Ghost? Let no King's School, and the Visitation of the man therefore deceive you : This is the Archbi hop, afforded him opportunities true God, and eternal Life.” of diíplaying in that city with what " The earlier promotion of Dr. taste and feeling he could describe the Horne to the Mitre, would not have power of sacred Music, with what zcal been more grateful to the world than he could plead the cause of indigent chil. it was due to his merit. However, on dren, with us hat jullness he could point the translation of Dr. Bagot, Bishop of out the means of obtaining true wisdom, Norwich, in 1791, to the fue of St. with what boldnels he could contend for Afaph, he was noininated to the former the “ Faith delivered unto the Saints." Bithopric, and was consecrated at Lam
“ While on these and other occa beth Chapel on the 7th of June; his lions, he gratified the public as consecration fermon being preached by Preacher, his talents were also employed his old and particular friend Dr. Berkeas a writer in exposing the vain preten- ley, Prebendary of Canterbury. He fions of “Science fallely so called.” In foon afterward resigned the Headthip 1784 he published “ Letters on Inf- of Magdalen College, in which he was delity;"? in which, armed with the succeeded by the learned Dr. Routh. weapons of sound argument and exqui. “ His health, on this advancement; fite humour, he defeats the dark and was but in a precarious state ; and his wretched fystem of Hume; a fyftem friends had the forrow to perceive it which would subvert every idea of truth decay rather than improve. He re. and happiness, and teach us
paired, however, to his palace at Nor. “ with impious haste
wich, where his stay was but ihort, " Topluck from God's right hand his yet fufficient to convince his Clergy, instruments of death."
and all who had obtained his acquaint
ance, of how much pleasure and advan. “ The theological opinions of another tage they were deprived in his lors. Philosopher occasioned in 1787 the He was recommended to try the benefit publication of " A Letter, to the Rev. of Bath; whither he went. But 3 Dr. Priestley, by an Undergraduate" of paralytic stroke, fome weeks before his Oxford; the author of which (who death, frustrated all hopes of his recoexpofed with so much humour the inu very: On the 17th of January 1792, lability of the Doctor's creed) was foon death put an end to his ferere infirmi. known to be the Dean of Canterbury.tics, and to his exemplary paticoce. He respected indeed the eminent dili. The faculties of his mind continued to gence and the eminent attainments of the very last : he was net only compofce, Dr. Priestley in literary pursuits ; but but even chearful. His speech, indeed, he conceived his abilities, * as touching was in some degree affected, as he had matters theological," to be misemployed. not been able, for a few days previous Dr. Horne was averse from " a Relia to his death, to express himself clearly. gion without a Redeemer, without a Nor long before he expired, he received Sanctifier, without Grace, without a the Sacrament, after which he exclaimSacrifice, without a Priest, without an ed, with all the firmness of a Christian, Intercestor." Hcbclicred the Christian “ Now I am blessed indeed !" In his Saviour to be the infinite and eternal last moments he secmed to suffer little Jehovah. He affirmed the doctrine of pain, as he expired without a groan. the Trinity to be a matter not of vain “ Thus ended the life of Bifcop or unprofitable fpeculation. “ Our Horne; a Prelate whom few have furReligion," lays hc,“ is founded upon passed in learning, none in piety. it; for what is Christianity but a ma “ From his first labours in the Chrif. ifcftation of the three divine Persons, tian Ministry he was a popular Preacher.
The fervency of his devotion was no nation, he was an early and liberal sub. less distinguished than the propriety of fcriber. He was one of the first friends his clocution : he felt what he spoke to the excellent Institution of Sundayan And while he knew how to
Schools; and warmly promoted by his " cloathe
purse, his interest, and his abilities, “ His thoughts in beauteous Metaphor, their happy cstablishment. His private he knew
charities also were large and extensive ; "To discipline his Fancy—to command and in the exercise of them he thunned " The Heart; and by familiar accents
an oftentatious display.
" He was the most agreeable as well as "The Christian Soul."
the most instructive companion. He
abounded with pleasant anecdote, “ His works display a copiousness of and valuable information.
His man sublime sentiment and animated di&tion, ner also gave additional dignity to what. of happy pleasantry and well-directed ever was serious, and additional humour farire." His file is particularly nervous. to whatever was facetious. They who Where he is argumentative, he con
knew him beft, will often reficet on vinces with perspicuity; where he is those happy hours in which they enpathetic, he never pleads in vain. To joyed his company, and will acknowsome of his figurative allusions objections ledge how“ very pleasantly they passed, have, indeed, been made; objections, and moved smoothly and swiftly along; however, which weigh but as " the for, when thus engaged, they counted finall duft of the balance" against the no time. They are gone, but have left multiplicity of his attainments. That a relish and a fragrance upon the mind, he was one of the ableft defenders of and the remembrance of them is sweet." Christianity by the efficacy both of his “ Of sacred Music he was a great ad. example, and of his writings, no one mirer. In his Cathedral at Canterbury, will deny. He had powers equal to the `and in his Chapel at Magdalen, he apa feverest contests of Controverly; and peared to feel all those Tublime sensa. when those powers were cxerted, they tions which are excited by " the pealwere neither disgraced by acrimony, ing Organ" and "the full-voiced choir." nor weakened by abuse. He practised He did not, indeed, profess to have any what he recommended. Wit, which he knowledge of Music; but in those well knew how to exercise Wit,” smaller Anthems which frequent re. says he, “if it be used at all, fould be petition had rendered familiar to his tempered with good-humour, so as not car, he was used to join with remarka. £o exasperate the person who is the ob ble fervency. jea of it; and then we are sure there “ That he might never forget the fois no mischief done. . The disputant lemn precept, " Take heed unto thyself ought to be at once firm and calm ; his and to thy doctrinc," it was his stated head cool, and his heart warm.” Sullen custom, from his first admission into the antagonist! whoever thou art, learn Priesthood, to read over the Service for from Bishop Horne to increase the weight the Ordination of Priests on the first of thy arguments by the courteousness day of every month. The imitation of of address, and by the sweetness of good, this example may be praktised with case, Dature.
and will be attended with advantage. " His conduct through life was mark “ Nunierous and important as his writed with that liberality which confcrs ings already appear to have been, he dignity upon every starion, and without was the Author of several other pieces ; which the higheft cannot command it, among which are, " Cautions to the The goodness and simplicity of his heart Readers of Mr. Law," which were were unaffected : his endeavour was to handed about in Manuscript, and were promote universal Benevolence, and to first printed by Mr. Madan (unknown practise universal Generosity. To his to the Author) in some work which countenance and kindness the author of he published: the greater part of this humble memoir hath been repeatedly the « Preface to Dodd's Translation of indebted, even from his childhood; and Callimachus 1755." The “ Miscel. while his loss hath been by few more lany, by Nathanicl Freebody'' in the fincerely regretted, by none will his St. James's Chronicle, begun Jan. 1, favours be more gratefully remembered, 1767: he coinmunicated, indeed, many
“ To most of those Públic Charities Essays at different times to the Newspa. which immortalize the generosity of this pers and Magazines. Several • Papers
signed Z in the Olla Podrida 1987;" “ A volume of his “fingl Sermons" of which none are more entertaining has lately been published. than those that so clegantly prescribe the “ He re-publihed Stanhope's edition rules of conversativi, and to ludicrously of Bishop Andrews's Devotions, and expose the frivolousness of modern is said to have intended publiihing an Vilits. But the value of this poblica- edition of Isaac Walton's Lives, huu he rion he hath more particularly enhanced not been prevented by Dr. Jolinson's by his vindication of Dr. Johnson; by telling him, from inistake, that Lord his brilliant (perhaps unrivalled) tefti Hailes had the faine intention. mony to the excellence of that great “Ile married in the year 1768, the man. From such an interesting Faper daughter of Philip Burton, of Hatton a quotation cannot but be acceptable. Street, Esq. by whom he hath left “ That persons," says he,“ of eminent three daughters; the eldest of whom is talents and attaillinents in literature married to the Rev. Mr. Selby Hele, have been ofter complained of as-dog. Rector of Colmworth, Bedfurdthire, matical, boitterous, and inattentive to the and Chaplain to his Royal Highness rules of good breeding, is well known. the Prince of Wales. But let us not expect every thing from “ His person was above the middle every man. There was no occasion fize. In his youth he had certainly rbat Johnson should reach us to dance, been handfume. His countenance was to make bows, or turn compliments. remarkably exprelsive, and bespoke the He could reach us better things. To sweetness of his temper. In the cano. seject wisdoin because the person of him nical habit his figure was venerably who communicates it is uncouth, and his interesting, manners inelegant--what is it but to “ His remains were interred in the throw away a pine-apple, and align family vault of his father-in-law, Phifor a reason the roughness of its coat: lip Burton, Esq. at Eltham in Kent; Who quarrels with a Botanist, for not where a Monument is erected in the being an Attronomer; or with a Mo- Church-yard to his Memory, with the ralitt, for not being a Mathematician? collowing elegant and just Inscription ; As it is said in concerns of a much higher the same Intcription (with a night alnature, every man hath his gift, one after teration) being also on a Monument this manner, and another after that. It lately erected to his Memory in the Cais our business to profit by all, and to thedral of Norwich; learn of cach that in which each is best
Here lic interred qualified to instruct us.”
The earthly Remains of “To those works must be added a
The Right Reverend GEORGE HORNE, D. D. small piece “ On the Repeal of the Many Years President of Magdalen College Test Act 1790;" and his " Charge to
in Oxford, the Clergy.of his Dioccfe 1791," which
Dean of Canterbury, his declining health prevented him from And late Bishop of Norwich. delivering personally, but which he
In whole Character publihed," that so whenever he should Deptho? I. carming, Brightness of Imagination, be called hence, he might lcave fome Sanctity of Maniers, and Sweetness of Triper teftimony of his regarti for them, and
Were united beyond the ulual Lot of
Mort lity. attention to their concerns.” This was
With his Discourles froin the Pulpit, his the good Bishop's farewell to all his la-,
Haarers, bours; and they were closej with undi.
Whether of the Univerlitv, the City, or the minished vigour of intellect, Here he
Country Parish, maintains, what he had through life fo Were edified and delighied. ably maintained, the Doctrine of ihe lis Cominentary on the Píalms will continue Trinity in Unity, and refutes the error
to be of those who, by tic abuf: of abtract
A Campanion to the Ciorat reasoning, vould subsert is truih. Till the Devoción of Easih shall end in the Here ako he pays equalitntion to the
Hallelujahs of Heaven. dcarcii intriits of Society and to man's
Having parently fuffered under fuch In
fimi:ies eternal bappines: for this judicious
As fe-nied not due to his Years, “ Cherye discul is the great duérines His Soul took its Flight from this Vale of essential tv Christianity ; " the 12ture
Mifery ; of God; the nature of man; the faving to the un/peakable Lots of the Church of principle of futh; the importance and
England, ufe of the Church; the uccience duc And his sorrowing Friends and Admirers, to Civil: », Verntent; the necellity of a Jan. 1ojili, 1792, in the 62d Year uf bis Age. pure life and holy conversation."
The Origin of Arianism disclosed. By John Whitaker, B. D. Rector of Ruan
Lanyhorne, Cornwall. 8vo. Stockdale.
(Corcluded from Page 41.)
We have given a copious analysis of viour. But we will submit it to the
the three first chapters of this judgment of our learned readers wheraluable performance, in which Mr. iher it is not more probable that the Whitaker has proved the belief of the personage described was the great Apoearly Jews in the doctrine of the Tri- itle of the Gentiles, the cloquent 'St. nity. In the fourth, our learned au- Paul, who declared not only that he thor inquires when and how the Jews had been caught up into the third fell off from the creed of their fathers. heaven and heard things unutterable," He observes, that “ such a revolution but also that he was a person of mean would require a long continuance of and contemptible appearance? As a time. It openly began, I fear, imme converter of thousands he must have diately after Philo," About the mid- been greatly celebrated, and therefore die of the second century Arianism (ac. it is likely that Lucian makes him here cording to the modern appellation) had to have been the converter of his Chris. completely discoloured the Jewish pro- tian. In the third section our learned feffion; and this departure from their author dwells much upon the malignity orthodox creed, refulted from their of the aportatiled Jews in garbling anú spite to the Christians. This point is interpolating the scriptures, particumade out with much learning, threwd. larly, the Prophets, in order to elude ness, and precision, in the first lection of the force with which they support the this chapter. In the second Mr. W. Christian, and oppose their new-adoptby contratting the faith of the primitive ed creed. chrißians with that of the degenerated The third re&tion cannot but af. Jews, takes the opportunity of prov- ford rich fatisfaction to the reader of ing fully the orthodoxy of the former, true tatte. Mr. Whitaker having and draws together a mass of ftrong traced the origin of Arianism among evidence on the subject. One of his one branch of the descendants of the witnefics is Lucian, who in his dialogue venerable Abraham, proceeds to cou. entitled Philopulris, gives a picture of sider its progress among another, viz. Chriftianity, drawn indeed in his own the Arabs, the pofterity of Ithmacl. farirical way, but fufficient to prove that His picture of these fons of the desert is taole whcfe faith he caricatured, be- truly clegant, sirawn in a bold manner, Fived in the doctrine of the Trinity. and in vivid colours. “ These two naIn that dialogue the Christian is made tions," (1. e. the Jews and Arabs, says to lay; “ I will teach chce what is the Mr. Whitaker," appear to their bro. universe, and who is He that was be- thors of the globe marked with a fore all things, and what is the frame strange fingularity of adventures, and of the universe:
For I myself was sealed on their forcheads (as it were) gace in your unhappy situation, when with that lively signature of God, the thc Galilean met with me. This bald. ftamp of prophecy. That the son of 'suled and book-nosed man, having Abraham by Hagar, should be "
a wila ID: unted through the air to the ibird man;"' that his hand should be againft beavin, and liaving lcárned these things every man," and that " every man's of the fairelt kind ; has renewed us by hand should be ag-inst him ;” but that water, has guided our feet into the stops he should fill " dwell in the presence of the bicfied, and has ransomed us of all his brethren;" was a prophecy from the regions of the irreligious. seemingly personal in iifelf, but evenAnd I will make you, if you will liften tually thown to be national. It has to me. a man in rcality.' This balls proved as truly prophetical concerning braded and book nosed man has been his diftant descendants, through a long considered by most writers, and by Mr. courte of ages, as the parallel predicWhitaker in particular, as meant for tion concerning him, that “ because he Jesus Chrift ; and this leads himn into was the secd” of Abraham, he should a long and ingenio.us disquisition in a becomes a nation," "a great nation,” nore, concerning the person of Our S2- and one formed like the Jews into
twelve principzlitics or tribes, proved to tame these favage sons of the desert, in his immediate opspring. And the to bring them within the pale of civility, empire of prophecy over man, is fine and so to suppress this bold warfare of m2 ly displayed, at once, in the purpe. 2ges upon man. But their efforts were tuiry of the Jews, and in the invinci all baftice. The broad hand of the Al. bility of the dicabs. The older and le syrian could not lay them in the dust. gie mate lranch of the Abraliamick linc, The heavy foot of the Grecien could has been kept totally diftinct from the not crush them there. The formidable mass of markind, in spite of every mo- javelin of Rome was launched in vain ral and political principle, that was bue to bear thon down. And even the fcy. fily operating to confound them. The metar of the Turks has in vain been Allyrians, the Grecians, and the Ro. sharpened, to cut them in piece. They mans, fucceflively conquered them by fitill“ dwell in the pretence of all their their arıms, but could never incorporate brethren." Theiros hand" is ftill ehen with their people. They were “ against every man.
Every man's transplanted by violence, and diiperted hand” is still « against them." They by accidents, into various regions of the remain the lords and sovereigns of their carth; yet they mingled not with their original wilds, and the uncontrouled human brothers in any. A supernatu plunderers of the rest of mankind. And ral principle of cohesion between them. the great current of human actions in felves, and a divine spirit of reluctance the Arabs, in the Jews, and in all the to an union with others, still kept them numerous nations with either, has distinct and separate, No power of earth now, for four thousand years, wound could make this stubborn element to its waters freely, yet in the very course amalgamate with the rest. And ac. and channel which had been marked for cordingly the three empires rose and fell it by the finger of God before." one after the other, while the Jews Mr. Whitaker is very happy in his alone continued. Tbose have all va- etymology of the name by which the pithed from the globe, like the gigantic Arabs became so formidable to the most thadows that sometimes artend upon the diftant parts of the carth--that of $zra. fun, and (iveep acrofs our fields; while cens. He observes, “ very properly detbcke have remained like the sun itself, nominated ljbmaelites and Hagarenes by fonetimes clouded and fometimes let. others, they affectedly called themselves ting, but still bursting out from their Stracens; thus rejecting their descent clouds, fill rising from their settings, from the concubine, and challenging it and thining out in full luftre again. froin the wife of Abraham." Thishe Even now when the Jews are in a state illustrates by a curious circumstance that of civil diffolution, and their body po. has never before been observed. The jicic has been for forenteen hundred appellation of Srracens “ was once the years reduced to its consiment partie indigenous title which the very Jerus cles, they ftill exist as numerous and applied to the mirlwes." In “ Cornwall às remarkable as cver. And a secret the Jews were formerly very numerous; Ipark of immortality is active and vi attracted by the lucrative commerce of gorous within them, lives in their very tin, and engaged in managing the mines alhes, and animates the flying duft of of it." The tradition of the county their uro. Nor are the Arabs very
“ When the present rin. inuchi interior to the Jews in illis pro icrs discover the remains of an old vivencial view of history. Thit moral imelting place for tin, they always dehoftility to mankind, which the tepera nominate it a few's Housi. Old blocks tion of the Jervs perversely excited in of tin, too, are occalionally found of a the latter, became a political hofuliry peculiar configuration ; and are in their cousins the lia maelites. Tlie itantly called Jens Pieces. And the descendants have equally with their an. stream-works of tin that have been forceftor been “ wild men, wuofc hand merly deserted by the labourers, arc was again at every man;" and therefore now itile! in English Jews !!'urks, and
every man is hand was against them.” were used to be stiled in Cornish * Antal They have continued to provoke the Saralin," or " the leavings of the Saworld, by the practice of predatorver
The Jews therefore denomi. peditions into it. Yet they have a says nated themselves, and were denominated been faved from the avengin: arn of by the Britons of Cornwall, Sracini, the world. The three Empires ar. the genuine progcny of Sarah." tempteuin ti:cir turns to reduce thicim j Such is our ingenious author's explica