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of the unlearned christians was so other theological works of Dr. P. general, and the dislike of the new His harmony of the evangelists; doctrine was so deeply rooted, that notes on all the books of scripture; it was with very great difficulty, and general history of the christian and not till after a great length of church. His sermons, of which time,that they were brought quietly there are one or two volumes, are to acquiesce in them. If these facts written with great plainness but are established, the conclusion fol- not without pathos—and are callows immediately. No person of culated to have an effect on minds reflection can for a moment main- disposed to religious and moral tain, that the apostles believed and impressions, of Dr. P.'s characdistinctly taught the pre-existence ter as a man, a scholar, a philosoand divinity of their master, and pher, a citizen, a christian, a minthat the great mass of their con- ister, we have made remarks in a verts were unbelievers in their tes- former number. Time will detimony,' Such are the comments termine whether the world is the of one of Dr. P.'s friends upon the wiser and the better that he has design and scope of the argument lived in it. in the history of carly opinions. The following tablet is at the We have not time to remark on conclusion of the volume :.

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THIS TABLET
Is consecrated to the Memory of the
REV. JOSEPH PRIESTLEY, L. L. D.
by his affectionate Congregation,

in Testimony
of their Gratitude for his faithful Attention

to their spiritual Improvement,
and for his peculiar Diligence in training up their Youth

to rational Piety and genuine Virtue :
of their Respect for his great and various Talents,
which 'were uniformly directed to the noblest Purposes :

and of their veneration
for the pure, benevolent, and holy Principles,
which through the trying Vicissitudes of Life,

and in the awful hour of Death,
animated him with a hope of a blessed Immortality.

His Discoveries as a Philosopher
will never cease to be remembered and admired

by the ablest Improvers of Science.

His firmness as an Advocate of Liberty,
and his Sincerity as an Expounder of the Scriptures,

endeared him to many
of his enlightened and unprejudiced Contemporaries.

His Example as a Christian
will be instructive to the Wise, and interesting to the Good

of every Country, and in every Age.
He was born at Fieldhead, near Leeds, in Yorkshire,

March 24, A. D. 1733.
Was chosen a Minister of this Chapel, Dec. 31, 1780
Continued in that Office Ten Years and Six Months.

Embarked for America, April 7, 1794.
Died at Northumberland, in Pennsylvania, Feb. 6, 1804.

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Mc Kean's Address. Monthly Catalogue. (Sept.

it is however, though it contains ART. 57.

some sensible remarks on the adThe inaugural address delivered in vantages of education and some

Brunswick, Sept. 9. 1806. By very proper observations on the the Rev. Joseph Mc Kean, late inefficacy of genius without labour, president of Bowdoin College.

we are compelled to say, that his With an eulogy, &c. by Rev. W. friends have consulted their fondJenkë, delivered at his funeral. Dess much more than their judg. 8vo. Portland. 1807.

ment in printing a tract, which we

think will add little to the reputaIf this address had been remark- tion of this very respectable Di. able either for eloquence or science, vine. we should still have pronounced it The Eulogy by Mr. Jenks is an original and unpardonable fault, written in a style of very considerthat it was not written in Latin. As able purity and grace.

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For SEPTEMBER, 1807.
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