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parts of the country decent houses for county, who always have a sermon at publick worship have been lately erect- their monthly meetings, have, we hear, ed; and where such accommodations agreed that for the present year the are wanting, multitudes assemble, and sermon be on the subject of the Trinicontinue encamped for days in the o- ty, or the divinity of Jesus Christ ; al. pen fields. This is a crisis, of which so that one of their number exhibit an enlightened and influential christians essay on one of these subjects at each should avail themselves"

of their meetings. The middle association of Essex

Literary Intelligence.

FOREIGN.

PORTUGAL.

GERMANY.

GREAT BRITAIN. Mr. Parkinson, surgeon, has in the In Portugal, a strong disposition has press a work, entitled, “ Organick Re- been lately manifested to patronize mains of the former world displayed.” those studies which benefit mankind. In which the Mosaick account of the This has been indicated by the patron. deluge is shown to agree with the pres. age afforded to Mr. Bartolozzi, after ent appearance of the globe.

Britain had declined to engage his serMajor Rennel has been comparing vices any longer; and by a commendthe Geography of Scripture, with his own able attempt to construct a map of that local observations, which have fully es. country from actual measurement, and tablished its accuracy. We have not a series of triangles. This map is heard whether the result of this inves- published in an advanced, though not tigation has been made publick. in a complete state.

Mr. Barrow, who lately published the second volume of his Travels into

The Literary Society of the county the interior of Africa, was, a year since, of Mansfield, in Saxony, have opened a about to bring forward the Account of subscription, for erecting a monument hic Travels in China.

to LUTHER, at Eisleben in Saxony, the Mr. Park, the celebrated African place of his nativity. The king of Traveller, has undertaken another

Prussia patronizes and supports the journey of discovery, into the southern undertaking. part of Africa

The E Lector of BAVARIA has purA series of Letters has been publish- chased for the University of Wiirsed in England, written from South A. burg, the Blánkian Cabinet of Natural merica, by an English gentleman, de- History consisting of 8,000 specitained a prisoner by the Spaniards, in

mens. The library of the University Paraguay, in the years 1797-8,descrip; has also been enriched with the books tire of the Country, Government and

that belonged to the secularized clergy. Manners of the Inhabitants, adorned The number of works which apwith highly finished engravings.

peared at the last Leipsick Fair, was The Rev. T. Wood, of Huddersfield, 1404; among which were 125 novels ; has issued proposals for publishing by 36 dramatick pieces, and more than subscription, å work entitled, “ An 300 translations. Historical, Geographical, and Chrono.

M. Harding, of the Observatory at logical account of the progress of Lilienthal, near Bremen, who has Christianity on its first promulgation ; been employed on an atlas of all the also a sketch of the primitive Christian stars down to those of the eighth magChurch ; with remarks on the revival nitude, which lie within and near the of religion in the present day.”. This orbits of the two new planets Ceres and work was to have been published in Palas, discovered on the first of Sept. April last, price 5s. boards.

1804, a THIRD NEW PLANET.

Its An improved edition of Miss Han- placé, as settled by Dr. OLBERS, on rah Adams' View of Religions has

Sept. 8, was at M. T. 8h. 11m. 20d. been published in England, revised

A.R. 1d. 29m. 39s, dec. in south Od. and corrected by the Rev. A. Fuller ; 47m. 198. : its motion in A.R. is about to which is prefixed, an original Essay 7m. 56s. retrograde, and in declination on the Nature and importance of truth.

about 12m. 24s. south per diem. It is

similar to Ceres in light and apparent has passed a law, dividing the state
magnitude. Nothing nebulous can be into 119 school districts, to each of
distinguished around it ; and, in all which they have given one hundred
probability, it is another of a consider. dollars toward building a school house,
able body of small planets, of which and one hundred fifty dollars for sup-
this is the third recently discovered. porting a school master.
The new planet just mentioned, dis-

CONNECTICUT.
covered by M. Harding, of Lilienthal, All the publick laws of Connecticut,
has been named JUNO.

now in force, are comprised in an octavo
volume of less than 700 pages. Prob,

ably the laws of no other independent
UNITED STATES.

civilized country on earth, which has

been in existence more than 150 years, The legislature of South Carolina are comprised in so small a compass.

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List of Dew Publications.

THEOLOGY.

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tion, 1 vol. 8vo. 2 dolls. Boston. Tre Family Bible, containing the B. and J. Homans. Old and New Testaments, with origin- Two occasional sermons preached al notes, and practical observations. By Nov. 4th, and 29th, 1804. One entitled the Rev. Thomas Scott, morning The two Olive Trees, or Zerubbabel preacher at the Lock Chapel, &c. Lon- and Joshua, Religion the leading qual-don. With copious marginal referen- ification of civil rulers and christian ces. Reprinting by William W. Wood. ministers ; the other, God the founda. ward, Philadelphia, from a new and tion of confidence and joy, a thanksgiv. improved edition now publishing in ing sermon. By Joseph Lyman, D.D. England, 4 vols. 4to. 24 dols. the set, Pastor of the Church in Hatfield ; 20 neatly bound and lettered. Two vols. cents. are completed ; the third is in for- A discourse delivered at Byefield, wardness.

on the annual Thanksgiving in the A scripture catechism, or system of commonwealth of Massachusetts ; by religious instruction in the words of Rev. Elijah Parish, pastor of the scripture, being a selection of the most

Church in Byefield. 2d edition, 12 1-2 plain and important texts, so arranged cents.. Salem. Cushing: as to give a systematick view of the

A discourse delivered at the ordina, principal doctrines and duties of our

tion of the Rev. Joseph Buckminster, holy religion. Intended as an assistant

to the pastoral charge of the Church in to christian ministers, parents and in

Brattle Street, Boston. By Joseph structors in the religious education of Buckminster, D.D. Austor of the North children and youth ; adapted to the use

Church, Portsmouth. of schools and families. By a clergy

Moral Education, by a disciple of man of Massachusetts. Cambridge. the Old School Philosophy. N. Haven Hilliard.

printed 1804 ; 25 cents. An attempt to explain God's gracious dates for the Baccalaureate, in Union

An address delivered to the candi. covenant with believers, and illustrate College, (Schenectady) at the anniver. the duty of parents, to embrace the covenant, dedicate their children in

sary commencement, May 16th, 1805. baptism, and train them up in the fear By Eliphalet Nott, President. of God. By John H. Church, Pastor

A discourse before the society for ofthe Church in Pelham, N.H. Am- propagating the gospel, among the Inherst. Cushing

dians and others, in N. America, de

livered on the first Nov. 1804, by Rev. Sermons of the late Rev. James Saul. Levi Frisbie. Ipswich. rin, pastor of the French Church at the Hague. 6 vols. 8vo. translated 1805, in the Tabernacle, Salem, at the

A sermon preached January 9th from the original French by Robert ordination of Rev. Lucius Bolles, to * Robinson. Nichols. New York.

the pastoral care of the Baptist Church Sermons by Williams Jay, first A. and Society in that town. By Samuel merican from the second London edi. Stillman, D.D.

A Sermon delivered at Sedgwick, The Journal of a Tour into the ter. May 15th, 1805, at the ordination of ritory north west of the Alleghany Rev. Daniel Merrill, to the Pastoral mountains ; made in the spring of the charge of the Baptist eburch of Christ' year 1803. With a geographical and in that place. By Thomas Baldwin, historical account of the state of Ohio. D.D.

Illustrated with original maps and A sermon preached in the audience views. By Thaddeus M. Harris, A.M. of His Excellency Caleb Strong, Esq. S.H.S. Boston. Manning and Loring. Governour, the other members of the Democracy Unveiled, or Tyranny Executive, and the honourable legisla stripped of the garb of Patriotism, lature of the commonwealth of Massa- By Christopher Caustic, L.L.D. &c. chusetts, on the anniversary Election, Boston. Carlisle. Mar 29th, 1805. By John Allyn, Con. The Principles of Eloquence, with gregational minister of Duxborough. hints to Publick Speakers. By T.

Knox. Boston. Homans.
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N. B. The list of new publications Memoirs of the Life, Writings and

will be continued and rendered as Correspondence, of Sir William Jones. By Lord Teignmouth. Philadelphia. the Editors shall receive,

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♡ Authors, who wish to have their Samuel Hapkins, D. D. Pastor of the works noticed in the Panoplist, are refirst Congregational Church in New. quested to forward them to the Edi. port, writen by himself. Interspers

tors, free of expense, directed to Sam. ed with marginal notes, extracted uel Etheridge, Printer, Charlestown from his private diary : To which is added, a dialogue by the same hand, PERIODICAL WORKS. on the nature and extent of true chris

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A serious Address to professing The Evangelical Magazine. This christians, in the name and from the work, which is well known and highly words of Jesus Christ, recorded in approved by the friends of vital religRevelation xvi. 15. with an introduc- ion in the United States, has been con. tion to the whole by the Editor. Pub- tinued monthly, since the beginning of lished by Stephen West, D. D. Hud. the year 1793. Since the death of the soa and Goodwin. Hartford, 1 doll. Rev. Mr. Eyre, it has been under the MISCELLANEOUS.

principal direction of the Rev George A publick lecture, occasioned by the No less than 17,000 copies of this use.

Burder, author of Village Sermons. death of the Rev. Joseph Willard, ful and truly evangelical work are S.T.D. L.L.D. President of the umie printed monthly. The profits are derersity in Cambridge. By Eliphalet voted to the relief of the poor widows Pearson, L L.D. Hancock Professor of gospel ministers. Published in of Hebrew.

London, monthly, 64 pages, 8vo. Cautions to young persons concern

The Biblical Magazine, intended to ing health, in a publick lecture delivered at the close of the medical course

promote the knowledge and belief of in the Chapel, Cambridge, Nov. 20th, monthly, at Dunstable, Eng. This re

the sacred scriptures ; published 1804 ; containing the general doctrine of chronick diseases ; she wing 1801, and is under the direction of the

spectable work commenced, May, the evil tendency of the use of tobacco

Baptists. upon young persons ; more especially

The Christian Observer is conduct. the pernicious effects of smoking ci- ed by members of the established garts ; with observations on the use church, and is a work of distinguished of ardent and vinous spirits in general. merit. It commenced with the year By Benjamin Waterhouse, M.D. Pro- 1801. fessor of the Theory and Practice of Physick, and Teacher of Natural Presbyterian Magazine, published at

The Religious Monitor, or Scot's History, in the University of Cam- Edinburgh, monthly, since March, bridge. Letters from London ; written in taken their motto from Jer. vi. 16, and

1803, 40 pages, 8vo. Its Editors have 1802 and 1803. By William Austin. the spirit of the work appears conformnBoston. Pelham.

able to their motto.

A new review commenced with this assistance of the New British and year, in London, called the Eclectic Re. Foreign Bible Society. siew. The design of the Editors is ex. We have seen the three first num. pressed in the following motto, which bers, “ The object of this work is to ahey have prefixed to their work. rescue good writers from the partial.

“Cicero gives us an account of the ity and abuse of Socinian and high various opinions of philosophers in his church criticks." The work is ably age ; but he himself was cf the Eclectic and impartially conducted, and on er. seer ; and chose out of each of them, ery account is worthy of publick pat. such positions, as, in his judgment, ronage. came nearest to the truth." Watts All the above works harmonize in Improvement of the Mind.

their design, with the Panoplist, and The members appear monthly, con- from them the Editors expect to de. taining 80 pages Svo price 1s 6d ster- rive much assistance. hing. The profits are applied to the

(To be continued.)

OBITUARY.

Nov. 26. At Bath, aged 82 the the science of its mysteries, and in Rev. ARCHIBALD MACLAINE, forty fact taught every one to be his own eight years minister of the English physician. His « Domestic Medicine" church at the Hague. His funeral is doubtless one of the most useful sermon was preached by Dr. Gardi. books on the subject, in any language ; ner, of Bath, who stated many partic. and his “ Advice to Mothers” cannot be ulars which strongly indicated the too much recommended. truly christian frame of mind in which A letter just received from Edin. this venerable minister of the gospel burgh, from the secretary of the soci. departed this life. Dr. Gardiner ob- ety in Scotland, for promoting Chrisserved, as we have been told, that on tian Knowledge, announces, with retiring to bed, Dr. Maclaine thanked deep regret, the death of Rev. Dr. God, that while the heathens, naming JOHN KEMP, the late worthy secretaSocrates in particular, were so much ry of the very respectable Society ain the dark about their future state, he, bovenamed. This intelligence (to who had been a grievous sinner, had, use the language of the letter) “ will through the mercy of God, such a perhaps be as sincerely lamented, blessed hope, and added, “ I know though not so extensively felt, on the in whom I have believed.” Dr. Gard. Other side of the Atlantick, as it is in iner represented the Dr. to come as a his native country. In July last the penitent to the throne of grace, lean- doctor was visited by very alarming ing only on the cross of Christ, filled symptoms both of paralytick and apowith gratitude to God ; that Christ plectick affections, which led his phy. Jesus and eternal salvation were his sicians to order him to retire to the constant theme, and that he was filled country, where he chiefiy resided with the hope of glory. His last since that period. For a considerawords to his friends were, Weep ble time previous to his dissolution, not for me, Oye of little faith." his health scemed to be rather im.

In Scotland, Dr Joux ROBINSON, proving ; but on Tuesday last he had professor of Natural Philosophy in the à severe stroke of an apoplexy, and University of Edinburgh. Dr. Play- expired on Thursday," the 18th of fair, exprofessor of Mathematicks in April. We shall improve the earliest the same University has succeeded opportunity to communicate some him. Dr. ROTHERAN, professor of sketches of the character of this exNatural Philosophy in the neighbour. cellent man. ing University of St. Andrews, died In Mohegan, (Con.) MARTHA, a. about the same rime. Also, Dr. ged 120; widow of Zacarah, one of WILLIAM BUCHAN, aged 76 ; in his the Nobility of the Mohegan tribe of death the medical world has lost one Indians, and many years an Agent of its most valuable members : a man from said tribe to the General Assemvllo, perhaps beyond all others, sim. bly of Connecticut. plihed the language and doctrines of Drowned, in Salem harbour, Mr. medicine, and, by adapting his style John EDWARDS, rigger. He, with his to ordinary understanding, stripped son and another man, were returning from the ship Franklin, when their on which the father quitted his hold boat upset. Mr. Edwards could not and sunk immediately. The son and swim, and his son kept him upon his the other man were soon after taken back for nearly half an hour, when be- up by a boat from the ship. Mr. Ed. ing quite exhausted, the son said, wards was an industrious, worthy " Feher we will both go down together !

Poetry

THE REAPERS' SONG.
Ye verdant hills, ye smiling fields,
Thon earth, whose breast spontaneous yields

To son a rich supply ;
Echo, base mimick notes prolong
The melting strain, and bear along
D'er distant glades and caves among,
The contain skiepherd's artless song

Lait swelling to the sky.
Attend the reapers' joyful lays,
Aed bear the tribute of their praise

To Nature's bounteous King:
Whore voice, load sounding from the pele,
In thunder oft is heard to roll,
And oft bas melted down the soul,
When sumoring along it stole

The zephyr's silken wing!
With bread, the heart of man to cheer,
Set, bending low, the ripen'd ear

Bow its luxuriant head!
ta vain, ye swains, had been your care,
Had not he caus'd the blight to spare
The promise of the summer fair,
And bade the sun, the rain, the air,

Their gracious influence shed.
He bade the soft refreshing gale
Elow gently down the teeming vale,

Nor kurt the peeping grain :
But when the ear began to rise,
To him we rais'd our anxious eyes;
Oft from the cisterns of the skies
Keert, in mercy, rich supplies,

Early and latter rain.
And now his hand hath crown's our toil,
We joy, like those that share the spoil,

The harvest home to bear!
With shouts the laughing pastures ring;
With gratefo) hearts, ye reapers, sing
The praise of Heav'n's eternal King,
Through whose paternal care ye bring
The produce of the year!

W. B. COLLYER.

man.

Morn her melting tints displaying

Ere the sluggard is awake; Ev'ning's zephyrs gently straying

O'er the surface of the lake ; Melting hues, and airy breezes,

All have powerful charms for me; But no earthly beauty pleases

When, my Lord, compar'd with thee Soft and sweet are show'rs descending

On the parch'd, expecting ground ; Fragrance, from the fields ascending,

Scatters health and joy around.
These, with ev'ry earthly blessingo

Loudly for thanksgiving catl ;
Yet, one smile from thee possessing

Surely, far exceeds them all!
Sweet is sleep to tired nature;

Sweet to labour is repose :
Sweet is life to ev'ry creature ;

Sweet the balm that hope bestows :
But though spring, and ev'ning's breedes,

Sleep, and hope, and life, to ne
All are pleasant, no:hing pleases,

Jesus ! like a smile from thee! Margate.

W. B. COLLYER.

ON THE DEATH OF AN INFANT,
“SWEET Babe !
She glanc'd into our world to see
A sample of our misery ;
Then turn'd away her languid eye,
To drop a tear or two and die,

Sweet Babe !
She tasted of life's bitter cup,
Refus'd to drink the potion up ;
But turn'd her little head aside,
Disgusted with the taste and cry'de

Sweet Babe! She listen'd for a while to hear, Our mortal griefs; then turn'd her ear To angel harps, and songs; and cried To join their notes celestiak, sigh'd and dy'd,

Sweet Babe! Sweet Babe no more, but Seraph now; Before the throne behold her bow! Her soul enlarg'd to angel size, Joins in the triumph of the skies ; Adores the grace that brought her there, Without a wish, without a care ; That wash'd her soul in Calv'ry's stream: That shorten'd life's distressing dream, Short pain, short grief, dear babe, was thine ; Now joys eternal and divine !"

PATER.

Blargate.

THE SMILE OF JESUS, LOVELY is the face of nature

Deekid with Spring's unfolding flow'rs, While the son shows every feature

Smiling through descending showers: Birds, with songs the time beguiling,

Chant their little notes with glee, But to see a Saviour smiling,

Is mors soft, more sweet to me!

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