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wood and compact, stood chicfy on one The king of Sweden manifests great handsome street. The fire caught in a zeal in the establishment of a proper stable from the pipe of a Frenchman, system of education in his dominions. about 9 o'clock in the morning, at the A board, appointed for the purpose of windward end of the town, and in five superintending publick instruction in hours, not a dwelling house remained thatkingdom, bas commissioned a young standing Swede, named Brooeman, who had In the towns of Barnstead, Barring- , distinguished himself by some critical ton, Farmington, New Durham, Middle. pieces and a treatise on education, to ton and Milton, in Strafford co. (N.H.) make a tour through several parts of from 30t040 miles N.W.of Portsmouth, Europe in orderto collect information on the fires, the beginning of this month, the subject. He had an audience of the (July) made dreadful ravages, consumking of Great Britain who pointed out ing for many miles, fences, forests, and to him several things, which he thought the various products of the earth. The would prove of especial utility to Swe- cattle were much mjured by the flame den; and enjoined him, above all, not and smoke, and two cows perisheri. to be too easily led away by untried The buildings were preserved by the novelties,
exertions ofise inhabitants, except two Baron HERMELIN, who has already dwelling houses anci a born, which published maps of many of the Swedish were consumed. A timely slower on provinces intends to publish a geograph. the 8th checked and it was hoped, hack seal and statistical description of Swedish terminated the progress of the desolatLapland, by Mr. WAHLENBURGH of the ing flames. Cabinet of natural history at Upsal.
A GENTLEMANOf respect:bility and Several periodical works have very veracity,during his passage from Marti. recently commenced in Russia. One, nico to Boston, on the 8th, 9th and 10th entitled notices of the North, is to be ed. of July, 1805, being on soundings, ale! ited by M. MARTIGNORI), well known 10 or 12 leagues to the south ward and for his translation of Longinus ; and will eastward of Cape Cod, observed on the exhibit the history of learning and civili. surface of the water, small winged inzation in Russia, with the lives of its sects, vulgarly called Millais, in such most illustrious men, Another journal numbers, as to discolour the water for appears at Moscow under the direction a considerable distance. Advancing tra of M. Kurosof, ancient curator of the ward the coast, their numbers increasuniversity, entitled, the friend of illumi. ed, and, apparently fatigued with the nation : or journal of the sciences and arts. length of their fight, were every mo.
More accurate and complete details ment falling into the sea, where they respecting GEORGIA, than the public at perished. It was supposed by the genpresent possess, may be soon expected: tleman, who gives the infirmation, ihat Beside the expedition undertaken by the vessel ran the distance of 40 or 50 order of the Russian government, and miles along the coast in a northerly diconducted by count PUSCHKIN, who reetion, from the first to the last ap. was accompanied by several scientifick pearance of these insects.
For a day men; the baron of BIBERSTEIN, who or two previously, the wind had blown has already published a work relative fresh from the S. W. which probably to the west coast of the Caspian sea, is had blown them from the shore to this now travelling in Georgia, to examine distance. Those on the wing came in a every thing relative to the culture and direction from the land, appeared cx. cominerce of silk. Three engineers tremely fatigued, and wouli frequently have likewise been recently dispatched light on the rigging and sails of the into that country, to collect further in- vessel. We merely record thesc facts, formation.
as well attested, and leave it to others to account for them.
N. B. The gentleman has left with Oy the 11th of June, the town of De. the Editors one of these insects, found troit was entirely consumed by fire. in the vessel several days after her arri. The houses, about 300 in number of val.
the last, when in addition to indif
ferent crops, sickness made its We cannot forbear mentioning, ravages throughout the commu(says the Fredericktown Herald) nity generally, will make us gratethat the hopes, which we express- fully sensible of these blessings of ed, in a former number of this Providence, and enable us fully to paper, respecting the promising estimate their value. appearance of the fields, have been happily realized in the abun
The Hon. JOHN QUINCY ADAMS, dance of the harvest. The weath. Rhetorick and Oratory in the Universi
Esq. is elected Boylston Professor of er has been remarkably favoura- ty at Cambridge. able for the reapers and ingatherers ; till within a few days,
ORDAINED. when it has been uncommonly
At Providence, R. I. on the 17th inst. warm. The mercury in Fahren- Mr. Henry Edes, over the first Con. heit's thermometer having in the gregational church in that town. The shade and current of air repeated- solemnities of the occasion were intro. ly risen up to 92 and 93 degrees. duced with prayer, by the Rev. Mr. And we understand, that several
CHANNING ; the Rev. Dr. Eliot labourers have fallen victims to Mr. WILSON offered the ordaining
preached from Luke x. 18: the Rev. the excessive heat. Nor have we prayer, and the Rev. Dr. LATHROP been without
refreshing gave the charge. The Rev. Dr. Kirkshowers necessary for the LAND exptessed the fellowship of the growing crops of corn. There is churches, and the Rev. Mr. Gray made
the concluding prayer. Sacred music reason to hope, that this will be a
was performed with skill and animation, most prosperous year for the hus, and the several services appeared to bandman.
engage the serious and interesting at. A retrospective view of three tention of a numerous audience. foregoing years and particularly
List of Dew american Publications.
THEOLOGICAL An abstract of an apology for re- Two discourses on Christ's selfexist. nouncing the jurisdiction of the synod ence, preached at Newbury Port, of Kentucky, being a compendious March 3d, 1805, by Samuel Spring. view of the gospel, and a few remarks The moral tendency of man's ac. on the confession of faith, by Robert countableness to God ; and its influence Marshal, John Dunlary, Richard M.N. on the happiness of society. A ser. Barton, W. Stone, and John Thomp. mon preached on the day of the Gener1805.
al Election at Hartford, Con. by AsaThree sermons preached at North- hel Hooker, A. M. ampton by Rev. Solomon Williams, The kingdom of Christ, a missionary A. M. 1805.
sermon preached at Philadelphia, May Butler, Northampton. 230, 1805, by Edward D. Griffin, A.M. A discourse delivered at Haverhill, The way of God vindicated, in a serMarch, 1805, at the funeral of J. Kim- mon preached September 16th, 1804, ball, A. M. To which is added a short after the interment of his only child, memoir of his life. By John S. Popkin, Jonathan Homer, A. B. who died SepA. M. Newbury Port.
tember 7th, 1805, aged 21. By JonaThe importance of virtue and piety than Homer, pastor of a church in New. as qualifications of rulers ; a discourse ton. delivered March, 1805, by Daniel Da- A sermon on duelling preached at
Newbury Port. New Haven, September 9ih, 1804, and
na, A. M.
at New York, January 21, 1805. By
MISCELLANEOUS. Timothy Dwight, D. D.
Report of the trial of the Hon. Samu. A sermon preached before the el Chase ; Baltimore, printed for Samu. Hampshire Missionary Society, August el Butler and George Keatings, 1805. 4th, 1804, in Northampton, by Enoch An address to the members of the Hale, A. M.
Massachusetts Charitable Fire Society, The value of life and charitable insti- by Peter Thacher, A. M. tutions ; a discourse delivered before The Poetical Works of John Milton, the Humane Society of the Common- from the text of Dr. Newton, with a wealth of Massachusetts, at their se- critical Essay, by J. Aikin. miannual meeting, June, 11, 1805, by
S. Etheridge and C. Stebbins. Rev. Thomas Gray, A. M.
This is a pocket edition in two vols. A discourse to a society of young men neatly printed on a nonpareil type, and in London ; preached in the year 1719. good paper. By Rev. John Cumming minister of the An Abridgment of the History of Scots church, London. Boston reprint- New England, for the use of young ed Jan. 1805
persons, by Hannah Adams. The guilt, folly, and source of sui
PERIODICAL WORKS.-RELIGIOUS. cide ; two discourses preached in the The Connecticut Evangelical Maga-' city of New York, Feb. 1805. By zine, published at Hartford, monthly, Samuel Miller, D. D.
40 pages, 8vo. 12 1-2 cts. A discourse delivered in Haverhill The Massachusetts Missionary MagJan. 31st, 1805, at the interment of azine, published at Boston, monthly, the Rev. Hezekiah Smith, D. D. late 40 pages, 8vo, 12 1-2 cts. pastor of the Baptist society in that The Piscataqua Evangelical Maga. town. By Sámuel Stillman, D. D. zine, published at Portsmouth, once in
The characters, trials, and duties of two months, 40 pages, 8vo, 12 1-2 cts. a gospel minister delienated in a ser- The Assembly's Missionary Maga. mon delivered at Amherst, (Mass.) zine, or Evangelical Intelligencer, pub. May 2, 1804, at the ordination of Rev. lished at Philadelphia, monthly, 50 'Thomas H. Wood, to the work of an pages, octavo, 25 cts. Evangelist. By John Emerson, A. M. The Massachusetts Baptist Mission
A sermon at the ordination of the ary Magazine, published occasionally, Rev. Henry Lord, to the work of the Boston, 12 1-2 cts. ministry in Williamsburg, June 20, The Christian's Magazine, publish1804. By Joseph Lyman, D. D. ed in New York, once in three months, A Thanksgiving discourse,
, delivered 120 pages, 8vo. 37 1-2 cts. at Chester, N. H. Nov. 1804. By Na- N.B. The profits of the above works than Bradstreet, A. M.
are devoted to missionary purposes. A discourse delivered at the opening for publick worship, of the Preshyteri. The Literary Miscellany, published an church, in the Northern Liberties quarterly, at Cambridge, 100 pages, of Philadelphia, April 7th, 1805. By Svo, 50 cts. Ashbel Green, D. D.
The Monthly Anthology, published Two occasional sermons preached in Boston, 50 pages, 8vo, 37 1-2 cts. at Hatfield, Nov. 4th and 29th, 1804. The Literary Magazine and AmeriBy Joseph Lyman, D. D. Pastor of the can Register, published monthly, in church in Hatfield.
Philadelphia. The close communion of the Bap- The Mathematical Correspondent, tists, in principle and practice, proved published at New York, by T. and J. to be unscriptural, and of a bad ten. Swords, 24 pages, 12mo, 18 1-2 cts. dency in the church of God ; in seven The Medical Repository, published letters, addressed to the friends of fun. quarterly in New York. damental truth, and of practical relig- The Collections of the Historioal Soion. By Rufus Anderson, A. M. Sa- ciety, published in Boston, generally a lem, 1805. 20 cents.
vol. once in a year. Two Treatises, wherein are con- The Monthly Register and Review tained several particular subjects, by of the United States for January, 1805, Aaron Putman, A. M.
by S. Cullen Carpenter, Charleston, S. Carolina, 6 dolls. per anrum.
In England, May 6, WILLIAM Pet- June 19th, Mr. George Tucker, of
In Mifflin county, (Penn.) the Rev.
In Russia, March 20, the Right Rev. passing through his head.
A8 Baldwin, jun. aged21, the only son
his deportment, he possessed a mind
on a party of pleasure with a number of
ON READING THE LIFE OF COWPER.
I AM the Lord thy God, serve only me,
Before no idols impious bend the knee :
Use not my name in trifles or in jest ; And dead to all those phantom forms of bliss, Dare pot profane my sacred day of rest; Which once awoke this soul to keen delight ;
E'er to thy parents due obedience pay; To nature's charms, to friendship’s sacred glowThy fellow creature, man, thou shalt not slays 1 And e'en to hope's delicious transports dead,
Io no adult'rous commerce bear a part; What magic pow'r shall set the prisoner free,
From stealing keep with care thy hard and And give again forgotten ecstacies ?
heart; Is it a dream, or do those favoured souls,
All false reports against thy neighbour late, Who from high heaven inbale celestial light,
and ne'er indulge a wish for his estate. And beam benevolence on meaner worms,
Europ. Mag. Is it a dream, or do they round my home, This little nook obscore, diffuse their beams. LINES from Cornuper's “ CONVERSATION," Steal the torn heart once more from Mis'ry's
applied to the Character of the late SAMUEL
STENNETT, D.D. grasp And bid it rise and glow with Virtue's fire ?
OH I have seen (nor hope perhaps in vain, Yes, 'tis reality, the saint, the bard,
E'er life go down to see such sights again) Witb silent awe long honoured and rever'd,
A veteran warrior in the christian field, Discloses the mild graces of his soul,
Who never saw the sword he could not wield. Refinement, tenderness, benevolence,
Grave without dulness, learned without pride, And with a charm ineffable, unfolds
Exact, yet not precise, though neck, keen ey'ds All that is excellent in human kind.
A man that would have foil'd at their own play I thank thee, Heaven, that earth is not so poor,
A dozeit would-be's of the modern day : As once I deem'd it ; that there still is left,
Who, when occasion justified its use, Wbo taste of friendship's hallow'd mysteries,
Had wit as bright as ready to produce ; Who fill domestick life with peace and love,
Could fetch from records of an earlier age. Who carry on celestial intercourse,
Or from philosophy's enlightan'd page, And who by virtue's animating aid,
His rich materials; and regule your ear
With strains, was a privilege to hear. Make life's uneven path " a downy road;"
Yet, above ALL, his luxury supreme, And though there comes an hour, an awful hour,
And his chief glory, wys the GOSPEL theme, When Mary's soothing voice is heard no more, There he was copious as old Greece or Rome. And Cowper's throbbing spirit sinks to rest, His happy eloquence seem'd there at home. Translated, where the just made perfect, dwell, Ambitious, not to shinc, or to excel, Live, rise, and reign for ever ; and when night But to treat justly what he lov'd so well. Veils Earth's mysterious miseries from my
Christian Obsercet. view, I see their sainted forms, hear their soft hymns, HYMN SACRED TO TRUTH. And fain would dream, that me, such inter
HAIL, Sacred Truth! whose piercing rays course
Dispel the shades of night, Deny'd below, they beckon to their rest !
Diffusing o'er the mental world HAYLEY, this importune of praise forgive,
The healing beams of light. Forgive presumption, which thy work inspires. Till THOU appear, the wounded soul, To snatch from misery's grasp, and fing de
In agonizing pain, light, Long, long itasced, o'er an ardent mind,
The way of peaca incessant seeks,
But finds her efforts vain.
Philosophy, and Moral Sense, Whose path already, fate has strew'd with With their officious prido, flowers.
Conduct to labyrinths of woe
Withdraws our wand'ring feet,
Converts the sorrows of the mind Where boly souls convene in better scrains,
To joys divinely sweet. There will I thank thee for suspended grief,
The banner of thy cross display, For richest gleams of intellectual bliss
Dear signal of thy love :
Til er’ry tongue confess thy sway,
And ev'ry heart approve.