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COL.
Books, Brief Survey of, 96, 186, 296,

183, 674, 773, 966, 1057, 1147
Calvinistic Predestination repugnant,

&c., by the Rev. R. Graves,.. 851
Christian and Civic Economy of large

Towis, by Dr. Chalmers, 280
Christian's Great Interest, by W.Guthrie, 578
Cbronicles of Wesleyan Methodism,.... 761
Cbronology of Ancient History,..... 1050
City of Refuge, a Poem, by T.Quinn,.. 771
Clarke, Dr. A.'s, Sermons in Lerwick in

the Shetland Islands,.. 1141
Commuuicant's Companion, by Henry,.. 576
Constable's Miscellany,

477
Course of Elementary Reading, &o..... 1056
Designs for Agricultural Buildings, &c. 182
Elements of Biblical Criticism and Inter-
pretatiou,

861
Elements of the History of Philosophy and

Science, by Thomas Morell, .. 760
Essay on Evil Spirits, by W. Carlisle,.. 287
Essays on Literature, Leisure, Education,
&c., by S. Hathaway,

770
Fragments in Verse, by Anne Butler, 581
Friendship's Ofering,

81
Grace and Duty of being Spiritually
Minded,

375
Genius and Desigo of the Domestic Con-
stitution, .

572
Glasgow Mechanic's Magazine, Vol. v., S67
Help to Family Devotion, by Geo. Smith, 962
History of the Church of Christ,

86
Scotland, by A. Stewart,... 377

the Province of Murray, 754
Holland-tide, or Munster Popular Tales, 869
Idolatry, a Poem, by the Rev. W. Swan, 858
Imperial School Grammar, .

868
Iotroduction to Practical Arithmetic, &c. 1053
Lectures on Geology and Geognosy,

471
Life of Ulricus Zuinglius, .

958
Literary Souvenir for 1828,.

1143
Memoir, &c. of Ame Warren,..

283
of Mrs. Mary Taft,

571
of John Urqabart, by W. Orme, 863
of Ms. Thomas Holloway, 864
of Mr. Thomas Spence, of York, 961

of James Nisbet, by himself, ., 1047
Minstrell's. Tale, &c., by Geo. Moore,.. 381
Miscellaneous Pieces, &c., by the Rev.
A. Faller,

568
Modern Domestic Medicine,..

375
Molocb, or the Approach of the Deluge, 964
Narrative of the Loss of the Esk, &c. by

the Rev. W. Scoresby,... 574
Nurative of a Mission to Nova Scotia, &c. 1054
Original Sacred Poems, by a Navab
Ofiicer,

673
Origines, by W. Drummond,

177
Papistry. Siormed, &c. by W. M. ... 1052
Parent's Monitor, &c.. by David Barker, 579
Pastor's Sketch Book, by G. Retford, .. 294
Pelican Island, &c. by Jas. Montgomery, 852
Plea of the Midsummer Fairies,

959
Poetical Effusions, &c. by B. Coombs,.. 477

Illustrations of Passages of Scrip-
ture,

293

COL.
Popish Errors exposed,...

289
Practical Sermons on the Ten Command-

ments, by J. Grabam........ 379
Protestant and Catbolie, &c. ...

475
Refutation of Calvinistic Principles, &c. 667
Religious Education, &o. by A. H. Davis, 1018
Saered Poetry, ....

956
Scenes of Life, or the Influence of Reli-

gion, hy Mrs. Barber, ..... 957
Sermons, by the Rev. J. N. Coleman, 665
Sinners' Tears, and Devout Breathings, 866
Specimens of Sacred and Serious Poetry, 294
Stories of Cbivalry and Romance,

479
from the History of Scotland,.. 1019
Substance of an Arguinent to prove ibe

truth of the Bible,. ..... 668
Summary of Christian Instruction, &c... 481
Sutlee's Cry to Britain, &c. by J. Peggs, 671
System, The, a tale of the West Indies, 963
Tales from the German, by a Lady.... 473
of all Nations,

865
Tear to Friendship,

175
Union Collection of Hymns, &c.

955
Widow's Tale, &c. by Bernard Barton, 570
Moral maxims of Democritus,...... 512
Mustard-tree of the scriptures,.

546
Nautical discovery, ....

494
Necessity and certainty, possibility and
contingency,

1010
Negro industry, facts relative to,

301
Nichols, Joho, Esq. F. A. S. memoir of, 209
North-west expedition,

782
Novel reading, letter of a lady to her sonon, 281

not allowed in Kingswood
school,......

489
Old times in Eugland,.

64
Opinion, on the iutluence and mutability of, 528
Oratorio, observations on the, ........ 625
Organic life, laws of,

.1015, 1102
Oriental languages,

192
sentiments,

558
cruelty, apathy, and brutality,. . 1086
Paper, duty on, for the past year, .. 304
Parliament, history of the British, 551
Parochial funds, on the supplying the defi-

ciency of wages out of the, 281
Patrick, St., Legeud of the cave of,.... 1114
Pauper Lunatics, on the treatinent of,.. 1026
Persecution is France,

822
Persian rosary,....

336
Petrifaction, .

683
Physics and causation, modern system of, 651
Physiology, essay on,.... 1015, 1102
Phytolacca. Dodecandria, the mustard-
tree of the scriptures, .

546
Pictures, to clean,

303
Piety, importance of early,

33, 129
Plagiarism,

738
Popes and bishops of Rome, a cata-
logue of the,...

999
Popish institutions, the dates of various, 1003
Popular applause, on the instability of,. 72
Population of Paris,.....

590
Preacber, advice to a young,

538
Predestination,

952
Preseience, on the Divine,..

722

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Prescience, observations on a letter to the

Poetry.
Rev. Dr. A. Clarke on, ..... 968 Address to the Almighty,..

1044
Public meetings in the metropolis, . 582 Adieu to India,

950
Queries proposed to British subjects,.. 345 Affliction, a Tale,..

374
Questions and answers, ......
686 Anticipations of Youth,

470
Reflections on slavery,...
246 April, 372-Autumo,

845
Religious liberty, resolutions of the society

Astronomy, ..

658
for the protection of,........ 585 Babe of Bethlebem, a fragment,

136
Religious truth not discoverable by the Beatitudes,

748
light of reason,.....

822 Bee, to a, deceived by a gaudy flower, 850
Resignation in affliction exemplified, 167

Bereavement, the,

173
Roman empire, extinction of the, ..... 1031 Burying-place of the Patriarchs,

663
Rome, bishops and popes of, a catalogue Calmness that succeeds a Storm,.

173
of the,..
999 Childhood, 562—its Home,..

1135
Science, progress of,..

156
Christian Portraiture,

662
Scots wortbies, sufferings of the,... 758

Sabbath Eve,

85]
Scotcb national church in London, 591 Christmas Day, 75–Conscience. 565
Sea-serpent of the American seas, 157

Coral Island,

854
Sketch of the history of two individuals, 38 Cottager, to a,

665
Slave-trade,

206, 975

Creation and Dissolution of the World,.. 1098
Slavery in the United States,
194 Death of Moses,

561
in South America,
547 Departing Hours,

950
in the West Indies, .633, 711 Departure of Life,

1045
abolition of, in New York,. 1070 | Dew-Drop,

661
reflections on,.........

246 Elegy on the Death of J. Butterworth, Esq. 466
effects of,....

397

a Friend,

469
botb unjust and unmerciful, 344,,432 Epitaph on John Nichols, Esq.

222
Society for promoting the principles of Evening in June, .

750, 819
the reformation,

682
Star, to the,

563
Solitary hours, 33, 129, 225, 321, 417, 613 "Every Heart Knoweth its own Bitter-
609, 699, 801, 890, 993, 1089

ness,

568
Sool, observations on the,...
68 Existence of God,

849
Steam navigation, exhaustion of coal by, 222 Fraginent,

476
Stepney barber, narrative of the,..... 679 | Friend of my Early Hours,
Stork, anecdote of a,.
939 | Friendsbip,

565, 1042
Storm-glass described,..
511 “Go forward in thy Master's name,”

850
observations on the,. 876 Golden Portal,

465
sindicated,...

1067
Grave and Resurrection,

773
Story of Lysippe and her father,...... 1035 Grief, .

753
Strictures on anti-catholic statements,.. 146 Happiness, true, 752—Heaven,

278
Subterranean fires near Wednesbury, . 488 Heber, Bishop, to the Memory of, 468
sounds hearil at Nakous,.. 153 Hindoo Mourner, the Infant,

491
Tales of sympathy, 729, 813, 871, 1034, 1128 • His Name shall be called Jesus,”. 566
Teeth and gums, wash for the,..
588 Holy Union,

1134
Tooth-ache, cure for the,....
1070 | Hymn, 851-by Bishop Heber,

32
Transfusion of blood, on the,

154 'I know thou wilt bring me to Death,” 371
Transplanting of trees,..........
198 Incomprehensibility of Jebovab,

1041
Vision, the first book,
461 Invocation of the Spirits,

564
Vesuvius, Mount, irruption of,
1009 "It is I; be not afraid,”

661
Volcano of Ki-rau-e-a, in Hawaii, 105 Last Stanzas, 77—Life, what is ?..... 175
Volcanio sabstances,...
1005 Lines on the Death of E. Weightman,..

79
Urquhart, John, memoir of,

863 Sacred to the Memory of the Rev.
Water, to preserve from frost,.

160
D. Stoper,...

274
Welsh wedding,.....

109 to a Lady on ber taking the Veil,.. 277
Wesleyan Methodist academy,

682

suggested by a View of the Thames, 564
West India slavery,....

.633, 711 on the opening of a New Chapel,.. 846
World, dissolution of the,

1095 on Time, read before the Literary
York, Duke of, memoir of,........113, 385

Society in Liverpool,

944
interesting narrative con- Lock of Hair, 572-Lone Vale,

851
nected witk tbe,
413 Lovely Navette,

1137
Zealand, New, mission at,..
779 | Lyre of Orpheus,

567

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THE

Imperial Magazine;

OR, COMPENDIUM OF RELIGIOUS, MORAL, & PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE.

JAN.] “ TRB DISCONTINUANCE OF BOOKS WOULD BESTORE BARBARISM." (1827.

Mr. Heber accepted an offer to accompany MEMOIR OF

Mr. Thornton in a tour through Germany, THE RIGHT REVEREND REGINALD HEBER,

Russia, and the Crimea. Of the value of LATE LORD BISHOP OF CALCUTTA.

his journal some idea may be formed, from The family of Heber is of ancient standing several passages which the late Dr. Clarke in Yorkshire, branches of which have, at was perinitted to extract for the illustradifferent periods, been transplanted into tion of his travels. Shropshire, Cheshire, and Essex. The Rev. While abroad, Mr. Heber was unaniReginald Heber, master of arts of Brazen-mously chosen fellow of All Souls' College; nose College, Oxford, on becoming rector and upon his return, he gained another of Malpas, in Cheshire, married the daugh- academical prize for an essay in prose, on ter of Dr. Allanson, of the county of York, “ The Sense of Honour.” Soon after this, by whom he had two sons, Richard, who Mr. Heber relinquished his fellowship, on was for some time one of the representa- being presented to the family rectory of tives of the university of Oxford, and Hodnet, in Shropshire, and marrying the Reginald, the subject of the present memoir. daughter of Dr. Shipley, dean of St. Asaph. As a proof of the excellence of the elder In 1808 he took the degree of master of Mr. Heber's character, we may adduce the arts as a Grand Compounder, and the next following trait of his disinterestedness. year appeared his poem, entituled, “ Europe, When he went to settle on his living, he or Lines on the present War,” a piece was given to understand that Mrs. Smith, which, though not professedly a satire, exthe relict of the learned dean of Chester, hibits in some parts much of the Juvenaconsidered herself as his relative, and that, lian character on the vices and follies of therefore, as she was very rich, her ac- the age. About the same time came out a quaintance would be worth cultivating. The quarto edition of the “ Palestine; with a good man took no notice of the hint, but Fragment on the Passage of the Red Sea ;" being perfectly at his ease in worldly cir

written in the highest style of descriptive cumstances, left his distant cousin to dis- poetry. Four years afterwards, the author pose of her property elsewhere.

printed a small volume of “ Original His second son, who, with his name, Poems and Translations,” which, for vigour inherited his liberal disposition, was born of conception, beauty of imagery, and harat Malpas, April 21, 1783. The rudiments mony of versification, may vie with some of of his education he received under the the finest productions in our language. parental roof, from whence he was removed

In 1815, Mr. Heber preached the Bampat an early age, to the grammar school of ton Lecture before the university of Oxford, Whitchurch, in Shropshire, and next, to a on which occasion he took for his subject, private seminary near the metropolis, kept “ The Personality and Office of the Chrisby Dr. Bristowe. At the age of sixteen, he tian Comforter.” The course was well atwas entered a student of Brazennose Col-tended, and the preacher gained great credit, lege, and the year following gained the by the manner in which he discharged this chancellor's prize for his “ Carmen Secu- important duty. Yet, when the discourses, lare," an elegant Latin poem on the com- pursuant to the will of the founder of the mencement of the new century. In 1803 lecture, appeared from the press, some of he distinguished himself by his exquisite the positions advanced therein were called English poem, entituled, “ Palestine,” which in question by the editor of the British Criobtained the gold medal, and was recited tic, in such a manner, that the author, though with great applause in the theatre. On little disposed to controversy, felt himself that occasion the venerable father of the under the necessity of replying to the anoyoung poet was present, and the effect upon nymous reviewer, in “A Letter addressed his nerves was such, that he died shortly to the Head of a College.” The next pubafterwards.

lication of Mr. Heber was an admirable To relieve his mind under this loss, sermon, preached by him in the cathedral 97.-VOL. IX.

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