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SOLD ALSO BY JOHN ANDERSON, JUNIOR, AND
AND R. M. TIMMS, DUBLIN.
Page. Account of the Proceedings at a Public Meeting held at the City of York,
on the Subject of Immolatiny Hindoo Widows in British India
- - 456 Baroness Von Minutoli's Recollections of Egypt
132 Barton's, Bernard, Widow's Tale, and other Poems
231 Belcher's Poetical Sketches of Biblical Subjects
377 Beldam's Summary of the Laws peculiarly affecting Protestant Dissenters . 521 Belfrage's Discourses on the Duties and Coosolations of the Aged
374 Blackburn's Reflections on the Moral and Spiritual Claims of the Metropolis .
465 Bloomfield's Recensio Synoptica Annotationis Sacræ . .
348 Burder's Final State of the Heathen
162 Byrou's, Lord, Voyage of H. M. S. Blonde to the Sandwich Islands, in the
Years 1824, 1825
Bishop of Norwich ..
124 Christian Devotedness
169 Clare's Shepherd's Calendar
509 Coleman's Serinons, Doctrinal and Practical
553 Caninghame's Scheme of Prophetic Arrangement of the Rev. E. Irving and Mr. Frere critically examined.
Highness the Prince of Salm-Salm, from the Roman Catholic Religion
439 Four Years in France
21 Frere's General Structure of the Apocalypse
185 Friendship's Offering. A Literary Album ·
- 92 Gardes', M., Declaration contre l'lotolerance du Canton de Vaud
300 Gold-headed Cane
453 Hare's View of the Structure, Functions, and Disorders of the Stomach and Alimentary Organs of the Human Body
97, 265, 405 Harvey's Sketches of Hayti
564 Horne's Compendious Introduction to the Study of the Bible .
254 Hyatt's Sermons on Various Subjects
137 Irving's Babylon and Infidelity foredoomed of God
185, 314 Johnson's Essay on Morbid Sensibility of the Stomach and Bowels, &c. 97, 265, 405 Johnstone's Specimens of Sacred and Serious Poetry, from Chaucer to the
present Day Jones's Tyro's Greek and English Lexicon .
427 Keppel's Personal Narrative of a Jouruey from India to England - 385
List of Works recently published
96, 184, 383, 479, 575
Narrative of the Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New
Thackrah's Lectures on Digestion and Diet
the ECLECTIC REVIEW,
FOR JANUARY, 1827.
Art. I. The whole Works of the Right Rev. Edward Reynolds, D.D.
Lord Bishop of Norwich; now first collected, with his Funeral Sermon, by B. Riveley, one of his Lordship's Chaplains. To which is prefixed, a Memoir of the Life of the Author. By Alexander Chalmers, F.S.A. In 6 vols. 8vo. pp. 2896. Price 31.
London. 1826. IN none of the reprints which have appeared during the last
twenty years, has a sounder discretion been exercised, than in the publication before us, which contains the entire Works of Bishop Reynolds, now for the first time edited together. Reynolds was an excellent man, and an interesting writer; nor is it any deduction from the value of his works, that we find in them so little of the polemic, and so much of the sound and practical divine. This absence of all that is petulant and disputatious, combined with a holy anxiety for the cultivation of all that is connected with essential truth and vital godliness, eminently characterised the writer and the man. He was of a gentle and forbearing spirit ; and if, at times, he seemed to shrink from that firm and uncompromising assertion of high principle, which might have been expected from his exemplary piety, we are quite sure that this apparent tergiversation is to be accounted for on suppositions quite consistent with integrity of conscience. .
The least satisfactory part of the work before us, is the memoir; and one of its defects consists in its inadequate development of personal character, particularly in reference to the point under consideration. It is undeniable, that Reynolds exhibited, to use plain language, some of the qualities which distinguished the accommodating Vicar of Bray. He first held preferment as the adherent of Episcopacy ; he then conformed under a Presbyterian establishment; and at the Restoration, when Episcopacy came again into fashion, and it was raining
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