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respected. She was born February 7, 1745, at Headcorn, her father, Mr. Edward Love, being one of the principal supporters of the General Baptist interest in that place. Indeed, the family of the Loves are its friends and ornaments in different parts of Kent even to the present day. The subject of this short memoir was married December 15, 1768, at Smarden. She had enjoyed throughout life an uncommon portion of health and strength. To the last she wore well; her faculties remained unimpaired, her corporeal energies undiminished. Her natural cheerfulness never forsook her, and her almost incessant activity ceased only with the termination of her career. Indolence was her abhorrence, whilst industry was a kind of atmosphere in which alone she enjoyed a free and full respiration. To her beloved partner in secular concerns she was a help-mate of the first order; and when retired after his decease from the busy scene, her mind was ever employed in studying the welfare of her numerous and affectionate family. Nor did this excellent woman at any time suffer the affairs of this present transitory world to absorb the infinitely more important concerns of the world to come. She made an early profession of that divine religion which proved the guide of her life, the solace of her advanced years, and the firm ground of her hope in the anticipation of heaven! It is supposed that previous to her marriage she was baptized at Headcorn by immersion. Nor with her was it deemed an idle rite or an unmeaning ceremony. Her subsequent conduct veri, fied the apostolic definition, its being the answer of a good cona science towards God. And while she thus adorned the profession she had made of her belief in the Unity of God and in the divine mission of his only-begotten Son Jesus Christ, she las mented the frozen indifference which in times past has too much characterized the General Baptists. Her last message to the writer of this article a few weeks previous to her decease, was a hearty congratulation on the zeal manifested by the friends in the Metropolis, in preaching and publishing the Four Lectures on Baptism. Having lived the life, she died the death of the righteous. Her removal was not preceded by the lingering agonies of disease, nor was she worn down by the debilities of age. Her dissolution was sudden and unexpected,

In vain my feeble fancy paints

The moment after death,
The glory that surrounds the saints

When yielding up their breath.
One gentle sigh their fetters breaks,

We scarce can say “ They are gone!"
' Before the willing spirit takes

Her mansions near the throne.
Faith strives, but all its efforts fail

To trace her in her flight,
No eye can pierce within the veil
Which hides that world of light,

Thos much (and this is all) we know

They are completely blest,
Have doue with sin and care and woe,

Aud with their SAVIOUR rest. Her remains were followed to her last home by a train of relatives and friends. She has left five sons and five daughters, who knew her worth and revere her memory. She was interred at her own request in the General Baptist Burial-ground at Chatham, in the same grave with her beloved husband, for upwards of forty three vears the companion of her best days, and for whose memory she expressed and cherished during her widowhood the most unfeigned regard. The Lord's-day even. ing after her interment, the Rev. Mr. Thomas delivered to a numerous and attentive auditory an appropriate discourse on Isaiah lxiv. 6, We all do fade as a leaf, the close of the address manifesting evident and honourable feelings of esteem for the deceased. The tomb has never received into its cold embraces the remains of a more upright and consistent Christian, a more uniformly valuable member of society. Such is the pure and genuine influence of the religion of the New Testament. And these are not the too adulatory strains that are lavished on the dead. They are the dictates of truth and soberuess. The writer of this Obituary well knew and highly esteemed the deceased ; in her he always thought the exquisitely drawn portrait of Soloman (Prov. xxxi. 10, &c.) felicitously exemplified:

Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.--She openeth her mouth with wisdom, and in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and be praisetb her. Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all. Favour is deceitful and beauty is vain, but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised. Give her of the fruit of her hands, and let her own works praise her in the gates."... Islington, November 20, 1826.


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Amulet, the, or Literary and

Christian Remembrancer,
recommendation of, 391. m
Extracts from, 391, 409,

430, 469
Anderson, Jotham, extract

from his Recollections," 346
Anecdote of the late John

Anhalt, Duchess of, letter to,

on her change of religion, 463
April-day, an,

ARMSTRONG, Mr., his letter

to Mr. Gurney, the Qua-
A. Y. on private and faini-

ly prayer, etc. .,416


A.'s report of the Dover and

Canterbury Sunday-school
A. B. on American Unita-

rian publications, 21. A

poem on Youth, by, 196
Adam, Rev. W., new mode of

attack and defence adopt-
ed against, in the East

Adams, Ex-President, death:

of 294, 357. A letter of,

his on intemperance, 294
A. H.'s outline of a plan for ;

the religious improvement

of the poor,
America, celebration of the

landing of the Pilgrim Fa. ,
thers in, 1. Churches ,
of, 235. New Unitarian
church at Salem in, 354.
Theology and literature

American Unitariau Asso-",

American Unitarian public

American Unitarianism, 361
American Wesleyan attacks

upon Unitarianism, 311

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CARPENTER, Rev, Mr., his

recommendation of the
Radford Unitarian con-

Cartwright, Major, piety of,

351. Instance of his ip-
tegrity, ib. Prayer of, 352.
On subscription to creeds,
353, Maxim of, ib. His
dying message, ib. Reli.

gious opinions of, 354
Catholic Emancipation, re-

solution and speeches on, 237
Cedars of Lebanon, descrip-

tions of the, 220, 256
Cerinthus and St. John, re.

iparks on the story con-

133, 174
CLARKE, Mr. H., his address

to Trinitarians,
Clerical intolerance,
Children, a plain Catechism

Besley's Exeter News, an

instance of clerical into-

lerance, from,
Bhye, Alla, character of, 414
Bible, Natural History of

218, 258
Bidlake, Mr. William, obi-
tuary of,

Bigotry of New Baptist Ma-

Birds, catalogue of forbide

Birmingham Journal, cha-

racter of and extract from, 89
B. M., facts by, relating to

the Uuitarian controversy,
340. His serious ques.
tions to all lovers of Chris.
tian Truth,

Boltou Chronicle, report of

the Moor-Lane chapel au-

niversary, from the, 165
Bolton District Association, 452
Bowring, Johu, Esq., hynın

Branisby, Rer. James Hews,

conclusiou of a sernion by, 231
Brent, Mr. John, obituary

British and Foreign Unita.

rian Association, address
of the, 54. Notices of,
165, 323. Remarks on,
191. Plan for making

known its proceedings, 349
Brothers, Richard, the false

380, 439
Brougham, Mr., speech of,

on the state of Ireland, 452
Burdett, Miss Eleanora, lines

to the memory of, 280
Burn, Rev. Mr., his speech

at the Birmiugham Low
Bailiff's dinner.


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Christianity, superiority of,

over Deism, 161. Bene-
ficial influence of, on its

first promulgation, 293
Christian Reformer, address

to its subscribers and cor.

Christian Register newspa-
per, U.S., extracts from,

41,361, 491
Christian superstition rebuka

ed by Indians, .. 305
Christians, American sect of, 361
Christmas Day, on the reli-

gious observance of, 449
Church discipline, on, 473
Church government, queries

on, 161. Remarks on, 195
Church of England, compar-

ed with churches of Ame-
rica, 235. Remarks on

Cockburn, Mr., speech of, on

Negro-slavery, :
Congregational collections

among Unitarians, 153
Congregational Magazine,

account of the Wesleya
an Methodist Conference,
from the,


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Congregational musicians,

tions of Jotham Ander-
bints to,

son,” 346. His inqui.

ry respecting Unitarian
on a tomb-stone in Brock-

churches in Salemi, U. S.,
dish churchyard, furnished

354. On Mr. Gilman's

215 Sermon on John i. 1, 14,
Convocation, the,

496 364. On Mr. Mardou's.
COOKE, Mr. G. W., his let-

Sermon on the Apostle ;
ter to the Secretary of the

Paul an Unitariau, 375.
Unitarian Association on

On Bishop Heber's death,
Sunday-school books, 306. &c., 376. His reference
CORRESPONDENCE, 84, 132, to Dr. Watts's Solemn Ad-

168, 239, 403, 456, 497 dress to the Deity, 420
Cowley, Mr. William, obitu Ellerby, Elizabeth, obituary
arv of,


Croley, Rev. George, a sa England, religious intole-
cred poem by,

ranice in, 246, Journal of
Cundill, Rev. John, obituary

a missionary tour in the
455 west of,

Epitaph in Wanstead church-


E. Si's reflections on the

goodness of God,
D., tables of Toleration, by, 245

Estlin, Mr., on objections to

Mechanics' Institutes,
David, essay on the history

Evangelical preaching,

and character of,


Evans, Dr., his obituary of
Dawson, Mr., speech of, on

Mrs. Seaton,
the state of Ireland, 453

Evershed, Mrs. Elizabeth,
Death-bed of a mother, 346

obituary of,
Deism and Christianity, 161

E.W.N. on a tract in reply
DELARVE, Mr. D., on lay-

to some objections to Uni.


Denham and Clapperton's

Travels, extract from, 330
Devonport, Unitarian lec-
tures at,

Disobedience, the curse of, 295
Dover and Canterbury Sun-
day - school Union' aiini.'

Fainily worship, on, 229,

416, 472


Flagellants, fanatical sect

Forget Me Not, extract from *
: thc,

Fountain of Marah, a hymn 430
Eagle, natural history of the, 222 Fraser's Journey into Kho-
Edgeworth, Miss, on French , rasan, extract from,

409 French Oaths, on,
Edinburgh Review, on the FRIEND TO THE PROMOTION

Church of England, 424 of Early Piety, A, on
EDITOR, on a cheap Peri-

the instruction of young
odical for Sunday-schools,

women by ladies,
307. Ou “ The Recollec-

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