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No. XI.

Lectures on the Liturgy.—Lecture IV.—The Creed, part I.—Practice must agree with
belief in religion, 520-origin of Creeds, ib.-Creeds used in our Church, ib.-
Nicene Creed, ib.-Athanasian, 521-Apostles', 522-grounds of belief in the exist-
ence of God the Father, ib.-the Son, 524-and Holy Ghost, 525-in the incar-
nation, sufferings, death, and resurrection of Christ, ib.

On Modern Infidelity, by Hall.-Infidelity and apostacy foretold in the New Testa-
ment, 528-infidelity cannot last long, ib.-destroys itself by comparison of
doctrines and effects with Christianity, ib.-Religion not to be used as a political
engine, 529-it is an individual more than a public consideration, ib.-Christianity
prohibits no innocent pleasures, 530-true religion evidently on the increase, ib.

Letter from Mr. J. Burdett, written six days before his execution, 531-535.

No. XII.

Lectures on the Liturgy.-Lecture V.-The Creed, part II.-Declaration of our

belief in the Ascension of Christ, 571 his heavenly authority, ib.-and his coming

as a Judge at the Last Day, 572-our belief in the Holy Ghost, ib.-the universal

Church, 573-the communion of saints, 574-the forgiveness of sins, ib.-the

resurrection of the body, ib.-and the life everlasting, 575-conclusion, 576.

On Scriptural Knowledge, by Hall.-Inestimable value of Scriptural knowledge as

a rule of life, 577-fear of God's judgments the strongest obstacle to sin, 578-

religious instruction the best counterpoise to depravity, ib.-care recommended
in the religious education of youth, ib.

Happy Deaths, by Mrs. H. More.-Notice of the Author, 580-evil effects produced

by the boastful accounts circulated of the heroic behaviour of unbelievers on

death-bed, 581-we must judge charitably in regard to the future state of others,

582-death merely conveys us to another state, but does not fit us for that state,

583-necessity of being always prepared for death, ib.

Extracts from Death, a Poem, with notice of the Author, Bishop Porteus, 584.

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The British Patriot.

No. I.

Life and Character of Alfred the Great.-Enumeration of those actions which entitle

him to the appellation of Great, 17-birth-place, ib.-first impulse to his patriotic

spirit imparted by his mother, ib. also influenced by his visits to Rome, 18-

ascension to the throne, ib.-first action with the Danes, ib.-driven from his

throne by the new invaders of England, ib.-becomes a cowherd, ib.-compelled

to perform menial offices, ib.-subjected to the ill-humour of a peasant's wife,

ib.-retires with some friends to the fens, 19-enters the Danish camp in disguise,

ib.-meets his friends in Selwood Forest, and is victorious in an action with the

Danes, ib.-rebuilds his ruined cities, ib.-establishes an army and a navy, ib.-

his division of time, ib.-account of the civil institutions which he established, 20—

death of Alfred, 22.

Of the British Constitution.-Notice of Archdeacon Paley, 22-Government of

England, how divided, ib.-provisions of the British Constitution, ib.-taxation and

punishment, 24-confinement, 25-habeas corpus, ib.-statutes relative to high

treason, ib.-balance of the Constitution explained, ib.-balance of interest de-

scribed, 26.

On the Expression of Public Opinion, in Great Britain.-Intention of the late Act to
prevent seditious meetings, 27-necessity for such a measure, 28-Mons. Cottu's
opinion of the privileges enjoyed by the people of this country, ib.

Essay on Peace, by Lord Clarendon, 29-Beauty and advantages of peace, 30-

Opinion of Cæsar on peace, ib.

Description of Britain, by Thomson.-Notice of the Author, 32.

No. III.

Some Particulars of the famous Battle of Blenheim.-The Duke of Marlborough obtains

permission from the States General to march into Germany, 117-his celebrated

march from Flanders to the Danube, 118-recrosses the Danube, and joins Prince

Eugene, ib.-instance of Marlborough's presence of mind, 119-Marshal Tallard

surrenders himself, 120-the troops in Blenheim surrender to Gen. Churchill, ib.

-important effects of the battle of Blenheim, ib.-subsequent behaviour of Marl-

borough, 121.

Character of Lord Viscount Falkland, Secretary of State to King Charles I.-Lord

Falkland killed at the battle of Newbury, 121-his previous good fortune, ib.-

his motives for consenting to become Secretary of State, 122-his courage and

humanity at the battle of Edgehill, 123-his cheerfulness of mind destroyed by

the civil war, ib.-his bravery and death, 124.

On National Education. The importance of extending education to the poorer

classes defended, 125-public commotions arise from ignorance in the people,

proved by history, ib.-superiority of the present system of National Education

pointed out, 126-importance of a due attention to the characters of the teachers, 127.

On the Means of Preventing Offences, by Sir W. Blackstone.-Notice of Sir W.

Blackstone, 127-superiority of preventive justice to punishing justice, 128-law

respecting sureties, ib.-difference between recognizances for keeping the peace

and those for good behaviour, 130

Scene between Henry V. and the Lord Chief Justice, from Shakspeare.-Notice of

William Shakspeare, 131

On Capital Punishments.-Methods of administering penal justice, 177-considera-

tions on the prerogative of pardon, 178-aggravations which guide in the selection

for punishment, 179.

Influence of Christianity on the Condition of the Labouring Classes, by Bernard.—Notice
of Sir Thomas Bernard, 179-effects of Christianity in ameliorating the horrors of
war, ib.-abolition of slavery induced by Christianity, 180-torture abolished from
every Christian state, ib.-superior humanity of criminal proceedings in modern
times, 181-decrease of child-murder, ib.-superiority of Christian charity, ib.

The Tombs of Nelson and Pitt, by Sir Walter Scott.-Notice of Sir Walter Scott, 183.

Public Charities of London, No. II.-Account of Christ's Hospital, 390-St. Thomas's
Hospital, 391-Guy's Hospital, ib.-account of Thomas Guy, ib.

Abolition of the Slave Trade, by Montgomery.-Notice of Mr. Montgomery, 392.

On the Loss of the Royal George, 394.

No. IX.

On the Poor Laws.-The poor anciently dependent on the Church, or their Lords,

432-the Reformation productive of a famine, ib.-Poor Laws intended for those

only who could not maintain themselves, 433-alarming increase of pauperism, ib.
-design of workhouses, 434-effects of extending relief to paupers at their own
homes, ib.-consequence of giving assistance according to the number in family,
ib.-state of Manchester, 435-superiority of voluntary contributions evinced by
the practice of Scotland, ib.-aversion to parochial aid in Scotland, 436-Mr.
Burke's observations on the scarcity of 1795, ib.-the sudden abolition of the poor
laws impracticable, 437—an improvement in their administration suggested, ib.

Popular Law, No. II.-Nature of Private Acts of Parliament, 439-duty of the

Judges, ib.-the jurisprudence of the kingdom anciently in the ecclesiastics, ib.-

changed at the Conquest, ib.-Court of Chancery, 440- province of the Lord

Chancellor, ib.-duties of the Vice-Chancellor, ib.-Master of the Rolls, ib.—

Court of King's Bench, the supreme court of common law, ib.-Court of Common

Pleas, ib.-Court of Exchequer, established by William I.-right of appeal, 441-

sessions of the peace, ib.-duty of a grand jury, ib.- trial by jury, ib.-mode of
appointing, and duties of, petty juries, ib.

Life of Jonas Hanway.-Establishment of the Marine Society, 444-plan of Mag-

dalen Hospital, ib.-aids in the promotion of Sunday Schools, 445-his exertions

in behalf of chimney-sweepers, íb.-his epitaph, 446

Ulm and Trafalgar, 446.

No. X.

Popular Law.-No. III.-Juridical division of England by Alfred, 494-changes
therein caused by time and increase of population, ib.-present authority of con-

stables, ib.-persons injured in matters criminal must depose on oath to the nature

and particulars of the offence before warrant can be granted by a justice for ap-

prehension of criminal, 495-in petty offences apprehension only resorted to in the

event of offender disobeying summons to appear, ib.-Judges of King's Bench,

their warrants extend over the whole kingdom, ib.-those of inferior judges must

be backed before execution in a different county from that in which they were

granted, ib.-origin and nature of the appointment of Justices of Peace, 496-

now appointed under the Great Seal, ib.-Quorum, ib.-Chairman at Quarter
Sessions, ib.-qualifications required by law for a Justice of Peace, ib.-Coroner,
his functions, 497-Sheriff or Bailiff, custodier of a county, ib.-manner of his elec
tions, ib.-his duties, ib.

British Heroism, 499.—Sonnet, To My Country, 499.

No. XI.

On Political Discussions. Increased facilities of procuring information, 536-con-

sequent increase of political curiosity, 537-prevailing error of every man attempt-

ing to decide on public questions without adequate knowledge, 538-Practical

Christianity the great object of education in all ranks, 539-statement of public

duties of the cottager, the artificer, and shopkeeper, the farmer, merchant, and ma-

nufacturer, the nobleman and gentleman, the learned professions, 539, 540-politi-

cal disputes unsuited to the female sex, 541-the proper duties of women, 542.

Naval Victories, No. III.-Admiral Duncan's victory over the French fleet, Oct. 11,
1797, 513-difficulties of Admiral Duncan's situation, 544-dastardly conduct of
Story, the Dutch Admiral, 545-the British Admiral created Baron Duncan.

On Saving Banks.-Superiority of this to any other plan of saving small sums, 546—

their tendency to prevent imprudent marriages, ib.-their inducement to care and

economy in females, ib.-the moral influence of such establishments, ib.

Popular Law, No. IV.-On the general privileges of the citizen, 548-Englishman's
chief privilege an equal participation in the laws, 551-slavery therefore unknown
in this country,ib.-liberty secured by the Charter granted by King John, ib.-Pill .
of Rights, ib.-laws securing personal liberty, 552-transportation unknown to the
common law, ib.-laws for the security of private property, ib.

The British Character, 553.


No. XII.

Naval Victories, No. IV.-The Battle of the Nile, August 1, 1798, 587-Brueys
moored in Aboukir Bay. ib.-force of both fleets, ib.-memorable conduct and
sayings of Lord Nelson, ib.-description of the battle, 588-dangerous situation of
the Culloden, and other vessels, 589-Lord Nelson wounded, 590-his magnanimous
conduct in the cockpit, ib.-L'Orient takes fire, 591-suspension of the battle
through that event, ib.-recommencement of the action, 592-statement of loss on
both sides, ib.-death of Capt. Westcott, ib.-effects of the victory, ib.
On Benefit Clubs.-Inadequacy of these clubs to the objects they profess, 592-
generally formed upon erroneous calculations, 593-more for the benefit of the
publican than the members, ib.-funds expended on other objects rather than the
relief of members, ib.-illustrated by the example of a benefit club, of 13 years'
standing, ib.-their danger as nurseries of vice, 594-parishes derive little or no
benefit from them, 595-their mischievous tendency in politics and religion, ib.—
exceptions where guided by men of education and principle, ib.

On Civil Obedience, by Pearson.-Notice of the Rev. Hugh Pearson, 595-pretences
for reform have never been wanting, 596-excellence of the institutions of this
country, ib.-our greatest danger arises from licentiousness and tumult, 598-
remedy for disaffection to be found in the diffusion of morality and religion, ib.
Address to the State and Church of England, 599.

The Fireside Companion.

No. I.

Principles of Christian Education.-Notice of Thomas Babington, Esq., 34-necessity
for a parent to be on his guard against his faults and weaknesses when in the bosom
of his family, ib.-parent never to make mere playthings of his children, ib.--
parent should have a child's good rather than his own ease in view,35-in correcting
a fault to look to the heart, 36-parent to be on his guard against the artifices of
children, ib.-necessity for consistency in the management of children, ib.

Exposure to Cold, from Parkinson's Villager's Friend.-Extreme danger of sudden

exposure to cold, 37-cautions to be observed in restoring warmth to the body when

chilled, ib.-attention to the management of clothing necessary, 38.

Hindoo Superstitions, 39.-Notice of James Forbes, Esq., ib.-superstitions of

Pooleahs of Malabar, ib.—abject state of the Parias, ib.-misery of Molungres,

or Salt-boilers, ib.-depravity of Native Courts of Justice in India, 40-Hindoos

not universally depraved, 40-two narratives illustrative of their superstitions, 41.

English Months.--January, 43-difference of commencing the year between ancients
and moderns, ib.-ordinary appearances of January, ib.-winter brings us ac-
quainted more minutely with many living creatures, ib.-torpid state of many
animals during winter, ib.-beneficial effects of snow, 44-lines on the thresher,
from Cowper, ib..

Character of a fair and happy Milkmaid, by Sir Thomas Overbury.-Notice of Over-

bury, 45.

Story of a Betrothed Pair, from Crabbe's Borough, 46 Notice of Mr. Crabbe, ib.

Character of a Happy Life, by Sir Henry Wotton, 48-Notice of Sir Henry Wotton, ib.

No. II.

Life of Sir Matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England, 81-birth-place, ib.-

corrupted by his intercourse with stage players, ib.-engaged in a lawsuit with Sir

William Whitmore, 82-his close study, ib.-reason why he never drank healths, ib.

regularity in his attendance at church, ib.-his acquaintance with Mr. Selden, ib.

his integrity during the rebellion, 83-engaged by all the king's party, ib.-Crom-

well makes him a Judge, ib.-appointed Lord Chief Baron at the Restoration, ib.

-becomes Lord Chief Justice of England, ib.-resigns from ill health, ib.-his joy

at approaching death, ib.-rules observed by him for employment, 84.

Great Fire of London, from Evelyn's Memoirs, 85.-Notice of John Evelyn, Esq., ib,

Funeral of the Fisherman's Son.-An affecting scene of humble life in Scotland, 89.

The Steam Engine, 91-qualities of gunpowder, ib.-defect of gunpowder, water,

and wind, when applied to machinery, ib.-steam engine supplies what was want-

ing in all, 91-variety and extent of its powers, 91-its discovery not made at once,

92-water not elastic, ib.-spoken of by the Marquis of Worcester, ib.-employed

by Captain Savary, in mines, ib.-improved by Mr. Newcomen, ib.-perfected by

Mr. Watt, ib.-notice of Mr. Watt, ib.

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