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duties, and the dictates of his con
The True Patriot. science ; and being thus compelled ANDREW Dori, of Genoa, the to submit to the disastrous conse
greatest sea captain of the age he quences which have been threatened, lived in, set his country free from the and to the military occupation of his yoke of France. Beloved by his felcapital, in case he should not submit low citizens, and supported by the to such demands :
emperor Charles V. it was in his Yielding, therefore, in all humili.
power to assume sovereignty, with ty of heart, to the inscrutable deter.
out the least struggle. But he preminations of the Most High, he places ferred the virtuous satisfaction of his cause in the hands of the Almigh- giving liberty to his countrymen. ty, and being unwilling to fail in the He declared in public assembly, that essential obligations of guaranteeing the happiness of seeing them once the rights of his sovereignty, he has more restored to liberty, was to him commanded us to protest, and for- a full reward for all his services : mally protests in his own name, as well that he claimed no pre-eminence aas in that of his successors, againsť bove his equals, but remitted to them any occupation whatever of his do. absolutely to settle a proper form of minions, being desirous that the
Dori's magnanimity rights of the holy chair should re.
put an end to factions that had long main, now and henceforward, unin- vexed the state ; and a form of govjured and untouched. As the Vicar ernment was established with great on earth of that God of Peace who unanimity. Dori lived to a great age, taught by his divine example humili. beloved and honoured by his country. ty and patience, he has no doubt but men ; and without making a single his beloved subjects, who have given step out of his rank, as a private citi. him so many repeated proofs of obe.
zen, he retained, to his dying hour, dience and attachment, will make it great influence in the republic. their peculiar study to preserve Power founded on love and gratitude peace and tranquillity, private as well
was to him more pleasant than what as public, which his holiness exhorts, was founded on sovereignty. His and expressly commands; and that far from committing any excesses,
meinory is reverenced by the Gen
oese ; and in their histories and pub. they will rather respect the individu
lic monument, there is bestowed on als of a nation, from whom, during his him the most honourable of all titles, journey and stay in Paris, he receiv. “ Father of his country, and restorer ed so many flattering testimonies of of its liberty.” devotion and regard."
JERUSALEM. The Emperor Alexander has just A Play of the city of Jerusalem, founded a College at Teflis, in Geor- and its environs, as they were at the gia. An ecclesiastic of that country time of Christ, is recently published at is placed at the head of the establish- Madrid. It includes representations ment, who is a man of great literary of the edifices and places mentioned knowledge, and understands the Rus- in scripture ; the walls, gates, and sian language. Translations into the squares of that famous city ; particuGeorgian tongue of several useful larly the road along which the Sa. works are already begun ; and in re
viour of the world was conducted from turn, translations into the Russian the Garden of Olives to Mount Cal. language of the work of the celebrat vary. To the above is added, as a ed Georgian poet, Russawell, and of supplement, the recent excursion of a a renowned novel writer named Ser. Spaniard who gives an account of the gei Tmogwell, are expected. present sanctuaries of Palestine.
We believe Spain is the only Eu- TARTARY.—Discovery of a City. ropean country which of late years In the island of Taman, in the Black has maintained an intercourse with Sea, the foundations of an ancient ciJerusalem : the Spanish sovereign, ty, which must have been very large, not many years ago, liberated the although not mentioned in history, monastery in this city from a heavy were lately discovered: it is said that arrear of debt due to the Turks, a similar discovery has been made in &c.
a district of Siberia.
List of New Publications,
A SERMON, delivered at the fune. city. New York. Hopkins & Serral of Dr. Joshua Lathrop, who died mour, 1808. Oct. 29th, 1807, aged 84. By Joseph A Discourse, delivered in the Strong, D. D. Pastor of the first church in Hollis Street, April 13, church in Norwich. Hartforil, Lin. 1808, at the interment of the Rev. coln & Gleason.
Samuel West, D. D. late pastor of The signs of perilous times. А said church. By John Lathrop, D. D: Sermon, delivered at the public fast, pastor of the second church in Bos. in West Springfield, April 7, 1808. With a Biographical Memoir By Joseph Lathrop, D. D. Pastor of of the Rev. Dr. West, written and the First Church in West Springfield. published at the request of a comSpringfield. H. Brewer.
mittee of the Society in Hollis Street, Propositions for amending the Con- Boston. By Rer. Thomas Thacher, stitution of the United States; sub. A.M. A. A.S. of Dedham. Bos. mitted by Mr. Hillhouse to the Senate, ton. Belcher & Armstrong. on the twelfth day of April, 1808, with Zion's Pilgrim. By Robert Haw. his explanatory remarks. New Ha- ker, D.D. Vicar of Charles, Plymouth. ven, Oliver Steele, & Co.
To which are added select pieces by The Clergyman and People's Re- different authors. pp. 204. Boston. membrancer, or an essay upon the Lincoln & Edmands. 1808. importance of the ministerial charac. In the press of Collins & Perkins, ter, as connected with a pure and No. 189, Pearl street, New York, a evangelical style of preaching; agree. new work, entitled “ A Hebrew and able to the doctrines and articles of English Lexicon for the Psalms, with our Episcopal Church. By William points; in which all the words that Percy, D. D. the third minister of are found in the Hebrew original are St. Philip's and St. Michael's. alphabetically arranged, and carefully Charleston, (S. C.), J. Hoff. 1808. explained. Accompanied by a com.
Horæ Juridicæ Subserivæ : a con- pendious grammar of the Hebrew nected series of notes, respecting the language, together with remarks ergeography, chronology, and literary planatory of the idiomatical expreshistory of the principal codes and sions which occur in the Hebrew original documents of the Grecian, psalms. By Clement C. Moore, A. x. Roman, Feudal, and Canon law. By Farrand, Mallory and Co. bave also Charles Butler, Esq. of Lincoln's Inn. in the press, Buonaparte's last cam. With additional notes and illustra- paigns in Prussia, Saxony, Poland, tions, by an eminent American civil- &c. ornamented with engravirgs, es: ian. 8vo. pp. 136. Philadelphia, hibiting the likenesses of Buona arte, published by Wm. P. Farrand, and king and queen of Prussia, and emCo. and Farrand, Mallory and Co. peror of Russia. A translation of Boston. 1808.
this work, by Samuel Mackay, A. H. A Sermon, preached March 13th, is now completed. 1808, for the benefit of the Society Lincoln & Edmands will shortly put instituted in the city of New York, to press, Mason's Spiritual Treasury for the relief of poor widows with for the Children of God; being a Re. small children. By Samuel Miller, flection for each morning and evening D. D. one of the pastors of the United in the year, from select texts of scrip: Presbyterian churches in the said ture, 2 vols. 12mo.
CHARACTER OF THE REV. SAMUEL FOXCROFT,
Who died March 2, 1807. In the early, part of his life, pre evening sacrifice. At the recollec, sious to receiving the honours of col. tion and mention of the atonement by lege, he hopefully found the consola- the Lord Jesus Christ, for his chosen tions of religion. His studies were people, he would seem animated by consequently directed to a prepara- uncommon transports of joy. In his tion for the gospel ministry. By an confessions, intercessions and peti. increasing attachment to the interests tions, he was fervent for the glory of of the Redeemer's kingdom, he had God in his own good, in that of his the strongest proofs in riper life, that beloved family, his Christian breth. his early hopes were well founded. ren, and the prosperity of Zion in gen
Trusting in the free and sovereign eral. For several years past, he grace of God, through the merits of interested himself but little in the Christ, he experienced enjoyments, present world. When health would which were not like "the morning permit, until he was almost entirely cloud and early dew." The church deprived of his sight, which happenin New Gloucester was gathered, and ed by means of a violent cold, within he ordained its pastor in January, two years past, he employed much time 1765. He sustained this relation to either in writing or transcribing ex. them, for the term of twenty eight cellent sentiments for the benefit of years, though for the last part of the those who should live after his detime, by reason of a feeble constitu. parture. tion, he was unable to bear the fa. As a parent he was tender and tigues of all its duties. Being much affectionate, using every Christian employed in the study of the sacred endeavour to promote the best temscriptures, a large proportion of them poral and eternal interest of those were familiar to his memory. In re- near to him by the ties of nature, ofgard to the leading, as well as the ten urging them from the tenderest more abstruse doctrines of holy writ, considerations to be reconciled to the strength of his understanding and God. He was careful never to viosoundness of his judgment were ac- late the confidence of friendship. knowledged and appealed to by many Sensible of the dependence and in. of his brethren in the ministry. The firmity of our nature, he prayed much character of his mind was such as for others, and requested an interest fitted him for very agreeable and in in their addresses. He often mani. structive conversation with those who fested a spirit of charity and benevovisited his study. His passions were lence. In this his Christian brethren Naturally strong and his disposition were repeatedly and honourably re. cheerful. Though a well instructed membered, not long before his death. scrike in the duties of his holy pro- As he sometime feared lest he fession, he was modest and unas- should be cowardly, and dishonour thç suming. Being under the influence cause of his glorious Redeemer, at the of an humble principle, he seemed near approach of the king of terrors, estranged from every thing like envy God granted liim a sudden removal. or vanity. As he took a very affec: He was translated from this to the tionate part with all who were afflict.' world of light, without being permitted, he had not an evil eye towards ed to perceive the melancholy apthose who were prospered.
proaches of the last enemy.
He was Necessarily prevented by a sickly spared a tedious succession of pain constitution from great activity in the and sickness, and obtained a release cause of his Master, he frequently from all violent struggles. The gari made bitter complaints of his own un- ment of his mortality suddenly dropt fruitfulness. Though much in prayer, off, and he fell asleep in the Lord. he would seem enraptured in that du. “ Blessed are the dead which die ir ty, at the time of the morning and the Lord, for they ręst.”
CHARACTER OF REV. SAMUEL WEST.
strength of reasoning, and accoracy
of discrimination which ensures them Rev. Samuel West, D. D. was the a value with the learned, they possess sixth of twelve children, the fourth of that winning charm of the pathetic sons of Rev. Thomas West. His and persuasive, which makes them a mother was Drusilla Pilsbury, the manual of inestimable value to his daughter of a French Protestant wlio friends, and an auxiliary of much imfied to this country on the revocation portance to general improvement of the edict of Nantz. He was born For several years before his death at Martha's Vineyara, Nov. 19, (0.s.) his heaith was much impaired; and 1738, and died 10th April, 1808. for many months, he was wholly con
Such was the high estimation, in fined to his chamber and couch. which this most amiable man and ex- He
exercised with much cellent minister was held by the com- pain, and at times with severe disa munity, that a long er laboured pan. tress, during this long season of lin. egyric, would be wholly superflu. gering ; and through all evidenced
In the place of his native the unwavering faith and unfailing ity; at Cambridge, where he had hopes of a genuine servant of Jesus his education, and received acad. Christ. Those who have seen and emic honours in 1761 ; in the several heard him in his sickness, can never places of his residence, between his forget how like a saint he looked, leaving college and settlement at how like a sage he spoke. And Needham, in 1764 ; in that place, though the radiant composure of be. and the surrounding country, he left nevolence and piety, which beamed that “good name which is better than from his countenance is dimmed, rubies, and his " memory will be though the mild accents of resigna. justly blessed.” In this capital, where tion and truth which flowed from bis he spent the last 19 years, but one tongue are silenced by death, bis sentiment is felt, but one opinion en. friends have for their consolation, that tertained respecting his professional he now enjoys a happier society. While and personal worth. In his neigh. every acquaintance feelingly exclaims, bourhood he was most peculiarly regarded and beloved ; in his parish, he 3. Two Discourses at Needham, 1st was all which his parishioners could parish, on the Public Fast, 7th April, desire; in his family, he was a most 1785. Edes & Son, 8vo. pp. 39. precious companion and counsellor. 4. A Sermon on the Day of General Few men die more extensively valu. Election, May 31, 1786. Adams & ed, probably no pastor was ever more Nourse. 8vo. pp. 32. tenderly endeared to his flock. Such 5. A Sermon at his instalment in was the interest he manifested in all Boston, March 12, 1789, with the their concerus, such his peculiar at. charge by Dr. Belknap, and right hand tentions to them in all circumstances, of fellowship by Dr. Eckley. I. Tho. that in the hearts of young and old mas & Co. 1789. Svo. pp. 31. he holds the place of a father and a
6. The Christian Soldier. A Sermon friend.
before the Ancient and Honorable Artil. His literary reputation can be lery Company, June 2, 1794, the anni, but transiently noticed in this brief versary of their election. Manning & sketch. Several occasional dis. Loring. 1794. pp. 19. courses, and many moral and relig. 7. À Sermon on the national Thanks ious essays, from his pen, are before giving, Feb. 19, 1795. S. Etheridge. the public. * While they evince a
1795. 8vo. pp. 20.
8. Greatness the result of goodness. * 1. A Sermon at the ordination of the A sermon occasioned by the death of Rev. Jonathan Newell, at Stow, 11th George Washington, &c. 29th Dec. October, 1774. Edes & Gill, 1775. 1799. Manning & Loring. pp. 17: 8vo. pp. 31.
9. A series of Essays in the monito - 2. A Sermon, at Dedham, 2dchurch, rial department of the Columbian Cen March, 1785, occasioned by the death of tinel, with the signature of "an old two young men, brothers, 6e. Edles & man," commenced on Saturday, Nov. Son, 1785. 8vo. pp. 23.
29, 1806, and continued to Aug. 22, 1807. “I am distressed for thee, my broth- his usefulness. Neither debility of er, very precious hast thou been unto body or mind prevented his bringing me,” let this also be their purpose forth much fruit, even at that very ad. and their prayer :
“ Let me live the vanced period of life. During a numlife of the righteous, that my last end ber of his last years, visits, dictated may be peace like his.”
by friendship, constituted one of his chief employments; and it was noticeable, that of his visits, the indigent and unfortunate commanded a large
share. DR. JOSHUA LATHROP.
We may presume the remark
of St. James was often in his mind, This venerable and worthy man, and certainly it was written upon his died at Norwich, (Con.) Oct. 29, life ; " Pure religion and undefiled 1807, in the 85th year of his age. Dr. before God and the Father is this, to Strong, in a sermon delivered at his visit the fatherless and widows in their funeral, characterizes him, as “uni. affliction.” There are none among versally respected both for his amia- his acquaintance but must feel the bleness and goodness. Unambitious death of Dr. Lathrop. Though he to shine in the higher walks of life, had lived many years, it was not long and not at all elated by the pride of enough to satisfy the wishes either of wealth, Dr. Lathrop pursued that his friends or of the unfortunate. By humble course, and practised those his deathi, the church of which he was accommodating manners, which did a member and a pillar has experinot fail to secure an unusual share of enced a great loss; the community is esteem and love. His enemies, if he deeply interested in the removal of had them, were silenced into respect so deserving a member; his neighby his virtues; and his friends were bours will find that they have no small numerous and sincere. It is not the cause to weep over him; and his conlanguage of flattery, to say, that he sort and children lament their loss as was “an Israelite indeed." It was irreparable. They will, however, during his collegiate life, that in the bear in mind the goodness of God, in judgment of charity, he commenced continuing him so long; and will rethat race of godliness, in which he flect with much satisfaction that he stedfastly persevered. The term al- led a respectable, pious and useful lowed him in his Master's service life, died a Christian, and that charity was unusually long, nor did he spend pronounces he is now so“ clothed upit in idleness. Though in his eighty- on, that mortality is swallowed up of fifth year, he by no means outlived life."
On Wednesday last, the Rev. Rev. Mr, Gray ; the Sermon deliverJoshua Huntington was ordained as ed by the Rev. Dr. Morse ; the OrColleague with the Rev. Dr. Eckley daining Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Eckover the church and society worship- ley; and the Charge given by the ping at the Old South Meeting House, Rev. Dr. Lathrop. The Right Hand in Boston. The exercises were de. of Fellowship was then offered by the vout and animated, and afforded high Rev. Mr. Channing, and the conclud. gratification to the numerous auditors ing Prayer made by the Rev. Mr; assembled on the occasion. The In- Lowell. troductory Prayer was made by the