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a ring, with her own hair, oa the finger of htr Hoyal Father, with her own hand, as a memorial of the attachment of a dying daughter, overcame the fortitude'of his Majesty, whose constitution was unequal to the shock which his heart bad received. The attendants of her Royal Highness hear the most decided testimony to her uncomplaining patience, her persevering resignation, and her devotional spirit, during her protracted and severe illness. It is now closed; and while the removal of the youngest of the Royal Family has had avoice to those of them who survive, it speaks also to the higher classes of society, in language to which they can scarcely refuse to listen: it reminds them that earthly distinctions are vain, as shields against sorrow; and that earthly glory terminates in the oblivion of mortality. To the young, this visitation is peculiarly addressed,—since neither youth nor beauty, — neither estimable qualities nor amiable manners, —neither royal birth nor ornamental acquirements, — neither family affection nor universal esteem, could suatch from the grave the Princess Amolia, at the age ofiwenty-seven! While every'heart sympathizes in the bereavement of the Hoyal Family, let every Christian remember them with affectionate ardour in his prayers. H;r Royal Highnejs was bora Aug. 7, 1783; died November 2, 1810, at Windsor. The poor of that place, to whom she was a most liberal benefactress, will deepl, lament their los*. Her Royal Highness was iniernd at eight o'clock, on the evening of Tussdiy, November 13, in a (temporary) vault of the Chapel Royal, at St. George's, Windsor. The funeral was attended by the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Cambridge: the latter as chief mourner. These i oyal persouages were deeply affected on the solemn occason. The body is to be removed to a vault preparing for the purpose, in the adjoining chapel of Cardinal Wolsey.
Oct. 31. The Rev. John Haslock, from 11 ixton Academy, was ordained at Kentish Town. Mr. Hooper bsgan the ssrvice with preycr j Dr.
Winter gave the"" introductory address s Mr. Ford the ordinationprayer; Dr.Nichol the charge, from 1 John Xt. 10,17 ; Mr. Hyatt preached from 1 Cor. xvi. 10, 11; Mr. Morrison, of Barnet, concluded. Mr. Liefchild, of Kensington, preached in the evening.
Nov. 7. A large and commodious place of worship, in the New Road, near Somers' Town, called Tonbridge Chapel, was opeaed for public warship; when two sermons were preached: by Mr. Clayton, sen. in the morning, from Malt, xviii. 20; and Dr. Winter in the evening, from Isa. liv. 2, 3. Mess. Goode, Townsend, Ford, Waugh, and Lewis engaged in prayer.—This chapel has been erected by the united exertions of several gentlemen desirous of promoting the cause of God and truth in a very increasing neighbourhood.
Sunday School Society.
Bv the last Half-yearly Report of this very useful Institution, we learn, that since their Meeting in April, 1810, fifty five Schools have been added to the Society's ListSince the commencement of the Institution, 292,832 spelling-books, 63,565 New Testaments, and 7764 Bibles have been distributed among schools, containing upwards of 270,000 scholars.—Persons disposed to aid their benevolent exertions, may apply to the Secretary, Mr. T. Smith, 19, Little Moorfields.
We are happy to learn, that the friends of religion and literature, in the neighbourhood of Manchester, have just established a GrammarSchool and Academy; which, we hope, wiil.be of e niuent advantage to the risin? generation and to the church of God. The Rev. George Phillips, A. M. has accepted the office of Classical Tutor; and the celebrated Mr. J. Dalton will superintend the Mathematical and Philosophical Department in this seminary. — See Ike Advertisement on the 'Cover of this Magazine.
Edinburgh Gratis Sabbath School Society. — At the 13th Anuiversary of this Society, hold April 28, it ap. peared that there are 38 schools now under their care; which are attended by about 1500 children. The Committee are very desirous of extending i he benefits o: this Institution to a far greater number of the poor, ignorant, and careless children of Edinbnrgh, &c.; and, therefore, caruestly solicit the prayers and contributions of all who love the Lord J«sus.
Edinburgh Lancastrian School So-' cicty.— A Society with this title has lately been instituted, for the purpose of facilitating the invaluable blessing of a goad education, by establishing and supporting one or more schools, as may be found necessary, on the plan practised by Mr. Joseph Lancaster, in St. George's Fields, London.
Hibernian SundayrSchool Society. — A respectable Society has been formed in Ireland, to promote the establishment, and facilitate the conducting of Sunday-Schools in that part of the United Kingdom. They design to procure and disseminate the most approved plans of conducting these seminaries, — to supply them with spelling-books aud copies of the sacred Scriptures at reduced prices, — aud by contributing to defray the expences of such schools, where necessary, without interfering with their internal regulations; and as to religious instruction, confining themselves solely to the sacred Scriptures.
At the head of this laudable institution, we see the names of the Bishop of Kildare, several noble Ladies as Guardians, and a respectable Committee of Ministers and Gentlemen. — Subscriptions are received by the Right Hon. David La Touche aud Co. Dublin.
We rejoice at the commencement of an Institution so essentially necessary to the welfare of Ireland; and hepe it will meet with the most effectual support.
Schools in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.
THE.exertions of the Society in Scotland, for propagating Christian Knowledge, during the past century, it is well known have been attended with the most beneficial effects in the Highlands and Islands. Many thousands of our countrymen have been taught to read the Scripturei, and prepared for occupying important stations in the various departments of society, who, without the education received at Society Schools, must have been entirely excluded from these advantages. By the last Beport, which has been published, it appears, that the number of children of both sexes annually attending in if schools, amounti to nearly 16,000 The reveuue of the Society is completely exhausted by the annual expenditure; yet tncre ara many extensive districts where schools are greatly wanted, to which the Society has it not in their power to extend, their aid. With a view to remedy this evil, and to diffuse more widely the benefits of education to the rising generation in the Highlands, the'Directors of the Society have it in contemplation to bring forward a plan, by which they may be enabled to accomplish this object, without infringing oa the funds appropriated to the support of their ordinary establishment. The itiuds tobe raised by a voluntary subscription, and placed under the management of the Society; not to be accumulated, but completely expended every year; aud Accounts ot Receipts and Disbursements to be reguLarly published. It is proposed that the teachers shall devote their attention exclusively to teaching children to read: that unmarried persons only snail be employed in this service ; which will preclude the necessity of those accommodations which the Society are accustomed to demand for their ordinary teachers. These are a few of the outlines of the Plan, which is not yet sufficiently matured to be laid before the public; but, it is hoped, it will be prepared in time to be submitted to the General Meeting of the Society.
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