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the first place at which he statedly the 26th of April, 1810, for the pur. ministered was Kibworth, in Lei. pose of having some Plan formed cestershire; from wheoce, more for securing permauent relief to Mr. than 20 years ago, he renoved io Bullock during his life, and to his Ashley, in Northainpionshire; where Wife and Family, in the event of he laboured lill the distressing event his remoral bs deaib; and the ai. occurred which occasions the pre- Diriers and friends assembled a Wel. sent application. Ashley, as the ford, doubt not but it's nusl affectcentre of a number or villages, was jng case will suitably interest their an eligible place for the meeting allention. house, but the minis er usually re. Subscriptions will be thank folis sided at Wilbarston, a larger vil received by the Rev. G. Gil, or . lage, Ihree miles distant. Previ. Inkersole, Esq. banker, Market ous to Mr. Bullock', sertlement at Barborough ; the Rev. Mr. Toller, Ashlcy, public worship on the Kettering ; and Mr. Conder, Book, Lord's Day wag at Ashley in the seller, Bucklersburs; or Messrs. morning ; and the minisier, the Rigers, Omling, and Rogers, Pres. ober parls of the day, preached at man's Court, Cornhill, Londen. » Weldon and other places. In the . afternoon, a meeting for prayer, Oct. 7. The chapel at Vauxhall reading a sermon, &c. was held ip & Turnpike was opened; when two private house at W Ibaision. By germons were preached ; that in the Wri Bullock's exertions al Wilbar morning by the Rev. D. Orme (of stop, there was so considerable an bis Majesty's household) from Rum. increase of hearers, that a meeting xii. l; and that in the evening by house was fouad nccessary. By the the Rev, Dr. Collyer, from Isaiah assistance of friends one was ertct. Ixi:. 2 ; when the place was so crowd. ed; and be has continued since that
ed, that pumbers could not get time to preach there, at least or ce within the doors; and we hope good every Lord's Day, and frequently will be done. - Mr. Orme has entvice; and the stated regular gaged to supply the mornings; and bearers are now upwards of 250.. the evening lecture will be supplied In January 1809, Mr. Bortlock
by respectable ministers of the lo
hyresret was visited by a violeat attack of dependent denomination. ibe paisy, wbich was succeeded by another stroke the July following;
We are requested to remind the
Members of the Protestant Union, and by a third in March, 1810. — Since the first attack he has been,
That if their subscriptions are not still is, and, to every appearance,
paid within one month after they
become dae, they are subject to the will be utterly incapable of resum. my his ipinisterial labours, or of en
forfeits, according to the class to
which ihey belony; and which must gaging in any employ tor bis supourt. He has a wife and six coil
be paid, as the sociely's funds suf. Aren ; five of wbum are under seven
ter by not attending to that rule. years of age: his present resources Forty years having elapsed since ase, only the house which he ocru the death of that eminent servant pies, valucd'al 150 ; and a snail of Christ Mr. Whitefield, the Rev. grocery business, carried on by Mrs. Matthew Wilks noticed the circum. Bullock.
stance in a sermon at the Taber. Some fricods, taking the above nacle, on Sunday, Sept. 30, in a into consideration, presented the discourse, from Deut. viii. 2,• Thou Case before the Hall yearly North, shalt remember all the way which ampionshire Association of Inde. the Lord tby God hath led thee pendent Ministers, held at Welford, these forty years in the wilderness."
MISSIONARY COLLECTIONS, &c. ; 28. d. Bex. Mr. Harrison and Cong. Bethel Chapel, Bury, Lancashire 20 5 1 Mr. Raffles and Congregation, Haminersmith
- 30 00 Mr. Rogers and Congreg. Beaminster (received in May) 5 8 0 Mr. Kemp and Congregation, Swansea
- 1900 is. Clark and Friends, at Brigg and Wraby
P 0 E T R Y.
JENCE th of April, I f having 3 iring percaya during on:
Panis, o fal bs deu Bernardi suave Canticum, &c. BERNARD's sweet SONG TO THE put butih Witsii Exercitationes Sacra in
BLESSED JESUS. will sulla Symbolum.
Translated into Verse from the Latin,
in the Socred Exercitations of Witsius l'ous ill
on the Creed.-- Exercitatio ix, p. 136.. i the heroesu, mi dulcissime,
Most lovely Jesus, Hearest Friend, beq: spes suspirantis animæ,
To thee my longing hopes'ascend; 1; then re quærunt piæ lachrymai
With pious tears and holy voice, and 8r. Te clainor meutis intimæ !
My ininosi pow'rs in thee rejoice: TETSOur Jesus dulcedo cordium,
From thee my heart a sweetness draws, heSe Fons vivus, lumen mentium,
Which makes me happy in thy cause, Cornil, Excedens omne gaudiun,
Thou art the living Fouutain, where, - Et omne desiderium.
For life and comfort, I repair ! le chape :
Thy beams a heavenly light impart,
To guide my foolish wand'ring heart; I opened
Thou dost my breast with joy iuspire,
Surpassing ev'ry vain desire ! le Resi usebok Quando cor nostrum visitas,
When I thy gracious smiles enjoy, it in * Tunc lucet ei veritas,
Thy truth appears without alloy : willes Mundi vilescit vanitas,
I hate the world with all its charms; Da Et iotus fervet charitas.
And love divine my bosom warms! is com Jesu, mi bobe, sentiam
Jesus, my soul's eternal good,
My light, my life, my heav'nly food, and m Amoris tui copiam,
With grace descend, my passions move . - Me Or Da mihi per præsentiam,
To koow aod feel thy boundless love! Tuam videre gloriam. the mori re will
Thy various beauties, how they shine!
Thy presence, Lord, on me bestow, bioalic
And all thy matchless glories show!
Thou know’st, and dost with joy apProtectes Novit quid Jesus sapiat..
prove Quam felix est quam satiat !
The soul enraptur'd with thy love ; mond i Non esi ultra quod cupiat.
Its choicest savours open lie
Nor shall his wishes prove in vain !
Thy glory angels love to view!'
It strikes my ear with music too ;
My mouth with choicest honey slls;
With nectar rare my heart instils!
With thousand wishes thee I seek;
O when wilt thou in mercy speak!.
When on my soul thy favours pour,
And fill my heart forevermore ?
What I once sought I plainly see ;
And once desir’d, abides with me;
But still to feel thy love I pide :
May it buro (bro' this heart of mine!
; and a
O beatum incendium
O holy flame, celestiai fire!
Jesu corona martyrum,
**Mel, nectar, melus, suævium,' are figures expressive of the happiness which the presence of Jasus affords.
Consolatory Lines to a Friend. Redemption's wise mysterions plat, Yes, child of Sorrow, hard's thy lot,
Salvation fus apostate man,
Which God devis'd ere time began, That Poverty invades thy cot;
I, finish'd! But He who wills it, hope has giv'n,
A hope no mortal can destroy, Enough was done that wond'rous day, No fleeting transitory joy,
God's love and hatred to display; A rich inheritance in Heav'u!
With joy and grief combin'd, we say Copfiding in the great Supreme,
"Tis finish’d! To llim thy moro and evening tbeme
Sin how abhorrd, but man how dear, Still dedicate, and humbly bow. Whate'er his wisdoma may design,
By all thy suff'ringi, Lord, appear ;
We sing with rapture, shame, and fear, Receive submissive, nor repine, Though many are thy sufferings now.
'Tis finish'd! Soon shall transplendent scenes arise, The holy law has had its due, And clouds receding, brighter skies Now God his sov’reigo law can shows Disclose, thy soul oppress'd to cheer; Apollyon his defeat shall rue: His sacred word to thee shall prove
'Tis Gnish'd ! His chast’nings tokens are of love, Nor less evince his guardian care !
Now all the arduous work is done,
Vict'ry complete our Lord has won; Tho' years revolving on their wing,
He has to take the spoil begun : Bring not to thee one genial spring,
'Tis finish'd! lo Nature's fairer form array'd,
Yet shall thy summer's sun arise, Did he who died the conquest gain? Sublimer prospects greet thine eyes,' What shall he do who lives again? And welcome be life's ev’ning shade. He mounts above all Heav'ns to reign; W. WETUERILL.
Abaddon, yield thy trembling prey! ; ON JOHN XIX. 30.
Away, ye hosts of Heil, away! ('Tis finishi’d,' cry'd our dying Lord: Rise, rise ye dead, to endless day! Hell was appall'd to hear ihat word.
'Tis finish'd ! To all what hopes does it afford,
G. AULD, Printer, Greville Street, London,