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derives them, and offers them to the reader sons of better quality, and more ingenuous to be taken at their legitimate value. One education: and from this instrument of his of the most interesting portions of the his- execution the custom, no doubt, first arose, tory is that which refers to the last days and
that in all pictures and images of this apostle, death of the “ Apostle of the Gentiles,” and
he is constantly represented with a sword in
his right hand. Tradition reports (justified this we will extract as a specimen of the
herein by the suffrage of many of the fathers) work :
that when he was beheaded, a liquor more
like milk than blood flowed from his veins, “ To what other parts of the world St. and spirted upon the clothes of his execuPaul preached the gospel, we find no certain tioner; and had I list or leisure for such footsteps in antiquity, nor any further men- things, I might entertain the reader with tion of him till his return to Rome, which
little glosses that are made upon it. St. probably was about the eighth or ninth year Chrysostom adds, that it became a means of of Nero's reign. Here he met with Peter, converting his executioner, and many more, to and was, together with him, thrown into the faith; and that the apostle suffered in the prison; no doubt in the general persecution sixty-eighth year of his age. Some question raised against the Christians, under the pre
there is, whether he suffered at the same time tence that they had fired the city. Besides
with Peter ; many of the ancients positively the general, we may reasonably suppose there
affirm, that both suffered on the same day and were particular causes of his imprisonment. year; others, though allowing the same day, Some of the ancients make him engaged with
tell us that St. Paul suffered not till the year Peter in procuring the fall of Simon Magus, after; nay, some interpose the distance of and that that derived the emperor's fury and
A manuscript writer of the rage upon him. St. Chrysostom gives us this
lives and travels of Peter and Paul, brought account; that, having converted one of Nero's amongst other venerable monuments of anticoncubines, a wonian of whom he was in- quity out of Greece, will have Paul to have finitely fond, and reduced her to a life of suffered no less than five years after Peter, great strictness and chastity, so that now she
which he justifies by the authority of no less wholly refused to comply with his wanton
than Justin Martyr and Irenæus. But what and impure embraces, the emperor stormed
credit is to be given to this nameless author, thereat, calling the apostle a villain and im- I see not; and therefore lay no weight upon postor, a wretched perverter and debaucher it, nor think it fit to be put into the balance of others, giving order that he should be cast
with the testimonies of the ancients. Cerinto prison, and, when he still persisted in
tainly, if he suffered not at the very same persuading the lady to continue her chaste time with Peter, it could not be long after, and pious resolutions, commanding him to be not above a year at most. The best is, which
of them soever started first, they both came “ How long he remained in prison is not
at last to the same end of the race; to those certainly known : at last his execution was palms and crowns which are reserved for all resolved on; what his preparatory treatment
good men in heaven, but most eminently for was, whether scourged as malefactors were the martyrs of the Christian faith. wont to be in order to their death, we find
“ He was buried in the Via Ostiensis, not. As a Roman citizen, by the Valerian about two miles from Rome, over whose and the Porcian law he was exempted from grave, about the year 318, Constantine the it; though, by the law of the twelve tables, Great, at the instance of pope Sylvester, built notorious malefactors, condemned by the cen
a stately church, within a farm which Lucina, turiate assemblies, were first to be scourged,
a noble Christian matron of Rome, had long and then put to death; and Baronius tells us, before settled upon that church. He adorned that in the church of St. Mary, beyond the it with a hundred of the best marble columns, bridge of Rome, the pillars are yet extant, to
and beautified it with the most exquisite which both Peter and Paul are said to have workmanship; the many rich gifts and enbeen bound and scourged. As he was led to
dowments which he bestowed upon it, being execution, he is said to have converted three particularly set down in the life of Sylvester. of the soldiers that were sent to conduct and This church, as too narrow and little for the guard him, who within a few days after, by honour of so great an apostle, Valentinian, or the emperor's command, became martyrs for
rather Theodosius the emperor, (the one but the faith. Being come to the place, which finishing what the other began,) by a rescript was the Aquæ Salviæ, three miles from Rome, directed to Sallustius, prefect of the city, after some solemn preparation, he cheerfully caused to be taken down, and a larger and gave his neck to the fatal stroke. As a more noble church to be built in the room of Roman he might not be put upon the cross,
it : further beautified (as appears from an too infamous a death for any but the worst of ancient inscription) by Placidia the empress, slaves and malefactors, and therefore was be- at the persuasion of Leo, bishop of Rome. headed; accounted a more noble kind of
What other additions of wealth, honour, or death, not among the Romans only, but stateliness, it has received since, concerns not uong other nations, as being fitter for per- me to inquire.”-pp. 290 to 294.
put to death.
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3. Solitary Hours, by Hartley Lloyd:
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Mediocribus esse poetis gence in Christ's Service; with Motives Non homines, non Dii, non concessêre columnæ." and Means to Christian Activity. To 4. Notes on the Gospels, by the Rev. which is added, us un E.rample to prove the Albert Barnes, (Religious Tract Society, point handled, the Deuth-bed Experiences London,) is a brief and simple commentary, of Mrs. B. By James Janeway, (Tract which seems adapted for the purpose it Society,) is a reprint from the edition of professes to serve, namely, to assist teachers 1673, of the work of a favourite author in Sunday schools and Bible classes. with all sincere Christians. It bears all the 5. The Burd of the Sea- Kings, and characteristic marks of the writings of that other Poems, by E. L. Montagu, (Longperiod, in its numerous divisions and sub- man, London, 1833,) is a little volume of divisions, and copious scripture proofs; poems, which, to say the least, are very but, though amply supplied with the superior to the average poetry of the present quaint metaphors and phraseology of the day. The minor poems are some of them puritan school, is free from that severe exceedingly sweet, though their effect is vituperation, approaching to scurrility, occasionally injured by fantastic metres. which tarnished their productions. The discourse is founded on 2 Peter i. 11. “For so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly, into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus [A Dialogue between the founder of Pennsylvania,
and the head of the Muggletonian heresy.) Christ.” Though the subject is so elaborately divided, as to consist of no less than The following curious dialogue is taken seven general heads, each having numerous from a scarce Tract by William Penn, presubdivisions, the whole is treated with served in the British Museum, and bearing great clearness and ability; the Christian the following quaint title : “The New Witcharacter is drawn with a master-hand; and nesses proved Old Heretickes : or, Inforwe hail its appearance as calculated to pro- mation to the Ignorant; in which the Docmote the true spirit and aim of vital god. trines of John Reeve and Lodowick Mugliness, in an age when there is confessedly gleton, which they style, Mysteries never more 'profession’ than possession.' before known, revealed, or heard of from
2. The Sacred Classics ; or, Cabinet the Foundation of the World ; are proved Library of Divinity, edited by the Rev. to be mostly ancient Whimsies, BlaspheR. Cattermole, B. D., and the 'Rev. H. mies and Heresies, from the evidence of Stebbing, M. A. Pol. I. containing, ' A Scripture, Reason, and several Historians. Discourse of the Liberty of Prophesying, Also, An Account of some discourse be&c.' by Jeremy Taylor, D. 1). ; with twixt L. M. and myself, by which his an Introductory Essay, by the Rev. R. blasphemies, ignorant and unsavoury spirit, Cattermole, (Hatchard and Son, London.) is clearly and truly manifested, in love to Who has not heard of Jeremy Taylor ? the immortal souls of those few who are a star of the first magnitude amongst our concerned in the belief of bis Impostures. theological luminaries, whose celebrated By a Living true Witness to that one Etereulogy, (conjointly with that of the late nal Way of God, revealed in the light of Robert Ilall,) from the pen of that re. Righteousness, W. P.- Now, as Jannes nowned scholar, Dr. Parr, has ere now and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these become as familiar to
(Reeve and Muggleton) also resist the The volume here announced is a Truth, men of corrupt minds, reprobate reprint of his very able work on the concerning the Faith. But they shall proLiberty of Prophesying;' a work which ceed no further, for their folly shall be is as creditable to the piety and charities of manifest unto all men, as theirs also was, the writer's heart, as it is to his sound 2 Tim. iii. 8, 9. Printed in the year 1672.” sense, logical acumen, and fervid eloquence. It will be seen by the title-page, I have been twice to visit Lodowick that this volume is to be regarded as one of Muggleton, and at each time I staid too a series, which the enterprising publishers long to repeat all, or the very words which design to issue under the above name. It is passed betwixt us; yet shall I faithfully very neatly and beautifully printed, and is write something of the matter and words, preceded by an Introductory Essay, highly as neer as I at present do remember them. creditable to the piety and talent of the
P. Art thou the last witness that ever shall be ?
us as our
may he be ?
M. Yes, and there shall never be an- endless life, as saith the same Apostle. He other.
interrupted. P. Who sent thee?
M. Have a care, life and death's before M. God spake to John Reeve, and he thee, therefore chuse life and live, &c. spoke to me.
P. But, Lodowick, thou pretendest to P. Is that all thou hast to produce, only know the dimensions of God, how high J. R's word for it? to this he avoided. Again,
M. Betwixt your height and his (meanP. Thou sayest, God did not create the ing a friend then present.) earth and the heavens, he only fathomed P. O, abominable! Well, L. Mugglethem; making them co-eternal with God; ton, God will blast thee for ever, thou
prebut Moses said he did: let me see a Bible! sumptuous and blasphemous wretch, if thou
M. Moses put the cart before the horse. turnest not from thy wickedness; with much (This I bore for the next question's sake.)
P. Paul the Apostle, who also wrote, by M. Thou shalt be damned, God has the Inspiration of the Holy Ghost, saith, decreed thou shalt be damned; thou art of God created all things, or made them; and the seed of the serpent. the world is a great part of all things : be- P. Why, then, didst thou set life and sides, if it was before he made it, in this death before me, just now, (saying, thou sense, must it not be God ? since nothing hadst more mind I should be saved, than which is uncreated can be a creature? any of the Quakers,) if I am ordained to
M. If Paul were living, I would have be damned ? Is it not great deceit, to reproved him for that : come not here to exhort a man to choose what he cannot dispute, but believe; I say it, that's have, though he bid for it; and to refuse enough.
that which he is unable to avoid ? But, P. Canst thou reprove the Holy Ghost; Muggleton, I will not say, that I serve for he spake by it?
such a God; no, my God never ordained M. Yes.
thee to be damned, whether thou wert well P. That's Blasphemy ; besides, if thou or ill; this destroys all rewards and punishsay'st it, must I therefore believe it, because ments, and makes evil and good unavoidthou say'st it?
able. At this he grew enrag'd ; and but for an M. I would not give a pinn for that. Acquaintance by, and a Friend of his, I God which would save us both, now I have had doubtless been cursed at that time. damn'd thee.
The next time I came (with a friend in P. Why dost thou talk of a God; for company,) I found him sitting by the chim- thou say'st, Thy God can dye; did the ney corner, quaffing with some of his fol- Immortal God ever cease to be! lowers and benefactors, as what we saw M. I would not give a rush for that God before us did evidence. My first salute which can't dye. was thus :
P. I say, thou and thy God shall to the P. How is it, Lodowick ? methinks thou pit, from whence ye came, where is death look'st, with thy old thread-bare black suit, and darkness for ever : how can God cease like a sequestered begging priest.
to be, and yet be God : since, if he cease, M. I am a priest.
every thing that remained in being must P. Art thou! Of what order ?
have been greater, since, below ceasing to M. The order of Aaron.
be, is nothing? But suppose this nonsense P. Aaron ? where be thy bells, then? and blasphemies ; how rose he again? M. I have them in the mystery.
M. God left Elias with power. P. Mystery ? for shame, don't talk of a P. Then Elias was greater than God; mystery, for there was some such thing for that which raiseth is greater than that that did belong to that order, things were which is raised; but if the power never altogether external, typical, and figurative: dyed, the power was God, and that which methinks this were enough to shew, that dyed, not God : O hellish impudence and thou art no wayes concerned in any chris- blasphemy! O Muggleton, thy end will be tian commission, who art not a Priest after destruction. the order of Melchisedeck, but Aaron, M. W. P. I say thou art a damned whose priesthood is at an end, as said the devil; remember Thomas Loe, who was Apostle to the Hebrews, chap. vii. so that the wickedest devil that ever I knew, who thou hast unchristianized thy whole com- never went out of his bed after I curs'd mission, and brings it under the law of a him. carnal commandment, and, therefore, has P. Thy curses are under my feet; Thono part nor portion in the power of an mas Loe was known to be an infirm man
in his natural constitution, as well as by whom? He said, For the people of these his great labours,) for near these sixteen nations, to whom he was sent. "I told him, years, who is gone to rest. But thou art then, that rendered both himself, and those not ashamed to say, he never went out of to whom he was sent, devils, by his own his bed ; who was as well as he used to be, assertion. — He concludes this curious and often after abroad? and when he fell pamphlet with a powerful caution to his sick, was often up, and changed his lodg- readers, not to be deluded by this iming before he dyed, having been ill three postor. weeks. Is this thy infallible spirit, that thou suggests lyes to thyself and others ? M. I heard so.
GLEANINGS. P. Is that enough for one that pretends to be the last witness of the High and
The Whale.-If among the perilous and adventuMighty God, to say, for a lye, I heard so ? rous occupations of a sea life, there is one requiring
more energy, activity, skill, courage, and patient Cover thy face for shame.
endurance than another, it is when man, in a fragile M. He writ me a curse, and he writ a skiff, comparatively a nutshell, defies and attacks in
his own element the mighty monarch of the ocean, very good hand too; but for all that, he was one of the fiercest aud most active of all the finny
tribes, the sperm whale. This enormous creature, as a damned devil, and thou, W. P. are as much & fish of prey as the shark, measures pearly arrant a devil as he, and you shall be eighty feet in length, and from thirty to forty in cir.
cumference; the head, shaped like a huge box damn'd together.
rounded at the corners, and rising a little towards P. Lodowick, in this thou hast told
the neck, in some species forming nearly one-halt
of the whole. The tail, moved with as much facility another lye ; for it was an apprentice that
as the whip of a wagoner, is horizontal, and froin
eighteen to twenty-four feet in breadth; while a trewrit it: where is thy unerring spirit now, mendous lower jaw, from twenty-five to thirty in thou vile impostor? And for being devils length, thickly studded with conical, curved teeth, ten
or twelve inches long, is moved as adroitly as the tail, and damned together, God rebuke thee; and both, when running on his side, with a power
that would crush a ship, and a noise like thunder. only this know, that I am willing to go To these irresistible faculties he possesses the agility where he went; and whither we go, thou
of the salmon, leaping from the water, and--as in the
instance of the unfortunate American South-seaman canst not come, without great and unfeigned in 1821-falling on the decks of ships with a weight
capable of shattering or sinking the largest. This repentance.
redoubtable animal wars not only with many other M. Just so, many of you Quakers have fish, but with some of the more peaceable of its own
species, pursuing, attacking, and with its long sharp dyed after my curse; among others, William teeth tearing the flesh from the carcases of many of Smith.
the whale-tribe.- Naval Adventures by Lieut. Bowers.
Stars.-There is in general no difference in the P. This is another notorious lye ; for the
telescopic appearance of fixed stars, except what man is yet living : Well, Muggleton, God arises from difference of magnitude, brilliancy, and
variety of colour. Aldebaran aud Antares are red will reckon with thee for all thy wick- stars, Lyra and Spica Virginis are beautifully white. edness.
Bellatrix and Betelgeux, in the shoulders of Orion,
present a remarkable contrast of colour: Bellatrix is M. Thou art a cheat and a deceiver. white, and Betelgeux of a fiery scintillating lustre.
Some are orange, others ruddy purple, yellow, and P. (My friend spoke.) G. W. Muggle- crimson. Ipsulated stars, of a red colour, almost ton, have a care what thou sayest ! for as deep as that of blood, occur in many parts of the
heavens : a most remarkable instance is one of an though it is our religion, to forgive injuries; intense ruhy red, varying to scarlet. Sirius is of a
bluish white, and the most splendid fixed star in the yet, perhaps, his friends would question heavens.-Time's Telescope for 1834. thee, and make thee
Skeletons discovered.--In July last, at Sizanne, in M. I care not a curse for him, nor his the department of the Maine, twelve skeletons were
discovered, in the slope of a small hill, and only four friends, nor the greatest man in England. feet below the surface of the earth. They were sepa
rated from each other by a line of rude and un. P. Thy black mouth is no slander; but
wrought stone. The head of each was covered by a know, Muggleton, that from my youth I flat stone. Each skeleton had a brass collar round
the neck; and by the side of the hip-bone, where the have sought God, and dared not willingly arms had laid, was a strong ring of brass, which to abuse a worm, and, as my friend has
opened like the antique bracelets. The first of the
row had by his side a straight two-edged sword, but said, thou knowest there are laws other none of the others had arms. No coins, or any
article bearing any inscription, from which any light people make use of to vindicate their credit
on the date of these human remains was discovered, by, but I forgive thee ; thereby thou may'st was seen near them.-French Paper. know the difference betwixt our Gods and Past and Present Prices. -- It has been gaid, and
will be said again, “Why all this fuss about cheap our religions : thou revilest, and passest food, seeing that we have it cheaper now than we
had twenty years ago ?' And we answer the question curses upon me,-I freely forgive thee.
thus :-Twenty years ago, the quartern loaf, it is true, M. I care not a curse for you, nor the was ten.pence halfpenny, and now it is only eight
pence halfpenny; but as the currency of the country laws neither.
(by the account of the land advocates) has finctuated This, with many more unsavoury foul
fuil thirty per cent since then, it follows that six
pence three-farthings now, would be the correspondexpressions fell from his mouth, He also ing price with ten-pence halfpenny in 1813; whereas affirmed, That God never gave a law, but
we pay eight pence halfpenny. The difference shews
that we pay higher for our bread than we did then; to devils; and that Moses and the Israel
which is not to be wondered at, considering that,
although children multiply, acres do pot; and that ites were so. I asked him, if he received the population of the present day are required to sub. a law? He said, Yes. I asked him, for
sist upon the same growth of food that was had by the population of 1813.---Corn Law Magazine,
also built a very large house, which he has since sold to king Otho, and with the money has bought the seven islands-called the Petales, to the sonth-west of Eubea. A great number of Maltese have entered Greece as artisans and agriculturists. This is a great advantage, as Greece was much in want of such men. - Suabian Mercury.
Erpense of Living on the Continent. - As to the expense of living in different towns on the continent for a single person, at the first rate inos, bed and board, annually, faring sumptuously every day, and including every expense whatever, I take it to be nearly as follows in pounds sterling :-Florence, 1001. Carlsruhe, 1201. Weimar, Elberfeldt, Cassel, Dusseldorf, Gottingen, Geneva, 1251. Leghorn, Darmstadt, Manheim, 1301. Utrecht, Heilbronn, 1401. Paris, Rome, Turin, Spa, Milan, Heidelberg, 1501. Rotterdam, Cologne, Aix-la-Chapelle, 1601. Naples, Cob. lentz, 1701. Amsterdam, Kehl, 1801. Frankfort, 2001, Calais, 3001. I have not the least doubt a person going to these places, and making an agreement betore - haud to remain some months, would be boarded for one-half of the same mentioned, and for still less if he went into private lodgings.- Reminis. cences of an Old Traveller.
Diffusion of Light. - The clouds obscure a great part of the sun's light, but they are never so dense as to obstruct it altogether. The light of the sun, when it strikes upon the particles of moisture form ing the clouds, is diffused through their whole mass; therefore the light we receive on cloudy days, instead of coming in parallel rays directly from the sun, is diffused among the vapours in the air, which thus become a great reservoir of light, and transmit it to the earth in various directions. Even 'on the clearest day, a great portion of the light from the sun is diffused by the vapours of the atmosphere. It is this diffusion of the light that produces the bright appearance of the sky. It is also to the diffusion of light by the vapours of the atmosphere that we are indebted for the twilight that ushers in the day, and cheers its departure. In a perfectly transparent a:mosphere we should be left in darkness the instant the sun was set ; but the clouds and vapours reflect the sun's diffused light, long after he is below the horizon, and during the summer months spread a genial twilight throughout the night.- Philosophical Conversations.
The Crocodile's tooth-picker.-I have frequently seen on the banks of the Nile a bird about the size of a dove, or perhaps rather larger, of handsome plumage, and making a twittering when on the wing. It has a peculiar motion of the head, as if nodding to some one near it, at the same time turning to the right and left, and making its congé twice or thrice before its departure; a mark of politeness I never before met with in any of the feathered tribe. I was told that it was called Suksaque, or Suk-sack, and that tradition had assigned to it the habit of entering the mouth of the crocodile, when basking in the sun on a sandbank, for the purpose of picking away what might be adhering to his teeth. This being done, it gives the crocodile hint of its wish to depart. The reptile immediately opens its jaws, and permits its animated tooth-pick to fly away.-Mador's Travels.
Kangaroo Island. - In the French voyage of discovery, by Messrs. Peron and Freycinet, we find the following account of these interesting animals, then little known or disturbed by Europeans.
“No iraces of the abode of man are to be observed here, and we saw but three species of the mammalia ; one of these belongs to the handsome genus dasyurus; the other two are new species, and appear to be the largest of the kangaroo tribe. Many of these animals are here of the height of a man, and more when, sitting on their hind legs and tail, they hold their body erect. From the favourable circumstance of the absence of every enemy, these large quadrupeds have multiplied very considerably in this island; they associate there in large herds. In some spots which they are in the habit of frequenting regularly, the earth is so trodden, that not a blade of herbage remains. Large pathways opening into the heart of the woods, abut upon the sea-shore from every part of the interior; these paths, which cross in every direction, are throughout firmly beaten ; one might be led to snppose at first sight, that the vicinity must be inhabited by a numerous and active population. This abun. dance of kangaroos, rendering the chase as easy as productive, we were enabled to procure twentyseven, which we carried on board our ship alive, independent of those which were killed and eaten by the crew. This valuable acquisition cost us neither ammunition nor labour; one single dog was our purveyor: trained by the English fishermen to this description of chase, he pursued the kangaroos, and having overtaken them, he immedi ly killed them by tearing the carotid arteries.-Voyage de Découvertes.
Settlements in Greece.- Many Englishmen have made purchases of land in Greece, and among them Sir Pulteney Malcolm, who has bought a very fine estate in the environs of Athens. The admiral has
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