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sport of rage, sent to Mohamed his own son, Sidi Ali: this time influence was of no avail. Mohamed, threatened with being seized by the chiamix, retracted his retractation; and, in a new declaration, in the presence of all the consuls, confirmed that which he made in the morning before the Pasha and his officers.
"Now the outlines of this affair are clearly laid down, we submit them to the attention of France and of Europe. The reader will easily divine every thing that delicacy renders it our duty to pass over in silence. One consolatory fact results from these afflicting details: the papers of Major Laing exist, and the learned world will rejoice at the intelligence; but in the name of humanity, in the name of science, in the name of the national honour, — compromised, perhaps, by disgraceful or criminal bargains, — it must be hoped that justice may fall upon the guilty, whoever he may be."
The Editor of the "Literary Gazette," introduces the foregoing extract from the "Semaphore," by the following paragraph: —
"In giving this tragical and disgraceful story to the British public, we may notice that the individual who figures so suspiciously in it, viz. Hassouna D'Ghies, must be well remembered a few years ago in London society. We were acquainted with him during his residence here, and often met him, both at public entertainments and at private parties, where his Turkish dress made him conspicuous. He was an intelligent man, and addicted to literary pursuits; in manners more polished than almost any of his countrymen whom we ever knew, and apparently of a gentler disposition than the accusation of having instigated this infamous murder would fix upon him."
The "Edinburgh Advertiser," the "Literary Gazette," the "Imperial Magazine," and the "Semaphore of Marseilles," have contributed the materials of the preceding Memoir.
THE RIGHT REVEREND CHARLES LLOYD, D.D:
BISHOP OF OXFORD, AND REGIUS PROFESSOR OF DIVINITY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD.
Dr. Lloyd was born September 26. 1784. His father, the Rev. Thomas Lloyd, Rector of Ashton Sub-Edge, in Gloucestershire, was then residing at Downley in Buckinghamshire, and officiating as Curate to tin: Reverend Richard Levett, of West Wycombe. Soon after the birth of his son Charles, Mr. Lloyd removed to Bradenham, where he received pupils, and, at a later period, he became the tenant of Lord Dormer's seat, called Peterley House, his fame and celebrity continually increasing with the number of his scholars, who were of the highest families in the country. Of many children, four only survived their parents, and of these Charles was the eldest; his brother Thomas, who was born before him, after running a course as brilliant as ever was granted by Providence to boy, Thomas, the pride and flower of Eton, having been cut off in the very ripening of his boyhood, Charles received his first instructions at home, and' was afterwards sent as a colleger to Eton, where he remained until he was superannuated. In the Lent Term of 1803 he was admitted at Christ Church, Oxford, and commenced residence the following term, having brought with him not merely sound scholarship, and a creditable stock of Greek and Latin lore, but much of arithmetical and mathematical knowledge, a thorough acquaintance with the niceties of the French language, in which he conversed with fluency and elegance, and some proficiency in Italian.
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Cyril Jackson was then Dean, a man who made it his especial study to know the members of his house, to watch their several intimacies and habits, and to scan their failings and their excellencies, and who felt a pride in bestowing his studentships on those whom he selected as the most deserving. In December 180t, Charles Lloyd was nominated "the Dean's student:" and from this period we may consider his reputation to have received the stamp of authority, while among the fortunate circumstances of his life may be reckoned the introduction which it procured for him to Mr. Secretary Peel, who became his pupil, while the tutor was still an Under Graduate. In 1806, Charles Lloyd, after a severe examination of three days for the degree of B. A. gained the first place on the list of " honours." Shortly after taking his degree, he was invited by the Earl of Elgin to become tutor in his family, and he went accordingly to Scotland; but he soon returned, and was appointed Mathematical Lecturer at Christ Church by Dr. Jackson, who was desirous to improve the system of lecturing given in the College, and knew the ability and efficacy of Lloyd. No man indeed took more pains than Lloyd did to learn what he taught, no man communicated knowledge with more clearness, no man took more interest in the improvement of those whom he taught. Lloyd afterwards became tutor and censor, filling in due course the several college offices.
In 1817, Mr. Abbot, the Speaker of the House of Commons, being promoted to the Peerage, Lloyd was deputed to be the bearer of an invitation to Mr. Peel, soliciting him to accept the vacant seat, and become the representative of the university on which he had already reflected the highest credit by the academical honours which he had attained, and his abilities as a statesman. Both the tutor and the pupil eagerly seized the opportunity which thus presented itself of cementing as it were the friendship which had commenced in earlier years; and unbounded was the confidence which ensued, uninterrupted and increasing their mutual affection and regard.
Meantime Lloyd had entered into holy orders, and devoted his principal attention to theological studies. But the application of a powerful mind to one particular object seldom fails to produce distinction. Among his contemporaries Lloyd rose with giant fame, defying competition. His knowledge and attainments gave him great influence, while the correctness of his judgment was generally acknowledged, and his opinion eagerly solicited, not merely on important points relating to the university, but in matters which affected the welfare of individuals. His name soon became known far and wide. In 1819, therefore, he was selected to succeed the present Bishop of Durham as preacher of Lincoln's Inn. He was not long after made chaplain to the late Archbishop of Canterbury, on the promotion of Dr. Mant, the present Bishop of Down and Connor, and he was presented by His Grace to the living of Bersted, in Sussex. But this living he did not long retain. In 1822, he was appointed Regius Professor of Divinity on the death of Dr. Hodgson, and returned to Oxford, where his services daily became more and more useful to the public; and he was often called upon to point out men of merit to fill the several stations which became vacant.
As Professor he shone with superior eminence; nor was he contented with the regular discharge of his duties as an official lecturer, but he became also, if not the founder of a new school, at least the infuser of a new and more energetic spirit, introducing the practice of private teaching in divinity, working incessantly like one impressed with a sense of high responsibility, and inculcating instruction (may it not be said ?) "in season and out of season." His pupils were attached to him by the affectionate zeal which he displayed for their welfare, by the warm interest which he took in all that concerned them, and by the genuine goodness of an honest, open, sincere heart, wholly devoid of selfish feeling, and alive to every generous and amiable impression. None applied to him for information who did not readily obtain it, none conversed with him who were not improved in learning, in temper, in religious feeling; none lived on terms of intimacy with him, who did not love him.
With the exception of the last beautiful edition of the Greek Testament, printed in small octavo at the Clarendon press, Dr. Lloyd put forth no publication in his own name. A work upon the Liturgies was ready for the press; and some of the old Catechisms were actually in the printer's hands. But many important publications, there is reason to believe, were put forth by others under his sanction and by his advice, and some articles that appeared in the Reviews are supposed to be his. He publicly avowed the article No. VII. which appeared in the "British Critic" (October, 1825), entitled, "View of the Roman Catholic Doctrines." It were superfluous to add, that the article evinces much knowledge, and exhibits in a clear view the errors of the Romish church; but while the Romish doctrines respecting invocation of saints, image worship, transubstantiation, absolution, penance, confession, &c. are thoroughly sifted and exposed; there is a studious disclaiming of any "the most remote intention of bringing any insinuation against the Roman Catholics of France, England, or Ireland." "We have brought no charge," it is said, "against those individuals of this empire who adhere to their ancient faith; we have not willingly imputed to them any tenets they disclaim, or accused them, in any way, of insincerity, dishonesty, or disguise. Our full belief is, that the Roman Catholics of the United Kingdom, from their long residence among Protestants, their disuse of processions, and other Romish ceremonies, have been brought gradually, and almost unknowingly, to a more spiritual religion and a purer faith." In another passage a distinction is made between the principles and the practice of the Romish church. "The Church of England," it is said, "is unwilling to fix upon the principles of the Romish church the charge of positive idolatry; and contents herself with declaring, that the Romish doctrine concerning the adoration, as well of images as of relics, is a fond thing, vainly invented, and grounded upon no warranting of Scripture, but rather