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The bishop equivocatesi Various I beg your readers closely to obhonest-hearted Englishmen write, ex- serve it. The charge was that the pressing their surprise at the glaring young man was proffered a dispensadishonesty and deceptive nature of tion. The bishop's defence is, that Dr. Wareing's reply. Had they he did not beforehand proffer or afterknown Jesuitism as well as their wards grant any dispensation. No ancestors knew it, they would not charge was made that he had granted have felt surprised. But Dr. Ware a dispensation. It was that he had ing, it may be said, has now given an proffered one. He denies that he unequivocal denial. Is it so? Even proffered beforehand; he does not then that were not enough. The end deny that he afterwards proffered a may justify the means. Better, ac- dispensation. cording to Romish casuistry, assert Special pleaders even are not better untruths, for which he may be dis- versed in the subtleties of language pensed, than to have his Church open and technical expressions than Roman to a true but injurious charge. Dr. Catholic bishops. They often outWareing, however, is not so much witted our lawyers of ancient days, concerned as his Church. His Church and seem not yet to have forgotten is on its trial. She is charged with how to use language rather to conceal countenancing falsehood and decep than express their meaning. tion. Whether she does so or not To have made his đenial clear and she cannot, by any assertion of her conclusive he should have said that own, disprove any more than a crimi- he neither beforehand gave or profnal at the bar of justice convicted of fered, nor afterwards gave or proffraud, can purge himself by asserting fered, any dispensation. Till he can his honesty. Other and unsuspicious do this the charge is not removed. testimony must be adduced. We Thus it has taken a Roman Catholic must decide by witnesses. Of these Bishop two letters to deny a statewe have a host against his Church, ment which an honest-hearted charity too numerous even to mention in schoolboy might have done in one; your valuable columns. From the and the doctor seems farther from his. writings of one of them alone, a man point than ever. of sainted reputation, and canonised
Yours, &c., by the late Pope Gregory XVI. in WARY, BUT NOT + WAREING: 1839, St. Alphonso Ligouri, suffi- Temple, Nov. 10, 1846. cient proof may be derived upon this subject.
MISCELLANEOUS. But to return to Dr. Wareing. It
ROMISH UNCTION.—As for Unction is clear he denies,—1. That he countenanced an individual professing one
used in the Church of Rome; since religion, and being at the same time
it is used when the man is above half of another, for the sake of deception.
dead, when he can exercise no act of
understanding, it must needs be 2. He says, “I now beg most distinctly to deny, that I, in any way,
nothing: for no rational man can beforehand proffered, or afterwards
think that any ceremony can make a
spiritual change, without a spiritual granted, any dispensation or permis
act of him that is to be changed-sion to practise a lie, or tell a lie, for
nor work by way of nature or by any purpose whatever, and that I should be acting against the principles
charm, but morally, and after the of my religion, and unworthy to hold
manner of reasonable creatures; and
therefore I do not think that ministry up my head in society, if I attempted to practise any such disgraceful or
at all fit to be reckoned among the
advantages of sick persons.—Bishop preposterous conduct." His Church justified the evasion in
Jeremy Taylor's Holy Dying. Epis.
Dedi. p. 9. the first instance. It will equally justify it in another. But, Sir, Dr. Wareing's quasi con
CABINET. tradiction may be, in reality, no con- I would not advise any one to place tradiction at all.
his child where the Holy Scriptures. Vol. VIII.- December, 1846.
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be appreciated, it should be read. It
is full of information on an important For the Happy Deliverance of King subject, conveyed in a popular and James I. and the Three Estates of England, from the most traitorous and pleasing style. bloody-intended Massacre by Gunpow
The Rev. Dr. observes, with equal der: and also for the happy arrival of judgment and eloquence; – “One his Majesty King William on this Day, striking lesson is to be gathered from for the Deliverance of our Church and all that preceded the Reformation. Nation. By William LAING, Under- It is the utter impotenee of intellecgraduate of Christ's College, Cambridge.
tual, imperial, or military effort, to
achieve the triumphs destined to fol. 4% If it had not been the Lord, who was on
low on the footsteps of the Monk of our side, now may Israel say; if it had
Erfürth. The sword of the Cæsars not been the Lord, who was on our side, when men rose up against us: then they
was shivered into splinters as soon as had swallowed us up quick, when their it struck the tiara. Genius, when it wrath was kindled against us.”—Ps.cxxiv. arrayed itself against the Popedom, 143.
and shot forth its burning shafts, no MUSIC—Mount of Olives.
sooner touched the hierarch, than it
was transformed, eontrary to its deLORD, we give thee adoration,
sign, from an aggressor into an ally. High upon thy throne above,
It was neither in the eamp, nor in the For our reseued Church and Nation,
Cabinet, nor in the academy, that the Through thy grace, and pow'r, and Reformation was to be accomplished. love.
It was in the closet, and in the pulpit, As on this day, men unholy
it was by weapons not carnal, but Sought to ruin Church and State: mighty,' this holy revolution was to But thou, of thy merey solely, be wrought out. And the instruments
Didst their hellish plot frustrate. set apart in the purposes of God for Likewise, on this day of kindness, the high function of wielding these Thou didst to our succour come;
with suceess, were not princes, nor And didst save us from the blindness, captains, nor prelates, nor always And the tyranny of Rome.
learned men.”—Page 29. This great day, then, Lord, for ever Consecrate we to thy name,
INTELLIGENCE. Who didst us from death deliver,
THE Rev. Mr. Newman, of Oxford, To thine everlasting fame.
had an audience with the Pope on Gracious God, we pray thee, hear us; the 20th October, and on the follow
And, as thou hast alway been, ing day heard low mass, which his So, on this glad day, be near us- Holiness celebrated in one of the Bless our Nation, Church, and chapels of St. Peter's. Queen,
On the 23d, Mr. Buckingham, of God, the Father, we adore thee: the London British and Foreign In
God, the Son, we honour give: stitute, had the honour of an audience God, the Spirit, we implore thee, with the Pope. Come, and in thy temples live!
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413 Confessions and Protests of a True
289 Dangers that Threaten 126, 173, 206, 370
411 Division, the Work of Jesuitism 331
Thoughts on the, by the Rev. lic Laity of Ireland, Appeal to 21
465 Dublin Protestant Association 277, 373
in Ireland, and the conti-
362 nued support of Maynooth Col-
-Great Circulation of, at Excommunication by bell, book,
30 and candle, in the North of
546 Protestant movement in 497
458 Protestant Children of England,
327 Happy. Deliverance from Papal
at Rome in the pre-
335, 384, 416, 464, 512, 554
Ireland, Address to Protestants and
Present Wants of the 421 and cause of Assassination in that
the state of
304 to the Roman Catholics of . 364
493 Policy of the Government 133
Islington Protestant Institute, Ad- Pope, the, not the Chief Shepherd 501
490 Popery, a few remarks on. 437
43 the English nation to the Romish
181 Power, spiritual and temporal 145
537 Practical suggestions for the
328 Prince Metternich and the Roman
232 Catholic Relief Act of 1829 325
Weekly Newspaper 284
, Why am I a?"
27 Ramsgate Protestant Association 447
“High Treason." -Deve-
Priesthood, triple Com-
97 Sheffield, Address to the Protestant
164 Lord, Esq., on Duties of Electors 459
the Rev. Hugh M'Neile 85
228 Spiritual and Temporal Power 145
549 Story, J. H., Esq., Speech of 514
68 Stowell, Rev. Hugh, Speech of . 521
9 ture? 77, 116, 155, 201, 318, 343,
391, 431, 475
382, 415, 462, 511, 554 Van Diemen's Land, Popery in 84
407 Youghall Protestant Association
310 Young Christian with his Romanist
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