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of the king's and queen's majesties, ted by this act, and disquiet or their heirs and successors, for his disturb the same, or misuse any pr ducing the same ; and if be preacher or teacher, such person cannot give such security to com. or persons, upon proof thereof be. mit him to prison, there to remain fore any justice of the peace, by until he has produced such certi. two or more sufficient witnesses, ficate, or two witnesses as afore- shall find two sureties, to be said.
bound by recognizance in the XV. Provided always, and it is penal sum of fifty pounds, and in the true intent and meaning of this default of such sureries shall be act, that all the laws made and committed to prison, there to re. provided for the frequenting of main till the next general or quardivine service on the Lord's day, ter sessions, and upon conviction commonly called Sunday, shall be of the said offence ai the said gestill in furce, and executed against neral or quarter sessions, shall all persons that offend against the sutier the pain and penalty of said laws, except such persons twenty pounds, to the use of the come to some congregation, or as. king's and queen's majesties, their st mbiy of religious worship, al. heirs and successors. lowed or permitted by this act. XVIII. Provided always, that
XVI. Provided always, and be no congregation or assembly for it enacted by the authority afore, religious worship, shall be per. said, that neither this act, nor any mitted or allowed by this act, clause, article, or thing herein until the place of such meeting contained, shall extend, or be shall be certified to the bishop of construed to extend, to give any the diocese, or to the archdeacon ease, benefit or advantage to any of that archdeaconry, or to the papisi, p pisha recusant whatso- justices of the peace, ai the general ever, or any person that shall deny, or quarter sessions of the peace for in his preaching or writing, the the county, city or place in which docuine of ihe blessed Trinity, as such meeting shall be held, and it is declared in the aforesaid ar. registered in the said hishop's or ticles of religion.
, archdeacon's court respectively, XVII. Provided always, and be or recorded at the said general or it enacted by the authority afore. quarter sessions, the register or said, that if any person or persons, clerk of the peace whereof respec. al any time or times after the 10th tively, is hereby required to regisday of June, do and shall willing- ter the same, and to give certifily and of purpose, maliciously or cate thereof to such person as shall contemptuously, come into any demand ibe same, for which there cathedral or parish church, cha. shall be no greater fee or reward pel or other congregation permit. taken than the sum of sixpence,
THE PHILOSOPHY OE EVIL.
(From Mr. G. Dyer's Poetics.)
Country and town alike were dreary;
Nought within cheary.
6 To which no dregs of matter cling,
" From mind's pure spring."
Stern was his front, and fierce his eye ;
On crimson dye.
In griin wild state before him go ;
As towards some foe.
"Sigh not to me in Pity's strains;
“ To pipe with swains.
“I range thro' air, I pierce the sea;
" Is bound to me.
“Which towards its kin engenders strife;
“ Prey upon life:
“ By turns, each drinks some creature's blond, ..
: " By turns the prey.
“ Where reason forms its wisest plan?
" Preys upon man?
" I rouse the passions, urge the deed ;
" And thousands bleed.
6. Midst storms and fires I sit and sing,
" Most pleas'd where least I see of form;
“ And guide the storm.
“ I gaze and gaze with greedy eye,
66 In ruins lie.
66 Unruffled on the sounding shore,
“ To rise no more:
66 I wait expectant of ihe sight;
66 Wild with delight.
• The pious deed I loud proclaim,
66 I light the flame.
“And call myself the friend of man-
" See how creation pants for room !
66 To build his tomb.*
* The Persian Magi held two principles, one the author of good, the other of evil; the latter was called Arimanes. This personage is called in the Chaldaic oracles by different names, Hecate, fastyua max95 uans, Dæmon ; other barbarous names, as it is there espressed, are given it by God. The Indian mythology paints it under different forms, more particularly as Seeva. By the northern nations it was called Surtur, who is described in the Edda, as making war upor Odin. In the funeral song of Hacon, it appears as the wolf Fepris, chained now, but who will break loose hereafter, and destroy the world. In the Greek and Roman poets, particularly Ovid and Claudian, it is conspicuous in the Battle of the Giants against Jupiter, and has thence passed into the poetry of Milton. Pindar, after describing the confinement of these giants in Ætna, represents them as belching out streams of fire. (Pyth.) i. athaTa Tucos ayyotaTaTayar. Mars is made by Homer a fierce malicious being, destructive to men and delighting in blood, Apes, Apes, SpotO2067s, dialove,
Il. lib. r. In the sacred writings of the Jews, also, this principle appears, and is called Nakas, a serpent, (Gen iii. 1.) and on this, the Christian doctrine is founded. It seems to be, and thus it is explained by many critics, the principle of evil, as personified in the philosophy of the east, And it is remarkable, that in Persia, both
CONSOLATIONS OF UNIVERSAL RESTORATION.
the principles were personified under the symbol of two serpents contending for the MUNDANË EcG
In the above poem no allusion is made to the origin of evil, it only admits its existence, and accords with that philosophy, which supposes it a necessary part of the present system, and that partial evil may be universal good.
66 ) joy !” she exclaims, and her tear-streaming eyes
" And pure be rekindled to set never more." Reading,
T. N. T.
Account of Mr. Lancaster's Re. and those of the public, by speedily in
ception in Scotland. troducing the system completely into [From the Glasgow Herald, April 20,
the schools here, and he pointed out 1812.)
, others, which, if properly executed, After five months travelling in Ire
would have the most beneficial effect, land, for the purpose of introducing his
in extending the economy and other syster into that country, Mr. Lancas
bencfits of the system into every place in ter quitted it on the first current, return.
o the west of Scotland, where it might be ing to London through Scotland, for
required. The importance and obvious the wake of vi-iting Glasgow and Edin
advantages of these propositions, inducburgh; tut, unwilling in lose a useful
i ed the Directors of the Institution, to hour, lec:ured at Avr on the ab and call a general meeting of the Society for
In the inteKilmarnock on the 5th. as both towns the consideration of them. being cordially welconied by the magis.
rim, Mr. Lancaster went to Paisley and trates and respectable bhabi ants. On
Greenock, where he was again welthe th, he visited the schools which comed, by the clergy, magistrates, and bear the name of Lancasterian in Glas. respectable persons in each town, with a gow, and reported their state in a gene
true and lively feeling for the progress ral mecting of the Directors of the In- of
of education, and for a friend of it. He stitutions here; who, highly to their te
returned to Glasgow, and one of the honour, were coni ened to meet with sch
with schools in this city having formerly been and shew every kind attention which far froin prosperous, the system not the fr ends of humanity and knowledge
der having been properly acted upon by the in this city could evince to a benevolent
teacher who had the charge of it, he
held a meeting of near a thousand perstranger. He recommended measures, calcu
sons, in the Cale-school room, and lated to gratify their warmest wishes,
delivered a lecture, calculated to give a