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with this letter; and can only be justisda sakata I will mention tified by the importance of the sub** Top ppines to our ject. Praying for the prosperity of

titled spuieuthy se ne Zion, and the salvation of the whole It's well important lost world, Hatto the

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“ ADAM CLARKE.” so pinde wie in (Copied from the Wesleyan Missionary Notices.] ** cual on

The following Acrostics on the Names of To sastaa Stedensit, id found

these Priests, are intended to speak the pre

sent fanguage of their hearts. {td**, edas? W proti prawa by the lure of God's unbounded love,

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kuni seek the God of gods, my ills to care.
Keti' delusions can no longer please,
And Pudhoo's priest falls down at Jesu's

knees. -
Mantras and Tantras* vanish! splendid lies!

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cross : * Adette bet

I seek the Saviour who has died for All;

Renounce my errors at his gracious call,
Aud dauntlesscross the raging trackless flood,
To find redemption in th’atoning blood :
His life, His light, to irradiate my soul,
And grace , divine to make the sin-sick

whole.--
Now perish Budhoo's praises from my song;
Adiell, ye idols, Christ inspires my tongue.

Charms and Incantations.

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WESLEYAN MISSIONARY MEETINGS.

sequent poverty which prevails, the

collections were not expected to be Chester.-On Monday, the 5th of large. But, even under these inauspiApril, 1819, a Missionary Meeting was cious circumstances, the readiness maheld at the Methodist Chapel, in the nifested by the people, to assist in city of Chester, when a large and truly sending the Gospel to the heathen, respectable company met together. produced a pleasing effect, while their The business of the day was intro- united exertions more than equalled duced by public service at half-past the success that had been anticipated. ten. At two, a concourse of people It appears from the statements given again assembled. On this occasion, in several of these meetings, that, geseveral excellent speeches were deli- nerally speaking, the Methodist Misvered, and a detailed account was sions throughout the world are in a given of the Missions, interspersed flourishing condition. But few excepwith lively anecdotes, and some sin- tions to the contrary appeared. In gular narratives, which rendered the the West Indies, the prejudices that meeting highly interesting. The day had been entertained, seem evidently was concluded with public service. on the decline. Hence in many places, On each occasion a collection was from the sobriety and good behaviour made for the support of the Missions ; of the pious negroes, the planters have which, together with the sums collected found an interest in promoting the on the preceding day, amounted to Missionary instruction of their other upwards of £123.

slaves. In nearly all these meetings, Liverpool.- On the morning of Tues- the views of the speakers were prinday the 6th, at eleven o'clock, a Mis-cipally turned towards those parts of sionary Meeting was held in Bruns- the Eastern hemisphere, in which the wick Chapel, Liverpool. This spa- exertions of the Missionaries have not cious place was soon filled with a been obstructed by legal impediments. very respectable assembly, and many Hence Ceylon presents an interesting interesting speeches were delivered. scene; and the successes which have Among the speakers, were two minis- appeared, seem correspondent to the ters of different denominations, who favourable circumstances under which expressed their sentiments in a truly the efforts to establish the Gospel have Christian spirit, deprecating the per- been made. nicious effects of bigotry, party interest and feeling, and signifying their ardent desires that the principles A CURIOUS DISCOVERY RELATIVE TO of the Gospel might be disseminated among the heathen. The day con- Professor MALACHARME, of Pavia, cluded with public service. On these who has long employed himself on the occasions, and on the preceding sab- comparative anatomy of the Brain, has bath, the collections in all the chapels found the corpus callosum and pineal amounted to upwards of £200. gland in several birds.

One discovery Warrington.-A Missionary Meet- of importance he has made: this reing held at Warrington, on Good lates to the structure of the Brain, and Friday, was numerously and respect- its influence on the intellectual faculably attended. Much interest was ties. The laminæ of the Brain he has evidently excited by the statements observed to vary in number from 600 which were given. Persons of various to 780; but in the brain of an idiot, denominations mixed in the congre- he discovered only 324; and in that of gations; and their satisfaction was a dumb person, only 362. Hence he attested by their readiness to assist in infers, that the extent of the intellecthe general contributions. The sum tual faculties is proportionate to the collected, far exceeded the expectation number of laminæ in the Brain. Mr. that had been entertained.

C. Bonnet, of Geneva, whose correIn Manchester, and in several other spondence with the Professor on this large towns, similar meetings have subject is published, admitting the been held; and in all, the influence of premises, denies the conclusion; and a Missionary spirit has been decidedly supposes, that the number of laminæ conspicuous. In some few places, in the Brain is increased by the exerthrough the stagnation of trade, the cise of the intellectual faculties. scarcity of employment, and the con

Grunwald Journ, de Méd.

THE FORMATION OF THE BRAIN.

were destitute of the means of educa- | volving with such velocity, literally tion. You may rest assured that this unsupported, and hanging upon nothing, is the most direct way to christianize Dherma Rama exclaimed, “I now this important and valuable island, believe, what I never could before bewhich not only from its situation, but lieve or comprehend : I see, I see that on many other accounts, will ever be the earth is round; that it continues a grand key to continental India. Of to turn round, and that it stands upon these schools, the grand patron and nothing !” I had at that time said benevolent supporter, Sir Alexander nothing on the subject: but his good Johnston, is now in England; ask him sense, from the principles before him, concerning their necessity and import- led him to form the analogy, and make ance: no man can feel for Ceylon the deduction. This was to them both, more than he does; and no man has another proof of the being and govern, laboured more to promote the highest ment of an all-wise and all-powerful interests of that people. His zeal, in God. this respect, is unbounded ; let us light “I have proceeded to a great length our tapers at his lamp.

with this letter; and can only be jus“ Before I conclude, I will mention tified by the importance of the subanother circumstance relative to our ject. Praying for the prosperity of priests, which though apparently sim- Zion, and the salvation of the whole ple in itself, has led to some important lost world, results. It is well known that in the

“I am, your's truly, Budhoo, and indeed Brahminical sys

“ADAM CLARKE.” tem of philosophy, the earth is a vastly extended plain, ever at rest, and im- [Copied from the Wesleyan Missionary Notices. moveable ; founded on an equal extent of waters, and these upon air,

The following Acrostics on the Names of which is itself either infinite, or found these Priests, are intended to speak the preed on nothing ! Over this prejudice, sent language of their hearts. which has more serious consequences than you can well imagine, our poor Drawn by the lure of God's unbounded love, priests could neither leap nor climb. Heaven's joys I seek; the kingdom from above. a simple circumstance, the other day, Erroneous paths henceforth I'll cease to tread has quite dissolved the fabric, and nearly annihilated this Cingalese world. Religion's hopes to find in Christ their head: My son educates some young gentle- My superstitious vanities abjure, men :-previously to the vacation, I And seek the God of gods, my ills to cure. gave them some lectures, and, among Refin'd delusions can no longer please, the rest, one on Magnetism. While describing the nature, properties, and

And Budhoo's priest falls down at JESU's

knees.action of the magnetic fluid, and illustrating the doctrines laid down by ex

Mantras and Tantras* vanish! splendid lies! periments, the priests were greatly de

And Ceylon's mists give place to purer skies! lighted: a new world seemed literally My country, parents, gods, I too forsake; to be opened to their view. They understand some little of our doctrine of Urg'd by Christ's love, to Christ my offerings gravitation, by which we endeavour to

make. explain so many phenomena. The fly- No more shall heathen rites my soul engros& ; ing of the steel filings to the magnet, Heaven's light has shone, and points me to the and there adhering in an erect posture, surprised and confounded them.

The

I seek the Saviour who has died for ALL; course of the magnetic fluid, together with the attractive and repulsive influ

Renounce my errors at his gracious call, ence of the poles of the same magnet,

And dauntless cross the raging trackless Rood, did not less surprise them; but when To find redemption in th’atoning blood : I set the spinner in very quick motion, His life, His light, to irradiate my soul, and presented to it the end of a magnetized steel bar, by which it was in

And grace, divine to make the sin-sick

whole.-stantly attracted, because suspended,

Now perish Budhoo's praises from my song; and turned round its own axis with great velocity, they were fixed with

Adiell, ye idols, Christ inspires my tongue. wonder. To see such a substance re

* Charms and Incantations.

cross:

WESLEYAN MISSIONARY MEETINGS.

sequent poverty which prevails, the

collections were not expected to be Chester.-On Monday, the 5th of large. But, even under these inauspiApril, 1819, a Missionary Meeting was cious circumstances, the readiness maheld at the Methodist Chapel, in the nifested by the people, to assist in city of Chester, when a large and truly sending the Gospel to the heathen, respectable company met together. produced a pleasing effect, while their The business of the day was intro- united exertions more than equalled duced by public service at half-past the success that had been anticipated. ten. At two, a concourse of people It appears from the statements given again assembled. On this occasion, in several of these meetings, that, geseveral excellent speeches were deli- nerally speaking, the Methodist Misvered, and a detailed account was sions throughout the world are in a given of the Missions, interspersed flourishing condition. But few excepwith lively anecdotes, and some sin- tions to the contrary appeared. In gular narratives, which rendered the the West Indies, the prejudices that meeting highly interesting. The day had been entertained, seem evidently was concluded with public service. on the decline. Hence in many places, On each occasion a collection was from the sobriety and good behaviour made for the support of the Missions ; of the pious negroes, the planters have which, together with the sums collected found an interest in promoting the on the preceding day, amounted to Missionary instruction of their other upwards of £123.

slaves. In nearly all these meetings, Liverpool.—On the morning of Tues- the views of the speakers were prinday the 6th, at eleven o'clock, a Mis-cipally turned towards those parts of sionary Meeting was held in Bruns- the Eastern hemisphere, in which the wick Chapel, Liverpool. This spa- exertions of the Missionaries have not cious place was soon filled with a been obstructed by legal impediments. very respectable assembly, and many Hence Ceylon presents an interesting interesting speeches were delivered. scene; and the successes which have Among the speakers, were two minis- appeared, seem correspondent to the ters of different denominations, who favourable circumstances under which expressed their sentiments in a truly the efforts to establish the Gospel have Christian spirit, deprecating the per- been made. nicious effects of bigotry, party interest and feeling, and signifying their ardent desires that the principles A CURIOUS DISCOVERY RELATIVE TO of the Gospel might be disseminated among the heathen.

The day con- PROFESSOR MALACHARME, of Pavia, cluded with public service. On these who has long employed himself on the occasions, and on the preceding sab- comparative anatomy of the Brain, has bath, the collections in all the chapels found the corpus callosum and pineat amounted to upwards of £200. gland in several birds.

One discovery Warrington.-A Missionary Meet- of importance he has made: this reing held at Warrington, on Good | lates to the structure of the Brain, and Friday, was numerously and respect- its influence on the intellectual faculably attended. Much interest was ties. The laminæ of the Brain he has evidently excited by the statements observed to vary in number from 600 which were given. Persons of various to 780; but in the brain of an idiot, denominations mixed in the congre- he discovered only 324; and in that of gations; and their satisfaction was a dumb person, only 362. Hence he attested by their readiness to assist in infers, that the extent of the intellecthe general contributions. The sum tual faculties is proportionate to the collected, far exceeded the expectation number of laminæ in the Brain. Mr. that had been entertained.

C. Bonnet, of Geneva, whose correIn Manchester, and in several other spondence with the Professor on this large towns, similar meetings have subject is published, admitting the been held; and in all, the influence of premises, denies the conclusion; and a Missionary spirit has been decidedly supposes, that the number of lamine conspicuous. In some few places, in the Brain is increased by the exerthrough the stagnation of trade, the cise of the intellectual faculties. scarcity of employment, and the con

Grunwald Journ. de Méd.

6

THE FORMATION OF THE BRAIN.

were destitute of the means of educa-volving with such velocity, literally tion. You may rest assured that this unsupported, and hanging upon nothing, is the most direct way to christianize Dherma Rama exclaimed, “I now this important and valuable island, believe, what I never could before bewhich not only from its situation, but lieve or comprehend: I see, I see that on many other accounts, will ever be the earth is round; that it continues a grand key to continental India. Of to turn round, and that it stands upon these schools, the grand patron and nothing !" I had at that time said benevolent supporter, Sir Alexander nothing on the subject: but his good Johnston, is now in England; ask him sense, from the principles before him, concerning their necessity and import- led him to form the analogy, and make ance: no man can feel for Ceylon the deduction. This was to them both, more than he does; and no man has another proof of the being and governlaboured more to promote the highest ment of an all-wise and all-powerful interests of that people. His zeal, in God. this respect, is unbounded; let us light “I have proceeded to a great length our tapers at his lamp.

with this letter; and can only be jus“ Before I conclude, I will mention tified by the importance of the subanother circumstance relative to our ject. Praying for the prosperity of priests, which though apparently sim- Zion, and the salvation of the whole ple in itself, has led to some important lost world, results. It is well known that in the

"I am, your's truly, Budhoo, and indeed Brahminical sys

“ADAM CLARKE.” tem of philosophy, the earth is a vastly [Copied from the Wesleyan Missionary Notices.] extended plain, ever at rest, and immoveable ; founded on an equal extent of waters, and these upon air, The following Acrostics on the Names of which is itself either infinite, or found these Priests, are intended to speak the preed on nothing ! Over this prejudice, sent language of their hearts. which has more serious consequences than you can well imagine, our poor Drawn by the lure of God's unbounded love, priests could neither leap nor climb. Heaven's joys I seek ; the kingdom from above. A simple circumstance, the other day, Erroneous paths henceforth I'll cease to tread; has quite dissolved the fabric, and nearly annihilated this Cingalese world. Religion's hopes to find in Christ their head : My son educates some young gentle- My superstitious vanities abjure, men :-previously to the vacation, I And seek the God of gods, my ills to cure. gave them some lectures, and, among Refin'd delusions can no longer please, the rest, one on Magnetism. While

And Budhnos priest falls down at Jesu's describing the nature, properties, and

knees.action of the magnetic fluid, and illus

Mantras and Tantras* vanish! splendid lies! trating the doctrines laid down by experiments, the priests were greatly de

And Ceylon's mists give place to purer lighted: a new world seemed literally My country, parents, gods, I too forsake; to be opened to their view. They understand some little of our doctrine of Urg'd by Christ's love, to Christ my offerings

make. gravitation, by which we endeavour to explain so many phenomena. The fly- No more shall heathen rites my soul engross'; ing of the steel filings to the magnet, Heaven's light has shone, and points me to the and there adhering in an erect posture, surprised and confounded them. The I seek the Saviour who has died for All; course of the magnetic fluid, together with the attractive and repulsive influ

Renounce my errors at his gracious call, ence of the poles of the same magnet,

And dauntless cross the raging trackless food, did not less surprise them; but when To find redemption in th’atoning blood : I set the spinner in very quick motion, His life, His light, to irradiate my soul, and presented to it the end of a mag- And grace , divine to make the sin-sick netized steel bar, by which it was in

whole.-stantly attracted, because suspended,

Now perish Bud hoo's praises from my song; and turned round its own axis with

Adieu, ye idols, Christ inspires ny tongue. great velocity, they were fixed with wonder. To see such a substance re

* Charms and Incantations.

skies!

cross:

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