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The Rector, a Dissenting preacher, and some of the inhabitants of the clergy in surplices were assembled to meet the Bishop, with whom they parish of Bow, Devonshire, have sent an address of welcome to Dr. entered the Church in procession. The Service was Gregorian. The Temple. They say, “ Believing, as we do, that the attacks on your ortho- Bishop preached from the text, “Weep with them that weep.” The doxy are unfounded, we desire to express our conviction that it would be Offertory amounted to £26. O Paradise, O Paradise," was sung after very beneficial for this vast Diocese to be presided over by an erudite and the Offertory Sentences. After the Service the Bishop, Clergy, and kind-hearted gentleman like yourself, able and earnest, active and con-choir proceeded to the hospital, where a large company had already ciliatory, possessing the gift of winning the hearts and sympathies of the assembled. An appropriate hymn was sung by the choir, and delicatory laity, and free from any taint of Ritualism, or Puseyism. : Those prayers offered by the Bishop, after which his Lordship declared the Romanizers who oppose you are themselves far more alien to the Church, building to be open for the reception of patients
. The Bishop, Clergy, than any of the views which they so illogically and unfairly impute to and the principal subscribers to the institution were then entertained at you. You will soon roll off every irrational reproach." "Dr. Temple Latimer House at luncheon by Lord and Lady Chesham. replies that he will always remember with gratitude the address he has On Thursday eveniny, Archbishop Manning preached his farewell received from the parish of Bow.
Sermon previous to his starting fo Rome to take part in the Ecumenical Subjoined is an extract concerning “Essays and Reviews” from the Council. The event took place at the R.C. Church, Westbourne-grove, Primary Charge of the Bishop-designate of Bath and Wells delivered and he took as his text, " It seemeth good to the Holy Ghost and to us, not when he was Archdeacon of Sudbury :-"Far above all other questions to lay upon you any heavier burden than these necessary things.” In in importance, as touching the very truth itself—the sacred deposit the course of his Sermon he observed :—The whole atmosphere of late entrusted to the Church's keeping-is the rise amongst the Ministers of had been filled up with writings, telling his hearers that the forthcoming the Church of the opinions expressed in the volume of Essays and Council would be ignored by all the world. But he urged his hearers to Reviews.”. I am quite certain that it is no exaggeration to say that if stand fast in the faith; for the voice of that Council would be recognized all the opinions expressed in that book could be substantiated, Christianity by all Catholic, and felt by every Protestant, nation through evil report conld not and ought not to survive one hour. The impression left upon the Christian world, and it was in vain for men to say that nobody cared
and through good. That Council would make itself heard throughout my own mind, when rising from the study of this volume, was that no portion of it rose above Socinianism, that much was simple Deism, that about it. It reminded him of a child trembling in the dark, and persome directly tended to Atheism. It would be too long an inquiry for petually declaring he was not afraid. The shadow of St. Peter had fallen, the present occasion to investigate the causes of this apostacy from the and that would be felt by all men. The Council was to be held under a Christianity of the Church of England.”
presence, a voice, and an authority greater than any in this world. In
conclusion, he advised his bearers not to listen to any of the tattle raised The east wall of the chancel of St. Edmund's Church, Salisbury, which by the objectors to the Council, but to patiently wait the issuing of its has hitherto been not only bare and unadorned but disfigured by the dis- decrees. coloration of the plaster, has been enriched this week by the gift of a
The Rev. F. T. Monro writes to the Guardian :-“Will you allow reredos. The subjects composing it are, on either side, one of the tables of the Decalogue. Over the altar itself are the well-known symbols of columns, against the course adopted by the President and Council with
me as a member of the E.C.U. to protest, through the medium of your the Evangelists, the winged lion, and angel, and eagle and ox, the central space being occupied by a Greek cross, enclosed in a circle, while regard to Dr. Temple's nomination to the See of Exeter?" I am not four narrower panels, dividing these, represent , two of them, the stålk and about to argue the case for or against Dr. Temple, although I feel very
remonstrate against the fact of an ear of wheat, the other two the vine branch with grapes, in reference to important society like the E.C.V. remaining passive on an occasion
strongly on the subject, but simply the Feast of the Holy Communion. The whole work is executed in the when one would expect to find it most active. The Society was formed glass mosaic generally known as Salviati's mosaic. The work has been for defence of Church doctrine, at least so its members were given to several months in exécution, but the donors have availed themselves of understand. It has already spent large sums in defending certain of the opportunity to commemorate the late deeply regretted Bishop, by a the Clergy who have been accused of Ritualistic excesses; no doubt it simple inscription, occupying the border under the first Table of the Law, “ In Memoriam Gualteri Keer Hamilton, Episcopi Sarisburiensis, if it was called upon to support a Clergyman in his use of incense or
was right in so doing, at any rate it was an open question. But surely Dilectissimi, A.D., 1869."
lighted candles, it is more urgently called upon to come forward and to Writing of the Dublin Review, a correspondent of the Weekly Register speak with no uncertain sound on such an occasion as this, when the thus expresses himself :—“They have introduced acrimony and bitter-dearest interests of the Church are at stake, and when a crisis has ness of feeling between those who ought to have quite enough to do in arisen which the Vice-President of the Union himself considers one of holding their ground against the common enemy without contending the most serious and threatening that has yet occurred in the history of with one another. In the old times, when the Review was under the the Church of England. The President and Council assert as their direction of the Cardinal, whatever its defects may have been, at all reason for not acting, 'the various and conflicting representations that events it managed to include amongst its writers most of the principal have been made to them from branches and members of the Union ;' Catholics of the day, while a gentle, unaffected, and cordial tone per- but why have they not called a general meeting of the Society, in order vaded all its criticisms. It was then a Catholic Review, and never lost to test really and effectually the opinion of the majority ?" sight of its Catholic origin and purport. It now reflects only the latest opinions of its present editor. It is to the English what Brownson's Church, Vere-street, it having been announced that the P.ev. F. D.
On Sunday morning a large congregation assembled in St. Peter's Review used to be to the Americans And it wil it is at present, until its editor consents to devote his great abilities to preach a farewell Sermon. Mr. Maurice chose for his text the first verse continue to be what Maurice, who has just resigned the Incumbency of St. Peter's
, would the service of the Church, without erecting himself into an infallible of the 35th Psalm—“Plead my cause, O Lord, with them that strive authority, and without glibly dealing out damnation to all who presume with me ; fight against them that fight against me." His Sermon was to dissent from his conclusions. I most earnestly hope that this change in the spirit of its management will be the result of the discussion I charge at St. Peter's. His only object during his pastorate had, he
a vindication of the course he had pursued since he entered upon his have evoked."
declared, been to represent the Almighty as the friend of all mankind The Rev. J. C. Ryle has written a very long letter to the Record on and the enemy of all evil. The sole message which he had sought to Charch Reform. He introduces his subject by an argument that the convey to those who heard him was that God was fighting for each of Church of England is in danger-from Rome, Dissent, Infidelity, them against the foes which each had within him, and that
, with God internal discussion, internal indifference, and the political drift towards upon their side, if they would but trust themselves to Him, their victory disestablishment. To avert this danger he would reform the Episcopate. was certain. He had never represented the Almighty to them as a mere His proposals are as follows:-An increase in the number of Dioceses, sovereign power, omnipotent not only against sin but against the sinner; each county to have its Bishop, and some counties to be divided; the nor had he ever darkened His features with the clouds of wrath which withdrawal of the Bishops, except five of them, from the House of too many theologians bad drawn before His face. The statesman and Lords ; a decrease in the power of the Prelate, he being given a council the lawyer might have desired that he should teach such a creed as this, which he should be bound to consult; a reduction in the Episcopal in the hope that by so doing he might aid the feeble efforts of the salary to £2,000—that sum being increased by £1,000 in the case of the policeman and the executioner, and restrain people from evil by inspiring five Parliamentary Bishops ; and a reform in the manner of appoint- them with the terror of future punishments. He had, however
, felt that ment. The last-named change, Mr. Ryle thinks, is absolutely necessary. it was safer and nobler to invite those around him to see God as He The committee of 1641 recommend a plan which has Mr. Ryle's full really is a God of love ; and this had been the only end of his preaching approval. “Upon every death or other voidance of a Bishopric, the all the time he had been in that place.”
It will be in the recollection of our readers that the Rev. Dr. Pusey, in to present three of the Presbytery, and the King to choose and nominate his letters to the Times and Guardian, alleged that to his knowledge whom he pleaseth of them.”
Essays and Reviews ” had injured many young men. He has been several A Cottage Hospital has been erected for the parishes of Chesham, times challenged to bring forward some proofs of this assertion. One gentleChrist Church, Chesham, Latimer, and Chesham Bois. It is built for man now comes forward in the John Bull with the following testimony :seven beds, all of which, together with the furniture for the wards, &c., “At the time which he (Dr. Pusey) speaks, from 1858 to 1-62, I was have been contributed by friends interested in the institution. On an undergraduate at Oxford, and I am able to give a personal testimony, Saturday week the Bishop of Oxford preached a sermon in Christ Church, on the matter. I believe it to be truly asserted of that most hurtful Waterside, on behalf of the funds of the Hospital. About twenty book, that it was the ruin of hundreds of souls. I know of its effect
King to grant la conge d'elire to all the Clergy of the whole Diocese they le
upon many of my own acquaintance, and I acknowledge with grief are all very beautifully emblazoned. The next and succeeding leaves the power for evil which it had for a time over my own soul. I thank contain the address itself. The address is splendidly engrossed and God that it was in my case only for a time (and here I ought to speak illuminated—the address itself being written in church text, and the gratefully of the influence for good of the Bishop of Oxford's Sermons margins on all four pages being tastefully ornamented with appropriate preached at that crisis before the University), but I know that with and emblematical devices, of rich and brilliant colouring, relieved with others it produced, as far as can now be seen, a final disbelief in the punctured gold, which latter has a bright jewel-like effect.
The contruths of the Word of God and in the integrity of the creeds of the cluding page of the address bears the autograph signatures. The whole Church. I need not say that I therefore look upon the appointment of work is, of coursė, entirely done by hand. The volume is enclosed in a Dr. Temple with amazement and horror ; for I cannot conceive it possible very handsome casket of polished oak, surmounted by the crest-child's that one who truly loved and honoured the fundamental truths, con- head, with serpent round its neck-and monogram of Dr. and Mrs. fessedly contravened by some, at all events, of the other Essayists, could Vaughan, richly carved in ma-sive gilt. Unlocking this beautiful have remained a day in their company. A man loyal to the Word and casket, the dainty volume which it contains immediately springs up, by to the Church would surely have rather cut off his right hand than do so.' some hidden mechanical contrivance, above the surface of the open
The following extract from a speech delivered at Dublin last Wednes-casket, as though inviting one to view its hidden beauties. day by Mr. Isaac Butt, Q.C., shows that there are men of high principle, ST. BARNABAS, PIMLICO.-On Thursday, within the octave of All Saints, mark, and ability among the Nationalists :-"You have been told that
a Mission Chapel, dedicated to St. John-the-Baptist, was opened in this English Ministers were anxious for your welfare, and you have been parish by licence from the Bishop of London. The proceedings commenced asked to trust them on that account. Wait until they do the deed. Then with two Low Celebrations in the Church of St. Barnabas, and at eleven trust them. I do not trust them. I am forced to say that, in any action o'clock there was a High Celebration in the Chapel. The Rev. G. C. White, as to the land question, I always believed I appealed to them in vain ; was the celebrant, and a practical Sermon was preached by the Rev. Upton and I tell you that next Session will prove the utter incompetency of the Richards. There was a large congregation, both of Clergy and Laity, English Parliament to legislate for Ireland's people. Then will our and the offertory realised £250. At five o'clock Evensong was sung and nation rise as one man and cry out, “ Leave us to ourselves !” Now I
a Sermon preached by the Rev. T. T. Carter, of Clewer. At eight o'clock have told you my sentiments. Do not let the break-down come from there was a large assemblage of bonâ fide poor working people, when you. If you do, years of anarchy and misery are before you. Remember the Litany was sung
and a thoroughly earnest Sermon delivered by the the experiment. Let it be tried, and the English Parliament will be Rev. C. F. Lowder, Vicar of St. Peter's, London Docks, and formerly found helpless to govern the land. I read a short time since in an
one of the Curates of the parish. The building has been erected from English journal that the seditious anthem of God save Ireland' was designs by Mr. H. A. Hunt, jun., who very kindly gave his services played at the Cabra meeting. The seditious anthem of "God save gratuitously. The cost of the Chapel was £3,000, and subjoined is a Ireland!' That is the prayer of the Irish maiden when she chants her brief architectural description of it :-" It is a plain brick edifice with evening hymn; that is her prayer and her aspiration to the Bathstone dressings. The brickwork is relieved with gauged arches over Virgin. It is the prayer of the father as, with head uncovered, he asks the windows in black and red bricks. The Church is entered through a for the daily bread of his children; the infant, at its mother's knee, Galilee to prevent the annoyances likely to arise in a crowded and busy lisps the prayer to the throne of God; and God save Ireland' will be thoroughfare. A bold chancel arch of brick and stone work, partly the fervent prayer of a succeeding generation when we lie slumbering in supported upon Purbeck marble shafts, with carved capitals and corbels
, the dust. In the history of the civilized or uncivilized world it has never divides the chancel from the nave. Here there is also an appliance for been held that it is treason to pray for one's country. In Lapland, in shutting the chancel off by means of a rising shutter, as it is conSwitzerland, the savage in his forests, the inhabitants of barbarous templated to use the Chapel for lectures and teaching. The chancel is Africa, all love their country—in Ireland alone of all 'civilized countries entered by three steps through a metal screen. The choir stalls, not yet it is sedition to love one's country; to act for it is treason. Is this the provided, will hold twenty men and boys, besides the officiating Clergy, doctrine of Mr. Gladstone, the advocate of Neapolitan rights—a man The sides of the choir are arcaded and filled with wainscot framings who stimulated revolution wherever the people were oppressed. In and the arches filled in with slate for future decorations. The sanctuary Ireland it is treason to love, it is death to defend,' but there is a crime is apsidal; four sides of the oclagon having windows, the centre above worse than treason, worse than ten thousand treasons, it is the crime of the altar being filled with the reredos, which is of Caen stone. The & man who walks through the land with willing steps while he sees his shafts are the angles, and the double shafts at the commencement of the country bleeding, and yet raise not a hand to save her.”
sanctuary are of blue lias stone with carved capitals; a continuous CARDINAL WISEMAN'S GRAVE.-A writer in the Tablet says:—“I band of carving runs round the whole of the sanctuary connecting the happened to visit the Catholic Cemetery at Kensal Green, recently, and columns of windows and running over the top of the reredos. The roof I cannot refrain from asking you to afford me a small space in your is vaulted, and offers large scope for decoration. The oak altar is a fine paper to express the profound pain with which I found the grave of work of art. The stained glass is by Messrs. Lavers, Barraud, and Cardinal Wiseman neglected and unhonoured. A black wooden cross
Westlake, of Endell-street. The altar cloth used at the opening, together and an uninscribed stone mark the resting-place of the Prelate to whom with the super-frontal, was designed by Mr. E. Peterson, of Southwe English Catholics owe so much, but from amongst whom—if I may ampton, and worked under his superintendence. When finished, it bids judge from the desolate grave at Kensal Green-his memory has so
fair to be one of the handsomest in London." rapidly passed away. Great and sincere grief was expressed by all when we lost him-loudly and with much demonstration a certain circle; a
ADORNMENT OF THE SANCTUARY IN EXETER COLLEGE.— The filling in
of the arches of the arcade in the Chapel of this College has been prosubscription was at once begun for the object of erecting a momunent ceeded wiih during the Vacation. The apsidal termination, at the over his grave, and I have no doubt many of your readers have given eastern extremity, has five sides, and each of these contain three arches, their quota. The pencils of our Catholic architects were put into immediately below the windows. Nine are now filled with enamelled requisition for designs, and then, if I recollect rightly, it was announced glass mosaic, and the others will be used as sedilia, with appropriate that Mr. Pugin was commissioned, by whom I know not, to design a
hangings. These also will possibly be filled in with Mosaic at some splendid monument which was to figure in the future Cathedral of future period. The central arch contains a representation of our Saviour, Westminster, as we were told. Five years have now elapsed, and all sitting, the right hand lifted in blessing and the left one holding the this loud-voiced grief and demonstration of veneration for the memory globe, surmounted by a miniature cross. The figure is crowned, and has of the Archbishop of Westminster of the restored Hierarchy has pro-i nimbus round the head. Right and left of our Saviour are smaller duced nothing but a deal cross and a flag-stone!”
half-length figures of SS. Peter and Paul, the former holding the keys of PRESENTATION OF AN ADDRESS TO DR. VAUGHAN.—The Corporation office, and the latter bearing the sword of martyrdom. The figures (and of Doncaster have presented Dr. Vaughan with an address:-As a work the observation applies to all) stand out boldly' from a gorgeous ground of art it is very beautiful. The address is contained in a handsome of gold; below them is a border of gold and colour, and beneath that volume, elegantly and sumptuously boand in dark green Levant morocco, again, alabaster, inlaid with floriated crosses of Sienna and other foreign inlaid with purple and light brown, and tastefully decorated with gold marble. Beneath is a second band in mosaic, diapered with deepornamentation. A large centre panel contains the impaled arms of coloured marble. The northern division of arches is filled in with fullDoctor and Mrs. Vaughan, embossed in proper heraldric colous. The length figures of the Evangelists, SS. Mark and Luke. These are noble, volume, which consists of six pages of vellum-thick, ivory-like tablets life-like figures, full of individual expression and artistic detail. At á -is certainly a very choice example of Fine Art design. The first page, distance, they are not at all obstrusive, and seem properly subordinate on opening the book, contains an exterior view of the Parish Church, to the decoration of the apse, The arch between the two Evangelists is where Dr. Vaughan ministered for nine years—the picture being enclosed ornamented by beautiful representations, also in mosaic, of the Lamb, within an illuminated border; the second page is occupied with a com- with passion flowers, cross, spear, sponge, nails, and crown of thorns. panion view of the interior of the Church, crowded by its congregation, The corresponding central arch, on the southern side, is occupied by a with every seat filled, and the even pulpit occupied. The fancy of the credence table, upon the pedestal of which are carved the emblems of artist has depicted the reality with remarkable fidelity. Both these the Holy Sacrament, in shape of clusters of grapes and ears of wheat. views are most delicately and exquisitely painted in tempera as highly This emblematical bracket has been finely carved in Corsham stone, finished miniatures. The third page contains the dedication. Intro- supporting a slab of alabaster. Over the credence-table is a mosaic of a duced into the illumination of this page are the Arms of the Corporation pelícan feeding her young. Surrounded by emblems similar to those in of Doncaster, with the Mace and Mayor's chain; the arms of the See the arch in the northern side, and on each side of it are two more fullof York, of Harrow School, and of Trinity College, Cambridge. These 'jength figures—those of S$. Mathew and John, which are also splendidly
executed. Extending along the arcade immediately under the windows, is name of that important body. The address alluded to Her Majesty's a band of twenty angels, each carrying a scroll inscribed with the words, graces and virtues, and to her heroism in visiting the Paris hospitals at “Sanctus, Sanctus, Sanctus." Altar steps of Devonshire marble have the time of the cholera, and contained aspirations for the long life and also been laid down, wbich by their brilliant colouring and polish add happiness of herself, the Emperor, and the Prince Imperial. The imperial much to the general effect. An altar-cloth has been placed on the high party arrived at the Church about half-past eleven o'clock. The passage altar, of crimson damask silk, exquisitely embroidered with lilies, quatre- leading to the Church was lined with soldiers, and all along the vestibule foil, passion flowers, and various appropriate emblems, the cost of were ranged twenty-four Bishops, twelve on each side, mitred and arrayed which has been mainly defrayed by subscriptions from the Under- in every variety of the most gorgeous of Oriental vestments, and all in graduates of the College.
steadfast and devoted communion with the Holy See of Rome. HandKEBLE COLLEGE.—The work at Keble College has now progressed so
somer and more noble types of “the human face divine " it were imposfar towards completion that a brief reference may be made to its origin, sible to find than amongst these dignitaries of the Eastern Church ; and especially as funds are required for its extension. The well-known I defy the coldest and most sceptical to have looked on the scene author of "The Christian Year” was deeply interested in the establish- unmoved. There were also present two Mekitarist Archbishops, one from ment of a College where young men might be trained in simple and Venice and the other from Vienna, who worthily represented that ancient religious habits, with the hope that, among other advantages, it would and very learned Armenian Catholic order. Most of these Prelates had tend to promote the supply of candidates for Holy Orders. Shortly after been sammoned to Constantinople to attend the Synod lately held to the death of Mr. Keble, an influential meeting was held in Lambeth consider matters affecting the welfare of the Armenian and other Catholic Palace, at which it was resolved to raise a sum of not less than £50,000 communities in Turkey; and nearly all, I believe, are about to proceed for the accomplishment of this object. Trustees for the new College to the Ecumenical Council at Rome. Before passing between this were appointed, among them being the late Archbishop of Canterbury, brilliant file of high ecclesiastics, eight notables'-laymen of the who laid the foundation stone on an eligible site for the building, consist Armenian Catholic community—advanced to receive the Empress according of four and a half acres of land, nearly opposite the New Museum. ing to ancient usage by presenting Her Majesty with gold and silver As only £35,000 was received up to the date of laying the foundation cups, containing rare perfumes—thus reviving an old Oriental ceremony stone (April 23, 1868), the first intentions of the founders had to be so
which has been obsolete ever since the extinction of the Kingdom of modified as to be limited to the erection of the most necessary portions Armenia. Her Majesty then advanced with her suite, followed by of the College, leaving the rest to be formed in accordance with the Djemil Pasha, Server Effendi (Mayor of Constantinople), Kiamil Bey. liberality of subsequent donors to the building fund. The buildings Raouf Pacha, Arifi Bey, Ali Bey, Musafer Bey, Medjib Bey, and Rustem include, at present, rooms for 100 Undergraduates and 6 Tutors, with Bey, the personnel of the French Embassy, the officers of the French lecture rooms and temporary hall
, chapel, kitchen, and offices. The gate- Imperial vessels, &c.; and Mgr. Hassoun, the Patriarch, wearing a way is at the south-east corner of the Quadrangle. It is intended to ada splendid Pontifical mitre and vestments, a special present from the another story and a permanent roof to it at a future day. The Quad- Empress, haring tendered her the holy water, conducted her into the rangle is about 220 feet square. Roo.ns for Undergraduates are arranged Church to her throne, the rest of the brilliant company being escorted to on the east, west, and north sides of it. The temporary Hall and Chapel their
respective seats. ... The coup d’æil presented when the Service are on its south side. A large opening on the north side is left for the commenced would deserve powers of graphic description which I have no proposed Chapel, which is to be raised on a crypt, and approached by a
pretension to possess. Those who had not the good fortune to be present staircase. The piece of ground to the west of the buildings will be laid must imagine the combined effect of the altar appointments,' the ont as a College garden. That to the south is left for future buildings. imperial and Episcopal thrones, the other decorations of the edifice, the Red brick is used for the main body of the walls, relieved with a con- display of sumptuous ecclesiastical vestments, glistening with gems and siderable amount of stone and of black and white bricks in bands and gold and silver embroidery, the elegant dresses of the ladies and the diapers. Brick, although largely used in collegiate buildings at Cam- | blazing uniforms of the French and Tu kish officers and of the diplobridge, has hitherto not been used in Oxford. But in the absence of matic corps; and to add to this vivid impression upon the optical sense, large funds, brick was a necessity. The effect, however, of the two free that produced upon the organ of hearing by the peculiar rendering of use of black and white bricks is not at present satisfactory. It will the Service, which was celebrated in the ancient Armenian language, require years to tone down the gaudy appearance of the building. The this privilege of celebrating Divine Service in its own tongue being internal arrangements differ in several respects from ordinary Colleges. shared by the Armenian branch of the Roman Catholic Church with the The Undergraduates' rooms are entered on each Hoor from a centrai Chaldean, Syrian, Maronite, and Melchite Churches in communion with corridor, and are of three sizes. Each set consists of a sitting room and Rome, and who thus forman exception to the general
rule of the Catholic bed room. The scouts' rooms are furnished with fire places, sinks, &c., Church which requires the Liturgy to be given in Latin, “the vulgate and are not attached to the living rooms, as it is intended that all ordi- i tongue.' The Service was a solemn High Mass, and it was intoned in the nary meals shall be taken in Hall. Coal cellars are provided in connec
Armenian chant with flute accompaniment. The whole ceremony was a tion with the staircases on each floor
, the coals being raised by lifts splendid and most impressive pageant, which no one who saw it can ever from a larger store in the basement. The Tutors' rooms are connected forget. The Empress, as well as each of the ladies of her suite, was with each corridor, and consist of two sitting rooms, a bed room, scout's presented with a handsomely bound Liturgy in French, containing Toom, entrance hall, and other features of a modern dwelling house.
explanations of all the peculiarities of the Armenian Ritual. On the Gospel of the day being about to be read, Mgr. Kaloupjian, Archbishop
of Amasia, with Mgr. Azarian, Vicar-General, advanced and presented THE EMPRESS OF THE FRENCH IN CONSTANTINOPLE. the Holy Gospel to the Empress to kiss. At the moment of the offertory, The following jottings of the Empress' attendance at solemn High the officiating Priests were, according to the ancient Ritual, entirely shut Mass in the Armeno-Catholic patriarchal Church of St. Marie, in Pera, in from the congregation by the drawing of a thick blue curtain, studded are from a correspondent of the Tablet :-“ It is a fine and sufficiently with silver stars, while again, at the Communion, the celebrants were spacious Church, adorned with several rich paintings, but is not an edifice only partly screened from view by a fine white gauze curtain striped with of extremely large proportions. Its interior was profusely but tastefully embroidered gold. ... The Bishops, as they descended from the altar decorated for this interesting occasion. To the right of the altar had steps, turned and bowed to Her Majesty, who bowed to each in return. been erected a splendid throne for the Empress, under a rich canopy of As the Patriarch was about to pass in the same manner, the Empress ruby velvet, the hangings of which with gold fringe and tassels, were beckoned to her Mgr. Azarian, the master of the ceremonies, to whom studded with the imperial bees, and emblazoned wi h the French imperial she observed that, if it were possible, she would be deeply obliged if the arms. The whole of the embroidery and other needlework connected Patriarch would remain in order that she might kiss his ring, so that she with the decorations was done entirely by the Armeno-Catholic nuns. ' might publicly demonstrate her esteem for his Eminence. The Patriarch On the left of the altar were two thrones of smaller dimensions and less accordingly paused at the foot of the altar steps, and the Empress, sumptuous than that of the Empress—one being the seat of Mgr. Pierre leaving her throne, knelt down, kissed the Patriarchal ring, and then, Hassoun, Armeno-Catholic Patriarch, and the other of Mgr. Pluyn, prostrating herself at his Eminence's feet, solicited and received the delegate of the Holy See in Constantinople. On th: same side, buť in Apostolical Benediction." the nave, was hung a magnificent piece of tapestry, the Empress' gift to the Church of St. Marie, for which it was specially made at the imperial EPIGRAM OF DEAN SWIFT ON BURNET THE WHIG BISHOP OF SALISBURY, factory of the Gobelins. It represents a most minutely executed copy of
“Here Sarum lies who was as wise Raphael's celebrated picture of the Transfiguration, and the cost of its
And learn'd as Tom Aquinas, manufacture (I have it on good authority, or should have thought there
Lawn sleeves he wore yet was no more was a superfluous 0 in the figures) was no less than 10,0001. :. The sacred edifice was filled, long before the hour fixed for commencing the
A Christian than Socinus. Service, with the very cream of Armenian Catholic society in Constanti
“Oaths pro and con he swallowed down, nople as also that of the other communities; and from 9 o'clock in the
Loved gold like any layman ; morning the Grand Rue of Pera, from one end to the other, was crowded
He preached and prayed, and yet betrayed ators who remained patiently for hours in the hope of
God's Holy Church for Mammon. catching a glimpse of the Sultan's august and beautiful guest. At
“If such a soul to Heaven stole, the triumphal arch in the Taxim, the imperial carriage paused
And passed the devil's clutches the Empress to receive a short address in French) from Salih Bey, Presi
I do presume there may be room dent of the Municipality of the 6th circle, welcoming Her Majesty in the
For Marlborough and his Duchess.'
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THE SEVEN CURSES BY THE REV. FREDERICK GEORGE LEE, D.C.L.; F.S.A. Lond. and Scot. ; S.C.L. Oxon; Vicar of All Saints', Lambeth ; F.A.S.L.; Editor of the
OF LONDON. * Directorium Anglicanum ;" Author of the “ Beauty of Holiness," " Ecclesiastical Vestments," &c.
By JAMES GREENWOOD. In this publication it has been the aim of the com- National Church of that period. Neither ordinary nor
The “ Amateur Casual." piler to bring together, in a comparatively small com- extraordinary sources of information have been overpass, as much information as possible concerning the looked; both Latin and Eastern terms are included, meanings and applications of the many Ritual Terms and authorities produced for almost every factor
CONTENTS. and other Ecclesiastical Words bearing on the study statement that is given. The illustrations are mainly of Ritual,-detail of Lituriology to which much taken from “Ornamenta" and "Instrumenta Eccle
1. NEGLECTED CHILDREN. attention is now being directed. With this aim, the siastica" existing and used in the Church of England; Editor, who for many years has been collecting mate- while the representations of pre-Reformation cere
Chapter I. -Startling Facts. rials for this volume, has consulted nearly two hundred monies, rites, and observances have been selected Chapter II.-Respecting the Parentage of some of our MS. Church and Church wardens' Accounts of the from Anglican rather than from foreign examples and
Gutter Population. period of the Reformation, which tend to throw so authorities.
Chapter III.-Baby-Farming. much light both on the statute-law and custom of our
Chapter IV.-Working Boys.
Chapter V.-The Problem of Deliverance. “The Services of the Church cannot be done and celebrated with too great care and anxiety. When we remember to Whom they are offered, we cannot be too decent and over-much orderly in
2. PROFESSIONAL THIEVES. rendering them with seemliness and reverence.”—DR. SOUTH.
Chapter VI.-Their Number and their Difficulties.
Chapter VII.-Their Habits.
Chapter VIII.-Juvenile Thieves.
Chapter IX.-The Thief Non-Professional.
Chapter X.-Criminal Suppression and Punishment.
Criminals and the New Law for
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3. PROFESSIONAL BEGGARS. According to the Rites, Ceremonies, and Ancient Use of the United Church of England and Ireland. Chapter XIII.-The Work of Punishment and Recla
Chapter XII.—The Old Laws Concerning Them. Abridged from the “ Directorium Anglicanum,” with Additions of special value in the
mation. Chapter XIV.
Begging " Dodges." practical rendering of the Services of the Church.
Chapter XV.-Genteel Advertising Beggars. PREFATORY NOTE. This Guide is published with the intention of supply- such a reasonable price as to bring it within the reach
4. FALLEN WOMEN. ing the Clergy, Choristers, Lay Readers, Choir- of a large and increasing class--decency and order in masters, and Acolytes with a series of plain directions conducting divine service being no longer peculiar to
Chapter XVI.- This Curso. and suggestive hints for the decent and orderly cele- one theological school.
Chapter XVII.-The Plain Facts and Figures of Pros. bration of the public Services of the Church. Only in The Editor acknowledges with gratitude the value
titution. a few instances are the authorities given at length for of many important suggestions in its preparation, and
Chapter XVIII.-Suggestions. the recommendations and directions provided, and is deeply obliged to those several friends who have Chapter XIX.- The Present Condition of the Question, this for the obvious reason of being enabled to issue taken the trouble to give him the benefit both of their the book in a convenient and portable form, and at theoretical knowledge and practical experience.
[In November. 5. THE CURSE OF DRUNKENNESS.
Chapter XX.-Its Power.
Chapter XXI.-Attempts to Arøst It.
6. BETTING GAMBLERS. BEING A MANUAL OF DIRECTIONS FOR THE RIGHT CELEBRATION OF THE Chapter XXII.-Advertising Tipsters and Betting
7. WASTE OF CHARITY.
Chapter XXIII.-Metropolitan Pauperism.
Chapter XXIV.-The Best Remedy. With Plan of Chancel, and Illustrations of “such Ornaments of the Church and of the Ministers thereof at all
times of their ministrations (as) shall be retained, and be in use as were in this Church of England by the authority of Parliament, in the second year of the reign of King Edward the Sixth."
OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. The general approbation with which this book has harmony with the Privy-Council Judgment in the St. ATHENÆUM.—"No one can say that the writer has been received has induced the publishers to prepare Alban & Cace. The Psalms in some of the Services not lured him by false promises to gaze at hideous specfor publication a Fourth Edition, which has been very given at length in the Third Edition are now printed in tacles of human degradation and anguish. Together carefully revised by the Editor, and brought into full, so as to render the work in all respects complete. with a mass of clearly digested facts, that will afford
no less of assistance to the social reformer than of “The existence of one such work of credit and reputation must do something to diminish the entertainment to the curious investigator of the convarieties of Ritualism into which the taste or studies of independent explorers might lead them. dition of the London poor, The Seven Curses of . The book must be admitted to stand without a rival in its own line ; and if there are few
London comprises not a little writing in which
sympathy for distress is not more conspicuous than who are prepared to adopt its system as a whole, there are fewer still who might not gather from humorous suggestiveness." its pages some hints for the more decent and orderly performance of their own public ministrations GLASGOW HERALD." Mr. Greenwood has seen what in Church,"--Guardian.
[In November. comparatively few would care particularly to behold,
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hydra-like forms which it is able to assume-stripping it effectually of all the tinsel trappings by which it seeks to attract and lure. Altogether the volume is one which deserves a large circulation, and which should be carefully read and pondered over. It affords abundant matter for reflection, a d, when reflection has ceased, for action. We have no doubt good will be
the result of its publication." BY ALEXANDER H. GRANT, M.A.
HALIFAX COURIER.—" To those who even have a Author of “Half-hours with our Sacred Poets."
good knowledge of the dark side of humanity as it is
in London, the revelations in this book are startling : The aim of this volume is to trace the origin and wide and impartial as to embrace contributions from to others who know little but of the wealth and history of the Fasts and Festivals of the Ecclesiastical the Christian muse of all ages and nations.
splendour of the metropolis, and its institutions for Year, and to illustrate in poetry the circumstances The work seeks to combine the advantages of a religious worship and for churity, the book will be & under which they began and continue to be celebrated, manual of historical authority with those of an an- sad one indeed. One is surprised to find waste of and the principal ideas and doctrines which they thology of verse applicable to the seasons which have charity 'ranked as amongst London's deadly curses. severally incorporate. Whatever authorities promised been already systematically celebrated (to exclude Buton roflection it seems & right classification. to throw light upon any question of historical interest the mention of any but departed names) by Wither, London does find its charities & curse. have been consulted indifferently and at first-hand; Ken, and Keblo.
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