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deed O'Connell's second son Morgan ever, anxious to premise, that all conhas already received a sinecure situa- troversy, and agitation are utterly tion worth 1,500l. per annum. The alien from their inclination; and glad arch-conspirator seems now to have would they have been had their lot the power of setting up and pulling fallen in days when they might, condown Administrations. Lord John. sistently with their duty, have joyRussell could never have come into fully served the Lord in all godly office, had he not, by a previous com- quietness.' But these are not such pact with O'Connell, secured the votes days. In every part of the world of the sixty or seventy members under Popery is making rapid advances, the influence of the champion of the and putting forth unprecedented Papacy. Lord John Russell is hardly efforts. But to recover her former seated' in power before the priests, ascendancy in England is the object grow tired of him, and demand the of her most sanguine hope, of her re-appointment of Sir Robert Peel. highest ambition, and of her special They are instantly obeyed, and a co- prayers. By different administrations alition is formed betwixt Lord John of our Government many a heavy and Sir Robert. But even this ar- blow and great discouragement' has rangement cannot be made without been given to Protestantism. On the O'Connell's sanction and promise of other hand, a marked countenance support, for the coalescing parties and support have been afforded to when united, are too weak to stand in- Popery; and there seems but too just dependently of him and his followers. ground for the general persuasion And conscious as he must now be of among well-informed persons, that his importance, we cannot suppose the speedy and complete endowment that he will give his support unless of the Romish Church in Ireland is his demands are fully acceded to contemplated by the different leading Behold, then, the deplorable condi- parties of the State. tion to which the country is reduced ! “ Now, the Committee are satisfied Are not the judgments of God upon that their fellow-countrymen have too the land, and are we not delivered much love for Protestant truth and over into the hands of those that hate Protestant privileges to allow the us ?
nation to be thus unprotestantized A FRIEND TO THE PROTESTANT without making strenuous efforts to CAUSE.
prevent it, were they only sufficiently Nov. 16, 1846.
aware of what Popery is, of what Popery is doing, and of what Popery
is expecting to attain. To confine IŠLINGTON PROTESTANT INSTI
themselves to the first of these points, TUTE.
they are deeply convinced that Popery
is, as our Church and Constitution A Society has been formed at Is- pronounce it to be, a system essentially lington under the above name, idolatrous—a system which sets aside Committee of twenty clergymen. the Bible as the only rule of faith
They have put forth the following which eminently dishonours Godaddress to the Protestant parishioners which disparages the whole work of of Islington :
the Saviour--which fatally ensnares “ The Committee of the Islington souls—which studiously shuns the Protestant Institute have the satisfac- light of truth-which on principle tion to announce to their fellow-pa- enjoins the persecution of those withrishioners the formation of this So- out its pale, and tyrannizes over the ciety. Its object, as the name imports, consciences of those within—which is the counteraction of Popish efforts, practically sanctions crime—which and the support of the cause of Pro- casts a blight over social happiness, testantism. The reasons which have and is utterly subversive of civil led to its formation it is incumbent liberty. They regard it as that “myson the Committee, in inviting the co- tery of iniquity,' which is directly opoperation of their fellow-parishioners, posed to the mystery of godliness, distinctly to explain. They are, how- • the apostasy' whose origin is from
beneath, and whose destruction will to their children. By so doing they be speedy, sudden, terrible. Yet will, at the same time, act for themfurther, the word of God declares— selves. Rome is unchanging and unand it is a point which the nation changed; she has abandoned no one should at this time seriously lay to superstition, she has abjured no one heart—that those who partake of persecuting principle. Nor will it her sins' will assuredly receive of admit of a reasonable doubt, that · if her plagues.
the Romish Church were fully pos“ Such is the deliberate conviction sessed of its former power, Protestantof the Committee as to what Popery ism would not be permitted to exist.' * still is, as a system. They do not, The sense, therefore, of danger to however, mean to assert that there ourselves, to our rising families, and are no individuals, connected from to our country, combines with the birth or other causes, with that com- higher principle of fidelity to Christ munion, who in spite of its corrup- and his truth, and forcibiy urges to tions have shown piety and charity action. The effort must be suited to in their personal character. Nor are the crisis. It must be prompt, united, they ignorant that its grosser features energetic, persevering, prayerful. are, according to times, places, and “ A centre of Protestant union is circumstances, carefully kept in the now presented to the inhabitants of back-ground; nay, that sometimes Islington. The Committee invite cothat fallen Church appears to be operation and support ; and they earalmost transformed into an angel of nestly hope that the appeal will be light. But, notwithstanding this, responded to by their fellow-pathe Committee are persuaded that rishioners in a manner worthy of their they can substantiate, to the satisfac- Christian privileges. tion of such as will carefully and im
C. F. CHILDE, partially examine evidence, the truth
J. G. HEISCH,
"Signed of the representation they have now
W. PITMAN, made. To this end, and also with the
D. HAZARD, view of awakening attention, and
Honorary Secretaries. affording information in regard to “ Persons desirous of supporting this momentous subject, publications the Society, either as subscribers or will from time to time be issued, and free members, are requested to forvarious other means adopted by the ward their name and address to the Institute.
Rev. D. Wilson, President, 9, Barns“ The farewell voice of the Bishop bury-Park; to G. Friend, Esq., Treaof Calcutta will not be soon forgotten. surer, 25, Park-place West, Liverpool• I consider Popery,' said that revered road; or to either of the Secretaries.” and zealous prelate, “the rampant evil of the times,' It was the warning of wisdom and xperience, of
FROM THE DAILY NEWS. truth and soberness. It found an
Nov. 3, 1846. echo in many a Protestant heart.
HAMMERSMITH. EXTRAORDINARY “ But if these things be indeed so, and felt to be so, “the time past must
IF TRUE.—Yesterday a young Irish suffice’ to have been torpid and supine. female, named Elizabeth Doolan, aged
nineteen years, The resolution must be formed in the
was brought up strength of God, and acted upon, that charged on the police-sheet with the Reformation shall not be re
having threatened to drown herself.
-Mr. Clive asked her what she had nounced_that the Constitution shall not be betrayed—that the Bible shall
to say in answer to the charge ?not be surrendered, the rights of the
The prisoner said she would not Sovereign invaded, nor the liberties deny that she had threatened to
drown herself. She belonged to of the people sacrificed. “ It is a duty to act for posterity.
*“ Townsend's ' Accusations of HisBritons have derived their Protestant
tery against the Church of Rome,' privileges as a birthright. They are
published by the Protestant Associabound to transmit them unimpaired tion.
Frankfield, in the county Cork, and the throat, but she cried out, and the was a Protestant. She left Ireland clergyman in the house came to her. about three months ago for the pur- Several of the Catholic clergymen, pose of seeing her sister, who lived who came to the Asylum, came to near Ratcliffe-highway. On going to talk with her on religious matters, her sister's lodgings she found she and she got excited from hearing Prowas at Plymouth with her husband, testants spoken against: the nuns and not knowing what to do or where asking the children taught there to go, she wandered about and meet- where Protestants would go to, to ing two women, dressed like ladies, which the answer was, that they would who looked hard at her, she asked go to everlasting torment.
On Sathem if they could recommend her to turday evening, being tired of being an honest lodging, as she had nine there on that account, she said she sovereigns with her. They said they should leave and try and get into could, and they took her to a house some Protestant Asylum, but they where she remained a week. She refused to let her go, and tried to could not tell the name of the street, force her to bed, and being much exbut she could show the house if any cited, she did threaten that she would one were sent with her. While she
drown herself if they did not let her was there she spent part of the money, go. Mr. Clive inquired if any person and was robbed of seven of the sove- from the Asylum was in attendance. reigns, and being quite disgusted - Inspector Morgan said, he had sent with the mode of life she was leading, a serjeant to the Asylum to make inshe left at the expiration of the week quiries, who was told by the superior with the intention of going to the that they were not aware of any of Magdalen Institution in the Black- the proceedings stated by the prisoner
, friars-road. On her way she was but that some one should attend at met by a Catholic clergyman, Mr. the court to explain. No one was, Moore, who seeing she was an Irish- however, present.—Mr. Clive ordered woman, spoke to her. She told him the prisoner to be removed from the where she was going, but he said she bar, while he considered how to dishad better not go amongst Protest- pose of her: and at a subsequent ants, but that if she would come with period of the sitting he gave direchim he would keep her for a fort- tions to Inspector Morgan to see that night till he could get her into a she was taken to the Hammersmith convent. She went with him to workhouse, in order that she might his house, where she was three be passed over to Ireland by the padays, after which he took a lodging rochial authorities. for her in the neighbourhood of Ratcliffe-highway, where she remained until the fortnight was expired. Mr.
DR. WAREING. Moore then sent her with a letter to another clergyman, the Rev. James
To the Editor of the Morning Herald. O'Neill, in the Grove-road, St.
November 11, 1846. John's-wood, who gave her a shilling SIR,--A Father, Mr. Paley, and to get a bed in the neighbourhood Dr. Wareing, have, in their letters that night, and the next morning he revived matters of deep and painful sent her in a cab with a female to the interest to Englishmen. Asylum of the Good Shepherd, where The father laments the perversion she had been for two months. She of a son, and complains that it was had been very kindly treated there, effected by the trick and stratagem but they wanted her to change her of his tutor. His tutor disclaims the religion and become a Catholic, which credit or disgrace, which, according she refused to do. She attended to different views, may be attached to mass, but refused to attend confes- him. The father reiterates the charge sion. The nuns told her that none —implicates Dr. Wareing in the guilt but Roman Catholics could be saved, of the transaction, and of granting a and when she expressed her disbelief dispensation to profess one religion of this, one of the nuns seized her by whilst he belonged to another.
The bishop equivocates. 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 denial clear and she cannot, by any assertion of her conclusive he snould have said that own, disprove any more than a crimi- he neither beforehand gave or profnal at the bar of justice convicted offered, 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 is clear he denies,-1. That he coun
ROMISH UNCTION.-As for Unction tenanced an individual professing one
used in the Church of Rome; since
it is used when the man is above half religion, and being at the same time of another, for the sake of deception. dead, when he can exercise no act of “ I now beg most dis- understanding, it must needs be
nothing: for no rational man tinctly to deny, that I, in any way, beforehand proffered, or afterwards spiritual change, without a spiritual
think that any ceremony can make a granted, any dispensation or permis- act of him that is to be changedsion 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
at all fit to be reckoned among the to practise any such disgraceful or
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.
2. He says,
his child where the Holy Scriptures Vol. VIII.—December, 1846.
New Series, No. 12.
are not regarded as the rule of life. the Rey, John CUMMING, D.D., Every institution where God's word Minister of the Scottish National is not diligently studied must become Church, Crown Court, Covent Garcorrupt.—LUTHER.
den. London: Aylott and Jones;
Shaw, Southampton-row. 12mo. A HYMN OF PRAISE TO BE USED UPON THE FIFTH DAY OF NO
This is a very valuable lecture. To VEMBER
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, Undergraduate of Christ's College, Cam
It is the utter impotence of intellecbridge.
tual, imperial, or military effort, to
achieve the triumphs destined to fol. 6 If it had not been the Lord, who was on our side, now may Israel say; if it had Erfürth. The sword of the Cæsars
low on the footsteps of the Monk of 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 rescued 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 mercy 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 followAnd, 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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We are compelled to omit much Luther and the Reformation : A Lec- interesting Foreign and Domestic
ture delivered before the Young Intelligence, and Notices of Books. Men's Christian Association. By These shall appear in our next.