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   British Monitor (Newspaper) - August 31, 1823, London, Middlesex                                1 i i 0 biir a Ion Tn qontmmi wi If ameliorating1 fcW condition ofSocietytMWt Jshbuld equstlly to of Jffpfa Willie as well as the ire ciifiheKiVIc and of ofbe 1 i QiWEW had ireen one of tftcj th6 transaction to which we are think in his and pfivilegtes of BifilttJtoisitbjfieti have been j its 6d Wit Was piici krid mW ha rtf lhA ft it f r iJ i I V sense of on tnb rights1 never 4j perhaps ther most any for spii ritual arrogance ahd by their lhe first three mittioybfrfof Beings 1 j and is KjiriK depriyatu having been the vPresby s tripped of hjs piereflfunctions for having written a TragedyjequaMyi the sage and to the cduiitry intiyhkh he and Ltb the a Member theii of the Jariditsaiitborwas1 sacrificedfor havj inff terj extinguish the poetic thp jtitoe arid classical and sen whichJhe djstinguished i For some past it pretty evident that the people of Scotlandohave beeb gradually breaking1 the spiritual thraldom in which so loxjg been In EcUnburgh aid jfl population Pf which Cities obtained the re putation for inteliectual She en the functions of the Clergy nearly reduced to their pitiblic duties and of and thejidomestic affairs of private families hayey in almost how is not less nor less truly than it was during thief plenitude of Pres byterian Considering the rapid a refinement Curing the last fifty and the ixsceesary accompani teentof dissoluteness toa considerable itWould perhaps to comparatively haying a due Mgard to land is proportiopally to its iocreased luxury moral and more truly vettgwue than It is since qyisite satires of BURNS rent the cloak of hypb under the name of was fhrown over the mean and selfish the fcordid jand tjhe enviQps fepliogs of the iACiotended saints of his country It iaJong since the jjoetieal proyer whibh heput info the mouth editions Of the It long siqce be presented true feiigibn to his Clothed orily in the feiriripte garb df nature and of beaming vyith the benefi brightening1 withtfhe and flow ing with the ve ofthe oT the Uiiiverse for hife unques tionably dohei by the captivating charms of his unrivalled and popular to inipart new tone and a nevf to a naf than who eVel1 lived in country age Nexflo the ihfluehce of which are as familiar to every native as the most popdlar of their nursery or ballads are to tfte population bf fCngf we have always been of proscription bftneAbfhor1 of Douglas has been mainly instrumentalIn shaking thu dominion of and nothing but the recent attack upon fravo convinced us that the Scotch Kirk is norant decline Pf its spirltiiaK the1 crtuses vvhich are the wiaj for the downfal of its Nothing the actual occurrence of the fact could I made us believe that they qould have the prudence to put the remains of inquisitor authority to the of by its anq ancf to irresistible of public opinion I It is well known ta ourreaders thatftob schools New Lanark are conducted iq such manner as to excite the unqualified admiration rof We have never heard of an to Some few like benevor Ijent minister of illiberal Imagined that the over that ihey of inslructip only calculated to niake them as o much for one oflhe charges against ljhe system bf at New But the worse remains behind It1 in th MjEKziES nnd bf the enough ihstructtdni bly Catechismof the Kirh fre quently employed as to banish almost all bther teaching frqm the schools The Bitrle is bnly read twice d and on end the Catechism of the If irk is taught on Sundays albne appear to have beeb employed amangst Mrc OWENS servants for the discovery of these awful and sacrrlegeous faqts A letter from IMiss ohVof ibe female piously expresses her to the dearand at this irreligious negli and communicates tb him her to fly from a place Where the unlimitedUse of is and where in con no Christian be safe ftfiss 3f Bourse that her rtdear and Prientl Wbuld give to her letter RisdHted ten months ahd MW tyew sis we khowf having had ftiftlieV flad ftfg I We happen to know ybiing ladys She was unsiicc ahjattempt to1 establish a from froni opinion of her ta and frdm an that her accom plishments to the of his jdvenile populatfon of New offered ber an hio which Wtisthenmost accepted Well Knew dll tinia io Be tratisae re she MENZIES their situations in life Ttll4 ti A L it has persons JUanark are dissatisfied that any of at with their condition V The reaisbn are carefull trained to haoits of industry and conteft at the same time that they are and ornamental The mot suits of the mode of instruction pursued in schools are so been formed on the same model in and since the little work published respecting them bjy andthe warm eulogies bestowed on them by aa ojji enemy of The Edinburgh there can be no doubt that they will bie throughout the having heehri at length fairly directed to their These it is are infinitely inferior to the parent establishment iat New both in their their and their effects they have done so much to excite the warm approbation of the friends to the education and the virtuous training of the be ing confined to the only is charged against the senior fethpolsf aVNew of gjving accompUsn monts the children are thought consistent with4heir stations in as if in this were wrong ta with in and the seeds ol an ambition to rise into ft better situation of life industrious by propriety of even jn the teeth of experi that ambitious desires were really gene rated by the the inatruotion in tradesmeiJ1 With whom she tibris haiay effeaetT treat to the northr and ttere herself we bejieve is of th4 CHtirch if itwould appear that she haf itfa Preibyterlfcns tbsttib the1 n e J But upon thi4 miserable tery ofLanark and the dear and have had the to fulminate the f against of pH vate fitual censurejahd to Accuse mal and public act of tlie arbi trarily preventing use of tfie Bible In hio and of beinganenemy instruction of the youth of his It is in vain that OVTEN tells them that bio schools are so different from parochial that it is impracticable to devote ss much time in the former as in the latter to the Catechism and the Bible the parochial schpbls the branches of education are so ea that there is time for the evwy Jn OWENS the addi tion danc athletic it im 1 possible to use the Bible ofterier ban three a or the Catechism oftener than would quite enough of religious instrdctibri by most much by many The the opportunity of adding further 1 instruction and we doubt that the practice offamiltf and of mily readings of the is as it is in own family general in New Lanark The Bible three times a week in the schools not enough for the Kirk and violent breach of public feeling and of privato rights of which we have been accordingly been committed We say of private rights for Ovviiwg schools arethe private properly of the The children not brought to those schoolo by compulsion There are other schoolo in tho to which the papento   

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