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Gazetteer And New Daily Advertiser (Newspaper) - March 28, 1766, London, Middlesex and Daily MARCH or the Benefit andincreafir of a FUND eftablifhed the Support of Decayed Muficians and their the Kings Theatre in the on the loth of will be per fotmd CONCERT of vocal and laftruraental M U S I The vocal parts by Signer Signora Sienor Signer and Signora Vif contiThe instrumental by the beft y Particulars will be timely rickets will admit one perfon only to any part of the may be had at Jefle the Societys at his near the irt who is empowered by the Society ta deliver and receive the The Governors beg leave to inform the nobilitv and gentry to whom this charity is fo much that from June 17 to June they have ne ceuarily laid out and expended for the fupportot de caved muucians and their widows of de caved and in maintaining and educating crohans who are left in m putting them and for and other inci dental charges relating to the the fum of And that the books are and m iv be infpefted by any gentleman being a fvib Itriber to the charity the firft Sunday m every at a meeting otthe at the Turk s in 7 bit CATALOGUE of fhe genuine and elegant A LIBRARY of JorfV Efq of Sunnmg Bm lately deceafed containing a good col leftion of clafficks and mifcellaneous books wifn tne sreateft nvunber of the beft and fcarceftItahan books that were ever fold in any one collection m this and in th efineft condition hkewife many the bdt and rarefl Spanifh authors 5 which will tezin By SAMUEL At his houfe in Oil Monday the affi to continue the teii followin beginning each evening at ALL who have lately fold goods of any on credit or to one THO MAS as in company orcopartnermip with any may be made acquainted with fome very neceflary for them by ap plying to in Cuthbert fet out from an inn in about the ajth of February for his friends at but has not fmte been heard Whoever will give any information how he may be applied fhall be gratefully He is iuppofed to have dealt in and hard and formerly lived at in M S I WILLIAM HUBERT hapes thofe noblemen and who have already honoured him with their excufe the fame having been as it is occafioned by his having a great and no perfen but himfelf being ca pable to let the mufic on the but will ftnifh them as foon as Van Kamp has by him feveral curious hand organs for which perform in the meft mafterly manner country and fome of i larger which perform leftons of StanWi and other eminent and wilt alfo play by fin excelling any thing ever made of the kind to e feen athis the fign of the in commending the above I ilo hereby folemuly aver that I have no connection whatever in it j nor have I the lealt knowledge of the names or perfons the of authors but am wholly influenced by a love of and the merit of the As his extreme vanity has led hivninto errors that would difgrace the vericft ion at dulnefs that exifted and while we admire the we cannot help defpifing the In the whole of his works only afford us a linking that it is poffiblefor confummate folly and excellent abilities to unite themfelves in one Purity of manners be tao warmly recom or too univerfatly encqurged j it is in vain to expe6t it in any degree of but from fteady and uniform obedience ta the precepts contained in the The very wortt enemies to revealed religion are impelled to acknowledgethis into which we what our prac The books may be viewed this and every ay to the time of Catafeeues to be had of the following bookfellers Palimall 5 Sondftfeet j rC CharingcroCs t Cora Ii2l liter Templebar 5 m tte near T eroplebar and atthe place of or VERSES ON the AMBULATOR MORIN PHIL0VERITATIS and INTEL LIGENCE left In Two price in HISTORY of Sir GEORGE in F o w B o o K Printed for in the Tto day frits Secend with large Additions arid M AccoWT of the Preparation and Manage ment to fiy J AM E S B U R G E teet lotuflelibus for facing Southampton in the Where may be price A Difcourfe on by De la day is in vie votttmt Ilftiftrated with price i of CLOCK and WATCH adapted to IB I wo By ALEXANDEPR London Printed for the and fold at his hoafe in New and by the follow ing beokfellers and m the Strand DodfleyPanmaU Corentgarden Richardfon at be Royal Exchange Fletcher and Ander Pauls churchyard 5 at the Meufe Jcate New Bondftreet j and by Kin iind J in day is price in one large volume with a of the Author and printtd on the fame and paper with the two volumes of on Prac tical COLLECTION of TRACTS j pubufhed between the years and in the defence and ex 11 jfV plan planation of and its By HENHY S MM late Chancellor of Improved and prepared for the prefs by the aad now republiftied by HENRY to the Society of Gray Printed for John in Marklane where may be had Stebbings two of Sermons on Praaicat price j bound in imported by and p DE in the TT ETOtES de 4e sifts Amis du j y avec des Notes hiftoriqttes cri Matinees Lettres de deux ieunes Perfonnes de par TAuteur du Danger la Haye Lerepantir des izmo Le Compere ou les Eigarrures de 1Efpfit Les Erreurs inftruftivesj ouMemoircs dUCorate De 3 ou Lettres dt 1Abbe De La PhiloJopKc par ou Lettres de deux Amahs paflionnes r tie 5 Clairval ou la force des i Secrets tires des Archives des Sou Hifteire de Froncoife Roi de par Hiftoire de la vie de Hent i par de 4 du Gouvernenvent de France Cfor jufqualaMortdeLouis 4 Hiftoire Secrete de Henri Roi de IS THeureux Hittoire An tranftation of this laft book will be pub lifhed in a few Of the above hoskfellers may be had A CATALOGUE of BQQKS Imported to con ining a great variety in the P R 1 N T E T is no more than Prin when I tell and a truth you well know that the its hath intro duced itfelf into all the polite fa milies in the kingdom is its reputation eftablUh that a ctbfcriber at the or any other place offaihionable rendez is not reckoned to be in the road of perfect unlefs he is alfo a fubfcriber for the For which weighty I think it very tofurnifh you with an occasional fermonical epiftlej becaufe our churches are not often vifited by thefe kind of who prove their exiitence but by a mere nocturnal and whofe time is much too pre cious to be employed in beftowing a fingle hour ii contemplating on the great work of fuch whofe names figure moft onjyoat fubfcription I fliall addrefs myfelf more imme diately j and as I have nothing more inview than their it is but that they lend a patient ear to the advice of a And who but an indifferent Gazetteerpreacher may that which has derided the wifdom of a fkilfttfpVlpit orator Be that as it my en vours fhall never be wanting to promote the gqpd of the or facilitate the benefit of Previous to my it is not amifs to form the that your correfpcaident is no cler gyman it hoped they will the better reliSi his difcourfes for not being And leaft the from this may too haitily conclude him fome reformed old de whofe vices firft left not lie his or that he through virtuous he begs leave to clear up their by alluring them he is now in the bloom of full of and with opportunities to and poffeflmg the means whereby he may forward his paflions into crimes he is defpo tic in his From this fuccefsful victory of to God alone the glory given he thinks he is entitled to decry the reigning iniqui ties ef the age fully trufting no enemy may have joft caufe to upbraid him with the abfurdity of af fuming the important work of reforming when he is himfelf Your readers may affure themfelves that I fhall en deavour to make my difcourfes as palatable as pofli knowing how delicate their ftofiiachs and how vifibly mattered their fpiritual conftitutions but where are in defence of my own they muft expect no Upon tlie I fliall ftudy to fuit my letters to all taltes and ranks and fexes and thatyeur correfpondent may be in doctrine what the celebrated PAUIwas in Be all things to fame that I might gain Nothing injures the harmony of fociety more than adifregard to Religion j and all chriftian govern ments ought to hold every man in the utrnpft abhor that dares publicly to invade the fundamental tenets of a religion which derives its facred tionfrom God Jiimfelf 5 becaufe the difcrediting of piety is the of A On a of in veftfgating the laft century has produced a fet of whofe doclriiws havfc to deftroy all An open attack they artfully cure them but few Difciples they with much in Enuated the pojfon of their in fidelity under the principle of wbch jgnorantly call The chief of who are yet aw foltaire and the lat ter ofwhom has been fo fully anfwered in a book lately publifhtd under the title of the CHUISTIAH RELIGION vindicated from the Ob jections of that if he is not inacceiTible to a candid and ferious perufal of will lead kirn into that which cannot fail to difpel the darknefs whicH fo deeply furrounds and which is fo manifeft to all eyes but his It a bxk that cannot be top univerfally read by the fceptics of and the miftaken admirers of Rouffeau wherein they will learn the olly of adopting the opinions of 4 which are alike per nicious to fociety and And leait it might truth what then but the infatuation of Hellitfelf perfijades them to renounce that which they perfects us in and allures us ot im mortality Such contradiSioiv in and fuch abluidity in requires an abfolutejmirricle to Eternity is a thing of too great moment to be treated with arrogance and wantonnefs and if an affected iuperiority of wifdom in is nothing more than a glaring proof of profound ignor ance chalks pst new and dares to diidain his God for itany reafon that I fnoukl follow fo fo falfe a leader Are traitors fit ples of imitation who infults his King isdefervedly defpifed and fliail the wretchwho in fults the King of Kings be This s par taking of Ins and yielding to the Thi ye delutlsd O think for a moment on your and lift up your eyes to the j Glory that di ftin guifties This Day On this bleiFed j day your was wrought and can you too tooafFeclionately the Redeemer Think then a moment on nor hazard the loft of your To chriftians ot every mode ef all times and to be facred j but thofe which arefet apart by the church for the more im mediate or celebrating demand our particular attention it no perfon will deem me if I fay thisfeafonfhould be wholly devoted to the care of our and the of God The Apoftles and primitive Chrif always paid a fingular to the fojeinnity of This Day when we confider that it was Day of Redemption for all can wecenfgre their or forego an imitation Nona who call themfelves the Difciples of backward to fo reafonable a faurig doctrine of conututes our is of greater importance i In tlvs latter point of I fliat at preierit confidcr it and a particu ar refe rence to tliofe ices wlticli have corrupred our man brought the Crofs of Chfiit into and reduced Chriftianity to Co low an Now theviews which 1 intend to apply myfelf ta are tliefe or the love of j or the love of Pleafure Pride and Fac or the love of It was co that made Judas betray his msfttf it was cowardice that made Peter deny him arid it was faftiolifnefs that made the Jev s Crucify It is indeed fome diiparagement to dor that it fhoLk be put to the conteit with fo deipkabie an enemy as covetoufnefs and we fhould be obliged to difplay tlic great ftandard of in a where reafon alone ought to prove That a man fhould be betrayed out of his which is neceiTary fuftenance of his only for the fake of fome fuperfluous provi fion for the and renounce his Goci rather trult him for bread is fucrli fojly as one would imagine no fccfible man could be guilty and fuch as deferves a worfe name than And often da we fee men facrifice tlieiireligion totheir pawn their foul for a trifle can have no real enjoy raent end hazard their falvation for a fuperfluiiy which tluy have occaficn for But the truth covetaufnefs is not only the imft but the moft ftupid vice as it is not grounded upon rea no reafon is able to difplace it and when it has once taken root in the it is almott mete than religion can do to eradicate Nothing is facred to the covetous man but his nor there anygod but Mammon in whom he defires an intereft neither faith nor truth can hind nei ther honour nor confcience hold him fa ft artificial bonds and obligations are the only fecurity we can have againft hira and even wsrc they in chearfullyfollowthefejllatbriCtis and unerring guides as wellin the commemorating in a ftrift purity cf let it be with able to the yf and a of the great reward that is pcemifeil us Let ua exclude our bofoms for a few hoars all tem poral with a TerioufAefs becoming the dignity of chriftianSj contemplate on he maryellous love of ur tremble at his and glorify Let us next fucvey the vaft myltery ofRedemption and kud the Oinni ITri let us all unanimoufiy crucify cructfied our and animate tofce EVEN AS HE is LA I C U To i Letters Ju Old Soldier and to the w be that Ihave Te the HOEVER confiders the condition of man in this and die nature of tholeobjects which employ his appetites and mult per that though we have fhort intervals of plea fure and yet they are attended with fuch a mixture of vanity ami that what is fo hard to be and fo eafily is fcarcely worth ths On the one hand we are per plexed with frivolous and on the other with if we weigh one part of our fortune againft the we fliall find it difficult to determine whether our averfions or defires prepon which of the twe is moft deftruftive of our or moft prejudicial our A wife make ithdsconftantendeavour to all appetites and as too muchengage ihim to this troublefome world and look down with contempt on all thofeglittering pomps and which too much ge nerality of mankind he will cry out with one of his loftieft ftjohts of eloquenceand mfpitation God forbid that fave in fbeCrefs of our Lord Jefus by is ants and I unto the The doctrine ofvthe of the utmtft the Jewsa JlumbRng and to Jbe Greeks ft j bgcaufe the one would not fore go their flavrihobftrvance of the ceremonial the other their idolatrous wormip j and though it is of the greateft confequence both to our temporal and eternal yet there are ftill many who pretendto be difciples of the faith of whilethey continue ignorant or ene mies hiscrofsj who will corrupt their faith to fupport and fo long as they are plied with thetempting baits of pomp and defire nothing more than to make a fair appearance in the Bbt the our the fundamental principle of and the rock upon which our church is is the Crofs of Chriit i and tho itmay prove a rock of offence to the and u iubjeit efcoatentJoa to tas ye i is his own would be and the law1 as inetieclnal as the Such a mans however warm and ar not tj be they are but clca s 115 ini and iiigaifes for hi craft and he has no fooner gained his than he throws oftthe appears in his own proper is very by the Jewifli law that agift blindctb the ejfs of tie vjords of tbs righteous daily experi ence proves tiiat gold diurzles a mans and corrupts his judgment j leads him into and fuffers to fee the error he is If we would efcape the danger to which coretpufirefs will infaiibly cxpofs let us be true the principles of our rcifgion and look fiedfaftly up to the Crofs of that divine perfen who came jdpwnfromHeaven amongft to con vince us how ealily a great and may live here and yet have his afFeflions above Mist we may fcjournxipon the and yet be above it clefptfe all its trampleupon al its and fuffer neither its allurements or temptations to impede ourvictorious march to In a covetous man is an abfurdity in arid a con tradiclion to religion but a Covetous ChriftJan is a contradiction ifl the very The next vice is or a love of atendernefs for the which foftens the and diiables us the manJy of It is the reprosch of our to be fo very liht and fupsrncislj as to be tailed about with the and lie at the mrrcy of guft of paiTion an which though the reafon of mankind has fmce and ever iince yet it could never There is no reifeedy it in and nothing can help us but religion it is this alone that inures us to dangers and and makes the troubles of life habitual and eafy j but s dcfppnding mind finks under the fraalleft preffurej and makes the fpirits languifh under that weight Hkich even the flefh is enough to bear If we confidtr the pangs and agonies which our blefTed Saviour we fliail not think much of thole comparatively trifling hardships which we are to if we remember that he was content to live a lervantand die like a we can never delirs our portion only in tha delicacies and of the nor think that we were born to live pleafure and die in But there is yet another vice to be namely Pride and Fadtioufhefs j a ftubborn which fuppreffes the advice of and the force of by a miftaken point of Far when men of this caft once engage in a they think themfelves bound in honour to till at laft they drop the caufe to fupport the In temporal affairs where only their bodies or eilates are the matter is not fo becaufe the lofs is not fa in the cafe it is furprizing that men fhould fnbmit their fouls to the guidance and direction of fome po pular defigning whofe only aim is to form a party to the prejudice of the and to drawa company of pocr dehided profelytes after to increafebis pageantry and make a Thus ir was with the chief whf n they brought our Saviour to the and thus it hasever been with all thofe who introduce herefies and fchiinsinto tlie church and as for their we ought to for them as our Saviour did for the jewiih Fatler forgive for ike nut they In order to remtdy this let us once more look upon the Son of God in his ard ics how ne behaved himfelf under fb indigiu ties that could pofiibly be pvit a fon of man he was and fpit and yet hoiv majefticaiiy lit drfpUedthe with what meeknefs he bore ij their with what huaaiity ht finJiirec all thdr nrjl
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