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lated ; but this cannot be matter of regret , w those who knew that from early youth , he had been following- peace with all men , and holiness , and that he had been seeking for glory , honour and iramorfality , by a patient continuance in welldoing . He trusted in the mercy of God as revealed by our Lord Jesus Christ ,
and he died in peace . Those who enjoyed his friendship and confidence , as well as his near connexions , have much to relate respecting the heavenly frame of mind which he preserved under circumstances peculiarly trying . While they
are fully sensible that it is their duty to be thankful for this happy deliverance , they can never cease to feel the deprivation of sweet and improving communion with one of the best of men . Although at the time of his funeral the weather
was peculiarly unfavourable , it was attended by a large number of his acquaintance and friends . Ministers of religion of various denominatious united in paying the last offices of respect to one who , whatever might be thought of the peculiarities of his religious faith , was esteemed
and honoured as a bright and shining example of fervent , yet unostentatious , piety , and of whatsoever things are lovely and of good report . " Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord . "— " The righteous shall be had in everlasting remembrance . "
The Rev . James Lambert , whose death was noticed in our last , p . 312 , as the Senior Fellow of Trinity College , Cambridge , was the son of the Rev , Thomas and Anne Lambert , the father being at the time of his birth Rector of Thorp , near Harwich , and afterward Rector of Melton , near Woodbridge , in Suffolk . He was a member of the Zodiac
Club at Cambridge , consisting of the most eminent literary characters of that day , and was not less remarked for his attainments than for the polished urbanity of his manners . His son James , born the 7 th March 1741 , old style , received the rudiments of his education at the
Grammar School at Woodbridge , under Mr . Ray , till he was about fifteen years of age , when his father superintended it till he went to College , to which he was admitted in the year 1760 . In the year 1763 he became a scholar on the foundation . In 1764 he obtained the
Chancellor ' s Gold Medal for classical attainments , taking his first degree in the same year , when he was fifth or sixth in the first Tripos , or what is generally called fifth or sixth Wrangler . In the year 1765 , he was elected Fellow of Trinity College ,
having about that time been ordained , and becoming officiating curate of Bawdsey and Alderton , near Woodbridge , la 1767 he took his degree of Master of Arts , and became a resident and assistant tutor in Trinity College . In 1771 he was elected Greek Professor . About
this time the great question was agitating for the relief of the clergy , in the matter of subscription to the-Thirty-Nine Articles , which was greatly supported by many of the most distinguished members of the Uuiversity of Cambridge ; among them Mr . Lambert was by no means the least active . In 1772 he received a
proposal to accompany Prince . Poniatowsly to Poland , which he decliijje ^ . In 1773 he formed the resolution not to accept any clerical preferment , in which he persisted to his death , having repeatedly passed by the best livings in the gift of tlie College , which in succession were offered
to him . In 1774 , the University was much occupied with the resolution then proposed by Mr . Jebb , for annual examinations , of which Mr . Lambert was a strenuous supporter , and was named one of the syndicate , or committee , to establish a plan of uniting polite literature with the accustomed mathematical and
philosophical studies of the place . In this attempt he had , among other eminent men , for his intended colleagues , Watson , afterwards Bishop of Landaflf ; Hallifax , successively Bishop of Gloucester and St .. Asaph ; Hey , afterwards
Ohituary . — William Nassau Bentley , Esq . —Rev . James Lambert . 35 /
At Lexington , Kentucky , aged 33 , William Nassau Bentley , Esq ., son of Mr . B . of Highbury . By this event his family and friends are thrown into heavy affliction , for he was much respected and deeply . regretted by all who knew him . At the time of his death , he was engaged in
writing an account of his travels with a view to publication , and in which he had made considerable progress . He was eminently qualified for the task , and for which he had abundant materials , having travelled ( by land and water ) about twenty-five thousand miles , including in this account no journey of less than one thousand miles . He had traversed the
principal parts of the United States , and coursed along the great rivers Wabash , Ohio and Mississippi , down to New Orleans : no doubt his description and observations upon the newly-settled Western States in particular , would have been
acceptable to the public . His literary , astronomical , and scientific attainments in general , were considerable , and , had he lived , it is probable mankind would have been benefited by his labours , — Monthly Mag .
Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), June 2, 1823, page 357, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct1785/page/45/