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Ma&ire anitf End of D * atb , atfd his Appendix Concerning the Use of the Word Soul in Holy Scripture , and Jhe State of Death there described . London : Printed for S . Bladon , in Paternoster Row MDCCLX . "
fa 1772 , he likewise published ( anonymously ) a Pamphlet , entitled , " The Scripture the only Text , as well as the only Rule of Christian Faith , maintained in a Letter to the Rev . Dr . Tucker , Dean of Giocester- 6 In vain do
they worship me ; teaching for Doctrines the Commandments of MtM \/ Matt . xv . 9 . London : Printed for Benj . White , at Ho-T&e £ * &il Head * in Fleet Street .
MBGCLXXII . ' The worthy Author was pleased to -jirese n t me with th ese p u b 1 i calK > ti-s , ' ¦ and they are in'my possession . I irever heard that he published any thing besides . 1 am , Sir , *¦ s Yours , &c . A CONSTANT READER .
Stipendiary Curates . It is calculated by an able writer ia the Quarterly Review ( for October ± 1813 ) , that there are in England arid Wates , at least , 2540 livings above 1501 . per
anmtmy Served by curates at a salary of 4 * 51 per annum on an average , and in no vase exceeding 7 b L To remedy this evil the Earl of Harrow by framed his bill , just passed , —a Bill , unsupported by a Single bishop , and directly op _
pdsed by nearly all th $ ^ feench . The following is a short abstract of its provisions : —It enacts , that every non-resident who neglects to nominate a curate , to be licensed by the bishop , * h * U bre
subject to the penalties of nonresidence , notwithstanding any legal exemption he may liave . The license of th < - * bishop must specify the salary of the curate .
Ihe lowest salary is 801 . or the whole amount of the living . Where the population arfiounts to 300 , the salary is to be 1001 . ; 1201 . where it amounts to 500 persons ; 150 L where it amounts to 1000
A reduction may be made in certain cases : as where the curate is licensed to serve another parish ; or where the incumbent is disabled through age or sickness ; or where any peculiar hardship or
inconvenience would , in the judgment of the bishop , arise from enforcing the full amount . But those special reasons must always be set forth in the curate ' s license .
Where the living exceeds 4001 . the salary may be raised to IOOL not-. withstanding the population is below 300 ; and so m the other cases proportionably , but ? the salary shall in no case exceed the foregoing rates by more than & 0 K
BooKWorm . No . XL Sir , Dec . 25 , 3 813 . It will , I believe , be readily admitted , that pious and other * wise able writers have never been
more easily betrayed into an indulgence of party-spirit , credulity and hasty decision , than in their appropriation of divine judgrnents to individuals or communities . X have been led to this reflectipn from looking into the followjog work :
44 Theatre of God ' s judg , ments , wherein is represented the admirable justice of God against all-notorious sinners ^ bpth grfa $ and small , but especially againsj
Stipendiary ^^^ es ^^^ Wotm . No . XI . ^
Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Jan. 2, 1814, page 29, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2436/page/29/