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% rj diffefe ^ l , writers defence of t ^ ii ; -o pinions , affords a sufficient Teply to , all in Magee ' s work on the Atonement that is worth
ansvyerjng : and this is , I am persuade ^ , the grand reason why no regular answer has yet been undertaken by any one among us . It seems , however , that our
opponents triumph in our silence ; and hold up the work as an unanswerable defence of what we deem unscriptural opinions . It becomes necessary , therefore , to examine the real merits of that
author ' s arguments , and to shew the-public that we at least regard them as of no weight in the balf 0 ce # Influenced by these conderations , and by some others
more directly personal , I propose to enter , as soon as I can , upon aa examination of Dr . Magee ' s work . Thinking it , however , to be possible , that some other
Unitarian may have similar intentions , and having no wish to interfere witfi them , I take this means of ffrficifiAfey that if any one have engaged in the object , or have it
m contemplation , he will oblige rnfc by an immediate communication on the subject , addressed to X * ' Yl- 'Z . care of the Rev . R . Asplahd , Hackney Road , near London , I am , Sir , Your ' s truly , X . Y . Z .
« LEANING 9 ; OR , SELECTIONS AND REFLECTIONS MADE IN A COURSE OF GENERAL READ " iiro .
No . CLI 1 I . Consecrated Hounds , ** Lions , Nov . 30 , 1739 . ci Amongst the diversions at FbftUinbleaUj I was at one usher **
ed in with a great deal of magnificence , viz . a hunting- match , which the king [ Louis XV . ] very seldom misses a , day . —His dogs are almost as sacred as his owii
person . They are all marked with the smn of the cross : an incitement , they imagine , to
swiftness , as well as a defence from the head of a stag , or the tusk of a boar . " Letters from a young Painter . 8 vo . 2 d ed * 1750 .
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No . CUVA Merry Bishop . Aubrey gives the following account of Richard Corbet , D . £ > . " Anno Domini , 16 * 28 he wai made Bishop of Oxford , and I have heard that he had an admi * rable , grave and venerable aspec t * One time as he was confirniingi the country people pressing in to
see the ceremony , sayd he , " Beare off there , or I'll confirm" yee with my staffed Another time being to lay his hand on the head of a man very bald , he turnes to hii f \ & ¦ & ^ » *^ . I *~ k ¦• » -k * -n . a . »<^ . j ~ M f > / v «¦« ^ m m r- « , * -v ¦» - «» - * y- * i ^ L nit A chaplaine and d dust
say , " some , Lushington" ( to keepe his hand from slipping ) . There was a mart with a great venerable beard , sayd the bishop , < 4 You , behind the beard . "
44 His chaplaine , Dr . Lushington , was a very learned and inge . niose man , and they loved one another . The bishop sometimes would take the key of the wine cellar , and he and his chaplaine would goe and lock themselves
in and be merry . Then first he lays down his episcopal ! hat , — " There lyes the Dr . " Then he putts off his gowne , — C ( There lyes the Bishop" Then f twas , — " Here ^ to thee Corbet / ' and 44 Here ' s to thee , Luahingtoiu"
Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), March 2, 1814, page 175, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2438/page/39/