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*» l ^^ iMI ?^ 4 ig ^^ i ^^ i f ^^ pteria Qm& $ &k 3 &mm i $ m $ ^ mt * mmte $ & W ** s sweat in 4 £ lHafeb $ * httbfrU , ^ & ui * weiilA trtf&heKtf ^ oriira ckmssipfcis parem indubiuuter dixeris . iYIulta qure accaj&fc ^ eap iose , eqgi * tat&que scrip&erat prelo . 4 ecl& ; et ia commune *!* fructuni aUulit , Artiqukte
fidp * qui dicuaiur , ia minimum *• $ - reduxitu ¦ „ , J ) £#$ k -tjjku nv ens entium , omnium p&trem ,, Christo chice , sane * tis 4 jpe ^ doravi t . Quam immortalitaterrv toto pecfcor ^ cupierat placfda
lenique aen ^ ctiiffk , et infegra mente cons ecu tus e&jt , Anno Domini 1824 , setat * suse $ 3 . Yale , Vir Op time ! Amice vale carissime I et siqua rerum liunvanarum tibi sit adhuc conscientia ^ moaimentum quod iri lui memoriam , tui etiani in mortals observantissimus Robertus Fellowes , ponendum euravit solita benevolentia tuearis .
: C ] « I j ] tk& ^ lviak tic ^ . ^ o mfojrtabie docliipe erf etertal dnijw ^ twnv Tlgfc LrcH tion of tjietse paaiphljets lm ^ , am happy to say , beeu attended with a partial success , a » d some from the perusal of tlieni have been indqced to
j i renounce the errors of Polythektn and to embrace the purer feitfo of Unitttriaaism , wbile to others o » f t ^ he orthodox creed ti * ey have givea great offence , so isuch so , indeed , that the pulpits of bath dispels » o \ v resouud solely with abuse © r the infidel Soci ~ mans ! . - .. . ; .. .. , , - , ¦ * , ¦ .
Oft Sunday * Sepl . 25 ^ I attended the afternoon service at the Meeting house of ^ the Independents , who have for some lime past been without a regular miuister , their late pas tor , the Rev . Robert Aspinall , a gentleman whom I am proud to acknowletlgc as a friend , and in whose character
are united the accomplished scholar and the charitable Christian , having removed to Bury to take the charge of a congregation there * Since Mn A . ' s departure , the pulpit baa . been regularly supplied by boys from the Independent school at Idle ,, near
Bradford , and on the afternoon i& question the service was performed by one of the Students , whose name * out of compassion to himself and his friends , I shall keep sub umbra . This person who , spoke a TimJBobbiiv sort of a dialect , having no doubt the fear of Mr . Finches heretical books before
his eyes , amused his hearers by preachr ing a furious discourse of half-an * hour ' s length against the Unitarians , whom iii the height of his charity be denominated Socmians , and mdreovei informed his congregation could not
be saved ; so that by his logic we must understand that Milton , . New * ton , Locke , Priestle }" , Blackfrumo * Lindsey , Bishop Hoadley , &c , are in eternal punishment , merely because they could not so far renounce their reason as to believe that 7 & ?* ££ are one
and one is three ! Our young minister in his dis * course , which was very learned and most admirably adapted to the comprehension of miners , ( after a great
deal of rigmarole about Roman em-t perofs , Peruvian mines , burning of widows , alligators of the Gan ^ r , priests of Brama > and martyrs , ) with the utitipst gravity and com * posure told his flock , that the Uni ^
Pulpit MeviMn&sin . F ^ feAire 7 ' 5 & 3
Skeptori i near Craven , . - KJS ija * G , .:: > ,, ... ; . , ¦ ^^ 26 ^ 1825 . OJ ^ J 'jS I las t had the honour of
adk ^| dressing you from Durham ( p . 4 74 J I have been residing for a few weeks at Grassingtoi ) , in Yorkshire , a small mining toivn in ^ gcjdbtppt 6 f Crav&au r thft j inhabitants ir 4 ia general either WesLeian Methodists or JiMiependents , and jtUe on ^ ly places of wqrship there are the two chapels belonging to the above denominations , ana till within theJa ( st six mouths iia < ioctrin ^ $ liav ^ e
foi * some y ^ ars / ^ ea preached iii ( xrassington but tjioa ^ of Arjaiinius an < tl i Calyin ; , but of laje the orthodox inhabitants have been much disturbed by the . pr ^ sepce . - ? of JMr . Finch , a respectable indivj 4 fe ^ . Nf rom the neighbourhood of Manchester , whose zeal
in the prqrjagja » tipn ( of truth and in opposing the pfpgres ^ of error cannot be too warily applauded , who has occasionally paid therii a visit s and circulated amongst them a number of small pamphlets written by a notorious heretic of the name of Wright , and which ( horrid to relate !) deny
the . truth of the received opinion of the Atonement and Deity ot our Saviour , make very free with the Devil , ( for whom both the Independents and MetJUodist $ have an eispecral liking , ) contend that three cannot be one and
on ? cannot foe three , and also , limit the duration of the punishment that wili hereafter 6 e inftietod oh the wteked , ' thereby aiming a deadly blow at
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Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Oct. 2, 1825, page 593, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2541/page/17/