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Howe

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Fabius

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Hume

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Farel

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Farley
197 Hutten

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Farmer
326 Hyde, (Lord)

442
Finch

403
Finley, Dr.

155, 159, 219
Jay

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Fleury
495

139
Flint

295
Jennes

328
Fordyce
279 Johnson, Dr.

523, 567
Fothergill, Dr.
224 Jonas

371
Fox, Rt. Hn.

190, 243 Jones
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437, 469
Franklin, Dr.
31 Jortin

326, 371
Frederic

8, 105, 281
Junius

523
Frey
184, 287 Justin

310
Gardiner
489 Kendall

524
George, (Duke of Saxony) 105 Kennedy
Gibbons, Dr.
33, 249, 304 Keith, Dr.

238
Gibbon

79
Kicherer

239
Gifford
375 Kinsey

61
Gile
439 Knight

287
Gordon

39
Gouge

572
Kunkapot

307
Greene. Dr.

435, 579
Green, Mrs.

49 Lathrop, Dr.

225, 326, 526
Grotius

Latimer

520
Grove, Dr.

36 Laud, Bishop
Guyse

326, 357
Laurens

420
Guyton

Lawrence

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Le Clerk

424
Hale

382
Lee

104
Hall

28, 338
Leland

326
Halyburton

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Leighton

131
Hannibal

312
Leo

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Hardy
326 Levingston

282
Harris, Dr.

Littleton
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326
Hart

534
Livingston

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Haweis

219
Locke

402
Hawley

332
Longinus

522
Heberden, Dr

Lossar
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580

Love
Hemmenway, Dr.

Lowman
Henley, Dr.

Lunker
Henry

120, 326

Luscombe
Herodotus
311

187
Hewit, Dr.

442

Luther, Dr. 6, 101, 145, 216, 210. 371
Hidden

332
Hitchcock

182
Lycurgus

311
Hodge, Mrs.

134
Holden
Holden, Madam

Macnamary
Hollinshead, Dr.

Maimburg

176
Hollis

Mangourit

92
Homes
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Hooker

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Countess

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31, 441
Horne, Bishop

Marshman

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Mather, Dr. C.

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Matthews

231 Potenken
Mauduit

256 Potocki, Count
M'Clure

394 Price, Dr.
M'parland

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M'Gregore

396 Prince
M'Intire

229 Pscudo
M'Kean, Dr.

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394 Queen Elizabeth
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Mills

46 Rice
Milner

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Monconys

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Robinson
Monica

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Rohrer
Moorhead

393

Romulus

520 Rose
More, Mrs.

524 Rowen
Montgomery

296 Rowland, Dr.
Mosheim

326, 495 Rumford, Count

327
Murray

42 Sailer, Dr.

Scott
Necker

456 Sedgwick
Neill

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Nero

266 Sergeant
Newport

18 Servetus
Newton, Sir I.

376,472 Shadwick
Nart, Dr.

227

Shaw
Nottingham, Earl

403 Sheffield, Lady

Sheldon
Odman, Dr.

30 Shepherd
Oecolampadius

424 Sherlock, Bishop
Oecumerius

310 Sherman
241

Shuckford
Owen, Dr.

462 Smalkalde

Smith
Parsons

541 Socinus
Paine

264 Socrates
Paley

326 Solon

95, 292 Southey
Parkhurst

357 Spaulding
Patrick, Dr.

443 Steele, Mrs.
Patterson

19 Steinkoff
Patton

Stennett
Peter 3d

478 Stephanus
Phipps, Gov.

512 Stevens
Picards

145

Stewart
Pidgin

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Piarre, St.

472

Stockton
Pitt, Ro Hon. William

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Playfair, Dr.

483 Strong, Dr.
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Wickliff

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OR,

THE CHRISTIAN'S ARMORY.

No. 13.]

JUNE, 1806.

[No. 1, Vol. II.

Biography:
LIFE OF THE REV. WILLIAM TENNENT.

[From the Assembly's Missionary Magazine.]

Among the duties which every than common obligation, to hand generation owes to those which down to posterity the principal are to succeed it, we may reckon events of their lives, together the careful delineation of the with such useful inferences as characters of those whose exam- they naturally suggest. A negple deserves, and may invite imi- lect of this duty, even by persons tation. Example speaks louder who may be conscious of the than precept, and living practi- want of abilities necessary for tho cal religion has a much greater complete biographer, is greatly effect on mankind than argument culpable ; for, if the strictest or eloquence. Hence, the lives attention be paid to the truth of of pious men become the most the facts related, and all ex. important sources of instruction aggeration or partial representaand warning to posterity; while tion be carefully avoided, the their exemplary conduct affords want of other furniture can be no the best commentary on the excuse for burying in oblivion religion they professed. But that conduct, which, if known, when such men have been re- might edify and benefit the markably favoured of God, with world. unusual degrees of light and The writer of these memoirs knowledge, and have been hon- has difficulties of a peculiar kind oured by the special and extraor- to encounter, in attempting to dinary influences of his Holy sketch the life of that modest, Spirit, and by the most manifest humble, and worthy man, whose and wonderful interpositions of actions, exercises and sentidivine Providence in their be- ments he wishes to record. half, it becomes a duty of more Worldly men, who are emulous

• We understand, that these Memoirs are from the pen of a learned layman, eminent for his piety, eloquence and liberality, and the intimate friend of Mr. Tennent. His narrative may, therefore, be relied on as authentic Vol. II. No.d.

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to transmit their names to follow. . lieved unreservedly on his own ing ages, take care to leave such word, it was he. He possessed materials for the future historian, an integrity of soul and a soundas may secure the celebrity which ness of judgment, which did acthey seek.

But the humble tually secure him an unlimited follower of the meek and lowly confidence from all who knew Jesus, whose sole aim is the glo- him. Every species of decepry of God, in the welfare of im- tion, falsehood, and exaggeration mortal souls, goes on, from day he abhorred and scorned. He to day, as seeing Him who is was an Israelite indeed, in whom invisible, careful to approve him- there was no guile. With such self only to the Searcher of materials, then, as have been hearts, regardless of worldly mentioned, and for a work of fame or distinction, and leaving it such character as has been hintto his heavenly Father to reward ed, the writer has undertaken his him openly, in the day of final ac- task. He has undertaken what count. The writer of such a he would most gladly have reman's life must principally rely signed to an abler hand; but on a personal acquaintance with from which, as no other offered, him, and the communications of he dared not withhold his own. his intimate friends, for the infor. He could wish that speculative mation which shall be imparted and even unbelieving minds to the public. In these circum- might be instructed and convincstances it is peculiarly embarrass- ed by these memoirs. But his ing if some of the facts to be re- principal object, and that in which corded are of such a nature, that he trusts he shall not be entirely it is most desirable to have their disappointed, is to direct, assist, authenticity so fully established, and comfort pious souls, groanthat incredulity shall be con- ing under the pressure of the founded, and the sneer of the calamities which they often have sceptical and profane lose its ef- to endure in their pilgrimage fect. But the writer of the through the wilderness of this following narrative, though pla- world. ced in these circumstances, and The late Rev. WILLIAM TENhaving such facts to detail, has NENT, of Freehold, in the county nevertheless determined to pro- of Monmouth, in the State of ceed. He has refreshed and New Jersey, of whom we write, corrected his own recollection, was the second son of the Rev. by the most careful inquiries that William Tennent, minister of he could possibly make of oth- the gospel at Neshaminy, in ers, until he is well assured, that Bucks county, in the state of what he shall state is incontesta- Pennsylvania. This last gentleble truth. From the very nature man was originally a minister of of several things, of which an ac- the church of England, in the count will be given, they do not then kingdom of Ireland, where indeed admit of any other direct he was born and received his testimony than that of the re- education. He was chaplain to markalle man to whom they re an Irish nobleman, but being latc. But if there ever was a conscientiously scrupulous of person, who deserved to be be. conforming to the terms impo

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