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to the idol. She laid herself down on the on the wide and extended empire of Moroad in an oblique direction, so that the lock in the heathen world, I cherished in wheel did not kill her instantaneously, as is my thoughts the design of some • Christian generally the case; but she died in a few Institutiou,' which being fostered by Britain, hours. This morning as I passed the Place my Christian country, might gradually uge of Skulls, nothing reinained of her but her derinine this baleful idolatry, and put out bones.

the memory of it for ever." p. 142. " And this, thought I, is the worship of

The rites of Juggernaut are not, the Brahmins of Hindoostan! And their worship in its sublimest degree! What then however, coufined in this his chief shall we think of their private manners, and temple. “ He has many a tower in their moral principles ! For it is equally true the province of Bengal, that fair and of India as of Europe. If you would know fertile province, which has been the state of the people, look at the stale of called the Garden of Nations. Close the Temple." p. 140.

10 Ishera, a beautiful villa on the June 21. “The idolatrous processions con- river's side, about eight miles from tinue for some days longer, but my spirits are Calcutta, once the residence of Goso exhausted by the constant view of these enormities , that I mean tu hasten away from of the present Governor General's

vernor Hastings, and within view this place sooner than I at first intended.-I beheld another distressing scene this morning this idol, which is often stained with

country house, there is a temple of at the Place of Skulls ;-a poor woman lying

human blood.” dead or nearly dead, and her two children by

Dr. Buchanan viber, looking at the dogs and vultures which sited it in 1807. One of the victims were near. The people passed by without of that year was a handsome young noticing the children. I asked them where man, who, after dancing awhile was their home. They said, “ they had no before the idol, and singing in an home but where their mother was.'-0, enthusiastic strain, rushed suddenly there is no pity at Juggernaut! no mercy, to the wheels, and was crushed be. no tenderness of heart in Moloch's king- neath them. While this was passdom! Those who support his kingdom, err, ing, the Missionaries from SeramI trust, from ignorance. They know not

pore (which is only a mile and a what they do.'”

half from the temple) were preachAs to the number of worshippers ing to a crowd of people at no great assembled, Dr. Buchanan does not distance, and distributing printed attempt a calculation of them. The papers among them. Dr. Bucha. natives themselves, when speaking nan sat down on au elevated spot, of the number, usually say that to contemplate the contrast, “ the lack of people (100,000) would not tower of blood and impurity on the be missed."" How can I tell,” said a one hand, and the Christian preachBrahmin who was questioned on the ers on the other." subject, “how many grains there

" I thouglit on the commandment of our are in a handful of sandy"

Saviour, “Go ye, teach all nations.' I said We cannot deny to our readers

to myself, · How greal and glorious a mithe relief, after the above horrid de- nistry are these hunsble persons now extails, of reading the following pas- ercising in the presence of God? How is it sage. It is dated Chilka Lake, 24th applauded by the holy angels, who, have June.

joy in heaven over one sinner that reI felt my mind relieved and hap work of the Warrior or Statesman, in cha

penteth; and how far does it transcend the py when I had passed beyond the confines rity, utility, and lasting fame ! And I could of Juggernaut. I certainly was not pre

not help wishing that the Representatives pured for the scene. But no one can know

of the Church of Christ, in my own country, what it is who has not seen it.-From an eminence on the pleasant banks of the Chilka had been present to witness this scene, that Lake (where no human bones are seen), they might have seen how practicable it is I had a view of the lofty tower of Jugger. doo subjects." p. 146, 147.

to offer Christian instruction to our Hinnaut far remote; and while I viewed it, its abominations came to mind. It was on the

Dr. Buchanan then adverts to that worning of the Sabbath. Ruminating long other sanguinary rite of the Hindoo

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superstition, the immolation of fe- practised there is a source of reve. males. Some idea may be formed nue to the East India Company. of the extent of this horrid practice, A Regulation was passed in April, from an actual enumeration which 1806, for levying a tax on pilgrims took place of the numbers sacri- resorting thither. The tax had been ficed, only in certain districts, with proposed to the Marquis Wellesley, in thirty miles of Calcutta, between but his Lordship disapproved of it. April and October, 1804. It d. It was agreed to by the succeeding mounted to 115. An account is Government, but not without the given by Dr. Buchanan of one of solemn and recorded dissent of one these sacrifices; but we omit the of the members of that government, insertion of it, as a similar account Mr. Udney. The Temple of Jugappeared in a former number of our gernaut is thus placed under the imwork, vol. for 1810, p. 484.


management of the British It is impossible to contemplate Government, who defray, from the these enormities, without inquiring public revenue, the expenses inciwby no attempt has been made to dent to the worship of this idol. The repress them? Are these things up- following is a stalement of a year's derstood by the Court of Directors, expense, extracted from the official and by the Proprietors of India accounts presented to the GovernStock, and has nothing been done ment. even to ascertain the practicability

L. Sterling. of abolishing them The Marquis Expense of the idol's table 4514 Wellesley abolished a still more cri.

His wearing apparel

339 minal practice, which was consider

Wages of his servants

1259 ed by the Hindoos as a religious

His elephants and horses 978
His state carriaget

839 rite, namely, the sacrifice of chil

Contingent expenses

1373 dren, by drowning them or exposing them to sharks and crocodiles. А

L. 8709 Regulation was published in August, 1802, declaring the practice to be We give publicity to these op, murder punishable by death. The probrious circumstances, not with a regulation has proved effectual,' and view to censure the conduct of the not a murinur has been heard on Court of Directors, or of the Court the subject. Now would it not be of Proprietors; but with the view as easy to prevent the sacrifice of of exciting their attention to the women as the sacrifice of children? subject, and of leading them to inves. The abolition of the practice, Dr. tigate, in order to rectify, the evil. Bucbanan affirms to be practicable: If, indeed, they should either rethe means by which it might be fuse to inquire into the various abolished, were pointed out by the

enormities which have thus been Brahmins themselves, when a mea- exposed to view; or if, having as sure to that effect was under the certained their existence, and holdcontemplation of Lord Wellesley. ing, as they do, the sword of justice Until the abolition take place there. in their hands, they should not fore, or until its impracticability use all the means in their power to shall have been fully ascertained, repress such criminal acts, then the author pledges himself that he would the responsibility and the " will not cease to call the atten- guilt be theirs. Until, however, we tion of the English nation to this are compelled to adopt a contrary subject."

persuasion, we shall expect the But we must return to the Temple of Joggernaut. Our readers will

* This includes the wages of the courte. have perceived, from some inciden

zans kept for the service of the temple.

+ The car, or tower, on which the idol is tal expressions in the course of this placed, and under the wheels of which the review, that the idolatrous worship self-devoted victims are crushed to death.

most favourable results from the murderous practices which have known humanity and liberality of been denounced by our author, will the East-India Company. It is due excite a similar resistance; and to them to state, that they have that the degrading regulation whicle resisted, and been ready to punish, draws a revenue from the idolatrous every attempt which has been made worship of Juggernaut, will be to carry on a slave trade within the erased from the statute book of our limits of their jurisdiction. We en- Judian empire. tertain a confident hope that the

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BRITISH AND TOREION BIBLE SOCIETY. We are truly happy to observe that an Ins annual meeting of this society is to auxiliary Bible Society has been formed at take place on the 1st day of May, at the Liverpool

. A requisition leaving been preFreemason's Tavern, at eleven o'clock. senied to the Mayor, signed by all the


clergy and a number of respectable genue- frequently if it shall seem expedient, of the men, a meeting of the inhabitants was ac- state and progress of the institution. cordingly called by bim at the Town Hall, Every subscriber will be entitled to recomon the 25th of March, 10 consider the pro. mend such cases of real distress as come priety of forming such a society. Tl:e Mayor under his observation, in order to their being hinuself presided, and explained in general inquired into. Such recommendations must terms the object of the meeting. The Rev. be sent in writing, eitlier to the treasurer or S. Rensbaw and the Rev. H. Roughsedge one of the stewards. warmly recommended the object to the sopport of all present; and the three secretaries BONAPARTE'S CONFERENCE WITH THE CAof the parent society, who attended, suc

THOLIC AND PROTESTANT CLERGY AT cessively addressed the assembly with their accustomed ability and effect. An auxiliary An account has been published in the Ga. Bible Society was formed on the basis of the zette of Dorpt, a town of Livonia, of an regulations adopted by the British and Fo- audience granied by Bonaparte to the Cathoreign Bible Society, of which Earl Derby lic and Protestant clergy at Breda, on the has accepted the presidency. The Mayor 1st of May, 1810. It protesses to be an and the Rectors of Liverpool were appointed accurate report of what passed on that occa. Vice-Presidents; and the Rer. James Hamer sion; and we conclude that, in the present and Mr. Sanıuel Hope undertook the office state of the continental press, no gazelte of Secretaries. A large sum was immediately would dare to attribute to Bonaparte senti subscribed.

ments materially different from those whicle RENEVOLENT SOCIETY OF SPITALFIELDS.

be might deem it politic to avow. The

account is as follows : A society has recently been instituted for

“ After Bonaparte had made the cusvisiting and relieving cases of great distress, tomary tour, he said a few words to the chiefly among the numerous poor of Spital. President of the Court of Appeal, took a felds and its vicinity; of which the Rev. view of the different Collegiates, and at Josiah Pratt, minister of Wheler Chapel

, is length stopped opposite to the Catholic president; and John Kincaid, Esq. treasurer. Apostolic Vicar, who, with his manuscripe in l'here is certainly no part of the metropolis his hand, complimented the Monarch in the which calls so feelingly for assistance: it

name of the Catholic Clergy. His Majesty, contains a vast nunber of poor, many of however, did not deign to give any answer, whom are at once ignorant, industrious, and but asked, Where are the reformed clergy wretched. Not a few are retired sufferers, men ? Wbereupon the Prince of Neufchatel who struggle hard in sorrow and silence presented them to the Emperor, and Mr. against the difficulties which oppress them. Ten Oever, of the Valloon congregation, It is true charity to seek out such objects.

received permission to address his Majesty. But Christian charity will not limit itself The discourse was short, and contained to the temporal necessities of the poor. It amongst the rest the following words : ' It will take advantage of that access which the is the immutable principle of Protestants, in relief of these necessities opens to the heart, every thing that happens, to address Proto instruct the ignorant, and to warn and vidence, and to render unto Cæsar the things counsel those who neglect God. The hours

which are Cæsar's.' The Emperor listened of depression and sorrow will be taken as fit attentively to this speech, and answered ; occasions to point the sufferers to the only "You are right. I protect all religions. Produrable and solid felicity of man. And, by testants and Catholics enjoy equal privileges every kind and prudent method, it will at

in France; it is but just, that the Protestants tempt to reclaim the wicked from the error in this department should have equal prero of their way, to instruct the ignorant in the gatives with the Catholics.' His Majesty true knowledge of salvation, and to comfort then asked Mr. Ten Oever; · Why, Sir, are the dejected and the mourner.

you in your full dress? • Sire,' answered The cases chiefly attended to will be those Ten Oever, 'that is the rule.' •Why, yes; of urgent necessity, and such as are less said the Einperor: it is the custom in every obvious to parochial and other assistance. country; but,' continued he, turning to the The money entrusted by the public will be Roman Catholic clergy, who were not in distributed under the superintendance of the their full dress, Why have not you your Rev. J. Prati, whose oflice connects him cassocks on? You say you are priests: What particularly with that quarter of the town. are you? Attornies, notaries, peasants? I Reports will be published annually, or more come into a province where the majority are

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