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'* This is a rcry seasonable, judicious, and temperate exposure of the extravagant claims recently put forward, on behalf of the church, by the Pusey party, in what are calfeo the Oxford Tract *.'*—Liverpool Timet.
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"The reverend author has expended upon each of them a good deal of pains, and displayed a considerable degree of power."—Liverpool Courier.
** All these subjects are treated iu a masterly style. We take the chief characteristic to be, the caution of Mr. Ely, in giving only the most fair views of the opinions he combats. He is studious to avoid the smallest appearance of misrepresentation, in his statement of the doctrines of his opponents, or of uncharitnbleness In the position in which he places.them; in his remarks, he is decided and uncompromising, though free from asperity; while in his arguments, he honourably avoids that system of special pleading which he has frequent occasion to point out in the passages selected from the authors whom he controverts. Though we find in Mr. Ely's writings the bold and uncompromising character of the advocate of the truth, we also recognise with pleasure the marked traces of the good feeling, candour, and amiability of the man."—Sheffield Independent.
"The Rev. J. Ely has done himself and the denomination to which he belongs, honour by the manly, temperate, and Christian manner in which he has discussed this Question. The three Lectures are creditable both to the head and heart of the Writer. We wish we could do justice to this work."—Congregational Magazine.
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** The author writes with mildness and dignity, and scorns to resort to vulgar abuse, where nothing but calm argument is worthy of a triumph. Churchmen will, indeed, differ from the author; but those of them who are devout and eaudid will be compelled to pay deference to Mr. E.'s understanding and heart. To Dissenters who wish to understand their professed principles, and to Churchmen who really desire to know what enlightened Nonconformists hold on the subject of Church Establishments, we would cordially recommend this masterly summary of Dissenting principles."—Evangelical Magazine.
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THE OBLIGATION OF THE CHURCH
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** As sincere friends to the diffusion of knowledge on Christian principles, we may also take this opportunity of referring to two other works from the same pen, which have been repeatedly advertised in our columns, and which form admirable companion-volumes to the above. We allude to "History in All Ages," and " Geography in All Ages." Each of these publications comprises a mass of valuable information, methodically and attractively arranged, exhibiting the world, both in its ancient and modern state, with the utmost accuracy and distinctness; and in each It has been an especial object of the author to render science subsidiary to the advancement or religion. Few books have fallen under our notice better adapted for schools or juvenile libraries, and we shall feel gratified if, at this season of literary presents, our recommendation contributes to give them additional circulation."—Watchman.
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A TREATISE ON THE NATURE, CAUSES, AND TREATMENT OF ERYSIPELAS; In which the Nature of several Diseases commonly thought to be distinct Complaints, as Erythema; Diffuse Inflammation of the Cellular Membrane; Puerperal Fever; Diffuse Inflammation of the Peritoneum, of the Pleura, of the Mucous Membranes, of the Arachnoid Membrane, of the Veins, and of the Lymphatics, is examined, and their identity with Erysipelas, usually so called, shewn.
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