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RIGHT Rev. the Bishop of St Asaph, 12, l: Hon, and Right Rev. the Bishop of Carlisle Charles-street, Mortimer-street'.

Right Rev. the Bishop of Chichester, 19, Rev. Mr Andrews, Rector of St James's, Pic Wigmore.street cadilly

Right Rev. the Bishop of Cloyne Rev. Mr Adams, Pútreya

Right Rev. the Bishop of Cork, 23, Upper .

Harley-street

Right Rev. the Bishop of Clogher Right Rev. the Bishop of Bath and Wells, 35, Rev. Mr Cambridge, prebendary of Ely, Curzon-street, May-fairs

Twickenham Rev. Mr Backhouse, Rector of Deal, Kent Rev. Mr Clark, Hexham, Northumberland Mr Battell, Lambeth

Rev. Robert Trotman Coates, rector of SteeRev. Dr Bell, prebendary of Westminster

ple-Langford, Sarum Thomas Brown, Esq. Tooting, Surrey - 2 Rev. Dr Conybeare, rector of St Botolpli, Robert Brown, Esq. Cheapside

Bishopsgate Benjamin Brown, Esq. Cheapside

John Coggan, Esq. Laleham, Middlesex Rev. John Bussell, Portsmouth

Rev. Dr Cooke, President of C. C. C. Oxu Rev. Mr Buck, Rector of Lavenham, Suffolk ford Rev. Mr Brandon, Lowel, Deal

Rev. Dr Chester, rector of Winterbourn, Bowman, Esq. Lombard-street.

Wilts George Brown, Esq. Nicolas-lane . . George Clark, Esq. Lombard-street Messrs Bodley and Etty, Lombard-street H C hatteris, Esq. Lombard-street, Rev. Mr Brand, Rector of St. Mary-at-hill 1- Courtman, Esq. South Lambeth Rev. Thomas Boys, Ampney-crucis, Glouces. Rev. Mr Curteis, rector of Sevenoaks, Kent tershire

Rev. Mr Clark, minor. canon of Durham ", Rev. James Buckoll, Sydington, near Ciren Rev. Mr Caruthers, vicar of Christ-churck cester

| Newgate-street
Rev. Dr Bingham, archdeacon of London Mrs Wm Croome, Cirencester, Gloucestersh,
Rev. Julius Brockman, Cheriton, Kent James Croome, Esq. do
Rev. Mr Barry, rector of Hatherley, Gloucester Robert Croome, Esq. do
Rev. Jos. Baylis, rector of St Mary-de-Crypt, Rev. R. Cumberland, Driffield, Cirencester-2
Gloucester

Mrs Joha Collins, Swansea
Rev. Samuel Commeline, rector of Hemp-

stead, Gloucester His Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rev. George Cox Lambeth-palace ..

I Rev. John Collins, Osmich, near Swansea

Hon.

Ion, and Right Rev. the Earl of Normanton, Joseph Green, Esq. 18, Guildford-street
Archbishop of Dublin

Mrs Green, do Hon. and Right Rev. the Bishop of Dur- || Rev. Dr Ga kin, rector of St Bene't, Grace. ham - 5

church-street Right Rev. the Bishop of St David's, Durham Rev. Dr Goodinge, rector of Counde, Shrop. Rev. Mr Durell, prebendary of Durham

shire

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Rev. E. A. Drummond, DD. rector of Hadleigh Rev. Dr Gray, prebendary of Durham
Rev. Tho. Dyer, A B. Wadham-coll. Oxford | Rev. Dr Goodall, master of Eton-school
Derby society

William Griffith, Esq. Gloucester.
Rev. R. Darke, Breedon, Worcestershire Rev. E. Goddard, Wilts
The dean and chapter of Durham

Rev. Mr Greville, Bristol
Mr Henry Davies, Swansea
Rev. Mr Dutt, minister of Foveren, Aber Captain Honeywood, Sibton, Kent
deenshire

Rev. Mr Hill, Red-lion-court, Watling-street

Charles Haddock, Esq. Wrotham, Kent Hon, und Right Rev. llie Bishop of Ely, Do Rev. Mr Holmes, sub-dean of Chapel-royal, ver-street

and rector of Cripplegate Right Rev. the-Bishop of Exeter, Parliament Rev. Mr Handley, Chipping-norton, Oxfordsh. strect

Mr Hetherington, jun. Nicolas-lane William Edwards, Esq., Stock-exchange Rev. Dr Hardwicke, rector of Sopworth, Wilts Rev. Dr Eveleigh, provost of Oriel-college, || Mr Hetherington, sen. Nicolas-lane .. Oxford

- Hammett, Esq. and Co. Lombard-street Rer. De Ekins, dean of Salisbury

Rev. Mr Hatch, roctor of St Matthew, FriRev. Mr Edwards, rector of St Bartholomew day-street the Great

Miss Harrison, Clapham, Surrey..
Rev. N. Earle, rector of Swerford, Oxfordsh. Mr Hale, 7, George-yard, Lombard-street
Eton-college library

Benjamin Hyett, Esq. Gloucester ,
William Morgan Evans, Esq. Swansea Mr Richard Helps, Gloucester ,
Rev. James Edwards, Swansea
John Elion, Esq. Gloucester :

Rev. Dr Jones, archdeacon of Hereford ,
Apellis, Esq. Gloucester . . . Christopher Idle, Esq. Adelphi-terrace
C. Evans, Esq. Gloucester ..'

Rev. B. Jones, Cheriton, Swansea

Rev. Mr. James, Penmaen, Swansea... Rer. Dr Foster, fellow of Eton-college Mr Rees Jones, land-surveyor, Swansea . Hur. James Fawcett, B.D. Morrisian 'pro-|| Rev. E. Jonės, rector of Rudford, Gloucester fessor, Canubridge . .

. Rev. Ms Johnes, Bristol ... ... . Mrs Fendall, 39, Portland-street, Oxford-st. J. Jelf, Esq. Gloucester Win Fendall, Esq. Matson, Gloucestershire Mr John Jenkins, Swansea Mi Fraser, Jamaica is in

Right Rev. the Bishop of Kilmore, Ireland The dcan and chapter of Gloucester :. | Right Rev. the Bishop of Killalla, Ireland - 2 Rev. Mr Gardner, F. A. S. Sansaw, near ----- Kensington, Esq. Lombard-street.", Shrewsbury 11. Miss Knowlys, at Mr Mayo's, Cloak-lane,

John

John Knowiys, Esq. Mincing-lane

The Right Rev. the Bishop of Oxford, Lower Rev. Mr Keble, Fairford, Gloucestershire, Brook-street Captain Kemp, Mansfield, near Swansea || The Right Rev. the Bishop of Ossory, 6,

Palaçe-yard, Westminster

Rev. John O'Connor, D. D, Dublin Right Rev. the Bishop of Landaff

Rev. Dr Ogilvie, Englefield-green, near Hon. and Right Rev, the Bishop of Litchfield, Staines, Surrey – 4. . Hill-street, Berkeley-square

Rev. Dr Onslow, dean of Worcester Right Rev. the Bishop of London, St James's Dr O'Connor, Castleknock, near Dublin

square Right Rev. the Bishop of Lincoln

The Right Rev. the Bishop of Peterborough Rev. Mr Layton, Ipswich

James Allan Park, Esq. Lincoln's-inn Fields
Miss Lawrence, 26, Lower Brook-street Wm Parnell, Esq. 6, Canterbury-place, Lam-
Lady Lyttelton, Great Malvern, Worcestersh. I beth
Rev. T. Leigh, Addlestrop, Gloucestershire : Rev. Mr Philpot, rector of Ripple, Kent

Langston, Esq. Clement's lane i Mr Wm Prickett
W. Lawrence, Esq. Cirencester, Gloucestersh. Rev. Mr Pulton, Windsor
W. Lawrence, Esq. Sherington, Gloucestersh. || Mr Puckle, Nicolas-lane.
John Lucas, Esq. Stouthall, Glamorganshire || Rev. Dr Price, prebendary of Durham
David Long, Esq. Swansea

Joseph Pitt, Esq. Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Mr Sylvanus Padley, Swansea – 2 Mrs Madan, Peterborough

I. Philpotts, jun. Esq. Gloucester Wm Merle, Esq. Bartholomew-close

Mrs James Pitts, do ,
Dr Moss, prebendary of St Paul's, Amen Cor- || Mr Thomas Palin, do
ner

Rev. T. Parsons, de
Rev. C. Mordaunt
Rev. Rd Michell, B. D. Wadham-college,
Oxford :

The Right Rev. the Bishop of Rochester
George Munro, Esq. Nicolas-lane

Rev. Dr Raine, master of the Charter-house Mr Morris, Lombard-street .'.

school Mr Maskew, Nicolas-lane

John Reeves, Esq. Rey. Mr Mackenzie, rector of Smarden, Kent Rich. Richards, Esq. sollicitor general to the - Munn, Esq. Upper Tooting, Surrey — 2 Queen - 2 Charles Mayo, Esq. Cloak-lane :

Charles Rogers, Esq. Ludlow R. Maskelyne, Esq. Cirencester, Gloucester Rev. Dr Radcliffe, archdeacon of Canterbury shire

Charles Raikes, Esq. Mincing-lane R. Morgan, Esq. Swansea

Thomas Raikes, Esq. Grosvenor-square

Rev. Dr Rennell, dean of Winchester and The Hon. and Right Rev. the Bishop of Nor master of the Temple wich

Rev. Dr Ridley, prebendary of Gloucester
Rev. Mr Newton, vicar of Little Bedwin, Robert Raikes, Esq. Gloucester
Gloucester

Rev. R. Raikes, prebendary of St David's, do Mrs Newton, ditto

Rev. Sam. Rogers , do

The

The Right Rev. the Bishop of Salisbury

T. M. Talbot, Esq. Penrice-castle, GlamorAdmiral Sotheby

ganshire - 20
James Sadler, Esq.
Rev. S. Sader, vicar of Sandhurst, do
Rev. P. Sandiford, rector of Fulmostone. Nor-

| Rev. Mr. Underwood, prebendary of Ely folk

Rev. Dr Vincent, dean of Westminster Rev. C. Sandiford, vicar of Awre, Gloucester

Rev. Mr Viner, Durham shire, and chaplain to the Bishop of Bath

Rev. Dr Vyse, rector of Lambeth and archand Wells

deacon of Lichfield G. Sharp, Esq. 1, Garden-court, Temple

Rev. Mr Van Mildert, rector of Bow, CheapSir Wm Scott, Doctor's Commons

side Rev. Dr De Salis, chaplain in ordinary to his Majesty

The Hon. and Right Rev. the Bishop of Win

chester - 2 Henry Soames, Esq. Wadham-college

|| Right Rev. the Bishop of Worcester, HarWm Stephens, Esq. 68, Broad-street Rev. Mr Swabey, Lambeth-terrace

tlebury-palace

The dean and chapter of Wells Mrs Swabey, do

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Theoph. Walford, Esq. Waldershare, Kent' - Shone, Esq. Bedford-row

Rev. Mr Wollaston, rector of Balsham, Cam, Rev. Martin Stafford Smith, Bath Colonel Symonds, M. P. Pengatley, Here. bridgeshire

Rev. Mr Wood, B. D. rector of Herne, Kent fordshire

Rev. Dr Willis, rector of Bloomsbury and preR. Selfe, Esq. Cirencester, Gloucestershire

bendary of Rochester Rev. Mr Simpson, Bath

Sir Wm Wynne, Doctors Commons
John Strouil, Esq. Swansea - 2
Mrs Stamford, Gloucester

- Williams, Esq. Lombard-street . Charles Sylvester, Esq. do - 2

- Williams, Esq. do
Mrs Williams, 16, Canterbury-place

Rev. Mr Whitaker, rector of St Mildred, Rev. Mr Todd, rector of Allhallow's, Lom Canterbury bard-street

Rev. Dr Weston, residentiary of St Paul's Rev. Dr Turner, dean of Norwich and mas. | J. Wilkinson, Esq. 18, Guildford-street * ter of Pembroke-hall, Cambridge

| E. Wilbraham, Esq. Cirencester, Gloucester. Rev. Wm Tournay, B.D. warden of Wadhamcollege, Oxford

Rev. C. Walker, Slimbridge, Gloucestershire — Tritton, Esq. Lombard-street

Mr D. Walker, Gloucester Wni B. Tarbut, Esq. Bishopsgate-heath, En. || Miss Williams, Swansea

glefield-green Rev. Mr Thomas, Sutton-lodge

His Grace the Archbishop of York, South Rev. F. T. Travell, Swerford, Oxfordshire Audley-street R. Timbrell, Esq. Cirencester, Gloucestershire - 2

Rev. Dr Zouch, prebendary of Durham

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NATIVITY AND PERSONAL CHARACTER

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CHRIST.

ISAIAH ix. 6. Unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given, and the government shall

be upon his shoulder; and his name shall be called, Wonderful, Counsellor, the mighty God, the everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace.

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THE Evangelical Prophet in these words sees, as it were, the Son of God born of the Virgin, and the blessed Jesus laid in a manger; and, in a prophetic ecstasy, rather declares than foretells the birth of the Messiah : “ Unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given. *" Then

· * " Singularis est Emphasis in voce, nobis; significat id, quod omnes sentiunt, nostro bono et

commodo natum esse hunc Puerum Imperatorem. Vide Vitringa, in locum. .“ Impudenter Judæi hæc ad Ezechiam torquent. Nam, 1o. Hic natus est ante hoc Vaticinium. Vide 2 Reg. xvi. 2; xviii. 2. 2o. Nullum h. 1. Ezechiæ vestigium, nec verbum hactenus de eo probatum. 3o. Nativitas hujus Pueri lætitiam et liberationem attulit: non sic nativitas Ezechiæ. 4o. De ejus nativitate agitur, qui lucem attulit ambulantibus in tenebris Galilæis et Judæis": id quod nemo Ezechiæ adscripserit. 5o. Sequentia nomina et epitheta nulli mortali conveniunt.” Calovius. “ Christus hic dicitur puer; quoad humanam naturam, Matt. q. 11. Puer; ergo homo est : et filius, idque sine adjectione, et xat' soxòv, ut a reliquis hominibus discernatur, et constet alium a Dei filio non posse hîc intelligi: nec dubium est oraculum illud hîc respici. 2 Sam. vii. 14, ipse erit mihi filius.” Calvin, &c. Which last passage is emphatically ascribed to Christ by the author of the Hebrews, c. i, 5.

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