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judge thee, who by the retter And friendly signs at parting made,
We bid the land a last adieu ! and a profession of Christiani. ty dost transgress its com From crowded boats that grace our mands ? For he is not a Chris.
wake, tian who is one outwardly, In
cap and vest but seldom wore, neither is that Christianity Their last FAREWELL the natives which is metely outward in
And half reluctant seek the shore. the flesh or in name. But he is a Christian who is one in. Each cliff's rude height and sea-worri wardly; and Christianity is base that of the heart, in the spirit,
Presents a silent gazing throng ; and not in the letter
Where e'en regret may find a place
As swift the vessels pass along. praise is not of men but of God.”
If this be not a perversion of There, too, the stone enclosure stands, the spirit of the passage--and Within whose high extensive walls, we verily believe it is not. The Pagan native lifts his hands have we not more ground to
And on his wooden idol calls. hope for the salvation of kind Yetye, who boast the Christian name, and peaceful Pagans, than of Blush at á deed which truth must unmerciful and fighting Chris- tell tians ?
Hither they brought the sick and Unmerciful and fighting
And bade them in their temples Christians! What a palpable dwell. solecism! Yet how many think it safe to appear of this From noise and crowded decks recharacter at the judgement
Th. infirm inhal'd à purer air ; seat of Christ, depending on And native kindness daily prov'd, his blood to atone for their
They bless the hand that led theme own cruelty and blood-guilti
there. ness, and for their practical, habitual and persevering dis- in yonder grove's encircling shade regard both to his precepts and
Where time will long the truth at
test example ; and also depending The last sad rites by strangers paid, on the imputation or transfer A youthful seaman's asbes rest. of his righteousness to supply yet not the sick their thoughts conthe defect of all personal con
fin'd förmity to his will, and all
Nor yet th' interment of the dead moral fitness for the kingdom The living still they borè in mind, of heaven! How wonderful, And gave the ships their daily how shocking, how fatal the
bread. delusion, which has converted à dispensation of Divine love, Farewell, dear isle !-on you may
breath mercy and peace, into motives
Of civil discord never blow! for the indulgence of humani Far from your shores be plague and malignity, revenge and war! death,
And far-oh! fai--the hostile foe! TÁE FAREWELL. The sails are set ; the anchor weigh’d; To distant climes out course we stéer, Their course; south-west, the ships Where fashion boasts ber splendid pursue.
reign ; Vol. VI.--No. 6,
Where science, fame and wealth ap- With love, with innocence and pear,
peace.* While lux’ry revels in their train.
*16 The Farewell was written Meanwhile, pe'er 'mid your smilig" by Mr. Gillard, clerk of the Lyra."
Mr. M'Le observes that the lines May pride and fierce ambition
express not only the sentiments of spring!
Mr. Gillard, but “ the general sentiNe'er may they know what misery ments, on leaving the worthy Islanmeans
ders at Grand Lewchew." We gave Which vice and dissipation bring! but little more than half the number
of verses; but these will show that Still on your sons may plenty shine, the amiable conduct of the Lew
Still may thy happiness increase, chews had made a strong impression And friendship long their hearts en- on the minds of their British bretk
gave him the
À REMARKABLE INDIAN MINISTER. In the summer of 1760 a religious account; that they number of religious Indians desired to do justice, to love paid a visit to the Quakers in God and to live in peace-rePhiladelphia, on a religious questing at the same time that account. They were mostlý none of his company should of the Minusing tribe, and be permitted to have any spircame from a town called Ma- itous liquors, &c. He refused hackloosing, or Wyalnsing, the presents offered by the on or near the east br ch of Governor, and Susquehannah river, Pennsyl. reasons; further saying “I vania. Their chief man, whom think on God who made us ; the rest of the company styled I want to be instructed in his their minister, was named worship and service; I am a Papunchúng, or Papounan; great lover of peace, and have and their interpreter was Job never been concerned in war Chillaway, an Indian
affairs; I have a sincere reOn their arrival they wait: membrance of the old friend. ed.on Governor Hamilton, to ship between the Indians and pay their respects and to de- our forefathers, and shall ever liver their prisoners, whom observe it.” After mentionthey had redeemed; having ing some other things and exthemselves absolutely refused pressing himself farther on the to join with the other Indians design of their visit, he said in the savage war which raged “ Though what he had men. about that time.
tioned on religious affairs They had a public confer. 'might appear trivial to some ence with the Governor in who thought different from the state-house, in the pres. him, yet he was fixed in his ence of many citizens; in mind respecting them ; that which Papounan said the de. their young men agreed with sign of their visit was prin. him and wanted to love God cipally to the Quakers, on a and to desist from their formet bad course of life ;" further of this mind for several years, declaring_“I am glad I have and, as far as appeared and an opportunity of mentioning was understood by those they these several affairs in the visited, principally from an presence of so large an audi
immediate sense of divine tory of young and old people; goodness, manifested in their the Great God observes all minds, without any instrument. that passes in our hearts, and al means, preaching or in. hears all that we say one to formation from other persons, another."
yet it was but lately that PaHe then finished with a pounan had been indụced to solemn act of thanksgiving preach among them, in which and prayer to God, with great service he was afterwards devotion, and energy, in the joined by two other Indians. Indian language.
The unusu: They appeared very earnest alness, force and sound of the
and sincere in promoting true Indian language, on such an piety, which they représente occasion, with the manifest, ed to be the effect of an insincerity, fervor and concern ternal operation of the divine of the speaker, seened to influence on the mind, wherestrike the whole auditory in by it became changed from a an uncommon manner, as weil bad to a good state This as the Indians themselves they emphatically expressed who all the while behaved by the heart becoming soft, with a gravity becoming the and filled with good, occasion and appeared to unite The interpreter gave the heartily with him in his devo. following account of Papoun. tion.
an's conversion :-" He was They were kindly treated formerly a drunken man; but by the Governor, and remained the death of a father bringing in town several days, visiting sorrow over his mind, he fell and conferring with Friends into a thoughtful, melancholic and attending their religious state; in which his eyes were meetings. They frequently turned to behold the earth and expressed their dislike and consider the things which are abhorrence of war, as arising thereon. From seeing the from a bad spirit, wondering folly and wickedness which that Christians were such great prevailed, his sorrow increaswarriors, rather than lovers ed; and it was given him to and cultivators of peace. They believe that there was a great uniformly kept themselves en- power which created all these tirely from strong liquor, and things. Upon which his mind observed a sober, orderly and was turned from beholding commendable behaviour, often this lower world to look toexpressing their satisfaction wards Him who had created with what they heard from the it; and strong desires were Friends.
raised in his heart after fur. From the account they gave ther knowledge of his Creator. of themselves, they had been Nevertheless the Almighty
was not yet pleased to be found' tained a sense of theirCreator's or known by him. But, his goodness and favour continudesires increasing, he forsooked to them; and in his public the town and went into the prayers, and addresses to his woods in great bitterness of Maker, he returned thanks for spirit. He was missed by the his mercy, in still affording other Indians,' who feared them a sense of his compas some casualty might have sion and loving kindness, re. happened to him ; but after questing a continuance and searching for him he was not increase thereof, that they found, At the end of five might jointly know in the end days it pleased God to appear a place of rest, where love to him to his comfort, and to would prevail and have the give him a sight, not only of dominion. When they were his own inward state, but also not dispersed, as in their huntan acquaintance with the works ing season, it appeared they of nature; so that he appre constantly met in this manner hended a sense was given him in the morning before sunrise, of the virtues, and natures of and in the evening after sunset. several herbs, roots, plants The purport of more of Paand trees, and the different re. pounan's expressions was lation they had one to another “That it was an affair of much and he was made sensible that sorrow to him, that men should man stood in the nearest re- make so bad use of the breath lation to God of any part of of life which God had breathcreation. It was at this time ed into them, and which ought that he was more particularly continually to be improved to made sensible of his duty to
his honour and the mutual God. He came home rejoice benefit of mankind. That it ing, and endeavoured to put in was not well to speak of things practice what he apprehended which related to the Almighty was required of him."
only from the root of the These Indians made a sec- tongue ; but in order that such ond visit to the Quakers in words should be good they the next following summer, on must proceed from the good the same account, and behaved principle in the heart : That in the same regular and be he had for many years felt the coming manner as before, good spirit in his heart ; but, They maintained an orderly wanting to try and prove it in public worship, in their way, order to come to some cerat stated times; at some of tainty, he remained in an unwhich they were visited by settled state till about four several of the Friends. Pa- years ago ;
when he pounan, their chief preacher, ceived an assurance that this in his discourses principally love was good, and that he advised and exhorted them to needed no farther inquiry acircumspection and brotherly bout it. And being past all love in their conduct, that it doubt that this was the right might be manifest they re. way, he had endeavoured to
walk steadily therein since to love one another, to look that time This spirit was a upon all mankind as one, and spirit of love ; and it was his so to become as one family." daily prayer that it might con. Proud's Hist. of Pennsylvania, tinually abide with him : That Vol. II. pages 320_25. when he felt it prevalent in This account of Papounan his heart he was so directed will we hope be read with inas to speak what was right terest, and occasion some se. and prevented from saying rious reflections. To such any wrong thing: That by views of piety and duty this reason of men not keeping to l'emarkable Indian appears to this love, which their maker have been brought, prior to hath given them in their hearts, any personal acquaintance with the evil spirit gets possession the gospel, or with the Friends. there, and destroys all that is Must he not then have been gooil in them; and this is the taught by the spirit of God ? 'cause why men dislike one And were not his views of reanother, grow angry with and legion much more consistent endeavour to kill one another. with the gospel, than those But when we follow the leade which are entertained by the ings of the good spirit, it greater number of professed causes our hcarts to be tender, Christians ?
REV. PROFESSOR MCKEAN.
We were called in our last of one, who was numbered punber to notice the death of with our most accomplished the Rev. Dr. McKean, Boyl- scholars and divines, and whose ston Professor of Rhetoric and private virtues have embalmed Oratory in Harvard Universi
hearts. ty. This dispensation has ad- To every community the ded another to the bereave- death of such an individual as ments, numerous and afflicting Dr. McKean must be viewed almost beyond example, with with a powerful interest, for which our churches and litera- to every community his life ry community have, within night be an important blessthe few past years, been ing. Having received the honvisted. Wc are persuad- ours of Harvard University, he ed
add nothing devoted himself to the study to the just and affection- of Theology; and evinced the ate tributes that have al. diligence and fidelity of his ready been offered ;* but we preparation, by the ability and are unwilling that' the pages acceptance of his earliest serof the Christian Disciple vices. In 1797 he became the should be without some notice Pastor of the church in Mil
Eulogy on the Rev. Joseph McKean, delivered before the University, Cambridge, by Professor Hedge ; and Funeral Sermon by Rev. Nathaniel "L. Frothingham, of Boston ; both of which have been published by request.