ewish and Roman history which affected the Christians within this period.
In this work, says Dr. Amory,
Memoir, Prefixed to the life of Christ, p. XI. besides illustrating throughout the historyd to the improvement of each other's productions; and it is stated by our author's biographer, Dr. Amory, that, if the correspondence between them upon these subjects were published, the freedom and d his congregation was small, though select and highly intelligent.
His natural temper (says Dr. Amory) prevented his excelling in a warm and pathetic address to the passions of his hearers.
But t in the same spirit, from the author's namesake, Dr. Benson, Bishop of Gloucester, is given by Dr. Amory, and is inserted here, as illustrating the sort of intercourse which was then permitted betweed, are particularly valuable and judicious.
To this volume is prefixed a memoir of the author, by Dr. Amory, the editor, from which the materials of the preceding article have been chiefly derived.