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are shown to be misrepresented, and misapplied, by envy and malice, to parties that had no connection with them, whatever ; and to such an extent, that wilful malignity, alone, must have so distorted and abused them. The whole Remarks” are keenly Hudibrastic in their style of satire : in some parts too much so for us, who have taken up these matters in a more serious mood; but to those who desire to spend a lively hour in reading a pamphlet on “Wesleyan Matters," written by a man of undoubted genius ; and who desire to learn the true animus of those, who, after having enrolled themselves as members of the Evangelical Alliance, (but who sunk themselves, by their conduct at its first meeting, in London, into general contempt,) and who, after having written sermons for their brethren on Brotherly Love, can say to strangers in a railway carriage, “The Evangelical Alliance stinks of the Buntings ! I hate the Bunting clique.” To such we would say, Purchase and read the “Remarks, by Vates, on the Fly Sheets."

NOTICES TO CORRESPONDENTS.

1.-Judex was too late with his communication, for its insertion in our last number; but, he will perceive

that we have, substantially, fulfilled his request, and that as soon as we could. We shall expect to hear from him again.

2.-A. B's excellent Paper next month. His further communications are requested.

3.-We are obliged by the long and friendly note from the Local Preacher in Yorkshire. We were afraid of

hasty conclusions; but, in addition to what he has stated, our suspicions were awakened by the accurately finished report, as it was said to be, of what was delivered lately. Both he, and another near to him, have forfeited the confidence of several of their former friends, by their incautious declarations respecting “FlySheet" investigations. But we must wait until future circumstances shall fully reveal the truth. There can be no doubt of the other writer referred to. We shall be obliged to our friend, if he will arrange with the bookseller named.

4.-Z. has our thanks for the expression of his approval. We think, with him, that decided measures must be

speedily employed.

0.-G. A. will find sufficient answers to his questions in one of the foregoing letters from Correspondents.

Communications on subjects connected with Wesleyan Methodism are respectfully solicited from parties

concurring in the general views of the Preface,-to be addressed

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