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    BC, 20, Daubney's Protestant Companion (Part I), 225 - 233, Mar 1824, John Hume Spry, In no 64 Spry is said to be "well known to our readers as one of the most able and strenuous defenders of the established faith"; Spry had been an assistant to Daubney and was an original British Critic supporter. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 25, Prince Hohenlohe's miracles, 279 - 298, Mar 1824, John Hume Spry, prob., Similar ironic references to "writing another article on Prince Hohenlohe" as in no. 48 suggest common authorship. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 30, Daubeny's Protestant's Companion (Part II, concl.), 337 - 348, Apr 1824, John Hume Spry, In no 64 Spry is said to be "well known to our readers as one of the most able and strenuous defenders of the established faith"; Spry had been an assistant to Daubney and was an original British Critic supporter. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 48, Rammohun Roy's Precepts of Jesus, 596 - 601, Jun 1824, John Hume Spry, This attack on Unitarians and Belsham echoes those in nos. 20 and 30; see also the reference to writing another article on Prince Hohenlohe. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 83, Archdeacon Daubeny's Charge [to the Clergy of the Archdeaconry of Sarum], 363 - 366, Oct 1824, John Hume Spry, On p. 364 the author says that Mr. Belsham's language about St. Paul excludes him from the rank of Christians: cf. the title of Spry's book, reviewed in no. 64; cf. evidence for no 20 which also reviews a work by Daubeny. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 84, Gospel Truth Opposed to Error and Superstition, 366 - 368, Oct 1824, John Hume Spry, This work is directed against Mr. Baines "whose 'Defence' of the Roman Church has been so fully and completely confuted by Archdeacon Daubeny's 'Protestant Companion'"; the latter was reviewed by Spry; also see nos. 20 & 30. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 166, [George] Miller on Christianity, 582 - 594, Jun 1825, John Hume Spry, prob., The strong praise of Miller's attack on Unitarianism and specifically on Belsham immediately suggests Spry; see evidence for no. 83. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 220, [Daniel] Waterland's Works, 240 - 265, Apr 1826, John Hume Spry, possib., Supplementing no. 51 by Le Bas, which focused on the man, this article centers on his theological ideas, particularly his battle with the Unitarian, Samuel Clarke: see no. 20. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 286, [George] D'Oyly's Sermons, 78 - 115, Jul 1827, John Hume Spry, prob., The reviewer attacks the Unitarians and Belsham, both frequent targets of Spry; see no. 353 where Spry expresses concern with pulpit oratory as he does here. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 353, Le Bas's Sermons [Vol II], 451 - 475, Oct 1828, John Hume Spry, Pages 451-452 clearly indicate that this is by the same author as no. 286; seven pages are devoted, as there, to pulpit eloquence. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 430, Lord King's Life of Locke, 1 - 72, Jul 1830, John Hume Spry, Attacks on those who oppose the Church of England, pairing of words ("vigor and activity," "worthies and divines," and strong invective are characteristic; irony about writers for the BC emerges becomes a feature of Spry. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 479, [Thomas] Chalmers, On Endowments, 301 - 329, Oct 1831, John Hume Spry, Pages 311, 312 of no. 502 refer back to this article in terms which distinctly imply a common authorship. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 491, Tithes, 462 - 492, Oct 1831, John Hume Spry, Spry wrote nos. 502 and 575 on tithes; this counter-attack on perceived enemies of the Church is at the center of his writing; the marked use of irony and sarcastic language are characteristic. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 493, Library of Ecclesiastical Knowledge, 54 - 65, Jan 1832, John Hume Spry, This scathing attack reflects the ironic indignation of a staunch defender of the Church Establishment as was Spry; see p. 64 here and no. 20. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 499, Church Reform, 172 - 236, Jan 1832, John Hume Spry, This article complements no. 491 in discussing dangers to the Church; in no 491 Spry postponed the second danger "for another number"; Spry's regular enemies (Bentham, Cobbett, Doyle, and Hume) are decried. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 501, Life and Writings of Archdeacon Daubeny, 288 - 310, Apr 1832, John Hume Spry, On p. 308 the reviewer quotes 30 lines from what "we" have said about Daubeny in March 1824 (no. 20), p. 255. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 502, The Church and its Endowments [on books by W. Dealtry and W. H. Hale], 311 - 344, Apr 1832, John Hume Spry, This sequel to no. 479, also on church endowments, uses heavy irony, extensive "pairings," and strong invective -- all distinctive features of Spry's work: cf. evidence for no. 20 and no. 430. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 553, Works of Robert Hall [Vol. VI] (with memoir by O. Gregory), 292 - 338, Apr 1833, John Hume Spry, This sharp attack on Dissenters (Hall was a "rigid and uncompromising Baptist") is characteristic of Spry, as is use of the word "exterminating" meaning destructive as in nos. 430, p.18; 579, p.396; and 728, p. 12. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 571, Chalmers's Bridgewater Treatise: On the Moral and Intellectual Constitution of Man, 239 - 282, Oct 1833, John Hume Spry, Spry had reviewed Chalmers in no. 479; for "exterminating" (p. 253) see evidence for no. 579. (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

    BC, 575, Hale on Tithes [Part II of the book], 342 - 354, Oct 1833, John Hume Spry, Reviewer expresses hope that "our readers have not forgotten the former part of this Essay, which was noticed by us immediately on its appearance' (viz. no. 502). (Esther Houghton working file) [review] (08/16)

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