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THE FIRST PROMISE TO THE PROPHECY OF MOSES :
CONSIDERED IN SIX DISCOURSES,
THE UNIVERSITY OF DUBLIN,
AT THE DONNELLAN LECTURE, 1853.
WILLIAM DE BURGH, B. D.,
AUTHOR OF “LECTURES ON THE SECOND ADVENT," ETC. ETC.
“ Declaring THE END from the Beginning." -ISAIAH xlvi. 10.
Printed at the Unibersity Press.
THE REGISTRY OF TRINITY COLLEGE,
“Feb. 22, 1794. Whereas a legacy of £1243 has been bequeathed to the College of Dublin, by Mrs. Anne Donnellan, of the parish of St. George, Hanover-square, in the County of Middlesex, spinster, for the encouragement of religion, learning, and good manners, the particular mode of application being intrusted to the Provost and Senior Fellows:
• RESOLVED, “1. That a Divinity Lecture, to which shall be annexed a salary arising from the interest of £1200, shall be established for ever, to be called Donnellan's Lecture.
66 2. That the Lecturer shall be forthwith elected from among the Fellows of the said College, and hereafter annually on the 20th of November.
“ 3. That the subject or subjects of the Lectures shall be determined at the time of election by the Board, to be treated of in six sermons, which shall be delivered in the College Chapel after Morning Service on certain Sundays, to be appointed on the 20th of November next after the election of the Lecturer, and within a year from said appointment.
“4. That one moiety of the interest of the said £1200 shall be paid to the Lecturer as soon as he shall have delivered the whole number of Lectures, and the other moiety as soon as he shall have published four of the said Lectures ; one copy to be deposited in the Library of the College; one in the Library of Armagh; one in the Library of St. Sepulchre; one to be given to the Chancellor of the University; and one to the Provost of the College."
Presumptive order of the Prophetic Revelations—not the actual
I. Its scope and ultimate reference inferred:- 1. From its being
II. The Fulfilment:- 1. Partial at the First Advent-as re-