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GENTLEMAN's and LONDON M A G A Z IN E,

J V NE, 1788.

For

We present our Readers with a friking Likeness of that favourite of

the Stage, Mr. O'Reilly, in the Character of Father Luke.

Advice to Husbands. By Mrs. Piozzi.

Study fome easy science together, and ac

quire a limilarity of tastes while you enjoy NOULD that kind of love be kept alive a community of pleasures. You will by this

through the marriage state, which makes means, have many images in common, and the charm of a single one, the sovereign good be freed from the necessity of separating to would no longer be fought for ; in the uni- find amusement ; nothing is so dangerous on of two faithful lovers it would be found :, to wedded love as the possibility of eibut reason News us that this is impoflible, ther being happy out of the company of and experience informs us that it never was the other; endeavour, therefore, to cement lo ; we must preserve it as long, and supply the present intimacy on every fide ; let your it as happily as we can.

wife never be kept ignorant of your income, When your present violence of passion your expences, your friendships, or aversions ; subsides, however, and a more cool and tran- let her know your very faults, but make them quil affection takes its place, be not hafty amiable by your virtues ; consider all conto censure yourtelf as indifferent, or to la- cealment as a breach of fidelity ; let her nement yourfelf as unhappy; you have loft ver have any thing to find out in your chathat only which it was imposible to retain, racter, and remeinber, that from the mo. and it were graceless amid the pleasures of a ment one of the partners turn spy upon the prosperous summer to regret the blossoms of other, they have commenced a state of hola transient spring. Neither unwarily con- tility. demn your bride's insipidity, till you have Seek not for happiness in fingularity, and recollecíed that no objed, however sublime, dread a refissement of wisdom as a deviation no sound, however charming, can continue into folly. Listen not to those sages who to transport us with delight when they no advise you always to icorn the countel of a longer trike us with novelty. The skill to woman, and if you comply with her requets senovate the powers of pleasing, are said, in- pronounce you to be wife-ridden. Think not deed, to be poflefied by some women in an'any privation, except of positive evil, an eminent degree, but the artifices of maturity excellence, and do not congratulate yourself are seldom feen to adoro the innocence of that your wife is not a learned lady, that me youth ; you have made your choice, and never touches a card, or is wholly ignorint ought to approve it.

how to make a pudding. Cards, cookery, Satiety follows quick upon the heels of and learning, are all good in their places, poffesfion : and to be happy, we must always and may all be used with advantage. have something in view. The person of With regard to expence, I can only obyour lady is already all your own, and will serve that the money laid out in the purchase not grow more pleasing in your eyes I doubt, of distinction is feldom or ever profitably though the rest of your sex will think her employed. We live in an age when splenhandsomer for these dozen years. Turn, did furniture and glittering equipage are therefore, all your attention to her mind, grown too common to catch the notice which will daily grow brighter by polishing of the meanest spectator, and for the greaGent. Mag. June, 1788.

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ter ones they only regard our walteful folly colonel are finer gentlemen than her husband. with filent contempt, or open indignation. The bane of married happiness among the This may perhaps be a displeasing reflection, city men in general has been, that finding but the following confideration ought to themselves unfit for polite life, they transfermake amends. The age we live in, pays, red their vanity to their ladies, dressed them up I think, peculiar attention to the higher dis. gaily, and sent them out a gallanting, while tinctions of wit, knowledge, and virtue ; the good man was to regale with port wine to which we may more safely, more cheaply, or rum punch, perhaps among mean comand more honouralily aspire. The giddy pdnions, after the compting-house was shut ; flirt of quality frets at the respect the sees paid this practice Produced the ridicule thrown to Lady Edgecumbe, and the gay dunce sits on them in all our comedies and novels since pining for a partner, while Jones the Orie commerce began to prosper. But now that entalift leads up the ball.

I am so near the subject, a word or two on I said that the person of your lady would jealousy may not be amifs, fof though not a not grow more pleasing to you, but pray failing of the present age's growth, yet the let her never suspect that it grows less fo: that a secds of it are toð certainly fown in every woman will pardon an affront to her under: warm bosom for us to neglect it as a fault fanding much sooner than one to her perfon of no consequence. If you are ever tempted is well known; nor will any of us contra- to be jealous, watch your wife · narrowly, dict the affertion. All our attainments, allour but never trize her; tell her your jealouly, arts, are employed to gain and keep the heart but conceal your suspicion; let her, in short, of mán; and what mortification can ex• be satisfied that it is only your oud temper, cecd the disappointment, if the end be not and even troublesome attachment, that obtained? There is no reproof, however makes you follow her ; but let her not dreain pointed, 'no punishment however Tevere, that you ever doubted seriously of her virtue that a woman of spirit will not prefer to ne- even for a moment. If he is disposed toglect; and if he can endure it without com- wards jealousy of you, 'let me beleech you plaint, it only proves that the means to make to be always explicit with her and never herself amends by the attention of others for mysterious; be above delighting in her pain the nights of her husband. For this, and of all things; nor do your business, nor pay for every reason, it behoves a married man geur vifits with an air of concealment, when not to Ict his politeness Fail, though his ar. all you are doing might as well be proclaims dour may abatt, but to retain, at least, that ed, perhaps in the parish veftry. general cirility towards his own lady, which he is so willing to pay to every other, and

Oecorony. An Authentic Story. every man in company

cat it," said Florelli, to an intimate with more complaisance than he who fo öt. friend who called to see them in their dilant ten vowed to her eternal fondnefs.

retireinent. Charles and Florella married It is not iny opinion that a young woman for love, their tempers, inclinations, and should be indulged in every wild with of her ages, were the same; an unreflecting enjoygay heart or giddy head, but contradiction ment of the present, and a total inattention may be foftened by domestic kindness, and to the future, were the characteristics of quiet pleatures substituted in the place of noi. them both. They rushed at once into the ly ones. Public amusements are not indeed most expensive career of luxurious life: into expensive as is sometimes imagined, but clination rever remained ungratified, nor they tend to alienate the minds of married any pleasure unenjoyed; so that at the end of people from each other. A well-shofen fo- a very few winters their affairs became too čitty of friends and acquaintance, more e- embarrassed to admit of their proceeding minent for virtue and good sense than for any further. A feat in parliament preserved gaiety and splendour, where the conversation him from a goal, and the easy turn of their tof the day inay afford cúrodent for the e- dispositions rtiade difrels fit light upon them. vening, seems the molt rational pleasure this They continued happy in each other, nor did great toán can afford; and 10 this, a game want of credit at the butcher's stall, or the at cards now and then gives an additional re• baker's Top, draw a single reproach from

either of them.'. In this state of their affairs That' your own fuperiority should always friends interposed; for they had mingled a be seen, but never felt, seems an excel. certain grace in all their icvities which had bent general rule. · A wife should ouihine made them beloved, Creditors were disher husband in nothing, 'not even in her pored to be lénierit ; and on a minute examidrets. If she happens tờ have a taste for the nation of their fituation, it was found to be vifling distinctions that finery can confer, retrievable Vy a tew ytars of rigid oeconomy. iufier fier not for a moment to fancy, when Tothat æconomy they wereready to submit; De appears in public, that fir Edward or the and when they had left the gay scenes of dila

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sipation in which they had figured with so had an aunt, and by her death Florella came
much brilliancy, they carried along with into the posestion of soool. and an elegant
them the consolation of having intended no house in the neighbourhood of Bath.
injury, and practised no crime. They were No sooner had the letter with the black
now going to engage in a scheme of pru. seal announced this intelligence, than it at
dence, which they had never yet understood, once checked the career of their satisfaction,
and had the happy art of giving lively, pleaf- and gave a new turn to their ideas. Charles
ing turns of thought to that change of life, faintly proposed, that the whole of this un.
circumstance, and situation, which their expected accession of fortune Tould be ap-
folly had brought upon them. “Well,” plied to the general fund for restoring their
said Charles, as they entered their remote affairs. Florella did not absolutely oppose
habitation, “My dear Florella, we have the proposition, but rather thought, as the
had our follies, and no one has so good a was now become the mistress of a handsome
right to laugh at them as ourselves;" fo they mansion, in one of the most desirable parts
laughed most heartily, and made humour of the kingdom, that it would be acting
ous remarks upon the objects round thein. with ingratitude to fortune if they turned
As they sat at supper they found an old their backs upon it; and that as a family
fahioned leather cushion, as easy as a fattin estate was in a fair way of clearing itself,
sofa, and thought home-brewed ale as nectare. it would he counteracting the kind intention
ous as burnt champagne. Florella learnt to of her deceased aunt to apply the legacy in
make puddings, and Charles eat them with any other manner than the increase of their
all the relish of the most refined confection- immecliate comforts. Charles thought the
ary: he went to the brook and brought spoke like an angel: their favourite retire-
home trout; he cheered his dogs through ment was soon deserted, and the fond eco-
the brake, or whilled them over the fub nomists were delighted beyond measure at
ble, and brought home game; and Florella taking poffeffion of their new habitation.
was as pleased with these presents, as she . We can practise our system of aconomy
had formerly been with those of pearls or here, said Florella, “ as well as in the coun-
diamonds. Charles sat down to his meal ty of ecknock, and though the situation
with an appetite that made every morsel de- may not be quite fo cheap, the bounty of
licious; and Florella found her table covered my aunt will enable us to pay the differ-
with dainties, as her Charles had been the ence.'
caterer of them. Their easy manners, and They were now within a very few miles of the
unreserved dispositions made them the idols centre of pleasure and amusement: “ And
of their neighbourhood, and they were fur. where will be the harm,” said Charles,
prised to find themselves elevated into a “ if we now and then go to a ball at Bath ?"
consequence in the shade of a retirement, Florella faw none in the world; so they
and under the strictures of economy, which went every week. There they met several
they had never felt in the gay world: the of their former friends, and a visit to town
gay and high wrought scenes of their past came irresiftible. Their paffion for pleasure
extravagance appeareil but as so many gau. was revived; oeconomy was again" forgot
dy dreams, which gave them subject of ri. and neglected; the good aunt's legacy was
dicule. They were become more vain of soon exhausted; the estate felt a partial re-
their present pru

ence than they were of their lapse ; and these giddy but amiable couple
former folly; and, on finding at the end of are obliged once more to breathe the retriev-
their first year, that no debt was unpaid, and ing air of a remote village-where Florella
their allowance was not exhausted, they em- again makes puddings, and Charles eats them.
braced each other with a satisfaction they
had never before experienced, gave a little

Miscellaneous Thoughts fete champetre to their neighbours, and VICKNESS is the mother of modesty, it operas, and masquerades of the capital had when we are in full career of worldly pomp never afforded them. They mutually receive and jollity, the pulleth us by the ear, and ed and communicated happiness; and oft' maketh us know ourselves; Pliny calls it the in the height of his felicity, would Charles sum of philosophy, if we could but perforin exclaim, as the exiled Greek had done before that in our health, which we promise in our him. “ I should have been ruined, had I fickness. not been undone.”

To be Editor. Thus the time passed on, fortunate cir. SIR, cumstances attended the conduct of their affairs; the trustees of the estate made con ed from Leighlin and Ferns to St. Dasiderable advances towards casing it of its vid's has not been complied with by the Mia embarrassinents, and the period coulı now nistry, who were, it seems, unwilling to be ascertained when it would return unin- make, or rather to revive, such a precedent;

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it may be an amusement to some of your to that superior dignity. - In the epitaph, readers to be informed how many prelates which is in a language very uncouth, he is have been removed from Ireland to England, denominated, “ John Kitte, Londoner naand who was the last to whom this indul- tyffe.” gence was granted. I have therefore tranf. IX. 1567. It appears from Ware (Himitted the underwritten lift, which, I am apt bernia Sacra, p. 120), that Hugh Curwin, to believe, may be accurate as far as it goes, Archbishop of Dublin, was in this year tranthough poffibly not complete, from my not fated to the bishoprick of Oxford, which having an opportunity of consulting Ware, had been vacant ten years. He was, acDe Præfulibus Hiberniæ.

cording to Strype (Ecclef. Mem. vol. III. 1...1323: John de Eglescliff, a Domini- p. 228.), confecrated Archbishop Sept. 4 i can friar, from Connor to Landaff, by Pa- and, according to Ware, on the 8th of that pal bult. He was ejected from his bishop- month, 1555; and the latter adds, that tick in Ireland during civil war. (God- Queen Mary appointed him Chancellor of win, edit. Richardson, p. 606. not.) Ireland the next day. This office he is said to

II. 1362. Roger Cradock, a friar mi. have discharged many years with reputation, nor, from Waterford to Landaff, by Papal but that, being grown old, he desired to bull. (Ibid. p 607.).

return and die in his own country, as he 111. 5376. John Swaffam, a white fri- did, in 1568, at Swinbrooke, in Bedfordar, from Cloyne to Bangor, by Papal bull. fire. Strype's Life of Archbishop Parker, He obtained this favour in confequerce of p. 225 ; in which there is a further account his having distinguished himself by his writ. of this prelate. ings against thc followers of 'Wickliffe. X. 1582. Marmaduke Middleton, from (Ibid. p. 623.)

Waterford to St. David's. In Strype's IV. 1395. Robert Wardby, from Dub- Life of Archbishop Grindal, p. 270, there lin to Chichefter. He attended the Black is a letter from Bishop Middleton to SecretaPrince into foreign parts, and was promoted ry Walsingham, representing the fad and to the fee of Aire in Gascony, but was necesitous state of his new diocese ; and translated by Papal bull to the Archbihoprick Strype remarks, that the prelate seemed by of Dublin.' It was descending, to become this letter to have been a grave good fort of a Suffragan Prelate in England ; but he soon man. He was, however, eight years after, reascended to a primacy, being raised to the not only deprived of his bishoprick, but forsee of York in 1396*. (Godwin, p. 508.) mally degraded, by the High Commifsia

V. 1396. Robert Read, a Dominican ners at Lambeth-house, of his episcopal friar, from Waterford to Carlisle, by robes and priesly vestments. Br. Willis, Papal bull. (Ibid. p. ;66.)

in his Survey of St David's, p. 123, says, VI. 1398. Thomas Peverell, white that, by the beft information he could learn, 'friar, from Osory to Landalf. (Ib. 609.) the occasion of this cenfure was some fimoni

VII. 1452 James Blakedon, from acal practices he had been guilty of, togeAchad, alias Achonry, to Bangor, by Pa- ther with a notorious abule of a charity, pal bull.' (Ibid. p. 624.)

and that he was also charged as if he had a VIII. 1521. John Kite, from Armagh design to alienate some lands of the Bishopto Carline, or rather from Armagh to the rick, and to settle them on his son Richard, archbishoprick of Thebes, with which he whom he made Archdeacon of Cardigan. held Carlisle, hy a perpetual commendam. But in a letter dated July 5, 1748, an ex(Ibid. p. 770, not. 1.) And it is observa- tract from which I have read, Willis fays, ble, that in the inscription on his monu “ that he was deprived for forging a will, ment in the chance of Stepney church and that it is said, he was convicted of hav(Weever, p. 539.), his archbishoprick in ing two wives." He died Nov. 1, 1593, Greece is only mentioned :

and was buried in the collegiate church of

Windsor.
In Greece Arch Byshop elected worthely,
And late of Carliei rulying paftorally.

XI. 1603. John Thornborough, from

Limerick to Bristol, which had been vacant To accept the diminutive fee of Carlisle ten years. He held the deanry of York in in lieu of the primacy of all Ireland, shewed a commendam with both sees. firong predilection for England. He proba XI. 1627. William Murray, from Ferbly took the other titular archbishoprick, that nabore, ufually called Kilfenore (united soon he might not lose the titles usually annexed after the Restoration to the archbishoprick N: o T E.

of Tuam), to Landaff. As this was the * Thonas Rusook, a predecessor in Chi- smallest bishoprick in Ireland, and esimated chester, was removed in 1388, and obliged among the poorest, Murray had good reasons to accept the small bishoprick of Tribum, for giving a preference even to Landaff; and now Kilmore, in Ireland, but soon after. Richard Betts, D. D. who was appointed wards died of grief in England.

his fucceffor, took a voyage of discovery to

Ireland,

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