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To explain all these by example. If “ It is ridiculous to say, that the poison in there be a breeze, and that breeze gen fused into youthful minds, by placing int tle, the flope will be as in Plate III. their view fcenes of voluptuous fensuality, fig. 7, a. If a little stronger the breeze, can be counteracted by the introduction it will forin a rake, as at fig. b. If the

of a few moral maxims and reflections." gale is low on the horizon, the bending

Gent. Mag. vol. LVII. p. 907 will be carried onwards, as at fig. c. If

Mr. URBAN, aloft, then the curve will be formed re- WHAT foot we say then to the fembling fig. d. Again, as

to the curves appearing in perspective, all those which most of the scenes place volupforms already mentioned are depicted in

tuous sensuality in full view,-in which profile ; that is to say, supposing the one of the principal characters is introbreezes set from East to well, and that duced with a kept mistress, and left in the observer stands due North or South. pofleffion of her,-in which another But if the eye changes position, and is commits a rape behind the scenes, tells in a quartering point of view (in the the story before them to his friend, as the South-east for instance), then will half females of the family allo do to others, the arch be loft: and if we fhall suppose and throughout which play there is it placed in the East or West, to wit, in not the fimley veil of a single moral á line with the slope or arch, then can

sentiment ! not the eye (be the Nope ever so bend

What shall we say if such a play ing) perceive any curve whatever, but hould be performed by a fett of youths must see the fall as if in perpendicular, just starting into manhood, the female fig. è, es Capt. Dampier would not characters as well as the male being reperhaps immediately see the force of this prelented by them ! description. But, had I been on board What fall we say, if such a play has him, and durft have jested my commao

been performed at one of our greatest der into a better fancy, I would have seminaries of education, under the imreferred bim to the boatswain's nofe, mediate direction of those reverend geowhich, ho vever prominent the Roman tlemen to whose care the morals, as well arch, or aquiline flope, might appear in as the learning, of the riling generation profile, while its owner looked askew or is entrusted ! arhwart him; yet, let him have tacked

What Thall we say, if such a play bas about full on my captain, and it would been performed before, and received the have dropped him a perfect plumb.-- plaudits of, our most reverend, and right The delign of fig. 8 will illustrate all reverend archbishops and bifhops ! this.

Many of your readers will cbiok i and perlap, this may be the properest am ftarting suppositions of what never place to mention a common opinion that

can have happeaed--but such of them as reigns amongst seamen ; that spouts rise were present at the performance of the out of the fea in one place, force them. last Westminster play, or luch of them felves into the clouds, and fall down

as know the Eunuchus of Terence, and again in fome other. Now, what occa

that it was performed by the boys of for a spour has for a cloud, as a resting that school, must acknowledge the truth place in its way before it falls, more

of my remarks. They muit feel, thar, than a fhell from a bomb), when, mount

to enlarge on particular patlages, on the iny Nowly near its fuil height, it leems ideas which cannot but be suggelled by to halt a moment before it patches its

the ftudv, rehearsals, and repection of fall,-- perhaps Jack may not, to facis. those pallages, would be too indelicate faction, tell us--never having seen a

for the public eye. Spout without iis cloud, and having but

Let me then ask those to whom we little acquaintance with the laws either entrust the education of our youth, wheof projectiles or perspective. But such ther luch an exhi iting is to be excusca an idea he has very naturally framed

hy such lines as there? frem often fccing more spouts than one

Forte aliquis quærat, quæ fit exempla Teo at a tine, a second fometimes following

Cur mores praiat fat wla nulla bonos. ! renti, hard upon the firft;—and in the fame Quid pulchri exlibeat juvenis, meretricis a

mator? cloud, or apparently fo: and sometimes withi a contrary and corresponding angle Refponfum hoc babeat; non folum imitas

Quid futuus miles ? quid parafitus edax? in the tal, as at tig. 7, fiji the prover

tabile laudat tealon fur winch we hall howe: er met

Fabula : le pariterque fugienda locet * in our progicis. J. LINDSAY.

* Proluguc puken before the performance

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Hints on the Morals of louth,--and on Sunday Schools. 109 Will they tell me there is any thing

Mr. URBAN,

Axion, Feb. 14. in he play which teaches, I may lay The following lives being intended, hibited are to be avoided? Will they little adapted (in conformity to the anthen coolly reflect on this in their closets nual motto of the prime Magazine) without blufhing?

• prodette er delectare,” hope is enterI confess I cannot think without in. tained that the favour will be granted of digoation, that the morals of youth are your readily admitting them into the thus corrupted by their very teachers, Miscellany for the present month. ;thote teachers Christian divines!

SUNDAY SCHOOLS directly tend I fear matters are not much mended

to reform the rising generation of the at the University, and that such things

common people, who generally and per are there required on admission as muft versely remember the Christian Sabbathftartie the ingenuous mind, unhack neyed day, to keep it vnholy, consequently mil. in the ways of men, and to which it pend other days, and render themselves can hardly be reconciled by the arts of unhappy; whose perverfenefs and profophiftry, the weight of authority, and fanation of the Lord's-day are excused the deference naturally paid to age and

and encouraged by such as are older, and experience.

should know and teach them better. A That an attempt to release our youth Sunday School has been lately refrom practices fo destructive to morality established here, in consequence of a lie as weit as religion, should be opposed in beral and laudalle fubfeription, and the this enlightened age, is truly wonder- activity of the Right Hon. Countess of ful; but that an attack should be made Rothes and Mrs. Wegge, on the firft hint on the memory of the man who dared to folicic that redress which ought to have “ztalously affected in a good thing.--.

being given, readily uniting, and most been spontaneously offered the man

WAS IN THE SPIRIT, on the Lord's. who stood forth the advocate of the in

DAY,”

” in the Ife of Patmos, said the genuous and unsuspecting mind, starring exiled and inspired A poftle. Thev who back with horror at the violation of his

“ fear God, and honour the King," conscience, and hardly reconciled by the whose late proclamation is continually compulsions or evasions fuggested by observable, will be fo too, and excite othose to whom he is taught to look up thers to be fro, viz. then most“ spiritu. as his directors that impotent malice ally-minded,” or devoted to 1pirirual and hould be aimed at the dead, is too much! religious exercises, and "filled with the

Indeed the memory of Dr. John Jebb fruiis of the Spirit, love [of God and (which will always be held dear by

our neighbour), joy [in serving the forthose who really believe what they pro

mer, and in the prosperity of the latter], fels) has had such ample justice done to it by the spirited defence of C, L. (whole nels, faithfulness, meekness, temperance."

peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodname we can be at no lofs tor), that it

Is it not more desirable to be filled with wanes not my feeble atlistance. Allow thefe fruits of the Spirit, than to be so me, however, to bear my testimony to filled with the fruits of the earth, as to be his merits in this respect, and to express overcharged with meat and drink, the my hopes that the time will come, when produce of it, and turned the fooner into those who have the care of the rifing it? How sweet and delicious, set generation will ibink, thac a violation

wholesome and nourishing, how various, of the facred rye of an oath is a bad in

yet confiftent, and at all times seafona. troduction to the ftudy of that religion ble, are the former fruits, which fill which teaches the strictest observance of without cloying, and endure without Such obligation.

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end ! · They remind one of, and bear P.S. I have great pleafure in ac refemblance to, the Tree of Life, which knowledging the police and ready atten in Eden grew. Such as feed on these tion of Sir John Fenn (LVII. 1104.) to fruits shall live for ever in a Paradiso the hint I gave about the additional plates more chai ming than Eden, and with to his work. It is to be lamented that such companions more accomplished and at. a liberality is not always experienced. fectionate than Adam and Eve in the

Vol. LVII. p. 1119. For Runningbam, s. primitive state of innocence. If it is Runnington.

pleasant to write or read, and reflect on P. 1124. Parkyns, M.P. for Uxbridge, the graces, how delightful must the ex. muft mean ase it is needless to say, that ercise of them be! how glorious and Uxbridge does not feod Members to Parlia

rapturous the future reward for them! Lent.

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: What a spiritual and "continual losopher, and divine, Sir Matthew Hale, fealt” mud the respectable Father and Knight, Lord Chief Justice of the Court Founder of SIINDAY SCHOOLS, an old of King's Bench, that during many acaquamtance, Mr. Raikes, enjoy ! ob. years, more than thirty, as nearly as can kring that the work of piety and cha. be recollected, he omitsed no opporturity, which he well and happily tirit be- unity of going to his parish church on the gan at Gloucester, has in like manner Lord's day, ani joining in public worbeen carried on and continued, by other lip; and that, after the facred service, confiderable persons, by the very beit, in retiring into his clofet, he wrote thole many, if not most parts of the king. Contemplations on Texts of Scripture dom, so that the Divine Pleasure hach wuich have been published. Some may " prospered in his hand !" Melliah-like think it frange, and that the genileman (whom we should all frive to imitate), stooped too low, or demeaneet himlelt, in may be more and more “ see the (blefied previously accepting a commiilion from etfects of the] travel of his soul, and be the hypocital and hoxrid man of Hursalished !" Mr. Raikes was highly ra- tingdon, to be a Jorge of or in the tisfied and luxuriously entertained lait Court of Common Pleas. · Yes, on acco year at New Brentford, in fecing num• count of his great abilities and well. bers of poor children fo decent, orderly, known integrity in other refpe&ts, he was and intelligent, religiously educated in promo:ed to the highest place in the his own way, to whom he bountifully other Court, after the Restoration of the presented Bibles

1 he worthy Mrs. conftitution in church and state, which Trimmer (juftiy honoured with royal is fill memorable and praise-worihy, as approbation) atlitted by her family, there the murder of the Royal Saint is itill diligently and successfully ttaches and locking and deploraile; fo that Ads manages hundreds of them, who inake a of Parliament, enjoining the zoib of Jamost comfortable and creditable appear nuary to be observed as a fast, and ibe ance on the Lord's-day in ihe chapel. 29ch' of May as a festival, should be Her much-cftcemed publications may more carefully and conscientiously obeyed improve and edify thousands elsewhere. than usual. May thetc Acts never be Well might a fellow labourer, and the repealed, to the ditlatisfaction of true best pas ilh-priest whom B.hop Tenick Churchmen and loyal subjccts, and to the knew,” (as his Lorddip to a friend de encouragement and triumph of Fanatics clared) the Reverend Charles Sturgis, and Republicans ! Prebendary of St. Paul's, and Vicar of Sir Matthew Hale constantly declines, Ealing, in whose parish and patronage as persons of the best quality now duly the chape) at New Bientford is, admite decline, the absurdity or troublesome van Alrs. Trimmer's capacity, diligence, and nity of drinking healths, uncommonly fuccefs. Let all who have undertaken prevalent, and productive of pernicious the good work " be Redlalt, unmove intemperance, immediately aftes, and on able, always abounding in it, knowing account of, the Restoration; which abufe that their labour is not in vain." The gave occasion for an extraordinary pro* spiritually mindeu" hase been allo clamation, long fought for, and at lalt agreeably egtertained of late, by reading found in a large collection of old

pro. what was properly publ aid in the clamations which once belonged to the daily papers relative to a young person. zealous promoter of the neceitary revoage. The fericully ripuled must ap- lution, (be first Lord Somers. Sír Macplaud the piery of, apparent in the relie thew, when a young man, feeing an gious oblervance of ilie Lord's-day, by. alarming ipllance of the die effects of ardently willing increafe of true sit vo: drinking excellively, yowed never tion in, anii, for the public good, halil countcnance luch excels, por to drink a anu stability to; the Princ Miilter. health lo long as he lived: temptations Having gone to pay a duiitul regard to Weie refified, and the vow was prudently 6 Alma Mater," and converte wiib lis and bravely oblerved to his dying dav. learocel friends and electors in the uni. An old cleiguman in the Noệth bad venity of Cambridge, Mr. Pitt regu.. fo great a veneration for, as to walk Jarly attended Divine Service thuc in here from Yorkhire to see, the house of the morning and in she afiernoga, un. the Lord Chief Justice, ficuated very like “ many whole gish is their bells." n-ar the church, and with a fruitful Is there rota profulion ut mai etherings field, grove, and garden, surrounded by and drink.etterings to the se! It a remarkably high, deeply-founded, and is secuild of that euiuent lawyer, ill

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Feb. 19.

Sir M. Hale, and various Bps. of London, where buried. ILI long-extended well. How wonderfully longer, Dr. Sandford would have been attractive to this village was that vene- prelented to the valuable rectory of ration ! Being accidentally met in A&ton.

EUTHELIUS. Church-field" by, civilly invited to the Vol. LVII. p. 1075, col. ii. 1. 13; After house of, and to rest on the following durable, add, and they most expose themselves

. right with, the late Major Lamb, of P. 1076, l. 2 from the bottom, instead of East Ačkon, the grateful and modest pil. Crete, read Epbefus. grim returned thanks for, but declined Ib. I, 9 from the bottom, blot out as, be acceptance of, the civilitv ; faring; fore Jofeph. 6. I can early and immediately walk P. 1077, col. i. l. 4. For Grabam, r. Greme back to town, for I am but fourscore

Mr. URBAN, vtars old.” Mr. Lamb perceived, that

Feb. che stranger knew where to find some fe- Y UB ingenious correspondene Mr. crer places in Sir Matthew Hale's house, wlvich people living in it were unace

to be informed, that in the neighbourquainted with. How or where he got . hood of Barham, in East Kent, there jotelligence of such a thing is unace are a groupe of villages, viz. Bourne, countable : yet the traveller was igno- Bekefbourne, Bissopbourne, Patrick rani, and had a great curiosity to learn, bourne, and Littlebourne, which are all where Sir Matthew was buried. The

watered by a stream called the Nail. writer of this article would have been

bourne, which empties itself into the glad (but dislikes the impropriety, howe Stoure. This I mention, as it seems to ever modith, of saving happy) to lee confirm the justness of his observations and inforis him. In that cale, it is not

in your laft Magazine, p. 34, relative to

the word Bourne. unlikely, tha: the pilgrim's progress

F. would have been farther, even to Alderly, near Wuoiton Underidge, Glou.

Mr. URBAN, celterthice s for, in the eburib yard of I HAVE fene the following extracts dered his intermert, shewing a proper poffeffion) which appear to have be. disapprobation of a church-defiling cus

longed to one Hamlec Clarke, an arror. tonn, like many Bilhops of London bu.

ney of a Court of Record in London, in ried in the churcb-yard at Fulham, viz.

1611 and 1612, 9 and 10 of James I.Compton, Robinton, Gibson, Sherlock, I could have sent many more than 1 Hayter, Ofbaldiston, Terrick, and lastly

have of different articles; but, not know. the much-aflicted and lamented Lowch? ing whether they would be acceptable, I le is hoped that it will be long (" if thought it best co fepd the following tew long in life can be,") before the present first. However, if you think thefe Bifhop of this diocese follows that good

worthy of infertion, and that any more example of his predecessors. The epic will be acceptable to your readers, I will taph for Bishop Hayter was written bv a

at some future opportunity send you Jate sociable and communicative neigh

H. I. K. L. M.

EXTRACT S. bour, the Rev. Thomas Sandford, D.D. Rector of Hatherop, Oxford thire, and

Imprimis one instrumente called a

Viole de Ganibo, with the stringes and Proctor in Convocation for Gloucester

one sticke, with itringes to play vpon Shire, first-couhin of his Lordlhip, and

it nephew of Mr. Jo. Sandford, Fellow of

Item, three hundrel one quarterne Baliol College, and called the greatest and ferenteen poundes nett waightc of {cholar in Europe. Your correspondent, Luard wax

Xxxjl. XY Mr. Urban, was desired by the Doctor * Item, one payre of rayred Hilver iu go into Fulham church-yard, and hangers and girdies of rugged purle xviji. Iraofcribe the epitaph from the tomb for * Item, one payre of girdle and han. hin, having a curiosity to know whether gers of silver purle and cullored lilko it was put down as he wrote it. Dr.

xiij s. iiij de S. faid, that the following part of it was

* Item, one payre of girdler and #tflericu on, as being ambiguous, viz.

hangers vpon white rattene

Xilj s. og Bifhop Haycer's cranslation from Nora

Item, feaven and thirtye create elewich to London, the expectations of phaute teeth, waighing eighte and twen.

lye hundred two quarters and leaven bim were great and general; but, such was the will of God, they were disap

pounde, at vij l. x s. per hundred

ccxiiijl. ilijs. Wij pointed."-If Bishop Hayter had lived

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* Item, two hundred and fifteene dryed at any other time of the day, though of: heats-tonge, at xiijd. the tonge xvjl

. iij so vjd. ten called. This had continued å lung Item, thirtye gamons of Westphalea while, bacon, at iij s. iiij d. the gaman

vl.

The other was as follows : having Item two payre of fyne mixt worsted fome bufiness to do at Marston, near hore, at vi s. per payre

xijs.

Frome, Somersetilire, in the year 1778, stem, two payre of coarse mixt worSted hose, at lijs. ijd, per payre

the seat of the Earl of Cork, which em

vj s, vijd. Item, fower pipes of white wine

xxl.

ployed me two months, I had daily opItem, seaven hogsheads of Orleance

portunities of seeing ir. It was a kite white wine

xvij l. x s.

of the largest growth, who had taken up Item, xxinjtye yardes of purple fac

his refidence in that nobleman's garden ten, at xj s. per yarde

xiijl. isijs.

for three or four years back. Itens, one bagge of hoppes, No. 5, the guardian of the place, and would waighing iijc. xxiiijl. waighte, at suffer no sort of marauders whatever to xxiijs. per hundred

iij l. xiijs. intrude on the premnises. Rats, mice, Item, eleven dozen of silke garters, birds, fell a victim to him, and helped at xiij s. per dozen

vijl. xiijs. towards his fupport ; cats and dogs Item, one fanne of feathers

99valued found him their greatest enemy; he even Item, one fanne of feathers with a

would attack a man, if he was a firaqfilver handle

not valued

ger, except Mr. Jones, who was the Item, a jacke, with a waighte of iron, and a jack rope and wheels

xij s.

head gardener, was with him. This he Item, two rolles of tobacco, waigh

would continue to do for two or three ing three fcore poundes, at ijs. and vjd.

days, till the bird began to know him. per pounde

vij l. x s.

I have heard Mr. Jones say, he would Item, one rolle of tobacco, wayinge rather have him than the belt dog in the lwenty and nine poundes, at viijs. per kingdom, as no creature of the earth or pounde

xj l. xij s.

air was fafe from his talons. What Item, a white itone horse

xls. was very remarkable, he never paired Item, a bay stone horse

xls.

with his own species, neither would he Item, a dun stone horse

let one of thern come near the premiles, Item, a white geldinge

xl s. though several attempts have been made, Item, a black geldinge

and battles fought, when he always "Item, a greve geldinge

came off victorious. When I first went Item, three dung cartes

iijl.

to Marftós, he has alarmed me more Item, the harnelles for the said horses

than once when I was in the garden, vill and geldinges Sum' Total' xil. x s.

he grew more used to me. His method Item, jij buttes and one butte.and iij

was, when he saw a stranger, to foar quarters of a butte of therry lacke xxxi. XV S. upon the wing very high, and to take

several circuits till he got perpendicular Mr. URBAN, C. Harbour, Feb. 2.

abore him, when he would drop dowa THE two following fingular circuin. upon his head like a stone, trequently

ftunning the person. This he could worth communicating to the publick.

cafilv effect, as a franger could not be The truth of them i can atteft, myself expected to be on his guard, if he even being an eye-wirness of them both. saw him flying above him. I have been

The first happened about 18 years back. obliged to take thelter under a hovel or Being fome few days at the house of Joha tree, upon the fight of him, and quickly Payne, farmer, at Abbor's Langler,

too, elle I should have felt the effects of Herts, he told me he had a perfioner who

his weight, velocity, and talons but daily paid him a visit, whom I might see that was only when I first went, as I the next day about dinner-time (12 faid above : afrer a few dars he, feemed o'clock), if I would give myself the

as if he recognised me, and offered hoftrouble. Accordingly I went into the tilities no anore. No atrangers cared to garden with him at that time, when he venture into the garden, without fome took a bit of raw meat, and gave a loud one whu belonged to it was with them.

Thefe cwo birds liad evidentiy never whistle, hoiding out his hand, and inmedia:ely a large hawk few down from been tamed, or in the hands of inan, be: one of the highest trees, and refted upon

fore they took potletion of their rehis hand. When he was fed, he flew spective stations, as they had at firit all sway, and the farmer saw no more of the ferocity usual to birds of prey. him till the next day, at the usual time.

Yours, &c.

d. M. It is remarkable, he never could get him

Mr.

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