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Bury St. Edmund's SEPTEMBER, 1814. Ireland 37

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SCOTLAND 24 Carli.2.-Chester 2

Sunday Advertiser Chelms. Cambria.

Jersey 2. Guern.2. Index INDICATORIUS-Questions, &c. .202 | The Poor Laws, and Vagrant Act, vindicated 225 Meteorological Diaries for Aug. and Sept. ibid. Interesting Letter from Madras in 1746-7...229

Miscellaneous Correspondence, &c. On Biblical Restrictions by Church of Rome 2:33 Bremhill, the Parsonage of Rev.W.L. Bowles 203 ARCHITECTURALINNOVATION, No. CLXXXIV.237 Projected History of the County of Sussex 204 LITERARY INTELLIGENCE.

240 On the Etymology of Botanical Names ...,205. Review of New Publications. Memoirs of Dr. Robert Uvedale, of Enfield 206 Bibliotheca Spenceriana, by ReviT.F. Dibdin 241 Barbers of the Elizabethan Age, and of India 207 Wathen's Journal of a Voyage to India ...,248 CREPUNDIA LITERARIA No.l.-Dr.John Dee 208 Johnsou and Todd's English Dictionary....252 Mr. Burke's Residence at Beaconsfield ....209 Lord Thurlow's “ Carmen Britanicum” ....253 Rev. Archdeacon Carver-Psalm CIX.....ibid. The Inconstant Lady; a Play ......

254 An early French Prophecy-- Dr, Blair......210 Greaves's Treatise on Agriculture...... .257

Payment of a charitable Bequest neglected 211 Dyer's Hist. of Cambridge, &c. continued ibid. Pleasing Commemoration at Bartlemas ....ibid. Review of New Musical PUBLICATIONS ... 259 Britton's Cathedral Antiquities of England 213 Select POETRY for September, 1814, 261-264 Foundation of a new Church at Bath Wick ibid.

Historical Chronicle. Christianity once flourishing in Japan ......214 Proceedings in late Session of Parliament 265 Dr. Lemnius's remarks on Sweating Sickness 215 | Interesting Intell. from London Gazettes... 272 Chancellors of the University of Oxford ...ibid. Abstract of principal Foreign Occurrences 277 Church Notes from Firle, in Sussex... ...216 Country News 283-Domestic Occurrences285 BookhamChurch&Godalming Market-house217 Promotions, &c. 287–Birtlis-Marriages 288 Substitute for Food with Peruvian Indians 218 Peregrine Dealtry, Esq.-Sir E. Gower ....209 Negroes in West Indies who feed on Dirt ...220 Memoir of the late H. Tresham, Esq. R.A. 290 Discipline, &c. of the Roman Catholicks...221 Obiiuary, with Anecd.of iemarkable i'er:0.82913 Mr. George Dyer's Character of Erasinus 223

Bill of Mortality.

Prices of be Marhets 3113 Monastic Ruin at Radford well preserved 224 Prices of Canal Shares,&c. and of the Stocks 301 Embellished with beautiful Perspective Views, of the Residence of EDMUND BURKÉ, Esq. at BeaconsFIELD; and of Great Bookham Church, and the MARKET House

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29.91 65 Fine with clouds..

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29th of
Part II. p. 105, asks if it is Mr. Flesher's
Flesher's Letter in our vol. LXXXIII.

Mr. James Blair, on reading Mr. the authenticity of the Apothecary's Bill.

of September. And we can vouch for 24th of June, and Michaelmas day on the was (and so continued till 1752) on the wick) was “ allowed to stand in gracious God, be in thy mercy swift.”

All is too little for this bounteous gift; 1, lines 18 & 19, which should stand thus:. a typographical error in page 254, col.

*** The Reader is requested to excuse reign of Queen Elizabeth Midsummer day according to Granger (Biog. Hist. art. WarIn answer to T. D. we assert, that in the by which has been understood that which,

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what Public Library it may be seen.
pressed preface, by Dr. Smith, or say in
would furnish a copy of the original sup-
liged to any of our Correspondents if they
than the castrated one.-W.B.would beob.

;" hut it proves to contain nothing more the original preface prefixed to that Work, Memoirs, Edinbro' 1813, professes to give

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE,

For SEPTEMBER, 1814.

3

Mr. URBAN,

Sept. 15. doubt not, be happy to couduct you T mind thar seeks for objects of To the traveller of cultivated in person.

Turning to the left from the house, curiosity and attention in his native you go through a rustic arch, which Jand, there are no spots more attrac- leads to the Eastern view. The ob tive than those which are distinguished jects here are pleasing, but not disas the abodes of Genius. Of departed tinct ; and coming to a handsome tree, genius, he enjoys the recollection ; you naturally turn to contemplate it. of living, the contemplation. The Looking to ihe West from this tree, abodes of the former, as Hagley, the the whole extent of Bowood inime. Leasowes, &c. have, in general, been diately meets the eye. In allusion to abundantly described : of the latter, which, you find the following elegant many as yet want an historian ; and inscription affixed : this i believe to be the case with the When in thy sight another’s vast domain enchanting residence of Bremhill.

Spreads its long line of 'woods, dóst thou BREMHILL is the parsonage and the complain?

[thy state abode of a Poet of no small eminence; Nay, rather thank the God that plac'd of one whose correct taste has worked Above the lowly, but beneath the great: only on the classical models, despising. And still his name with gratitude revere all modern tricks of William Lisle Who bless'd the Sabbathofthyleisurehere. Bowles. It is a village situated on a

Deus,nobis hæc otia fecit. W.L.B. hill, about two miles North of Calne, These lines evidently express the in Wilts. The Church, a venerable feelings of the Poet himself, but may Gothic structure, with a tower, stands be applied by others according to just South-West of the village, and their circumstances. A few steps furthe Rectory, a stone house of the ther, stands a small, beat obelisk of same character, is exactly South of stone, with no other inscription than that, on a small terrace, command. Anno Pacis 1814. W. L. B. P. It ing a most beautiful view, with the might be wished that it were somebill immediately sloping from it to- thing higher; and, if the Peace conwards the South. In this view, the tipues, perhaps it may grow. You principal objects are the hills and pow enter a plot of decorated garden, downs between Marlborough and not actually divided from the rest of Calne. In front, Oldborough Hill; the ground, but distinguished from it with the antient camp and the mo- by mere interference of art-small dern White HORSE, executed by Mr. flower-borders, trellis-work arbours, Alsop, now of Calne: somewhat a fountain perpetually playing, and nearer, is the town of Caloe, with its small cold-bath, encompassed by rockfine tower; and to the right, the work. Here, over a rural seat, we majestic woods and bills of Bowiod, read the following lines : the residence of the Marquis of Lans- Rest, Stranger, in this decorated scene, down. A garden of about two acres That bangs its beds of flowers, its slopes spreads itself immediately before the

of green : house, always a beautiful spot, pow So from the walks of life the weeds re. embellished by the taste, and iin

move,

[above. mortalized by the verses, of the But fix thy better hopes on scenes owner. As it is not of sufficient ex

For the Cold-bath, where the little tent to fatigue either you, or me, or rill falls into it, the following verses your Readers, let me take you, Mr. are destined : Urbad, by the hand, and conduct you Mark where, above the small cascade, round the garden. Should you wish Quiver th’ uncertain light and shade : to exchange the narrative for the Such shadows human bopes supply, reality, the Reverend Poet will, I That tremblé restless, and then die.

Stranger,

skill,

Stranger, thoughtful tread the cave those of Mr. Bowles ; but the followNo light is fix'd, but that beyond the ing, being written up in pevcil, ou the grave.

subject of the place itself, may at Proceeding directly up the slope least be read with indulgence : from this place, you meet with a

TO THE REv. W. L. B. root house Hermitage, with a rude Here dwell delighted! by these airs instone table, a wooden chair, a small spird,

[admir'd; sun-dial on a fragment of a twisted Write wliat they breathe, secure to be column, and a rustic-cross, which St. Raise here thy voice, exert thy tuneful Bruno, the Hermit, is supposed to

[Hill : have erected, aod thus to have in- And give to Britain one more famous scribed :

So, when the praise of her poetic race

Recording Verse or History shall trace, He who counted all as loss,

BREMHILL shall seem, what Pindus was Save Peace, and Silence, and the Cross.

so longo

[SONG. BRUNO

Not theme alone, but SACRED HOME OF On the front of the Hermitage, and Who will not wish that the Poet pear the dial, are these :

may long enjoy the place, and the To mark life's few and fleeting hours, place the Poet, so worthy of each I plac'd the dial 'midst the flowers, others

A. N. Which one by one came forth and died, Suill withering round its antient side : Mr. URBAN, Sussex, Aug. 21. Mortal, let the sighe impart

HISTORY of the County of SusIts pensiyé moral to thy heart!

sex has been lovgexpected; I wish BRUNO.

very much to be informed, whether this You now pass through a com- expectation has any just foundation ! pletely enibowered filbert-walk to a It is well known that the late Sir large pond, into which, at the upper William Burrel made great Collecend, falls a pleasing cascade. The tions for this purpose, which are now pond, is tesıninated by another rural deposited in the British Museum. seat, in which these lines are written: Since his death, various persons have QUIETI ET Musis.

directed their attention to this design, Be thine Retirement's peaceful joys,

but all have ultimately relinquished And a life that makes no noise;

the pursuit;

unless the Rev. Mr. Dal. Save when Fancy, musing long,

laway, a gentleman well known to Wakes her desultory song ;

the publick, and very competent to Sounding to the vacant ear

this arduous task, be still proceeding Like the rill that murmurs near.

with the History of the three Western On a gentle ascent, above the cas- Rapes of this County Chichester, cade, is a funereal urn, embowered Arundel, and Bramber; and upless in shade, to the memory of the Au- the Rev. Mr. Valentyne, of Magdathor's brother, Dr. Bowles, who fell lene Hall, Oxford, be going on with a sacrifice, at Gibraltar, to the duties the three Eastern Rapes--Lewes, Peof his profession. The pedestal is vensea, and Hastings. Some time ago, thus inscribed :

these two gentlemen had respectively M. s.

undertaken to prepare a History of Henrici Bowles, M. D,

the Western and Eastern Divisions of Qui ad Calpen,

this County, if they are proceeding, Febre ibi exitiali grassante,

it is well it cannot be in better Ut opem miseris præstaret, hands; jf, however, either of them Publicè missus,

should have relinquished the underIpse miserrimè periit;

taking, it ought to be known, as it Anno 1804, æt. 39.

is probable that a Gentleman, very Fratri optimo mærens P. adequate to such a work, would at.

W. L, B.

tempt the History of one Portion of From this place, by a winding and the County, provided it were fully shadywalk,you are re-conducted io the and fairly understood that either of house, and terminate this short, but those in whose hands it has so lovg classical tour, by again enjoying the rested had wholly abandoned the pur, patural beauties of the scene.

suit, but pot ntherwise : he is well I should not, perhaps, introduce aware how difficult and prolix must the verses of any other writer with be the labour of such a project;

therefore

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