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Sunday Advertiser Chelms. Cambria,
Jersey 2. Guern.2. Meteorological Diaries for October and November, 1814... 410, 510 Miscellaneous Iorrespondence, &c. Review of New Publications, viz. Epitaphs on Mr. Chester, Mr. Burgh, &c.... 411. Rivington's Annual Register for 1804.. 449 Mr. West's Picture of “ Christ Rejected”.. ibid. Eustace's “Letter from Paris"... ibid. Mr.G.Thicknesse412. Duchess of Buccleugh 413 Visitation Sermon, by Rev. S. Clapham... 450 Cole's Notes on Bentham's Ely Cathedral ibid.
Rev.W. Parker...... 452 Mr. Britton's Reply to Mr. Storer, &c. ... 414 Laura; or an Anthology of Sonnets, &c... ibid. The fine Painted Window in Stationers' Hall 417 Prince Malcolm, by Rev. Dr. Humphreys 455 Letters of Oliver Cromwell to Lord Wharton 418 Burgh's Anecdotes of Musick
456 Letter from Oliver St.Juibn to Lord Wharton 420 Eighteen Hundred & Thirteen, by Mrs.Grant 458 Original Notes of a Traveller in Russia, 1679,421. Dr. Clarke's "Travels," Part II. section ii. 460 Domesday.--Account of Chettle, Dorset *423 Letters and Life of Bariè Charles Roberts 461 Description of Churches near Brighton ...ibid. Modern Antique. -- Poems of Three Friends 466 Jateresting Remarks on the Salmon Fishery 426 Report respecting Accidents in Coal Mines 467 Remedy for Short-sightedness in Horses ?.. 427 Review of New MUSICAL PUBLICATIONS.... 468 “Mornion;”a Novel by Dr.Cullen's Daughter429 Select Poetry for November 1814, God save the King. “On the Art of Engraving 430
Historical Chronicle. Mr. Toplady vindicated by his own Works 433 Interesting Intell. from London Gazettes... 473 Dr. Priestley defended.Chancellors of Oxford 434 Proceedings in present Session of Parliament 481 FRAGMENTS OF LITERATURE, No.VII. 435 Abstract of principal Foreign Occurrences 485 Miserable Siate of Slavery at Algiers 438. Country News 490-Domestic Occurrences 492 On Biblical Restrictions by Church of Rome 439 Theat. Register.--Promotions.--Preferments495 Remarks respecting VagrantAct&Poor Laws442 Births and Marriages of eminent Persons.. 496 ARCHITECTURAL INNOVATION, CLXXXVIII. 443 Tribute to the memory of J.Beaumont, esq. 497 LITERARY INTELLIGENCE.
445 Obituary,with Anec. of remarkable Persons 4.99 French Law relative to Liberty of the Press 447 Bill of Mortality. - Prices of the Markets 511 lodex Indicatorius. -Questions answered... 448 | Canal &c. Shares. -Prices of Stocks .512 Embellished with an Engraving of the fine PAINTED WIndow in STATIONERS' HALL,
presented by tbe late Mr. Alderman CADELL;
By: SYLVANUS URBAN, Gent.
Printed by Nichols, Son, and Bentley, at Cicero's Head, Red Lion Passage, Fleet-str. Lon lon;
where all Letters to the Editor are to be addressed, Post-PAID.
METEOROLOGICAL DIARY KEPT AT EXETER.
Bar. Ther. at 10 P. M. [D, dry. | 8 A.M.3 P. M 10 M
29.86 59 Ditto.
29.86 48 Ditto.
[M, moist. 13 D 28 Do./20 DO S. 229.95 47} Fine .............. 29.95 58
7 D/34 Do. 28 Do.
29.99 40 Ditto. 330.09 46° Fine
30.04 60 Ditto.... 30.05 47 Ditto.
23 D33 Do. 30 Do. 4 30.10 47 Fine..............
30.10 60 Very fine 30.08 471 Ditto.
24 D 26 Do. S0 Do. 5 30.00 421 Very fine......
29.92 60 Ditto....... 29.85 437 Ditto.
27 D33 Do. 30 Do. 6 29.78 43 Foggy; at 10 fine; 12 cloudy. 29.71 594 Pine; after 6 small rain.... 29.69 461 Fine.
25 D 26 Do. 25 Do. 29.75 44 Very fine....... 29.77 55' Ditto ; at 6 a small shower. 29.81 44 Fine; frost.
25 D 29 Do. 26 Do. 29.85 34 Fine; frosty 29.86 56 Very fine. 29.92 44 Ditto.
26 D 39 Du30 Do. S. 930.05 40 Very fine....
30.07 52: Ditto..... 30.10. 351 Ditto; sharp frost.
26 D374D0.32 Do. 10 30.12. 32 Very fine; frost; 2 cloudy. 30.09 517 Cloudy.
29.99 47 Ditto.
30 D33 Du.29 Do. 11 29.84 51 Cloudy & lowering.
29.74 56" Ditto.... 29.67 54 Ditto ; fair.
25 D25 Do. 22 Do. 12 29.57 55 Rain.
29.42 59 Wind with rain; mod. & fair. 114 D 1 M5 Do. 13 29.42 574 Hazy and lowering... 29.39 571 Ditto....
29.97 57 Windy with showers.
8( M 44 Do. 5 Do. 14 29.20 57 Hazy & windy, with showers. 29.13 60Ž Ditto ; after 6 small rain... 29.24 54 Moderate and fair,
8M Do. 5 Do. 15 29.45 494 Fine; af. 11 cloudy & show. 29.41 56 Cloudy with showers. 29.34 501 Ditto.
% M.2 Do. 2 M 16 29.62 50 Some fine but with showers. 29.62 54 Ditto..
29.66 47 F. & C.
6 D114 Do. 6 Do. 17 29,61 50 Fog, with small rain; 11 fair. 29.54 56 Hazy, with small rain 29.46 55 Ditto.
2 D 3 M 1 Do. 18 29.23 542 Cloudy lowering; af. 9 sho, 29.09 51 Fair and clear..
29.10 461 Fair & cloudy,
8 M 1 D 0
28.95 51 Ditto..............
2 M 1 DO 20 29.31 47 Fine..
29.43 54 Ditto.. 29.54 49 Ditto.
1 D 13
D-6 D 21 | 29.66 . 401 fine, frosty..
29.68 58 F. & C. 29,69 54 Ditto.
4 D 6 Do. 34Do. 22 29.72 53° F. & C; inild and pleasant. 29.71 581 Ditto. Ditto.
29.59 534 Ditto ; some small showers 1 D 8 Do. 1 Do. S 23 29.5 48 Cold with squalls of rain... 29.60 457 A squall, wind, hail, & rain. 29.68 43
44 D 3 D 24 29.73 43 Foggy; small rain............ 29,67 49 Ditto.....
29.35 53 Fair.
11 M 6 M 25 29.24 441 Cold; squally with rain.... 29.15 441 Clear & fine..
29.12 42! Fiue.
M DO 26 29.45 40° Fine, frosty ; cloudy
29.55 50% Fine though cloudy 29.61 46 Ditto.
M 4 D 1 Do. 27 29.6940, Fine, frosty ; very pleasant.
29,70 52 Very fine... 29.70 40 Ditto.
M 44 D 2 Do.
..., 28 29.70 437 Hazy
at noon clear 29.70 52 Pine........ 29.70 45 Ditto.
M 2 D 2 Do. 29 29.66 40° F. & C. ; at 10 small rain... 29.59 46 Hazy, with small rain 29.60 37 Fair.
M 5 D 4 Do. S 30 29.68 41 Hazy with small rain 29.69 53 Ditto........
29.73 5! Fair.
M 7Do. 11 Do. 31 | 29.75 49 Hazy with small rain 29.75 52 Haze but fair.
29.75 494 Ditto.
9 M 8 Do 8 Do.
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE,
For NOVEMBER, 1814.
Nov, 10. Let those he lov'd, let those who love ENCLOSE herewith three Epi- him, tell
(fell ; tapbs, which perhaps have not How dear he liv'd, and how lamented only Novelty, but Information to re- Tell of the void his social spirit left; commeod them. Though to theVola
Of comforts long enjoy'd, for ever 'reft; ries of the Card Table, the Assembly, of kindness, when the scene of joy was
Of wit that gilded many a sprightly hour; and Theatre, this species of composio tion may, is the words of the great of truth's ethereal beam, by learning
[giv'n, Lord Verulam, be deemed “hearse
To guide his virtues to their native like poelry,” and be laid aside for the
[unmov'd, idle sing-song of the day, yet there Nor shall their sorrowing voice be heard are minds who may think it worthy While gratitude is left, or goodness lov'd; of attention, and these possibly will But list'ning crowds this honour'd tomb agree with me, that the two first are
[ther's friend, distiuguished by their elegance, sim- And children's children bless their faplicity, and correctness, and merit
JOHN BACON SAWREY MERRITT, preservation in the valuable Miscel- Westinacot, 1809. laoy lo which they are sent.
The briar-bound Turf and Cenotaph on 11.
high In the Church-yard of Herting fordbury, Proclaim aloud that Man is born to die ! near Hertford.
Soon will the mournful yew or cypress Sacred to the memory of Robert Chester,
O'er the grey stone that marks thy silent of an antient Family in this County;
Yet why repine? since one Benignant who departed this life the 14th day of Septembet, 1790, aged 64 years.
Ordains the natal and the final hour; Also of Harriott his wife,
Revere bis hallow'd laws, his mercy who departed this life the 11th day of
(justz October, 1792, aged 55 years;
His arm paternal guards the wise and of an antient Family of Cæsars in this
Raise thy low grov'ling thoughts to County.
Realms of eternal peace, and joy, and Here, blameless pair! with mild affec
tions blest, Belov'd, respected, much-lamented, rest :
Nov. 13. Life's shelter'd vale secure in peace ye
LATELY visited the Exhibition trod,
of Mr. West's celebrated Picture Your practice, Virtue ; your reliance, representing Christ Rejected, and Long days, long life indulgent Heaven was extremely impressed with the bestow'd,
[abode; praudeur of the design as a whole. And sweet content to gild your calm I was, however, struck with some Friends who tbroùgh life their faith un- parts which seemed to me unappro
alter'd kept, [who wept: priately described. The most proChildren who loy'd, who honour'd, and
minent was the colour of the robe of Heroes and Kings, life's little pageant
our Saviour. o'er,
(no more, Might wish their trophied marbles told
The point of time intended to be
represented in the Picture is stated II.
in the Catalogue, page 7, to be In the Cathedral of York. “ when Pilate brought forth Jesus, To the memory of William Burgb, A.M. crowned with thorns, and in the Lost in a jarring world's tumultuous gorgeous robe with which he had been cries,
[wise, arrayed by Herod.” The latter fact Unmark'd around us fall the good and is related only by one of the EvangeHere Burgh is laid, a venerable name,
lists, St. Luke, xxiii. ll. It is obTo Virtue sacred, not unknown to Fame; servable that our Saviour was at two
different times arrayed 'in mock ma- crowned with thorns. For it was jesty for the purpose of derision : the after he had been delivered up by one by Herod, above referred to; the Pilate to the Roman Soldiers, and other by the Roman Soldiers, after after the scourging, that they plaited he had been delivered by Pilate to be the crown of thoras, and put upon his scourged. In each of these array- head, and clothed him in purple, ments his different persecutors fol. which subsequent fact is what St. lowed the costume of the Countries John relates in the passage abovecited. to which they belonged. Herod, with I am also led to entertain doubts his men of war, arrayed bim in a upon the dress of Pilate, and to ques. gorgeous robe, to the colour of wliich tion the propriety of his being decked I shall afterwards advert; whilst the with laurel; as also to wish for an Roman Soldiers clothed him in the authority for the High Priest weariog Imperial purple, which fact is related a breast-plate at that æra of the Jewish by Matthew xxvii. 28; Mark xv. 17; Nation. All which I offer for the oband Juho xix. 2: verse 5 is therefore servation of your learned Readers. evidently wrong quoted in the Cata
ΦΙΛΑΛΗΘΗΣ. logue, p. 6, for our Saviour is there stated as coming forth wearing the
Kimcote, Leicester, crown of thorns and the gorgeous
Nov. 1. robe; whereas the relation of the
N answer to an enquiry of BioEvangelist adverts to the 2d verse, and inarks a later event, when he
nesse Family, permit me to inform came forth - wearing the crown of him, that Mr. George Thicknesse thorns and the purple robe.
lived, for several years before his The Greek word, which is trans- death, in a house (belonging to the lated gorgeous in Luke xxiii. 11, is late Dr. Loveday) at Arlescote in the aapumpay, in Latin splendidam, can- Parish of Warmington, Warwickshire: didam. The learned Bishop of Ro- that he was buried (as I have been inchester, in his Commentary on the formed) in Warmington Church-yard passage, observes, it should rather be according to his owo direction, viz. “a shining robe, i.e. a white one;" “ a plain coffin, without orvament, upon which he gives us the following name, or initials ; to be carried to Note: “The nobility among the Jews Church by some poor men, without a were accustomed to wear white robes, pall or any other covering ; to be and were therefore called 'n buried the reverse way from the usual albati, a name taken from the colour practice, and on the North side of the of the robe which they wore. Hence Church-yard (where scarcely a grave in Rev. iii. 4, it is said, concerning had been made); and no mound or the Saints in Sardis, they shall walk mark to be set upon the place to diswith me in white (garments), for they tinguish it in the least, nor graveare worthy. In this sense James uses stone or monument to be erected;" all the word aapongòs in his Epistle, ii, 2; of wbich were strictly complied with. and puts in opposition to it the gar- On tbe 3d of November 1809, or ment of a poor man, which he calls then about, his housekeeper, Mrs. gunapós, not vile, but of a dark and Lewis, was brought from Bodicot to
In this white robe, Warmington to be buried beside her therefore, Herod caused Jesus to be Master, having given the same direcclothed; and, the nobility among the tions about her own burial as he had Romans wearing purple for the most formerly done for his; and she was part, Pilate's Soldiers, who were Ro- buried aco
accordingly. inans, put on Jesus a purple robe The coffin, of common plain boards, (Mark xv. 17, and John xix. 2); was tied on the front of a post-chaise both of them following the custom of (Bodicot being 8 miles from Warming: their own country, when, by way of ton), and when at the Church-yard mocking Jesus as a King, they clothed gate, was carried to the Church and himn in robes of stale."
grave without pall or covering, and Our Saviour, likewise, it will ap- deposited by her Master; por does pear from the three Evangelists Mat- apy raised turf, mound, or memorial tbew, Mark, and John, should not, if whatever, mark the place. represented in the situation intended
But a singular circumstance took to be described in this picture, be place. The Clerk came to me (being
at the time Curate) the day before, many years the “ burial-place of that saying that he had been desired to "Noble Family." The chancel, though make the grave in a different way usually kept in repair by a Rector, from the others, and wished to know was, some years past, new built by if I would permit it. I told him, as the Family, with four large niches in there were no graves on the North the side walls, within one of which side of the Church-yard, that he might (the first on the North side) is a grand make it from North to Soutb, if they Monument erected in memory of liked, and especially as her Master had John Duke of Montagu, with a meheen buried so. He accordingly made dallion of him, and a full length the grave from North to South, with figure of his Duchess, by Roubilliąc. her head, I think, Dext the Church, On the South, one to the memory of which I had understood to have been the Duchess, with three figures of the the way her Master had been buried Fates, by the same Artist. The sein; and it was not till soune weeks cond ou the North side is to the meafter I discovered that her Master mory of the last Duchess, by Van was buried only in the reverse way Gelder; that on the Soulb is reserved from the usual practice, i. e. the head for a Monument to the late Duke of lying next the East; so that by the Montagu.
E. J. above mistake she is laid at the feet of her Master, and the two bodies
Nov. 12, The spot where they were buried A doubt of the purity of
S Mr. Bentham (p. 307) implies a cagnot be distinguished, and only lives
in in the memory of the Clerk and some tentions in publishiog “Mr. W. Cole's inhabitants.
Notes” on his Father's History of Yours, &c.
Tnos. RIDGE. Ely Cathedral,' at the end of what P. S. Since writing the above, I
I call. An Olio of BIBLIOGRAPHICAL have seen an account of Mr. T. in the
and Literary Anecdotes and MemoGentleman's Magazine, vol. LX.p: randa,' and has given partial extracts 1 153; where there seems to be a little from the remarks which precede inaccuracy in the statement of “his them, as well as dismissed me with never quitting the Parish" after the the sweeping hope, that if my inodeath of his Benefactor : for the old tives for publishing the scandal and mansion-house referred to was pro
ill nature of Mr. Cole were the reDably that belonging to the Holbech verse of what I have stated them to family in the Parish of Mollington. be, the contempt of all good men Mr. Holbech's residence is in the ad will be my reward;' I veed not, I bejoining Parish of Parmboro'; and lieve, make any apology for requestArlescote, where Mr. T. lived for ing your insertion of the whole of several years, and died, is nearly three these remarks, as they will not ocmiles from either Mollington or Farm- cupy much space, and cannot, I think, boro', being separated from both by be misconstrued into any thing like the village of Warmington. T. R.
Mr. B.'s interpretation of them.
“ Manuscript copies of these Notes, Mr. URBAN,
the originals of which are said to be in
a copy of Bentham's Ely formerly beTHE THE remains of her Grace of Buc- longing to Cole, are in the possession of
cleugh (p.295) were not interred in various persons, and so well known by a Weekley Church, Northamptonshire, number of the Collectors of Topographithough the Parish Church for Bough- cal History, that, on referring to the ton-House, but in that of Warkton new edition of Bentham's Book, it was adjoining, equally the entire pro
with infinite surprize I could find no perty, and in the patronage, of the notice taken of them, and yet so much Montagu Family, where a daughter solicitude shewn to defend his right to had very lately also been buried. Lord
the Authorship of the Essay on Gothic Sydney and Lord Chatham joined the falsely attributed to Gray. It is possible
Architecture, which it appears had been procession ou its pear approach to the Editor may be ignorant of the existBoughton - House, on the Saturday
enee of these Notes; if so, it is proper afternoon, where the corpse lay in
he should be no longer witbheld from a State till Suvday noon. For some knowledge of them; and, in my humble particular reasons, the latter has been opinion, the refutation of the assertion