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this truly noble conduct, never I often represents them as virtues : enough to be admired! lived on a by over-rating our worth, we aâual. curacy of fifty pounds for the rely leffen our real desert; and by mainder of his days.

claiming undue respect, we expose He continued curate of Thaines- ourselves to contempt : such are the Ditton, and fellow of his college, general consequences of indulging in from which he received little or no pride. emolument, to his death, which happened about twelve years ago.

I know but of two publications | Answer to the ENIGMATICAL from this extraordinary character, List of BRITISH WORTHIES, in one, a volume of sermons; and the

our last mon hs Magazine, p. 276. other, a pamphlet against Dr. Chandler, in the Subfcription Controversy, 1. DEDFORD. 2. Stanhope. neither of them much known to D 3. Lauderdale. 4. Fix, fame. He was, however, let the l 5. Sheridao. 6. Grey. 2. Wht. merit of these pieces be what it will, I bread. 8. Lambton. 9. Curwen. a man, undoubtedly, of extensive | 10. Smith. li. Courtenay. reading, and classic taste.

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