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METEOROLOGICAL DIARY, by W. CARY, STRAND.

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GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE.

AUGUST, 1835.

BY SYLVANUS URBAN, GENT.

PAGR

152

CONTENTS.
MINOR CORRESPONDENCE-Churches of Stoke d'Abernon and Stoke by Guild-

ford-Hudibrastic lines--Arms of Lord Mayors—Bercarius—&c.... 106 COOKE'S MEMOIR OF LORD BOLINGBROKE...

107 New RECORD Commission, No. II. Close Rolls of King John....

118 Rare and unpublished Coins of Roman Emperors, &c. struck in Greek Cities... 129 British Relations with China.......

132 Proceedings of the Record Commission in France....

140 Plan of the Cathedral of Old Sarum........

143 MEMORIALS OF LITERARY CHARACTERS, No. VII. Letters of Lord Boling

broke, 146.-Dr. Stukeley's Journal, 149.–Family of Dr. Donne......... 150 Ancient Book of Medical Recipes.......

150 Boccaccius de Mulieribus Clarissimis, printed at Ulm in 1473..

151
Executions at Thornton Heath, near Croydon....
REVIEW OF NEW PUBLICATIONS.
Willis on the Architecture of the Middle Ages, and Whewell on German

Churches, 153.-Montgomery's Poet's Portfolio, 156.—Keightley's History
of Greece, 157.-Chabaille's Roman du Renart, &c. 158.—Pluquet's
Contes Populaires, 159.-American Common Prayer, 160.–Literary History
of Italy, 163.–Ord's England, 163.—Dallaway's Antiquities of Bristow,
164.-Letters on the Court of Chancery, 167.-Latham on the Greek
Language, 168.-Ingram's Memorials of Oxford, 169.—Hardy's Notices
of the Holy Land, 170.—Mrs. Loudon's Philanthropic Economy, 172.-
Robinson's History of Hardwicke Hall, 174.–Auldjo's Visit to Constan-

tinople, 174—Provincial Sketches, The Gipsy, and Miscellaneous Reviews.. 177 FINE ARTS.-New Publications, 178.- Architectural Designs at the Royal Academy

ieo LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC INTELLIGENCE. New Publications, 183.—Installation of the Marquis Camden at Cambridge, 184-Learned Societies, &C........

185 ANTIQUARIAN RESEARCHES.-Sale of Mr. Salt's Egyptian Antiquities.. 190 HISTORICAL CHRONICLE. Proceedings in Parliament, 190.- Foreign

News, 193.–Domestic Occurrences, St. Alban's and Bath Abbeys-Great

Tom of Lincoln, 195.—Promotions, Preferments, &c. 198.-Marriages.... 199 OBITUARY ; with Memoirs of Earl of Courtown; Earl of Longford; Mar

chioness H. L. Grimaldi ; Hon. B. Bouverie; Sir W. C. Medlycott, Bart. ; Sir Andrew Corbet, Bart. ; Major-Gen. Sir John Ross; General Burton; Vice-Adm. Locke ; William Smith, esq. ; Evan Baillie, esq. ; Thomas Carter, esq. William Cobbett, esq. M.P. ; Thomas Clayton, esq. ; James Morris, esq. ; Mrs. Davies ; Charles Mathews, esq. ; Rev. Thomas Harvey ; Edw, Troughton, esq. F.R.S. ; Professor Martos ; Col. W. B. Naynơe; Joseph Todd, esq. ; Dr. Pughe.....

201 CLERGY DECEASED, 217.-DEATHS, arranged in Counties..

219 Bill of Mortality-Markets-Prices of Shares, 223—Meteorological Diary–Stocks 224

Embellished with Representations of GREEK IMPERIAL Coins.

And a GROUND Plan of the CATHEDRAL of OLD SARUM.

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MINOR CORRESPONDENCE. E. I. C. remarks : “ In Mr. Rickman's ent in his opinion “ that no Greek writer Observations on the Ecclesiastical Archi. is the author of the idea."-Dr. Rudge's tecture of France and England, in the letter on the same subject we may be exnew portion of the Archæologia, vol. xxvi. cused inserting, after its having been p. 40, he names Stoke D'Abernon, in published in the St. James's Chronicle ; Surrey, as one of the examples of the but, having referred to Pearch's Col. description of architecture to which the lection of Poems, vol. iii. p. 84, we have essay refers ; he refers, in particular, to inform him that the lines in question to the chancel arch and the tower. The do not occur there. church which he means is, I apprehend, Mr. LEEDS claims our attention to "a Stoke by Guildford; for the present . very singular ruse practised towards him. church of Stoke D'Abernon has no tower, After his name had actually been given to and though the chancel has a round arch, the public as the author of the letter-press it is so covered with plaster that the of the Second Series of Goodwin's Domesarchitecture cannot be distinguished. In tic Architecture, it was, as he has since disother respects, the church is worthy of covered, withdrawn previously to the new the notice of the antiquary; it possesses edition of the work, and another title a beautiful stone-roofed chancel in the substituted in lieu of the original one, taste of the thirteenth century, and con although he had expressly conditioned tains one of the oldest brasses in exist that his name should appear. In fact, ence. Mr. Rickman will pardon this cor that, he observes, constituted the chief rection, as he must be well aware of the remuneration for his labour; and what necessity of correctness in all matters of renders the case the more extraordinary this kind. While on the subject of is, that Mr. Goodwin had manifested Surrey antiquities, I would notice that neither dissatisfaction nor displeasure of the ancient rood-loft of Kingston church, any kind that would in some degree acwhich was perfect when I first visited the count for, yet certainly not justify, such church, has been entirely destroyed. procedure." This spoliation took place about three In answer to the inquiries of Mr. years since; and in pursuing the work of SAMUEL GREGORY (New Series, vol. ii. destruction some ancient paintings were p. 562,) respecting the arms of several discovered. I understand that a portion aldermen of London, H. G. is enabled of the remains were purchased by some to give the two following. Brackley of the Roman Catholic inhabitants of the Kennett, Lord Mayor 1780, Quarterly parish. Why are our ancient churches Or and Gules, a label of three points in to be left entirely at the mercy of ignor- chief Sable, charged with nine Bezants, ant churchwardens? The ancient chantry, 3, 3, and 3. Thomas Sainsbury, Lord used as a grammar school, has suffered Mayor 1787, Azure, three lozenges confrom the modern fancy of throwing open joined in bend Or, within a bordure enevery relic of former times, institutions grailed of the Last, a mullet for difference. as well as buildings. As the exposed It is probable that the arms of those yet walls were not deemed neat enough to wanting may be obtained from the meet public gaze, they have been covered churches of their respective wards. with compo, another evidence of the cor ANTIQUARIUS (p. 2,) may be referred rupt taste which prevails in this town." for Pigot of Clotheram to Gent. Mag.

Dr. Ward, in his Life of Sir Thomas xcuII. ii. p. 2; for the Wardes of York. Gresham prefixed to the “Lives of the shire to xciv. i. 290, ii. 482 ; and for Gresham Professors," alludes, in p. 27, some slight notice of the names of Warde to “ Sir Thomas Gresham's Journal MS." and Burton, to Hargrove's Knares. Can any of our readers inform us where borough. that MS. is now to be found ?

If E. N. had looked for Bercarius inJ. G. D. communicates from “ Sen stead of Beckarius in any of the law. tentiæ Morales a diversis auctoribus col. dictionaries, his curiosity would have lectæ, per eruditiss. &c. Andream Cag been satisfied. The word has the same natum, Lugd. 1584." the following Latin origin as the French berger, which was version of the four Hudibrastic lines given derived from brebis, berbicarius, per sync. in June, p. 562,

bercarius. Qui fugit e pugnâ rursus pugnare redibit; T. B. inquires, what were the arms (if Qui cadit in pugnâ nunquam pugnare re any) of the Priory of Tortington, near surget.

Arundel, in Sussex, and of its foundress, These certainly resemble so closely the Hadwise Corbet, as well as those of the English lines, that the latter may have Priory of Okeburn, in Wiltshire, which been derived immediately from them; was dependent on the Abbey of Bec in but they do not bear out our Correspond. Normandy.

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GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE.

MEMOIR OF LORD BOLINGBROKE.

By GEORGE WINGROVE Cooke, Esq. 2 vols. 8vo.

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THERE are few characters recorded in English history, who have filled so important a space in the eyes of their contemporaries, who have been more highly extolled by their friends, and who have wrung a reluctant acknowledgment of the superiority of their talents from their bitterest enemies,* than that very singular and eminent person who forms the subject of Mr. Cooke's biography. At the same time, there are few, the blossoms of whose fame have so rapidly faded away under the hand of Time, whose name is so seldom heard in political disquisitions, or in the walks which he once adorned, of literature and philosophy; and over whose writings, which society once beheld with curiosity and with awe, the occasional eye of the scholar and the man of letters is alone seen to glance, more for the purpose of completing a knowledge of the literature of the time, than for any instruction which they are calculated to afford. Yet Bolingbroke was a man adorned with the richest gifts of nature; and in whom the original powers of his mind were as early and boldly developed, as they were afterwards cultivated and matured. We think it is Dr. Johnson who observes, " that no man distinguishes himself in after life, in whom the superiority of his talents could not have been discovered in his youth;”-if so, the dawning light wbich early burst into the full effulgence of genius, in Bolingbroke's youthful days, may corroborate the observation of the moralist. Mr. Cooke says, ' He was removed from Eton to Christ-Church, where bis great natural advantages had more facility for development. His wit and genius soon distinguished him among his companions, and he already assumed a superiority which he was destined always to maintain. His extraordinary talents forced themselves into general notice, and his tutors confessed that in him they had no common pupil. His original and unquiet curiosity startled and perplexed them, and his prodigious strength of memory and quick apprehension excited their astonishment. His dashing and brilliant style of conversation was the admiration of his friends ;. . .... his tenacious memory and strong reasoning powers, rendered him an antagonist to be dreaded even by those who had laboured most diligently at

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Walpole dreaded him, even when he had disarmed him ; and watched him even at the lowest ebb of his fortunes, and when he was lying like a wreck on the shore. • While he was engaged with the Pretender, the authorities at home (says Mr. Cooke) dreaded his talents and felt the force of his influence. They knew the value of his assistance, and the confusion which must follow his defection ; and personally interested as they were in preventing his return to England, they thought that abroad he was a more dangerous enemy than he could be at home. It was determined, therefore, to attempt to detach him from the cause he had so imprudently espoused, and full powers were sent to the Earl of Stair to treat with him for that purpose. See Cooke's Life, vol. ii. p. 9. Walpole's hatred was the strongest proof of Bolingbroke's talents.

+ H. Walpole, in his Memoirs, says that his father and Bolingbroke were rivals at school. Walpole was older by two years. How.little did they foresee · Them shall the fury passions tear,' &c.

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