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bam, upon the death of the Prince of F. Queen, B. III, Canto 11, and which and Wales, are perhaps the most perfect' he quotes himself Elay on Pope, Vol. happy modern production in the Ryle II. page 98, to show the richness of of Catullus that we have*: yet let inc Spenser's fancy: not seem to delight in cavil when I point Into thue cave he creepes, and thencefortha out an improper piece of tautology in
there the following lines:
Refolvid to build his balefot manfion "Tu dormis, volitantqne qui solebant
Iu dreary darkness, and continual feare Rilus in roleis tuis labellis,
Othat Rock's fail; which ever and anon Dum fomno facili jaces folulus.
Threats with huge ruin him to fall upon,
That he dare never tleep, but that one eye. But where is the occafion of this last Suillope he keeps for char occasion. line? It is extremely beautiful, but to
T.S. rally unnecessary, as the had mentioned MR. URBAN, the Tudorinis" in the prescime THE fuggeftions which have arisen to have suggested those clallical verses of Macpherfon's Olian and Evans's quoted by Dr. Warton in his Essay on Specimens of Welsh Poetry, have sumPope, Vol. II., upon the Death of moned the attention of the Icarned to Marcus; and it may perhaps give the subjvets into which the eve of investi.. yeader no finall pleasure when I informi gation had never before penetrated, os him they were written by his ingenious the hand of curiosity attempted to exbrocher Mr. T. Warton, Fellow of plore. Having lately been in the liTrin. Coll. Oxon. It is with the high- brary of the Louvre in France, for the eft opinion of their taste in police learn- · purpose of examining some scarce books ing, I mention them both, and there for a friend, I was agrevably furprised fore take this opportunity of pointing at the fight of some old French Poems out some images, which the former in and Romances, together with tome his Ode to Fancy feems to have in part Welsh and Italian--and as, in the former borrowed. He addresses her thus:
part of niy life, from having been ficuO Nymph! with loosely ilowing hair,
arcd in Morionezlıthire, I acquired the Wish bulkin'd leg, and borom hare; Welih language, and where indecd'the Thy waill with myrıle-girdle bound,
Welsh dialcet is still retained in greater Thý brows with Indian jearders crown’d, &c. prefervation than in any other country,
from this circumftance I was induced See Spenser, Book III. Canto ri,
to translate a part of one of tlie shortest where Britomart redeems Amoret, and
Poems, which I fould have finished, fues Fancy in the enchanted chamber:
had not business which I could noc His garment neither was of filke nor fay, omit, and avocations that were not to
Bor paynted pluimes in goodly order dight, be difpenfed with, obliged me to defili. Like as the fun.burnt Indians do afiray
But may this prove an useful hint to all Their tawny bodies in their prowdeft examiners into antiquity who may plighi, &c. &c.
ever visit tiiofe claflical regions, from In another part of this fine Ode, where whence I have attempted to transplant the Beggar is described as taking shelter the following short though fragrant under the mouldering towers of an
Sower-I could not however quit the Abbey,
library without copying the following “ And trembling left the tartering wall
lines, which were written, in French, Shoald on her sleeping infants íall."
upon the back of this and some other
concomitant manuscripts. Were ! called upon to select from Note. This, cugether with some other the compofitions of all the poets, both manuscripts of the fame kind, formerly be. ancient and modern, the most beautiful longed co the wbrary of that celebrated anciand pathetic lines, I fould withour quary Scipio Maffici, of Verona. hefiration fix upon these-but I am in
The LAMENTATION of LLYWARCK-HEN, clined to believe that Dr. Warton first
the Bard, upon the Death of GwLAITH, conceived the thought from perusag
an Old Wellh Chief. Spenter's defcription of jealouiy in the
SON of Beli Mawr, the beams of thy
glory are fet, thy wide extended hall shall Had our correspondent seen the Heade no longer give thelter to heroes that quaff caryllabies of 20other great prelate to a cera the sparkling mead, who gladined at thy tain literary lady, he would have mentioned presence. A kilence that is only introduced EDIT.
by death here spreads her contagion; to os tager on their heavy-hanging brows at midthe days of sorrow are at hand; and thy cupa pight has farted at the found, by the finka -bearer treads no longer with alacrity.' The ing blue raper, whilst his trembling confors trecabling Arings of the harp forget to vi- lulls her waking and affrighted babes to their braue; the pore of victory no longer as the broken number. Still vifible are the prints waring of the hand of iny bard wakes the of thy Aeçds upon the land of Deudraeth. Soul from hes manfion with enchantment. The hours of life are part, and death only The foot of time, which we cannot hear, has has beca thy conqueror. trodden opon thy ihield, and already has his
OXONIENSIS. hand defiled with ruft thy corflet moist and red with blood, whilft over thy war-worn MR. URBAN, hein the spider scatters the thin web of PON reading the Extra&t from M. oblivion. But let this be iby solace. The Watton's Sermon, p. 495 of your journeying ftranges shall not pass by the Spor Magazine, it recalled to iny memory a of the re without recolle&ing (as the hole low blaft mores she herb that trembles at its most remarkable passage in one of Abp. bread) the force of the arm, and the heart- Tillotson's Sermons*, printed in 876, (naking thuoder of thy foorsteps. The tale
1703, Vol. XIX. p. 432, which runs that Fame bas told of thee Thall lead thus: hin far from his path to enquire after thee,
“ I remember there is a very odd and fall delay his attentive at thy grave; passage in Mr. Herbert's Poems, which, while the blue-eycd dainsel of his bed at whether it be only the prudent conjeceach returning day thall view the fun with ture and foresight of a wise man, or aversinn, and cast a longing look over the there be something more prophetic in it, plain for her Loid's return, and weep that I cannot tell. It is this: the sees him not. The cagle of battle (to which shou wert like) mangliog her prey Beligion Bands on tiptoes in our land, on thy romb, thall oft mark with her prioce- Ready to pass to the AMERICAN Strand. if foot where thou lieft (ihou that
When Seine thall (wallow Titer, and the wert her feeder) and shall flap her brm-fet Thames, wings as the bears the neighbouring corrent, By letting in them both, pollute her ftreams, rufbing near thy corse. Ort at eve ihallihy Then shall religion to AMERICA flee; farber say in remembrance of thee, “ Mỹ They have their times of Gospel, even as we. fon, my lon,” and bid thy younger brother
The meaning of it is this, that, when hear, as he tells of thee. Thy brother's blood, like that of the lion's whelp, thall
the viccs of Italy shall pass into France, kindle and crouch for the contest, and long and the vices of both shall over-spread to succeed thèe. As wandering to pay the England, then the Gospel will leave my tribuie of grief, I difiinguish the flow these parts of the world, and pass into and tremulous accents of thy fire. He yet America, to visit those dark regions, lives. The fall of Orwan, by the prowess which have so long fat in darkness and of thy spear, the infangained waters of Ta- the badow of death. And this is nos nad, through memory sparkle in his deep- so improbable, if we consider, what valt funk eyes. My heart is weighed down at colonies have been transplanted out of the painful pleasure of his fighs, and the Europe into those parts, as it were on white feed that of old inutied the buxon purpose to prepare and make way for breeze in the vale, ost lonely Araying mar
such a change. But however that be, thy grave, crops the long tall grass that qui of wickedness reigu among us, we
considering how impicty and all manner vers over thee: where is now the raille of his hoofs, where his flowing mane, the
have too much caule to apprchcnd that pleasure of the field, and the lightning of if we do not reform and grow better, his eye, at the downfall of his enemies? the Providence of God will find some Many are they whom Fare has overtaken, way or other to deprive us of that light whole dames memory shall never recall, which is so abused and affronted by our whom no future bard shall awaken from wicked and lewd lives; and God seems filence or call to remembrance, when the now to say to us, as our Lord did to Hirlas horn tballopen the hearts of posterity the Jerus, Yet a little wbile is the ligby and of the yer unborn. Nevertheless the with youwalk wbile you have the evening and he morning sun thallgild their ligbr,-leh darkness come upon you." graves with his rays, the winter's wind ihall rudely falute their waiting limbs as it pattes in its course to shake the currers of
* We have been furnished with this same Aberrffraw, and agitate the fullen waters of extract by another correspondent, whore
- Bot thee, danger oft has remarks on it thall appear next month. mer in the tented field, and fed dismayed; Abp. Tillotson's Letter to Ld Shrewibury Snowdon and our mober Mona have se on his seurn to Popery is already printed in faunded the chain of sy deeds; and the sole
Birch's Life of that great Pithare. EDIT.
Thanks to a kind Providence, which by the parties concerned, he thought ftill permits us to enjoy the light of the proper to refuse institution and induction Gospel in its purest dispensation, though to Mr. Eyre, upon which Mr. Disney our supremacy over the colonies is by its Fyrche instituted a suit against the Biafiliating hand, through the infatuation thop called a Quare impedit; and the af counsellors, the depravity of com- Bithop, by his plea, infifted that the manders, and the unexampled treachery bond was simoniacal and within the of great men, loft and annihilated. meaning of an Act of Parliament made Commercial losses, however, consider the 31st year of Queen Eliz. and thereed in a religious view, may prove the fore that the presentation was void, and happy means of stemming the torrent of the matter coming on to be argued in luxury and dissipation, which pervades the Court of Common Pleas, that Court all orders and degrees of men, and of was of opinion that the bond was good; reviving fober principles and better mo- the Bisop afterwards removed the rala amongst us. Bad as they are at cause to the King's Bench, which Court present, there seems to be no probability were also of the fame opinion; notwithof the candlestick's being removed from standing which, upon the Bishop's Great Britain to America, where the bringing his Writ of Error in the mot bitter and scandalous persecutions House of Lords, the judgement of the are daily, practised by those who profess Court of King's Bench was there rethemselves to be followers of the mcek versed, by a inajority of ONE vote. Jesus, and his divine precepts of charity
L. W. and forgiveness of enemies. From malice, and especially from malice under ube IN addition to our correspendent's dijk nije of religious zeal, good Lord de account of the above important cause, ljver is,
A. B. and the unexpected decision, we have
seen the following account of the diviMR. URBAN,
fion, in the public prints, which has 'HE judgement of the Court of Com- been considered as authentic.
Pleas in a cause between Lewis Disney Fytche, Esq; and the For REVERSING the Judgement of the Bishop of London, which had been
King's Bencb. affirmed in the Court of King's Bench Earls of Sandwich upon a Writ of Error, and which came
Radnor before the House of Lords, on Friday
Hillsborough. the 30th of May, where the said judg- Lords Thurlow ment was reversed by 19 againit 18
Bagot votes, having been the subject of much Archbps. of Canterbury conversation, and not seeming to be
perfectly understood, I tahe the opportu. Bishops of Winchester nity of sending you a thoit account of
Chichester the matter as it appears to me; and if I
Bath and Wells have been mistaken in any point or
Salisbury circumstance relating thereto, I submit
Peterborough co the corre&tion of any of your corre
Rochester fpondents better acquainted with the
Worcester affair than my felf:
Lincoln Lewis Disney Pytche, Esq; being,
Bangor in right of his wife, patron of the
Gloucester Rectory of Woodham Walter, in
Norwich Ellex; in the diocese of London, and
19 the same becoming vacant by the death
For AFFIRMING thc Judgement, of the Rev. Foote Gower, M. D. in May 1780; Mr. Disney Fyrche Earl of Mansfiela presented Mr. John Eyre to the Bishop Dukes of Richmond of London, having firsttaken- a bond in
Ancaster the penalty of 3000l. with a.condition
Portland from Mr. Eyre to resign at any time on
Northumberland thic Patron's request, which is com- Earls Fitzwilliam inonly known by the appellation of a
Bathurst gederal resignation bond, and this Viscounts Stormont banfacrion bçiag avowed to the Bishop
don, until the beginning of June, when Chedworth
the Influenza became general: there Sandys
were then buried in one weck 560, Grosvenor
which is near too more than in any preAmherst
ceding or succeeding week of the year; Brownlow
the burials ran high in the two followLoughborough
ing weeks; after this time the town beWallingham
came to healthy that for 21 weeks the Sydney
18 christenings exceeded the burials on an By this decision of the House of average nearly as 32 to 28, the christLords, the bond in question was deenings not running higher than usual at clared to come within the Act of 31st of that time; this is a circumstance unparalElizabeth, and consequently the next
leled since London first became populous. turn of the presentation became forfeit
On examining the meteorological aced to the crown, and the clerk rendered count of this year, it appears that there incapable of holding the living.
fell in the first half, or comparatively These penalties falling upon par
unhealthy part of the year, 12 inches of
rain. tics innocent of any wilful offence a
In the succeeding, or healthy gainst law, it very much redounds to
part of the year, there fell rather more the honour and justice of the Lords than 164 inches. The rain of the Commiffioners of the Great Seal, and whole year exceeded that of 1781, by deserves to be publicly known, that
more than one third. The rain of 1781 their Lord thips immediately and yani- being 18 inches, that of 1782 28.65
inches. The wind was variable and mously concurred to present no other person to the said rectory than whom of the ycar being very wct, it was con
no way remarkable. The healthy part Mr. Disney Fyrche should nominate. He accordingly recommended to their fequently much cooler than the fame Lord thips the Rev. Peter Fisher, Vicar months are in a dry season. of Staindrop in the county of Durham, in December, the burials began to rise
When the sains ceased, which was who, in consequence thereof, has been presented and instituted to the Reétory again to their usual standard. of Woodham-Walter.
There were two violent storms during A bill also was immediately brought
this time, one happened on July 16th, into the House of Lords, by Lord and the other on the 16th of August, Bathurst, which passed that House, the laft of which destroyed iny cleětric to indemnify all patrons and incum lpike, so that I can give no account of bents who, at the time of the above the degree of electricity that thewed itmentioned decision, were parties to any
self during this time. bonds of resignation, from the penal markably unfavourable to plants and
The first part of the year was remade liable to be involved. ---But which animals, the fruits being almost genebill was thrown out of the House of rally destroyed, and the corn much da. Commons, on the sccond reading, on
maged; many cattle perished for want the motion of Lord Surrcy, from an
of grats, which did not spring till many apprehension that the general words of weeks later than usual.' It can scarce this quieting bill were capable of a con
be supposed that the wcather which was truction which would extend to lega- half of the year eould any way contri
fo injurious to vegetation in the first lize the decision of the Lords in fulure, bute to the extraordinary degree of as well as indemnify patrons and incum- health of the 21 succeeding weeks, but bents already engaged in bonds of rehg. it may be conjectured that the Infiuenza nation.
A new bill therefore is intended to be acted as a kind of temporary preservamoved in the next Selfion of Parliament; tive, or had cleared the constitutions of in the mean time, all cxisting bonds the inhabitants from the feeds of difare open to the penalties of the zult of tempers for a time; however, this is Eliz. however well advised the par
given only as a conjecture, and as fuch tics were before they entered into them. remaios to bé refuted or confirmed by
thofe who have it in their power to ex· Må. URBAN,'
amine the effects of former Influenzas, 'HE ycar 1782 appears so bear thic or can procure a compararive flate or
same degree of health as several of the health of any town where this ditche preceding years, fiuce the improve- tcmper was general last year. meats in the city and fuburbs of Lone
It may be proper to observe that it'is housekeeping, was greatly missed on well known there are many obje&tions: his death, which happened 29th June, to the bills of mortality, if they are con 1757. He married Mary, daughter fidered as absolute and unerring regiậters and heir of Sir Clement Fither, of Pack. of births and deaths ;, but in this cate ington in Warwickshire, which his son, they certainly may be depended on as The third Earl, made the place of comparative states of the health of this. his refidence; he laid out a great deal or any other year.
T.H. W. of money on improving and ornament
ing the house and park. He was chosen MR, URBAN,
Member for Leicesterthirę, in Decem. THE HE Earl of Aylesford, who spoke ber 1739; for Maidstone in 1741,
the verses mentioned in your last He married Lady Charlotte Scymour, volume, must have been the third Earl. second daughter of the Duke of Somer
The first Earl was second son of the fet, 6th Oct. 1750, and dicd May 5, Earl of Nottingham, was created Lord 1771. His fon, Guernsey m 1703, and Earl of Ayler The fourth and present Earl, was ford on the acceflon of Geo. I. 1914. born 15th July, 1751, and in Dec. He was in the same year made Chan, 1781 married Miss Thyone, eldest. cellor of the Du-chy of Lancaster, but daughter of Lord Viscount Weymouth. resigned it in Feb. 1716. He died 22d He also makes Packington his place July 1719. He married Eliz, daughter of residence. Yours, and coheir of Sir John Banks, of Avlesford in Kent. This lady survived The foll:wing are the Inuliructions af ebe Corpo.
ration of London :o ibeir Representatives. him, and lived at Albury in Surrey - Torbe Rigbe Hon. Nathaniel Newnham, Lord where is her portrait, answering the de Muyor, Frederick Bull, Jolin Sawbridge, fcription which Mr. Pennant in his
Ejgrs. and Sir Watkin Lewes, Knighly journey from Chester, p. 84, gives of sidionen, ebis Ciry's Representatives: at Lord Bagot's at Blitheficld,
Genil, men, which he calls, Mary Counteis of Alis THE lare repeated impedimeurs which ford, and which is provably a copy
the trade and commerce of this country. from that at Albury.
experience from taxes laid immediately on The second Earl, when Mr. Finch,
tbe trading part of the nation, jutily raises. was chosen Member for the county of the moft alarming.doubts in the breaft of Surrey, on a memorable contest in your constituents. 1710, Sir Richard Onslow infilted cn
The Livery of London conceive they
are, from their experience in trade, well bringing in Sir Scawen with him
warranted in apprchending the most mischiefelf, but this being refonted by the gen. vous consequences from that part of a Bill tleman of the county, they supported now peading in Porliament, which propoles Mr. Finch and Sir Fra. Vincent, and a Stamp Duty on all Receipts at and above carried their election, notwithstanding forty thillings. The least confideration of Sir Richard's great interest. Mr, the possible operation of this tax, will deserva Finch was again cholen in the Parlia edly draw on it the epithets of oppressive, ment 12 Anne, and in that which met injurious, and partial. 1.G. I. and continued to reprctent the
The Livery of London arc not led to this county till the death of his father in application more by the opprefire burthen 1719 He was made Matter of the
of the proposed tax on themselves, than the Jevrel Office in 1711, and continued insupportable effects which it will have on
the honest industrious tradelman in different in that imployment by Geo. I. but re
parts of this kingdom. figued it when his father gave up the Your continents, with the deepest conDutchy of Lancaster. What was the cern, look ou this unprecedented tax as an disgust I do not know, but be became extension of the late oppressions on trade, an active opposer of the Court, and and tending to destroy those hopes which continued so many years, as the protefts the late peace gave them room to entertain of which he often Egned prove*.
Ho á restoration of the commerce and trade of lived at Alburyt, and at last resided this once flourishing nation. It is the feed constantly there, where he a&cd as a of a tax which wili grow vip with little asitt. Justice of Peace, much to the benefit of ance from any Miniter who wishes partially
to prefer one interest of this nation to'anothe neighbourhood and the county ar large. His plain, but hospitablē,
ther, to the ultimate and total annihilation
of trade and commerce. *U. M. vol. 11.815. TTI: 457. 1V. 176.177,
Your Covttituents therefore moft earnestly + Albury is now purchased and inhabited request your utmost exertions to oppose this by the Hon. Capt. Finch of thc navy, one
Signed, Rix. of the present Earl's brothers, EDIT.
She used 28th May, 1740.