Catalogues are to he prepared for the propagation of all the choiceft kinds each division, with a Thört account of will be attended co, and the differenz the qualities of each plant, and a re- modes of layering, grafting, inoculaiference to all the authors who treat of ing, &c. exhibited for inftru&ion. it:-A complete collection of which It is proposed that there thall be a authors is proposed to be procured, and profeffor, who shall give lectures on bokept in the lecturing-room, or library iany in general ; and also separate there.

lectures on the cattle and hay garders, A larger meadow garden to be laid for the instruction of the common far. out in a separate part of the ground, mers, their servants, or labouring men, where there should be plots of all the all of whom are to be admitted to the hay graffes, quite diftin&t and fufficiently lectures gratis, on the order of a vicelarge to mow, so as to make experi- president, or the treasurer, secretary or ments for assorting those graffes toge. professor. ther, which require equal length of That like le Qures be given on the time in being made into hay, and to fave garden for dyers' use, and that for the the feeds of each distinct for curiosity purpose of extending practical knofor sale.

lege, particularly in husbandry, samples

and feeds be allowed to be given, 21 4. The Efculent Garden.

even plants where they can be fpared, The next garden will be the efculent to all perfons who may with foribes. one, or Etcarium, which is to contain The lectures on botany at large u every plant that furnilhes food to man, be given during the season when the arranged in divisions as follows: generality of plants are in flower, for

1. Those whose roots furnish food the better demonftration of the fexual wholly or principally.

system. And the profeffor to be al ! 2. Thote whore Atocks or leaves, lowed the use of the house and gardets ditto.

for delivering them, and to take pupils 3. Those whole flowers, ditto. and receive fubfcriptions. 4. Those whole feeds, ditto.

A Horius Siccus to be formed, conAnd for this garden, like painted taining as well fpecimens of the plants marks and like catalagues are to be in the garden as of all others throughprepared, and the various modes and out the world, which can be procured. Teasons of culture noted.

In time, it is to be hoped, that the 5. The Dyers' Garden.

fociety may be enabled to fend perfons

round the kingdom to explore its vege The next will be the dyers' garden, table produes, fo as to form a Horius, wherein all plants, which afford any and a Flora Hibernica, and they proaffiftance in dying colours, will be ar pose hereafter to extend their collection Tanged, according to the colours they of plants to the green-house, and afterdys, with like inarks and catalogues. wards to the hor houfe affortreats;

until which time the Hortus Siccus and 6. The next will be a Garden of

drawings must answer as to fuch plaats, Saxatile or Rock Plants.

for the purpofcs of curiofity or inftruc 7. The next will be one for tion. Creepers and Climbers.

A medicinal garden has been in con8. The nexi for Boy and Water Plants. templation, but no plan is yet fised

for it; it is also in contemplation to 9. The next for Marine Plants, furnish their house in Glarnevin, with a 10. The next will contain a separate tanical books, and to set aside a part

full library of all agricultural and boCollection of all Variegations of cover the ground for experiments in plough

of Tree, Shrub and Herb.

ing, by trying the excellence of dcfeda 11. The Nursery.

of the various ploughs, drill machines,

&c. in their repofitory. The next will be the nursery, whete When the gardens Thall be furnilhed,


regulations must be made for the ad- machine as above described, between million of persons, in which it is pro- the 31st of March, 1796, and the 31st posed, to make ihe admission as gene- of March,1797: ral as it can be with safety; and to And where the wool has been scribhave persons properly instructed, 10 bled on Dicks, one half of said premium attend those who may wish forintorma. to be given to the employer, the other tion.

half to the working fcribbler. The cultivating a sufficiency of medi The claims for any of the aforesaid cinal plants for sale, has been in con- premiums must be made before ibc templation, particularly of those which 30th of April 1797. it is difficult for the fops to procure; but this not being so immediately within Scribbling Cards.- Made by Machines the purpose of the fociety's institution, is poftponed, till the several other mai The sum of 10ol. will be applied in ters are established.

premiums not exceeding rol. per cent. The fociety have resolved that their on the value of scribbling cards or of committee of agriculture do, in their cards to be affixed on cotton-carding name, request Dr. Wade, the author of machines, the leaves of which cards the Flora Dublinienfis, to undertake the shall have been pritched, and the wirearrangement of the plants, and to act ftaples crooked, not by hand-tools, but as their professor and lecturer in boia by machines fimilar to those employed ny, so far as a knowledge of the vege- in England for the like purposes. table products, and their qualities inay The claims must be lodged by the tend to promote agriculture, arts, or third Thursday in April 1797. manufactures; and the committee have ing accordingly applied to him, and ob- Worsted.--Spun on the Canterbury Wheel, fained his compliance, they have now and scoured from Grease. the satisfaction of the certain aid of his great knowledge and abilities to pro The fum of 100l. will be applied in mote and complete the undertaking. premiums as follows, viz. sol. at a rate

not exceeding 10l. per cent. or will be MANUFACTURES.

proportionably divided if a surplus of

claims, on ihe value of worfted for hoSpinning Wocl by Machines, and for the fier's use spun on the Canterbury Improvement of the Art of Ilorfoed wheel, or on any now-invented ma

chine, to be even ipun, and well scour

ed with soft soap, sufficiently free frome The fum of 2001. will be given at the oil, grease, or dye stuff, (fimilar to what rate of three pence per fain, on all is sold at Nottingham)--and between warp or weft fpun on Billies or Jennies the firft day of August 1796, and the from the 31st of March 1796, to the 311t of March 1797, fold to hofiers. 31st of March 1797–provided the To be adjudged the third Thursday wool of which said warp or weft is in June 1797: made, was previously scribbled on a The remaining 5ol. to be approfcribbling Dick set in a frame to be priated for the purpose of extending worked by hand and feet, and the cards spinning on the Canterbury wheel; by whereof were at least two feet six inches causing women to be completely in. long

ng, or on a scribbling machine, and structed in said art. that the same was afterwards carded and rolled by a carding machine, previous Drying Wcollen Goods. to its being robed or spun on the Billy or Jenny.

The sum of tool. will be given as And the society will give the sum of premiums to the firither or finilhers of one hundred pounds, in premium's at the woollen goods, at the rate of 101. per rate of one penny per pound on all wool cent. on ihe value of the workmanthip, fcribbled on fuch Dick or foribbling if the fame shall not exceçd icool. and Hib. Mag. May, 1796.

M mm


ifexceeding that fum to be rateably di- all from the fame model, and the same vided, for drying by fire in a tenter- altitude, and also to copy from the house constructed for the purpose, fame drawing in :he flat. flannels, ferges, frizes, and other wool. Tinted or coloured drawing not to Jen goods, between the 3ift of March be entitled to any preserence over black 1796, and the 3ift of March, 1797- and white. Proof of the amount of the charge for fuch operation to be made by certifi School for Landscape and Ornament cates of the refpective persons for whom

Drawing said goods were so dried, and that said charge was not greater than what was ift class.--For the best landscape. Qfually paid to the finilher for drying

For the second ditto. in the open air, and that the work was

2d class.-For ornaments. Well executed.

Second ditto. The claims to be lodged on or before 3d class.---For flowers. the second Thursday in April 1797.

Second ditto. Drilling, sc. Coarse Wollen Goods.

School for Architecture. The sum of 501. will be given as ift class.-- For finished plans and premiums at the rate of ten per cent. elevations ; to confit of a private on the value of the workmanthip, and dwelling-house, and another of a public if such value should exceed sool. to be edifice, one of cach at leaft. rateably divided, for roeing or dressing A second for ditto. for the public, flannels, ferges, or other 2d class.-For fedións for roofs, coarse woollen goods, by a machine fair-cases, brackets for cielings, &c. turned by wind, water, or horses; such A second for ditto. machine to be erected after the offer of The above medals to be adjudged on this premium, which fhall not be ad- the first Thursday after the 25th day of judged until proof is made that such March 1797. machine is actually at work, effe&tually performing the proposed operation to

British Theatre.
the fatisfaction of the employers, whose
sertificate thercof must be produced.

MARCH 15, 1796.


Sixteen silver medals will be annually partly new, and partly compiled from given for the encouragement of the stu- the Choice of Harlequin, ihe Magic dents in the several drawing-sehools be- Cavern, the Sylphs, 'The Enchanted longing to the Dublin Society, &c. Caftle, and the Sorcerer, was acted the

firft time at Covent Garden Theatre. – School for Figure Drawing. This compilation is without connection,

but containing fome fplendid scene, Il class. For a groupe of academy was, as might be expected, well re* figures not lets than three, of thirteen ceived. inches long, from nature.

19.] The Lic of the Day, a Comedy For a fingle academy figure from in three ads, altered by ibe Author, nature.

Mr. O'Keefe, from the Toy, was acted 2d class.-For drawing from the the first time at Covent-Garden, for the tound.

benefit of Mr. Lewis. For second ditto fro:n the round.

30.] Live Lumber, or, the unburiel 3d class.-For ditto from the flat. Dead, a Prelude, was acted at Covente For second ditto from the flat. Garden, for the benefit of Mr. Quick.

The several candidates in each of the This is no other than a fhort Drama, abere classes to produce their drawings entitled, Bickeriff's unburied Dead




Mr. King,


acted at Lincoln's-inn-fields, in the bas ever diftinguished a British Audiyear 1743 After which, The Way to ence." get Unmarried, a Comic Bagatelle, was From the observation we were able acted the first time. This is a very to make, there never was a more cantrifling piece, the title of which was did audience assembled, nor one more probably taken from the great success willing to applaud, had the merits of Mn Morton's Comedy of The Way of the Piece been such as to deferve to Get Married.

approbation. After patiently waiting

three acts, a spirit of resentment at the Vortigern, a Tragedy, was acted the attempted impofition took place ; but first time, at Drury. Lane. The cha. on the application of Mr. Kemble to raders as follow :

obtain a complete hearing, it was fufVortigern

Mr. Kemble, fered to conclude, and produced a most Conftantius

Mr. Benlley,

general and unequivocal condemnatiVortimerus Sons of (Mr. Whitfield, on.

7 S Catagrinus Vorti

The possessor of the Mss. in an adPascentius


Mr.C.Kemble, vertisement has since fiated, that he has

Sons of Aurelius

little to do with the merits or demerits Mr. Barrymore,


Mr. Caulfield,

of the play, which was not decidedly ftantius

sold as written by Shakspeare, but was Fool

intended to be laid before the public Hengist

Mr. Benson, merely as a theatrical performance, and Horía

Mr. Phillimore, if the play merited all the obloquy Rowena (Daughter

Miss Miller,

thrown on it, the error lay with the of Hengift)

manager, not with him. This declaraFlavi(Daughter of

Mrs. Jordan,

tion, however, does not agree with the Vortigern)

Teason assigned for the rejection of Mr. Edmunda (Wife of Mrs. Powell.

Pye's prologue; and that which was Vortigern)

Spoken does not hold out any doubt on Barons, Attendants, &c. the subject. He further says, that if by

an improper disposition of the characAfter great preparation of the town, ters a barlesque effect was produced, he and much expectation, this piece was cannot be implicated, as he had not the produced, and completely satisfied those management of the piece. It remains, who doubled its authenticity, as well however, for the public to see the peras those who had given some degree of formance printed in its original ftate, credit to it, that it was not a work of and from thence a fair and impartial our immortal Bard's. Previous to the decision of its merits or defects will be performance, the following bandbill completely ascertained. If it is withwas circulated through the Theatre, held, the inference will be obvious. and distributed at the doors.

The performers did every thing in VORTIGERN.

their power to assist the piece, but with “ A malevolent and impotent attack out effect. on the Shakspeare MSS. having ap The following Prologue and Epi. peared on the eve of representation of logue, the former written lay Sir James the Play of VORTIGERN, evidently in. Bland Burges, was spoken, or rather tended to injure the intereft of the Pro- read by Mr. Whitfield; the latter, write prietor of the MSS. Mr. Ireland feels ten by, Mr. Merry, was spoken by it impossible, within the short space of Mrs. Jordan. time that intervenes between the publiching and the representation, to pro

PROLOGUE. duce an answer to the most illiberal and unfounded affertions in Mr. Ma. NO common cause your verdit now lone's Enquiry. He is therefore induced demands,

to request that the Play of VORTIGERN Before the Court immortai SHAKSPEARE may be heard with that candour that

stands Mmm a


child ;


That mighty master of the human soul, From deep Oblivion snatch'd, this Who rules the passions, and, with Play appears; ftrong controul,

It claims refpect, fince Shakspeare's Thro' ev'ry turning of the changeful name it bears ; heart

That name, the source of wonder and Directs his course sublime and leads his delight, powerful art. !

To a fair hearing has at least a right; When on his birth propitious Nature We ask no more-- with you the judg. fmild,

ment lies, And hung transported o'er her fav’rite No forgeries escape your piercing eyes;

Unbials'd, then, pronounce your dread

decree, While on his head her choicest gifts she shower'd,

Alike from prejudice and favour free. And o'er bis mind her inspiration If, the fierce ordeal pafled, you chacse

to find pour'd ; “ Proceed," she cry'd , “ the high de. Rich sterling ore, thoʻ tude and unre.

fin'd, cree fulfil ! 'Tis thine to rule, with magic sway, Stampit your own, affert your Poet's the will;

fame, On Fancy's wing to stretch o'er And add frilla wreaths to Shakspeare's boundless space,

honour'd name. And all Creation's varied works to

EPILOGUE. "Tis thine each flitring phantom to

YE solemo Critics ! where sot'er pursue, Each hidden pow'r of verse to bring to grant a favour may you be entreal

you're feated, to view ;

ed ? To laed o'er British tafte celestial

For which I'll pay you proper adoraday, And reign o'er Gepius with unrivalld And ftrive to please you—that is my

tion, I way." Such was the high beheft-The sacred Then do not frown, but give due thare

vocation : choice Long has been fadion'd by your can- Nor rend from Shakspeare's tomb the

of praise, did voice :

sacred hays. The favour'd relicks of

The scatter'd flow'rs he left, benignly speare's hand

save! Unrivall’d, and inimitable stand,

Pofthumous flow'rs ! the garland of the If hope of fame fome modern Bards

grave! have led

What ito' he liv'd two hundred years To try the path where Shakspeare wont

ago, to tread;

He knew you very well, as I will show: If, with presumptuous wing, they dar'd His pencil sketch'd you, and that fel. afpire,

dom errs; To catch fome portion of his facred You're all, whate'er you think, his chafire,

racters. Your crilic Powers the vain attempt How ?-do you doubt it?-cast your repell’d,

Eyes around, The fimty vapour by your breath In ev'ry corner of this house they're difpellid,

found. Expos'd the trembling culprit to your Observe the jolly Grazier in the Pit, fight.

Why, he is FALSTAFF, fat, and full of While Shakspeare's radiance tone wit ; with doubled light. In fun and feasting places his delight,


your Shak

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