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lick, above seven years ago, through “ This Hill *, though once a rugged spot, the medium of the “Monthly Maga
An deem'd uufit for tillage,
And Garden of the Village."
ARCHITECTURAL INNOVATION, which I consider as not necessary, for
No. CLI. the following reasons : First, if the Pointed Style of Architecture, during ball do not exactly reach the ship,
the reign of Henry VI., &c. and thegrapple is wholly useless: whereas,
Henry VII. continued. according to my original plan, if the S". George's Chapel, Windsor,
owes its erection to Edward IV. the ship, the crew may grapple them
therefore we may well enter upon from on board, Secondly, if Capt.
it in discussion, as an example sucManby's ball do reach the ship, in ceeding that of King's College Chathis case too the grapple is nearly pel, Cambridge. Comparatively, St. useless, because, without its aid, the George's Chapel, in the external people on board will, of themselves, lines, is rather of a plain cast : the be sufliciently alert in catching and West front is chiefly made oui by the securing the rope, as the means of West window, which is worked with their saivation. At all events, Sir, fifteen divisions of mullions, and allowing to Capt. Mauby whatever six tier of transoms, combining with praise may
be due to him for his ad- the tracery in the arched "head, dition of the grapple, which has so
to give the whole filling-in a pure fortunately secured to him the Par- architectural character. In the dado, liamentary grant, I hope, at least, the door of entrance, and on each that the impartial Reader will allow side of the door, compartments. me some small share of credit for the Above the arch of the window, three original and principal invention.
niches, and on each side of the said.
window octangular turreis, King's “Sic vos, non vobis........"
College Chapel wise; but their faces Yours, &c. John CAREY. wholly without decoration, except
at the finish, where is found battleMr. URBAN, Under Salisbury Plain. mențs, &c. The continuance of this N my presentation to the living Front, in the exterior of the ailes
of about six acres of my glebe land same plain aspect. incumbered with furze, &c. of po South Yront. Buttresses are still value whatever, and indeed a bone of retained to the aile story, but are contention between the poor, which dispensed with in the window story of of them should have most of the the nave; flying buttresses make a produce for fuel, to which they had part of the work, they springing no sort of right. As this ground from the aile story, to the piers of the sloped towards the South, and ap nave story. The mullions and tracery peared to be a rich sandy loamn, I of the windows architectural: the gave it to the poor for one year for battlements to the aile, and parapet cleansing. A very luxuriant crop
of to the
stories, perforated. potatoes rewarded their industry. 1 The octangular chapeis, by way of have now divided it between the same transepts, and those others of the people, who pay me after the rate of like pian, at the Western extremity, 24. per acre, and express themselves have no decoration of any kind at obliged beyond measure.
their angles. At present, the finish I have been thus particular, think to the buttresses, and pinuacles to the ing it may be the means of inducing parapets, is stunted off': in Holiar's other Clergymen, so situated, to be Views the work was complete, each nefit themselves, and their poor pa. having an iron vane, or small banner rishioners.
of arms, set up for that purpose ; Yours, &c.
and if my memory is not very treachP.S. I have thoughts of erecting a erous, l, in my early years, witstone on the spot, with the following inscription :
* Known by the name of Furze Hill, GENT. Mag. December, 1910,
nessed appearances of this sort. A as was the general practice, but preseries of vanes on such decorations paratory to that in the centre. This was, at the period of Architecture line, therefore, the centrica! one, under our discussion, a common and and the other correspondent to it, appropriate distinction, and with contain within their bounds, from the those studious in these matters this natural direction of the ribs, a vaassertion will have its due weight : riety of circular (great and small) but we are hastening to a more im- and triangular compartments ; each portant part of our Rise and Pro- of the longitudinal lines embellished, gress, when this article of embellish at the several intersections of the ment will be taken up on a inore forms breaking in upon them, with direct point of investigation, and by innumerable ornamental devices, both one so lately called upon for that religious, and of the Tudor cast (conpurpose in this Miscellany *. The firmation that Henry did much here) heads of the several windows have the in crowns, roses, portcullises, fleurconjunctive sweep.
de-lis, &c. Interior. This Chapel could not In the choir, the groin-work takes have been finished until the middle of some variation in point of superior the reign of Henry VII. as is so con enrichments, as the great circular spicuous by its style, and as Sir Re- combination of compartments, bearing. ginald Bray, Architect and Privy Coun- in horizontal line with the centre of cellor to Henry, had so great a share cach pier, is dropped down into a in the undertaking. If it is held that pendentive, or hanging inverted the exterior is not remarkable for sweeping pinacle: another character high adornment, the interior in this of Tudor originality. In the side ailes, respect is amply gone into ; as every the groins are in the entire Tudor face of the walls is wrought with mode, with half circles, which, at their superb enrichment, either architec- centrical junctions, produce in the tural or ornamiental. The clusters of spandrels a small circular compartcolumns for the springing of the ment. The half circles of these groins groins are minute, as at King's Col are in two tier of compartments. lege: the transoms to the windows The late window and monumental have each a line of small battlements. innovations have already been deAt the cills of the windows, a suc scanted upon (see vol. LXXV.'p. 819.) cession of half angels with shields, The stalls in the choir are of the serving as a kind of entablature: a most elaborate and curious coutrived strong character at this period. forms (they rising in canopy above Below the angels, to the point of the canopy) that we have left among arches of the side ailes, the space contains 'compartments: the ogee head Henry the VIIth's Chapel, Westof the arches belonging to them, minster Abbey. Again bet me quote worked right and left into small from Ward's “ Londou Spy." “ It circular ditio, another strong feature, is the admiration of the universe, and run into most spaces that re such inimitable perfection appears in quired enrichment necessary to accord every part of the whole composure, with the rest of the design. The which looks so far exceeding human architraves to the arches, like the excellence, that it appears knit tosmall clusters of columns, with their gether by the fingers of Angels, purcapitals, are but little attended to, as suant to the direction of Omnipoevery exertion was bestowed on the tcnce !" And until of late, it was more interesting portion of the build- hailed as one of the “ Wonders of ing (as it should seem), the groins. the World.” Be this as it may, others To speak, therefore, of the groin- there are, who seem to behold the work of this Chapel, more imme- Chapel for no other purpose, but to diately in the nave and choir, they counsel how they may mutilate and are of a composure peculiar to the destroy certain parts, in order (as building ; the general construction, it is given out) that they may have an or great outline of which, spriug in opportunity of restoring (that is, their ribs, and diverge as usual to a disfiguring) the original features of longitudinal line, not a centrical line, the design. We feel its powers with
other sensations : the illustration * See p. 239. thereof beiog connected with thiş
stage of our Progress, will answer of transoms. The tracery is in conthe best purpose, as the “composure" tinuation, filling-in the arched head before us had arrived to the utmost with architectural forms. On each stretch of art; in truth, it went no side the wiudow, octangular turrets farther: the bow of Geoius broke ; (containing staircases) their upper Novelty hurried on the fatal hour, parts full of compartments ; which and all became one Architectural upper parts have lately been destroyed. night!
Souih side. The four first circular Plan: an oblong of five divisions; windows (hows) have flat or square at the West front, a porch, or heads (new character) divided by tipple entrance; at the East front, mullions into ten small divisions, the three cants of an octagon : the four heights are on four tiers of tranfirst divisions, North and South sides, soms : indeed the windows are lite. have ailes, the fifth has ailes also, rally a combination of the small Tdor and the three cants are done into conipartments, perforated into ligats, small chapels. Thus far the plan to contain the glass, &c. The dado has produced some new ideas, as is is in two stories, filled with square found in the porch, and the side diamonds, and eight turned sweep ailes, they being stopped in their compartments, The space above circuit round the Easiern end of the the head of the windows, filled with Chapel. The other novel particulars compartments. Parapet destroyed. are the windows, which project from The other windows, in angular bows, the line of wall; the four first (side are in their lights worked similar to ailes) take half circles, or vows, and the succeeding ones. 'The windows the five others (Eastern circle) each to the upper story of the Chapel are, are run out into angular bows. ln in the usual way, raised with a lieu of buttresses, octangular turrets Pointed head, five divisions of mulare raised between each window. lions, and three tiers of transoms;
Exterior West Front. The porch the tracery architectural. The space has three arches, entering from the above the windows, filled with comEastern aile of the choir of the Abbey partments in three tiers, of the most Church, from which rise a flight of rich and delicate work : the parapet steps to a landing, giving the pass, destroyed. The several turrets, in right and left, to the side ailes, their heights, bave the faces filled and in front, to the three entrances with corresponding compartments, into the Chapel. The cieling is an dados and spaces, to the aile windows, .arched head (new character), and, as far as where the parapet comwith the side walls, is entirely filled menced ; they then take a dado of with sınall compartments. By the their own, as preparatory to niches, refined skill of the Architect, Sir which niches, in their canopies, rise Reginald Bray, but a small portion to the finish of the turrets, turned off of light is admitted, in order that, by with an ogee cap, or cupola ; the such an admirably contrived dark extreme point destroyed. As the fore-ground, the blaze of the Chapel form of this extreme point has caused itself might rush upon the seases much speculation, in what manner it of visitors with the greater effect, was originally carried up, I shall wave at once to inspire awe and sacred my opinion, as it is expected J. adıniration ! My friend John Carter, in his survey of the present Carter has just informed me, that restorations, will give some light into the master workman to the Chapel's this problematical business. The restorations, as they are termed, statues in the niches destroyed. From observed to him a few days past, that each turret springs to the piers of he was “ bringing about every means upper windows, flying buttresses, to give more light to the porch, but composed of two arches, one pedihe had hitherto been baffled in each mental and one ogee cornice to contrivance; one of which was, to them : between the two arches, a knock up for the purpose a sky-light most beautiful perforation of ciroular in the centre of the arched cieling !” compartments. The West window takes in the whole East front. A continuation, in the width of the Chapel, and is a most octangular finish of the Chapel, of noble and interesting work ; fifteen all the particulars brought forward, divisions of mullions, and five heights on the South side; which, taken to
gether, afford a design the most mag.
well deserves a place in your Misnificent, and of a cast wholly new cellany. and extraordinary
I. I. C. The mouldings to the plinths and
“ Madam, cornices but few, but those
" Since Anna visited the Muses seat, making out the flying buttresses (Around her tomi, let weeping Angels wait) multiplied to a degree beyond pre- Hail thou, the brightest of thy sex, and
(come guest. cedent. The ornaments are nu
Most gracious neighbour *, and most wel. merous, but extremely minute, and
Not Harley's self, to Cam and Isis dear, shew the Tedor devices to their
In virtues, and in arts, great Oxford's heir; fullest extent, without any fanciful
Not he such present honours shall receive, display of foliaged ideas, as was so As to his Consort we aspire to give. conspicuous on all the preceding “ Writings of men, our Muse to day erections.
neglects, I cannot conclude this first part of To pay uue homage to the softer sex: my comments on the Chapel, without Plato and Tully we forbear to read, adverting to workmen who are, at
Agd their great followers, whom this house this inclement season of the year: To study lessons from thy morals girer.,
has bred, restoring the Eastern upper great And shining characters impressa hy Heawindow; I noticed (from the interior) the whole of the murlions, trapson 8, Science in books no longer we pur:ne, and tracery, knocked away from the Minerva's selt in Harriet's iace se view. opening ofihe wind« w; and when such For whenvish keauty we can Varllit join, supports (to say no moie of them) We paint the simblance of a !orn divine. of ihree centuries starding were “ 'Their picus incense let our neighbours destroyed, the said opening was
King; left quite unsupported, either by To the kind remory of some bounteous
With grate'u band, due cars let thom upright timbers or other necessary
i'a ise, aids usually applied in the niost
(praise'; common undertaking, where original
To some good Knight's, or holy Prolaie'st
We tune our voices to a nopir thensé ; portions of an uprig at are supposea to
Your eyes we biess, your praises we prowant makirg good, or entering
[name. AN ARCHITECT. Saint Joho's was founded in a woman's (To be continued.)
Enjnin'd by staiute, to the Fair we vow,
In spite of time, we keep our artient von; Mr. URBAN,
Dec. 10. What Margaret fudor was, is Harriet FTER Mr. Prior had published Hariey now." he prinied, singly, Four Poems : Ertuph on DRYAADER, by a Triend 1. The Conversation, a Tale. lI. und somirer, 10 m hom he gave the Colia's Mistakes, writien in imitation last book in SIR JOSEve Banks's of Spenser's style. Ili, Yerres spoken Library, vejore he left it for over, to the Lady Henrietta Cavendish See an accouni of nint, p. 398.
« Bencari bis bumbie obiluje lie Holles Harley, in the Library or 27. John's college, Cambridge, Nov. 9,
The movider ny bone of honest Dry, 1719. IV. Prologue to the Orphalia Longosco o er Botony to rule,
A lear: d Sweur of Linés school, represented by some oi the tv est mine
Pianiarun genere, et peines, ster Scholars, at llickford's Pancing
edecio. room, Feb. 2, 1719-20, spoken by Full many are cuthor well he knew, the Lord Duplin. It is extraordina", From Tournefort to Jussieu; that this third poem should never Gerarde as joonson, and all sucb; bave appeared in any receri edition Irom Tuberniootan, in High Dutch, of his works that I have seen * It Down to the secrets which we come by
in the itceipt of Mother Bumby
For cuilts Coins he woli could barter, * This pleasing Poem was incorporanul,
Whether Chinese, Ui Musicheow Tartar; in 1779, by the Writer of the presunt Note, with the concurreace of Dr. Jotin * The seat of this moble family is at son, in the Collection of the English i'oets Wimpelt, in Cambritgeskire. at that time undertaken by the London + Sir Thomas White was the Founder Booksellers ; as, at the same time, were of St. John's College, Oxtord; and their several other detacheu Poems of Mr. Prior.
greatest benefactor, next to bim, was Ste our vol. XLIX. p. 551. Edit, Archbishop Laud.
Persic, Arabic, or Napau!;
Queen, Ace, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, Where struck, and when, he knew them all. 10: the Kuiave ine lowesi. English as well; Testoops of liary; 14. The kings and Queens are al An' all the heads of Will and Harry.
ways the only I'rumps. Dea: h stopp'a him in his proud career, 15. Each player must follow the Ani laid him on his funeral bier,
Suit led, unless he win the Trick We hope, indeed, to set him fast in A fair and blooming Everlasting ;
with a Trump, but the Trumps peed And transport biin there anew,
not fall, though the Suit be led. Where, in a brigoter beavenly Kew,
16. Any King may win any Queen, The Lily, or imperial crown,
even when a Queen is led ; but a se Are never subject to die down.
cond King does not win the Trick. " He left to all a brilliant sample,
17. The Trumps to be rewarded Of diligence beyond example.
wiin oue lish each from the Pool, if To Alton be bequeath'd his name,
demanded before the Trick be turned. His trivials, aud his lasting fame ;
18. For every Revoke, 3 Fish to To knights and squires, his opinions be furfcited to the Pool. Of Buonaparte and his minions ;
19. Whoever plays out of turn, to And for his Patron's fostering care, forfeit one Fish to ihe Pool. 'Twas all he had dying Prayer !"
20. When 3 or 4 play, one Fish to Mr. URBAN, Greenwich, Dec. 21.
be paid from the Pool, for each Trick
above 3. VOUR insertion of the following description of a newly-invented each Trick above 2.
21. When 5 or 6 play, one Fish for Gare of Cards, in your Magazine,
22. When 3 or 4 play, whoever will, I hope, prove a source of Winter
bas 7 Tricks, to be rewarded with 2 amusement to many of your Readers
Fish from each player. and their friends, and will oblige one who has perused your publication for
23. for 10 Tricks, with 3 Fish from
each player. nearly 25 years.
24. For 13 Tricks, with 4 Fish from TWELFTA NIGHT. 1. The Game so called may be each player, and 6 Fish from the
Pool, besides the usual number for played by 3, 4, 5, or 6 persons; and when 3 or 4 play, 3 dozen Fish may
every Trick above 3. be put for each into a poof; whea 5
25. When ' 5 play, whoever, bas 6 or 6 play, 2 dozen Fish each will be Tricks, to have a Fish from each sufficient.
player. 2. When 3 persons play, discard one
26. For 10 Tricks, 3 Fish from entire suit.
each Player, and 6 Pish from the
Pool. 3. When 4 play, make use of the whole Pack of 52 Cards.
27. When 6 play, whoever has 5
Tricks, to have 2 Fish from each 4. When 5 play, discard the red Fives.
player. 5. When 6 play, discard the 4 Fives. Player, and 6 Fish from the Pool.
28. For & Tricks, 3 Fish from each 6. The players to cut for the deal ; the highest to deal.
29. All the Queens in one Hand, to
be rewarded with i Fish from each 7. The right-hand player may shuffle the Cards, then the dealer; and
player. then they are to be cut by the right
30. All the Kings, with 2 Fish from hand player.
each player. 8. The Cards to be dealt towards
31. All the Kings and Queens, with the left hand, and no Card to be turned.
3 Fish from each player, and 3 Fish
from the Pool. 9. When 3 or 4 play, the Cards to be dealt by 2's, ending with 3. 10. When 5 or 6 play, the Cards to
Dec. 20. be dealt by 2's.
ance of your Editor's very vaGame.
luable “ History of Leicestershire') 12. The left-band player is the has been hitherto the principal vehicle eldest hand, and is to lead throughout of every piece of information respectthat deal, whether he win the trick ing Herrick the Poet, I think you or not.
ought to make room for the following 13. The Rapk and Order of the extract from the Quarterly Review of Cards to be as follows :- the King, Dr. Nott's Selection from the Poet's.
11. There are no Partners at this As our Magazine (by the assist