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Mr. URBAN,

Nov. II.

of masonry-work may, under the authoA

FEW days ago the inciores in. rity of this infcription, be dted in the

fcriprion and fragment (plate II. year 210 ; and the erasure on the tablet, fig. 1, 2) were found a Great ridse, mott probably, took place after the murin Richmond shire. to enlag ng the der of Geta, on the 27ih day of Febru.. gard.n at she George inn, and making a lunken fence fiip the improvement of the The fragment (fig. 2.) was also found prospect from the great dining-room, in the same place. It is cut on a cuarie the workmen were emplowed upon the brown Rone, and the characters are Noich vallum of the Rom:n ration, much rudre, and with the ligatures as whence they removed a great number of re refinicd.. I have not formed a conftoves proper for their walling. At the iccture what the ruined, edifice was that depth of several feet they recovered the had been reliured by a centurion of the inscription, which is cut on a tablet of fx.h legion : but Aatter invielf fome of white gri-stone, and is in the highest your learned seadui will give us a prop:eservation. The lv.gth of the tablet bahie tupply of the defcrrcirs and conis three feet leven inches, and the widih. fruction. W. HUTCHINSON, one foot nine inches; the characters die

The Grove, barnard Casile, two inches in length and well cut, and the sculptures at the ends delicate and

MURBAN,

Darlington, N:o 22. finely raised. The whole das net sufferrd

SPULD sau think the fubja file the least injury; and it is one of the most included diawings worthy of a place beautiful remains I have feen.

in your valuable repository, you are at It is presumed, this infcription was liberty to make such use of them as you placed over the North gate and entrance may thick proper. I have sent hem into the camp, facing the great military unier the idea that shey may alford road, which lay within a little distance pleasure to some of your readers, and on that fide. Several large pieces of through the hope they will induce fume cornice, one capital of a quare pilager, one to give us an account what evert which has terminated one end of the has been intended to be handed down to cornice, and feveral long step-Itones, or posterity by the three stores 1, 2 and 3: cover-iiones, were found near the same and what Ronian's arhus have been des place. Lucius Alfenus Senecio has had pulized in the earthen urn, of parts of ihe care of the work; probably the whole which 4 and 5. are drawing, *. of the camp was then fortified and walled The pieces of itone and und were in. I confess myself at a loss to deter- found, some time in O&tober laft, in a mine what his office was; LEG. EORVM gaidco belonging to Sir John Etien, ac PR.PR. is an unusual dillinction. The Greta-bridge, in the county of York, words in the erasure are not ditlicult to · adjoining the high road leading from be made out, as I have represented them. London to Carlifle. I think it was in the year 198 that Se Ar Greta-bridge you see the most verus made his eluctt fon, Antoninus Ca- ptfe Et lines of an encampment; and the racalia, partner with him in the empire, garden appears to have been nearly in gave him the Tribunisian Power, and the the centre of the camp; for, you may ontitle of Augufius; and about the same serve part of the lines of the camp with.. time gave the title of Cæfar to his in Stockly-park, the seat of T. B. 5. younger son, Geta. About the year 208, Morrist, cq. clearly a continuation of Ścverus d clared his two fon his succes. the lines of encampinent at Gruta-bridge, fors conjointli, and gave to G:!a the iso the high road and some few houses oniy tle of Augufius. In 209 he care over breaking the line. into Britain, accompanied by both his The drawings I will thank you to rcfons, to quell the Northern inturgents, tuin; being dine by a young lady, only who were becoine veri powerful, and 14 years of age ; the elegant manner in shreatened the verructiin of the legion which they are Accuted makes them in. ary troops on the itations upon the bor. climanie. RM HUTCHINSON. der. In 211, on the death of Severus,

* In the annexel plate, fig. 1, and 2 Caracalla and Gea prepared to leave this given from the drawings of Nr. W. Hutchislaud, carrying wiih them to Rome the juton, The inscriptions, as fent by both coraths of their taller.

respondents, agrec ; excapi that in fig. 2, 1. The ercating of this carnp or station, 5, the first readsYRBAV', the other or at lealt the fortifying it with a varluna

EDIT.
GENT. MÀG. Ducember, 1793.

Mr.

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VAB.VS.

Nov. 5:

Mr. URBAN,

the right side of the river has drawn it IN ; ,

whether I think it probable that up, and drop it again'about a yard from there is any foundation for the supposi. the spot, up or down the river. The tion that a popular old ballad had its perfon, then, on the opposite side, has origin from the lady whose monument io pursue the same method; by which he mentions in Stepney charch. means any river may be completely

This question I am nor at this time searched with very little trouble. í capable of refolving, as I have not seen must say the plan struck me forcibly; the ballad alluded to, neither did I and I think you will join me in opinion, know that fuch a story prevailed. If that any method for the preservation of your correspondent will be so good as to our fellow-creatures ought to be made inform us what the circumstance was as public as possible, being of general 'that seems to refer to the monument, utility. I Mould observe, that the drag I shall take a pleasure in examining into is not above thirty-three inches longi the subject. *** will oblige me by the rapes in proportion to the breadth mentioning the title of the ballad, and of the river; and that a cord is fixed where I may find it.

between the claws at A in the imperfect Yours, &c. J. P. MALCOLM. sketch (pl. ll. fig. 6), with pieces of

cork fixed at the distance of three, fix, Mr. URBAN, Islington, Nov. 11.

and nine feet, to mark the depth of waOUR

UR old poets often use the terms ter where the body lies, in case of rea

Carol, Madrigal, and Roundelay, listance. as peculiar kinds of poems, of charac Your inserting this useful hint in ters no less specifical than those of Ode, your valuable Miscellany will, I doubt Elegy, &c.

not, be of some service to our fellowAre there any Madrigals profeffed a creatures; which, Mr. Urban, I think, mongst the works of our antient poers ? will be a satisfaction to you, and an and what is their peculiar character? apology for my troubling you herewith. What are the true characteristicks of Yours, &c.

PHILANTHROPOS. the Carol and Roundelay? If some of your poetical correspon.

Mr. URBAN,

Waterfide, near Cbi dents would favour your excellent Ma.

chofter, Nov, 6. gazine with true and old specimens of T is with much pleasure I have seen those various and once considerably ce that the wishes of your correspondent tebrated species of antient English verse, W. W, p. 294, are in fome measure it would be acknowledged as a favour anticipated by a very respectable part by many, besides your most humble ser. of a society at Chicheiter, who seem fevant,

MIRTILO. riously to pursue those di&tates of phis

Janthropy by which the order of Free. Mr. URBAN, Bath, O&. 2.

mafonry has ever been distinguished; I

AM just returned from that truly and, if propagated with the same zeal,

beautiful watering - place, Teign will deservedly inriile thele to the noble mouth, in the county of Devon, where and princely patronage with which they the cold air now begins to be set, and are at present honoured. will, ese long, I doubt not, deprive the I not only fend you their directions residents of many a lovely female's for the recovery of drowned persons, agreeable company. While there, I but a transcript of their circular letree frequently rode to Exeter, about fifteen to the several clergymen in the neighmiles diftant, where I was hewn, by a bourhood of Chichester. The publica • member of their Humane Society, a tion of them in your general Miscellany new-invented double-drag for taking may be of use : the one, as a remembodies out of the water (presented to brancer of the means of dispensing a them by Mr. Henry Smith, merchant, benefit to fociety; the other, as an exof that city; a gentleman, I apprehend, ample worthy of imitation. no lets known by his just obfervations Yours, &c.

HUMANUS, in various sciences than by his goodness

Cbicbefter, 08. r9. of heart), and which, I think, ought “ The Royal Arch Chapler of Free. to be more publicly known. This drag masons present their respectful complia is lo constructed as that ewo men only ments to the Rev. Mr. A. B. and remay effo Etuaily drag any river cf mode. quefi the favour of him to let the clerk rate widih; for, when any pert n on of

deliver the inclosed direc.

ITH

tions to persons in that parih most made hotter than a healthy person could bear likely to promote the laudable purposes them to be in contact with their skin. Let a for which they are intended.”

healthy person, of the same sex with the fat

ferer, lie down, without clothes, on the The Recovery of Persons apparently drowned.

rigbt side of the body, and he employed in From the great probability that, if proper rubbing, and aiding other necellary operaexertions had been used, the life of a poor tions. unfortunate boy, lately drowned at Dell If a tub of warm water be in readiness, let quay, might have been saved, and from a the body be placed in it up to the neck, and desire to encourage activity and affistance on continued in it half-an-hour. The water future occasions; the Royal Arch Chapter of mould not be hotter than can he comfortably Free Masons, held at the Dolphin, in Chia borne by the aftiitants; and the heat of all chester, have this day palled the following the applications before directed should be resolutions :

moderate. 1. That to afford relief to a fellow-crea. When the body is taken out of the tub of ture in distress is one of the first Christian water it must be wiped dry, laid upon the virtues, and the principal characteristick of bed, and treated according to the rules althis sublime order.

already given. In all the operations, woolII. That, as no Humane Society is esta len-cloths are to be preferred to oti ers. blithed in the neighbourhood for the encou III. During the foregoing operations, put ragement of aflistance to persons apparently the pipe of a pair of bellows into one of the drowned, this Chapter to cause such direc nostrils, the other noftril and the mouth betions to be published and distributed as Thall ing closed by an alliltant, and blow gently be approved of and recommended by the till the breast be a litrle rai ed. Let the physicians of this city,

mouth and noftril then be left free, and an . III. That a reward of two guineas he paid ealy prellure made upon the breast. Repeat out of their maronic found to such parties as this imitation of natural breathing till signs Inati atlift in saving and receiving any person, of returning life appear, when it is to be recently fallen into the water, who, it may gradually discontinued. be proved, was in imminent danger of being IV. If no bellows be at land, let an af. drowned ; and, if the body, at the time of fiftant blow into the nostrils of the drowned being taken up, should have no apparent person with his breath, through a quill, reed, Signs of life, and be afterwards restored, the or any other small pipe, and repeat the ealy parties fo l'aving and receiving it shall be, prellure hefore recommended. otherwise, handsomely and honourably re V. When breathing begins to be renewed, warded.

let a feather dipt in spirits of hartshorn, or IV. That this bounty be extended to all smelling falts diffolved in water, or narp accidents happening on the sea.coast, within mustard, be occasionally introduced in:o the the limits of the immediate port of Chichel- noftrils. Pepper, or snuit, also may be ter, and in every other direction within gently blown into them. A glyfter mould the distance of nine miles from this city. then he given without delay, composed of Chichester, Oaober 6!

equal paris of wine and hot water, with a

Imali table-spoonful of flour of mustard ; or, Means to be immediately used for the Recovery of a tea-Ipoonful of powdered pepper, ginger, Perfons appareatly drowned, and to be conti

feeds of the wild carrot bruised, or other nued for at least six Hour , if not sooner fuc- spice, rum, brandy, or gin, mixed with fix cessful, unless obe Body be putrid.

times its quantity of hot water, with the ad1. Wiren the body is taken out of the wa dition of mustard, &c. may be used infead ter, strip and wrap it closely in a blaoket, or of wine ; but be sure not to niake it stronger sher warm covering: and convey it gently than is here mentioned. to the nearest commodious house, with the VI. As foon as ibe patient is sufficiently face upwards, and the head a little raited. In recovered!, administer to him, by spoonfuls, carrying it, let the body be as little jolied, or hot wine,, or spirits mixed with water, bent, as poflibie.

VII. When life is completely restored, the II. Lay it ça a bed or mattress which has sufferer fhould remain at reit in a warm bed, been hicated by a warming-pan or otherwise, be supplied moderately with wine-whey, or by a person having lain in it for some ale-poliet, or other nourishing drinks; and cime, in a chamber containing a fire; or, gentle sweating thould be encouraged. during Summer, in the sunshine. Dry the ho N. B. In all such cales, immediately disdy completely with w.arm cloths, and after- patch a mefienser for medical assistance, if wards rub it diligently, but gently, with hot near: feno alto another mellenger tu the fannels on the lefe fide, near the heart. ip

nearest boute where warm w.ter, grains, or ply to the hands and feet cloths 1 rung out of other things of the fsme nature, may be probot water, and heated bricks, or bottles, or cured, with a good fire, and a warm bed for bladders half filled with hot water, or bags the reception of the unfortunate person. of hot grains or sand, to the stomach and All per tous living near any waterarmpits, taking special care that they be not fide, and publicans in purt.cuia!, are le

Nov. 13:

TH

quested to fix up this paper in some part of cihle, the least delay precludes the postheir house, where it may be frequently fibility of obtaining effectual aflilt ance. read ; so that these directions may be recol

In fupport, then, of the usefulness of lected the more readily in case of neceflity. cold water in the cure of recent (calds,

I beg leive to relate the following faft. Mr. URBAN,

In the winter of 1788, I was sitting near I

WILL thank any of your ingenious a fire op which was placed a large tea

correspondents to publish the belt kettle filled with water, that was then means of preserving birds and other of a boiling beat. The vessel flipped animals, and particularly filh.-The from off the fire, and the whole, or fort of trees most fuitable to the fea- greater part, of its contents was thrown çoafts of this kingdom would oblige

over one of my legs. To letfen the exA CONSTANT READER.

treme heat and pain which were io

stantly produced, the first thing that Mr. URBAN, Trura, Cornwall, Nov.4. ftruck me was the affufion of cold water

HOUGH the following communi ou! of a large decanter which fortu

cation has already app ared in a niiely stood at the time on the table, periodical work, as the tendency of it and which I made, with.ut waitrag io must be admitted to be generally useful, take off my stocking, over the affected I am fure I need not apologise for re. paits. In the mean time; feeling some quefiing that it may be inserted in the relief from the application et cold, I Gentleman's Maxazine. Its utility ordered a pail of water to be procured, alone must be its-recommendarion, for, in which I immersed the leg repeatedly; it has little or nothing of novelty to and this I continued to do for nearly plead in its favour; though it may ap. two hours (as well as I can now recolpear odd that the late Mr. Hunter, a lect), getting a fresh pail of water as man of unquestionable reputation, and soon as any ferrible deyree of warmth little accustomed to beltow plaise where was communicated by the scalded limb it was not due, mould have given great to that which I had been using. Hacredit to a well-meaning brewer of ving by these repeated immersions al. Edinburgh, whose name, I think, is moli, if not entirely, got rid of the heat Cleyhow, for the communication of the 'and (marting, I proceeded to draw off peculiar vitucs of cold vinegar up my stocking with some caution, and plied 10. recent burns or scalds; as if not without fufpicion that a part of the he had been entitled to the merit of curicle would have been removed along making a discovery on the fubject. The with it. But I was agreeably surpried history of cold applications in the treat to find that the skin had suffered little ment of inflammations is too well

or no injury, except that it was a little known to make any d 'quifition on the Brivelled, and liiff in fome places, fubjcēt necessary here. There are few which was as likely to have been occaparrons un cquuainted with their efhcacy, honed by the cold as the hot water. No

The most material enquiry is, what is vefication succeeded; and, except a the best application for the purpose of little peeling of the skin, and fome parobviating the bed efle as of the more tal fiftacts, which was foon removed common cc dents of this kind, pro. ly rubbing the surface with oil, I never duc:d by fire, boiling water, and other felt any lubfequent inconvenience. To het liquid tubliances? The following those who may chance to suffer a limilar cafe nay afd a conclusion on the accident, I may venture froin this fact, fubjcer, which is much in tavour of a independently of any theory in its faremedy ibat is always near at hand, and vour, to recommend the like mode of The application of which is attended treating ir. Oil, which is po unfiewith icts incrinre:ience than almott any quent application, is a bad one, as it is other with rien I din scquunted. In a bad conducior of her, and as it faying this, I do not mean to fiert iis tends tlieretu. c to increase the heat of fuperior efficacy to every other ! tn; the surface to which it may be applied. on the county, I think that fo.nc ai Vuegar, ihough it has been considered t.cles of the Maria Medicus ipib!, poi 10 poffefs a kidative quality, and there. fibly, in fome cists, give it aduitional fore to be useful in such cases, as it will Viime; but it has thi, grard advantage isritate much more than water, is, on ores the ordinary medical or chirurgical that account, lets proper : and the lame aids, that it is always near at hand; may be said of all acids. Even lead and, in the calcs to which it is afpli. ditolved in vinegar, which makes thie

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