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voured the company with his readings of any ticket or tickets; in ang fuch fottery in the great room. Fashion and learn as aforesaid, without being the owner or ing crowded to the Attic entertainment. owners of such ticket or tickets at the time The most admired parts of Shakipcase of selling such Mare or fares thereof, or lo were selected, and pew beauties were

sell any (hare of any ticket beyond fach nun.

ber of shares as, being added together, Tall pointed out even to his warmest admi.

be equal to the whole of fuch ticket; and all The Fift Part of King Henry the Fourtb was the most admired. So often

and every person and persons who fhall of

fend against this act, in either of those rehas Mr. Newcome contidered the cha- fpects, thall forfeit the sum of fifty pounds. rafter of Sir John Falstaff for the in XV. And, the more effettually to present, struction of his own pupils, that it may abuses in the selling of shares of tottery-tickets, be said neither Lowin, Quin, nor Hen- be it farther enacted, That the faid commisderfon, were more masters of their sub. fioner's, or any three or more of them, thall, je&t. The fat and roguith knight again before the time hereinafter appointed for the laughed as he was wont; and every

foi commencement of this act, establish an office, ble, every vice, which marks the cha in the city of London or Westminster, for racter of Sir John, were lost in his ex

the deposit of tickets intended to be folu ia quifite wir and humour. There is

Thares; and every ticket in every fucks tot something in this character which is tery as aforesaid, betore it shall be divided peculiarly fascinating; we despise him into or fold in shares, thall be brought to the for his roguery, cowardice, lying, left with the receiver-general of his Ma

faid office, and shall be there deponted and swearing, drinking, and blasphemys jesty's stamp-duties, or some person or pere but, if his action should offend us one

fons to be appointed by him to receive the moment, in the next he touches the fame; and who is and are hereby authorized grand chord of humour in the heart, and required to receive the fame. and straight compassion vibrates with XVI. And be it farther enacted, That harmony, and we laugh even at the every agreement for the sale of a share of vices we amemn. So much has this any tuch ticket or tickets, so to be deposned character bien misrepresented by pet

as aforesaid, shall be expressed on a piece of formers of modern iiules, that many

written or printed paper, vellum, or parcapresent declared that they never under

ment, and thall be impretled with some diood it before.

mark, device, or itamp, to be írom time to We conclude this article with say any three or more of them, for that purpose';

time prescribed by the said commiliwners, or ing, that, as Mr. Newcome has fet but the said receiver-general, or the person to good an example, fo we hope others

or perfons fo to be appointed by him, Thall will catch the cothuñam, and that not deliver out, impressed witli ally mark, reading will rise to that pitch of excele device, or famp, more thares for any one lence which fpeaking now maintaius in such ticket that, being added together, fhall the fathionable and literary world. amount to the value of a whole ticket; nor

thall so impress with any mark, device, or Mr. URBAN,

stamp, any smaller share than a fixteenth, or IN your valuable Miscellany of laft any thae of a ticket

, other than such as is year, p. 17, Amicus applies to you as the derning rojore in many dithuts general, or the perion or persons fo to he lies, and willies for the tenthinents of appointed by him, thall deliver out ang any of your friends relpeeting the use thare, other than it:ch as he or they are of Guveroment ftamping Mares of loc.

hereby anthorized to have, impretled witla

any such mark, device, or itamp», he or tiny tery-tickers. I find, in p. 886 of your hall, for every such offence, forfeit fally present volume, an answer to Ancus; poun:ls. but E. fays he has never seen the act XVII. And be it farther enacted, That of parliament about Hamping thries. the frid receiver-general of his Majesty's Thcerciore, being in pofleffion of the itamp duties, or fuch person or persons so to statuses, I hope you wiid 10 deri tase fol be appointed by hiin to receive tickets to be lowing ciaules, for the informacion of divided in shares, thuil, upon the receipt of Amicus,

W. K. any ruch ticket, or any number of such rickACT 22 Geo. III. Chap. xlvii. Sect. XIV.

mis as aforetard, give a receipt in writing for

the fame; wlrich receipt ihall express the Arity ?? preveri selling frares of tickers by day of receiving the ticket or tickets, the arry pofs, cxcep: the real proprietors thereof, lottery to which the ticket or tickets Thall and selline ftares of tickets beyond the number of belong, the number or numbers of the frares egial to tbe tułole thereof i he it further ticket or tickets to received, and the nam: enactéū, l'hat it hall not be lau ful for any or names of the f'roprietor or proprietor. perhli br persons to sell any share or Thales thereof; and also that such ticket or tickets

Nov. II.

Nov. 15.

is or are received in pursuance of this act, ticket shall be divided by the said officer or and doth or do accordingly remain in the officers, the sum of two pence; and the mohands of the said receiver-general, or such neys arising from such fee,, to be paid us person or persons to be appointed by bim to aforesaid, mall be accounted for, frun time receive the same, to be disposed of as is to time, and shall be paid and applied toherehy directed.

waids thc expence of keeping such office for XVIII. And be it farther enacted, That the deposit of lottery-tickets as aforesaid, or each and every such ticket in the said lottery, in defraying any other expences of the stanp. fo to be deposited with the said receiver-ge- office in the execution of this act, and other Heral, for the purpose of being afterwards wise in such manner as is hereinafter tipo fold into shares, fhall remain and continue in cially prescribed.

W. K. the custody and poffeffion of the said receiver-general, or of the person or persons Mr. URBAN,"

. PERMIT Oma more intrafama in pour the expiration of three days after the draw..

Miscellany on that almost ing of such ticket in the said lottery; and

svörn-out, though still unsettled, fub. that, on the expiration of three days next af

jeet of Fairy-rings, by one who has hic ter the drawing of such ticket in the said lot

therto been flent on that head. I fall tery, such ticket shall be returned to the owner or owners thereof, his, her, or their be brief, and only recite a' fact which agent or agents, affignec or affigns, upon came under my observation in the monik producing the receipt of the said receiver- of July last, and which nearly prorts general, or of such other perfon or persons (what I myself always believed that fo to be appointed by hini as aforesaid, for these circles have an ele&ric cause. On the same: and, in case any such ticket, so to the inclined plane of a pasture-dowe, be deposited as aforesaid, shall remain un- making an angle of about 45° with the claimed at the end of two years from the day horizon, were two imperfe&t Rings neer of the drawing thereof, the money (if any) together that did not much exceed a fe. to arise by the sale of such ricket thall he micircle each, their inferior compleretained in the hands of the said receiver

ments being deficient. Both curses general for the time being, and be applied in defraying the expences of the itamp-office in with an irregular interrupred chalin, or

were Arikingly impressed throughout cxecuting this act, and otherwise in such manner as is hereinafter mentioned.

cleft, about a foot in depth, and half XIX. And be it farther enacted, That a

that in breadth at the greater. ' I only book or books shall be kept by the said re- ask, what but ligbining can account for ceiver-general, or the person or persons fo this appearance ? to be appointed by him as aforesaid, who - The ingenious author of the Englis Shall truly and fairly enter and register, in Botany, Mr. Sowerby, would oblige fich book or books, the number of every many of his admirers by publifhing a lottery-ticket which shall be deposited in the figure of the Purple Bird's-neft, Orehis faid office in pursuance of this act, together abortiva, Lin. and of the Ophrys Coo with the name or names of all and every rallorhiza. Linnæus, to prove the arisuch persou and persons who fall so deposit mal nature of the genus Corallina, says, such ticket, and also the nunsber of thares in his Syftema Naiure, p. 1304, “ Cou into which each such ticket thall be fo divided rallinas ad regnum animale pertinere ex as aforesaid; and any person Mall and may, fubftantia earum calcarea constat, com from time to time, and at all seasonable times, resort to and inspect such book or

omnem calcem animalium elle producbooks, on payment of the sum of exo pencetum veriffimum fit." But this can carry to the raid person or persons so to he ap.

no proof, lince there are fome produce pointed by the laid receiver.general as afore- tions undoubtedly of the orgetable kimya said; and the money arising from such pay- dom that are strongly calcareous, ferment Mall be paid and applied in defraying mening violently with aqua forlis both the expences of the itamp-office in executing in their dried and recent ftate; aty exthis act, and otherwise in manier hereini- ainple of which may be teen in the after specially provnied.

Chara vulgaris, Lin. XX. And be it farther enadreil, That, up

Yours, &c. on the leaving and depofiring of any lottery.

*** The former letter was received! ticket, at or in the said office, with the faici receiver geveral, or such person or persons

Mr. URBAN, Marlborough, Nov. 14. so to be appointed as aforelsis, for the purposes aforesaid, the person or persons, who In your Magazine, I believe for June Shall To leave and deposit the same, thall pay

I folicited information rela. to the said receiver-general, or the perion or

live to Robert Parlons de Soc. Jelu, persous fo en be appointed by him as aforek who made no uninteresting part in the faid, for each share into which every stiu! political drama in the reigns of Eftea.


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beeb and her fucceffor. Having been me to quit the Wells Tooner than I for some time conftru&ting fome regular should otherwise have done. In pursumemoirs of that zealous miffionary, I ing my way, I palled by a large man. felt conscious of many pauses which a fion that is not so worthily inhabited contracled mvestigation could not easily now as it has been formerly, the present fupply. One part, I was apprehenfive, occupiers being some of the Gallic inwould naturally remain involved in the cumbrances that every where infest our duft of oblivion ; the other not caly to land. I found foon after, that the la.. be extracted from the grasp of zealous lubrious air of Sunning-bill had excited and tenacious prejudice. I could derive sensations ehat would not allow me to little that was fatisfactory to me from proceed farther eill they were satisfied ; the dult labours of Ribadeinira ; the fee and, besides, I was unwilling to leave dulous accuracy of Pitts; the biogra- the place without having ate of the buns phic details of Butler; or the defultory I had heard of its being noted for. On Memorials of Chaloner. The low re- making the application courteous, a dations of Speed, rancorous in his tem- couple of these cates were procured me per, and virulent in his Proteßantism, by a tidy crone whom I found whirling secords nothing that reflects either cre- her Spinning-wheel in a but wantled dit on himself, or chat were worth the with hazel-rods, walled with mud, and trouble of extraction. I wonder he has spofed with curfs. Beneath the eaves ever been quoted. I think his can- 1 efpied near a dozen beehives; sod, dour and authority equally impeach- upon asking for honey, had some given able, and his relasions almost always me that was delicioufly impregnared disgufting from the bigotry of his princi- with the taste and fragrance of wild ples. He often condescends to a nickname. thyme. Thus I was provided with a

Of the writings of Parsons, i fated a repast fic for a monarch, and, like a Jif, as supplied by the Oxford Anti- monarch, 1 fat to cat it; for, there quary, and expected, as many are fill chanced to be an antient beech near the deposited in that seminary, á fupple- crone's wicket, the wreathing roots of mentary communication. However un which ferved me for a feat and foortool, interesing his controversial writings whilft the head answered as a canopy's might be, I ftill hope that the author its glory, leaves broke the funbeams inof * Leicefier's Commonwealth” might to rinklings, and its pensile (pray forg claio respect. It is doublicss the le warded the breezes. Some particles of veres faure in our language, however the yellow, red, white, black, and re. Title it is known, and illustrates a mas splendent lands I had come through retial part of the English history. It were troublelome in my throat, and I dalineates the character of that favou. befoughe, a little water to wash them rite and able fatelman with the clole. down; a nimble imp who attended on directed eye of Tacitus him leif, and the crone fupplied me from a rill that the penetrating genius of that great ran thrilling berween fome reeds, but it mafier of human nature. Litle, per participated so strongly of the mineral, haps, might be expected from the af. that it was little lels unpalatable than fected liberaluy of the editor of the the physic I had called at the fountain, Letters of Abelard and Eloise, or the the liecly quality pervading all the watci versatility of the translator of Ververt. in the district; however I took as much

In fume memoirs relative to a con- of it as answered for a gargle, and eas temporary less might perhaps be hoped abled me to hold converte with my for, Of Dr. Gregory Martin, however, I hofless. I eoquired about bees, and was requelt the fayour of the smallest details. glad to underitand that many are here

According to Wood, he wrote “The kept, and that this fealon had been proErrours of the Protestant Bible ;" * De pitious to them. I asked concerning lectionem Scripturarum,” 1582, Rhenis. ihe management of them, but received De Christianæ Peregrinarione cui ade on that head more ainufement than in. jiciuntur;Epiß." &c. Ang. Edit. 1583." formacion; the communicative bee?

Tractatum de Schilmate. Duaci. mistress reciting to me how many times 1987. Ang

B. she had awakened her bees when deaths

had happened in the family; a ceremony A NATURALIST'S STRAY, deemed by her indispensably necesary

(Concluded from po 993.), to their prosperity. I was going to be travellers made it necellary, for cure, when there arosc a dire alarm, thai


finished our inoffensive goffop. My ter mage was so far from being irreparable, rier, in fpiffiag after vermin, had disco. that my filver apology weighed down rered upon a washing-block the crone's the matter in favour of old Darby and cal; puls ran for security under one of Joan. the bee-hive ftools : Venom followed, I now had to encounter the cold looks and dog and cat together overset fool I expected to meet from my waiting and bive. The danger was imminent friends; but I had the comfort of hear. to all pariies: the crone bid her imping, on my arrival at the Wheatsheaf, sun for gaffer; but gaffer was so decre- that they also had been visiting the Bel. pid, that he was long in coming. The videre; an excursion that had caused third commandment i ocver break, fo I my absence to seem thorter than it rehad no exclamation readily vociferable ally had been. The light degree of on the occasion but Venom! Veņom! fpleen that they had imbibed from not Venum! The canine champion heeded finding me returned before thein to the Bot; and the crone, observing my voci. inn was foon dispated in laughter on ferations to be vain, seized her broom- hearing the biflorette of the crone, dog, fick, and therewith laid on upon Venoin cat, and hive; so I came off with only eill he had released her feline friend. being told once of the dinner being

The next affair was to appease the an- fpoiied. The landlady, being a good gered bces, and this was one lifs easy to motherly kind of woman, applied to be effected. I inconsiderately flung my my hurts some moistened stone-blue, hat at them; insult added to injury oa. which affuaged the pain immediately. turally enraged them more. The supe. We dined in a bow-window that looked rior wisdom of the crone was again de upon a cascade. This cascade ripples monstrated : into a brazen tea-pot of down an aggregate of fones that forms antique mould she put a few of those the head of the Virginia Water ; wbich smooth black pebbles which housewives artificial rock is a work so out of unison roll in old gloves to polith steel grates with the face of the country, that is with; these in the cavity of the rea.pot only excites one to wonder whence the produced a harmony that soothed ibe hones that compose it have been brought, wsach of our enemics, and induced them A Chinese yacht upon the water, and a to retire into the re-infiated hive. The Chinese cemple upon the island, are yet crose bad now leisure to be angry, and more out of character; for, whilft liand. very much so the was, both with me and ing upon English ground, no European with Venom ; but a verbal expression of can tancy. himselt, any more than he concell, and a silver apology, made can with himic!l, in China. I am not peace, and that so effeclually, that ile forry that these Easiern gew-gaws are was kind enough to attempt charming become fubfiitence for the worms; for, away the anguifh of Itings I had its where the beauties of nature are so con. ceived; but my want of taith in her in- fpicuous, the trivialities of art appear cantations prevented them from being dcpicable, and only cause one to regret efficacious. Alter live busie was thus the money that has been lavilhed on fubfided, the o!d man arrived, who, in them. The proper embellishment for reply to fi me excules I'made him, in. the island wouid be a fi herman's hove, pocenty replied, “ It was only a inis. and for the water a Thames barge, athap to pleaje your honour;" bui, in fact, tended by iome fculiers and wherries: although ibe crone had been so en craft of that kind would remind the chated, it was my dog and I that had fpectator that the parent ftream flows the worst of the affair ; for, Venom had into the Thiesi a tact that thould be received a levere beating, and I a dozen preserved in recoilediivn, because, from Itings; fur, the crone was firong though contributing to the replenishment of anveni, and the tecs had inofi dulcoure that important river, the Virginia water Icously made their main attack on me a derives the only real conlequence 10 tiranger. It is true that linon jo his poflettes. The fort of burge lailude to Speed liad knocked down the spinning. would be ulerul in conveying things wheel, and (m+died fome red pilkins; fiom one part of the water to another, but the spot otiered enough aider, aín, and mighi be kept suficieodly neat lo and withy, to repair the machine, and accornmod ite water parties, and be occa. the crockery could be cally re placed fonally made comfortable. by awaings, from the manufailury of coarle ware carpets, mats, &c. &c, The rock that is carried on at Cove, a village in have mentioned was ere&cd afier the the vicinity; nunuch, that the da. great inundation that happened fome


years back, when the water became too In short, I spent a pleasant day, and Proud for its limits; at which eine at enjoyed a good nighr's rest after its did considerable damage by breaking Well it is, whe: pleature can be derived its head, and destroying much property. from observations on Nature ! Before that period, wild fowl used to

A SOUTHERN FAUNIST. breed in this neighbourhood, and thence, in hard weather, wing their lelter from Dr. Terrick, Bilbop of flight up the Thames.

PETERBOROUGH ( afterwards Bijbop We thanked God for as good a dir: of LONDON), 1757 ner as an over.drefsid one could be; and Dear Sir, Amm Corner, Marcb . we drank the king's health in Wof YOU

may poffibly have leen my the storm-defying towers of Windsor, name in the papers as Bichop of which we beheld railing their hoary Peterborough. Had I been absured by battlements above the verdant tuftings a proper authority that the fact was of the threc-mile avenue, and uprea ing really so, you should not have had the in proud dignity the Royal Standard of fiift intelligence from the public news, Great Britain ; a token of Windfor Buc indeed I could not give my friends being at that time honoured with the that pleasure with any certainty before presence of Majesty. We afterwards this day. pursued our course near to the hiftoric Had not my domestic affairs suffered and poetic ground of Runnimede and so much, I hould have found it an ea. Cowper's hill, and put up for the night fier talk to have accepted his Majesty's at the Bush ino by Saines bridge. Tiis favour to me; for, I should ther have inn is beautifully situated; a translucent beer betrer able to have borne the ne. arm of the Thames runs close under the cessary expence attending it. I mult, windous of the cating-rooms, laving the however, go through it as well as I drooping Itseasers of the Babylonian can, being unwilling to refuse a dignity wallows that decorate the garden, and in my profession which I muft efleem as which half conceal the small bridge an honour to myself and farnily. leading into it. In these windows we I am so much engaged in paying and spent the svening in angling gudgeop's receiving the compliments of my friends, for our supper, and in admiring a com that I am afraid it will not be in my pany of fwans that were preening thein- power to call upon you until my hurry felves near an aise in the river. The is over. number of these birds on the Thames Mrs. Terrick joins with me in como is very confiderabie, ali sivimming be. pliments. Tam, dear Sir, your very tween Marlow and London, being proc affectionate and obliged fervant, tected by the D, ers and Vintners Com.

RIC. TERRICE. panies, whole property they are. These Companies anbually lead to Marlow Mr. URBAN, fix a herries, manned by perfonis autho- TH

HE “ Legend of Sir Nicholas ried to count aina

Throckmorton" (lee p.911) begins who are hence denominated Swan-hop- with a noble and striking prosopopoeia, pers. The task assigned them is rather by which Sir Thomas, in a very poctical difficult to perform ; for, the fivans being manner, raises the verrerable gnols of his exceeding firong, scufil ng with them uncle, and thus fupposes him the naramongst the tangles of the river is ra: rator of his own story. ther dangerous, and recourte is obliged

In the thirteenth ftanza occurs an to loc had w certain Itrong crooks, example of falfe wii, by which a spirit shaped like shose we suppole ihe Arca: is made to joke upon the execution of Gian thepherds so hare used. A troop Hugh Farringdon, lord abbot of Read. of thele swans would be a lively embel: inig, who was hanged, drawn, and quare liihment to the Virginia water.

The cered, ar Reading, Nov. 14, 1539, for {cene was crowned with a grand view oppofing the surrender of luis zubey, of Cowper's hill; and it was on that and refusing to atteft the king's fupréa' evening that I beheld the first application macy. Speaking of king Hears, he I had leen that stalon of the fickle to says, the wheat. A calloon e:ected at the "Strai.it by h's laws hehanith'Jout the nope, end of the garden varied the home And prelate wore for tippet Tyburu r.pot." fogae; there being a fione bridge about In the 6teeoth ftanza we find axocher beine erected at Staines over the Thanes. infance oi the same fault, Vizi GENT. MAG, Desember, 1793.

* Thes

Nov. 13.

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