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“ Then were great peers brought to the chopping “ Now, something gained, 1, licens' toabsent fcall,

sa stream.

Myself a space; a progress rode (went : With divers more, whose blood would make Unto my friends; with me my wife there

And with my father we awhile abode. And in the seventeenth :

To me he she w'd good countenance openly: « My father's focs clapt him hy cankred hate

But yet alone he checkt me bitterly. In Tower fast, and gap'd to itynte his neck.

“ He thumpt me on the breast, and thus began: They were in hope for to obtain a mute, Who heretofoie had labour'd for a check.

Sirkuight! firkoave! a foolith boy you are:

And yet thou think it thyself a gooly man! Our author seems particularly fond of Why should'st thou scorn thy father's daily the Tů YEM10x ; for, in the twenty-second

fare? ítanza, he again cracks his jest in the Orsend meword when I should see theeliere? character ot his uncle, who is made to

As who should say I should provide good cheer. say,

“ Too bare for thee thou thought'st thy fa

ther's food. "Our fur, eclips'il, a long time did not shine, No joys approachi'd near unto Loughton

But say 'tis (o; I tell thee in good sooth, houre :

My curter's meat Itisink is far too good My sifers they did nothing else but wbine,

For fuch an one who brings so dainty tooth. My mother lek'd much like a drowned mouse. I see thou grow'rt into disdain of me, No butter then would fick upon our breaid:

Wherefore, know this, I careless am of thee !" We all did fear the loss of father's head."

And the following, in which he treats These partial strictures upon trivial

of his father's death, after the aggranfailings will not, I trust, be supposed as

disement of his family, is equally more intended to invalidate the general merit ing; flanza 98. of the performance. Were I disposed “ When all of us at years; when two made to cavil, it would not perhaps be difficult

knights; to point out other inaccuracies, and de

When five of us had been of parli'ment ; fective exprellions; but the superior All forward in the world: when all these beauties of the piece are so prominent,

lights

(he went. that the reader ought generously to adopt No boot to strive, when death lifts hence to

Our faiber saw,—then, fummon'u hence, the custom of good painters, and throw

Who is no sparing judge, but visits all. [call; all the less plcasing oujects into the back-ground. Let us, therefore, peruse

His want, though somewhat I hewaild with

Themissof himyet did I not difcern: [tezrs; the character our author gives of the

My lofs I could no! I-e through youthful years. queen (vide 6 Sch and following lianzas):

But, all too late, at length this I did learn, “ For as this lady was a princess born,

Tbat b, who fecth bis father init in grate, So the in p:incely virtiles did excell: May leave to lock so fue az jant to buve." Humble fic was, and nodegr.es would corn;

To enumerate all the excellences of To talk willi poorelt fouis De liked well. The sweetest violets bud near'st the ground: it entire ; I shall therefore conclude.my

this legend would be re rly to tranfcribe The greatest states in low liness abound.

present communication vith recommen“ If some of u , who waited near the queen, ding to the a:tention ,our conselpan

Didaught for her, shepaís d in thank luiness: dents the elegant apostrophe io Hote, I won'lerd at her answers, which have been

which begins at the 196th stanzi, and So fairy plac'rt, with speedy readiness.

ends with the 2016h.

W. B.
She was diípos dio mirth in company;
Yet till regarding civil modeftie.

Mr. URBAN,

Dec 10.

N To all her friends great joy the fame did

I Her Litin pefie, Sompor ini : (bring. obferved a contradiction. in Spring,

In English thus, a woman, set no ch..ngeling. he says, Into i needless praise why do I ru.h?

But M2n, whom Niture formd of miljer The proverbl.ith, good wine craves not a bu!!."

And tuugó! alove to weep

chy, The decealed knight's defcription Jo Autumn, in a veícription of diag. (Itanza 93, &c.) of bi fachez's conduct, huncing: ai their ti is meeting after Sr Nicholas

He stands at bayi had 10c2 ved the order of kniglithood, The big round tcais run down his dappled is to highly interesting, that I fareer The former seems taken from the myle if it may not prove unacceptable to 13th Satire of Juvenal your readers; I Mall, therefore, readily

Mollifima corda franticribe it for their purulal:

Humano generi dare le aura falur,

Quæ lachrymas dedit, hæc noftri pars optima selves peaceably in orr respective states and fenfus.

relations. For, society being nothing but an Crocodiles tears are proverbial, but united multitude, it is indispensably neceffary,

to the preservation of its quion, that every whether more than proverbial I do not individual member thould peacearly comport kaow,

himself towards every one in that degree and Another thing occurred to me last order where'n he is placed. Every man is summer, on a re-perufal of Thomson, obliged, as he is a member of human society, as a mistake in that generally accurate to comport hims=lf peaceably with all men ; describer of Nature. In Summer, he because, « therwise he will necessarily render says,

himself a public peft and nuisance. For, lo On every hedge

long as he is of an unquiet and turbulent spirit, The glow-worm lights his gem.

instead of being an belp he must neceflarily.

be a disease to every community of which he To the best of my recollection, I ne

is a member. Verily, methinks (says he) ver saw a glow-worm on a hedge, but

the most horrid and frighiful idea I can form always on the ground. If your very in my own mind is that of a company of agreeable correspondent, the Southern snarling and quarrelsome spirits, crowded, like Faunift, will notice this trifle, he can fo

may corpions and aduers, into a den tofet me right if I am wrong.

get er, and there forced, by the venomoufMr. James Goodyer, p. 910, alks the ness of their tempers, to live in continual name of a publisher of a treatise on co. mutiny, and be perpetually billing and spite lours abour ten years ago, who lived ting poifon at one another. But our blessed near New Church, or St. Clement's.

religion (he tells us), whore great design is One Alexander Emerson, or Emerton,

to advance our happiness, hath taken abunfold colours at reduced prices in that dant care to educate our minds in quietness

and peace. For, hither tend all those precepts neighbourhood some years ago; I be

of it, which require us to follow peace with Jieve much more than ten.

all men, and to mark them that cause divi. When a man, like this correspondent fins among us, and avoid them. The de. of yours, communicates to ihe publick fign of all which is to bind us over to the stuan easy remedy for a troublesome com

dy and practice of unity and concord, and replaint, he deserves public thanks; and, strain us by the strictest obligations from all the lealt return that can be made by sehifmatical, fuctious, and turbulent, behaviour those who benefit from it is to let him in those facied or civil socit ties whereof we know they have done so. I thank him are members." for a complete cure of a corn by fol The fame author has a great deal lowing his directions, viz. to wet is more to the fame purpose well worth with fasting-(piille, and cover it with a the perusal of Christians of all denomipiece of whired-brown paper.

nations.

Yours, &c. J. M. The lighthouses on the Spurn point P.S. There is one remark in the notes to be taken down and re-built by act on Job. xxxix. 23, p. 892, which seems 6 Geo. Ill. cap. 31.

to me to be a proper one, viz. that the

word 1179 signifies a javelin, and not Mr. URBAN,

a fhield; and, accordingly, Tremelius I WISH any of your ingenious cor tranllates it lancca.

J. M. respondents would inform me upon what ground Mr. Barrington, in it Mr. URBAN,

Nov. 18. peated pallages of repeated editions of

OOKING over some of the Notes his very ingenious Observations on

written by the Rev. W. Romaine, the Statutes,” says, that the statutes in and used at the bottoms of the pages of French end with Edward IV, and the

a neat edition of the Bible, printed, in English bey in with Richard III; while, 1776, by J. W. Palham, the following. in the old editions, all the Statutes of

auracted my notice as having the apthe latter king are in French C.

pearance of error.

Exodus xxvi. 36 :

* Holiness to the Lord. Not fo; but Mr. UREAN, Co u bit, Nov. 12. "the Holy One of Jebovah." On a pa1 Twould be happy for us, in these

rallel pallage, Ivid. xxxix. 3), is this times of civil difenfon, if we were note, “ Holiveis to the Lord; rather, to put in practice the excellent reasoning " the Holy One of Jehovah." Upon of Dr. Scott on the social virtues, in his what authority Mr. Romaine supports Chriftian Life; who says, pi 201, this alteration I am somewhat at a loss “ As we are rational creatures, related to

to conceive.

The same expression, oue anoti er, we are obliged to behave ouro “ Holinels to [unto) the Lord," is

used

Q. X.

Dec. 5.

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used in Zech. xiv. 20; and, in the verse foreigners, and who have given verfions following, “ Holinels unto the Lord of of the Bible, understood the Hebrew Holts” likewise appears. Let us take a words in the same manner as the transview of the original : here then we find, lators of the Englith Bible did, will Exodus xxviii. 36, the expression is fully appear upon an impartial examina77177 07p, i. e. “ Holiness to the tion of the passages in their feveral opeLord." The same Hebrew words are

rations. First, then, Junius and Treused in Exod. xxxix. 30, Isaiah xxiii.

mellius, in the two places which Mr. is, and in Zech. xiv. 20': but, in verle Romaine has thoughi proper to correct, 21 of the last-mentioned chapter the translate the words 777797 7p by

, “ SANCTITAS JEHOVÆ;" as they “ Holiness to the Lord of Hoís." We likewise do in Zech. xiv. 20, Jer, ji. 3, will now see how the mode of tranllae and other places : and every schoolboy rion, used by thole learned divines who

knows that “Sanétitas Jehovæ figni

fies“ holiness to the Lord.” Tuiny: composed the English verfion of the Bible in common use, is fupported by de conferée sur les Textes Hebreux &

“ Li Sainte Bible," “Revue other places in Scripture. Exod. xiii. 5, “ The p'ace whereon thou fandelt is

Grecs par les Pasteurs & les Professeurs wypM27X(ibe ground of holiness, or)

de l'Eglise de Geneve" Here we find holy ground." Ib. xv. 11:“Who is like

rendered by "la Saintelé à l'Eternel," shce, glorious wopa in holiness." Ib.

which expression allu lignifies “Holi. xix. 6: “And ye shall be unto me a

NESS TO THE LORD.” kingdom of priests, and 17p de la From the above citations it appears, marion of boliness. or); a holy' nation.” that “ Holines to the Lord” is by no i Chron. xvi. 29; and Plain xxix. 2,

means an unfaithful orapilation. It canxcvi. 9: "Worthip the Lord )

not be suppo!ed, nor, furely, will any Dyp in the beauty of holinets." Pia.

one contend, that Aaron was the cx. 3: “Thy people shall be willing in Holy One of sehovah," when it is con. the ,

lidered, that Jesus Chrilt alone was the in the beauries of holinels.” ? C':ron.

Redeemer of the world, and the Belo. " That thould praise 97909

ved, in whom God was well pleased, Wyp the beauty of holiness.” Ibid. and, confequently, the Holy One of

Jehovah. Again, we are told, that the XXX. 27 : “To the habitation of

were to be enD'OU7109 his holiness into (ibe beavens) Heaven,” Ibid. xxxi, 18 :

graven upon a plate of pure gold, which

was to be put upon the foretront of the “ For, they fancified themfelves (or made theinfelves holy) in holiness, forehead: these words then fignified

mitre which was to be upon Aaron's

." Holines to che Lord; intimating, very Pia. XXX 4 : " At the remembrance of properly, that all who attended in the ww7p his holiness.” Pld. xlvii. 8:

House of God should have Holmess to God liiteth opon the throne of 10

the Lord ongiayen upon their forehis holiness." Pla. lxxxix. 35: “I

heads; i. e. that they thould be holy,

entirely devoted to God, and that the have fworn wypa by my holiness,

glory of God thould be the chief end of that I will not lic unto David." Ila.

all their actions. This being the case, • From the habitation of

Aaron could pot be exclufively, as the yer hy holiness.” Jerem. ij. 3 :

Exprellion leems to intimate, ibe Holy ,

One of Jehovah. If we turn to Zech. holincts to the Lord." Mal. ii. II:

XIV 2C, where the same words are used, For Judah hath profaned 77777'wyp

we fall oblerve that we are expresily

toid, that “in that day shall be upon the holines of the Lord.” Other pal the bells of the horses boliness unio ibe Jayes might have been cired, from dif- Lord; and the pots in the Lord's House ferent parts of the Scripture, to thew shall be like the bowls before the altar, that the mode of translation used in the Yea, every por in Jerusalem and in Jutuo piaces whence the notes are taken dah thall be bolinefs unto the Lord of is in nowise contrary to reason ; and Hofts: and all they that facritice thall that other Calvinistic writers, who were come and take of them, and feuils

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