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buried at Bylham by her first hutband After having stewed the mear off an and his brother, whose two figures are offal, he put the soft part of the bone, on their monument there, and a Greek which forms the joint of the knee, into inscription on berself on a rablet near the a brisk fire, where he let it remain to foot of her monument. See Almole's long, that, when it became cold, he Berkshire, II. 464-470.

could reduce the external part to a fine P.1151. Edwaid, the younger son of powder: of this powder he took about Lady H. Conyers, is vicar of Waltham a table-spoonful in a glais of wine, and Epping, both family livings. Her which had so good an effect, that, tho' youngest daughter was married to Mr. he had been troubled a long time, aod Baker, and is already the mother of was much reduced, he found immediate nine children.

relief, and has ever since been free from P. 1154. Colonel Maurice Johnsou, every symptom of the complaint. who died at Spalding Dec. 4, was eld Should you think the above recipe et son of Maurice Johnfon, esquire, may be useful, I beg you will make any the learned founder of the literary alteration you may think proper, to make fociety at Spalding, lieuteoant, and it fit for the Gentleman's Magazine. afterwards colores, in the Duke of

Yours, &c.

A. Cumberland's regiment of foot-guards, and ferved under his Royal Highnefs in

Mr. URBAN, Bedford, July 9. Flanders, 1746;

excellenc ERHAPS it will afford satisfaction draughtsman, father of tivo fons and

some of your

readers when three daughters. His eldett fon Mau- they are informed, that, years ago, I rice, educaied at St. John's college, faw several circular beechen plates, Cambridge, M. A. is curate of Spalding, much of the fame kind as the roundels in the gist of crustees, and vicar of (which, I prelume, is a local appellaMoulton near it, of which his father tion) mentioned in p. 378. They had was patron, and prebendary of Lincoln been then lately found, walled-up, in a 1785. His youngest foo is or was lieu- farm-house, which has been a religious tenaor in the third or Prince of Wales's house, at St. Leonard's, in this town. regiment of dragoon-guards.

I think there were more than ten of P. 1158. Mr. Wild was buried at them, but will not be positive as to the Bushey January 1; and the company number. Some of them were finely returning were attacked by a highway- painted and gilt; and these had each man, who fired into a chaise fortunately some religious feptence on them, and without doing mischief; and, being im. verses, if I remember right, not very mediately pursued by the poftillion on fit to accompany it. I do not recollect one of the horses, was taken on the that they had, like the Staffordshire, Edgovare road near Kilburn, but not human figures on them. They were before he had twice fired at his pursu. larger conliderably than that which you ers; after which he was koocked down, have figured in your Magazine, but the and carried before Mr. Addington at letters much the fame : some of them Bow street, where it appeared he was were plain beech, without letters, paint, the son of a gentieman of independent or other ornament. They were thought property in Ireland, of the name of to have been used for diversion as some Hawkins.

game. I understand they were all fent The arch under the New River at hence soon after they were found. Bufh-hill, described LIV. 723, having, Should the present pofleffor (who the given way, af:cr having itood us years, gentleman is I know not) of the beechthe prtlent bed is turned to repair it. en plates under consideration, on seeing Yours, &c.

D. H. this letter, think proper, through your

means, to give a more particular acMr. URCAN,

Dec. 20. count of them, it may prove an acquisi1

WAS informed by an acquaintance, tion to the Antiquary; and, at the the other day, of his having been cu. 1ame time, any mintakeI

may, from red some time since of a violent flux by length of time (perhaps now 15 years the following method, which, I believe, ago), have made respecting them, avill is but little known. Will you think it be let right. The gentlein ali, who had worthy of being introduced to notice? them firit, left them from Major Grose ar If you do, perhaps some of your pro.' his lodnings at Mr. Hooper's, but nefeflional readers may faveur us with an ver had an opportunity of ceing the opiniun upon is.

Majur afterward, neither tas he heard



from any one concerning them fince the scribed by Mr. Barrett in p. 398. Is Major's death.

formerly belonged to Mr. Ives, the Mr. Drew, of this place, fone-ma. Yarmouth ant.quary, who has written fon, has ten somewhat similar flat cir. upon one side, which is quite plain," a cular beecheo places to those juft men- trencher for cheese or sweetmeats, used tioned, in a round box (painied after about the time of James I." I do not too rude and insignificant a manner to acquiesce in this explanation, being of deserve a descriprion of it). These opinion with Mr. Barrett, that these plares seem designed, like the others, pieces of wood were either conversation, for lime game. Mr. Drew had them or, what is yut more probable, fortunefrom Lincolnshire, but they came oric telling cards. From the character of ginally from Staffordshire, where the the writing and orthography, they are person he had them from said they re- certainly older than the time of James I. ally were played with as a game, but in and seem to have been made about the what manner he cannot tell. They reign of Henry VIII. The lines are, confift of prints coloured, and pasted on “ To spende over muche Be note to bolde, the beech wood, which is plain on one Abate rather somewhatt yi hou holde ; side; that lying before me has a rural For of thy landes bothe fare and nere, landscape, and the figures of two wo To the male frutes will come this yere." men surrounded with baskets of various

P. S. Will it be deemed any answer kinds of fruits, and the following verses, written round the margin in small Ro- Saviour, to 'refer him to Joho viji. 57.

to G's query concerning the age of Our man letters :

6. Then said the Jews unto him, thou “ Feed and be fatt, heere's painted peares and

art not yet fiy years old, and haft thou plumbs,

(gums ; seen Abraham ?” Surely the inference Will never borte your teethe or spoyle your is, that he must have then been upAnd I wishe those girls chat painted are

wards of thirty-three. No other foude than such fine painted fare."

P. 30, Mr. Ruggles is informed that I have selected this plate as one with the coin, which he enquires after, is a out improper levity; lome of them dir

very common but unappropriated Briguft through the lowness of style.

rish coin,. He may find it engraved in I add verses from another plate, which Specd's Chronicle, and Camdeo's Brirepresønts poisons playing at dice, and

tannia. some of them drefled in grotelque mal.

P. 522, I cannot agree with R. G. querade, because these circumliances, I in his idea, that the painting on glass, think, seem to point out the game as

referred to in p. 397, represents the one more particularly in vogue about diftribution of worldly gifts, &c.; neither Christmas time:

is there any attribute of Folly whatever “ Disguised thus at Candlemas we come ; in the principal figure. It is rather With gambolls, dice, and cards, we masque fome laint, or holy person, diftributing

and mumin; Some loseth all, and some the money purses; side of himare baskets filled with loaves

alms to the poor and lame. Oa each Sone laugh outright, whilst others sweares and Aaggons of liquor. S. E.

and curses." Each of the cen plates has one of the

Mr. URBAN. signs of the Zodiac on it; and (welve plates would fill the box so as just to

N your Magazine for May 1,93, (p. admit of its fhutting. Hence I conclude there were twelve of them when

are requefted to explain the use of 10x complete.

fiel roundels, now in poffeffion of Charies As an antient game I have thus ex.

Chadwick, esq. having each an ancient

distich thereon, &c. (Ice plate 11. 68.4) patiated on the plates, and on that accouut only; for, in point of compon, this request. Near forty years ago I

I fatter myself that I can comply with tion, some of them are worse than trivial.

Hoping in time that some correspond. paid a visit to the o.d lady viscouniets ent may tell us the precise antiquity, Tenicarl of Sulex), at her feat at Dana

Longueville, (grandınother of the prename, and manner, of the game of both fers of places, I am, youis, &c. M.

don, three miles from Coventry. After

dinner, for the amuleinent of fome Mr. URBAN,

* Rusticns so ne.rly refembles that in p. I SENDA drawing of a ruund 398, that the engraving of it teems luerpicce of Becch-wood, like that de: Muous.-Edit.


Nov, 25.

July 13.


young company present, this good old easily suceessfal. This gave me the lady ordered her wailing gentlewoman hint' of requesting you to publish the to bring forth the Lors, who produced, following narration of a fact. a hout a dozen luch roundels as Mr. As I am often liable to intermitting Chadwick's, which he held spread out complaints, I am consequently obliged in the manner of cards, with their backs to have frequent recourle to Peruviaa towards the company, each of whom bark. Dr. Franklin taught me to take drew one.

And great diversion was it in milk, which so softens the bark as excited by the fatirical diftich which to render it the least offentive of any veaccidentally cccurred on the lot of each, hicle. Some of your readers may imile as being supposed to be descriprive either at my giving the Doflor as the author of of the character or of the matrimonial 1o trilling an advice; but whoever choice of the person who diew the same. knew him so well as I did would reaHer lady ship then told me, that these diiy affirm, that he never thought any had ancientiy belonged to the nuns of thing triling which could give any Lacocke, in Wiltlaire, and had been degree of pleasure to any person. Da handed down, froin the time of the my taking some bark in milk, there d folution, along with the nunnery it. a piece of bread on the table ; I self, which had belonged to her father, chewed some of the crumb of it in my Sir John Talbot, of Lacocke, knight, mourn, and twallowed it with some and is fill poflefled by the descendants spoonfuis of milk, and was agreeably of lady Longue ville's filter, who assumed Surprised to find that the talie of the rhe name of Talbot ; as the Lots them- baik was immediately carried off. I felves are probably by her grandfon and have followed the same practice after heir, the earl of Suflex. This good la- taking fome other unpallatable medidy, who remembered the cours of cines, and with the lame effcct. This Charles 11. died in 1763, aged near fimple means of removing a disagreeable 100, and retained her faculi estothe last faite may give that fatista&tion to nice

Before I take off the pen, let me in. Paiates, that it has given to form your correlpondert J. H. (in yrur

AN INVALID. Magazine for September last, p. 799,) that the “ History of England, in a Se. Mr. URBAN, ries of Letters from a Nobleman to his


AE pallage which NUGATOR, PSon, London, printed for Newbery, 1096, lays he does get understand, 1764, 2 vol. 12 mo.' was written by none Et nunquam fuit extra," is not of ditof the lords Lyttelton, Chesterfield, or ficult interpretation : it means that the Orrery, but by ibe ingenious Dr. Gr.1d. preacher got on fluently, and was never sivith, who was inuch gratified to find The expreffion, indeed, is not Lathe aflumed character so well futained,

lin; no more are many others in this as to pass upon the world for real, and humourous puem ; is being of the chaoben diverted with the contending ladier of the macaronic poetry (as it is opinions of such as ascribed it to one or called), to pay litle or other of the above noblemen. This in. the Litin idiom ; but to subfiiiure Laformation comes from one who had a tin words in the room of Englith ones, copy given biin by the real author, and 10 forin a kind of babylonis dialett. when it first came from the prefs, and

E. S. who hud often laughed with him at the

Mr. URBAN, Worcester, Dec. 18. fuccefs of his fiction.

N your Magazine for November last, The merit orchele two little volumes

I lee inserted in plate 11. fig. 4, an juduced Mr. Thomas Davies, ateer. waidszio contract with Dr. Golunuh

engraving from a drawing of a ical I

fenr you some time ago. Thave lince for an extention of the subjeci, in four

learned the figure on the lone was not volumes 8vo. winch he pubhthed with

intended to represent a grihn, but aa his oun name, as is well known to

Arxod. The Algod was your rtadeis. Youis, &c. 7 pm

like a dragon, paced it the feet of 'l'r

don; I was the ancilarins of Weslex. Mr. URBAN,

which has been olten falledblazoned a T is an oblervation of the Hon. Mr, fholegreini.

The Heathen Saxons,

in the pring, wiedt to beat, in process many unheeded, seemingly thing, cir hun, a banner argeni, white was dicum arces, are often of coniequence, plived:he god wen Azure, 2004 ibis in sendering The experiklient tht Quie Algu, bia ukai al sudanca, Giules.

1 ltni!

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I fent you, ai the same time, my scription, not exceeding five millions, reading of the legends on the gold coin for the purpose of purchasing and rentof Arcadius, found at Silchester, of ing waste lands for planting, in all conwhich you have given an engraving in venient parts of Great Britain : that the June 1792, plate III. fig. 4, which was shares be transferrable at the Bank of as follows : round the head; “ DOMI England, and bear an interest of five NUS NOSTER, ARCADIUS, Pius FE- per cent, per annum. I. does oct occur LIX AUGUSTUS." On the reverse ; that this measure would partake of the “ VICTORIA AUGUSTORUM. MA dubious security for money experienced NU DIVINA. On the exergue, “CON in France, in the Mirtillippi, or in Enge STANTINOPOLI OBRIZUM."

land, in the South-Sea scheme of 1720; Yours, &c.

G. B.

on the contrary, the subscribers would

not only have real security at home, but Mr. URBAN,

B. V. Dec. 13. also the prospect of large profits; and “Non hyemes illam, non Aabra, neque im. therefore it may be concluded the fubbres

(annos, scription would be filled, and the inveft. Convellunt: immota manet, multosque perments, in a thort time, be at considerMuka virům volvens durando fæcula vincit.” able advance. THOSE who have read Fither's


As many difficulties might arise in

the purchase of lands, from the dira Timber, publifed near thirty years agreement of owners, and the expences ago, and with atiention to the calcu. of an act of parliament for each purMarions since made, muft de alarmed at chase ; the same act which forms the the decrease of an article indispensable Agricultural Board into a company to the existence of this, is a cominer Tould be declaratory; that any con. cial country. Although various obter. mon or walte land shall be alienable to vations have been laid before the pub• the said company, where two-thirds of Jick from time to time, it does not ap- the proprietors in number and valde pear that any material steps have been shall have signed a bond of agreement, raken to prevent the impending danger; setting forth their assent : and, although uvlefs an exception is made of what the company were only to take a part of parliament directed to be done last year such wafte lands, the remaioder might in Hampshire. Some of the great pio. be allotted to the owners; or, which prietors of land, with commendable tore. would probably be a better mode, put fight in future intereit, have, indeed, up to auction in luts, and the produce planted, but to fo fmail an extent, as divided. can only be a trivial supply for future The money arising from the purchase want.

made by the company would enable the Planting timber is not generally a fac proprietors to fence and improve the revourite pursuit, nor can the prospect of mainder of such lands so allorted, or future advantage make it lo; the con- purcltased at auction; as there is cause to templation is apt to raise melancholy believe that the want of spirit to improve ideas in the mind of the shortness of in men of landed property is sometimes man’s existence, and the small degree of owing to a deficiency of ready-money to probability for any one to enjoy the cominence with: and it is evident that a fruits of his labour. These ideas have sufficient quantity of land for agricul. secretly had an influence upon men of tural purposes is not as pretent in cultiJanded property; and farther discourage. ' ration, from the large iuins annually ments arıfe from the expence of fencing, paid 10 o:her countries for graia and pro. and the devaitation made by catele With- vifions. Therefore, the company ought out it; bur especially an unwilingness to be restricted in their purchates to fuch for any portion of their eliates being lands as are not wholly eligible for tiia occupied otherwiie than for immediate lege, or for thiep-walks, the touree of profit.

our ancient manufactures, unllo in mo. To order therefore to accomp! Ah lo derute parcel, and with a view to planefential a purpose is the railing under Cations becoming covers to the fucks in adequate to furure demands, I propole, rgorous tea'ons, and to vegetation in as a general outline, that the cumamit tinir vicinity, warmth being its fift honers of the Board of Agriculture principle.. fhall be establihed, by act of paiiia Objections may be made to commons ment, a company for a term of years, being g:neually high laod, rocky, thia and be enabled to calie a wide by fubie of oil, and is idosa wuch a clay bottom;


therefore, inimical to the growth of oak. lord's loss, by the impoverishment of it, And, admitting it to be the case in a and screw their neighbours allo, or bave considerable degree, it does not follow, no porridge. Improvement is the busithat moderately high fituations are unfit nels of the landlord ; and, to inspire for raising various kinds of useful tim- husbandmen with the true spirit of inber upon ; a want of which is experi- dufry, let them taste the sweets of thrienced in several parts of the kingdom. ving, and their labour will be chearful; It may farther be concluded, from the they will then weigh well what will cons growth of timber in the North of Eu- duce to their own, and ultimately to the rope, that, haviog the precaution to landlord's, benefit, contrive and consult plant close, the effects of cold harsh wea to provide against all accidents, and blush ther, which may be expected in this cli. at not being able to pay their rent withmate on the summit of even moderately out arrears and without complaints. high fituations, will be prevented, and It does not even appear that the prithat the dispersion of the leaves by the mary movement to attain lo defirable an autumnal winds will saturate, and in influence is, that the landlord lower his some degree increase, the thin soil : Na- rent, as a greater fpur to industry might ture mult, however, always be attended probably arise froin marling, draining, to, and each species have foil peculiarly and clearing, which, with an addition of adapted. From congenial nourishment line and other manure, at his own will proceed vigour to aspire and become charge, would improve waste corners of a protection to the infant oak, planted in eltates, that have for ages been unprofacertain fituations at the bottom and first table alike to tlie husbandman and the acclivity, where clay is in various pares communiry. The high prices paid for to be found. Farther benetie is supposed provisions in many parts of the kingdom, to arise by fences being first comple:ed which the farmer must have, to enable in fituacions chosen for planting, and ob- him to raise his rent for the day which noxious anima's extirpated, so that the he knows most alluredly will come, is a heath and grass become a 15 !erio young caufc that to many of the lowch class of and render plants. Material advantages the people are Sans Culottes; each is, wouid be derived by the services of fo. however, thankful for the Conflitution refters in Imall dwellings built upon the he lives under, and the liberty he enskirts of the woodlands, with incloures joys; and all would partake of pleasure for each to keep a cow and rtise potatoes if this paper eventually be produ&tive of upon for the use of the family; to be wa mthi, à leurs derrieres, from the resubject in the duty required to regular celles of the forest,

T. W. surveys by diligunt fui ervisors, at liated periods, and accountable to them for te

Mr. UREAN, Joppings and under word. The use of thole tor fuel, together with young trees T

THE tollowing extra&ts explain two

of the queries in p: 984. to be taken out as the woods attained a

The first of them is from the will of proper growth, mighe prevent the pre; Thomas Windsor, Esq. dated in 1479. fint excellive consumption of coals, and (Q4. whether it is not the same T. W. the probability of a Icarcity, symptoms Èıq. mentioned in p. 993 ?) of it having a ready made an aspearance. Having finished the subject I purpoed

“ Item, I will that I have brennying, at to write upon, I hope to be exculed a my burying and funeral service, four tapers, few observations, arising from the query and twenty two torches of wax, every taper of the Agricultural Board l'espeeling zhe to conteyn the weight of ten pounds, and means tu caule a spirit of improveinent every torch fixteen pounds, which I will and indultry in the country. Landlords that twenty-four very poor men, and well for years past, having a view to the va

dispored, thall hold, as well at the tyme of

my burying, as at my monet b's minde. Item, nity of large rent-rolls, and aided by i will, that after my monet b's minde he done, power from competition for farms, have the said four capers be delivered to the greatly advanced rents; and the imall church wardens, &c. And that there be firmers particularly have had their notes 100 children within the age of fixteen years, held to the grindstone without inercv. to be at my monet's minde, lo say for my And it may be obterved, to those who foul. Thöt against my monet b's minae, the cunccnd that the advance will make re. cansiles bren before the rude (cross) in the nants more indufirious, that, truly, they pariih church. Also, that my monete's minde muil gee what they can out of the land, my executors provide twenty priests to sing though often to their own and the lauda proclo, dirige, &c.”

Dec. 27.


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