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295. The Hificry of Cumberland, Part I. correctnesses should not appear in a wellat length appears; and, we are cold, it is written or well-printed work. Typo“to be completed in four parts,” the graphical errors are innumerable, partiprice of each 115. 3d.: so that the editor cularly in the Lann *. or editors is or are at last become explio The introduction contains the Ro. cit in their demands, and bis or their man, Britili, and Saxon histories of proposals, dared Carlisle, Jan. 3, 1792, Cumberland, with the border hiftory, for fix parts, at 6s. 6d. to four paris, at and list of knights of the shire, in 42 119. 3d. see p. 202 of this volume. The pages. Thin follows an account of execution of their work remains to be Cuinberland in general, and Camden's examined. The title of the history, in- defcrip'oin of it, p. 45 (Clarenceaux, P: gether with an account of the materials 46), beginning with the barony of Giif. whence it was wroughi, Item referved land, chiefly taken from a copy of Dento the conclusion of the whole. The in- ton's MS. in Mr. Mibourne of Armatroduction follows a copious list of sub- thwaite's poffeffion (the original being Scribers, and opens with relling us that in Lord Lonsdale's), brought down to Strabo calls the Brigantes, who inha. 1610. Then follow the parochial ac. bited the diftri&t now called Cumber counts of Lanercof, the remains of land, grafatores, robbers and plunderer. whose abbey are delcanted on; and we We are of opinion, that the original are cold of cherubs heads ornamentivg term, answs, should have been given, and pilasters that support the canopy of a not a double translation of it into Latin nich; of an open gallery, or colonade, and English ; not to mention that the running round the upper part of the passage in Strabo, IV. p. 206, has no whole edifice, supported on fing. e pillars, reference to Britain, but to the Brigantii “ without any dead space or interval;" about Brigantium in the Alps. Still less do of embrazured bailements; of el. we incline to deem the Roman accounts culchions. P. 60, we have viduity for confused and contradictory, or Tacitus's widowhood. account of Cartiímandua's conduar fa. Mr. George Smith, the frequent corbulous. This is a way of cutting a knot respondent of our miscellany, having unworthy a writer who has any charac- communicated to us a Roman inscripter to support. It is fapping the foun- tion from this abbey, the tollowing acdation of all hisory in the lump. But count is given of him : zeal for the honour of his countrymen is George Smjih, Esq. was a native of to cover all the faults of our hiftorjan. Scotland, a man of genius and learning, Nor is the printer less careful in his de. but of an alluining air, irritable temptr, partment, when he prints the imperial and suspicious principles as to religion. purple
, which Hadrian affumed, in Ita- After being fome time an affittaut in Jicks, p. 2; and for cajocks, the nomi. fome seminary of learning in or near native plural, casock's, the genitive fin- London, he lived with and afliked Dr. golar, p. 7, n. Extracts from modern Desaguliers in his philolophical experiwriters, and from manuscript letters of menis. Marrying soon after, he eneminent antiquaries, are lugged in by gaged in an academy at Wakefield, af heart and thoulders, without falte or lee terwards lived near Brampton, and fiJection. Cælar, Tacitus, and Struit, are nally settled at Wigton, where he lived put on a level. As to prints, poor. Ne on a small anouity. He instructed lehalennia, copied from a rude íke:ch of Mr. Galc's, inftead of many modern * Ceduuallam Juvenem-ab Allania usprints of her, looks like a full.dres que coroubiam, p. 16, n.-Rex Will’mus lady in a hoop, thort apron, cloak, and cognoixme--Dedit-Ranļolinn-Etimo Jappets (p. 10). The historian perlints futri eadem. P. 109, 1. 5 from bottom, Flavio. in his errors about Eglestone on the P., 147, 1. 3 from bottom, Plu:e. P. 58, n. Tees, in Durham, making it the scene pr' gerem--excar't. P. 86, enlignia-nymof the battle of Dergietane, rather Dog for Society of Antiquar es of London. P.
London Antiquirian Society, p. 92, jane, Dauíton, near Jedburgh, between
105, the fall of timber bad operied it (the Erhelfrich and the Scots. He calls
Roman station) cut. P. 110, l. 16, a forced Matthew of Westminster, or Florilegus, road. P. 119, 1. 8, Maxentious. P. 164, 12 Florigellus Wifimoroft: p. 17, n.; and, l. 2, alplaster. P. 186, 1. 10 from boltom, p. 42, makes Bp. Giblon quote Sum Napono, in l. 3 is Maronus. P. 187, 1. z mar's instead of Somner's gloffary. P. from buttom, Namen, which Testus inter260, He held it in King Edward 1. for preçs to be quafi Nulus Dei, for nutus. R in the reign of King Edward I. Such in- 201, k 39, Piça for Pifa. GENT. MAG. Supplement, 1793,
veral persons in that ncighbourhood in No lint of incumbents: Carrow, Carinathematicks and philosophy; and was laiton, Ainflable, Croglin, Kirkoswald, a great contributor to the Gentleman's Renwick, Alfton, Melmsby, Ousby, AlMagazine. Both he and his wife died at dingham, I.ang waibby, Kirkland, EdenWigton. He had the merit of exciting ball, Salkeld, Lazonby. in that neighbourhood a very general at The account of Naworth castle seems tention to literature, and the demerit of to be better drawn up than cither that by promoting a spirit of suspicion and inh- Pennant or Grose. A South east view, delity. His wife had a daughtor by a drawn by Robert Carlifle, and engraved former husband, called Mrs. Sirab by L. B-uge, is given. In the descripSmith, who for some time was a preacher tion of the chapel, we apprehend, the leat among the Quakers. Biographia Curb." of the lord of the castle is, by mistake,
Mr. John Smith, lanuscape-painter, given to his domefticksa pupil of S. Gilpin, the horse-painter, Speaking of Mr. Wm. Rear, a pative wis born at Irthington, and diew for of Denton, and son of its rector, whose Mr. Curwen a set of views of the lakes, fermons were published for his relief fince published by subscription (p. 121). while curate of Battersea, where he died Guy Carleton, bishop of Britio and Chi- 1756, the author of the Biograpbia chester, and the late James Wallace, efq. Cumb, is introduced, saying, “He who attorney-general, were born at Bramptor. wishes his mind to be strongly imbued at Dr. Leake, who died August 8, 1789, once with good principles, and a good was a native of Aipftable ; Dr. Threlk- talle for composicioa, lee him give his eld, of Kirkoswald; Dr. Benson, the nights and days to the reading of English diffenting-minister, of Salkeld.
sermons. Ainong the foremost of these The account of the Roman ftation at we place those of Benson, Fothergill, Burdoswald is taken from Mr. Horsley, Seed, and Reay.” This is a mixture and all his in'criptions there crouded in. we should not have expected, to one quarto plate, without many new The three gold fhekels, as they are copies. Only two of 25 are now at called, from their resemblance to the Netherby, and five at Rookby ; it is not ring fixed to the plough-beam found in said where the rest are. In Roman anti. Hayton parish (p. is!), are the same quities our historian is not to be depende kind of inftruments as those so frequented on; he overleads us with the accounts lv dug up in Ireland (see Arobaslegia. of former antiquaries, and adds nothing 11.40, pl. Ul.; Camden, Britannia, ill. to them.
476, pl. XXXIII). Bew or Buerb calle follows next, and We cannot entertain a very favour its Runic cross is a prominent fearure in ble opinion of the taste of the Dean and its history. The accounts of it, by By. Chapter of Carlife, who refused Mr. Nicolson, Mr. Smith, and Mr. Arn- Howard's firficient compensation for the strong *, are fiint given; and then the ruins of Weheral aibes, which they prefent author's, who adopts the idea chose to apply to rebuild a prebendal of its being Danish on the authority of house at Carlisle (p. 156). similar monuments in other parts of the We have Tanner's account of the rekingdom, as Walest and Scotland. But gifter, &c. of this priory, which do ne no good drawing of it is given 1. The feem to have been looked into by cur other parishes in Erkrale ward are, Kirk editors. Cambock ġ, Walton, Irthirrion, Brampe " In a description of Corhy it would ton, Farliam, Denton, Hi;107, Warwick, be doing a piece of inju lice u is, as wz!! Wethera!, Cafile Carrock.
as to an ingenious man of tatte (Heory
Howard, Esq.), who, like Shenstone, * Of whom fee particulars p. 80, n.
I'cattered around it fundry apt quotatis os to li here, by-the-bye, the Danes never
and infcriptions [from Miltoo, Horace, penetrated.
| The hand elevated in a reaching posture &c. ? not to notice them” (p. 169). Mould he a bleling posture.
of Cumwhition parish it is obferred, § No religious duties are performed here, that "there is great familarity of characnor has it had ministers since 1386; the church ter and sameness of dilposition in the * is destroyed, and the church of Carlife, who people. No manufatory, nor any pub
had the impropriation, covenant to keep it up. lic road but for colliers. The market. A prefcript payment, the Latin of which we town affords them, now and then, in:er. imagine to be redditus prefcriprus, and the course with the rest of mankicd. Poli. more correct translation a prescribed or pro. ticks and foreign occurrences rever difkriptive payment, is called, in the note po turbibeir thougéts; and not till this year », a prescription.
1792 ba! a newspaper entered the pa. cation its Ihape militates) is denied; and rijb, and now one folitary Cumberland so is the opinion that the Duke of Whar. pacquer has been introduced. No lafile for ton was author of the ballad intituled science or polote literature; books are re. “ The Drinking-match of Edenhall." garded as puerile amusements. They are This part is adorned with twelve cop. Itrially honest, credulous, and supersti- per plates, and two maps of reads. We tious; delight in athletic exercises, and will we could commend the drawings or are tenacious of old customs. Tea, the engravers. The EDITORS, for so abougb a luxury, Bealing in upon ibem, they chuse to style themselves, though is held in sucb deteflation with Jome, that they are not far out of the reach of conthey would ratber cherif a serpent iban je&ture, return their humble thanks to admit a tea-kettle. The people in gene. those who have assisted them, but with ral exhibit a striking resemblance of the to have their names concealed. The most aptient inh:bitants in their blunt publiser concludes with hoping he may honesty, fierce honour, and suficity of allure his benefactors that the work will manners” (p. 177). Whether the wri meet with no other delav than such as is ter of these obfervations infinuates praise unavoidable, and necessary to give it all or blame by them, we cannot help think- the correEtness and elegance in his power. ing the Cumuhittonites happy in the In this hope we heartily concur; and that want of the luxuries which gain so little he will consider our ftri&tures as intendground among them. But such is polite ed solely to promote his own views. topographical writing.
Bifides the typographical errors with 296. The Causes of the present Complaints fairly which this work abounds, we
juredand fully reputed. help obje&ling to the abridged way of THE author argues, in a summary writing which perperually occurs, as if
way, against a change in the prelent the expence of printing and paper was lyttem of government, particularly of not fufficiently provided for.
parliamentary representation, from the The engraving of the Roman altar at
disorder unavoidable on frequentar Nunnery, referred to p. 186, faces 225.
popular ele&tions No list of priors of Wetherall, or throughout the kingdom, and the inpriorefies of Armarhwaite nunnery; nor fringement of the treaty of Union, which docs any
ufe seem to have been made of he thinks, wish the late Lord Chatham, the registers of religious houles.
ought to be held sacred. He quotes the At Kirkoswald, Camden fays, was ftacure-books, to prove that no positive Jong kept the sword wherewith Hugh law, to come the right of affembling Morvill and bis associates murdered the parliaments annually, was ena&ted till Archbishop of Canterbury. The pal. 1641 ; and that, till 1694, they were not sage cited from Cami). Lond. haj et
limited to any particular cerm, and then mea memoriā diu ensis," &c. ; whereas only to three ears. He conrders the ail the Latin editions, from the fourth, rependo that act, and the enacting of the where it was first inserted, reau " in falli feptennial act, as a work of mere necesmemoriam."
lity, the Prerender being at that time Speaking of the restoration of the (1715) returning officer for Scotland. Derwentwater estare, it is caulerved, “let the ditatisfied and clamorout at this time
297. The Debtor and Creditor's Apijlant; or, A recollect how orany acts of munificence
Key to the King's Bench and Fleet Prisons ; have marked this reign; among which, calculated for the Information and Benefit of the dilpolition to the American Lovalilis
the injured Creditor and the unfortunate Debtor, are not the lçali" (. 216). Biorraphy including Newgate, Ludgate, and the Three in Kirkolwald and Wetherall is interied
Complers. To which are added, Reflcctions bo and 10 pages diltant, in p. 221. on perpetual Imprisonment for Debt, and Out
Near 20 pages are walted in proving lines of a Bill for abolishing the same, &c. &c. Long Meg a Druidical circle, when refe THE author tells us, in his preiace, rences torne leveral authors whose works that his " aiın is to give an account of are cited would have been fufficient. the two first of these prison, as far as No account of the foundation of Skin.
concerns their goveroment and respective with abbey in Kirkland (p. 260); nor accommodations with regard :o prilondoes such a name occur in Tanner. Was ers, of which the greatest part of the it a cell or grange tc Wetherall ? publick have but a very imperfect idea ;
Of ibe Luck of Edenball (p. 269) fee and to preveot, if possible, insolvent our vol. LXI. pp. 721, 995, 1079. Its debtors from being thrown into prison, being a chalice (and againit that appli.
when it can only tend 10 fix unthinking *D.D. Mafter of Tunbridge School, and lats creditors with an enormous load of colts." Fellow of St. John's College, Oxford. We recommeod this as an useful and in.
MR. K's attempts at humour and deforming little work. The Society for clamation are in vain, while he does not the relief of small debtors have, with permit the obooxious fermon to answer 29,3841. discharged 12590 prisoners, and for itself. He should have laid it before relieved their wives and children, to the the publick at the first, and it would amount, all together, of 43;700 persons, have pleaded his cause better than 20 at an average of 454. for the men, and pamphlets of as many pages as the preno more than 135. each on the whole. sent will do if the controversy, or the Many creditors are cruel and absurd occasion of it, be deemed interesting to enough to confine their debrors, ar an the publick 20 days longer. expence exceeding the original debt. The total number of persons confioed 301. A charitable Morsel of unleavened Brende for debe in the different gaols of Eng for the Author of a Letter to the Rev. Wile land, on the last statement, was 1957, liam Romaine, intituled, “ Gideon's Cake besides 100 crown debtors. The num. of Barley meal," being a Reply to that ber of wives belonging to them was Pampblet. 1300, and children 4088.
MR. R's chara&ter stood not in peed
of a defence from the rancorous attack 298. A familiar Treatise on the Sacrament; which we noticed p. 936, and which with an Appendix on the Expediency of a
will derive too much consequence from Correction of our present Translation of ibe the present defence. The author apo Scriptures. By George Harget, M. d. Rector of Beacliamwall, Norfolk.
logizes for troubling the publick, by the A PLAIN and sensible account of relentinent he felt on seeing his antathis most folemn rite of Christianity, fecond edition, with large additions.
gonili's pamphlet had gone through a considered as a positive command of the Divine Founder. Mr. H, offers his sen. 302. Réflexions sur le Procès de la Reine, timents on a new translation of the Bible
Par une Femone. with candour; and concludes with a just A favourable representation of the observation on the conduct of the friends character of the late Queen of France, of reformation, whose “violence, acri, written with remarkable force and ele, mony, and not discountenancing the gance, and ascribed to Madame Stahl, ruinous machinations of desperate and daughter of the celebrated Neckar, unprincipled men, who contend under their barners, their carelessness as to all 303. A Letter :o ibe Nobility, Clergy, and Ger.
iry of France, now resident in England, 4s consequences, when put in competition
the present Crisis. with the advancement of their favourite
AFTER observing that France has plans, have made, to the body of the had po Constitution since the Revolution people, the very name of reformation of 1989, and proposing a general am. fufpicious and lateful. If the Church nefty after the regicides shall be put to and State descend to posterity unemended death, or driven out of the couetry, the by the prosent generation, these, in my author recommends the Constitution of opinion, are the men to whom it is chief. England as a model for the future go. ly to be inputed."
vernment of France, and urges religious
toleration. 299. A Sermon delivered in obe Parisb-church of St. Laurence Jewry, before the Right Honourable the Lord Mayer and the Worfkipful 344. Tew pochwis ou Iacov Adwais. De* plerining the Court of Aldermer, Sept. 28, 1793,
mendis purgata, et notis illuftrata, à Thoma previous to ibe Election of a Chief Magiftrale Northmore, A.B. et Societ. Antig. Lond. Sør, for the City of London. By ibe Rev. Tlo THE poem, of about 700 lines, on the mas Wrencin, M. A. Chaplain so bis Lordf.ip: Taking of Troy, by Tryphiodorus, who
FROM Rom. xiii. 4. Mr. W. takes livrd between the reigns of the emperors occafion to cominend and enforce good Alexander Severus and Anaitafius, or goveroment and good education; and between the beginoing of the third and concludes with a panegyrick on the Phi. the beginning of the lixth centuries, de. lanthropic Society.
rives more merie from the elegant trans
lation of it by Mr. Merrick, 1741, than 300. A Narrative of Transactions relative to a from any intrinsic excellence of its own.
Sermon precbed at Brighton, August 18, The original has suffered much from the 1793 ; wiib foort Extracts from the Sermon, and accafional Remarks, ByVicefimus Knox, * Is this strictly 'classical?
negligence of tjanscribers, who have permitted to come back to their fathers drawn down on it the charge of obscu. to tell him that unless he agreed to surrity. It was first published at Venice, hy render the town, they were to be bound Aldus; from whole edicion that of Balle, to pillars and exposed to the arrows of 1969, was copied. Janiot .epul.bthed is the garrison. In the mean time the goat Paris, 1557, with a Latin tranflation vernor makes a fally, fights and kills the and notes; Neander, in his Opus 84• enemy's general, and rescues his sons. reum, Lipf. 1577; H. Stephens, among The management of the tragedy is as his Greek poets, 1569, copied by Loco usual; and we observe that Mr. J. adopts rius, in his Colletion of Greek poets,
a different measure in his lines from what 1606. Frischlin's edir. Francf, 1688, is other plav-writers have been accustomed the best and most correct. Mr. Merrick to do. The prologue and epilogue are was a:lified by this in his edition of the both of his own writing; and the play is Greck, with Frischlin's Latin translation dedicated to Mrs. Pope, in compliment fubjoined to the English, and by a MS. to her good ading in the part of she gofurnished by R.imar, and by the notes of vernor's lads. Danfqueius on Tryphiodorus, Francf. In the epilogue the author pays the 1614. A subsequent edition was pub.. following compliment to his country : lithed by Bandini, at Florence, 1765, “Goes your complaint to this, that we display with various readings from two MSS in
A tale unsuited to the modern day? the Medicean library; and from these Does this fam'd inand then produce no more two latest editions Mr. N. has formed The bright atchievements of the days of yore? his, which gives only the original Greek,
Avert thethought!--still antient glory tow'rs, and notes at the end; in which last he And warm heroic virtue ftill is ours. acknowledges his obligations to Mr. Full many a mother rises to my view,
Even here, as I the martial theme pursue, Wakefield.
Whose ardent fons domestic comforts fly, Mr. N. has also just published To seek th’advancing foe with kindling eye; 305. Plutarcli's Treatise upon the Difiintion be- And, braving the full force of horrile power, iween a Friend and a Flatterer ; wirb Remarks. Add to their country's wreath another Aower. However highly the moral writings of All feel alike the sympathetic Aame. (throne,
No station, titles, here exemption claim, Plutarch have been esteemed, both in Ev'n she, whole life auds fplendour to a antient and modern times, the best apo. Whom every British heart delights to own; logy, perhaps, for a new trap Nation of Ev’n she beholds her brave, undaunted son this piece is, that it was intended by the In early youth the path of danger run. translator as a relief to his mind under Happy the realm, in this convulsive age, the lots of an amiable wife, to whose Whose tragic scenes are only on the stage! brother it is inscribed. The remarks Calamity extends her wither'd hand, (land; are principally made up of copious ex
And drags her harrow o'er a neighbouring tracts from Cicero's Lælius iranflared While you, reclin'd beneath a softer sway, by Melmoth, from Pope, Milion, &c.
Balk and enjoy a briglit, linclouded day, dic. Mr. Ni tells us in: 31), that he Depreft by civic storms, deform’d with woes, has some intention of publishing the ori. Stung by the pangs of agonizing throes, ginal of this his favourite treatile, in the A nation falls: – 'Tis yours to fill the storm, corre&tion of which his friend Mr. To soothe her shame, administerrelief ; [form;
To raise with generous arms her bleeding Wakefield has allirad hini. He ao ap
To close the gushing artery of grief; nounces as speedily to be publithed by To cast a veil o’er each disgraceful seam, him, afined by a reverend prelate, a And once more lift her to her own esteem. new and improved edition of “ Mr. This godlike act, which is reserv'd for you, Grey's Supplement to the Tour through with glowing zeal and confidence pursue: Great Britain."
Thisact from futuretimes shall homage claim,
Extend your worth and consecrate your fame." 306. The Sirge of Berwick, a Tragerdy, by M., Jerningham, as performed at ibe Thea. 307. Corrections in the Review of Stonehenge,
a Poem. fre Royal, Covent Garden, “IN the reign of Edward Ill. Sir
P. 923, note, l. 1, read Sir William Jer
ningham. L. from bottom, for fer r. Alexander Seaton refused to surrender fought; :. 5, for dum r. dome ; 1. 7, for me the ton of Berwick, even at the peril 'wiib r. with me. of lohng his two sons, who, being taken P. 924, col. s. 1, 23, r. Modern Ar: "quits; prisoners in a sally, were threatened with 1.6, for chief r. cbiefs. Col. 2, l, 22, for now immediate death unless the town was de r. no; 1. 32, for forget r. forgets. livered up." Mr. J. supposes the two * P. 932, før “ Lenou," r. “ Lerou," funs of Seaton to have been taken, and twice.