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Wind. Barom Therm State of Weather in June, 1798.

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I SSE brisk
2 SSE brisk

S moderate
SSE M Jerate

SW calm
6 S moderate
7 SE calm
8 SW moderats
9 SW moderate
10 SW moderate
11 SE calin
12 Scalm

E calm

29,901 54 overcast, gloomy, and unpleasant

50 54 rain, Aight Mowers
741 58 clouded sky, clears up, and pleasant
86 59 overcast, refreshing showers
90 58 overcast, gentle showers
801 59 dark sky, light Mowers
7058 white clouds, Bight Mowere
55 58 rain, sun, and showers
70 57 overcast, showers
84 56 cloudy, clear, and pleasant
881 57 white clouds, Mowers

86 57 gloomy, heavy showers
30,10 56 cloudy, fair day

5 57 cloudy, raw cold day 29,381 57 overcast, gloomy, and unpleasant, frequent dowers 77 57 cloudel, gloomy, and uoneasant

54 overcast, rain 54 54 cloudy 85155

white clouds, fine afternoon 95

62 white clouds, windy, and cald
71

60 clear, fine afternoon
85 56 Clear sky, windy, and cold
761
70 57 glooniy, fine afternoon
60 60 white clouds, fine afternoon, warm
62 59 clear and pleasant, rain in the evening
66

59 clear, rain in the evening
37 60 rainy and unpleasant
62 58 white clouds

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2. Honeysuckles in bloom.-3. Hawthorn in bloom. Frogs have changed their tone knot the rain.). Wind a little tempeiluous for a few hours P.M. The sky very black. Raiabows.-11. Thunder-clap P.M. A thower, after which bees swarm.--18. Fox gloves in bleum.-Fall of rain this niouth 1 inch g-roths. Evaporation, 2 inches 7-10ths. Walton, near Liverpool.

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METEOROLOGICAL TABLE for July, 1793. Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer. Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer, Barom Weather

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in. pts in July, 1593.

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Noon

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: W. CARY, Optician, No. 182, near Norfolk-Street, Strand:

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Mr. URBAN,

July 11. the hind long; as is also the tail. It *** AM sure you will ale seems the animal runs on its hind feet

low me to render my and lail. Such is the description I have

grateful thanks 19 Mr. received of it from the proprietor. I

Gough, p. 399, for his A figh escapes me on the demise of

affable replies to my that most excellent man, accurare hiftoXXX queftions. In anfwer to rian, diligent Naturaliát, and elegant

him, on the subject of writer, the Rev. Gilbere White (lee the cuckow, I have to express my opi. Obituary, p. 581)., I hope a monuDion, that the old cuckows continue in ment will be erected to his memory in the vicinage of the bests the eggs are the church be hath so pleasiogly descridrope in ; and that, when the young bed, in which I conclude lie is intere are hatched, the old extend protection red. A SOUTHERN FAUNIST. to them, and perhaps affift in feeding them: then it is that the young proba.

Mr. URBAN,

July 10. bly acquire the note of the species, the THA

THAT the celebrated Yorick could, duration of the cuckow's vocality not on proper occasions, descend to be militating again the conje&use, as ap a man of baliness, the following letter pears from the under notacions, extract. of his, to a neighbouring clergyman, ed from my journal of the present year. will sufficiently evince. It is undated,

Cuckowa were first heard on April the but was written foon after the publica$20 *, and, we may suppose, laid in a tion of the early volumes of Tristram readymade nell either very soon after, Skandy,

EUGENIO. or in the mouth of May at fartheft. During May and June 1 heard them "I received the favour of yours; and it oíten, and the young came abroad on will be a great pleasure to me to discharge the 16th of the latt-named month; from the neighbourly office you stand in want of which day to the ad of July, inclusive, to your satisfaction. I have taken proper myself and others were entertained with measures to get chapmen for it, by ordering the continual repetition of the cuckowe it to be publicly cried at my two parishes; pore both in the day and in the nights but I find a greater backwardness amongst in the nigbt, I repeat, and aver upon This is owing, it seems to a greater prospect

my two flocks in this respect than I imagined. mine honour. After the 2d of this of bay and other fodder than there was any mooth, these and all other suckows beo expectation of about five weeks ago, when, came filent.

they tell me, your crap would have sold for I also owe a tribute of acknowledge. 4o8. more than at present. I believe there ment to my kind encourager, and your may be fome grounds for this; for, a!i che valuable correspondent, L. E, p. 531, Late mowed meadows produce plenty, of

whose approbation makes me proud, which yours (which was cut last Saturday) · This gentleman declaring, that a hafy will be no unacceppable proof; for, lley say,

account of the Gamgarou would be you have as much grass as they could well more acceptable to him than none, I now: To that, by their account, the want inform him, that many Gangarou the fudder raised the value of the crop. fkins have been brought over by the of.

It is now with the utmott difficulty, and a ficers recuraed from New South Wales, have got ewo fufficient men of **********

whole morning's wafte of my lungs, that I one of which is in the poffeffion of an

to bid up to what you had offered twelve acquaintance of mine. It is of a grey pounds. I have put them off under pretence colour; the head somewhat like a sat’ss of writing you word; buty in truth, to wait the cars (malt; she fore-legs very fhort, a day or two to try the markel, and see

what can be got for it, therefore beg you wild wsite mne a line of Swo fos farther dje

rections,

* See p. 493•

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rections, which must come soon, for the

canvas caftellum, hugging my felf in barley, they inform me, must be cut on Fri- the idea that he sky was as black as it day or Saturday ; lo there is no time to lose. could be. But, as the rain this mornIf I hear nothing from you, I have but two ing kindly keeps off a field-day, I mult things to chuse, either to set men to mow it mention a little of our mode of going for you, or let the men who bid the most for it take it; though I fear the two men have

on under our earthly commander. bid near all I can get you. I'beg my com

His Grace of Richmond is particularly pliments, with my wife, to your ladý; and attentive to every minutia that may be am, Sir, with great esteem, yours,

called justice to the private Coldier. "L. STERNE." Indefatigable in every point of duty,

he takes care every one under him shall Mr. URBAN,

Waterdown Camp, he fo toos and, except on actual service

Fuly 18. I believe no troops were eves more une AM nor this year, as heretofore; "to' der the influence of the sun. We may

be Ryled “the sweating heroes of a the luminies of mountains, nor yet from bloodlefs plain," drenched in perfpithe peaceful valleys of the inolt delight. Sarion, clouded with a dark dust, a fui part of our happy island --Vo, M. fade between the miller and the chim Urban, Lam poil but I hope the pro- ney-sweep, and tormented with the skin duce of the first idle hour I have had peeling off our faces, For my pare I have for some time will not prove unaccept

bad iliree editions of skin within this able from the sterile lain of Water. fortnight; and if the hot season had down; a plain that was never yet cheare latted much longer, my poor nose, ed by a blade of verdure, or a trub, which was never fo large as it ought to except the purpled heath, emblem of its be, or rather as I wish it, mutt have bariennels

letlened into one of your diminutivesa I feel so gratified on hearing the rain Never did I go into a tent to look at mypattes on my tent, I cannot refrain ca. relf in a glais (not having one of my king up my pen to tell you of it.--Welo own) without perceiving it grew redder; come, ye refreshing thowers !-ye de. and I think I am now as purpled as if ft.oyers of duft!-for, until this day, my I had made an excursion of a day or throat has never been clear of it, and two within the torrid zone. by calling up a bem I only just find I The day after our arrival, I walked am rid of a dry cough which is always to Tunbridge Wells, and subscribed to the acteudant of diriy ibirsliness. As the the Rooms, thinking it would be a progress of any thing which adds to good occasional lounge, as I had heard our comfort is pleasant'to relate, you much about the Panules, and the Beaumust allow me to be a little garı ulous; ties that grace them. But what, Mr. I fall therefore take your thoughts to Urban, are Welis to us ? Except those yefterday evening.

which spring from ourtelves, or thoic in After a day of toil and fun, we were front and rear of the encampment, we rejniced in perceive the heavens threaten are obliged to visit wheneverihe soldiers a thunder-storm, running from South wish to fill their canteens; I have never to S.S.W. I was as fatigued as I could been at Tunbridge sincé, nor felt the be, though determined io wait the ho. least inclination to go there; for, at every Yering attack; the lightning was buly spare hour, I am glad to throw myself in different quarters, and, as it neared on my bed, and old Morpheus, the us, thewed the hanging rocks oppolite God of eye-lids, is infantiy my comthe encampment with solemnity. The manding officer, till I am awakened by htavenly artillery approached, and, "ibe drun's discordant found"--or, by after a few tremendous peals at eleven a les jeant thrutting the Orderly Book P.M. the firft drops ofruarer, that have over my face with a

Orders, your Hofor a long time refreshed this irregular “ nour !" or, a petty complaint against waste, came down.' With the initina of a vagrant foldier, or, something to do ; a man of this! I opened my mouth it may not be inape here to quote an old to the welcomed manna, and, was military expreflion—"Thus we foldiers zborovghly wet before 1.recovered fromí live, &c." Diy revesie; apd inco, with the coolin The different guards moudt at one deration of an old Goldier, I flackened o'clock in the afternoon, from the very noy weather.cordsy and retired to my military reason of kceping us alsvays

ready.

ready. Oders, are afterwards given a just emulation for the gond of Old our, and we are lucky if we know what England, and that it has not been la. we are to do by rhree o'clock. One re bour in vain.

A RAMBLER. cent order must appear pecuiarto every N. B. It is reported in Camp, we are military man, as it more minutely ex to make a sudden attack upon the Liprefies the attention officers are in give liputian army on Alhdown Foreft, an to their men, ihan many years of ser. eminence in view, about eight miles vice has given me an 'opportunity of off. If I do not fall in the chargio observing. Captains and subalterns of and many a soldier has fallen since we companies are by turns at eleven o'clock are here, even the Commander in Chief to see the meat put into the pots; to re if I do not fall, I trust I fhall be able main with thern eill they have boiled to give you as good an account of ott Come rime, afterwards they are to at. bravery as I have done of uur alerınels, tend the diftribution in their tents, and then return to see the fires put out. As Mr. URBAN,

July 4. far as relates to heaith it is a molt me.

A dicinal order; the fire places being so last two hundred years, has been jumbled together, that every kind of paid by the family of Trawersch, of camp-infection must be fumigated out of Ortenfein, to a church in the valley of the cloaths. As there is always a lique Domleschg, in the Grisons, has an ori. kind of wit Aying about encaipinents, gin too fingular not to merit publicity it is a quære, as pol-wallops, whether we and prefervation. Among& the scenes fall ont have votes for the county of of anarchy and hoftility which took Suflex; and it is even rumoured that a place in the Grisons at the commence. certain great man may write an im. ment of the 16th century, the prevail, provement upon Mrs. Glasse’s'irealife ing party accused Pompeius Planta of de re culinaria.

having betrayed, to the Spaniards, the lodecd I never was in better health in interefts of his country, and of the Pice my life, and who that enjoys that bles. teftants; and he was summoned to apo fing has a right to complain? It is the pear before the tribunal at Tulis. Either dury of soldiers to obey with chearful. from the apprehension of delivering Dess, and no one is more favoured than himself into the hands of prejudiced another.-Gencrals, field-officers, cap- judges, or from the sensations of a tains, all forts of foldiers, have the fa- guilty conscience, Planta refused to ap. lubrity of not having time to be idle; pear, and was consequently proscribed and, i dare believe, before we return as a traitor. , George Jonats, his more to water-cuarters, we thall have com. tal enemy, a degraded priest, and at pletely expelled every indulent habit. that time a ccloned in the service of the As for myself, as I do not wish to be Republic, determined to be him felt the always alive, I frankly confess I could executioner of the lenience. With that now and then like to enjoy a little of intent, he assembled fume resolute men, the sweels of indolence; and, however with whom, during the night, he wholesome dancing about amongst the inarched through a camp of three thouheath and rasincs of Waterdown may sand Catholics, and appeared in the be, I feel myself well enough not to moning before the calle' of Rietberg, wish to be broiled and sweated into where Pianta imagined himfelf in perhealth.

fedt security. Jenais broke into the As the former part of this is written caftle, and meeting Planta in the kitchen with a good-humoured kind of lp'een with a drawn (word in his hand, foon (if I may be allowed the expreffion); I overpowered him, and dragging bim can only say, it may be occafioned by into an adjoining room, cut off his head the foreness of my face and the peeling with a hatcher, with such force, ihat of my skin, &c.; but I have a few words the mark of it is. Bild visible upion the to add upon a part that must give la. floor. Planta's daughter Lucretia, who tisfaction to every lover of his country, was then verv young, and afterwards The plains of Waterdown can boast of married Baron Trawerich of Orensteia, an encampment of 7000 as fine fellows made a folemn vow to revenge the traas ever lerved; men acluated by a picit gical death of her father ; but many of regard for their King and Couniryi years elapled before the tound a favourn and the improvement they have inade able opportunity of perforining her vow, Goce they came upon the ground proves in the gratification of that thirft after they have a due obedience to orders, revenge svhich no time could afuage.

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At length, when Jenars was one even. times, I might get a tolerable livelihood,
ing at a ball at Coire, Me ordered him, whatever became of me in the Unio
under fome pretence, to be called our; verhry."
and, in the moment of his Terring his In the year 1654, he took the degrees
foot into the street, the few him with of M. B. and M D. by accumulation,
che very fame hatchet which he had The three queftions for his bachelor's
Lained with the blood of her father. degrees were:
In pedance for this deed, Lucrecia

" An Tætus materno sanguine nutria:ur !
founded an annual benefice of 300 fo An omnis sensus fit tactus ?
rins for ine maiorenance of the church An acidum ventriculi fermentum plus cone
and poor of the place where her father ferat coctioni quan calor?"
bad been killed.

Travellers may fill For the degree of M. D. he gave "Prefee in the castle of Orten Rein the hat lectiones tres de respiratione." In thele chet which was the inftrument of this le&tures the elegant classical scholar is double affalfination, and which is care seen in the skilful anacomift; particulare fully preserved in memory of the event. ly in the second, where the operation Yours, &c. VIATOR A.

of the will on the body is beautifully

illuftrated. He sometimes took occa. Mr.URBAN,

Welis, July 15. fion to exercise bis poetical talents; the

-non dignior unquam following lines, on the third question, In plateos, Bodleie, was accesserat hospus, “ An acidum ventriculi," &c. aboveHE life of Ralph Bathurft, M. D. mentioned, were of his production :

* Oxon. dent of Trinity College, Oxon, was

pro gradu M.B. 1644. publifhed by T. Warton, M. A. about Romuleasandax ! ænus cum invaderet arces, thirty years fince. An abridged account Alpini referars invia claustra lagi; of this celebrated dean may be accepta

Erofit scopulos, et moutem folvit aceto, be to fome of your readers who have Cum potuit Colas igne liqcare nires." Dot feea Mr. Warton's publicacion. Before he had taken his medical de. Dean Bathurst is not the first medical grees, he had the reputation of an able dean on record in the West of England, practitioner, and was employed uodec there being a monumental inscription in the board of sick and huse feamen; and, St. Olave's church, Hart-treet, London, in the discharge of the durics of his ap: in memory of William Turner, M.D. pointment, he gave much fatisfaclionio who died' dean of Wells, A.D. 1568; the admiralty, and to the board. He und we find, in 33 Hen. VI. an order, afterwards associated himself with Die under the privy feal, to fummon a phy. Willis, with whom he regularly attend, fician to attend the king at Windlor; ed Abingdon market every Monday, the doctor fummoned was Gilbert Ke. In the year 1651 he allifted in the reco, mer, dean of Salisbury. It is also re. very of Ano Green, a young woman markable, that Dr Bathurd had for executed at Oxford for the murder of contemporaries two physicians, heads her bastard infant; on that occafion the of houses; viz. Henry Clerke, M. D. do&or was the imputed author of the president of Magdalen, and John Par• foll ing epigram : ker, M. D. warden of Merton; and he “ In puellam usagónoruss, a patibulo himself married the 'widow of John

reviviscentem ; Palmer, M. D. warden of All Souls, Quæ nuper mes.cos, vespillonesque fefellit,

Ralph Bathurst, M. D, was born in Et non unius victima mortis erat; the year 1620, at Thedingworth, in Lci. Quam bene Netricis, titulum meruille puceferchire. In 1640 he was appointed

tanda eft, fellow of Trin. Coll. Oxon. He took Cum poterat Stamen fuo renovare fuum. the degree of M. A. in 1644, and was To the ftudy and pra&ice of phylick ordained the same year by bishop Skin. Dr. Bathurst joined every branch of Der, of Oxford. The confusion and philosophical knowledge. About the troubles of the grand rebellion promi. year 1662 he was engaged with others fing but little encouragement to the miin forming a fociety, who held weekly Dikerial fun&tion, he changed his plan, meetings at Dr. Wilkins', warden of and commenced Rudent in phyfick. Wadham. It was from this inftitution

"I knew,” says he, “ no better way that the Royal Society of London ori. aan to turn my studies to phyfick, that ginated; Dr. Seth Ward, Mr. Boyle, fo, in spight or the iniquitics of the Dr. Wilkins, Sir Wm. Perty, Matthew

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