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Sherborne 2 1- Shrewibury
Stamford 2 Winchester Whitehaven Worcetter
For SEPTEMBER, 1793
Interesting News from the Brightom Camp 783 A Two Months Tour in Scotland continued 810
the Pourtraiture of John DAUNDE LYON, from MARGATE; &c. &c. &c.
Sr L VAN U S U U R BA N, Gent.
where all Letters to the Editor are desired to be addressed, POST-PAID. 1793.
97 63 741 65
14 S brisk 35 S calm
17 E calm
Wind. Barom. Therin State of Weather in August, 1793. 1 W calm
29,97) 63 dark sky, sultry and close . E gentle
white veil, a brecze, but very hot. E calm
obscure sky, rain at night W calm
64 small rain, clears up P.M. SW calm
63 white clouds, heavy rain P.M. W brisk
62 white and black clouds, fine day E moderate
white veil, rain at night 3 S brisk als
black clouds, rain at night SE brisk
461 62 black clouds, rain at night 10 SW moderate
54 63 black clouds, showers II W brick
84 61 black sky, dark day 12 S calm
61 mottled sky, showers in the uight SE moderate
61 overcast, heavy shower
62 white clouds, Dight Shower
561 61 rain, clears up, and fine 16 W brick
60 rain, frequent thowers
47 58 small rain, continued rain 18 N moderate
641 57 white and black clouds, rain at night 19 S calm
92 58 overcast, clears up, fine harvest day 20 S moderate
99 59 cloudy, showers 21 W calm
30,7 61 dark sky, rain at night 22 S bride
29,851 62 rain the greatest part of the day 23 SW moderate
84! 61 black clouds, clears up, and fine 24 NW moderate
black clouds, fine day
30,5 59 dark sky, ferene day, rain at night 16 S moderato
29,901 59 (rain, showers 27 W moderato
75 58 black clouds, good harvest day 28 W moderate
84 59 (mall rain, clears up, and fine 29 S calon
871 58 clear expanse, delightful day 30 W calm
451 58 lovercast, heavy showers 3. Thermometer 1 to out of doors about three o'clock.-3. Violent thunder-claps, with lightning.- 6. Began to reap barley this day.-7. Began to reap oats.-10. A storm of wind for several hours.-11. A very freth gale in the evening. Mushrooms in great abundance. 14. Tho wind very high P.M.-19. Corn harvest becomes general. A large circle round the moon.-28. Northern lights.--29. A great dew in the morning. Much corn used this day.
Notwithstanding the satisfying rain and frequent showers, after-grafs and fecond crops of, clover are but indifferent. Gooseberries have sold at about fix-pence a quart; double their usual price; their flavour, when ripe, but indifferent. But few apples, and wall.fruit trifling. Turnips have fuffered in many places so much by the Ay, or something else, as to have been lown twice , in some places oftener.
Fall of rain this month, 4 inches. Evaporation, 2 inches 4-10ths.
MateOROLOGICAL TABLE for September, 1793.
io. pts. in Sept. 1793.
25 S calm
31 (W brick
SW WW N N N SD. of Ooo au N
,273 frain 1,71 rain 077 rain
53 (29,87 fair
56 29,99 fair 6554
56 159 Thowery
ST 30,03 fair
30 57 31 53 SI 48 2
56 3 54 446
57 29,80 rain
51 17 48 63 58 18 5665 54 19 50
49 30,05 cloudy
48 58 47
50 25 | 44
48 30,14 fair
57 fair 193 rain
304 rain ,13 rain
Gentleman's Magazine :
BEING THE THIRD NUMBER OF VOL. LXIII.
Sept. 13. the signification which Mr., Boswell XXXXXN Mr. Boswell's Life of gives in the present instance. The
Johnson, Vol. I. p. 114, particular passage in Horace, where it
a letrer is publifhed occurs, I
from Johnson to Mr. Saurra vagus, non qui certum præfepe teneret;
Cave, written merely impranfus, non qui civem dignosceret hofte, XXX on business, and pro
bably only preserved in certainly means not baving dined; and that entertaining work for the sake of probably not baving settled bis arrangeexhibiting its hero under the melan.ments for the day-but by no means choly, htuation of wanting a dinner. ipfinuates that Mænius was in any The letter concludes “ I am, sir, yours, danger of farving. So far from it, impraafus, Samuel Johnson."' Thé that a commentator * of no mean order good-natured author follows up the understands the word in a sense directly quotation with such remarks as would contrary to its common acceptation, and naturally present themselves to a bene- interprets it by BENE PRANsus, satur, volent mind on the confideration of a
temulentus. And, indeed, the rules of great and illuftrious character under grammar and analogy justify, at least do the pressure of such severe adverficy.
net condemn, this interpretation-"Præ. Let me hope, Mr. Urban, for the positio in, in compofitione cum adjectivo honour of human nature, that, how. vel participio, fæpe pegat-aliquando incver Johnson's circumstances mighe tendir.” A thousand instances might be have been embarrassed, he was a stran. adduced in support of this affertion, and ger to this extremity of diftress. In such as inebrio to make very drunk, the firft place, there does not appear to
inerro to wander up and down, infremo have been a sufficient degree of intimacy to roar aloud, &c. &c. &c. I do not at that period (A. D. 1738) between
mean to infinuate that Johnson used imCave and Johnson, to admit of ro hua pranjus in this sense ; but I hope I have miliating a confeffion-or, if there was satisfactorily demonstrated, that he was that intimacy, Johnson, inftead of mak. not in the unhappy condition in which ing the complaint, would have fought it is impossible to contemplate him with the remedy in the well known hospita- out the heart-ache. Yours, &c. E.E. A. lity of your worthy predeceffor. Secondly, the irregularity of the sage's manger Mr. URBAN, of life his known in verhon of the com OLAND, a native of the county of mon modes in which the several hours of the day are devoted to several pur an illand situated in the celebrated Lake poses--his Spirit of indolent procrafti- of Killarney, and has thereon with his nation-all these are evidences in sup- own hands built the hovel in which he port of the assertion that the word in divells. The island contains about forty pranjus was either used jocularly (the square yards ; but the ferocious sway of letter being supposed to be written at a its lone inhabitant extends over Killar. late hour in the afternoon), or else that ney, the people of which town stand in it conveyed an oblique kind of apology terror of him. The ille has obtained to Mr. Cave for the shortpess of its the denomination of Roland's, and is contents; as any man, in the occurrence annually viliced by Lord Kilmair, the of familiar life, would say to his friend proprietor, who is civil to Roland, as or correspondent, “ I would write more, is Roland' to his Lordship; the savage but dioner waits," For, in the last pofleting the good quality of not mo. place, the word impranjus must be very rigidly construed, indeed, to admit of
# Theud, Marcilius in loco
lefting those who do not moleft him; in
Hence, that particular excelling many who pre
his loss was deeply felt within his own tend themselves civilised being. His food
mansion, is fith, growe, and the fleth of the roe.
and his death widely lamented buck, the procuremeni of which deli- by the numerous participators of tais bounty.
But let Religion, let Humanity exult, cacies constitutes his pleafures. On a
that he lived to support their interests solong; certain day he was filhing on the mar that he was matured in virtue and in years i gins of the lake; some strangers ven
that he afforded a venerable instance tured to furvey his habitation ; therein of the universal esteem and admiration they found several growse, which they in which a good mu may live, were so hardy as to roal, and begin and a still more illustrious proof eating in his kitchen;' he caught them of the "ease with which a Chriftian can die!" in the fact'; he was exceedingtv enfu
Ob. Aug. 22, 1793; t. 83. riarea, tore a remaining roalted bird to pieces, and dispersed the members in INSCRIPTION ON THE FIRST STONE OF the air,
THE New TRINITY HOUSE, TO BE This proceeding afforded the offending interlopers an opportunity of
ERECTED ON TOWER-AILL. W'bicb Stone
quas laid by the Right Hon. WILLIAM retreating; the boat-men who had' at.
Pitt, MASTER OF THE TRINITY tended them had been exceedingly averse
Houst, &c. &c. &c. accompanied by ike to landing on the island ; and, when the
ELDER BRETHREN f ibat Honourable precipitate retreat was effected, declared,
Corporation, on Thursday, Sept. 12, 1793. ihat, if it had been they alone that had
" In usum Societatis intruded, the Wild Man of the Illand
Sacro-sancte et Individuæ TRINITATI hed assuredly thot them on his entrance
optimis dicatx auspiciis; into his innovated premises. Wonderfully various are the charac- Nec lumen inter tenebras errantibus ;
Ut neque navigantibus deellet incolumitas ; tors exhibited in human-kind! The
Nec emeritis in ser:e&tute perfugium ; one I have sketched is so eccentric and Nec viduis in paupertate solatium ; so novel, that doubtless, Mr. Urban,
Has ædes excitari voluit,
Vir omni præconio major :
Hujusce Sodalitii rebus acriter invigilans,
Validâ manu tenens :
In arduis, columen ac præfidium :
Die Septembris xii.
Anno GEORGIO III. Regis XXXIII.
THE very hot and constant service
have, to their honour, been engaged unelated by temporal distinctions, during four succeflive wars (all within possessed an Apostolic“mecknessof wisdom,”
our own memory) ought to open the and
eyes of those thoughtless parents who, proved him elf a worthy
when they purchase commillions for disciple of his Blessed Mafter,
their children in that falnionable corps, by conformity to the precepts of his Gospel. think that they will have no service to
Dignified by humility, ennobled by beneficence,
perform of greater danger than that of and
walking up and down St. James's ftreet, consecrated by true piety to the or, at most, of guarding sufferers by service of the Church ;
fire from pillage. his Ministry formed a model for the The truth lies quite on the contrary priesthood of every order :
Side. The Foot Guards are while suavity of manners,
sous body of foldiers, alivays under the united with urbanity of heart, eye of the. War-office, always comconstituted as am.ble an exemplar in
plete and always stationed at the me-
draughts may be more casily made than ed with the brigade than myself, may from more diftant ftations.
supply the names of the officers in the It' is on this account (and not from other two regiments who Ihared the any preference to the Regiments of the glory of the day, and may correct any Line, whose conduct has always been ir- miftakes which he may find in my lift. reproachable) that the Foot-Guards are Yours, &c. MILES EMERITUS. always fent abroad, almost instantly on Officers in the first regiment of Foot-Guards, the breaking out of any war in which engaged at Lincelles, under Major-Genethe continent has
Francis D'Oyley, wounded of which the Foot-Guards were em
Kingsmill Evans, wounded played with honour, let us read the ac
Colin Campbel count given by Voltaire of their steady Lieut. Col. Thomas Glyn and intrepid conduct at the battle of Captain Lloyd Hill Fontenoy; let us attend to the honoura
John Smith ble thanks given by Government to the
W. Coulfield Archer, wounded
George Bristow, wounded corps for their uniformly gallant con.
William Dowdeswell dust in Germany during the “Seven
Arthur Whetham, wounded years war;" and let us enquire, by the
F. Charles White perusal of books or the reports of par,
Joseph Andrews jies present, into the military fame of Ensign William Wheatley Tuch of this gallant and Ready brigade
E. W. Vaughan Salisbury as crossed the Atlantic during our late
John Lambert unfortunate contest with North Ame
John Duff rica. The result will be, that there ne
John Dick Burnaby. ver was a military corps so frequently * fent on service, or more celebrated for
Sept. 17. jotrepidity while employed.
ON the right hand fide of the road How often has the delicate (and per leading to, and about two miles on haps effeminate) air of the “unfledg'd this side of, Leigh, in Eflex (to which enlign" of the Foot-Guards been held place I lately went), is a copper-plate up to ridicule in newspapers ! How pailed to a wooden post, with the toloften have the elegant but thoughtiess lowing inscription : young officers been the subjects of caricaiure-prints! Yet these thewy, mo,
1757 dif youths have always, when called upon, not only affronted death at the cannon's mouth with intrepidity, but even supported the mott painful fatigues
BELONGING TO THOMAS DR EW, ESQ. without a murmur. The writer of this letter cannot pre
If any of your correspondents can fasume to become the historiographer of vour me with some account of the mathis gallant brigade ;, but he wishes to nor of South church, a'nd of the Drew preserve from oblivion at least the names family, it will much oblige, amonget of those brave officers, in particular, who, others,
A CONSTANT READER. 'on the 18th of August, 1793, at Lin. celles, with only 1100 men, forced a
Mr. URBAN, Wells, Somersei, Sept. 10. Strong intrenchment, and utterly routed I'miltake not), that, where there is as
T is an , sooo French soldiers. The number of wounded alone speaks the heat of that much four as sweet in a compliment, feryice in which thele intrepid Britons an Englishman is always at a loss how were engaged. Uuluckily, I can only to take it, a Frenchman never, speak of the first regiment of Foot As I am no Frenchman, I confess Guards ;. but it is not improbable that myself at a loss how to take the Epifle some person, more intimately connect addressed to me by Clericus, p. 748,
and cannot but think that this poe* Perhaps it will be found on a calculation,
tical effufion contains several reprethat no one marching regiment has been fó hensible levities which but ill acoften sent abroad in time of war as the Foot- cord with the tignature the writer has Gulards (or at least a detachment from that adopted. brigade) have been.
l'ith refpe&t to what personally re
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