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or true lunations in 19 years, called less burdensome yoke of Presbyterian mean fynodic months; and the finds aristocracy. herself in conjun&tion exactly at the Whether Dr. Priestley fill retains that moment which closes the 19 years, and warm admiration of the Britith Confti. in the same perpendicular which at that tution which he formerly profeffed, or moment interfe&ts the centre of the Sun, whether his experience of the inefficacy Earth, and the World. The Moon of its laws to afford him either protec, has 12 lunations all but is days a year, tion or redress may not have abated which makes the mean synodic month; his regard for some of the appendages, I say męán, because the same terrestrial and limited his attachment to its geneeccentricity, which produces the differ- ral principles only, I shall not attempt ence of true cime from mean rime, to decide ; geither is it my intention to ought to cause the synodio month to be enter the lists, in his defence. I hall more or less variable, inasmuch as it only observe to R. L. that his quotais reckoned oply from one conjunction tions are not always warranted by his to another. This variation, unknown references; and that, if Dr. P. has ever before I had fixed my system, and which charged the Church of England with alone can correct it in that respect, kas being ready to drink the blood of Uni; been the cause why the motion of the tarian marty's,” it is not in p. 15 of the Moon has always deceived the obferva. Dedication to his Appeal, to which we tion of every aftronomer, because the are referred; neither ought the circum Moon was said to be where the really Kance, so slightly related by Dr, P, of
The quantity of this mean an epithet applied to him in ad argų. fynodic month confifts of 29d. 12 h. ment' by one of his friends, so hayo 423. It is thus that, every month been exaggerated into “uniformly probeing different both by the preceffion feffing himself a rigid, Trinitarian in and delay which proceeds from the ec. politicks," for the purpose of formjóg a centricity of the Earth, and by the-va: Ktrong.contraft with orher parts of his riation even of true time, we shall be writings, in order só hew his,'incon. able to calculate to a nicely the passage fiftency. of this body through a terreQrial meri. Dr. Phás ávowed his wife, “ebat dian during the 19. years of a cycle; the kingdom of God and of Chrif may and the difference of ihis paffage in true fully come, though all the kingdoms of time to the passage of the fame planet the world be removed to make way for through an unknown meridian will ex. it.” Such an event would, in R. L's actly give the longitude. This new imaginarion, be attended with so much method, the most precious result of my confusion, that, in his horror of revo. fyftem, is less difficult than the present l'utions, he seems to with that it may method from the distance of the centre never come at all, at leaf upon those of the Moon to the centre of the Sun conditions. And, indeed, if the Con. and Stars, because there is no correction Airution of any country be so very cos. to be made in the fimple passage of the rupt, that the kingdom of God cannot Moon through the meridian, and time be eftablished without its utter over. is corrected. J. E. PELLIZER. throw, a good-natured Christian, what.
ever his religion might prescribe,' might Mr. URBAN,
well thudder whenever he repeated the 's it, Mr. Urban? because they con Lord's Prayer ; but, entertaining a bet.
fider it as a vilifying appellation, as ter opinion of the British Conditucion a word long used by the vulgar in an myself, and not considering the two opprobrious sense, that the adversaries kingdoms to be so utrerly incompatible of Dr. Prienley and the Unitarian Dife as not to be capable of subsifting toge. senters generally chuse, like your core ther, I can chearfully join in Dr. Þ's responden: R. L. to diftinguish them prayer, without fearing those “ dreadful by the name of Presbyterians / a name and bloody" consequences which R. L. which might be applied to the members seems to anticipate from fuch an event. of the Church of England themselves By a manifeft perversion of a strong with no greater impropriety than to any expression quoted from Dr. P. for which feet of Engliib Dinenters; all of whoni, (could it bear the meaning he has af. alorying in their liberty, rejoice aliké bixed to it) it is plain no other person i 'heir freedom from the deipotic sway could be relponfille, he has represented of -piscopal government, and the nó the Unitarians as a body of area so void
of refpet for the government of this ment. Security for our good behaviour couony, as to conceive King, Lords, lies in your hands. Covered as the and Commons, to be no better than a land is with our engines, our houses, gang of rascals and highwaymen; and, our machines, and our manufa&ories, with the like candour, affirms that the peace and tranquillity must ever be our modern Presbyterian (by whom it is interest and delight. 'If, therefore, from pretty evident he means the Unitarian this quarter only they are apprehensive Dilsenters, however improperly that of danger, both R. L. and his friend epither be applied), having been taught Mr. Burke may rest in Peace, and eranfrom his infancy to " follow truth quillize their disturbed imagirations. wherever it leads him,” would “re. “Lean and hungry-looking merials" gard with indifference the downfall of as we are, according to R. L's witry all the kingdoms of the world;" a description, and with “faces, as falle and injurious inference! Truth seems, indicative of nothing but plots” may indeed lead to reform ; yet, being, and conspiracies, our plumper breihrer inseparable from justice, can be pro- of the Enablithed Church have but lite moted only by instruction, and is alto. tle to fear from us; nor, while they gether incompatible with violence and feel no hunger and thirst but after right. wrong."
eousness only, need they be scared by It is indeed probable that these indi: the gaunt countenance of the mollierce reet and unfounded accusations were and meagre-looking Unitarian. G.W. designed rather to express his own disa like of Unitarians than to impress his Two MONTHS TOUR IN SCOTLAND. readers with conviction. But, however
(Continued from p. 707.) harthly R. L. may judge of their prin. THE highways through almost the ciples, it is reform, and not revolution, whole of Scotland, and entirely that is their desire, as well as the pres through the Highlands, are excellent'; vailing with of the great body of the these last have been made chiefly by the Diflenters. Friends to the true princi- military stationed there, in many places ples of the Constitution, they are there with infinite labour and expence, and in fore enemies to its abuses, and their all of materials fo durable, that, being with for reform is generated by their subject to no heavy carriages, they can dread of revolution, but our enemies scarcely ever fand in need of any conare conscious that we are unjustly treat- fiderable repair; whilst not a single tolla ed, and therefore they conclude that bar intercepis the traveller beyond we are discontented and dangerous. Queensferry, or Dumbarton, to the
It is true that, having failed in our Orkneys. application for the repeal of the Test The only halting-place from InverA&, and disappointed in the favourite ness to Fort Auguftus is at a mean hut object of our wishes, we continue, with by the way-side, to which it would be thé keenest indignation as well as the wise to bring provifions, as we found most hopeless regret, to contemplate ourselves under the necellity of tirit the operation of those impolitic and chafing down the poultry before they contumelious laws *, by which we are could be dressed for dinner. After such treated like aliens in our own land; a preface, it will hardly be expected which weaken and divide human foci- that much should be said in praise either ety, disturb and embitter the intercourse of the delicacy of their flavour, or the of neighbours, and make, as it were, manner in which they were dished up; two nations out of one. Yet, thus lin but, in such tiruations, air, exercise, a mited and confined in our pursuits after chearful party, and, above all, a deter. ivealth, and almost wholly employed in mination not to be discor.certed by such trade and manufactures, we are not less trifles, give a zest to every thing that the friends to order and good govern- offers. We had, besides, not come into
the Highlands to regale our palares, but * An efTe ulia major, aut insignor contumelia poteft, quarn partem civitatis velut
our eyes; and the prospect now before contaminatam haberi? Quid eft aliud quain cius himieli might have relibes, bied
them was of a kind which even Apie exilium inter eadem moenia, quam relega. tionem pati? - Sic nos smb legis fuperbilling his talle been for luch fort of diet. vincula conjicitis, qua dirimatis focietatem Hence the road ruling gradually above civilem duasque ex una civitate faciaris. the level of Ive Loch leads up to one täll Liv. lib. IV, cap. IV.
of Fyere. Here it is that Nature leem. GENT, MAG. September, 1793.
zo sit enthroned in aweful and untamed Such unexpected mementos of elegant magnificence, No description of mine and polithed life, amidst the tong and can copvey an adequate idea of such an rugged traits of Nature, have an effcer allemblage of frage mis hapen .rocks upon the mind to be duly eltimated by heaped confused:y on each other, inter experience only. Behind this manhon spersed with projeding Rumps, ragged a mountainous and wild tract of counboughs, and twifted 10ots of trees, in try stretches Westward, whence the Creating by obstruction the foam and natives in great numbers had lately fury of the torrent, which headlong emigrated beyond the Atlantic, urged hurls itself amongft them. An ancient to it (in addition to the reafons aligned native told us, that he did not remem already) by the calamitous severity of ber so dry a summer since that in whieh several fucceflive winters, - by which Queen Anne died. This circumstance, their herds of cattle, their only wealth though, it had contributed to the corn and hope, had been almost entirely defort of our journev hitherto, was the ltroved, occasion of sume diminution from our Onwards, and also beyond the Loch, pleasure here, fince the body of water is seen a ruined caftle, the name of was confequently less; but the scene which I regret to have omitted nering was still sublime, and the pencil of Sal. down, fo finely picturesque was it both vator could only ernulate its favage dig. in its situation and itself. The road we pitv.
were now pursuing was indeed of fupeHence, bearing off towards the left rior beauty, running near the bottom of from the border of Lochress, and wind. a high range of hills, wliose feet were jog over a country resembling that be. wafhed by the thining waters of the twixt Bala and Festiniog, in North Loch, and whofe fides were richly cto, Wales, the road conducts at length to thed with birch and other trees, through * view of Loch Taarf, Audded with which large cafle-likte masses, or abe fictie tufted ifles, and fed by water-falls, rupt points of rocks, blanched br tine, which, rolling down from the heights or tiorms, and spotted with different. on the left Gide of the road, wear in coloured molles, peeped out in a great their way deep and shadowy dells, pro- variety of forms and places; whilft, pitious to the growth of birthes. above them all, the venturous goal was
It had been usual with us to difparch feen bounding from cliff io cliff, in a lervant forward after dinner to secure search of his favourite herbs, to the very us the better accommodation at the inn fummics of the craggs, or hanging on where we purposed to ftay the night. Some narrow projection of the precipice, There was a dreariness, however, in and gazing, as in mure wonder, at the this evening's flage, and a fufpicion as intrufive passengers below. we thought, perhaps unjustly, in the Betwixt Loch Dich and Loch Lochy manner of certain Highlanders, who its near neighbour, we obterved foldiers feemed to rise suddenly upon us from 10 be pofted in the several miserable ho. amongit the broom, which induced us vels fcattered up and down this diftrict, not to lessen our Arength by detaching and, on enquiry, were informed, that from our number.
their designation was to guard the proFort Auguftus ftands upon a frat at perty of the inhabitants of the valleys the termination of Lochness, and is from the depredatioos of the neigb. neither copfiderable for dimensions or bouring Mountaineers, who, like Cacus strength. From the heights above it
of old, rhe whole of Lochness, perfectly firaight The peft, and fcandal of Meunt Aventine, in itself, may be beheld at one view to the extent of twenty-four miles.
hovering aloft, and watching their op. Proceeding hence, the way lies along portunity, are accustomed to descend, a valley to Loch Oich; which, in apa
and drive away whole herds to regions proaching it through a village, makes a impervious to ftrangers, or where they pleasing appearance with its green and may be fo effe&tually secreted among it thrubby illes. Glen-Garrie, the seat of the natural defiles and hollows of the the Mac Donalds, an antient and even country, that all pursuit of them is des royal race, graces its farther Shore, and fperate, and the baffled owner prelenis irfelt very interestingly over a Nulia videt taciti quærens veftigia furti! tore.ground of meadows diversified with
Qvid. Fast trees claiming, in this climate, the dira
(To be continued.) tinclive epichets of large and studiy.
he exprefly fays, ' Quæ ad hunc locom I
HAVE now. before me the Preface 'non na pridem adnotavimus non bic rit
to che, fecond volume of Lord Cla, petam, nec neceffe ell.” But he adds far. rendon's State Papers, figned Richard "ther infances of the use of vrOKONTIOS Scrope, Migdalen college, Jone 16, from epigrams of Mæcius and Strato, in 1773 ; 'jn which, p. ill. he mentions bis the Anthologia. The live of the firft is, colleague in the publication of the for: mer volunie. Was that Dr. Monk Μη τον ερυςην ειδες εχονθ' ΥΠΟΚΟΛΠΙ. . house i and can any of your correspone
ON AAAHN; dents favour you with an account of the in the other, publication, in collecting the materials
Παλλακι φοίτησεις ΥΠΟΚΟΛΓIIONfor which, it appears, the present worthy and learned Bichop of Salihury had no " Idem 'autem UWOXOTIOS 'ut ty® TW inconsiderable part. A QUERIST, 2017w, as John xiii. 23; and Juvenal, Mr. URBAN,
Sept. 10. “Cæna sedet: gremiojacuit nova napta marità DR.
R. WHITBY gives the same fo• Quod perinde est."
He refers to Paster's Grecian Antiqui. 11, that is offered by your correfpondent ties, 1V. 20, 11. p. 377, English edițion; T. R. p. 691. Jechonias in this verle who first puinted out ţhe parallel beis a differeot perfon from Jechonias
tween the two last instances. Quod in the 12th, and is indeed Jehoja, in primis notabii bomo male sedulus & chim, the eldest son and rightful heir of Josiah. Pharaoh Necho made him qui nec me nec mea látis intellexit : king, and changed his name from Eli Whether the adverlary who raised these
parco homini, qui nemini pepercit." akim zo Jehoiakim: fo that he had objections, and whom he upbraids at thiet nam (5. That is was this person the end of the Preface to thele “Curæ is farther proved from St. Matthew's pofteriores," as applying himtelf to nomention of his brethren,' which were feboabaz, who ufurped the kingdom thing but Hebrew all his life, in He.
per omnem vitam fere literis tur. from trial, and Z'dekiah, who succeed. ed him. The second Jechonias was
piter volutati,” be Dr. Kennicot, or
H. H Jon of the first, as Chron. iii. 15, 16, any other, is not determined. 17; and this interpretation makes out
Sept. 13. the fourteer generations exactly. Other objections to this explanation are done TH
THE tollowing prophecy, by the
Abbé Delille, laid to have been away by that able commentator. It may be added that many respectable about in some of the higher cišcles. An
written in the year 1775, is now handed MSS. read Jakeim and Joacbeim. The ingenious friend of mine was called on famencíscil person is also noted by the for a translation. I think you will agree Fathers, Epiphanius, Austin, Ambrose, witli me that he has performed. a very and Irenæus See Kufter on the place; difficult talk well; and that few more and in his Prolegomena, Š 702. D. H.
fucceisful attempts at doggrel have ever
made their appearance. The original Mr. URBAN
Sept. 12. YO TOUR correspondent B. B, in his particularly the last stanza) is more
than commonly quaint and obscure, account of the late learned Mr.
E E A. Toup, LV: 185, ipesking of the omisfion of a note on Idyil. XIV. 37, in CHANSON de Monf. DELILLE, pendant le Warton's edition of Theocritus, being Mirijlère de Monf. DE TURGOT, 1775. omitred at the instance of the Vice Sur l'Air « La boune Avanture." chancellor of Oxford, who, I believe, IIONNEUR à nos beaux csprits, that year was Dr. Werlierell, matter of
Encyclopédiftes; Univerfiry colege, thinks it not impro. Di bonheur François épris, bable that Mr. T. printed, in his " Ap Grands économistes! pendicatum Notarrim ad Theocritun," Par leurs foms, au tems d'Adam, 1772, "all of that note which was Nous reviendrons--c'est leur plan: omitied in the fubftiruted leaf." He Momus les affifte. had observed before, that the "fubflance Ce n'est plus de nos houquins of the cancelled note was interied ;''
Que vient la science; which seems mot probable : for, in the En.eux ces fiers paladins * Cure poteriores, Ave Appendicula," Ont la fapience.
Les Colbert & les Sully
Soon shall be restor'd to man Nous paroillent gr.inds-mais, fy!
Golden days-(so runs their plan) C'étoit l'ignorance !
As when first the world began : On yerra tous les états i
Then let ut laugh and dance, Sir! Entr'eux se confondre:
Not from mosty volumes now, Sir, Les pauvres, sur leurs grabats,
Shall we wisdom seek to know, Sir; Ne plus le morfondre,
All must to these hernes biw, Sir, Des biens on fura de lots,
Sapience' self poffeffing. Qui iendront les gens égaux,
Sully once, in days far hence, Le bel auf à pondre !
Colbert-pals'u for men of fense: Du même pas marcheront
Fudge-all fudge, and mere pretence, Nobletre & roline;
Now the world's confefling. Les François retourneront
Rank Mall.soon exist no longer, Aux droits de la nature.
No distinction but the stronger ; Adien, parlemens St loix,
Decency with rags and hunger Et ducs, & princes, & rois,
Shall together lie, Sir. La belle avanture!
Mixing what the world has got, Lors, devenus vertueux
Each shall fairly take his lot, Par philophie,
Equals all-old claims forgotim
Pretty fish to fry, Sir !***
Lords and zinkers vis-à-puis, Sir,
Shall sit down and lip their tea, Sir; La boune folic !
Frenchmen once again shall see, Sir,
Rights of Nature ruling. Alors, adieu, sureté
Laws and justice, then, adieu ! Eotre saurs & freres,
Princes, Dukes, we want not you? Sacremus & paren.es
Kings may itrike their colours too :-
Theie 'll be dainty fooling.
Frenchmen, good and virtuous grown, Sir,
Through philosophy alone, Sir,
Shall have, each, a god of 's own, Sir, Plus des moines langoureux,
To his cut and faucy. Des plaintives 10:nes :
Christians having lia i their day, Au lieu d'adreffer aux cieux
Egypt's hallow'd onion may Matines & nones,
Once again come into play :-
That's somewhat like a tansy!
Licence then all sins Thall cover,
Brocher be receiv'd for lover, La fiere fequelle,
Ties of blood be all got over, La France des nations
Scruples nought that weigh), șire, Sera le modele :
Like the Proleinies of old *, Et cet honneur nous devrons
Or the Perians, as we're told Aux Turgot & compagnons ý
Near relations may be bold: Bulogne immortelle !
Vive la Liberté, Sir! A qui nous devrons le plus
Jazy monks no more fall dwell, Sir, C'est à notre Maire ;
Or pale nuns in cloitier'd cell, Sir, Qui, le croyant un abus,
Fast and penance nuw farewel, Sir,, Ne voudra plus l'être.
Matins, nones t, and vefpers. Ah! qu'il faut a mer le bien
Sach poor devils, all set free, Puur de roi n'ésre plus rien!
Vous and veils renounce, you 'll see, J'essverrois tout paitre,
And, round Liberty's fair tree,
Dance with merry itep, Sirs ? J'enverrois tout paitre !
Men admiring this fam'd junto,
And the bliss they 've brought us unto, -
Such fure means of glory
* Altered, for obvious reasons, from the Dearett friends of France, Sir!
# The masses formerly said at nine in the
morning * Ne faut-il pas lire Lot au lieu de Noé ?