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Princes, Warriors, and Statesmen, from every Nation of Europe, not merely with the common rites of hospitality, but with embraces of the most cordial love, amity, and peace; their brows crowned with laurels glorious as our own, their language and demeanour combining to conciliate and to cement the most
enduring friendship ; having, as it should seem, but one heart, one wish, one object, in common with ourselves gracious and kind, and affable to all
Dum hæc loquimur,
Cetarii, lanii, coqui, fartores, piscatores, aucupes.-
may the peaceful lute alone cheer and animate their cultivation of the arts of humanity!
The other circumstance, which dilates every British heart with transport, is the safe and felicitous return of our great and beloved Hero;
En hujus nati auspiciis nostra inclyta Roma,
Imperium terris, animos æquabit Olympo. He is arrived, to receive a Nation's Praise, a Nation's Gratitude and long may he enjoy them! It is not our province to descant on his transcendant talents ; nor would it become us to specify his claims to the almost innumerable laurel-wreaths which surround his person and adorn his paths.—But it is peculiarly consistent in us, to give him the praise of being the harbinger of that tranquil and serene light, which promises in future security and encouragement to those pursuits, employments, and studies, to which for so long a series of years we have consecrated our time, our talents, our hopes, and our most enthusiastic ardour. It is the contemplation of this pleasing image, that enables us to throw aside, we trust for ever, the weight and the gloom which, though never rising to despondency, made us sympathize with the sufferings of our own and of all the Nations of Europe. The clouds are happily, and, as far as human sagacity can determine, effectually dispersed. We return with renewed ardour to our Scientific and Litea rarary occupations, which indeed have always been in progress, though sometimes, perhaps, a little retarded by causes which have more or less given pain to every honest heart.-It now remains to listen to the Muse of Victory ; to improve, adorn, and multiply the Arts of Peace; to extend the illuminations of Science in every direction
Hæ nobis erunt artes. We conclude, therefore, with first felicitating our Readers on the glorious termination of the sanguinary scenes of War; and with the repetition of our assurances, that every exertion of Genius, every improvement of Science, every contribution of Learning, will, as heretofore, receive our countenance, our encouragement, and our warmest gratitude. June 1914.
the Church of intituled “ Clavis Calendaria.” July, and ending on the 11th of August;"
Dog.days beginning on the 3d of For satisfactory information respecting
in the a Chapel North of the Chancel of the Epitaph for Henry Etough is engraved HARTFORDIENSIS informs B. N. that the
same county: for Pulter Forrester, upon a similar tablet, Odes, beginning with this stanza : Brady's very useful and entertaining work, OF Chelsea ; An Euvate; &c. &c. shall we refer our Correspondent Civis, to Mr. J. H. M.; CARTHUSIANUS; AN INHABITANT Church of Therfield, co. Hertford; and that applied to Colley Cibber on his Birth-day upon a mural tablet in the Chancel of the the pen of "a Lord arong Wits," and
appear in our next.
And strum the venal lay.
Mūst celebrate this day;
PASQUIN asks where the satirical lines
THE GENTLEMAN'S. MAGAZINE,
For JANUARY, 1814.
Original Letter of Sir Isaac Newton. South, East, and West. The Coun. “For Mr. Fatio, at Mr. Brent's, next ties follow in each division, according door but one to the signe of ye
to their estimated magnitudes, No. P. Dolphin, in King's Square Court, being the least. Within a
ocnear Sobo Square, in London.
cupying the middle of eacb Card, is “Sir,
delineated the County; the Number I HAVE now received ye box of is placed in a corner, both above and rulers, wth yor receipt of 141b. I
below : in the other upper corner sent you thal money, because I thought stands a Compass ; and in the lower it was just ; and, therefore, you com
one a Scale of Miles. Over the square plement me if you reccon it an obli- and below it are four lines descriptive gation. The chamber Dext me is dis- of the County. For example: posed of; but that wch I was contriv. “ Sussex the 10th of the South, hath miles ing was, that since yor want of health In Quantite sup'ficiall 900,inCircuitel72, would not give you leave to under- In Lengthe from Hamshire unto Kent68, take your designe for a subsistence at In Bredth from Surrey to ye Brittaine London, to make you such an allow
Sea 25." ance as might make your subsistence “ Sussex plesaunt pastures and dow'es here easy to you. And, if your af
full of Sheep,
[Yron, fairs in Switzerland be not so pressing Store of Wood, Rivers, and Vaynes of but ye wthout dammag to them you Havinge the Narrow Sea East, Hantshire upay stay still some time in England
[Sea South." (as you last letter gives me hopes), Surrey and Kent North, and the Britt you will much oblige me by return
As another iostance : ing bither. I hope you will have good "Cornwall the gth of the South hath Miles advice before you venture upon ye In Quantite sup'ficiall 837, in Circuite operation you speake of. lam, Sr, 262,
[taine Sea 66, yor most affectionate friend and hum: In Lengthe from Denshire to the Britble Servant,
In Bredth from the Seaverne to the Sea Cambridge, Murch 14, 1692-3."
“ Cornwall ye sea-coste full of tow'es MR. URBAN, Tredrea, Jan. 14.
well shipped, (serveth all Europe; AVING recently seen two Packs Full of Mettal, especialli Tynne, which of Cards, which appear to me
Having Denshire East, the Maine Sea curious specimens of the Times of The Irishe Sea North, and the Brittaine
[Sea South.” old, I am persuaded that a short description of each will not be unaccept
There are with the Pack eight addiable to your Readers; as the first ex
tional Cards ; but these are stated, in hibits a plan for uoiting instruction a little accompanying book, to be inwith amusement, invented loog before tended for ornamenting two boxes, such contrivances are supposed to that may be made to hold the Cards have bcen in use; and as the second themselves, and also some counters, discloses a singular method of excit- which, however, are not preserved. ing Party zeal, practised on a very
One has a general Map of England ; extraordinary occasion. These Cards another a Portrait of Queen Elizahave long been preserved in the re- beth; a third contains a Plan of Luhspectable family of the late Mr. Hod- don; a fourth, Arms, &c.; the two son, a gentleman farmer of Sussex. others are filled with short accounts of
The first Pack bears the date 1590. the History and Constitution of the The Cards are charged with Maps of Country, the fifty-two Counties of England and The Author, in his little book, Wales, arranged in four series of thir- which is very imperfect, pays many teen each, distinguished by Nortb, compliments to the Inventor of Com
mon Cards ; declaring them to be ex- On the Deuce of Clubs is seen cellent against melaocholy cogita- Town iu flames, and underneath tions, and for breeding contents ju all “ London remember
1666." necessities. He then goes on to
Yours, &c. DAVIES GIDDY. say“ Now in this latter age, wherein are
Jan. 14. so many new inventions, let this pass
TO for one: as a necessare recreation, in a time of such troubles, having no leasure your Clerical Readers, permit to spend any time vainelie; but conti. me to inform them, that no penalty, nually it behoveth us to search for know- in any action wbere part goes to the Jedge, eve' in the least things, for that King and part to the Informer, can we remember our Creation, Redeinption, be recovered for more than one year and Sanctification. In the first, behold- after committal of offence. This aping the Omnipotence of God the Father, plies to all the present suits instituted in all his Works, thereby reverently to by Mr. Wright against the Clergy. feare, honor, and glorifie bim; in the The Statute is 31 Q. Eliz. c. 5, sect. second, bis unspeakable mercy in redeeming us, by the precious death of his 5. Also by 18 Q. Eliz. c. 5, sect. 4, deare Sonne, our Savior Christ Jesus, made perpetual by 27 Eliz. c. 10, it from the thraldome of sinne, death, and is enacted, that if the inforner shall hell, thereby to love, beleeve, and hope receive any money, or viber reward, in him ; and by the third, these his gra
or bave promise of such, to stop protious and infinite blessings, which year
cess in any penal action, the party rely, daylie, howrely, and every minute, ceiving such reward or promise, shall we have, due, or shall receive, both in upon conviction stand in the pillory soule and body, through the Almighte .for two hours, be fined 101. and ever Power of his Holy Spirite, to praise, after be incapable of being plaintiff give thanks, and rejoyce, onely and ever . or informer in any suit or action. in so blessed a Trinity of power, mercy, In answer to à query relative to and love, which in a nìost glorious Unity Ten Year or Four-and-I'wenty Men; bath so blessed us with all his blessings; the following extract from p. 13, ever be giving of all thanks without Cambridge Calendar, will, I hope, af?
ford the information required. ceasing. Amen." The Second Pack is distinguished tolerated by the Statutes of Q. Eliza
“ They (i. e. the Ten-Year Men) are into the usual suits, by a Heart, a Dia- beth, wbich allow persons who are admond, a Club, or a Spade, placed in mitted at any College, when Twentyone of the upper corners ; numbers four years of age and upwards, and in froin one to ten, or the names of the Priest's orders at the tiine of their adCourt Cards, occupying the other mission, after Ten years. (during the last corner, The middle part of each two of which they must reside the greater Card contains a print, representing part of Three several terms), to become some supposed scene in the Popish Bachelors of Divinity, without taking Plot; ai the foot is an explanation. any prior degree,” Thus the Ace of Hearts has a table, Bachelors of Divivity, however, surrounded by the Pope, some Cardi- who obtain their degree in this way, nals, and Bishops. Beneath the table are not Members of the Senate, since is a Fiend, and the explanation states, the Members of that body, who are $ The Plot first batchi at Rome by B. D. deduce their right from their the Pope and Cardinals, &c."
prior degree of M. A, The Deuce of Hearts hasa" Sir Now I am writing on College matE. B, Godfree taķing Dr, Oates bis ters, permit me to support the opideposition."
nion of Dr. Symmopsin his Life of Mil. The Three of Hcaris-mg Dr. Oates ton-that Milton was not a Sizar. In discovereth Garner in the Lobby.” the entry of Millon, he is described
The Four of Hearts" Coleman as Pensionarius Mipor. Some Gue giving a Guina to incourage je 4 Ruf- thamites have argued from this, that fians.'
as - Pensioners for in the class immeThe five of Hearts" Dr. Oates diately above the Sizars, Pensionarius receives letters fron the Fathers, to Midor rust signify the class below, carry beyond Sea.”
viz. Sizars. If these gentlemen had, The whole suit of Spades is given however, taken the trouble of inguirto the Murder of Sir E, B, Godfree, ing, they would have found in Par.