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1302.) Hiftory of successive Publications of Oxford Graduates. 5 created in the University of Ox. The “Matriculations and Regents, ford, between Oct. 10. 165), and from 1701 to 1800," are now, for 09. 10, 1800," baving occafioned the firit time, added. an enquiry concerning the com- From this detail it a pears that mencement and progress of this the posl-ors of the former editious useful work; the refult may per- of this work cannot complete their haps be acceptable to some of your catalogues; 10 fparul continuaacademical readers.
tions having been published from From its first appearance in 1727 Oft. 1763 to Oct. 1770, nor from the following seems to be the exact Oct. 1793 to Oct. 1800. That inch State of the pablication, its various awkward chains may not again ocsucceilive portions chronologically cur, would not a regular publicaarranged :
tion of a decade of years be the 1. 11! that year a volume, was most convenient movie of continuing publified containing the “ Gredu- the catitlogue in future? ats” from O&. 10, 1659, to Oct. Such a worh cauriot, from the 10, 1726; at the end of which were nature of it, be expected to be free added those also from Oct. 1726 to. from errors; the very corrections O&. 1727; the whole consitting of of which in the tables of “ Errata" 256 octavo pages.
are not infrequently erroneous, 2. The “ Catalogue" was cor- Some instances there are also of ertinued from .Oct. 1727 to 0A. 1735; rors liitherto not pointed out;, a in 32 pages.
few of which shall now be noted as 3. It was again continued from continued in the late evition; where Oct. 1735 to 061.1747 ; in 44 pages. in p. 29 the second « Bateinan"
4. It was again continued from iliould be " Edm.” not “ Edw.;" Det. 1747 to Oct. 1760; in 52 pages; and in p. 62 we thould read Bril. to which were added two leaves of “toive Duncomibe;" and in p. 199 ." Errata." No separate continua · "Guildford ;” and the last Hewtion was publithed from Oct. 1760 ete" in p. 223 should be “ Huett." to Oct, 1770: but in 1772, as your These are MS corrections occurring volume for, 1787, p. 309, rightly in a copy of the firti edition in sets forth, was publithed
5. “A Catalogue of all Gra- . 'The following Omiffion's in the duats between Oct. 10, 1654, and last edition in 1891 are to be supe Oct. 1C, 1770;" confisting of 425 plied from the tables of “ Errata " pages; in which the names in all above referred to : the preceding parts are comprised “ Bond (Wensley) M. A. incorp. , in one alphabet ; since which pub. Dec. 17, 1772, lication
Champagne (George) Chr. Ch. in6. The " Catalogue" was con
corp. M. A Nov, 11, 1785. tinued from o&. 1770 to QQ. 1782; Nov. 15, 1765. Ot
Norris (Thomas) Chr. Ch. B. Muf. in 54 pages.
Stokes (John Whitlev) C, C. C. in. 7. It was again continued from
M. A. June 13, 1783" oát. 1982 to Oct, 1792; in 65 pages;
In this edition may also be oband
served the following Errata : 8. It was once more continued
P. 135, l. ult. for Benedict," read from Oct. 792 to 1793; in 16 pages, “ Bennet." Pron this period I know of no
P. 163, I. penult. for “ Johnread Separate continuation.
« Jon." 9. In the last year, 1801, a yo- P. 372, l. 4 and 3, for Hall” read lume, contiiting of 549 pages, was “ Ives." See your volunie for 1798, publithed; comprising all the for- p. 754. col. 2 ; and p. 1009. iner Catalogues « in one alphabet ; If the table of "'Errati in p. 62 for the greater convenience of those of the 7th publication, described who have occalion to examine it." above, is correct, the Itatement in
) 1:16, 17, of p. 520, of this.gth pub- Polybius, Mr. Hampton, in a pamfication is cironeous. In p. 5.35,
plalet, that deserves to be better known, co). 2, 1. 29, for " Exet. Coll." we
intitulid, ' An Flay on Ancient and fhould read
Bfodern Illiury,' primed in quarto, at "! Queen's Coll." In the list of
Oxford, 17.10. “llis personal relenia Erratas," now obscurely placed opofire 10 p 54*, the ic
nenit pull him upon writing hiliory.
Ile relates tlie actions of a perfecutor conic direction is unintelligible ;" and a beneficior; and it is easly to and the third is wrous, if the edi- believe that a man in Buch circunilianza
on in 1727 is right, and the oth co muli violuie lle laws of truih. is also unintelligible. But perhaps Theremembrance of his injuries is alelse inde Matigable Editor will be to ways prulent, and gives vendin to his kind as to furnitli you with foure pien. Let us add in this, that intemreply to these minute animadver
perate and malicious curivlity, which fions of ETCUITUS ACADEMICUS. of vice. The greatest of his triumphs
penetrates into the inoli privaie recelles P.S. The l'oem, a translation of is to draw the veil of secret infamy, which is noticed in p. 761 of your and expole to view tranfuctions that volume for 1800, was reprinted in were before concealed from the world; Dr. John Burtou's “Opalcula wili iliough they serve not in the leali either cellanea Metrico-protaica. Oxon. to embellish the fiyle, or connect the 1,71, Svo.
Series of his liilory; and will never
obtain more credit, than perhaps to Vr. Urras,
fufpend the judgment of the reader, REQUEST from your Corre
fince they are supported only by oue I
single futjected telimony." spondents, memoirs of the fol
This character of Burnet is a lowing authors, very improperly Specimen of an acute mind, and a .omitted in the “ New General Biographical Dictonary," in compari- proaches too near the truth.
vigorous style, and probably ap*113 with many who have tound a place there.
When we oblerve the number of 1. Hampton, the celebrated tran- obseure nanies which have four Datór of Polybius. He was edu- a place in the Biographical Dic
. *cated at Winchester. “ In 1731," tionary, we mult a little regret * Pays Dr. Jofcple Wartun, “ Lord the omislion of luci a name as Peterborough and Pope, paid a llampton. vifit from Southampton to Win
2. T. Corrntry, author of chetier College, and gave prizes to
“ Pompey the Little," a very' adthe fcholars for the best copy of mirable novel. He was, I think, verses that, thould be written on a
firti coulin to the present Earl Codibicat proposed to them by Mr.
velitry. Pope himnidir, (The Cuprign of
3. 11. Iluugins, of Headly Park, sulentia). The prizes were iets of Hants, tranilator of Ariolio. Ob. Pine's Horace, 'Hampton, the ex- July 1;6. (See our vol. XXXI. cellent tranflator of Polybius, P. 334.1 In Borwell's Life of Johnthit . time very young, gained lon, III. 253, is the following pal0!ic of these prizes ; Mr. White
Ingre : “ Huggins, the trapilator of fuad had anothier." Warton's Pope, Ariotto, and Mr. Thomas Warton, viji. 221,
in the early part of his literary life, see an anecdote of Hampton's had a dispute concerning that poet, rude manners. in fome account rot of whom Vr. Warton in his ObterW. Collins the poet, in your vol. vations on Spenser's Fairy Queen,' LI, P. II.
gave some account; which Huggins Dr. T. Warton also introduces attempted to antwer with violence, Hampton in the following paliage and said, : I will militate no longer in huis Eftry on l'ope, ii. 293.
againti his nefcience.'. Huggins • As to Burnel," fai's he, « lris
was master of the subject, but character is thus drawn by the very wanted exprellion; Mr. Warton's sealitle and judicious tranflator of knowledge of it was then imperfect,
but his manner lively and elegant. is inteparably united with principle, Johnson said, it appears to me moraliiy, and religion. that Huggins bas ball without Mas I take the liberty of enquipowder, and Warton powder with- ring more particularly concerving out ball."
the listory of the French naturalist 4. Rev. Ir. Upton, Prebendary Dolomicu, of whom the following of Rochester, Editor of Spenter's extract appeared in a london paFairy Queen. Ob. Dec. 2, 7:05. per a 11:0rt time ago : "The lare See our vol. XXX. p. 5.4. Sce French Daturalist Dolomiell
, 125 allo T. Warton's Poeins.
leit behind him a moti interesting 5. Auguline l'incent, a member work, beally completed, on the of the Heralds College, and very philosophy of Mineraloyy. It was learnel genealogilt. Ob. 1025.
written during his confinement. Yours, &c.
F. S. The black created by the imoke of
his lanıp, diluted with water, ferret .Ir. Ursu, Salibury, Jan. 11. him toi ink; his pen was a inrall
E are naturally interested in bone, which with infinite labour
the history of those who, he ground on the flagstones of his by their publications, have contri- cell; and the greater part of the buted to our amusement or iuiiruc- work was transcribed on the martion, and our gratification is done gin and between the lines of ihe bly lieightened if the conduct and few bookstley allowed him to keep behaviour of an author exemplifies Some extracts from this work bine his precepts. I have been much appeared in the Mineralogical Jourpleated with a work which lately nal. It is to be regretted, that the made its appearance,
"Mrs. Weli's author did not live to finish ii, Letters to her Son." The tender as he intended to introduce a new and maternal feelings the expresses, clatitication into the science, and to the excellent rules the lays down improve ! he antient nomenclature.'' for the manners of a young man, I take this opportunity of lendthe defereuce and modesty withing you a fingular epitaph in St. which the entefs into abarate Edmund's church-yard, Salisbury, points, and at the same time the on three children, of the name of clearners and precifion with which taton: the defends and explains our Chirch
" donocence embellifies divinely comEstablithment; all these raited the pleate,
Isreat, author in my eltimation, and I in the benign perfecting vivifyi-g tta e!
To preference co-egent, now' Tuttimely ansiously irade enquiries concern- Sobe v-niy Guardian, occnpy the skies, ing her situation and circumittances. The pre-exiilent God, omnipotent, all-wise, I understand the is the wife of a Hefnali su pusingly immortalite try theint, plaiu farmcr néar'Harborough, and
And peripanent thy soul, celestial, supreme. that, far from being above her fta
When gracious refuigence bids the grase
refign, tion in life, ile pay's the greatest The Creator's nursing protection he thine, care and atteution to her tarm, ma- So each perspiring Ether Niall joy fully bile, nages her dairy, and even carries Transcendently goal, fupereminently wise." her butter to market. Perhaps,
EPITAPHIENSIS. fron the favour of toode of your correspondents, I may obtain a'far. Mr. Urban, ther account of Mrs. Weft. She VOUR correspondent Q. Col.
YOUR certainly must have received a 1- LXXI. p. 892.) seems to think beral educatio:i, and may even on thattbe following words“Refurgere mal. this subject tear the wreath from the leur quam nolci," want an interpretation). brow of the elegant and highly. I own it is strangely expresled; but the polished Chestertield, in whole let meaning, I think, is evident. I mould ters principle is too often laiu a fide explain it thus : " The defite of hap
pines in a future ftute occupied their for politeness; while Mrs.: West ininds much more than the love of plainiy proves, that true politeneis fame in this world."
16, 17, of p. 520, of this.gth pub- Polybius, Vr. Hampton, in a pamication is crroneous.
In p. 535, phlet, that deserves to be better known, coj. 2, 1. 29, for “ Exet. Coll.
intituld, Un Filmy on Ancient and Mould read " Queen's Coll. În odern lijiory,' primed in quarto, at the litt of
Oxford, 1746. “ His personal relenie Errata," now obícorely placed onpofite top 548, the felle relates the actions of a perfecutor
ment put him upon writing hiliory, con dire ition is uniutelligible;" and a benefactor ; and it is caly 10 and the third is wrong, if the cdi- believe that a man in fch circuniliano tion in 1727 is right, and the 8th cis inuti violate the laws of truih. is also unintelligible. But perhaps The remembrance of his injuries is al. elic indefatigable Editor will be to ways preleni, and gives venon 10 bis kind as to furnitla you with fomno pen. 'Iet us add in this, that intemreply to these minute animadvér- perate and malicious curiosity, which fions of EMERITUS ACADEMICUS, of vice. The greatelt of his triumphs
penetrates into the inolt private recefies P.S. The Poem, a translation of is to draw the veil of secret infamy, which is noticed in p. 761 of your and expofe to view tranfuctions that volume for 1800, was reprinted in were before concealed from the world; Dr. John Burtou's " Opalcula vili though they serve not in the leati either cellanea Metrico-profaica. Oson. to embellish the flyle, or connect the
Series of his littory; and will never
obtain inore credit, than perhaps to Mr. URBAN,
fufpend the judgment of the reader, REQUEST from your Corre
fince they are fupported only by one spondents, memoirs of the fol
single fulpeeted teltimony."
This character of Burnet is a Jowing authors, very improperly specimen of an acute mind, and a omitted in the " New General Bio vigorous style, and probably apgraphical Dictonary," in compari- proaches too near the truth.
ton with many who have found a place there.
When we observe the number of 1. Hamptor, the celebrated tran- obfeure nanes which have found Bator of Polybius. He was edu- a place in the Biographical Dic
cated at Wiuchester. "In 1731," tiobary, we must a little regret fays Dr. Joseph Wartun, « Lord the omission of such a name as Peterborough and Pope, paid a Hampton. vifit from Southampton to Win- 2. T. Coventry, author of chetter College, and gave prizes to " Pompey the Little," a very adthe scholars for the best copy of mirable novel. He was, I think, verses that should be written on a first coulin to the prefent Earl Co. libjert proposed to them by Mr. ventry, Pope himself, (The Campaign of
3. W. Huggins, of Headly Park, Valentia). The prizes were lets of Hants, translator of Ariosto. Ob. Pine's Horace, Hampton, the ex- July 1761. (See our vol. XXXI. cellent translator of Polybius, at p. 334.) In Bofwell's Life of Johnthat time very young, gained ion, III. 253, is the following palone of these prizes ; Mr. White-fage : " Huggins, the translator of (W head had another." Warton's Pope, in the early part of his lite vill. 221, . See an aueedote of Hampton's had a dispute concerni
rude manners, in fome account of of whom Mr. Warto W. Collins the poet, in your vol. vations on Spenfe LI, P. II.
gave fome accou Dr. T. Warton also introduces attempted to Hanipton in the following paffage and fair in his Effay on Pope, ii. 293.
agai " As to Burnet," favs he, slris W character is thus drawn by the very tensible and judicious tranflator of
but his manner lively and clegant, is infeparably united with principle, Johnson said, it appears to me morality, and religion. that Huggins has ball without May I take the liberty of enquipowder, and Warton powder with- ring more particularly concerning out bal}."
the listory of the French naturalist 4. Rev. Mr. Upton, Prebendary Dolomicu, of whom the following of Rochester, Editor of Spenter's extract appeared in a London paFairy Queen. Ob. Dec. 2, 1.00. per a short time ago : “ The lite See our vol. XXX. p. 5.4. Sre French Daturalist Dolomiet, has allo T. Warton's Poems.
left behind him a most interesing S. Augustine l'incent, a member work, pearly completed, on the of the Heralls College, and very philosophy of Mineralogy. It was learnel genealogitt. Ob. 1625. written during his confinement. Yours, &c
F. S. The black created by the imoke of
luis lamp, diluted with water, ferred Mr. Casan, Sulifbury, Jan. 11. him toi ink; bis pen was a inmul WE
E are naturally interenied in bone, which with infinite labour
the bittory of those who, he ground on the fagftones of his by their publications, have contri- cell; and the greater part of the buted to our amutement or iuliruc- work was transcribed on the martion, and our gratification is done gin and between the lines of the bly heightened if the conduct and few books they allowed him to keep behaviour of an author exemplifies Some extracts from this work hule bis precepts. I have been much appeared in the Mineralogical Jourpleated with a work which lately nal. It is to be regretted, that the made its appearance, “Mrs. Wett's author did not live to finish it, Letters to her Son.". The tender as he intended to introduce a new and maternal feelings the expreffes, clatlitication into the science, and to the excellent rules the lays down improve the antient nomenclature." for the manners of a young man, I take this opportunity of sendthe deference and modesty withing you a fingular epitaph in St. which the enters into abarate Edmund's church-yard, Salisbury, points, and at the same time the on three children, of the name of clearners and precision with which Maton: the defends and explains our Chiisch "lonocence embellifties divinely comEstablithmetit; all theté raifed the
(sreat, author in my estimation, and I In the benign perfecting vivifyis:g tae?
To preference co-egent, now subotimely anxiously made enquiries concera- Salle urnly Guardian, ocenpy the skies, ing her situation and circumftances. The pre-exident God, omnipotent, ill-wise, I underffand she is the wife of a Helhall forpallingly immortalite t'iy teine, plain farmer near Harborough, and And permanencely foul, celestial, fupreme. that, far from being above her fta- When gracious refulgence Bids the grave
relign, tion in life, the pays the greatest The Creator's nursing protection he thme, care and attentiou to her for
Ether Iliall joy fully uile, nages her dairy, and
fupereminently wise. " her better to mark
EPTH APIENSIS. from the favour of correspondent
n. 19. ther acco certai
to think bet
urgere mal. Lerpretation led; but the int, I should
ve of C.D.