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created in the University of Ox. The "Matriculations and Regents, ford, between Oét. 10. 105), and from 1701 to 1800," are now, for O 10, 1800," having occafioned the first time, added. an enquiry concerning the com- From this detail it appears that mencement and progress of this the poliglors of the former editious useful work; the relilt may per- of this work cannot compleif their haps be acceptable to lome of your cataloguei; 110 separate continuaacademical readers.

110:15 having been publithed from From its firti appearance in 1727 Oct. 1763 to Oct. 1770, nor from the following seems to be the exact Oct. 1793 to Oct. 1800. That sich ftate of the publication, its various awkward charins may not again ocsuccellive portions chionologically cur, would not a regular publicaarranged :

tion of a decade of years be the 11. that year a volume was mult conienient monie of continuing published containing the “Gradu- the catalogue in future? ats” from 08. 10, 1659, to Od. Such a work cannot, 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 Oct. 1727; the whole consitting of of which in the tables of “ Errata" 256 octavo pages.

are not intrequently erroneous, The «

Catalogue" waz cor- Some instances there are also of ertinued from Oct. 1727 to OA. 1735; rors bitherto not pointed out;, a in 32 pages.

few of which thall now be noted as 3.

It was again continued from "continued in the late edition; where o&. 1

1735 to Oct. 1747 ; in 44 pages. in p. 29 the second “ Bateman" 4. It was again continued from thould be " Edm." not " Edw. ;' D&. 1747 to Oét. 1760; in 52 pages; and in p. 62 we thould read “ Brilto which were added two leaves of "toive Duncombe;"" and in p. 199 .“ Errata," No fepurate continua: "'Guildford;" and the last "Hew.

tion was published from Oct. 1700 ett" in p. 223 should be “ Huett.” to Oct. 1770: but in 1772, as your These are MS correctious occurring volume, for 1787, p. 309, rightly in a copy of the firit edition in sets forth, was publithed

1727, &c. 5. “A Catalogue of all Gra- The following Omillion's in the duats between O&. 10, 1659, and last edition in 18or are to be supOct. 10, 1770;" consisting of 425 plied from the tables of " Errata" pages; in which the names in all above referred to : the preceding parts are compriled “ Bond (Wensley) M.A. incorp. in one alphabet: fince which pub. Dec. 17, 1772, lication

Champagne (George) Chr. Ch. in6. The “ Catalogue" was con

corp. M.2Nov, 11, 1785. tinued from Oct. 1770 to Q&t. 1782 ;

Norris (Thomas) Chr. Ch. B. Muf.

Nov. 15, 1765.. in 54 pages.

Stokes (John W’hitlev) C. C. C. in. 7. It was again continued from

corp. M. A. June 13, 1783" Od. 1782 to Oct, 3702; 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 from Oct. 792 to 1-93; in 16 pages.

Benedi&t," read

“ Bennet." Prom this period I know of no

P. 163, 1. penult. for “ John” read Separate continuation.

" Jon." 9. In the latt year, 1801, a yo- P. 372, l. 4 and 9, for « Hall” read lume, contitting of 549 pages, was « Ives.” See your volume for 1798, publithed; comprising all the for- p. 754. col. 2 ; and p. 1009. sner Catalogues « in one alphabet; If the table of "'Errati? in p. 62 for the greater convenience of those of the 7th publication, deicribed who have occalion to examine it." above, is correct, the Itatement in

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16, 17, of p. 520, of this.gth pub- Polybius, Mr. Hampton, in a pam-

ication is cironeous.

In p. 3.35, plalet, that deserves to be better known, coj. 2, 1. 29, for“

Exet. Coll.' intwuhd, · An Fjay un Ancient and
Arould read
Queen's Coll." in

3fodern Ilijiury,' primed in quarto, at

Oxford, 17.10. the list of Errata," now obrcore

“ His personal releasie ly placed opposite top.548, the lo lle relaies ilie actions of a perfecutor

nient put him upon writing hiliory. con direction is wintelligible;" and a beneficior; and it is ealy to and tlı• third is wroug, if the edi- believe that a man in fi:ch circumiliano tion in 1727 is right, and the sth cis inuii riolute the laws of truih. is alio unintelligible. But perhaps The remembrance of his injuries is als

. the indefatig:ble Editor will be to waus prelent, and gives renor to bis kind as to furnit!: you with font pren. Let us ade! in this, that intenreply to theto minuis animadvér perate and malicious curiulity, which lions of E:10HITUS ACADEMICUS. Of vice. The reületi ot his triumphs

penetrates into the inolt private recelles P.S. The Poem, a translation of is to draw tlic reil of Tecret infurny, which is noticed in p. 7or of your and expore to view transactions thüt volume for 1800, was reprinted in were before conccaled from ihe world; Dr. John Burtou's “Opuicula vili though they serve not in the leali either cellanea Metrico-protaica. Oxon.

to elibellith the livle, or connect the Series of his listory; and will never

obtain inore credit, than perhaps to Vr. C'RBAN,

fufpend the judgment of the reader, REQUEST from your Corre

lince they are supported only by oue spondents, memoirs of the fol

single fulpecied teltimony."

This character of Burnet is
lowing authors, very improperly specimen of an acute mind, and a
omitted in
graphical Dictonary," in compari- vigorous ftyle, and probably ap-

proaches too
in with many who have found a
place there.

When we oblerve the number of 1. Hampton, the celebrated tran- obfcure names which have found Bator of Polybius. He was edu- a place in the Biographical Diccated at Winchester. In 1731," timary, we must a little regret tavs Dr. Joseph Wartun,

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the omision of such a name as Peterborough and Pope, paid a Ilampton. rifit from Southampton to Win

z. T. Coventry, author of chetter College, and gave prizes to

“ Pompey the Litve," a very adthe scholars for the best copy of mirable novel. He was, I think, verses that should be written on a

firti coulin to the pretent Earl Cosubject proposed to them by Mr. ventry. Pope hiinfclf, (The Cumprion of

3. Il'. Huggins, of Headly Park, Talentia). The prizes were iets of Hants, trantlator of Ariolio. Ob. Pine's Horace. Hampton, the ex- July 1761. (See our vol. XXXI. cellent translator of Polybius, at p. 334.) In Botwell's Life of Johnthat time very young, gained lon, III. 253, is the following palole of these prizes; Mr. White- fage: Huggins, the tranflator of {vad had another." Warton s Pope, in the early part of his literary life,

Ariotio, and Mr. Thomas Warton, 01. 221,

See an anecdote of Hampton's had a dispute concerning that poet, rude manners, in fome account of of who! Vír. Warton in his 'ObterW. Collins the poet, in your vol. vations on Spenser's Fairy Queen, LI, P. II.

gave fome account; which Huggins Dr. T. Warton also introduces attempted to answer with violence, Hanipton in tlie following paliage and said, I will militate no longer in his may ou l'ope', ii. 293.

againtt his nefciençe,'. Huggins " As to Burnet,' furs he, « lris was master of the subject, but character is thus drawn by the very wanted exprellion ; Mr. Warton's tenible and judicious triatlator of knowledge of it was then imperfect,

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hut his manner lively and elegant. is inteparably united with principle, Johnton faid, it appears to mc morality, and religion. that Huggins has ball without May I take the liberty of enquipowder, and Warton powder with- ring more particularly concerning out ball."

the listory of the French naturalist 4. Rev. gr. lnton, Prebendary Dolomieu, of whom the following Af Rochester, Editor of Spenter's extract appeared in a London paHairy Queen. Ob. Dec. 2, 105. per a thort time ago : “ The' are See our vol. XXX. p. 5.4. See French paturalist Dolomiell, has allo T. Warton's Poems.

left behind him a most interesting 5. Inuine Incent, a member work, Dearly completed, on the of the Heralds College, and very philosophy of Mineralogy. It was learnel gencalogitt. Ob. 1025. written during his confinement. Yours, &c.

F. S. The blach created by the imoke of

luis lamp, diluted with water, ferred Nr. Ursu, Sulilbury, Jan. 11.

him for ink; his pen was a inrall E are naturally interenied in bone, which with infinite labout

the bittory of those who, he ground on the flagttones of his by their publications, have contri- cell; and the greater part of the buted to our amusement or intruc- work was transcribed on the mars tion, and our gratification is douze gin and between the lines of ibe bly heightened if the conduct and few books tliey allowed him to keep. behaviour of an author exemplifies Some extracts from this work bile bis precepts. I have becn inucn appeared in the Mineralogical Jourpleated with a work which latc!y val. It is to be regretted, that the made its appearance,

"Mrs. West's author did not live to finish it, Letters to her Son.” The tender as he intended to introduce a ne! and maternal feelings the expreffes, claflitication into the fcience, and to the excellent rules ile lays down improve ! he antient nomenclature.'' for the manners of a young man, I take this opportunity of tendthe deference and modeity withing you a fingular epitaph in Sl. which the entets into abArate Edmund's church-yard, Salisbury, points, and at the fame time ine on three children, of the name of clearness and precision with which llaton : the defends and explains our Chitch

"lonocence embellishes divinely comEstabliment; all thete raited the pleate,

Isreat, author in my cltimation, and I

To preterence co-egent; now fuhtimely

In the benign perfecting vivisyi:g tla e! anxioufiy made enquiries concern- Soliesurnly Guardian, occnpy the skit, ing her ütuation and circun tances. The pre-exiilent God, omnipotent, ill-wile, I understand she is the wife of a Herhalifurpullingly inmortalife in theint, plaiu farmer near Harborough, and And peripanen ehy soul, celestial, supreme. that, far froin being above her fta

When gracious refuigence bids the giale

resign, tion in life, the pays the greatest The Creator's nursing protection he thime, care and attention to her farni, ma. So each perspiring Ether Niall joy fully' vise, nages her dairy, and even carries Transcendently good, fupereminently wise." her butter to market. Perhaps,

EPITAPUIENSIS." fro:n the favour of fonde of your Correspondents, I may obtain a far- Mr. URBAN; ther account of Mrs. Weft. She VOUR correspondent Q. fol. certainly must have received a li- LXXI. p. 892.) seems to think beral educatio:i, and may even on tattbe followingwords“Refurgere mal. this subject icar the wreath from the leotquam. nolci," want an interpretation. brow of the elégant and highly Lown it is ftrangely expresied; but itie julished Chestertield, in whole lets meaning, I think, is evident. "I should icrs principle is too often laiu afide piness in a future Itante occupied their

explaiò il thus: “The defire of hapfor politeness ; white Mrs.“ W'est minds niuch more than the love of plainiy proves, that true politeneis fame in this world." C. D.



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fay," and “ Ask me no more where THE

THE poems enquired after, vol. Jove bettoves ;" the latter was

LXXI. p. 1095, and which printed in the first edition of Cahave probably been overlooked from rew's poems, 1640.

T.P. their situation, are appended to an edition of “ Poems, written by Wil.

Mr. URBAN, Shake-speare, Gent." printed at S you frequently oblige your London by Tho. Cotes; the title

A page to which appears in some co- their literary enquiries; perniit an pies without a date, and in others old Affociate to announce, that he with that of 1640. The volume is is committing to the press, after a curious, from containing several confideration of 20 years, a newedliencomiaftic tributes to the memory tion of the “ Anecdotes of Mr. of our“admirable dramatic poet;' Boxyer;" the outlines of whichi one of which, as it is not given by first appcared in your vol. XLVIII. his editors or commentators, I will pp. 409, 449, 513; and which, to transcribe:

Say no more, was received by the OF Mr. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. publick with a flattering indulWHAT,lofty Shakespeare, ariagaine reviv'il? gence (vol. LII. pp. 348, 592); And, Virbius * like, now thow'u thy selfe and had the approbation of Dr.

twise liv'd. 'Tis (Benfon': +] love that thus to thee is

Johnson (vol. LIV. p. 893).--The "howne;

difficulties and the expence attend

(owne, The labour 's his, the glory withine ing such a compilation are so well Thele learned poems amongst thine afier- illuftrated by your Reviewers in birth,

[cathy vol. LII. p. 554, that it must be That makes thy name immortall on the

evident pecuniary emolument, in Will make the leained still admire to fie The Muses' gifts to fully refus'u on thee.

publithing the former volume, was Let Carping Momus bark and bite lis fill,

wholly out of fight. If it difplared And ignorane Darus light lliy learned 1kıt!; the Compilor's gratitude to an early Yet those who know the worth of chiy de- and excellent friend, and added to fert,

(art, the stock of useful entertainment, And with true jindgement can dii-rne thy his wishes were fully answered. Will be admirers of thy lig!ı-fun'l trainc, Amongst whose number let me ftill re

As the intended new edition maine.

will of course be considerably augJOHN WARREN. The additional pieces by other mented, and, it is hoped, proporgentlemen, printed after those of tionably improved; the principal " renowned Shakespeare," are thus reason of troubling you with this intituled and signatured:

address is, to request your many His Mistreife drawne. B. I.

critical and biographical readers to Her Mindc. B. I.

furnish me with luch particulars as To Ben Jonson. F. B.

may lead to its correction, and exHis Misiris Shade.

tend its utility. Hints in particular Lavinia ivalking in a frosty morning. of any valuable work, printed by A Sigh sent to his Misirelle. either of the BOWYERS, whichi

An allegorical Allution of melan- have escaped my notice, with any choly Thoughts to Bees. I. G. authentic anecdotes of the authors,

The Primrose (printed in the Poems or lifts of their writings, will be of Carew and Herrick.] A Sigh.

particularly acceptable; as will also A Blush.

any parts of the epiftolary corres Orpheus' Lute.

spondence of Mr. Buwyer, which Upon a Gentlewoman walking on

was frequent and valuable; it being the Graffe.

my principal desire to render the On his Love going to Sea.

work, in a considerable degree, a Two others, without titles, begin HISTORY of the LITÉRATURE of with “ Am I despised because you the EIGHTEENTH CENTURY. * Quali bis vir. Vide Met. Ovid.

Yours, &c. J. NICHOLS. The publisher


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Dec. 3. be owned I am not behind any of my I SEND you a sketch (Plate 1.) of predeceffors. He that called himself a

the North side of Bodiam castle in Tatler, a Rambler, or an Idler, might Sussex. It is liquated on the bank of naturally expect fupport from that the Rother, a small river which party whose qualities and pursuits were empties itself into the fea at Rye, implied in his title, and which was about twelve or fifteen miles below neither few in numbers or in contethe castle; it is very perfect in many quence, although he confessedly exof its parts, but uninhabitable except cluded himself from the favour of at some periods, when a cottager has every other class of mankind. But in been permitted to reside within its owning myself a PROJECTOR, without walls. It is the property of the Web- inviting the aid of any, I have alarmed Iter family; the late Sir Godfrey hav- the fulpicions and the contempt of all; ing a considerable estate in the parish and my downfall, when it comes, will of Bodiain, and the patronage of the be fo much in the natural course of Tectory, if I am not mistaken. Accu- things as to occasion neither wonder rate accounts of the castle may be nor pily, for “ it is what we mult all found in the topographical accounts come io,” and “who could expect of Sussex, fome of which I happen to any thing else from a PROJECTOR:“ have immediately at hand. From its In truth, whether successful or unJovy fituation it could never coinmand successful, a PROJECTOR has in all the country; but I am inclined 10 ages been a character held in very low think it might be used as a defence

eltimation. Pope ranks them in against an attack from any invading mighty forry company. enemy, for, from a view of the coun

"Astrologers that future fates foreshew, try, it appears as if the sea had gradu- PROJECTORS, quacks, and lawyers not a ally declined from that spot. J.


Stcele himself, who may be fuppoTHE PROJECTOR. N° 1.

sed much better acquainted with the “Quod magis ad nos

subject, as he is the ARCH-PROJECTOR Pertinet, et nescire malum est, agitamus : of this nation, and once conceived the Utrumne

stupendous plan of reforming its moDivitiis homines, an sint virtude beari? rals, which we have all been nibbling Quidve ad amicitias, usus reclumne, tra- at fince, says, “ There cannot be a hat nos?

more ridiculous animal than one who Et quæ sit natura boni, sammumque quid

seems to regard the good of others. He ejus ?


in civil life, whose thoughts turn upon OMPARISONS have been so schemes which may be of general be

nearly exhausted to illustraie the nelit, without further reflection, is difficulties with which he is sur called a Projector. By the imrounded who makes his first appear. portant words, “ further reflection" ance as a periodical writer, that I shall ihis author undoubtedly means, willionit any attempt to conciliate the fa

out any advantage to themselves, vour or furprize the fancy of my rea- which is said to be too frequently the ders with a lucky hit of the kind. case with the tribe of projectors, alİt may be fufficient, I hope, in order though I have known many of them to preserve the accustomed thew of whote schemes were, to tay the lealt, modesty in writers, that I have ranked as beneficial to themselves as to any myfelf, by name, among a race of one else. This would, perhaps, be men the most despised of all human oftener the case, if there were a good beings, and generally the most unfor- undërslanding between the party offerLunate ; that I claimi no other than ing the scheine and the party acceptthat attention, almost worn out, which ing it. is usually bestowed on Projectors, Mr. Addison, who likewise ought to and that I acknowledge myself pol- have mentioned men of my unfortunate sellel of no better chance for success name with more respect and commifin my schemes, than they have had in eration, asserts that, at a coffeehouse, theirs.

he found out a man to be a PROJECIn such an act of voluntary humi- “ by the shabbiness of his drets, lity, which fome are welcome to con- the extravagance of his conceptions, sider as disguised vanity, I trust it will and the hurry of his speech.” Features G ENT. M aG. January, 1802.

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