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Miscellany with one or two notices re- “ The account in this pamphlet is garding that author, which appear to extracted from a letter written by fir me curious.

John Berry, the admiral who transThe work alluded in is, Historical and poried fome foldiers thither. He arPoliticaid courses, in Nathaniel Bacon, rived there on the 2gih of January; and mentioned by Nicolson in his Hiflori. fars, that Bacon had been dead two cal Library; who pays, the firli part, months before. from the first times to the reign of Erlw. Query, if the Bacon before-menIn. was published in 4to, Lond. 1647, tioned was not that Naihaniel Bacon of aud the fecond part, to the end of queen Gray's Inn, who in 1647 and 1651 Eliz. ibid. 2° 1651. Both reprinied in publiq:ed his two volumes, 4l0, of the folio, Lond. 1695.--Nicolion gives the Historical Discourse on the Governfollo owing upiavourable account of it: ment of England, in which he was There are,” says he, “ several willy, blackened. Iulias been twice reprinted political, and moral reflections in his in folio; and 'tis faid Mr. Selden afbook, which discover a peculiar art in fisted him in it* : but I think that does drawing verv norable and weighty con- not evidently appear. clutions from weak and airy premises. · Mr. Nathaniel Bacon of Gray's His remarks on the Clergy, upon all Inu las affured me, ihat this Nathaniel occalions, are so full of bitternels and Bacon did go over to Virginia, but he inveclive, as might have become Mr. could noe remeinber what he had heard Seldeu himself; and are an evident ar- he did there. gument of the author's having a unind Or was not this man's fon the in10 ape even the very pallions of that surgent? For the infiurgent is called, angry great man. Söme favourable ex- in the Hillory of the American Plantapreilions of Monarchy drop from hinn tions, 2 vols. 810. • Nathaniel Bacon unawares; but whenever this happens, junior, and colonel Bacon, a young he is manifesi!ý out of his way. His {joritely man, who had been a lawyer main design was, to blacken all our 100.".-OLDYS. kings, and to sew that they had no- He had been bred (says the anhor of thing lovely in ihem but what was de- the European Setlemens; to the law; rived from the favour and carefies of was an agreeable man, of a graceful the people.". Nicollon ihen cites a long presence, and winning carriage ; had a passage, which, he lays, is the fun lively and fluent expression, fit to set off and fubftance of this admired book." a popular caute, and to influence men

An account of an infurreélion in Vir- wlio were ready to hear whatever could ginia in the reign of Charles II. headed be said to colour, in a proper manner, by a gentleman of the name of Bacon, what was already tirongly drawn by niay be found in Burke's "6 European their own feelings. Every thing (he Setilements," and other books. In a adds) was now hafiening 10 a civil war, MS note of Oldys to the article of Mrs. when all was quiered, in as public a Behn, in Langbaine's Dramatic A17- mauer as it had been begun, by the thor (according to the copy in my poio natural death of Bacon, in the very session, formerly George Sieevens's), height of the confulion. are the following pallages,

SAMUEL-EGERTON BRYDGES, “ There was an infurreélion in Virgidia, made by one Nathaniel Bacon, Mr. URPAN, Fiec-treet, Sop!.6. a great opposer of the Royal party there. W has chate excited very general

HILE filuject of in conjunction with

, a Scot, ani many others. Bacon died attention, and been introduced in difthere in 1675, as near as I can com- ferent periodical publications, in confepute; or 1676, as others; and his ac- quence of fome inaccurate, fiatements complices, being routed or subdued by madle againit it, as mentioned in your the Royal party, were 13 of them Magazine, p. 517, give me leave to call hanged; fome faydo There were on you to insert a copy of a cale read to two or three pamphlets published on us yesterday at the Quarterly Court of the ribject ; one called, Strange the Royal Jennerian Society. I transNews from Virginia, being a Relation

* To the Buileian Catalogue is, Rig, is of all Occurrences in that Country since of the King om, or Coloms of our Anthe Death of Nathaniel Bacon; with cestors, coaching our Kings and Parliaan Account of 13 Perfous tried and ments, Lond. 1682, 460. by

Bacon, executed for their Rebellion there." of Gray's inn." 410, one sheet, 10.6.

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mit it to you, from the confideration of Montague was sufficiently recovered, it vour Journal's finding its way into the had been thought neceffary for her to cabinets or librari j of the great, with go into the country. He added, that whom the evil repori, now most fatif when his family returned 112 town, the factorily answered, for a time made propofed enquiry should take place. fome impression. Let me inform you,

The Board of Directors having lately that it had even reached the ears of our fent a meflage to the Medical Council, gracious Patrons.

A GOVERNOR. defiring to know whether a Report had Report of Medis. Ring and ADDING- been received concerning these cases,

TON, on line Cases of Mr. MONTA- we thought it incumbent on us to reGue's Children

new our application to Mr. Montague. “ By our former Report, dated June We accordingly wrote to him on the 2, 1803, it will appear, that we had 231 of last mouth ; but we have not waited on Mr. Montague of Portman- hitherto received any anfwer. fqnare, in order to enquire into the By a letter from Mr. Buvny of Newcases of two of his children, who were bury, dated June 23, 1803, we learn said to have had the Small-pox after that the two children of Mr. Montague Vaccination. Mrs. Montague's confine had been inoculated by him about three ment prevented us from pursuing our years before with Cow-pock matter, enquiries further in the family at that iaken on the thirteenth day; that the time ; but Mr. Montague allured us, arms of the children infamed, and that as foon as Mrs. Montagile was luf- came forward towards fuppuration ; and ficiently recovered, we should be per- that one, if not both of them, rubbed off mited to wait on her, and to examine the head of the pustule on the fourth the arms of the children, agreeably to day. our request. He alded, that Mrs. Mon- Mr. Bunny does not recollect any tague, as the natural consequence of thing further concerning the puftules. maternal attention, must necefl'arily He confetles he was at that time inexhave the niost accurate recollection of perienced in Vaccine Inoculation. He the particulars of those cases; but he ihen' thought infection had taken place wished it to be understood, thai, io che in these cases; but he now thinks opinion of Mrs. Montagne and himself, oiherwile. Vaccine inoculation had not, in these By a letter from Dr. Jenner, dated instances, afforded a satisfactory result. June 24, 1803, we are inforined, that

In our former Report we stated, that, early in the fummer of 1801, Mrs. by the advice of Mr. Montagne, we Montagne confulied hin concerning had also waited on Mr. Walker, apo- these children. Oo examining their thecarı, of St. James's-freel, dwy whom arms, he observed, that in the eldest the children were inoculated for the the cicatrix, which the Vaccine vesicle Small-pos, in order to know bis opi- invariably leaves behind, was totally nion of the effect of thar inocularion. wanting, and that, in the other, the

Mr. Walker informed us, that an impreffion was much more fuperficial eruption liad taken place in boih chile than common. He therefore advised, dren ; but, as we wished for as accn- that they fhould boch be inoculated rate an account of the particulars as again ; and that, in the mean time, pofiible, we requested him to favour us every precautior should be taken tó with the cases in writing; informing avoid the Small-pox. hiin, at the fame time, that we were This Report we deem it our duty to deputed by this Society to enquire into make without further delay. We rethe subject.

gret the reluctance of the parties to afMr. Walker faid, he had given a ford fuch information as would enable ftreinent of the cases in writing 10 Mr. us to fulll our commillion. Couldine Birch; from whom he promised to whole evidence of the cases be obtained, procure a copy, and tranfinit it to us: there is every reason to believe it would bet, notwithlianding we wrote to him be suficient io remove every doubt that twice fereral months ago, reininding has arisen on this iubject, and tv viadihim of his promile, and again request- cate the characler of Vaccination. ing ihe statement, we have not yet re- May 25, 1804. JOHN RING. ceived an anliver.

JOHN ADDINGTON. In the course of last summer, Mr. To the Medical Council of the Royal Montague called on Mr. Ring; and Jenne an Socey for the Exterininainformed him, that as foon as Mrs. tion of the Smuli-pox.

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TOUR TO THE NETHERLANDS, used to replenish his coffers : preaching

IN THE AUTUMN OF 1799. one day before an immense multitude, (Continued from p. 500.) he displayed an image of the Virgin

Mary, to which he made the following I! HAVE not yet done with Antwerp:

apostrophe: Blessed Virgin! I this day clole 19 the rainparts on the banks

take the for my spouse." Then turning of the Scheld, stands the beautiful ab

to his hearers, he thus addresled them : bey of St. Michael, where perionages of high distinction used to lodge in paff- Virgin; it remains with you infanily

Beholil, I have espoused the holy ing that way.

to defray the expences of our nuprials :" The aparunents of the abbot were

on which he fised two boxes on each Splendid enough for the residence of the lide of the imagem continuing his hapope bimself. The refeciory, or hall where the monks fit down to eal, is a

rangue as follows; “ Let the men put

whatever they may be difposed to give noble room 90 feet long and 27 broad, into one box, and the women into the and full of pictures by John Erasmus other; then I shall know which of the Quilm, brother of the famous fculptor two fexes has the greates regard for the Arnold Quillin. Tive abbey of Su. Mi

new-married pair." Upon this ihey chael was founded in the 12th century hy, St. Norbert, who instinted the eagerly rulled forwards with their con

tributions; and the women, en ulous to order of the Premontrés, or Præmon. ouido The weir; firipped themselves of Atraientes, and who cane by invita- their necklaces and ear-rings. St. Nortion-10 Antwerp in order to combat bert coiübared his wild excefies with the ensavagencies of a spiritual made fuch eicct as to drive him out of the mas Daniel Tanchelin or Tanquelin, country, and the unhappy man, after who made to small fiir in his day. The waruering about for some time, was 1211 century, which is difinguished alallinated by the hand of a prielt. by the rise of those generous advocates

Mosheim fays, that the enormities atof religious liberty, the Waldenses and tributed to 'Tanquelin are absolutely inthe Albigenses, is also memorable for

credible, and therefore cannot be true. haring produced fome of the wildest But wliy incredible? Grani thai he

perfanatics ihat are recorded in the annals fonated ihe fon of Godi-What then? of ecelefiaftical history. Among then Had the learned hisorian forgotten the figures the above-memioned enthusiast blasphemous pretentions of Simon Maor impostor, who made Antwerp the

gus, the dreams of Monianus in the chief scene of his adventures. The fol- fecond century, and of Manes in the lowing particolars of this. lay Heresi- third? Had he forgotten that Eon of arch, as he has been termed, are ex. Brittany in the twelfth century, pre tračied from a work entitled " Les de- tended to be the judge of the quick and lices des Tars Bas," published at Liege dead; that in ihe following century in 1769. He alimed the office of an

Wilhelmina, of Milan, gave out that the itinerant preacher, in the exercise of Holy Ghost was become incarnate in which, his favourite topics of declama- her perfon: and that fo late as the tion were the following: that the fa- ferenteenth century the quaker Naylor craments of the Catholic Church ivere

was hailed by his famatical admirers as nothing but inventions of the evil; the everlafing jon of righteousness, ikę that the spiritual prerogative of the Priedhood was a grofs nfurpation of God, the faireji aong ten thousand?

prince of p.ace, the only legotten for of the rights of the people; and ihat tithes Nor.can inc horrid erromes with which ought not to be pard. Being poffelled Tanqueliu is charged be thought increof very popular talents, bis followers dible, solong as the proceedings of the fuou hecame numerous; and he is faid Anabaprisis at Manfter in the lixteenth to have availed himself of the ascend

century stand upon record, when, to ancy he had gained over the people, for use the words of an elegant historian the most Hagitious purposes. He peared in public with the trappings and supruoufiefs was engrafted on religion,

by a monsirous conjunction, roenligus of royalty, and escoried by an

and diffolute riot accompanied the auf armed guard of not less than 8000 men: terities of fanatical devotion, and every when he preached, a fiandard was un

exceís was committed of which the furled, and his grands displayed their pallions of men are capable when renaked swords. The following is given as a specimen of the means which he Robertlun's Charles the Vih.

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strained neither by the authority of time, and other antient doctors, we laws, nor the sense of decency." The must be sensible that they could not crimes of Marthias, Boccold, and have written so well, had they not been Cnipperdoling, may fairly be opposed to enlightened by the Holy Spirit ; they the incredibility of the enormities attri- are therefore to be regarded as pious and buted to Tanquelin of Antwerp;

sincere Christians, who fought God Antwerp was the scene of many

with all their heart and found him. dre::dful commotions on the score of re- But, as he very properly fubjoins, this ligion during the fixteenth century; but is no reason why we should be tied Popiery at lengih obtained a complete down to think and speak in all releas ascendency over every attempt that had as they did ; and why those, who rebeen made to establish the principles of ceive ıhe Scriptures as the word of God, the Reformation; and Antwerp hath should be called heretics for discarding ever fince remained in a state of devoted their terms of art. Upon the whole, fubmillion to the Romih pontiff. It he affirms that if any man thinks fimwas constituted an episcopal' fee in the self obliged to use new terms to express reign of Philip the Second. Antwerp the articles of his faith, fo that the hath produced inany illustrious scholars, words of the Prophets and Apostles are among whom we may reckon Ortelins, not sufficient for him, it is certain that the celebrated geographer, who ilon- bis doctrine is new as well as his terms, rished in the fixieenth century, and was otherwise he might easily and, in the called the Poliny of the age; Gra- Scripture, language proper enough to maye the historian, and Gruter; vor express his notions." These were bold must I pass over in filence that admira- sentiments for the time in which they ble printer Chriliopher Plantin, to were published. They were not only whom the republic of letters is foemi- highly obnoxious to the Papilis, but to nently indebied. Towards the close of many of the worthy fathers of our Prothe fixteenth century, Antwerp had the testant Ifrael, who could scarcely bear honour of producing a writer whole a reflection to be cast upon the primitive memory oughi to be revered by every Fathers or the early Councils; and to found and consistent Projektabi-the this day we have 100 many bigots in name of this worthy chainpion for the our Enablished Church as well as among cause of primitive Christianity was Ieral- the Diffe:ters, to whom fucis fentia mus Joannes, rector of the grammar.

ments are very obnoxious, and who school at Aniwerp, who, in 1584, puh. will not give the right hand of fellowlished a book, the deliza of which was ship to any who refule to adopt all their to !hew that the reign of Anti-christ phrases as well as sentiments.

We had commenced foon after the deaths of have reafon, however, to bless God, the Apolies; and confequenily that the thai we live in better times than did writings of those called the Fathers, and the schoolmatter of Antwerp, who, all the councils which had met lince, finding that climate 100 hot for his were infected with anti-christian errors, theological constitution, prudenly mie not excepling the famous council of grated to another country. Our excel. Nice. He therefore proposed t that, in lent countryman, William Tyndale, order to introduce a ine and folid refors whose name will ever be dear in the mation, the new phrates and new says Protestant church of England, while of speaking, which had been invented engaged in translating the New Testaand introduced inió the church hy the ment into English, found a fafe reFarhers, pould be wholly lupprefled treat at Antwerp, from whence his and buried in oblivion, and that all re- books found their way into England, ligious propositions should be exprefled and diffed a glorious light throughout according to the fimplicity of Jotus the kingdom. At An: werp Tyndale

. Christ and his Apofiles. lle protelied might have ended his days in peace, against any unfair conclusion that might but for the intrigues of Engliih emisbe drawn from his premiiles, as il lie Garies who canled him to be appreMeant in condemn the Fathers and their hender as an hereiic; and in 1536 he writings in the lump; so far from it, was strangled and burned 10 aihes at faid the good man, that if we perule Vilvorden between Antwerp and Brusthe writings of St, Cyprian, St. Auguf- fels. There are few men in the annals

of our English reformation whose inea, + Brandt de la reformation des Pays Bas; mory I revere more than that of Vlila aid !le Confethunal, page 2 3.

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difficult to mention one in whom were outside of the western door of the
united such exalted piety, such ditinter- church, where there is a plain itone
etted zeal, and extensive learning; and, with this epitaph :
had the leaders of that great work heen “ Connubialis amor de Mulcibre fecit
more deeply imbued with the spirit of Apellem.”

Ty nulale, the Protettan churches would This anecdote reminds us of the history
probably have been cleared of a good of the maid of Corinth and her father,
deal of rubbish, which hath stuck to

which is transmitted to us by Pliny, all of them more less, and will pro- and is thus exhibited in verse by the bably stick to all Christian focieties in

poetic pencil of Hayley : this imperfect ftate to the end of time. But let me not lose sight of Antwerp: On Love! it was thy glory to impart

Iis infant being to this sweetest art : this city will ever be memorable in the

Inspir'd by thee, the soft Corinthian maid history of the fine arts as a noble school

Her graceful Lover's sleeping form pourof painting, wherein Rubens and Van.

tray'd ; dyck hold incontefiibly the first rank.

Her boding heart his near departure knew, The merits of those illustrious artists are

Yet loog'd to keep his image in her view : justly appreciated in the following beau- Pleas'd she beheld the feady shadow fall tiful lines of Mr. Hayley, in his episle By the clear lamp upon the even wall; to Romney:

The line the trac'd with fond prec:fion Proud of the praise by Rubens' pencil won, true;

[urew : Let Flanders boaft he hold inventive fon,

And drawing doated on the form the Whose glowing hues magnificently fine Nor, as the glow'd with no forbi den fire, With warmth congenial to bis rich design,

Cuceal's the simple picture from her fire; And him, her second pride, whose milder

His kindred fancy, still to nature juft, care,

Copied her line, and form'd the mimic hust. From living Beauty caught its lovelief air;

Thus from thy inspiration, Love, we trace Who truth of character with grace com

The modellid image, and the pencill'd face! bin'd,

(mind, After I had gratified my curiosity at And in the sparkling feature mark’d the Antwerp, I took my place in the fiage Her soft Vandyke, while graceful por

for Bruffels, which was full of patientraits please,

gers male and female. Just as we were Shall reign the model of unrivall'd ease. Painting thall tell with many a grateful setting out, my notice was attracted by thought

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à procession of men clad in furplices From Flanders first the secret pow's the

and with lighted torches, singing as To grace and guard the offspring of her they walked along; the passengers in toil

the street fell down upon their knees, With all the virtues of enduring o l. and continued in that posture till the

The descent from the cross, by Rubens, proceflion was gone by. It was the in the church of Notre Dame, is in- confecrated' hoft, which I supposed deed a master-piece, and would alone they were carrying to fome sick perfon. have fufficed to immortalize his name.

The country for some nules beyond The fall of the angels, by Floris, in the Antwerp appeared like a garden. We same church, is a noble picture, and I

were conveyed across the river Demer, mention it for the fake of introducing and then got into a barge on the Brufthe following paffage from Mr. Peck- sels canal, in which were very commoham's tour.

« On the thigh of one of dious apartments, where I could read the fallen angels is a large hornet,

or write with as much eale as in the painted by Quintin Matzys, the noted parlour of an inn. After gliding along blacksmith of Antwerp, who fell in

in this barge for some miles, we were love with the daughter of Florio, and lifted into another which was still

At demanded her in marriage; the painter more commodious and elegant. Jefused him because he was vot of his the place of embarkation there was a

profession : Maizys therefore honfe which furnished the pallengers changed his hammer for the pallet, and with dinners ready-dressed to take on Studied under the Italian maflers for board with them. The country on two years. On his return, he painted each side of the canal was delighiful this hornet, unknown to Florio, who and highly cultivated ; and after a very by mistake was going to brush it off, pleasant journey I arrived early in the

but thinking it alive; he was to pleafed evening at Bruffels ; my

obfervaa with the execution of it, that he im- tions on this place must be reserved for mediately gave him bis daughter in another letter. I am, &c. marriage. Matzys was buried on the

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