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vered, and almost cured, as he was obey him in all his commands. For truly informed, ---" nientnains, loiez y St. Paul savs, “Be ye fubject to the soit n're Seign'r, il est ore bien amendez, King as supreme;" and if your King et a poy.garriz, a ce q' n'est reportez is fent you of God, he is the vicar or pur veritee.”

After complimenting legate of God over you upon earth. the King, Queen, and other offspring, And after him embrace in perfect love and recommending to his hearers to the Prince here present, whom God amend themselves, that thus they preserve, whom you have delired to might be fit pariakers of the virtues of long, and have feen' with yonr eves, the Vellel of Grace, iheir hoval head; faying, Nunc dimittis : and so you have he adds, “ the King has gratified your , what the Scripture savs, “ Peace upon wishes, by advancing the Prince to his Israel ; by which Hrael is meant the honours, and now fending bim as his inheritance of God, which is England. depuiy to this' parliamen before you, For I verily believe, that God would to confori

you, and make you rejoice; never have honoured this laud, as he as the Scripture says,

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did lsrael, by great victories over their bellied lon, this is the desire of all enemies, if he had not chofen it for his nations ;' to whom you owe, and are inheritance ; which peace God grant bound'io do, honour and reverence, 118.", Rot. Parl. vol. II. 361.-A clias to your lord and beir apparent of the rious fpecimen of parliamentary elokingdom Do hin therefore honour, queuce in the middle of the 14th cenas the Heathen, viz. the ihree kings of tury. Cologne did to the Son of God, offering him goid, myrrh, and frankincense; THE FROJECTOR. No XXXV. gold' in token of wealth, myrrh in “ Be cautious how you change old bills of token of embalment (i en significance fare, qu il ne deuli mie corumpre en la le

Such alterations should at least he rare ; pulture"), and incense in coke of Yet credit to the Artist will actrue, holiness, as the order of the prielihood 'Who in knowo things still makes th’apfol? be. The offering of gold and myrrh I would apply, if it pleale God, Fresh dainties are by Britain's traffick to our faid Lord the Prince: the fran

known, kincense I leave for the present. And

And now by conant use familiar gron;

What Lord of old would bid his Cook you are to underliand, that the civil law fays, that the people at the coming Mangoes, potargo, champignons, caveare?

prepare of their Prince, in token of joy and

Or would our thrun -Capp'd Ancellors find comfort, are to scatter and throw mo.

fiult ney among the people, which they Par want of sugar-tongs, or (prons for falta may gather, and go away joyful. This New thi g produce NEW WORDS you are to do, not only to the people,

Dr KING. but to give and offer hiin gold to enrich N my Ninth Projector, which apa him; and by the myrrh I mean lilver, peared in September 1802, I was which is a nietal orde when purified by induced to consider the fashion which fire, exprelling your good wills and has lately become very, prevalent, of hearts, after you are purified from fin, giving foreigo names to articles of surand have cherished charity among uiture, as if our language were to poor yourselves, and done away all-rancour, and fo exhaulied as not to be able to if there were any ; which good wills express a chair or a table, a wateryou are to offer him, and embrace close or a pantry. My readers may, him in the love of your liearts, as the perhaps, recollect that ihat paper was Scripture lays of upright Symon, who written in confequence of a visit to the had long waited for the redemption of flendid maulion of a noble Countess; Ilrael, and was answered by God that deceased, whose furniture was then to he should not die till he had leen his be difpoled by auction ; and fome of saviour Jesus Christ, the expeciation the sentiments ventured on that occaof the people ; and when he was pre- fion were to far confirmed, that I was Senterl to him in the Temple, he took asured most of the arricles were fold at hiin in his arins, and quid, Nunc dimit- extravaan prices merely hecanle they tis, sc. So thould

your were difguiled in the irrelifiible names noble King in your aims of perfect of fanteuil, lier eres, calrioles, armoire, love, becanse be has sent you in such verrieres, &c. &c. Al the end of twò mamer him whom you desired, 10 years I am again called to contider the

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inroads made on our language by the them that, besides certain plain dishes, French and Italians, in a matter which, such as turtle, venison, falmon, and I doubt not, many of my readers will trout, which by some mistake, I prethink of far greater iniportance. fume, were allowed to cruize under

Happening to call, a few days agy, English colours, it consified of lapon a very worthy friend, a member of pins ragout, vegetables Chartreux, maró a ceriain corporation, or company, as bree in jelly, galentine de vean, potao it is more familiarly called, I found toes bechemele, pigeons comport, tart hin very Itudioully perusing a large carimel'd, puits n'amour, guteaux de printed table, in three columns, which, Savoy, and a variety of other articles a: fini, as he is also a Commander of a equally recondite. I muft fariher inVolunteer corps, I fuppored was a plan forin iny difiant readers, thai, should of an inended review or brigade. I they be inclined to confult their Dicwas consequently about to apologize tiovaries as my friend was, it

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be for my iuerution, and to ake my leave;' necessary they hould also be prepared when he affirren ne that I never was for disappointments. The Compilers more welcome, and chat the paper he of our French Dictionaries, ceriainly was peruling was very far from being withoui neglecting matters of inferior hottile to the interelts or the honour of moment, appear to have been chiefly the French Galion). Pestraps," added anxious to enable us io study the bent

my dear friend, you can allist authors in that language, but never me; I am in great perplexity, and forefaw the day when it would be conscious ignorance is very painful- necellary to study the nomenclature of dined vesterday at our hall, with the the best cooks. Many of the articles, court-a grand day, Sir--here is the therefore, communicated above, will bill of fare-luperbly printed, but inight not be fuund in these works, or, if as well have been in Hebrew or Greek; found, will convey an idea of the meanand you have caught me in the very ing of the words as they occur in books, fact of endeavouring to discover what but not when lerved up in dishes. My I ate yesterday; but if my ever eating friend, who had been fiudying them, again were to depend on my liiccess, : had made such progress before I enI am sure I should foon be liarved.

tered his room, as to discover that Out of near an hundred articles, not lappins ragout meant rallits ragoued, ten are in plain Englibh ; and the rest and only wished he had known as are in sucn French or lialian as I can- much the day before ; but when he not find in Boyer or Burerii, and you came to vegetable Chartreur, he was perceive I have lent for the Dictionaries wholly at a stand. Boyer could inof both these learned gentlemen. Upon form him that Chartreux, in ecclefimy word, I never dined fo unintelligbly aliical history, meant a Carthufan Fribefore. Luckily any wife was in ile ar : but Boyer could not foresee that; country last nighi, for she always en-- in Epicurean history, Carihufian Friars quires what we have for dinner on would become either vegetable or eatfich occasions. I should have been able; and my friend, having no recolplaguily at a loss to satisfy her-Come, lection of any such personages being can you allitt me? I know you have present, very wilely concluded that the character of being a great scholar.” ihere might be more meani 'hiere than

On inspection, however, of this ex: met the eye. For marlire, he could traordinary will of fare, I was obliged, find nothing more probable than marfrankly to confefs my ignorance, and ble, and nothing to probable for my

inferiority to my friend, who, digeliion ; and as to galentine de vear, by having the honour of seeing the lechemele, coniport, and carimel'd, he dilhes, could at lealt form fome vague was, afier much search, obliged to reidea of them; whereas, from reading turn every one of them non efi inventus. only, it was impossible to distinguish it frequently happens in our own lananimals from vegetables, much less gnage, that we do not acquire the one kind of aniinal from another. But meaning of words merely by tracing that my readers in the country, who the etymology; and here we have an dine in their vernacular language, and example of the fame difficulty in puits are not ashamed of a few provincialisins, d'amour. We know that puts means whether boiled or roasted, may have a well, and anour,

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ingredients ? “ Gateaux," added my that our language is to be rendered obfriend, ihrewdly, “I knew meant scure or useless. We owe that revolucakes; and, Mr. Projector, you and I tion to the Cook in his kitchen, armed can remiember ihe time when cakes, with no more formidable weapons than aye, and biicuiis too, would have been the few-pan and the gridiron, the permitted to enter our halls in plain bafting-Iadle and the cullender. AnEnglish."

tient literature will be discarded, and The complaint, implied in my friend's he only will pass for a fcholar, whose remarks on this bill of fare, is now of application has been such that he can confiderable standing, although of late, pronounce what he carves, and spell the grievance spreads faster, and con- what he eats. fequently to many will appear new.

Birt it is much easier to exaggerate a The French language bids fair in a complaint than to propose a remedy, feiv years to be universal; and whatever and as justice ought to be impartially objections the critics in profe or poetry administered to the tenants of the kitchmay offer, and whatever preference en, as well as to the guests in the they niay be inclined to give to the parlour, I am willing to fappofe that manly energies and sterling bullion of the innovations in the language of the English, they can never stand their cookery may have been at firft highly ground a gainit a confederacy of cooks. pala able to certain persons of fashion, We are every day lubinining more and who in their travels acquired such a more complacently to the continued grasmatical acquaintance with foreign invasions making on our native tongue: diet, as to be able to dine fuently in and what renders tiie grievance the more every modern language ; and that on serious is, that iheie invasions are not at- their return they encourage their cuitempted with a view to amend or alter, Seniers 10 introduce lappins, marbre, or give a different pronounciation, or and galentine, &c. occasionally; as termination, 10 Englifh words, but to persons who have travelled are apt to banish them entirely, and fill their introduce foreign phrases to give a little places with the victorious intruders. zelt and variety to their conversation. Another circumstance, juft thinted at, All this I am willing to concede, with which is peculiarly humiliating, and respect to the origin of these imovawhich, I should hope, a little recollec- tions. Bui, having made so liberal an tion of the manly spirit of our ances- allowance, it must furely at the fame tors would yet caule us to refent, is, time appear fomewhat unreasonable, that all these endeavours to expel the that plain citizens, born, fome of them nalives, and to place foreigners in their at least, before it was the fashion to room, is not the work of scholars and learn any language but their own, critics, but of persons who have never, nould be set down to a dinner of un

any nation, been ranked among the intelligible difles, which they dare not ablefi lingulis. We are not beat out nanie for fear of a blunder, nor touch of our language by Royal Academies left they mistake an ornament for an and Royal Socieres, by' armies of Lexi- eatable, and break down a tin casile cograpiers, and hords of Philologisis, when they think they are fiorning a but by combinations of Milliners and cream-tart. On luch occasions I have of Manma-makers, of Perlumers and beheld molt lamentable perplexities of Hair-dreifers, of Cabinet-makers and and misunderstandings, the company Upholierers, of Taylors, and of Cooks, being obliged to offer this, and to point the fabricators of pantaloons, and the to that, without daring to guess at a architects of pafiry, by the Authors It seemed to give me some of fews, and Compilers of foups. It idea of the primitive ages, when lanis from them we are hun bly to receive guage was in its infancy, and nothing the language in which we must dress could be procured without making our wives and our danghters, and fur. figns for it, and when the thing obnish our houses and our wardrobes, 'tained was feldom the thing wanted. our dinners and our deserts. It is theyMore firongly too, it reminded me of who are rendering Dr. Johnson's Dic- the practice of children, who learn to tionary obsoleie, that they may fupply dißinguish between harmlels and hortjis place by a Polyglott of pies and pudful, principally by burning iheir findins, of pickles and Aummeries. It gers. is not by the labours of the student in

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French and Italian, and forbid bunger I am not sure whether some of on to speak English, I would propose that Traiteurs might not find a new and the Bills of Fare be printed with a profitable employment in waiting on translation in opposite columns, and gentlemen in the morning, and teachsomewhat in the inanner of a Catü. ing them their dinner. A few fuch logue ruifonna, affording the guelt not lessons would loon enable us to dif. only the nanie, but some faint idea of pense with the awkwardness of tranthe nature of what he is about to par- llation, and instruct ihe most illiterate take of. But let it not be thought that, to eat at sight. We ought to venerale in proposing this translation, I wish to every means that can be taken to impropose any thing disrespeelful to my prove the human understanding; and fellow-citizens. I do not mean to re- we must allow, that in a nation fo represent them as more ignorant than nowned as ours, both for the theory they are, far less to insinuate that their and practice of good feeding, there can ignorance is blameable. It is surely be no fpecies of ignorance no (hame to be ignorant where Boyer plorable than that of a

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done into English," I have suggested afraid of committing a blunder, than no more than what is done every week of contracting a lurfeit. in the highest place of entertainment we have, and among the highest com. Mr. URBAN,

Sept. 3.

R. pany. I mean the King's Theatre in D, Wallis

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his the printed in Italian and English, for the English language, calls the class of benefit of those who are fo partial to words, with which an intelligent Fothe former language as to think it the reigner,”.p. 300, is puzzled, " respect. only vebicle which Nature has invented ive adjeệlives," as almost all respects or to convey founds to an English ear; relations, except that of poffeffion, are and, who yet do not think it neceffary denoted by them; and he says, they to look for a meaning, unless they are nothing elfe but substantives nifed as want to know why a hero fings a song, adjectives. Often too, he observes, ftabs himself, or cats a caper of un- they are joined by a hyphen to the folusual height.

lowing word, making, as it were, one The reinedy I have now proposed compound word; as, a sea fish, pifcis may perhaps be objected to by our marinus: and, if any one chooses to learned Traileurs. No man wishes to consider them univerfally as compound let down his own art, and familiarity words (which seems to be your Correin some infances

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contempt. fpondent’s notion of thein), be savs, he It may also he objected, that eating will not much oppose him, provided he through the medium of a translation will allow them to be such compounds would, in the City at least, be a pro- as ósos, wricwww-quamobrem ---- Senátuscess rather too flow for the quantity of confitum, &c. They are certainly not bulinels to be dispatched, and that one precisely fynonymous with adjectives man would be ready for the haunch formed from them; as an Eat India before another had conned over the Mip is a ship trading to the Eait lodies; turbot.. Reading with a glossary is but an East Indin ship is a ship bea acknowledged to be very painful ; and longing to the East Indies, or built what more painful than the frequent there ; and when we speak of “ India interruptions of appetite which must mullins," we consider them as imported occur? not to speak of the invidious from India ; but when we call thein distinctions between dunces and clever Indian mullins,” we lpeak of them fellows, which wouli poil our focial as manufactured there. But I will not queesings. But all these objections undertake 10 prove, that this accuracy night perhaps vanih after a litile prac- of distinction is always observed, or allice. Lule travellers hare informed us ways necellary. tha French are to defirous of ac- Il is trange, if Mr. Allen (p, 405.) quilting themelves with distinction in did not know, as he feels not to have dancing, that they feldom go to a bal} done, of archbishop Wake’s excellent wiihoni a previous interview with their translation of the Primitive and Apolo dancing-malier. Upon the fame prus 19:ical Fibers, of which the fecond dcut principle, and laudable ambition, edition, fo for improved as to render is

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a new work, was printed in 1710. does not understand his errand." The P. 190. b. Lady Warren was not absurdity of it would certainly strike “ fifter, by marriage, to viscount Bulk- him if he were not himself deluded lev," but mother, or (I think) step- "A people will always love a mi mother, to viscountess Bulkley. I nister, if a minister feems to love his

P. 178. 1. 9. “ Tabling," Tabley. people. The old maxim; Simile agit

P. 533. b. 1.9. “ Jelus," *, Jeru- in fimile, is in no cafe more exacty vefalem.

rified : therefore you were beloved al The lines, p. 342, cannot be lo dif- Olney, and if you preached to the figured, but there will be found in them Chickefaws and Chacławs, would be « dispecti meinbra poetæ;" but, as every equally beloved by them.” one may not have the entire poem at 6. Mr. So, who you say. was fo hand, a few mistakes should be cor- much adroired in your pulpit, would rected. Line 1. r. “ Warrior dead ;" be equally adınired in his own, at least 6. "

Wide-conqueriny Edward." Line by all capable judges, were he not so 31. “the rescu'd tower ;" 34. "the ge- apt to be angry with his congregation. nerous (word;" 63. “ cherub hands;" This hurts hiin"; and, had he the unand, laft line but two, “ Ten thouland derstanding and eloquence of Paul him. thousand faints."

R. C. felf, would still huri niin. He feldom,

hardly ever indeed, preaches a gentle, Mr. URBAN,

well-tempered fermon, but I hear it Cowper lately published, fome temper, indulged to a degree that

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may of the best are those to Mr. Newton, be called fcolling, defeats the end of respecting the conduct of a parish priest: preaching. It is a misapplication of “No man was ever fcolded out of his his powers, which it also cripples ; and &ns. The heart, corrupt as it is, and teizes away his hearers. But he is a because it is so, grows angry if it be good man, and niay perhaps outpot treated with some management and grow it." good manners, and (colds again. A I have heard that, the respectable Turley mastiff will bear perhaps to be archdeacon of Brecon, whose death is stroked, though he will growl even mentioned in your vol. LXXIII. p. 94, under thai operation ; but if you touch when he was curate of Greenwich,, him roughly, he will bite. There is was, with all his fingularities, one of no grace that the spirit of self can coun- these amiable minifters, who won the terfeit with more success than a reli. hearts of his parithioners by his con

A man thinks he is fight- defcension and affability, of which ing for Christ, and he is fighti ngfor they are fiill proud to recite inltances, his own notions. He thinks that he is

eren among the very poorest of thein, skilfully (earching the hearts of others, to whom he was alliduous in his vifits. when he is only gratifying the maliza nity of his own, and charitably fup- Mr. URBAN,

Sept. 8. poles his hearers destitute of all grace, IN.confequence of the order of the that he may thine the more in his own eyes by comparison. When he has of Queen Anne's Bounty made a Reperformed this notable task, he wonders turn; but it is such an one as conveys that they are not converted ; " he has no particular information. It is merely given it them soundly, and if thev do a general statement of what money has not tremble, and confess, that God been received in each year for the Instiis in hini of a truth, be gives them tution, and what paid ; but no names up as reprobate, incorrigible, and of livings are mentioned. Joil for ever." But a man that loves I believe it is provided, that a partime, if he fees me in an error, will pity cular account shall be published every me, and endeavour calınly to convince year of the livings which have been me of it, and persuade me to forsake it. augmented. A Correspondent of yours, If he has great and good news to tell a few years ago, enquired whether such nye, he will not do it angrils, at accounts were published;

Du he obmuch heat and difcompofire of fpirit. tained no anfiver that I ever faw. The It is not therefore easy to conceive on publick certainly have a right to the what ground a minister can justify a information; and it would be very nie. conduct, which only proves that he ful to the Clergy in particular. A. B.

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