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DULY PRICES OF STOCKS, FROM JAN. 26, 1815, TO FEB. 24, 1916. BOTH INCLUSIVE. Days. Bank $ per ta per Ct. 4 per Ct 3 per Ct. Long lish 3 per Ct Imp.

India So. Sea, O.S.S. New S. $ per Ct. 3d per Dy, Consol St. Loto Stock. Redu. Consols. Cons. Navy.. Anns. 5 perCt Imp. Anns. Omnium, 2816

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013 614 65 7$ pr. 35

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1.90 1537 899 18 171 pr.

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183 173 pr. 1869

3 pr. 1 diş. 162
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All Exchequer Bills, dated prior to the month of December, 1814, have been advertised to be paid off, and the Interest thereon has ceased. N. B. The above Talle contains the highest and lowest prices, taken from the Course of the Exchange, &c, originally published by John Castaign, in the year 1713, and now ublished, every Tuesday and Friday, under the authority of the Committee of the Suck Exchange, by

JANES SETENHALL, Stock-Broker, No. 7, Capel court, Bartholoinew-lane, London,

On appligation to whom, the original documents for amar a century past may be read.

[ 192 ] METEOROLOGICAL REGISTER.

From Jan. 25, 10 Feb. 25, 1816. Kept by C. BLUNT, Philosophical Instrumenf-niaker, 38, Tavistock-st. Covent Garden.

Barometrical Pressure. Temperature Moon. Day Wind. Max. | Min. Mean. Max Min. Mean.

21

46

Pan. 26 NE 29.42 29:35 29 38 50 34 42.25 Rain

27 N 2982 29'66 2974 48 27 385 Fair
28 N 29.90 29'89 29.50 47

3725 Fair
29 N 30:40 30*38 30.38

16 23 Fair 30 N 30049 3046 30'47

18 29-75 Fair 31 NW

30 37

30 22 30*28 42 21 29* Fair Feb. NW 30 02 29.88 29'93

20 29 Fair 2 NW

29 73 29:59 29.65 42 27 33:5 Fog and Rain. 3 NW 29.62 29:58 29:59 45 31

38.75 Fair 4 N 29'97 29:38 29*56 44 32

30'25 Rain 5 NE 29:52 29:50 29.51 46 32 39°5 Fair 6 NE | 29'22 29°12 29:13 98

36

Snow
7 NE
29'40 29 12 2023 40

17 29'5 Snow
8 NE
29:54 29:42 29'48

30

11 21.75 Fair
9 NE

2974 29'72 29 73 25 9 18 Fair
10 NE
29'88 29*70 29.82

10

18 Fair
11 NW
30.00 29'89 29'45 33 15

2173 Fair
12 N 3038 30'20 30'34 30 16 36'25 Fair
13 N 3043 30 42 30'42 43 27

34'75 Fair
14 W
30*45 30.43 30044 42 30 36

Fair
15 W 3043 30:28 30.35 46 33 39.5 Fair
16 N 30'05 29.86 29.95 45 31 33 Fair
27 N 30'07 29.94 30'0 40 27 33.5

Fair 18 W 30-12 30'08 30-10 39

28

33.5 Fair 19 W 30:10 30'0 30 05

38

Fair 20 W

30'14 30'10 30.12 48 35 41.5 Fair
21 W

3020 30:16 30'18 50 37 43.5 Fair
22 SW 30'25 30'20 30'23 50 36 43• Fair
W
30032 30 22 30 27

32

Fair
24 NW
30'21 30:19 130*20

35

Rain
25
30'00 29.90 29'95 50 33

41.5 Rain
RESULTS OF THE MONTH.
Mean barometrical pressure 30'065, Mean temperature

34.8 Maximum, 30-40 wind at N Maximum, 50

wind at W Minimum, 29-12 wind at NE | Minimum, 9

wind at NE PREVAILING WINDS-N 9-NE 7-E 0-SEO-S0-SW 1-W.8-NW 6

Nean Bar, Pres. Mean Temp. From the on the 21st Dec. to them on the 29th Jan. . 2935

40*78 From the on the 29th, to the ) on the 6th Feb.

23

50

.

.

29-79

34'22 From the D on the oth to the on the 13th

2978

2571 From the on the 13th, to the ) on the 20th

30:14

3708

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ERRATUM.
No. XXV. p. 21, col. 2, line 21 from the bottom, for publications read abuses.

Printed by J. Gillet, Growu Court, Flect Street, London.

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THE PILLORY.

MR. EDITOR,

And brow and breast, and horn and hoof, I BEG leave to refer your corre.

Give of this breed unerring proof: spondent Constans Fidei, Vol. IV. Whilst his high pedigree they tell p. 481, of your interesting publication, By evidence infallible. who is entitled to the thanks of all the So sov'reign-like he cross'd the occan, friends of civil and religious liberty, for Tended by Europe's due devotion, his vigilant attention to the conduct of This bull--of ev'ry bull the chief that disciple of Ignatius, Dr. Milner, Hath surely borne some blessed brief, to a recent publication, entitled Anacreon From Paul the Third or Pius Quintus;

With zeal religious to imprint us,
in Dublin. It is a work of great merit, Or bind our faith with holy cement
and deserves to be generally read. Thę of Martin, Gregory, or Clement.
fullowing extracts will give your readers Behuld the Aashes of his ise!
a fair specimen of it :-

His nostrils glow with thund'ring fire!
ODE XV.

His voice alarms the farthest shore,
And monarchs tremble at his roar!

Full well I know, most holy man,
Εν ισχιοις μενιπποι.

He issueth from the Vatican.
Vatican, Odc 27. Barnes, 55. No other bull but this alone,
We detect the Jesuit sly

Got by Pope John on Popess Joan, Couch'd in Milner's leering eye;

Would venture here his carcass fiery, And the proud tiara tells

Spite of Stat. Eliz. Præmunire ; Where the papal mischief dwells,

And Doctor MILNER will confess When a libeller appears

This bull comes from his Holiness. Well we know him by his ears;

Notes. When he shows at bar or board

“ Tended by Europe's due devotion.") Branded front or shoulder scor'd,

Φερει γαρ αμφι νωτεις By the pillory's proof we see

Σιδωνιην γυναικα. The convict PETER FINNERTY.

The Sidonian maid was Europa, whom JuNotes.

piter in the form of a bull carried across the “ Couch'd in Milner's leeting eye.") Dr. sea. The annotator on the Vatican MS. inMilner, the resident and avowed Vicar-Ge- sists, that when our quarter of the globe neral of the Pope in and for Great Britain, avlopted her name, it was taurinated with the country whose ordinances declare all ac the bull-pock; the virus whereof has lost ceptance of papal authority to be HIGH none of its force under the modern Jupiter. TREASON. Perhaps the doctor's eye leers at “ From Paul the Third or Pius Quintus."] the repeal of these irreverent statutes : he of these holy Pontiffs a short memorandum must take a longer squint at the abrogation will suffice. Paul the Third let loose a most of her common law.

terrific bull against our eighth Henry; and “And the proud tiara tells”

Pius the Fifth a still worse against Queen τις ανδρας

Elizabeth, whereby her subjects were abEγνωρισεν τιάραις.

solved from their allegiance, and she herself “ The convict Peter Finnerty.”] In 1797 deposed and damned. this man was convicted in Dublin of a sedi The commentators have not ascertained rious libel, and put in the pillory. Whether what particulat Popes Anacreon intended by it was afterwards considered an useless ex- their three other Holinesses. The Vatican penditure of disgrace, I know not; but since compiler, whose opinion in the point is inthat time he never spoke through the board. fallible, pronounces that the Martin whom He is now content with speaking to the board. Anacreon intends, or (what is the same

thing) ought to intend, is Martin the Fifth, ODE XVI.

whose pious letter to our sixth Henry against the statute of provisors, would have been

still extant, if Henry's uncle, the Duke of Ο ταυρός ετος, απαι.

Bedford, had not thrown it into the fire. Here Vatican, Ode 54. Barnes, 35.

the Abbé Spaletti breaks out into an holy This lordly bull, oh reverend priest: rapture : “ Ah!" he exclaims, “ those evil Must be the Pope's peculiar beast ;

times have fled for ever! Our blessed PonNEW MONTHLY MAG.-No, 27.

Vol. V.

THE BULL.

2C

101 Dr. Milner, and Catholic Seminaries --Verdicts of Inquests. (April 1,

tiff styled that law execrabile statutum ; into a chaise-percée, for what purpose the and Mr. Canning denounces its ertreme reader must peruse Sabellica Matuanus : Tigour; neither when the Pope's letters shall most assuredly so chaste a poet as Anacreon again arrive, will the Duke of Bedford prove will not discredit his muse with the story; so uncatholic as to consign them to the but it would furnish a charming subject for Hames!"-Pope Gregory, according to this some of his translators. Teverend authority, may be either Gregory Seriously, the story of Pope Joan is rethe Second, who excommunicated the Em- lated by 65 popish historians: but we will peror Leo; Gregory the Seventh, who wanted eontent ourselves with citing Platina only, to bully William the Conqueror, and who who, in his “ Lives of the Popes," ad vitam made the Emperor Barbarossa hold his stir- Johannis s, thus speaks :-" Qua ideo porup; or Gregory the Ninth, who by his nere breviter et nude institui, ne obstinate legates and bulls drained England* of her nimium et pertinaciter videar omisisse, quod last penny, and repeatedly excommunicated fere omnes affirmant." Had the Popess the Emperor. Pope Clement-lucus a non condescended “ponere nude," it would have lucendo-may be Clement the Fifth, who saved her chroniclers much shame and excommunicated the Emperor Andronicus; trouble. or Clement the Sixth, who excommuni- Spite of Stat. Eliz. Præmunire ;cated the Emperor Ludovicus Quintus; or And Doctor Milner will confess.") One Clement the Eighth, who by his briefs en- of the multiplieri statutes which, in affirm. deavoured to prevent any Protestant succes- ance of the common law, make any introsor to Queen Elizabeth.

duction of the papal bulls into England high “ No other bull but this alone,

treason: which Mr. Canning has not yet Got by Pope John on Popess Joan."] repealed, and which Dr. Milner knows are • Ουκ αν δε ταυρος αλλος

every day violated." Neither have the commentators agreed which In addition, Mr. Editor, to the Popish of the two or three dozen Pope Johns was seminaries mentioned by your correthe sire of this illustrious bull. As Popess spondent, there is a modern one estaJoan was the dam, we should, according to blished at Flass, near Durham, equal to strict chronology, father him on one of the the accommodation of 200 pupils, and seven Johns who preceded her holiness in adequately endowed. It is a handsoine the pontifical chair. But miracles make and convenient building, on a rising nothing of chronology, and infallibility ground, overlooking the city of Durhamn, makes as little of miracles ; Anacreon, its venerable abbey, castle, churches, therefore, may represent this Jupiter Tonans as a posthumous bull, secundum compula- has not been ordered by parliament to

&c. It is to be regretted that a return tionem Hibernicam, born iwo or three centuries before his father.-His grace the Duke be made of all the Popish seminaries of Bedford, and the other patriots “ whose throughout Great Britain. talk is of oxen," will take norice that I ex

A PROTESTANT DISSENTER. pect the gold medal at their next autuma Feb. 6, 1816. shew for this useful improvement in the , noble science of bull-breeding.

MR. EDITOR, The Popess, however, deserves a niche in our history. She was born at Mentz in YOUR correspondent INVESTIGATOR the ninth century, though some authors

is indignant that the coroner's inquest insist she was of English parentage. She

should so frequently pronounce a verdict ran away with a monk, and passed tor many

of " lunacy," instead of " selo de se,” in years as a man, and studied and became a cases of suicid; but he should also reprofound scholar. Such was her fame that, collect that in our courts of justice for upon the death of Pope Leo IV. anno 855, the trial of criminal causes, stulen goods she was elected pope ; in which office she to the amount probably of ten or twenty continued two years five months and three pounds, are often brought in by the jury days, celebrating mass and performing all as being only of the value of thiriy-nine the other functions of the papacy, except shillings; and this verdict is sanctioned one, which was performed for her. Going

by the judge upon the bench, for the in state to the lateran, she was taken in labour near St. Clemeni's, and for want of life. Other cases also occur in which

express purpose of saving the culprit's an accoucheur, and the requisite et cotera,

the crime of the offender is mitigated Mrs. Infallibility died. To avoid which

from the same laudable and humane scandal in future, her successors have ever since kept clear of that dangerous road;

motive. It does not, therefore, appear and the porplıyry chair has been converted that any greater blame attaches to a

coroner than to a judge; and the cen* Thus speaks the wise old adage :- sure should rather be applied to the existRoma capit Marcas, Bursas exhaurit el Arcas; ing laws, than to those who soften their Ut tibi tu parcas, fuge papas et patriarchas. severity by evasions of the nature al

1816.] On the Exclusion of Engravers from the Royal Academy. 195 loded to, and who, to “ do a great right, fact, it is a circumstance of importance do a little wrong."

to the welfare of engravers, (who, like The penal laws of this country would the rest of mankind, cannot always see be sanguinary indeed if they did not their own good,) that they are excluded, admit of some discretionary modifica- both from the exhibition and honours of tion; and it is satisfactory to reflect, that the Academy. By their works being whenever the strict interpretation of shut out from the estibition, room is them is departed from, it is always for given for the growth and cultivation of the purpose of exercising the divine at talent of more moment to the arts, and tribule of mercy. But whether the cri- upon which engraving depends and subminal code of a nation ought to be im- sists. By themselves being debarred mutable, and the punishment in all cases from the highest bonours of the art, their certain, is a question that would admit disconcerted ambition throws back its of much argument both for and against fires to its confined, but proper channel; it, and into which I ain not at present and how unprofitable its exertions had disposed to enter.

it been allowed success! The crown of As we are now upon the subject of merit would have been placed upon the eoroner's inquests, I cannot belp advert- copyist's brow, and the patron and lover ing to a verdict recently given, on views of the arts have languished for the bright ing the body of an old woman who died and ever-springing beains of creative at Islington through excessive drinking, genius. The Academy being the great and which must bave excited consider- patron and protector of original compoable surprise. It appeared in evidence sitions and ideas, how can the engraver that she had been drinking gin and other expect its fostering influence? An enliquors at different ale-houses through- graver has nothing to do with an original out the day; and that in the evening, to but to copy it; in so doing, he enters crown her exploits, she called for halt a the only proper path to extend his knowpint of “ Old Town,” and having swal- ledge, and lays the foundation of a just lowed this dose, the old beldau soon fame. He should ever keep in mind the afterwards expired. A coroner's inquest adaye of Sir Joshua : “ He that follows was beld; and although it was perfecıly must necessarily be behind :" for what evident that " Old Toin" and bis accom would the engraver gain by attempting plices were the immediate cause of her to get before? It is true he might obdeath, yet they brought in a verdict that struct and keep back his guide, but she died by the visitation of God!!" would not be so forward himself as if he

E. T. PILGRIM. had let bis precursor alone, and followed Woburn, Feb. 12, 1816.

bumbly, yet surely, the more enlightened

steps which went before him. MR. EDITOR,

The next question is, “ On what acSHOULD you consider the following count are engravers disqualified from worthy of a place in your entertaining becoming royal academicians ?” This magazine, it is much at your service: it question turns and hinges so much upon is

an attempt at the solution of two the first, that having dispatched that, the questions in your last relating to en road is shortened: for the Academy would grarers. The first is, “ On what princi- hardly admit to its government a large ple are engravers prohibited from exhi- class of candidates, whose works it does Liting their works at the Royal Academy.” not consider right to spread upon its Now, Sir, it appears to me purely and walls. I, Sir, hold them as justified in simply upon the principle of their infe both cases; and as I am to say on w bat riority. The first and grand object of account they are excluded from the the Academy is the encouragement of highest honours, I answer, their defimental exertion-the encouragement of ciency in point of talent, and its cause, efforts which are emphatically the pro their want of time. It is well known ductions of the exhibitor's own brain-- what incessant application art requires, the encouragement of thought, fancy, -I mean the capacious and surpassing invention, composition, the main pillars glories of it,-how then can be who is and foundation of art. Would it be struggling with a stubborn material, who proper for the Academy, because some passes hours in mere manual labour, find engravings (though copies) are very fine, opportunities to soar to the heights of and some drawings (though originals) are invention, to explore the depths of inforextremely bad, to deviate from íheir mation, and to fight against the difficulbroad and just principle of excluding the ties of art? How then can they instruct one class and patronizing the other?" In and enlighten others, become the very

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