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liberal education, engaged in active and ary there, to the duties of which situation extensive mercantile concerns, from which he paid unwearied attention during a space he realized a handsome independence, and of 25 years, though the greaier part of retired from business about twenty-five the time engaged with an extensive pracyears since. He was scrupulously just in tice; and in a pecuniary point of view he all his dealings, and distinguished for the was a truly liberal benefactor to that in. conspicuous probity of his morals. In stitution. In early life he pursued his the latter part of his life he acted in the natural talent for Poetry as a favourite commission of the peace in an independent recreation — some beautiful specimens of and honourable manner. In him the which have been occasionally presented poor have lost a warm and charitable to his friends; and his love of classical friend, and the publick have to lameut the and polite literature were eminently condeprivation of a most conscientious and spicuous during his whole life. In his upright magistrate.
political sentiments he was unquestionably P. 628, b. 'The Rev. J. F. Fearon, M.A. loyal; although ever averse from contro. F.S.a. vicar of Cuckfield, rector of Sel. versy on this subject, especially in publick, sea, and prebendary of the Cathedral yet to his intimate friends he was known Church of Chichester, died at Cuckfield, to possess a sincere attachmeat to the (aged 54,) where for thirty years he was constilution and liberties of his country, resident, and where his generous and unbiassed by prejudice ur party. The benevolent nature rendered him he ad- publick at large will sincerely regret the miration of his numerous friends, and the loss of his professional talents; while bis comfort of his family, who are left lo de relations and friends will long lament his plore their irreparable loss.
social and endearing virtues, and with a VOL. LXXXVII. Part I.
melancholy pleasure recal to mind the P. 90, a. Rev. Dr. Hunt, late Fellow of instructive lessons of justice and morality All Souls' college, Oxford.
wbich bis enlightened conversation was P. 188, b. Dr. Walker, of Leeds, was accustomed to instil. born of highly respectable parents at P. 279, b. William Thomson, LL.D. Bradford, co. York, and received the first was born in 1746, at Burnside, in Perthrudiments of his education at the free shire, where his father was a carpenter ju Grammar School there. He was after low circumstances. As the boy displayed wards placed under the care of David Hall superior parts, he was first sent to a of Skipton, (a Quaker of considerable grammar school, and afterwards to the learning and talents,) previously to com- University of St. Andrew's, where his promencing his professional studies at Edin- ficiency recommended him to the patron. burgh. Here his unceasing application age of the Earl of Kionoul, who appointed and industry, in acquiring a thorough him his Librarian, and intended to have knowledge of the theoretical learning of given him a living. He was accordingly his profession, were not less remarkable, ordained as assistant to the mioister of than his anxiety and solicitude, when in Monivard; but the gaiety of bis disposition extensive practice, to render bis studies of soon put an end to his ecclesiastical prouse to posterity ; having with great la. spects, avd he repaired to London, after obbour and assiduity, compiled many manu. taining from his noble patron a pension of script volumes of notes and observations 501. a year. Soon after his arrival he was upon the numerous and difficult cases in engaged to revise and complete Dr. Watwhich he was consulted. In his practice son's History of Philip the Third; and he per(which was founded chiefly upon the prin- formed bis part so well, as to gain great ciples of Cullen, Gregory, and Black) he credit, the friendship of many men of lidisplayed a praiseworthy independence of terary eminence, and a degree from the the joferior branches of the profession; University of Glasgow. He now became and his brother physicians, who were in an Author by profession; and one of his the habit of attending patients along with first employments was to complete a bim, bear ample testimony to his libere Commentary on the Bible, which was aliiy, and freedom from mercenary influe published under the name of Harrison.
He originally conmenced his pro- He edited a new translation of Josephus, fessional career at Hull, where his success and translated Canningham's History of was so great as to afford the means of Great Britain. Among other periodical supporting a respectable establishment in publications in which he was engaged, the short space of one year. His removal were the English Review, the European to Leeds (owing to family circumstances), Magazine, The Political Herald, and ibe though at first calculated to retard his Whitehall Evening Post.
For ten years progress, may be considered to bave been he compiled the historical part of Dodseventually a fortunate circumstance, by ley's Annual Register, and was editor of its having opened a wider field for the ex many books which have passed under difertion of his talents. He was quickly ferent names; and among the rest, of alected a physician of the General infirm. Stedmau's History of the American War.
He was a man of extensive learning, and B.A. 1778; M.A. 1781; in which year be
Military Memoirs,” 8vo; “ Acer of that Cathedral. His superior abilities bi's Travels to the North Cape, translated had procured him the situation of a gentlefrom the Italian, 1802,"; 4to.- Dr. Thom
of the Chapel Royal, aod Vicar son married a lady who has displayed her Choral of St. Paul's and Westminster literary talents in several Novels.
Abbey. P. 280, a. H. E. Holder, M. D. re P. 478, b. Mrs. Heywood proved berseli sided several years in the Island of Bar. an actress of considerable talents in chabadoes, where he possessed, and success. racters of a lively and elegant cast, during fully cultivated, an estate of considerable the short time that her health allowed her value. To the occupations which this to appear on the Baih Theatre, Her pursuit afforded to his active and intelli. maiden name was Dely, and at a very gent mind, he added the severer labours early age she was iotroduced to the pubarising from the practice of medicine and lick by Mr. Elliston at the Surrey Tbeasurgery, in which he equally and greatly tre. A broken beart hurried ber to the excelled. Dr. Holder graduated at Edin grave in her 28th year. burgh in the summer of 1816, and dis. P. 569, a. In the early part of the played in his Thesis upon that occasion French Revolution, Cardinal Meury was talents for exact and practical observa a Member of the National Assembly, and tion of a very superior kind.
distinguished himself by his ferrid eloP. 285, b. Mrs. Hullon was the second quence in opposition to the claims of wife of her excellent husband ; and no liberty, and in support of the autient rewoman ever Giled more amiably the duties gime in Church and State. He was, box. of wife and step-mother. Grief for an ever, successfully opposed by Mirabeau, only daughter, whom she lost about 20 Rabaut St. Etienne, Bailly, Talleyrand years since, undermined her constitution, Perigord, Condorcét, Fayette, and others; and produced an excess of nervous irrita but he was so unpopular that the mob bility, which led to her death. She had would on one occasion have hanged him walked out in the morning of the day on on a lamp-post, if he had not converted which she died; and, meeting some un their tragedy into a farce, by asking fortunate men, whom the unfeeling myr them, “ Whether, after they had bung midons of the law were marching in irons him there, they thought they should see through the public streets, the shock on any better?" her spirits produced a fit, from which she P. 572, b. Mrs. Nevinson was a most could not be recovered. She partook, in accomplished and interesting woman. She the lighier walks of literature, in that taste has left two children by Dr. Nevinson, and for books which has conferred so much was mother to Lieut. Moody, of tbe Sólb solid fame on her husband ; and she was, regt. in Portsmouth garrison ; who being on most subjects or conversation, as intel under orders to embark for the Mediterraligent and agreeable, as in performing nean, had set off the same morning to take the duties of social life she was good, leave of her, and arrived at her bouse soon charitable, and exemplary.
afier she had been brought in a corpse. P. 378, a. The late Rev. Henry Ryder P. 574, a. Mrs. Broadhead was mother Knapp was a man of retired character, but of Theodore Henry Broadhead, esq. M.P. au elegant scholar, and of very superior for Wareham, Colonel Broadbead, and wit and genius. He was elected from Lady Dashwood King. Her remajos Fere Eton to King's College, Cambridge, 1773 ; deposited in the family-vault at Hendon.
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House of Commons, illness of, 451,452. Belsham, Mr. reply to Lord Thurlow, 10.
Belvoir Castle, re-erection of, 464.
vessel sunk near the Nore, 270. fire- Bent, Ellis, Esq. character of, 635.
Bibliomania, 22, 205.
Birch, Eleazar, escape in 1745, 404.
Booker, Mrs. and Rev. M.memoir of, 566.
Netherlands, perfection of, 294. Boullen, Anna, arms of, 520.
Bound, Dr. N. life and doctrines of,
giving for the Regent's safety, 416. Boxing-match, 173. encouragement of
Bradshaw, President, his family, 123.
Brant's Stultisera Navis, 22, 23, 207.
specting the Provinces, 619.
Bristol Cathedral School, 327.
Browne, Hawkins, character of, 56.
Burgess. Ste St. David's.
Burial Service, omissions in, improper,
Dr. T. De statu mortuorum, 57.
Calculous Complaints, recipe for, 182.
tion, 130. A remedy in the Act, 598, &c. 1685, author of ? 208.
society of Collegians at, prohibitedl, 462.
Public Library, catalogue
University, Prizes, 60, 153,
251, 442. academical bonours, 442.
subscription for Churches
Conal Shares, price of, 96, 192, 288, 384, Consular Annals, Fragment of, 347.
Copyright Act, hardship of, and petition
Covent-Garden Market, picture of, U2.
Bangor, 226. Bristol, 327. Canter 123,210, 299, 409, 505, 517, 604, 605.
commended, 122, 604.
Craniology satirized, 334.
Crawford, Dr. Adam, epitaph on, 149.
Creation, Scriptural account perverted,
Criminals, repentance of, 607.
Cumberland, Duchess of, still-born child
Dagobert, Monument of in St. Denis,
Deaf and Dumb, successfully treated,
Dean Forest, new Church in, 40%.
Dell, William, inquiry respecting, 482.
173. New Churches, at Weymouth, Disney, Dr. account of, 189. his prin-
Lincoln's Inn Fields projected, 500. Dissenters, some causes of their increase,
Distresses of the Country, observations
on, 105, 106. speech on, 213.
Dominus, gc, M. Cancellieri on, 114.
Dudley, Rev. Sir H. B. vase presented
Dugdale, work erroneously attributed
Bishops of, origin of rights, 211.
Earthquake, sbock of at Mansfield, 263.
Ecclesiastical History, remarks on, 323,
Edgeworth, R. L. memoir of, 637.
Education, National, extension of, 559. Guernsey, Church for English at, 622.
meeting of the National Society, 624. Guildford, Earl, memoir of, 181.
Habeas Corpus Suspension Bill, debates
358. continuation of, 549.
Jacoba, Countess, memoir,196.
Province of, 293.
Freedom of London and a sword, 173. Halle, visit to, 4.
buildings, Asbridge, near Barnet, 80. Hanbury: Rev. W. and his father, 468.
at Bermondsey, 624. Hearne, Thomas, artist, memoir, 372.
Hebrew Language, observations on, 538.
Henley, custom at, 157.
Henry V. critique on a passage in, 497.
quantity, &c. necessary for health, 419. Hinksey, North, account of Church, 393.
Hogarth, paintings by, 111, 112.
expedition for the North-west passage, Holland family, pedigree of, &c. 124.
Holland, John, memoir of, 133.
Hospilals, Endowed, survey proposed,322.
state of bis health, 78, 173, 270, 368, Hughes, Dr. D. account of, 276.
Hutton, Miss, anecdoies of her father, 948.
Jesting, Fuller on, 436.
Insanity, remedy for, 348.
the Isle of Ely, 76.
Johnson, Dr. Hints for his Life of Pope,
427. Strictures on his Lives, 58,291,
of, 443, 521, Ciampi's epitaphon, 525.
ances in, 619.