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Mr. White have a better end in view them to distract your thoughts, or divert the temporal and the eteraal hap. your attention from that official direction pipess of a hopeful Son.
of both, to which both ought to be con.
formed; but content yourself with the “ They are written,” (we are told)," at conviction that you have time enough io a period of the Author's life, when his
the rest of the day to attend to them. heart was not without hope that the time
* By this arrangment, pressure will not past of his affictive experience might produce burry; nor will burry, should it yield the fruit of happier promise. It has
occur from any extraordinary cause, iin. pleased the Supreme Disposer of all plicate you in irregular or inaccurate perevents to withhold from him this consola.
formance of your duty. tion; yet still to strengthen in bim that submission to His Divine dispensations you pursuits into a regular system of
“By dividing your time, you reiluce all which softens the severest pang
action; you prevent their interfering with and tranquillizes the mind under the inost
and confounding each other; and, what is disquieting agitativos."
uf greater consequence than all this, you As a Divine, the Author of these effectually obviate all that long train of Letters has long been eminently dis- disabilities which iovariably follow from tinguished ; and the present Volume procrastination, that thief of time,' as will not derogate from ibat fair fame Young very aptly calls it. which he has so justly acquired.
" Your hours of business, therefore,
must be applied to business only; and ( We shall take one specimen from
should advise you not to fall into that a Leller on the regular division of a
custoin which prevails among young men young man's time:
who are employed in public offices, of “Business, study, and recreation, make making appointments with their young up the sun of a young man's occupation acquaintance to meet them at their place of time. In the first rank of his engage
of business upon the most tribing occaments ought to be placed the pledge which sions ; of having their private letters dihe has given to his employers, to fulfil the
rected to them at their office ; and carryduties attached to his situation. This, ing thither books either of frivolous im. therefore, constitutes the first division of port, or of a less justifiable description. his time, and this division will compre
“ This caution, unnecessary as it may hevd the official hours of attendance. appear, will assume some shape of imThat it may not trench upon the regu- portance, when it is recollected that every Jarity of his system, he will take care to interruption produces delay in business. accomplish all he has to do within the The value of your time will never be duly given period; and that he may effect ihis, appreciated by those who take no account he will not allow any unseasonable inter- of their own ; and while they think they ruption which he can prevent, to inter. bave hours to spare, they will not reflect fere with his purpo:e: he will reflect that that you have not a moment to lose. he is of no other importance in his office, Such impertinents you should brush away than as he fulfils the duties of his pecu
as you would the fly that drops upon the liar department; but that while he conti. paper on which you are writing. nues to perform these, he secures to him. ** Your private letters also are just as self the truly important character of a much out of place, if you are in the habit young man who can be depended upon. of reading and answering them at your In office-hours, therefore, he must have desk-and books which have notbing to do no other concern than that which relates with the affairs of your office, should not 10 his official business--and every other be admitted among your public papers; object must be rejected as an irrelevant the mixture does not bespeak the man of intrusion upon his attention.
business ; and this is the only character “Now, iny dear G-, you are thus in which you should be known at such occupied six hours in a day, and you are
hours: here, also, I would protest against soleinnly bound, by an honourable sense that idle practice of many of your bro. of your compact, to apply them to the ther-clerks, who are in the habit of keepservice of your engagement. It seldom ing publications of light or licentious happens, I believe, that, in your office, reading in their desks, with which they the pressure of business exceeds the op- waste many a half-hour that might, and portunities which the hours set apart for ought, to be otherwise employed. Sach a its execution afford for its completion. practice is apt to produce an estrangeYou may, therefore, reckon upon the en. ment of thought ihat detaches them from tire possession of the rest of the day for their occupation, and unfits them for that your independent application of it to your deliberative part of it which is at all times ow'n peculiar purposes.
Whatever these requisite, even in its most cursory claims purposes may be, therefore, do not suffer upon their attention."
247 36. A Description of Hadleigh, in the Particulars relating to King Arthur and
County of Suffolk, and the adjoining Vil. his Round Table. 8vo. pp. 59; and 61. lages ; with some Account of Dr. Row- Murray. land Taylor, the Rev. John Boyse, and
AN entertaining Poem, which we the Rev. Isaac Toms, &c. 1200, pp. 37. should have ascribed to an old acRaw, Ipswich; Hardacre, Hadleigh.
quaintance, John Hall Stevenson, of A LATE skilful Heraldic Antiquary, “Crazy Tale” memory, had he beco the Rev. Philip Parsons, in his " Mo- still in the land of the living. numents and Painted Glass of up- Two brochures of it have appeared, wards of a Hundred Churches, chiefly
each containing Two Cantos; in the in the Eastern Part of Kent, 1794,'
first of which, the Proem, the Author a work now become exceedingly rare,
says, bas given a full account of the fine
" I've often wish'd that I could write a old Church of Hadleigh in Suffolk,
book, which the Compiler of this prelty little Such as all English people might peruse ; Volume has improved, by the addi
I never should regret the pains it look, tion of some pleasing historical par- That's just the sort of fame that I should ticulars, which did not fall within the
choose : plan of Mr. Parsons.
To sail about the world like Captain Cook, With Dr. Rowland Taylor, our I'd sling a cot up for my favourite Muse, Readers have been lately made ac
And we'd take verses out to Demarara, quainted (see vol. LXXXIX. ii. p. 390).
To New South Wales, and up to Niagara.
Poets consume exciseable commodities, “ Hadleigh, like many old towns, af
They raise the Nation's spirit when vicfords some curious specimens of antient
(oddities, architecture, the beams of the lath and
They drive an export trade in whims and plaster houses are ornamented with rude
Making our commerce and revenue gloand grotesque carving, the different sio.
(tis ries projecting oue over the other,--here
As an industrious and pains-taking body are several old brick mansions, or rather
That Poets should be reckon'd meritorious: the remains of them, which prove that
And therefore 1 submissively propose when the woollen manufactury flourished
To erect one Board for Verse and one for here, the inhabitants enjoyed consider
Prose. able wealth and consequence.”
Princes protecting Sciences and Art A few of the seats and villages in I've often seen, in copper-plate and print; the neighbourhood are briefly de- I never saw them elsewhere, for my part, scribed ; concluding with the seat of And therefore I conclude there's nothing Sir William Rowley, bart. M. P. for in't; the county of Suffolk.
But every body knows the Regent's heart; Tendring Ilall is situated in the pa.
I trust be won't reject a well-meant hint;
Each Board to have twelve members, witla rish of Stoke hy Neyland, and stands on the side of a hill which commands one of
[neat:the most extensive prospects in the coun.
To bring them in per aun. five hundred
From Princes I descend to the Nobilily: try. The present Hall was erected about
In former times all persons of high stations, 26 years since, by Mr. Soane, the archi
Lords, Baronets, and persons of gentility, tect; the chief rooms, though not large, are fitted up with great taste. A curious
Paid twenty guineas for ihe dedications: old brick tower, venerable from age and
This practice was attended with utility ; clad with ivy, forms a pretty object in the
The patrons lip'd to future generations, grounds; this was part of the old Hall,
The poets liv'd by their industrious earn. built in the fifteenth century; it was pur
[ing. chased of Sir John Williams, knt. by Ad
So men alive and dead could live by leanmiral Sir William Rowley, Knight of the
Then, twenty guineas was a little fortune; Bath, and one of the Lords of the Admi.
Now, we must starve unless the times
should mend : ralty, grandfather to the present Baronet.
(tune The Park, which consists of opwards of
Our poets now-a-days are deem'd impor
If their addresses are profusely penn'd; 200 acres, is finely wonded, possesses great
Most fashionable authors make a short one variety, and the farm below, on the banks of the Stour, is kept ią a high state of cul.
To their own wife, or child, or private
To show their independence, I suppose; 37. Prospectus and Specimen of an intend. And that may do for gentlemen like those.”
ed National Work. By William and “ Madoc and Marmion, and many more, Robert Whistlecraft, of Slow-Market, Are out in print, and most of them have in Suffolk, Harness and Collar Makers. Intended to comprise the most interesting Perhaps together they may make a score;
Richard the First has had his story told,
And here in town we'll breakfast on hot But there were Lords and Princes long
[bold; And you shall have a better shawl to rear; That had behav'd themselves like warriors These pantaloons of mine are chaf'd in Among the rest there was the great King ARTHUR,
By Monday next I'll compass a new pair: What hero's fame was ever carried far- Come, now, fiing up the cinders, fetch the ther?”
coals, In Canto II. we are told,
And take away the things you hung to air,
Set out the tea-things, and bid Phoebe " The great King Arthur made a sump
[I sing." tuous Feast,
The kettle up.- Arms and the Monks And held his Royal Christmas at Carlisle,
And here we take our leave. And thither came the Vassals, most and least,
38. English Finance, with reference to the From every corner of this British Isle ;
Resumption of Cash Payments at the And all were entertain'd, both man and
Bank. By Richard Cruttwell, LL. B. beast,
Author of " The Crisis.” Svo. pp. 152. Accordiog to their rank, iv proper style ;
Hatchard. The steeds were fed and litter'd in the stable,
THE object of this work is to The ladies and the knights sat down to
prove the absolute necessity of reThe bill of fare (as you may well suppose) graduating the paper-money staodard, Was suited to those plevtiful old times, before an attempt is made to resume Before our modern luxuries arose,
Cash Payments at the Bank. The With truffles and ragouts, and various subject embraces a variety of the crimes;
Dost important topics : standard of And therefore, from the original in prose value-bullion and paper-Commerce I shall arrange the catalogue in rhymes :
-Trade and Industry-Poor LawsThey serv'd up salmon, venison, and wild
Kevenue-Taxes— Contracts— high boars
and low prices—financial, moral, and By hundreds, and by dozens, and by scores. Hogsheads of honey, kilderkins of mustard,
political fallacies, &c.
A few Strictures will be fouud on Muttons, and faited beeves, and bacon swine;
the Financial observations of the Heron's and bitterns, peacocks, swan, and Earls of Liverpool and Lauderdale, Teal, mallard, pigeons, widgeons, and in Lord King, Right Hou. Chancellor of fine
[custard : the Exchequer, Mr. Brougham, Mr. Plum. puddings, pancakes, apple-pies and Western, Mr. J. P. Grant, Mr. Tier. And wherewithal they drank good Gascon ney, Mr. Frapkland Lewis, &c. The wine,
Author most respectfully challenges With mead, and ale, and cyder of our own;
enquiry; and only requests to have For porter, punch, and vegus, were not
judgment suspended, till the whole of known."
his arguments (in regard to this comOn opening the Third Canto, the plex and difficult question) have been Poet's prospects brighten :
dispassionately and critically weighed. “ I've a proposal here from Mr. Murray, He offers handsomely-the money down ;
39. Latin Prosody made Easy. The Third My dear, you might recover from your Edition, enlarged, materially improved, flurry
and accompanied with the Poetic TreaIn a nice airy lodging out of town,
tise of Terentianus Maurus, De Metris. At Croydon, Epsom, any where in Surry ; By John Carey, LL.D. Classical, French, If every stanza brings us in a crown, and English Teacher. 12mo. Pp. 414. I think that I might venture to bespeak Longman and Co. A bed-room and front parlour for next EVER alive to the painful duties week.
of an useful but laborious profession, Tell me, my dear Thalia, what you think ;
Dr. Carey has given the Publick a Your nerves have undergone a sudden
new edition of a Work which has al shock ;
ready been well received ; and is now Your poor dear spirits have begun to sink;
so improved and enlarged, that, in On Banstead Downs you'd muster a new stock,
fact, it may be considered nearly as And I'd be sure to keep away from drink,
an original publication. And always go to bed by twelve o'clock. We are glad to find, at the end of We'll travel down there in the morning this Volume, the very curious poetic stages;
treatise of the “ Centimetrous” Te. Our verses shall go down to distant ages. rentianus Maurus, de Metris.
" I regret,
249 “I regret,” says Dr. Carey, “that I 41. Zoophilos; or, Considerations on the have not been able to give it as correct as Mural Treatment of inferior Animals. I could wish. The text, in many places, By Henry Crowe, M. A. late Fellow of appears to be corrupt; and I had no op. Clare Hall, Cambridge, and Vicar of portunity of amending it: for, although I Buckingham. 8vo, pp. 92. Seeley. had the use of four printed editions, they seem to have all emanated from one and THIS Painphlet does much honour the same source, with no other difference
to the amiable Author. than some trifling typographic variations. I would, indeed, willingly have collated
“Our nature,” says Mr. Crowe, “ is the text with that of one or more antient exalted, and approaches the divine perminuscripts, if I had kuown of the existence
fection (with reverence let me so speak), of any, to which I could hare had ea y
more, perhaps, by the exercise of sincere access. But, not enjoying the desired benevolence, than it can by any other facility, I have contented myself with
means; and as that altribute of the Deity copying the printed text as I found it, doubtless should also ours be universal
is extended to all the animal creation, so without attempting to act the critic or emendator ; except, that, in some three
after the great example, according to our or four instances, I have (without alter
means and opportunities of diffusing it.”
P. 3. ing the text) inserted, in Italics, and be. tween crotchets, what I supposed to have
This position is indisputable; but been the original words. of the author."
we much doubt whether ang efforts 40. The Fudger fudged ; or, The Devil can be successful, while extraordinary
and T***y M***e. M.Dccc.lxxxvir. profit attends the keep of the workBy the Editor of The New Whig Guide. ing animals, and the lower orders are sm. 800, pp. 62. Wright,
uncivilized for want of education, A SATIRICAL Poem, with illus. The folly of such cruelty is apparent. trative Notes, on a modern Bard not We know a person who possessed a more remarkable for his talents than valuable team of cart-horses, worth uccasionally for his gross misapplica. 2501. These horses were not suffered tion of them.
to be immoderately worked uoder " A ballad-singer, who had loug
any circumstances ; and the conseStrumm'd many a vile lascivious song,
quence was, that the team never reSuch as unwary youth entice
quired renovation, but from the naTo follow in the paths of Vice,
tural course of mortality. The sav. Worn out, and impotent become,
ing was considerable ; as may be Beats as he can Sedition's drum
proved by a contemporary incident. To feed his appetite for evil,
A man bought a horse worth 301. ; And gratify his patron Devil."
but, after the purchase, did not find The satire is directed against some the want of it, which he expected, at late political effusions, teeming with least not at that time. A neighbour low vulgarity and virulent party borrowed it for three months, uoder abuse, which not all the wit they dis- fine promises, and exoneration of the play cao excuse or palliate. Some of owner from the keep. At the end of ibe more offensive parts, viz. the the three months, the horse was reBard's excessive admiration of Buo- duced in value to three pounds. We naparte, his somewhat equivocal pa- enlarge more upon this part of the triotism, bis disgusting abuse of the useful animals, because they are the Prince Regent and of Louis XVIII. worst sufferers of all the brute creaand his inclination to revolutionary tion. A worm, upon the hook of an principles are exposed with due se- angler, is only one amongst millions; verity. The satirist is now and then a but the suffering of horses, except in little scurrilous; but with a subject ex- very rare instances, is universal. hibiting such an example of scurrility, Still the ill usage of this noble anirestraint on that head was rather to mal is punished by Providence, in the be wished than expected.
loss of capital, by premature infirmity “ Reptile ! lie there : thy wretched trash
This offence chiefly enHad seem'd beneath the critic's lash, sues among the poor, who finding But that this rank, abusive gabble Jarge gaios, either do not consider Is just what takes the vulgar rabble, the consequences of excessive labour Who think themselves to elevate
and insufficient support, or purchase By lowering all that's good and great.” decayed animals at a low price, whose GENT. May, September, 1819.
existence is, in consequence, too 43. A New Edition of the Enthusiasm of short even to repay the purchase Methodists and Papists considered. By money. Improvidence is a general Bishop Lavington. In One Volume, 8vo. failing, where impulse is strong ; and
With Notes, and an Introduction, by the
Rev. R, Polwhele. it commonly is so where labour and privation exaggerate the sweets of THIS is a reprint from the scarce pleasure and profit. We once heard edition now selling for a very high an old farmer give the following ac- price. The Author's principal design count of a hack borse: A gentleman, is to draw a comparison, by way of mounted on one, complained that no caution to all Protestants, between efforts could induce the poor animal the wild and pernicious enthusiasm of to accelerate his pace. 6 Sir," he some of the most eminent saints in replied, “ these borses become dull the Popish communion, and those of in their own defence. If they were the Methodists in our country; which brisk, they would be rode off their latter he calls a set of pretended relegs in a few days.”
formers, animated by an enthusiastic We would recommend the Clergy and fanatical spirit. to form Sermons upon the basis of [See our vol. XVIII. p. 384 ; vol. this excellent Pamphlet ; and masters XXI. p. 383 ; vol. XXII. p. 194.] of families to see into the conduct of their servants towards the animals. 44. The Character of the late very Reveunder their care.
rend Robert Boucher Nickolls, LL.B.
Dean of Middleham, &c. &c. Extract42. A Letter to the Farmers and Graziers
ed from the Gentleman's Magazine for of Great Britain, to explain the Advan.
March 1816. (With some Additions.) tages of using Salt in the various Branches Second Edition. 8vo. pp. 24. Nichols of Agriculture, and in feeding all kinds of and Son. farming Stock. By Sam. Parkes, F.L.S. WE were highly gratified at seeing M.Rİ. F.S.A. Ě. &c. &c. &c. 8vo. the character of a very staunch and pp. 88. Second Edit.
venerable defender of our ConstituMR. PARKES is too well known tion in Church and State, for whom for us to say more, than to ob- we entertained a sincere respect, so serve, that whatever he says, must faithfully exhibited, as it is in this merit the most serious attention. The elegant little Memoir. It was origiuses of Salt (agriculturally) 'are, 1. nally printed in our Magazine for The Cure of sour Grass (p. 7). Il. March 1816; and is now published, Preventing the Smut in Corn [by with some additions, in a separate steeping the seed in bride), and scab and more handsome form. in potatoes [by dressing the land] (p. 8). III. Promoting digestion in 45. The Authoress, a Tale. By the Au. horses and callle, and thus occasion- thor of “ Paschal.” 12m0. pp. 168. ing them to make a rapid progress in Taylor and Hessey. fattening (p. 9). IV. As a general THIS is rather a collection of fragManure, concerning which we shall
ments of Tales, in the style of dif. quote our Author's own statement :
ferent Novel writers, setting forth “ The greatest obstacle to the cultiva- the absurdilies, and even dangers, tion of these lands (the wastes of England arising from the sentimentality usually and Wales], is the want of manure; there produced by too great an indulgence being at present a great insufficiency for
in that species of reading with which the lands which are already enclosed.
the shelves of a circulating library Let the use of rock-salt, however, become
abound. general in agriculture, and this deficiency will in a great measure be supplied. Every opulent farmer will then have the
46. The Winter Scene ; to amuse and means within his reach of putting the
instruct the rising Generaliun. By M. A. whole of his farm into the most desirable 12mo. pp. 104. Darion. state of improvement." pp. 18, 19.
THIS is a very pretty well-wrillen This elaborate Pamphlet coutains
little book, and may form a pleasing perhaps, the best history of Salt ever
addition to the amusing Works which written, so far as concerns its applica.
the present day selected for the tion to'agriculture.