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power. It even by analogy, but cer- Dr. Warburton took of him filled tainly from the Sacred Writings, in- his head with ambitious thoughts : forms us of a future world : thus and the disappointment he received ending in Revelation where it began from the Empress of Russia overset -as rivers lose themselves in the him. While he lived among his early fathomless and boundless Ocean from friends, he was as happy a man as a which their spriogs are said to be de- very irritable temper allowed him to rived.
YORICK. be: but, after ambitious thoughts got (To be continued.)
possession of him, and he began to court the favour of the great, I be
lieve be hardly enjoyed one happy ORIGINAL LETTERS TO THE Rev. W. GRDEN.
day. But his history, aod melan
choly catastrophe, as he was a fellow(Continued from p. 504.) student of the College, you have pro
l'icar's-hill, « Dear Sir,
bably heard. My amiable friend Mr. March 9, 1793. Farish (though to me, at the distance, RECEIVED your kiod letter; he had been lost inany years) was and, as you do not mention
never of any University. He was callyour health, I hope you have re- ed, like Matthew, froin the Customcovered from your late disorder ; house: : one of the late Archbishops of and are as well as people of our age Canterbury (I know not which) conhave reason to expect to be. My ferred on him the degree of Barcbelor contemporaries are almost gone: I of Divinity: he bad learning enough number my
friends now chiefly among to be a Regius Professor. He was a my juniors. One of my oldest friends quiet man, totally void of ambition; I have just now lost--a near relative but I could never well digest, that alsomand aniong the best, tlie most his intimate friend Bp. Law, whom benevolent, and most learned men he had known from a youth, did so I ever
was acquainted with He little for him. The truth I always had long been wearing away apace; suspected was, that, as they were both but without sickness and without great disputants, he never spared the pain. In his parlour be had an Bishop in debate, and I believe was casy pallat brought down, on which generally too many for him: and such be used occasionally to rest, for he services, you know, people do not was never confined to his bed. As like to remember. His son is as amihe was one day sitting above with able a man as he was, and is now one his wife, not worse iu appearance of the Proctors in the University of than he had been for some time be- Cambridge. With our best respects fore, he lay down; and, taking hold to Mrs. Green, believe me, dear Sir, of her hand, said, he wished he could
your very sincere friend, fall asleep. In two minutes he drew
WILL. GILPIN." his last breath without the least emotion. He was a Clergyman at Car
“ Dear Sir,
Vicar's-hill, Aug. lisle, and of the name of Farish.
31, 1793. About 18 or 20 years ago, I called “Though writing, I know, is trouupon him there, and travelled with
blesome to you, and I should not wish hini through the Highlands of Scot- to put you ou it but when it is quite laod. Since that time, I have never agreeable to you-yet I cannot sufseen hiin. I know not whether his fer a letter of yours to lie by me nolife, or his death, made the more
I hold myself much inpleasing picture. About the time I debted to you for the many excellent skuppose that you were at St. John's, remarks you sent me for the vew edi. Dr. Brown, the author of the “Esti- tion of my“ Exposition ;” of every male,' was a student there. Mr. one of which (except perhaps one or Farish and he were extremely inti- two, in which I rather thought diffemate, and though ļhey were both rently) I have availed myself. The about some 10 or 12 years older than Sermon i bave printed at the end, I. 1, we were all on a very friendly fool- thought a good conclusion to the ing. You have heard probably the whole. I am sorry to hear you have history of poor Dr. Brown. He was been so much troubled with the old a very ingenious man; but of an un. complaint since Christmas. I believe happy temper. The notice which you as little as any body want these
PART 11.] Letters from Rev. W. Gilpin to Rev. W. Green. 607 remembrances of morlality: but we foot to make some of them provide all need them more or less. I am for themselves, in wbich the Mar. now in my 70th year; but God has chicdess of Buckinghain has been given me so many blessings, that I very active. With our joint respects fear I enjoy them too much. Aud to you and yours, believe me, dear yet I find the infirmities of age press- Sir, your very sincere friend, ing upon me. A walk, which teu
WILL. GILPIN.", years ago was scarce exercise to me, is now a fatigue. I am generally
" Dear Sir,
Vicar's-hill, June cheerful, however, and generally hapa
7, 1794. Py; and if these be the signs of a “ You desire me occasionally to conscience void of offence, I have write to you. lu relurp, I beg you one. I cannot say I am so pleased will never take the trouble of anwith Dr. Geddes, nor expect so much swering my letters: for, though I from his New Translation of the He. have profiled much by your letters, brew Scriptures, as you seem to do. I koow that writing, under the juI am not fond of his character, as it firmities with which it hath pleased has been represented to me; for I God to afflict you, must be a painknow hiin pot myself. And I have ful task. heard those who have seen a part of “I am much obliged to you for his Translation speak of it as con- what you say in your last, about Na. taining more wantonness of interpre- zareth. I think there is much force tation, than they thought the Hebrew in it; and I shall review my note un text could warrapt. His Prospectus, Matt. ii. 23. with great care. What I think, was generally admired. I satisfied me more about it was, that am glad to hear of your writing to the late Bp. of Rochester +, wlio saw Sir William Jones about such Hebrew it in MS. was particularly pleased MSS. as may probably be found in with it. You have made me, howlodia.
If any one can investigate ever, very doubıful about the sense them, I think he is the man: and I I have assigned. I wonder hov l should suppose that MSS. found in came to leave so many Eliases unlodia might have many various read- altered. I have now, however, alinys, and elucidate many passages,
tered them all. I have been lately which our European Mss. that have not a little perplexed about the fa. been hunted over and over, cannot do. mous prophecy of Isaiah, vii. 14. I
I have lately had two or three have a note upon it (p. xli.) (the Life visits from a geotleman (unknown of Christ), to which I thought of addindeed to me before), Mr. Wilmot*, ing the following passage, from readwho has done himself great credit ing Lowth (in loc.), who appears to by the generous part he has under. me now to have more force in what taken of collectiog money for the he says than when I read him for. Freneh Clergy. He entertained me merly. with many curious anecdotes: par- " But Bp. Lowth, on the authoticularly on my asking him how the rity of Harnier, gives a different irrCommittee could manage a business terpretation to the passage. He conof such intricacy, as to make a pro. siders the phrase, butler and honey per distribution among 7000 people; shall he eul, as denoting a time of he told me that their inost useful as: plenty; and gives convincing reasons sistant was the Bp. of Leon, whom for it: and the word till he would he represents as a inost valuable man. change into when, which the original, He, from knowing his own Clergy, he says, will warrant. So that the picked out such to assist the Corp. meaning of the expression is, a time mittee in their distributions as were of plenty shall happen (that is, peace very capable. Mr. Wilinot tells me, shall be restored) within the time he has collected on the King's Letter that a child from its birth would dis38,0001. and expects it will rise to tinguish good from bad. To the ex. 40,0001. But he says, at the most plication, however, no mention is moderate calculation, this will not made of the prophet's child, thougla last many months, distributed among it seems to add great life to the pro7000 people. There are schemes on phecy. The Bishop probably thought
it belonged ouly to the first part of * See vo!. LXXXVII. Part i. p. 614.
# Dr. John Thomas.
the prophecy, which ends with verse veral parts of the kingdom, a garden 9: though in fact I think it has lit. or orchard but was robbed by these lle connexion with that part. The juvenile depredators. Several friends prophecy, however, that a virgin of mine came under that description, should bear a son, and call his name by having lost an immense quantity Immanuel, or God with man, stands of apples, grapes, &c.; and fowls from clear of all difficulty; however, the their ben-roosts. Several were decontext, or temporary prophecy, with tected ; but the punishment is of so which connected, may be in volved slight a nature that of whipping, in obscurity.'
and performed by the constables of “I am hurt (with you) at the un- the parish, who are generally upon quietness of the country, in the midst friendly terms with the poorer classes of these foreign disturbances. But I belonging to the same parish, and alhope the Parliamentary inquiry, DOW ways favour them as much as possible. going oo, will put a stop to them. I think these depraved inorals of With our sincerest good wishes to the younger class of society in counyou and yours, believe me, dear Sir, try villages arise principally on acwith much esteem and regard, your count of thère not being regular ser. very sincere and obliged humble ser. vices in the Churches there, both vant, WILL. GILPIN.” morning * and evening, upon Sun.
days; for it is always remarked those Mr. URBAN,
Norwich, Aug. 19, depredations are committed by them 1818.
on those days. The other days in the N Mr. Valpy's Classical Journal, week, when fruit, &c. is ripe, boys
are generally employed in the field, account of a valuable Greek Psaltery. driving carts, or at harvest. I do not If the Marquis of Douglas would al- mean to cast the least reflection upon low a page or two to be printed in the Established Cleryy, but only subyour Magazine, it would afford your mit some regulations should be made Readers much pleasure. I have not in that respect; and particularly as the hononr to be acquainted with the to a resident Clergyman in every pa. Marquis, or would make the request. rish. But I am sorry it may justly be
6 Psalterium Græco-Latinum," A observed, that in very inany parishes Manuscript of the Ninth Century upon in the country, although there is a Vellum, of the first curiosity and im. parish church, yet there is not a deportance; writieo in a very fair and cent vicarage house for a Clergyman legible hand, with this peculiarity, to reside in. I hope soon to see some the Greek is written in Roman cha- good regulation by our Government racters, by which means we elicit the in that respect; namely, that in buildcurious and interesting knowledge of ing Churches, they will build good the exact pronunciation of the Greek vicarage houses also; and if a regula. language, as spoken at that period tion could be made for the improvewhen the Byzantine Empire was in its ment of the interior of our Churches literary glory.
alrcady built, by makiog them more A very learned Antiquary has given commodious, reducing the large pewa, the following illustration of the writ- &c. it would, I am sure, tend to proing of the first page, tendiog to fix mote our established worship, for the period when the Manuscript must which I am a siocere friend. have been written,
MENTOR. Kyrie Boeithi tou doulou sou Cymeon Monachous Presbiterou, &c. &c.” Observations on the recent Improve. (1101. 55. Marquis of Douglas).
ments and Discoveries in the Ana. Yours, &c.
C. J. SMYTH. tomy and Physiology of the Bruin.
By a Medical Correspondent. Mr. URBAN,
Dec. 10. T is in the nature of all sciences to CHEincrease of Juvenile Depravity be susceptible of progressive im
* In most couuiry villages, the ser. Newgate, it is true, publicly declare
vice is only once a day, moroing or eveil; but the amazing extent to which ning alternately. The Sunday mornings the same has reached the country, upon which there are no Church services, is generally unknowo. During the the boys go a fishing, &c. and the men to last summer, there was scarcely in se- public houses.
PART 11.) Spurzheim's Physiognomical Systeni. --Arms,
609 provement, and though from the very the following arrangement, of which rapid iarch of Pbrenology since the I shall endeavour to make some more first discoveries of Dr. Gall, this extensive observations in a future science was brought nearer to per- Number ; as I find that many anatofection in a shorter space of time than mists and philosophical persons in had fallen to the lot of most others ; this and other countries are becoming yet a great deal was left to be done, more convinced, by their own enwhen, in 1814, Dr. Spurzheim pub- quiries, of the truth of our doctrine. lished in London his valuable developement of the new doctrine, under Arrangement of Cerebral Organs, the title of the Physiognomical
according to the most recent Work of Dr. Spurzheim, on
" Phrenos System. . It was the fate of this Work to be
logy," published lately at Puris; reviewed and criticised by persons
Strasburg, and London, wholly inadequate to the task. Many
Organs of the Propensities *, &c. confessed that their censure was 10
1. Organ of Amativeness, or phy: preceded by investigation, and that
sical Love. 2. Philoprogenitiveiress; they thought it a fitter subject for
or Attachment to Offspring. 3. Inridicule tbån serious discussion: others habitiveness, or Attachment to Situaccused it of a dangerous tendency, ation. 4. Adhesiveness, or Friendly because they totally misunderstood Altachment. 5. Combativeness, cou. the system ; while the majority shew. rageous and fighting Disposition. 6. ed the cloven foot ;-and Jealousy, Destructiveness. 7. Constructiveness, of contemporary superiority, in a fa. or propensity to construct, build, &c. vourite science, bas not been behind.
8. Covetiveness. 9. Secretiveness. hand in its endeavours to establish a
10. Pride. 11. Love of approbation. popular prejudice against a doctrine
12. Cautiousness. 13. Benevolence. which few were qualified to examine 14. Devotion. 15. Hope. 10. Ideawith accuracy. The papers which I Jity, or Poetic Feeling. 17. Superhave from time to time published in stilion, or a mysterizing Disposition. explanation of the discoveries, have 18. Justice, or a conscientious mind. met the same treatment; and a sur. 19. Determinateness. 20. Individuali. vey of the whole of the opposition to
ty. 21. Phenominality, or prescient the doctrine has convinced us how
Recollection of Phenomena. 22. Commuch more the feelings were con
parison. 23. Wit. :24. Imitationt. cerned than the intelleclual facullies 25. Timne. 26. Space. 27. Weight. in prompting the idle arguments used
28. Forin. 29. Colour. 30. Musick. against it. Tired of replying to ob.
31. Ordor. 32. Calculation. 33. Size. jections - reiterated in every country, 34. Causality. and everywhere refuted, have the Anatomists of the Brain at length
Mr. URBAN, Middlewich, Dec. 31. pursued a different course, and hav.
GENERAL opinion prevails that ing left io print almost all the objec. tions with their answers which have though he may not know it; and i or can be made to their views of the fiod it a common practice for people Physiology of the Brain ; they now
to look over Edmondson, or some proceed steadily with their investiga- other book of Heraldry,-and if they tions, and cautiously submit their re
find their names prefixed to a partisults to the real lovers of science, re
cular Blazon, they assume it, and call gardless of popular prejudice. Since
it their own. Now the question books bave this decided superiority would ask is, whether they can do-80 over oral instruction, thus they be
without incurring some disgrace, come lasting documents, whereby blame, or cognizance, from the right. men of science in future ages may be
ful owners ; or, whether they can assisted in their enquiries.
bear any Arms answering to their Of late it has appeared, that some
names, provided those Arms are not slight differences in the number an borne by any of the Nobility ? arrangement of the cerebral organs
G. C. B. were conformable to the observation
* The doctrine has been previously of nature ; and Dr. Spurzheim has
fully treated of in our Volumes for 1814 been induced io consequence to make and 1815. EDIT. Gent. Mag. Suppl. LXXXIX. Part II.
REVIEW OF NEW PUBLICATIONS.
110. The Annual Register ; or, View of hitherto, so mercifully watched over us,
the History of Politicks, and Literature, and protected our highly-favoured islaud, for the Year 1803, 8vo. pp. 1050. Ri- from the miseries of foreign invasion, will vingtons.
never, we humbly trust, give us up as a prey
to the violence of internal enemies, or suffer TH THIS Eighth Volume of the New Series of the Anoual Register
our laws and liberties to be finally over
whelmed amid the struggles of a wild and opens with good auspices in the Wes.
ferocious anarchy. To Him we will look up teru rays of Waterloo Place; where,
for refuge and support, in the hour of under Princely Patronage, the wor
extremest danger, should that hour un. thy Publishers have opened a new bappily arrive. In Him would we repose and extensive establishment--and Quod all our hope ; and whilst we rally, with felix fuuslumque sit is the hearty unshakeu firmness, around the throne of wish of all who rejoice in the pros: our King, and the altars of our God, in deperity of good men, and of all who fence of every thing that is, or ought to are hearty frieods to the British Con- be, dear unto us, we shall, at least, hare slitution in Church and State.
the consolation of knowing that we contend in a righteous cause,
and that, by Of the ample Volume now before us it may suffice to say, that it is refusing to dwell in the tents of ungodli.
ness and confusion, we have delivered our formed with the saine accuracy, and
own souls, in the great and final day of with the same impartiality, which dis
account.” tinguished those emanaling from the The whole tenor of the Discourse talents of Mr. Burke- and that the
is creditable to the Preacher, and principal feature of the year is, “ the
was highly seasonable in the place and political phenomenon of [the Spa- time in which it was delivered. niards] a people abandoned by their Government, rising to vindicate their 112. Adjumentum: or, Prayers for every national rights, and oppose the de- Sunday in the Year, intended to precede signs of artifice and oppression.”
and follow the Sermon. Dedicated to the The Volume for 1809, we are told, Junior Clergy, of the United Kingdom of is nearly ready for publication.
Great Britain. By the Rev. C. Barlee,
LL.B. 12mo. pp. 168. Rivingtons. 111. The Duty of Submission to Civil Go. THIS little work will, we doubt
vernors enforced : in a Sermon, preached not, be particularly acceptable to the at the Parish Church of St. John, Bever. young gentlemen to whom it is thus ley, on Sunday, October 3, 1819. With kindly addressed: Notes. By the Rev. William Hildyard, M. A. Assistant Curate of Beverley
“ Your feelings of the importance of Minster. 8vo. pp. 46. Rivington.
the situation you have voluntarily chosen,
no doubt are correct, and it is only until THIS Discourse (from Prov. xxiv. time shall have given you opportunity to 21) was preached in two separate turn your thoughts to this part of your parts, though the Author preferred clerical duty, that these prayers can be publishing them in one unbroken of any use: being intended merely to asform ;" with “ a faint hope on the
sist those, who, from having been em. part of the Writer, that it may
ployed in academical pursuits, are not not be wholly un productive of good likely to have been able to study this kind
of composition.” in the present crisis of affairs."
« If this end be aoswered, even in the 113. Sixty-five Sonnels ; with Prefatory most trifling degree, the Author will be Remarks on the Accordance of the Sonamply rewarded for any trouble he may net with the Powers of the English Lanhave incurred, by devoting the little time guage : also, a few Miscellaneous Poems. he has to spare from the duties of a la- small 8vo. Pp. 127. Baldwin, Cradock, borious employment, to the instruction
and Joy. of those with whom he is more immedi
THE Author, in his “ Prefatory ately connected, in a point of moment
Remarks,” observes, that “ from a ous importance.”
variety of causes, some; no doubt, Mr. Hildyard thus concludes: accidental, a certain degree of oppro" That Almighty Preserver, who has, brium appears to have attached it