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EDINBURGHENSIS states, that “the pre- years since a Gentleman in Furnival's Inn sent Chancellor of the University of Oxford, is said to have advertised in one of the bears in saltire behind bis armorial in- public prints, that such were in his possignia, a representation of the Maces ap- session, to be disposed of to any person pertaining lo that University, as depicted whom they might interest. -- 2. In Nagin various publications," - Our Correspon. myth's Tanner, it is said that some orident is of opinion, that “the Chancellors ginal Deeds and Charters relating to Newna of other Universities in the United King- ham Priory, Bedfordshire, are in the posdow should, in the like interesting man. session of Thomas Ferrar, esq. To what ber, denote the dignified office they have

Gentleman of that name does he refer?” the honour of possessing."

NOTATOR offers the following remarks G. H. W. says, that Sir Edward Har. in reply to former Communications in wood (part i. p. 397) was ancestor, either part i. - P. 602. Is WESTMONASTERIENSIS direct or collateral, of the present Lord serious in supposing the Tracts he menBerwick, whose pateroal great grand, tions really relate to a rebellion in a father, Thomas Harwood, esq. of Shrews, school ? Do not his extracts clearly shew bury, married Elizabeth Elill, sister of the them to be political? - P. 603. What Right Hon. Richard Hill, of Hawkestoue, I. A. G. means by the Duty oo Licensing and had issue, Thomas Harwood, who as- Jonkeepers and others, being regulated by sumed the name of Hill, and was father the rates, I do not comprehend. There is of Noel Hill, first Baron Berwick. The a Stamp duty on the License, with which estate of Hagburne, co. Berks, appears the Rates have nothing to do ; but it is to have been bought in 1628 by John not such as to be of material consequence Harwood from Lord Banbury. Query, to any one who pays it. – P. 605. The what relation was the purchaser to Sir objection to the introduction of new words Edward Harwood ? the latter is stated to into our language is carried too far, but have been born at Hagburne, about 1586. the introduction of Greek names is, in nu

The“ AUTHORESS OF Appecrion's Gift" merous modern instances, truly ridiculous; offers her sincere thanks to our Correspon. the sound, however, is 30 pleasing'o young dent OMICRON, (p. 15) for his explanation ladies studying Botany in particular, that respecting the beautiful stanzas, entitled they would lose half their pleasure if “ To-morrow," and hopes that Dr. Styles, English names only were given; they the Author of “ Early Blossoins," will, would sometimes be in awkward situations doubtless, with the same fiankness as in studying Dr. Darwiv, if he had always Omicron, explain the grounds of his as- used plain English. · P. 606. I am no sertion in that interesting voluine-that Dissenter, but I heartily join in reprothe lines in questivo were the composi- bating the language of a COUNTRY Rection of Miss Mary Parker, the sister of TOR A good cause is injured by such his particular friend D. Parker, esy. whose intemperate language, and in this instance memoir forms a considerable portion of it is not justified by the general character. the volnme. Dr. Styles has it in his power - P.698. Surely you must have mistaken to set the error right.

the “ Merchant Taylor's" figures, 20,0001. A Constant Reader says, “In the Me- build 20 Churches! It is probably true moirs of Living Authors, published in the that the vew theatrical Church at Maryleyear 1816, it is stated that Mr. Pitt gave bone, cost at least 60,0001. but though the Mastership of Trinity College, Cam- such a profuse waste of money on one bridge, to Dr. Mansel, in order to correct Church is greatly to be regretted, when the disorders which had crept into that the want of additional ones is so fully ace, Society, and which were of such a nature knowledged, would 10001. build a comas to threaten wot only the credit of that mon house? P. 609. Sir Harcourt Lees College, but of the University. What describes himself as M. A. but he does not were the di orders alluded to in the above- add, reverend. Whether Churchman or mentioned Work ?"

Layman, he bas, with respect to the Evan“ LATHBURIENSIS wishes for sonje ac. gelicals, adopted the intemperate language count of the Life of Sir Peter Temple, knt. of the “ Country Rector." I do not know one of the Regicides, as also the date and what peculiar doctrines are professed by place of his birth. His name does not them; if they are those of the rigid fiery occur in the Register of Sibbesdon, Lei. Calvin," I by no means approve of them, cestershire; and that of Stanton-Barry, but in no case can such language be jus. Bucks, does not commence till 1658.” tified in opposing them."

$. M. proposes the following queries. Want of room compels us to defer the -1. Have any of your Readers met Meinoirs of S. P. Wolperstax, esq. ; of with any Deeds respecting the Crom. 7. Peckham Phipps, esq. and other favours, well estates in Huntingdooshire ! A few till a future opportunity.


For AUGUST, 1820.


Mr. URBAN, M. Temple, Aug. 1. count of Mrs. Hannah More's " MoA"

N original Letler, from Sir Jo- ral Sketches." That work, to the

seph Banks, to a confidential credit of the age, has sioce passed Friend long since dead, and from through numerous editions. The folwhich I make the following extract, lowing review of the personal characis now before me ; and I am confi. ler and eventful reign of our late redent you will think it worthy to be vered Monarch, and suitable reflec. published, as an honourable testimony lions on the present period (prefixed both to the worthy Baronet who to the sixth edition), are so adiniwrule it, and the illustrious Person- rably expressed by the amiable Auage whom it mentions; in whose thor, that I doubi not they will give annals this little anecdote from the pleasure to your numerous Readers. particolar period of time in which Yours, &c.

N.R.S. it was written, must form a most

“ If there be such a thing as a characmaterial link.


ter formed of the elements of the land

which gave it birth, it was realized in the “ My Dear Sir,

Soho-square, instance of our pow. beatified Sovereigo.

Feb. 23, 1789. Our King exhibited the exactest specimeu “I congratulate you sincerely on of the genuine English gentleman in its the recovery of his Majesty, to which highest and fairest form : he had not only I can bear the most ample testimony, the general stamp and impress, but the having long had the honour lo be minor modes and peculiarities of a Briton. consalted by him on the subjects of He was also a fair representative of the

Religion of his country. He was a ProGardering and Farming. 1 was sent testunt, not in name, but in heart and for on Saturday as usual, and at.

soul. tended in the Gardens and Farm for

“ He began his reign with an act of tbree hours, during all which time self-controul, which gave a flattering prehe gave his orders as usual, and sage of his future magnanimity. He satalked to me on a variety of sub. crificed, in the renderest point, passion to. jects, without once utlering a weak duty. In the bloom of life, young, aror a foolish sentence.

dent, and a King, he felt there was some"lo bodily health he is certaivly thing to which even Rings must submitimproved - he is lighter by about the Laws of their country. He made the 15 1b. than he was—he is more agile, in his large and lovely family by the long

sacrifice, and, by so doing, was rewarded and walks as firm as ever he did. enjoyment of the dearest blessings of doWe did oot walk less than four miles mestic life in their highest purity, and in in the garden and adjoining country: the greatest human perfection. A strict

" I have no doubt that he is able conscientiousness seems to have pervaded at this moment to resume the reins every part of his character;--it appeared of Government, but tben he will not in his frequently repeated solemn reverdo it for some time, lest too much ence for his Coronation Oath ; in his uniexertion of mind might endanger a

forro desire to promote the good of his relapse.

people ; in his zeal for the spiritual wel. “ Believe me, my dear Sir,

fare of the Poor, expressed in a sentiment “ Most faithfully yours,

too notorious to require repetition. The “ Jos. BANKS."

fear of God seems to have been supremely his governing principle; and a deep sense

of his own awful responsibility, the corMr. URBAN,

Aug. 2.

responding result of that principle. N IN your last Volume (ii. Pp. 434. "If, from a too tenacions hold of an

334), you bave given a just ac. opinion once adopted, he might be charge



able with a political error in a persevering had appointed him the hereditary decontest with the Western Continent, yet fender, he yet suffered no act of religions even then his pertinacity was principle; persecution to dishonour his reign. His and if he was wrong, it was his judgment firinness was without intolerance, his mowhich erred, and not his intention : but deration without laxity, be knew, even in this case, how to retract “ Though involved in darkness, both gracefully a favourite opinion when the bodily and mental, for so many of his latevent required concession. lo a visit he ter years, he was still regarded with a sep. made from Cheltenham to Dean Tucker, timent compounded of sorrow, respect,

loucester (who had written strongly in and tenderness. He was, indeed, confavour of a separation), the King had the signed to seclusion, but not to oblivion. candour to say to Mr. Dean, " we followed the distinctions of party, with respect to your advice by an earlier termination of him, 'were lost in one common feeling; the war 'with America; we had acted and the afflicted Monarch was ever chewisely; you were in the right.” This the rished in the hearts of the virtuous of Dean repeated to the writer a few days ' every devomination, whether religious or after, together with the whole conversa- political. tion, wbich was so honourable to the • Even in the aberrations of reason he good sense, general knowledge, and recti. was not forsaken. The band which intude of mind of his Majesty, that it is to flicted the blow, mercifully mitigated the be regretted that it had not been preserved. pains. His wounded mind was soothed by

“ His understanding, though perhaps it visionary anticipations of Heavenly haphad not received the highest cultivation of piness.--Might not these fanciful consowhich it was susceptible, was soundly lations indicate something of the habit of good, and the whole bent and bias of that a mind accustomed in its brightest hours understanding was turned to objects of to the indulgence of pions thoughts? And utility. In such of his conversations as may we not in general venture to observe have been recorded by Johnson, Beattie, in vindication of the severest dispensaand others, his talents are seen to great tions of the Almighty, that even duriog advantage. His observations are acute, the distressful season of alienation of and his expression neat. In the details of mind, the hours which are passed without business he was said to be singularly ac- sorrow and without şin, are not, to the curate, and particularly well informed in sufferer, among the most unhappy bours. the local circumstances of whatever place « Notwithstanding the calamities with was the subject under consideration. His which it has lately pleased God to afflict a domestic duties were filled with eminent guilty world, calamities in which England tidelity, and uniform tenderness. His fa. has had its share, though by no means au mily enjoyments were the relief and so. equal share, yet the reigo of the third lace of his public cares; while the pro- George may be called a brilliant and gloverbial correcipess of his Court furnished

rious period. Independently of the splena model to contemporary Sovereigns, and dour of our geographical discoveries, our bequeathed a noble pattern to his own Eastern acquisitions, and other memoraillustrious posterity. He observed the ble political events, we may challenge law of kindness as scrupulously as he ob- any æra in the history of the world to proserved all other laws ; nor was its exer. duce a catalogue of ibe twentieth part of cise limited to those about his person or the noble institutions which have cbaracCourt, but extender to as many of infe. terized and consecrated this auspicious rior rank as fell under his observation. reign : of these, some have successfully

“ He was strictly punctual in the dis. promoted every elegant art, and others charge of his religious duties, a practice every useful science. Painting, Statuary, which alone could have enabled him 10 and Engraving, have been brought into ful6l his or her duties in so exemplary a fresh existence under the Royal patronmanner. The writer has heard an inha.

age; the application of Chemistry and bitant of Windsor (a physician of distin. Mechanics to the purposes of common guished learning and piety) declare, that life, has been attended with unexampled in his constant attendance at the morning success. Signals at sea have been re. Chapel, his own heart was warmed, and duced to a science; the Telegraph has his pious affection raised, by the devout been invented; military tactics are said energy of the King's responses. Who to have been carried to their utmost pershall presume to say what portion of the fection. Among the gentle arts of peace, prosperity of his favoured people may the study of Agriculture, which the King have been obtained for them by the sup- loved and cultivated, has become one plications of a patriot, paternal, praying among the favourite pursuits of our hoKing ?

nourable men. The time will fail to re« Firmly attached to the Church of count the numberless domestic societies of which God had made him the supreme every conceivable description established head; strong in that faith of which God for promoting the moral and temporal


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