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four-poor schollars (i e.) to each she The School. maker and Ulher to be towards their maintenance and learn- fangle men.'. ing in the Universities, two of them to The Founder directs, that a comper be of Gonvel and Caius Coll: Cam. tent number of poor scholars thall be bridge; and the other two of such Col. educated freely, but allows the Master lege as the Governours hall think belt. to take other children for his profit,
Also thar the Governours fee that without any other limitation than the the profit of his lands lying at or near
difcrerion of the Governors. He adds Kilborne, in Middlesex, which were a singular ftipulation, that the Master bought and purchased of Alane Hoore, hall not receive any girls into the Gent. be yearly applied to repair the school, The Itatutes for the School high way from the towne of Edgware alto specify the number of forms ; point in the same county, unto the City of out the books and exercises for each London, and the high way from Mar- form; fectle the mode of correction ; row to London as expressed in the con. the hours of attending School ; the veyance of the Founder's lands. Also vacations and play. days; and the nathe whole profit of his lands in Mary. ture of the scholars'amusements, which bone, which were purchased of Wm. are confined to “ driving a top, tosling Sherington, Citizen of London, to be a hand ball, running, and shooting. applied towards repairing the said high The last-mentioned exercise, indeed, way from Harrow to London. And that is in a manner inlisted on in the fola two overseers be appointed to overlook lowing direction to parents, and thole the filling of the gravel, &c. who Thall who bring any loholar to be admitted : have for their pains jos. each annually. "You hall allow your child at all
Likewise that 41. be bestowed yearly times a bow, 3 hafts, bowstrings, and a upon other high ways, (viz.) 405. tóc bracer, to exercise tooting.". The wards repairing the high way between custom of shooting annually with, bow Goare Line Gate, and Hide Houle ; and arrow, for the prize of a silver and the other 4os. towards amending arrow, has been left off some years, the high way between Preston and Deda and instead of it are given public man Hill,
fpeeches by the boys. If the school thall not (as he intends) This school has been in a very fiou. be built in his life-time, then the lum rising condition, particularly under the of zool. to be carried and taken from late Matters, Drs. Sumner and Thacketbe rents of his lands, &c. for three ray. The following are a few of the Head years next after his decease-neverthe- Masterswhom we bave been able to trace, less zo marks yearly, during that time, (viz.) Bryant, Cox, Thackeray, Sumto be paid out of the lame, for teaching ner, and Heach. The present Matter 30.poor children of Harrow, till the is Dr. Joseph Drury, and the Under. building be finished.
Matter the Rev. Mark Drury, M. A. Any overplus of the profits of the Among other distinguished characters estates in trust to be for the relief of educated here have been Dr. Bennett, poor marriages, &c.
Bilhop of Cloyne, Dr. Parr, Mr. SheF.very Governour to be chosen out sidan, and Sir William Jones. The of the honest and substantial inhabit- number of scholars in the school is ants of Harrow within 28 days after usually about 150. his place becomes vacant.
VERBAL TRANSLATION OF AN INK-MAKER'S SHOP-BILL IN
CHINA. SINHONE (this is the name of the Self, make this Ink; fine apd hard,
place where the Ink is very hard, pick'd out very fine and made, and whence it black, before and now. Sell very good takes its name):
Ink, prime cost is very dear ; this Ink VERY good Ink, very fine, very is heavy, so is gold; no one can make old Mop. Grandfather, Father, and like it; the others that make Ink, do it
• In choosing the exhibitioners, the preference is to be given to his own kin, to patives of Harrow, and such as are," molt mete for towardnese, poverty, or painful. ness." These exhibitions, which are held for eight years, have been railed, in consequence of the improved value of the etiates, to zol. per annum each. VOL. XLII. Oct. 1802.
for money and to cheat ; I'only make shake Ink for the Emperor, and all the it good for a name, Plenty of Gen. Mandarins round. All Gentlemen tlemen know niy Ink ; my family ne. 'must come to my shop, and know my Verchéit : always a goo náme. 's namė, UNGWANCHI LOCEE.
• In this world men thrive hy villany, and lying and deceiving is accounted just,
and to lie tich is to be wise, and tyranny is honourable : and though little thefts and petty muchiefs are interrupted by the laws, yet if a milchief become public and greni, acted by Princes, and effected by armies, and robberies be done by whole fleets, it is Virtue, and it is Glory."
BISHOP TAYLOR. just letter, I Mall give it verbatim for Kings, and Princes, and Patriots, and the benefit or amurement of my the whole kit of them. I don't know readers, with such reflection's as oc whether I express my felf so elegantly as curred to my mind on its perusal. I cou'd with, but you know what I
mean. Well, Sir, I being the eldest so To the AUTHOR of tbe ESSAYS AFTER
1on of my father, fucceeded to his THE MANNER OF GOLDSMITH, in the trade, and his politics, in both of which EUROPEAN MAGAZINE.
I have succeeded beyond my most fan08o. 15, 1802. gwin expectation. I glaze" the win" HONOR'O SIR,
dows of half the ward; am chosen “ I WRITE this, hoping it will find Overseer of the Poor ; and am chief you in good health, as I am at present. politician of the paris': I settle and Yot: mift know, Sir, that I reads your determine all disputes upon the laws Etiy's every month, and 10 does my of nations in our club, and handle the wife, and I muit needs say, that upon internal affairs of Europe with great the whole we are very much pleased dexterity. But, Sir, to the caute of with your morality, and all that there : my troubling you with this letter but Mifter (I don't know your name), You must know, that the conduct of a we are very much disappointed, ihat very great Personage (don't be alarm'd, though you do now and then give a 'tis nobody at home) has lately come fly wipe at politics, yet you never
under our review and confideration 3t favor us with a good round dose upon the club, and much has been said as to the subject. one likes monstruously what he has done already, and what he to hear what you people, whom no means to do next. You may eafily body knows, think about things in guess I means Mr. Bonapperty. Now, general; and I believe I have some Šir, I can't bear that a Great Man pertensions to enquire into the matter; Tho'd have a parcel of ignoramuses for you must know, Sir, that I am an all having a nap at him as if he was author as well as yourself, nay more, running the guantlet. I have, there. a poet, having written my thoughts fore, after mature relection, thought publickly, several editions of which it best to write to him myfelf, that is may be seen on the windows of nume- in a civil way, and offer him a little sous inns and alehouses on the roads of my advice, for we tod, pone of *broughout England and Wales, for us bé' above larning, you know ; and I am a glazier and painter by profef. as 'I have served an apprenticeship to fion; but that's no matter i poetry politics, and have drank more porter does very well by way of amulement, over the subject, than, I'll venture but politics, politics, Sir, is my forte to say, any man in England, I ought (as you call it). I was born, Sir, a to know fomething about it ; but you politician ; it is heryditrary in our will see what I have said. Now, Sir, family: my father was one of your the only difficulty was, bow to send my true old English fort; for you must lettes to the Great Gentleman after I know, in his days there was no fuf.' biad written it, for I was afraid it might pensation of the Hapus Corpus A&, miscarry hy the Post, and belide i and every body might tell the truth didn't like to put him to that expence, and thame ele devil'; fo-be capp'd it though to be sure it was on his busi:
ness, and. I cou'dn't get a frank from or your Mamyluck, to her, it word Mr. Hotto, do all I cou'd. Luckilly be to little purpose ; Lord bless ye, a thought struck me, that if you wood the word out-taik them presently, nd have the goodness to 'cram it in with wou'd rule her own house (as the valls one of your Essays into the European it) after all; he wou dn't care a fig Magazine the asfair' wo'd be done, about your thousands and ten thouand he might have a chance to read fands : 'I know. I cou'l do but little it over a cup of coffee. The following with her when I was a' Wolunteer is a true copy.
but Lord, the's a woman, and not one
of the Lords of the Creation, like us, “ MOST RENOWN'D CONSOL, But to the point' (my wife always puts " I hope you won't, dread Sir, be me out): never mind, a letter thu'd offended at any thing that I am going be like a conversation, and you and to say, because I don't mean no harm. I under/tand each other perfectly I am none of your newspaper squib. I allure ye I consider myself at home. mongers ; I scórn such mean scandal But to proceed : I believe I told ye ous proceedings. I am, like yourself, before that your conduct was not alta politician and a soldier, for I be. gotler satisfactory to some of our memlong d w a Wolunteer Corps for eight- bers. Now Mr. Grumble, the butcher, een months, and admire your man says, he doesn't like ye, because you ner of exèrcife and platoon firing. drink coffee with a Turk, ex, park I am, in short, your friend, and there. with a Christian, oil and fith with a fore think it my duty to acquaint you Jew, potatoes with an Irillman, and with an important fecret, iliat your unget heed with a Scot; in short, that conduct has lately been canvass d at you are, like Saint Paul, “ all things the Club where I belong, and where to all men." Now I do like you for like yourself somewhere, you know it ; I fay 'tis social, 'tis friendly, and where I mean, I am perpetual Pre. I sho'd like to hob-nob with you very fident. They are impertinent enough, much. But this isn't all: they fay, I assure ye for a fact, to hint, that you that you have the ambition of Alex. have got into a snug birth; that your ander the Great ; that you have a face name is up'; that you may-go to like Cesar Borgia, and a nose like bed ; that nevertheless they think you Anthony Pagi: now all this is down, may out run the constable at lait; and right fcandal, for you are not so ugly so forth : for, Sir, as they don't dare as that comes to; they even go tar talk much bome politics, and as you enough to say, that your being Coniol are in the Land of Liberty, where is the reason our consols don't get folks may lily what they, please, you any higher than they do. But a word know they think it all fair to touch between ourselves (ibe Swiss); there's you up a little' : in short, some of your the rub : You've no idea, Sir, of the aétions (I don't mean that at Moringo) extent of their defamation: hut our don't meet their approbation entirely í politicians will say’any-thing, Sir, but they want some explanation about cer- their prayers ; and that was the rea. tain things ; not but what I am de- son of the suípenfation of the Hapus fired by the body, nevertheless; to in. Corpus, as lure as I'm born ; for can vite you to become a member of our you suppose now, Sir, as a politician, Club, if ever you visit Old England that any wise Government would pre(that is, in a peaceable way); and if vent the truth being spoken, when it is this arrives in lafety to your hands, the great support of their jult views which I hope it will, you will see I liave and upright measures. No, no, no; taken great páins to direct ic properly, it was becaule there are a let of people " To the Great Consol, at P-s, or that will go any lengths, and those are elsewhere, because I didn't know they, renown'd Sir, who wickelly where you might take it in your head allert that you are fond of Swiss cheese to go next, as I was taying to my wife that you want a nice of it to yourlelf the other night, who 'adores the very that you wish to he acquainted with ground you walk on, and admires every body; and that you force youryour fine dress. By-the-by, I had felf, witħonit being aik'd, into all coinlike to have forgot, the defi'es her panies. 'I'll tell you what I told then duty to you, though I assure you ihe other night. Gentimen, says I she's very fond of absolute power, and (I was in the chair); Gentlemen, lays if you was to send your Ady Camp, I, depend upon what I'm going to lay :
the Great Consol only means to confo. commonwealth. In thort, the epithet lidate (a pun always tells in our Club) Great Man is so vague, and so uncerthe interests of the Swiss, to ftop tain in its meaning, that much depend, bloodshed, Şir; to allift the weak, Sir; ence cannot be placed upon it. It was to succour the oppress'd, Sir (and then a misnomer given to Alexander ; and I thump'd the table); to put them to has been tacked to the names of innu: rights, Sir ; to make them happy, and merable other murderers and robbers then to with them a good day, and ever since; it has, however, been fo leave them to enjoy their liberty degraded, abused, and indifcriminately that'll be noble, Sir ; that'll be great, conferred lince, that in these days, to Sir ;, that'll be like himself, șir." use a very common expression, there is Fgad, they were all so astoundered no knowing who is who. Nothing (as Milton says) that they cou'dn't would better remedy this evil than reply a word. Thunders of applause Itri&t sumptuary laws, by which every fucceeded. You see I took your part man Mould carry about him on his in your absence; but as I mult confess back a scale, divided into degrees of I had a few doubts upon my mind, greatness and littleness, that might de. which I wish'd to have clear'd up be termine his rank in such a way that no tween ourselves before the next club, person should measure with him in night, I thought I had better write to society hut his equals. Now this would you at once, to know what you actuó be excellent, and what one might pro. ally mean to be at in, that there affair. perly call “ keeping one's self to one's Don't be afraid to communicate your felf." To eltablish which opinion, we intentions ; Mum's, the word : but I have only to look at the advantages of am pretty fure you don't mean to do external marks of excellence where them any harm ; but if you do, I must they do exift. Might not, for instance, once for all be under the necessity of a Counsellor be sometimes taken for telling you that I shall drop your ac an undertaker's man, were it not for quaintance, and that our correspond. his big wig, particularly when he ence must end. I shall be glad of an makes a long face. One of these fatal carly answer, to decide my conduct in blunders happened to a Magistrate of this respect. A letter directed for me, great importance, who took occasion, poft paid, at the sign of the Angel and on a walk out of town, to go into a Boot Jack, Turn again Lane, Fleet (mall public-house for a little refreshMarket, London, will come safe to my . ment: the Justice, with becoming au. hands. I am,
thority, called for a glass of ale, and Most renown'd Confol,
seated himself by the fire, with the Yours most affectionately,and devoutly, newspaper to his nose. At this instant
and every thing else that is band. entered the Barber of the village (a fome and pollite,
Great Man), and drawing his chair MATTW MUDDLE, close to the chair of the Magistrale,
. PS. If you with to become a mem
fat himself down next him, and giving ber of the Free and Easy let me know i him at the fame time a severe dap on only fixpence entrance : two black the thigh, hallooed in his ear, “Well, balls make a negative.
old Boy, What news ?" Nothing could N. B. Mind, I am to keep the Chair. restore the dignity of his Worship, and None of your tricks upon travellers s
all he bad to do was to walk off in
sullen majesty. you know what I mean.'
But however she oddity of my friend The above curious Epistle came to Matthew Muddle's epiftle might at firk my hands just in time to put into my create a smile, it led very naturally to pocket for a perusał in my morning's more serious reflections ; the words walk in the Green Park. I confers Conqueror, Conquest, Mandate, and I was a little surprised at my friend Manifetto, engaged my contemplation, Matthew Muddle's familiarity of tyle, till I arrived at å seat, where I fell into until I recollected that it was one a dose, but my imagination was dis. great man writing to another; for the turbed with the same ideas. I fancied President of a club-room is doubtless I saw spread before me on the ground a 2 great man, and absolute in his domi. Map of Europe, the spaces between the nios round the table. It is only en intersections of the countries painted Jarging the scale, and he becomes a with the most lively green and yellow, lord of a province, or a director of a exhibiting a pleasing pi&tare of nature