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men who have the care of that poble Clipfon is an hamlet to Fulmodelrepository, and may think the enquiry Wm. Tho. Coke, Esq. one of of sufficient importance in the republick the members for the county, is lord of cf letters.

the manor, and has a. considerable er. I have made thefe cursory observa. tate in this parith. The family of the rions, not with any intention to depre- Brownes have been long refident at ciate the character of Pope (for, what. Fulmodeftone: its present representative, ever were his faults as a man, his writ the Rev. Repps Browne, has considerings entitle him to the highest venera. ably, improved his house and estate tion and applause as a poet), but with a since the death of his elder brother, the design to note some particular circum- late John Browne, Esq. ftances in the history of the English The rectory house ai Croxton was reOdyssey, and more especially to pay a built, at a considerable expence, by Ror proper tribute of respect to the modest bert Wace, clerk, then patron and rec. and ingenious Dr. Broome, who seems tor, who soon after (Sept. 1, 1718), to have been unkindly treated by Mr. sold the advowson to the mafter, fellows, Pope, notwithstanding he had tranllated and scholars of Corpus Chrifi College, a third part of the poem with an extra Cambridge. The following is a list

of ordinary degree of elegance and poetic the incumbents. In a future letter I fpirit, and had illustrated, not only part will send you some monumental inscrips' of the Iliad, but the whole Odyssey, tion and epitaphs. with some of the most pleasing, the most A. D. useful, and the most ingenious annota Henry Sharpe. tions, that we meet with, on any clatlic 1507, Mar. 10. John Wright, prefent. writer, in any language.

ed by the Prior and Convent of Cal. Yours, &c. J. ROBERTSON, tleacre. No. 39, Great Marlboroug b-fireet. 1518, Nov. 14. Andrew Dey, by ditto,

1533, Dec. 30. William Bird, by dirto. Mr. URBAN,

June 12. 1554, March 28. Richard Taylor, by I

HEREWITH send you a drawing Thomas Duke of Norfolk.

(by an ingenious young friend) of 1559, June 9. Roger Wilkins, by John the parith Church of Fulmodeftone, a Dannock. small village in the county of Nortolk, 1569, April 9. Robert Crance, or Drance, fituared 23 miles N. W. of Norwich, s by ditto. miles E. of Fakenham, and S. E. of Wal. 1987. June 10. Thomas Wilson, by fingham (See Pl. III.). The Church con. William Clopton, Clerk. fits of a single aile, and is dedicated to St. 1630, June 15. Thomas Wilson, son Mary. In the reign of Edw.l. the prior of of the above, by Francis Shuldham, Catleacre was patron. The rector had and John Fisher. a manse in the village of Croxton (which 1655 or 6. Daniel Green, M. A. by belonged to this parish) with 20 acres of Townshend Wilson, Clerk. land. Hugh de Grancourt gave the pa 1700. Barry Love, by John Wace, tronage to Caftleacre Priory, and Henry Cierk. I. confirmed it before the death of Bp. 1705. Robert Wace, M. A. Herbert.

1740, Feb. Francis Aylmer, B. D. and Cruxton is now, and has been for President of C. C. C. Cambridge, years, an hamlet to Fulmodeftone. Sir 1759. John Barnardiston, B. D. afterWalier de Grancourt ligniñed to Pan. wards D.D. and Master of C.C.C.C. dulf Bilhop of Norwich, in King John's 1978, July. James Cremer, B. D. and reign, by Ierteis teftimonial, that he had Fellow of C. C. C C. released to the monks of Calileacre all 1778, O&t. 31. Peter Sandiford, M. A. his right in the church of Croxton, to and Fellow of C. C. C. C. be enjoyed by the parlon of Fulmodel

Yours, &c. R. D. tone, presentable by that conveni. May 17, 3 Edw. VI. Sir William Fermer,


July 16. TH

CHE following remarkable disease had a grant of the advowson of Fuimos

among apparently thriving cherryfone and Croxion. The chapel or trees is not uuworthy the attention of church of Croxton is a fingle pile co. gardeuers. Anong the adopts in chat yered with thatch, without a steeple, plealant and useful icience some may be and dedicated to St. John Bapult. found who have leon che evil, and may


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know the cure, and impart it to one little. The animals are somehow feel.
who will be truly grateful to the phyfi. tered from any powders.

A garden pear town, remarkably rich Mr. URBAN,
in Coil

, abounds in every kind of fruit; I AM occafionally a reader of your ine are thriving to the greatest degree. Their many a pleasant hour over its contents, Ihoots are vigorous and long; they bloss Withing to do what I can for its advanSom remarkably well. On the 3d 'or tage, I have sometimes troubled you Ath day after the blossom is well open. with my productions, which you have ed, on looking into each a kind of im- been plealed, in general, to insert. This perfe&t web seems forming within. The encouragement induces me to send you next day it is a compleat web, and a the inclosed : I obtained it by an accia maggot may be found in each blossom, 'dent not worth mentioning. Whether so that, out of twenty hearty, thriving it be a genuine portrait, or not, or who trees, not a fingle cherry cver comes to Stephen Hemming * was (whose name perfection.

with the date 1744 is at the back of The trees have been planted nine the drawing), I know not. years. Eight of tbem had been forced, think it worthy the inspection of the year after year, in a hot house. Each curious, you will, no doubtr, print it: of tbefe has a considerably cankery. If you do not, it is at your dilposal. I wound in its lower stem, but this im. am told, that it is at least a good like. pedes not the growth of the trees, which ness of our poet; and have once heard have more than doubled their bulk fince a conjecture hazarded, that it is a halty they have been planted.

sketch, at Lord Bolingbroke's dehire, Some of the trees are set pretty near taken in Pope's last illness of May, together, but that circumstance, although 1744; and intended to be carried in it might fint their growth, could not my Lord's pocket book; but cannot be of consequence here ; fince some, that veature to give you my own opinion on iland quite clear of all others, are equally the subject. Should you publith it, a prey to these detestable vermin. your numerous correspondents will be

It should be observed, that the trees able, perhaps, to clear up all doubts. which had been forced were the first

Yours, &c. W. B. sufferers by these creatures, and that the peft increased by degrees, and is now Mr. URBAN,

April ac tes brigheft pitch, having communi: 1 HERE lend your miniature paince ing in a meadow about fifty yards from (fig: 3 ) which, if you think it wortha the nearest infected trees, are not yet adding to the valuable collection of cu. hurt.

riofities in the Gentleman's Magazinc, Queries. 1. What is the cause? 2. Where is very much at your service. I think does the disease lie? 3. Is it a known it bears an evident appearance of being complaint ? 4. The remedy, what hould an origioal; and was the property of a it be? And at what time of the year ap. gentleman of a considerable talte in the plied ?

virtuoso, who had it in his collection If the pest comes from the root, for a number of years. Thould it not be laid bare? The turf Yours, &c.

G. HENDERSON. removed and burnt: New mould brought P. S. In your Magazine for June, thither, mixed with lime, or other de. 1791, p. 524, your correspondent, H. B. letory fubftance?

mencions, " that a Catalogue of PorIf from the wound, should not that traits, &c. will meet the amateurs early be cut out, and some balsam be ap. in the next season.” Has the above plied ?

talogue appeared, if it has not, when Again, when should the cure be be. may ic be expc&cd + ? gun? Should any thing now be done? Sincere thanks will be given for practio • We have engraved the portrait as it was cable advice, and its effects communi. fent ; but since find that there is already an cared to the Gentleman's Magazine. indifferent engraving of Mr. Pope, in precisely

HORTOPHILUS. the same attitude, by Parr, from a painting P. S. Philips's powder has been once by Sir Godfrey Kneller in 1722. Edit. tried. Sume effect appeared, but very

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Mr. URBAN, Harewood, June 18. so ample a relation? And, if ro, Pride BY

Y inserting the following observa. is certainly the hero of the poem ; beLions you will very much oblige, fides, he will answer Butler's DescripYours, &c.

I. T. tions in many other PARTICULARS. ON HUDIBRAS.

Part I. Canto Il. Line 794. le ap: # Then did Sir KNIGHT abandon dwelling,

pears that Telgol was a burcber. I should

be glad to know his rial name : I bel * And out he rode a-colonelling." Part I. Canto l. I. 13, 14.

lieve Sir Roger L'Ejirange mentions this By most editors of Hudibras, this Sir Let us that are unhurt and whole, Knight is supposed to have been Sir Sam Fall on, and a happy man be's dzie." muel Luke, a colonel in the parliament

Part I. Canto III. 1. 638. army, &c. but, may I advance my opinion, that it was COLONEL Pride

Pray what is the meaning of the words

in italic? (ivhom Butler in another place styles Sir

Part I. Canto 111. 1, 1166. Canonical Pride); and to support this I will make use of this argument.

cravat of Smeck. Quære, trho, or what, In Part 1. Canto 11. Where - the is understood by Smeck? This again oc.

curs in Part II. Canto II, I. 524. Saints engage in fierce contests about their carnal interests,” and in the latter " At this the Knight grew highi in chafe, end of the last speech made in parlia. And staring furiously on Ralph." ment, just before Cromwell (for reasons

Part II. Canto II. 1. beft known to himself) WITH This is true Presbyterian spirit ; for, ARMY" furn’d'em all out of cores,are if they have no foreign enemies to fight these lines :

with, they will not fail to be discontent Untill they'd prov'd the devil author and quarrel with their friends at

home. O'th' covenant, and rb' cause his daughter; N. B. The inclosed head of Chaucer For when they charg'd bin with his guilt (hg. 4.) has been in my poffeffion many Of all te blood that had been spilt,

years; I believe it (though a hafty perThey did not mean, he wrought th' effufion, formance) to be a good likeness of that In person, like Sis PRIDE or Hewfon, &c. eminent poet, and hope it will find a

Quære, what offufion of blood did Sir place in your excellent Miscellany. Pride or Hewton work? It was like. wise wrought in perfon. Now this


July 16. Pride was a foundling, made a colonel HE mythologists tell us, that, when and knight by Cromwell; Hewson * was Jupiter found his wife barren, he a one-eyed shoe-maker, and likewise gave himlelf a blow on his forehead made a colonel and knight by Cromwell. through vexation, as some people do To clear up the whole as well as I can, when they have caught themselves in I will gire your readers an extract from a fit of tupidity. In about three months an old book I have (printed 1660), his godthip felt an unusual commotion, called “The Mystery of the Good old and some troublesome thioes, in his Cause." In relating the life, &c. of brain; upon which he sent for Vulcan Hewson, it is thus: “ He was thought to make an incision in the part affected. worthy to be one of the 23 honourable The honett blacksmith, being no very perfons of the Committee of Safety, that delicate operator, took a hatchet, and were to manage all publick affairs of the split the scull of his patient; when, to nation, and to consider upon a frame of his afon fhment, there leaped out, not government to be established; but in the atender, litrie, naked girl, but a bold heat of that great work he was in all virago, in complete armour, who threw hatte, by his brethren of that committee, him into luch a panic, that he ran fent in a rage to London, to kill and fill away.. the innocent boys playing at football in

This fable is mentioned by Homer, the freers, much like his brother Pride, in his Hymn to Pallas; by Apollonius who cruelly destroyed the innoceni bears,' Rhodius, L. IV. 1310; by Steñchorus, &c. Pray, Mr. Urban, will not this ac

who is quoted in the Scholia to Apolo count for the effufion made by Pride lonius; by Ovid, Faft. L. III. 841; by and Hewson ? And is there not fome Lucian, in a Dia ogue between Jupiter reality in Pride's killing tbe bears, of and Vulcan; by Apollodorus, L. 1. c. which Burler, in his Hudibras, has given ini. and many others.

The gentleman who wished to know * See a picture of him, by Vandyke, in what clailıcal authority there is for this Clarendon's History, compleated 1715.,

ridiculous fabie, and applied to Dr.



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