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PRICES OF SHARES, May 21, 1827,
At the Office of WOLFE, BROTHERS, Stock & Share Brokers, 23, 'Change Alley, Cornhill.

CANALS. Price. Div.p.ann. WATER-WORKS. Price. Div.p.ann.
Ashton and Oldham 120 0 £. 6 10 East London

123 0 £. 5 0 Barnsley

285 0
13
Grand Junction

62 0 3 0 Birmingh. (1-8th sh.) 295 0 12 10 Kent

281 0 Brecknock & Abergav. 143 0 9 10 Manchester & Salford

334 0 Coventry 1200 0 44 & bs. South London

90

0 Cromford 19 0 West Middlesex

64 0

2 15 Croydon

2 15

INSURANCES.
Derby

170
7 O Alliance

i dis. Dadley

85 0 4
Albiou '.

552 0 2 10 Ellesmere and Chester 100 0 3 15 Atlas

0 10 Forth and Clyde 590 0 25 0 British Commercial 4.0 5 10 Glamorganshire 250 0 13 12 8d. County Fire

2 10 Grand Junction

305
0 10 & 3 bs | Eagle

4 0

0 5 Grand Surrey 53 0 3 0 Globe

151 0

7 0 Grand Union

24 0
Guardian

1840 Grand Western

8
Hope Life

4 18 0 6 Grantham

210 0 9 0
Imperial Fire

92 0 Huddersfield

18 0
Ditto Life.

75 0 0 8 Kennet and Avou . 254 0

Norwich Union

50 0 110 Lancaster

36
1 10 Protector Fire.

0 1 3 Leeds and Liverpool . 3874 0 16 0 Provident Life

18 0 0 18 Leicester 360 0 17. 0 Rock Life

23 0

3 Leic. and North'n

87

4 0 RI. Exchange (Stock) 246 0 Loughborough 14200 197 0

MINES.
Mersey and Irwell

800
0
35
0
Anglo Mexican

45 dis. Monmouthshire.

200
0 10
Bolapos

80 dis. N.Walsham & Dilham

Brazilian (iss. at 5 pm) Neath

330 0 15 0

British Iron Oxford

284 dis. 680 0 32 & bs.

Colomb. (iss. at 5 pm) 11 0
Peak Forest

110
General

i dis. Regent's

354 0
Pasco Peruvian

19 dis.
Rochdale
91 0 4 0 Potosi

3}dis. Shrewsbury

210 0

10
0

Real Del Monte
Staff, and Wor.

par.
800 0
40
Tlalpuxahua

10 dis.
Stourbridge
12 United Mexican

15 dis. Stratford-on-Avon 39 0

Welch Iron and Coal Stroudwater

214 dis. 450 0 23

GAS LIGHTS. Swansea

275 0 12 10

Westminster Chartd. 57 O 8 Severn and Wye 30

0 0

112 Thames and Medway:

Ditto, New

0 12 15 0 Thames & Severn, Red

City :

0
36

1 10
Ditto, New

5 0 Ditto, Black

24

16 6 Trent and Mersey

Imperial 1800

63 dis. 75 & bs.

Phænix . Warw. and Birming.

34 dis. 280 0 Warwick and Napton

General United

144 dis. 250 0 12

British Wilts and Berks 5 7 6

17 dis.

Bath Worc. and Birming. 46

1340

0 16
0 110
Birmingham

51 0
DOCKS.

3 0

Birmingham&Stafford St. Katharine's

5 dis.
3 dis.

pc
ct.
Brighton

10 dis London (Stock) 83 0 4 10 do.

Bristol

25

1 8 West India (Stock) 199 0 10 o do. || Isle of Thanet.

8 dis. East India (Stock)

82 0

o do. Lewes Commercial (Stock) 73 0 34 o do. Liverpool

10 0 Bristol

60 0 4 15
Maidstone

2 10 BRIDGES.

Ratcliff Southwark .

24 0

MISCELLANEOUS Do. New 73 per cent. 35 0

1 10 Australian (Agricult') Vauxhall

21 0
0 Auction Mart

15 0 Waterloo

5 0

Annuity, British 10 dis. - Ann. of 81.

4 p.ct. ! 1 2 8

Bank, Irish Provincial - Ann, of 71.

44 dis. 0 0 19 10 Carnat.Stock, 1st class 85 0 4 0 RAILWAYS.

Lond.Com.SaleRooms 18 0 1 0 Manchester & Liverp. 4 pm.

Margate Pier

10

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METEOROLOGICAL DIARY, BY W. CARY, STRAND,

From April 26, to May 25, 1827, both inclusive.
Fahrenheit's Therm.

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29, 81 fait
30, 10 fair
29, 90 fine

81 showers
, 78 cloudy
, 50 cloudy
, 60 cloudy&sh.
-, 70 fair

,93 fine
30, 04 fine

10 fine
, 09 cloudy
29, 90 cloudy

40 showers
38 showers

DAILY PRICE OF STOCKS,
From April 26, lo May 28, 1827, both inclusive.

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82 82 3884 884 98% 998$ 19 246 75 76 pm. 47 48 pm. 47 48 pm. 9 82$ 14823 884 885 994 97% 18% 244

47 48 pm. 47 48 pino 10 2034 825 2 824 884 884 991 98 187 1245 76 pm. 48 49 pm. 48 49 pm. 11 2034 813 282 3883 88 987 9497% 18% 76 pm. 49 47 pm. 49 47 poz. 823 4823 38 888 99$

19 73 75 pm. 48 46 pm. 48 46 pm. 14 2034 824 83

884 99% 1988 19 176 77 pm. 47 48 pm. 47 48 pon. 152034827 83 88% 88% 993 1984 19 245 76 77 pm. 48 50 pm. 48 50 pin. 16 824 83 489% 88% 99% 98 g 19 2444 77 75 pm. 49 50 pm. 49 50 pm. 17203 824 83 88% 88$ 991

19 245 76 77 pm. 49 50 pm. 49 50 pa 18 203 825 4823 31 89 885 99 984 19

77 pm. 49 50 pr. 49 50 pm. 19 824 2 83 23 88% 99% 984 19 244 76 77 pm. 49 50 pm. 49 50 pm. 821 382% 3$ 883 994

19 245 176 77 pm. 49 50 pm. 49 50 pm. 22 203 824 883 $ 894 89 99$100 987 19

76 pm. 49 50 pm. 49 50 pm. 28 203 82 834 891 89% 100% 99 195 78 80 pm. 50 52 pm. 50 52 pon. 25 2034 82

893 894 997100 984 194 246 80 79 pm. 52.53 pm. 52 53 pa. 26 82 1834 898 100994985 195 2454 80 pm. 52 53 pm. 52 53 pm. 28 2034824 1833 189£ 199f10099 1194 2462 83 84

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5351 pm. 5351 pea. South Sea Stock, April 27, 913.—New South Sea Ann. April 28, 82 May 7, 815 May 10, 824. Old South Sea Ann. April 26, 82. May 10, 815.

May 18, 82, May 25, 823.
J. J. ARNULL, Stock Broker, Bank-buildings, Cornhill,

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S. R. M. says, “ Your reviewer asserts tion the fact. Let others bestow the praise at p.420, of your last Magazine, on the au- where praise is due. Many, indeed, have thority of the late Mr. Lysous, that "the been partial enough to attribute the lete etymon of Sul is utterly upknown;" now I reform at Oxford

some degree to this beg leave to inform him that it is the British paper, and to others on similar topics, is a word for the Sun, and is always pronounced book entitled · Liberal Education. I reSil, so that Silbury' and Silchester would joice at the reform, though it is by_00 have been originally called Dinas-Sal and means complete. As to the praise-Deo Caer-Súl. Every Welshman still calls Sunday Lydd-sůl. It was a part of antient my- RIA." thology not to pay a scrupulous attention

Mr. F. GIBSON will be obliged by any to the sex of a divinity, and hence the Ro- . information on the subject of a gold medal maps, finding that the ceremonies and offer- struck in the reign of Queen Anne, on oeings to Sal resembled those by themselves casion of the passing of that most importrendered to Minerva, gave this conjoined ant statute the Act of Succesion, which was appellation to the presiding deity at Bath. carried by a majority of one vote oply, in The serpent is a well-known attribute of favour of the present illustrious House of the worshipped luminary in Britain ; and in Brunswick, to the exclusion of the Catholic Mr. Lysons's 10th Plate it will be found family of the Stuarts. The medal is about accompanying the head of Sulminerva.” the size of a half crown; on the obverse is

The Rev. W. L. Bowles observęs, “In a bust of Queen Anne; on the reverse is the consequence of some very sensible observa- figure of Britannia with her shield and spear, tions of your Reviewer (p. 419), on a small standing on the shore, repulsing two sea tract of mine, on our Wiltshire Antiquities, monsters, one of whom has in his hand a I am induced to request an insertion of a fragment of rock uplifted, and the other s few words in explanation. Having come to large club. The motto is, “ Vicem gerit a conclusion that Taniill, in the neigh- illa tonantis.- (she bears the part of the bourhood of Avebury, was so called froin thunderer.) Inaugurat. Apr. 23, 1702." I Tanaris, the Celtic god of thunder, not is not exactly ascertained whether & medal from St. Anne of the Roman Calendar, I was presented to each of the members who hastily couceived that Avebury was the had voted in favour of the Protestant Astemple of Tanaris.

Your Correspondent cendancy, or whether only one was struck remarks very justly, that in Britain Tanaris and presented to the individual who occawas a secondary deity, and that it is un- sioned the majority. It is a fact that the likely the greatest temple should be erected subject had been so frequently agitated in to a second deity. In fact, the least atten- Parliament, and each party so perfectly aware tion to the subject convinced me this could that the balance was nearly equal, that the not be the case, as in perusing the investi- discussion was shrunk from, day after day, gation printed before I read the remarks of and at length approached with all those your judicious and candid Reviewer, I was feelings which characterize an important led by a series of singular demonstrative ar- struggle, or trial of strength. It is not a guments, to the conviction that Avebury little singular, that the original possessor was the temple of Teutates (Mercury), the of this medal has in his Diary a memorangreatest god of the Celts, the messenger of dum to the effect, that he had previously in the Zeus Bportalos, whose altar was near, his own mind determined not to go down to on the highest elevation of the Downs, and the House on the evening this great questhat Silbury-hill was the Mercurii Tumu- tion was decided ; but yielding to the enlas,' such as that of which Livy speaks.” treaties of his friends, he entered the House

m. supposes that our Correspondent, but a few minutes previous to the division. p. 389, in noticing Vicesimus Knox's De- Had he not done so, the Speaker would scription of the Method by which certain have been called on to exercise his privilege Degrees were formerly acquired at Oxford, of giving the casting vote; and it is a wellhas not seen the note affixed to No. 78, in authenticated fact, that he was decidedly in the last editions of his Essays, which is as favour of the Stuarts. It would be doing : follows : “ It is justice to add, that since valuable service, were the records of the the above essay was written in the warm House of Commons searched into for the zeal which a young mind felt for the bo- official details of that memorable evening, nour of the Universities, several important the elucidation of which would form one of reforms have taken place at Oxford. I claim the most interesting facts in the pages of no merit in the alteration; I merely men- English history,

THE

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE.

JUNE, 1827.

ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS.

ON THE SUPPOSED DRUIDICAL MONUMENTS IN WILTSHIRE. Mr. URBAN,

Lake House, Wills, of your Reviewer), and not in the se

June 13. cond, or published edition; thus the IT waed wine observations of your T was with much interest I pe- main scope of the hypothesis became

unintentionally inisstated, and your Reviewer on the pamphlet recently readers may rest assured, that it is the published by the Rev. W’m. Bowles, purpose of Mr. Bowles to prove, that as the Avant Courier of the History Abury was a temple of the god Teuof the Parish of Bremhill, in which tates, or Mercury, not that of Tanathose singular Monuments of Anti- ris, or Jupiter. In the quotation quity, Wansdyke, Abury, Silbury, above alluded to, the author was and Stonehenge pass under his con- not speaking of Abury, but discusssideration,-monuments which have ing the etymology of St. Anne's Hill; so repeatedly engrossed the attention and I hope, Sir, you will allow me of the learned inquirer, and which,

to recite the portion of it alluded io, in conjunction with other circum- placing within a parenthesis the words stances, render the county of Wilts improperly introduced in the earlier perhaps the most interesting in the copies, and which led to the erroneous kingdom.

inference. Previously to the remarks of the “What is the Tanfana of Tacitus ? eviReviewer, I had perused the Pamph- dently in Latin Tanaris Fanum! (The temlet itself, laid it down with the ple of Abury then was the Tanfana, the temfull impression on my mind, that its ple of Celtic Tanaris.) Silbury we might author had been advocating the hy- suppose to be the hill on which the priests

of Tanaris after sacrifice appeared, whilst pothesis that Abury was

a Celtic

the people below assembled around it. The temple dedicated to ihe god Teutates, British 'trackway led directly to the hill, the 'British Mercury, and I was in which in a straight line over Marden (anodeed surprised, when I observed, that ther Celtic temple) looks on to Stonehenge. your Reviewer, after making a quo- To this extraordinary spot the whole astation from it, proceeded with this sembly generally proceeded, headed by the declaration : “We hesitate as to Abury priests, as to the locus consecratus of being dedicated 10 Tanaris,” thus lead Cæsar ; and Tap-bill Fair is the remains of ing your readers to suppose it to be this annual assemblage with the altered chathe object of Mr. Bowles to prove,

racter of modern times." that Abury was a Celtic temple of the From the previous context, and from god Tanaris, or Jupiter Tonans.*

the circumstance that Marden can I was so much struck with this va- neither be seen from Abury nor Silriance between the remarks of your bury, but is overlooked by St. Anne's, Reviewer, and my pre-conceived opi- or Tan-hill, it is evideni he is pointnion of the intent of the pamphlet, ing out the etymology of the latter, that I was induced immediately to and assigning to it the site of the Tacompare the quotation in your Ma- naris Fanum. gazine with the original, when I pre- There is no doubt, Mr. Urban, but sently discovered, that the words above that the literary world will hail with quoted appear in the first or private delight the contemplated History of edition of the pamphlet (a copy of Brembill by its worthy and learned which must have been in the hands Incumbent, and it were to be wished,

that the parochial Clergy would more See Mr. Bowles's explanation in our frequently undertake the History of - Minor Correspondence, p. 482.

their respective Parishes, as the cause

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