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as ourselves, must ever admire. Into other kinds. However, it contains this treasury I am very desirous of much good sense, shews a confiderable throwing a mite, in hopes of en knowledge of mankind, and has fecouraging others to do the same ; and veral paisages that, in point of harmony from such joint contributions, added and ealy versification, would not dira toʻhis own fund of knowledge, the grace the writings of our most admired present Mr. Dodíley may be enabled poets. Here, more than once, Mr. S. greatly to enrich she future editions Inews himself till fore from Dr. Bent. of that excellent work, and in the ley's cruel treatment of him [iv refur. mean time, perhaps, may think it ex ing him a fellowship); and, towards the pedient to print an appendix to bind beautiful and moral close of it (where, up with that now on sale. And this, I think, he gives us a sketch of him.

I remember, was his brother's prac self) seems to hint at a mortification of tice in regard to the names of the a more delicate nature, which he is writers in The World! But to hegin. said to have suffered from the other

N. B. The edition to which I re sex." A beautiful elogium on him by fer is the fourth, printed in 1755. Mr. Pennant, prefixed to the fourth VOL. I.

volume of bis “ British Zoology,” may Page 84. "Town-Eclogues” It would

be seen in the Mag. for 1777, p. 440. be needless to say that “ L. M. W. Page 327. Of Mr. W. Collins, M." means Lady Mary Woriley Mon good account may be expected from lagu, were I not deterinined to let no

Dr. Johnson. initials that I can unravel pass unde

“ Advice to a Lady in cyphered. « The Baffette. Table" is

Autumn," and all the other pieces in Pope's, and printed as such in his

this volume, are the late Earl of fixth volume.

Chefte field's. This lady probably, and

his « Page 114. “ToLord B[athu: .]" Fanny, blooming Fair," cer

Page 122. Of “ M. Maltbewu tainly, was Lady Fanny Shirley. Green of the Custom house," I know

VOL. 11. no more than that Mr. Pope, on Page 1. “ The Progreis of Love," reading this excellent poem,

* The and all the following poems to p. 82, Spleen,” laid “there was a great deal it is needless to say, were by the great of originality in it.”

and good Lord Lytteltorz. Dr. AylPage 209. Q. Whether Mr. Mel.

cough, p. 27, was his tutor at Oxford, moth's “Epiltle to H. C. Elq;" be to and afterwards his brother in law by Henry Coventry, Elq; the author of mairying his filter, and died Dean of Philmon and Hydaspes ?

Bristol in 1763, p. 211. Page 220.“Giongar Hil” shews that

“ Fav'rize of Venus and Mr. Dyer was a painter as well as a the tüneful Nine," &c. was Lord poet. As such, he not only visited Hervey. Miss Lucy Fortescue) p. but brought home with him “the 60, was the author's first lady, and Ruins of Rome !"

the subject of his pathetic “ MonoPage 247. By “The School Mistress”

dy." Wickham, p. 67, was the seat Mr. Sbenjilone was firit introduced to of his friend Gilbert West, Esq. the poetical world. The mintion of Page 168. • An Epitile to Lord “ Vernon,” in stanza xxvii, a certains Viscount Cornbury" is by Robert Nuthe æra when it was written.

geni, Eq; now Earl Nugent; and so Page 304. Benjamin Stilling fleet, are the following, to p. 242. P. 211. Elq; M. A. was a grandson of the H[eathcote]’s. - The Ode to Mr.Pulwell-known Bishop of Worcester, and teney," p. 212, alludes to the author's was equally distinguished as a natura having been educated a Roman Cat. lift and a poct. He died in 1771, aged

tholic. That " to Clarissa," p. 232, above 70

Particulars of his life were is a disgrace to this collection. given in the Gentleman's Magazine, for Paye 242. Mr. W. Whitehead, it is 1776, pp. 162.4 and 496, from which neerileis to obfirre, is now Poet LauI will extract the following account of reat, and by his genius has rescued the this “ Etay on Conversation." This laurel ficm cortempt. " The Hon. pocin is addiefies to Wm. Wyndham, Charles ****

p. 252, I suppose to te Ilq; o! Felbrig in Norfolk, with all the late Charles I ownthend, and p. that warmth of friendship which dif 266, Mis. (Piti). tingplines Mr. S. As it is chiefs di Page 267 Nir. Gray's name needs diric, i: docs i ot ado:it of lo n anv only be arentionej.

The vale (not as · lume compefitions of tub”) in which Mr. Walpole's

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cat was drowned, (p. 274) is now at whole, “ Melampus, or the ReligiStrawberry - Hill, with this legend, ous Groves,” a valuable defideratum to “ Twas on this lofty vase's side,” &c. the public. He died Nov. 3, 1774.

Page 282. The author of " A “ Jovi Eleutherio," p. 38, is also by Pipe of Tobacco," &c. is equally well

him. known to have been the late Isaac The“ Epistle from Florence,"&c. Hawkins Browne, Esq.

p. 69, was by Mr. Horace Walpole. The imitation (Ambrose Philips) Page 125, &c. S[oame}}[enyns) Esq; was supplied by the late Chancellor is another whose name it is needless to Hoadly. P. 292, l. 14, for “ friend mention. ly" r.

Page 177

" The Female Drum, Page 296. “ The Female Right to

to the Honourable Miss Carpenter," Literature," and the succeeding pieces, now Countess Dowager of Egremont, top: 308, are by the Rev. Mr. Seward was, I think, but am not certain, by joint editor of Beaumont and Fletcher's the late Honourable and Rev. Mr. works in 1750, and now one of the Hervey Afon. Canon-Residentiaries of Litchfield. · Page 181. “ To Mr. Fox," afterPage 3u1. “ The Shepherd's Fare

wards Lord Holland, and the next, well to his Love," from Metaitalio,

were by Lord Hervey. and the riddles, &c. that follow it, Page 196, 199. These two “ Fables" were by the late Richard Roderick, I suppose to have been Mr. Moore's. Esq. P. 320, a leaf is wanting, tho' Page 203. The “ Lady" who wrote the pages seem right.

the «Ode to Wisdom," and the nex!, Page 322-334. All these " Sonnets" every one knows to te Mrs. Carter. were by Thomas Edwards, Esq; author P. 204, 1. 21, r. “ thought," and pe of the “ Canons of Criticism,” who 206, 1. 14, r. “thee!" died on a visit at his friend Mr. Rich The “gentleman " to whom the lat. ardson's on Parsons · Green. Several ter is addressed was the late Dr. Walmore of his Sonnets are in Pearch's wyn, Prebendary of Canterbury. Collection. Some others are in a

“Sensual taite" and “All the glowing late edition of the " Canons of fruits," &c. thew that these trees spoilCriticism," and a few are still in MS. ed his fruit, not “ his prospect." The first in Dodsley is to the Hon. «Tuscan bloom,' instead of "gloom," Mr. Yorke, the present Earl of Hard is a sad typographical error. wicke.' The third to Francis K[nol Page 235. " Sung to Sylvia," and lys] Esq; The sixth to Mr. R[evett,} the following, were by D[avid]G[ar. "in C[hecquer's ] Mhades. "The seventh rick]. The “ Fables for the Female to Richard Owen C[ambridg Je, Esq;

Sex," mentioned p. 237, were by Mr. The ninth on the death of his niece Moore. “ Nobilifimæ Lucia,”p: 240, Miss Mason. The tenth to Mr. (af was the late Countess of Rochford. terwards Lord) Lyttelton. The “ Will, that noble generous youth," twelfth I suppose to Daniel W (ray], &c. p. 241, was her Lord, and Efq; the thirteenth to Mr. Speaker

“ Dick" his brother. Ondow.

Page 242.

" The Trial of Selim

the Persian," an ironical elogium on VOL. III.

the author of the Persian Letters (Lord
Page 1. “ The Choice of Hercules," Lyttelton above-mentioned), was said
and the “ Ode to the People of Great to be by Mr. Moore.
Britain," p. 12, are well known to be Page 281. “ Nature and Fortune"
by Dr.Lowih, now Bithop of London. was by the Rev. Philip Fletcher, Dean

P. 2. 1. 1, r. “pace "and p. 9. 1. 2, of Kildare, whose younger brother
for "and"
an."

succeeded him in the Deanry, and
Page 17. “Psyche, or the Great Me whose elder brother died Bishop of
tamorphosis," was by the Rev. Mr. that diocese in 1961. Their father,
Glocelier Ridley, (afierwards D. D. Mr. Thomas Fletcher, fecond master
and Canon-Residentiary of Sarum), of of Winchester school in Queen Anne's
whefe life, and, in particular, of the reign, published a juvenile volume
origin of this poem, an account may of poems (when B. A.) in 1692.
be seen in the Gentleman's Magazine This Dean wrote also « Truth at
for 1774, pp. 550, and 554, and 1775, Court," a little piece nuuch read and
p. 432. This firit Canto was a kind liked, soon after the present King's
of Paradise Lol. It appears that he accession.
had also finished three inore, as a Pa Pp. 285, 315

" The Rev. Mr. radife Regained, and entitled the Brown" was afterwards much more

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known by his " Etimate, Negociation natural fon. P. 250, l. 10, r. "Cooper'sa". with Ruíña," &c. See the Magazine

Page 253•

“ The Progress of Dife for January, p. 34:

content," by Mr. Thomas Warton. Page 344;

" The Cave of Pope" Page 258. Dr. Collon was an inwas by R[oberi] D[odfley), the inge. genious physician at St. Alban's. nious and worthy editor of this work, Page 283. "The Genius” was by whole genius procured him fame and Mr. Welfled. friends. He died, on a visit to his Page 310. “On leaving a friend's friend Mr. Spence at Durham, in Sept. house in Wales," by tbe Rev. Dr. 1764. VOL. IV.

Markbam. Pagé g. “ Education," &c. It Page 313 - 318. This “Lady of mould have been observed that Lady Quality” I presume to have been the Langham, to whom this poem is in late Lady Luxborough. fcribed, was mother of the author, Gila My remarks on the two other vol. bert Wifi, Esq. The objections that Jumes thall follow foon. Yours, J. D. were made (and justly) to the obsolete words occagoned, I have been told, its Mr. URBAN, never being finished.

the life of the Great Earl of Corke, Page 50. Mr. F. Coventry was also in the New Biographis Briianthe author of “Pompey the Little." He nica, Dr. Campbell, I fee, af. died of the finall-pox at Whitchurch, firms, from what one would think neas Edgware, of wbich he had the the best authority, that of the Earl living. If (as at p. 53-) the “ friend. himself, in his True Remembran, ly Genius "ever told him that “Waller ats (and so does Mr. Masters, in liy in Galliance with Sacchariss," the his History of Corpus Chrifti College, Genius, no duubt, faid the thing that Cambridge, p. 236), that “ he was was not. Bating this scandal, the born in Canterbury, ca. 3, 1566," puem is excellente

But the Earl alfo lays, that “his faPage 77

Elegy to Miss D[ath ther, Roger Boyle, and his mosher, wood]," lately. deceased, one of the Joan Naylor, were married in Cantera bed chamber women to the Queen, and bury, the 16th of O&ober, in the iminortalised as Hammond's Delia.' eighth year of Queen Elizabeth,"

Page sog. To Mr. Poyniz, “ Ste which, as that Princess came to the phen,” for “Ste," in the first line, crown in Nov. 1558, must also be fpoils the metre.

1566. This, at firit light, 'seems Page 121. “ The Squire of Dames" strange, as, according to this account, was by Moses Mendez, E'q.

which is the Earl's own, his parents Page 196.“ By Lady M[ary] W[ort. must have been married a fortnight af. ley) Montagu.)

ter he, their second son, was born Page 202.

« An Ode on the Death But, according to, the following auof Mr. Pelham" is now known to thentic certificate, which now lies be. have been by Mr. Garrick,

fore me, his Lordfhip has unluckily Page 227. Voltaire's Epigram is mistaken two years in the date of his to Lady Hervey).

father's marriage : viz. Ibid. “On Sir Robert Walpole's

“ Marriages 15642 Birth-day,"by Mr. D[odding]ton, late " Roger Boyle and Joine Naylor, Lord Melcombe.

31 day Judy. Page 232. For' Cooper'r. 'Cow « This is a true copy of the register per; and for • Madden,' • Madan,'

belonging to the parish of St. Paul, in, 6. Her brother was Ahley Cowpel', she city of Canterbury. Esq; the present Cler. Parl.

"Fib.1.17 So.

J. Airfon, Vicar.". Page 233. “ Solitude, an Oile,"

Tlis, therefore, fully establishes the was by Dr. James Grainger, the uang. Earl's legitimacy, suppoing him born Jator of Tibullus. In his corrected

ja the year he maentions, though his copy the gth and 10th lines run thus, birth does not appear in this register,,

• Or at the purple dawn of day ir in that of Preton ; but of his

Tadmor's marble wastes survey'' elder brother Jolin (who died Bishop omiting the next line as printed here, of corke and Rule) the entry is as and alluding to the account of Palmyra, follows: published by Meffrs. Wood and Dw.

" Chrifienings 1564. kins, and the manner in which they “ John the son of Roger Boyle were Aruck at the light of thote mag

the 20 day of August." Dificent ruins by break of day.

{Atelied as above] Page 247. Ode," ác. addretted to

* The Bames of ibe fa.hes only ago Mr. S.Canho]pe" Lord Chef.6.!d's

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which was only two days after his again wounded in 1675, in endeavourFather's marriage.

Mr. Master's ing to part two gentlemen in a duel ; abovementioned, not being aware of at the fiege of Maestricht, in 1676, loft this untoward circumstance, says, in one of his eyes, was shot through his his life of ihe Bishop, “ Here [at arm, and left for dead; and finally, Preston near Fevertham] 'tis faid this being a partiran of King James, was apo son was born about the year 1564 *; but

prehended in 1696, on fufpicion of if his father and mother were not mar being privy to the assassination plot; ried till s6th O. 8 Eliz. (as 'uis assert was committed for high treason, but ed in his brother the Earl of Corke's not upon oath ; and though no eviTrue Remembrances) neither of their dence of criminality could be produced births could bave been so early."

against him, was imprisoned by Ox In the Life of Colonel BLOOD, succellive acts of parliament for all the I was surprised at not finding, in the

remainder of his life, very near forty additions, the following famous epi- years, dying in Newgate Sept. 26, gram, written at the time, though I 1736*. More fortunate furely would know not who was the author 1 ; nor this unhappy man kave been, if he had can I assent. 1o the justice of the fenti been cut thort in a career of glory, ment when applied to the clergy of our

bravely fighting for his country. .church, however true it may be of

James, late Earl of IBROL (p.454), the Romih, by no means fubfcribi n was also Hereditary Lord Higli Con. to Dryden's aphorism, that

Atable of Scotland, and walked as sucha Prielts of all religions are the same.

at the coronation of his prelent MaWhen daring Blood, his rent to have re jesty in 1765. gain'd,

In the life of Bishop BERKELET, Upon the English diadem distrainid, we should have been informed whicha He chose the calTock,fureingle, and gown, of the Guardians were by him. No. The fittest garb for him that steals a crown:

69, I know, was one.

Dr. Kippis But his lay pity underneath prevailid, thinks that Gaudentio di Lucca miglio And while he spard ihe keeper's life, he

come from the pen 1 of “Dr. Berkeley. fail'd. With the prielt's veliments had le but

In answer, these are the words of his

fon the present Dr. George Berkeles. put on

" Gaudentio di Lucca” was not writThe prelave's cruelty, the crown hal gone. Of Bishop BONNER it is said that

ten by my father, nor did he see the "the incident mentioned in note Sthews

book, 'untill I was a well grown iad; that he was at least once in Italy.'

and he never read it, but only twirled This remark might have been omitted,

over fome of the leaves." as it appears in the text that he had As Dr. Kippis frye, be cannot fprebeen 6 ambassador at several courts;

cify the papers in the Guardian that particularly in 1532 he was sent (hy

were written by Mr. BUDGELL, his Henry VIII) to Rome,”

copy not having the preface nor arte. Major BERNARD!, when a cadet at

ricks, I can inform bim from mine, Portsinouth in 1671, was seized, we are

which has both, that there are only told, by a press.gang belonging to the

two lo piarked, both in vol. I, size Royal James, at Fareham, and had he

No. 24 and 31. This preface alto not been claiined by his captain, and

mentions all marked with a bandas Mr. of course discharged, would probably

Addison's (not indeed expressly namhave lost his life the year following,

ing him) specifies also Pope's and Gay's that fine ship, with the Earl of Sand

names, and the other allilants, viz. wich and near a thousand men, being

Meffrs. Martin, Philips, Tickell, bunt by a Dutch fireship in the bat

Carey, Eusdien, Ince, Hughes, Berke tle of Southwold bay. « But," says ley, and Parnell. Dr. Campbell, “our young adventurer

To the memoirs of the late Earl of kad better fortune." I think not. For. BRISTOL, in last Jan. you may add, what was it? He loft his patron in

p. 12, that on Feb. 1, 1775, he op3673, was reduced very low both in

pored with great fpirit the recommit. conftitution and fortunè, was wounded

ment of the address respecting the siteat the Gege of Grave in 1674, was

ation of affairs in America, trongly

defending the fupremacy of parliament The tift or liefanuly mentioned in che regifter is “ Henry, christened May coionjes, as may be seen in

and its legislative anthority over the

your

voi. li has been ascribed to Andrew Mar. for that year, p. 157. This was duis vell; but he died the year before this

jaft fpeech as a com nones. evest, viz. 1670.

*yce Ucueillage Vol. VI. p. sig.

Sec vol. VII, p. 317.

i, 15;6."

50, col.

2,

12,

you have.

Of what may be expected from the letter, which may make me for two opulence and munificence of the pre minutes believe that you are half as fent Earl he has already given a spe much mine, as I am, cimen, by settling 1000l. in trust for Your faithful humble servant, the augmentation of the pensions of

FR. ROFFEN. the poor widows of the clergy in his

To Mr. WANLEY F. diocese, at 6 per cent.

Dear Mr. Wanley,
Yours, CRI TO

April 5,1718.

I TORMENT you before my apP. 12, col. 2, 1. 19. for ' 1760' r. pointed time, finding this meet at 1768'

home; and as soon as you have looked 14, ncte + for ^ Alvarez's. Oli.

it over, it may be carried immediately varez'

to the printer. I will trouble you to1. for · Lieut.

morrow morning for the feet which Gen. 'r. ' Major.'

It is compliment in the

most refined French Dictionaries. But Mr. URBAN,

March 2.

I submit it to you, as I ought with I

SHALL make no apology for great reason to do every thing consending you two letters, of Bishop

cerning literature. Atterbury and Mr. Prior, transcribed

Yours ever,

M. PRIOR. from their originals in that excellent

To the publications of MAITTAIRE, repository, the British Museum.

Opera & Fragmenta Ve. Yours, &c.

p. 24, add, M, GREEN.

terum Poetarum, 1713;” two handsome To Mr. PRIOR.

volumes, in folio, published by subscripDeanry, New year's day, 1717-8. tion, and inscribed to Prince Eugene.

I MAKE you a better present than His name not having been printed in any man in England receives this day : the title-page, it is not so generally two poems * composed by a friend of known that he was editor of “ Plutarch's mine, with that extraordinary genius Apophthegmata, 1741," 410. In the same and spirit which attend him equally in year he published a d edition of Anacreon. whatever he says, does, or writes. I

His • Senilia," it is said, were not imdo not ask your approbation of them. properly. Iyled by Dr. Mead“ Anilia." Deny it, if you can, or if you dare. Mr. URBAN, Erfield, Mar. 11.

The whole world will be against you; OBSERVING your readiness to reand, thould you therefore be so unfor cord in your valuable repository tunate in your judgement, you will, I whatever is wonderful in ihe æconodare say, be fo wife and mode it to con my of nature, * I send an account of ceal it. For, though it be a very good an astonishing phænomenon with recharacter, and what belongs to the fpect to growth, in a child of nine first pen in the world, to write like no months old, which was communicated body; yet, to judge like nobody, has to the Royal Society, addrelied never yet been eitcemed a perfection.

When you have read them, let me TO JOSEPH PLANTA, Esq; Secretary fee you at my houte;, or else you are

10 the Royal Society. in danger, lame as I am, of seeing me Sir,

Enfield, Nov. 25, 1779. at yours. And the difference in that

INCLOSED I send you the proporcare is, that, whenever you have me tions of an extraordinary large child, there, in my present condition, you a native of this parith I, as taken by cannot easily get rid of me; whereas, if you come nither, you may leave me

+ This leiter and another which is as soon as you please, and I have no

printed in the " Additions to Pope"

are exprelly referred to by the excellent way to help myself, being confined to

Editor of * Rcliques of ancient English my chair just as I was when you faw

Poetry,” vol. 11. p. 27. The poem they me latt. If this advantage will not

allude to is “ The Not-Browne Maid, tempt you rather to make than receive

the ground-work of Prior's “ Henry and the visit, nothing else will.

Emma." In fixing the age of this poem, Whether I see you or not, let me at Dr. Percy judicioully observes, « Mr. Jeast see fomething under your hand, Prior was probably guided by the learned that may tell me how you do, and Wanley, whose judgment in matters of whether your deafness continues. And this narure was most consum maie." if you will fatter me agreeably, let

Sce in the last Magazine, an account fomething be said, at the end of your

of the carly exertions or growth in a child

of little more than four years old. " Solomon," and " Alma.".

| He was bora Feb. 7, 1779

Mr.

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