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Pay him for inoculating the poor, at a, in the cloth, no foot could fly out in Certain small fum, by the score, or
ihe room. hundred *, perhaps some such method must be taken to make Inoculation with Mr. URBAN,
Sarum, June 10. the Cow Pax general for Falthough
. I HAVE been much pleafed with the Jennerian Society have fent Cow- notices of Pox matter to several hospitals in the dent, Severianus, in your last, and country, and the govërnors have ad. some former numbers of your Miscelvertised that all who apply thall be in- lany. He feems to enter into the true oculated gratis, yet very few poor, spirit of what is neceflary for a County comparatively speaking, bave applied. History. That of Wilts, as he oba They must be 'persuaded to it in a serves, has many peculiar claims 10 atfriendly manner, and a fermon should tention. The humble individual, howa be preached, in every parish church, ver, must not attempt it, without an by order of the bishop, io recommend adequate fupport; and, anxious as I it'; and a printed paper should be sent feel for the fuccess of exertions so highly by the Society for the same purpose. laudable, I should serioully regret that
I have been informed that the fol- thefe should be productiveof anypecunilowing method of fiveeping chimneys aryembarrailments, which the liberality has been tiled with success: the chim- of this opulent county is not abundantly ney-fweeper placed his cloth light be- defirous of preventing. I trust that fore the fire-place; a large hair brush, the worthy members for the county will inade with hair all round the head, was not suffer the enluing Summer A sizes fixed to a cominon brut handle, or to pass over, without renewing the subjoint, three feet long; this was put jeci in a degree which may ensure the through a hole made in the middle of happiest effects. Nothing Mort of the cloth, and with this hrush he swept full and copious topographical history, the lower part of the chimney; then executed with the involi perseverance he screwed on another joint, and fivept and fideliny, on the plan of the imthe chimney higher; and put on joint proved edition of Hutchins's Dorlet, afier joint till the brush reached the now issuing from the prers, will satisfy top of the chimney. There was a great the public expeciation and desire. quantity of foot, and he declared the Yours, &c. INQUISITOR. chimney was swept completely. He charged the fame price as if he had Mr. URBAN,
S few room and kitchen chimneys might be differ in opinion respecting the thus liept; and that, in future, he number and dilpolition of the interior would always use a brush with joints, columns fuppreilid in the dipteros, in and never fend up a boy; and remarked, order to form the pleudodipteros, I have that boys never took up any thing but ventured to offer iny sentiments on this a comnion hearih brush to sweep chim- matter, which, if ihought worthy of nies. The chimney-Tweeper's cloth notice, please to favour them with a Nould be put on a wooden frame, and place in your moli esteemed Miscellany. would then fit the chimney fo right, Vitruvius informs 11s, in b. 3, ch. i, that, while the chimnev-liveeper was 2, that the preudodipieros had eight uring the handle of the brush, on the columns in front, and fifteen in ihe outfide, in the room, through the hole fides, with the angular ones, of which
he gives the temple of Diana, at Maya * As it has, with great truth, heen abserved by Dr. Letifom, in your Magazine, nelia, for an example. This temple
was of the diastyle species, and erected that the Small-Pox has been one of the most Jucrative sources of emolument to the fa- by. Hermogenes, who, he fare, was culty ; in such places where fuigeous de allo invenior of the prendodipteros ; clined the undertaking, on the terms offered, for he took away the interior columns the Society might send a surgeon, of proper of the dipteros, io number 38, and, by abilities, character, and address, from Lon- this means, lellened the expence and don, where many might be found to under- labour of the work. Now, it must be cake it. It might be a great advantage to acknowledged, that peripiere and dipthem, as many persons of fortune would tere temples had their potticum, as well employ them, in preterence, from the re. as their pronaos and naos, which is evicommendation.
dent from the remains of ancient temGENT. MAG. June, 1803.
ples, as, for example, the Minerva, in And long embattled hosts ! when the proud the Reropolis, at Athens; the Theseus, toe the Jupiter Pauerellarius, in Egina, The faith less vain diftuber of mankind, &c. Opon this authority, therefore, Infulting Gadhaer us'd the world to war; we may presume to shew, that an oc
When keer, once more, within their bounds
to nrers tastvle dipreros, with 15 columns in the fides, if the interior
Thoferolithy'd robhers,thofe ambitious Caves, range be fuppresled, it will amount to St ; which, with the
The Britith youth would hail thy wise two in the front of the pronaos, and Thy temperod ardour, and thy veteran
[lkiil.” the two in that of the poiuicum, will
THOMSON'S SUMMER, (1070.) complete the number of 38 ; for, mott probably, the interiores ordines columno- Which (being a failor myself) led to tum included thele four with those of the following reflections fubmitted to the inicrior range. As no other mode of you by way of an address to the tars of fupprefsing so great a number as 38 co- Old England. Should you deem them lumns has been found consistent with worthy of insertion in your extensively the rules given by Vitruvius, in treat- circulated Publication, they may catch ing on this alpect, “it bas been suy. the eve of a wavering failor; and if, as gested, that the text was corrupted, and the humble mite of an individual, it only the interior range in number 34 Should bring such to a proper sense of 1hould be fubfiituted in place of the 38;" his duty, you will add to your claim but this correclion seems to have
of thanks from your couniry for lauceeded from inattention to the truciure dable exertion ; and the attempt is amof these temples, by not considering ple gratification to vours, M. R. that the potticum was an appendage to An Address to the Tars of Old England, periptere and diptere alpects fwering
by a Sailor. to the fame purpofe as the provaos, in
My brave Countrymen, the opposite front. See Newton's Vi- At a time unexampled in the annals truvius, vol. I. p. 51, 11.6, in which of our History,when after a ten years fanhe hints at the above scheme, in dif- guinary struggle, and only a few months posing of the 38 columns, as the most recess, when many of us have scarce landprobable.
ed to taste the sweets of a long-looked-for Thus, Mr. Urban, the ichnography peace, are we called by imperious cirof the pseudodiptere temple has been cumfiances to the protection of our beexplained, perfectly agreeable to the do- loved king, the defence of our coun. cuments of Vitruvius, without any dif- try. At such a time, a brother failor ficuliy whatever ; and the inaccuracy ventures 10 caution you against the likewise of his Commentators corrected; many specious, delusive, and false inthere being no reaton to doubt but the finuations, boldly and daring!v advanced Diana had its polticum, in common
to the prejudice of the heads of the nawith other antierit temples of the pe- val department by some of the batett riptere, diptere, and pleudodiplere af- hireling prints of the day, whose enpects; especially as it has been proved deavours to render us discontented with above, that temples of thele aspects had our directors, defpondent of their abilitheir pofticum, as well as propaos ; ties, and difiutisfied wiih ourselves, and that Vitruvius fometimes makes use of with every thing, can be the only these terms for the fore and back-front means alluded to, in a speech lent forth of temples, as, for instance, clipteros to the world, stating that the enemy autem octufiylos et pronao et poftico, is were in poilellion of means furnithed no proof io the contrary.
by an Aincrican gentleman to drfirmy Yours, &c. INVESTIGATOR. the navy of Great Britain! For ivhat
means could it be? Red-hot Mr. URBAN,
June 20. slot, greater number of guns or men,
plantations , of a friend, whole public spirit with greater ikill, or commanders with has led him to encourage the growth of more courage, France has in vain English oali, it calier in my mind the fought to oppose, or having proced following passage of Thornton ; has railed-No! the abouing'ole hope « What pity, Cubha.), thou thy verdant
has exjlied of lowing Cijeninn annong files
[arge, lis, and provoking iubenturion. I Of order'd trees thoukust here juges i es need to call to your recollections, that Infiead of squadrons flamingo'er lisu field, in every individual instance deiig ne
late war, such conduct has met its me. with, I trust, increase of wealth and rited punishment. The Sandwich, honour (whatever may be the means to Beaulieu, Temeraire, and Hermione, oppose us) musi be the result of our must teach us that no climate however prompt, loyal, manly, and steady diliant, or act however vilely executed,
A SAILOR. has, or can screen its perpetrators from divine vengeance. The noble Earl at Mr. URBAN,
June 1. the head of the Admiralty is the dread
AM induced throngh the medium of our enemies, the admiration of Eu- of vour valuable and widely circurope. The applause of the Senate of lated Magazine, to give the publick the the Nation, from impartial, nay even in- following account of an apple-tree, rote terefied men, is universally his; ihe in- from the kernel of the Hampton quins tegrity of his conduct' is above re- ning, fown in the year 1795, and now proach; his valour ourselves have growing at Eafington in this county, tried ; his discipline is rigid, but ne- In 1801 it produced almoli a bushel ver has its juflice been questioned; his single measure) of apples, very hinilar coadjutors are brave inen, ftamen's to the original fruit, nearly of ihe same tried friends, and the rewarders of me- fize, and very líule inferior in Hrvor. rit. It would as ill become a failor to In 1802 it böre a few dozens of fine talk politics as the commander of a fruit, and in the present year (1803) fleet, when in light of an eneiny, to there is every prospect of a plentiful crop, paule, at the prospect of commencing the tree baving shown a peculiarly tine action, upon the policy or propriety of blossom. This tree is not only remarkshis orders. Ilaving accepted füch, able for its early production of fruit, every one knows his province is to but for its extraordinary lize and the take, burn, sink, and destroy, his bu- great luxuriance of its growth. Its finels to fight, his hope for victory; dinensions are as follow; his resolution, to conquer or to die !
ft. in, Such, my brave fellows, in despight of The body, in height 8 6 all the means poflefled by our ambi
in girth 0 104 at the top tious foe, has been hitherto the exam
0 l middle ple of our leaders ; and fuch, I am fure,
Il boliom. will awaken us all to immediate and. Several branches in active exertion At this time, when length
11 9 traitorous calomny is bufy to reproach Ditio in girth
6 and 6] us with tardiness, I exhori you to come forward with that manly readiness, that feldom begin to blollom before they
Seedling apple-trees in this county hearty will, and that native fpirit, are ten vears old, and never bear any which has ever characterized Brilith
considerable quantity till they are fixa failors: besides, a golden harresi awaits you; the enemy have vefsels homeward-teen years oll' or upwards. In some bound from almoti every port, which Mr. Knight (of Herefordshire) in his
counties they are much later in bearing. their crafty ruler has sought to cover ingenious and well-written treatife on by procraliination. Be it ours to con- the culture of the apple and pear, ose vince hinı duplicity can be detectech serves that fome trees which 'he railed ufurpation repressed, infolence pou did not blossom till they were fixteen nished, and the balance of power in Europe equalized, by that Iiland he has years old; others have blolloined in the
ninth and tenth year; and two planis had the audacity to allert could not
have produced fruit at five yeirs o!il; alone withstand his ambition. Many but he adds that these inliances of early of us will dombtless undergu prisd maturity are so very rare, that only two tions; many be called from our cotia
have occurred in more than twenty ges, where comfort is our lot: from thoufand feedlings that have come und endearing, from domestic scenes; der his obfervation. Yours, &c. which, through years of turbulent fer
WILLIAM DAVIES, M. A. vice, imagination has fondly antici- Rector of Rockhampton, Gloucestershire. pated; but let us remember, that to preferve those comforts, to preserve our
Mr. URBAN, nation's honour, our king's happinels;
Sheffield, April 9. to bring the present difpute to a speedy THE following cale deferves to be
recorded, not only as a matter of termination, when we may return to the bosoms of our families and friends, curiosity, but as it may be intrumental
to the relief of persons who labour une his Cenetaphia Pisuna, a learned work." der the infirmiiy here described.
“ the two infcriptions on In the beginning of December 1801, marble set up in the South wall of this Elizabeth Sellers, a scholar in the Girls fine cloister, containing the particulars charity school, Sheffield, aged 13, lost of honours decreed by the Pilan colony her voice ; so that she was unable to to the memories of 'Lucius and Caius express herself on any occasion, other. Cerfars, adopted fons of Augustus, and wile than by a whilper. She, how, his grandfons by his daughters Julia ever, enjoved very good healih, and and Agrippa. In these we tee authen: went through several employments in tic notices of some of the funeral sites the school, fich as kniwing, sewing, observed by the Romans, with the spinning on the high and low wheel manner of their public mournings, &c. without any indulgence. Read . &c. &c. A triunphal arch and fialue audibly she cowd not; and her infir- was decreed to Caius, and to him and mity resilied, without intermission, all Lucius equestrian states *, which, if medical aslistance--uill, in the evening ever carried into execution, have been of the 20th of March 1803, she, hear- long since destroyed." These 'infcriping some of her schoolzellows (inging a tions are fuppofed io have belonged io · hymn, in which she wished to join, an Augusteum, or temple of Angulus, went up to one Sarah Milner, and at Pite. They were printed with whisperingly begged that she would learned illustration by Oardinal Shout down her throat. Milner at firstwas Noris, at Venice, 1681, and at Pila thocked at the proposal, and refused in 170-1, 410. They are allo engraved by comply with her request. But at Gori. Insc. Ant. vol. II. p. 10, tab. ii. length, through her repeated folicitations, the consented, and shouted down
June 20. her throat with all her might; upon IN your Magazine for May, p. 997, which Sellars iininediately regained her a correspondent, who subscribes hinivoice, and, to the astonishment of the self c. has communicatexi his remarks on whole school, wept and sung as if she the newly-discovered infcription on the had been almoft in a state of derange- great pillar near Alexandria. As I take ment, and has continued in poíTeflion fome interell in this curious discorery, of her voice ever since. According to
I thould have been happy to rece ve her account, her fiili Sentation upon any imior nation from others, or to the loss of her voice was as if the throw any light on the fubject myself. had a lump in her throat: and she can The ohi ections of your correlpondent allign no reason for her request to Mil- to the inscription as presented by Dr. ner, but that Mhe thought her compli- Raine, are lo groundless, injudicious, ance would relieve her.
and absurd, ihat bv men of the finallett Yours, &c. Edw. GOODWIX. preierlions to classical knowledge, a
serious attempt to refuse them would Mr. URBAN,
June 10. be deemed wholly fuperauons, and A
paper lo brought against Casaubon as an a rank, to which I Mall leave it to editor, by Villebrun, alluded to in vol. the literary world how far he is erLXXI. p. 1025, is, that he is not lo be ined. , I cannot avoid observing that a depended on in citing MSS.; the lo man who allumes the character of a of Athenæus, in the poffeffion of Ville- Greek fcholar, and spells Aux26***** brun, and fire of Sirubo, which he with a o instead of a i, nuli be superficompletely collared, being , fufficient cial and conteinptible indeed. I feel proof of this allertion. It is hoped the tone inclination at the very indecent Oxford Eilior, and the Englili iran- mimmer in which he has treated that Nalor, of Sirabo,vill avail themfelves of mofi refpeciable scholar Dr. Raine. I this lint.
CLASSICUS, cannot descend to abulie altercation.
greater Mr. URBAN,
Share of picy or contempı? For my MR
TR. MUTRUEAD, librarian to the pari, I piti t em.
University of Glarrow, in bis For the faustaction of your readers I ?'ravels over part of Europe in 1787 and refer thein !o a letter on the fubject of 1789, describing Pisa, 1. 419, fays, the interimion, which appeared in the “ The monuments in the Campo Santo
* Sicilia's raveia in Bieval, vol. are particularly described by Noris, in 1. pp. 136, 385.
British Critic of this month, subscribed and looking-glalles, lining the sides of by one of the gentlemen who disco- pointed niches, &c. &c. In Theart, vered it.
A. B. ihis Order may be said to be at odds ** A Friend to the memory of the I te with architectural proprieir, precedent, M. malion wihes to be informed when and commuou lense; iniyling Antiquity it is likely the second volume of his “ Rc in England, and that of Greece and ports" will make its appearance. Rome; examples to which purpose The first, varuhle as it is, for the prace may be thus
exemplified: Towers tical frience hereill contained, is yet im. and the choir decorations in Werimine perf.at, by the went of the Engouvings, fier-abbey ; courts of King's bench and which one Comm tee of Civil Eng neeis Chanceri, Wellnintier-hall; the South promised to supply with the second volume.
front of Guildhall, London ; Arundel He is unwilling to attribute its not forthcomio calile; Laycock nunnery, Wilts; the ing to a want of sale for the former volume; or, should it prove fo,that can only have hapă greater parts of the Weti fronts of Hepenied from the imperfect face in which is much in Windfor castle; ditto in the
reford and St. David's cathedrals; is puhlithed, or from the publick not being choirs of salisbury and Lichfield catheproperly made fenfinle of the great mals important informa:ion it contains. He
drals; St Margaret's church, Welimintruits the Commitee will yet keep their fier; Gate to the Treasury, 't hirchall,&c. promise in publishing the second volume; &c. From the profcribed Ipace in this or that they will, a any rate, furniin tie Miscellany, noi any more offences purchasers of the firtt with th: Engravings against Architectural Law will here be Decefsary to complete 1.
cited ; and this article may be con
cluded by quoning the old adage, Alphabetical Lift of the principal Tech- Shoot Folly as it flies.”
nical Terms introduced into the Pur. Fafcia. A Aat member in a cornice,
fuits al Architectural Ilinovation. or otherwise, that is larger than a fillet. FACADE. Any considerable erec- Fenfis. Grand representations to be
Lion ibat ftands before the front of inet with in our antieni Sculp:ures and the main edifice. Prom our antiext Paivlings. Examples, in ine historical Architecture take one example; the frieze in Edward the Confeifor's chapel, treble grand entrances into the Welt Westminster-abbey; the famous Lynn front of Excter cathedral.
Brass * ; the Louterell Palier (in polierFantastic order of Architecture. fion of Wild, Elq. Wiltshire), This order owes it origin purely to ihe &c. &c. inventive genius' of inodern times. Firetory. A place, or chapel, in a Prejudice, Innovation, Improvement, church, wherein is erecied a fhirine ; a mixing their filins together, engendered fituation fill retaining this appellation this prodigy, and lent it into the world is tehind the ligh Altar, in Durham as foinething new : yet at the same time cathedral. In this Feretory once liood it was proclaimed out as fomething old. the gorgeous Shrine of Si. Cuthbert. New, as from its appearauce novel- Fitulu. a ring, or broach, lo fafien honiers become intrigailed to re-build or various parts of our anceflors' garments, change the exteriors of their olwellings, Thele ornaments are continually dog thereby creating " good jobs" for pro- mp, and are found to be either oi bronze, fessional men. Old, because fuch pa- filver, or gold, enlarged with precious trons are told the mode resembles ihe tiones, &c. ftately manlions of their ancefiors. Fillet. A small fat moulding in a The firfi pofition is true, as its mode is cornice, &c. hecome the "rage." The second po- Finial. In our antient works, is the sition is falle, as it has no original foliage, which terminates the forms of standard, sacred to Antiquity, to bring pinnacles, pediments, to buildings, or forward in proof. It may be said to be monuments, &c. a mixture of all styles, yet a faithful re
Fin. M. Is the crowning of all kinds semblance of none; for, in the “ De of works, by entablatures, parapeis, signs" afier this Order, we may, fee a huttlements, pediments, turreis, fpires, Dorick colonade gabled up wish the &c. &c. Well fronts of two antient country First fone. The ceremony of laving churches, an einbautled parapet fup the birt stone, or stones, of a public porting a cupola;, a pointed groined edifice is a very antient cutiom among cieling, finishing with an eldaradio skv. us, and much of its original pompi light;, pointed windows, embellifhed with Loric pilallers ; French trellaye Scu!pcure and Painting.
* Bith funjects engraved in Ament