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faults, while defended by warlike zeal. this citv, construcied with stone, of va That lost, and even these walls left de rious dimenfions; their dressings regufencelels and forlaken, they have be- lar, evincing great accommodation in come a prey 10 ruin į neighbouring their plaus ; and, from the number and buildings want wrought fone; col- lightloinenels of the windows, and tages want hearth-stones ; and roads other decorations, manifesting that such want stones to repair them with. Time abocks, when in their original order, here has been but a looker.on, unem- diffufed every convenience requisite for ploved; a meer longer in this scene of confequential and chearful habitation. watie. Man, provident man, has re. Surely, the culioms and manners of duced our investigations, fince Price our ancestors, three centuries past, by furveyed this place, even to what we some writers, have been but fuperfifind.' Come, it is well it is no worse. cially understood, or grossiv mitrepreWe are in the second area (Rill circu- fented; or else we should not read in a lar), widih 318 feet. Nought but an vew publication (on Gardening and indiferiminate heap of earth, deep dells, Architecture), ideas to the following and irregular ridges, meet my lyht; purport. The author, after prefuming of wall not the lealt particle; and Con- to judge of the merits, and to condemn jeclure, that kind attendant ou all ex- the demerits, of our antient Architecture, plorators, was wholly tifeless on the thinks gentlemen, who are railing or occasion, a meer “ fleeping" guide; to repairing houses in the country, will I even gare up the purpole, to arrange do well, in fone inliances, 10 i imi. out the calile wards, keep, hall, and tate," 10 a cerlain degree, our antieot the long et cetera, contenting myself, modes, for the exteriors; but on no as I food in the centre of the whole account to follow the practice in the work, by exclaiming, “ Sarum! what interiors ; as it is necellarv, at this day, art thou now but a prodigious elevation to live comfortably withiv doors. of eurih! a llent recorder of the late Thie Markei-crois is a beamisul obof names renowned ! of holds, once ject; but has been molt cruelly cletpoiled firong and during! What though, of the upper part of its delign. We while here I let my foot, I can well figure suppose the finishings evere similar to to myself the array of hy antient iron those at Malmiburi and Chichelier. delenders ; lee them wield the livore, The Clele of the Cathedral is fur bend the bow, advance ihe lance, or rounded nearly with loriy walls, emraile the shield; fee their mail enclo- bauled, having many hanging parasures glitter in the fun's refplendent pets, turreis ; and, in their circuit, beans; yet your pride of glorious arms prefent four or more gates of entrance is now no more. ' and fiill, as I ven- (much dilapidated), with a fols, and ure to fiand on the very brink of the other particulars necessary to a defenencircling line to this, thy lecond five work. On the exterior of the area, to gain nc a glimpse on the other wall, 10 the East, bearing on the Highfpace below, just where my brother freet, are stuck a number of orna. Price lays down the file of the Cathe- mented fiones, of Saxon performance, dral Church, that I may imagine I coulitiing of paris of enriched archibehold the congregated brethren pats on traves, cornices, paterx, ornamented in folemn late; hear, through ihe fio- compartments, bustos, &c. The sculp. ried windows tranfparem thew, the ture is good; and, allowing for the foug of priile. The folemn Counds public fituation, the mutilations are fivell on the au.bient air, and now they not very great. There is one particudie in distant ailes. Subulving force of lar brito, placed in a circular-headed fweerel barrions! I bow, in token of recefs, which bears the look of Rs man: fubmillion, mv grim-vilaged attend- at any rate, I may presume to affirm, anis too let fall iheir upliited weapons; I have feen things of this fort, no way their uproars ceale; and whev, like me, fuperior, treasured in fplendid collecbecome ear-bound prisoners to the cho- tions. Collectors, who never have ral charm!" Waip, wave vour magic been infiigated to look for “ Antiques" wand, all poent fusceptibility, imuil among our weeds, old walls, anddiches, my recollection of past events Publide at least at Salisbury, may now (who in a calm return to present occurrences! knows?) take a peep ; and what, at
New SARUM, or SALISBURY. prelent, ferves as a mark to throw stones I shall first mention, that there are al, be, in future, placed in cabineted secufeveral amient boules remaining in rity, as morsels rare and inestimable.
- Ai any rate, it may be asked, how these there long enough to be raised to that relicks became intéried in a wall, raited fiation. He held the office of Comabout, or fublequeni to, he finiling millary-generat, 17:17, 58, and 59. He of the present Ca: hedral Church? It cultivated the friend hip of Armirals is probable that, when the Cathedral Waifon and Pococke, and Capt. Speke was demolithed at Old Sarum, fome who commanded the fag Ihip on the of the materials were brought from India fiation, with Mr. Alexander, afthence to be used in the new works terwards Lord Caledon, bis deputy as going on in this place, now, to us who Accountane general, and with Mr. live, old worki. Be this as it may, Dalrymple then under fiore-keeper as thefe ornaments should not be patled by Madrus, whom he unsuccessfully enunheeded.
AN ARCHUEC). deavoured to get appointed deputy Ac(To le continued.)
countant after Alexander. His un
wearied attention to collecting hilioriMEMOIRS OF Mr. ORME. cal materials impaired his health fo (From the Afiatic Annual Register.) much that, 1759, he found it necessary
OBRT ORME, who died in 1801, 10. quit India, and return' to England nent furgeon on the Bombay establish- course of a year af er his return, he ment; and afterwards removed to A11- began to diges the plan of his History jengo, where Rubert was born Jue of the military tranfactions of the Bri1728. He was placed at Harrow school uish nation in India, which occupied 1736; and removed 1742 10 an acade- him iwo years. The firli volume was my near London, to be instructed in published 1763, but did not reward his the theory of commercial business. Ilis labours by a speedy fale. A second progrels here was proportioned to his edition was not called for till 1775. quichness of capacity and asliduity of To this volume he prefixed a concise application at Ichool. He was ap- bihorical dillertation on the Mahomepomed a writer in the Company's dan conquesis and establishments in service, 1744 or 1745, at Calculia, Hindulian, comprising a review of where he had an elder brother seuled. the peculiar character and cufioms of From thence he went to Madras 1752, the Hirdu people ; but, having no acand in the following year returned 10 quaintance with the learned languages England in company with Captain, of Alia, he was led into a few miliakes afierwards Lord Clive, with whom he and misconceptions. His Hifiory of lived on terms of the closest intimacy. the wars of the Carnatic has nou been Eight years refidence in India furnished more celebrated i han it deserves, for the him with a confiderable knowledge of faithful impartiality and uniform acthe manners, customs, and intiintions curacy of its narration. He now applied of its inhabitants, and the political hitelf to theliudy of the Greeklanguage, confiitions of the different fiates, his knowledge of which he completely which procured him an introduction to revived in a few years. About 1709 thole who wilhed for information on his friend Lord Clive finally returned the affairs of India, and 10 Lord Hol- from India ; but foon after his arrival derness, Secretary of State. He went a coolness arose between them, and to Madras, 1755, sourih member of terminated in the total diffoluiion of the Council; and on the expedition their friendliip several years before his under Admiral Watfon to recover Cal- Lordship's death. In 1770 he began cutia, which had been taken by Seranj- to prepare his materials for the second ud-Drwlah, Mr. O. fupported by volume of his Hifiory. The Court of Col. Laurence, procured ilie appoini- Directors gave him free access to the ment of Col. Clive to command the records at the Iudia House, and apland forces. The well-known refult pointed him Historiographer to the evinced his penetrating fugacity and Company at a salary of 300l. per ann. found judgnient. Mr. O. took an For ile French operatious in ihe Car. active part in the deliberations of the natic he aplied himtelf to LieutenantCouncil of Madras, relative to the mili general Boily, who had borne lo consitary operations in the Carnatic between derable a part in them, and who 1755 and 1759, and was appointed by thought hintelf under such obligations the Court of Directors eventual succes to Mr. O. for the precilion and imfor to Lord Pigot in the government partiality with which he had recorded of Madras; but he did not continue his actions in his firkt volume, that on
bis going to France he invited him to ny, which has been done, and the fole his chuteau, treated him with elegant lowing catalogue drawn up by Mr. hofpitality, and furnished him with se- Wilkins, the Company's librarian. veral authentic documents. This vo- Printed Books --Fifty-one volumes, lume, written with equal ability, is containing one hundred and ninety more interesting and comprehensive tracts on the subject of India, and the than the former. It einbraces the Honourable Company's affairs, froin whole of the military transactions of about the year 1750 down to the year the English and French in every part 1788. of India from 1756 to 1761, and com- Manuscript Books.-Two hundred mences with an historical survey of and thirty-one volumes of various sizes, Bengal froin its fubjugation by the chiefly bound in vellum, containing a Musulman arms to the conquest of vast body of information upon the fube Lord Clive, comprising a succinct ac- ject of India, in copies which Mr. count of the rise and progress of the Orme had permission io make from the English commerce in that province, records and collections of others, and and of the foundation of the seulement in original documents, common-place, of Calcutta. These three volumes &c with many useful Iudexes. have just been reprinted last
Eight bundles of letters, chiefly from His talents as an historian were now Madras and Bombay, upon the subject held in the highest estimation. Mr. of the Con many's transactions in India. (afterwards Sir William) Jones in a Printed Maps, Charis, Plans, and letter, 1773, compliments him Views.-Twenty rolls, confiliog chiefrestoring our language to its native ly of foul and spare impreilions of the fimplicity as perhaps Lord Lyttel- plates used for Mr. Orme's biltorv. ton had done ; and Dr. Robertson pays Twenty rolls, containing sundry him the highest compliment, obferving maps and plans. that, “ when his subject admitted of Thirty-five books, containing maps, it, his narrative carries mais readers along plans, and views. with that interesting and unwandering Four
port folios, dirto ditto. attention which distinguishes his mode Manuscript Plans and Maps.-Seof writing history." In 1782 he pub- venteen rolls of plans and maps, chiefly lished “ Historical Fragments of the the originals of thole engraved ror Mr. Mogul Empire during the reign of Au- Orme's Hifiory. rengzebe," a work of great utility, con- Hindu Idols.-Six figures in brass, taining within a narrow compass a representing some of the principal einvariety of valuable particulars re. blems of the divine attributes, accordo specting the native governments and ing to their mytoluery. M. M. the European Etablishments in Hindutian. Close application and a leden- Mr. Urban,
Tine 11. tary life had now in paired a.confeituIn afwer bo our corespondentis in
N weak. In 1792 he re- quiries , p. tired to Ealing; and in the begining of 420), give me leave to point out the ob1801 he fell into a state of weakness and servation of Solonion, Prov. xxii. 15. languor that prognosticated speedy dir- “ Foolishness is bound in the heart of a folurion, and he died Jan. 14, 1801, child; but the rod of correction shall in his 730 year. His most intimate drive it far from hiin;" and to folicit friends knew not that he was married ; from some of your correspondents a debut in a letter to particular friend, finition of this bad quality, whether which, agreeabiy to the directions he it means evil habits, bad temper, ftuJeft, was delivered according to its ad- pidiiy of intellect, or obstinate reluctdress after his decease, he acknow- ance to learn or fay a lellon. In the ledges his marriage, and in confe- latt tense it is termed stubbornness; and quence thereof the Court of Direc- inliances may be produced where a tors fettled a small annuity on his wi- master inflicted lichi a punishment with dow, for he left no children. He be- a rattan on the arın of a boy of eight queathed to his friend and executor, years old, for omiiting several times to Nr. Robarts, the present chairman of spell a word of four lyllables, that the the Court of Directors, all his MSS. arm exbibited a variety of colours, was and a variety of other valuable hitorical much. Iwoln and painful for many materials, with a wish that he would days; and the cane, in the infiction of present them to the East India compa- stripes bending over the shoulder blade.
-Miscellaneous Remarks. 519 left similar marks between the shoul. May we not ask whether the Doctor ders. This was justified by the practice would have coined the word dementut, 40 years ago at a free fchool in a cor- or used it, if he had not had some auporation many miles North of the me- thority for it. iropolis, where it was laid the boys A fentiment the reverse of this ocwere Aogged till the blood came. These curs in the saine excerpta froin Euripiobservations are not meant to revive the des, and probably made part of the same question between the partizans of our tragedy as the foregoing: great epic poet and our great pelagogue Συσαι γαρ οπόλαν το θεω δοκι τινα about the reality or propriety of acade- Πολλην διδασε αροφασιν ως σωτηριαν. mical flogging ; but it cannot but be
Servare cum quem volt Deus multas solet, deemed by you and your friends a fe
Occasiones cum falutiferas dare. verity incompatible with the education
In p. 424 of the fame Monthly Maof boys and ihe fpirit of Britons. P. P.
gazine it is said to be given in Duport's ! Mr. URBAN,
** Homeri Gromologia,” as a translathe Church of Rome has no hetter tion of a line in the Supplices of Euri
Markland's edition of this play, I find p. 408, it is in piieous cate. P. 440. In the extract from Hayley's no Greek lines corresponding
the Life of Cowper, there have droped out
fore quoted from an uncertain play, the following lines after " endeared"“ to the friends of virtue by the obvious are the lines alluded to.
In the fame Magazine, p. 430, is xfection that his writings, excellent as they appear, were excelled by the gen. rial library at Vienna, of Eufebius's
mentioned a Greek MS. in the Impetlenels, the benevolence, and the lanc
Eclogæ propheticæ de Chriflo," tity of his life."
P. 409, c. 2. Avington is a rectory. which gives a very great part of the true P. 410. Willis's Additions to his Hit Septuagint as it was left hy origin. Dnes
this appear to have been collated for tory of St. Afaph from that of Bangor,
Dr. Holmes, or the “ French King's are all duly inserted by his new editor.
Livy, which was within these few years P. 479, c.2, 1. 11. from bottom, r. Whittinghall's bargeman. The coach brought to him from Mount Athos, and horses were redeemed from forfei- by any late editor of Livy?"
P. 417. I conceive the Indian image
L. M. ture by a fine of 50).
to be made of the mixt metal called
The infcription in Liddington hofMB
R. MARR, of Barner, informs.
457. for June 1803, p. 402, that the line,
The other inscription is to be read, Perdere quem vult Jupiter prius dementat,
Cælum Patria is Joshua Barnes's translation of two lines
Chrisius via in one of Euripides' Incertæ Tragediæ,
P. R. 1626. – Οταν δε Δαιμων ανδρι προσυνη καια
The infcription on a mountain near Τον μεν εβλαχε πρωτον,
Ruthyn, fo far from being unnoticed The last line should be
and unexplained, was engraved in Cam
den's Britannia, in Gibson's edition, Tor NOIN Gate,
after Mr. Lluyd, and since in Gough's .. and in the first, TOPouin.
after the editor, vol. II. p. 578, pl. xx. edition of Barnes's Euripides, p. 2; where it is explained and deCamb. 1692, p. 515, the Greek is thus fcribed very differently from your cortranslated :
respondent. Every conjecture may be At quando namen miseras parat viro right 'as far as it goes, but Aimilinus Meus læsa primum.
may have been a Roman or RoBut in the note the Doctor adds a manized-British turisucus or general; fimilar sentiment in a Latin poem of and yet not be found in the list of Brié his owon, inituled “ Franciados.” tish princes. Certe ille deorum
P. 419, c. 3, r. Nath's WorcesterArbiter ultricem cum vult estendere dex. shire, vol. I. p. 440, and add John
Denham. tram, Derretilat prius & noftri confririgere vires
P. 423. Will the account of the laCunglii gauder.
vage in Aveyron, in ile “ Rough
by J. H.
Sketch of Paris," lately published, fup. approbation of baving fully anfwered the ply the deficiency complained of practitioner's first description and account
Q.Q. of it; and on Wednesday last they wero
all discharged accordingly. Mr. URBAN,
June 13. 1722, June 23. Dr. Nettleton rent the
his inoculating the Small-Pox at Halifax. cited fome curiosity as to the period seems, ove of n-ar 6o, who have been thus
and parts a. jacent in Yorkshire; where, it when Inoculation from Variolous inalter was first introduced into America inoculated, only one died; and " is said he
has made obfervation, that one fifth part and this country; the following articles of the inhabitants of chai and the neighof intelligence may not be unacceptable. bouring cowns, who have been naturally
1721, July 22. Thiopheficians and fur- infected with the Small-PX, within this geons of Bion (New Ensland) h-inglum- year past, have died of that ditemper. moned, hy althoriy, to meet hefore the joftices of the peace, &c. in the towr. Mr. URBAN,
June 23. house, came to the pillowing resolutions RHAPS some of your corretpone of the . Plikte
dents, on reading this, mav fend It appears, by numerous instances, that
you the best method for making Inocuit has proved ihe death of many persons lation with the Cow.Pox general in this soovi after the operation; and trought dif
kingdom. tempers upon many others, which have,
I bave just received a letter from in the end, proved deadly to them. That the nakal tender cyf infusing
Porutinovih, in which it appears a folsuch malignane fatto in the mass of blos, dier there (who has a wife and four is to corripe and patrify ir; ind, f these children) was charged half-a-guinca, be no a lufticieni ditorego or that misiz. by an apothecary, for inoculating one nity, hy the place of incis n, or ellowhere, of his children. I have ihe bill and reit lays a foundation flip" many dangerous ceipe fent me; and will let you tie it, dileaf s.
if you delire ir. When luch a charye That the piration tends to spreal and is made to a foldier, who, ibough a continue the infection in a place, longer fergeant, has but 24s. a week to main, than it might oth s wife he.
tain himfell and family, how can the That the commong the operation among blelling of the Vaccine Inocnlation beus is likely to prove of most dangerous con
nefit the poor who are the bulk of this fequence. In this kingdom it fired better.
kingciom? I have heard that, at a vila
laze, a medical man offered to inocu-, 1721, Argup 10.
Yesterday morning laie the poor, on their paving him they hegan the experimenti inocularing juli what they could afford. A lew, at the small-Pex upon fix criminals, in New- firti, hefiated; but when they were gate; several eminent physicians hetong og hewn, from a late publication, what to his Majelly and their Royal Higieffes, Dr. Letton, and other physicians, and several others who ale emini! Members of the College and the Rurals ciery: they could have the genuine maller for
faid in comme odation of it, and that as also some noled surgeons and pothecaries, being present; when Mr. Charles Mattard, the purpole, the whole parish was in the furgeon, performed the coperation, who, ocolated; and chole who could fford a few years fuce, hath practiced
! it in Turkey, it paid him fo well, that he inoculated and has lately introduced it with succeís all the poor grutis. Could not fuch a into England.
good Samaritan be found at Portmouth, 1721, Auguff 16.
The Small Pox have and even at every other place in this plainly appeared upon some of the persons king? It has been reported, that in Newgate, who underwent the experi
our Harry lats been inoculated. Could ment of bioculation yelter Jay was severe
not the birgeons of our army do the night; and 'tis concluded, from the appeare
faine to all the soldiers, and their fami. ing fymptoms, that the rest will have them, lies, gratis? Somedicines are neceflary; except one man, who was kuown to have Dad them before, on whom the ingrattment tual preventative of the Small-Pox,
po danger allends it ; and it is an effece of them had made no alteraino. 1721, Sept. 9. His Majelly has been
li has been thought that a fund gracious, pleased to order a pirdon lo pirs might be raised for ilie Jennerian So. for the malefactors who tinderwent ehe ex- ciety (but, perhaps, the Society have periment of inoculating the small-Pox; got a fund futlicent) 10 send miilter to the prictice and licecfs of which has been a forgcon, in each dilterent village, or laid before the Council, and received the town, throughout the kingdom, and