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PAGE Reeves on the cotonation oath 284 Sheffield, lord, on wool - 502

on the Psalıns 341,624 Sibber on divorces - 666

's, edition of the common Sicbelis antiquiffimæ Græcorum prayer

412 historia - - **339 Rennel on the geography of He. Smith's Runaway

434 · "rodotus

. 592 i sermons, vol. ii. 612 Reynolds's comedy of Life $ 40 physician's portable library Riters's poems - 538

651 Kobinson's trah Darion of Dr. Ha. Somerville, lord, letter to 548 :'ger's Picture of Palermo 212 Sornehy's translation of the Geor.

seasons for the belief of 'gics" . ; 164 la christian - 657 Sporismen, cautions to young 448 Rodd's cranslation of the tragedy Stacey on furnip crops 332

of Zima - 6:0 Starke's letters from Italy 555 Rollo's account of ihe arrillery Steuári on Edinburgh canal 327

hospital at Woolwich 361 -'s supplement on the same ib. Roper on the law of legacies 40 Stewart's Briton's united, or Bri. Rozier, cours complet d'agricul. tannia roured

190 fure

336 Stockdale's, P. poems - 311 Ruhnkenius's fcholia in Platonem Stonhouse's and Orton's letters 43

339 Struve's althenology - 236 Rush on the yellow fever 313 - treatise on the education m 's lecturi's on aniinal life 541 of children i.

479 Ruffia, letters on the causes and Surron on pulinonary consumption consequences of the war willa

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St. Ann's Hill - 537 Tales of Terror - 644 St. Juit, ouvrage posthume 333 - the Devil

ib. Sanderton's poems - 98 Tatham on the commerce and cul. Saunders on inineral waters 599 eure of tobacco - 213 Scarcity, enquiry concerning it 206 Taylor on St. Peter - 320

- Twelvepenny answer Thiville on lighting streets 556 concerning --- 659 Tintern abbey, Sc. - 313

- Shott thoughts on the Tissot de l'influence des passions present price of provifions 659 sur l'ame - 214 Scepric, the - 558 Toler on the law of executors 179 Scirodier, Taurinius, and Dam. Tooke's bistory of Ruflia 491

berger, account of - 556 Touch's sermons vol. i. - 319 Sesion for the benefit of a charity Traveller, the modern - 212: School

87 Trent, Vale of, a poem - 432 - on the scarcity - 89 Troiter's Suspira Oceani - 309 Shade, narrative of the life of Sa. Tufton family, inemorials of 332 rah

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669 Turton's address on behalf of coin Sharpe's sermon on economy in dealers

209 the consumption of grain 196 Twelvepenny answer on bank Sheffield, lord, on grain - 322

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506 Vaughan's Harveian oration 282 Wilkinson'seslay on electricity 304 Vitim, the, in five letters 330 Williams's sketches of the French Vince's system of astronomy 46, republic

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Willis's concise English grammar trigonometry - 377

447 Virgil's Georgics, translated by Wilson on febrile discales 436 Sotheby

564 Winter's reflections on popery 658 Union, domeftic - 331 Wold:mar, tableau melolachygraVolney's leçons d'histoire. 97 phique '

335 Uredale on the king's preservation Wordsworth's lyrical ballads izs

Wranghain's holy land - 186
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Waddington on hops – 330
Wakebelil's Lucretius - 453
Walker's teacher's atsiltani 213

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THE

BRITISH CRITIC,

For JANUARY, 1801.

Labitur occultè fallitque volatilis ætas
Et nihil eft annis velocius

• OVID.
Insidious time with rapid pace moves on,
And ere we mark his fight an Age is gone.

Art. I. The Sepulchral Monuments of Great Britain, the

Introduction to the Second Volume, which completes the Work. With Plates. By Richard Gough, Esq. Folio. 61. 6s. Payne, and Longman. . THE first volume of this valuable work made its appearance

previous to the commencement of our literary labours. In our Review for July, 1798, we were happy to record its progress in a second volume ; and we now, with increased pleasure, congratulate Mr. Gough on its completion. Various considerations unite to distinguish this work, as peculiarly serviceable to the cause of Literature : and posterity, we think, will readily acknowledge that, in this fplendid repository, Mr. G, has, at a vast expence, erected to himself a Monument, far more honourable, and doubtless far more durable, than the most costly pile of marble.

The present volume is, in fact, but the first part of its predecessor ; whose Preface, Introiluction, &c. it contains..

“ The period of our history which it comprehends, is one of the most interesting to minds who delight in contemplating the progress and A .

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revolutions of art. We behold sepulchral STATUARY advanced to sepulchral ARCHITECTURE ; and, from tombs in the public chapels and other parts of churches, we proceed to combs in their own appropriate chapels.

- Thus monuments suggest an history of GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE.” Pref. p. 1.

Having briefly recited, in the Preface, the gradual improve. ments of Sepulchral Statuary, Painting, and Sculpture, and congratulated himself in having thus preserved the memory of so many beautiful remains, Mr. G. with a true spirit of antiquarianism, makes war on the present practice of beautifying, which he calls new-modelling our cathedrals. Under this idea, the alterarions at Salisbury, admired by many competent judges as an admirable monument of taste, meet with his unqualified reprobation. We cannot, however, hesitate to prefer the genius and knowledge of a Wyatt to all the prejudices of the antiquary.

Here, as at the close of the former volume, Mr. Gough is fared to deplore the loss of a valuable associate, and congenial friend in these pursuits, in that able artist and antiquary, Mr. Jacob Schnebbelie. A literary monument is here erected to him, which Mr. G. thus closes :

as l had planned a concluding view of monuments in England and Scotland, to have compared those of our own country, and even with those in France ; but,

Oftendunt terris hunc tantum fata. I hesitate not to fay, that in my favourite pursuit of antiquarian research, I have sustained an irreparable loss. " I take the warning, and retire from the pleasing talk of immortalizing former generations, those who have gone before me for centuries to meditate on my own mortality, and with the good Abbot of St. Alban's, “ recordans melius et memorans quomodo diei mei vitalis tam mane transierat quam meridies, ficque pene finitæ funt vesperæ, quod multum de prope inftat completorii, juberem fterni mihi lectum in quo pausando quiescerem quousque sol vitæ fecundæ iterum assurgeret, reducetque ad ortum*."

" I have witnessed in my own country that Antiquity is losing her votaries. « Old things are passing away, behold all things will become new." The pervading principle of equality is a greater leveller than Time itself. We are to forget old principles, and no wonder if old practices are to be forgotten also. Theoretically mad, we are to do away all our forefathers transmitted to us as system, and every prejudice. We must throw away the ecclefiaftical history of England, as the nursery of bigotry, superstition, and idolatry ; and the civil history, as the picture of tyranny, ambition, and despotism. “I have

6. * Geita Jokis Whetamstede Bil.1. Cotton, Nerp D. vii, f. 27."

seen,"

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