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METEOROLOGICAL DIARY KEPT AT EXETER.

Hyg.

Do..........

Do.....

Sept. | Bar. Ther.
S129.36 55

2 89.55527
329.63 56
4 29.26 50
5 29.50 54
6 29.74 53

729.72 59]
S 8 29.71 59

9 129.49 56
10 | 29.48 584
11 | 29.68 57
12 29.83544
13 | 29.97 64

14 29.85.61
S 15 29.79 60

16 29.87 | 614
17 29.73 621
13 | 29.74 63
19 | 29.86 63
20 1 29.84 58

21 29.46 58
S 22 29.46 58

23 29.62 58
2499.60 59
25 29.85 511
26 29.98 55
27 30.03 59

28 | 29.93 60 S 29 29.59 60

30 29.62 53

Hyg. at 8 A. M.

Bar. Ther.

Hyg.
at 3 P. M.

Bar. Ther.
ID Fine with clouds & cool 29.42 55 20 do. Fine, clouds, sın. rain.......

29.51 53
2 M Few showers, some crops... | 29.58 57 25 do. Do...........

29.63 52 Hazy; aft. 11 wet baze 29.59 55 8 D Do.........

[wind & rain. 29.43 53 8 M Fine, but cold; aft, 12, rain

29.26 56

33 D Cloudy, with heavy squall 29.38 53 6 M Fine, tho'cloudy....

29.55 57 23
D Do..

29.65 53
9 MF. & C.; aft. 12 small rain.
29.73 58 10 do, F. & C.....

29.70

57
16 M F. & C.

29.75 57
D Fine.

29.73 60
23 M Fine.
29.70 67 28 do.

29.6861
30 M Rain; aft. 10 fair but lower. / 29.36 644 30 do. Blowing hard with showers.. 29.3261
9 M Fine, with clouds, more mod. 29.65 654 25 D

29,67 59
16 M Fine, lho lazy, 12 heav.sh. 29.71 61 3 D Some little showers........... 29.76 56
24 M Very fiue........
29.93 64 17 D Cloudy

29.96 56
17 M Cloudy with fre. smallshowrs 29.92 591 26 do.

29.92 60
44 M F. & C.
29.85 65 27 do. More clear......

29.85 57
30 M Very fine......... .......

29.81 65 33 do. Do.; aft. 5 overcast. 29.84 48 M Foggy.. 29.84 69 28 do. Fine.....

29.83 63 42 M | Very fine...... 29.70 67 27 do. Do........

29.70631 39 M Fine.... 29.79 68 17 do. Lowering.

29.86 60) 22 M Gloomy 29.86 604 16 do.

29.88 63
✓ M Gloomy.
29.75 57 9 do. ( Do......

29.65 60
26 M | Rain; aft, 9, F. & C.. ...... ( 29.43 644 12 do. F. & C....

29.13 62
25 M Foggs ; aft. 11 fine
29.48 63 17 do. Very fine.......

29.58 60
25 M | Gloomy; more clear........ 29.62 59 1 D Fine tho' cloudy.

29.62 54 19 M Foggy, aft. 9 clear..... 29.60 61 13 do. Fine tho' cloudy.

29.73 58
25 M Fine tho' foggy; afterp. clo. 29.94 61 22 M Fine tho' cloudy..

29.97 58
30 M Fog, after 9 clear...
29.98 63 16 do. F. & C. ........

30.01 58
26 M Gloomy

30.03 64 20 do. Fine...

30.03 61 30 M Glooiny 29.91 62 20 do. Fine with clouds...

29.91 5% 41{M Windy, with some sm. rain.. 29.35 59 29 do. | Blowing hard with some ra. 29.46 54 20 M Fine, clouds, some sm. sho. 29.68 59 15 do. F. & C..............

29.66 57

at 10 P. M.
20 do. Showers.
5 do. F. &' C.;some sho.

M P. & C.; some sho.

do. Fair, & moderate.
46 do. Very Gine.
30 M De.

M Do.; hazy.
12

D Do.; rain.
24 do. Fair with hard squa
23 do. Very fine.
8 AI Very fine.
6 M Fine ; rain.
47 do. P. & C.
55 do. Fine.
41 do. F. & C. ; wet fog.
32 do. Do.
15 do. Do.; foggy,
20 do. | Do.
6 do. Do,
9 Jo. Do.; rain,
6 do. Do ; foggy.
9 do. Do.
18 M Fine.
31 do. Fine.
20 do. Fine; thick fog.
19 do. F. & C.
25 do. Do.
25 do. Do.; some sm, rain
14 do. | Do.but fair; moder
32 do. Do.

Do..........

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE

For OCTOBER,

1816.

Mr. URBAN, Wapping, Oct. 23. The Duke of DevONSAIRE to Bp. THE THE inclosed I have had extracted

HOADLY. from the Public Ledger to-day :

Dublin, Jan. 24, 1756. as it deserves the greatest publicity My Lord, -I am extremely conand durability, I feel a pleasure, cerned that the first opportunity I (a right, I may say, for I have drawn should have of corresponding with a trigger for my Sovereign on both the Bishop of Winchester should be sides the Atlantic) in transmitting it on so disagreeable a subject; and noto you, to give this excellent King's thing but your Lordship’s letter could feelings and principles such publicity have forced me to trouble you, or and durability. Thomas WALTERS. enter into the discussion of a ques

tion which has given me a great deal The King. The following anec of uneasiness, as well as surprize. As dotes, says an Evening Paper, may be you have laid me under a necessity relied on as authentic:

of giving my opinion when I should Io the Summer of 1814, the King have chose to have been silent, you had lucid intervals: the Queen de- will, I hope, excuse me if I give it sired to be informed when that was you freely. I am indeed at a loss for the case — she was so ; and on enter words to explain my meaning more ing the room, she found him singing clearly than I did in my letter to Dr. a hymn, and accompanying it on the Lowth, of which he told me he had harpsichord. When he bad finished sent you an extract. It always was it, he kuelt down, and prayed aloud my intention to get a small matter for her Majesty, then for his Family out of Dr. Leslie's preferments for a and the Nation, concluding with a son of Sir Edmond Anderson; and . prayer for himself, that it might therefore, as a means of providing please God to avert his heavy cala more amply for Dr. Lowtb, I promity from him, but if not, to give posed to him the making application him resignation to submit to it. He to your Lordship; and though the then burst into tears, aod his reason

material service was to be done to Dr.. again fled.

Lowth, yet I should always have One morning, when the passing. esteemed it a civility done to me, bell was tolling at Windsor, his Ma. aod, as such, bave thought anyself jesty inquired" who was dead? His much obliged to you; and I own,' attendants at first did not answer bim; when the answer came back, couched but, on his repeating the question, in the words you mention, with strong they said, “ Please your Majesty, professions of your regard for me, I Mrs. S-" " Mrs. SM," rejoined was much pleased with it. I have the King, “ she was a linen-draper, lived long enough in the world not and lived at the corner of street to pay too great a regard, or lay too (naming the street); aye, she was a much stress, on professions in general; good woman, and brought up her but ibe veneration I bad been bred family in the fear of God - she is up with for Bishop Hoadly's characgone to Heaven-I hope I shall soon ter would not allow me to suspect follow ber."

that his professions could mean no

thing, or that he could have recourse Mr. URBAN,

Oct. 7.

to nice distinctions to explain away THE following Letiers, lately dis.. the sense and meaning from his own TH

covered among some family pa- words, which the common acceptapers, seem to merit preservation, and tion of them certainly conveyed : and are inucli at your service. N.S. therefore, when Dr. Lowth had got

possession

my best

possession of Dr. Leslie's preferment, out, that the receiving maoy favours Í immediately acquainted Mr. Aoder- entitles a man to more, the argument sou with the promise I had from would run very prettily? but this is a your Lordship, and told him the Liv. maxim not universally agreed upon. ing was at his service, which he very In shoçt, my Lord, let me turn the williugly accepted. If that step had question about ever so many ways, not been taken, I should, upon the and view it in ever so many lights, I first difficulty raised by your Lord can make nothing of it; and must ship, have desired Dr. Lowth to put therefore leave it to some greater au end to it--and as I find my lelter Genius, who can raise an argument to him has not convinced you, I must out of nothing, like the Bishop of desire your Lordship to dispose of Gloucester*, or make one out of his the Living to whomsoever you shall own will and pleasure'; stat pro rathink proper; and shall endeavour to tione voluntas: and content myself serve my frievd some oiher way. I with what is within the reach of my am sorry to find myself under the capacity,--to convey by this necessity of letting him know exactly wishes and compliment. (in which my the staie of the case ; but it is very wife and suns join) to yourself and material to me, my Lord, that no Mrs. Newcome. I am, my Lord, man should be able to say that I your Lordship's most obedient and have broken my word with him. I obliged humble servant, must now look upon this affair as

HENRY TAYLER. entirely over; and therefore the only Crawley, Aug. 5, 1766. favour I have to beg is, that this may be the conclusion of a correspondence Mr. UBBAN,

Oct. 14. which must be as disagreeable to you, as it is to, my Lord, your Lordship's Tue just tribute of praise given in most obcdient humble servant,

your Obituary of last Month to

the character of the late Mr. Thomas DevONSUIRE.

Tomkins cannot but be highly gratifyTo the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of ing to the wide-extended circle of his

St. Asaph*, at Whitchurch, Salon friends. Possessed as he was of all My Lord, -After many attempts to

the amiable qualities of the head and write to your Lordship, I have at heart, he may be said to be truly last, by mere dint of resolution, worthy of every encomium passed forced myself upon it; and therefore,

upon him. In professional abilities if I commit a fault, I hope you will he was confessedly unequalled; and give me leave to plead St. Paul's ex

among the many unequivocal testi

monies of admiration which his percuse, that it is not I, but something else that dwelleth in ine. What it is,

formances have excited, none could your Lordship will easily investigale,

bave been more gratifying to his feelwhen I inform you that my

eldest son

ings than that expressed by the Duke is in Orders, and ready to labour in

of Sussex, on the occasion of his the Vineyard, if he could but fiod a

Royal Highness receiving the FreeVineyard to labour in.

dom of the City in July last +. What can a man do in such circum The finely-executed Portrait of stances : If he applies to nobody, himself, by the late Sir Joshua Reyout of a modest delicacy, he will cer

nolds, he has bequeathed to the City tainly get nothing: if he stays till he

of London, with a request, that canhas a right to apply to any one, he

not be better expressed than in the will stay all his life-time: if he ap

terins of his will: plies where he has no right, he will

I give and bequeath to Richard be looked upon as impertinent,

Clark, esg. Chamberlain of the City of If your Lordsbip was but as' much

London for the time being, and to all obliged to me and iny family as I am

succeeding Chamberlaius of this City, to you and yours, I should make no

my Portrait painted by Sir Joshua Rey

nolds, P. R. A. being the last picture scruple of speaking plainly, and not

from the pencil of that celebrated Masthink of concealing myself thus in ter, - with a request that it may be clouds and darkness : but the mis- placed in the Chamberlain's Parlour chief is, the obligation lies on the with the Duplicates of the Honorary wrong side. Or, if I could make it Freedoms and Thanks presented by the * Dr. Richard Newcome.

* Dr. Warburton. + See p.78.

Lord

Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Tyrant's cool narrative of his having Council, to the distinguished Herves, almost depopulated the country, for Statesmen, and other eminent Charac

no other offence than their patriotic ters, who have so ably and successfully and independent spirit; and the chaexerted themselves to secure our inva

racter which he himself :ives of the luable Constitution from the ambitious

unhappy victim s of his merciless rage designs of our envious and powerful Enemies."

for conquest, stamps lasting infamy.

upon his name: “Quorum de natura The Portrait was presented to the

moribusque Cæsar quum quæreret, worthy Chamberlain on the 1st inst. who received it with that dignified quarumque rerum ad luxuriam perti

sic reperiebat: nihil pati vini, relipoliteness, and feeling, which marked

nentiuni joferri, quod his rebus relanhis esteem for the Testator, and his

guescere animos, eorumque remitti sense of the value of the bequest. A

virtutem existimarent; esse bomines more appropriate situation for the feros, magnæque virtutis, increpitare Portrait could not have been selected, atque incusare reliquos Belgas, qui surrounded as it is by the elaborate

se populo Romano dedissent, el pa. productions of his pen which adorn

triam virtutem projecissent, conthat room. Such a collection of Or

firmare se neque legatos missuros, uamental Penmanship.---so extensive, so beautifully designed, so ingeniously cepturos.”

neque ullam conditionem pacis ac

Alas! for pity that a varied,-it may surely without arro

man who could handle the pen so gance be asserted, cannot be surpassed; well, had not handled the sword to and these memorials of Public Vir

better purpose : and yet, proh nefas! tue will effectually preserve the fame

the exiermination of this brave and of the Writer, by transmitting to

virtuous people was one of the gloposterity some of the most exquisite

rious exploits for which the Roman efforts of skill in the Caligraphic Art.

Sepate decreed religious solemoities Yours, &c.

J. B.

and public processions for the space

of fifteen days. Tour through various Parts of the I laid down the book, saying to

NETHERLANDS und Germany in myself in the words of Pope, 1815. (Continued from p. 104.) “Heroes are much the same, the point's Mr. URBAN,

agreed, TOURNAY, to which I introduced From Macedonia’s madman to the Swede,

your Readers in my last letter, The whole strange purpose of their lives furnishes ample scope for gratifying to find the curiosity of the Antiquar; and the

Or make an enemy of all mankind.” Topographer. This beautiful city is Had

my time permitted me to rethe capital of a fertile and populous main a week at Tournay, I might district called the Tournesis, the in- have selected from the researches of habitants of which were called Nervii the Flemish Antiquaries, a digest of in the time of Julius Cæsar, who, in its history from the time of Cæsar to the second Book of his Commentaries, the destruction of the Roman Emrelates their bold and desperate strug. pire, and from thence through the gles for freedom-nor was it till the vicissitudes of the middle ages, wbich whole race was almost extinct, that I flatter myself would not be unacthe Conqueror condescended to listen ceptable to your Antiquarian Readers; to the dictates of clemency, by spar- and had your Correspoudent Mr. Mot, ing the old men, women, and children, during the while, been al my elbow, who had retired for safety to the fens I might have furnished the lovers of and marshes.

Topography with accurate descripNo scholar should visit Flanders tions of the many splendid public without Cæsar's Commentaries in his buildings which adorn ihe town; but pocket. On my arrival at the capital my stay was too short for any toilof the Nervii (a stage of 15 miles some investigation, and, with every from Lille), I sat down to breaklast sadvantage of leisure, I feel my inadewith Cæsar in my hand, and got quacy to the task of scientific Archithrough the second book of the Com- teclaral description.-1 was delighted mentaries “ while trifling o'er cold with the situation of Tournay, surcoffee with the spoon.” I could not rounded by rich and beautiful measuppress ny indignant feelings at the dows, and washed by the Scheldt,

which

TOUR

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