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an immense concourse of people. In the taining a magnificent vase of exquisite procession were three men in complete workmanship and classical design, and suits of armour ; one of them, steel, was groups of figures from the anrique, accomHenry the Fifth's, from the Tower; the panied with letters from the principal other two were of brass. There were like. Committee at Dresden, expressive of the wise six horsemen in half-armour, besides warmest gratitude for the extraordinary a party of life-guards, a few of whom wore exertions of Briwi-b munificence. All the cuirasses taken at Waterloo. The popu- contributors to the German Subscription lace took the horses from the Lord Mayor's will feel interested in these facts, which Carriage in the Strand, and drew it all the prove the spirit in which their liberality way to Guildhall.--At the dinner several has been received and acknowledged. of the Nobility and other distinguished A new sort of road-way has been lail persons were present.
down at the foot of Blackfriars Bridge, on Tuesday, Nov. 19.
the Surrey side. It consists of cast-iron ,,This morning the Sun was visibly squares, in the form of paving-stones eclipsed. The eclipse commenced at 11 gravel is laid upon the iron-work, which minutes past o'clock in the morning; is intended to form a hard foundation. the middle at 17 minutes past 9, at which A medical gentleman who has read the time rather more than three-fourths of the account of the dreadful effects of the oxide Sun were obscured ; and the eclipse ter. of copper on two servants of Lord Ross. minated at 27 minutes past 10. The moon more, produced by eating fruit stewed in inade her first impression on the Sun's disk a copper pan, observes, that in his prac. on the right hand. The morning was very lice he has frequently witnessed, wben favourable for observing the eclipse; and mineral poisons, technically called oxide, a thin mist enabled beholders to observe whether of copper or arsenick, are taken it without inconvenience with the naked inwardly, that one table-spoonful of pow eye.
dered charcoal is a complete antidote, Saturday, Nov. 23.
mixed with either honey, butter, or treacle, This Day our venerable and revered taken immediately ; within two hours ad. Sovereign has completed a reign of 56 'minister either an emetic or a cathartic : years and 29 days, exceeding in duration in this way the effect of the poison is preany since the Norman Conquest.
By administering charcoal, a Henry III. reigned 56 years and 28 days. chemical decomposition takes place in the Edward III. 50 years, 5 months, and I day. stomach ; the oxygen unites with the car. Elizabeth, 44 years, 4 months, and 7 days. bon, and the copper or arsenick regaios -Me has likewise lived longer than any its metallic properties, in which state it is other Monarch since that time, having on perfectly barmless. the 4th of June last attained 78 years ; The legacies of the late Duke of Queense his grandfather, George II. the next oldest, , berry are at length to be paid, by an only reached 1777 years, and no other even order of tbe Court of Chancery, from the the age of 70.
funds paid into Court, subject to the A handsome tribute of gratitude has claims of the tenants, who had paid large been paid to the persons who were the sums for the renewal of their leases, some Almoners of British Bounty to Sufferers of which have been reduced; but the by the War in Germany, which, from its great cause, in which the Countess of Yar. judicious distribution and application, has mouth and two of her children are plaiu. been productive of the most essential and tiffs, and Lord Yarmouth and others are extensive benefits. So highly did the defendants, is still in dependence. The King of Saxony appreciate the relief af accumulations of interest on the money forded to his amicted subjects, that some bequeathed by the Duke are immense. months ago the presented, through Baron They will make a handsome addition to de Just, his Ambassador in-London, his those legatees who may survive the pro. portrait in a magnificent gold box, set ceedings in Chancery. with diamonds, to the Archbishop of Can The wealth of Mr. Watson Taylor, the terbury, as President of the Westminster purchaser of Houghton Hall, is stated to Committee, and diamond rings to three of be immense. For that mansion, and a the Secretaries, Messrs. Marten, Howard, large quantity of land round it, he gave and Watson; and conferred the Order of the Marquis Cholmondeley three hundred Civil Merit on Mr. Ackermann, the fourth and fifty thousand pounds, still, howerer, Secretary ; with an intimation to those not purchasing the whole of the Marquis's Gentlemen that an appropriate memoriat estate in Suffolk. Mr Taylor, 'as me for cach was preparing at the porcelain 'hear, is bound, by the will of his ancestor, manufactory at Meissen. This promise to expend seden hundred thousand pounds was fulfilled on the 8th of October, when in landed estates; and, besides the inoacr of the Secretaries received, through" come whicb may arise from them, he has his Excellency Baron de Just, a case cont* ninety-five thyusand pounds a year. is €! 1
29.07 THEATRICAL REGISTER.
Rev. T.P. Turner, Ambrosden V. co.
Qxford, (t.6 roy.esh it New Pieces.
Rev. H. G. Norris, Prebendary of Llan.
Rey. Francis Rowden, B. D. one of the by Mr. Morlon.7 The Music by Mr. Bishop. Select Preachers before the 'University of
Rev. Joon Townsend, Cleybanger R. talaga. DRURY LANE THEATRE.
Devon. Nov.5. The Guardians'; a Comedy by
Rev. F. Goforth, Prebendary of Wells the late Mr. Tobin.
Hon. and Rev. Thomas H. Coventry,
Pirton and Croome united RR. Worees.
Rev. C. N. Wocleboase, Geldesłon R.
Norfolk. 5. Oct. 26.1 W. Edward Powell, esq: M.P. Lord Lieutenant of Cardiganshire.
Rev. S. Colby," B. A.-Thelnetbam R.
Suffolk. **Novi 9. Frederick Lindeman, esq. Consul General in Sicily; and Adolphus Pa.
Rev. C. Chevalier, M. A. Bardingham
R. Suffólk. jucedo, esq. Consul iu Corsica.
Rey, Alexander John Scott, D. D. orie
of bis Majesty's Chaplainscio Ordinary.
Bretforton V. co. Worcester, with Beek
Oct. 8. At Drayton Manor, co. Staf Edward James Mascall, esq. Collector ford, the wife of G. R. Dawson, esq.M.P. Inwards of the Customs in the Port of a son and heir.--13. Ia Upper Guildford. London,
street, the wife of Lieut.-col. "James Ara William Archibald Aripstrong White, lan, a son.-15. At Humberstone Hall, est. a Magistrate of Shadwell Police Of go. Leic, the lady of Sir Willoughby Wola fice, vice Gregg, resigned.
stan Dixie,, bart. of Falstone Hall, Norts; Capt. Richbell, a Magistrate of Thames a soo and heir.--16. In Wimpole-street; Police Office, vice Herriot, resigned.
the wife of George Dashwood, esq. M: PS Rev.J. H. Mason, one of the Deputy of Kirtlington Park; Oxon, a son._197 Riders and Master Foresters of Dartmoor,
The wife of E. H. Stonehouse, esq.- 3son Oct. 24. W. Hustler, esq. Registrar and beir.-26. At West Retford Háll, of Cambridge University, vice Rev. W. A. Notts, Lady Nightingale, a son.-345 Lady Pemberton, dec.
Fitzherbert, a daughter. 3 000 Nou. 1. Rev. Dr. Kaye, Divinity Pro Lately. In Charles-street, Manchestets fessor in the University of Cambridge, vice square, Lady Ogilby, a *s00, --141 Álbes! . Rev. Dr. Marsh.
marle-street, the wife of Hon. Cold On Nos. 8. Rev. Dr. Wood, Vice Chan. slow, a dau. In Gloucester-place, the cellor of Cambridge University for the year wife of Col. Hughes, M. P. a day.
wife of T. Knox, esq. M.' P. a sonne Mr. Thomas Key, Librarian and Cura. Langley Lodge, Lewisham, the wife of tor of ihe Fitzwilliam Collection, Cam Lieut.-col. Webber Smith, à dalu. at bridge.
Greensted Hall, Essex, the wife of Rev." Rev., W. H. llay kins, Master of Chelo George Hughes, a son.-At Heath House, tenham Free Grammar School.
Ashton, the wife of Hugh Smyth, ësyra
of Westwood House, Lancashire, a son. *** 15.EcéLESIÁSTICAL PREFERMENTS.
At Beauport, Lady Montgomerie, a son. Rev. John Wickens, Swyre R. Dorset. Nov. 7. At Airley Hall, co." Stafford,
Rev."H. Mann, Mangan and Martin R. Rt Hon. Lady J. Somerset, ä daughter. Cornwall.
-9. At Rolleston: House, co. Stafford, Rev. J. Taylor, B. A. Llanartboçy V. the Jady of: Sir Oswald Museley, batt. eo, Carinaithen.
dau,-12. At Studley House, Oxon. the ? Rev. W. Keary, Biltou V. co. York, lady of Sir Alexander Cookep a son.-16. uice Dixon, dec.
The wife of H. Eilis, Esq. of British M llon. and Pev. Edward Grey, M. A. seum, a son.--19. The wife of T: J. Peter Whickham R. tice Greville, resigned. tigrew,
7, esq. Bolt-court, Fleet-street, a son.
Charles Hoar, esq. of Twyford Lodge, July 11. At the Mauritius, Charles Hants, to Miss Clerk, of Upper SeymourCollet D’Escury, esq. Inspector General street, Portman-square. of Woods and Forests at the Cape of Good 26. J. S. Girdler, esq. of Hammersmith, Hope, to Clotilda Elizabeth, only day. of to Miss Mauleverer, only surviving dau. Sir Robert Barclay, bart,
of the late B. Mauleverer, esq. of QueenSept. 28. At Valenciennes, Capt. Bun square, Bloomsbury, worth, 88th foot, to the eldest daughter of 31. His Excellency Baron Frederick James Yéo, esq. and sister to Commodore William Drissen, General in the Russian Sir J. L. Yeo, R. N.
Service, &c. to Mişs aikęn, daughter of 30. Rer, George Chamberlaine, Rector Mr. Aiken, of Hampstead. of Wyke Regis and Weymouth, to Mar. Col. William Raban, of the East India garet, second dau. of Rev. John Dupré, Company's Serrice, lo Miss Calton, of D. D. of Melcombe Regis.
Brampford Speke, Devon. Oct. 1. At Kensington, R. P. Cotion, Lately.. William, only son of W. Asheesq. to the only dau. of R. Payne, M. D. ton, esq. of Downham Hall, co. Lancaster, Jate of Kensington-square.
to Frances, dau. of the late lton. W. Cock3. At Melville House, co, Fife, Fran ayne, of Rushton Hall, co. Northampton. cis Pym, esq. eldest son of F. Pym, esq. At Leamington, Aug. Edw. Hobart, esq. M. P. to Rt. Hon. Lady James Leslie to Mary, eldest dau. of the late Mr. SerMelville, second dau. of lie Earl of Le jeant Williams. ven and Melville.
G. Peach, esq. late of the 9th dragoons, 7. George Williamson, esq. Captain of Forston House, near Dorchester, to Eliin the East Company's Naval Service, to zabeth, only dau. of Rev. Thomas Fox, Delia, second dau. of Rev. Dr. Rose, Rec Rector of Mapperton, co. Dorset. tor of St. Martin's Out wich.
Capt. G. Robinson, R. N. 10 Anne, dau. 8. E. W. Dickenson, esq. of Dalifords, of the late Rev. Mr. Reece, Rector of Col. co. Chester, to Catherine Jane, eldest dau. wall, co. Hereford. of the late Rt. hon, Isaac Coiry.
Rev. T. Tudhall, of Stapleton Cottage, 10. Mat. Bell, esq. of Woolsington, Taunton, to Mary, youngest dau, of ihę High Sheriff of the County of Northum. Rev. Archdeacon Daubeny. berland, to Elizabeth Anne, only surviv At Dawlish, Hon. George Lysaght, to ing dau. of H. A. Reay, esq.
Elizabeth Anne, second daughter of the 11. By special license, Lieut.-col. Sir late J. D. Foulkes, esq. of Tiverton. Robert William Gardiner, K. C. B. to Ca R. Harding, esq. Royal Horse' Artillery, 'roline Mary, dau. of Lieut-gen. Macleod. to Harriet Alicia, youngest dau. of Reř,
12. Capt. Fuller, R. N. son of the late Dr. Taylor, of Moyles Court, Hants, T.T. Fuller, esq. to Eliza, only dau. of Rev. Thomas Pigot, to Mary Anne, seWilliam White, esq. of Exminster Villa, cond dau, of tbe late Edward Kearsley,
14. The Earl of Errull, to Harriet, esq. of New Brook House, co, Lancaster. third sister of Lord Somerville.
At Brodsworth, co. York, Wm. Sweel15. William Carter, M. D. of Canter land, esq. Pratique Master and Captain bury, to Sophia, third dau, of the late S. of the Port of Gibraltar, to Jane, eldest Molworthy,esq.of Elworth Hall,Cambridge. dau, of the late Mr. William Fliut, many
17. Rev. Edw. Fane, son of the late years one of His Majesty's Messengers, Hon. H. Fane, to Maria, fourih dau, of At Auckland, co. Durham, Robert Kaye Walter Hodges, esq.
Greville, esq. to the youngest dav. of the Rer. F. I. V. Arundel, of Landulph, late Sir Jobo Eden, bart. Cornwall, to Anna Maria, second dau. of G. Swiny, esq. Captain in the Bengal Isaac Morier, esq. Consul General at Con- Artillery, to Julia Ame Catharige, only stantinople.
dau. of Rev. H. Usher, of Templeoran, 18. Richard Donovan, esq. of Bally Westmeath, Rector of Clonfad, &c. more, co. Wexford, to Frauces, eldest At Meeral, Bengal, Robert Lowther, dau. of Edward Westby, esq. of High Paik, esq. son of Col. Lowther, M. P. 10 Theo ço. Wicklow,
phila, daughter of R. L. Gaatkin, esq. 19. Maj.-gen. Sir J. Lambert, K. C.B. and great niece to Sir Joshua Reynolds. to Jane, dan. of the late J. Marant, esq. Nov. 1. Henry Meux, esq. of Great of Brockenhurst Park, Hants.
Russell-street, to Elizabeth Mary, eldest 21. Capt. S. Hood Inglefield, R. N. 10 dau. of 'Thos. Smith, esq. of Bollon-street. Priscilla Margaret, eldest daughter of the 4. Rev. B. Boothby, Rector of Kirklate Vice-admiral Oiway.
by, Notts, to the Hon. Louisa Henrietta 24. Capt. Barrie, R. N. to Julia Wbar. Vernun, youngest dau. of Lord Vernoti.. ton, fourth daughter of the late Sir J. 1o. 5. James Day, esq. of Homertop, lo gilby, bart. of Ripley Park, co. York. Sarah, ovly dau of late Counsellor Gould,
25. Lieut. Charles Tindal, R. N. to 12. Philip Westero Wood, esq. of Rus. Anne, youngest dau, of J. Grant, esq. of 'sell-square, 'to Anna. Matilda, dau. of J. Thoby Priory, Mountnessing, Estex. Cowley, esq. of Upper Guildford-street.
MICHAEL WODHULL, Esq. Nov. 10. Died, at his seat at Thenford, etic Epistles. He was afterwards removed Northamptonshire, aged 70, Michael to Winchester school, as appears by anoWodhull, esq. a gentleman of large for ther of his “ Epistles," addressed to his tune, great benevolence, and extensive schoolfellow, Wadham Wyodham, esq. learning. This elegant and accomplish From Winchester he was admitted of ed Scholar favoured the publick, in 1782, Brazen-nose College, under the tuition of with the earliest English translation of the Rev. William Gwyn, M. A. afterwards “ The Nineteen Tragedies and Fragments Principal of that Society, who died in of Euripides,” in four volumes, 8vo; 1770. It will be seen, in almost every which have been recently reprinted in page of Mr. Wouhuli's " Porms,” that he three volumes, 8vo. He also printed in was à zealous friend of Liberty, Civil and 1804, for the use of his friends, an elegant Religious. His politics were of tue school 8vo yolume of “ Poems*,” with his por. of Sydney and Hampden ; alıd he warmly trait prefixed, drawn by Gardiner, and asserted the “ Equality of Mankind" in engraved by E. Harding. This elegantly a Poem, so jatiluled, in which, whilst printed Work was thus introduced: tracing the Progress of Liberty in the
“ All the following Poems were printed History of the World, he pays the folin 1772 and 1798; it would be tedious to lowing well-merited compliment 10 the enumerate the various changes, additions, present Reigning, Family: and retrenchments which have since taken
." 'Till she broke place: let it suffice to mention, that, un
The force of Stuart King, the Pontiff's der much bodily weakness, they are not
yoke, dictated by the spirit of a modish prose.
By Boyne's swift current, Freedom rear'd lyte.—No Candidate for Ecclesiastical
her head, Dignities, the Author has invariably as
As from Hibernian realms the Tyraot ied: seried the principle of occasional con
Then every vale with lo Pæans rung, formity to both the two “sound and A pos While the glad Reaper at his harvest song tolic Churches in this Island by law es
Thee, great Nassau, benevolently brave, tablished ;” pleading the cause of Tole.
'Twas thine to conquer, and 'was thine raciun,' he came forward a disinterested
to save, Advocate : his Politics are those of a British Whig, not run away by National Pre
“ Crown'd with Heaven's choicest gift,
a liberal mind, judices; in deprecating a War which
Friends to the native rights of Hinnanbad for its object, the Restoration of the
The Brunswick Line improve th' adopted Bourbons, and auguring success to France against swarms of Confederates, he anti
plan, cipated for a moment the voice of his
And rear the fabric which Nassau begal. Country ; that voice, to his great sorrow,
Thrice happy Albion, in whose favour'd soon took a' contrary direction. If he
land, fail in obtaining either the smiles of the
Impartial Justice, with a steady hand,
Poises the scale of Empire; where the powerful, or the shouts of the multitude,
names there yet remains a consciousness that he
Of servile legure, and the feudal claims is buruing his incense on the Altars of Truth. Thenford, June 12, 1804."
Of Norman Peers, in musty tomes decay, Mr. Wodhull first imbibed the love of Swept by obliteraung years a way." song at Twyford, Bucks, at the school of Mr. Wodbull was not less esteemed in the Rev. Mr. Cleaver (father of the late the neighbourhood' of Thenford for bis Bp. of St. Asaph, and of the present Abp. humanity and general benevolence, than of Dublin, and of the Rev. John Clea he was in the literary world as a gentle. ver, deceased, M. A. who was his eldest man of profound erudition, and a very son and student of Christchurch, Oxford); skilful Collector of rare and valuable to whom Mr. W. addressed one of his Po. Books. For many years, uider a variety
* These “ Poems" consist of Five Odes, dedicated, 1. To the Muses; 2. To Miss Sarah Forler; 3, To the Dryads ; 4. To Discretion; 5. To Romance ;
-wo Spugs; the Equality of Mankind, Mr. Wodhull's longest Poem ;-on Mr. Hollis's Prout of Dr. Maybew ;-the Use of Poetry ;--and Thirteen Epistles on the following sprojects; 1. Life, to C. Watkins Meysey, esq. 2. Death, to the Rev. T. Biy. 3 The Tears of Astrop, to Miss H. Blosset; 4. The Optiinist, to R. A. Johnsun, esq ; 5. Retirement, to Miss Mary Ingram ; 6. Toleration, to H. Hobhouse, tsq. 7. Philoso. plays to Rev. H. Bathurst; 8. Inconsistency, to R. Moland, esq.; 9. io Reva John Cleaver ;, 10. to Miss Sarah Fowler, with Rousseau's New Eloise; 11, St. Preux, to Julia, on her Marriage; 12. St. Preux to Lord Edward Bomston ; 13. The Abuse of Poetry, to Wadham Wyndham, esq.
of signatures, he was a frequent Corres. reign or domestic, but what you will find pondent in the Gentleman's Magazine. some reference to the same in my.inter.
Mr. Wodhull's mother (the relict of leaved copy of Bishop Wilson's edition of John Wodhull, esq.) died at the great the Holy Scriptures. A great number of age of 92, Dec. 12, 1794, (sce vol LXIV. these Commentators themselves are in my p. 1157.) - Mr. Wodhull married Miss library; as well as every authoritative Ingram, of an antient and highly respect edition of the Greek Tesiament, from the able family, seated at Wolford in War. Coinplutensian to Griesbach's. . Yet do wickshire. This excellent lady, upiver not suppose that, my 'Theological books sally loved and admired, Mr. W. had the are equal in measure to one fourth part misfortune to lose, May 28, 1808, (see of those in the linpejal Library at Paris *. vol. LXXVIII. p. 563.)- A just charac My object has always been instruction ter of Mrs. Ingram, a sister of Mrs. and improvement; and when these could Wodhull, a venerable and respectable be obtained from any writer, whether Rolady, who died in 1812, may be seen in inan Catholic or Protestant, Arminiap or vol LXXXII. p. 493.
Calvinistic, I have not failed to thank Mr. Wodhull left no family, and has him, and to respect him too, if he has debequeathed the bulk of bis property to clared his opinions wilh becoming diffi. Mrs.Mary Ingram, another sister of Mrs. dence and moderation. You know, that Wodhull, who is sole executrix, His Col. nothing so sorely grieves me as dogmatilection of Books, we understand, will not cal arrogance, in a bring who will always be sold.
be frail and capricious, let him think and
act as he please. On a Sunday evening We know not whom Mr. Dibdi hod in his I usually devote a few hours to my Theo
mental eye, when he sketched the cha logical studies (if you will allow my Sab. racter of ORLANDO, in his truly-ampus bath-meditations to be so called), and ing Bibliomaniy," but, in our opi almost every summer evening in the week, pion, it assimilates in so many points
saunter amidst yon thickets and meadows with the highly-respectable subject of by the river side, with Collins, or Thom this brief' notice, that we cannot help son, or Cowper, in my hand. The beau. fancying that Mr. WODHULL sat for at tiful sentiments and grand imagery of least some feature of the Portrait. At
Walter Scott are left to my in-door all evenis, whether we are right in our avocations; because I love to read the conjecture or not, we are inclined to curious books to which he refers in think our readers will more than par his notes, and have always admired, what don our inserting the extract:
I find few criticks have noticed, how adroit. “ Last year I went with my uncle to ly he has ingrafted fiction upon truth. pay Orlando our annual visit. He ap As I thus perambulate, with my book ge. peared quite altered and shaken, from nerally open, the villagers treat me as the recent misfortune of losing his wife. Sir Roger De Corerley made his tenants The eyes of Orlando were sunk deeply in treat the Spectator--by keeping at a his forehead, yet they retained their na respectful distance; but, when I shut tive brilliancy and quickness. His cheeks up my volume, and direct my steps were wan, and a good deal withered. His homewards, I am always sure to find my. step was cautious and infirm. My wife, self, before I reach my threshold, in com. said he, has recently left me for a better pany with at least half a dozen gossip. place; and I confess, that I begin to grow ing and well-meaning rustics.. Iu other desolate, and anxious to take my depar- departments of reading, history and poetry ture to join my family. In my solitude, are my delight. On a rainy or snowy dear Philemon, I have found these (point. day, when all looks sad and dismal with ing to bis books) to be what Cicero, and out, my worthy friend and neighbour Seneca, and our own countryman De PHORMIO sometimes gives me a call Bwy, have so eloquently and truly de and we have a rare set-to at my old fascribed them to be our friends, our in
vourite volumes the · Lectiones Memorastructors, and our comforts. Without any
biles et Recondita' of Wolfius, a commodaffectation of hard reading, great learn. place book of as many curious, extraor. ing, or wonderful diligence, I think I may dinary, True and false occurrences, as venture to say, that I bave read more va. ever were introduced into two ponderous luable books than it falls to the lot of the folios. So much, dear Philemon, for my generality of book-collectors to read; and desultory mode of studying: improve Ī would fain believe I have profited by
upon it-but at all events, love your my studies. Although not of the profes
books for the good which they may prosion of the Church, you know that I have duce ; provided you open them with sin. always cherished a fondness for sacred gleness of heart that is, a sincerity of literature; and there is hardly a good feeling." edison of the Greek Testament, or a Commentator of repate upon the Bible, fo
* * Il y a 300 pieds cubes de livres de Thoologie."