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GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE;

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SEPTEMBER, 1802. simford

LOND.GAZETTE

Coventry
GENERAL EVEN.

Comberland
Lloyd's Evening

Doncaster
$:.james' Chron

Dorchelt. Derby Lordan Caron.

Axe er, Glouceti. London Evening

Hereford, Hull 2 The Son-Star

Ipswich London Packer

[RELAND 38 Englith Chreu.

LEICESTER
Whitehall Even.

Leeds 2-Lewes
Times --Briton

Muiditone
Morning Chron.
Morning Herald

Mancheher 3
Public Lec!ger

Newca? le 2
Gazen".& M.Poft

Northampton Courier-Ev.Ma.

Norwich 2
Courier de Lond.

Vutti gham
London Herald

OXFORD
Dai. Ad. & Oracle

Portsmouth
Morning Advert.

Reading-Salisb. 18 Weekly Papeis

SCOTLAND 12
Bath 3, Briftels

Sheffield
Bimogram 2

Sherborne, Surry
Blackburn-- Bury

Sniewibuy
CAMBRIDGE 2

Staffordshire
Canterbury 2
Carlife

Winchester
Chelmsford

Worcester 2
Chefter

CONTAINING
Meteorolog. Diaries for Aug.and Sept. 1802 794 Gitanos, or Gipries of the Eastern Pyrénées 819
Progress of General Sca-balling lofirmary 795 ccount of the fans of Northumberlaod, &c. 820
“ The Guardian of Education" commended 797 H me for an Improvement in the Metropolis ibid.
Acco:mt of Enw. Longlev, an untight Genius ib Modern Hift. of Gravelend, Tilbury Fori, &c. 82 1
Corrections in the Account of Stean Chapel 798 Anecdote of an English Empress of Morocco 822
Pope's Villa, the Property of Lu, Chelterfield 79, Sir Wm. Ouseley—Mr.Hailer--Literary News ib.
Epitaph to Memory of the Rev. Rob. Cook 800 Remarkson Grecian Architecture, N°XIII. 823
Dimensions of the Pyramı!s variously recordeu :b. Lord Winchelsea's MSS.-N, F. Haym, &c. 825
Hardington House, co Somerset-Gold Ring 80 1 Pursuits of Architectural Innovation, No.Lil. ib.
PticenixTower an.City W.11, Chester,defcrited to Charleton, Tetbury,and Cirencester Chuches 827
Ao Indecorum in Saffordshire, &c censured 802Arden Family- Leicester Abbey-Corsets? 828
"TheCenforium,"one of Su R.Steele’: Projects il List of the Members of the New Parliament 829
Prologue on occasion of King's Birthday, 1715 ib. REVIEW OF NEW PUBLICATIONS 833—851
The PROJECTOR, a periodical Paper, No 1X. 03 INDEX INDICATORIUS—Queries answered ibid.
Critiqueon St. Margaret'Church, Westminster 807 SELECT POETRY, Ant. and Modern 892–856
Pajotings discovered in the Chapterhoutethere čos Proceedings in the late Session of Parliament 857
Screen at the West End of Si. Stephen's Chapel :6. Supplement to the new French Conftitution 862
The present State of divers current Movies 8c9Interelting Intelligence from London Gazettes 866
Answer to Quefion on Sines, Tangents, &c 810 Abstract of the principal ForeignOccurrences 867
Inscription to the Memny of Mr. Romaine 891 News from Country-Domestic Occurrences 872
Hints for improving the Energy of the Polpit ib. Addinons & Corrections to formerObituaries 874
Count Truchler's Pian for a Picture Gallery 814 Marriages, Deaths of eminent Persons 847–886
A San(crit Inscription from Booddha Gaya 815 The Theatrical Register-Bill of Mortality 886
Topographical Account of Hallemere, Surrey 817 The Average Prices of Grain for One Month 887
Interestiug loformation on Subject of Giplies 8.8 Daily Variations in the Prices of the Stocks 883
Enbellished with Perspective Views of the Ruins of HARDINGTON House, co. SOMERSET;

the PHENIX Tower and Part of the antient City WALL, CHESTER;

and three View:' of HASLEMERE, in SURREY ; &c. &c.

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METEOROLOGICAL TABLE for September, 1802,
Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer. Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer.
Barom. Weather

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52 60 49 29,80 fair 27 56 66 56 30,10 howery

59. 48 30,02 fair 28 62 76 | 63

13 4553 ,08 cloudy 29 66 82 69 ,28 fair

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W. CARY, Optician, No. 182, near Norfolk Street, Strand.

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, For

SEPTEMBER, 1802,

Mr. URBAN, London, Sept. 3. Thomas Mills, A. M. from Lon** **s the origin of the don attended that at St. Peter's ;

* General Sea-bathing and the Rev. William Chapman, A Infirmary at Mar- A. M. of Margate, the chapel at

gate, and its pro- Ramsgate.

greifiveincrease, may In addition to these respectable **** Le traced in the pa. clergymen, the Rev. William Wilges of your interesting Miscellany ; liams, A. M. and the Rev. ChristoI am encouraged to claim your in- pher Nailor, A. M. preached at dulgence in inserting a farther ac- their own churches, at Birchington count of that falutary institution, and Minster, for the benefit of this which brings it to a degree of ma- charity; as did the Rev. Mr. turity, that may entitle its founders Townsend, the Rev. Mr. Richards, to anticipate its ftability, as long as and the Reverend Mr. Atkinson, science and humanity thall be at their respective places of worship. united, in facilitating the easy ac That the pious endeavours of the cells to medical aid, and in per- Clergy were successfully exerted, fecting the restoration of health to may be admitted from the liberal the lower claties of the community. collections every, where made at

To enlarge the finances of the the respective churches and chainftitution, in order to extend its pels, which amounted to 2421. and benefits, the aid of the pulpit has upwards. been fought, and the pious' exer The writer of this narrative was tions of the Clergy have ever been present at the church of Margate, successful. This was exemplified in where Dr. Knox occupied the pula particular manner on the sea- pit, and delivered a discourse that coatt, at Margate, Ramsgate, &c. excited the warmest approbation of To witness a plan fo' congenial to a large auditory. As soon as he Religion and Humanity, persons of left the pulpit, an eminent Divine, every rank in life, and of every de resident near London, whom I ago nomination of Religion, attended cofted in the church, said to me, on Sunday the 29th of August laft, " Tell Dr. Knox from me, that I at their refpe&tive churches and never heard a sermon that united meeting-houses in the vicinity of more scientific reflection with gethese places, for the purpose of of- nuine Gospel doctrine, delivered fering, as a part of their religious from any pulpit." duties, their charitable aid to the Whilit I introduce Dr. Knox in Geveral Sea-bathing Infirmary. a prominent point of view, let it Many Medical Gentlemen sacrifi- not be assumed that I mean to deced every pecuniary gratification, preciate the labours of the other and left the metropolis, to testify eminent characters who publicly their approbation of this inftitu- supported the Infirmary on this oction. The Divines, like a god-like cafion, as no superiority is infinu. phalanx, met together, and arrang- ated, where each was equally coned their stations at the different spicuous and satisfactory, as far as churches. The Rev. Dr. Vicefi- 'information could determine. But, mus Knox left Tunbridge purpose. with due gratitude to the respective ly upon this occasion, and attended preachers, let it be commemorated, die church at Margate, The Rev. that other auxiliaries oontributed to

diffuse

diffuse the spirit of charity and be- of the patients, and expressed their neficence upon this occation; for, fatisfaction in the æconomy and wliat can be more impresive on management of the apartments and sensibility than to witness the fe- furniture; and in an especial manmale character in the attire of Cha-. ner on the improved state of health rity! In this angelic fituation stood in the patients, who on their part at the doors of the churches, to re- gratefully, acknowledged the kind ceive alms,

treatment they had experienced. Her Gracethe Dutchess of St. Alban's, Several of the patients excited coullierGraceibe Duchess ofl levouifbire, fiderable notice, each of whom Her Gracethe Duchess of Newcatile, must have loft an arın or a leg, by The Rt. Hon. Baronet Sv and Sele, amputation, in the opinion of the The Right Hon. Baroness Brownlow, surgeons pretent, hwd not the aid of The Honourable Mits Burton, the Inttiiution been thus opporlady leathcote, Mrs. Duti,

tunely adopted. Virs. Surange, and Miss Manners.

After visiting the Infirmary, the And let it not be forgotten, that company adjourned to kidman's the new Gothic chapel. underthe pa- lotci, where about seventy gentle. tronage of Lady Anne Erikine, was

men fat down to a plentiful dine this day opened, and devoted to the

ner, rendered not leis elegant by benefit of the Infirmary. Her Lady- the addition of a fine turtle, preThip attended in perfon, to promote tented by Thomas Keate', eiq.one the benevolence of this felicitous of the earliest promotors of the InSabbath ; and, when told of the dit:

firmary. tinguitbed characters who conde

The chair was excellently fupr icended to hold the plates, observed ported by Sir William Geary, who in her usual cheerful manner, • It has ever distinguitbed limtelf as is true I did not holi a plate, but I

a steady friend of this charitable inheld a chapel for the charity."

stitution. During the festival, a The service at the church was

Tum of money was presented by a scarcely concluded, when the fol- gentleman, who at the late niaf. lowing compofition was received.

querade at Margate had perfonated LINEs, written extempore, on seeing fome a poor foldier, acconspanied by a

Ladies of Rink culect the Contribu- lady in the clariter of a ballad tions for the Sea BATHING INPIRMARY at MARGATE, Aug. 29, 1802.

finger. When Beauty, Rank, and Youth, their

Thus concluded a day, in which ad impart,

(dart,

conviviality, was chaliened and reTo pluck from fell Disease th’ervenon'í fined by the genuine fentiments of Such lovely champions for so good a cauis humanity, and beneficence scerned Insure success, and emulate applause. to maintain a contest with utility Who can relilt the eloquent arpe. I, Presented th:15 witi energetic zcz?

in the generous hearts of the com. All clailes join ou this auf;ycious day

pany; the report made after dinTo led a genial philofophic ray;

ner by the Treasurer, of the whole One gen’ral sentiment pervades the evhele, receipts, amounting, since the acExpands the heart, and elevates the ful; count delivered to the subscribers E’eu gold acquires a mere om led fine

in April last, to upwards of nicol. By yielding comitist leide? vc and la ne.

A FRIEND OF THE INFIRMARY. 05! may this intuisica ne'er decline, But like thelun with constant lutre thine! May future ages on its glory gaze,

Ir, URBAN, Sept. 4. And myriads snatch'd from death its (ro

MONG plies raise! ANN MURRY. No. 57, liigb-force, Margalt.

made in the support of Virtue and Early on the following morning, Religion, few have a better tenabout 20 medical and other gentle- dency than The GŲardian of men visited the infirmary, when EDUCATION; I wish you to rethe Faculty examined into the cases commend it to your readers, be

cause

A which have of hate been

cause it seems calculated to for- of the natural genius of one of ward the same good cause which those flowers, which, as the Poet you have always strengthened; says, “ often blow unleen." Being though in a track widely different. directed to the cottage of Edwarz Its main object is the allistance of Longley, in Reading Itreet, a hamparents and guardians in the talk of let in the parith of St. Peter, I there education, by warning them against discovered there proofs of bis astothat cool in difference to subjects nithing abilities, labour, and perof a serious and important nature, severance, exhibited in the most which is vifibly increating ; in- exquisite carvings, in baffo-relievo, itructing them where to look for on the thells of four oftrich eggs. the lurking places of irreligion and The performance would give no infidelity; and guarding them in little credit to the graver of the exthe choice of books for children perienced artist; but when it is and advanced youth. The original conlidered as the work of a common Eljùy un Chrifiian Education I failor, wholly unacquainted with would more particularly recom the rudiments of drawing, and exmend; it is evidently from the pen ecuted with the aliistance of a pen• of one duly penetrated with a fente knife only; upon inspection it calls of the importance of religious for no little liretch of faith, to beknowledge, and drelles itself in lieve that such a work could be to a periuative voice to all who are performel : but such the fact unconcerned in the advancement of controvertibly is. youth.

Hehus generally divided the sides Of the Treatises on Education of the thell into tour grand circular which have from time to time departments, and the ends are enbeen given to the world, fone riched with two similar ones, leahave contributed to the caute ving the natural coating of the thell of truth, and fome to the establish on the interstices, which by its fine ment of error. By their mun- yellow colour weil relieves the comber they have too frequently cre partments, which are of a beautiated indecision in parents; and very ful ftatuary white, after the outer otten, thote which have been adop- coating is removed. Fach of the ted, have been found to infinuate compartments is enriched with difthe most corrupted principles ; fo ferent subjects, the drawing of that we may truly apply to their which is generally admirable, and authors, with a little variation, the the figures are highly tinithed; fo words of Solomon, They that much to, that though it was my have increo fed knowledge have in- intention that a drawing of one of crenfed forrow'." A Disquisition the shells should accompany this, then, calculated both as a guide yet as I found my pencil was uneand guardian to mnothers, in the qual to the talk, I forbare, rather early education of their children, than do injustice to the uncouth founded on the solid basis of reli- graver of this rural artit. gion, with an inmediate reference But with this, Mr. Urban, you to the ordivances and inftitution of receive impretlions in tin-foil of the Church of England, cannot the Sailor's return, and the Ass and but deserve the attention of those Panniers ; which you are conscious for whom it is designed.

cannot exhibit the finer strokes, Yours, &c. BENEVOLUS, nor fully retain the great expref

fion that I ailure you is manifest in Mr. URBAX, Sept. 5.

the countenances of the figures on None of my late rambles in the the originals : but, as they give

Ife of Thanet, I accidentally fomewhat of the out-line of the ftumbled on some wonderful proot's drawing, you, perhaps, may have

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