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Somers Town, Ox. 7. to corroborate my defence by Night FORBLAR: good. Tony! I can. Aketches, telected on the fpur of the oc
casion, of windows and abutments, or proofs wrapped up in lentelets fooleries; buttrelles, engraved on the annexed we are all'frail ai tinies, must feel the Pl. III. ; which I entreat of bis readers lam; I pray forbear, good Tony!" to consult as a complete answer to J. This, Mr. Úrban, Thall be my nioito, M.'s enquiries, p. 490, of " where origifurnished by your own columns, vol. vals might be produced of which the LXX.
p. 301. And 'my text may be windows, &c. in the new chapel were found in the Purluits of Architectural chaste imitations ;" and “ where plain Innovation, No. XLIX. p. 519: “I mullions are to be found crofling each have bestowed in ich conlideration to other in the Chinese form without the determine whether Puncras, in his ac- least tracery, or even the characteristicount of the new chapel, Taviliock- cal refoil head ;" and " where uniform square, p. 409, writes as one totally piers, without breaks or embellishunacquainted with the mode of archi- ments of any kind, buttress up a fatecture he presumes to illutirate, or çade, being capped with large square directly means his communication as abacuses, and finished with hatched an infult to the cause of Antiquity. He billets by way of crocket pinnacles ;" calls the building Gothic, meaning by and Mr. Carter's words, p. 519, “pithis opprobrious term the styles of our Jatiers with caps infiead of buitreftes." antient architecture,” &c.
Nos. 3 and il are two windows in the In this instance the “ Architecl" new chapel ; before we proceed farcompels me to expose to public repre- ther, examine No. 1. Is not the mulhention his unjuluifiable contradiction lion within it exactly copied in No. 11? of facts well known ļo him as an Artist, Now, can J. M. say, that he has nevet whose merit deserves that commen seen a representation of No. 1. in Carter's dation which he would deny to poor elevation of the West front of Exeter Pancras, who, relting on a fólid foun- cathedral? or Mr. Carter, that he has dation, avows himself to be J. P. not only seen but dravn it for the SoMalcolm. It becomes absolutely ne- ciety of Antiquaries ? No. 5, is a wincessary for me, attacked on all sides, al. dow on the North side of the church fo to ibew that J. M. (the colleague of at Sutton in Surrey, erected before the Mr. Carter) has asserted what he can- Saxon character was disused, as the not fupport; or luch of your readers inscription given by Mr. Lyfons will as recognize my manner in drawing, prove. Can you, gentlenien, mainor style in writing, will pronounce me iain your ground from this fample? too ignorant in, or insulting of, antient We will now recur to No. 3, whole Architecture, to compile lich a workmullions are exactly similar to No. 2, as“ Londinium Redivivum," or to select the great window over the entrance at subjects for a fecond part of my Plates the West end of Çarshalton church, to illustrate “ Mr. Lyfons's Environs of Surrey. No 4, is in Duffield church, London ;” and thus deprive me, pre- Derbyshire ; Nos. 6 and 8, in the Eatt judged, of a fair contest for fame either end of St. Helen's
, Bishopsgate, and y as Author or Artist, exclusive of inju- in the vefiry of the fame church : No. ring my fortune, wasted in collecting, 7. is the Faft window of Bentley arranging, printing, and engraving. church, Derbyshire; and 10 is from
Before I proceed to my proofs, I St. Dunlian's, Fleet-street. These exfhall ask you, gentlemen, what can amples ferve to Thew that numbers of have induced you both to commit antient windows are divided by plain yourselves to posterity in this unfa- interfecting mullions, without the devourable point of view, charging me, a corations of either trefoil, quatrefoil, toial stranger to you both, with igno- or civiquefoil ; nay, I will refer my rance and insult, when ier truth I ain antagonills to the chancel of Dronfield the person insulied ? Yet I am compel.. church, Derbyshire, where in a large led to acknowledge you both far from window the mullions interleet each ignorant in the antient art of forming other, and form various-Nzed squares, windows, battlements, and ornaments. As I consider myfelf unfairly at-. From what other cause your observa- tacked, I will wield cleven butirelles tions have arisen, you only can explain. from the Monasticon, and the Beau
Mr. Urban has kindly perunitted me ties of England and Wales ; and with Gent. Mag. October, 1802.
them beat down all opposition, though with those of the middle aile, and conin
my first communication I spoke only sequently tuliain the roof? But let us of the “ windows, cattlements, und mi hear what his friend Mr. Carter has nule ornaments, as chatte imitations." inscribed under two of his etchings: A, is the top of a buttress, Faft end of - Vicw of an uncommon piece of Durham cathedral (Monasicon) ; B, fculpture in the South transept of the top of one, St. Catharine's chapel, Gloucester cathedral ; it projects from Abbotsbury, Dorsetshire (from the 'the wall between fome columns at the Beauties of England and Wales).; C, entrance into the South aile of the from St. George's chapel ; D, St. choir ;" and again, “ Baffo relievos George's chapel, Windfor; E, North on the capitals of the columus fupportfide of Durham cathedral; F, Nor ing the lantern of Ely cathedral.” These wich cathedral ; G, Gloucester ca consistencies help me out exceedingly ; thedral; H, West end of Hereford ca and the Architect's “ et cetera" shall be thedral; 1, Salisbury cathedral; K, tilled with my clustered columns fupfrom ditto; and L, from Selby church, porting the roof. It was much against Yorkshire. All those my readers may my will that I was drawn into this find in the plates engraved by Hollar controversy; but, thinking it possible and others, in Duydale's Monafticon, fome injury might arise in the sale of in which work, vol. II. p. 890, is a my present and future publications view by Holiar, intituled, “ Ecclesiæ from unanswered infinuations, I have Cænobialis Colcestrensis," engraved taken the pains to prove that the winfrom a MS. in the Cotton library. dows, baillements, &c. &c. `of the At the South-Wett corner of the new chapel are chaste imitations. Any church is a round tower, and in it a enthulaltic flighis that may be issued crois. or loop-hole, like the unlucky in retort or answer, in any shape what. one in the tyinpanum' of the new cha- ever, will be received in lilence. pel. Though ihis is barely a case in Yours, &c. J. P. MALCOLM. point; it will serve to sew there is nothing new under the fun.
Mr. URBAN, Gloucester, June 29. I am hunted and acaded for maling If it come within the siven scheme the , the
of your materials, I would willingly delicately terms a vulgar epithet, an recommend to the perutal of your ignorani by-word, a low nick-name," readers the following lines, infcribed and threatens “to tear down this rag on a monument in the parish-church of prejudice, this scum of innovation. of Quedgley, in the county of GlouBe it fo ; and may his nerves escape cefter, written by the Rev. Charles irritation, and his perfon defilement, Jasper Selwyn, of Blockler, in the while disturbing so filthy,, offensive, county of Worcester, to the memory of and vulgar a jade! But, Mr. Urban, his relation, Thomas Hayward, ész. he will turely in common justice apply Upon a farcophagns, that supports two fome of his efforts against Mr. Carter, urns of white marble, it is thus written; who says, p. 13 of his Specimens of
" Sacred to the memory of THOMAS antient Sculpture and Painting, « On HAYWARD, esq. of Wolítrop manor, in the face of the stone on each hand is a
this parish; who, by a wise and impartial Gothic turret embattled ; above the bat- adminiftration of justice, served his countlement an arch rises, finished by a pyra- cry on the bench, and in the senare, with midical head or fpiracle, ornamented candiour and discernment, dying the 14th with crockets and a finial, having on of March, 1781. Ard also his truly amiable each side of it a Gothic pinnacle." Four wife, Mikov, second daughter of Charles pther t’ines doth this“ rag" appearon the Parsons, efq. of Breedon, in the county of fame and the “ low nick-name" Worcester ; by whom he had issue Thomas, is used five times on p. 38. Being a
who died an infani, Frances, Charles, and most unfortunate wight, I have laid William. that the roof of the chapel is supported
Here rests in peace, consign'J to native
duft, by cluttered columns. The Architect This honoui't pair, who, faithful to their
[trutt, retorts in his odd way, "I never found saw age aivance without one fizh or tear, columis made use of but to lupport And Took'd with pleasure on each wellarches adapted to doors, windows, lideailes, groins, &c." Pray, Mr. Archi. Her gay good-humour, friendliness, and ease, tect, if columns are made use of to sup-: Which caught each action of her life to port fide ailes, do they not connect
Soften'd at once, and bappily refin'd, whom nothing less than the cravings of The sternèr virtues of bis manly mind, a family, which he is unable to provide Where honour shone with undiminith'd ray, for in any other way, could have induWhile firm integrity bire constant (way ; ced to prophane the “ symbols of reWho, not profuse, yet charitably great, demption." It appears a little remarkOp'i wie to all his hospitable gate. able, that neither the Preslyter, nor his Happy the few, who in these paths have neighbour Mr. Scrupuloies, however trod,
[their God.” And lov’d their neighbour as they lov’d. Anabaptist
, as they are pleased to call
much they may be hurt at this poor The reverend and worthy author of him (though they ought to have these lines died Sept. 10, 1794 ; whose known that such a term is not firictly character is jufily delineated in your appropriate to the Baptists, but is Obituary, vol. LXIV. p. 809. considered by them as a term of re
proach,) receiving the Sacrament as a Mr. URBAN,
qualification; yet they have exprefled IF the conversation as related by your no alarm, no painful apprehenfion, if
correspondent, p. 499, be lirietly the facred rite thould be required at true, would not the purpose of public their hands by any prophane, blafphebenefit have been better fulfilled, as ming, atheistical drunkard, who is alwell as the duty of a conscientious
piring to a place of honour or of profit. clergyman better performed, by con No, fir, no qualms of conscience veying that information to the Board of here; but if a man who prays and Excite? That diligent and refpecta- pings, and reads his Bible, should apa ble body would have taken proper mea. pear to take the “ symbols of redempfures to come at the fuct; and, had tion,” conscience is greatly haralled, there proved even a well-grounded sur and “ tremblingly alive at every pore;". picion against Mr. Gauge, they would so much fo, ibat we are informed doubtle's have removed him from his that, should it fall again to their loc situation, or perhaps have discharged to qualify another of this description, him from their employ. But this me they would never be able to quiet their thod would not have been altogether consciences on the occasion." Let me attended with that pubiicity whicla the not be thought to advocate ihe caute nature of the cale required, in the of that man, who, while he receives his judgment of the Preslyter, nor havę bread from Government, gets up and given him so fair an opportunity of preaches againit her establishment of holding op to execration an herelical Religion; and I would hope that there fect; however it might have testified are few if any fuch to be found. But his genuine patriotism, a regard to the the charge here made is not confined public weal.'
to an individual ; but that there are I am 'no advocate, Mr. Urban, for many such cales, fays the Preilyter, an abuse of the Sacrainent; and such i “ is not to be doubied.” Permit me consider the reception of it for the mere to reply, I do very much doubt the purpose of a civil qualification. I re accuracy of the cafe to which the Prof grei that what are styled “ the symbols Lyter refers ; and if he is in poffeffion of redemption should be prostituted to of facts to substantiate the representa: a perjured wretch;" and I can truly pity tions he has made, let me call upon the really conscientio:is Clergy, who are him to give farther information of required to administer them to such, time and place, that due enquiries may whether among the higher or lower be made, and the offender exposed for classes of society. A facred test for a his temerity. civil qualification is doubtless an incon. But the great dehon seems to be to listency; but I do not apprehend that roule the attention of Government the great body of the Clergy are difpo- to remedy this evil,
“ by devising fed to confider it as a matter that ought fome means to ease the consciences of to be removed; though they may feel ihe Clergy." Does the Presbyter mean its impropriety in ceriain cases which by this, to express a wish for the ubomay come under their notice and obles- lition of the Test act ? for nothing short vation. Surely, Sir, if any allowance of this can perhaps satisfy the conis to be made in this respect, it ought science of a mian who views the prostito be on behalf of a poor drudge of an tution of the Sacrament to secular pure Exciseman, whole bread probably de- poles in a comprehensive and just point pends on such a conformity i and of view. But I rather think, from
the tenor of the Presbyter's reasoning, Now, in the name of wonder, Mr. that the object he is desirous of proino- Urban, who invented this? or why, ting is fome further restrictions upon out of all the substances in the creathe Diffenters as such; the propriety tion, animal, vegetable, or mineral, of which measure would lead me into should all-Spice be chosen for a purpose a difcuflion too long for your limits. hitherto executed by diamonds, by
With thanking you, Mr. Urban, for pearls, and by artificial beads of a your indulgence, I will only remind thousand beautiful hues? I have in The Presbyter, that the Clergy fometimes vain questioned all the females of my fail in the duties of their profellion; acquaintance as to the origin and uses and to this, perhaps, more than to any of this West Indian produce, taken other cause, may be ascribed the num from our broths and our foups to exalt ber of alfontees from their churches. female beauty; but I can get no anA Friend to Candour and Impartiality. fwer, no rational account, why all-spice
is preferred, or why grey pease would Mr. URBAN,
Sept. 25. not have been full as becoming, and THE
HE ladies' dress seems to be a ne more patriotic as growing in our own
ver-failing subject with the news- lands. If any of your correspondents, papers ; whatever public affairs may de-therefore, cau illuitrate this invention, inand attention, ihe dress of the dear I shall think myself very much increatures must never be forgotten ; and debted to him ; and so, l' doubt not, fo much is this now become a national will moft of your readers, whether affair, that at the cominenceinent of they have or have not heard of all-Spice the nineteenth century, and in a very necklaces. enlightened age, there are two or three If I may be allowed, on fo imporpublications which appear monthly to tant a matter, to hazard a conjecture, teach the ladies how to put on their I would prelume that fome medicinal clothes; and in the interniediate time, virtues may be expected from this in. between three or four hundred paras vention; but yet l'confess that my congraphs, fquibs, and farcalins, are jećture reccives neither firengtń nor printed in the newspapers for the fame good manners from the confideration laudable purpose—to clothe the naked. of the uses to which pepper is usually
It is therefore quite unnecessary for applied. We all know what it does me to contribute my mite, or to irou in gingerbread, and what in broth; ble you with remarks on a subject so but how it is to operate round the neck comion and so hackneyed. My maxim
we are yet to learn, with dress is, to let it alone; it will Still I am unwilling to give up this always find its level ; and, wheiher be- conje&ure ; for we know that many soming or absurd, no fashion latis long; medicines usually taken inwardly; and what is not of long duration may, such as bark and opium, may be apI think, be tolerated by us anen, who, plied outwardly to produce an effect whatever our opinion may be of cer which is commonly less violent than sain articles of dress, are not obliged when swallowed. Who knows, thereto wear them.
fore, but all-Spice may be medicinal in But yet, Mr. Urban, the dear crea a necklaces and who knows but that tures do fometimes adlop: such whims this may be the beginning of a new as one cannot help criticising on a lit. fyftem of female medicine, in which sle; and a falhion has jult come to the most disagreeable drugs, which were my knowledge, which feems fingular formerly with great difficulty rendered enough to merit a place in your miscel. palatable, may now be made ornalaneous annals of the times. This, mental, and that in time a fine lady Sir, is a species of NECKLACE made of inay prevent all the evil confequences common black pepper, or, as it is called of colds caught at routs, balls, dances, in the language of the kitchen-ull by going to public places drejl in a Spice. I really don't joke-you may course of phyfic? see them in every shop; the all-Spice is Fevers, for example, fo frequently first boiled, then strung with beads al- the fatal consequence of midnight air, ternately, and when cold the all-lpice might be prevented by insiructing the beconies hard as before-and necklaces friseur to use James's powder intiead of of this composition at present adorn the Mareschal; and, to prevent lesler bur fair necks, and are pendent from the fiill very inconvenient, complaints of fair bofoms, of our fair ladics.
irregular living, and dancing, ani