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and a bottle of wine drains my pocket of between five or, fix fhillings-for fifteen pence I had, in the famished country on the other fide of the water, my foup, my fish, my gigot, and my deffert, and tenpence more gave me an excellent bottle of claret." Whatever may have been the horrors of Robelpierre's tyranny at Paris, he feems to have left ftarvation for this fide of the water. At the fame time no one felt more for the injury done to the cause of liberty, by the favage ferocity and outrageous anarchy of the French; but well acquainted with the caufes of their crimes, with the preffure which they fuffered from without, and the treachery which was daily nurtured within by foreign gold, he distinguished between the vices of the revolutionary government, and the attempt of a whole people, to refcue them felves from the prejudices of birth, the tales of prieftcraft, and the antiquated remains of feudal oppreffion. He felt, as be used to fay, like an Englifliman, who had imbibed his notions of liberty in the days of George the Second, and accuftomed to affociate together, as in those good old times, the founds of monarchy, popery, and wooden fhoes; he could never reconcile himfelf to the new ftyle of thinking on these subjects, nor think it an advantage to this country, that Bourbon politics fhould grow in fashion, and that, because the French run mad, the found principles of English liberty fhould be trodden under foot. Hence he was a ftrenuous advocate for the reform of parliament, and frequently repeated the prophecy of the late Earl of Chatham, scarcely permitting himself to entertain the moft remote idea, that the euthanafia of the Loglith conftitution was likely to fhew the fuperiority in fecond-fight of the Scotch historian over the English politician.

His philanthropy was unbounded. To him we are indebted in great meafure for the expreffion of national gratitude, to the memory of Howard, in St. Paul's; and though in a different fphere from that ornament of our country, he was fcarcely lefs active in the relief of the diftreffed. The watch tax afforded ample fcope for benevolent exertion; the distress it brought upon the parish in which he refided, cannot be conceived by thofe who are little accuftome 1 to reflect on the effects of decay of employment in an induftrious family. From a neat and comfortable houfe, by degrees every article of furniture difappears; the tools go next; a fupply of food is wanted by the children, and the parent, almoft in despair, is compelled to beg re

lief at a foup-fhop. Dr. Warner was the guardian angel to numbers, he affifted in all the benevolent plans of his parish, and was continually pouring the oil of comfort into the wounds inflicted by an act of the Minister, adopted without confideration, and fupported by obstinacy.

To pure benevolence Dr. Warner added the firmeft integrity; and he was endeared to his friends by a difpofition the most cheerful, and by that gaieté du cœur which at all times was producing pleafing images. No one excelled him in genuine humour, and in adapting his story to the courfe of converfation: full of anecdote. from real life, or from the stories of extenfive reading, he thone at the festive board of mixed and polished society, but still more in the retired circle, where, with a few literary friends, he could indulge in an expansion of fentiment, and enjoy the happinefs of real conviviality.

He was a great fimoaker, and may in this alone be faid, in thefe days, to have been almoft immoderate, for in every other reipe&t he was frugal and abstemious. A pipe, a book, and a friend were his great enjoyments; and in the works he has left behind him, appear fufficient proofs of original thinking, as well as extenfive learning. To him we are indebted for the tranflation of the Life of Friar Gerund; a work to be read by every one who cultivates the eloquence of the pulpit; and his Metron-ariton is now in the hands of all the learned. The doctor wifhed to give an English ear some idea of the fyftem of the ancients. Having been much abroad, he could not but observe the difference between the Eglish and foreign pronunciation of Latin; and this led him to reflet more deeply on the faults which we imbibe in our early years. No young perfons are more strictly educated in the theory of quantity than the boys of Eton and Westminster, but to us

"qui digito callemus et aure," their practice is terrible. The ear is totally neglected in thefe fchools, and at the inftant the boy is telling you the fyllable" is fhort, he contradicts his own affertion frequently by his pronunciation. This was grating to the ears of Dr. Warner, as it is to thofe of every man of taste; but the evil is perhaps incurable; and we shall fcarcely correct our natural inclination for the trochee and the dactyl, till the Latin language itfelf ceafes to be in fashion.

* One of his laft literary productions was the Memoir of Major Cartwright, which appeared in the Work, entitled Public ChararEvery


Every thing in which the doctor was engaged he took up warmly; and the late contefts on the end of the century, originated in a convivial party, in which he faked his opinion against that of the majority of the company. The dispute was referred to two gentlemen, who both decided the bets in favour of the doctor; and according to their decifion we are now in the nineteenth century. From this decifion there was no appeal, and many cheerful parties arofe out of it, in which the difference of opinion which prevailed on this fubject, served to increase the good humour of the meetings. But this harmony did not prevail every where; fome were found weak enough to be angry in fuch a conteft, and as the question was de

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cided differently by various perfons to whom it was referred, a confiderable degree of acrimony sometimes broke out in converfation and periodical communications. The doctor was always on the alert, but he did not fuffer his temper t be foured by fuch trifles.


After a few day's illness, and preferving his recollection and calmness to the laft, he died on the twenty-second of January, at his houfe in St. John'sSquare, and was on the thirtieth of the fame month committed to the vault under the church in that square, by a felect party of his friends, who in him lamented the lofs of an excellent fcholar, a cheerful companion, a fincere friend, and a worthy F.


MONTHLY RETROSPECT OF THE FINE ARTS. (The Loan of new Prints and Articles of Intelligence is requested.)

R. A. Pinxit. John Young, Mezzotinto En-
graver to the Prince of Wales, feulp. published
for Young, Fitzroy Square. Price 11. 11.
HE Hero, who is


T'original figure, of about fourteen or

fitteen years of age, appears to be entering heartily into the fervice of his country; and the fame enthusiastic and lively expectation with which he is actuated, is diffufed to his parents and fifters, who feem to confider him as entered into the path of glory, and likely to become a future admiral. A younger boy drawing the officer's fword, though not a new thought, has a very happy effect. A group of failors hugging in the back ground is appropriate to the subject, in which every figure introduced is engaged and interested.

Representations of tuch scenes as these, render the preparations for war attractive and animating to a young and aspiring mind, and lead him to confider himself as engaged in an honourable caufe, contributing to the defence and fupport of that nation which gave him birth, and treading in the fame path with thofe heroes whole names are enrolled in the temple of Fame; and fhould he fall in the conteft, he expects that furvivors will confider him as ne of

"The brave, who fink to reft, By all their country's wishes bleft." fo far the profpect is cheering and flattering to a young mind. The companion print, which is entitled


is of course the reverfe, and prefents a very different prospect. A young man

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HIS MAJESTY reviewing the VOLUNTEER CORPS in Hyde Park. Painted by R. K. Porter; engraved by Reynolds. Price 1 115. 6d. plain: in colours 31. 35. Jefferies and Co. This carries very strong marks of being partly borrowed from an admirable print which we noticed in a former retrospect, copied by Ward, from a painting by Sir William Beechey. The figure of the king is too finall, and he is feated upon a wooden horse. By Reynolds we have feen better engravings.

The Coroflip-Gatherer and the Blackberry


A pair of prints engraved in the chalk manner, by A. FOGG, from Hamilton R. A. publifhed by Fogg, Bond Street, and Teftolini, Cornhill; price 10s. 6d. the pair. Weftall's drawings of these fubjects are fo exquisite, fo inimitable, that it is not a very fevere censure to say thefe

these are inferior. They are however extremely pretty. The Blackberry Girl has the appearance of being a portrait, the other is evidently imag nary. They are very well engraved.

Much as we have heard of General Wajbington, there has not until very lately been any portrait of him that delerved much notice. One, fome time fince publihed, engraved by CHEESMAN, from a picture by TRUMBULL, has confiderable merit, but the leading portrait is one copied from STUART by HEATH, and which in point of refemblance is faid by those who have feen the General to be uncommonly faithful. Indeed Stuart's fidelity to his original is fo great, that we fcarcely ever faw a portrait from his pen. cil, that could not be immediately identified. The sketch of the head, from which he copied Lord Lanfdowne's picture, has been extremely well engraved by NUTTER, and is published by CRIBB in Holborn. The engraving by Mr. HEATH being finished just at the time of this great man's death, has had an almoft unprecidented fale. It has been faid that the whole impreffion which could be taken from the plate was purchased by one merchant, and is configned to America. Among the fingularities of the prefent day, we must notice a tremendous plan of the City of London, drawn from actual measurement, on a fcale 200 feet to an inch, comprising Westminster, Southwark, and all the fuburbs in Middlesex and Surrey, exhibiting not only every ftreet, fquare, court, alley, &c. the boundaries of the city, and parishes in the fuburbs, but alfo the divifion of houfes, and when regularity would permit, the numbers by which they are diftinguished. Price to fubfcribers 51, 5s. To be feen at No. 11, Haymarket.

Meflrs. BOYDELLS intend to publish in April the Copies from the Guildhall pures, price 31. 3s. the pair. They will alio publifh very fhortly, the Woman taken in Adultery, and Tribute Money, by Facius,



AN Introduction to Arithmetic and Algebra; by Tho. Manning, vol. 2d, 8vo. 4s. boards. Lunn.

after Dufart, and copies by Gaugain, of two most exquifite drawings by Weftall. The fame gentlemen receive fubfcriptions for a book to be publifhed early in the fpring, by Mr. James Roberts, portrait painter to the Duke of Clarence, entitled Introductory Leffons for teaching the Art of Drawing and Painting in Water Colours, principally intended for the Ufe of the ingenious Scholar, though not unworthy the attention of thofe more advanced in Art. Price to Subscribers 10s. 6d. to Non-fubfcribers 155.

By the death of the late Mr. Stevens of Hampstead, his very fine collection of Hogarth's prints becomes the property of Mr. Windham, the fecretary at war, to whom he has bequeathed them. Of the genuine works there is a very fine collection. Several of them were purchased at the fale of the late Mr. Gulston; and two, at moft immer prices; THE EVENING, without the Girl, 471. and an impreffion from a gold fnuff box, engraved by Hogarth from the Rapeof the Lock, 331.

Large as this collection is, it is not complete: befides fome deficiencies in inferior and scarce prints, it does not contain, what may perhaps be deemed the moft curious print Hogarth ever engraved, viz. ENTHUSIASM DELINEATED, of which, we are told, there are only two impreffions; one of them in the very fine collection of Mr. Meyler, of Crawley Houfe, near Winchefter; the other in the poffeffion of Mr. John Ireland, of Hans Place, Knightsbridge; who fame time fince publifhed a fpirited copy.

Mr.Stevens's collection, including copies, variations, imitations, imputed trafh, and relatives, contains upwards 700 prints.

Martin Arthur Shee, and John Flaxman, affociates, have been elected royal academicans.

Thomas Keyfe, of Bermondsey Spa, fo remarkable for painting rounds of beef and legs of mutton, equal to the first Dutch mafters, is dead, at the great age of 79.


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