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Mr. URBAN, Dudley, Feb. 15.

be constructed : and, on surveying ****EING persuaded that the tout ensemble, together with its

many an useful in- happy LIVING appendages, a geneB

ftitution owes its ori- rous contributing publick may exgin to your valuable claim,

Magazine; through “ Exegi monumentum ære perennius, ***** that inedium permit Quod non imber edax, non Aquilo imporens an admirer of British valour to sug- Poflit diruere, aut innumerabilis

Annorum series, et fuga temporum.". geft an additional plan to the several which have already been pro

I know, Mr. Urban, that the pored, to perpetuate the memory of gates of the Foandling Hospital are our great martial * atchievements. open to children of lain soldiers Without wishing to decry the me

and sailors, as well as to those pirits of other designs, I am humbly tiable fruits of Thame who know of opinion that a LIVING MONU

not the authors of their being: but MENT will be the most preferable; I cannot help thinking, that two which fall consist of those chile objects are thus blended which dren, under a certain age, whose ought to be kept totally diftina. fathers have fallen, or thail here. The British sailor and the Britith after fall, in the service of their foldier are characters, methinks, country. My plan is this.

whose fatherless children deserve After a suitable place for their so highly the peculiar protection of reception is ere&ted (whether by their country, as to call for an aGovernment or by subfeription), fylum folety instituted for them. let a fund, by similar means, be No obje&s, surely, “ have a bet. establithed for their support, &c.

ter claim to admittance into a na where, in habits of piety, industry, tional establishment, whether the and moral order, they may be merit or the necessity of the case be educated, either for useful trades, or

considered. If fuch children be for the army and navy, as shall be not entitled, by their own distress deemed most proper.

and their father's services, to pecuNor would the adoption of this liar protection, no such café can plan preclude the beautiful, the exift." Is it faid, “ that a child grand, and sublime, productions of this description is not absolutely of Archite&ure and Sculpture. deftitute? That it has still a paWithin a (pacious circular hall, or

rent in its living mother }”. Let rather chapel, a number of niches Langhorn, with a trifling alteration, may be formed to receive the busts antwer this: of our martial heroes, and under “ Colu, on the sea-beat shore or bloody them a mural table of marble, on


(Nain; which to record their particular at

Perhaps ibat parent mouro'd her warrior chievements.

Beni o'er her babe, her eye diffolv'din dew, Such monumenta

The big drops ningling with ihe milks he being sheltered from the weather,

drew, and visited as in a fanctuary, would Gave the sad presage of his future years ; be far more durable than any co- The child of misery, baptiz'd in tears !" lamn, arch, or bridge, that could In a word, an Asylum for Chila * Why thould the compliment be con

dren of Nain Soldiers and Sailors fined to the navy?

agrees well with the idiom of the


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English language. It does more, Mr. Addison died June 17, 1719, Mr. Urban: it would be found so aged 47 years and 47 days, at Holstriály accordant with the gene- land house, leaving no child but a rous texture of the English heart, daughter, born in 1718, who died that it might easily, I am perjua- at Bilton, near Rugby, in Warded, form a very proper addition wickshire, in 1797: to the already-glorious catalogue of As theic different statements, reEnglish institutions. - Fiat! lative to the name of the Counters, Yours, &c. L. Booker, leave the matter in a state of un

certainty, if any of your correMr. URBAN, April 10. spondents can remove the uncer. THỂ following particulars, re- tainty, and give us authentic inhis marriage, may not be unac

favour by

Eusebius. ceptable to fome of your readers.

Mr. Addison was born May 1, The PURSUITS OF ARCHITECTU1672.

RAL INNOVATION. No. XXII. He married the Counters Do- The ANTIENT PALace of the KINGS ager of Warwick, “ whom,” we, of ExGLAND at WESTMINSTER, are told br Dr Johnion), “ he had continuer. solicited by a long and anxious HY do we droop? Why courtship, Aug. 2, 1716." He

are our spirits funk fo was at that time aged 44 years and low? Must we leave this scene in 3 months.

all the bitterness of regret, imbibed He is said to have first known from these our observations and rethis lady by becoming tutor to her flexions made on its dishonoured ron.

ftate? How are hunian affairs parThe name of the Countess of celed out! In what a seemingly Warwick is not mentioned by the strange inconsistent way do we regenerality of Addison's biographers. ceive our share of life's employ

In your Obituary, vol. LXVII. ments! Here we find this wonp. 256, the is called Sarah, daugh- derous hall thrown into the power ter of Thomas Das wood, eig. Of those who, from being insensible alderman of London. But in of its grandeur, have left no means Wright's edition of Heylyn's Help unused to render it as contempuble to English History we have the fol: as posible; while we, who may lowing article :

be said almost to idolize it, are cut

out from railing a hand to preserve " Edward Rich succeeded his father Robert Rich in both the earldoms of War: it from infult, and can only deplore wick and Holland, in April, 1675; and its unfortunate lot. Yet, not died, July 31, 1701. He married Chår. wholly so, my friends; for, in this fotre, daughter of Sir Thomas Miduleton, survey, some fatisfa&tion may fall to of Chirk.cattle, in Denbighshire, hart.”

our fare, by catching at the hope The earl left one son, Edward. that we may have made one conHenry Rich, who died, unmarried, vert to venerate and to feel for the in 1727; in a short time, as Dr. fuffering majetty of the place. If Johnson obferves, after Mr. Ad- so, our labour is not in vain ; and, diron.

if our mite of preservation Thould Supposing the countess to have outweigh that particle which holds been only 20 at the death of her its fate, our portion in its welfare frit husband, the must have been is of more importance than we were 38 when she was married to Mr. aware of. Therefore, companions Addison ; and her son about 16, in my researches, my pleasures, or probably something more. He and my pains, revive, recall our is said to have been a young man enthusiastic phantaties, and let this of a very irregular life.

See it ferries, LXVII. p. 385. EDIT:


hall once more refume its wonted chants, the gaily skims the open Aate, and, as of old, once more space in many a sportive round. appear in pomp and fplendour. Her blandithments of female tofil

Sec hand to hand and cup to cup nessmelts the royal hoft, who, forthose warlike knights ; 'tis to gettül of his sceptered itate, alınoft friendthip, 'tis to loyalty !-See holds out his longing arms to clelp yon chearful fools, with thoughts her to his melting breast. The enriched from traffick's golden martial sports now call on every tide, ply well your dainty viands ! eye. Each spectator becomes a - The lighing lover and the bath. combatant. Shouts of manly couful maid forgeting to feast on other rage, exclamations of feminine food than fighs I-I'ly, fly, your tenderneis, martial melodies, clank jelts, your giles, ye laughing crew: of arms, Aying banners, neighing mirth encircles all your brows ! - 1teeds! Confulion holds one uniAh! reverend fire, your tale of vertal sway; and froin the humble former times makes ine a liftener; yeoinan to the mighty king the heand here I could for ever stand !- roic fervour of all-glorious arms Good Tony, I cannot brook such fies round this regal hall ! cutting jcers, reproofs wrapt up in Here let imagination relign her sentefels fooleries; we all are frail pleasing sway, raised by “honest at times; mult feel the lath; I John Stow's" descriptive pen, and pray, forbear, good Tony !-1'hemy picturesque and Antiquarianiniter and the spendthrift, the gay struck ideas, to plain ocular demonand the lad, the wife and the fool. Itration. ith, the gametter and the witol, all, In an account of the coronation all crowd the plenteous boards that of James II. are many plates illurtill the ball. The monarch takes trative of the various ceremonies his share of joy and fettivity; he attendant therennto; one of which invites, and he bestow's; he sees his gives the plan of this ball, thewing subjects happy, for he in very deed the setting forth of the different doth nuake them 10. Day after tables for the royal feast. At the day thoufands here bless his name; South end of the hall there appearwelcome and good cheer lead on cd a large chamber, called the the way:-Hark! the mintirels Court of Wards, of which no come, with lute, cittern, crewth, traces are now to be seen. Paffing dulcimer, harp, pipc and tabor, by the porch of St. Stephen's cleafackbut, regalls, trumpets, capti- pel, we come into the interior of vating sounds! to animate and to the Court of Requests, now an ensubdue the listening foul with tire modern roon), erected on an (weetett harmony. I hear, and I original basement ttory (as observed refign my crery sense to joys im- in a former Number). On the mortal! And now they vault; then Ealt lide, a door admits us into the swift they turn in mazy fulds of interior of the Painted Chamber. tortured thape. Sweet lovely form, Two correspondents in your vol. that trippelt lolightly as yougo, your' LXIX. have well prepared your dancing iteps, and twining arms readers for the information I have that itrike the graceful tamborine, to convey. The first (An Englishare all enchanting! Another fe- man, p. 552), by giving the mo. male form on a proud couritr, with tives for the intended demolition of every brave accompaniment, comes these buildings; and the other (An prancing nigh the monarch's lofty Artist, p, 661), in calling the atTeat. She calls him to the war, tention of all to the antiquity of reminds him of his honour, digni- this chamber, and to the irealire ty, and juttice. She then, in it contains, that is, its invaluable courtly guife, dismounts, and, to tapestry. I must confefs, inl behalf coinpose his rifiled mnien, the of my fellow investigators and my


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felf, although an accumulation of lay before our approving readers filth and rubbish in this chamber, for their delight, and, what is of in every part, as it were, pushed more importance, their historic inus from its survey, yet a peculiar formation. impulle agitaied our frames, a cera Reverting again to the last of tain sonething that canuot be na- the abovementioned correspondents ined, lcd us on to view the very (An Artist), who tells that he bad waits, the doors, the windows, cleared much of the duft from this that our forefathers, age after age, tapeftry; had taken various sketches have gazed at before. This fculp- from it; freaks of its dimensions, tured ornament, that how engages and of rompe of its leading peculiamy eye, may, at one time or other, rities; I muft thus fay of him (he liave been a point of attraction to being at work while we were on the notice of a Becket, an Edward, our survey), that he is more known # Wickham, a good Duke Hum- for kis industry and care in copying phrey, a tyrant Richard, the sacri- Antiquities with his pencil, and by legious moniter Henry, the prince- the truth and bolduless of his pen ly Wolsey, the unfortunate Charles, to preserve them from destruction, or the usurper Cromwell. What a than for his good fortune in having scene is here for reflexion, for ad- an opportunity to put in practice miration, and abhorrence! In this the experience of the one, or of bemood thouid visitors, enter this ing thanked for the good intent of chamber, which has retained its the other. However, I hope his original finishings for so many cen- tketches will not be lost to the turies; not with those usual, low, world, but, by some future publinarrow-minded expressions, made cation, they may be in the poffefuse of in this chamber, such as, fion of every lover and encourager " What a filthy place !"-" As of the study of Antiquity. dark as a dungeon !"-" Quite like

AN ARCHITECT. a prilon!" What brutes must

(To be continued.) they have been formerly to have lived in such a bole!” When it is Mr. URBAN, never confidered that the Painted S the introduction of inocu. Chamber has not been cleaned for lating for the Cow-pox has these 40 years past; that three attorded matter for illiberal and illparts of its windows have been founded abuse, I request of you to Itopped up; and that many.fimilar infert in your Publication the folbuildings have been barbarized lowing lines, as my mite in support down into places of cunfinement of what, I think, will effectually for robbers and murtherers. In the prove an inestimable difcovery, like way, they contemptuously when the ftrong facts attending it glance at the tapeftry which covers fhall be dispaflionately attended to, every part of the walls; a sight of and weak and idle prejudice done disgust to them, of rapture to us, away. and on which we could for ever For the last four years, Sir, it dwell. In this tapeftry are the has been a part of my duty to enfinest representations of antient quire of recruits, on their joining buildings, dresses, and all kinds of the regiment, if they had had the armour ; which, in its present ftate Small-pox; and, where they anof wanton disfigurenient of dirt fwered in the negative, to inocuand rags, to a common observer Jate threm immediately for it. To can hardly claiın a monient's no- my question it has repeatedly octice; while to us, Antiquity's far-, curred to me, that I have received vent rotaries, are discovered a for anliver, "No, I have not had thousad charnis, a thoutaud benu- Small-pox, but I have had Cow'. ties, which be it our business to pox long ago; and my friends tell

April 9.


1800.] Inoculation for the Cow-Pox candidly difcuffed. 303. me I cannot have the Small-pox come froñn the pen

of a medica? after it." Being then, and till practitioner; for it appears quite a lately, unacquainted with the na- determined fire-fde opposition to ture and faas of Cow-pox, I gave the measure, without onc ungle fact, little or no credit to the circum- unless we take his hearlay tale of stance, and placed them in the the village cast, which I thould fame building with the others not hesitate to lay inuit have prowhose cates were decided. They ceeded from the previous Cow-pox were inoculated with the same having been fpurious; a circumSmall-pox matter,' obtained from a stance a cautious practitioner can neighbouring subject, as the o- never, I think, be mified by. M. thers; they meiled altogether; D. observes, the thinking part of and, as must be the case from the the community reprobate the meas nature of the soldier's accommoda- sure. What he means by thinking tion, flept together. Some of them part I cannot say; for thinking had great burthens of the Small- will not do. Probably the learned pox, one had the confluent Small- gentleman has laid his head togen pox. Observing that the Small- wer with some thinking old wopox virus had taken no effect on men; and the result of their wise those who bad told me they had d.liberations have been, that M. kad Cow-pox, I repeated the ap- D. fhould oppose it, right or plication of the Small-pox matter, wrong. He alks, what would be from fresh puftules, to a fourth gained by changing the disease? timne ; but neither the inoculation, Does he know that the Small-pox nor exposure to the air breathed by, is contagious ? Or, in other words, 50 people undergoing the diffe- does he know the Cow-pox is not? rent stages of the disease, made the Does no advantage accrue from the beast imprellion on them. The comparative mildness of the disfaỞ was to strong, and out of all ease? I thall conclude by recomthadow of doubt, that neither ino- mending, particularly to young eulation nor contagion of Small-pox practitioners, the most minute ata could affect thole who had had tention to the ltate of the puftule they Cow-pox, that I determined on take matter from, as much trouble embracing the first opportunity to and milinderstanding will be avoid promote it. Last winter, I propo- ed by it. J. Hastings, Surgeon led to the overseers of a parith in to the North Gloucejier Militia. Suflex, who are very well informed men, and particularly at- Mr. URBAN, London, April 11. tentive to their poor, to inoculate THE inoculation for the Cow.

parish. After making fome pock present enquiries, and well weighing the lar as well as medical rage, permit business, they accepted the otier. me to liate some circumstances, I accordingly inoculated near 200 which will not, I trust, be deemed of them; and surrounding 'respect- unworthy or attention. able families were fo well pleased The inoculation of the Cow-pock with its relult, that they came with being in fact the introduction of a their children and servants, to the bestial disease into the human body, number of 150 more.

To remove it must be admitted that some other doubt, where I saw the least of very different diseases, or some it in the mind of the parent, I ap- Dew diseale, may arise in conteplied the Small-pox matter after- quence, at a period very uncertain, wards; but it is almoft unneces- poflibly remote. In corroboration sary to observe, that it was without of which, let it be remembered, the least effect.

that the transfusion of blood from I have read a paper, p. 213, figned various animals into the bloodM. D. which, I prelume, cannot veisels of men, after having been

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