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of the properties of sea-bathing, and to pleasant. The solution may be repeated, me that satisfactory incentive to its use, after three or four times using them, by the recolleclion of never having caught those who are satisfied with one let of cold since it was adopted. It has still towels some time, as easily as once by another advantage or iwo of its own; the more nice. The roughness given to the first and not the smallest of which is, the cloths, when dry, by the fali, affin. that by it, the towels being rendered ed probably by the stimulus of the falt rougher, the friction in drying after the itself

, adds very considerably to the bath is increafed ; and what is, I fear, much-to-be-wished- for glow. And as, in too often neglected, I mean the rubbing the action of rubbing the body, some of by those witń whom it should be particu- the falt becomes dissolved by the drops Jarly a matter of the first consequence hanging to the skin, and is of course (the tender and chilly), who are gene. spread over the whole surface of the body, rally those who are apt to be too much and is partly absorbed ; to that absorpin a hurry to get on their cloaths, and tion, which is perhaps more alive during by that means frequently take cold. For the empty stare in which bathing is genetheir fakes, now that friction is the sub- rally recommended, are to be attributed ject, viewing the importance of that part the good effects of medicated baths, both of the operation, it would seem wrong to natural and artificial.

The common proceed without urging the practice of it shower-báth will be much improved in to a much greater extent than is cullo. its efficacy by the addition of a proper mary, and that immediately before as quantity of salt in its water. well as after bathing. I believe, from What is in the prefent case the immemy own experience, that the good effects diate rationale of its action, or to what of this remedy will, in many cases, be cause is to be attributed the preference of confiderably increased, if, beto.e the im. sea over fresh water, as it is not the promerfion, the body and extremities be well feffed design of this paper, we with to rubbed for a few minutes with a fich leave undilcussed. The safest means of brush. To the notice of those afflicted applying a powerful and pleasant remedy with chronic rheumatism, as well as to

to the diseated, the resule of experience, the shivering bather, it is very earnestly being all we intended, the modus open recommended. The stay of the delicate ranai is left for a more ably-directed and those with tender bowels in the wa- pen. It may be that the stimulus given ter should be very lort; the more robust by the saline spicula to the curicular may indulge longer. The other, and glands, by irs abforption, may not be perhaps not less important advantage, is the smallest of its causes, especially when that of using their own towels (which it is recollected how extensive is its apThould be coarfe and rough as can be plication, and at the same time the great borne), untainted w the excrementi importance of the functions of the ab.. tious discharges of the skins of a multi forbing turface. How powerful frequenttude, and perhaps often negligently ly is the application of a solution of lome washed; the truth of which no very nice of the neutral falts in local glandular aldegree of perfection in the oltactory fections topically applied ! Another cirnerves is neceflary to discover in the cumstance, worth notice an enquiry of clean towels of a public bath. Except this kind, is the effect of tome neutral in this circumstance, perhaps no public sales in fresh-drawn blood; an example baths in the world exceed in their con. of which every winter affords in a weil. veniences and perfection those of Lon- known culinary, preparation of hog's don, as far as I have been able to learn. blood; I mean, ihat of preventieg its co

The practice alluded to, and which I agulation. In the extreme and"minute can now with confidence recommend, is fanguiferous veficis, where the circulathat of impregnating the towels with leation must neceffarily be very weak and falt, by dipping them in a solution of low, on account of their great distance that falt in water, and then drying thein.

from the lource of its motion, its inoving The solution I have used is four ounces power, and elpecially in thole of the skin, to a quart of water : a coarse hand towel when exposed to cold air in such fitua. of the common size, by being thoroughly tions; may not tomewhat like a disposi. werted in this folution, when dried, ac tion to coagulation exift? and may not quires an increase of weight of about an the introduction of such particles do ounce, consequently contains that quan away an approaching evil? Perhaps incity of sea fait, which is as much, per

frinet tirit recommended the use of that keps, as is necessary, or as would be material with our food for some luch

if he had finished the work in seven years. IV. Some of the beft editions of the The plan was really a curiosity; and, if we Greek and Roman claflicks, and the could have obtained it, would have well de moft efteemed English translations, may served to have been printed.”

be mentioned in their proper places. The editor of the Biographia best V. The principal works of all cele. knows his reasons for ipserting ihis curi- brated authors should be specified, and, ous paragraph in preference to the infor- if pollible, in the order of publication. mation I had given him. It certainly These are the most important articles in was very far from giving the satisfa&tion the Lives of learned men. The space I wished the publick to have on the fub- which a list of their works will occupy ject. I have only to add, that, though will be no olje&tion, if the titles are I may now consider myself, perbaps, as properly contracted *. more at liberty than formerly to proceed VI. It is to be presumed, that the as I think proper, I ftill have reasons, proprietors will cominit the care of this not unknown to the very learned and important work 10 THOSE ONLY who most respectable character introduced in.

are furnished with extenfire libraries; to the above paragraph, which prevent who are in the habit of wiiting in a unc from publishing the “ Principles of correct, clear, terse, unaffected style; Christian Legislation."

who have given the world SOME SPEAt present I am unwilling to take up

CIMEN of their abilities; who are ac more of your valuable page. On a su quainted with the history of literature, ture occasion I may probably transmit to

and capable of reviewing the characters, you the plan of the work in quellion, as the controversies, and he works of the left by the Author.

W. H.

learned, with taste and judgement, with

a critical penetration and a manly free. Mr. URBAN,

08. 11.

PHILOBIBLOS, the publick with a new edition of Mr. URBAN, Winchester, Sept. 28. the Biographical Dictionary, I thall take the liberty to fuggel fome obfer- A CORRESPONDENT, p. 696, de. spect to the improvement of that valua- picture upon glass, which you have ena

graved, in which an abbot with his croble work. 1. The compilers should subjoin pro. hind on the one hand, and a man richly

zier is represented between a wounded per authorities for all remarkable anccdotes. The last very learned and judic other.' It is the wellknown figure of

attired, in a suppliant posture, on the cious editor has, in general, attended to

the celebrated St. Giles, the patron-saint this rule ; yet there are many confiderable omissions, which ought to be doms. "The history of this renowned ab

of many churches in this and other kingfupplied, II. Lives of no great importance, confounded with another ablot of the

bot is much confused, owing to his being which have been written in separate same name, and who refided in the fame vclumes, or prefixed to posthumous province near two centuries before him. publications by partial editors, have

The best account of hiin sates, that he been hastily adopted into the Biogra.

was a Grecian by birth, who, leaving his phical Dictionary. A prolix account of men who have had nothing but their of the Rhone, in which neighbourhood,

own country, came by sea to the mouth reputed piety, their eccentricities, or

retiring into a deep forest, he led an hersome insignificant publications, to re, commend them, should, at leaji, be ab- herbs, and the milk of 'a tame hind. Ic

metical life, being supported only with breviated.

is further added, that the reigning King III. Many eminent writers are unnoticed. Those learned and induftrious bert, as some historians informn us, inust

of France, who, if he was calicd Childecriticks, commentators, grammarians, have been the third prince of that name, and editors, to whom we owe the re- happening to hunt in that neighbourhood, vival of claffical learning, deserve an

his hounds puríued the tame hind into everlasting tribute of applause. Sarii the habitative of the hermit; at which Onomafiicon will give the compilers of time the king's bow bearer discharging the Biographical Dictionary a full and

an arrow, it wounded the faint inftead of comprehensive view of the principal authors who have distinguished thein Vid. Diariun Biographicum ab Henselves in the republick of Icuters, ningo Witte.


the beast, who nevertheless continued his passages which he aclually comments prayers; and, upon the king's offering upon, I am contented they fhould una him money and other presents, to indem dergo their fate even when placed befide nify him for the injury he had received, his ftri&tures. It must be owned that refused them all. It is true, in the pic- Mr. W. appeared in consequence of the ture under consideration, as well as in challenge of Mr. B. calling upon him. other pictures of St. Giles, the hind is like Ajax, to come from behind the mift represented as wounded instead of she of an anonymous fignature, and to prove faint; but in this particular painters are himself to be an adverfary of fome ar variance with biographers. It is not worth :" nor can it be denied that Mr. to be supposed that the supplicating fi. W. has fulfilled the conditions prescribe gure on the other fide is the king we ed, or that his urbanity, character, and have been reading of, as there is nothing titles, whatever may be laid of his arguthat appertains either to royaley or hunt- menis, entitle him to respect. Nevering about it; nor are we to look for theless, Mr. B. declines the contest he unicv of luliject in such performances. It had provoked, and turns it over to his relate: to quite a different incident in the second, “as to a sout polemick and anlife of St Giles, whon he is reported to tiquary, who wages war with friend and have brought the famous warlike maror foe.” 'I have very often appeared, Mr. of the palace, Charles Martel, to a fenle Urban, in your variegated pages; but I of remorfe for a certain great crime he co not think I have entitled myseif to the had committed.

character that my confederate here draws It may be of consequence, Mr. Urban, of me; nor do I remember that I have once to advertise

you of a mitake you have come forward in martial array except on fallen into, p. 747, in confounding your the fingle occasion abovementioned, in old, correspondent Mr. Beringion, who defence of Mr. B. him:elf. I have new declined preaching in his friend Dr. ver yet read a proruction of Mr. B's, Pritftley's meeting. house, with another nor, I believe, has any other Catholick, gentleman of the same name, who is a without finding many opinions which I Carhulic prelate; the latter, though a was obliged to dillent from ; but never person of tird-rate abilities, never having have I expressed that dissent in publick, yet diíplayed them to the publick. The except with regard to one position, ex. mention of the forner of thele gentlemen tracted from a work that holds up all reminds me of a literary account I have thofe of our common perfuafion, in their to settle with him, and which has stood leveral ranks and descriptions, to the upon your secords against me ever fince contempt of the publick. So delicate are November last.

often the feelings of those who are in the Most of your readers will remember habit of inflicting pain upon others. the controverly in your Magazine two But supposing, Mr. Viban, I were to or three years ago, which began with take up the gauntlet against Mr. W. in Macaw's eggs, and ended with Trade Mr. B's ftead, how would that serve the fubftantiation. In this cilpute I had the purpose of the latter ? for, can he imahonour of being second to Mr. Bering. gine that I, or any other Catholick, will ton; and it has since appeared, that one subscribe to the doctrine contained in his of the gentlemen with whom we were Right of Dilsentere,"ibe work Mr. W. contending was the Rev. Mr. William- atiаcks, particularly in what i.e advances fon, prebendary of Lincoln, and rector of against Church-eltablishments in general? Winwick, who published a pamphlet, So far from giving up those of my own intituled, "A Defence of the Church of communion, as being detrimental to the England against the Charges of the Rev. interests of Christianity, I ain perfuaded Joleph Berington and the Rev. John the explosion of the mine, which we Milner.” As to Mr. W's. publication, have often heard is forming under that of I do not find myself burt by any part of our own country, would almost efface it except by the title-page, which infi. the name of Jesus Christ from this Chrifa nuates what neither you, Mi. Urban, nor cian island, and would bring it back your brother Reviewers, who honoured ncarly to that state of philofophic Paganmy fermon on his Majesty's happy reco. ilm the world was in when the Meilah very with their notice, could dilcover, and appeared.

JOHN MILNER. what cven Mr. W. has not attempted to Thew in the body of his work, namely, Mr. URBAN,

OE. 28. that it does contain any charges again f the IN confequences of the with respet Tied Church

in pcopies of all



the other monumental inscriptions in

non immerito charislima Adhover church relating ro the family

Piam animam efflavit hæc of the BOURNES, formerly rctidene in

Aprilis 12° that parith.

Anno Salutis humanæ 1710". The church at Afhoyer is a large,

Æcatis fuæ 640 handsome Bructure, and, much to the

Ille ipsam subfecutus eft Januari 19".

Anno proxime fequenti, credit of the prefent verv refpectable

Ætatis fuæ 81'. curate, the Rev. James Mills, and the

Monumentum hoc juftæ gratitudinis ergo inhabitants of the paril, it is kept in a

posueruot filii. Superior degree of peacuers to most vil.

On a marble slab, within the rails of lage churches in the kingdom. It con

the altar: tains two other curious monuments, the

LAURENTIUS BOURNE, one for Thomas Babington, E!g. of

de Marsh Green Dethick, the great great-grandfather of

Chirurgus haud frustra Anthony Babington, Elq. who was at

inter primos habicus, tainted of trealon,' and executed in

Ob. 19o Decembris 1586, for the share he took in Ballard's

A.D. 1749, æt. 73. conspiracy against Queen Elizabeth ;

Martha conjux pia and ine other for James Rollerton, Elg.

ob. 12° Februari of the Lea (both in this parish): which

A. D. 1751, æl. 6;.

Maria filia ob. 10° Martii monuments, together with the church, are well deserving of a minute descrip

A. D. 1743, ät. 24. cion ; but as a gentleman, eminently

On a freeltone flab on the North fide qualified for the design, has undertaken of the altar, the letters run with lead: Thortly to give the publick a full and Here Iyeth the budy of ANNE WIGLYE, párricular' account of the history and wife of Jothua Wiglye, Gentm. Grandchild antiquities of the county at large, I

to Immanuel Bourne, late Rector of this think it unnecessary at least, if not in•

Churchi, who departed this life May the 19o. proper, now to attempt such a de. Scription.

On a marble flab near the middle of In a manuscript volume of Collec- the chancel : tions relating to the History of Derby.


filius thire, made by Thomas Brailsford,

Obadia et Rebeccæ Bourne, gent, of Seynor, in this county, abouc

obit Jalii primo, 1748, the beginning of the present century,

ætatis vicefimo primo, frequent references are made to the

Magnz spei juvenis. Chartulary of William Briewer, the On three different slabs of marble great favourite of King John, (or of his

near the middle of the chancel : fon, William Briewer, jun.). Permit

1. REBECCA BOURNE, died August the me to enquire of your numerous anti

1764, aged 33 years. quarian and topographical readers, 2. REBECCA BOURNE, August 31, 1754. whether this Chartulary is known to be 3. OBADIAH BOURNE, died October the 6th, at present in existence, and, if 1o, where

1763, aged 80 years. it may be resorted to. Permit me also to enquire where the manuscript collec


Nov. 8. sions of the late Pro Vernon, it ctor of I SHOULD be glad to know if the pofited: likewise whole property the your valuable correspondent W. & D. collections of St. Lo Kniveion*, which p. 888, as printed in ortavo, is a hingle lately formed a part of the Yelverton yolunie, or connected with an edition of MSS. are now become. D.O. his works in the fame fize.

On a very heavy and ill-executed You have given very proper circula. mural monument on the North lide of tion to the signals at Bamborough, p. the aitar, in the chancel of Afhover: 889, which before were confined to a M.S.

folio half theet in their own county, Hic jacente propinquo

P. 962, col. 1. The fire mentioned Os Diah BOURNI, A. M. from Cambridge was in the village of Patronus er Rector

Barnwell. fidelis.

The Museum of the late M.C. Tun. Et Elizabátha conjux illi

stall, efq. whore death you announced → Thele form a part ofthe iragnificent col vol. LX. p. 959, is to be fold entire, lection of the Marquis of Lansdowns. Edit. confiling of a large coilection of Britith



and foreign birds, repriles, &c. properly MY. URBAN, Ipswicb, Nav. 10. claffed,

D. H.

F the following account will convey

useful information to your correMr. URBAN,

08. 16.

spondent concerning the Wiseman fafenfis enquires after the family of will oblige me by inserting it in your

, Wiseman in Effex. I believe there are

very edifying and entertaining pubno remains of the family left in the lication. county, except a portrait in my pofler. In 1559 Thomas Wiseman was called sion, painted upon wood, which for.

on to thew by what cirle he held tha merly came from Broadoaks, in the granges of Burton Prestwold and old parish of Wimbilh, a manfion belonging Byscher, in the counties of Leicefter and io the family.

Suffolk . The portrait, I imagine, from the The male line is totally extine, and date upon it, was intended for Johin the title became so upon the death of Wiseman, Elą. who married Margery, the late Sir William Wileman, who died daughter of Sir William Waldegrave, at Bristol in 1784. His heir at law was and ton of John Wiseman, E!q. one of Thomas Srifted, Esq. late of Ipswich; 10 the auditors of the king's revenue *. whom he left by will all his landed pro

The painting represenus him as a fine perty for life, with remainder to Charles perfon, with his own dark hair and thin Stised, Esq. and his heirs, for ever. The beard, lightly powdered by age. He is father of the former gentleman, and the drelled in black, with a gold chain of grandfather of the latter, married a fifa fave rows appendant from beneath a

ter of Sir Charles Wiseman (the third large ruff, the fashion of Elizabeth's baronet), in 1709. Sir Charles died reign: upon the fore-tinger of his right without issue, and his title and eftate hand, which grasps liis waiking-cane, went to the late Sir William, who was is a seal.ring, with the army of Wilco

the son of a younger brother, and died man.

allo without ifTue : fo that Charles StifIs not the gold chain a badge of some ted, Efq. is now the lineal representaoffice in the city? I think it was in tive of the Wiseman family, in the fetended to indicate his being an alder. male line, by descent from his paternal man of London ; but as I am not con


S. R. versant with the dress of that respeita. ble body, I thall leave Indagator Rof. Mr. URBAN,

Nov. 1. fenfis to form his own judgement, if he


N an oid Leec-book, belonging to the has any will to posluis the original, or corporation of the city of Coveorry, is a drawing of it. The picture is very the following memorandum, which suf. much defaced, but not so as to prevent

ficiently evinces the popularity of the its being repaired or copied. At one

grcat Lord Talbot in the reign of corner are the family arms, properly Henry VI.; who, in the year 1428. con blazoned ; at the other,

was taken prisoner in France, with the “ Non folum fibi, lod omnibus; Lord Scales and Hungerford (by the Eracis 11:23 76,

Duke of Alançon), as they were going Au'. 1594."

to fortify the town of Sr. Meum. An account of the Wisemans, of Great “ 1429. Thomas Paynell, Mayor - Hit is Canfield, may be seen in Morant, Ill. to have in mynd that for the rawnsome of 461. The last baronet there mentioned the Lorde Talbote the gode nien of the citie was Sir Charles, who died Gingle, 1751, of Coventrie followyng hav gyven to his having previously told this eliate. Ocher rawņsome with all ther gode hertes, pedigrees of this family fee in Morant,

John Bristow 11. 64, 77, 87, 132, 149, 235, 308, 313,

John Leder

Thom. Wyldgrett 346, 536, 559. And in the Svo hittory

John Braytoft of Ellex may be seen several epitaphs, by

Hen. Peyto tureing to the parithes where the family

Ric. Doucher relded, or had property. I fhall foon

xiiis.iiiju. villt a village once their refidence : if I

Will. Byfeld find any thing in the register worth

Jolin Braunfton xiijs, iiijd. communicating, it shall be immediately

Ric. Sharp

xiijs. jiije. sent you by CLARENSIS.

* Parch. Rec, 1 Eliz. Motant, vol. II. p. 233.



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