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Nov. 12. John Enton
vjs. viiid. Rob. Yelbyr
Magazine to whatever may proJohn Bowyer
mote the public welfare, I beg leave to Will. Ainworth
lay before the publick the following hints, John Mychell
which I hope may be of gener al utility Will. Tarber
vjs. viijd. Hen. Dylcock
if properly attended to. vjs. viijd.
Cyder being an article of confiderable John Gates
vjs. viijd. Thom Dince
importance in the countries along the John Chida
Severn, as well as in the West of Eng. John Ponter
land, I submit the following proposal to Will, Swan
vjs. viijd. the conhderation of the manufacturers of John Alen
jijs. jiijd. cyder. Rob. Bu sebery
iijs. iiijd. A nonpareil taken from a tree in Oc. John Kebull
jijs. jiijd. tober, wh:n ripe, is hard, and of an acrid, Matt. Whyte iijs.iiiju. disagreeable taste.
Give nonpareils at In all 131. 6s. 8u.
that rime a fruiterer in Coveni-garden, If the above is thought worth inser- and he shall, in January, return it mel. tion, at a furure period I will send you low, and of an agreeable poignant taste. some further specimens of antient les. It is said that this improvement in the ters, &c. COVENTRIENSIS.
ftate and taste of the apple is brooghe
about in the following manner. Apples, Mr. URBAN, Flimfon, July 19.
carefully picked off the tree, are laid in a THI
HE inclosed inscription was copied, heap, in a dry room, and covered with
June 4, 1740, from a long freeltone blankets, or her coverings, in order to Slab in Caereu church, near Cardiff, in make them sweat.
When the apples the county of Glamorgan. The letters
have sweated as lorg as experience has are cut deep, and filed with black ce taught is necessary, every apple is wiped ment (a common practice in that coun- dry, and, if free from any blemith, is try). The whole is in good prelervation, laid up in flore in places in which the apand lies under the south window. I ples are defended from the alterations of have often been furprized at the many
The air as to cold or warmth, and of wet very remarkable instances of longevity
or dry; and may he thus preserved in that the county of Glamorgan affords, of perfection till next summer. which this inscription is one. If you
Let us compare this method with the Thould think it worthy the notice of your common practice of farmers in preparing readers, I may possibly beg the favour in their apples for cyder. They are genefucure of the insertion of some other rally taken off the trees, gathered, and things of this nature in your very useful laid in heaps on the ground, exposed to Miscellany. The orthography is mi. dews, rains, or frost. Formerly the nutely observed.
heaps were very shallow; but some late
experiments have taught them, that the Round the ledge:
apples mellow more kindly when the
heaps are made thicker. This is one step
op The tending to an improved practice. The (CAIREY WHO DEPARTED benefit of being sweated by the fruiterers THIS LIFE THE 24 OF FEB
is, that the thin, watery, acrid juices RUARY ANNO DOMINI 1668, ANNO.' are carried off, the apples mellow by [QUE ÆTATIS SUII, 168. keeping, and their juices become mild,
and somewhat of a vinous taste. The And on the body of the stone : practice of the farmers is quite different ; “ O happy change
for the apples, being exposed to the air, & ever bleit
infiead of loting their thin acrid juices, When griefe & pain is
imbibe more water while exposed to the Changed to rest."
dews and rain; and the apples touching the ground soon acquire a degree of pu. tretaction.
The apparatus for pressing the juice DECEASD 4 DAY OF
out of the apples is generally under co
That building ihould be extended 1669, AGED 83.
to receive them as they are gathered, and Yours, &c. EDWARD WILLIAMS. two or three floors may be laid, on which
HEARE LIETH THE BO OF WILLIAM EDWDS
HEARE LIETH THE BODY OF
DECEMBER ANNO DOMINI
the apples may be placed in order to be ment to undertake it. I own, for one, I Sweated. The apples on the ground- wish him to pursue his plan, as Reading floor should be laid on a bed of itraw, may furnish materials for a work of this and covered with hay, if there is no other kind, both from its antiquity, its natural covering at hand. The heaps on the and provincial fituation, and the confpiwooden floors need only be covered. cuous figure that it has made at different When they begin to press the apples, æras, as well as from the many eminent they are easily conveyed from thence to persons to whom it has given birth or the presling rollers; and, when the juice consequence within its walls. is fermented, it will prove a much more If any of your numerous correspondpalatable, as well as a stronger liquor, ents can contribute any useful or orna. than in the common way.
mental observations upon this subject, it The expence of this additional build- will oblige, among others, L. A. ing will be ohjected to; but if they atthe the
Mr. URBAN, which will confequently give a higher THE taking of a new surname only, price, they will tind the expence of the additional building will in a few years be by a warrant under the King's fign-inare-paid.
AGRICOLA. nual, or by act of parliament, is very
common; but the assumption of a new Mr. URBAN, Wbittlefia, Nov. 6. Christian name by licence from the bishop TH
HE inclosed I have lately been fan of the diocese, as the present Sir Brooke*
voured with by a gentleman of this (William) Bridges is mentioned to have place. If this explanation of a very ob- done, p. 876, is an incident that now scure term be at all useful, you have his rarely occurs. Io former days, to have leave to insert it. It is taken from made this alteration without the consent Domesday.
S. G. B. of the ordinary, would have exposed che “Benefactors often nominated the pare offending party to ecclesiastical cer.sures; ticular uses to which they chose their do- for in the Consistorial Acts of the Bishop nations should be applied ; either to the of Rochester it is recorded, “o&. 13, maintenance or clothing of the monks, 1515, that Agnes Scharpe appeared, and &c. as,
contefsed her having, of her own motion Ad vielum et veftitum-For their table and counsel, voluntarily changed at and clothing.
Confirmation the name of her infant son to De villu monachorum-For the use of Edward, who was, when haptized, named the refectory of the monastery.
Henry; for which the submitted to peQuia de viatu le'p fuer'-Because they nance. The penance enjoined was, to were always alligned for furnishing the make a pilgrimage to the rood at Boxley, table.
and to carry in procession, on five Lord's Coquine pertinet archiep'i-Belongs to days, a liglated taper, which she was to the kitchen of the archbishop. From offer to the image of the Blessed Mary. whence we may reasonably luppose our “ Agnes Scharpe comparuit et fatetur, manor *, called Coquinary, derives its quod voluntariè mutavit nomen infantis filií name, which once belonged to the abbey fui qui in baptismo nominabatur Henricus, et of Thorney, and might have been applied' in confirmatione fecit vocari Edwardus pro to culinary purposes.
motione et confilio fuo, pro quo submisit se And Andreas, abbot of Peterborough, penitentiis-Cui injungitur quod peregre about the year 1195, gave the manors of transeat ad Salvatoris ymaginem in Boxley, et Alwalion and Fiction, which then be
quod quinque diebus dominicis in proceflione longed to him, to the monks' kitchen fur loco fuo deferat candelam illuminatam, quam an augmentation of their commons.”
offerat ymagini B. Mariæ.”. Fol. 12;6.
In the Life of Pryone, in the Biogra. Mr. URBAN,
phical Dictionary, it is noticed from
Whitelock, that the Histriomafix by RESPECTABLE clergyman (the A
Rev. Charles Coates, vicar of or. Prynne was licensed by Archbithop Al. mington, near Weymouth, Dorfet) has
bot's chaplain. The name of this chape thoughts of publishing the History of lain is uefired; and I hall be obliged to Reading, in Burks, his native place, pro
any of your readers, who may have an vided he meets with sufficient encourage • Sir Brooke Bridges, the grandfa:her,
was high herift of Kent in 1733, and died * Whittierea
in thai office in the 24th year of his age. GENT. MAG, November, 1791.
opportunity of referring to the book, to its holding faline particles diffolved, or inform me, whether it was an imprima. whether the large body of water the sea tur, withouc any terms of approbation or contains is at all contributing, or if any explanation, which licensers would some thing is particularly due to its comparatimes use.
W.& D. tive specific gravity ; whether the purity
of the air breathed during its use com
pared with that of a crowded city, and “ Fies nobilium tu quoque Fontnim." HoR. 3 Carm. xiii. 13.
the relaxation of the mind from business,
and the amusement enjoyed in a large som Mr. URBAN,
ciety, where every member feems dir. THE THE intention of the following lines poled :9 be and to make happy, has not
will be a sufficient apology for each its deinand; which separately has troubling you with them. I hope and the greatest claim, it would perhaps be trust the hints they contain may make bard to determine, while it must be althem worthy the attention of many of lowed that each has its merit. Someyour readers, as well as contribute to the thing probably is due to its impregnation; health and comfort of some individuals of but the sum of all these circumstances that number; than which nothing can
co-operating no doubt fills the measure he more gratifying to the writer, whose of its effects; and in its use likewise, as fole view in their publication is the bene. well from my own observation as from fit of those who seek, what they deserve, the information of others, whose confliItealth.
tutions were alike tender, I have learned The important good consequences of there is much less chance of taking cold, Cold-bathing needs nothing laid at this
an accident to which the most tender are, time of day to recommend it to the notice
even with the greatest care and circumof the debilitated. The experience of fpe&tion, occafionally exposed in ufing mankind has taught its uses and offeets; the Cold Bath in the usual way. This which have been further sanctioned by circumstance has induced me for some In any writers, and some of the most emi.
years part to recommend, in the dipping pent’in the medical world, who have, at weakly children at a distance from the different times, very ably employed their fea, the addition of as inuch sea or bay pens on its subject. To the later for its falt to the water as would make the folus virtues, and to the present enlightened rion nearly as salt, or rather a little falter Faculty for the propriety of its uie indie than fea-water; and the event has ever v! ally, the app:ication of invalids is fully rewarded the practice, and substan. recommended. When that is determined, cared the preference ; for I have feen it is the mode only I am about to pre- fomme unhealthy children more benefited fcribe.
by a few weeks bathing in this way than Waving, therefore, every endeavour by months in fresh-water; and others, 22 attempting to offer any thing new on
who have received no benefit by fresh the general subject, as to the medical long continued, very, foon get colour, powers of the Cold Bath, I fhail only fpirits, and strength, from a change to briefly relate what led me to use the mode the faited. The formarion of such a Tecommended below; what were its ef.
bath was ealy for infants, but less matects on myself, and on some others who,
nageable for adults. To avoid, there. by my advice, have been in the habit of
fore, in the common method of using the uling it; adding a few practical bints, Cold Bath, such temporary interruptions which, I hope, will make an operation, to its use, and their disagreeable consevery frighıful to many, not only pleafanter, but much more effectually, and,
quences, which I have frequently known
to be a continual distrels to the roo I hope, more extensively, uselul.
quickly apprehensive mind of the valetuFiom a natural delicacy in my conli dinarian; and studsous myself to enjoy tuuion, and withing to enjoy what one that luxury as often as possible, with would almost think some people thoaght every advantage to be derived from any ni worth having, I have been long ac improvement my fancy could suggest; it culiomed to this remedy, and have the claimed much of my attention: and many greatest icafon to think lowe muci com (cliemes, tome inconvenient, and others fort to its friendly aid. Sca-bathing, if impracticable, cccurred, till the followe iny attentive obfervation has not deceived ing pretented itself to my mind; and, aflit, in general has been more certainly cer long ule, I have the pleasure to think advantagwous in iis conic powers; but it highly deserving of notice, as it seems whether id at superiority ariles only from to give the fresh Water Cold Bath lome