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soul ;

Say, 'mides so much of error, and of wrong,

Console that such there are, while thus the Shall we not bring cach consolation forth;

bard, Each bright exception take, to deck the song,

Exulting pictures Rickman's virtuous days ; Each instance give of goodness, and of No venal motive calls forth his regard, worth?

For' ne'er on him shone her benignant When the sad traveller pursues

his

rays.

way, Io scorms and darkness, weary, sick at I see the sad procession moving slow,

And crowds in tears its solemn course Shall we not point him out the friendly ray,

attend; That gleams some comfort, 'mid the dreary Exclaiming, as their heart-felt sorrows fox, whole?

There goes the sufferer's, there the poor Where Ouse's current laves the lovely scene;

man's friend! In Barcombe's solitude, froni towns afar; With goodness unatłected, mind serene,

Take comfort, mourners ! brief is mortal life;

A little hour is only granted here; And of her licile world the polar star i

O ! lead it void of error, wrongs, and strife, Dwelt she, whose life devoted but to good, Lead it, like her, whose deach extorts the Spread to the poor, and friendless, kind

tear, relief; The wand'ring supplicant she ne'er with- Take comfort, mourners ! full of years stie stnod,

fell, :: Or turn'd an inattentive ear to grief.

Devoted to bencvolence and truth ; Full forty years in virtuous deeds alone,

Of all her virtues, all fier goodness tell,

To cheer the aged, and instruct the Dispensing every blessing here she dwelt; Affectionate and kind, she meekly shone;

youth. Perform'd each duty, and spoke all she felt. And when the heart is sick, and all is drear, Oye! who waste your stores in joyless state,

"To bear you up amid a world of woc, O ye ! who hoards on hoards are heaping Let such examples, through the gloon appeu, high;

Nor miss the roses, 'mong the thorns that Blush, as ye pass her charitable gate,

grow,

Clia. And learn of her to live, of her to die.

NEW PATENTS LATELY ENROLLED

WR. WILLIAM HANCE'S (TOOLEY STREET,) inside of the crown, and cemented in

for a Method of rendering Beaver und When dry it must be finished with a olher Hats Water-proof:

hot iron, and the crown is done. The WE

E are directed by this invention brim must in like manner be cemented

to take a thin shell, made of wool, to a substance or Lody made with willow hair, and fine beaver, to form the crown or other fit material, sufficiently thick to of the hat, and another shell or plate, make the inside of the brim). The brima of the same inaterials, for the brim. and body are now to be pressed tugerlier, These parts are to be dyed black, and after which, the underside of the brim hnished without glue or other stitfening, may be covered with another shell of in order that they may not be injured by bearer of silk shng. The crown and the rain, which in other beaver hats, brim are to be sewed together: the edge after being exposed to a heavy shower of of the briin unust be oiled and varmiszed rain, draws qui the gloe, which sticks with copa-varnish and boiled livsced-ud, down the nap, and makes it appear old to prevent any roin getting in. Ile ce and greasy. The shell may be made ment used for sticking the parts together in one piece only, in the shape of the may be inade with ope pound of grem bat, blocked deep enough to adinit of senegal, one poumd' of 'starch, inc pound the brim heing cut from the crown. of glue, and one ounce of beis'-724, The under side of the shell and the inside boiled in about one quart of water. of the crown must then be made water- Hats made in this way require only a proof by first laying on a coat of size or be wiped dry after being exposed to the Thin paste, strong enough to bear a coat heaviest rain. of copal-varnish; aut when thorouglily dry, another coat of boiled linseed-oil. MR. RALPH WALKER'S (VLACEWALL,) for Whion dry, the crown must be put on a a Alode of making Ropes and Cordene. block, and a willow or cotton body or Mr. Walker's invention is applicable shape, vove on purpose, put into the to the making of ropes and cordage ut every dimension or size, from a small The weight fastened to thě bar of the hine to the largest cable. The machinery cock may be connected with an alaram made use of in this business does not which shall be set off by the fall of the admit of a description without the aid of weight, and give notice of the tire. plates. By the mode adopted the yarns The second thing noticed by the pas are all laid so as to be made to bear an tentee is a Chimney Shower-bath upon equal proportion of the strain in the the same principle of a pipe proceeding s'rand and rope, and the strands are from a cistern, with cross bar, &c. laid uniformly in the rope; and each when a chimney is on fire, the cock is to strand and rope receives throughout an be opened by nueans of a wire, and kept equal degree of twist, hy which the rope open till the fire is extinguished. It is is rendered stronger than it would other- obvious that the same cistern will answer wise be, and of an uniform degree of for both these purposes. strength throughout: the same is either Dr. Carey next describes a Chimney's wbolly done by one machine and opera- Stopper, which, by excluding the air tion, or separately by different machines will as effectually extinguish a fire in the and operations.

chimney as water. This stopper is to be

made of metal or wood, in a single piece DR. Carey's (ISLINGTON,) for an Inven- or in several parts; and it may be orns

tion of various Contrivances for preven- mented so as to serve for a chimney. ting or checking Fires, &c.

board or fire-screen. Dr. Carey has in his specification The fourth part of this invention is a shewil the applicability of his invention Damper Gridiron, with round, semicirto various purposes, as will be seen by cular, triangular, square, or rhombic our present brief description. He sup- bars, placed in contact with each other poses, first, à cistern to be placed in the or nearly so; the semicircular bai's upper part of a building to contam water, having tlie flat side down; the triangular either that which falls in rain, or which resting on the base; the rhombic having may be thrown up by means of a purnp. the acute angles above and below, ana From this cistern a pipe is to be conduce the square being placed either side to side, ted into a room, which terminates in a or angle to angle. This gridiron is to be cock near the cieling. The plug of the furnished with a pan in front; to receive cock is to be furnished with a projecting the fåt, in the same form as the pan cross bar, to one end of which is attach- attached to hollow or concave-barred cd a weight suficient to turn the plug, gridirons. The advantages of this gridand keep the cock open, when it is not iron above others is that the meat canprevented by any other forec, the cock not be smoked or singed, however full being placed side ways, as the ball cock the fire may be of snoke or blaze; and of a common cistern, and the weight, the fat flowing into the pan, there is no acting as the ball in its descent. To the 'danger of setting tire to the chimney. other end of the bar let a cord be attachi Fitibly, a Lock-lantern for Stables, Nure ed, wleich being drawn tight and made series, &c. The lantern is covered with fast below will keep the cock shut. wire, and its peculiar advantage consists This cord at night is in be fastened to a in the mode of fastening to prevent ring in the foor, so that if the fire burn children and servants tiom getting access any part of it, the weight may tall, and to the light. sei the cock running. Ring-weights may Sixthly, a Fire-cloakor Gowii, to protect be used instead of rings fastened to the the wearer from external fire, or extinfloor; these may be moved in the day guish fire in the wearer's clothes. It may time to a convenient place. From one be manufactured of any substance not pipe several branches and cocks may be very liable to catch tre, such as leather, conducted to different parts of the rouin, sill, calimancı, &c. and lined with the so that, wherever the fire breaks out, it same. Between the inside and outmay buon a cord and set a cock-running. side there should be a stating of wool or To scatter the water, each cock may hair. terminate in a large ruse: or instead of Seventhly, a Soot-trap for Chimneys. several roses, one large shallow vessel For this purpose the chimney iş to be may be used nearly equal in size to the fitted a few inches above the fire-place cieling, with a slight descent toward the with a stone slab, or metal plate, leaving centre, and full of holes; which ressel is in it a hole for the smoke to ascend. to receive the water from all the cocks. To this bole is to be fitted a moveable

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tube or box, the upper end of which is The trough is to be supplied with water open, and the lower end giated with from a reservoir by means of a ball cock, tom bars, or with a bottom perforated and it is to be emptied, when necessary; with numerous holes. In this box is to through a pipe and cock placed at the be placed coarse gravel, pebbles, &c. bottom for the purpose. which will leave a passage for the smoke, Tenthly, a Cbimney-damper, consiste as a sort of strainer. The smoke passing ing of a double hair or woollen cloth through this strainer, and depositing large enough to

cover and close the part of its soot, the strainer must be opening of the chimney, and which is to occasionally reinoved to be cleansed. be applied wet, in case the chinney is Eighthly, a Soot-trap Store is described

on fire. by the Doctor upon the same principles. The last things described by the patenThe advantage of which, we are told, if tee are a Water Candlestick and Candle. properly managed, will so far diminish A pan, basin, &c. of six or more inches the collection of soot in chinneys, that deep is to be furnished with a socket, they will very seldom require to be the top of which is at least half an iuch swept: the danger of fire in a chimney lower than the margin of the pan, and thus constructed will be nearly done the diameter of its bore proportioned to away, and the sinoking of chinneys in the size of the candle intended to be used. many cases prevented.

The socket to have one or more holes Ninthly, a Chimney Water-trough is near the bottom to let the water pass intended to produce the same desirable freely. Let water be poured into the effects. The chimney being stopped as pau until it rise about an eighth or quarbefore; from the back edge of the plate ter of an inch above the top of the or slab, let a ledge descend a few inches, socket; and the candle is to be thicker under which a metal trough is to be in proportion to the wick than common placed so as to fit the hreadth of the candles. chimney, and to present an opening of Such are the outlines of the specificatwo or more inches in front and rear of tion before us: some of the principles conthe descending ledge. The lower edge tained in it certainly have not that sort 'of the ledge is to be exactly horizontal, of claim to norelty as to give Dr. Carey to forin a parallel line with the water in an exclusive title to the use of them, and the trougle, and it is to descend so low, we doubt very much as to the utili that if the trough were filled with water, and practicability of others. the liquid would entirely stop the passage.

VARIETIES, LITERARY AND PHILOSOPHICAL:

Including Notices of Works in Hand, Domestie and Foreign.
Authentic Communications for this Article will always be thankfully received.

MONG the means which have, in dry, its produce, soil

, and general inA

the highest degree, contributed to dustry were to be described-it circulntgive effect and currency to the improve- ed these surveys in the manner of prufa ments and discoveries in MODERN Hus- sheets for correction; and it is uw eBANDRY, may be mentioned the esta- ployed in preparing, under able editors, blishinent of the Board of Agriculture, corrected editions oud improved surrers, and of the Societies which flourish in and in laying thein before the public, every enlightened district of the empire, with all the dispatch which is cansonant and the publication and diffusion of their with accuracy. These improved and corReports and Proceedings. The Board of rected County Surveys, as published by Agriculture in particular distinguished the Board of Agriculture, may pertraps itself at an early period of its existence, be compared with the fidious Domestay by causing surveys to be made of every Survey of the Norman conqueror, as far county, in which the state of its husban- as tlit enlightened views and superior pro

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licy of our own times can be compared cent event of much consequence to Litewith the imperfect conceptions of a dark rature, and to the comforts of its unsucage. Doubuess this great undertaking cessful or imprudent votaries : we refer will continue to be justly appreciated, to the substantial bequest which has been and will become the Domesday Book of made to the Society called the LITEdistant ages, conferring distinction on the RARY Fund, by the late Thomas Newreign of George the Third; and trans- Tox, Esq. a gentleman allied to the tamitting all the past experience of huse mily of the great philosopher, in whose bandmen in every kind of soil, and under life-time he was born. Besides appointevery variety of circumstance, for their ing the Society his residuary legalee, from warning and example. Every British which a considerable surplus may be essubject is interested in knowiny the pro- pected; he has left to it in direct legagress which the Board of Ayriculture bas cies: made in this grand work, and we have 20001. S per cent. consols, subjoined a list of the corrected Surveys 20001. 3 per cent. reduced, and which have already been published, and 2100l. 4 per cents. have annexed the names of their respec- By this fortunate event the Society is tive editors.

placed on a permanent foundation, and Argyle, by Dr. Smith.

with the aid which it receives froin its Clydesdale, by John Naismitli, Esq. annual subscriptions, and the mumscent East-Lothian, by R. Somerville, Esq. dunations made to it by liberal and opuEssex, by Arthur Young, Esq.

lent individuals, there is reason to hope Fife, by Dr. Thomson.

that it may render essential services to Gloucestershire, by Mr. Rudge.

the cause of literature and science. in Hertfordshire, by Arthur Young, Esq. Herefordshire, by John Duncumb, Esq.

every public reference to this meritorious Kent, by John Boys, Esq.

establishment, it is impossible to avoid Lancaster, by John Holt, Esq.

noticing the persevering exertwns of Mr. Lincolnshire, by Arthur Young, Esq. David WILLIAMS, who was the founder, Middlesex, by John Middleton, Esq.

and we believe the original projector of Mid-Lothian, by George Robertson, Esq. the Society, and who lius for many years Norfolk, by Nathaniel Kent, Esq.

forstered it with parental assiduity, by Norfolk, by Arthur Young, Esq.

filling the office of its secretary. Northumberlnnd, Cumberland, and West- MR. Park, the antiquary, who has

moreland, by Messrs. Baily, Culley, and lately gratihed the literary 'vorld with diis Pringle.

extended elition of Lord Orford's Royal Nottinghamshire, by Robert Lowe, Esq. Perth, by Dr. Robertson.

and Suble Authors, has been engaged Roxburgh and Selkirk, by Dr. Douglas.

also in preparing for publication, a new Salof, by Mr. Plymley.

edition of the Harlein Miscellany, the Somersetshire, by John Billingsley, Esq.

first Volume of which is soon expected Staffordshire, by W. Pitt, Esq.

to appear. This valuable repository of Suffolk, by Arthur Yeung, Esq.

curious tracts and historical docuinents, Yorkshire (the West Riding), by Robert which has of late years becorre exceedBrowne, Esq.

ingly rare, will in the new edition receive Yorkshire, (the North Riding), by John considerable augmentation: the Harleian Tuke, Esq.

Manuscripts deposited in the British Other Surveys will follow, at the rate Museum, having furnished sufficient wa of six or eight per annum. Essex byterials, it is thought, for the formatiou of Mr. Young, and Gloucestershire by Mr. (wo supplemental volumes to those for. Rudge, have been published within these merly collected by Mr. Oldys. few days; and Inverness-shire and De- The Board of Ordnance have detervoushire are in the press. We are happy mined to supply the loyal Observatory to observe, that several of them have al- of Greenwich with a new set of Instruready arrived at second editions, and in- ments. deed as such a practical and useful work, Mr. RAYMOND, to whom the public either entirely, or separately as relating are obliged for the interesting account of to particular couoties, addresses itself to the Life of Deripody, is preparing for the curiosity, the self-interest, and the publication, a complete editiou of the patriotism of every Englishman; it ought Works of that unfortunate Poet, under to constituto a perinanent feature of the appropriate title of the Harp of every Englishnan's library.

Erin, We congratulate the public on a re- M. CHAPTAL, who lately resigned the

office

water.

office of Secretary of State for the Home the situations of the most remarkable Department, in the French Government, places. for the avowed purpose of devoting him

2-Ranges and heights of mountains, self exclusively to science, has just corn

3. Breadth and depth of rivers, with their pleted a capital work, on the Applica- courses, fords, and bridges : wells and fourtion of Chemistry to the Arts. A Trans tains; whether of sweet, salt, uf. bracknu lation has been undertaken in London,

4.-Times and extent of inundations. and will appear in the course of the

5 —Every other observation relative to month of June.

the geograp

and topography of Palestine, Dr. Maro, Dr. STANGIR, and Mr.

which may be of use in the formation of a RAMSDEN, have reported to the Commit

more accurate map of the country than has tee of the FOUNDLING HOSPITAL, that hitherto appeared. twenty-one of the children who were vac- 6.- Process of agriculture in all parts. civated on the 10th of April, 1801, and 7.-To compose a meteorological journal inoculated with Small-pox matter on the

according to a form prepared for the purpose 9th of August, 1802, and again on the

111 England, and in which shall be comprised 13th ot' November, 1804, were re-inocu-, an accurate statement of the winds and fem lated with Small-pox matter, on the 19d.

perature for the whole year, mentioning the of February, 1807, without any conse

place, time, and exposure.

8.--A list of the natural productions of quence, except sliglit inflammation of the

Palestine, with a description of the soil and inoculated part, in a few instances; and situation of those that are more rare ; partiin these cases a small pustule on the part cular attention to be paid to the culture and where the matter was inserted.

use of the date and the palm trees. A Classical Collection of Sonnets, 9.-To observe the uses, of any kind made by Mr. CAPEL Lorit will speedily whatever, the other totanical productions of aprear under the title of Ladrana. the country are applied; whether these uses

Mr. NICHOLSON, to whose scientific are publicly known or kept secret in partice labours this country is under so many

lar families, and what is their medicinal or obligations, has undertaken an entirely chemical value. new Chemical Dictionary, to be printed

10.-Tu detect the errors of former tra

vellers. jo one large volume octavo; and it is in such forwardress, that its publication may implements of masonry, carpenter's work, and

11. -To make accurate drawings of the be expected in three or four nionths.

other handicrafts. Dr. ADAMS, physician to the Small

19.-Substance and quantity of food cosPox-Hospital, will publish in a few days, sumed in the families of the inhabitants in * Popular View of the present State of different situations in life. Knowledge in the Practice of Vaccine 13.- Whence the neighbourhood of JeruInoculation.

salem is supplied with fuel and timber idi The Grainmar of Philosophy, on the building. approved plan of Goldsmith's Grammar 14.- To endeavour to trace the progress of of Geography, and Robinson's Grammar the Israelites under Moses and fostua in their of History, may be expected to appear mised Land, and the subsequent distribution

operations against the possessors of the Probefore Mid:ummer.

Au Exposirion of the Ilistorical Books of the tri. es ; verifying characteristic epitheta of the New Testament, with Reflections given to the several counties mentioned in the

Scriptures, and to contince the same observasubjoined to each Section, by the late

tions throughout the whole o: Palestine with Rev. Timothy Kenrick, will appear in reference to the latter periods of the Jewich the course of the summer. It will form history. three volumes in royal 8vo.

15.-To write in Arabic and English chaA Palestine Association has lately racters the name of every town, village, tj. béen formed, on the plan of the African ver, móunrain, &c, by which the traveller Society; the object of a hich is to proniote may pass ; and to observe the greatest accuthe ends of learning, in forwarding and as- racy in marking dowu their respective brunt sisting discoveries in the interior of Syria ings, and their distunces, in computed miles,

and in hours. and Palestine. "The following are the va

16,The strictest attention must be paid rious subjects 16 which the attention of the travellers, selected by the committee, country, and drawings will be made of the

to the draughts, plans, and sketches of the to he sent into Syria, and other regions buildings which appear to be of imputke of the east at the expense of the Associa: from their undoubted antiquity, or architte tion, is to be directed :

tural peculiarities. 1.--Astronomical observations to ascertain 17.-It would be cxtremely desirable to

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