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5 231 4111 and four bushels of harley-meal It having been represented to the triumph are heard; all advancing from a Club, at their late meetings, that the rolling lake of burning brimstone. reason why no oxen were shown in sonie

Act 2d. The scene represents a gloof their classes, arose from the working rious sun, in its full meridian.—Enter of oxen being little or not at ali prace the angel Gabriel and Noah, as in distiserl in the districts most fained for course. some of the breeds alluded to, the

Act 3d. Scene a pleasant garden, Club resolved to exempt in future the adorned with various walks and close long-liorned and short-horned breeds of bowers, and enamelled with purling oren from the condition of two years' rivulets; a shower of rain is seen to fall

, work before they are put up to fatiei), the sky on a sudden clears up, and a glowhich is still an indispensable condition rious sun appears.-Enter Sem and Phi. with large llereford, Sussex, lent, or lothea, Japhet's wife. --As they are going Devonshire oxen. It having also been out, Japhet enters. stated, that a premium offered for two- Afterwards the scene opens, and reyear-old fat wethers of the pure Merino presents several altars, with sacrifices on breed, would encourage attention to im- them, the sacrificers devoutly kneeling beprovement in the carcases of these va- fore them. A cloud of fire descendis on luable animals by selection, without in the altars, and consu!nes' the sacrifices, jury to the fineness of tbeir feece, such then ascends : a song is sung all the a premium was adopted in their new' while the cloud rises, expressing the acbill of conditions and forms of certif- ceptation of their sacrifices; and then cates for the next Show; which may be the scene changes to the garden. Enter had, as usual, of Mr. Mitchell, Draper, Noah.--Enter Lucifer in robes of light, No. 7, Cloth Fair, near Smithtield Mar. A shower of fire falls down; a clap of ket. After the next year, it is the in- thunder is heard; Noah returns affriglice tention of the Club to have the large ed; Gabriel flies down; and. Lucifer worked oxen shown in pairs or yokes, sinks at the saine time. at their annual show during the great or

Act frh. Sceve the Deluge-only Christmas market for fat aniinals in one hill and the ark seen above the waves. Smithfield, (which is usually the Monday The scene changes--all overwhelmed se'nnight before Christmas Day) insteail with the waves. The scene changes of singly, as heretofore. The number of again, and represents hell: Luciter, Sa. pembers is now 251.

tan, Beelzelrub, Asmuday, and Belial, Your's, &c. Biiting in Pandæmonium.

The scene Il'estminster, J. Farer, Secretary. changes-all destroyed but the ark, February 19, 1810.

which is su imuning on the surface of the

All the devils appear againTo the Editor of the Dionihly Magazine. it several faming chario's full of angels

they assault the ark; almost overturn SIR,

fly down, and thunder and lightning drive Flood, an opera, in five acts, by Ed the devils into the deep. The scene ward Ecclestope, London, 1679.”

changes, and represents Noah in the ark; Act 1st. The scene being opened, to whom Sin and Death appear, and are

dress themselves. Hell is represented, with spirits in several

Thus far I give the description to assist pustures of torinents, hidcous howlinys and lamentations are beard, and several J.B. (see a late number of your Magazine.) are flying across the stage. The scene, Glasgow, Post office-court, Your}, &c. on a sudden, shifts, and represents Luci

December 7, 1809. David Kay. fer, Satan, Beelzebub, Asmoday, Moloch, P. S.-Can any of your correspondents and Belial, at which songs of joy and point out to me the book in which I'may find

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1 the most recent and fullest_account of the confounding two distinct differently patteries in Staffordshire? To obtain the in- inflected cases. But it is improper to formation desired, I lately bought Pitt's Agri, have recourse either to analogy or to cultural Survey of that county. A part of abstract principles, on a point respecting it professes to describe the manufactures there; which reputable usage is not decided. but there is a shameful silence about the For, as your correspondent truly cbpotteries. P. 235, speaking of the potteries, he says, “ They have not been so fourishing serves, the phraseology for which he

seeins inclined to contend, is, at present, since the war.-Mr. Wedgewood." But no more does he say. That patriot surely did

a point of no dispute," either among not expect Mr. Pitt to be silent about a ma- grammarians, or correct writers. nufacture in which so much ingenuity has

In English, the relative is often, not been displayed.

improperly, understood, when it is the

objective case; as “the person (whom] To the Editor of the Monthly Magazine. you mentioned, did not come.” But, in

strict propriety, it is never left to he SIR,

supplied in the nominative case ; unless T: No the introductory remarks of your when, in the same sentence, and under

generally-judicious correspondent the same general construction, it has been £, (No. 194, p. 8.) I give irry unqualified previously cxpressed in that case thusa assent. But I completely dissent from although we ought not to write the his opinion respecting an equivocal use things which I liked, and were, &c.” but of the relative, founded on the supposed " which were" ; yet, we may write either, propriety of employing 'one and the same

“the things which were liked by me, and word in two different cases. I have no equally agreeable to my friends, &c. hesitation to say, that “ the things which or, “and which were equally agreeable." I liked, and were agrecable, &c.” is an From sucli a practice, 'sanctioned as it improper phraseology; and it was not is by general and reputable usage, no without surprise, that, in a communica. correct writer will ever deviate intention, the intended object of which tionally. The preceding rules result from seemed to be the just condemnation of obvious principles. The objective case “ pedantic exertions to mould the En. is often understood, in English, eren glish grammar on the structure of the when it has not been previously ex. learned languages," I perceived an pressed; and as the accusative of the attempt made to give colour to such a relative is known to involve its antececonstruction, by a supposed parallel pas dent, it may on this account, and from sage extracted from one of the learned the nature of the general construction, languages. The simple and genuine often be omitted, without any detriment principles of English grammar hare

to perspicuity. On the contrary, the already been 100 much distorted, by nominative of the relatire, although it being forced into unnatural assimilations also implies the antecedent, cannot be with other tongues. No applicable des omitted, unless it has been previously daction can, with propriety, be formed expressed. Perspicuity demands its from any classical rule or anomaly. By insertion. Thus," the mari you menti. a reference to irregular, or figurative syne onéd caine," is sufficiently perspicuous. tax, it will be seen, that the ancients But, the man is coming, spoke,"is unwere not backward to take liberties with intelligible. We must, according to the their own regular or analogical syntax. sense, write either, “ the man who is It would, perhaps, be deemed a gram- coming, spoke," or "s the man is coming, matical heresy, were I to assert, that who spoke." they had as great an aptitude to trip in

It may be worthy of observation, foo, their syntax, as the moderns · have. that variation io construction, such as a Indeed, upon abstract principles, the change from an active to a passive con: impropriety of using one and the same struction, and vice versá, or in persons word, as two different cases, to represent and circunstances, seldom allows any -tlie contrary relations of agent and patie great latitude to elliptical constructions. ent, is sufficiently manifest. The enor- It is needless to add that I object to mity of the error would not, in my appre. Pope's bension, be greater, even if there were a " Abuse on all he loved, or loved him, variation in the inflexion of the two spread." cases thus confounded. The confound. The same writer has another similar live, ing (wo distinct relations in one and the in which, however, with singular econoSaine word, is just as improper as the ny, one voun seems to occupy the place both of a nominative and on accusative; With very different portions of intellect “ In bim who is, and him who finds, á alloited to us, we cannot see alike, nor is friend."

it needful that we should. The wisest of A construction of the saine description our race sees now but as through a glass, occurs in 1 Corinth. ii. 9.“ Eye hath diinly or uncertainly. not seen, nor ear heard, neither have Edmonton, Your's, &c. entered into the heart of man, the things February 9, 1810.

J. B. PIKE. which God hath prepared for then that love him,"

To the Editor of the Monthly Magazine. · All the preceding instances however, SIR, I am inclined to think, should be referred to the use of the figure ellipsis, rather

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article on musical genius and compothan attributed, on the principles of your sition, signed Great Marlow, A. R. E, corresponulent, to the equivocal use of which appears to be derived, in a very one word in two cases, as the real repre- great degree, from iny essay, entitled sentative of two distinct relations. In- “ Melody che Soul of Music," without rc.. deed, it appears to me not a little prepos. ferring to it in any manner. If this is terous to suppose, that a word can be intentional, it is certainly very unfair: : so employed.' Univocalness, it is well if accidental, it is a literary curiosity, sa known, is the very life of perspicuity; striking are the coincidences. Sometimes and if the construction be allowed to be A. R. Š.'s dissertation seems grounded on elliptical (and that it is I cannot doubt), the ideas of iny essay, sometimes is a the ellipsis of the noun is not likely to mere variation, then an amplification, be so generally reprobated as that of the and sometimes very nearly copied. On relative.

Your's, &c. comparison, the truth of this will appear, Crouch End,

J. GRANT, in the passages which treat of the natural February 10, 1810.

sounds, the derivation of music from iliem,

ancient powers of music, sinplicity, moTo the Editor of the Monthly Magazine. dern retinement, complication, &c. ISIR,

Possibly A. R. E. inay have intended WELL-ineaning letter of some un- to refer to the original source of his dis

It is Magazine for last month, occasions me to the more likely, as he makes a direct trouble your readers with this.

allusion to the title of my essay by the There was a report lately of my decease; phrase " Body of Music;" wiich, howand I was noticed as having departed ever, he qualifies with the parenthesis from this world, in many of the daily ." if I may use the expression,” as if ive prints.

tending to allusion. My health had then suffered extremely, It is usual for orators to sum up their insomuch that at one time, when travel matter in a few words. Query: Does ing from Chard to Sherborne, I expected A. R. E. mean to do this in the last to expire in the chaise.

words of his dissertation, “ a mass of Nevertheless, here I am still: the ma- well-concealed plagiarism?" lice of my enemies has not been able to For the sake of literary justice and cu. send me to hell, por has it been the good riosity, I shall expect a speedy explanapleasure of my heavenly Father, as yet, tion.

Your's, &c. to call me to heaven. But I wait for his Glasgow,

A. MOLLESON. summons in the shade of retirement. October 28, 1809.

Judging that neither the history, nor the opinions, of an obscure individual, can To the Editor of the Monthly Magazine, be at all interesting to the public, I shall SIR, mistakes, in either; excepting it beciting THE enquiry of your correspondent respect to one passage, where it is said May, after a composition for removing that " my views opened but by little and grease-spots from paper, I considered little, and therefore, I then thought Dr. too interesting, so long to escape the Priestley went too wide.” On this I judge notice of readers possessing more leisure it right to observe, that on some few than myself. points I think so still. I was well ac- The following simple method I have quainted with Dr. Priestley, and held him often proved to be much more effectual in very high esteem; but iny theological than the use of turpentine ; and ouce in creed never entirely agreed with his. particular, upon a folio of a ledger which

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bad kad exhibited the effects of a stream of To the Editor of the Monthly Magazine. candle-grease and snuff for more than SIR, Eselve months :

Scrape quantity of which may be easily detere some of your numerous readers, with the mined on making the experiment; lay best inethod of preparing the composition thereon the sheet or leat, and evver the which is now used for varuishing coloured spot in like manner with the clay. Co. drawings and prints, so as to make them ver the whole with a sheet of paper; and resemble paintings in oil. apply, for a few seconds, a heated iron- At the same time I offer to their notice ing-box, or any substituie adopted by a receipt to make permanent ink for laundresses. On using Indian rubber to marking linen, &c. which, though pot so remove the dust taken up by the grease, convenieut as may be wished, is better the

paper will be found restored to its adapted to that purpose than any other I original degree of whiteness and opacity. have yet become acquainted with. I Bristel Mercury Office,

speak from experience, having marked my Sept. 14, 1809 Your's, &c. shirts and handkerchiefs with it for some

J. Evans. years; and though I claim no merit for P.S. Your correspondent C. in' the next the discovery (having gleaned it from a page of the same Number, I presume may be periodical work which I do not at present fully satisfied upon the subject of Mr. Tho. recollect), I may take to myself credit for mas Moure's asse:tion respecting General an improvement in substituting a tincture Washington, by referring to the Works of of gails for pure water, which I never saw Peter Porcupine in America.

mentioned by any other person.

Take of lunar caustic, (now called arTo the Editor of the Monthly Magazine. gentum nitratum) one dram; weak soluSIR,

tion (or perhaps more correctly speaking Y. VOUR correspondent E. M. who en- tincture) of galls, two drams: the cloth is

quires after some wash for preserving to be first wetted with the following liquid, . drawings made with a black-lead pencil, viz. salt of tartar, one ounce; water, one may be informned, that a thin wash of ounce and a half; and must be perfectly isiviglass will fix either black-lead, or hard dry before any attempt is made to write black chalk, so as to prevent their rubbing upon it. out; or that the same eliect may be pro- The materials are not expensive, and duced by the simple applicatiou of skim- may be purchased at any druggist's shop. med milk, as I have found by frequent Liverpool,

Your's, &c. trials. The best way of using the latter, October 9, 1809.

W. WEENE. is, to lay the drawing flat upou the surface of the nik; and then, taking it up expe To the Edilor of the Monthly Magazine. ditiously, to hang it by one corner till it drains and dries. The milk must be per

SIR, kecily free frodi cream, or it will grease am a great reader of novels, and, as the paper.

Hlaving answered one enquiry, I shall way railer different from the usual, I Exow take the liberty of proposing another, beg to communicate my observations. of a very opposite nature.' E. M. wishes The ladies, I observe, are often downto hx black-lead; and I wish, on the other right parsons. Cecilia and Evelina both hand, to be informed of some cheaper preach and lecture; and, what is worse, material than black-lead, which may be not with the pretty lisp of Miss Byron. effaced as completely with Indian rubber, As for Clarissa, she is a school-misiress; and with as liitle injury to the paper. or at least, has an old head upon young I do not, however, require it to be in a shoulders. The only natural elegant girl solid form; as any dark.coloured matter I know,'is Surr's Lady Emily; but nejin a liquid vehicle would answer equally ther he nor any of the rest give us any well, or even better, provided they were hoydens. No, no, there is no munching thoroughly incorporated, so as to flow with of apples, and “have a bite;" no bagging a free and equal tint from a pen. Much of_beds; 10 hali-bawling whisper of kaudable pains have been taken to pro- “Dont tell ma';" no rattling down stairs, duce an indelible ink; but a good and and pushing each other forward ; nọ skipcheap delible ink would, to my conception, ping into the room. Their girls in general be found a useful article on many occasions. are not tittering things; their beads full Milford, South Wales, Your's, &c. of nonsense; and Pa's and Ma's verer September 24, 1809. R. R. have the head-ache through their intoler

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able noise, or are teazed with their sul- hear, would be that a blood-vessel had kiness.

burst, and that the doctor was sent for: In the description of beauty, I find no, no such thing; they fly, they rusha too, that the girls are all fair; all shoulder- into cach other's arins; yes, they do, and of-mutton complexions, and dead-fish I have been told, that ihe concussion of eyes. They cut ihe fine majestic brunette, their two nuddles, wbich sometimes most No larl-heels are particularized; no no. unfortunately clash througta tiis violeus sice is taken of the physiological fact, and dangerous gesture, has produced that the nymph-like form scarcely lasis raptures indeed, but not of ihe most bot fruen seventeen to twenty-two, and graceful kind, such as hopping about the that alterwards the shoulders begin to

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In their lovers there is no inconstandient and mountainous; nor is it noted, cy; there are no Iukles. Girls without that soon after the last period, they often fortunes, do as well as those with them; begin to carry a portly abdoinen. horse-radish without beef, the clotho

I observe, that in novels, people have without the pudding. All this is very no appetites. They loke indeed long generous and very noble; people in walks, but not a word is said of their be this world have no necessity for cating, coming hungry, though all this is very na- it is only a bad fashion for the good tural. They do, it is true, partake of an of butchers: this they ought to insist elegant refreshment, but it is always in a pon; but very strongly do they take mincing petty way: a man might cry different measures, even dangerous ones. " You don't eat" over and over again, tiil One half of the peers of this kingdom are his lungs were cracked; be would stand bigamists, having one wife in a novel no more chance of being heard, than a and another in the world; what scunda whistle would have in a storm. Aliss and lum magnatum! Then again they take Master are staring at each other; or

one hali of the estates of the kingdown front if they don't stare, they do worse, squint; their riglit owners, and give thein to peowhich, in their language, is called gana ple whom nobody ever heard of, How cing. At last down goes a tumbler of inany suits in chancery do or may rebeer, out coines ihe handkerchief, such sult from this violent propensity wo dis. rubbing and scrubbing ! “ Maria !” says pose of other people's property, I cannot Mamina, with a grave and reprehensive cell; but I am sure, that it requires the look.

notice of parliament. It is indeed a treOne important incident is also uni- mendous grievance. A person who had formly omitted ju povels. I mean little a five estate in Dorsetsbire, eniglic sister Bersy running into the drawing. find that he had been indulging all this room, full of morning-l'isitors, with while in a reverie, and become insaue. “Manma, I saw Mr. Sigh kiss Miss Besides, it affects the interests of mortgaHorse-sboe in the garden;" "nor Q in the gees and annuitants. corner, the suif formal young man in the

1 find too what the novelists are pleased window-seat, stothering a horse-laugh; to call incident, is neither inore nor less and the entry of Miss Horse-shoe, igno. than rouing. All parties must rou, or rantly and innocently running up to him, they are not fit characters for novels. with * Pig-tail, what are you laughing at?" They rou methodically, gradually, or more and the tremendous burst which follows. and more, till the last chapter but olie: Mr. Sigh does not, of course, laugh it Then is a universal hubhub wild, off like a man of the world, for that And tumult and confusion all embroila. would be unnovel-like; but suffers the But the lucky dog of a lover, in the next most melancholy sensations on account chapter, like Satan, of poor Miss Horse-shoe-Feeling soul! Springs upward like a pyramid of fire

In the development of their mutual Into the wild expanse; and through the shock sensations, what a burly-burly ensues! 1 of fighting elements, on all sioe's sound copy an existing novel.--Two constables, Environ'd, wins his girl. a couple of deep and long-drawn sighs, Matrimony of course follows: now this like the city-marshals on Lord Mayor's in bovels is not punch, a twixture of day, advance and clear the road, then acids, &c. but always sugar candy; me follow in procession, alarm, confusion, series enough before, but marriage, in the starting from seats, amazement, inability world of novels, puts an end to all human to speak or move, and trembling expecta- evils. Eternal health! no children thuc. & in. After all this, one would naturally die! no cheating servants! no spiteful expect, that the next thing we should neighbours ! 10 bad debts! no stray

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