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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE,

For A PRI L, 1815.

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Mr. URBAN,

April 3. O born to bloom, then siuk beneath LAVE the goodness to insert the

the storm ; НА

Epitaphs contained in this Lets To shew us Virtue in her fairest form ; ter ia the next Number of the Maga- Toslew us artless Reason's moral reign, zine. They appear to 'me pathetic, Which boastful Science arrogates in vain;

Th' obedient passions, knowing each elegant, and beautiful compositions.

[heart. Readers of the Poetry of the pre

Calm light the head, and harmony the sent age, and indeed Readers of

Yes, we must follow soon; we'll glad every class, must, one would think, approve the observations of a great When a few suns have rolld their cares

obey :

[away, Critick, who flourished before the

Tir'd with vain life, we 'll close the will. Gospel-beams of Revelation had dis

ing eye;

[die : persed the darkness of Pagan idola

'Tis the great birthright of mankind to try. As bis remarks would lose much

Blest be the bark which wafts us to the of their beauty by being translated shore,

[more! into our language, they are subjoined Where death-divided friends shall part na in his own : "Quæ solida et ampla To join thee there,--here with thy dust sunt diu placent; quæ autem lepida

repose, el concinna paululum quidem nutant, Is all the bope thy hapless Mother knows. sed cito satiant *.'

J. C.

JAMES THOMSON t. I.

JII.
On CLAUDE PHILLIPS, an itinerant

At Northampton.
Musician.

To the memory of
PAILLIPS! whose touch harmonious could

Philip DODDRIDGE, D.D.

[Love; Twenty-one years Pastor of this Church, The pangs of guilty Power, or hapless

Director of a flourishing Academy, Rest here, oppress’d by Poverty no more,

and Autbor of many excellent Writings; Here find that calm thou gav'st so oft

by which before;

[shrine,' his pious, benevolent, & indefatigable zeal Sleep undisturb’d within this peaceful

to make men wise, good, and happy, Till Angels wake thee with a strain like

will far better be made known,
thine.

SAMUEL JOHNSON. and perpetuated much longer,
II.

than by this obscure and perishable On the Daughter of HANS STANLEY, Esq. the humble monument, not of his praise,

marble ;
in the Church at Southampton,
Died 1738.

but of their esteem, affection, and regret,

who knew him, loved him, & lament him, Here, Stanley, rest, escap'd this mortal

and who are desirous of recording, strife,

in this Inscription, Above the joys, beyond the woes of life their friendly but faithful testimony Fierce pangs no more thy lively beauties

to the many amiable & Christian virtues stain,

that adorned his private character; And sternly try thee with a year of pain : by which, though dead, he yet speaketb, No more sweet Patience, feigning oft. and still present in reinembrance, relief,

[grief :

forcibly, though silently, 'admonisbeth Lights thy sick eye to cheat a Parent's his once beloved and ever grateful Flock. With tender art, to save her anxious He was born June 26, 1702, groan,

and died October 26, 1751, No more thy bosom presses down its own:

aged 50. Now well-earn'd peace is thine, and bliss

GILBERT WEST, LL. D. sincere; Ours be the lenient, not unpleasing tear! + See the Poet's Seasons,

“And art thou, Stanley, of that sacred * M. Fabius Quintilian,

band?"

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1771 the daughter and beiress of

Feb. .... At Blaby, co. Leicester, John Heyford, esq. by whom he has lefi several Freer, gent. Sieutenant in the Militia. children. He is succeeded by his eldest At Bourdeaux, the wife of James Perry, son, John Heyford Thorold.

esq. proprietor of “ The Morning Chronilo his 78th year, Mr. John Sumner, cle;" who was highly esteemed for her farmer, of Branstone, near Belvoir.

amiable character, domestic virtues, good Feb. 25. In bis 46th year, Wm. Dyke, sense, and elegant manners. Her consti esq. of Woodborough; a mau, who, to a tution was delicate ; and, apprehensive of vigorous intellect, and a cultivated taste, a decline, she went to Lisbon some time noited a large share of that genuine, but ago, with a female friend, and one of her regulated sensibility, wbich imparts dige daughters (a ild). Her health was so nity, usefulness, and enjoyinent, to bu much restored, that she was on her passage mau life. Living in retirement, and ac to England, when she was taken by an customed to reflection, 'his mind had gra Algerine vessel.; and the disappointment dually attained to that elevated independ. and agitation arising from this capture emce, in which, opinion rests not on the gave such a sbook to her weak frame, suffrage of the many for its support, and that, after her arrival at Bourdeaux, she action needs not their applause for its in- continued to decline, till she was finally centive. Religious from conviction, bene- released from her sufferings. ficent from priociple, his great aim was Lately. In Lambeth-walk, Lieut. West“to be good without pretence," so that phall, late of the 12th Royal veteran batinstead of seeking, under the guise of phil. talion. anthropy, to gratify self-importance and At Lambeth, aged 80, Mrs. Blizabeth the lust of power or notoriety, it was bis Pillfold, the only child who lived to maambition fitly to discharge the unosteota- turity of Richard Summersell, a worthy tious duties, and to cherish the unadver- gentleman, of whom a very short actized charities of private and domestic count appeared in Mr. Nichols's History life. Having passed the few years of his of Lambeth, and in Mr. Bray's History of residence here in the habitual exercise of Surrey. This lady performed, in the niost exalted piety, he met its last hour with exemplary manner, all the duties of life. the most dignified serenity, calınly re Mrs.'P. had the great misfortune to lose signing his earthly task, in the conscious. her husband at so early an age as thirtyness that it had been well perforined; five; from that time, all the wants of three firmly expressing his confidence in the children devolved on her, and she supe great Source of Being and of Blessedness; plied them in the most admirable manner. and stedfastly looking onwards to a future She possessed a superior understanding, more exalted state of existence.

and employed the resources of her mind At Highgate, Mr. William Bloxam, 'of in contributing to the comforts and hapEmanuel college, Cambridge, eldest son piness of all around 'her. Mrs. Pillfold of the late Wm. Bloxam, esq.

preserved the serenity of ber miod as long At Pimlico, aged 62, W. Shackerly, esq. as she continued to breatbe. A few mi.

At Cheltenham, aged 85, Sir Robert nutes before the closing scene, she adHerries, formerly a banker in London, and dressed her servants and her daughter, for many years a resident at Cheltenhamn. severally, in the most appropriate and

Rev. T. Tyrell, of St. John's coll. Oxford. affecting terms. At Kidderminster, aged 58, Mary, relict At Cambridge, Edward John Staunton, of the late Richard Watson, esq.

esq. eldest son of Rev. Dr. Staunton, of Feb. 28. In London - street, Fitzroy Staunton-hall, Notts. square, in her 55th year, Sarah, wife of Wales.-At-Bangor, of a decline, aged J. Wolfe, esq. of the Custom-house. 45, Sir T. Meredyth.

At Rainhall-ball, Essex, in his 430 year, Aged 77, Mrs. Mary Shewen, of Swansea. Sir Wm. Warden Shirley, bart. by whose Mrs. Landeg, widow of the late Roger death the baronetage is extinct.

Landeg, esq. formerly of Swansea. In his 57th year, Rev. Sir Robert Shef. At Glanthyd, near Narberth, where he field, bart. of Normanby-hall, co. Lincoln, was lately come as curate of Castle-derren, having survived his brother, the fale Sir J.. suddenly, Rev. Jonathan Davies. Sheffield, bart, only 22 days. He has left At Denbigh, Rev. Thomas Clough, canon a widow, two sons, and five daughters. of St. Asaph, rector of Denbigh, and vicar

At Coburg, in his 77th year, the Prince of Nantglyn.
of Saxe-Coburg, who commanded the Aus At Trevilan Court, co. Cardigan, Mrs.
trian armies in the campaigns of 1793 Rogers, relict of Lewis Rogers, esq. of
and 1794.

Brynelt.
Feb. 27. At Brighton, Sophia, relict of At Kilgerran, co. Pembroke, aged 66,
Christopher Barton Metcalfe, esq. of Mrs. Bowen, 'relict of the late Rev. E.
Hawsted, Suffolk.

Bowen, of Llonllwny, co. Carmarthen.
At Oxford, aged four months, George At Abertholwyo, co. Cardigan, in bis
Augustus, son of the Very Rev, the. Dean 51st year, John Bowen, esq. late collector
of Christ Church,

of H. M. Custome at the Port of Cardigan.

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At Moreton, near Tenby, co. Pembroke, the portfolios of various amateurs at Bern, aged 83, Owen Thomas, esq.

Zurich, Basle, and other places, but also Near Wrexham, Joseph Harris, Mus. by the high encomiums passed upon bis Bac. nany years organist of St. Martin's, performances by many artists of the highBirmingham, whose abilities as a composer est eminence. Madame Lebrun, of Paris, were well known: the works of Handel perhaps the first living female painter, were his model.

never failed, in her different journeys At Begelly-house, co. Pembroke, James through Switzerland, to purchase several Child, esq.

of Mind's performances, declaring at the At Glanrhyd, Rev. Jonathan Hughes. same time that they were real master

At Llandaff-house, Sarah, wife of Rev. pieces of their kind, and would be acknow. Powell Edwards,

ledged as such even in the French metroAt Newton, co. Glamorgan, Evan Jen- polis. It was she who first gave to our kins, esq. formerly of Jamaica.

artist the appellation of Le Raphael des At Tenby, in her 51st year, Miss Diana Chats (the Raphael of Cats), which he has Evors, daughter of Capt. David Evors, ever since retained, and by which many many years an inhabitant of that town, strangers inquired for him at Bern. Mind and grand-daughter of Sir John Pryce, was certainly well worthy of this name, bart. of Newton-hall, co. Montgomery, by not only on account of the correctness of Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Sir Thomas his drawings of those animals, and the true, Powell, bart. of Broadway, co. Car though dignified, delineation of their forms, martben.

but also more especially on account of SCOTLAND.At his seat, East Lothian, the life and spirit which he transfused into Robt. Deans, esq. admiral of the White. them in his pictures. The affection of

Robert Drummond, esq. of Megginch Mind for the feline race might be termed Castle, co. Perth.

fraternal. When he was at work, a faAt Merchiston-hill, Hon. Mrs. Napier, vourite cat generally sat by his side ; and relict of Hon. Charles Napier; and within he was often seen employed at his table a few days, Lucy-Isabella, daughter of with an old cat on his lap, and two or three Charles Campbell, esq. of Comble, her kittens upon both shoulders, or even in the grand daughter.

hollow formed at the back of his neck by IRELAND.-AtCorkabeg, near Cove, R.U. the inclination of his head. Thus encumFitzgerald, esq. late M. P. for the county bered, he would sit for hours together at of Cork, and colonel of the North Cork his work, and abstain from every motion militia.

that could in the least incommode his be. Aged 76, Rev. J. Kenney, LL. D. pre loved favourites. In winter evenings, bendary of Kilbrogan, rector of Kinneigh Mind used to amuse himself with carving and Dundurrow, and vicar-general of the bears, cats, and other animals, in minia. dioceses of Cork and Ross.

ture, out of wild chesnut tree, with such Benjamin Disdraib, esq. ; who has left accuracy and skill that tney bad a rapid to the Lord Bishop of Leighlin and Fearns 'sale, and were bouglit up by many as 10001. to build a school at Rathvilly ; ornaments for their chimney. pieces. Tuis 20001. for the endowment of it under the to be regretted that insects soon attacked superintendance of the Bishop, minister, the wood, and thus destroyed these pretty and churchwardens; 5001. to the poor of little figures. Mind passed many of his said parish; 5001. to the orphan school on happiest hours at the Bears' Den in Bern, the Circular-road, Dublin, and 4001, to where, from remote antiquity iwo live the fever hospital, Dublin.

bears have been continually kept. No In Dublin, Mrs. Aberdien, who designed sooner did Friedli, by which name he was and executed the extraordinary Paper best known at Beru, make his appearance, Museum which has lately been exhibited than the bears hastened to bim with a in different parts of the couatry.

friendly grunt, upon which they were invaABROAD.At Paris, of wounds received riably rewarded with a piece of bread or an in crossing the Beresioa, Count Legrand. apple from the pocket of their benefactor

At Bern, Switzerland, of an apoplexy, and friend. Next to cats and bears, Mind in his 46th year, Gottfried Mind, a pain. received the greatest delight from looking ter celebrated for his extraordinary de over works of art, particularly prints in lineations of bears and cats. His father, which animals were introduced. Among still living in Bern, is a native of Lipsch, these, however, the lions of Rubens, some in Upper Hungary, and learned the trade pieces by Rembrandt and Potter, and of a cabinet-maker at Kremnitz. The Riedinger's stags, were the only copies son was a pupil of Freudenberger, and his that he allowed to be excellent. With the extraordinary talents in the representation other animals by Riedinger he found fault, of various species of animals, but espe almost without exception, as incorreet. cially those above-mentioned, in paintings The bears, by the same artist, he charac. in water.colours, are attested not only by terized as absolute monsters: neither did the numerous productions of bis pencil in he entertaio a much more favourable opi

nion of the celebrated cats of Cornel, Vis said to bave left some legacies, and, among cher. and Hoilar, On other works, such the rest, a donation to the Theatrical Fuad chiefly as bunting and historical composi- of both Houses, tions, be gfien pronounced most severe March 5. In Essex-street, Strand, John opinions, without the least regard to the Davis, esq. celebrity of the master; and on other At Bedforri, in his 13th year, John, the mattersi notwithstanding his secluded life, eldest son of Jobn Milnes, esq., of Beck.. he displayed profound penetration and ingham, Lincolnshire. correct judgmept. The foliowiog parody March 6. In Castle-street, Holborn, of the verses of Catullus, on Lesbia's spar- aged 80, Wm. Portal,

esq. row, has been proposed as an appropriate At his mother's, Bloomsbury-square, inscription for this artist :

R. P. Dyneley, esq. eldest son of the late Lugete O feles, ursique lugete! Robert Dyneley, esq. Mortuus est vobis amicus.

March 7. In Carburton-street, Fitzroy. March 1. Aged 82, Rev. P. Haddon, up square, Charles Lind, esq. late deputy wards of 28 years, vicar of Leeds, where inspector of hospitals. there have been only three vicars during March 10. In New Boswell-court, Rich. the last century:

Bevan, esq., barrister-at-law. March 2. At Hastings, John Scott,, esq. At Jesus college, Cambridge, John Alty, of North Cray-place, Kent.

esq. M. A. fellow of that Society. He March 3. In Vincent-square, Westmin- commenced B. A, 1811, when he was fourth ster, Rubert Hugbes, esq.

wrangler. Mr. Alty was a promising and March 4. Mrs. F. Abington, a most amiable gentleman, and is deeply re: justly celebrated actress of comedy in her gretted by all who knew him. time. She was born in London in 1731, March 11. In Charles-street, Berkeleyher maiden name being Barton; and, it is square, W. Dunlop, esq. believed, first came upon the stage about March 12. At Samuel Viue's, esq. Upper 1750 or 1751. She bad not been long Gower-street, io bis 40th year, John Poole, upon it before she was induced, by strong esq. of Teddington, Middlesex, and Carapplications from Mr. Daly, the manager shalton, Surrey. of Crow-street Theatre, to go to Dublin, March 12. Aged 24, J. G. Blencowe, where she was so much admired, both for esq. son of R. Willis Blencowe, esq. of her scenic powers and for her wit and con Hayes End, Middlesex. versation, by the Nobility and wits of that March 13. Mr. Parkinson, surgeon, of couniry, that, on her return to England, Leicester. many of them kept up a correspondence March 14. Alexander Muirhead, esq: with her, some of which lasted till her ruler of the Ballast office, Ratcliff cross. death ; which was the case likewise after Edward-Christian, youngest son of G: a simitar visit to Scotland, where she met Davis, esq. of Upper-green, Kennington. wiib equal applause and admiration : in At Gosberton, in Lincolnshire, aged 65, deed her manners and superior talents Joho George Calthrop, esq. gained her the esteem of many of the No March 15. Aged 83, Jobn Newling, esq. bility of both sexes in those Countries (as one of the aldermen of Cambridge. He well as in her own), with whom she lived was many years treasurer to Adden. in great intimacy ill her dissolation, and brooke's Hospital, and distributor of was at some of their private parties not stamps for the county; wbich offices he mang days before she died. Her princi- lately resigned. .pal parts were mostly in concert with Mr. March 16. Anne, wife of J. G. SchweitGarrick, in all the best Comedies of Shak zer, esq. of Southall-green. speare, Ben Jonson, Congreve, Cibber, &c. March 17. In Seymour-place, Mary-lebut in later times she was more particu- bone, aged 80, John Hey, D, D. late recJariv disi.guished in the character of tor of Passenham, near Stony-Stratford. Lady Teucle in the School for Scandal, the He was Norrisian Professor of Divinity at best Comely which has been produced'in Çambridge from 1780 to 1795. our age; and was unfortunately seduced In his 81st year, Rev, J. Simkinson, by her friendship for Mr. King, with whom recior of Clifft, Kent, and vicar of Cobshe had originally played that part, to act ham, Surrey. for his benefit a very few years ago, when March 19. In Soho-square, the wife of her age was too far advanced to do justice L. R. Mackintosh, esq. to the part or to herself : but for a long In Grafton street, Bond - street, Mrs. series of years she was the unrivalled fe- Walpole, widow of R. Walpole, esq. and male ornament of the British stage in daugbier of the late Sir B. Hammet. Comedy, and in the general range of At his father's, Welbeck-street, about sprighuy characters, particularly in the four months after bis return from America, higher walks of fashionable life. Being in his 18th year, Mr. P. Bouwens, late of the liberal and gewerons, she is not supposed Liffey frigate, eldest son of J. Bouwens, . have died in great affluence; but is esq. and nephew of Sir N. Rycroft, bart.

March

March 20. In Queen-street, May-fair, Shepherd's Artifice," written and comMrs. Porteus, relict of the late Bishop of posed by himself. For some time after London. Her maiden name was Hodgson. this, he was nevertheless principaly en. She was married to the Bishop in 1765.-gaged in composing musick for tie pro. See vol. LXXIX. p. 435.

ductions of others; and arnong the rest, In North-crescent, Bedford-square, in for Love in the City, Lionel and Clarissa, his 71st yoar, James Davis, esq. formerly The Padlock, The Jubilee, The Installa. of Jamaica.

tion of the Garter, and The Christmas March 21. la Tooke's-court, Chancery- Tale. He was induced, while yet very lane, J. Gillham, esq.

young, to appear upon the stage; and in March 22. la her 63d year, the wife of 1768 was the original Mungo in The Pad. Henry Cowper, esq. of Old Palace-yard. lock, in which, as well as in Ralph in The

In Piccadilly, in his 67th year, Sir Wil. Maid of the Mill, and other characters, loughby Aston, bart. late of Wadley, Berks. he displayed such originality of concepHe succeeded his father in the baronetage tion, that his early secession from the in 1762; avd married in 1779, Jane, one stage has often been the subject of regret. of the daughters of the late Lord Chancel. On his retiring from it, the Circus was Jor Northington; but leaving no descend built for him, and he was manager of it ants, the antient baronetage is extinct. for two seasons. He afterwards erected

a small theatre iu Leicester-street, Lei. ADDITIONS.

cester-square, were for many years he Vol. LXXXII. Part II. pp. 307, 703. gave a new species of entertainment, in A grand funeral service was celebrated on which he was the sole writer, composer, Nov. 4, at Dresden, in commemoration of and performer. It was for these exbibia Gen. Moreau. Prince Repnin, all the Au. tions that he produced his songs; and in thorities, and the Russian and Saxon troops, this line, whether we consider the number assisted on the solemn occasion. At each of the merit of his performances, he was corner of the temporary bier, a soldier in perhaps never equalled. His services in full uniform appeared, lowering the co this way procured him the notice of Golours of Austria, Russia, England, and veroment, and a pension of 2001. a year; Prussia. At the end of the religious ce of which, bowever, he was deprived on a remonies, a procession took place to the change in the Administration. Embarspot where the General was mortally rassments obliged him to dispose of his wounded on the 27th of August, and where theatre in Leicester-street; and some a military mouument is erected.

The time afterwards be opened a music-shop uro containing his two amputated legs in the Strand. This speculation proved was carried by Saxon grenadiers, escorted unfortunate; and a commission of bank. by a numerous detachment from the gar ruptcy left him completely destitute. His rison. These troops formed a hollow situation having reached the ears of a square about the monument, which is fer gentlemen to whom he was almost formed of one block of granite, surround unknown, they held a private meeting, at ed by poplars. After a consecration of the which a subscription was made for himn, monument, the urn was deposited there. and invited the publick to join their laud. in ; and repeated salvoes of artillery and able eudeavours, in behalf of a man to sinall arms terminated the ceremony. whom the country owed considerable ob

Vol. LXXXIV. Part I. p. 701. b. N. Buck ligations. The result was, that such a ley, esq. was intimate with Bakewell, inany sum was raised as enabled the trustees to of whose maxims he so closely imitated, secure a moderate annuity for Mr. Dibdin, that he was a complete disciple of the his wife, and laughter; the principal beDishley school. Throughout England, ing reserved for the two laiter after his Scotland, and Ireland, the skill of Mr.

decease. From this period he resided at Buckley was extensively known; and, Camden Town, where he expired, after with respect to hospitality, few places experiencing long and severe bodily infircould vie with Normanton-hill, as all the mities, leaving, besides the widoy and first-rate agriculturisis sufficiently know. daughter already mentioned, two sons,

Vol. LXXXIV. Part II. p. 192. a. Mr. well known in the theatrical world, Charles, Charles Dibdin was born at Southampton, proprietor and acting manager of Sadler's about 1748, and educated at Winchester Wells, and Thomas, who bids fair to equal with a view to the Church; but his ford- his father in the fecundity of his produc. ness for musick frustrated the intentions tions. Besides various plays not printed, of his friendégrand impelled bim to repair Mr. Dibdin produced the following draclandestinely to, the Metropolis at the matic pieces, -"The Shepherd's Artifice," early age of 15 years. The precoeity of 1765.—" Damon and Phillida,” (altered taleots which he exhibited in his favourite from Cibber) 1768.-" The Mischance," pursuit was remarkable; for at 16, he 1772,--" The Ladle," “ The Wedding brought out an Opera of two acts at Co Ring,"and "The Deserter," 1773.-" The vent Garden, under the title of “ The Waterman, or the First of 1 2001

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