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Sir Sorope Bernard, fourth baronet, died 1830.

He took the additional surnames of Tyringham, CONTENTS-No 288.

1789, and of Morland, 1811, but does not seem tó NOTES :-Dr. Parls and Dr. Penneck, 2.-- Wangh: 2 hota bave commonly used them. Dr. Paris's ill-natured 3Trade - , 4-'grapby, 5–Sinai Palimpsest-Rev. A. I. Suckung-Soli- remarks respecting the Truro Society did it no bull Registers-Sobieski Stuarts, 6.

harm; it is still vigorous and flourishing as the

1 QUERIES :-“Careerin" – John Edwards Miss M. A. Royal Institution of Cornwall. Stodart—"Mede"—Wedding Feasts in Brittany-Immur In 1837 Paris published anonymously a work ing in the Sea-Bank-Alexander Smith-St. Cloud Sword, in three volumes, with twenty-one woodcuts frorn 1--Millingchamp - Capt. Dunscomb

DerbyMiddlesex M.P.: ---Waldby-Olarkson Stanfield" Angel sketches by George Oruiksbank, entitled 'Philoof Asia"-Cakes-J. Husbands, 8-Twenty-four Hour Dials sopby in Sport made Science in Earnest, being -Col. John Bowles-Hare and Easter Eggs, 9.

an Attempt to Illustrate the First Principles of REPLIES :-Nelson's Last Signal, 9- Charterhouse --Pro. Natural Philosophy by the Aid of Popular Toys prietary Chapels Literary Women, 10 - Addition to National Anthem - The Pawne --Songs on Sports, 11– and Sports.' In this book all the individuals Pharaoh of the Oppression-Breden Stone - The Giaour' introduced were caricatures of persons he had

, 12 wick, 13–Do Brus Béranger and Morris-Ward and known at Pepzance, and his old enemy Henry Marriage, 14–Steam-Hanweil Church—Pinckney. 15- Peppeok was held up to ridicule under the name Criminal Family – Induction at Dorking, 16. Earl of of Dr. Doseall. Full particulars respecting this Beverley—“Rummer -** Altar Gates"-Headstones, &o: work were given in an article which I wrote for 17 – "Tenification Queen's Head Upside Down Threatened Invasion of England-Authors Wanted, 18. the Bibliographer, i. 65-67 (1882), entitled 'A NOTES ON BOORS :- Dictionary of National Biography: Key to Dr. Paris's “Philosophy in Sport." -Hyett and Bazeley's ' Bibliography of Gloucestershire

In 1846, the majority of the persons caricatured -Warren's 'Dies Ira'--Hill's Johnsonian Miscellanies! Leake's Historic Bubbles - Clarke's Imperial Defence being dead, Paris revisited Penzance and attended - Genealogical Magazine.'

the annual meeting of the Royal Geological Society Notipes to Correspondents.

of Cornwall, of whicb, as stated, he had been one of the founders. He was not a tall map, and was

very robustly built ; some one described him as Notes.

looking like a butcher. He became President of

the Royal College of Physicians in 1844, and died DR. PARIS AND DR, PENNECK,

in London on 24 Dec., 1856. (Concluded from gtb S. xi. 483.)

Dr. Penneck, a descendant of an old Cornish Dover Street (London), January 12, 1820. family, was baptized at Paul, near Ponzanoe, on MY DEAR SIR, I will not allow this opportunity to 5 Jan., 1762. Unfortunately for him, the reasonpas without inquiring after your health and that of your able practice of paying a surgeon for his visits had family and begging you to accept the compliments of the season, and by-the-bye, a very pretty season to con- not yet come into fashion; the only renumeration gratulate one's friends upon, the severity of the cold in be received was for the physic supplied, and he was London exceeds anything I ever felt. At Penzance often accused of sending his patients more medicine things are far otherwise i conclude? I am seriously than was absolutely necessary. Otherwise he was offended with your son, who has never allowed me the pleasure of an interview, although he bas left a card at a clever man and in advance of his age. In 1831 my door, but without any address upon it.

be published 'An Essay on the Nature and TreatSir Scrope Bernard told me this morning that there ment of Cholera,' a careful work on a subject would be undoubtedly a property tax this spring and that which had not yet received much attention.

He Mr. Vansittart contemplated a modification of the taxes had previously, in 1802, in conjunction with apon Leather and salt. I have been very busily engaged Robert Dunkin, taken out a patent for "method in the publication of my lectures which I read last

year before the College of Physicians from the Chair of Materia of improving the sailing and navigation of ships Medica. I was strongly urged to print them, that no mis- and vessels"; ip 1821 be patented "an improvement reprezentation might go abroad upon the subject of my of machinery for lessening the

consumption of fuel defence of the English University versus Mr. Brande, in working steam-engines." He served as mayor and I hope you will think that the observations which I have levelled at the Professor of the Royal Institution 1817–18, and

died at Pepzance on 31 March, 1834. are not upjust or more severe than he deserved. I am The son, Henry Pennock, junior, was born at bappy in knowing that the College of Pbysicians con- Penzance on 7 Aug, 1800, and educated at St. curred in every sentiment which I expressed.

Peter's College, Cambridge.

There is a very Our Geological Society still flourishes, notwithstanding romantic incident connected with his histors, the attempt to sap its foundation and alienate the port of the county by the formation of the Truro which I do not think there can now be any improSociety, which I understand is not likely to survive priety in relating, as all the persons connected with another year. From what I have read and heard, if I it died long ago and the Penneck family is conwere to speak honestly, I never knew a society with less pletely extinct. On returning to his home at pretentions.

Penzance, on the conclusion of his first term at Believe me to remain, dear sir, yours very truly

J. A, P.

Cambridge, he fell in love with a good-looking Henry Boase, E:q, Penzance.

girl, a milliner, named Mary Ann Mathews. He

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announced to his father his intention of marry know nothing beyond the information found in ing the young lady, and refusing to give her up at Scott's 'Fasti,' that he was minister of Menmuir, his father's desire, was tarned out of doors by his in Forfarshire. Possibly his descendants flourish enraged parent. Mrs. George Dennis John, al in Sootland. I append to the letter transcripts relative, received him as a guest, and in her bouse, of the “Call” moderated to the father of Mr. Waogb, under deep anggish of mind, he attempted to the Rev. John Waugh, of Whitsome, 1712-1800, terminate his existence by taking poison. The and the " Presentation" cementing the “Call, poison, however, did not kill bim, but the effect of which took place in 1754 and 1755:it was felt in his eyes, which had always been weak,

Dun, 14th March, 1781. and for the remainder of his life his eyes bad a blood

MY DEAR SISTER, - It would give me great pleasure, shot appearance and he very frequently wore a green if anything I coud' write may amuse you, I know you shade. After this he gave up all thoughts of will expect some account of this place and its inhabitmarriage, and became reconciled to his father, to ants, and shall therefore endeavour to give you some whom he was the most attached and affectionate idea of each and conclude with the manner in which I son, paying him the greatest attention and kind spend my time. Mr. John Erskine the Laird of Dan

is a tall stout man of about forty years of age, He is ness during a long and wearisome illness which very industrious in looking after his farm, a piece of preceded his death. Although from this time be ground of about 200 acres ho has in his own hand, he was somewhat morose and ill-natured to mankind superintends his Limekilns with great circumspection, in general, he was capable of the warmest attach and is a most indefatigable Hunter. His leisure hours ments. His old nurse he kept in his own house, self with his Children, and

when his acquaintances pay

are chiefly employed in playing at Cards, amusing him. attended on her during her final illness, carried her him a visit he generally makes them very rosy. He does up and down stairs when she was unable to walk, not read, not from want of opportunity but from want of and sincerely grieved at her death. Returning to inclination ; indeed he was 48 bis father has informed Cambridge, he took his B.A. degree in 1827, bis me much foundered in his education, and it was no M.A. in 1830. In 1826 he was ordained, but he wonder for he has had no less than five tutors, one of never held any benefice. He occasionally took tem- Lady of the Manor is well look’d, I own has not quite

whom was your worthy gallant Mr. Main. Mrs. E. the porary duty in Penzance and the neigbouring so fine a face as Mrs. Swinton but has as much affabal. parishes, and was curate of Morvah from 1840 to ility and converses with ease and great good sense on 1842. Such, however, was his nervous tempera- almost any topic that occurrs. She is the mother of five ment that he made frequent mistakes while reading very fine children, two of them my pupils and the other

three Daughters, bas been eleven years married and is the service, and often used the wrong prayers, now much about your time of life. She is rather psalms, or lessons. There is a kind of proverb in masculine in her diversions, for instance she often the parish of St. Levan, which says, "Be quiet, you walks seven miles before dinner, goes a fox hunting with boys in the porch, as Parson Penneck said when be her husband and in the season is a great salmon fisher. missed the line in his sermon. He was fond of She has made herself perfectly mistress of Dr. Bucbang

Domestic medicine and practices, not only in her own animals, and had several quarrels while defending family with success, but dispences medicines gratis to the interest of his pet dog. He sent communications the poor, visits them when sick, prescribes herself, or to the Gentleman's Magazine, N. & Q.,' and other when the case is dangerous, sends Dr. Moody the family publications, and supplied botanical notes to Physician. Miss Baird her sister is much the fine Lady, J. S. Courtney's Guide to Penzance. He was is delicate in her stomacb, in her dress, in ber entertain for many years very intimate with John Ralfs, She is likewise a good looking woman, but is short

ments, and in short is quite the reverse of the Lady. the botanist, and knowing bim to be in very sighted and sometimes threatned with comsumptive straitened ciroumstances, left him a small an- complaints; she has a genius for painting and music. nuity. He died at Penzance on 24 April, 1862. Miss B. will leave us when Miss Mady Erskine returns He was a man who never throw away anything, maiden sister of the Lairds, very notable in all points of

from Edmonston, which is expected soon; she is a and his executors found among his papers the family oeconomy, is active sensible but rather like her receipted bills for sweeping his chimneys during a amiable sister in law too manly in several things. This long series of years. He also left a pedigree tracing seems to be the predominant, or most conspicuous foible his descent from Edward III., which one of his in the female part of this excellent family, For Miss E.

Her sister executors, who had no pedigree of his own, im- younger diecovers strong symptoms of it

. mediately destroyed. GEORGE C. BOASE.

Miss Margaret is a great romp, extremely beautiful, but

at present delicate being affected precisely like your 36, James Street, Buckingham Gate.

daughter her pamosake. These two Ladies are pine and

ten years of age, being older than the boys and are accomWAUGH FAMILY.

plished by their governess in all suitable branches of

female education, french only excepted, For this your This epistle of the last century may interest some humble servant becomes their preceptor in a few days. of your Caledonian readers. I offer it thinking David (call'd so from his great grandfather L' Dun) is one or more of them will satisfy my mild curiosity rather peevish, apt to be passionate, but withall has a in regard to the past greatness of this “ Laird of warm heart, and benevolent dispositions. William John Dun.' of the writer, the Rev. John Waugh, Spectator, without wanting a word; He is very manly,

is only five going six, and yet can read a paper of the 1758–1824, my great-grandmother's brother, I spirited, and affectionate, bas a wonderfull memory for

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since I came here has got to repeat as exercises, the Patron of the united Parishes of Whitsomo and Hilton Church of England Catachesim, William and Margaret, Considering that the Church of the said Parishes is now some of Parnelle's Hermit with Pope's universal and vacant and at my disposal by the Death of the Rev. Mr. many other prayers. If you saw bim you would be as James Coldon sometime Minister there. And being well fond of bim as of Tom Kennedy, however his brother assured of the Literature and other good Qualifications is the favourite here. I bad almost forgot to give you of the Rev. Mr. John Waugh Minister of the Gospel in a touch of the old gentleman, who is still alive tho' his one of the dissenting Meeting Houses in Alnwick in the lady (a daughter of Sir John Inglis of Crammond) has County of Northumberland for Supplying the said been dead these thirty years. He is about seventy-three, Vacancy. Do by these presents nominate and present has still a great deal of spunk, and a vast collection of the said Mr. John Waugh to be Minister of the said anecdotes relating to places and persons whom he had united Parishes of Whitsome and Hilton and to the seen abroad. He walks out in the foronoon with his Local and Modified Stipends of said Parishes, Mange gun, and takes a nap betwixt Dinner and tea, he doverts and Gleibs thereof with all other profits and Emoluments himself in the evening in reading, Cards or Chess, the arising therefrom. Hereby requesting and desiring the Jast of these games he is particularly fond of. The Reva Moderator and remanent Members of the Presbytery family is very ancient, as appears from a Collection of of Chirnside within the bounds of which Presbytery tho portraits in the Gallery, many of whom from their dress said Parishes lyes to admit and Receive the said Mr. seem to have been in the army, and he who made such a John Waugh to be Minister of the said Parishes. Con. figure in the reformation of Scotland is represented with senting to the Registration hereof in the Presbytery

book in his hand. The house stands three English Books of Chirpeide or in the Books of any Competent miles from the pleasant town of Montrose on a fine Judicatory therein to romain for Preservation and for elevation of an English mile gradual ascent from the that Effect I Constitute My Prors.In Witness whereof Seashore. It was built and the present garden laid out these presents written on Stampt Paper by Paul Atchi. by Lord Dun. · A description of these with the pleasure son schoolmaster in Hutton are Subscribed by me at grounds I must reserve till the season is further Dublin the third day of December Jajbijf and fifty four advanced. Davie Erskine is much better since I wrote years before these Witnesses the Honourable William to Mr. Cupples. When he rides out or is at play, I Molesworth Esq' and the Honourable Ann Molesworth reconcile myself to my solitude the best way I can. his Lady both residenters in this City. There is a large room or Hall contiguous to my apart

GEORGE JOHNSTON. ment where the Library is, In it is likewise a grove of Wm. Molesworth, Witness. myrtles and aromatic shrubs, & Telescope and maps, Ann Molesworth, Witness. pictures with a cabinet of shellwork with a Hobby horie

Rev. Jobn Waugh's Call to Whitsome, 1755. and battledore for the Ladies. The billiard Table is out

We whose names are under written, heritors, elders and of repair, which is no disapointment, for I should be apt, beads of families of the united parishes of Whitsome and as has formerly been the case to spend too much of my Hilton. Being destitute of the benefit and comfort of a time at this bewitching game. Here I frequently sit and Gospel minister by the death of the Rev. Mr. James read or in the evenings play on the fiddle, at other times Colden, our late worthy pastor. And being well in, walk out and listen to the music of the groves. We dine form'd' and fully satisfy'd of the piety, prudence and at three, have always two Courses, and after a glass of literature of your Mr. John Waugh, minister of the prostrong ale and another of Sherry Sir Crape (?) withdrawe. testant dissenting congregation of Alnwick in North. In the afternoon the Children regularly get a dance, when umberland. Do hereby call and invite you to be their mama plays to them on the violen. I breakfast on minister of this congregation. And as our pastor and tea or cofeo with Mrs. Gregory and the housekeeper, and minister to take the charge of our souls. And do we likewise drink tea with these two damsels at night, this hereby promise you all encouragement with submission does not mortify me as I am at these meals too sharp set and obedience in the Lord. In witness whereof this our to gratify my appetite properly before genteel Company. call and invitation to you to be our minister is written in I meet with the gentry again at Supper when we have our presence at Whitsome Church this seventeenth day commonly over our Punch a very agreeable tete a tate ; of April Jaivij and fifty five years by Mr. Jamos Allan, Mrs. G. converses frankly, and the old cock refers só

minister of Eymouth, and said day and place subscribed often to me about classical quotations that I wish Mr. by us. And that in presence of the Presbytery of ChirnCupples at my elbow. Mr. Cupples' letter is rather side. Laconic. He might have sent me some news, as I know

W. JOHNSTON for Sir Alexander Don, there is a very important revolution in your neighbour.

PA: ATOHISON for Lady Don, &c. hood, it would rot be from want of intelligence. I have

Whitsome. April 17, 1755. The Presbytery of Chirn. scarce room to assure you that I remain Your affect. Brother

side having this day met here as appointed by last JOHN WAUGH.

Presbytery bave witnessed the subscribing of a call to Compliments to Mr. C. and all my nephews and Mr. John Waugh, minister of Alnwick, to be minister of nieces. Writo or desire Mr. C. to do so soon. I have

the united parishes of Whitsome and Hilton. And that not heard from Whitsome this fortnight, however Mrs. the whole subscriptions of heritors, elders and heads of Logan informs me they are all well there. I have wrote families, on this day and other

page, were written

in their to John Cockburn about Bobs L (1) but I am much presence. As attested by

GEORGE CUPPLES, Moderator. afraid it is lost. Be sure to go often to Whitsome as it

will amuse our father and divert yourself—send me all
your news in a sheet of paper and I will make a proper

J, G. COPPLES. return. Adieu,

Longwood, Mass., U.S.
Mrs. Cupples, Swinton Manse, near Dunge.
By Edinburgh. Single sheet.

RICHARD GOOCH. (See gth S. xi. 423.)—Some
[Presentation, - Capt. George Johnston Esqf in
favours (?) of Mr. John Waugh 1764.–Given in to ye who happened to mention that his father was

years ago I met Mr. Richard Heathcote Goooh, Presby of Chirnside, Dec 31• 1754.]

I, Captain George Johnston Esq' of Kimmerghame author of "The Cambridge Tart.' I was always

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on the look-out for any anonyma* of English enregistrer leur affaire à un officier estably pour cet literature (as indeed I still am, though without effet, comme je cherche a vendre des perles : je cherche the slightest hope of ever publishing, but it has des perles à vendre

: Tel voult compaignie pour aller à

Paris : Tel s'enquiert d'un serviteur de telle qualité : Tel now become a habit); accordingly I "made a note d'un maistre: tel demande un ouvrier, qui cecy qui cela of it," and when I returned to town looked the chascun selon son besoign.' Et semble que ce moyen de matter up I was somewhat surprised to find that nous entr'advertir apporterait non legiero commodité my father and his were friends, and in his journal au commerce publicque ; car à tous coups il y a des con(MS.) my father says that Richard Gooch told laissent les hommes en extremo necessité."

ditions qui s'entrecherchent; et pour de s'entr'entendre, him (this was in 1832) published a small work on arithmetic in verse when he was about seven Childwall, Trishna


ond. teen. It was probably anonymous ; it is not in POETRY.-The'same qualities may go to the De Morgan's · Arithmetical Books,' but his son had composition both of prose and poetry; and, ina copy. He also wrote for the Georgian Era.

deed, it is very obvious that there is much poetry Gooch edited a number of newspapers, of some in the form of prose, and more obvious still that of which he was part proprietor: the Bolton there is much prose disguised as poetry. Beauty Chronicle, 1835; Chester Courant, 1837; Here of thougbt and expression, however, way be best ford County Press, 1840; Ludlow Standard, exhibited in poetry, whilst wit and humour for 1841 ; Norwich and Norfolk Times, 1841-2. He the most part show best in prose, though it hardly was also author of ' Facetiæ Cantabrigienses, 1825, seems the truth to say this when there exist such which, like the Tart,' was under the pseudonym authors as Horace, Pope, and Molière.

As for of “Socius," and a work I am unable to find in Shakspeare, his best wit and humour are always the British Museum, “Oxford and Cambridge Nuts expressed in prose. The true poet does not disto Crack,' which was reprinted in America.

regard the form, but he regards chiefly the subRichard Gooch was born at Norwich. At the stance. Poetry should appear beautiful to the time of his death, 4 September, 1849, aged about mind and to the heart as well as to the ear and fifty-eight, he held an appointment in the Custom to the eye. Beauty of thought and expression House, London, where his son (who was born in marks the true poet. The perception of beauty is 1829), also an author, was from 1845 to 1882.

partly indate, and may be partly cultivated. But Since The Cambridge Tart' was published, no true poet is without it. There is beauty in "start" has acquired another meaning--at least, I The Giaour' and in The Eve of St. Agnes.' presume I am correct in saying it is since. I do Keats was abused in his lifetime, and Byron has not think Gooch would bave used “tart" at all if been abused since his death ; but both of them it made his title a double entente, as it would in are real poets, whatever may be said to the con, the presept day.


trary. All men of genius are both creative and P.S.-Sibt Writing this note I have looked in imitative ; but in some the imitative is predomithe Bodleian catalogue. Nothing appears under nant, in others the creative. Horace and Virgil his name; but the books of an * R. Gooch" were intentionally imitative, for their chief object (perhaps the above) appear by an entry in the in writing was to make the Romans familiar with catalogue to have been sold by auction in February, the beauties of Greek literature. Great poets 1847, by Pattiok & Simpsod, then of 191, Picca- often show themselves to be 80 when they are dilly. The Bodleian possesses the original auction borrowing, for they will turn the inferior metal catalogues of this firm from 1846 to 1870, with which they touch to gold. Shakspeare, Milton, prices and purchasers' names.

Gray, usually go above their originals. But

perhaps when they touch gold they tarn it to TRADE ADVERTISEMENTS. –The following pas. silver. Milton sometimes imitates Shakspeare, sage from Montaigne's Essais,' i. 34, contains and, if he has now and again gone above him, at what must needs be one of the earliest suggestions other times he has fallen somowbat beneath him. of the need for a means of systematic inter- Pope and Byron have fallen beneath their originals communication between vendor and purchaser ; in one or two places which I remember, and but I know neither whether it be the very earliest Shelloy has done 80 in many places. Every great por whether, as seems most probable, it has often poot has a style and an individuality of his own. been quoted in that connexion :

None is more gifted in this way than Byron. But "Feu mon pere, homme pour n'estre aydé que de his faults are very conspicuous, and lay him open l'experience et du naturel, d'un jugement bien nét, m'a to attack. The power of exhibiting pathos and diot anltrefois qu'il avoit desiré mettre en train qu'il y moving the mind tender feelings usually, but eust ez villes certain lieu designé, auquel ceulx qui auroient besoiga de quelque chose se peussent rendre et faire apparently not always, exists in the greatest poets.

Homer's scene between Hector and Andromache, * I have explained in N. & Q.', 8th 8. ix. 341, that I in the sixth book of the 'Iliad,' is surpassed only use this word instead of saying "anonymous or pseudo- by the passion of Dido, in the fourth book of the nymous publications.

Æneid.' Tasso's ecene between Rinaldo and

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