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soul;

Say, 'mides to 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 hin shone bet benignant

rays. When the sad traveller pursues his

way, In 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; Tbat gleams some comfort, 'mid the dreary Exclaiming, as their heart-felt sorrows flow, whole?

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

man's friend! *In Barcombe's solitude, from towns afar; With goodness unaffected, mind serene,

Take comfort, mourners ! brief is mortal life ;

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

O ! lead it void of error, wrongs, and strife, Dwelt she, whose life devoted but to good, Lead it, like her, whose death 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 she stnod,

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

Devoted to bencvolence and truth;

Of Full forty years in virtuous deeds alone,

her virtues, all her goodness tell,

To cheer the aged, and instruct the Dispensing every blessing here she dwelt;

youth. Affectionate and kind, she meekly shone ;

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 heapiny Let such examples, through the gloom appear, high ;

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

grow.

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

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NEW PATENTS LATELY ENROLLED. MR. WILLIAM HANCE's (TOOLEY STREET,) inside of the crown, and cemented in 1 for a Method of rendering Beaver und When dry it must be finished with a other Hats Water-proof.

hot iron, and the crown is done. The E are directed by this invention brim must in, like manner be cemented

, , 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 brim of the saine materials, for the brim. and body are now to be pressed together, These parts are to be dyed black, and after which, the underside of the brim finished without glue or other stiffening, may be covered with another shell of in order that they may not be injured by bearer of silk shag. The crown sud 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 must be oiled and varnished rain, draws out the gloe, which sticks with copal-varnislı and boiled livscod-od, down the pap, and makes it appear old to prevent auiy rain getting in. The 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 made with one pound at gura lat, blocked deep enough to admit of senegal, one poind of 'sturch, one ponnd the brim being cut from the crown. of glue, and one ounce of bees-vas 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 to proof by first laying on a coat of size or be wiped dry after being exposed to the thin paste, strong enongh to hear a coat heaviest rain. of copnl-varnish; and when thoroughly dry, another coat of boiled linseed oil. MR. RALPH WALKER'S (LACKWADY When dry, the crown must be put on a a Msude of making Rooer block, and a willow or cottoo bndy or Mr. Walker's invention shape, wove on purpose, puit into the to the muking of mopete

every dimension or size, from a small The weight fastened to the bar of the line to the largest cable. The machinery cock may be connected with an alarum made use of in this bosiness does not which shall be set off by the fall of the adurit of a description without the aid of weight, ind give notice of the fire. 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 strand and rope, and the strands are from a cistern, with cross bar, &c. laid uniformly in the rope; and ench When a chimney is on tire, the cock is to strand and rope receives throughout an be opened by nieans of a wire, and kept equal degree of twist, by which the rope open till the fire is extinguistied. It is is réridered stronger than it would other- obvious that the sanie 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 Chimneywholly 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 DA, CAREY'S (ISLINGTON,) for an Inven- or in several parts; and it may be orna

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

board or fire-screen. Dr. Carey has in his specification The fourth part of this invention is a shew the applicability of his invention Damper Gridiron, with round, semicirto various purposes, as will be seen bé 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 of pearly so; the semicircular bars upper part of a building

to contam water, having the flat side down'; the triangular either that which falls in rain, ur which resting on the base; the rhombic having may be thrown up by means of a pump. the acute angles above and below, ana From this cistern a pipe is to be conduc- the square berug placed either side to side, ted into a room, which terminates in å 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 sanie form as the pan cross bar, to one end of which is attach attached to hollow or con

concave-barred ed a weight sufficient 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 force, the cock not be smoked or singed, however full being placed side ways, as the ball cock the fire may be of sinoke 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 fire to the chimney. other end of the bar let a cord be attacik Fitíbily, a Lock-lantern for Stables, Nured, wliich being drawn tight and made series, &c. The lantern is covered with fast below will keep the cock shiut wire, and its peculiar advantage consists This cord at night is to be fastened to a in the mode of fastening to prevent ring in the foor, so that if the fire burn children and servants from getting access any part of it, the weight may fall, and to the lights set the cock runniug, Ring-Woights may Sisthly, a Fire-cloakor Gowni, 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 oatch fre, such as leather, conducted to different parts of the room, silk, calimadco, &e. and lined with the so that, wherever the fire breaks out, it Sume. Between the inside and outmay buen a cord and set a cock-running. side there should be a stuffing of wool or To scatter the water, ench cock may hair. temuinate in a large rose: or instead of Seventhly, a Soot-trap for Chimneys. several roses, one large shallow vessel For this purpose the climney is 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 å hole fur the smoke to ascend. to receive the water from all the cocks. To this hole is to be fitted a moveable

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tuhe 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 Chimney-damper, consistas a sort of strainer. The smoke passing ing of' a double bair or woollen cloth through this strainer, and depositing large enough to cover and close the part of its soot, the stramer 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 Stove is described 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 Condle. properly managed, will so far diminish A pan, basin, &c. of six or inore inches the collection of soot in chimneys, 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 paul, and thus constructed will be nearly done the diameter of its bore proportioned to away, and the sinoking of chimneys in the size of the candle intended to be ustd. many cases prevented.

The socket to have one or more boles Ninthly, a Chimney Water-trough is near the bottom to let the water pass intended to produce the same desirable frcely. Let water be poured into the effects. The chinney 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 inchica, socket; and the candle is to be thicker under which a metal trough is to be in proportion to the wick than coinmon 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: soine 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 novelty as to give Dr. Carey to form a parallel line with the water in an exclusive title to the use of ihem, and the trougl, and it is to descend so low, we doubt very much as to the utility 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, Domestic 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 , give effect and currency to the improve- ed these surveys in the namer of prufa ments and discoveries in MODERN Hus- sheets for correction; and it is wellBAXDRY, may be mentioned the esta- ployed in preparing, under able editors, blishinent of the Board of Agriculture, corrected editions oud improved survevs, and of the Societies which tourish in and in laying them before the public, every enlightened district of the empire, with all the dispatch which is consonant and the publication and diffusion of their with accuracy. These improved and outReports and Proceedings. The Board of rected County Surveys, as publiskared by Agriculture in particular distinguished the Board of Agriculture, may perhaps itself at an early period of its existence, be compared with the famous Domestay by causing surveys to be made of every Survey of the Norunn cosqueror, as far county, in which the state of its husban- as tlit enlightened views and superior porno

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licy of o’r own times can be compared cent event of much consequence to Litowith the imperfect conceptions of a dark rature, and to the comforts of its unsucage. Doubtless 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 tasmitting all the past experience of buso mily of tre great philosopher, in whose bandmen in every kind of soil, and under lite-time he was born. Besides appointevery variety of circumstance, for their ing the Society bis residuary legalce, from warning and example. Every British which a considerable surplus may be exsubject is interested in knowiny the pro- pected; he has lett to it un direct legagresy which the Buard of Agriculture bas made in this grand work, and we have 20001. 3 per cent, consols, subjoined a list of the corrected Surveys 20001. 3 per ceui, reduced, and wbich have already been publiyhed, and 21001. 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. donations made to it by liberal and opelEssex, by Arthur Young, Esq.

leut individuals, there is reason to hope Fire, by Dr. Thomson.

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

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

every public reterence to his meritorious Kent, by John Boys, Esq.

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

noticing the persevering exertions of Mr. Lincolnshire, by Arthur Young, Esq.

David WILLIA21), who was the founder, Middlesex, by John Middleton, Esq. and we believe the ori mal projector of Mid-Lothian, by George Robertson, Esq. the Society, and who has for many years Norfolk, by Nathaniel Kent, Esq.

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

filling the otlice of its secretary. Northumberlnnd, Cumberland, and West

Mr. Park, the antiquary, who has moreland, by Messrs. Baily, Culley, and lately gratified the literary world with bois Pringle.

extended edition of Lord Orord's Royal Nottinghamshire, by Robert Lowe, Esq.

and Woble Authors, has been engaged Perth, by Dr. Robertson. Roxburgh and Selkirk, by Dr. Douglas.

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

edition of the Harlem Misceilany, the Somersetshire, by John Billingsley, Esq.

first Volume of which is soon expected Scatlordshire, by W. Pite, Esq.

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

curious tracts and bisturical documents, Yorkshire (the West Riding), by Robert which has of late years becurve 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 sutlicient waof six or eight per annuin. Essex byterials, it is thought, for the formation of Mr. Young, and Gloucestershire by Mr. two supplemeutal volumes to those fure Rudge, have been published within these merly collected by Mr. Oidys. few days; ami Inverness-shire and De The Board of Ordnance have detervonshire 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 lustruready arrived at second editions, and indecu as such a practical and useful work, Mr. RAYMOND), to wlion the public either entirely, or separately as relating are obliged for the interesting account of to particular counties, addresses itseli to the Lite 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 unfortuonte Poet, under to constitute a permanent feature of the appropriate title of the Harp of every Englishnan's library.

Erin. We congratulate the public on a rc M. CHAPTAI, who lately resigned the

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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 coin

3.-Breadth and depth of rivers, with their pleted a capital work, on the Applica

courses, fords, and bridges : wells and rountion of Chernistry to the Arts. A Trans

tains; whether of sweet, salt, or brackinh lation has been undertaken in London,

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

5 -Every oiher observation relative to month of June.

the geography and topography of Palestine, Dr. Maro, Dr. STANGER, 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 tec of the lorNDLING 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

in England, and in which shall be comprised 13th'ot' November, 1804, were re-inocu. an accurate statement of the winds and temlated with Small-pox inatter, on the sd.

perature for the whole year, mentioning the

place, time, and exposure. of February, 1807, without any conse

8.--A list of the natural productions of guerice, except slight inflammation of the

Palestine, with a description of the soil and moculated 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, or any kind made by Mr. CAPEL LOFFT will speedily whatever, the other botanical productions of appear under the title of Lausana. the country are applied ; whether these uses

Mr. NICHOLSON, to whose scientific are publicly known or kept se rei in particolabours this country is under so many

lar families, and what is their medicinal or

chemical value. obligations, has undertaken an entirely new Chemical Dictionary, to be printed

10.-To detect the errors of former tra

vellers. ju one large volume octavo; and it is in

11.-To make accurate drawings of the such forwardress, that its publication may

implements of masonry, carpenter's work, and be expecied in three or four nionths.

other handicraits. Dr. ADAMS, physician tu the Small

12.-Substance and quantity of food cos. Por-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 Jeru. Inoculation.

salem is supplied with fuel and timber tot The Granmar of Philosophy, on the building. approved plan of Goldsmith's Grammar 14.- To endeavour to crace the progress of of Geograplıy, and Robinson's Grannar the Israelites under Moses and Joshua in their of History, may be expected to appear

operations against the possessors of the Probefore Midsummer.

mised Land, and the suvsequent distnbution An Exposicion of the Ilistorical Books of the tri es ; verifying characteristic epithets

given to the several counties mentioned in the of the New Testament, with Reticctions subjoined to each Section, by the late Scriptures, and to contince the same observaRev. TIMOTHY KENRICK,

tions throughout the whole o: Palestine with will

reference to the latter periods of the Jewish the course of the summer. It will form history. three volumes in royal 8vo.

15.–To write in Arabic and English cha. A Palestine Association has lately racters the name of every town, village, ribéen formed, on the plan of the African ver, mountain, &c, by which the traiciler Suciety; the object of which is to pronote may pass; and to observe the yteatest accithe ends of learning, in forwarding and as

racy in marking dow'ut their respectie brun 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 paii rious subjects 10 which the attention of the travellers, selected by the committee, country; and drawings will be made of the

to the draughts, plans, and sketches or the to he scut into Syria, and other regions buildings which appear to be of impuri.it of the east at the expense of the Associa- from their undoubted antiquity, or architletion, is to be directed:

tural peculiarities. 1.- Astronomical observations to ascertain

17.-It would be catremciy desirable to

appear in

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