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conmanded at the commencement of the proceedings the Lord, though, perhaps, those I have mentioned are small speck of carth on which thou still continuest against Latham House,

He was afterwards a se- the most worthy of remenibrance. To the Council of to exist, I had many opportunities of amassing a qöestrator. The few generations which separate this Holy States experienced officers were from time to fortane, during my residence in America and the gentleman from the Egertons of Ridley, may be found time attached; such as Roseworm, Brereton, Seaton, West Indies, as well as in England, and might, long in the Oldham Guide," a book, which, though com- Meldrum, Cromwell, Robert Lilburr, and others.

before thou sent me across the river Styx, have piled with little skill, contains some valuable infor

been driving about amongst you in my leathern mation. Egerton served the office of sheriff, 1641.2 Col. Daniel, of Tabley; Col. Dukinfield, of Dukin


vehicle, called a coach ; but my visionary schemes, feld; (see note 31) John Bradshaw, of the Haigh ; Sir

as thou callest them, were not entered into solely Robert Bendlows, Knt. M. P. for Lancaster; Colonel A poor fellow being summoned by Justice

with a view to profit: I might truly have said with

-, a cele. ton John Moore, of Bank Hall; (see note 31) Sir Edward brated auctioneer, and refusing to show the pompous St. Paul,

that I had known both how to want and I Stanley, of Bickerstaff, ancestor to the present Lord Magistrate due respect, by styling him “Your Worship,” how to abound; and I could also have added, that Er Derby ; Sir Richard Hoghton; William Langton, M.

was committed : when released, he appeared at every I never murmured, but was always content with P. For Preston, Thomas Standish: M. Por for Prester: sale where his punisher presided, and bid threepence, every dispensation of Providence.

To the sketch thou hast drawn, I will, with thy
F-1654; Peter Brooke, of Sankey, M. P: for Newton; till the laugh and confusion became so irresistible, that leave, just add one circumstance, viz. that I was

Sir Gilbert Ireland, 'of the Hut, Hale, and Bewsey, the worthy auctioneer bought the man's absence for the two or three years in Virgivia and the Northern prą.
Esk: 18 years old, 1642, Governor of Chester, M. P. for sum of ten guineas !
Ve Lancashire, 1654, and for Liverpool, 1660-1661, was

vinces of America; and in my returning from Monmprisoned 1659, at Chester, for taking part in Booth's

treal to Boston, sailed 'dowu Lake Champlain and ising : (the two last gentlemen voted that Cromwell

Lake George, in a birch bark canoe, with the King Ta should be made King.) Col. Richard Shuttleworth, M.


of the Cohnawaga Nation, and five other lodians, Eta for Preston, also 1654, the Chairman of the Seques

and was eleven days and twelve nights on the lakes rators; Lieut. Col. Henry Bradshaw, of Maple and

At the suggestion of a very respectable individual, and in the woods with them. Vybersleigh; (see note 31) Col. John Holcroft. of lolcroft, M. P. for Wigan;'Col. Holland, of Heaton; and with the view also to amuse our readers, we insert During my residence in Virginia, when at Alex.

the see note 13). Thos. Feli, Esq. (Mr. Erid, of Denton the following article which appeared in the obituary of andria, I had the pleasure, and I may also add,

mentioned by Vicars, as one of the Justices who were the Lancaster Gazette of Dec. 21, 1816; together with honour, of meeting with General Washington, who Les ctive near Manchester; I take it to be Mr. Robert the reply of the whimsical old gentleman, who had been gave me an invitation to call and spend a few days 7 tyde, who died March, 1683-4, and

him on his estale at Mount Vernon. sur le rst layman in the projected classes of 1646;) Richard prematurely consigned to “ that bourne from which

We are totally precluded from giving you poos
I shton, of Downbam ; Robert Ashton, of' Shepley; no traveller returns,” but who had the rare advantage mortals any description of this happy country.
Viti jeut. Col. John Dukinfeld (brother to Col. Robert) of knowing while he lived, what the world would say
ab-içd in Essex, and was buried at Denton, 15th Feb:of him after his death.

“ Hope, humbly then, with trembling pinións boar, 577; Richard Howorth, of Manchester; Edmund

“ Wait the great teacher, Death, and GOD adore. igen slopwood, of Hopwood; Thomas Strangeways, of

“ Know this, enough for man to know, tra afton; John Starkey, of Huntroyd; (Sheriff, 1656)

“ That VIRTUE only makes your bliss below, obt. Lever, of Durey Lever; John Parker, of Extiscle;

Lancaster, Dec. 21st, 1816.-Died, a few days “ And all your knowledge is yourselves to know." . heriff, 1653) Peter Caterall, of Croole; Peter Bold, of ago, suddenly, at Kidside, near Millthorpe, aged 71,

From my habitation in HEAVEN, the NEW old, embraced the Presbyterian party during his mi. Mr. Daniel Eccleston, of this town. To many of our

JERUSALEM, the CITY OF THE SAINT'S writy, Dec. 1649. (Ormrod)-The above are all written readers he was doubtless personally known, but to

SOLEMNITY, in which, through the infinite other Esquires," or were prominent in the wars : 1 omit describe bis character in adequate terms would reose entitled “ Gentlemen” and “ Yeomen." (Hus-quire the exertions of no common pen; amidst many

mercy of GOD, I hope to obtain an inheritaoce. nd's Coll. folio, 1646, p. p. 919, 920, 921.)-The fol- striking eccentricities be possessed some good qua

DANIEL BELTESHAZZAR wing ministers are also worthy of mention :-Chas. lities of heart; he was born at Bo-na-ruw in the

FITZ-WILLIAM erle, Rector of Winwick; Brooke's Lives of the Filde, in this county; and having passed several

CARACTICUS uritans, vol. 3, p. 324; Wood's Athena Osconiensis,

CADWALLADOR P: 237, edition 1721.) The circumstance of years in Antigua, Barbadoes, &c. settled in this town,

· LLEWELLYN ord Derby sending for Herle to join him at Warring- embarking in several trades successively, as Liquor?

AP-TU DOR (1651) serves only to show he was then supposed merchant, Insurance-broker, &c.; he was of a spe

PLANTAGENET bave considerable' weight amongst the Presbyteculative turn, and engaged in many visionary

ECCLESTON. ins; and not that any friendship subsisted between schemes, none of which answered bis expectations; ** early patron and himself. The conference at which the remark might well be applied to him, that Dr.

and others of bis sect were opposed to Lord Derby Fuller, in his Worthies, has made of a similar cha. Massey, ended in the refusal of the Presbyterians racter; “ He buttereth his bread with divers sorts

Correspondence. 1.2 serve on the King's side unless all Papists were forth of butter, but none of them would stick thereto."

th dismissed. Buc Charles, preferring the certain Amongst others may be mentiooed his scheine of a Maister HeddITUR,—There wur o hivt gia mit uncertain succour of his father's worst enemies, carriage for crossing the sands at high water, for i, yore papper, a bit sin, abeawt givvin such quere di lined complying with their conditions. Herle died which purpose he caused an immense pair of wheels ewilandish neams to things ot wur ritt'n in't-but ptember 1659, aged 61 years; and lies buried at

to be contructed; he also invented cast-iron looms aw see sum foke winno tak a bint in a frenly way; inwick. Wood, amongst other works, assigns to for weaving sail.cloth, some of which are yet to be for, there's won felly wud a made us a deol o'sport divine, “ Microcosmography:" this is a mistake; seen in this town. He was a collector of coins and abeawt a lady ’ot wur runnin stairk wood aftur im; book in question being the production of John medals, and caused a large and landsome medal of un heed likkürt to gett'n kilt be a Jarman (aw ibink rle, Biebop of Salisbury; it has lately been re- the late General Washington to be executed, of he wur) as wanted i'avvur too. Woile he wur i'that #inted (1811) under the care of that eminent antiquary which he seot presents to the government authorities pikkle ( Lawd help 'im) aw thowt 'twur a pitty to Set. Bliss, of St. John's, Oxford. Richard Heyrick, in America, to the Emperor of Russia, &c.; and, say owt to im; but peaw as hees gett'a eawt ogeal, 1.4. Warden of Manchester Church, curned Pres: about the year 1794, he coined and issued a half- safe uo seawnå, he shud be towd to roite plane

ofitable” (about 1643) and retained his living in con- penny bearing his own effigy and name, which was inglish, as ayıch boddy cun reed it—for aw see it be * tion with Hollingsworth attended classical meetings, io circulation in this town.

last akeawnt he gis o'bissell, there wur a word ita d, according to the straicest of his sect, walked a In these pursuits be squandered most his property; second loine aw cod po moor gawm nor aw cud Aoy ang narisee; but when Charles returned, he embraced and in the latter years of his life, his means of sup- ore th’moon; aw made it eawt as weel as i cud, un pozite old faith, and died (as he well deserved to die) port were supposed to be very limited. He was cawd it “ D'ys know mon"-but if yode seen eawr * arden of Manchester, A. D. 1667, aged 67 (Wood, originally a member of the Society of Friends, but Rafe un Tum grionin at me as oire stam'rin at it,

1,8, p. 399; Walker's Sufferings of the Clergy, pari was excluded by that cominuvity on account of bisyode a' bin quoite pottert at l'felly roitin sic stuff!
P:88) John Fogg, of Liverpool, died 1670, aged 48 total neglect of attending their meetings.
alany's Nonconformists' Memorial, vol. 3, p. 522)

-Well-wben awd gett'o tort middle on't, there ho Angier, of Denton, died Sept. 1, 1677, aged 72;

wur another bauk "ossing quere,” aw cawd tat, alamy, vol. 2, p. 360 ; Life of Mr. Angier, (by his

un this browt another leugh fro Tum ogean -in-law) the Rev. Oliver Heywood) John Tilsley,

(From the same paper of Dec. 28, 1816.) bit fur on, summut moor cum across me, ut aw cud Dean, died Dec. 1684, aged 70; (Calamy says 60. “ And the Ladies cry, in doleful dumps,

may nowt uttaw on, it wur “ Doley Trou Quill obituary, which is my authority was written by .“ Daniel's dead.- What's Trumps ?”.

Hoity !!” Egad! thinks oy to mysell, this mun be riend of Tilsley's, for the writer styles him as an

th' lady's neam, it's so foine; but we cud no be mirable man, my very worthy father and friend.")

Friend MINSHULL, ward Gee, of Eccleston, died 1660, aged 47 (Wood,

shure on't: so be so good as caw on 'im, Maister, hap.251. Brooke, vol. 3, p. 349.)" Isaac Ambrose, Gazette, to have the privilege of thanking thee for is gooint Livverpoo, un aw towd im to tak this un

I hope, through the channel of thy next Lancaster Hedditur, un hax im i'explane bissell.-Bill Jenkins Garstang, died 1664, aged 72 (Wood, vol. 2, p. 534; the pains thoa has taken in the obituary of thy last put it i, yore printin boleso aw'st happly yer from inisters, and, in" 1646, there were 80 residing in Lan publication, in sketching my character, though it is, o ogean.-Awm a Cuzzen o’ Tim's. shire, may be found in the books above quoted: they in several 'instances, erroneous.-Had i been a

DICK BOBBIN, ere all active in what they considered the work of I worldly minded man during my residence on that Hoff Loine, too moile fro' Owdam.

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your correspondents mend ibeir writing, and you'll JSURE PREVENTATIVE OF THE HYDROPHOBIL amend your press.” I remain yours, truly,

We cannot help suspecting that the corresponden

whom we are indebted for the following letter belang PYRUS.

to the company of sadlers and collar-makers, who TO THE EDITOR.

trade would benefit- not a little from the immens

quantity of muzzles which his plan, if adopted MR. PUTNAM'S

would require. It was one of the fraternity, not Obseyuium amicos, veritas odium parit.

sadlers, indeed, but of the leather craft, Compliance procures friends; and truth, dislike. Readings and Recitations,

as we read in the fable, found out that there is At Mr. Paris's Rooms, Hardman-street, Rodney

nothing like leather for fortifying a besieged towe SIR, -As there never yet was an author who street, will be repeated on Wednesday Evening, against two-legged animals ; why not, therefore, did not feel anxious to know what the world thought

June 27, 1821.

more modern times fortify our towns, by the gre Admission, to the Body of the Room, Three Shillings;

means, against the incursion of four-legged invata of him, I am Jeşs reluctant to coufees my weakness. Gallery, Two Shillings.

Seriously, however, the nuisance, arising from the

immense number of half-starved and useless mongria, I bave, since my last communication, done all in The Doors will be opened at seven, and the Recitations commence at hall-past seven o'clock precisely.

is of such magnitude, as to call for some check The my power to discover in what esteem I am held as

Tickets may be had at Mr. Kaye's, and Mr. Gore's,

enforcement of the dog-tax might do sometbing, # 3 * writer. It has been said that listeners seldom Castle-street; Mr. Willan's, Bold-street; and of Mr.

temporary measure; but a radical and national prs

ventive can alone proceed from the legislature. "AL bear any good of themselves; but I have been for- Putnam, No. 15, Clarence-street.

though it is a vulgar error that dogs, which have to tunate enough to hear little fault found with my

dergone the operation of worming, are not subject to essays, save one objection, “ that they are too To Correspondents.

the hydrophobia, we are assured it is a fact, the

after these animals have been wormed, although they SUORT;", 90w this very objection has made me

may receive the infection, they cannot communicate sleep more comfortably ever since. SECOND VOLUME OF THE KALEIDOSCOPE.-Se.

it, owing to the swelling of some of the gloods, Some, perhaps, attribute this brevity of mine to veral valued correspondents, whose communications

which prevents the mouth from closing so as to bring are now in our port-folio, and have been already ac

the teeth in contact. It would, therefore, be a subject idleness; others may suppose that you, Sir, serve knowledged, must permit us to transfer them to our

not unworthy of the attention of parliament. As my paper as the cook serves a radish, i, e. cut off second volume, which it shall be our unremitting

act might be passed to levy a very heavy penalty upon the top and bottom to render it palatable; but

labour to render worthy of the extensive patronage

those, who should neglect to send their dags to the which our work has now attained.,

farrier, or some other competent person, to have this most, doubtless, are of opinion, that lhe reason Pyrus

necessary operation performed; by wbics simple

means a dreadful malady would be werted, the saya . no more is, that he has no more to say; that Our friend PEREGRINE will perceive that we have

taken some liberty with certain passages of his letter, consequences of which, when once it rages, defy a his subject is ill chosen, or his brain empty.

the reason of which we will personally explain, if he

calculation. I might bere urge much in defence of myself require it.

To the Editor. My dread of mad dogs has been co

siderably increased, by the various notes of your like most people, whu talk little; I am well versed ESTABLISHMENT OF A HUMANE SOCIETY.-We correspondents upon this subject, and is nos become in properbs, and of these got a few are on my side, lately received a letter, suggesting the propriety of quite alarming to myself. I never see a dog in the "Ne quid minis:" "too much of one thing is good

establishing in Liverpool, a Humane Society for the street but I am sure to reconnoitre him, and fod

restoration of suspended animation. The proposer is out, before he passes me, which side he is likely o for nothing." There is having too much of a good a Mr. John Paterson, Lower Castle-street; and the take, that I may slide snugly past on the opprete thiug: “ Inest sua gratia parvis :"“ despise not the

letter is reserved until our next Mercury or Kaleidos- side. I have long looked for a remedy being pro

cope: in the mean time, we shall only say, that the posed by some of your numerous readers, to put u worth of those things that are small, &c."

plan has our entire approbation, provided it be con- end to my fears on this subject, by taking away the But as I at the same time acknowledge the jus- ducted by a responsible committee, with a man of un- danger of injury from animals affected with this tice of my inotto, “ Obsequiuin amicos, veritas odium

exceptionable character to act as treasurer ; without dreadful malady, but hitherto I have not been gra.

such conditions, we do not believe the public will, tified; I, therefore, beg leave to propose a method of parit,” I shall neglect these adages and acquiesce countenance the scheme, at a period of such general my own, which I think will answer every purpose, with the wishes of my friends : for, if I do not, the depression.

and cannot be considered a harsh measure, when we bon vivant will set me down for a stupid companion;

O Since writing the above paragraph, the letter of Mr. look to the evil it protects us from. I propose the

P. has been withdrawn, in consequence of its not our Chief Magi;trate should issue an order direct the merry will fancy me dull; the grave will con- having appeared so soon as the writer wished. The ing that no dogs should be permitted to go a large jecture me shallow; and the ladies, dear creatures,

circumstance is of no consequence, however, as the in the town, or in public yards, without being &

object, if ever it be accomplished here, will be as curely, muzzled, on pain of forfeiture of the life of turn up noses, and observe, that the man has appa

effectually promoted by the mere suggestion, as by the the animal, and a fine from the owner. This, 1 rently little to say for himself.

insertion of the letter of Mr. P. whose plan has no think, would effectually prevent dogs from biting, la future, therefore, Mr. Editor, I shall trouble

pretensions to novelty, being merely, as far as we can in which consists all the danger, and I am sure

see, the adoption of an establishment similar to that would relieve me from many a painful palpinis. you for a column of your Kaleidoscope; and if of the London Humane Society.

Yours, &c.

A CONSTANT READER. (though I hope it will uot be so) it should happen NoTÉS TO THE SIEGE OF LATHOM HOUSE.-The A. R. K. shall be attended to. that your readers convict me of plagiarism or tau. necessity we are under of disposing of the whole of tology, may punishment fall on the heads of the these notes before we complete our volume, has in- The elegiac lines by W.C. T. of Oxford, came two late

duced us to adopt 53 numbers instead of 52. If we for the possibility of obtaining a place this reck li Procusta, who have extended me to this uonatural

find that we cannot, by that means, accomplish our the writer feel no objection to give the name of the leagth, and may ) go free.

object without devoting a very unreasonable portion individual who is the subject of his eulogium, * By the way you decapitated my last, (No. vi.);

of this and next week's Kaleidoscope to the subject, think it would enhance its interest.

we shall, in all probability, complete the series by a this motto should have preceded it:

half-number of four pages, by way of supplement. We take it for granted that the lines on Theugti, by “Aves, solatia ruris We can recommend the perusal of the notes given in

2. which we reserve for our next, are original. Assuetum sylvis, innocyumq. genus."-Ovid.

our present number

to our readers, who will probably MONTMOŘENCE's request shall be attended to.

find in them more entertainment than they anticipate.
Perhaps this was omitted in deference to a cor-
respondeut of yours, yclept, A Subscriber. I was

INSULA MONA..Our numerous friends in the Isle of The lines transcribed by E. shall have a place in or
Man will find, in this and the preceding numbers of

next. They are somewhat in the style of Sir Walter 490 astonished at seeing his letter daled from Man- our miscellany, several interesting facts touching the

Raleigh, and, we presume, are to be referred to the chester; be appears to have imbibed a little of that ancient history of Peel Castle, &c. in the Notes to

age in which he lived ; although they have probable the Siege of Lathom House. In the course of two

been modernized in their "passage down the tide of Bæotian air. Still I am sorry I led him into so awk


or three weeks, we purpose inserting some original vard a situation; there cannot be a greater misery correspondence, on the present state of the bright Post PONEMENTS. The following were prepared for

little Isle." than the one he described, which, perhaps, Lord

press, when they were unavoidably laid aside wil

next week: CANDIDUS; ALCANDER; Y.; The Falkland had in view when he declared " he pitied As we wish to pay due deference to age and experience,

conclusion of WILFRED WESDER's Walks in Darpolearned gentlemen on a rainy day."

we regret the postponement of the letter of AN OLD
Man for one week, owing to its pot having reached us

byshire; the letter of a CONSTANT READER, dated It is, hopever, but justice to him and to others until Saturday morning. It is reserved for our next,

Hyde, near Manchester; all of which shall appear which will be the last number of our first volume,

next week. who cappot translate the Latio in your publication

new series. to observe it is often corrupt. Thus, we have had

Letters or parcels not received, upless free of charge * cachismi” for “ cachinni ;” and “ Frontisius," for The length of the ballad of Cumnor Hall has occasioned

us to lay aside some other articles which were prepared Liverpool : Printed and published by E. Smith & Co. "Frontinus." However, you will perhaps say, "let | for our poetic department.

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arrangements for this purpose, and shall be glad of the singular and delightful. Before you, towers that

orders of our friends, which will be promptly attended stupendous rock containing the arch, and through The present number of the Kaleidoscope completes to, on reasonable terms.

that arch you look far down, and there the river is

We have a few Sets of the Kaleidoscope (Old Series, running charmiogly along through a woody wilderour annual volume, and presents us with the proper two vols. in one) on sale. They are deficient four numopportunity of thanking our numerous readers and cor- bers; but contain nearly the whole of Geoffrey Crayon's ened by the distance. A little island divides its

ness, and sending up its tranquillizing sound, softTespondents for their valuable patronage : the former Sketches, and a vast variety of interesting matter. have so greatly increased since the commencement of

stream, covered with a profusion of green berbage Price £1 10s. the New Series as to elevate our little work to a respect

and Aowers,-the foamy meadow-sweet, the large ability of circulation not exceeded by any literary pro

blue geranium, the valerian, and the water-Alag. vincial magazine of the day; and we are proud to refer

The Traveller.

Beyond rises a lofty pile of rocks, with vast spires, to the productions of our correspondents, for proofs of

and tall, pointed arches, resembling a magnificent mental industry and talent, highly creditable, not only

Abbey in a beautiful wood, and behind are reared to our pages, but to the town and neighbourhood.

those sylvan mountains that heautify the Stafford. That the Kaleidoscope should become a permanent


shire side of the dale, with dark dells running bework was, twelve months ago, more than we could pro


tween them, shrouded with trees, and impressing mise our readers : we had laboured two years, during the TURO' SOME OF THE MOST ROMANTIC PARTS OF the imagination with the deep and vivid sense of publication of the Old Series, with little or no remunera


profound solitude. This scene terminates a little tion, experiencing many difficulties in obtaining a cir. culation in town and country for so cheap a work, suffi

7th Month, 1820.

below, with a group of tall, pyramidal rocks, and cient to defray its own charges; but a rapid extension

thence, thougb the mountains on either hand are

BY WILFRED WENDER. of sale towards the close of the year dissipated all our

equally high, they have a plainer appearance. uncertainty; several of our numbers became out of


Upon the whole, Dovedale is a place so full of print, and we gave a substantial pledge for the continu

romantic beauty, that happy should I be to see the ation of the series, by stating our determination to re

Some of the cliffs under which you pass, their spot that surpasses it. If the man who enters it print every number, if possible, rather than be under bases washed by the river, are of a most stupendous possess the least latent admiration of nature; if be the necessity of disposing of incomplete sets. We have height, and two of them again confine the end of have a soul capable of being moved, in any degree, now reprinted, at a considerable expense, no fewer than this narrow defile, where you pass out. Looking by an assemblage of the most wild, awful, and subfifteen numbers, and others are becoming scarce ; and back through this romantic chasm, when the sun lime images, he will not see it without emotion. although, of course, we charge an extra price for those is shining down partially into it, and throwing over But to the warm heart, and the vivid imagination, numbers, it cannot remunerate us. We therefore re

its rocks and woods and mountains all the magic it is a world in itself. In this lonely and astonishing commend, both for the purchasers' interest and our own, of light and shade, and when the wind is gently seclusion, you cannot divest yourself of the impresa regular application for the work every week, so far as regularity is practicable; and to those who wish to have playing over the rich foliage of the Staffordshire sion, that it is all a dream, or a creation of magic; the entire volume, which is just completed, we would rocks, you behold a view of the most witching and and the awakened fancy speedily peoples it with a suggest the propriety of obtaining it immediately, as we unearthly beauty. Yet perhaps the next expansion swarm of ideal beings. I could almost fancy, as I must advance the price in proportion to its scarcity. of the dale is the most glorious of all. On the Der- reclined on a rock, and looked down into the vale,

There is one way, and that a conversational one, in byshire side, the cliffs take a considerably wider that I saw ages pass before me, with all their change which our present readers can very materially serve us, range, leaving at their feet a small fat, partly co- of character. Do you not see the ancient Briton seek. we allude to their reminding such of their friends as vered with loose stones, partly green and shrubby. ing here an asylum from the Roman,—the Saxon have approved of the Kaleidoscope

, and have expressed Where they again sweep round to the river, they from the Dane? Do you not see the knight and a wish to commence taking it at a particular epoch, that stand in a most singular manner, like so many vast peasant of feudal times pass wandering through the first number of the new Volume will be published towering walls, running up the mountain in a cres. ils then savage obscurity ?-the anchorite, in his on Tuesday next; and we urge this upon their kind- cent form, parallel to each other, with green slopes wretched weeds, erecting his but in its gloomy glens, ness, assuring them, that our exertions and our expen- between them. It was up one of these slopes that or tenantiag its caves ?—or, in later and more lucid diture to improve and embellish the work, shall be com- the Dean of Cloger and Miss de la Roche were al. years, Congreve issuing forth from bis wild dwelling mensurate with the public favour.

tempting to ride, when the Dean was killed, and the at Irlam, just by? where a rocky chair is still shown ** The Index, which will be very copious and mi- lady severely hurt by the fall of the horses. Through as the place where he wrote his play of the Old bute, will be published in the course of next week, one of these ranges of rock passes another magnifi. Bachelor, at the age of 19 (near the spot where the price 34d.; and we shall then proceed to bind up, cent arch, about 40 feet high and 20 wide; and in river Hamps, after having disappeared for about in a neat and uniform manner, all the volumes which the next parallel range up a sleep stony ascent, is a three-quarters of a mile, rises from its subterraneous may be intrusted to our care. We have made especial lofty cavern. From this cavern the view is most course ;)—or honest Izaak Walton, and his friend

Cotton, throwing, into many a clear deep, some cun- Nature's most wild enthusiast he,

wildest parts are assuming an air of peaceful beauty piog bait for their favourite trout, as they sauntered In friendship warm, in spirit free,

and plenty. In such a couatry, to be a pariaber of down, by the Dove bauks, from Berrisford Hall?*

More blest than mammon's sons can be,

its social, and literary, and religious advantages, or the proud and melancholy Rousseau, from his

Though oft the mate of sorrow.

and eodued with some degree of capability of apretreat at Watton, botaniziug amongst its cliffs,

Wilfreda Wender.

preciating its character, contemplating its design, and indulging delectable remembrances of bis native There is nothing here to undeceive the sophisins and sympathising in its troubles or its triumphs, is mountaios?-or some Edwin, of the south countrie?' of the fancy; there are no traces of art to cbeck its no trivial privilege. I ask no splendors of fortune,

excursion; all is wildness, loneliness and peace, no exemptions from the common lot of bumanity, “Oh! seest thou not yon wayward wight? He wanders forth at morning light,

except when some brilliant party breaks in upon Give me only a soul alive to the beauties of creation; And leaves the world of gladness,

your musiog; for such, the justly iocreasing celebrity a heart that loves its fellow-creatures, and a frical To mark the calm of eventide,

of the place brings almost every day, and frequently that partakes its views and its feelings, and I sku. To hear the waters peaceful glide,

several in a day, in summer. We were saudtering endeavour to swallow the bitter draughts of life When all is hushed and calm, beside

along, imagining ourselves the only buman beiugs with a steady countevance. The gale's low sigh of sadness.

in this sequestered place, except an old woman or The journey Ibrough life, I have already prored, No living thing is wand'ring there ;

two from Mill-dale gathering sticks, when suddenly is much like the ramble we have just made. It is Yet, in the still and moonlight air,

we saw scarfs, parasols, and feathers, glancing comineuced with eager expectation, but it is pret Are thousand voices stealing,

among the rocks, and a troop of elegant ladies formed with toil; ils ascents are steep aod rugged, That o'er him pass like soothing balm,

climbing aloft over the cliffs. In one place in tire but the poiots to which they lead afford extended Or music, with its dearest charm,

valley, was a gay party, which Horace and Burns views, and scenes of ineffable beauty; ils raksa Softening the tumult into calm,

would have liked to joio, seated on the turf with are rude and thorny, but they are decorated with His wounded spirit healing.

music and the bottle, in all that merriment and most delicious flowers, and rich exulting rivers, som Par o'er the mountains heathy scene,

good bumour which such scenes and times inspire that I am persuaded we sball, in looking backo Where woman's foot hath never been,

in another, agile young lasses in white, sylph like, think more of its pleasures ihan of its fatiques. Der Is beauty gathering round him ;

running along by the river with tbeir boonets in accumulating treasures of memory, and powers of And fairer forms than shine by day,

their hands, and glowing with exercise: in another, mind, will more than recompense corporeal esGlide through his deep and lonely way,

porily dames, of a more advanced age, walking se- haustion; and the feelings of a final review will be, And gentle bands of seraphs play,

dately along the smooth path at the bottom, won- like mine at ibe present moment, those of satisfaIn gladsome maze around him.

dering at the frolics of the young folks: in another, tion and gratitude. Thence, to soine frowning caverned hold,

a geutleinan leading his lady up, who seemed to be Of which are tales mysterious told,

in delicate health; and in another, gevteel youths
He strays at midnight lonely;
banding girls up the stony heiglits to the caves,

And converse holds with spectred shade,

their companious at a distance calling to them to And sees the mystic gambols played,

take care:--and laughter, and shrieks of momentary Or marks the death-inflicting blade,

terror, aud silver voices heard from different rocks, By bandit wielded only.

that at once converted this lately silent glen into a But when the gleesome morn is red,

happy valley of some brighter world. And's witching dame is led,

After leaving this sequestered region of romantic
How many a spell has bound him!

beauty, passing at its eptrance by a lofty pyramidal Be it in wit, or merry lay,

bill (called Thorpe cloud from the little village of Or jocund rite, and gambol gay,

Thorpe oear it) from whose top there is a beauti-
He is the sun that shines that day,

ful prospect over the country, we struck a live with
And fairy mirth is round him.
a pencil across the map of the country to H-

But most he loves at solemn hour,

and followed it, arriving at home in the evening, after TO THE “BRIEF JOURNAL OF THE SECE When o'er the haunted giant tower,

OF LATHOM HOUSE," a walk of nearly forty miles. The thunder storm is raving,

Which appeared in three Numbers of one presente In reviewing our journey, and the obserrations, Volume ; see pages 145, 153, and 16% To watch the arrowy lightning glare,

thoughts, and feelings it has occasioned, I cannot O’er mouldering stone and arches bare, belp feeling grateful to that kin. Providence who

[Concluded from pages 341, 347, 356, 575, 583, 407, 40d (15 for And rushing flood, and forest lair,

present volume.) Even scarce its fury braving:

bas cast my lot of earthly existence in the greatest

and happiest country in the world, and in the brightest (20.) Col. Ralph Ashton of Middleton, afterende To hear the mountain echoes ring, period of that country's history, in which knowledge M. P. for Clitheroe, also 1660, 1661, 1678

Knighted and then advanced to a Baronets in) With cry of each alarmed thing,

has made it proudest progress, religion diffused its And thunders hollow moaning ;

(21.) Col. John Moore, of an ancient family and To watch the blackening clouds that rest deepest influence, and the consequent tone of so.

at Bank Hall, near the Mersey, below Lirerper Lee

which town they had great possessions. Moore 57 On rifted rock, like sable crest, And eagle cowering o'er her nest,

than in any former time and place: at a period, cured both the Castle and the Tower. Prince Rate When night's pale queen is throning. when, notwithstanding much political error, and besieged these places, which, strange as it meant

pear, were then of considerable strength; and to This is the wayward child of song,

much consecutive distress, enlarged views and Moore bore reproaches, only inferior to those pored And thus he wiles his life along,

kindly feelings give birth to a multiplicity of insti- upon a condemned Nat. Fiennes" under similars. Regardless of the morrow; tutions, whose philanthropic designs, and consonant Sir John Meldrum, and Sir William Brereton, react

cumstances, for surrendering bis charge. In Sept 14 natures, like so many rays converging to one bril- the town, (Whitelock,) and a thanksgiving was orders andually visited him for the enjoyment of friendship consequences to future generations, while the warm bounty after the seige of Lathom; and the latest

* Once the residence of Dr. Cotton, where Walton liant focus, afford & promise of the most blessed / in London for so important a conquest. (Park in and fishing, and where the angling-trouse built by and extensive support they receive makes us | appoin’ments assigned to him on Lord of the

questered estates, were held by beglected indeed, but still bearing, as a memento of their friendship and favourite art, their initials curi-agriculture, has converted into a more glorious gar- / bad the command of Cromwell's Guards, "

some time the benefit of passes out of Londo. ibe motto “ Sacrum Piscatoribus.")

piness to millions of human beings, and whose 'saved from an ignominious death; and it does /

not to have served in

, one, and


pear any proceedings were instituted against his heirs. / and bloody actions) with th: patron and professor off and humble petition is given from the “ Perfect Diur.

(22.) Alexander Broome, Steward io the Earl of the fine arts. (Lord Oxford's Works, vol. 4. p. 63 nal, 6th October to 13th.) Derby, who by his fidelity, and courage, obtained the quarto.)

With these documents Lord Strange, who had long perilous, but honourable distinction, of a command in

(31.) Robert Dukinfield, the representative of an been prisoner at Chester, and Brideoake (afterwards Lathom House, when its Lord and family retired to ancient and wealthy family, resident at the village of Bishop of Chichester) hastened to London. The Che Isle of Man, and when on Marston Moor the Dukin field, situated upon the rising ground on the journals of the House mention a letter to the Speaker, hopes of the Loyalists had been fatally blasted. The Cheshire side of the River Tame, opposite Ashtor - enclosing the humble petition of James, Earl of Derby, siege recommenced 20 July, 1645; and after a most under-Lyme, was born according to Ormerod, A. D. and on the question being put "that the same be read," mobstinate resistance, the house was, with difficulty, 1619, and by a MS. authority in my possession, A. D. it was carried in the affirmative by 22 to 16, but dowrested from Colonel Rawsthorne, and his chivalrous 1616. Of his early life we have no particulars. At the thing further occurs on the journals upon the subject: asociates, on the 3d Dec. 1645. (Seacombe p. 97. et seq.) commencement of the troubles he espoused the Pres. Wbitelock says they granted the Earl no relief; and The articles given in the Browsholme papers, and byterian side; and by marrying the daughter of Sir yet, in the Marple Papers, Thomas Elcocke swears that afterwards by Gregson, are those on which the garri. Miles Fleetwood, of Heskin, in Lancashire (the sister - pardon arrived in time to save, but was kept back by son capitulated. Conditions more favourable bad to the General of that name) Dukinfield became Dukinfield. This same man, however, declared that the been proposed, but the negotiation broke off, owing firmly attached to the Cromwell faction. He is fre- Earl offered to turn spy, and get information for Cromto the obstinacy of a cavalier; the enemy in the mean quently mentioned in the histories of the period in well of the exiles in France, on condition his life might time being apprized, by ar Irish deserter, of the des. which'he lived, and always as a resolute and active be spared. Well may the testimony of this worthy perate situation of the King's party, compelled them officer. Of the battle at Stockport, alluded to in the bireling of the Bradshaws he doubted. Such a creato accept what they were pleased to offer. The fol- text, Mr. Ormerud speaks slightingly. Col. Dukin- ture is unable to dupe the world, for, never having bad lowing extract of a letter from Brereton, then be tield with a few soldiers, joined the County Militia, a glimpse of the high and generous impulses by which sieging Chester, to Lord Byron, the Governor, shows and offered a feeble opposition to Prince Rupert, then exalted natures are moved, he tricks out the being be how faithfully they performed a treaty of their own advancing on the Puynton side of the town.

The would vilify in his own sordid and selfish motives. dictating. “I shaji therefore offer to your consider- parish books give the names of two only as perishing That Lord Derby fondly desired life, those who have - ation the example of Liverpool, Basing, and Larbam, upon this occasion. Without yielding implicitly to known the dear ties which bound him to earth will " who by their refusal of honourable terms, when this whimsical authority, which, it may be supposed, readily believe; but that he, whose soul had been * they were propounded, were not long after, sub- is not the precise species of record a soldier has reason devoted to honour, wbose courage was approved in "jected to captivity, and the sword." (see Gray's to expect when he dies in battle, there is abundant countless battles, whose days were passed in incessant Notes to Hudibras, part 1, canto 2, v. 1045, 1046.) reason to doubt, whether this conflict was of the im- attempts to emulate the most glorious parts of the lives " Dec. 9, 1645, order for the ministers about London, portance to which some authors have magnified it. of his ancestors; that he, in one moment, by an incon. to give thanks the next Lord's day, for the surrender Clarendon is silent on the subject; Salmonet (p. 164) sistent and damning piece of creachery, should seek to of Lathom House, and a collection for the poor of and Echard (p. 596) 'briefly mention that Prince Ru- drag out a few years of an existence he must bave Manchester." (Whitelock.). (The plague was then pert obtained possession of Stockport. Heath (p. 58) loathed, requires the baseness of an Elcocke to believe raging in Manchester.) It is probable those brave speaks of a battle there; but Sanderson (p. 704) (it as well as to invent. ť yeonien, who had twice defended Lathom House, his authority be of any value) asserts, "3000 horse and

Whatever of principle characterized the early con, either perished in abject poverty, or dragged out a foot were engaged on the Parliament side;" whilst the duct of Dukinfield, we must, from this period, regard bated existence beneath the lash of a Virginian slave- Mercurius Rusticus says, 800 prisoners were taken. bim only as the unsbrinking partizan of Fleetwood.

Angier, however, who lived at Denton, in the imme- He had long detached bimself from the Presbyterians (23.) “ Bradshaw;"- James Bradshaw was born at diate vicinity of Stockport, A. D. 1644, and fed from those true lovers of God, and assertors of their coun. Darcy Lever. He had two brothers, who, with him his house at the approach of the Royalists, is silent as ry's rights) by approving the execrable murder of self, were brought up at Oxford, the one to the pro- to any engagement, though he complains of the man- King Charles, by opposing his son, in 1651; and to fession of Law, the other to that of Physic, whilst the ner in which the Prince's followers plundered the complete his degradation, and to make himself a hissing Church was the object of bis own studies. He does country; (Epistle Dedicatory to Argiers, “ Help to and a reproach to that station to which he was born, not appear to bave taken any degree, but obtaining Better Hearis, for Better Times.") Dukintield was no Dukinfield was the only Cheshire-man who sate (1653) the living of Wigan, resided there uneil invited to minated one of the King's Judges but never sate. The in Praise God Barebones Parliament. The deposition Macclesfield. Bradshaw was one of the ejected date of bis commission as Governor of Chester is 1649. of Richard Cromwell, the forcible exclusion of the ministers, and died at Darcy Lever 1683, aged 73. Two years afterwards he was called to assist in the House of Commons, and the setting up of the Rump, (Calamy vol. 1, p. 357.).

trial of James Stanley, Earl of Derby. lo the begin were all acts in which the Colonel was deeply impli(24.) The passage referred to, by Halsall is the fol-ing of October, 1651, this nobleman was brought be cated. The history of Fleetwood's despondency, who, lowing “ Nullus cunctationi locus est in eo consilio, fore a court-martial, charged, as may easily be con raised by Lambert, suddenly lost all confidence in quod non potest laudari nisi peractum.” Tácit. Hist?ceived, with a thousand crimes, against the existing himself and his followers; and who, in the detestable lib. 2, c. 38. government. The Earl affected not to deny their accu

cant of the times, declared that God had spit in his The second allusion is of so vague a nature, and sations, but pleaded that he had surrendered himself face, and would not hear his prayers ;” and the subcontains a sentiment so common in Tacitus, that I upon condition of quarter. In his speech before the sequent dissolution of the party, and restoration of leave the reader to discover the paragraph intended. Court and afterwards in the beautiful and affecting time in petitioning the Peers for justice on the memIn the 34 book of the Annals, where the evil effects of address made on the scaffold at Boltou, be insists upon bers of the Chester cribunal; and a Committee of Tiberius's government are set forth, the idea occurs more than once, and it is also most forcibly and eloquently stances of his capture are given with great minuteness Privileges being formed, Dukinfield and others were expressed in lib. 1. cap. 2, of the history. The reader by Captain John Hodgson, who immediately subse ordered into custody. The unfortunate Colonel heard

of the intended confinement to which he was to be will observe, in Halsall's narrative,“ skirmishes" quent to the battle of Worcester, was stationed at substituted for“ velitations.” As I find this last word Whitchurch, on the Downs, near which the following subjected, and immediately transferred the whole of given in Todd's Johnson's Dictionary, on the autho. scene took place. “ But the most remarkable thing

his property to his son, and submitting himself to the

Peers, found unexpected mercy, and after a short im. Tity of Burton in his Anatomy of Melanchuly,” I beg mind to see what becamne of the forlorn, hearing such prisonment returned to Cheshire. The son, bowever, to (25.) Rigby, besides the great object a besieger must

a great tiring; and viewing them very busy, he spies lite, and refusing to restore the estates, allotted to him ever bave in view, bad probably other, and peculiar,

a party of borse behind him in the fields, and having a small cottage and coal mine (to this day bearing bis reasons in often cannonading Lahom House. On the po order to be there, he recreats towards the regiment; name) and left him to those thoughts which, after a one hand, his camp was crowded by an unwilling rab- but they called upon him, and asked if he was an life of activity, may be supposed to attend on disapMiners, &c.; and these doubtless worked with double (wenty borsemen alighted,

and told him they would pointed ambition. Here Bukinfield (whose former alacrity' she'n duly apprized how the enemies ** to surrender themselves prisoners, there was the Earl and died (not, as Mr. Ormerod supposes,

from the the King, Parliament, and Kingdom,” were dealt with. of Derby, the Earl of Lauderdale, Sinclair, and a On the other, he was constantly assailed by the fana- fourth. These became prisoners to one single Cap; but) in the year 1689, aged 24.

son's obtaining the baronetcy, 1665, prior to that period, tics, who rushing from the unintelligible rhapsodies tain ; but the soldiers fell in with him immediately." of gifted pikemen, and singularly-graced dragoniers,|(Hodgson's Memoirs, p: 155.) Quarter given under

(52.) Prince Rupert behaved with extreme cruelty deemed every moment lose, wherein some building such circumstances, and by, a subaltera, could only was irritated by the besieged banging one of bis Cap

on this occasion. The Mercurius Rusticus says be was not shaken down upon the heads of the undis- refer to immediate personal safety. Jo Mrs. Anne tains ; “Whereupon the Prince stormed the town, and mayed Cavaliers, or some bullee launched to receive Wyndhan's Boscobel, the perilous situation of Lord in the second assault took it; wherein were killed at that commission, which, in the blasphemy of their Derby, at the time of his surrender, is even more for least 800 rebels, and 600 prisoners taken,

with all their hearts, they believed Providence would assign to it.

cibly expressed. No sooner bad the Court condemned colours, ordnance, arms and ammunition. The justice (26.). This interesting scene is the subject of a paint- its illustrious victim, than those about the Earl. com- of this act was foreseen by Master Booker, who, about ing still preserved at Knowsley.

menced their endeavours to save his life. It was this time, had noted it in his almanack thus : Authores (27.) (See note 36.)

resolved to petition parliament; and for this purpose, dissentionum, et sanguinis profusionun, absque dubio (28.) (Is omitted in the text.)

the good offices of Col. Henry Bradshaw, a member mercede sua mulctabuntur,' Whitelock mentions the (29. This sally is mentiooed with great praise in of the court martial, and elder brother of the infamous Lloyd's Wortbies, the Mercurius Rusticus, and other President, were solicited. These according to the • This contemptible member of a venerable profession became cotemporary publications.

Marple papers published by Mr. Ormerod) were rea- Chaplain to Lenthall; and turning Presbyterian preached and (30.) Prince Rupert.-How little can we imagine dily granted, and a letter written to that monster, into prayed with all the antics of the worst followers of that faith, the impecuous, and bardy soldier, converted into the whose hands a capricious fortune now resigned the life By dint of bribing King Charles the secondo mistresues, he bed willing slave of a laughing Courrezan! and still less, of the Earl. A petition, evidently dictated by the respect. (See Wood Walker, Carlile's Grammar Schools, article, associate the idea of Prince Robber (as the Puritan unfortunate Nobleman's friends, was drawn up (see " Manchester") He was at Lathom during the siege. styled him, and with great justice, from bis lawless “Cromwelliana," 1651, in which this very singular

+ Lord Derby escaped from the Castle, but was taken again on the Roo Dee(Whitelock.)

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