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Bennett's Hill, Mr. Hutton's House, 201. Henly in Arden, Cross at, 129.
Cavendish Bridge, 305.

Higham Ferrers Church, &c. 393x

Redland Chapel, sean 103.
Charnwood Forest, New Chapel in, 209.
Druidical Temple at Gorwell, 401. Saltwood Castle, Kent,
Durdham Downs, View from, 489. Stourminster Marshallyurch, Dorset
Farel, William, Portrait of, 685.

Swaff ham Two Charches, 297
Harefield Place, Middlesex, 9. Frontis. Warden Abbey, Bedfordshire,
piece,

Winchester Porce, Planf, 513.

PREFACE

TO THE

FIRST PART OF THE EIGHTY-FIFTH VOLUME.

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PERHAPS

ERHAPS there is no epoch in the history of mankind, comprehending more extraordinary or more momentous events, than have been exhibited in the few short months which have elapsed, since we made our last periodical address to our Friends and Readers.—The tone of the address was exultation, and the language that of cheerfulness, confidence, and hope.--In one dark and gloomy moment the aspect of things was changed, threatening clouds collected, and an awful and destructive tempest once more seemed about to overwhelm the Earth; War and Rapine, and every variety of moral Evil, appearing in its train. The Arch-dæmon, who doubtless for good and salutary purposes was long permitted to inflict misery on mankind, had, as it should have seemed, been disarmed of his power to do further mischief, had been secluded within a limited area, and became noť unwilling to leave the world to recover in repose, from the disasters which his ambition and tyranny had inflicted.-Not so.—The tiger having once tasted of blood, becomes more ravenous and ferocious—so was it with Napoleon :

Nullus semel ore receptus Pollutas patitur sanguis mansuescere fauces. Once more, in violation of every sacred obligation, the Fiend burst from his recess, to set the world in arms. But, by the blessing of Providence, his arts again have failed; and though torrents of blood, of the noblest blood, have flowed, they have not flowed in vain. The monster is again driven into darkness and concealment, there to lament his wretched discomfiture in anguish and despair. --Short-sighted man! as if his destiny, his fortune, his vain and constant boasting, was to regulate the order of things, and change the constitution of the world.-Was it consistent with common reason and common sense to imagine, that an obscure adventurer, arriving by a series of bold and daring actions to the enjoyment of unlimited power, should, in defiance of all consistency, and' experience, and justice, be suffered to elevate to kingdoms, principalities, and powers, a needy crowd of profligate adventurers like himself —It was not in human nature to endure so strange a metamorphosis. Such a systém carried and matured within itself the seeds of its own dissolution ; and so the Event has proved, and we trust and believe it will never again manifest to society its vile and abominable image,

Let us turn to fair and more enlivening soenes ; and here the first object which occurs, in the most glorious and captivating shape, is Victory under the bright form of WELLINGTON.-Merenti gratias agere GENERAL UDRANY

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facile est ; but it is impossible to overlook this prominent fact, that the
history of mankind does not exhibit as resulting from one conflict, how-
ever glorious it may have been, consequences so important, so exten-
sive, so beneficial to mankind, as those which have progressively en-
sued, and are still succeeding to the Victory of WATERLOO—a Tyrant's
sceptre broken, and his arm withered-Revolution crushed.—Legitimate
Sovereignty confirmed -- Treachery chastised - Peace restored. - Our
limits would very soon be exhausted, were we to permit ourselves to
expatiate on this alluring subject--we must therefore satisfy ourselves, in
common with our Countrymen, in rendering this tribute of our heart-
felt gratitude to the illustrious Hero, and in decking the venerated tombs
of our much lamented brethren with the cypress and the bay.

Perhaps it may be permitted us to add on this subject, that the
awful and calamitous interval which hid Peace from our contemplation,
may more effectually serve to confirm and perpetuate its re-establishment.
The
ways

of Heaven are intricate.
“ Habet has vices conditio mortalium, ut adversa ex secundis, ex
adversis secunda nascantur-occultat utrorumque semina Deus, et
plerumque bonorum malorumque causæ sub diversa specie latent."

Thus may it prove in the event.-We at least are enabled to pursue
our customary labours with renewed alacrity, from the pleasing per-
suasion that we are not again likely to be interrupted and thwarted
by the din and clang of arms.-We indulge also the impression, that
Astrea, who has so long forsaken for the skies a neighbouring and un-
happy Country, may deign to visit it again, no more to be terrified to
flight, by the cries of sanguinary Ambition or the clamours of pretended
Patriotism.

Let us hope that we may again pursue together, with a friendly ingenuous competition, the interests of Science and the cause of Virtue-that we may participate in the fruits resulting from the combined exertion, to make new discoveries in Philosophy, obtain greater knowledge of the Arts, and extend the improvements of Literature. This is the only certain method of promoting the melioration of man, and will be found far more efficacious than the vain and delusive attempts made by a false Philosophy, to obtain such ends, by establishing a chimerical Equality, or by speculations on imaginary Rights. With respect to ourselves, our path is plain and perspicuous; the same yesterday, to-day, and tomorrow. They who wish to know what they may have to expect in future, have only to take a retrospective view of what we have done and accomplished for the greater part of the century last past.

On our parts there will be no deviation. - The tide of human events, it is beyond the power of human sagacity to account for, or explain. Our course will be invariably the same; no adverse gales will divert us from the final harbour which it is the object of all our efforts to obtain ; nor shall we ever cease to be, as far as our capacities and influence enable us, the friends of real Freedom, the advo. cates of genuine Patriotism, the zealous assistants of Science in all its ramifications-calm, dispassionate, liberal to others, and independent in ourselves.

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Jersey 2. Guern. 2. Meteorol. Diaries for Dec.1814,& Jan.1815.2,94

of Pew Publications, viz. Miscellaneous (orrespondence, &c. Croft's Verses to Duchess of Angoulême ....41 Epitaphs by Langhorne, H. More, & Somervile.3 Reflections soumises à Congrès, &c. 43 Epitaph on Mrs. Grove, by her Husband. Mason's Statistical Account of Ireland ......44 The Bust of Shakspeare at Stratford ...... ibid. Lavoisne's Complete Genealogical, &c. Atlas 47 History of Somersetshire. -Domesday Book 6 L'Angleterre aù Commencement du 19 Siècle 48 Bishop in the West Indies. - Dr. Franklio.... 7 Dr. Clarke's Travels, concluded.. .50 Family of Greatrakes.--Mrs. Eliz. Carter.... 8 Elton's Specimens of the Classic Poets ..52 Description of Harefield and its Owners .9 Rivington's Annual Register for. 1805 .......55 Ádvice to the Students, &c. of Craniology 11 Bp. Law's Charge to the Clergy of Chester. 57 Strictures on Home and Laplace on Miracles 12 Storer's Antiquities of Cathedral Churches. 59 Alfieri.—Miller's Gardener's Dictionary. ...16 Review of New Musical PUBLICATIONS....60 England's Parnassus.--StourminsterMarshal 17 SELECT Poetry for January 1815 ......62-64 On the Rectification of the Hyperbola ...

Historical Chronicle. Milton.-Family of Powell of Sandford ...... 22 Extension of the Most hon. Order of the Bath 65 The Blue Mountains in New Holland explored 25 Abstract of principal Foreign Occurrences. 69 PRAGMENTS of LITERATURE, No. VIII. ...... 27 Country News, 75.- Domestic Occurrences 78 Antiquity of the University of Cambridge...29 Gazette,&c.Promotions.-Eccl. Preserments 79 Dr. Priestley--Opinions of Ignatius .32 Births and Marriages of eminent Persons...80 Remarks on "Banks's Extinct Baronageibid. Sketch of the Character of Mrs. Roberts ....81 EpigrammatumJ.Owen, Cambro-Britano.&c.33 Memoir of Mr. Thomas Mullett..

.33 Robert May's Art and Mystery of Cookery 34 of Mr. John Tailby.

.85 State of Case between Messrs. Britton&Storer 35 of the Rev, William Jesse. Repair of Allhallows Church, Tower-street. 36 Obituary, with Anec. of remarkable Persons 88 ARCHITECTURAL INNOVATION, No. CC. ..37 Bill of Mortality-Prices of Markets, &c. 95 LITERARY INTELLIGENCE.--IndexIndicatorius40 Canal, &c. Sbares Prices of Stocks Embellished with beautiful Perspective Views of Harefield Peace, Middlesex;

and of STOURMINSTER-MARSHAL CHURCH, Dorset.

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METHOROLOCHCAL DIARY Kort AT EXETER.

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Bar. Ther.
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Bar, Ther. Hy. at 10 P. M.
| 29.51 | 384 6 M Very fine, frosty.

29.61 422 do. Do.....

29.66 381 5 do. Do. 229.67 35 M Very fine, frosty. 29.67 34 3 do. Fine, sharp frost.

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do. Do.
3 29.69 35 M Pog& sharp frost; at i clear. 29.69 42 4 do. Frost.

29.56 42 4 do. Sm.rain, wind, fog.
S4 29.37 42 84 M
Moderate and fine.
29.3745 % do. Fine; after 7 rain.

29.27405 z do, Fair. 5 29.37

84 M Fine.... 29.56 44 54 do. Do. frusty.....

29.72 38. 64 do. Do. 6 29.94 .30 aM Very fine, sharp frost.. 29.96 39 5° do. Do. do.

29.96 34 6 do. Frost. 129.97 45 10 M Gloomy and overcast. 29.65 50 19 do. Some little rain..

29.65 | 47 12 do. F. & C.
8 29.56 49 12 M Lowering and gloomy, raio. 29.34 50 14 do. Do....

29.30 42 | 16 do. Do, and wind.
9 29.28 52 15 M Fine, with clouds and windy. 129.34 46 14 do Small rain from 1 to 4 ; fair 29.50 | 40 | 134 do. F. & C.; rain.
10 29.52 404 | 14 M Thick haze and rain.. 29.26 55 16 do. Fair and windy..

92.30 54 161 do. F. & C. windy.
11 29.32 56 17 M Pine with clouds, fresh gale. 39.50 564 17 do. F. & C.; small showers. 29.54 56 18° do. F.&C.wind & rain.
12 29.55 551 18 M Blowing hard, baze & rain. 29.56 57 18° do. Fair, but blowing strong....

29.57 55 19 do. Wind and rain.
13 29.36 55 194 M Wind and rain ; at 12 fair. 29.46 49 164 do. Fine............... [wet haze. 29.55 46 16 do. Do.;fair,but hazy.
129.6349 16 M | Hazy with wind and raiul... 29.57 | 53 18° do. Fair, but lowering; wind and 29.52 18 do. Do. fair, high wind.
15 29.52 | 54 18 M Fair, but lowering and windy. 29.60 54 17 do. Do.; at 6 wet haze & wind. 29.61 53 18 do. Do. with rain.
16 | 29.33 52 19 N Rain & windy; after 11 fair. 29.57 494 13 do. Fair, but hazy, & high wind. 29.83 46 12 do. Do.

17 29.83 50 -13! M Pair & windy; after 10 rain. 29.70 56 17 do. Small rain & high wind.... 29.70 55 | 16 do. Fair, and Do.
S 18 | 29.75 56 16 MPair but lowering & windy. 29.75 55 16 do. Lowering, but fair & windy. | 29.67 54 15 do. Pair & moderate.
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29.87 41 13 do. Pine. 90 30.01 15 M Sharp frost.. 30.01 44 15 do. Fine, frosty.

29.96 35 15 do. Do. 21 | 29.76 39 15 M Small rain; fair ; rain...... | 29.57 42 15 do. Fair, blowing strong.

29.50 40 16 do. | Fair, high wind. 22 29.43 39 M Gloomy; after 10 small rain. 29.55 414 16 do. Rain and wind.

29.17 44 17 do. Do, 23 29.38 36 16 M | Frosty.

29.4936 17 do. Prost.

29.54 30 17 do. Sharp frost. 26 29.43 32 16 M Gloomy; frost, and clearer. 29.40

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29.40 | 31 | 17 do. Do. S 25 29.43 29 154 M Hard frost, dark and gloomy. 29.43 29 (17do. Do....

29.46 29 18 do, Frost, snow, clear.
26 29.4630 16 M Prost, snow on the ground... 29.46 S2 17 do. Cloudy, frost......

29.46 29 17 do. Thaw, small rain.
27 | 29.14 43 18 M F. & C. snow all dissolved. | 28.85 19 do. Rain and wind; after 6 fair. 28.70 37 19 do. Fine.
28 28.85 38 19 MF. & C.

29.16 35 19 do. Gloomy, with sharp frost... 29.41 35 19 do. Frost. 29 29.55 35 19 MFoggy, with small rain... 29.5543 20 do. Foggy and gloomy.

29.63 44

19 do. Foggy. 30 29.66 49 205 M Lowering, with small rain... 29.57 53 21 do. Do.; at 5 a shower, then fair. 29.67 45 25 do. Fine.

29.86 31 25 M I Vine.

29.95 | 464 20 do: 1 Some drops ; fine.......... 30.02 42 29 do. Fine.

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