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Warburton'/ Edition. Who hiving uno truth by telling oft

Hammer's Edition.

Whcrloving an untruth and telling's Oft.

The author of the Revisal objects to the first emendation, because he says to make a man's memory a sinner unto truth h strange English; and because the nominative one, with its adjective or participle, and their connecting pronoun relative, who having made, are left destitute of any corresponding verb to

«' By sandy Ltmdtn'% li.'lied bankt."

Mi/nn't Arcain,

Shakespeare adds, that these flowers

were strewed on the banks of the ri

. ver to make garlands, which justifies

A the alteration of twilled to lithtd, tor

lillies were applied to this use.

Ib twisted bands of lillies knitting

The loose train of thy amber-dropping bair.

Milton'i Ma/t.

Tulips never grow on the banks of rivers, nor do they appear ever to have

which they may be referred. To the g been used in garlands, for which the second he objects, because it wants the »—=—'-- -•- -<■ -• - c~ ■ - « "- —- ■>■•— necessary appearance of probability. He supposes, therefore, that a line hat been dropped, and that the passage is

corrupt besides. The defect he does not presume to supply.

But with respect to his objections a.

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gainst the emendation in Warburton'* c suspects that Shakespeare wrote miniedition, if he recollects that as lama .,<-..

sinner to God, is still a very common expression, he will not think the expression, a sinner unto truth, so strange s and upon a review of the passage perhaps, he will think that the verb behe-ve, at the end of the 4th verse, is the verb corresponding with the nominative one, its adjective or participle, and their connecting pronoun relative.

He believed, he was indeed, the Puke, like one who having made hi* memory so great a sinner to truth, by the frequent repetition of a lie, as to credit it.

To make the construction perfect,

fieri, and so he will find others hav«
suspected is he looks into Hanmer,
where it is so printed. He* hat
throughout his work offered manye-
mendations as his own, which are to
be found in Henmer.

ACT V. Scene J.
All Editions. Ariel singing.
In a cowslip*! bell I lie:
There 1 couch when owls do cry.
On the bat'i wing I do fly,
After summer merrily.

Revisal.} Mr Warburton has proved from fact and the authority of Shakespeare, that winter is the leasoa

His confessed that the participle ha<v- "* when owls do cry; Ariel fays here,

htg, should be changed into the preteret had; but such inaccuracies are by no means proofs of corruption in Shakespeare'* text.

Scerevi. Old Edition,

Miranda to Prosfero of Ferdinand.

Make not too rash a trial of htm, for

He'i gentle and not fearfull.

Hamiitr.] He'i gentle though not fearful,

Revisal.

'Make not too harsh a trial of him j for
He's gentle and not fearful

/jot fearful, not one from whom any
mischief is to be seared. This sense,
with the emendation, seems to be
countenanced by the circumstances of
the parties.
ACT IV. Scene 3. Old Edition.

Thy banks with pionied and twilled brimi.

Modern edit.'] Tulip'd brim,

Bevi/al.] I.illted brim.

Lillies are known f grow 00 the ~-*ks of livers, ,

that he sites after the summer \ there-
sere he does not when owls do cry, lie
in the cowslip. The passage, con-
sequently,to render it consistent,should
be pointed thus i
p In acowflip'i bed I lie >

There I couch. When owls do cry
On the bat'i wing 1 do fly,
After summer merrily.

Merry Wives of Windsor. AB.U.Sc.6.

Old Editions.
Host to Ford and Shallow.] Will you go an

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Warburton'i.] Will you go 00, Herii T ,

Herts is an old Scotch word for mafttr. TMaltst.] WilL you go on here t Hanmer.] Will you on, Mynburt f Revisal.] Will you go 00, hearts f H Hearts is an expression suited to the jovial character of mine host, and when spelt the ancient way, herts, is very like thei"

: old corrupt reading.

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Remarks on # Disorder in the Eat.

Measure fir Measure.

Act i. Scene*. ouEditit*.

T-t Duke to Angelo. We have with a prcpar'd and Uavem'd choice P.-ocecsec to you.

» Warburton.

We bate with a prepaidand Wfii choice.

Revisal. We aite witka picpar'd mtleu'm'd choice.

Unbuevtn'd means unbiassed, uncorhipt. The word leaven in Scripture, whence it it borrowed, means something corrupt and amiss.

AB II. Seen* j. Escalus to fr»/A. Mafia Froth, J would not hare you acquainted with tiff vi; they will drew you snafter .r».'i, aad you will Sang them.

Revisal.'} The author fays this is unintelligible, and supposes Shakespeare wrote bang t* them ■ that is, you will be reduced to a dependancy upon them.

ACT V. tawa*7. OldEditiont.

Duke to Angelo.
Locit that you lote year wiic; her worth
worth yoot'».
Hanker Wwaubi'ktok.
Her worth workt yours.
RnifjJ,] Her worth's worth your't.

Much ado about nothing.
ACTV. Scene 1. Old Edit lorn.

Leonato to Antonio.
If such a one will l'mile and stroke bil beard
And Sorrow vugg*.- cry hem! whea he

should {ruin, Patch grief wilhpramrbt, nuke niiforttme drank.

Warhurtm.] And {arrow waive. TbfieU] And sorrow vogi;' j. c. combat Of strrte against,

Xtvisai.] And, firromng, cry hem, when he should (roan.

i. t. while he is under the influence of sorrow, disguise it.

(To be continued.)

Mr Urban, London, Feb. u. 1765.

I read with much curiosity the account of a disorder in the ear, as given by M. Bertrond'm your last Magazine, p. 29; as it is the only ca!c which has occurred to me, in any measure resembling my own j from which however it differs in two essential particulars: The first of which is the alternate succession of a dis

charge, and the inflammatory symp- H we see the extraordinry effects ot eulWhat a variety of fruits owe their ar- nicate tbeir cafes to each otlrer thro* tifkial existence to the practice of en- tlie medium oF your magazine; to .grafting! an existence so foreign to induce otheis therefore to this comtee parent stocks, that a repititign of miniiiation, I will begin with my ow[n. the fame art on every tree only up- At about lour years of age, I am holds them! I (hall not pursue so plain told, I had for some days a pain in my an argument farther; but will only head, which was succeeded by a small produce another quotation from this A discharge from ray left ear. This note, where the writer fays that ' we running continued until about my cannot conceive how from the cerrup- eleventh year, when, whether it was tioa of the seed of a plant, another plant in consequence of a crisis in this discan be produced'; for myself I answer order, or from an accidental cold that I cannot; possibly a text_ may be Which co-operated with it, does not "brought in evidence, but, it is much appear, I was attacked'with a violent to be questioned whether the philoso- g fever, attended with a delirium, phical principles of vegetation were te- .which reduced me to an extremity bevealed to the inspired penmen any yond all expectation of recovery. In more than a knowledge of astronomy. this dangerous way, I continued near That a fortuitous association-of three months; Dr Mead prescribed matter, should ever unite, organize, for the fever, and several lurgeons inland assume the form of an animal; Ipected my ear, the discharge from and that such animalsyo^roirV^/.shoulJ which, contrary to. the ht'nch cafe, Tesemble each other so as to obtain C was during the whole time so copious generic il names, isa mountain too as .to need dressing more than once eSreat for my faith to remove. Gen- very day with lint, and a folded rag tlemen who can admit this, will not tied over {he whole orifice; but, hapsorely find any absurdity in receiving pily I believe for me, none of them the notion of material intelligence : ( chose to meddle with it. At last, to There being fewer data for the former the discredit of several of their piogopinion, than arguments favourable noltications, I was so obstinate as to to the latter. D get on my legs again, to the surprize The poar girl whose cafe is related, of every one. I am not able to give had a running ear. In her country particular circumstances, as I was ■situation she might not have, nor does then Ib very youngs and sor part of it appear (he had, a constant care taken the time in a state of insensibility, but of it as to the keeping it stopped with the discharge from my ear still contilint; and, while (lie attended country nued, and more in quantity than bework, there is nothing extravagant E fore the illness attacked me. in the supposition that some fly might Soon after my recovery two or three have deposited its eggs there, as well pieces of flesh were said to have come as in any other putrid place, which from ray ear at different times, but flies are very alert in finding out. It whether they were really so, or coaisnot to be supposed that the instance gulatioim of matter, I cannot deterrellted was the only time of her steep- mine. What, however, is more extraing in the fields, and the fun which ordinary, I have now in my possessi^hen Beat so hot on her head, might F on a piece of bone which came from prove astheristiingto these worms, is it. I am not anatomist sufficient to hurtful to the chila's head, considered attempt a technical description of it, independently of each other; but but the nearest similitude I can find when we consider nubere these inorms for it, is the hollow fang of a large *wtre, the effects will not discredit the tooth or grinder, but with more casuppofition. So that this case does vity in it, as it is as thm as paper, toot appear to need equivocal genera- Q The apex of it is very blunt, and tion being called in to assist in account- within is paited so as to'end in a clouing for it. ble cavity; its external appearance is Disorders in the ear happen n6 rough hkeaciumb of dried bread, doubt as frequently as in other parts, its length is about a quarter of an though seldom communicated to the inch.

tonit upon its stopping; and, secondly, the generation of worms in the auditory cavity.

With respect to this latter.circumjjice, I know not to whom we are

public, and as seldom happening with- I am now about thirty two years of

in the acquaintance of the particular H age; the discharge continues tolera

patients. It would not be barren of *>fy regular, and but trifling, so that

consolation and improvement, if those fresh lint every morning is the chi«f

erf your readers affected with habitual trouble it gives me, though it has two

ailments in their ears were to comix u- Or three' times run bUody, but that is

Tome

Analogy between Milton'j Paradise Lost:, and (be Scripture. 69

some •■ ears since. I am apt sometimes 'his story with so many surprizing into he vapojrifh, and apprehensive 'cidenti nvbicb bear so close an analogs o: some speedy decay in my head, which 'ivitb <what it delivered in boh ivril, I now can scarce think to be zsounJ one; * that it is capable ot pleasing the molt but I have nothing but reflexions on 'delicate reader, without giving Dip-Ut occurrences to urge, as I thank * fence to the most scrupulous.*'

God,I enjoy common faculties as freely * • As this argument seems plausible at as my neighbours. The running is * first sight, and is calculated to raise but flight, and seems to be in a settled 'suspicions in us of our own judgeway so as only to resemble a small 'ment, if we dissent from it, there i* issue, and may probably preserve me 'a necessity of considering it with atfrom other ailments. I will, however, 'tention.

keep liie faculty from me as long as I 'Nowit is evident that this method can. Though I am totally and I be- a * of reasoning by analogy, concerning lieve irrecoverably deaf on that side, 'the divine conduct, will be apt to for this bone is doubtless part of the * lead us into dangerous mistakes. Inorgan of hearing, yet no one can tell * cidenttosourown invention may apI am under such circumstances, as I 'pear similar to those recorded in scripam not particularly deaf on thewhole; 'ture,&yet in lomecircumstancesthat the other ear being quickened by the 'are concealed from our knowledge, loss ot its companion, and being more 'may be materially different. Fortho' exercised. My defect in hearing is C ' we sce enough to convince us that most sensible to me in walking the 'the general aim of our Creator is id streets, when the noise of the carriages 'promote our happiness, yet our conis on my right side, when it deprives 'ceptiom are in many particulars too me of all ambulatory conversation; 'weak to discover the particular motor this reason I am often Unmannerly 'tive6 of his actions, and too limited enough to take the wall when it suits 'to comprehend the relation they bear me, and I can take that freedom. 'to other parts of his universal and eThis, however t cannot do in all cir- D' verlasting government. We may, curr.stances, so that a lady of my ac- 'indeed, justly argue by analogy, from ■quainrante used to say, that when I * the natural to the moral world,from went up Chcapfidt I could hear very 'theworksof Providence to the works well, but that when I went down 'of Grace5 for we here proceed on Cbeapjide I could not hear a word the 'fasts, not on the visionsot fancy ; we said. , lamjourt, &c. I. N. 'trace out a consistency of the divine

p ' will in matters of reason and of reMr Urban, 'velation, and (hew there are parallel A Pamphlet has lately fallen into my 'difficulties in both, arising from our hand;, entitled, 'A letter con- 'ignorance. But the cafe is widely

• cerning Epic poems, taken from Scrip- 'different when we substitute imagi

• ture History, in which the propriety 'nary incidents instead of the real

• of Milton's machinery in VaraJice Loft, 'ones, and vindicate the propriety of

• and Mr Addison'% defence of it, are „ ' them from their supposed similarity 'called into question.' Notwithftand- * ' to the other. Besides, it would not, Sng roy partiality to these admired au- 'I believe, be impossible, tho' the taste thors, I must own myself incapable of" 'might appear too invidious, to point answering some of the objections which 'out several incidents in these poems, the letter-writer brings against them, "in Milton: especially, that are so far One of his principal arguments is con- '(com havingacloscanalogy with what tallied in the following passage, upon 'is delivered in holy writ, that in reawhich I shall be glad to see the obscr- G ' ',*rv tl'e>' i,Ave.no anal°gy with it at vations of some ot your correspondents. 'a"- And setting asuse these consi

'Wuh respect to the incidents of 'derations, it is not easy to determine

'these poems in particular, it may be 'how far invention, the poet's peculiar

• further urged, that although MUton 'province, extends when it is circum« and Gtj'ner had not only a very .few 'scribed by the Christian system. For « circumstances upon which to raise 'it may be questioned whether fiction

• their poems, but were also to proceed 'is at a" allowable when the Divi""! « with the greatest caution in every H' Being is the subject of it.*

• thing that they added out of their I am, Sir « own invention, yet, notwithstanding __________^

'all the restraints they were under, • See-the Stethtir, No. 'both the one and the other Las tilled

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Mr Urban, H—rb—b, Feb. 11,1755,

THE following Table, containing a compleat comparative View of the Englistj gold Coinage, I must desire you to insert it in your valuable Collection. The Materials of it were collected from the fame Authors that are mentioned in my letter before the Table of the English Silver Coin« published in your last November Mag./. 509, with which Table this is closely connected, as will appear from the Titles of the:9th and 10th Columus, and from the Notes. / remainyour constant reader, GOTHICK.

A TABLE exhibiting the Standard, Weight, Value, and a comparative View os En. glilh Gold Money from K. William I. Ann. 1066, to K. George III. Ann. 1764.

„_._T*!» ftoe\TJ?.y&T1~ lP.???!SI

years of the Kings and Queeni Reign,, or the Datei of the several Mine Indenture!.

jlnni Regnorum.

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