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CECROFIDIS gravis hic ponor, Martique dicatus,

E THEOCRITO.
Quo tua signantur gesta, Philippe, lapis.
Spreta jacet Marathon, jacet et Salaminia laurus. Si sis scelestus, præteri, procul, marmor:

Poeta, lector, hic quiescit Hipponax,
Omnia dum Macedûm gloria et arma pre-At te bonum si nôris, et bonis natum,

munt. Sint Demosthenicâ ut jurata cadavera voce,

Tutum hic sedile, et si placet, sopor tutos. Stabo illis qui sunt, quique fuere, gravis.

EUR. MED. 193—203. Floribus in pratis, legi quos ipse, coronam

Non immerito culpanda venit

Proavûm væcors insipientia, Contextam variis, do, Rhodoclea, tibi:

Qui convivia lautasque dapes Hic anemone humet, confert narcissus odores

Hilarare suis jussere modis Cum violis; spirant lilia mista rosis.

Cantum, vitæ dulce levamen. His redimita comas, mores depone superbos,

At nemo feras iras hominum,
Hæc peritura nitent; tu peritura nites !

Domibus claris exitiales,
Voce aut fidibus pellere docuit

Queis tamen aptam ferre medelam
MUREM Asclepiades sub tecto ut vidit ararus, Utile cunctis hoc opus esset;

Quid tibi, mus, mecum, dixit, amice, tibi ? Namque, ubi mensas onerant epulæ,
Mus blandum ridens, respondit, pelle timorem ; Quorsum dulcis luxuria soni?
Hic, bone vir, sedem, non alimenta, peto.

Sat lætitiâ sine subsidiis,
Pectora molli mulcet dubiæ

Cupia cænæ.
Sæpetuum in tumulum lacrymarum decidit imber

Quem fundit blando junetus amore dolor;
Charus enim cunctis,tanquam, dum vita manebat, Toños "Apas Bpolokoiryės ivi aloné noios péjuana
Cuique esses natus, cuique sodalis, eras.

Και τοιος, Παφίην αλήξεν έρωθι Θεάν.
Heu quam dura preces sprevit, quam surda The above is a version of a Latin epigram og
querelas

the famous Jobn duke of Marlborough by the Parca, juventutem non miserata tuam !

abbé Salvini, which is as follows :
Haud alio vultu, fremuit Mars acer in armis:

Haud alio, Cypriam percurit ore Deam.
Arti ignis lucem tribui, tamen artis et ignis
Nunc ope, supplieii vivit imago mei.

The duke was, it seems, remarkably handsome
Gratia nulla hominum mentes tenet, ista Prome in his person, to which the second line has re-

ference. Munera muneribus, si retulere fabri.

SEPTEM ÆTATES.
ILLA triumphatrix Grajûm consueta procorum Prima parit terras ætas, siccatque secunda,
Ante suas agmen Lais habere fures

Evocat Abramum dein tertia : quarta relinquit
Hoc Veneri speculum ; nolo me cernere qualis Egyptum; templo Solomonis quinta supersit ;

Sum nunc, nec possum ceruere qualis eram. Cyrum sexta timet; lætatur septima Christo.

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CRETĦIDÅ fabellas dulces garrire peritam

· Hıs Tempelmanni numeris deseripseris orbem, Prosequitur lacrymis filia mesta Sami;

Cum sex centuriis Judæo inillia septem
Blandam lanifici sociam sine fine loquacem,
Quam tenet Lic, cunctas quæ 'manet, alta and can therefore be only offered as a fragment)

,

• To the above Lines (which are unfinished, quies.

in the doctor's manuscript, are prefixed the

words, Geographia Metrica. Dicrre, Causidici, gelido nunc marmore magni

ferred, in the first of the verses, to Templeman, Mugituin tumulus comprimit Amphiloci.

for having furnished the numerical computations
that are the subject of them, his work bas been

accordingly consulted, the title of which is, A Si forsan tumulum quo conditur Eumarus give an accurate mensuration of all the empires,

new Survey of the Globe, and which professes to
atfers
Nil lucri facies; ossa habet et cinerem.

kingdoms, and other divisions thereof, in the
square miles that they respectively contain. On
comparison of the several numbers in these

verses with those set down by Templeman, it apo
EPICTETI,

pears that nearly half of them are precisely the Me, rex deorum, luqne, duc, necessitas,

same; the rest are not quite so exactly done. Qun, lege vestrâ, vita me feret mea.

For the convenience of the reader it has been Sequir libenter, sin reluctari velim,

thought right to subjoin each number, as it Fiam scelestus, acc tamen minus sequar.

stands in 'Templeman's works, to that in doctor
Johnson's verses which refers to it.

* In this first article that is rersified, there is

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Myrias 3 Ægypto cessit bis septima pingui. Quingentis quadragenis socialis adaugets
Myrias adsciscit sibi nonagesima septem

Millia Belga 20 novem.
Imperium qua Turca 4 ferox exercet iniquum. 'Ter sex centurias Hollandia 20 jactat opima

Undecies binas decadas et millia septem Undecimum Camber 20 vult septem millibus addi.
Sortitur 5 Pelopis tellus quæ nomine gaudet,

Myriadas decies septem numerare jubebit
Pastors Arabs: decies octo sibi Persa s requirit.
Myriades sibi pulchra duas, duo millia poscit

EPITAPHS.
Parthenopes. Novies vult tellus mille Sicana.
Papa ? suo regit imperio ter millia quinque.
Cum sex centuriis numerat sex millia Tuscuse.
Centuriâ Ligures 9 augent duo millia quartå.

1. AT LICHFIELD.
Centuriæ octavam decadem addit Luccale se.
cundæ.

H. S. E.
Ut dicas, spatiis quam latis imperet orbi
Russia, myriadas ter denas adde trecentis :

MICHAEL JOHNSON,
Sardiniam cum sexcentis sex millia complent. Vir impavidus, constans, animosus, pericu

Cum sexagenis, dum plura recluserit ætas, lorum immemor, laborum patientissimus; fidy.
Myriadas ter mille homini dat terra'3 colendas. ciâ Christianâ fortis, fervidusque, pater-familias

Vult sibi vicenas millesima myrias addi, apprimè strenuus; bibliopola admodum peritus; Vicenis quinas, Asiam l'metata celebrem. mente et libris et negotiis exculta; animo ita

Se quinquagenis octingentesima jungit firmo, ut, rebus adversis diu conflictatus, nec Myrias, ut menti pateat tota Africa 15 doctæ. sibi nec suis defuerit: lingua sic temperata, ut Myriadas septem decies Europa 16 ducentis

ei nihil quod aures, vel pias, vel castas læsisset, Et quadragenis quoque ter tria millia jungit. aut dolor, vel voluptas unquam expresserit,

Myriadas denas dat, quinque et mullia, sexque Natus Cubleiæ, in agro Derbicnsi, anno
Centurias, et tres decadas Europa Britannis 17. MDCLVI. obiit MDCCXXXI.

Ter tria myriadi conjungit millia quartæ,
Centuriæ quartæ decades quinque Anglia 18 nectit

Apposita est SARA, conjux,
Millia myriadi septem fæcunda secundæ Antiqua FORDORUM gente oriunda ; quam domi
Et quadragenis decades quinque addit lerne', sedulam, foris paucis notam ; nulli molestam,

mentis acumine et judicii subtilitate præcellenan accurate conformity in Dr. Johnson's number tem; aliis multum, sibi parum indulgentem: to Templeman's; who sets down the square Æternitati semper attentain, omne fere virtutis miles of Palestine at 7,600.

nomen commendavit. 3 The square miles in Ægypt are, in Temple

Nata Nortoniæ Regis, in agro Varvicensi, man, 140,700.

anno MDCLXIX; obiit MDCCLIX. 4 The whole Turkish empire, in Templeman, Cum NATHANAELE illorum filio, qui natus is computed at 960,057 square miles.

MDCCXII, cum vires, et animi, et corporis s In the four following articles, the numbers, multa pollicerentur, anno MDCCXXXVII, viin Templeman aud in Johnson's verses are alike. lam brevem piâ morte sinivit. We find, accordingly, the Morea, in Templeman, to be set down at 7,220 square miles.-Arabia, at 700,000.-Persia, at 800,000.--and Naples, at 22,000.

2. AT BROMLEY, IN KENT. 6 Sicily, in Templeman, is put down at 9,400.

Hic conduntur reliquiæ ? The Pope's dominions, at 14,868.

ELIZABETHE 8 Tuscany, at 6,640.

Antiqua Jarvisiorum gente, 9 Genoa, in Templeman, as in Johnson like- Peatlingæ, apud Leicestrienses, ortæ; wise, is set down at 2,400.

Formosæ, cultæ, ingeniosæ, piæ; 1° Lucca, at 286.

Uxoris, primis nuptiis, HENŲCI PORTER, "The Russian empire, in the 29th plate of

Secundis, SAMUELIS JOHNSON; Templeman, is set down at 3,305,485 square Qui multum amatam, diuque defletam miles.

Hoc lapide contexit.
12 Sardinia. in Templeman, as likewise in

Obiit Londini, mense Mart.
Johnson, 6,600.

A, D. MDCCLIII.
13 The habitable world in Templeman, is com-
puted in square miles, at 30,006,806 square

20 In the three remaining instances, which miles.

make the whole that Dr. Johnson appears to 14 Asia, at 10,257,487.

have rendered into Latin. verse, we find the numAfrica, at 8,506,208.

bers exactly agreeing with those of Templeman; Europe, at 2,749,349. 17 The British dominons, at 104,634.

who makes the square miles of the United Pro18 England, as likewise in Johnson’s expression; and of Wales, 7011.

vinces, 9540_of the province of Holland, 1800 of the number, at 49,450.

19 Ireland, at 27,457.

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3. IN WATFORD CHURCA.

Linguis, Artibusque ita excalta In the vault below are deposited the remains of

Ut loquenti nunquam deessent

Sermonis nitor, sententiarum flosculi, JANE BELL, wife of John Bell, esq.

Sapientiæ gravitas, leporum gratia. who, in the fifty-third year of her age,

Modum servandi adeo perita surrounded with many worldly blessings,

Ut domestica inter negotia literis heard, with fortitude and composure truly great,

Oblectaretur, the horrible malady, which had for some time

Et literarum inter delicias rem begun to affict her,

Familiarem sedulo curaret, pronounced incurable;

Multis illi multos amos precantibus and for more than three years,

Diri carcinomatis ' veneno contabuit, endured with patience and concealed with decency,

Viribusque vitæ paulatim resolutis the daily tortures of gradual death;

E terris meliora sperans emigravit. continued to divide the hours not allotted to devo

Nata 1707, Nupla 1739, Obiit 1773. tion, between the cares of her family, and the con

verse of ber friends; rewarded the attendance of duty,

5. IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY. and acknowledged the offices of affection; and while she endeavoured to allerjate by chear.

OLIVARI GOLDSMITH fulness, her husband's sufferings and sorrows,

Poetæ. Physici. Historici. increased them by her gratitude for his care, Qui nulluin ferè scribendi genus and her solicitude for his quiet.

Non tetigit.
To the memory of these virtues,

Nullum quod tetigit non ornavit

Sive Risus essent movendi
more higbly honoured as more familiarly known,
this monumentis erected by

Sive Lacryma.
JOHN BELL'.

Affectuum potens at levis Domicator
Ingenio sublimis–Viridus Versatilis

Oratione grandis nitidus Venustus 4. IN STREATHAM CHURCH

Hoc Monumentum Memoriam coluit

Sodalium Amor
Juxta sepulta est

Amicorum Fides
HESTER MARIA SALISBURY,

Lectorum Veneratio

Natus Hibernia Fornæ Lonfordiensis THOMÆ Cotron de Combei mere,

In Luco cui Nomen Pallas
Baronetti, Cestpiensis, Filia ;

Nov. xxix. MDCCXXXI.
JOHANNIS SALISBURY Armigeri,

Eblanæ Literis institutus
Flintiensis, uxor;

Obiit Londini
Forma felix, felix ingenio,
Omnibus jucunda, suorum amantissima.

April iv. MDCCLXXIV.

' Cancer, "She died in the month of October, 1771.'

END OF VOL. XVI,

Pripted by W. Flint,

Old-Bailey,

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