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Ross in Ireland. The Viscount's se- . quis of Sligo ; the Right Hon. Denis cond wife was Magdalen, daughter Browne, Ñ. P. for Mayosbire; Col. of Williain Lord Vacres, and had Browne, of Browne-hall, Mayo ; Dothree sons, one of whom I conceive minick Browne, esq. of Ashford, Gal. to have been the founder of the Irish
way; James Caulfield Browne, Baron branch (of which I shall presently Kilmaine (by some of your Correspeak); and also three daughters ; of spondents considered as the eldest whom Llizabeth married Sir Robert, branch), married to Anne Cavendish, afterwards Lord orner; Mabel, daughter of Sarah, late' Baroness married to Sir Stephen Cassan (iemp. Waterpark, and has issue, Henry Eliz.); and Jane. Anthony, eldest Montague, and other male issue ; son by the first wise, never succeeded Sir John Edmund Browne, of Mayo, to the Peerage, having died vità creation '1797 ; the Rev. Peter patris; but, marrying the daughter of Browne, of Galway, Dean of Ferns, Sir William Dormer, was slicceeded who married 1802, Alicia, the grandby his eldest son, another Anthony, daughter of the late Stephen Cassan, who became second Viscount, and esq. whodied 1773, of Queen's County; married Lady Jane Sackville, daugh- and has issue : the late Rev. John ter of Thomas, Earl of Dorset, and Browne also, of Waterford, was a dying 1629, left issue by her, Francis, lineal descendant ; and some few his son and heir, and six daughters; others equally respectable, but with1. Mary, married William Lord St. out male issue. In the Church at John of Basing (son and heir of Wil Winburne Minster, Dossetshire, there liam Marquis of Winchester), and is a superb monument to the memory afterwards to William, second son of (if I recollect rightly) of one of the Thomas Lord Arundel of Wardour ; daughters of a Viscount Montague * 2. Catharine, married to William Tyr- Several of your Correspondents whit, esq. ; 3 and 4. Anne and Lucy, bave lately spoken of the expected both nuns ; 5. Frances ; 6. Mary,
appearance of a Baronelage of ireland married to Robert Petre, afterwards and Scotland ; and I am at a loss to Lord Petre. Francis above named, imagine why so useful a work should 3d Viscount, married Lady Elizabeth be so long delayed. I should have Paulet, 4th daughter of Henry, Mar- hoped, from the great encouragequis of Winchester, and had Francis, ment of late years given to the Peerbis soul and successor; Henry, who ages, such a compilation would long afterwards succeeded to the title ; ago have been undertaken; and I and Elizabeth, married Christopher conceive that very ample information Roper, Lord Teynhan. Francis be- respecting the families of mauy Irish came 4th Viscount in 1682, and mar- and Scotch Baronets might be culled ried Lady Mary Herbert, daughter of from your respectable and authentic William Marquis of Pewis, widow pages, particulariý by reference to of Henry Molineux [eldest son of your vol. LXXIX and, in general, Caril Viscount Molineux, of Mary
to your Indexes. borough, Queeu's County, Ireland] Mr. Debrett, I feel confident, is a but died sine prole. His vext brother,
person well qualified for undertaking Henry as above, then became 5th
such a task. His Peerage has hitherto Viscount, and had one son, who died met with the most extensive and unin his minority, and six daughters. qualified support ; so much so, that The last Lord was living at the end his last edition, though published so of the reign of William and Mary, short a time, is now nearly out of The honours, therefore, have been
print; and, as I am informed, is to considered as extinct; but this has
be reprinted soon after Christmas, been clearly shewn to be altogether with all the communications, addia misconception: for the line from the tions, &c. of the current year. 2d Viscount hath been to this day car- Yours, &c. ANTIQUARIUS D.B. ried on by several noble and respectable families of Ireland, which I shall
* The inonument alluded to was erected specify; consequently, there can be
to the memory of Sir Edmund Uvedale, no fear of the issue male failing, and who died 1506, by “Mary his loving wife, the title must be ranked as dorinant daughter of Sir Wm. Dormer, knt. sôme
The principal descendants in Ire- time wife of Anthony Brown, son and heir land are, Howe Peter Browne, Mars of Anthony Viscount Montaeute.” EDIT.
Sept. 20. by a reference to his history, either A
S a second edition of “Wallace” in verse or prose ; always excepting appearing before the publick, it as Dalrymple observes, “either knew may not be
an improper season not history, or meant to falsify it." to make the following inquiries. If “ Beads of fear” is a novel phrase ; they do not result from inisconcep- and, except I am taught by some one tion, or my confined powers of appre- who is a better judge than 1, to aphension, the Author may perhaps prove the expression, I should say, ayail herself of my remarks. Should that the mere property of novelty did they be jusţ, they will not be less not justify it, or exempt it from the attended to by, an enlightened mind, charge of affectation, and far-strained for coming from an obscure indivi-, imagery. dual. Since I finished readin; the
Canto II. St. xviii. Wallace reprePoem, I am saved the trouble of sents his “scarf” as the “gift of writing one query, with which I love,” which he therefore, it seems, should otherwise have troubled you, tbought an unfit attendant oo the by the perusal of the critique on it in rough conflicts of a Hero, as he,says, the, Quarterly Review: I there find " I would not be found in my country's that the page David, and the wife wreck Agnes, are one and the same person.
With a love-knot twin'd around my neck.” I presume not to say that my ignor- But what I wish to know is, where a ance till then of ihis circunstance' scarf is worn ? The second line of the proceeded from any other cause than couplet gives the idea that it is tied the obtuseness of my faculties. But round the throat; which I should to proceed to the inquiries, which I have thonght erroneous. still wish to have satisfied, I am one In one of the Poems in Campbell's of those plodding readers, who, whe- last publication, I first met with the ther I read prose or verse, an always word“ pibroch,” or “ pibrach” as he desirous to affix a meaning to words calls it, and imagined it was some and sentences. The Quarterly Re- plaintive instrument: it occurs in viewers, have noticed some which Scott's “ Lady of the Lake,” to which puzzled me ; but those that remain I cannot at this moment refer, but you will oblige me by inserting, and the general impression of its nature still more, by an explanation of them remained the same. In " Wallace" from any of your better-informed Cor. it occurs twice ; in Canto I. and II. respondents.
“ Hark to the pibroch's battle-sound;" in Canto 1. Stanza xv, I cannot And understand what connexion there is
“ When the merry harp and the pibroch between the six concluding lines and
rung.” those that precede them. The Author In which of these opposite senses, of is lamenting that she cannot celebrate each Hero who merited the fame with propriety; or is it an unfeeling
awe and jollity, is the pibroch used bestowing rhyme ;” what then has instrument, that obeys the hand or “ But" to do in connecting these re- breath of the master to any tune, grets with a remark, just no doubt, itself “ inditferent whether grief or ihat the race of man is fickle, &c. and has“ in every age” “ stooped to Canto II. St. xxviii. begins;
" Who shame”?
is it that rides thro' the night so fast?" In the next Stanza, the Author, Did the Author purposely omit to after enumerating several Worthies, mark this as a quotation ? “ The with whom I had hopes to be better Erl King," in a Collection of Tales by acquainted, particularly promises or Lewis, commences, " Who is it that foretels of Scrymyeour, that
rides o'er the forest so fast ?". History grave, and verse sublime,
From the same Stanza I Shall give thy deeds to latest time."
the As this Hero is not mentioned again, juring the sense by a separation from
following lines, unconscious of inI am left to suppose that the Author's the context: modesty does not allow to her verse
“I mark'd, ou Scotland's saddest day, that epithet, but that she has altri. The spot where her mangled father lay! buted it to some of which I am ig- 'The maid - blossom of the North, uorant; I shall, therefore, be obliged Like a pale snow-drop glinted forth.”
This maiden' blossom, a subsequent “ And dear to my heart sounds the line discovers to mean a Princess
mournful swell, Margaret; and the sense requires that As it swings on the air of thy curfew knell.” the second line should mean the
Canto V. St. *xxii:' and xxxvii. “ mangled father” of Margaret ; but
I will here suppose the Critick taking does not the grammar refer her advantage of this description, and mangled father" to Scotland, and so
expressing himself in words like the make nonsense ?
following: A swell swinging on the Canto III. Stanza x. If the Author
air of a kvell !! Preposterous! as ift is as great a friend to the Church, as
the knell caused the air for a swell to : she professes herself to be to the swing on. The knell,' however, of Constitution of England, I
Ruskie bell niày have resembled as
suppose she considered the distance of time a plaintive or grave air, rendered more sufficient apology for painting the solemn by an occasional swell. Or is character of Bp. Beke in the strong
possible that the Author intended a est, I will not say the brightest, co
more simple painting, and really lours. Might it not have been as
meant that the mingled 'sensations of well, since she has not confined her- pain and pleasure were 'excited by self to correct history, not to have
the vibrating sound of the Curfew, as dragged into notice, on this occasion
it floated along the liquid air ? at least, those derelictions from the “And to the lips the traitor steep Episcopal character, which the early In intamy and scorn.” Historians have not alluded to, and Was the writer, when penning this, which have escaped the sarcasms even in expectation of a dinner party, of Hume? In Go win and Tanner and had just laid aside Mrs. Glasse's alone can I find the slightest imputa. Cookery? This receipt for steeping tion on his name ; and I will add, in traitor has the unquestionable the true spirit of the Scottish proverb, merit of originality, and deserves in“ There is no sik a word in all Wal- sertion in a more palatable book than lace.” As there is a note given by
" Wallace.” Conceive demons of Miss Hulford on the Bishop's retinoe, vengeance preparing a grand dejeuné it may not be amiss to correct it.by for their fellow-fiends, at whicha, the following extract from Holinshed. traitor steeped in infamy and scorn is “The Byshop of Durham, ruling in served up! To complete the dish, the second battaile of the Englishe- memory, steeped in tears of men, consisting of size and thirtie blood," would doublless be found a. stunderds or banners, knowing the very highly approved sauce. See let of that moss or maris, made to- Canto II. Stanza xxviii. Who dares ward the Easte side, hasting forth to to deny to a Critick such privileges as be the firste that shoulde give the these, when the “Canons of Criti. unset.” Vol. II. p. 833.
cisın” decree, that "'He shoald not "And his cheek blush'd bright with the
allow any poetical licences, which he flush of fire.”
does not understand ';" If this is not tautology, is it not an
But a truce with the Criticks. It awkward line? In the next Stanza,
now only remains to notice sonde only six lines farther, a good one is
errors of grammar, and of the press. rather spoiled by the proximity of
Canto Ill, Stanza xlviii. 1, 7, 8. blushes :
The rhyme has misled the fair Author “ Blush'd its farewell to expiring day.".
to confound singular and plural.
Canto IV. Stanza xvi. I. 6, 7. These Canto IV. Stanza vii. xi. xiii. In
are probably, only misprinted. coinparing these, there will be found
Canto V, Stanza Ixi. The first six a repetition of thought and expres- lines should not be marked with insion that seems to require alteration, verted commas, besides the unnecessary information, In Canto V. David says, “'tis thee that those wbo were“ mute and still,” I love the best.” He should say, 'tis maintained a “ silence dread."
thou. See Lowth's Grammar, p. 97. In Canto I. and II. is not the ad
I hope I have not exceeded the jective “arching” too conspicuously limits you aflix to articles of this repeated ? and has any reader failed kiud. To avoid unnecessary proto feel his mind oppressed by the lixity, I have omitted several remarks weight of the word “pouderous” in which I had made.
S. E. Y. its tenfold recurrence ?
312 Analysis of Books, No. II.--Osborn’s “ Advice to a Son." [Oct. Mr. URBAN,
afford less of what is delicate, savory, I w
PROCEED with the Analysis of and well concocted, then smaller plan met with your approbation. stile : the like may truly be objected (Continued from p. 116.) to weak preachers and ignorant comNo. II.
pany. Pennes improving, like chil. Title. “ Advice to a Son, or Di- dren's leggs, proportionably to their rections for your better Conduct : exercise. This appeared in the late through the various and most import- K. Charles, who, after his more imant Encounters of this Life. Under perions destiny had placed him under these generall heads. I. Studies, &c. the tutorage of an upavoidable neces. II. Love and Marriage. III. Travell, sity, attained a pen more majesticall IV. Government. V. Religion. Con- then the Crown he lost. And tho' clusion. The fift Edition, Oxford. K. James had such an over-esteeme of Printed by H. Hall, Printer to the his owne learning, that he imagined University, for Thomas Robinson, all who deserved in that kind, rob'd 1656," 12mo. The Author was Fran- the monument be sought to build to cis Osborn ; and as he illustrates his his fame: the foundation of which he precepts by frequent reference to the fondly conceited to have laid in the manners and characters of his own opinion of the world by his printed times, his little book becomes a mat- Booles, believing they would be vater of curiosity, as well as of inform- Jued by impartiall posterity, at the ation.
same rate his flatterers set them up to Preface. Tò the Reader, con- in his life-line; yet in this he was so cerning the fourth Edition. This far exceeded by his Son, that all that having already (in three quarters of come after may learn, Experience is a yeare) thrice rug the gantlet, with a better tutor than Buchanan.-Avoid out having received any considerable words and phrases likely to be learned stripes, I have, in requital of so much in base company, lest you fall into candor (denyed to more desert) made the error the late Archbishop Laud a considerable enlargement," &c. did ; who, tho' no ill speaker, blunted
I. Studies. Though I can never his repute, by saying in the Starpay enough to your grandfather's chamber, men entered the Church, memory for his tender care in my as a Tinker and his bitch do an aleeducation, yet I must observe in it house: But this may easily be declined this mistake, that by keeping me at: by those who read for their imitation home, where I was one of my young the incomparable lines of the late King, Masters, I lost the advantage of my
written in a stile as free from aflectmost docile tine. For, not under- ation as levity ---In a case of importgoing the same discipline, I must ance heare the reasons of others needs come short of their experience pleaded, but be sure not to be so im. that are bred up in Free-schools ; plicitly led by their judgements, as to who, by plotting to rob an orchard, reglect a greater of youre owne : As &c. run thro' allihe sublilties required Charles of England did, to the loss of in taking of a town, under no higher bis crown.” penalty than a whipping.--A mixt II, Love, &c. “ To cure youth education sutes imployment best. I wholly of this desire, were as unhave observed in Collegiate discipline, easy a task as to devest it of huthat all the reverence to superiors, manily: Therefore I expect you learned in the Hall or Chapell, is lost should be tossed in this storme, but in the irreverent discourse you have would not have you ship-wrack’t, by of them in your chambers: by this contracting yourself to the Ocean, you leave the principall businesse of unlesse, witii the Duke of Venice, youth neglected ; which is, to be per- you might yearely repeat the cerefect in patience and obedience: habits mony to as great an advantage." no where so exactly learned, as in the [Against some of the Author's obserfoundations of the Jesuites, could vations on this subject, the Writer they be fi tcht thence without preju- enters his protest ; and proceeds.] dice to religion or freedome.- Auge III. Travel. They, and they columes, like the oxe roasted whole only, advantage themselves by traat Bartholmew Faire, may proclaime vell, who, well fraught with the explenty of labour and invention, but perience their own country affords,