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sive and the most costly; a new race with ecclesiastical decorations, into of beings were to be accommodated what may be conceived was the pub. with portals, courts, balls, galleries, lic chapel for the whole establishment, chambers of state, and every other though now the place is used for other arrangement that could invite luxury, purposes. The whole Eastern line or gratify ambition. The example of the palace at present (and no to be recurred to for full instruction doubt was so formerly, before the of the mode of such buildings is alterations in point of room finishings Hampton Court, the palace of that were gone into) gives the state apart. great child of honour," Cardinal Wol- nents, of guard-room, presence-chamsey, remaining with little transforma- ber, grand bed-roon, closets, galletion as left at his death.
ries, &c. On the left of the approach HAMPTON COURT. Visited 1811. to the palace are the stables, with
Plan.--Entrance front, bearing to modern alterations; and it may be the West. On the right a single presumed these out-buildings took a wing, on the left a ditto, with the en wide circuit, as on Hampton Court trance front to the offices attached Green are many coeval buildings, a to it. The offices run on the North grand gateway, &c. side of the palace, made out by a Elevations. The materials used court, avenues, or passages of com- throughout the whole work are stone munication for servants to attend in and brick ; the main walls being of the the great hall, chambers of state, latter article, while the decorations of &c. In this office-arrangement are
coins, buttresses, doorways, windows, the kitchers, sculleries, pantries, bases, strings, entablatures, parapets, larders, butteries, wood-houses, and pinacles, &c. are wrought with stone. a variety of other menial allotments The heads of the door-ways shew the of the palace. Passiug through the flat, twice struck sweep; many of portal or gateway of the West front the windows, likewise, have the same of the main building, entrance is had fiat sweep, and others present their into the first court. Sides, North, heads entirely flat, with the openings West, and South ; apartments for the mullioned into compartments, in one, household officers, &c. East side, two, or more tiers, the head of each West front of the great hall, second compartment pointed with the twice portal, apartments, &c. This pur. struck sweep. Octangular towers, tal is on an increased scale of decora- buttresses, battleinents, perforated palion ; passing through which, en rapets and pinacles, still in practice. trance is given into the second court. Bay or bow-windows occur, and, perOn the North side, is the great liall; haps, in a more obtrusive way than sides, West, South, and East, cham- heretofore ; indeed this decoration of bers of state. A third portal occurs a bow-window has been handed down on the East side leading to the prin in various forms and situations even cipal chambers of state. A colonnade to our own times. Amidst the variety of the time of William the Third, of objects seen on the pile before us, who modernized parts of the general is a visible creeping in, a tendency to buildings, is set up, by way of an bring forward the then new imported addition to the basement story of the Italianised farrago of enrichments; South side of this court. A third court but the buddings are so inconsiderable, stands beyond the East end of the that it may be thought Wolsey's argreat hall; here some of the offices chitect was much adverse to become and grand chambers are, brought a dabbler in the innovating school of together, making out the several foreign Professional trifles; but such sides of this court. Still more professionalists, in the succeeding Eastward, and in the centre of reigns, were not so nice, as all their the mass of the palace at this ex- designs became loaded to an extravatremity, is a fourth court, done into a gant degree, with embellishments, rich colonnaded quadrangle, and in wrought with all the fantastic and the area a fountain; the elevations grotesque ideas that had found way above are all in the same style, shew into this kingdom from the Continent, ing together other alterations made either of the Flemish, French, or by William the Third. This quad- Italian schools. But more of this as rangle, I suspect, was originally a re we proceed with our task of informagular cloister, as in the centre of the tion. East walk are vestiges of an entrance West front. Three stories ; arch.
way in the centre of the portal, over strels' gallery. partakes both of ou it a bay-window, right and left oe old architecture and that of the tangular towers, rising tiers of bat- Italian school; something of this tlements, &c. Office front, noble kind seems to pervade the enrichgateway, octangular towers, &c. ments of the open-worked roof; but
First court. Exceedingly grand; such coutaminations are barely disThis is made out on the East side, as cernible among the innumerable and bearing the prime approach to the transcendant English architectural magnificent part of the palace. ln forms making out the design, which the centre, the portal, over it a bay- is profusely graud, and its parts intriwindow; on each side octangular cate, a charm not comprehensible to towers, and on the left extremity of common eyes, constituting that wonthe line, is the West front of the great derful effect, which at once astonishes ball
, of a design wholly in the mode and delights ; first, as to its mecbaof a chapel ; great West windows, nical formation; and, secoudly, as to turrets at the angles, pediment with its splendid, and sublime display. an unconmou parapet head, &c. While we congratulate the admirers
Second Court.- Very superb,where of such scenes, that the time-serving in is seen the East aspect of the por, theatre, erected in the late reign, taktal to the first court, to which, on the ing up so much of the interior of the third story, is a large and very curious hall, is done away, we must, at the clock. There are similar clocks at same time, regret to announce that Wells, Exeter, Saint Mary Ottery, some innovations of late have been Devonshire. But the chief fealure in made in the halt internally. The this portion of the palace is the pavement has been laid on one level, South side of the great hall, with its whereby the character of the gradual buttresses, tier of large windows, one ascent to the High Pace at the East of them a most sumptuous oriel win- end is lost. Minstrels' gallery de dow.
stroyed; a door-way broke through Third Court. On the West side a the East wall of the High Pace, noble bay-window, rising the whole and a stucco cast. copy from the height of the elevation, an octangu- door-way on the North side of the lar tower adjoining, and between hall stuck up, for entrance to the them a grand square-headed mullion chamber there adjoining. This may compartmented window. These three well be called a ridiculous and wastedecorations constitute the East front ful doing away the character of the of a large state chamber, situated at High Pace, an undertaking of no use the East end of the great hall, and is or benefit; otherwise than to show the only chamber (at least that is the world in what contempt modern seen in cominon) that remains both Professionalists hold antient externally and internally unaltered. works, and at the same time to mani.
Internal part of the Palace. Great fest their power, by introducing, on Hall.--Arrangement as usual; win- all occasions of this sort, their own dows on each side, and at the West fantastic innovations. The lanthera end, below which is the winstrels' in the roof obliterated; but the comgallery and screen supporting of it; partment, from whence it took its at the East end of the hall is the Highspringing, remains. This character Pace. Near it, on the North side, a thus lost, it is not meant to say, made rich door-way; opposite, and on the a part of the labour just noticed ; South side, a splendid oriel. The perhaps gone many years back : howroof of this hall is open worked, as at ever, be this as it may. Westminster and Eltham palaces. Grand Chainber situated at the The generalentrances to the hall are at East end of the great hall, the walls the Western extremities of the North covered with tapestry, exhibiting a and South sides, up flights of steps, series of historical subjects, highly within large and ample porches. interesting by the fine drawing aos The oriel is most beautiful, being con costumic instruction they convey. structed in one intire mullioned com This is the only chamber left unmopartmented window, and its groined dernised ; that is, as far as our search cieling is perhaps one of the finest warrants us to assert,as already spoken performances of the kind in the of.
AN ARCHITECT. kingdom. The screen of the min.
(To be continued.)
Telebrated Swiss SongLeRanse
Mr. URBAN, Kennington, March 16. Dictionnaire de Musique, or in the THE words to the musick of the copy in Shield's Treatise on Har
mony, as it was noted by one of the des Vaches," as given in your last greatest violio-players that ever crossMagazine, may be acceptable to some ed the Alps," p. 119. 4to,1800. In Mr. of your Readers.
D's copy C* should be marked at the Lento.
cleft; and even then it will be some
what different from Rousseau's. Tous les objets de mon ainour? Another Rans des Vaches is given in Allegro.
Shield's treatise. A gentlewan, born Nos clairs ruisseaux, nos coteaux, in Switzerland, once told me that he Nos hameaux, nos montagnes ?
knew at least a dozen different calls Lento.
used in that country. Et l'ornement de nos campagnes PolynYMNIA will experience no La si gentille Isabeau ? Allegro.
small difficulty in applying the words A l'ombre d'un ormeau
of “ the celebrated Swiss Ode," with Quand danserai je au son du chalu which she professes to be so much meau:
pleased, to the musical notes. А Quand reverrai-je en un jour,
friend of mine says he was ooce most Tous les objets de mon amour? highly delighted by hearing that air Mon pére! ma mére!
unexpectedly, while he was admiring Mon frére! ma soeur!
one of the most picturesque scenes in Mes agneaux! mes troupeaux ! Switzerlaud. He was acquainted Ma bergére!
with the words really sung to that Lento.
wild melody, and stated that they Quand reverrai je en un jour
were not correct French, but a kind Tous les objets de mon amour ?
of Patois. If I recollect aright, they There is some error in the period were nearly the same as the following, at which Mrs:Hall, as recorded in your which I transcribe, without any alteObituary page 198, was first seized ration, from Chabran’s Insiructions with a paralytic stroke; for, to my for the Spanish Guitar. certain knowledge, it occcurred in
RANZ DES VACHES.
« Les armaillas da colombetta,
Di gran matia se sont leva, TOUR Correspondent, Mr. DovasTon, who sent you the musick of Ho! ho! lioba, lioba, por aria, lioba,
lioba por aria. the Rans des Vaches, wishes to be in
Allegro. formed what Scotch tune was said to have had a similar effeet, as mention- (Venite tutti petita gros’e, bianca nera
galliott'e rope, ed by D’Israeli. I remember having Tasto tasto corrite tutti lioba lioba ho.) read, but cannot recollect in what
Adagio. author, that the air alluded to is Venite tasto por aria ho! tutti lioba por called “ Lochaber."
aria. " Le Rans des Vaches,” (which Dr. ? Les fillas dellas bergeria Beáttie states to be a Swiss dance,) In jestias si sont bel vestirs was so called because the cow-keepers Ho! bo ! &c. in Switzerland, as well as in almost 3 Oue allez-vous, bellas fillettas the whole of Germany, call home Si matinas vi fai tracia
Ho! ho! &c. their cattle in the evening by that kind of air, either with a horn or bag Your Correspondent agrees with pipe, or with a large hollow reed, Rousseau and Beattie, in ascribing about eight feet in length, which they the effects of this air to an associablow in the same manner as a horn, tion of ideas. Rousseau's Dictionary and which they make use of in the was published more than forty years daytime as a crook (houlette). If we ago: in that work be remarks that consider the series of sounds produci- the air no longer produced the same ble with that siinple instrument, effects, as formerly, on the Swiss, bewe shall not be surprised to find the cause, having lost all taste for their fourth of the scale made sharp (fam) first simplicity, they no longer reas in the copy of this air given by gretted it, when it was brought to Rousseau, on plate N of his excellent their recollection.
March 3. A ,
SHORT biographical memoir of the late learned and highly respected (vol. LXXIII. p. 421.) Since his decease a marble tablet with an inscription, of which I send you a copy below, has been erected to his memory, against the North wall of the chancel in Saint Clement's Church, Sandwich.
“ Juxta sepultus est
ab antiquâ et clarâ familia
Natus est apud Deal; inde discedens,
Chirurgiam et Medicinam in hoc Oppido
Bis Prætoris munere functus est.
Literas humaniores feliciter excoluit,
Historiam Naturalem, Antiquitatis Monimenta,
Ingenii solertiâ et studio illustravit.
summâ vitæ integritate ornatus,
Anno Domini MDCCCIII. Uxorem primam duxit, anno MDCCLIX, Elizabetham, Henrici Wise, hujusce Oppidi, generosi, filiam; quæ demortua anno MDCCLXI, in Ecclesia S'cti Petri sepulta est: alteram, anno MDCCLXII, Janam, Thomæ Fuller, de Statenborough in villa de Eastry in hoc comitata, armigeri, filiam ; quæ demortua anno MDCCLXXXIII, in eodem tumulo cum marito sepulta jacet : Ex illâ filium unicum Gulielmum-Henricum, filiam unicam Elizabetham: Ex hâc sex filios, Thomam, Johannem-Paramor, Edvardum, Henricum, Robertum-Pearson, Georgium; tres, filias, Janam, Mariam, et Saram suscepit. Quorum Elizabetha et Sara olim è vità exceskêre; reliqui vero superstites hâc tabulâ Patris dilectissimi memoriam consecraverunt.'
March 14. views are merely to a private collecNOTHER fall of two shillings tion, he may find it to his advantage which took place the 7th iostant, has Yours, &c. THOMAS SHARP. reduced it to 51. 68. Silver is also lower. The London
Feb. 22. refiners now sell virgin silver at os.Ild. per ounce.
Gold still maintains a su Society for promoting Chrisperiority of price when compared tian Knowledge,” the mode of treat, with silver, its due proportion being ing the Tanjore Converts who, berather less than fifteen to one ; but fore their deaths, had absented them. its present price your readers will see selves from the Lord's Table, viz. is more.
B. S. by burying them apurt from the rest
of the congregation; a thought occur.
red, that a similar regulation, ivforced Mr. URBAN, Coventry, March 7.
by the proper authority, which I YUI
TOUR Correspondent N. S. L. should suppose the Ecclesiastical
(Suppl. p. 604,) enquires for court (if not it might be by act of “ abbey seals, or others of a public Parliament) would tend greatly to the kind, relative to any part of the furtherance of Religion, by casting county of Warwick.” I am sure you a stigma on the shameful neglect of will oblige me with a corner of one this positive institution. It is well of your pages, to inform N. S. L. kuown, that in all spacious. church. that I possess several of that descrip- yards the S. E. parts are almost solely tion, and shall be happy in affording appropriated for burials ; if, there him every facility and assistance in fore, those who had never communi. my power towards a publication of cated (to determine which registers the seals of the county; or if his should be kept) were to be buried to
YOUR Correspondent H. in p. 33,
the North of the church, it might be Magazine, the following curious attended with salutary effect.
66 definition of a Christian man after I can account for the lukewarmness the Pope's making." It is copied of the generality of the common from a large folio book in the chancel people of the Establisbment, to the of Richmond church, Yorkshire, the neglect of this indispensable sacra date or title of which I am at a loss ment. Mass, or the receiving the to find out. RICHMONDIENSIS. sacrament, is interwoven with the
“ A Christian man after the Pope's rites of the Roman Catholic Religion,
making defined, and never omitted by those who go
“ After the Pope's Catholic religion, to church at all. Jpattention to re
a true Christian man is thus defined: ligious duties begets lukewarmness, First, to be baptized in the Latin tongue and leads to crime : crime is neces
(where the godfathers professe they sarily visited by disease of body and
cannot tell what), then confirmed by the remorse of mind; and in that state bishop; the mother of the childle to be the sufferer is open to the assaults of purified; after he be growne into Enthusiasm, and forsakes his Church yeeres, then to come to the church, for the rant of the Conventicle. to keepe his fasting daies; to fast the Yours, &c.
ORTHODOX. Lent; to come under benedicite, i. e, to
be confessed of the preest ; to do his Mr. URBAN,
March 12. penance; at Easter to take his rites; OUR
to heare masse and divine service; to cites
a proverbial expression set up candles before images ; to creepe from Rabelais' works by Ozell
to the crosse; to take holie bread and “Wine of one ear;" and solicits an
holie water; to go in procession; to
carrie his palms and candle, and to take explanation of it. I apprehend that to fast the ember daies, rogahe mistakes in supposing this to be
tion daies, and vigils; to keepe the holie an English proverbial expression, and daies; to paie his tithes and offering; to that it is derived from the French,
go on pilgrimage; to bui pardons; to though erroneously translated, who worship ñis Maker over the preest's have this proverh, which they apply head; to receive the rope for his supreme to any thing that is crude, immature head, and to obeie his laws; to receive
" Vin d'une Année.” From which St. Nicholas' clerks; to have his beads; it appears that it should be wine of and to give to the high altar; to take one year, and pot of one ear:". orders if he will be a preest; to saie his Wine of only one year old, or new
mattens; to sing his masse ; to lifte up wine, not being in estimation.
faire ; to keep his vow; and not to Yours, &c.
R. E. R.
marrie; when he is sicke, to take the
rites of the holie Church ; to be buried Mr. URBAN,
in the church yard; to be run for ; to
be CANNOT refrain from requesting
sung for; to be buried in a frier's cowle;
to finde a soul preest, &c.” you to insert, in the Gentleman's
LITERARY INTELLIGENCE. Cambridge, March 13.-The Chan- commencing with the volume for cellor's two gold medals for the best 1811. proficients ia Classical Learniug The following will soon be published: amongst the commcocing Bachelors Dr. Crombie's Work ou Latin Syof Arts, have been adjudged to Mr. Ronyms. T. S. Gussett, of Trinity College, a Observations and Remarks on vaa scholar on Lord Craven's foundation, rious Parts of Great Britain, during and Mr. C. NEAL, of St. Johu's, the four excursions made by him in the senior wrangler.
years 1810 and 1811. By Mr. D. C. Mr. ELLIS, of the British Museum,
WEBB. has undertaken to superintend the. Remains of the late Rev. E. WHITE, Manuscript of Brand's Popular Au of Chester, from papers in the postiquities, which is now printing in session of the late Mr. Spencer of two volumes, 4to. as expeditiously Liverpool. By Mr. FLETCHER, of as the nature of the work will allow. Blackburn,
Dr. AIKIN has undertakea the sole A Poem entitled “ India." future superintendence and compo Mr. BURNS's second part of “ An sition of the Annual Register (orig;- Inquiry into the Moral Tendency of nally pubished by Mr. DODSLEY) Melbvdismi."