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. spectitig the use of the term mstinct, T. justly observes that we do a ^

-would become a mer^' Icgomacliy. injury to the cau^ iind authority of

T. says, ttiat instinct is a sentiriicnt, human reason, by denying a share cf

vliicl), by the warmth of sensibility, it to brutes, t\nn can possibly arise

acts \ry the help of the organs — ^which from the idea of admitting it. Here I

is nearly tantamount to tjie system wjll venture to pronounce that tlwre

that is here supposed ,•*— now, instinct, is nafear that tm» dixtrine will triid

' ^ such, if there be such a thing, com- to level us with them. It is the prrdt

• 6lettly performs its part, when it in- of man, as I am tempted to think*
\ fiUtl^noes the detfermmation to fix on which has dictated the denial of rea-
' 6ome particular object } the action of son to brutes. 1*. will, therefc>rc, 9^

the di^ansraay, indeed, take place, doubt aJlow, that the^ term instinct^
in coA^equeiKC, but I sliall never l>e has been productive of some evil or

• able to persuade myself - that it makes inc^cieut con seqiiencesfin reasoning,
' any pait of the moilus operandi of in- \v}reri he reads such propositions a»
' Btinct. IfT. suppotses, or will admit the following, in, otIierwi!?e, grave
^ fifa^stem similar to the above, his ajad re^pecta we writers : "Tljatpow^-

de^nition may be drawn out into .er which in man.u'e call reason, may,
•* something tiot unlike to the mode in ia. brutes, be caUed, instinct"— .in hy-

• which eany actions, and those to be pothesis which would teem to deny to

• perfooned during the life of an lani- brutes the least degree of i-cason or
mal, aiehere accounted for i in which intelligence, and would ' lead us t»

' case, tfir torn can only be considered suppose that all the actions which wt

• as an impropsr one, because that it observe in tliem, considered as reJa-
rutimates something more than wbat tive or conductve to their presena-
15 really intended. 'J'he action of all tion, (and some of them, it will not bt

' tlioee powers, whereof wc have been disputed, are oif a vervcurioUi and in-
feMtiiig^ ma}', in a ^Tcondaiy K:n:c,. tiicatefiattire), aredii^tt^^y^At^mi^

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Riiffaelh's Cdrtoetif.



*«r



►ftnd impulse of natural necessity, in
llrect opposition (for the sake of a
y stem, like the Cartesians, as T. just-
jr observes),! say in direct opposition,
43 the great body of evidence that lies
>eforeus. My argument, therefore,
roes to prove that brutes possess .rea-
K>3i, although in a iiniitecl degree ;
bvhich limitM degree of reasoikis still
t\irthcr abridged by their want of Uie
power of speech, in consequence of
which they are deprhed of the greater
part of those complex ideas, which
enable man to form the combinations
which arise from social intercourse.

Having always felt a particular in-
terest^ a sort of sympathetic tender-
ness, for the brute creation, and being
xiaturalty of a tuni to derive much
^ensure from the engaging and obse-
quious actions of different animals,
and especially those of the domestic
class ; and moreover, considering that *
Ae worid of animals consli tine a part
of God's creatures, as well as ourselves
-—and that he has kindly and provi-
.dently rendered them subscrvietrt, in
some degree, more or less, to the pur-
poses ofour advantage, pWasxire and
utility fit appears to me to be our du-
ty to treat them not only with mercy,
iiat with a degree of kindness and ten-
derness proportionate to their mea-
sures of intelligence, and to their real
•»ervices. I should think it a great
aeglect, and myself highly culpable,
• were I w)t t» conclhck, V^ making
honcMirable mention of Thrasyma-
<^us*s comnFRinication to your Miscei-
' lany, and bv observing, bow much I
ihink mvseif, and your readers, in ge-
neral, oWiged to him, for the sensible
and feeling manner wherein he has ex-
« pressed himself on tiiis subject, in op-
position to the abettors of the mecha-
nical hyrpothesis ; indeed, 1 am bold to
affirm that his rational mode of stating
and discussing the cjuestion, does eq\iu
hcfioar iolm head and to his heart.
C. G. S.

RAFFirELLO'S CABTOOKS.

Fur the Universal MagOsune,

IN your entertaining Miscellany,
for August last, vou admitted an
amusing article, which an ingenious
correspondent transcribed from the
learned Mr. Roscoe's Life of Leo X.
' Vgl^ ^fOfMxmgm i9atotlHo]c^ thatth?



offer of the following extracts, from
that classical work, tor a place in a.
fixture number, will not be unaccep^
table. I am, Sir,

Your's,
Sept: 27, 1805. A.N.

RAFFAELLO'S CAKTOONS..

.The deniimds made by Leo X. upon
tlie talents and the time of Raffaello,
were uJ>renMtting, having determine*!
to ornament one of the apartments of
the Vatican with tapestry, which wat
at tliat time woven in Fkmders with
the utmost perfection arid deduce -,
he required Raflaello 'to furnish the
designs from such portions of scrip-
ture history, as niigut be suitable i^or
the purpose. The passages which he
ciiosc, were selected from fhe A<:ts of
the Apostles ; and these he designed
on cartoons, or paper, colouring aiid
finishing them with his own hand, as
models ror the imitation of the Flemish ,
artists. Each of these subjects was
ornamented at the bottom with a
frize, or border, in vkiaro scuro, re-
presenting the principal transactions
m the life of Leo X. The pieces of
tapestry wrought from these designs, ^
and which, until very lately, decorated
the papal chapel, were executed by -
tlie tapestry weavers with a harmony
of colour and brilliancy of effect, that
astonished all who saw tliem,andseem- .
ed to be rather the production of the
pencil than the loom. In this work
Leo expended the enormous nixm of
seventy thousand crowns. Hut ai-
thouj^h the tapestry arri\ ed at Rome,
the drawings, yet more valuable, were
su^*red to remain in the hand^ of th&
Flemish workmen, from whose de-
scendants it is supposed they «^ere
Curchased, in the etistting century,
y the accomplished but unfortunate
Cliarles I^* During the disturbances
which soon after arose in these king-
doms, these precious monuments
were exposed to sale, ui common
with the rest of the royal .collection .;
but Cromwell was not so devoid, of
taste as to permit them (o be lost' to
tltis country^ and directed that they



• It is said, that Charles II. would
have' sold them to rx>ius XIV. who ap^
plied to him by his ambassador to pur-
chase them, but h(* wan dissuaded from
itby the Earl of Danb}-, afterwards Duktf
of Leedsf - . " "



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flbmyqUi he tHirchased^ No furdwr Jent raercUant Agos^nb Chigi» \Ao
att^iuion seems however to have been in his admiratioi^ an4 mmunc^
paid to thi^m \ and soon after the ac- .encouragement oi R^^cllo, aliiMg;
cession of William ill. tliey were vied witu die Po:i::.Tl)irasel/; But ^
found in ^ chest cut 'into strips, for was not oiily in bis patronage of lettCT
the use of the tapestiy weave^s^ but and the aits^ that Ago^mo eiiaulatea
■ ia othec respects without material in- tlic Eq^i^aa Pontifisj he Ti:ied \nnx
jury. For sevo4-alye^rs these celebra- them hIso in tJie lu;^iry of bi» table,
fiid cartoons formed tlie chief orna- and the costly and osteuUtioii?^ e*fr?-
roent of Hamptpu court, whence they vagance of bis feasts. On tbp tepUsnj
haye been removed by the orders of oTone of his children, he i$ said tp
bis present Majesty, to his residence have invited Leo X. with the wflole
lat Windsor. Let not the British ar- college of cardinals and the foresgq
tistwhois smitten with tlie love of ambassadors at Rome, to ^?^^*
his profession, and owns tiie iiiliu- tainment, in which |ie pro^ioed tn^
eace of genius, let him not (^^ to pay greatest delicacies, and aojoag the
his firequeut devotions at this shriaef. rest several dishes of P^rro^* iong^^
RAFFAELLo's BOY. variously Qooksd. T^ plates, g^

Aman^ the lowest iissisj ants, whom lets and vessels w^e all of wrou^
Eaifacllo engaged, -whea he painted silver, and When opQC ^i*^?»-^^
the ceilings ot the Vatican, *'aboy thrown into the Til?er, which flowed
had been emplbyed in carrying the jaear the boose,
composition of lime and otlter n^ate- — -^

rials requisite for the work^ of fro-ico. the repqrmek, no- F.

From inly observing these prod ic- Qwid(|u>d a^uiu hQRiioes, vot^ai^
tions, he began to admire thaai. His ^mior, ira, voluntas,

-moditatious, although secret, were Gaodia, Jiscvir&us, np&Ui est hxr^g^
not fruitless ; he became an artist be- libclli. *^*'.-

fore he produced a specimen of his Falsiis h*>nor juvat «t i pea ^ a x i&iaau^
. talents, and at eighteen, years of agje . terwt;
lif izod the pencil and astonished l^is Qaem nisi mepdoson 9aU SK^idacem. .
^iijploycrs. J^^'

AGOSTiNO, THE MERCHANT- False prai«e maV'.obsu^ ^9<c4 wwi^^

The reputation which Ilaifaello had comma!,

arquired, by tJie fust part of his' Whop, but the lying or .the sM^^'aooJ*
Works in the Vatican, occiwioned tlie ELfKUf sToar*.

productions of his pencil to b.* sought To ilu Etfilor if the Unwersal Mag-
i<r;«^.r with em^ernj^s, by the prelates sir,

and wiinlthvujhabitantsof Ronie. Ot TFJE polite -attention which yoa
iiKNena<\Mc displavcvl greater earn- paid to my ^rst communication, d©-
I'stuc'is io obtain them than die opu- xnands my ack|K>wIiedgments> andin-

' duces me to double yovi again with

"^ — ^^- T"" :: soipe thoughts ttppa Ue present s^te

* The number of caFtoons was arigi: f ^ m'.HUry ajlairs. Vergmg as we afe
nailv .twelve, as appear., from the taiKs- (and indeed every Other gsoeruineut)
tries' executed from thm at llouie. Of to military d|ieQ^w, it gi?y;riQtbea^^^
v/hicb seven only are now preserved, toGonsidorthe^stateof waray^tUin.
althcni-h some mutilated fra«^«nu ha^e ^^^ gnjdatice, a^id the n*ode^ot con-
^Wa discovered, Avliicb arekpposedto ductuig^liat y^st ^aaqbipe.^ Not^Mt
li4vei>«en part. oftho*ewhicii are lost. Imeautoset up ray opinion as the

t Tlie canoans huve boen f^quently standard of excellence, but «P the un-
eii-ravcd W various arii»u. and thi paiU-d cpnSKleratipn <rf tf{? subiect, to
fuges «f tii life oiLep X. by Pictro assimilate mv ideas with those of
SauiiBartole, ofPeruo;ia. Mr.HoUo- othws. My lw>g. station IB the army.




othi3 abditios, ibtjte is i«aiioa ti> ex- witfi sope acipuracy and^usuce of^.
ptxi that ^ey will U «WL^^ >» a |u- ^^^^^ts ^ d«n>ents. . , . .
^riorMvW, . . Xo.C9J?^^OWtod,;?^«»?(gpPB.

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Thit lUfortnii^.







thfe, w&fii^d the fask /ftvitif ftiMe dM^
bilt to percrtve a cowahi than a
Mte mati. allrnen tike, naturall^r,
iretty ttfuch thg sStxrtH ) bfaverj^ is
perefortjhe most tuJgdr virtwe that
fiiSk. Why, tbth, the<Jvident aftd
litfaordiriclfy diftertfftce >*^e discern
ffhdhg th(3 froops of the tarfefus ha-
IflAs m hxrape ? How does it eowtd
p^"tJ5S. th^ thfe rifteminrtte I(nliai>j<
it seen a set of {Tusill^imous soU
Ite, that serious rfesi*tatice iS not
tj^cted ft-oiii iherti ? While the
Iflteiins hare that intrepidity of cofi-
titetion, that ther ttta tafely known
Ofly? In all ages, v/c have V.lidtvh
hat govemrtiemts forrh the people,
Adofdllgotertlraeiits, that, which
tSs itligion for its sole htisis, is the
DD5t iflefflcadoas m watfire,0r wh^^rfe



be€6m<?s di'spWted atid disheartened j
and froQ) benig conimanded by hiiQ
<o-da)r^ who was !iis subaltern yester^
daVy 2hid unable to* resign, from mere
taus^s of existence, he returm to hi§
duty w^ith a degree of apathy, which
deprives it of every delight^ which
he berform^ merely from a respect
to himself, Srtithout the stimnlus of
honolir or atiihitiori. But that we are
so lon^ imfftd to it, we might 'say
w'fth KpitletHs, " Never complain of
the €\'\U of human liK*, of which it is
nil Omea in youi- bower to rid yoor-
seif."

While the present system conti-
mles, of affording to officers in the at-
mv onlv liie scanty pittafice which 'h
alJo\t'ea tln'm, it is equally absttrd, a*

_ ^ell i!s ntijust, to putthem upon thts

Iwtcar^ of all institadohs has set -ajJiiie footim^, in regard to the num^-
IP its swfidard— I mean the Itrqiiisi- foos deifnnnds which {ire tnade upoti

^ " ' ' ' theifpock^l.^, with people of the de-

^cHption ot those^ wIk) pO.<}se66 inde-
|>e!ident fortunes. To force a man
to <H^I1 his rciiimlsslon, because he
dwes !i!s taylof i\{ty pounds, is ultl-
ftidte ruin ; not to mentioh cashiej^ng
a person fbr di^bt, without allowittg
hiin the pi'ivilf^^e of soiling, and who
has tio dttjer 'means of snppot-t. If
those who h:\vt itiade such rules, -
were td be served in such *a manner,
the spletidor of royalty Would soon be
reduced J a little fellow-feeling -would
take J>lace; they would fiiid that
dfher& possess passidns as well as
th^iftselves, atid that human frailty is
cbmmen to all. I do not wish. My.
Editor, to be the abettor of any
thihg ungehtlfemanlyj but I would not
foroft afty one to be mean, while
ted, mueh less persisted in. That" hbwour and lib^rrtlity are held out, as
mjlir?dU5 ol'all, and wWdt IS pfe- Uife diitirtgtiisbing characteristies of

hft terafts^ioh. Make the nlan's
K^^Hd e^tMl to flMintaitHhg hi:? bitu-
M\&n, ahd . I wttl hUow of all that
ltFit?lne^s afad rigoar, altlrough the
profi^Otef*i of those principles do wot



fon. l^liiis, lA^oirking upon the minds
/ ih& nHediicated rtiass of people, cdr-
Dd&i them tvith superstition ; and the
ftt impulse with thehi, tipon ariy
Ittrfeti vJolertc^, \s flight. An Etiglish
^French 'lentlfetoan, is not hrater
iari an ItafiiTjl ttentleman dt honour ;
Wtaii r::iliitii |)w?3nt, \Votild stand a
•tl f:'. mrb irt the hands at nu Englfeh
Joiighmaii.

T&t happy ttrtxtare in dttr cdhjSti-
iJion, gives every mart such ^ cbn-
9i&^ m the laws at his eottiltty, ihit
liileit lasts, we hate hrt ft?ar that
S6 British Spifit ttill d^ilerate ; but
1 the orgphiiatioh of our military
fftem, Uiet^^ are clrtumstancfes,
'olch are so grossly contrcldiclory tto
SDUiiun senstj that it rsmost astonish-
18 no\V they should -have ever been



aljar tg ourselves, (for no dttiierna-
Mi ia Eur6|fe bfactistt \fyS Hht ^ur-*
las^ of corinfi^idhs, fe by ^ t^^e
iostglanng. TlKrtthema!{\fh6»dS-



swfe'a few" W/tf of^w/^er Wot^ fli^n ,,_.._

iofher^ shoutd Mve th^ pt^Mt of ^^f*^^ \htm theitt^elves, and who



SifMselfovefhlm, tto thfe high-
it ei^iheftcfe, i*i dftfe ofthosfe Vtrtfoitti-
*te blem^^lies ih <^r ddliticfil ma-
^ehient, Uiat evefy hWfn must Wi%h
• *» strdck off. Hie hYtie Sppar^m



WW tft^it •p^ac'Bs without churacier,
pfi^ij^, V* dignity.

Hiw#fo I hive considered the-o**.

t^ 6ftly ; I sha 1 titoWtafcea short viow

of IhB^^ation dithe Soldier, to whom,

iietidmeht, whlcfc tbh^lhifelrf a n^- *'* m^st all iteftttd'wted'ge, coiiskter-

intime to he pass^ in the subofdi- -Afele att^fti^oft hiis b*en pmd, as to his

- .* - *- u. .. « romtort and sAtisft€tton. his certain

tJ^ \j^ forfite drtly a part of the airmy ,
«rtd rlie i^dift «tuftierous> but in die



ite situatitrnsfh^s fceen l^jn^tetfly
■dfeen thf o^h VCIteYt the infer<^st lrd.9
?en 4rres!t. Trie ^^dt< ntt sutHcnrtit-



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3&3: Reply to Strictures upon ^ Me/iudfs rfMr, (Seorge Tilotlamd.

it fs not possible to liave dll your offi- amngements whtcb ane making io:
<ers men of independent property, is future jcjpeditioii*. In tbL* coiucw-
it not a mere matter of po) icy as well platipn. the mind is anxious}/ em-
as justice, to Irwk to their being ren- ployed Ui considering vhat the cam-
bered equally independent witli the mahder in chief mu^t be, what talents
soldier. Comparod uitli iiis inferior, he should |x)ssess, and, in short, 'what
the offircr ii a tliousnnd times poorer sJiould be ihc particular 'qualificatioos
tlian the commoDrst drummer-; I cer- for so toiportant an office. We are
tainly mean, comparatively speaking, rather unfortunate. Sir, in ba^in^ few
As recmiting is a ^wint of consider- generals of any particular celeoriiy
able consequence in our mode of till- put th/we who are youn* in rank,
m^ our armies, it must naturally have though .ohi io experience. ITie soldier
enc;rossed the attention of our great- has a right to expect from an enlight-
-e.st statesmen; and I ana happy that my emrd rovernment, that the choice
opinion completely coincides, with that sliall fidl upon some person, who pos-
of tlic most enlighteited of the age — I sesses, at least, the disposition to take
mean Mr. Fox. In speaking upon advice 5 and where he has unif(»ri2i]j
tjia^ measure, he declares, decidedly, been Unsuccessful himself, that he
against the inlisting aman as a soldier wijl give up tiie suggestions of his ovnk
ibr life, and particularly ia a free Juiso^uided judgment, to the maturer
■country. The idea of being constant^ deliberations of others. At all events,
ly attached Iffihesame system of but- the soldier has a ri^ht to. expect that
toning; aiid unbuttoning (and iu peace he is to be led into battle by a genera^
time, it is nothing more) is disgusting M wkotn he has some, confidence.
and tiresome; ttejsoldier enters ppon A heatlstrong, ungovernable leader^
his duty without animation, knowing would be as dangqious as one ready
t'hat his service is not to end but with and compliant to every adventitfou;;
his life, or by payiiigan immense advice; one who woula consider the
«um, which he seldom can atford, duties of his situation ijiore than th^
and perhaps not even tlien. On the luxuries of bis rank and his own a)u-
contrary, if men were to be inlisted veniencies : one who would scorn to
for a limited time, ior five or aeveti carry over iris hounds and harlot?;, but
years, or it\r the continuance of a. would imagine that suHidentbusmiesfi
war, he would undergo the fatigues of remained ior him. In tlic arducnis^l*
his duty with alacrity, always looking ties oi his profession : one — in short,
ibrwardtotheperk)d of his emaiia* Mr. Editor, J shuuld never faar^
fat ion with particular anxiety; the done, ^verc J to enumerate the neces-
chanceof life and death he woiiW sary qualifications, some ofwhiAl
face with boldness, and several would hope fo see realized, in tlie fiitiire ap-
most probably be too much enamour- pomUnent of a commander in chief. ,
ed with the ease and idleness, which, . '• , ,1 remain your's,
in peace time, a military life isap^: to ... VBJiAi.

confer, to quit that situatioii of com- -^—

parative afRuence, for the hazard of To the Editor of the URiversal Mag.
employment and the difficulty 4»fo^r sir,

existence. There might be many argu- PERMIT me, through rlie medium
imnts adduced against this usual of your impartial and liberally-coD^
mode, but I shall take care not to ducted Magazine, to appeal to die
take up too much of your time. A public, in reply to some very curious
great number might also be adduced, strictures upon my Memoirs of Mr.
against the prcsentmanner of punish- George Morland, Avhich appeared in
ing men ; tne circumstance of inflict- the Criticat Rci'icw for October bst.
TXig corporal punishment upon delin-. The writer of tliese strictures, in
quents, being degrading to the digni- page ilj, has accused me of making
ty of a soldier, whose very essence is the life of Morlnnd a '* velwcle for
that of honour, and who is supposed rather viplent satire on a large bodj- of
10 shrink with peculiar horror from men.** But as this consistent crjtic,
the bare idea of a blow. in the same article, regardless of all

In reflecting vipon the situation of the sacred iusatutes of Aristotle, as-
the army, it is natural to advert to the serts, with a conisderable portion of
pndseat sittj^tioo of.aflair5/ to the vast dogmatical presumption^ that c}ic^-

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Hejbty' to'SUiciures upon tfie' Memws*ofMr. George Morland. * jOl

irntjirsof a Picture vtall,'"*!!!' some of chatacters,* real ' or • imaginary #
cai?es,*' give certain persons the spleen, whii;h I have deUneated througliout
4iDd make olliers lau^h. Nay, and -the whole ol' the iirst and third vo-
^hat- the public, " generally 'speak- luinesof the Memoirs, which have so
iw," are too dull to compreljend mortally oftended certain amiable per-
^itner'the satire or the joke. Now to sons, does not amount to more than
shew how liable even sudi profound sixty I >! To some of these nnw otu-
critics are to palpable contradictions late saints, he siiys 1 have attributed
find absurdity, when under the influ- much gross chicane, not indeed by
cnoe of party spleen, or from a worse name, but wi^i a suppressitm o/£
iiiQtive, I shall briery quote some of dates, and eveiy thing that could con-«
the befoDe-mentiomxi imfxirtidl To^ strtute a libel j luid yet, as we observed
viewei*s assertions. After censuring above, in a mamiei' sufficiently .point-
xne for. degrading the style of nw Me- ed to those behind tlje ciu'tain.** But
«ioirs *' in many instances" with cant if alUhis violent satire, so very point-
phrases, he says, " But in the Me of rd, 'be asour» critic asserts, " uniuteU
jVIorland,' which, with ah account of ligible to the public, generally ^ncak-
iiis works, occupies tlie whole of tJic'se- ingr,*' why should his dear frieaas, in
£ond volume^ orery one who respects selarge :r body, feel so UKconmtonly
the memory "of 'uncomm«n genius sore? 'Suredy that satire which tJie
must be interested.** Again, " We public afv ubabk to comprehend, can
Avish be Ji^d confined himseit' to his neater be «o grievx)us as the braid ri-
Life of Morland, which is an enter- dicule which every body oan con-
taining nancative, and boars the mark ceive and enjoy .at the expence of
of truth. ^ In anotlier place head- those who are eitherjustly or unjustly
tnits me to have '* combated success- satirised? It is also very sliocking-
fullv an opdnion dcrogator)^ to JVfor^ for tlie autlior to ^raw his cliaracters
lana*s talents, naixiely, that he could ifom real Hfe, so acmirately as \to bo
delineate nothiti^ but 4ow and rustic obliged when deicribing the company,
subjects;*' and itn addition to all this, tluic al\N(ays frenueat certain night
be says, *' Johnson's extenuation of ceMars, such as highwavuicn, smug-
lavage's ill conduct is pleaded by riii« lers, •post-bo}»«, jack-ass' drivers, &c.
autiior, ill support of liu: own deffence to all tlieir mouths with nothing
of Morland. (I have pleaded Lang- h\jX.caiit phrasas, so degrading to the-
home's extenuation of the errors of style of his Meaioirs. This^alihough
Collins ) We folly allow the amia- a very common practice with such ■
i^eness of tlie motive ; and ionnot elo "coarse writers" as Fielding, Smj)l-
QtkerwisethanfugkhfaphUudaJriend, let, Goldsmilii, and odier inelegant
particularly ichen '/w has been very natural authors, not excepting die
tffnd'ul in stating fa^ts, ^c" Now, late autiquai^% F. Gro«e, anci bis j/an^
Sir, if the whole'of the second vo-' r//V/Jo»ary, are certainly jdl very wrong
Jimic is admitted to lie thus laudably in uialcing these characters sueak in a
occupied, and the caadour of the an- lingo every body knows ttiey con-;
tiior m stating focts, and sucx:efcsfiiiJr «tantly .do, except those who never
combating opinions derogatory to his tocA <he trouble of informing thcra-
Ihend^s i-eputetion be so strongly as- selves, about a huidred other subjects
serted, what becomes of our 'critic -s of whicii thi?y are equaHy ignorant,
charge gainst nie, " ol' making the In conclusion, I sh«llnow veryin-•
life of IV^land the vehicle o*' rather genuouKlyconfes8,thirtlJie chief design
violent satire upon a Lwe body of which per>'ades the two obnoxious vo-
ineu ?*' It Lsiio|)edl.may be permit- lunies, our tTitic and several others .
tetl to ask' this oi.cnlt logician — who, would by all means suppress,is to warn
and what are these men m sa large a all those \\ ho have escaped tlie mania
body, as have flown to the v idely ex- of old picture worship, against those
■feuoAi^overt of his almighty protec- insidious arts which nave plundered *
tion ? As this question must put him many thoosands, and utteii^ ruined
to a nonplus, at least for some time, many worthy characters. To poU)t
it shall be answered for the satisfap- out to persons of affluence the num**
tvon of all those who are inclined to her of deserving artists in our united
€io justice iaipartially, by oi\e stub- kingdom, where talents miglK be
'bi>rn fs\/d[, jjunelv. that i^a uumber . t^iirfy called iiito notice with .a thou-

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