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The quantity of Rain fallen this month, is equal to inch 55-100ths ; that of the corresponding month in the year 1809, was 1 inch 75-100ths ; in 1808, 1 inch 75. 100ths; in 1807, 15-100ths of an inch; in 1806, 1 inch 32-100ths in 1805, 2 inches 58-100ths; and in 1904, 25-100ths of an inch.

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METEOROLOGICAL 'TABLE for July 1810. By W. Cary, Strand. Height of Fahrenheit’s Therinometer. Height of Fahrenheit’s Thermometer.

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE,

For JULY, 1810.

A

Mr. URBÁS,

July 20.

ther he is wrong in this, of whether “ CONSTANT READER,” p. 303, b. the Church of Rome, in a work re

professes himself to be" griev. peatedly published by authority at ousty disappointed" and "astonished," Rome, has belied the Copucil, in say. because I have attributed to the Coun- ing these rules were published “ by. al of Trent " a rule which, he says, the command of the Council of Trent, did not exist at the time of that Coun- when, in fact, they never did command cil." When or by whom the rule in them to be published; these are points question was actually drawn up, I which I leave to your Correspondent sball not 'bow inquire. In common to investigate and settle as truth way and fair construction, a General, or lead him; and will only add, that it other person in authority, is said to he can prove that the Council of Trent perform the exploit, whether laŭdable never did make themselves responsible or otherwise, which he orders to be for these rules by injoining them to be done ; and it must be evident to any published, he is then perfectly wel. candid reader, that in this sense only, come to substitute " the Church of 1 said (Life of Nowell, p. 152,) the Ronie” for “the Council of Trent" Council of Treut " prohibited the in the passage which has given him reading of the Scriptures in the ver- so much trouble. Dacular tongue," as I distinctly re- Yours, &c. R. CHURTON.' ferred to " Rules, &c. by order of the

P.S. One point I had nearly overCouncil of Trent. Index Libror. Pro- looked. Your Correspondent (p. 303,) hibit. 1758, p. ii.” So the book itself speaks with " astonishment on finding expressly cxbibits these rules: "Re- himself referred for proof of the whole gulæ Indicis sacrosanctæ Synodi Tri- to a rule of the Index Expurgatorius." dentinæ Jussu edite:” “ Regulas ip- This is a mistake. I referred to that. sias Indicis sacrosanctæ Synodi Tri- rule only for what it relates to, the derline jussu editas-præmisimus." reading of Scripture. For what is said We leara from Father Paul's History respecting Catechisms, distinct auof the Council of Trent*, that a Com- thorities are given in the note on the mittee, consisting of four archbishops, passage; Life of Nowell, p. 152. R. C. nine bishops, and others, was appointed, to frame this famous Index Libro

Mr. URBAN,

July 22. sum Prohibitorums and Du Pin him N the course of the Vaccine contest, self, before the Council ended, says it has often been asserted, that expressly of this Committee," they noeulation for Small-pox is a thing have now set their last hand to the so safe as to induce no danger; and Work +.” Whether therefore he else wonderful stories have been circulated where mis-states the fact, in saying, of practitioners having performed this * This Index' contained as yet po operation even on thousands without tules” (though he admits the rules the loss of a single patient. If the #ere publisied, with the Index, a few doodgates of prejudice are still to be months afterwards by Pius IV.) and kept open, and a torrent of filth to that the rules " ought not to be flow through them against Vaccinalooked upon as the Council of Treat's, tion, the most important of modern or made by their authority ;" when discoveries, it were to be wished that P. 446, Enzish edition.

this boasted method of security under Becles. Hist. Fol. 1692, &c. p. 389. Variologs Inoculation might be gene.

Can. of. Script. vol. i. 1696, p. 255. rally known and followed. That i here The Council ended in Dec. 1563, and the is danger from it, as it is commonly Îndex, Du Pin says, was published in 1564, performed, danger to the organs of

bearing

hearing and sight, and danger to life first place, that the disease in the itseif, the observation of every one Harpenden cases had not been caught will, I believe, readily convince liim, previously to inoculation ; for the In confirmation of this remark, I send usual period elapsed after this before you three cases which have lately oc- the children sickened : and it may curred in one family, at Harpenden, therefore be averred that “the deaths near St. Alban's: an inhabitant of this of these three infants were in consevillaye named Downes, the Keeper of quence of Small-pox Inoculation, perthe l'ost-office, had five children, two formed in the customary method by of which were vaccinated about three a regular medical mau.” : Think of years since; but the Small-pox being this, all parents! think of this, all who lately in the neighbourhood, the pa- are interested either for your own rents were unhappily persuaded to families, or your neighbours! and eshave their other three children ino- pecially think of this, all medical culated with that disorder. Of these praciitioners! Kely not on your former two were twins, aged two years and success, even if it have been comparseven months, and the third an infant atively great. What has happened to only eight' months old : 'nor did their another, may happen to you! but if ages only appear favourable for the mischief less serious than what has operation; they were all fine healthy been detailed should accidentally rechildren ; indeed, so much so as fre- 'sult from Small-pox Inoculation under quently to attract observation from your care; some at least is to be aptheir more opulent neighbours.. Iņ preheaded' to those on whom you pursuance of the parents' determina- operate, and to others; how can you tion, these victims were inoculated for answer for the effects of the contathe Small-pox by a regular profes- gion which you have excited ? Grant, sional man; they all look the disease, that your own immediate patieąts rewhich becoming confluent, one of the coyer, may not many others through twins (it is really melancholy to relate your act be prematurely suatched it) died on the 11th, the other on the away? Most of you, I believe, are 12th, and thie third child on the 14th friendly to Vaccination ; but you do day from the commencement of the

not appear to recommend it with sufvariolous fever, in the paroxysm officient zeal, nor do you object to ino: which one of them suffered so much culating variolously at the first repain that he literally tore his flesh quest of uninformed people, who, misfroin his arm. When the disease as. led by the “ fabulæ aniles,” which sumed alarming appearances, a second self-interest or obdurate prejudice medical gentlemañ of established re- propagate, prefer that inanichean idol, putation and extensive practice was Small Pox, to the security and blesscalled in; but the efforts of science ings of Vaccination. were vain: it is only fair however 10 Yours, &c.

HERTFORDIENSIS. add, that,' from minute inquiry, no blame seems imputable to the original (

Mr. URBAN,

July 29,

AM much to or the subsequent treatment. The two eldest children of the family, whohad P: 1202,) where the office of Dean bien vaccinated three years before, Nural is explained * Perhaps some werc exposed in all possible ways to of your Correspondents will bave the the infection, even 'sleeping in the goodness to state how far the duties same room with the other three, till of so very usefut an oftice are still the stench became insupportable; and exercised, and whether in any dioceses it is only one of ten thuasand similar besides that of Exeter. facts to say, that they wholly resisted Bishop Atterbury was Archdeacon infection. Though no other instance of Totness, and the account of the so remarkable bas occurred, these are Dean Rural constitutes his Charge to pot the only lives which have been lost the Clergy of that District 1708. pear St. Alban's in the course of the lo a late publication by Dr. Words Spring and Summer, through Small-forth he is styled Dean and Rector of

Indulge me, Mr. Urban, with only * See Atterbury's Epistolary Corre. a few remarks. It is obvious, in the spondence, vol. II. 1783, p. 234.

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if this is a true report, is it not a reMiddlehaın Deanery, co. York, is flection on him wbose immediate prosaid to have a peculiar jurisdiction of vince it is to prevent it? its own; and this, probably, co-exten- The tower of the parish church of sive with the parish upły; and its in- St. Andrew in this town has been recotne perbaps arises likewise from the ported as dangerous for these forty tithes of the parish.

years; but it lias become very lately lo Cornwall there is the Deanery of so extremely bad, that the bell-ringer's Borian distinct from the Rectory of have refused to do their duty. Yet Burian, but both are in the patronage this parish is one of the richest in of the Crown

England. It was of these Deaneries (and it is i hope that the very exemplary Bisupposed, though not recollected, that shop of the Diocese will direct the there are others of the same sort in church to be properly examined ; the kingdom) that information was which may save the lives of hundreds. requested ; and any communication As a proof of the increase of Sectathrough the medium of your valua- ries, a gentleman of the parish was ble Miscellany will be thankfully re- offered 15001. for a piece of ground ceived.

close by the church, to build a disWhat is the nature of the Collegiate senting meeting-house there. Church of Wolverhampton, as con- Yours, &c. A PARISHIONCR. nected with the Deanery of Windsor? A Correspondent of yours, last year, Mr. URBAN,

July 8.

THE vations, led to these enquiries. It is a have an evident moral tendency, pity that he had not pointed out a may serve to assist your Readers in legalone which wauts correction. The forming useful reflections from some Police Magistrates of the Metropolis of the little-noticed occurrences in life. in the public priats are constantly It has often been a matter of in. called Mr. Justice N, and Mr. Justice quiry with men of curious and philoR.; when it is well known that this dis- sophical minds, whether the works of tinction is a title given only to His Nature are carried on by a plastic or Majesty's Justices of the Courts of sort of mechanical privciple of agency, Westminster Hall.

A, B. or whether they immediately proceed

without any interposition from the Mr. URBAN,

Newcastle on Tyne, finger of God. The great regularity
July 6.

and wonderful samencss which is dis. FULLY

agree with E. W. P. (vol. coverable in the operations of the reaccident which occurred at Liverpool to favour the former opinjon, and the is well calculated to call forth, and, occasional departure from this uni. imperiously demands the immediate formity, and the extraordinary changes attention of all those whose peculiar that are frequently noticed, may serve province it is to take care of and in- to countenance the laller. Perhapo spect our churches; and to sce that the former sentiment may have lakin they are not only safe, lut wholesonie. its rise from the weakness anu impe).

This duty, I believe, falls more espe- tency of man, which renders hin uncially to the Archdeacon, who ougntable in execute projects of any magni. to make a report to tac Bishop; and, tude withoat plans, or to accomplish if he sees any church in an impro- works of smgular difficulty without a per state, to report that church : but lirge and correct seale. But this con. I fear that there are not many who sideration cannot exiend to His all. pay that attention to the churches comprehensive agency, who sees and of this land which ought to be paid ; observes all things ai one giance, to and hence arises those innumerable wbom the whole process of Nature is Dissenting mceting-houses that tbrea- naked and open, and whose knowledge ten the downfall of the Establislied and power are unlimiled and infinite. Church.

Besides, if the order and regularity in E. W. P. reports that the state of which the operations of the universe the tower of a parish church in a are conducted are admirable, the vamarket-town is dangerous, and threa- riations or departures from ihem are

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bearing and sight, and danger to life first place, that the disease in the itseif, the observation of every one Harpeiden cases had not been caught will, I believe, readily convince him. previously to inoculation ; for the lo confirmasion of this remark, I send usual period elapsed after this before you three cases which have lately oc- the children sickered : and it may curred in one family, at Harpenden, thercfore be averred that “the deaths Dear St. Alban's: an inhabitant of this of these three infants were in consevillage named Downes, the Keeper of quence of Small-pox Inoculation, perthe l'osl-office, had five children, two formed in the customary method by of which were vaccinated about three : a regular medical man." Think of years since; but the Small-pox bejög this, all parents ! think of this, all who Tately in the neighbourhood, the pa- are interested either for your own rents were uobappily persuaded to families, or your neighbours! and eshave their other three children ino- pecially think of this, all medical çulated with that disorder. Of these practitioners! Rely not on your former two were twins, aged two ycars and success, even if it have been comparseven months, and the third an infant atively great. What has happened to only eight months old: nor did their another, may happen to you! but if ages only appear favourable for the mischief less serious than what has operation; they were all fine healthy been detailed should accidentally rechildren ; indeed, so much so as fresult from Small-pox Inoculation under quently to attract observation from your care; some at least is to be aptheir more opulent neighbours. Iņ prehended to those on whom you pursuance of the parents' determina- operate, and to others; how can you tion, these victions were inoculated for ausser for the effects of the contathe Small-pox by a regular profes- gion which you have excited ? Grant, sional man; they all look the disease, that your own immediate patients rewhich becoming confluent, one of the coyer, may not many others through twins (it is reali's melancholy to relate your act be prematurely spatched it) died on the Ilth, the older on the away? Most of you, I believe, are Jìth, and the third child on the 14th friendly toi Vaccination ; but you de day from the commencement of the not appear to recommend it with sufvariolous fever, in the paroxysm officient zeal, nor do you object to ino. which one of them suffered so much culating variolously at the first repain that he literally tore his flesh quest of uninformed people, who, inigfroin bis arm. When the disease as- led by the “ fabulæ aniles," which sumed alarming appearances, a second self-interest or obdurate prejudice medical gentleman of established re- propagale, prefer that manichean idol, putation and extensive practice was Small Pox, to the security and blesscalled in; but the efforts of science ings of Vaccination, were vain : it is only fair however !Q Yours, &c.

HERTFORDIENSIS. add, that,' from minute inquiry, no blame seems imputable to the original (noculator, respecting either the

Mr. URBAN,

July 29. mode of communicating nie diease. I Ainmuch obliged to you for the eldest children of the family, whohad P: 1202,) where the oifice of Dean bien vaccinated three years before, Nural is explained *: Perhaps some werc exposed in all possible ways to of your Correspondents will bave the the infection, even 'sleeping in the goodness to state how far the duties same room with the other three, till of so very useful an office are still the stench became insupportable, and exercised, and whether in any dioceses it is only one of ten thuasand similar besides that of Exeter. facts to say, that they wholly resisted Bishop Atterbury was Archdeacon infection. Though no other instance of Totness, and the account of the so remarkable bas occurred, these are Dean Rural constitutes his Charge to not the only lives which have been lost the Clergy of that District 1708. pear St, Alban's in the course of the In a late publication by Dr. Words Spring and Summer, through small worth he is styled Dean and Rector of pox inoculation.

Jodoige mc, Mr. Urban, with only * See Atterbury's Epistolary Corre. a few remarks. It is obvious, in the spondence, vol. II. 1783, p. 234.

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