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Br. 326. | PORTUNæ malim adversæ tolerare procellas, Exiccom en! Priami monumentum ; haud ille Quam domiai ingentis ferre supercilium

meretur Quale, sed hostiles, quale dedere mapus.

Ex, Sexto, Sexti meditatur imago, silente,

Orator statua est, statuæque orator imago.

Br. 326. HECTOR dat gladium Ajaci, dat Balteum et Ajax Hectori, et exitio munus utrique fuit.

Pulchra est virginitas intacta, at vita periret,

Omnes si vellent virginitate frui;

Nequitiam fugiens, servatâ contrahe lege
Br. 344.

Conjugium, ut pro te des hominem patriæ. Ut vis, ponte minax; modo tres discesseris ul.

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Br. 445. EXCEPTÆ hospitio musæ, tribuere libellos Unde hic Praxiteles ? nudam vidistis, Adoni,

Herodoto hospitii præmia, quæque suum. Et Pari, et Anchisa, non alius, Venerem.

STELLA mea, observans stellas, Dii me æthera Br. 451.

faxint SUFFLATO accendis quisquis carbune lucernam,

Multis ut te oculis sim potis aspicere, Corde meo accendans; ardeo totus ego.

cere

CLARA Cheroneæ soboles, Plutarche, dicavit

Br. 486. Hanc statuam ingenio, Roma benigna, tuo. JUPITER hoc templum, ut, siquando relinquit Das bene collatos, quos Roma et Græcia jactat, Olympum,

Ad Divos paribus passibus ire duces; Atthide non alius desit Olympus, habet. Sed similem, Plutarche, tuæ describere vitam

Non poteras, regio non tulit ulla parem.

Br. 487. Civis et externus grati; domus hospita nescit Dat tibi Pythagoram pictor ; quod ni ipse ta. Quærere, quis, cujus, quis pater, unde venis.

Pythagoras mallet, vocem habuisset opus. POMPEII.

Br. 487. PROLEM Hippi et sua quâ meliorem secula nulCum fugere haud possit, fractis Victoria pennis,

lum Te manet imperii, Roma, perenne decus. Videre, Archidicen hæc tumulavit humus;

Quam, regum sobolem, nuptam, matrem, atque Br. 488.

Fecerunt nulli sors titulique gravem. LATRONES alibi locupletum quærite tecta,

Assidet huic custos strenua pauperies.

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CECROPIDIS gravis hic ponor, Martique dicatus,

E THEOCRITO.
Quo tna signantur gesta, Philippe, lapis.
Spreta jacet Marathon, jacet et Salaminia laurus, Poeta, lector, hic quiescit Hipponax,
Omnia dum Macedûm gloria et arma pre- At te bonum si nôris, et bonis natum,

Si sis scelestus, præteri, procul, marmor:
munt.

Tutum hic sedile, et si placet, sopor tutus.
Sint Demosthenicâ ut jurata cadavera voce,
Stabo illis qui sunt, quique fuere, gravis.

EUR. MED. 193–203.

Non immerito culpanda venit
FLORIBUS in pratis, legi quos ipse, coronam

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 avarus, Utile cunctis hoc opus esset ;

Quid tibi, mus, mecum, dixit, amice, tibi ? Namque, ubi mensas onerant epalæ,
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

Copia cænæ.
SÆPetuum in tumulum lacrymarum decidit imber

Quem fundit blando junctus amore dolor;
Charus enim cunctis, tanquam,dum vita manebat, Toños "Apus Bpolodomos évi aloné passer paré para
Cuique esses natus, cuique sodalis, eras.

Και τoίoς, Παφίην πλήξεν έρωθι Θιάν.
Heu quam dura preces sprevit, quam surda The above is a version of a Latin epigram on
querelas

the farnous John duke of Marlborough by the Parca, juventutem non miserata tuam !

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

Haud alio, Cypriam percurit ore Deam.
ARTI ignis lucem tribui, tamen artis et ignis
Nunc ope, supplicii 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.
thei
Munera muneribus, si retulere fabri.

SEPTEM ÆTATES.
ILLA triumphatrix Graiùm consueta procorum

Prima parit terras ætas, siccatque secunda,
Ante suas agmen Lais habere fores

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

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

CATES

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* His Tempelmanni numeris deseripseris orbem, CRETHIDA fabellas dulees garrire peritam Cum sex centuriis Judæo millia septem

Prosequitur lacrymis filia mesta Sami;
Blandam Janifici sociam sine fine loquacem, To the abore Lines (which are unfinished,
Quam tenet hic, cunctas quæ manet, alta and can therefore be only offered as a fragment),
quies.

in the doctor's mabuscript, are prefixed the
words, Geographia Metrica. As we are re-

ferred, in the first of the verses, to Templeman, Dicite, Causidici, gelido nunc marmore magni for having furnished the numerical computations Mugitum tumulus comprimit Amphiloci. that are the subject of them, his work has been

accordingly consulted, the title of which is, A

new Survey of the Globe, and which professes to Si forsan tumulum quo conditur Eumarus give an accurate mensuration of all the empires, aufers

kingdoms, and other divisions thereof, in the Nil lucri facies ; ossa habet et cinerem, square miles that they respectively contain. On

comparison of the several numbers in these

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

pears that nearly half of them are precisely the

same; the rest are not quite so exactly done. Me, rex deorum, tuque, duc, necessitas, For the convenience of the reader it has been Qno, lege vestrâ, vita me feret mea.

thought right to subjoin each number, as it Sequar libenter, sin reluctari velim,

stands in Templeman's works, to that in doctor Fiam scelestus, nee tamen minus sequar,

Johnson's verses which refers to it.

* In this first article that is versified, there

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novem.

9

Myrias 3 Ægypto cessit bis septima pingui. Quingentis quadmgenis socjalis adanget
Myrias arlsciscit sibi noragesima septem

Millia Belga
Imperium qua Turca 4 ferox exercet iniquum. Ter sex centurias Hollandia 80 jaetat opima

Undecies binas decadąs et millia septem Undecimum Cambero vult septem millibus addi. Sortitur 5 Pelopis tellus quæ nomine gaudet.

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

EPITAPHS.
Parthenopes. Novies vult tellus mille Sicana6.
Papa 7 suv regit imperio ter millia quinque.
Cum sex centuriis numerat sex millia Tuscusa.
Centuriâ Ligures 9 augent duo millia quartå.
Centuriæ octavam decadem addit Luccal se.

1. AT LICHFIELD.
eundæ.

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

MICHAEL JOHRSON,
Sardiniam cum sexcentis sex millia complent.

Vir impavidus, constans, animosus, pericus Cum sexagenis, dum plura recluserit ætas, lorum immemor, laborum patientissimus; fiduMyriadas ter mille homini dat terra'3 colendas.

ciâ Christianâ fortis, fervidusque, pater-familias Vult sibi vicenas millesima myrias addi, apprimè strenuus; bibliopola admodam peritus; Vicepis quinas, Asiam limetata 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 sie temperata, ut Myriadas septem decies Europa 16 ducentis

ei nibil quad aures, vel pias, vel castas læsisset, Et quadragenis quoque ter tria inillia jungit.

aut dolor, vel voluptas unquam expresserit, Myriadas denas dat, quinque et millia, sexque Natus Cubleiæ, in agro Derbicosi, 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 foecunda secundæ Antiqua FORDORUM gente oriunda ; quam domi Et quadragenis decades quinque addit Ierne!, 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 attentam, 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.

iam 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. Sicily, in Templeman, is put down at 9,400.

Hic conduntur reliquiæ 7 The Pope's dominions, at 14,868.

ELIZABETHA * 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; 10 Lucca, at 286.

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

Secundis, SAMUELIS JOHNSON ; Templeman, is set down at 3,309,485 square Qui multum amatam, diuque desetam 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 computed in square miles, at 30,666,806 square

20 In the three remaining instances, which miles.

make the whole that Dr. Johnson appears to 1 Asia, at 10,257,487.

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

bers exactly agreeing with tbose 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 Jobuson's expression; and of Wales, 7011.

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

19 Ireland, at 37,457.

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3. IN WATFORD CHURCA.

Linguis, Artibusqne ita exculta In the vault below are deposited the remains of

Ut loquenti nunquam deessent

Sermonis nitor, sententiarum flosenli, Jane Bell, wife of John Bell, esq.

Sapientiæ gravitas, lepornm 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 annos 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, Nupta 1739, Obiit 1773. tion, between the cares of her family, and the con

verse of her friends; rewarded the attendance of duty,

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

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

Poetæ. Physici. Historici. increased them by her gratitude for his care, Qui nullum 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 highly bonoured as more familiarly known,
this monumentis erected by

Sive Lacryma.
John Beil'.

Affectuum petens at lenis Dominator
Ingenio sublimis-Vividus Versatiis

Oratione grandis nitidus Venustris 4. IN STREATHAM CHURCH

Hoc Monumentum Memoriam coluit

Sodalium Amor
Juxta sepulta est

Amicorum Fides
HESTER MARIA SALISBURY,

Lectorum Veneratio

Natus Hiberuia Forniæ Lonfordiensis THOMÆ COTTON de Combei mere,

In'Loco cui Nomen Pallas
Baronetti, Cestriensis, 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.)

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