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1825) Painted Glass at Bardwell Church, Suffolk. Since the death of the late Charles remains of other figures of the same Duke of Norfolk, who married into kind, with which the windows of this the Scudamore's house, without issue, church were once richly ornamented. the paintings, as we have been inform- He is represented kneeling upon a ed, are dispersed. Edit.
stool; his head bare, and surrounded
by a chaplet of small circular ornaMr. URBAX,
Bury, July 3. ments; he wears a long beard and gested the right answer to my
with circles inclosing cinquefoils coquery (pt. i. p. 482), respecting the loured yellow, and its skirt is deeply coat of arms in a window of Bardwell indented in the forın of leaves. His Church, Suffolk, and this opinion is limbs are completely cased in plate strengthened by the fact that the cross armour, except at the bend of the Tau was not borne by all the branches elbows and knees, the heel, and lower of the Drury family.
part of the foot, which parts are deThe figure in question is not that of fended by mail only; the elbow and Sir William de Berdewell, nor has any knee-caps are of very simple construcpart of it been repaired except the tion, Auted and gilt; bis spurs, which head, which was lost, and has been are yellow, have the shank beat at an replaced by a modern one.
abrupt curve, and inserted into two sents a mao kneeling, his hands joined staples or rings fixed to each heel; his in the attitude of prayer ; he is habited left hand is elevated and open, whilst in a guipon adorned with the armorial his right supports a spear. A small tribearings as stated before, and richly angular shield hangs from his neck by diapered; his arms are covered by a narrow strap, bearing, Gules, a goat sleeres of chain mail with black cuffs salient Arg. armed and unguled Or. A studded with yellow, and plate gaunt- very long and broad sword depends lets upon his hands. The original form froin a highly-ornamented girdle; and of the helmet was conical, as appeared his helmet, the greater part of which by its profile remaining in the antient is now lost, appears at his side. Above lead-work of the window. A short this figure is a shield of the arms of sword or dagger, with a curiously- Berdewell as before, surmounted by formed bilt, is suspended before him the helmet and crest, viz. on a wreath from a broad ornamented belt passing a goat's head couped Ar. armed Or; round his hips. The other parts of the opposite to which, in the other light of armour are similar to that hereafter de- the window, is a similar shield, helscribed, but without any gilding; his met and crest of Pakenham, quarterwhite spurs are buckled on in the mo- ing, Or and Gules, in the first an dern fashion. A triangular shield of eagle displayed Argent, [it should be the arms before described is placed Vert, another instance of the omission over his head. This shield is painted of that colour.] Sir William married upon a single piece of glass, and there- Isabel de Pakenham, whose effigy profore no confusion of colours can have bably completed the paintings in the arisen from the ignorance or careless- window I am now describing, but of ness of workmen. In the opposite which no trace remains. light of the window is the figure of a All the figures here described were lady kneeling, dressed in a short kind originally ornamented by small pieces of jacket, with a train of dark purple, of glass, of various colours and forms, and a very richly-ornamented white cemented to the surface of the plain and yellow under-garment; her head- glass; but the cement used has not been dress consists of a coif or veil of white able to preserve thein to the present with a yellow border. Above her head time. Upon a careful examination of is a helmet supported by a ragged staff the two defective shields, it is very evimantled Orand'Ermine, and bearing for dent they were never so ornamented; a crest a mullet of six points Or. These and the only supposition that remains two figures are set' in a very rich is, that the artist who executed these ground-work of yellow and blue. pictures was incapable of producing a
The effigy of Sir William de Berde- green. well still remains in another window A coloured print of Sir William's in a very tolerable state of preservation, figure was published in 1805, by Wilbut some small parts having been lost, liam Fowler, of Winterton, Lincolaare now supplied froin the mutilated shire.
"Ship of Female Fools."
(July, The arms still remaining in their letter notoriety, every sweet and scarce original state in the crockets of the phenomenon-in short, that at any window are as follow :
time appears in the mighty waters of 1. Brotherton; 2. Azure, an ines- our public auctions, in the preserves cutcheon within an orle of martlets and lakes of private repositories, in the Or; 3. Brotherton, quartering Mow- ponds and wells of bookish individuals, bray; 4. Hastings, quartering de Va- or in the Billingsgate market of our lence; 5. Lozengy Arg. and Gules, grand trade-sales—all, all, Mr. Urban, probably the coat of Tuddenham. float under the notice of Mr. T.'s cog
For the pedigree of the family of pitive eye, and the feel of his masterly Berdewell see Blomefield's Norfolk, hand, and sooner or later get struck by under West Herling.
his harpoons, inclosed in his nets, and Yours, &c.
J. B. towed off in triumph by his boats.
Ecce signum ! Sir, as Falstaff says. Mr. URBAN,
The moinent I had read over the choice
lucubration in your book, page 424, A wards of thing years in spending time and money at Book Auctions, it
NIAC, I snatched up my wig, hat, cannot be doubtful to your reflecting gloves, and cane, and purse, and started readers whether I may not have en
away for Bedford-street.
« As sure as joyed many a delightiul opportunity to knows all about these female cu
a gun,” I mentally ejaculated, “Mr. is to see and to be seen,” to run up
and to run down an article of rare or of Mr. T.'s Catalogue for 1820, No. 7919,
riosities.” And I was right, Sir. In common occurrence, and to experience in all its glory the pride, pomp, and lay sly and snug one of the resplendent
charmers, yclept “ La Nef des Folles circunstance of occasional resolute competition. Aye, Sir, “When Greek selon les cinq Sens de Nature, commeets Greek, then comes the tug of Saint Matbieu des cinq vierges qui ne
posés selon l'Evangille de Monseigneur Of course I cannot but have noticed for the last twelve years the prindent point d'uylle avecques eulx
Alas! Buonapartean rapidity of progress made and alack-a-day! friend Sylvanus, the by Mr. Thorpe, now of Bedford-street
; title was there, sure enough; but the Covent Garden, whose bibliomaniacal prowess is recorded in terms of de prize was sold for something under ten served eulogy in your excellent public pounds principal money! Still, oh! cation for May, pp. 423, 424. With your shrewd correspondent Nepos I
Primo ablato, non defuit altor willingly join in bearing witness to Aureus." Mr. To's ardour of research, patience “ The Nef was sack'd and gone : of pursuit, skill of examination, and Still brilliant on the shelf Jodocus Badius liberality of purchase. By these arts shone!” inen live and thrive, batten and fatten,
Yes, my dear Urban, yes! In this on the spolia opima of recondite litetature. “In the year of our Lord 1814, dress you, did I hold, and fondle, and
very right hand, wherewith I now adMr. T. was slim and slender; in the tickle, and sport with that beautiful year 1825, behold the hero of Waterloo little golden fish of matchless fame, sales sleek, stout, and solid; or, in
styled “ Jodaci Badii Ascensii Stulticlassical language, Hor. Sat. 11.7.1. 86.
feræ Naviculæ, seu Scapha Fatuarum “ Fortis, et in seipso totus teres atque ro- Mulieruin, circa sensus quinque exi tundus ;” teriores fraude navigantium.
AL i. e. sans phrase, in our plain verna. length, impatient to pessess the lovely cular idiom, round and sound.
paragon of “ daintie device," I looked The hard-earned renown ensures the up wistfully into Mr. T.'s smiling phy: general success of Mr. T. The feather siognomy, and with gentle mien and which adorns supports his flight; and accent bland asked the good man a bo'd indeed must be the chainpion who certain requisite question, preliminary shall contend with this veteran Archai- to rapturous purchase and undisputed opolist, when he throws down the possession. The work contains twenty. gauntlet in act to buy or barter. Hence four leaves, somewhat broader and comes it that every admired article of handsomer than the soft Sibylline efliterary vertù, every loose fish of black fusious in which Dr. Eady's merits
Pedagogic Liberality.-Fly Leaves. are recorded. I was absolutely amazed, and I do not know whether the writer astounded, thunderstruck, when he be now alive.
A. B. sang or said -I searcely recollect which-“five guineas ! Not for- Mr. URBAN, West Square, July 6. getting the aphorism of Demosthenes, N“ Pepys's Memoirs.” lately pubs that gold and repentance may be bought lished, 'I have noticed an anecdote too dear, I sighed and looked, tied my of Charles the Secoud's queen, who is purse-strings, pocketed my cash, and stated to have used, to the king, the left Lais aad Corinth in a huff.
coarse vulgar phrase, “ You lie." BIBLIOTHECÆ al-THORPIANÆ Now, to any Englishman who has MIRATOR.
not resided many years in France, and
been in habits of constant and familiar Mr. URBAN,
intercourse with the natives, such an
July 20. THE curious epistle, which I here expression would very probably appear
and rudeness: whereas a person practiyour respectable Miscellany, was actually and seriously written to a friend cally acquainted with the phraseology in town, by the master of an Academy readily acquit her Majesty of the disa notable specimen of pedagogic libe: graceful imputation, as he can hardly rality, I think it worth preserving; tion, the phrase, "* Vous mentez" (ac
be ignorant, that, in such conversaname. I likewise, for a very obvious companied with the appropriate tone reason, forbear to sign my own, which, and look) is occasionally used, to sighowever, as well as my hand-writing,
nify neither more nor less than, simply, is sufficiently known to you.
“ You are joking :" and I have myself
(during a residence of several years in “Mr. **** presents his compliments to France) often heard it used in that Mr. ****, He should consider it as a great sense. - The queen, therefore, (who is festou, if he could help him to a persoa represented as understanding very liule perfectly cowersant in the Greek language, English) may well be excused for her who could come to **** for three hours either upon the Thursday or Saturday after- unlocky, literal translation of " Vous noua, to teach a young Gentleman to read mentez," where no offence was in.
tended, and none was taken. Demosthenes, Thucydides, and Herodotus, so u he may obtain, not only a perfect know
I would not, however, be under. Lege of those Authors, but also a critical stood to assert, that “ Vous mentes” is krozfedge of that language. Mr. **** not, in general, equally offensive as the will have no objection to the giving a per- English phrase. I only mean that it sors, well qualified, sir shillings each time, is sometimes inoffensive in particular his dinner, and tee, provided he can come eractiy at two o'clock, and give three clear Yours, &c. J. Carer. hours for study after."
Here, Mr. Urban, is liberality with FLY LEAVES. No. XXVII. a witoess! Their
well-qualified” [From a Correspondent.] seholar, a perfect know
ERE is literally which and " a critical knowledge,” of their “ Fly Leaves;” for it is actually a por: language, is to be generously remunerated with about four pence half-penny which a ruthless bookbinder has con
tion of some interesting, manuscript a mile of a tiresome walk; coaching verted to that purpose, or rather used being wholly out of the question, and the additional "Three clear hour;" of to line the inside of the covers of
" Howel's Instructions for Forreine study being given into the bargain. Travell
, 1642.” gratuitously given - unless we admit
The late Mr. Gilchrist, in his Me. the dinner and tea to be an equivalent! moir of Bishop Corbet prefixed to his From such liberality gond Lord deliver Poems, has guessed, from the omission as! Yours, &c. A. B.
of the name of his beloved wife Alicia P.S. Lest conjecture should apply in the prelate's will, that he outlived these remarks to a wrong person, I her, but had no other means of ascerthink it proper to observe, that the taining the fact. This fragment puts letter was written several years since; it out of doubt.
Education in Greece.
(July, Dignissimo Domino Dri Corbet,
“ Among the most interesting events Ædis Christi Decano.
to which the attention of the Christian Calendissime Patronè,
and the Philanthropist has been of late Scripsi Epitaphium, meo fortasse ipsius directed, those which have recently occalamo, tuo certè oculo indignum ; ideoque curred in Greece hold a distinguished longå indignissimum eâ quâ optimæ uxori place. That country, once the most consecrâsti memoriâ. Habes itaque non renowned in the appals of civilization, quod merito quidem debeo, sed quod mo- the fountain-head of literature, and destè possum, ne laus magna etiamsi vera,
arts, and science, after having been jactantiæ similis evaderet. Tuum erit acci- completely overwhelmed by invading pere, ignoscere, corrigere, uti meum erat tentare. Si quid accuratius mihi subeat barbarians, and after ages of severe sul! annuam, illud etiam ad te mittam ; si quid fering, has again arisen from its deper me expungi minui vel augeri velis, illud gradation, full of hope and promise. simul ac rediero, quod brevi erit, seduld That people, whose ancestors received enitar.
the maxims of our holy religion from In Dominam Aliciam Corbet the lips of its earliest Apostles, after Epitaphia.
being oppressed for centuries, has again Nolo scribere, Pictor est Poeta. been admitted to the free exercise of *** animi scribit cognata in corpore forma their Christian faith, and to the free
and unmolested worship of the God of Lilia si tumulo crescant, tibi lilia cedent their fathers. Quantum viventi mortis in ore color.
But whether the present situation of Nil æque niveum nisi virtus, sed tua virtus
Greece be contrasted with its former Qua nec jam sentit castius urna gelu.
intellectual glory or its religious priviNi labem mors argueret, sine labe fuisse Illa tibi labes unica posse mori.
leges, the degradation which a long
enduring despotism has introduced must Alias.
awaken the strongest desire in every Horruit Aliciæ meus pura et nescia labis Peccato similes corpore ferre notas,
benevolent heart to counteract and reSeque fuga eripuit ; ridet nunc gloria morbus,
move its baneful influence. To secure Štellis pro maculis membra referta micant. and to perpetuate the blessings of free-. Alias.
dom, ignorance and superstition must Altum marmoreo quiesce lecto;
be superseded by knowledge, judiMors tantum ulterior gradus quietis,
ciously applied, and by that education Quam dum vixeris antca inchoasti.
which can eradicate the causes and the Vicisti vigil innocentioruin
consequences of a devastating inisrule. Somnos et proba dormiens sepulchra. To England, then, - to England, Sic pacem ætheream præoccupasti, great in her means of benevolence, and Ut dicas, EGO PERGO, NON QUIESCO. mighty in her philanthropic influence,
this interesting country lurns, and imBishop Corbet married about 1625 plores assistance to carry forward the to Alicia, only daughter of his fellow good work of improvement. It is our collegian Dr Leonard Hutton. The duty to answer the appeal: and it canoffspring of this marriage were, a not but be a matter of high satisfacdaughter named Alice, and a son born tion to reflect, that we may thus be the 10th November 1627. As Dr. enabled to pay to the children of Greece Corbet was elected Bishop of Oxford
some portion of the debt we owe to in July 1629, and we find him ouly their illustrious progenitors. addressed as Dean of Christchurch in That, in order to act with effect the letter prefixed to these tributes to
upon the human mind, education must the memory of his wife, her death combine itself with the truths and must have happened previous to that with the sanctions of the Gospel, can election.
S. W. SINGER.
hardly be doubted by those who have
watched the growth and the aberration Mr. URBAN,
July 15. of the moral feeling; and, in this perCHE following animated Appeal suasion, it is deemed of the highest imthe Publick, from the British and Scriptures should be an object of the Foreign School Society, on the subject mosi prominent attention. of Education in Greece.
To'form the heart, and to regulate
the life-to fit men for the discharge + The shears of the book-binder have of their personal and their relative ducarried away a word and a line here. ties to create a spirit of private and
25 of public virtae;--in a word, to raise vidential circumstances has led to this the human character to its highest country; and has more recently adstandard, religious instruction will be mitted as Scholars, seven lads brought found the most efficient, or, in truth, over by Captain Blaquiere, together the only instrument: and if the state with a young man, their companion, of barbarisu, into which a great mass whom shey.contemplate training as a of the Greek population has been. Schoolmaster. Of these lads only a planged, be conirasted with the extra- part are likely to be prepared for Teachordinary aptitude which has been uni- ers; the others are destined for various formly exhibited by those to whom the employments, but their education in blessings of education have been com- England, if rightly directed, inay have. municated, the highest possible encou- an important influence on their coun. ragement will be found for our exer- trymen; not only in cernenting the tions the most satisfactory security future friendly alliance of the two for our ultimate, our great success. countries, but in advancing the moral
* Though, among the highest classes improvement of Greece. The Schooll of Greece, the preliminary forms of Society hare also printed in the modern instruction have been generally and Greek, both in the book and sheed widely extended,--and of late years form, the Scripture Lessons used in men have appeared to purify the lan- their Central Schools. guage, and to revive the literature of “In taking a more comprehensive their country,-yet the want of any view of the means to be adopted in general systern of education, arising proinoting the establishment of Schools first from the intolerable severity of in Greece, the Committee of the Turkish oppression, and, secondly, British and Foreign School Society from the terrors and anxieties of a de- have seen that, bowever strongly consolatiug war, bas left the mass of the nected with the object for which they people in a state of lamentable igno- were associated, it was utterly, impostance. The present moment appears sible for them, with their present lipeculiarly favourable for attempting to mited resources, to meet the expences establish among them plans of exten- needful to be incurred in the promosive gond. Several philanthropic So- tion of these plans. The instruction cieties have sprung up at Nauplia, of Masters and Mistresses in this counAthens, and Missolonghi; and pos- !ry; their passage to and from Eng. sessing some peculiar facilities for car- land; the printing of elementary spellrying our plans into complete opera- ing, reading, and arithmetic lessons for 1.00, we only look to the sympathy and the schools; and various articles of encouragement of the British public school-furuiture, will call for funds of to enable us to confer the highest and considerable amount. And in a counthe most lasting benefit on the people try where little or no provision for of Greece.
reading in the vernacular tongue is “ Already the British and Foreign already nade, it will be necessary School Society bas directed its atten- immediately to follow up these efforts tion to the claims of Greece. Two by a series of instructive and improving Cypriot youths, redeemed from slavery, reading in a cheap form, adapted to the were sent to England in 1823, and at capacities of children. the expence of private benevolence "Through their 'Treasurer, the Com. have been educated at the Central mittee have already opened a commu. School in the Borough Road, and nication with the Members of the trained as Masters: the elder left for Greek Government; and from this Morea a few months since, in coin- source, as well as from personal interpaay with a gentleman, who, froin course with the Greek Deputies now motives of sincere benevolence, is gone in London, they feel assured of the to that country to devote himself to the most cordial co-operation. cause of education :-the establishment “In an effort, ihus made, to advance of a School on the British Systein, at the cause of Christianity, by promoting the seat of Goverument, would be the a religious education founded on the first object of their attention.
principles of Holy Scripture, in a « 1 The Society has since taken on its country where the Christian religion Establishment, to train as Masters, two has so long been oppressed, the Comother Greeks, whou a series of provi- inittee trust that they shall be supported GENT. Mac. July, 1825.