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400 Abuses of Sca Bathing and Mineral Waters. [May, towa, with something anserted about discretions is rather difficult to find the salubrity of this, that, aod the related in any simple work ou the other, with an equal share of impusubject, tbough it inay vften and deoce, false judgment, and erroneous easily happen. Such simple but less persuasion. Such productions should important details are necessary in a never be purchased (excepl out of work of this kind, as that a sinall charity), uuless writlen by men of quantity of Epsom or other neutral accredited talent. Books even like purgative salis, largely diluted, opeDr. Mackenzie's must be defective, rates much more than a larger quanfroin their nature. Under Sea he tily in saturated solution ; that the has not omitted, however, to notice benefit derived from the Cheltenham the irritation of the stomach and watersdepends on the immediately subbowels, which arises from the foolish sequeot exercise, (sce Stone on Dispractice of descending to a sea-beach, eases of the Stomach ;) that the cure and drioking upon the spot sea-waler, of cachexies and scrophulous affecthough every drop is poisoo, in its tions are remedied much more by sea state of mechanical mixture with sele- air than sea water, which is certainly uite, Alvating particles of algæ and the case according to our observafuci, and its integrant combination of tion, though we think that sea waler inuriate of soda,
possesses much more stimulating pro“ an article"
perties than the factitious water, or Ad infinituın “ cathartical.” in itself than Dr. Mackeozie seems The power of this latter, as rather
to admit. The influence of the air too permaneot a stimulus to the above, as well as the waters bepeath, bowels, is shown by the effect of its
should be considered; the virtues that addition to Glauber's and the Epsom have been attributed to the Holwell salt with magnesia, the factitious
Waters in consumptiou, is probably Cheltenham salt. We would sug.
more owing to the density of the ai. gest, that information, gathered froin mosphere*. (See Mansford on Consources where the mercenary advan- sumption.) The fact which Dr. tages of exaggeration did not sway,
Mackenzie mentions, that all waters would be invaluable ; and which any
are medicinal which approach to the disinterested man of medical mind, greatest, purity, might suggest the who had lived five years in a place, artificial purification of water, though, might furnish. We do not mean the
for our parts, however pure it may puffs of inhabitant idlers, nor Jewish
be rendered, it is not our intention to and illiterate tradespeople, but the
come into the system of Dr. Lambe, impartial inductions of experience and dispense with all artificial beverand reflection. There are many facts
ages, if not impelled by grim ne. relating to Watering-places that can cessity. We readily conjoin with Drs. not be anticipated by the a priori Willan (see his Hist. of The Epidemics reasoning of the analytic chemist, vor
of 1796, &c.) Clarke, and Mackenzie, elicited by a golden line to the glaring baths on a large scale, as formerly.in
in recommending tepid and warm suaviter in modo of the place apothe antient Rome and modern Russia. cary. Thus Bishop Watson was congratulated by a man at the well of a
The latter in many of our country inineral spring, as nearly as we recole towns, are, though indispensible in lect, that he was not cured of the many cases, scarcely known. They goul, for which he had used the wa would probably be as excellent preters; since all who had been, in his ventatives of contagious acute disknowledge, died immediately after
cases, as cold bathing is as a general wards: this was rather an important
We are rather iuclined to tale to an arthritic. Nothing lies so
deem Dr. Jameson's opinions, which deep as Truth! We knew a lady die are adduced by Dr. Mackeuzie, to be of phrenitis from walkivy with her inadmissible; without ang theory of bonvet off just after sea-bathing, the
* According to Dr. Armstrong, the suleffect of quick evaporation on a sus phuretted hydrogen of the Harrowgate ceptible brain. Oihers lay the four and Dinsdale waters produces a specific dations for pulmonary affections by effect iu phthisis. bathing in wet machines, in which + Public Baths are constructing on a the reneral horripilalio strikes like large scale at Leeds, according to Dr. death: yet the former of these insa Hunter, Edinb. Medical Journal, No. 59.
fine Church belonging olution, the
401 putrefaction going on in living bo- tions endowed by that youthful and dies, they are sufficient motives for well-disposed Monarch. Parts of the bathing.' Dr. Mackenzie, in p. 130, old Convent, with the Cloisters, are bas not seemingly laid sufficient stress yet remaining ; but a great portion on the foolish practice of wrapping. (including the whole South front) was We hope that in a future edition be rebuilt in the 17th century, under the will notice the newly-discovered Spa direction of Sir Christopher Wren at Gloucester, hardly exceeded by and other parts bave been since mothe Poutrin Spring in the bulk of dernized. "The building shown in the carbonic gas in a given quantity, or View is one of the Wards of the Hos. any other mineral water in saline con. pital, situate at the Western extretents. -- Upder Tunbridge and else. mity of the old building facing the where, he has once or twice inadver- South; as seen from what is called tently departed from his simplicity of the New Play-ground. The Mathe
style, and explicit aids. - He has matical-school was founded by Charles 1 placed, in pp. 126—8, the tepid and II. The Writing-school was founded
warm bath at 92°, the tepid is rated in 1694 by Sir John Moore, whose
It has been the wish of the Go-
some years past, gradually to rebuild Mr. URBAN,
May 2.. the Hospital; and large subscriptions VHE annexed View (see Plate II.). have beeo entered into for that purmains of the Monastery of the GREY Iritherto deterred them from comFRIERS, or Mendicants, which was one neucing the work. N. R. S. of the most suburb.conventual esla. blishinents in the Metropolis. It was,
LONDINIANA. of the order of St. Francis, and was. Being u Collection of Fragments, founded by John Ewin, mercer, about Anecdotes, and Remarks, relative the year 1225., A full account of it : to LONDON, from various sources. may be seen in Strype's Stowe; and
This ancient City,
How wantoi sits she, aunidst Nature's
A waste of wealth, the storehouse of the numevts either sold or mutilated.
world | Young. Henry Vill. just before his death, THE TEMPLE CHURCH granted the Convent, &c. to the City, Was founded by the Templars in the and caused the Church to be opened time of King Henry 11. upon the for Divine Service. The Church was model of the Holy Sepulchre at Jeburnt in 1666, and rebuilt by Sir rusalem. The square.choir was built Christopher Wren.
afterwards. The group of Knights The buildings belonging lo the in the circle are not knowu with any Monastery were afterwards applied certainty. One of them was tbought by Edward VI, to the use of CHRIST's to be Geoffroy de Magna ville, Earl HOSPITAL*, one of the Royal founda- of Essex in 1184 (King Steplieu). The
Coffio of a ridged shape is the tomb * A good account of the Hospital, with
of William Plantagenet, fifth son of a full description of the curious Paintings in the Hall, Court Room, &c. will be found Henry II. It is conjectured that in Malcolm's “ Londinium Redivivum," three of the others are, William Earl vol. III. pp. 350-373; and an interesting of Pembroke, and his sons William “ Brief History of Christ's Hospital” is and Gilbert, likewise Earls of Pemnoticed in our Review for the present broke in the year 1919, &c. Month. Edit.
Pennunt. Gext. Mag. May, 1890.
403 Londiniana ; or Fragments, &c. relative to London. (May, THE MONUMENT.
where Craven Buildings now stands, The celebrated Duke of Bucking. Richard Neville, the “King Making ham is said to have written on the Earl of Warwick, lived in Warwick Monument, in chalk, the following Lane. His Statue is now in the front Jipes :
of a house there.
STREETS IN LONDON IN THE
London is mentioned by Bede as
the Metropolis of the East Saxons
in the year 504, lying on the banks The first Coronation Ceremonial of the Thames, “ the emporium of recorded to have been performed in many people coming by sea and land." the Metropolis was that of Edmund In a grant dated 889, a Court in LonIronside, 1016.
don is conveyed " at the ancient stony SIR THOMAS GRESHAM,
edifice, called by the Citizens kwet who built the Royal Exchange, was
mundes stone from the public street the son of a poor woman, who left to the wall of the same City +. From bim in a field when an infant, but
this we learn, that so early as A.D. the chirping of a grasshopper leading 889, the Walls of London existed.
In 857 we find a conveyance of a a boy to the place where he lay, his life was preserved. From this cir. place in London, cailed - Ceolmuncumstance the future Merchant took dinge haga,” not far from the West the Grasshopper as his Crest; and
Gate . This West Gate may have heoce the cause of that insect being
been either Temple or Holboro Bars. placed over the Royal Exchange.
Ethelbald, the Mercian King, gave
a court in London between two streetą ANCIENT RESIDENCES.
called Tiddberti - street and SavinStationers' Hall was formerly the
street . house of Jobo Duke of Bretagoy and
From a passage in one of Oldham's
“ And so may'st thou perchance pass up Elizabeth's reign. The house was de
[and Town stroyed in 1666, and the present Hall
And please awhile th' admiring Court erected.- A litile to the West of Vint
Who after shall in Duck-lane shops be ners' Hall, Tbames-street, lived Joho
thrown." Tiploft, Earl of Worcester, Lord High
Long ACRE. Treasurer. lo Thames-street also lived Lord Hastings, beheaded by books of the time of Edward VI. is
Among the entries in the Council. Richard III. Edward the Black Prince
the mention of a grant from the King Jived in a house opposite the Monu
to the Earl of Bedford, and his heirs meut. Tower Royal, Watling-street, male, of the Covent Garden and the was the residence of King Stephen, meadow ground, called “ the Lung and afterwards of the Duke of Nor
Acre." folk, adherent of Richard III. Io
FETTER LANE. the place where the present Exeter
Felter should be Faitour Lane, a 'Change stands, formerly stood Bur
term used by Chaucer for a lazy idle leigh or Exeter House, where lived
fellow. It occurs as early as the 37th and died the great Statesman, Lord of Edward III. when a pateot was Burleighs and close by, iu Exeter; granted for a toll traverse towards atreet, lived the “Unfortunate” Earl
its improvement. The condition in of Essex*.
wbich it remains certaioly warrants William Earl of Craven, the most
the etymology-Stow agrees in it. accomplished Nobleman of his age,
HOLBOURN. married Elizabeth, widow of the Elector Palatine, and Queen of Bobemia;
Holebourne is noticed in the Domesand lived in Drury Lane, on the spot day Survey, where the King is said
+ Heming, 42. I Hems. 41. * In Devereux Court is a bust of his Dugd. Mon. Aug. vol. I. p. 138. Son, the Parliamentary General against Turner's History of the Anglo Saxons, Charles I.
vol. IV. p. 237.