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"A work of very high literary character and lasting historical at Newark ; left school (he was never at college) in 1715; Talue."-Lon. Lit. Guz., 1819, 315. See, also, 372. It was also commended by Fraser's Mag., Bentley's admitted to one of the courts at Westininster, and for
served as an attorney's clerk until April, 1719; was Miscell., Lon. Spec., &c. 3. Reginald Ilastings: a Tale of the Troubles in 164-, received deacon's orders, 1723 ; became Vicar of Gryesly,
about four years practised as an attorney at Newark; 1850, 3 vols. p. 8vo; N. York, 1850, 8vo; 4th Lon. ed., 1726 ; Rector of Burnt or Brant Broughton, near Newark, 1851, Svo. “lle treats us to high words and picturesque clothes,-but to
1728 ; Chaplain to the Prince of Wales, 1738 ; Preacher little flesh and blood."-Lon. Athen., 1850, 441.
to Lincoln's Inn, 1746 ; Prebendary of Gloucester, 1753 ; Favourably reviewed by Lon. Lit. Gaz., 1850, 242, Chaplain-in-Ordinary to George II., 1751; Prebendary (with qualifications,) Lon. M. Herald, &c.
of Durham, 1755 ; Dean of Bristol, 1757; Bishop of 4. Darien ; or, The Merchant Prince; a Historical Gloucester, 1759; d. at Gloucester, June 11, 1779. Romance, 1851, 3 vols. p. 8vo; N. York, 1852, Svo; 5th When he first came to London (in 1726 ) he became inLon. ed., 1860, p. 8vo. Commended by Lon. Globe. He timate with Theobald, Concanen, and other antayonists contributed to periodicals. See, also, WALPOLE, Rr.
of Pope, and cast in his lot with them; but a timely deHox. HORACE, (lloRATIO,) Earl Of ORFORD; WARBUR- fence (in seven Letters in The Works of the Learned, TON, Major GEORGE, No. 1. A memoir of Mr. Warbur- | 17:39-40) of The Essay on Man gained him the friendship ton appeared in Dubl. Univ. Mag., 1852, (same in N. of the poet, an introduction to Prior Park, and eventually York Int. Mag., v. 459.)
the hand and fortune of Miss Gertrude Tucker, piece to
His Warburton, Major George, brother of the pre- Ralph Allen, the proprietor of that splendid estate. ceding, for some time a resident of Canada, and sub-marriage to Miss Tucker occurred in September, 1745; sequently M.P. for larwich, d. by his own band, 1857, she inherited her uncle's property on his death, in 1764; was the author of the following works. 1. Hochelaga; | in 1781 married the bishop's former chaplain, the Rev. or, England in the New World ; Edited by Eliot Warbur- John Stafford Smith, (who thus became owner of Prior ton, Esq., 1818, 2 vols. p. 8vo; N. York, 1846, 12w0 ; 4th Park;) and in 1788 defrayed the expenses of Bishop Lon. ed., 1851, 12mo.
Hurd's edition of her first husband's Works in 7 vols. 4to. ** Hochelaga is an aboriginal Indian name for Canada. . . . We We have already so often had occasion to notice the have no reason to doult that the nameless writer is worthy of literary friendships and quarrels of this doughty polemic, Mr. Warburton's friendship, and therefore of our full confidence.
that a reference to a number of preceding articles (nt We infer that he is a regimental officer, employed during several years in Canada. ... Wo are content to recommend the work infra) will save the repetition of many statements which most heartily."-- Lm. Quar. Rev., 1xxviii. 510, 513, (same in otherwise would naturally be expected in the present Bost. Liv. Age, xi. 379.)
sketch. Among Warburton's publications are the follow". The agreeabile pages of an intelligent and unprejudiced tra. ing. 1. Miscellaneous Translations, in Prose and Verse, veller."--Blackw. Miq., 1x. 461.
from Roman Poets, Orators, and Historians, Lon., 1723, It was favourably reviewed in N. Amer. Rev., Ixiv.
(some 1724,) 12mno. Anon., and suppressed, but in Tracts 237. (by W. B. 0. Peabody,) and Lon. Athen., 1816, 811, by Warburton and a Warburtonian. 833.
“This was Dr. Warburton's first Publication, is very scarce, 2. The Conquest of Canada: hy the Author of “Hoche. and is bought up, by his order, as often as it appears in any laga," 1819, 2 vols. p. 8vo; 2d ed., Dec. 1849. (1850.) 2 priblic Catalogue."— MS. note by George Steerens in his copy. See vols. 8vo; N. York, 1850, 2 vols. 12ino: 1855, 2 vols. Bibl. Parrinn, 227. 12mo : 4th Lon. 1000, with author's name, 1857, cr. 8vo. 2. Critical and Philosophical Enquiry into the Causes
"Written in an ornate and spirited style."-Lon. Lit. Gaz., of Prodigies and Miracles, as related by Historians, 1727, 1819, 475.
12mo. Anon., and suppressed, but in Tracts by Warbur* One of the most valuable histories of modern times." -Lon.
ton and a Warburtonian. Allas. 3. A Memoir of Charles Mordaunt, Earl of Peter
3. The Alliance between Church and State: or, The borough and Monmouth : with Selections from his Cor. Necessity and Equity of an Established Religion and a respondence: by the Author of " · Hochelaga" and "The Test Law demonstrated from the Essence and Enil of Conquest of Canada," 1853, 2 vols. p. 8vo. Condemned,
Civil Society, upon the Fundamental Principles of the with a qualification, in Lon. Athen., 1853, 639; com
Law of Nature and Nations, 1736, 8vo: anon.; 2d ed., mendeid, with qualifications, in Lon. Lit. Gaz., 1853, 591. / 1741, 8vo; 3d ed., 1748, 8v0; 4th ed., 1766, 8vo. Warburton, J. Roman History to the Destruction
“ His work is one of the finest specimens that are to be found, of the Greek Einpire, Lon., 1792, 12mo.
perhaps, in any langnage, of scientific reasoning applied to a
political subject."--Bisnop HORSLEY: Review of the Cuse of the Warburton, Joh. Disput. de Angina, Lugd. Bat., | Protestant presenters, 1786. 1692, 4to.
Of the minor works of Warburton, perhaps the most useful, Warburton, John, b. Feb. 1681-2, was created at this time unquestionably the most important and interesting,
is The Alliance between Church and State,' ... This acute Somerset Herald, June, 1720, and d. 1759. 1. Map of Northumberland, Lon., 1716. 2. Map of Middlesex, Rer., vii.'+02.
and comprehensive work."-REV. T. D. FHITAKER: Lon. Quar. 1749, imp. atlas. He also pub), a Map of Yorkshire, &c. "Ilis once famous book on The Allian: hetween Church and 3. London and Middlesex Illustrated, 1749, 8vo. In State,' in which all the presumption and ambition of his naturo answer to John Anstis, who had attacked No. 2. 4.
was first made manifest."-LORD JEFFREY: Elin. Rev., iii. 345. Vallum Romanum: or, The History and Antiquities of Mr. Gladstone (The State in its Relations with the the Roman Wall, &c., 1753, 4to; 1754, 4to. İle left a Church, 1838, 8vo) remarks that the propositions of this large collection of books, MSS., prints, &c., which were “work generally are to be received with qualification;" sold by auction : but many of the plays collected by him and he coincides with Bolingbroke in the opinion that were burnt for waste paper by his cook : hence the note Warburton's whole theory rests on a fiction.
(See rein Biog. Brit. and other dramatic catalogues, (e.g. Forp, view of Gladstone's Church and State in Lord MacauJonx, Nos. 10, 13, p. 613, supra.) “ destroyed by Mr. lay's Essays.) See, also, Lon. Mon. Rev., xxxiv. 89; Warburton's servant." See a list of those which thus I Co. Lit., Hargrave's note, L. 2. c. 3, sect. 96. perished, in Lon. Gent. Mag., 1815, ii. 217, 424. For 4. The Divine Legation of Moses Demonstrated, on notices of Warburton, see Nichols's Lit. Anec., vii. (In the Principles of a Religious Deist, from the Omission dex) 446. 705; Nichols's Illust, of Lit., ii. 59, iii. 424, of the Doctrine of a Future State of Rewards and Pun4333, iv. 128: Noble's College of Arms.
ishments in the Jewish Dispensation : in Six Books: Warburton, John, Whitelaw, Rev. James, Books I., II., III., in 1 vol. 8vo, Jan. 1737–8: 2d ed., Walsh, Rev. Robert. History of the City of Dub- Nov. 1738, 8vo; 3d ed., 1742, 8vo; 4th ed., 1755, 2 vols. Jin, from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time, 8vo, (reviewed in Lon. Mon. Rev., xiii. 294 :) 5th ed., Lon., 1818. 2 vols. 4to, £5 58.; 1. p., imp. 4to, £8 88. 1766, 2 vols. 8vo, (reviewed in Lon. Mon. Rev., xxxv.
"A book of great accuracy and research."---REV. Sydney 226.) Books IV., V., VI., in 1 vol. 8vo, 1741; 2d ed., SMITH: Edin. Rer., xxxiv. 20, and in Smith's Works, ed. 185+, 1742, 8vo; 3d ed., 1758, 2 vols. 8vo, (reviewed in Lon. ü, 148. “ Containing much nseful and entertaining matter not to be
Mon. Rev., xix. 321, 417; see, also, 436 ;) 4th ed., 1765, found elsewhere."-Lon. Athen.
3 vols. 8vo, (reviewed in Lon. Mon. Rev., xxxiii. 127, Warburton, R. E. 1. Hunting Songs and Ballads, 169.) Lon., 1816, 4to; 211 ed., 1860, fp. 8vo. 2. Three Hunting
Books VII. and VIII. never appeared. Book IX. was Songs; with Illustrations by II. K. Browne, 1855, ob.
first published in Warburton's Works, 1788, 7 vols. 4to, "As good as any thing since «Tom Moody.'"-Lon. Athen., and republished in the Supplemental volume to bis 1855, 760.
Works, 1788, 8vo, (which contains, also, Three Serinons, Warburton, T. A. Equity Pleader's Manual, Lon., Directions for the Study of Theology, and Remarks on 1850, 8vo.
Neal's History of the Puritans: see NEAL, DANIEL,) Warburton, William, D.D., b. December 24, 1698, I and in the new edition of his Works, 1811, 12 vols. 8vo. The tenth, being the last and best, edition of the Divine the uncertain and probably false suppositions about the panthe Legation, to which is prefixed a Discourse by way of
ism of the ancient philosophers and the object of the mysteries General Preface, containing some Account of the Life, times) are well adapted to rouse and exercise the adventurous
(in reality, perhaps, somewhat like the freemasonry of our own Writings, and Character of the Author, by Richard
genius of youth."-Sir JAMES MACKINTOSH: Lifr, ch. i. Hurd, D.D., Lord-Bishop of Worcester, carefully revised, “ Warlıurton, with all his boldness and ingenuity, was not with General Index, &c., by James Nicholls, was pub
profoundly read in the Greek philosophers: he caught at single lished 18.15, (some 1846,) 3 vols. 8vo, £1 78. A French
sentences which favoured his own views, rather than fully repre. translation of book iv., sect. ii.-vi.,-Essai sur les Hiéro
sented the spirit and opinions of his authors. The great proof
of the discernment of Warburton was his dim second-sight of glyphiques des Egyptiens, &c.,—was published at Paris, the modern discoveries in hieroglyphics," &c.-H. II. MILNAX, 1744, 2 vols. 12mo.
D.D.: Life of Gibbon, 1839, 850, 223. Perhaps no work in English Theology has attracted See, also, bis Hist. of Lat. Chris., vol. viii. b. xiv. ch. more attention among the learned than The Divine Le
viii. gation of Moses.
In describing its design and character “ The Divine Legation of Moses is a monument, already crumI shall adduce the language of some of Warburton's uling into dust, of the vigour and the weakness of the human best reviewers:
mind. If Warburton's new argument proved any thing, it would “We are now to consider this mighty man more distinctly
be a demonstration agninst the legislator who left bis people in his works. of these the most illustrious, and alone sufficient
without the knowledge of a future state. But some episodes of to confer inimortality on any name, is The Divine Legation of
the work, on the Greek philosoplay, the hieroglyphics of Egypt, Moses, a work so original in its conception, so vigorous in its
&c., are entitled to the praise of learning, imagination, and disexecution, enlivened by so many sallies of an exuberant imagi
cernment."-EDWARD GIBBOX: Miscell. Works, ed. 1837, 88, n. dation, and diversified by so many entertaining episodes and ex
It will be remembered that Gibbon wrote his Critical cursions, thut, after having struggled through the first impedi- Observations on the Design of the Sixth Book of the ments of prejudice and detraction, it took its place at the head, we do not say vf English
Æneid (repub. in his Miscellaneous Works, ed. 1837,
only, but almost of English | 670-692) to confute a hypothesis of Warburton's in the literature.
" To the composition of this prodigious performance IIooker Divine Legation : see GiBBON, EDWARD, (p. 662;) Field's and Stillingfleet could have contributed the erudition. Chilling- Memoirs of Dr. Parr, i. 263. worth and Locke the acuteness, Taylor an imagination even
“IIis Divine Legation of Moses,'--the most learned, most more willl and copious, Swist, and perhaps Echard, the sarcastic vein of wit: but what power of understanding, excepting that
arrogant, and most absurd work which has been produced in of Warburton, could first have amassed all these materials and
England for a century."-LORD JEFFREY: Edin. Rer., xiii. 316.
Parts of his system are true, and important, and well xupthen compacted them into a bulky and elaborate work so consistent anii urmonious? The principle of the work was no less
ported; but his main principle is a fallacy: unfounded in itself, bold and original than the execution. That the doctrine of a
and incapable of demonstrating the Divine Legation of Moses,
were it even true,"— Ormr's Bibl. Bib., 457. future state of reward and punishment was omitted in the looks of Moses, had been insolently urged by infidels against the
" To any one who had read the extracts in the last Note, but
still more to one who was familiar with the ancient writers from truth of his mission, while divines were feebly occnpied in seek
whose works they are taken, it might appear quite impossible ing what was certainly not to be found there otherwise than by inference and implication. But Warburton, with an intrepidity
that a question should ever be raised upon the general belief unheiurid of before, threw open the gates of his camp, admitted
of antiquity in a Future State, and the belief of some of the the host of the enemy within his works, and beat them on a
most eminent of the philosophers, at least, in a state of rewards ground which was now become his and theirs. In short, he
and punishments. Nevertheless, as there is nothing so plain to admitted the proposition in its fullest extent, and proceeded to
which the influence of a preconceived opinion and the desire of
furthering a favourite hypothesis will not blind men, and as demonstrate that froni that very omission, which, in all instrnments of legislation merely human, had been industriously learning and ingenuity, it has thus fared with the point in ques
their blindness in such cases bears even a proportion to their avoided. that it system which coulil dispense with a doctrine the
tion, and Bishop Warburton has denied that any of the ancients, very boud and cement of human society must have come from Gorl, and that the people to whom it was given must have been
except Socrater, really believed in a future state of the soul in placed under his immediate superintendence.
dividually and subject to reward or punishment. He took up Warburton's
this argument because it seemed to strengthen his extraorDivine Legation is one of the few theological, and still fewer
dinary reasoning upon the Legation of Moses. It is therefore controversial, works, which scholars perfectly indifferent to
necessary first to stato how his doctrine bears upon that reason. euch slojects will ever read with delight."-Rev. T. D. WHITAKER, D.D.: L. Quar. Rev., vii. 397, 398, 393.
"His reasoning is this. The inculcating of a future state of This review bas been highly commended :
retribution is necessary to the well-being of society. All men, “So masterly a piece of criticism has rarely surprised the pub- and especially all the wisest nations of antiquity, have agreed lic in the leaves of a periodical publication.”—I. D'ISRAELI : in biolding such a doctrine necessary to be inculcated. But there uarrels of Authors: Warimurton.
is nothing of the kind to be found in the Mosaic dispensation. "An article of uncommon ability."-Chalmers's Biog. Dict., And here le pauses to observe that these propositions seem too xxxi. 106, n.
clear to require any proof. Nevertheless, his whole work is I continue my quotations respecting The Divine Le-consumed in proving them, and the conclusion from the whole, gation :
that therefore the Mosaic law is of Divine original, is left for a " A work in all views of the most transcendent merit, whether
further work, which never appeared; and yet this is the very we consider the invention or the execution. A plain, simple
position which all, or almost all, whý may read the book, and argnment. vet perfectly new, proving the divinity of the Mosaic
even yield their assent to it, are the most inclined to reject. law, and laving a sire foundation for the support of Christianity
Indeed, it may well be doubted if this work, learned and acute there, is drawn out to great length by a chain of reasoning ko
as it is, and whowing the author to be both well read and well elegantly connected that the reader is carried along with it with
fitted for controversy, ever satisfied any one, except, perhaps, enne and pleasure; while the matter presented to him is so
Bishop Hurd, or ever can demonstrate any thing so well as it striking for its own importance, so embellished by a lively fancy, proves the preposterous and perverted ingenuity of an able and and illustrated from all quarters by exquisite learning and the
industrious man. most ingenious disquisition, that in the whole compass of modern
“That such was very far from being the anthor's opinion, wo
Не or ancient theology there is nothing equal or similar to this ex
have ample proof. He terms his work ' A Demonstration.' traordinary performance."- BISHOP HURD: Discourse, de. on War.
describes his reasoning as very little short of mathematical burton, 1791, 4to.
certainty,' and 'to which nothing but a mere physical possi* So many beautiful thonghts, such an ingenions illustration bility of the contrary can be opposed;' and he declares his only of them, such a clear connection, such a deduction of notions, difficulty to be in telling whether the pleasure of the discovery, and so much learning upon ro useful a subject, all expressed in
or the wonder that it is now to make, be the greater.' Accord. proper and fine language, cannot but give an intelligent reader
ingly, in the correspondence between him and his friend Bishop the greatest satisfaction."-Bisop FRANCIS HARE.
Hurd, the complete success of the Dernoustration is always "I a well informed that Warburton said of Johnson, 'I
assumed, and the glory of it is made the topic of endless and Admire him, but I cannot bear his style,' and that Johnson, being even mutual gratulation, not without pity and even vitupera. told of this, said, 'That is exactly my case as to him.' The man.
tion of all who can remain dissatisfied, and who are habitually ner in which he expressed his admiration of Warburton's genins
and complacently classed by name with the subjects of Pope's and of the fertility of his materials was, "The table is always full,
well-known satire. sir. He brings things from the north and the south, and from
“The two things which the author always overlooked were every quarter. In his “ Divine Legation" you are always enter
the possibility of the human law-giver making an imperfect tained. He carries you round and round, withont carrying you system, and of sceptics holding the want of the sinction in ques. forward to the point; but then you have no wish to be carried tion to be no argument for the divine origin of the Mosaic law, forward.' He said to the Rev. Mr. Strahan, Warburton is per
but rather a proof of its flowing from a human and fallible haps the last man who has written with a mind full of reading source. ... It seems, therefore, not too much to say that the and reflection.'”- BOSWELL: Life of Dr. Johnson, ch. Ixxi.
• Divine Legation' does not more completely fail in proving the “On the learned Warburton, then in the outset of his fame, grand paradox which fornis the main object of the argument, Bentley remarked (on the perusal of vol. i. of The Divine Lega
and which has been parodied by Svame Jenyns in his most in: tion, it is said that there seemed to be in him a voracious appe
judicious defence of Christianity, than it does in supporting the tite for knowledge, but he doubted if there was a good digestion."
minor paradox which is taken up incidentally as to the real - RICHARD CUMBERLAND: Memoirs, 1806. See MILTON, JOHN, (p.
opinions of the ancients, and which, it must be admit.ed, is 1307.)
indeed gnite unnecessary to the general argument, and as little "Warburton's Divine Legation delighted me more than any
damages it by its entire failure as it could help it by tho most book I had yet (at 15) read, The luminous theory of hiero
entire success."-LORD BROUGILAM: Discourse on Naturn! The. glyphics, as a stage in the progress of society between picture
ology. Note IX., p. 167, 174, ed. Lon, and Glasg., 1856; und in writing and alphabetic character, is perhaps the only addition
Paley's Nat. Theol., ed. Lon., 1855, Note IX., 203, 212, made to the stock of knowledge in this extraordinary work; but See, also, Gibbon's Decline and Fall, notes to ch. XV.,
xix., xxiii., xxiv., and xxviii.; Gillies's Hist. of the See, also, Gibbon's Decline and Fall, ch. xxiii., n.; World, (and Edin. Rev., xi. 53:) Robertson's Hist. of Lon. Mon. Rev., iii. 70, 241. America, Note CL.; Prescott's Mexico, ch. iv., notes ; 9. The Principles of Natural and Revealed Religion : Russell's Conn. of Sac. and Prof. Hist. ; Coleridge's Sermons, 1753–54, 2 vols. 8vo, (see Lon. Mon. Rev., viii. Table-Talk; T. Taylor's trans. of Plato, 1804, 5 vols. 1:) to which add-vol. iii., Sermons on Various Subjects 4t0 ; Green's Diary of a Lover of Lit., 1810, 4to; Wallis and Occasions, 1767, 8vo. 10. The Doctrine of Grace, Exam, of the Ancient Orthog, of the Jews, &c., 1835, 1762, 2 vols. 12mo ; 24 ed., 1763, 12mo; 3d ed., 1763, Svo; Dr. Sanuel Lee's translation of Job, 1837, 8vo; 12 mo. This elicited A Letter to Dr. Warburton by John Farrar's Crit. Hist. of Free Thought, Lect. II., Note 12, Wesley, 1763, 8vo; Observations on some Fatal Mistakes Lect. IV., and Lect. VIII., Notes 49, 50 ; Whately's Dis- in " The Doctrine of Grace," &c., by George Whitefield, sert. Third in vol. i. of Encyc. Brit., 8th ed., 1853, 447– 1763, 8vo; see, also, ANDREWS, Jous; Payne, Joun, 515; Alger's Hist. of Doc. of Future Life, 1864, Indexes; No. 2. Edin. Rev., xlv. 107, 111, lxiv. 82 ; Lon. Quar. Rev., “Of all Warburton's works, The Doctrine of Grace is that xxxviii. 309, (by Rev. J. J. Blunt :) Blackw. Mag., xxiv. which does least lonour to his heart, and perlaps, though 316; BATE, Julius; Borr, Thomas; GARNETT, John,
written with all his native spirit, to his head."-Rev. T. D. D.D.; GREY, RICHARD, D.D.; Jortin, John, D.D., No.
WHITAKER: Lom. Quar. Rer., vii. 406. 6; Lowtii, Robert, D.D., No. 4; Middleton, Convers, poor performance, and so, he said, was Wesley's Answer. 'War
“ He [Dr. Johnson) called Warburton's Doctrine of Grace' a D.D., (p. 1275:) Pearson, John Norman, No. 1; Peters, burton,' he observed, lui laid himself very open.'"-BOSWELL: CHARLES, No. 1; ROMAINE, WILLIAM ; STEBBING, HENRY, Lise of Dr. Johnson, ch. xxxiii. D.D., (Rector of Rickingball,) and Stebbing's Tracts, 1766, “That it is possible to have all the powers of Warburton, and 283-153, 555-615; Towne, John, Nos. 1 and 3; Taylor, be greatly in the dark on the truths of the gospel, is made suffiJohn, LL.D., No. 9; TILLARD, J., Nos. 1, 2; Towne, ciently evident by his Treatise ou the Doctrine of Grace.”—
Bickersteth's C. S., 4th ed., 300. Jons, Vox. 1, 3: WEBB, PHILJP CARTERET, No. 1; WILSON, ANDREW, M.D., No.7. See, also, Bohn's Lowndes, See, also, Lon. Mon. Rev., xxvii. 369, 399, xxix. 426, Part 10, (1864.) 2833: Controversial Tracts occasioned by
428. Warburton's Divine Legation.
For notices of other literary labours of Warburton, see Warburton, who afterwards complained that his work BOLINGBROKE, HENRY St. John, Viscount; BURROCGUS, was fallen upon in so outrageous and brutal a manner as
SAMUEL; COCKBURN, Mrs. CATHERINE, (the Preface to had scarcely been pardonable had it been “ The Divine the Remarks is by Warburton :) CLARENDON, EDWARD Legation of Mahomet," replied to his critics in the two HYDE, EARL OF; CONCANEN, MATTHEW; EvANS, ARISE or following books: 5. Remarks on several Occasional | Rice, (and TAYLOR, HENRY, an Arian, No. 3 :) JARVIS, Reflections, in Answer to Dr. Middleton, Dr. Pococke, CHARLES, (the additional sheet to Jarvie's Preface is by Dr. R. Grey, and others; serving to explain and justify Warburton :) POPE, ALEXANDER: II. COLLECTIVE Epidivers Pitsaages in the Divine Legation,' &c., 1745,
TIONS of Pope's Works, i.: 7. The Dunciad; 8. AN 8vo. 6. Part 2, in answer to the Rev. Doctors Stebbing Essay on Man. and Sykes, 1746, 8vo. 7. Shakspear Plays, with a Com- A collective edition of Warburton's Works, edited by ment and Notes by Pope and Warburton, (the editor,) | Bishop Hurd, was published at the expense of the au17+7, 8 vols. 8vo, £2 88. Originally announced in The thor's widow (ut supra) in 1788. 7 vols. 4to : 250 copies. Works of the Learned for Jan. 1739-40.
In the same year appeared A Supplemental Volume of ** Such is the felicity of his genius in restoring numberless Bishop Warburton's Works, being a Collection of all the passages to thrir integrity, and in explaining others which the new Pieces contained in the Quarto Edition, 1788, 8vo. author's sublime conceptions or his licentions expression kept To the 7 vols. 4to, 1788, must be added, Discourse by out of sight, that this fine eriition of Shakespeare must ever be highly valued lay men of sense and taste; a spirit congenial to
way of General Preface to the Quarto Edition of Bishop the anthor breathing throughout, and easily atoning for the
Warburton's Works, containing some Account of the little mixtitkes and inadvertencies discoverable iu it." —BISHOP Life, Writings, and Character of the Author, (by Bishop HORD: Discourse, &c. m Warburton.
Hurd.) 1794, 4to: 250 copies, privately printed. Seo "Is it possible that the man who wrote this should ever have Nichols's Lit. Anec., v. 639. Add also the two following: read The Canons of Criticism? (See EDWARDS, THOMAS.) And, on the other hand, is it to be supposed that lie who took so lively
I. Tracts by Warburton and a Warburtonian, [Dr. an interest in the literary fortunes of his friend should not have Hurd.] not admitted into the Collections of their Reread them?"-Rev. T. D. WHITAKER: Lon. Quar. Rer., vii. 390. spective Works, 1789, 8vo: see Park, Samuel, D.D.,
* Ile [luril] cries op Warburton's preposterous notes on No. 5. Shakspeare, which wonid have died of their own fully though Mr. Edwards (in his Canons of Criticism) had not put them to
II. Letters from a Late Eminent Prelate (Warburton] death with the keenest wit in the worll. But what signifies
to one of his Friends, (Hurd.) Kidderminster, (1808,) any sense when it takes Warburton for a pattern, who, with 4to; 2d ed., Lon., 1809, 8vo: 3d ed., 1809, Svo; N. York, much greater parts, has not been able to save himself from, or 1809, 8vo. Reviewed in Edin. Rev., xiii. 343, (by Lord rather boas affectedly involved himself in, numberless absurdi; Jeffrey, and repub. in his Contrib. to Edin. Rev., 1853, ties!-who proved Moses's legation by the sixth book of Virgil? -a miracle, (Julian's Earthquake) by proving it was none? and 880;) Lon. Quar. Rev., ii. 401. (by Rev. T. D. Whitaker.) who explained a recent poet (Pope) by metaphysical notes ten See, also, Lon. Mon. Rev., 1809, iii.; and Lon. Gent. times more obscure than the text?”—Horace Walpole to Rev. Mag., 1835, i. 18, 354, 355. Henry Zouch: Letters, ed. 1861, iii. 291. See, also, ii. 166, 257, v. A new edition of Warburton's Works, with Hurd's 365. “ This edition, founded on Pope's, is thought to be the worst
Discourse (1794, 4to) prefixed, was pub. Lon., 1811, 12 of all, and was never esteemed. The editor does little more than
vols. 8vo. Contents : Vol. I., Life: Divine Legation of mitke his author a stalking-horse for the display of his own Moses, Books 1, 2, Sect. 3; II., Divine Legation, Book 2, learning; thongh some of his conjectures and illustrations are Sect. 4-6; III., Divine Legation, Book 3, Sect. 1-6; IV., happy."-- Bolin's Lowndes, Part 8, (1863,) 2260: Shakespeare. Divine Legation, Book 4, Sect. 1-6; V., Divine Legation,
of all the commentators upon Shakspeare, Mr., Douce Book 5. Sect. 1-6, Book 6, Sect. 1-4; VI., Divine Legathinks that Warburton "was surely the worst." See, tion, Book 6, Sect. 5, 6, Book 9, Chap. 1-6; VII., Allialso, Dr. Johnson's Preface to his ed. of Shakspeare, to ance between Church and State ; Postscript and Index; Macbeth, and his notes, passim ; Nichols's Lit. Anec., v. VIII., Julian's Attempt to Rebuild the Temple at Jerusa559, and Index; Edin. Rev., xiii. 360. (by Lord Jeffrey ;) lem ; The Doctrine of Grace; IX., X., Sermons: Discogrse Blackw. May., X. 180; Jonsson, SAMUEL, LL.D., (p. 976;) on the Lord's Supper; Directions for the Study of TheoPYE, HENRY JAMES, LL.D., M.P., No. 10; THEOBALD, logy; XI., Vindication from Webster's Aspersions : ComLewis. 8. Julian; or, A Discourse concerning the
mentary on Pope's Essay on Man; Remarks on Tillard's Earthquake and Fiery Eruption which defeated that Book ; Remarks on Several Occasional Reflections, Parts Emperor's Attempt to rebuild the Temple at Jerusalęın, 1, 2; XII., Remarks on Several Occasional Reflections, &c., 1750, 8vo. This edition is valuable as containing concluded ; Letter to the Editor of the Letters on the the introduction on the uses of the Fathers. 2d ed., Spirit of Patriotism ; View of Lord Bolingbroke's Philo1751, 8vo. Elicited by Middleton, Cosyers, D.D., No. sophy; Remarks on Hume's Natural History of Reli17.
gion ; On Neal's History of the Puritans; Letter con"My chief purpose here is to prove the numerous, interposi cerning Literary Property: Appendix : being Letters tions of Providence in defeating Julian's attempt."--Preface, between Dr. Middleton and Warburton, and Lowth and "The gravest, the least eccentric, the most convincing, of
Warburton. From the review of this edition (or vols. Warburton's works." —Rev. T. D. WHITAKER: Lon. Quar. Rev., i.-vi, of it) in Lon. Quar. Rev., vii. 383, by Rev. T. D. vii. 104.
Whitaker, we have had occasion more than once to * Cannot be read without the impression that no supernatural incident, wrecorded by holy writ, has equal prrtensions to
quote. To these 12 vols. should be added-1. The Tracts, credibility, or greater need to be satisfied with its champion."- 1789, 8vo, and—II. Letters, 1809, 8vo, ut supra; III. BUT I, J. BLUNT: Lon. Quar. Rev., xxxviii. 310.
Warburton's Letters to the Rt. Hon. Charles York from
1752 to 1770, 1812, 4to, pp. 105; privately printed by
LINO BROKE: Ersay on the Study of History: Bolingbroke's Works, Lord Hardwicke; and the following volumes :
1751. 5 vols. 4to, ii. 330, IV. A Selection from the Unpublished Papers of the
" He was a mian of vigorous faculties, a mind fervid and vehe
ment, splied by incessant and unlimited inquiry with wonRight Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Late Lord
derful extent and variety of knowledge, which vet had not Bishop of Gloucester, by the Rev. Francis Kilvert, M.A., oppressed his imagination nor clouded his perspicacity. To 1841, Svo. Reviewed in Lon. Gent. Mag., 1841, i. 339, every work he brought it memory full.franght, together with a (see, also, ii. 485;) Lon. Athen., 1841, 219; Lon. Lit.
fancy fertile of original combinatious, and at once exerted the
powers of the scholar, the reasoner, and the wit. But his Gaz., 1941, 183.
knowledge was too multifarious to be always exact, and his V. Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Right pursuits too eager to be always cautious. ilis abilities gave Rev. Richard Hurd, D.D., Lord-Bishop of Worcester; him a hanglity confi:lence, which he disclaimed to conceal or with a Selection from his Correspondence and other Un
modify; and his impatience of opposition disposed him to treat
his adversaries with such contemptuous superiority as made his published Papers, by the Rev. Francis Kilvert, M.A.,
readers commonly his enemies, and excited against the advocate 1860, 8vo. Reviewed in Lon. Athen., 1860, ii. 158; Lon.
the wishes of some who favoured the canse. He seems to have Sat. Rev., &c. Gray characterized Hurd as “the last adopted the Roman emperor's determination, oderint vum metuman in England who left off stiff-topped gloves." ant; he used no allurements of gentle laugnage, but wished to VI. The Life of William Warburton, Lord-Bishop of
compel rather than persuade. Gloucester from 1760 to 1779; with Remarks on his
“ His style is copious without selection, and forcible without
neatness; he took the words that presented themselves; his Works, by the Rev. John Selby Watson, 1863, Svo. This diction is coarse and impure, and his sentences are numeasurel." book seems to bave been elicited by the following: -DR. JOHNSON: Lires of the Eng. Poets: l'ope : ('unningham's
“A good Life of Warburton, embracing the literary history ed., 1857, iii. 68. See, also, Index, and Croker's Boswell's John. of the period in relation to him and to his immediate contempo
son, Index. raries, is niucli to be desired."-Notes and Queries, Second Series,
" Mr. Warburton is the greatest general critic I ever knew; vol. ii. 96.
the most capable of seeing through all the possibilities of things." Mr. Watson's voluine has been well received:
- Pope: Since's Anecdotes, by Singer, ed. 1820, fol., 327. " Exh:111-tive treatment in the capital recommendation of this
* The learning and abilities of the author of The Divine LegaLife, We have beso, in one bale, consigned to posterity, all
tion) bad raised bim to a just eminence; but he reigned the dicthat it can want to know about The Divine Legation, its author,
tator and tyraut of the world of literature. The real merit of luis quarrels and his friendships."— Lon. Rearler, 1863, i. 111.
Warburton was degraded by the pride and presumption with "Mr. Watson's character of his hero is drawn with a firm
which he pronounced his infallible decrees : in his polemic and vot a very tender hand. A question remains whether such
writings helashed his antagonists without merey or moderation; a man as bac his painted was worth the zeal, labour, patience, the Delicacy of Friendship exalting the master-critic far above
and his servile flatterers, (see the base and inalignant Essay on and ability which Mr. Watson bas expended on the picture."Lon. Athen., 1863, i. 147. Also reviewed in Edin. Rev., July, refused to consult the oracle and to adore the idol. In a land
Aristotle and Longintis, assaulted every modest dissenter who 1865, art. i. In the preparation of a new edition of his Life, it is
of liberty, snel despotism must provoke a general opposition;
and the zeal of opposition is selilom candid or impartial.”— to be hoped that Mr. Watson will be permitted the EDWARD GIBBOX : Miscell. Works, ed. 18:37, 87. See, also, 22, 670. use of the Pope anil Warburton Correspondence, con- “With eloquence so vigorons, knowledge so various, and genius sisting of about 150 letters, a ostly unpublished, acquired of this contemporaries upon his want of skill in verbal criticism
so splendid, Warburton might justly have laughed at the censure in the year 1864 by the British Museum. We should not onnit to state that Warburton, in his
and his want of practice in Latin composition."-Dr. PARR: Bite
liotheca Purriana, 615. lifetime, gare £500 as a foundation for the Warburtonian “ The English language, even in its widest extent, cannot Lecturer on Prophecy : see lists of those that have been furnishi passages more strongly marked either by grandeur in published in Horne's Bibl. Bin., 232–34, Bohn's Lowndes, thought, or by felicity in expression, than are to be found in the 2834, Darling's Cye. Bibl., i. 3102. For further notices of
works of Bishop Warburton."-Dr. PARR.
“Warburton's love of paradox is well known. His levity, Warburton, see the biographical sketches in Chalmers's dogmatism, and surliness have often been exposed. Ilis love Biog. Dict., xxxi. 100-122, and Encyc. Brit., 8th ed., xxi. of notoriety and of the marvellous was certainly stronger than (1860) 728-31, (by David Irving, LL.D..) and the follow- his attachment to truth. While his talents will always be ing authorities: Warburtoniana, Nichols's, 1782, 8vo: Lit.
admired, his character will never be respected."—ORME: Bibl.
Bil.. 457. Anec., vii. (Index) 446–52, 705-6: Nichols's Illust. of Lit.,
“The currents of life had drifted Warburton on divinity as his viii. 114, (Index:) Disraeli's Quarrels of Authors: War- profession, but nature designed him for a satirist; and the pro. burton and his Quarrels, and Index: Spence's Anec., by pensity was too strong to yield even to the study of the Gospels." Singer: Field's Life of Parr: Watkins's Anec. Dist.
SIR J. STEPHEY: Elin. Rer., Ixvii. 507. Char., 1808, 8vo: Pettigrew's Mem. of D.C. Lettsom, 1817, original strength with this acquired scholarship is Grotius. Cudo
"The first name that occurs to us of one who conjoined this 3 rols. Svo; Mathias's Pursuits of Lit.; Account of Dr. worth had both; Chillingworth had both; Brian Walton had John Erskine, by Sir H. M. Wellwood, Bart., D.D., 1818, both; Samuel Clarke had both; Warburton had pre-eminently 8vo, 42-64. 164-86; Miscell. Works of Sir J. Mackin-both."- DR. THOMAS CHALMERS: Works, iii. 267. tosh ; Private Corresp. of D. Garrick, 1831–32, 2 vols.
"The most dogmatical and arrogant of disputants."-SIR J.
MACKINTOSH: Edin. Rer., xliv. 7, and in his Works, ed. 1854, i. imp. 4to: New's Memn. of Countess of Huntingdon. ch.
509. viii.; Watt's Bibl. Brit.: Darling's Cvo. Bibl., i. 3099 ; “A divine of almost unrivalled erndition (Jortin excepted) in Lowndes's Brit. Lib., 362, 487, 639, 739, 843, 896, 933, his day."—H. H. Milman: Hist. of Lat. Chris., vol. viii. b. xiv. 982. 1166. 1205: W. Strong's Cat. of Eng. Divinity, ch. viii., n. 1829, 389-93: Gibbon's Decline and Fall, ch. xl., n.;
"Warburton, we think, was the last of our great divines-the
last, perhaps, of any profession-who united profound learning Lon. Gent. Mag., 1779, 327. (Obituary,) 351; Edin. Res.,
with great powers of understanding, and aling with vast and XXV. 496 : Lon. Quar. Rev., xxxix. 314, n.; Blackw. varied stores of acquired knowledge possessed energy of mind Mag., ii. 6:37, (hy Prof. J. Wilson.) viii. 243. xi. 476, (hy enough to wield them with ease and activity. The days of the Prof. Wilson,) xii. 104. xvii. 21, 736, xviii. 587; Method.
Cudworths anii Barrows, the lookers and Taylors, are gone by. Quar. Rev., X. 609, (by J. A. Devinney:) CUDWORTH,
He was not only the last of onr reasoning scholars, but the
last also, we think, of our powerful polenics. His breed, too, RALPh: TouP, JONATHAN, Nos. 1, 2; WILKES, Joan, No. we take it, is extinct; and we are not sorry for it. ...
The 3; WINTLE, Thomas, No. 3.
truth is, that this extraordinary person was a Giant in literature
--with many of the vices of the Gigantic character."-LORD JEF. WARBURTON'S LITERARY CHARACTERISTICS.
FREY: Erlin. Rev., xiii. (Jan. 1808) 313, 314, 345. " le joined to a most athletic strength of body a prodigions
The intiinacy existing between Pope and Warburt inmemory, and to both a prodigious industry. He had read al. greatly, as we have seen, to the advancement of the most constantly fourteen or fifteen hours a day for twenty-five fortunes of the latter-is an interesting chapter of literary or thirty years, and had heaped together as much learning as history; and we shall doubtless gratify our readers by could be crowiled into a head. In the course of my acquaintance with him I consulted him once or twice.-not oftener, for quoting a letter from the admiring poet to the doughty I found this mass of learning of as little use to me as to the polemic, after Warburton's return from a visit of nearly Owner. The man was communicative enough, but nothing was a fortnight to Twickenham : distinct in his mind. Ilow could it be otherwise? He had never
“TWITENHAM, June 24, 1740 Apared time to think, --all was employed in reading; his reason “ It is true that I am a very unpunctual correspondent, thongh al not the merit of common mechanism. When you press a no unpunctual agent or friend; and that, in the commerce of watch or pulla clock, they answer your question with precision; words, I am both poor and lazy. Civility and compliment geribut when you asked this man a question, he overwhelmed you erally are the goods that letter-writers exchange, which, with by pouring forth all that the several terms or words of your honest men, seems a kind of illicit trade, by having been for the question recalled to liis memory; anil if he omitted any thing, most part carried on and carried furthest by desirming men. I it was the very thing to which the sense of the whole question am therefore reduced to plain inquiries, how my friend does, and should have led him and confined him. To ask him a question what he does ? and to repetitions, which I am afraid to tire him was to wind up a spring in his memory, that rolled on with vast with, hoo much I love him. Your two kind letters gave me real rapidity and confused noise till the force of it will spent; and satisfaction, in hearing you were safe and well, and in showing yoll went away with all the noise in your ears, stunned and uniu- me you took kindly my unaffected endeavours to prove my formed. I never left him that I was not ready to say to him, esteem for you, and delight in your conversatiou. Indeed, my * Dieu vous fasse la grace de devenir moins savant.'"-LORD Bo- | languid state of health, and frequent deficien 'yot spirits, together
with a number of dissipations, et aliena negotia centum, all conspire ! the Mormons,” and “On the Rampage," Edited hy E. P. to throw a faintness and cool appearance over my conduct to
Hingston, J. c. Hotten, 1865, cr. 8vo; N. York, 1865, those 1 best love; which I perpeinally feel and grieve at; but, in easiest, wo man is more deeply touched with merit in general,
12mo; Montreal, 1865, 8vo. 3, Artemas Ward: His or with particular merit towards me, in any one. You ought
Book of Goaks, Edited by J.C. Ilotten, Lon., 1865. See, therefore in both views to hold yourself what you are to me in also, Betsy Jane Ward: Hur Book of Goaks, N. York, 1866, my opinion and affection; so high in each that I may perhaps | 12ino; Lon., Routledge, 1867. 4. Arteinas Ward among seklom attempt to tell it you. The greatest justice and favour
the Fenians; Edited by J. C. Hotten, 1865, fp. 8vo, pp. too that you can do me is to take it for granted.
76. "Du not therefore commend my talents, but instruct me by
5. Artemas Ward in London, and other Papers, N. your own. I am not really learned enough to be a jurige in works York, 1867, 12mo; Lon., 1870, sq. 16mo. 6. Arteras of the nature and depth of yours.
But I travel through your Ward's Lecture at the Egyptian Hall, with 35 Pictures book (The Divine Leption, &c.) as through an amazing scene
from his Amusing Panorama, and other Relics of the of ancient Egypt or Greece, strnck with veneration and wonder, but at every step wanting an instructor to tell me all I wish to
lluinourist. Edited by T. W. Robertson, J. C. Hotten, know. Such you prove to me in the walks of antiquity; and
1869, N. York, 1869, 12mo. He contributed to Punch, buch you will prove to all mankind; but with this additional Sept. 1, 1866 et seq. A memorial bust, price one guinea, character, more than any other searcher into antiquities, that by Geflowski, a Polish sculptor, was offered to his Lonof a genius equal to your pains, and of a taste equal to your
don friends in Sept. 1867. learning. I am greatly obliged to you for what you have projected at Cambridge, in relation to my Essay, (a translation of
Ward, Austin N. The Husband in Utah; or, Sights it into Latin prose, suggested by Pape;} but more for the motive and Scenes among the Mormons; Edited by Maria Ward, which dill originally, and does consequentially in a manner, (9. 1.,) N. York, 1857, 12mo; Lon., 1857, 12mo. animate all your goodiness to me, the opinion you entertain of Ward, Cæsar. See DRAKE, FRANCIS. my honest intention in that piece, and your zeal to demonstrate nie uo irreligious nian, (see Pope, ALEXANDER, P. 16:32, supra.] Virtues, Lon., 12mo: Part 1, Faith, 1839.
Ward, Miss Caroline. 1. Illustrations of the
2. National I was very sincere with you in what I told you of my own opinion of my own character as it poet, and, I think I may conscientiously Proverbs in the Principal Langnages of Europe, 1842, say, I shall die in it. I have nothing to add, But that I hope 18mo. See, also, Rossetti, GABRIELE, No. 2. sometimes to hear yon are well, as you shall certainly now and Ward, Catherine. Adelaide and her Children; a then hear the best I can tell you of myself."-Pope's Works: Roscoe's ed., 1817, viii. 418,
Tale, Lon., 18mo. Warcup, Rodolph. Translation of August Marlo.
Ward, Catherine G. 1. My Native Land; a Novel, rat his Prayers on the Psalmes, Lon., 1571, 16mo.
Lon., 1815, 12mo. 2. The Son and the Nephew, 1815, 3
vols. 12mo. Warcupp, Edmund. Italy in its Original Glory,
3. Cottage on the Cliff, 1823, 8vo; Phila.,
32mo. Ruine and Revivall, Lon., 1660, fol. See, also, Watt's
4. Fisher's Daughter, Lon., 8vo; 1857, 12ino. 5. Bibl. Brit.
The Mysterious Marriage, N. York, 1869, 8vo. Ward. 1. Greek Grammar, Lon., 12mo. 2. Latin
Ward, E. Elements of Arithmetic, Lon., 1813, 12mo.
Ward, E, C., Professor of Mathematics, &c., U. S. Grammar, 12mo.
Ward. Information relative to New Zealand, Lon., N.S. at Brooklyn, N. York. New Lunar Tables for Cor1840, 12mo.
recting the Apparent Distance of the Moon from the Sun,
Fixed Star, or Planet, &c., N. York, 1853, r. Svo.
Ward, Ebenezer. The South Eastern District of sep..) 1760, 3 vols. 4to. 2. Practical Justice of Peace; laide, 1869, sın. 4to, with Map, pp. 96.
South Australia : its Resources and Requirements, AdePublished by T. Cunningham, 1762, 2 vols. 8vo. Ward, Hon. Mrs. 1. A World of Wonders Re
Ward, Edmund. Account of the River St. John, vealed hy the Microscope, Lon., 1858, imp. 16.no: 3d
with its Tributary Rivers and Lakes, Fredericton, N.B., ed., 1870, cr. 810. 2. Telescope Teachings: a Familiar 1811, 8vo.
Ward, Edward, better known as Ned Ward, b. in Sketch of Astronomical Discovery, 1859. im. 16mo: new ed., 1869, cr. 8vo. Dertiented to the Earl of Rosse. Oxfordshire, probably about 1660, was for many years a 3. Microscopic Teachings, 1863, imp. 16ıno.
noted tavern-keeper and poet in London, where he d. Ward, Aaron, b. at Sing Sing, N. York, 1794; Lon.. 1698-1700, fol. ; 1709, 2 vols. 8vo; 1718, 8vo. Com.
1731. Ainong his publications are : 1. The London Spy, serred as captain in the U. States Army in 1813, suhsequently became major-general in the N. York militia, pleat in 18 Parts, 4th ed., 1753, 12mo : 1755, 8vo.
“This Compilation contains Ned Wari's famous Voyage to and was M.C., 1825-29, 1831-37, 1841-43 ; d. at George- New England, and description and character of Boston about town, D.C., Feb. 27, 1867. See Democrat. Rev., Jan. 1690."--HENRY STEVENS: Bibl. Historica, 1870, 203, 1851, 70. Around the Pyramids: a Sketchy Book of 2. ludibras Redivivus, or a Burlesque Poem on the Travel and Adventure; comprising a Tour in the Holy Times, 4to: vol. i., in 12 Parts, 1705-7 ; vol. ii., in 12 Parts, Land and through Portions of Europe and Africa, N. 1707 ; 2d ed. of Part 1, with an Apology, &c., 4to, 1708; York, 1863, 12mo.
3d ed., 4to, 1715. For publishing this he was fined 40 Ward, Adolphus William, Fellow of St. Peter's marks and condemned to stand twice in the pillory. 3. College, Cambridge, Professor of History in Owen's Cola Compleat and Humorous Account of all the Remarkable lege, Manchester. 1. Dr. Ernest Curtius's History of Clubs and Societies in London and Westminster, 7th ed., Greece. Translated, Lon., 1868-69, 2 vols. demy 8vo. 2. / 1750, 12mo. His Secret History of Clubs was pub. 1709, The House of Austria in the Thirty Years' War; Two 8vo. 4. Vulgus Britannicus, 5 Parts in 1 vol.; 2d ed., Lectures, with Notes and Illustrations, Camb. and Lon., | 1710, 8vo; 3d ed., 1711, 8vo. 5. Nuptial Dialogues and 1869, cr. 8vo.
Debates, 1710, 2 vols. 8vo; 1723, 2 vols. Svo; 1724, 2 * We can confidently recommend Mr. Ward's little volume." vols. 8vo; 1737, 2 vols. 12mo; 1759, 2 vols. 12mo. 6. Lon. Reallrr, April 1, 1869,
Life and Adventures of Don Quixote, merrily Translated See, also, Pope, ALEXANDER, p. 1629, (this edition is
into Hudibrastick Verse, 1711-12, 2 vols. 8vo; Edin., commended by Lon. Bookseller, July 1, 1869.)
1804, 12mo, Ward, Andrew Henshaw, of West Newton, Mass. " His horrible version of Don Quixote."-Retrosp. Rev., iii. 1. History of the Town of Shrewshury, Massachusetts, (1821) 326. froin its Settlement in 1717 to 1829, Bost., 1847, 8vo. “ A poor attempt, full of coarse jests not found in the original." The Family Register was also sold separately, 8vo, pp.
-GEORGE TICK NOR: Hisl. of Span. Lit., 3d Amer, ed., 1863, iii.
410. 294. 2. Ward Family: Descendants of William Ward, who settled in Sudbury, Mass., in 1639, 1851, $v0, pp. 1713, 3 vols. 8vo. Heber, Part 4, 2780, £8 158.
7. History of the Grand Rebellion Digested into Verse, 265.
8. The 3. Genealogical History of the Rice Family: Descendants of Deacon Edmund Rice, 1858, 8vo, pp. 379.
Whigs Unmasked, 1713, 8v0; 9th ed., 1714, 8vo. Seo " It is well prepared in every respect."- Hist. Mag., 1858, 61.
others in Bohn's Lowndes, vol. v., 2835, and Bibl. AngloSee Whitmore's H.-B. of Amer. Geneal., 1862, 82, 145, Poet., 881-883.
And see WARD, NED, Jr. Notices of 199 : TRASK, William BLAKE.
this humble imitator of Hudibras will be found in Cib. Ward, Artemas, a nom de plume of Charles F. ber's Lives; Jacob's Lives ; Biog. Dramat.; Bowles's Pope Browne, a native of Waterford, Maine, who was con
(he is impaled in The Dunciad, Canto I., line 233 ;) Apnected with The Cleveland Plaindealer, Vanity Fair, pleby's Journal, Sept 28, 1731, (where is his poetical &c., and acquired great reputation as a humourist. will ;) Blakey's Lit. of Angling, 173: Retrospec. Rev., After brilliant successes as lecturer in America and Eng. iii. 318, 326 ; Lon. Gent. Mag., 1857, ii. 355. Jand, he died at Southampton, England, March 6, 1867. “His works give a complete picture of the mind of a volgar 1. Artemas Ward: His Book, N. York, 1862, 12mo; drinking, and his wit and humour are equally gross; but his
but acnte Cockney. Ilis sentiment is the pleasure of eating and 1865, 12mo; Lon., 1865, cr. 8vo. An edition by Beeton,
descriptions are still curions and full of life, and are worth pre. and another by J. C. Hotten, which led to a lawsuit, serving, as delineations of the manners of the times."-Thomas (Bee Lon. Reader, 1865, i. 310, ii. 303, 357, 459 :) 250,000 CAMPBELL: Essay on English Poetry, 1848, 255. sold to Dec. 1869. 2. Artemas Ward : His Travels “ Among Ward, Edward, minister of Iver, Bucks. 1. The