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HIBERNIAN MAGAZINE :
Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge.
FOR JANUARY, 1808.
This Magazine, will in future be printed and published, at
Directly oppofite the Entrance to the National Bank.
The Proprietor, R. GIBSON, having removed there for that purpofe. Town and Country Bookfellers, the Friends and Correfpondents of this long eftablifhed Publication, are requefied to direct their Orders, and forward their Communications as above, where every kind of Letter-prefs, and Copper-plate Printing, will be reasonably undertaken and correctly performed.
Deeply grateful for the decided Preference given to this Work, the Proprietor returns his unfeigned Acknowledgments to a liberal and difcerning Irish Public.
Portraits of Mers. YOUNG and MELVIN, embellish this Month's Publication.
Brief Memoir of MR. YOUNG, now of Crow-Street Theatre, Dub.
HE inftant a man obtains any degree of celebrity, the world is anxious to fee as much of his character in his countenance, and to read as many private particulars refpecting him, as the art of the engraver, and the diligence of the biographer - can furnish. The defire is, at leaft, innocent, and we have great pleasure in contributing to its gratification on the prefent occafion. January, 1808.
Charles Mayne Young, is the fon of mr. Thomas Young, furgeon, and was born in Fenchurch-ftreet, on the 10th of January, 1777. The rudiments of his early education were obtained at home. At nine years of age he went to Copenhagen, with a Danifh phyfician, who had vifited Great Britain at the expence of the Danish court, to enquire into the ftate of the healing art in England.The year following this gentleman returned to England, to marry the aunt of mr. Young, and brought back with him his young travelling compa