Mirror of Literature, 3 (1824), 199–201.
On Church Bells
Instrument Makers, Music
Observes: 'In England the practice of ringing is reduced to a science, and peals have been composed which bear the names of the inventors. Some of the most celebrated peals (tunes) now known were composed upwards of fifty years ago by one Patrick: this man was a maker of barometers; in his advertisements he styled himself Toricellion operator, from Torricelli, who invented instruments of this kind' (200).
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