April 8. At Snitterfield, Warwicksh. the rev. Rich. Jago, M.A. vicar of that place, and rector of Kimcote, Leicestershire. Mr. Jago was author of "Edge-Hill," a poem, 1767, 4to.; of "The Blackbirds," a beautiful elegy in the Adventurer (see Dr. Johnson's Life of West); and of many other ingenious performances. He was the intimate friend and correspondent of Mr. Shenstone, contemporary with him at Oxford, and it is believed his school-fellow. He wrote "Labour and Genius," a poem, 4to. 1768; took the decree of M.A. July 9, 1738; was of University College; was the author of several poems in the 4th and 5th volumes of Dodsley's Poems; and published a sermon, in 1755, on the Causes of Impenitence considered, preached May 4, 1755, at Harbury in Warwickshire, where he was then vicar, on occasion of a conversation said to have passed between one of the inhabitants and an apparition in the church yard there.