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ber, seeming rather to swim than walk; gland about four years after, I would then stopped by the side of that Indian not open the barrel I sent from Prague, chest, and looking on me with her nor look into the paper book in which I usual sweetness

, Beauclair, faid she, be: had written this dream, till I had called tween the hours of twelve and one this my sisters and some other friends to be night you will be with me. The sur- witnesses, where myself and they were prise I was in at firft being a little aba- altonished to see my written dream anted, I began to ask fome questions con fiver the very day of my father's cerning that future world I was so death. foon to visit; but on the opening my Doctor Joseph Hall, Bishop of Exeter, lips, for that purpose, she vanished from fince of Norwich, gives us an instance my fight I know not how.

of a marvellous cure, which was wrought The clock, was now very near strik at St. Maderns in Cornwall, upon a ing twelve; and as the discovered not poor cripple; besides the atteitation of the leait symptoms of any ailment, we many hundreds of the neighbours, I again aimed to remove all apprehen- took a strict and impartial examination fions of a diffolution ; but we had in my last vilitacion. scarce begun to speak, when on a sud This man for sixteen years together, den her countenance changed, and the was obliged to walk on his hands by cried out, O! I am sick at heart !" reason of the finews of his legs being Mrs. Ward, who all this while had contracted ; and on an information in stood leaning on her chair, applied his dream to waih in that well, was so some drops, but to no effect; she still suddenly restored to his limbs, that I faw grew worse; and in about half an hour him able both to walk and to get his expired, it being exactly the time the own maintenance. I found here was apparition had foretold.

neither art nor collusion. The name of this cripple was John Trelille.

A citizen of Milan was demanded a debt, as owing by his dead father; and being in some trouble about it, the image

of his dead father appears to him in his WHILST I lived at Prague (says sleep, tells him the whole process of the an English gentleman) and one night business, that his debt was paid by him had sat up very late drinking at a fealt, in his life-time; and that if he looked early in the morning the sun-beams in such a place, he should find a wri. glancing on my face as I lay on my bed, ting under the hand of his creditor, I dreamed that a shadow passing by, wherein he did acknowledge himlelf satold me that my father was dead, at tisfied. Awaking therefore from sleep, which awaking all in a sweat, and affec- and reflecting upon his dream, he ted with this dream, I role and wrote searched, and found all things agreeable the day and hour, and all circumstances to what he had dreamed. St. Austin thereof in a paper book, which book fays that this very writing was seen by many other things I put into a

him. barrel, and sent it from Prague to Stode, thence to be conveyed into England.

LORD BOCCONI'S AWFUL ASSIGNA. And now, being at Nuremberg, a merchant of a noble family, well acquainted with me and my relations, ar SIR William Dugdale once inrived there ; who informed me that my formed several gentlemen, that Mafather had been dead upwards of two jor General Middleton afterwards months ; (that which I write is as true

created Lord, went into the Highlands as ftrange): when I returned into En- of Scotland, to endeavour to make a par







The Infernal Banquet.

ty for King Charles I. an old gentleman the provifions those friends of mine rethat was second-fighted, met him and fuse to partake of !” which said, ke laltold him that his attempt, though rid out of the house, and went io church laudable, would not be successful; and to hear a iermon. He had not been long that besides they would put the King to gone, when a numerous company of death; and that several other attempts horsemen, all arrayed in black, of extrawould te made but allin vain, but thati:is ordinary aspect and stature, appeared in fon would come in, although it would be his court-yard, and, alighting, called a long firit, and mould at lavt be restored.' groom to take their hories, bidding an-This nobleman had a great triendihip Other run presently to his matter, and with the Laird Bocconi, and they made tell him his gueits were arrived. The an agreement, that the fift of them fervant, with hair upright, and looks he. that died should appear to the other tokening horror, entered the church in extremity. It happened that the where his matter was, and acquainted Lord Middlcton was taken prisoner at him with the circumstance, as ivell as the battle of Worceiter, and sent up to his fright would permit him. The no. London : while he was confined in the bleman immediately interrupted the ser Tower, under three locks, che day in mon, intreating the preacher to assist the morning, lying pensive in his bed, him with his ghoitly counsel. He, with Bocconi appeared to him. My Lord all his congregation, made all speed toMiddleton asked him if he were dead wards the manfion, which had been deor alive? He replied that he was dead, serted by the servants; who, in the hurry and had been lo many years, but that of their flight, had left behind them a he was come to revive his hopes, for young child, their matter's son, sleeping that in a very hort time, within three in the cradle. By this time, the devils davs, he should elcape: this fell out were revelling in the dining-room, mak

it was foretold, and he did fo in his ing a great noise, as if they faluted and wife's cioaths. When he had per- welconied each other. They looked formed his incffage, he lightly tripped through the calements--one with the about the room like a vapour, then går head of a bear, another with that of a thered

and vanilci.

wolf, &c. taking bowls at the same time,

AUBREY. and quafiing, as if they had drank to the This account Sir William Dugdalę matter of the house. The Nobleman, bad from the Bishop of Edinburgh, who, ainong others, was a witness of who had inlerted it in his Miscellanics, their revelry, feeing his servants safe, which is now depofitert, with other bethought himself of his son, and asked books, in the Museum at Oxíord.

what was become of him? The words had scarce rafied his lips, when one of the devils had tắcintani in his


and showed him at the window. The fa

ther, half frantic with his feelings, on A Nobleman in Silctia huing caused fecing his beloved offspring fo perilously fumptuous entertainment to be pre- fituated, ferched a deep figh, and, turnpared for several of his friends, thev, in- ing to an old and faithful servant, said lead of being punctual to the time, ac

What shall become of my boy?" cording to promise, alledged diveis ex “ Sir," said the trusty domeftic, truly cutes for the neceffity they were under affected by the agony of despair he faw af absenting themelves, which lo ex- his master in, "by God's help I will asperated him, that he tell into a parox enter the house, and rescue the babe i'm of rage, exclaiminga" Since they from yon devil, or perish with him.” have thus disappointed me, may as “ Heaven prosper thy attempt," remany devils from hell, come and eat up turned his matter, "and strengthen thee



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in thy purpose !" He accordingly went, deliver the child to me!" followed by the prayers of all present, plied the fiend, “ let thy master, who is and having entered a room, adjoining more interested in him, come.” “I am that in which the devils were rioting, come,” rejoined the man, to do that he fell upon his knees, and commended service to which God hath called me; himself to the protection of heaven; by virtue of which, and by his power, I after which, he burst in among them, do feize upon the innocent:" so saying, and beheld them in their horrible shapes. he snatched him from the devil, and That instant they all pressed round him, bore him off, the spirits clamouring as enquiring what his business was there? he departed -“ Knave, Knave, leave He, under great terror, though resolved the child, or we tear thee in pieces !" to fulfil the intent of his coming, ad- ' but he, undismayed by their diabolical dressing himself to the spirit that held menaces, effected his purpose, and rethe child, faid." In the name of God, stored the boy to his afflicted father.



LORD MAYOR'S DINNER. tend with) and a Captain of the SweTHE dinner on the gth was served dish Navy., Few Minuets were danup soon after five o'clock, and the tables ced. of the Lord Mayor and Sheriffs were The Duke of Leeds continued with covered with all the delicacies of the his accustomed attention till near twelve season and in great abundance. Ben o'clock. fides the Lord Mayor and most of the The 2nd, about one o'clock, a quanMembers of the Corporation, some few tity of gun-powder at Mrs. Clitherow's, of the Ministers of State were present, a fire-worker, in Half-Moon-Alley, but they were not so numerous as on Sifhopsgate-ftreet, which had been promany former occasions... The only per- vided for the purpose of making prepafons of rank whom we distinguished rations to celebrate the Anniversary of were---Mr. Pitt, the Lord Chancellor, the 5th of November, by some accident the Duke of Leeds, Lord Dorchester, caught fire. The house in which the Lord Hood, Lord Kenyon, and most of powder was, was blown up by the exthe Judges, and the Attorney General; plofion, as were the houses on each side there were besides three or four of the of it: two houses on the other side of foreign Ministers. The company re

the Lane also caught fire, and were entired into the Ball-room before eight 'tirely burnt down before the flames o'clock.

were got under. The healths that were drank from the By this mclancholy accidert, about Lord Mayor's table were-the King eleven persons are supposed to have lojt Queen-Prince of Wales, Duke and their lives ;-only four of their bodies Duchess of York, Duke of Clarence, have yet been found ; but some limbs and the other branches of the Royal of others, torr in a most shocking manFamily; success to the City of Lon- ner, have been picked up-several of don.

them at a considerable distance. All The dress of the Lady Mayoress was the houses in the neighbourhood, and uncommonly superb, and displayed all for some distance round, have received the taste and elegance of the court end considerable damage-many doors were of the town.

torn from their hinges, and every winThe Ball was opened by the late La- dow for some hundreds of yards” round dy Mayorefs (who has conducted herself entirely destroyed. The effects of the with so much propriety in the late explosion exiệided as far as Broad-Itreet Mayoraltı, that he had no riul to con


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Moorfields, where many windows have understand, from a person who left been broken.

Dumbarton yesterday morning, two of Mrs. Clitherow, and three of her them are fince dead; so that eight out children, are among the number of those of the twelve have lost their lives, and who were killed. Her son, who con the other four are not out of danger. ducted the business, happened to be from The hour of breakfast was unfortunately home, by which means he escaped the altered, the morning before, from nine destruction that otherwise would have till ten o'clock. been inevitable.

14. A great number of sailors, lately It is impossible to de cribe the con- belonging to the Henry Dundas Indiasternation and alarm 'which the explo- man, were examined at the office of fion occasioned; as far as its effects ex Messrs. Sarles, Attornies, Surrey-street, tended, the houses thook as it an earth. Strand, relative to the death of one Tupquake had taken place. A woman in man, late boatlıvain's mate. Their dethe garret of the house where the acci- pofitions are of too serions a nature to dent happened had a moft miraculous be made public. “ But what is very escape, she was blown out at the roof of extraordinary,” says the cominunicant the house, and fell down in the Court of this article, “the bcatswain's call is yard, unhurt.

heard on board the said ship every night, Sunday the 6th, the remains of Mrs. which is now in the dock at BlackClitherow's children, and two other per

wall !” fons, viz. her filter and a female lodger, Monday, the 14th, in the morning, were interred in an adjacent burial about three o'clock, a distressing circum. ground. Since the further recovery of france presented itself to the passengers Mrs. Clitherow's eldelt daughter in St. of the Manchester poft coach: three Bartholomew's Hospital, it appears that ladies, one gentleman, and a soldier outthe lives of three other persons have been fide, who had been overturned in the lost, which we did not mention before, Leeds heavy coach, about an hour and viz. the fifter of Mrs. Clitherow, the an half before, all much bruised, were lodger, and her child, a boy about fitting by the road-fide, nearly perished twelve

years of age, which make in the with cold, about five miles from the whole nine persons, with three that are nearest inn-one lady in particular was mech hurt. When Mrs. Clitherow's so much hurt, that it was with the greatest fon was discovered, the body was in an difficulty they could get her into their erect position, with the arms folded, coach, and have been informed fince, and being very little burnt he is fuppof- that her recovery is very doubtful, The ed to have perished by suffocation. accident happened between Harborough

9. The eldest daughter of Mrs. Cli- and Northampton, by the carelessneis. therow is fine dead in the hospital; and of the coacıman, for it was moonlight; the son, who was absent when the me the pallengers suppose him to have been lancholy accident happened, has been aflecp, as they perceived the coach retaken out of the New River, a corpse. clining for several yards before it went

Edinburgh, Nov. 10.--On Tuesday over. morning, about twenty minutes after The proud, the haughty, the dominine, a newly finished glass-house, at neering Prince Potemkin, supposed to Dumbarton, suppoied the largest in Bri- have died worth more than fixty millitain, the cone bcing 120 feet in height, ons of crowns, besides very large estates, suddenly fell down. At this time, there and many thousands of vallals, breathed were twelve men in the inside, employed his last on the bare ground; unable to in removing the Scaffolding, all of whom bear any longer the pains of his diftemwere buried in the ruins. The greateit per, or even to endure the jolting of his exertions were made to remove the rub-carriage. What a picture, here, of the bish, and fix were got out alive ; but we vanity of all human grandeur !

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Conjuror's Magazine,


Magical and Phycognomical Mirror.

For DECEMBER, 1791.

Embellished with Three Capital Copper Plates, purposely engraved for this work.

1. The Last FAREWELL of CALAS' DAUGHTER. 2. Head of HEIDEGGER. 3. Portrait of JUDAS ISCAR 10 T. All from Lavater.

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Method of electing the Hileg Apheta 139
Description of certain Events from

Useful Hints

152 the Moon's Age 140 The AUGUR, No.1v.

153 Prediction of an Astrologer

141 An Example of Augury MAGIC

142 Dædalus, or Mechanical Motion Arbatel on Magic 142 History of A chemy

155 Philosophical Amusements


Curious Receipts To make a Person tired, or sweat,

To make Steel of Iron at carrying a small Stick out of

A Powder for polishing soft Stones

156 the Room

145 To make blue Letters on Sword Blades 156 A dioll Trick with a Cock

To make Glass melt eagly

156 The Cambridge Scholar, or a comi

An artificial Water for writing Letcal Trick played with a fowl 145 ters of Secrecy Mathematical Magic


Or. Waifon's Memento to Lovers of A Ball is thrown into a House with

French Wines three Doors, and comes out of The Englith Fortune-Teller. No.1v. 157

any one that the Company chuses 146 The Oracles of Fortune and Wisdom, A Pig-on killed by the Stab of a

opened for the Ladies Sword given to its Shadow or Albertus's Secrets of Nature, continued 159 Image 146 Lives of Eminent Magicians, &c.

161 The Conjuror's Caft'e

147 Claudius Pto emy, a Greek AronoThe Magical Noregay

147 A Ring put into a Pirol, which is

Philemon Holland, a Translator 161 after found in the Bill of a Dove

Marquis of Worcester

162 in a Box

147 Grandier Urban, a French MusiThe QUERIST, No. V.


162 Solutions to Queries in No. 3

Sir George Wharton

163 New Queries 349 Hevelius, a celebrated Astronomer

163 Account of Topham, the strong Man 150 Apparitiens, Dreams, &c.

164 Sympathetic Secrets in Occult Philo

Lackington's Black and White Devils 164 sophy

151 Authentic and remarkable Account, To prevent Dogs barking at you in

of a House that was haunted at Bow 164 the night time

Aparitions at Birmingham To draw Cats together and fascinate

Apparition to Capt. Henry Bell 165 them 151 Apparition before Death

166 To prevent or take Vermin that DOMESTIC NEWS

168 come to destroy Poultry or Coney LAVATER'S PHYSIOGNOMY



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